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Color Week Kickoff Blog Hop & Giveaway

Hello friends! It’s a super exciting day over at Hero Arts! We are introducing our new Core ink line of color including new colors of ink, cardstock and wait for it ……. reinkers!!!

We are celebrating all week long and kicking it off with a blog hop.

I will be introducing you to the beautiful new Spicy Mustard. If you have been searching for the perfect yellow, look no further!


I have a video that you can view down below or HERE on my Youtube channel showing this color in action.

First let’s take a look at the new colors of ink. Welcome to the family Spicy Mustard, Peony, Espresso, Antique Ivory, Amethyst and Mist.

Notice there is also a change in the ink pad lid. Now all of the inks are uniform in design.

Here’s a look at the new Spicy Mustard which matches beautifully with Mustard cardstock.

Speaking of cardstock….. we have some new family members there as well.

I have some more amazing information and a super special deal to share with you but first let’s take a look at my card featuring Spicy Mustard.

The best way for me to highlight this color is with a stencil.

I used the Large Flower stencil and medium blending brush.

So many things came to mind when creating this background but I thought this chubby little bee from the Sweet As Honey stamp set would be adorable on the card.

I added a sentiment from Color Layering Monarch stamped in Intense Black Ink.

Then added splatters using my Gold and White Glimmer Metallic inks.

Once the bee is attached, I finished it off with some sequins from the Winter mix topped off with White Pearls.

Isn’t that yellow dreamy?!

Now take a look at what Hero has to offer you.

They have a swatch chart! Great for stamping out your colors. You can find the swatch chart over on the Hero Arts website.

But wait, there’s more!

Buy any 6 Core Ink Pads or Pad + Inker Bundles and get a FREE pack of Core Ink Pad Index Labels. You read that right.

They have color coded labels for all of us crazy organizing fanatics.

This offer is good now through June 26. Once the qualified items are in your cart, the labels will be added in automatically.

Wow! So that was a lot! Isn’t is all amazing!?


Leave comments on each blog along the hop to be entered to win one set of the six NEW colors of inks – Core Ink pads and reinkers. The comments you leave, the more chances you have to win. Comments need to be left by Sunday, June 26 11:59 PM PST. Winner will be announced on the Hero Arts blog the following week.


The party starts on the Hero Arts blog.

Your next stop in the hop will be Seeka.


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  1. Love the card and the new color

  2. kimheggins says:

    so beautiful….love the new colors and your sweet card.

  3. Your card is LOVELY

  4. Lisa K says:

    Love new colors! Have to check them out.

  5. Kristina says:

    Beautiful blending and love the yellow.

  6. Bees are my thing, and these yellows are perfect.

  7. beccab33324 says:

    This is a perfect yellow! And your card is just beautiful.

  8. I love the bright yellow! GORGEOUS stenciling!

  9. Melissa Leftrick says:

    Beautiful card!!! Loving these colors!

  10. Perfect yellow, for sure!

  11. What a great card! This yellow is such a happy color. 🙂

  12. Christyane Dorssers says:

    Really enjoying the new card and all the new ink choices.

  13. Alexandra Y says:

    So beautiful! Love the monochromatic yellow design!

  14. Lauryne Cunningham says:

    What a sweet card! I love all the yellow!

  15. Melissa Rogers says:

    Beautiful Bee card! Love it!

  16. So excited for all this yummy color. This is such a yummy yellow!

  17. Lynda says:

    All the new colors are gorgeous,

  18. Eleanor Chua says:

    Beautiful and simple card. Loving all the new colors, so vibrant!

  19. Paula Corcoran says:

    So deliciously buttery spread that yellow

  20. sunshinehoneybee says:

    Fond of Bees so the Yellow color is wonderful.
    “Sunshine HoneyBee”

  21. fantastic card

  22. lovely bee card and I like the cheery color.

  23. The yellow is so bright and cheery— great for those bees. Looking forward to seeing all these colors.

  24. Bee u titul cheery yellow – looking forward to seeing all the colors

  25. The bee on a huge flower is so cute. I really like the bee

  26. Cynthia Poritz says:

    LOVE IT!

  27. Sharon Lyons says:

    Gorgeous card, yellow is such a cheerful color. The bee adds to the reality of the flower.

  28. Marisela Delgado says:

    So beautiful!

  29. Gillian says:

    What a gorgeous, vibrant card! Spicy Mustard does the job perfectly!!

  30. Nancy Sapp says:

    Love this yellow! And what a cute card.

  31. Toni says:

    A honey of a beeutiful card!

  32. Jeanne Rice says:

    Love the colors and your card.

  33. Renee VanEpps says:

    Such a cute card, love that warm yellow shade 🙂

  34. I’m not usually drawn to yellow but this is beautiful! Thanks for highlighting it!

  35. hay2004 says:

    Wow! I love how bright and cheerful this card is! The stencil and bumblebee are perfect for your color choice. Love it!

  36. spilor says:

    What a beautiful and cheerful card! Love it! TFS –
    Lori S in PA

  37. Sherry Spencer says:

    I love Bee themes! And yours is very delightful. I love that new color!

  38. Patricia E Wilson says:

    Loved your card and this color is true to it’s name, Spicy Mustard. Yes, I many need that one in my supplies. Thank you for sharing your ideas!

  39. Love the fat bumblebee, so cute!

  40. Ruth E. Manor says:

    Love the cute bee card and new color. Will it be available in cubes? Those are the only HA inks I use.

    1. I am actually not sure. That would be a great question for customer service. I’m so sorry I do not have the answer for that .

  41. Great way to showcase this new yummy color!

  42. Surekha Galagoda says:

    Dear Mindy
    what will our life be without color? The colors introduced by Hero Arts are really beautiful and love them all

  43. Amy Cooley says:

    Wonderful card and fabulous new colors!

  44. KATE LEBLANC says:

    I absolutely love, love, love your card! Your Bee-you-tiful card is amazing!!!

  45. Love your card and that cute bee.

  46. Love the warm yellow. It intensifies
    as it moves out of the center.
    Great card. thanks for sharing

  47. gspresser says:

    Beautiful card and colors! Thank you for sharing.

  48. Kimberley Jackson-Brown says:

    STUNNING card and the colors are GORGEOUS!!! Thanks for sharing your talent w/us!!!

  49. Gayle P. says:

    Adorable card and such a sweet color

  50. Very nice card with that new yellow ink! Hello Spicy Mustard!

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