February 19, 2015

2015 Spring Hero Hostesses Blog Hop!


Hello everyone and welcome to the final day of the Hero Hostess Blog Hop, featuring stamps and die cuts from the latest catalog release.  I am honored to again be participating with all my sister Hosti!  If you've been following along, you just arrived here from the blog of the AMAZINGLY talented Sue McRae, Sue's Inky Fingers.  I know, huh?!

Now, I must share that I made these little projects with one working hand, and NOT my dominant one!  I broke my left wrist almost four weeks ago, so please bear with me.  Last year's blog, I had lost vision in one eye, so I'm keeping all digits crossed for next year, LOL!!!
Supplies for this card:
Stamps - CG659 Tropical Background
Die - DC149 Congrats Stamp & Cut, MFT Fishtail Flags, Lil' Inker Designs Stitched Rectangles
Paper - DCWV Glitter Cardstack, Hero Arts Snow Layering, PTI Vellum
Inks - Hero Arts Mid-tone shadows Tide Pool, Butter, and Green Hills, Stazon Jet Black
Misc. - The Twinery bakers twine, Basic Gray button, Ranger clear embossing powder, Wink of Stella, Crafty foam tape

Supplies for this card:
Stamps - CL833 Stamp Your Own Salad
Die - Lil' Inker Designs Stitched Rectangles
Paper - Bazzill Chips Tag, Hero Arts Snow Layering
Inks - Hero Arts Mid-tone shadows Red Royal and Field Greens, Stazon Timber Brown
Misc. - May Arts Chevron ribbon, MME Enamel Dots

Supplies for this card:
Stamps - CL833 Stamp Your Own Salad
Die - DI054 Phrase Bubble
Paper - PPI Vellum, Paper Accents craft tags
Inks - Versamark, Hero Arts Mid-tone shadows Field Greens, Soft Olive Shadow
Misc. - PPI Natural Twine, MME Enamel Dots, Zing mustard embossing powder, vintage mini clothespin
Hero Arts will be awarding prizes from randomly drawn comments. For a chance to win, simply comment on ANY of the stops along the hop on ANY day, including each day’s starting post at the Hero Club Blog. The more comments you leave, the better your chance of winning!

If you find a broken link, you'll find a master list of the hop links at the Hero Arts Club Blog. Also, please report broken links to: blog@heroarts.com.

Your next stop on the Hero Arts Hostess Blog Hop is my sweet friend, Anita Recksiedler of Crafty Girl Designs.  You're in for a treat!

Thanks so much for stopping by!  I'd love to hear your comments - how did I do with one hand? 
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174 comments:

Heather Maria said...

Marcy, it's great to see you posting again:) Love what you've created for the hop! Your first card is so pretty! Love your design and the Tropical Background looks wonderful in those yummy colours! Love all the sparkle too! Your veggie tags are so cute and fun! Love your designs and all the great details! Here's wishing you a speedy recovery:)

loulou said...

You did amazingly with one hand. I certainly couldn't create such beautiful cards and tags with one hand let alone my non dominant hand. I love that stamp your own salad with its great punny sentiments.

TracyM #6773 said...

WOW wow WOW

ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS card & tags Marcy ... EVEN MORE AWESOME for having done them with one hand - I am in AWE and confess that I cannot create as well using two hands!!!

THANK YOU for sharing your CREATIVE INSPIRATION, wishing you a SPEEDY RECOVERY and DEFINITELY wishing your GOOD HEALTH for the next hop :)

Shelly B said...

Super cards! They have my favorite elements bling and enamel dots!

cheryl l. said...

That first card is my favorite! Love the colors.

Nancy said...

Love what you did with the tropical background! Fun, fun tags too!

Ava said...

Marcy, great pairings of so many lovely elements. Hope you are on the mend.

Libby Hickson said...

Marcy you are one amazing lady! I LOVE all of these - just how do you do it?? I'm sorry about all you've been through lately, and wish you healing and health!

Barb said...

I cannot even begin to tell you how happy I am, and how very proud I am of you, Marcy! I know it wasn't easy for you to create these projects (and not just because of your broken wrist.) I am so glad you were able to be a part of the hop with all of us - wouldn't be the same without you! Your card is so pretty with the awesome colors and beautiful sparkle, and I love your adorable tags! Hugs to you! ♥

V Marcus said...

Love how you layered the card and the tags are adorable!

Kathy H said...

I just love those veggie stamps!

bonami2b said...

Great job! Hope you have a speedy recovery.

