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August My Monthly Hero Countdown: Idea #3 + Giveaway

by Ilina Crouse August 03, 2019 269 Comments

Hello! Welcome back to the countdown to the release of the August My Monthly Hero Kit! Release day is coming up on Monday, August 5th at 1pm Eastern/10 am Pacific. Now let's join Ilina for another look at the kit!

Hi everyone! Ilina here sharing another idea using this month's My Monthly Hero Kit. I had so much fun playing with this kit and creating different scenes. 

For today's card I used the castle die from the kit and die cut it from a piece of Dove White cardstock measuring 4" x 5 1/4", then colored with alcohol based markers. I slid a piece of paper between the castle and the sky in such a way that the castle was covered and ink blended Tide Pool ink to create the sky.

Next, I stamped the queen image using Intense Black ink, colored and die cut. Set it aside. I cut another piece of Dove White cardstock measuring 4" x 5 1/4" and cut a circle using the Circle Infinity Dies. To finish the card, I stamped the sentiment and assembled the pieces.

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 all the comments left across all countdown posts. The winner will be announced first thing Monday morning, August 5th, before the kit launches at 10am Pacific. The more you comment, the more chances to win!

Thank you so much for stopping by and hope you have a creative day! 





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Dawn
Dawn

August 03, 2019

Can’t wait to see the add ons with this amazing set!

Debbie McKelvey
Debbie McKelvey

August 03, 2019

Great card! I love the sentiment, it fits this so well. Can’t wait to play with this set!

Linda Kuhn
Linda Kuhn

August 03, 2019

Cute way to put the castle in the spotlight! This is going to be SUCH a fun kit to play with!

Sue D
Sue D

August 03, 2019

Fun sentiment to go with this royal scene.

Susy Ramirez
Susy Ramirez

August 03, 2019

I love these royalty cards! It looks like this kit is different from other designs I own. I love it 💖

Catherine
Catherine

August 03, 2019

The font used on the word stamps is perfect to go with the images. Looks like at kit with lots of potential for fun!

Cheryl Ferguson
Cheryl Ferguson

August 03, 2019

Very unique!

Kathy E
Kathy E

August 03, 2019

Pretty card and super looking stamps…can’t wait!

Sherri Little
Sherri Little

August 03, 2019

Love the royal blue gown!

Devra Joy
Devra Joy

August 03, 2019

Looks fun!

Tonya Byrd
Tonya Byrd

August 03, 2019

Love this layout! You could use it with just about every image we’ve seen so far! Can’t wait to see the reveal!

Susan Carlson
Susan Carlson

August 03, 2019

Love this card! Well done!

Barbara-Jean
Barbara-Jean

August 03, 2019

Really like the “encircled” castle!

Janet Trapp
Janet Trapp

August 03, 2019

Wowsa!!! What a cool card! Now I can’t wait to see the full reveal❣️

Gail Anderson
Gail Anderson

August 03, 2019

Fun card! I like that the sentiments in this kit can be used as the puns.

Pamella Albright
Pamella Albright

August 03, 2019

Such a nice card! Love the sky and circle cut especially. I am really looking forward to seeing the whole kit!

Kendra
Kendra

August 03, 2019

Love the fancy font and the great sentiment! What a fun kit this looks like.

Sarah
Sarah

August 03, 2019

Your card looks like a dream

Angela Self
Angela Self

August 03, 2019

I love the elegant simplicity of this card!

Krystal Showalter
Krystal Showalter

August 03, 2019

Love your simple, but striking card! I can’t wait for Monday to see the whole kit!

Cathy Y
Cathy Y

August 03, 2019

Lovely card. Looks like a great kit.

Arlene Plastine
Arlene Plastine

August 03, 2019

Ilina, I love your castle card! I also like the font of your sentiment, too.

Lauren
Lauren

August 03, 2019

Such beautiful elements to this kit! Love it!

Caroline
Caroline

August 03, 2019

What a beautiful card! Thank you for sharing. This kit has fairy tale theme??? Nice!.

Francine
Francine

August 03, 2019

This looks like a fabulous kit this month!

Francine
Francine

August 03, 2019

This looks like a fabulous kit this month!

Sally Edwards
Sally Edwards

August 03, 2019

A fantastic card, love your sentiment too😁

Denise
Denise

August 03, 2019

love this! This kit looks so versatile. Im loving the ‘fantasy’ themes.

