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Friday, May 30, 2008



Love the cards!!! Esp the bunny one :) Too cute!


great cards from lisa! and fantastic cards from you at the hero arts blog. how fun are you two?!


What an amazingly fun swap! It's been awhile since I've seen some really, truly awe-inspiring work and this is it! All of her creations are amazing but the fan flower and butterflies rock! Simply lovely!!


So cool!! I love both Amuse and Hero Arts, and this is a very cool idea, and the cards are FANTASTIC.


This lady is very talented! I love all the new ideas. Now to check out the other blog to see what Julie did! Way to mix it up ladies!! What fun!!

April Z

Your creations are so inspiring. Loved seeing you guys switch places.


Thank you for sharing your stamping goodness. You are both brilliant.


What great cards Lisa did with A Muse stamps! It was fun to trade designers.


SERIOUSLY!! Lisa you rule!! What a fabulous idea to do a Designer Swap, these cards are sooooo OVER THE TOP!!! FREAKIN' AWESOME!! Can't find words to describe these creations but WOW, WOW, WOW!!!! You absolutely think "outside the box, and YOU ROCK!"

Kimme Leach

Wow! Some REALLY cute stuff! Love it all!


I love the swap you did. I Read about it on the hero blog and saw the link to this blog. So great. Another blog with great ideas in my favorites now. Bey Irene from the Netherlands.

tammy g

Amazingly talented. I love the sushi set!

Rachel Hope

PURE GENIUS!!!! I love all the out of the box ideas!!! Lisa ROCKS!~


These are so creative! THanks for sharing!

Nancy Landauer

Thank You for sharing all of your great designs! They all have a very light and happy theme. The fan flutterby is my favorite! Nancy


Love this Designer Swap! Read about it at the Hero blog. Now I have another blog with great ideas in my favorites. Julie, your cards are great, Lisa's too.
Thanks for sharing this.


FABULOUS samples...way to go Lisa!!! Looks like she had a TON of fun doing these, and I am inspired!!!

silvia haynes

Love all of the great cards!!!

Kelly A.

WOW! These cards are so creative. I loved seeing them! Thanks for the chance to win!


Wow, now I have another source of inspiration, cool !!!


How sweet! These are really "fan"tastic ideas. I think the Tatami sandals thank you card is my fav, but how do you pick. This is such a great idea!


Kerry from PA

Wow! I'm blown away by the different uses for those stamps. Never would have thought to use steam for bicycle dust. Too cute.


I love the "Roll With It" card. What great inspiration!


Lisa, you are so terrific; your
creations really inspire me. This
switch was lots of fun.

Chris Peden

Wonderful samples!!!!


Amazing and inspiring! Thanks to both of you.


I loved both blogs today!! Great inspiration from both of you!!


I am thrilled to see Lisa working with A Muse stamps! Two of my favorite designers from my two very favorite stamp companies sharing supplies and ideas - fantastic!

Lisa - I love your birdie card (always!), and I think the flower you made with the sushi fan is just gorgeous. So much color! Keep the inspiration coming! Thanks for sharing...

jennifer mcguire

how fun!!!! great stuff.


Switching places was a great idea! I loved all of the cards on both sites.


O*M*G*! My jaw is still on the floor as I type. ALL of these are simply amazing. What a great idea to switch these two VERY talented ladies. Thank you so much Lisa for sharing your wonderful talent & crafty goodness with all of us!

Edye Giordano

Amazingly creative and beautiful! Love your coloring!!


I love Lisa's work and have been a follower for a couple years! She's amazing and I can never get enough of her work so this was really fun to see.

Ashley M

Julie - Love your HA cards! Would you mind sharing what you used to do the scallops on your cards over there? I <3 the size! :)


Wow GREAT cards!!
And sure........i would like to win that funny wheely girl!! :) :) :)


These were some really great ideas for cards!

Barbara Howell

Lisa's cards are very inspiring, especially the clever use of the fan stamp.


So stinkin' cute! Who knew!?!...sushi grass!! Love the cards and the shading is fabulous.


WOW - so THIS is what happens when my 2 favorite stamp companies combine??? Sheer genius, I'm telling you!! Kudos to Julie and Lisa - hope this "switcheroo" happens on regular intervals...ooh la la!!


Great cards and a wonderful idea to swap blogs and stamps! What a fun thing to do and you both created so beautiful cards. Thank you for sharing.


Love the stamps Lisa used - so cute and quirky, as are all the A Muse stamps, love them!

Sarah Jay

Wow! Lisa has some serious talent and a job I would absolutely love! No wonder the HA web site has been looking so spiffy this last year.

Sarah Sheridan

These creations are AMAZING!!! Just when you think you have seen it all another brilliant stamper comes along :) I absolutely LOVE her flower fan and butterly cards. They are just too cute and clever!! And her use of colored pencils is awesome. Thanks for sharing these!


This was so much fun, will pop "over there" too. Great idea, great creativity. Kudos!


Love the girl on the bike...I use to live on my bike...I need to have this stamp! :)

Michelle Shuman

OMG!!! those cards are genius! yeah, I did a "shut up!" on those two fan cards, too ;o) amazing... lovin' it... off to check out julie's at hero arts :o)


Shirley L.

Love all the cards Lisa created with A Muse stamps. They are adorable. Do the switch again as it's fun to see the creations of both of you. Always loved A Muse stamps since I have so many of them. Now I've added your site to my favorites.
Shirley Lee


Love all the card made on both sides of this swap. Need to do a little shopping now. kim


These cards are wonderful!! Lisa and Julies did a fantastic job with this swap.


