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Hero Arts February My Monthly Hero Blog Hop And Giveaway

Welcome to the blog hop and giveaway for the February My Monthly Hero (MMH) Kit. This month’s kit is sure to provide you with mystical and magical images… Nothing is impossible. Lets take a peek!

Kit Contents:
• 6” x 8” Clear Stamp Set
• 15 Coordinating Frame Cuts
• 2 Sheets of Black Watercolor Paper (5.5″ x 8.5″)
• Watercolor Dot Dream Palette (18 Dots)
• Water Flow Brush
Kit Value: $75
Kit Cost: $34.99
Our February My Monthly Hero release was inspired by the art of the Surrealist masters and the magical imagery of dreams. Let your imagination soar with the playful drawings as you arrange your own creative scenes. There are nine different messages to include on your card or project, and the kit is rounded out with black watercolor paper, a water brush, and a custom Daniel Smith watercolor paint palette.

My card inspiration for you today is all about perspective and how just because you may look at things differently from others doesn’t mean that it is wrong. There will always be alternate views of the same thing. I am getting too philosophical for card making. Let’s get to the details!

I stamped the window and 2 of the moon images onto my favorite Copic paper. I used Y11, Y15, W5, W3, W1, B39, B37, and B34 to color and cut using the coordinating dies. I added some “stars” with a white gel pen just for some extra detail.

I cut a panel of white cardstock to 4 by 5 1/4 inches. I stamped and heat embossed the sentiment and stars using Platinum embossing powder. Clouds were cut from white cardstock using the “Cloudy Sky Scene” die set. You could easily free hand the clouds if you don’t have the dies. Contour and Blue Hawaii ink were blended onto the edges and adhered onto the panel.

I then adhered my stamped and colored elements with extra white scraps or foam tape. Sometimes I use scraps because it doesn’t give as much as dimension as foam. Plus I get to use up little pieces without wasting them.

The cloud panel was adhered to Nautical cardstock measuring 4 1/4 by 5 1/2 inches. This was then added to a white side folding card base.

Supply List:

GIVEAWAY:We will give away a $50 gift card, drawn from the comments left across the hop. Enter by Sunday, February 13th at 11:59pm Pacific, and the winner will be announced on the Hero Arts blog the following week.
Hero Arts
Channin Pelletier
Dana Joy
Daniel West
Debi Adams
Emily Midgett
Ilina Crouse
Jessica Frost Ballas
Lydia Fiedler
Maria Willis
Michelle Short
Mindy Eggen
Pocono Pam
Seeka
Special Guests:
Jennifer Kotas
Kelly Taylor
Meg Brooks
Nichol Spohr
Rebecca Keppel

This set is sure to get your creative juices flowing! I hope you enjoy this kit as much as I do. I can’t wait to show you some cards using the add ons from this month! Be sure to check back. Stay well my crafty friends!

26 thoughts on “Hero Arts February My Monthly Hero Blog Hop And Giveaway”

  1. SO CLEVER how you used the same stamp twice — upside-down and right-side-up (of course, a Surrealist might argue that there is no “upside down” LOL). Your card is provocative, beautiful and vibrant!! I love it! TFS –
    Lori S in PA

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  2. A wonderful card. I love the way you used the clouds die cuts with a little soft colouring around the top. Thanks so much for the great inspiration. Take Care! 🙂

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