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Hero Arts Mixed Media Release

Welcome friends! It’s such an exciting day as today is the 2022 Hero Arts Mixed Media Launch!! So many amazing new products!

Coming June 20, we are launching a new spectrum of color from Hero Arts! This launch will feature 57 Core Ink colors, ideal for everyday stamping and cardmaking. Core Ink pads offer a mix of updated current color formulas and 6 new colors. Each will have a matching Inker. Plus, many of the Core Ink colors match our Premium Cardstock, with 12 new paper colors also available. See the entire collection in our 2022 Mixed Media Catalog, and you can start buying as they become available at a store near you. Click “Notify Me” below, and we will email you when the Color System becomes available for purchase on our site starting June 20. Come back then to celebrate Color Week to get ideas and all of your favorite colors!

Onto the Mixed Media project for today!

Now don’t let the term mixed media scare you. I have a video talking about my approach and how I created this card.

Be sure to stick around at the end of my blog post. This post is part of a blog hop filled with inspiration and giveaways!


You can view the video down below or HERE on my Youtube channel.

Since I explain the process in my video, down below I will list supplies used.

When I’m starting a mixed media card, I look for a few things: a background stamp, a die, a stencil and maybe another stamp set with images or sentiments.

Here I chose the Large Distressed Block Background Cling, Every Which Way Stencil, Monarch Butterfly Fancy Die, Floral Silhouettes and Dream Messages.

I’m also using some of the new Hero Paste White Pearl and Gold Hero Wax. Check out this shine!! It’s sooooo amazing in person!

Here are a few other projects I created for the Summer 2022 catalog.

These are journal pages for a notebook. The backgrounds were sprayed with Acrylic Sprays and then I did stamping using the Gear Clock Bold Prints.

I also threw in a chainlink fence just for fun!


Check out this amazing prize pack! Comment on the hop to enter into the giveaway. Leave your comment by Sunday, May 22 11:59PM PST . Winner will be announced on the Hero Arts blog the following week.


The party starts on the Hero Arts blog!

If you arrived here from Michelle Short’s blog you are in the right spot.

Your next stop in the hop will be Pocono Pam.


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  1. says:

    Love your card, Mindy. Like you, mixed media intimidates me, but you make it look like something I could do, too. Thanks for the video explaining your process.

  2. Wonderful creations & giveaway.
    “Sunshine HoneyBee”

  3. Lori L says:

    I especially love the Purples and the Gold butterfly.
    Thanks for the video and for sharing.

  4. These are all so pretty!

  5. Sharon Gullikson says:

    The travel card is great. I love to travel, so this stood out to me. I also love the gold!!

  6. SOOOO GORGEOUS! I love the gold and your travel card!

  7. Donna Walls says:

    Fun Mixed Media Cards!

  8. vicdd says:


  9. Linda Crowley says:

    Gorgeous creations! My favorite color is purple so your first card really caught my eye.

  10. Jeanne Rice says:

    Love your butterfly card and the travel card. Thanks for sharing.

  11. Pat says:

    Your projects are very creative!

  12. Pennie says:

    Awesome cards!

  13. Talitha Wright says:

    Love your butterfly card! And the other projects are great, too.

  14. Amy G says:

    These designs are inspirational and beautiful!

  15. Love the gold detail on the butterfly!

  16. Christine English says:

    I love the colors on the mixed media projects!

  17. Beautiful and creative cards. I like the colors and texture.

  18. Mary says:

    I love your projects, they are inspiration over and over again. Thanks!

  19. Alexandra Y says:

    So beautiful! I am in love with the purple on your butterfly card!

  20. Robi Wax says:

    Oh my, these are beautiful! I love the butterfly card especially.

  21. Gorgeous butterfly. The shading
    behind him is fantastic. Love it.
    thanks for sharing

  22. Sheri Kempke says:

    Gorgeous cards. I love to play with different techniques and mediums, love what you have done and so excited to see some new products!

  23. Jeanne Beam says:

    Gorgeous butterfly card! I love the grungy look on the other cards. So creative.
    Thanks for sharing.

  24. Nancy Knapp says:

    Great creative projects! Thanks for sharing.

  25. Barbara-Jean Kubik says:

    Your projects are exquisite! Thank you for all your helpful comments on the video, as well!

  26. Stacey Kowbel says:

    Gorgeous cards and journal pages! I really love your butterfly!

  27. I just love all the beautiful texture, and that chain link die is so unique!

  28. Stunning. Just stunning projects! And the new paper and ink. I’m so freakin excited about Peony!

  29. Jill McLaird says:

    I love the gold on the butterfly!

  30. mandalj says:

    The colours of your card are so beautiful!

  31. Thanks for sharing your “recipe” for a mixed media card — I found it interesting! LOVE these projects and love your work! I appreciate the inspiration.

  32. Surekha Galagoda says:

    Dear Mindy
    Love the card and the journal pages. The card with the big butterfly is super elegant. Love the colors too. The coloring on the journal pages is bomb as it gives a ancient look to the pages. Thanks for the inspiration.Tc stay safe

  33. Your card is beautiful. That wax looks so shiny and pretty. I really like the journal pages too. I like Steampunk so I’m loving those clocks and gears. Sometimes I have to remember that all mixed media is, is different kinds of mediums that I know how to use. It is intimidating for me also.

  34. Angie N says:

    Beautiful card, you break down mixed media and make it not so intimidating.
    Thanks for the inspiration.

  35. What a pretty card! Love the wax on the butterfly and the stenciling!

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