~amy~ said...

Fabulous projects! Hope your wrist recovers quickly!

Linda said...

vegtables are not my choice of stamps but your cards and tags look yummie! I hope your wrist gets better soon. TFS!

Melissa F said...

Love the color combos on your card and veggie tags, beautiful projects!

Barb said...

Very lovely combinations!

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Like the sparkle. Like the use of the twine/string w/ the veg creations.
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

Thalia said...

Really cute cards! You did this with one hand....amazing, great job!

Tami B. said...

You get extra credit for making these one handed, they are wonderful.

richardbreaks said...

Love these! You veggie tags make me smile, and your colors on your card are fantastic.

Lee-Anne said...

The veggies are simply fun! Love!

Kelly Booth said...

Such Fun projects Marcy!!!!

Kailash said...

Lovely projects, each one is so well composed!!! Hope your wrists heals soon!!!

Jackie Parkins said...

These are gorgeous! I love the Tropical background with that pretty glitter paper.

Betty Sue said...

Great veggies! Love the little puns too!

Liz Gessner McAllister said...

First of all wishes for a speedy recovery. Your cards are nice... Love the veggies

judkajudi said...

Congrats! You did it! And with one hand ... can't wait til next year when all your parts are working!! Love your veggie cards!! It's an honor to hop with the Hosti and especially you! Big hugs!

Renee M said...

I especially like your punny tags! Thanks for sharing, and I hope your wrist mends soon.

Susie Sonnier said...

Love the new veggie stamps!

Peggy B said...

Beautifully done! Thanks for sharing your talents!

Lauren said...

Im impressed that you did this all one handed and non-dominat at that! Well done!

Virginia Lu said...

This truly is awesome feast to the eyes, Marcy! I am not sure how you stamped with one eye...and all. I absolutely love how you showcased the veggie stamps with tag designs. That Tropical Background is absolutely luscious!! Love your creativity and your big heart! You rock this hop! HUGS!

Maude said...

Great cards -- especially done one handed. I hope you lose the cast soon.

Iris said...

Such pretty projects - love the colors and the veggies.
isoscia at aol dot com

Leni said...

Love the salad stamps!

Skraperella said...

Great cards Marcy!

Pamellia Johnson said...

Beautiful creations! Love the gorgeous colours on your card! Beautiful fluffy white frosting and big chocolate cupcake too, how cutsie are they! hugs :)

adele holcomb said...

Wow! You made those beautiful projects with one good hand? You're amazing! I really like each of them.

KT Fit Kitty said...

Wonderful samples! You are so luck to get to play with these new releases!

Brandi R said...

Wishing you a speedy recovery *hugs*

Love the cards. I am so in love with the veggie stamps. Don't know why, but I just love them ♥

conil said...

Boy, if you can do this with a broken wrist...I'm in real trouble. Seriously, lovely projects. Get well quick.

Michele Clay said...

Each of these projects are really great, Marcy. Would have never known you created it with one non-dominant hand! This release from Hero Arts is one of the best EVER!

Cindy C. said...

So nice to see your post Marcy, and what delightful cards you've made!! I hope you'll get better very fast!!

Barbara said...

To think that these creations were made with your one non-dominant hand is amazing. Beautiful work and I love the little details, plus the new HA release has some wonderful designs.

joy said...

I've missed seeing your beautiful cards, Marcy! The first one for today's post is just lovely, I love the colors. I can't believe you made these with your non-dominant hand!! Sure hope you don't have any more mishaps.

cissi said...

I think you did great with one hand! I just broke my foot and a hand must be much worse.

luluvision said...

I love the colors in your first card! Thank you for sharing!

Pat said...

How clever the tags are! I also love the Congrats card, but am in love with the veggies.

Sue McRae said...

So happy you were able to join us on the hop Marcy and share your wonderful projects with us!

Kathy (krolski) said...

Marcy, sistah, your cards and tags are wonderful!! I LOVE the colors and background on the card and the tags are adorable. Wow, if you can make these with one hand, I can't wait to see what you make when you have both hands working again. lol. I'm so, so, so glad you were able to hop with us this week! xoxo

Joan said...

Love those cute tags, thanks for sharing!

Betty Keefe said...

so good to see you are still stamping Marcy - love your cards and creating with one hand is more than i could ever do!!

kiaretta said...

Beautiful card and tags... What if you should use both the hands...

Dan DePasquale said...

Beautiful details to your cards. Everything pops. Thanks for sharing!!

fyk said...

