Video: Stamp Tracing with New Hero Arts… 2 Cards

Hello! As promised, I am back with more cards using new Hero Arts stamps. And remember – Heidi from Simon Says Stamp has offered a discount code for my readers:

Use the code “JMHA13” for 15% off ALL Hero Arts products – new and old – over at Simon Says Stamp. You can see the newest products HERE. (Code is valid from 12/17/13 to 12/21/13.)

Today I have a video sharing a technique I call “stamp tracing” and two cards…

(Supplies are listed in the thumbnails at the end of this post.)

(Sorry – forgot to warn you these were bright!)

After stamping the new Hero Arts Many Blessings stamp with a very light ink, I traced over the letters with markers – the Wink of Stella Fine Tip Markers. These give great shimmer! But then I decided to emboss with sparkle for even more bling.

Be sure to watch the video above to see how I used a stamp positioner to help with this card…

I also embossed with the sparkle powder on the background using the Hero Arts Tiny Flags background stamp

This next card is a bit less in-your-face. LOL..

After stamping the Hero Arts Thank You With Flourishes stamp with light ink, I again traced over it with my Wink of Stella Fine Tip Markers. This gave me the perfect amount of shimmer. I then traced over the image with my Versamark pen and clear embossed it. I love the results in person…

Hope you give this technique a try! It is fun. Enjoy.


Below are the products featured above. To find them at Simon Says Stamp, click on the SSS below the thumbnails. For Ellen Hutson, click on EH




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39 thoughts on “Video: Stamp Tracing with New Hero Arts… 2 Cards”

  1. Oh why, oh why couldn’t I have won that lotto jackpot last evening?. These new stamps are so beautiful and the ideas you have, girl!! are SO inspirational. AND, you answered a question I had been having about the Wink of Stella pens. When I was pricing, just the clear one, I found WoS markers and WoS pens…big price difference too and I was so confused. Now, of course, you enabler, you, I will have to have the entire set!!! Arghhhh!!

    Hero 4 Ever!!!! Jennifer is clever!!!

  2. Wow! Just beautiful cards as ever! Those WOS pens look fantastic! Just may end up in my SSS cart, lol! Thanks so much for the great video and inspiration! Hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas!

  3. Hi Jennifer!
    WOW!!! Your cards are GORGEOUS! I LOVE the shimmer & shine you created with the WoS pens and embossing powder! Thank you for sharing your AMAZING techniques…LOVE it! And…thanks for sharing the WoS pens in todays video. I ordered the WoS 12 pack right after watching your video….the colors and shimmer are so beautiful! Take care and have a wonderful day! 🙂

  4. Another fun technique and more design ideas for my arsenal. Now I just need the time to play. Thanks for doing the hard work of perfecting everything to show us.

  5. Thank you for all you do Jennifer! This is another great creative idea and with so many tips shared. I love your videos!! Many blessings!!!

  6. I’m so glad you showed these pens in a video! I saw them in the SSS store and I was VERY curious. Now I have to have them for sure! Gorgeous cards, great technique, and loved the video as always!

  7. I love the idea of tracing the stamped letters. Lovely technique & I love the glitter on both the cards. Thanks for sharing your ideas.

  8. Beautiful card!! Thanks for the ideas and the introduction to Wink of Stella pens. Hadn’t heard of them before now.

  9. Love the process and I ran out and got the Tiny Flags stamp after the last video you used it in. Love that stamp and now with the embossing- pizzazz! Have to get the Wink of Stella pens. My hand is not as steady as it used to be, but I’ll give this tracing a try. Thanks! You are the best. When fellow stampers ask which videos I like the best, you are my # 1. Not for just the talent and the fact that you make it look so easy, but I also tell them that your voice is so easy to listen to. That makes a big difference. ( My # 2 is Barbara at Joggles, who is more multi media oriented.) The two of you together would be quite a team! lol
    Thanks for your inspiration. Have a blessed Christmas and a Happy, Healthy, Productive New Year!

  10. I am so glad you are highlighting these new HA stamps. These cards are so pretty! Other than the sparkle embossing powder you used is there another brand you like or find success with? jeandonny2000 at hotmail dot com
    Hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas!

  11. Hi, thank you for such good ideas. I have been stamping for many years but never thought of doing this, brilliant technique. Again thank you and keep up the good work. Zena

  12. Wow! These were fabulous. Just when I think I have everything I need, I see something else(The Wink Of Stellla Markers).

  13. Amazing idea, and they effect is gorgeous 🙂

    I have a serious addiction to the “Winks”, ver since your showcased them earlier this year 😀

  14. Gorgeous cards. Love the shimmer and sparkle. I just picked up a Wink of Stella and am looking forward to using it. Hope you have a wonderful Christmas and thanks for another year of inspiration!

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