It’s Trick or Treat Friday!

Happy Halloween, everyone!

Today is FULL of tricks and treats.

Let’s first talk about the “treats.” First, I have LOTS of mini cards to share with you today.  And three great giveaways!  Talk about a fun “treat!” Keep reading…

Now, let’s talk about “tricks.”  See… all of these mini card treats for you… they are actually part of a “trick” we planned for our very own Lisa Spangler.  These mini cards were made especially for Lisa by Hero artists and web artists as a thank you for all the hard work she puts into bringing this blog to all of us.  You may notice that many of the cards feature owls and birds, since they are Lisa’s favorites.  What a fun “trick” this is!  Here we go…

Our first mini card is from Tami Hartley.  Tami says, “As I searched through my stamps for a sentiment to use on Lisa’s card, this ‘you are the best’ sentiment immediately stood out.  I decided to play up the ‘best’ theme by creating a little blue ribbon medallion.  Love ya, Lisa!  Thanks for your patience, your kindness, your flat out rocking-ness. You truly are the best.”


Size: 2 3/4″ x 4 1/4″ (half of a Hero Arts notecard)

Next, we have Shari Carroll.  Shari says, “To create this card, cut cardstock to 4″x12″.  Then fold accordian style at 1 1/2″, 3″, 5″, 7″ and 9 1/2″.  Also, thanks to Lisa for your amazing talent and all that you do for us.  You’re awesome!”

Finished size: 2 ½”x 4”

Here is a mini card from me, Jennifer McGuire“I wanted to make something special for Lisa – using wildflowers and birds, which are favorites of hers.  I stamped the images with White Staz-On ink on the front of acetate.  Then I colored the images on the back of the acetate with bright colored permanent markers.  The acetate piece is added to the front of the card with hidden pop dots.  Lisa…thank you for making this blog possible.  Big hugs to you for all you do.”

Finished size: 3”x 4”

I love this card from Sally Traidman.  Sally says, “Here’s a hip, hip HOOT-ray for Lisa. We OWL appreciate you!”  Sally’s mini card is a tag that opens up like a card.

Size: 2 1/2″ x 4″ folding tag

Here is an adorable card from Nancy Taylor.  Nancy says, “Today is Lisa Day — why a Lisa day? Because Lisa is never too busy to help with computer things, she is an amazing stamper, and willing to give 100%+ to make our website and blog a success.”

Size: 3″ x 4″

And here is fun mini card from Laura Griffin.  Laura says, “I wanted to incorporate a green theme into this mini-card since Lisa is a great advocate for the conservation of prairies and nature.  Lisa, a very special thanks for all of your hard work in coordinating the Hero Arts blog and website. I honestly don’t know how you do it all!  You do an outstanding job, and your enthusiasm is contagious.”

Size: 2 1/2″ x 4 1 4/”

Now it is time for Leslie Lightfoot.  Leslie says, “I stamped my images in brown ink and used frosty white and pink colored pencils to color in my flowers. For the 3D butterfly I used a glue pen and traced along the swirls on his wings…then sprinkled with some purple glitter. And thanks Lisa for all you do! You are always so helpful and encouraging and just a great person to work with.”


Size: 3″ x 4 1/4″

Next up is Sheri Reguly.  Shari says, “Thank you Lisa for all you’ve done to make Hero’s blog such a wonderful place for fun and inspiration. Hugs and heartfelt appreciation!”


Size: 3″ x 3 1/4″

Now we have Barb Hache.  Barb says, “I am so inspired by Lisa and so when I was thinking of a making card for her, my first thought was to add an unexpected touch which is where the paper piercing came in. Lisa’s designs are always loaded with fun details. Lisa, I absolutely adore you and I am thrilled to be able to work with you and to call you my friend.”


Size: 4″ x 4″

Here’s a great card from Jacki Jones.  Jacki says, “Lisa makes me smile. The fact that she really seems to enjoy life is evident in her card making as well. I was pretty tickled to have the perfect saying stamp to make a card for her. I added the smile to the saying with a marker just to reinforce the sentiment. Thanks, Lisa, for sharing your talent and hard work.”


Size: 2 3/4 x 4 1/4″

Last but definitely not least is Kandis Smith!  Kandis says, “Thanks for all you do Lisa!! You’re the glue that holds us all together girl!! We love you!”


Size: 2 3/4 x 4 1/4″

A note from Lisa:  

wow, Wow, WOW, thanks girls!  What a trick!  And a treat!   I am blushing over here — and I wanted to say THANKS to all of YOU.   I am truly honored to be working with such a wonderful, special group of artists and friends.  HUGE hugs!  And thanks to everyone who reads the blog — you make all the hard work so worthwhile.  Hope your day has as many treats as mine!  Happy Owl-oween!

Now…it is time for the giveaway treats!  Just leave a comment on this post by Sunday at 11:59pm PST telling Lisa how much you appreciate this blog. We will then pick THREE random winners of this stamp set that we know Lisa loves…


Thanks again.  Happy Halloween!


Follow Me on Pinterest

876 Responses to “It’s Trick or Treat Friday!”

Pages of comments: « 182 83 84 85 86 87 [88] Show All

  1. 867

    Cheryl Inman said:

    Thank you, Lisa, for your hard work that is such a joy to us all. This blog is such fun and gives so much inspiration. I look forward to it daily!

  2. 868

    Alex said:

    Hi Lisa,
    Just wanted to say that you girls all inspire me soooo much! I am amazed everyday by how you manage to pull together some card stock, bits and pieces and stamps to make such beautiful original cards and other goodies! Keep up the great work, love popping in and catching up ;)

  3. 869

    Jennifer Hansen said:

    Thank you for all you do!

  4. 870

    Miss Shawn said:

    I am new to this blog but it is really getting me excited about stamping. This blog has such cute and orginal ideas, it helps me get my imagination going! Thanks for all you do. :)

  5. 871

    Allison Cope said:

    Thanks Lisa for an incredible blog to visit for all kinds of crafty inspiration. I come here just to put a smile on my face every day! Thanks for a wonderful blog!

  6. 872

    scrap_hag (Casey Toney) said:

    the ideas are so aried and so original…..this is my first trip thru here…and I am so impressed…….have not been much of a bird fan in general….but its easy to fall in love with the owl and the sparrows….wow weeee

  7. 873

    Brooke H said:

    WOW WOW WOW is right! Awesome job Lisa! Your hard work really shows. You also have alot of hard working, loving friends that really appreciate you and your effort! Congrats 2 all!!

  8. 874

    Dottie said:

    I would just like to say…….ALL you girls are inspiring! so much to see so much to learn and everything with love. Thankyou.

  9. 875

    Emmy said:

    Thanks, great cards.

  10. 876

    nancy r said:

    This is such an exciting place. I visit almost daily to see the videos and all the new and creative ideas. Thank you Lisa for all your hard work. It is greatly appreciated.

Pages of Comments: « 182 83 84 85 86 87 [88] Show All

Post a Comment