Inspiration using the NEW Hero Arts release!
The day has finally arrived, and I am so excited to share the My Monthly Hero December Kit! The December kit, available in two versions—the Classic Kit and the Premium Kit—promises an abundance of creative possibilities. The Classic Kit is packed with essentials, while the Premium Kit consists of everything in the Classic Kit plus additional items, expanding the potential for more cards and techniques. Get a glimpse of both kits below!
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My Monthly Hero Classic Kit
- XL Alphabet Clear Stamp Set, 8 x 10
- 10 Watercolor Pencils
- 10 Sheets Watercolor Paper, 8.5″ x 11″
- Alphabet Cover Plate Die
- Water Flow Brush
- See the kit here.
My Monthly Hero Premium Kit
- Everything from the Classic Kit, plus
- Numbers Clear Stamp Set, 4×6
- Fine Line Applicator
- Sea Salt Reinker
- Gold Glimmer Metallic Ink
- See the kit here.
Now, let’s dive into the creative process behind my first card using the Classic Kit. I took the XL Alphabet Clear Stamp Set and stamped a cheerful “B is for BIRTHDAY” along with a set of balloons on an A2-sized card panel of watercolor paper. To add a personalized touch, I die-cut a ‘B’ from Watercolor Paper using the Alphabet Cover Plate Die. Using the Watercolor Pencils and Water Flow Brush, I colored a fun watercolor rainbow on the B. The stamped balloons also received the same rainbow hues. For the final touch I added foam tape to the die-cut ‘B,’ providing dimension and visual interest to the overall design.
Add-On Release Items
In addition to the My Monthly Hero Kits, each month Hero Arts introduces a collection of products which coordinate with the main theme of the release. You can see all of the available release items here.
I opted for a sleek slimline design for my second card. I used several items add-on items to create the card. The Sparkling Fireworks Bold Prints background stamp set the stage, stamped onto the card base using Hero Core Ink in Granite. For the sentiment, I chose the Letter Fancy Dies to spell out ‘HAPPY,’ each letter cut from a different color of cardstock. To enhance the dimension, I glued two additional layers of each letter in white cardstock.
The arrangement of the letters on the slimline card base was intentionally staggered, creating a dynamic and playful look. Adding the final touch, I stamped the word ‘BIRTHDAY’ from the Message Basics stamp set just under the bottom of the ‘Y’ using Hero Arts Black Onyx Pigment Ink. Hero Pearls in Silver were dotted across the card for a touch of elegance, completing the celebratory design.
Blog Hop + Giveaway
As part of the release festivities, you are invited to join the blog hop, where each creative team member unveils their unique creations. Don’t miss out on the chance to win a $50 shopping spree to Hero Arts! The winner will be chosen from comments left across the hop. Enter by Sunday, December 10th at 11:59pm Pacific. The winner will be announced on the Hero Blog the following week, so mark your calendars and hop along for a chance to win. Happy crafting!
The hop starts over on the Hero Arts blog.
If you arrived from Natasha’s blog, you are in the right place.
Your next stop is Ilina’s blog.
A reminder that the December 2023 kits are NOT restocked once they sell out! You can find out more here.