Belly Band Ornament Cards + Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hello again! Today I am showing how to create a card with a belly band that holds a removable ornament keepsake.

Belly Band Ornament Cards Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

[If the video isn’t showing up, click HERE to watch it. All supplies are linked to multiple sources in the thumbnails at the end of this post. Compensated affiliate links may be used at no cost to you. As always, I appreciate your support so very much.]

Watch my video to learn how to make an ornament and add it to a card in a clever way.

Here are the cards from my video along with the main products featured. For the full supply list, scroll down to the thumbnails at the end of this post.


MERRY CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT CARD
Featuring:
Hero Arts Floral Holiday Tree Fancy Die (HA | SSS)
Hero Arts October 2020 My Monthly Hero Kit (HA)
Hero Arts Northern Winter Cover Die (HA | SSS)
Memory Box Holiday Glitter Paper (SSS)
• Additional supplies linked in the thumbnails at the end of this post.

Belly Band Ornament Cards Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Belly Band Ornament Cards Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Belly Band Ornament Cards Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Belly Band Ornament Cards Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Belly Band Ornament Cards Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


HOLIDAY WISHES ORNAMENT CARD
Featuring:
Hero Arts Crowned Swan Fancy Die (HA | SSS)
Hero Arts Greetings Christmas Stamps (HA | SSS)
Hero Arts Northern Winter Cover Die (HA | SSS)
Hero Arts Rectangle Infinity Dies (HA | SSS)
Memory Box Holiday Glitter Paper (SSS)
• Additional supplies linked in the thumbnails at the end of this post.

Belly Band Ornament Cards Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Belly Band Ornament Cards Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Belly Band Ornament Cards Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Belly Band Ornament Cards Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


GOOD TIDINGS ORNAMENT CARD
Featuring:
Hero Arts October 2020 My Monthly Hero Kit (HA)
Hero Arts Snowflake Pattern Die (HA | SSS)
• Additional supplies linked in the thumbnails at the end of this post.

Belly Band Ornament Cards Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Belly Band Ornament Cards Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Belly Band Ornament Cards Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Belly Band Ornament Cards Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


JOY ORNAMENT CARD
Featuring:
Hero Arts October 2020 My Monthly Hero Kit (HA)
Hero Arts Floral Nativity Stamps (HA | SSS)
Hero Arts Floral Nativity Dies (HA | SSS)
Hero Arts Northern Winter Cover Die (HA | SSS)
Memory Box Holiday Glitter Paper (SSS)
• Additional supplies linked in the thumbnails at the end of this post.

Belly Band Ornament Cards Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Belly Band Ornament Cards Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Belly Band Ornament Cards Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

Belly Band Ornament Cards Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink


HERO ARTS KIT

This post features the Hero Arts October 2020 My Monthly Hero Kit. This kit is valued at $76!!!!… but only costs $34.99. You can see all the details HERE. The kit is available for a limited time only – once it’s gone, it’s gone. And they sell out fast! The stamps and dies are not sold separately. (Remember that Hero Arts does have a subscription option with FREE US shipping and $9.99 international shipping in case you never want to miss out on a kit. Find out info HERE.)

HERE is the kit. All this is valued at $76, but costs under $35…

There are also many great new products available that coordinate with the kit. You can find them all HERE.

BLOG HOP & GIVEAWAY

This post is part of a blog hop…  and the next stop on the hop is the blog of Julee Tilman. You can also start the hop at the beginning on the Hero Arts Blog.

Hero Arts is giving away one $50 gift card, drawn from the comments left across the hop. For your chance, leave a comment below by 11:59pmEST on ___. (To leave a comment, head to my blog, scroll down to the bottom of this post and click the green “leave a comment” button.  The winner will be announced on the Hero Arts blog the following week.)

SUPPLIES

Want to find the products I used? I have listed them below. (Compensated affiliate links used at no cost to you. Thank you for your support! Affiliate and product disclosure can be found here. All products were personally purchased except the Hero Arts products which were received from the company. As always, I was not paid to do this post nor am I on any design teams. I only use products I love!) Click on the icons below each product picture to go to a favorite store.

