April My Monthly Hero Countdown + Giveaway: Day 2

by Hero Arts April 02, 2021 123 Comments

Hello and welcome back to the April My Monthly Hero countdown! Release day is coming up on Monday, April 5 at 1pm Eastern/10am Pacific. Our Creative Team is here to share another round of fabulous cards today. You'll find even more detail about these projects on the designers' blogs - links provided below.

Project #5 created by Maria Willis
Click HERE to visit her blog for more details.

Project #6 created by Daniel West
Click HERE to visit his blog for more details.

Project #7 created by Jessica Frost-Ballas
Click HERE to visit her blog for more details.

As you can see, the kit's geometric style lends itself to a wide variety of techniques and this is only the tip of the iceberg. We can't wait to see what creative ideas YOU have for these stamps, dies, stencils (yes, multiple!) and inks. 

WIN A KIT BEFORE YOU CAN BUY IT: Just leave a comment on this (and every) Countdown to Creativity post. We’ll randomly draw one lucky winner from comments left across all countdown posts on the Hero Arts blog. The winner will be announced first thing Monday morning, April 5, before the kit launches at 10am Pacific. The more you comment, the more chances to win. Good luck!

Thanks for stopping by. See you tomorrow for more peeks!





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100 Responses

Linda Hart
Linda Hart

April 05, 2021

This looks like such a fun kit.

Janelle Breson
Janelle Breson

April 05, 2021

The fish are fantastic! This looks like a great kit. One we will really be able to play with color combinations.

Scraporcraft
Scraporcraft

April 04, 2021

I like the patterns.

Rachel Groner
Rachel Groner

April 04, 2021

Love the monochromatic blue card!

Laurie Brown
Laurie Brown

April 04, 2021

Those fish are so cute and the bunny scene is adorable!!

Rosemary D
Rosemary D

April 04, 2021

really like the unique looks that you can create with this kit!

tina zapusek
tina zapusek

April 04, 2021

Love the geometric shapes in this kit!

Connie I Hoffman
Connie I Hoffman

April 04, 2021

I’m so intrigued on what the kit will be!

Susan Young
Susan Young

April 04, 2021

Looks like a fun whimsical kit this month!

Ann Kowal
Ann Kowal

April 04, 2021

Looks like a fun kit! Looking forward to it.

Dayle Shimamura
Dayle Shimamura

April 04, 2021

This release can’t come soon enough… this is just my style! It’s rare to find that balance of sweet and abstract!

Rita V.
Rita V.

April 04, 2021

This kit looks like one of a kind. The fish are stunning!

Susy Ramirez
Susy Ramirez

April 04, 2021

Love all the cards showcased here! The images are so exciting and unique! The little critters are so adorably cute! I can’t wait to see more from the kit.

Valerija
Valerija

April 04, 2021

Great inspiration from the designers! Amazing work.

Ann Ito
Ann Ito

April 04, 2021

As a retired math teacher these geometric stamps are speaking to me! Love!

Evelyn Larson
Evelyn Larson

April 04, 2021

Hello from Malta, New York. I am loving today’s peeks to this month’s kit so far like always it does not disappoint. Yay.

SabineVDK
SabineVDK

April 04, 2021

Love the geometric shapes in this kit!

Allie Fernandes
Allie Fernandes

April 04, 2021

An amazing kit, just like all the others! HA, I am so glad I found you. Monday hurry!!!!!

Nicole Nardi
Nicole Nardi

April 04, 2021

This kit is unlike any other. I like the geometric style!

Janet Trapp
Janet Trapp

April 03, 2021

Cool examples of a unique kit….

Carrie James
Carrie James

April 03, 2021

Love the bright fresh colours you guys are using, along with the geometric touches. It’s coming into Autumn here so it’s nice to see the Spring type colours too

Sheila Conolly
Sheila Conolly

April 03, 2021

I keep saying this but it is really nice to have a retro chic set to look forward to. Love the modern graphic design of this sneak peek!

Alina law
Alina law

April 03, 2021

Like the blue tones with the rabbit

Renee Heib
Renee Heib

April 03, 2021

Awesome cards!

Rachel Kleinman
Rachel Kleinman

April 03, 2021

Another round of beautiful cards! This kit is stunning

M Yu
M Yu

April 03, 2021

Love the fish and fun backgrounds!

Karen Talbot
Karen Talbot

April 03, 2021

Okay, this kit is totally on my radar! Loving everything I’m seeing!

Joyce
Joyce

April 03, 2021

Love all the fun geometric shapes.

Jackie Smith
Jackie Smith

April 03, 2021

Particularly love the fish! What great cards.

Sandy G
Sandy G

April 03, 2021

The design team has outdone themselves. This kit is going to be fun fun fun.