The cards are amazing, LOVE them all!!


WOW, Those cards are FABULOUS!!! So much genius and creativity! LOVE the one with the sushi grass and the variations on the fan!! Definitely make me want to play with stamps right now!!!

Lisa H

I love, love, love all the samples from Lisa today. What an awesome designer swap day. My two favorite companies. Double the fun. Lisa


Fabuloso! Thanks for the chance to win!

Jane Piszczor

I just found a new web site to bookmark! Loved the fan butterflies! If I remember correctly, A Muse does the cute dog, cat and penguin stamps I love! I'm looking forward to checking this site out every day.

Teresa Abajo

I've been a fan of Lisa's for many years - isn't she just fabulous? I love these cards as much as I love her Hero Arts creations.

Carrie K

so much imagination in these cards!! wow...blown away!!

would love to have wheelie girl :)


So much fun cards ! Thanks for the inspiration.


These are so amazing! I love all of the creative ideas for using stamps!

Debbie Janelle

What a neat idea to trade blog inspiration!
Thanks for all of the cute card ideas! I especially like the sushi & bicycles ones.


Very cool blog swap! I love all the card and can't wait to use some of the ideas from BOTH of you! Thanks!


Both of you make me want to stamp ALL day. You're both so clever! Thanks a ton.

Linda Marie

Fabulous & creative artwork Lisa!

Jenny P.

Man, this is a great idea. I love both companies and would love to see more pairings like this in the future!

Betsey Terry

Wow..what a fresh idea for using the stamps in a different way. I love it!!

Ruth H

Julie, so glad you and Lisa decided to share your many talents with us. This was really fun and inspiring. Love all the cards!


WOW... These cards are just great. I love all the stamps used, they are adorable.


this was a really good idea; switching off. A lot of inspiration and fresh ideas.


oh! lovin the stamps & great work on the cards Lisa....thanks ladies


Too clever - such wonderfully creative cards!


I was having a really crummy day today. These cards brought the smile back on my face. THANK YOU for sharing them:) Antonella


Karen D I have always loved Amuse stamps and HA love this swap all cards are an inspiration thanks for sharing

Jennifer B.

I love this idea! You both created amazing things. Hope you do this again.


Oh my...I'm really loving these card designs. Now I need Wheely Girl and so many more stamps. My visa thanks you!


What a clever idea for a swap. I like how all of Lisa's new ideas were so simple yet really out of the box.

Karen M.

What creativity! This lady really thinks outside the box! The sushi-themed cards are the best! Love it.

Ann i.

I love the idea of two companies swapping and two such talented artists working together with two of my favorite lines of stamps! What more can a girl ask for?? except more rubbah, please? :)

Mary Jo

I love those flip flops and sushi! I think I might get sushi tonight. :)


These cards are *lovely*! Thank you, Lisa, for sharing your creativity. This designer swap is so original and refreshing! Thank you A Muse & Hero Arts for setting an example of how to be friendly competitors in this industry!


FANTASTIC cards ladies. Lisa, I love your A Muse Creations and Julie did a great job with Hero stamps. So much inspiration in one day! Phew! I need all weekend to absorb all this creativity! Thank you!!


SUSHI grass!! Genius!!! Lisa's cards are amazing! Julie's cards are amazing! What an amazing idea! LOVE it!!!


Oh those are too cute! I think the sushi one is my favorite though!


Wow! What genius!

joy aka daiseyfreak

I FREAKING LOVE the roll with it and asian images! Fantastic job!


Great ideas, and I love the swap between the two lines of stamps. That was fun.


I adore all these cards, I dont think I could say I like more than another, I love how the fan was used for a flower and a butterfly, the little flip flops are great, I could go on and on. Adding this blog to my list of favs!!


that was fun!!!


I love A Muse stamps, but have never found your blog. Thanks to Hero Arts, now I'm here too!

Anna M-W

Love love love the beautiful cards! My fav is the one with the ice cream cones!

Have a great weekend!

Jenn B

Wow!!! You guys are amazing...such talent & inspiration! And sharing it between two separate companies is just great! Love it!


You guys are great! Fun idea to swap blogs and design for each other, you both did a fantastic job. I love your smilies too- very a'musing! I'm new to your stamps, don't know if they are sold much in Australia but they look great.


What a fun idea!! I don't think I can pick a favorite card - they are all so wonderful. Thanks for this innovative idea!

Debby G

I loved looking at both blogs - great ideas today!


I love the Wheely Girl! I've been on the hunt for a cruising bike just like that! Now, which comes first - the stamp or the bike?

mary bartolotta

woweeeee...what great ideas...now i just need to find a place to put all the new stamps that I want !! everything is adorable!!

Kathyc on SCS

Oh my goodness, each card more fun than the next! Thanks for bringing us all this fabulous eye candy! LOVE IT!!!!

Kari D

Took a bike trip a couple of years ago and THIS is the perfect stamp to FINALLY do those scrapbook pages that have been languishing in the craft room! AND the little steam curls behind the bike? Perfect!

Sharon F.

totally love the idea of a company designer swap! That is terrific!
Have enjoyed the card ideas and the introduction to A Muse stamps.
thanks for the fun ladies!


That flip-flop card is soo cute! Love the coloring job Lisa did! Great job!


I can't even begin to tell you how much I love ALL of these cards.
What a great idea of doing a swap. Hope to see it again soon.

: D


WOW!!!!Really terrific ways to use these great stamps! I am so in trouble, I can see my stamp collection growing! What a fun Friday! You have made my day and I am smiling. Laughed out loud when I saw the "Shut up".

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