Mariana Harris
Mariana Harris

August 03, 2019

Love the castle! Can’t wait to use it!

Louise Coviello
Louise Coviello

August 03, 2019

I love the castle die from this kit. I can’t wait to see the kit!

Rebecca Attwood
Rebecca Attwood

August 03, 2019

Such a gorgeous card – love that fun sentiment!

Shelia
Shelia

August 03, 2019

This is fantastic! Love the scene in the background with the queen on her throne in the forefront. That sentiment is perfect! Love this!

Cheryl Barrios
Cheryl Barrios

August 03, 2019

I love this card and I love how the Queen Rules – not the king! LOL!

Ellie U
Ellie U

August 03, 2019

This is such a lovely card! I like how the queen and the sentiment are on the outside with the castle actually inside the card!!

Janet
Janet

August 03, 2019

Love the castle. Cute card!

Melanie Ayers
Melanie Ayers

August 03, 2019

How fabulous is this going to be?

kel berg
kel berg

August 03, 2019

love these royally great cards! looks like this kit is different with a mystical theme! love it!

Lisa B
Lisa B

August 03, 2019

Can’t wait to see the rest of this kit

Nina
Nina

August 03, 2019

Ohhhhhhh my!! This months kit seems to be oozing with scrumptious goodies! I love this card so much!! Thank you for sharing, Ilina! 🤗

Deborah Mattingly
Deborah Mattingly

August 03, 2019

So pretty.

Beverly U
Beverly U

August 03, 2019

Love that sentiment! Your coloring is awesome!!

Mona
Mona

August 03, 2019

Awesome card! I love the castle!

Elaine
Elaine

August 03, 2019

Absolutely love it so super cute. Looking forward to seeing this kit

Robin Sousa
Robin Sousa

August 03, 2019

Very nice shading!

Juana Vega
Juana Vega

August 03, 2019

Great colors used here, it is the first time I notice the beautiful letters in the sentiment. Love this.

Susan King
Susan King

August 03, 2019

What a magical card and love the castle!

Natalie Winterstein
Natalie Winterstein

August 03, 2019

I love the castle! This is such a fun kit!

Martha Berry
Martha Berry

August 03, 2019

Perfect for the Queen’s birthday! Or someone who thinks she is the Queen. Let’s face it-we all know someone who fits the bill!

Christa Aldrich
Christa Aldrich

August 03, 2019

I love this picture and sentiment together! cant wait to see the wholekit!

Amy Peyton
Amy Peyton

August 03, 2019

This is such a beautiful card and I love the sentiment!

Charlotte E (Lady Joyful)
Charlotte E (Lady Joyful)

August 03, 2019

Such a lovely design. I really like that castle!

Tess Redel
Tess Redel

August 03, 2019

I love your softly blended sky and all the vibrant colors you used in coloring the images. I can’t wait to make a card like this when my kit arrives!

Anna Dowdy
Anna Dowdy

August 03, 2019

Wonderful card!!! Great kit

Jessica Shier
Jessica Shier

August 03, 2019

That castle is gorgeous and I love the sentiment you used with this one.

Lisa Woodburn
Lisa Woodburn

August 03, 2019

Love your design – can’t wait to see the whole set!

Peggy L
Peggy L

August 03, 2019

Love it all. Outstanding!!

Patty Gehrlein
Patty Gehrlein

August 03, 2019

I love this card! I can’t wait to see the entire kit!

Michelle Hackett
Michelle Hackett

August 03, 2019

This is really nice. Good job with the ink blending and design

Kimberly Lee
Kimberly Lee

August 03, 2019

I love the castle

Kathy
Kathy

August 03, 2019

Very pretty!

Sladjana Perisic
Sladjana Perisic

August 03, 2019

Ilina, the card is so elegant and absolutely stunning. Can’t wait to see the rest of the sneak peeks.

YVONNE  S MORENTIN
YVONNE S MORENTIN

August 03, 2019

This is awesome, i can’t wait to see the full kit.

Karen Chester
Karen Chester

August 03, 2019

This card is too funny. Instead of a queen, it could be my grandson. He rules his household. Can’t wait to see the rest of the collection.

Patricia Wilson
Patricia Wilson

August 03, 2019

I love these images for children’s cards. They would love them. Pretty cards. Like the bright colors. Thank you for all you do.

Toni L
Toni L

August 03, 2019

Adorable! Your card is wonderful and love that you placed the castle behind the aperture. This kit is on my list!

