I have 8 cards that I made last week for the Hero Arts Monthly challenge and I am now getting them posted a few at a time. My plan is to post these three and post more on Wednesday and Thursday. I don't know where the time has gone and it seems like time keeps slipping away from me.
For this first card I used the following Hero Arts Stamps: Big Candles CL287, Wish Big CL576, and dots and Flowers S5213. I stamped the dots and flowers stamp onto kraft cardstock and attached to my card base. Then I stamp the candles and colored them. I went over the black parts of the candle with Sakura Clear Star pen to give the candles a bit of shimmer. (Can't see the shine very well on camera.) I made a small envelope and inserted a small card and attached it with dimentional adhesive to the card. The candles were also attached with dimentional adhesive.
Hero Arts stamps were used here: Spring Posies (circa 2004) LL921 and Petite Messages LL154.CL184, Paper Art CG198, and Earth Flowers CL428. I used Scattered Straw, Crushed Olive, and Walnut Stain distress inks on the background of the main image. The flowers were colored with Forest Moss, and Dried Marigold distress markers. (I colored the flower stamp with the markers and sprized a small amount of water on the stamp before stamping onto the paper.)