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Hero Arts My Monthly Hero December 2022 Blog Hop And Giveaway

Stars, planets and Astronauts…Oh my! Hero Arts December My Monthly Hero is filled with so much spacey goodness. This is a fun theme with endless ideas for so many occasions. Let’s take a look at the kit and check out some inspirational cards.

This month we invite you to go on a celestial fantasy adventure with us! Our December release is full of stars, galaxies, moons and clouds. The playful December My Monthly Hero kit, with its adorable space cadets, is perfect for birthdays, encouragement, or simply sending a friendly hello. The kit includes a jam-packed 6 x 8 stamp set with coordinating dies. There’s also the perfect cling stamp for your interstellar backgrounds, a gorgeous Rose Gold pigment mini ink pad, and four half sheets of our ever-popular Pitch Black cardstock!

Kit Contents:• 6″ x 8″ Clear Stamp Set
• 15 Coordinating Frame Cuts
• 4.625″ x 5.875″ Cling Stamp
• 4 Sheets of Pitch Black Cardstock, 5.5″ x 8.5″
• Rose Gold Pigment Mini Ink Pad

Kit Value: $82
Kit Cost: $34.99

My cards for you today include a 2 for 1 idea that really worked out perfectly. It was a happy accident if I’m totally being honest. Same background, same inks with two totally different looks.

To make the background panels:

  1. Apply white pigment ink to the background stamp and stamp onto an A2 black cardstock panel.
  2. Let pigment ink dry (or heat set) before moving to next step.
  3. Apply Reactive inks onto background stamp making sure to blend between colors.
  4. Stamp onto the black panel on top of the white pigment ink. Set aside.
  5. Lightly spray the background stamp with water to activate the left over inks.
  6. Stamp onto watercolor paper or Bristol smooth paper (I let mine sit for a few minutes before lifting).

Card 1

  1. Trim inked panel to 4 by 5 1/4 inches and add a black matte behind it.
  2. Cut a strip of black cardstock (Mine was just under 2 inches).
  3. Stamp moon, sun and planet from the kit with embossing ink and heat set with gold embossing powder.
  4. Add sentiment with embossing ink and heat set with white embossing powder.
  5. Adhere black cardstock strip to inked panel and trim excess from top and bottom if needed.
  6. Die cut clouds from white cardstock and adhere with liquid glue.
  7. Add the finished panel to a top folding A2 top folding white card base.

Supply List:

Card 2

  1. Trim inked panel to 4 by 5 1/4 inches
  2. Using black ink, stamp the stars included in the kit and die cut with the coordinating die.
  3. Color stars with Copic markers or your favorite coloring medium.
  4. Stamp the sentiment with black ink onto white cardstock and trim to size.
  5. Add foam or extra cardstock pieces to the back of the sentiment for dimension. Adhere to the panel
  6. Using liquid glue, add the stars at different lengths under the sentiment.
  7. Add the finished panel to a A2 top folding white card base.

I really wanted to keep this card quite simple. I thought the background was so pretty I couldn’t bear to cover it up too much!

Supply List:

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

Thank you so much for joining me today. I appreciate everyone of you and enjoy reading all of your comments. Have a fantastic day!

16 thoughts on “Hero Arts My Monthly Hero December 2022 Blog Hop And Giveaway”

  1. The rainbow space card is my favorite! The bold background stamp is fabulous, my favorite element in the entire release/add-ons…so many possibilities with that one! Beam me up, Scottie🚀


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