Marlena M
Marlena M

April 03, 2021

Wonderful cards by the team! THOSE TREES are so swoonworthy~

littlen44
littlen44

April 03, 2021

Looks like some interesting, creative shapes.

Angela McArthur
Angela McArthur

April 03, 2021

So excited by these countdown previews! Those are some great cards!

Marilee DeMars
Marilee DeMars

April 03, 2021

Great inspiration — the geometric these to this looks so interesting!

Kelly Kennedy
Kelly Kennedy

April 03, 2021

Great colours, so rich! These cards are fun to look at and very versatile!

Corinna Bonk
Corinna Bonk

April 03, 2021

This looks like a really fun and versatile kit!!

Eva B
Eva B

April 02, 2021

Just great! I really love this colourful inspiration! Can’t wait to see the kit!

Marisela Delgado
Marisela Delgado

April 02, 2021

Wonderful colors!

Dorothy Ayotte
Dorothy Ayotte

April 02, 2021

Stencils! That’s exciting. I really like the graphic, cartoonish look of the animals I’ve seen so far. Fun, fun, fun!

Marita Peppard
Marita Peppard

April 02, 2021

The stylized critters are unique! This may be my new favorite set 🙂

Sue D
Sue D

April 02, 2021

These are fabulous—love the one with the bunny.

Carol Wortman
Carol Wortman

April 02, 2021

Oh boy, this looks to be a very different Hero Arts Kit, and it’s looking terrific. Stencils, stand alone dies and even a cute critter. Suspenseful fun.

Miriam Prantner
Miriam Prantner

April 02, 2021

Great cards! Love the modern look of them and the stencils and I’m seeing!

Alice Turak
Alice Turak

April 02, 2021

Looks like an interesting kit. Love the backgrounds the artists have made.

Bonnie King
Bonnie King

April 02, 2021

I have loved everything I’ve seen of this kit so far. I think it’s great when you do kits that have a unique look – like you did in the November kit with the cool linocut style. The dragonflies, bunny, fox, butterflies, and stencils – everything so far just looks so cool. Can’t wait for the full reveal!

Madeline Littman
Madeline Littman

April 02, 2021

The rabbit and fish images are so adorable! Can’t wait to see the rest of the kit!

Doris F Hanhan
Doris F Hanhan

April 02, 2021

OOh! These are gorgeous.

Marie Ensley
Marie Ensley

April 02, 2021

Wonderful ink color combinations! Great bunny image!

Christina Gollero
Christina Gollero

April 02, 2021

I’m loving the bright happy colors again. The critters are what really has me excited about this kit! Can’t wait to see the whole thing! :)

Lyndi Kummer
Lyndi Kummer

April 02, 2021

Daniel, yours is fabulous as always!

Susan Kimura
Susan Kimura

April 02, 2021

What a unique kit! Love the graphic designs.

Andre M.
Andre M.

April 02, 2021

Adorable critters and a sweet plaid design on the last card, can’t wait to see more!

Denise Bryant
Denise Bryant

April 02, 2021

Wonderful designs! Looks like another winner of a kit!

Barbara-Jean Kubik
Barbara-Jean Kubik

April 02, 2021

Am really looking forward to Monday’s full reveal!

Jo Ann Danchik
Jo Ann Danchik

April 02, 2021

Fun cards. These graphic stencils will be great to use on the gelli plate as well. Love the fish.12

Shirley Galecki
Shirley Galecki

April 02, 2021

This kit looks so awesome and fun. Getting loads of ideas of what I can do with it.

Lori Lehnen
Lori Lehnen

April 02, 2021

So excited to see stencils included in this kit!
The bunny is so cute! I’m already imagining all of the wonderful cards I can make with this kit!

Sharon L Gullikson
Sharon L Gullikson

April 02, 2021

I just love these folk art looking stamps. LOVE THEM SO MUCH

Michelle Hackett
Michelle Hackett

April 02, 2021

I was so excited to see these designs and to learn that there are stencils in this kit. I love the versatility of stencils. Super excited to see the rest of this kit.

Donna Rohwer
Donna Rohwer

April 02, 2021

I love the interesting backgrounds, very unique set.

Kimberly McField
Kimberly McField

April 02, 2021

That bunny is very cute, and I’m loving all of the bright colors on the design team’s samples.

Golda Peterson
Golda Peterson

April 02, 2021

I’m thinking this release is going to be shapes and things to make with them, but I’m curious to see more ideas. Love the “plaid” made with the lines on the last card.

Kristina Gentle
Kristina Gentle

April 02, 2021

Oh yes! More critter i spy with my little eye! So exciting with these sneak peeks.

