Throwback Thursday – Fabulous Projects You Might Have Missed!

Throwback Thursday Simon Says Stamp

Welcome to another edition of Throwback Thursday—a trip back in time! For each throwback, we’ll be spotlighting fantastic cards and projects using products from previous releases. The new stuff is always SO fun, but think about all of those great products you’ve collected and set aside. They are STILL AWESOME! And we want to inspire you with fantastic inspiration from our creative archives.

Recently we released two fantastic Valentine-themed collections—Love You More and Hey Bestie, but today we’d like to take a look back at a collection that made its appearance last year. You might remember some pretty spectacular products from our You Are Loved collection. Below you’ll find four inspiring cards created with goodies from this lovey-dovey release!

First off is this stunning floral card by Yoonsun Hur:

Yoonsun Hur Simon Says Stamp January 2020 Throwback Thursday So Loved stamp set

With the help of the So Loved stamp set from last year’s You Are Loved release, Yoonsun created this beauty. She used the stamps from the set along with nine different dye inks to create this design. You can see Yoonsun’s original post HERE where she also shares a clean and simple card using the same set.

Yoonsun’s supplies


Next, let’s throw it back to this fun design by Lisa Addesa:

Lisa Addesa Simon Says Stamp January 2020 Throwback Thursday Ornate Love stamp set and coordinating dies

The Ornate Love stamp set and coordinating dies helped Lisa pull together this pretty design. The large heart die is actually designed to cut out the large heart stamp in the set, but it works well on its own as well. Lisa says that she just LOVED coloring in the letters with lots of different markers. She shared this card HERE on her blog.

Lisa’s supplies

And let’s not forget this shiny beauty designed by Misty Elam:

Misty Elam Simon Says Stamp January 2020 Throwback Thursday Reverse Hearts stencil

Misty had a blast using Deco Foil Transfer Gel and foil with the Reverse Hearts stencil from the You Are Loved release. The sheen on this card has me going GAGA! You can see Misty’s original blog post HERE (which includes two more cards), and she shares a how-to on YouTube HERE.

Misty’s supplies

And finally this lovely and thoughtful spring-feeling card by Yana Smakula:

Yana Smakula Simon Says Stamp January 2020 Throwback Thursday Love Messages and Moments of Grace stamp sets

The beautiful Moments of Grace stamp set from this release includes pretty florals and leaves which Yana colored with markers. The sentiment is from the Love Messages stamp set also from the You are Loved release. Fun fact: This card was shared right here on our blog exactly one year ago today as part of our Yippee for Yana series. You can check out the original blog post HERE and see how she created the card on YouTube HERE.

Yana’s supplies

Did you know that we have inspiration galleries on our website showcasing project ideas for all of our releases and card kits? It’s a veritable treasure-trove of terrific ideas just waiting to inspire you, and you are invited to share your projects, too! You can find all of the Simon release galleries HERE and galleries for our monthly card kits can be found HERE. Scroll through today, and maybe you’ll find one of YOUR projects linked there!

Thanks for throwing it back with us and checking out these cool projects from four talented ladies!

  1. Love cards are the best! There are so many possibilities. Your cards today will inspire me to get going on my valentines. I am in love with Hero Arts and have been a fan for over 20 years.Thank you for a website that I enjoy daily.

  2. I really enjoy Throwback Thursday. Love the vintage vibe of the card by Yoonsun. All the cards are fabulous.

  3. All of these cards are beautiful, and I don’t remember seeing them before. Thanks for throwback! I love Misty’s card, with the beautiful red foil!

  4. Always enjoy these throw back designs. They give me new ideas for products I already have and a chance to revisit my wish list for those that I now need to add to my cart. tfs

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