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Hero Arts Paper Layering Neighbourhood die


Merry Christmas to those who celebrate it!!! Its Gwendolyn here and I hope you’re all having a nice time with your family or loved ones. I’m taking a little time off from my family and friends who are at our house this year, to share my last Christmas card of the year, with those of you who are doing the same and reading my post!

I’m using my Hero Arts Paper Layering Neighbourhood die again which I got from the a2z Scrapbooking store. Remember, if they don’t have it in stock, you can custom order it! Use my code Gwendolyn15% to get 15% off any of your purchases of $25 and above.

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To make this card, I first painted the background using Hero Arts Watercolor dot palette for the night sky. There is so much paint on just one dot, its incredible! The lights in the windows were coloured with Prima Marketing gold metallic Watercolor. Once it was dry I sprinkled white acrylic paint all over the sky. I always use Clairefontaine 250g multi technique paper for my cards, but any watercolour paper will do in this case.

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I then posed the diecut onto my painted panel and added Nuvo crystal drops onto the roofs to give an impression of snow. The sentiment comes from the Hero Arts Holiday Houses digital kit which I printed on a blue card stock and cut with my craft scissors. I flicked some white paint on it too to coordinate with the sky.

Well, I better get back to my house guests, but I was happy to share a little of my Christmas time with all of you!

Happy Holidays everyone and a great start to 2019!!!


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a2z scrapbooking december 2018 challengePlease join us in this month’s “Winter Wonderland” challenge for your chance at a free digital stamp AND, if you used Hero Arts or Sugartree Stamps, a $20 gift card to our Hero Arts store. Our current monthly challenge can always be found in the menu bar, and runs from the 1st to last day of the month


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The a2z scrapbooking store carries a wide variety of Hero Arts products! Get discounted new releases, sales, grab bags & more. Proceeds from our store benefit Celiac & Behcets disease foundations. Use my discount code Gwendolyn15 to get 15% off your purchase of $25 or more. If you’re looking for a Hero Arts product you don’t see in store, use the Request Custom Order button from with-in the shop




Author: Gwendolynwatercolors

Follow me on my journey as I try to quench my insatiable hunger to constantly create something new! Visit my YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/desperatehousewifecraft to see my creation process.

4 thoughts on “Hero Arts Paper Layering Neighbourhood die

  1. Gorgeous sky, the warm cozy light shining thru the windows look wonderful! Thanks for sharing this beauty Gwendolyn! Happy Holidays to you and yours!!

  2. WOW, this is a wonderful Xmas card. Love it. Merry Christmas.

  3. Such a pretty sky! I like the snow on the buildings!