Susan McRae
Susan McRae

April 02, 2021

The more I see, the more I am loving this kit! Love the monochromatic bunny card!

Andrea B
Andrea B

April 02, 2021

These are fun cards! I especially love the layout and all the blues on the bunny card. Looking forward to this kit!

Phyllis Freese
Phyllis Freese

April 02, 2021

I love all the samples today as well as the one Lydia Fiedler posted on her blog. Interesting kit.

Iris Esther López
Iris Esther López

April 02, 2021

Great cards! I like the fish.

Gail Anderson
Gail Anderson

April 02, 2021

Such great examples today of the kit! I love the bright colors and all the geometric shapes!

Debby Jen
Debby Jen

April 02, 2021

I like the simple design. Look forward to seeing the whole kit.

Sara Barron
Sara Barron

April 02, 2021

That bunny is sweet. Looking forward to thr reveal.

Maria B
Maria B

April 02, 2021

The fish are fun. Can’t wait for the reveal. This looks to be an interesting set.

Sheri Kempke
Sheri Kempke

April 02, 2021

I’m in love with that bunny! So many cool cards, can’t wait to see the entire kit!

Cyndi Morris
Cyndi Morris

April 02, 2021

Love these beautiful, fun cards, especially the last one. Those fish are so adorable!

Gail Spresser
Gail Spresser

April 02, 2021

Loving the sneak peek of the monthly hero arts. Love the blue card with the bunny. Thank you for sharing.

Nancy Knapp
Nancy Knapp

April 02, 2021

This is a very interesting kit this month! Looking forward to seeing the whole kit.

Tami Bowman
Tami Bowman

April 02, 2021

Looking forward to seeing the entire kit!

Jennifer Lubbock
Jennifer Lubbock

April 02, 2021

Can’t wait to see the whole kit. Love the unique animals.

Jeannette Gaidawirth
Jeannette Gaidawirth

April 02, 2021

Everything looks so geo and modern. I love this!

Margaret R
Margaret R

April 02, 2021

The geometric patterns are wonderful! And I love those fish – so unique!

Rema DeLeeuw
Rema DeLeeuw

April 02, 2021

Cute cards!

Charlotte Schiff-Norton
Charlotte Schiff-Norton

April 02, 2021

I am intrigued with all the geometrics backgrounds, never really seen card ideas like that.

Lindsay Sherwood
Lindsay Sherwood

April 02, 2021

Love the bunny!

KC Wong
KC Wong

April 02, 2021

As usual – wonderful samples to provide some creative juices!

Bernadette M LaGory
Bernadette M LaGory

April 02, 2021

They just get better! Can’t wait to see the kit. OMG those fish! And trees and a bunny!

Lillian Prost
Lillian Prost

April 02, 2021

Love the geometric designs – the simple modern look…

BECCA YAHRLING
BECCA YAHRLING

April 02, 2021

Can’t wait to see this whole kit. It looks like a lot of fun, whimsical images.

Beverly Robinson
Beverly Robinson

April 02, 2021

I see so many possibilities for this kit. The fish could be tea cups, for example. I love to Play with shapes and colors when making cards.

Diana Shoaf
Diana Shoaf

April 02, 2021

I love that partial plaid for the background.

Bonnie Mayo
Bonnie Mayo

April 02, 2021

Super cute cards…love how bright and cheery they are. I can’t wait to see this kit!

Susan Lang
Susan Lang

April 02, 2021

I must say your gifts sometimes go in a totally different direction and I love it! This looks like some refreshing new ideas. Cannot wait to see all of it. Project # is just stunning!

Mary Holshouser
Mary Holshouser

April 02, 2021

Love the fun abstract designs.
Great scene from the combinations
of blue in the second card.
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KAREN K
KAREN K

April 02, 2021

Love the rabbit and the trees!

Kailash
Kailash

April 02, 2021

Love these unique and graphic designs, simply fabulous!

cecelia cole
cecelia cole

April 02, 2021

Such talented, imaginative cards for this release.

MaryAnn Somers
MaryAnn Somers

April 02, 2021

More fun cards……… every day I try to guess at what the theme will be for the new kit!

Laura Sweitzer
Laura Sweitzer

April 02, 2021

I love seeing all the examples. Your artists do so well showing all the ways the kits can be used.

Cynthia Stasiewski
Cynthia Stasiewski

April 02, 2021

This is going to be a quick favorite kit Such fun card inspiration.

Jeanne Beam
Jeanne Beam

April 02, 2021

Looks like an awesome kit! Love cards…
Thanks for sharing.

Linda Crowley
Linda Crowley

April 02, 2021

I really like the modern elements I’ve seen so far in the sneak peeks.

Dee Earnshaw
Dee Earnshaw

April 02, 2021

awesome cards – love the bunny card