Shirlene Jones
Shirlene Jones

August 03, 2019

I can picture the castle as a shaker too.
Love the old English style font!!

Schmidenkiwi
Schmidenkiwi

August 03, 2019

That is such a beautiful castle. And I love the style of the sentiment. And the arrangement on this card is great.

Dori
Dori

August 03, 2019

So cute! and I love the font… fits the sentiment exACtly!

RosieJ
RosieJ

August 03, 2019

I am getting very e cited waiting for Monday. Can hardly wait for the August kit to come out.m out.

Dayle Shimamura
Dayle Shimamura

August 03, 2019

Love it! Sweet card Ilina!

Margery C
Margery C

August 03, 2019

Majestic card.

Nan Brown
Nan Brown

August 03, 2019

I’m so excited for this kit! The castle fancy die is amazing!

Louise Gustavsson
Louise Gustavsson

August 03, 2019

Love it 😍

ROSALIE JOHNSON
ROSALIE JOHNSON

August 03, 2019

My granddaughter is a “princess” and I would love to make this card for her! Such a sweet card!

Kimberly Dorval
Kimberly Dorval

August 03, 2019

This Castle is amazing! It’s going to be difficult to wait for my kit to arrive

Golda
Golda

August 03, 2019

This definitely looks like an interesting kit. Can’t wait to see the whole thing.

Kati C
Kati C

August 03, 2019

The perfect card for girlfriends who enjoy being treated as queens!!!! This is amazing. I can think of a thousand uses for the castle!! So excited about this new kit!!!

Charly
Charly

August 03, 2019

Love the font! What a fun card.

Lynn C
Lynn C

August 03, 2019

Wow! Perfect card for my sister! Really nice.

Tanna LoHouse
Tanna LoHouse

August 03, 2019

Such an adorable card!! Would be fantastic to win it!!

Tiffany R
Tiffany R

August 03, 2019

What a lovely card! I am looking forward to more inspiration from, what looks like, a fantastic kit.

Diana Metts
Diana Metts

August 03, 2019

Love the blended skit. I think it might be time to consider subscribing, I love these countdowns with so many ideas and techniques.

Jane A McBee
Jane A McBee

August 03, 2019

Beautiful card.

Karen Hale
Karen Hale

August 03, 2019

Love the castle! Fit for any princess.

Rachel W
Rachel W

August 03, 2019

I am really loving the castle! Can’t wait to get my hands on it.

Frances A Thorpe
Frances A Thorpe

August 03, 2019

Can’t wait to see the rest of the stamps and dies. Thank you for sharing.

Karry
Karry

August 03, 2019

This card kit looks likely is going to be a good one! Love the card!

Linda W. (ScrappinBari)
Linda W. (ScrappinBari)

August 03, 2019

Darling castle and I love the coloring! Cute sentiment too!

Julie Edwards
Julie Edwards

August 03, 2019

I’d really like to win this kit because I can already tell I am going to have to buy ALL the add-ons. This is so amazing and perfect!

Madeline L
Madeline L

August 03, 2019

The sentiment on this card is awesome!

Avra N Williams
Avra N Williams

August 03, 2019

Pretty!

Seema Raja
Seema Raja

August 03, 2019

And they lived happily ever after! The font is awesome❤️

Delores Oster
Delores Oster

August 03, 2019

Looks like a lot of fun. I have a few little girls that will love to help with this set.

BECCA YAHRLING
BECCA YAHRLING

August 03, 2019

This is so lovely!

Beverly Robinson
Beverly Robinson

August 03, 2019

What a fun card. Love the way you created the grass. Can’t wait to see the entire kit!

Gerlinde Townsley
Gerlinde Townsley

August 03, 2019

This is absolutely amazing! A must have!❤❤❤

Sheri K
Sheri K

August 03, 2019

What a gorgeous card—can’t wait to see the full kit.

Mindy Beverly
Mindy Beverly

August 03, 2019

Absolutely Gorgeous! I am in love with that castle die! So Beautiful!!

Cyndi Morris
Cyndi Morris

August 03, 2019

Seeing this card I immediately thought of my eight year old granddaughter. She’s definitely a “princess” and without a doubt she “rules” the castle! Lovely, sweet card.

Louise Horner
Louise Horner

August 03, 2019

How cute! Love the sentiment, “You Rule!”