Wow!! Love your cards, especially the first one!!

Gloria Reynolds said...

What is it about that new beet image? I think I'm in love.

Kristie Goulet said...

Gorgeous card and tags!!! Thanks for sharing!

cma21317 said...

got to say your work 1 handed is better than my 2 handed. Excellent job.

Karine said...

Love it! Love the glitter!!

Laura Norris said...

What fun!

Christine Kaminski said...

So sorry about your wrist! and these cards rock!!

Amante del Papel said...

Your card is amazing with these colors, and your tagas are so beautiful!

Lieve said...

Great cards and tags ! And that with one hand ! Amazing !! What would it be with two hands !?
I hope your wrist will heal completely ! All the best with the revalidation !

Bunnyfreak said...

Amazing that these were made w non dominant hand. Great work.

CinnamonSally said...

Oh my goodness Marcy your cards and tags are amazing and made with your wrong hand, so clever of you. I hope you are back on top form soon.
Hugs
Sally

donna mikasa said...

Marcy! We'd never guess you worked these gorgeous projects with your non dominant hand! Wow! You're amazing! Hope you continue to heal and be back to stamping full time! Take good care!

Kathryn S said...

Beautiful projects! When I first saw that salad stamp set in previews I thought hmm...what on earth?! But now I've "seen it in action" on a few different blogs,I love it! I'm now thinking of so many to use it - who'd have thought vegetables could be so fun lol :)

Patsy Hattori said...

Veggie stamps are just too cute.

Kristina B. said...

So cute! Love the glitter

Barb said...

you did great-love the cards

Linda Rubarski said...

Great cards.

Branka said...

Beautiful tags, love them!

Suzy Que said...

Such great creations and amazingly done with only one hand! Thanks so much for sharing even though you were at a disadvantage like that!!!

Toni said...

I love these new punny sentiments--fab cards!

Patt H. said...

Wow! Great projects & with only one hand! You are amazing! Love them
all!

Mary Holshouser said...

Love all of the veggies. They are so life-like. Love the bursts of joy in the first card (the leaves work so well as explosions).
thanks for sharing some great cards.

Sue D said...

Beautiful card--I like the colors and the sparkle.
Cute tags too.

SuprFoxDesigns said...

Your card is gorgeous, and love those cute tags- thanks so much for sharing (and I would have never known you did it one handed ;) )

Donnadoll said...

March, I'm praying for wellness for you and your hand. Thanks for your cards. I love the veggie tags.

Irene Grau said...

I love punny sentiments and the salad set is hilarious. These are fantastic, especially given your challenges. Kudos!

Amy C. said...

I especially love your congrats card! The green glitter paper is fabulous!

Karenladd said...

Wow, these cards are so gorgeous and I can't believe you were working with only one hand!! That obviously didn't put a damper on your creativity one bit!

Kim Faucher said...

True talent!!! All those stamped backgrounds! :)

Donna Dacy said...

I think your card and tags are so special. I love the tropical background on the card. Love the use of the glitter to add some "pop" to the card. Great idea. I love your use of the vegetables on the tags. They are just the right size for tags. Great job! TFS

Beastybunny said...

The tags are great! Love the little veggies and the sentiments are perfect!

Lisa H. said...

Such cute tags and card, too! How in the world do you manage this with only one hand? Great inspirations!

N Patricia Castillo said...

Beautiful!!!!

Nana Griffin said...

Oh I love the green card. That is my favorite of these.

Kris in Alaska said...

Lol you do better with one hand than I can with two! Fabulous!

jcobb said...

These are fabulous! If you've learned to do this well one-handed then I am really looking forward to your future projects!

Lin said...

Hello, sweet Marcy! Your card and tags are just darling! Love the inks you put together on your card, and your tags are just plain fun! So glad that we got the opportunity to hop together again this year!

CathyL said...

These one-hand projects are awesome!

Shelley C said...

Ha, you do better with one hand than I do with two!! I'll pray that you black cloud goes away! Nice cards - I'm partial to that tropical background!

Ria said...

Thank you for sharing these beautiful cards

pta4him said...

Thanks for sharing your cards. I pray you heal soon.

McStamper said...

Love the tags. Best wishes for your speedy recovery.

Brithzi said...

Beautiful card and tags and one handed--amazing. My prayer is that your wrist will heal completely very soon and for continued health all around. This is my first time visiting your blog--love your "white frosting" and "chocolate cupcake," they are so cute.

maria f. said...

