Hero Arts Christmas Blog Hop

Hero Arts Christmas Blog Hop

Hey hello, and welcome to my stop on the Hero Arts Handmade for Christmas blog hop. Here’s the list of the amazing artists who are hopping today — I’m so happy and honored to be among them.

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Lisa Spangler <<< you are here :)
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Lisa Spangler
Kelly Rasmussen
Donna Mikasa
Tami Hartley
Cheiron Brandon
Jennifer McGuire
Mariana Grigsby
Lucy Abrams
Libby Hickson
Yana Smakula
Wida Miller

Now that the bookkeeping is out of the way, on with my cards!

Stamp & Cuts

Today I have two cards to share with you! Both of the cards are made with stamps and matching dies from the Stamp & Cuts collection.

Stamp & Cuts by Lisa Spangler

The dies and stamps come packaged together and there are so many great designs to chose from! Here you can see the ones that I used:

Hero Arts Stamp & Cuts

Now, how about a closer look at the cards? :)

Let It Snow

The snowflake card uses the Let It Snow Stamp & Cuts set. I started off by stamping a blizzard of snowflakes with tide pool ink on a pool notecard.

Let it Snow by Lisa Spangler

Then I cut two windows out of the front, stamped two more snowflakes, cut them out, and adhered them behind the windows. I added one more snowflake to the front and that was that!

Merry Trees

I also used a pool notecard for the tree card, only this time I reverse folded it so that the pool part was on the inside.

Merry Christmas by Lisa Spangler

Next I die cut some trees out of the front of the card, then stamped more trees, cut them out, and layered them over top.

So cool, right?


Hero Arts will be giving away one GRAND PRIZE that includes an assortment of stamps, inks, stencils and dies valued at over $75. Two $10 Hero Arts Online Store gift cards will also be awarded. The three prize winners will be randomly selected from all comments received on the participating designers’ blogs, so the more comments they leave along the hop, the better their odds of winning. The giveaways will close at 11:59pm PST on Thursday, Oct 2, with the winners announced on the Hero Arts blog on Friday, Oct 3.

Keep on Hopping

Your next stop on the hop is Kelly’s blog — I can’t wait to see what she’s made!

Thanks so much for joining me today. xo


I’ve linked ya up to the Hero Arts Shop and Simon Says Stamp below! You can also find Stamp & Cuts at local stamp stores + JoAnn Fabrics. Just sayin :)

514 Replies to “Hero Arts Christmas Blog Hop”

  1. Lori Wachtel says:

    You are very talented, Lisa.

  2. Katie Kinde says:

    Love that tag set, so cute!

  3. Merry trees! Just beautiful!

  4. So cute! :)

  5. Heather Loughlin says:

    I love your color combos! Tide pool is my favorite ink, & the way you’ve paired it here, it just really pops! I’ve gotta try this on some of my Holiday items this year!

  6. I love both cards! The stamps and coordinating dies look so great!

  7. Love the tree card-great idea for dies and stamps

  8. Love the tree card.

  9. Love those trees

  10. Two great cards, like the colours.

  11. Love these cards.

  12. Love the cute Christmas items u stamped. Won’t be long until We need to get organized for another holiday!!

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