Hero Arts October 2020 My Monthly…
[ HA ]
Hero Arts Floral Nativity Stamps
[ HA | SSS ]
Hero Arts Floral Nativity Dies
[ HA | SSS ]
Hero Arts Greetings Christmas…
[ HA | SSS ]
Hero Arts Christmas Folks Stamps
[ HA | SSS ]
Hero Arts Northern Winter Cover Die
[ HA | SSS ]
Hero Arts 5 Point Stars Infinity Dies
[ HA | SSS ]
Hero Arts Crowned Swan Fancy Die
[ HA | SSS ]
Hero Arts Floral Holiday Tree Fancy Die
[ HA | SSS ]
Hero Arts Rectangle Infinity Dies
[ HA | SSS ]
Hero Arts Snowflake Pattern Die
[ HA | SSS ]
Memory Box Holiday Glitter Paper
[ SSS ]
E6000 Spray Adhesive
[ SSS ]
Gemini Junior Die Cut Machine
[ SSS ]
Altenew Metallic Thread Set
[ ALTN ]
Tim Holtz Trimmer
[ SSS ]
Gina K Connect Glue
[ SSS ]
i-Crafter Flat Head Tweezers
[ SSS ]
Teflon Bone Folder
[ SSS ]
Scor Buddy Scoring Board
[ SSS ]
Hero Arts Gold Embossing Powder
[ SSS ]
VersaMark Ink
[ HA | SSS ]


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147 thoughts on “Belly Band Ornament Cards + Blog Hop + Giveaway”

  1. These cards are absolutely stunning! The card dies are so beautiful….What a lovely set of dies!!! PS. The swan is my favorite!!

  2. Absolutely amazing Jennifer! The swan card is drool worthy 😉 Though I adore the rainbow stripe Good Tidings card!

  3. Wow, the glittery ornaments are stunning and it’s so nice to have a card and keepsake in one. Wonderful idea.

  4. You are just amazing!! Always coming up with such unique, and beautiful card designs! These removeable ornaments will be cherished for years, I’m sure!

  5. Wow, you have been working hard lately on all these videos and each one keeps getting better!! I have enough fabulous ideas from you for card making to last me a lifetime. These cards are soooo beautiful and creative and what a great kit! Thanks for taking the time to make such great videos. They are a needed respite from life sometimes.

  6. Hi Can you let us know which company the pool color cardstock comes from? I absolutely love it. What a beautiful ornament card….two in one. I love it so much. Thank you for all the time you put into your cards. You’re such an inspiration. Have a lovely day.

  7. Thank you for sharing this inspiring video. I ordered the complete add ins for my kit and i intend to make some of the keepsake ornament cards

  8. Love the idea of the Ornament keepsake and the belly band is such a beautiful way to not only incorporate it but to have that extra color. loved the striped one and the swan one. The details on the swan are so cute his little gem eye and extra gold crown.

  9. The striped belly band was so cheerful with all the colors! I L O V E D the swan ornament so much. You are such a talented creator, Jennifer. Thank you for sharing all your tips and tricks.

  10. I can’t believe you keep coming up with these amazing ways to create cards! You are an inspiration, Jennifer!

  11. Can’t wait to raid my supplies to find something to try this technique with! Thanks again for the inspiration!

  12. You never disappoint Jennifer!
    I’m amazed at all of the awesome techniques you come up with and am so happy you are willing to share your creativity through your wonderful videos!
    This kit is spectacular!

  13. Beautiful Christmas ornaments and am in awe of your clever idea!!! So much to love of giving a handmade gift as you send out the cards!

  14. Hero Arts Kits are such a great deal, and I appreciate your using them to give us ideas. Thanks you for that-the card with the ornament gift is such a clever idea.

  15. Thank you for this video & all the fun ideas, Jennifer! I ordered the MMH kit for the first time. I’ve never liked everything in the kit before this, but this time I couldn’t resist. Can’t wait to get it! I love all the cards & the ornaments you made. Very special! I’ve pinned this post for future reference. Thanks again, & have an awesome day! 🙂 ~ Andrea

  16. The ornament dies are one of the reasons I bought this kit. Thanks for the video. The nativity ornament is beautiful. I really appreciate it as the true meaning of Christmas although l also enjoy the festive Christmas decorations, too!

  17. After watching your video… I RAN to Hero Arts to order that swan!!! Oh my goodness! I love all your projects but that swan really got me! Thank you for sharing!

  18. What a clever idea for attaching ornaments to cards! I will definitely be giving this idea a try. Your ornaments are beautiful. The video was really helpful. Thanks for all tips about making gatefold cards as well as the ornaments, belly bands, etc. The whole concept is brilliant. Thanks for sharing!

  19. What a wonderful idea! Love this kit and love those beautiful ornaments. The silver glitter Christmas tree is my favorite — so gorgeous.

  20. I am enjoying this set of stamps and much much more the verity is awesome and so versatile I really love the die cuts they make everything so much smoother to create.

  21. I am enjoying this set of stamps and much much more the verity is awesome and so versatile I really love the die cuts they make everything so much smoother to create.

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