Stamp your own salad - what a fabby idea for a stamp set. Love your projects. Hope the healing goes nice and fast for you.

sueymem said...

I love the versatility of the Tropical Background. Very pretty card.

Emo Marie said...

I love the congrats card!!

Rose said...

Great cards & tags! Amazing one-handed work!

aileen (mum) said...

I cant believe you made those brilliant project with one hand and that being the non dominant one too. The new background stamp is to die for, love it. Hope all goes well and your hand is back and working well soon.

Tammy J said...

The tags are cute but I love the card that background stamp is awesome. TFS

Tiffany Ervin said...

You are TOTALLY AMAZING for coming back from everything you've gone through and to have been able to pull this through and create such beauties!! Wow, Marcy!! Your energy amazes me, day in, day out!! I love what you've done here - with just one hand!! Really, such a trooper all the way - I'm really happy you were able to join us and hope we can all hop again together next year! ;))

Linda W. (ScrappinBari) said...

Gorgeous creations, Marcy!! I especially love what you did with the tropical bg - so colorful! How incredible that you could create at all with your challenges - you are a trooper! So happy to hop with you, my friend!!

Janet Mack said...

Wow you did a great job with one hand. I really like the Tropical background card.

Ellen S. said...

Hope your wrist is healing ok. You do amazing work with either hand!

pcm said...

love the colors on that card!!! and only one-handed? wow!

Nora N. said...

What amazing creations. I cannot believe you used your non dominant hand for these. Beautiful!!

Patty said...

Awesome cards & tags!! I honestly think the Tropical Background stamp is my favorite of this release!!

jamie vanskiver said...

Your projects look amazing even with one hand:) I'll keep my fingers crossed for you for next year- lol

Robin B. said...

Gorgeous card and tag! I love the colors and glitter on the card. Thanks for the inspiration.

sabbycat said...

Well, I hope you recover quickly, but I must say that you do better with one hand than I sometimes do with both!

Beatrice Lawson said...

Amazing that you did everything with one hand! Get better soon and love your stamp your own salad tags!

Christine R. said...

Gorgeous projects! You are an inspiration!

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

Beautiful background on card!

Penny Reed said...

You did those with your one hand! I can't wait to see what you do with two! These are fabulous!

Miriam Prantner said...

Wonderful projects! I just love that background on the card!

Cheri Hochstettler said...

Wow! I can't believe what you can do with one hand. Love the cards.

Laceysocks said...

Nice work for one hand! That is quite impressive.

Deborah Nolan said...

Good grief, you do better with your non-dominant hand than most of us do with our dominant one - truly amazing, Marcy! I love what you did here - especially with the Tropical background stamp!

AlbinoPI said...

WOW---I couldn't make projects this nice with 2 hands!!! Hope you recover quickly.

Linda S. said...

It is hard to believe that you could make all these gorgeous things with only one hand! I'm going to stop back just to see what kind of goodness you make when you are feeling up to par. Nice work.

Smriti said...

Love the tropical background that you created and that too with one hand! Kudos to you!

Nandini said...

Wow! Amazing that you created all this eye candy with one hand! Love the cute tags and the card background is gorgeous!

Becs Attwood said...

Beautiful projects, thanks for sharing.

Marilyn Cruz said...

Liking the veggies...nice cards thanks for sharing.

irisesther54 said...

Very nice creations. Those veggies are so much fun.

Jessica Backer said...

Great card and tags! I am loving those veggie stamps!

gabriella said...

Love the tags, they would looks so good strung up on my kitchen window

Emily Leiphart said...

First of all, happy healing, my dear Marcy! Such fabulous work as always and even more impressive since this was all done with your non-dominant hand. I really love the way you attached the heat embossed sentiment on that last tag. It's been so fun hopping with you!!

graham Brand said...

Gorgeous cards and tags. Get well soon.

NJ Stamping Queen said...

Found your card (and thus this fabulous blog hop) on Pinterest this morning. I especially love the card with the green glittery goodness.
:) Marie

Kamila R. said...

Beautiful creations! I love that mustard seed zing embossing powder !!

mtscrapgal said...

If you can make all these beautiful projects with 1 hand, you put the rest of us to shame. Thanks and better luck next time.

Janet L. said...

Can't believe you made these only using one hand! They're all just terrific!

Arlene said...

You are amazing! Your creativity comes out whether it's one hand or two. The tags are delightful. I'm still smiling. Love your card. Love the glitzy sentiment too.

Chark said...

These are wonderful--one-handed you can beat me easily in the creating arena! love the beets!

Karen King said...

Your non-dominant hand beats my dominant one anytime! Great projects!

MagsB said...

I love the Tropical Background card, it's so elegant! And your vegetable tags are so much fun, the punning sentiments crack me up! x

Linda said...

Beautiful cards. Love all elements of
them. Thanks for sharing.

Linda D.

Cornelia (fun stamping) said...

Those tag - so much FUN, Marcy! Fab card, too! Hope your hand heals quickly!

bzyPTmom said...

Very impressive what you can do with 1 hand! Lovely cards!

ionabunny said...

Stamp your own salad! What fun. Love the tropical glittery card. Hugz

Suzanne C said...

Marcy beautiful tags and card! I am so happy you were able to hop with us! Please take care of yourself. LOVE your veggie tags and the card is wonderful!

Beach Girl 115 said...

I love your tropical background card in the tropical colors! So sorry to hear about your injury-you did an amazing job with your non-dominant hand. I hope you continue to heal.

Ruby N said...

you did such a great job!

Melissa D said...

Lovely work with the tropical background stamp. Thank you for sharin.g

Michelle V Smith said...

So glad to see you can still create even if you are just "one" handed!!!

ivy said...

Love the bean tag!

Jacqueline said...

Lovely work, Marcy! Did you know that the link to Anita's blog is not working?

Cindi said...

I love the Tropical background and the colors you used. Hope your wrist heals quickly!

Bobby said...

I'd say you did two fist bump cards with your one hand. Amazing accomplishment.

Lyubomira L said...

these one hand projects look beautiful!

Jenn Biederman said...

Oh Marcy! Talent does not have boundaries...it shows that you are creative, even without your dominant hand!! Beautiful work and continued prayers for your healing!!!! Loved hopping with you, dear sistah!

Terri said...

Marcy wow is all I can say and using one hand which isn't your predominant one at that? I absolutely love your projects!

SherylH said...

You did a wonderful job on these cards! Love the look of the first card with the Tropical Background in particular.

Sarah Ashley Posch said...

You did a fantastic job. I particularly love that top one!

Mary-Anne V said...

Very pretty cards and tags...love this release.

Nancy K said...

Hi Marcy, I'm so glad you were able to join us. You've been in my prayers, my friend. Your congrats card is so yummy, the colors are absolutely brilliant! Your tags are just so fun and charming! You are truly an amazing woman!

Dianne Guilinger said...

wow, your creations are amazing! Hard to believe that you did it all one handed!

Helen Gullett said...

They are so fabulous! The designs are fantastic!

Deeps said...

YourcRd and tag are very nice. It's very inspiring to see what you did with just one hand which is not your dominant one. Hope it gets better soon.

Monika Reeck said...

Oh Marcy...I Hope your wrist recovers quickly and will get more crafty...
now about your card first6 one I love all the glitter and the amazing background on your card..second I love that red black white and green combo so adorable..third ooh so sweet I love all the tag the two colors of bean and the sentiment on that vellum so clever made Marcy..you are really talented woman..I have to learn much and more from you..love your post..hugs, Monika

scrappykate said...

Beautiful stamping, Marcy. Here's hoping that your wrist heals quickly.

Larissa Heskett said...

BEAUTIFUL PROJECTS!! I LOVE them ALL!!! :-)

Bożena Adamusińska said...

Brilliantly colored background, amazing and beautiful effect. Great used stamps with vegetables. They are so funny.
Thank you for the wonderful inspiration.
Regards,
Bozena

maureen said...

I feel you! I too am a lefty and currently am sporting a brace-from tendonitis! But it looks like you're doing fine- your cards are lovely!

Lee Anne said...

Very cute today! Love the vegetable themes tags!

Taunya Butler said...

Awesomely cool and utterly delightful cards and tags - each one has such a touch of class to them!!! Love your work!!!

Memories by Manda said...

Neat projects.I enjoy seeing how people use the new releases in the blog hops! Thanks for sharing.
I must admit though I was distracted by the pics of your white frosting and choc cupcake - gorgeous!

Kathy said...

Wow Marcy such beautiful creations!!! Love each and every one of them. Thanks for the inspiration. Hugs, Kathy

Karen L K said...

You did great with one hand. Boy you have had some stuff going on! I love the colors on your tropical background. The little veggie tags are really cute too.

Robin K. said...

You did great Marcy!! I especially love your sweet punny tags!!!

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