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We are excited to bring you the launch of our August My Monthly Hero kit and add-ons! Our Creative Team has been so inspired by these products and we think you will be too! At the end of this post, look for a link to a blog hop that will give you many great ideas for creating your own projects using this month’s kit and add-ons.

The August My Monthly Hero Kit takes you on a celestial journey that you will surely enjoy! The stamp set is chock full of images to create a dreamy scene that takes you to the stars! Coordinating dies and a window frame make this even simpler. Use the moon and star stencil to make a background or choose one of the celestial patterned papers. Sequins and iridescent shimmer mists add just the right amount of sparkle.

This month’s kit contents include:

6″ x 8″ Clear Stamp Set
11 Coordinating Frame Cuts
1 Window Fancy Die
1.5 oz Celestial Sequins
1 Metallic Blueberry Mist (shake well before using)
1 Iridescent Gold Shimmer Mist (shake well before using)
1 5.25″ x 6.5″ Stencil
3 5″ x 7″ Assorted Patterned Celestial Papers

This kit is an amazing deal with so many goodies in it that the value is $77 but the cost to you is $34.99.

We also have many optional add-on products this month — 5 stamp sets, 4 coordinating Frame Cuts sets, a set of Infinity Dies, a Fancy Die, 2 background cling stamps and a woodblock stamp! Whew! We think you will love them all (if you do you can buy them all in a bundle at 11% less than if you bought them individually).

First we have the Astronomical stamp set and coordinating Astronomical Frame Cuts. This set is so versatile with lots of images to choose from and encouraging sentiments.

Next up is the Mewn & Back stamp set and coordinating Mewn & Back Frame Cuts. Cats and dogs in space? Yes please! It simply doesn’t get any more fun than that!

What’s your sign? Our next set is the Zodiac Birthday stamp set. It doesn’t matter which sign the recipient is — we have a stamp and birthday greeting for them!

Next up is the Cloudy Animals stamp set and coordinating Cloudy Animals Frame Cuts. This reminds us of lullabies and baby cards. What do you think you would create it with?

Next up is the Dream Big stamp set and coordinating Dream Big Frame Cuts. The style of this set is like the beautiful children’s books we have seen and read and you can create wonderful scenes or stand alone images with them.

Now onto the background stamps that will work nicely with the kit or add-ons to create the perfect background for any image or scene. The It’s Just a Phase stamp has a clean, graphic feel to it. 

The Pretty Moon Spiral Bold Prints stamp gives you a dreamy look that will work with any images.

This month’s Fancy Die is the Milky Way Window Fancy Die. Using this die gives you the perfect focal point for other images and embellishments.

As you make your projects, wouldn’t it be great to have clouds of any size to use for creating your high-in-the-sky scenes? You can with the Nesting Cloudy Infinity Dies. You get eight dies in this set!

Lastly, we have the Dreamship woodblock stamp. Perfect for a journey up in the clouds.

Our Creative Team member, Jayne made a project to share today using the kit and add-ons.

Jayne: As you’ve seen, this month’s kit contains so many beautiful celestial and fantasy images, plus lots of wonderful extras, it was almost impossible to decide what elements to use first. To make my card, I opted to use the kit’s moon and star stencil to cover a square panel of white cardstock. After inking over the stencil with water-based dye inks, I removed the stencil and lightly inked over the entire panel, with the same inks, to shade all of the white space. I used a Circle Infinity die to cut a partial circle from the panel’s upper edge and then inlaid a white circle into the die cut area, securing it to the back with tape. Then, I matted the panel with black cardstock and secured it to a white card base wrapped with a twine bow.

I stamped a variety of images from the kit with black ink, used the kit’s coordinating dies to easily cut around each image, and then secured them to the card with foam tape. I used a blue marker to color the stars and small moon. To finish the card, I added a fun sentiment that I embossed onto a strip of black cardstock. I also added a few of my favorite clear gems for a little bit of shine.

Thank you Jayne for giving us such great ideas.

A note for our kit subscribers: You have the opportunity to shop and add items this month without any additional shipping charges. Simply log in to your account and place your order by Thursday, August 11th at 11:59am Pacific in order to take advantage of this offer. Your kit may ship in a separate box than any extras and add-ons, but no additional shipping costs will apply. Kit shipping begins Friday, August 12th and continues throughout the following week.

Also, we are offering a reduced shipping rate of $9.99 for our kit subscribers when shipping to international destinations. You asked for it and we are thrilled to offer it!

We asked our talented Creative Team as well as some crafty friends to help us introduce this kit. Please be sure to visit all of their blogs  and leave a comment at every stop along the way. One reader will be randomly selected to receive a free August kit (or reimbursement if you have already purchased your kit!) Leave your comments on all of these blogs by Sunday, August 13th at 11:59pm Pacific, then look for the winner announcement here on the blog the following week.

The Hero Arts Blog

Jennifer McGuire

Nichol Spohr

Wanda Guess

Ilina Crouse

May Park

Yana Smakula

Lydia Fiedler

Jessica Frost-Ballas

Amy Tsuruta

Michelle Short

Libby Hickson

Thanks for stopping by!

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6 comments

Deborah Selby

August 07, 2017

Looks like a great kit. Can’t wait for it to appear in my mailbox.

Meghan G

September 05, 2017

ove all the samples

Donna

September 05, 2017

I love them all! The cards, the stamps, the dies, and your creativity!

marge

September 05, 2017

oh so many possibilities

Regina M Dziak

September 05, 2017

I wish there was not so much to like and yes love especially when I have just spent way too much money on already on stamping and die cutting, Hero Arts, Simon says and all the ones associated with Simon.
Thanks!

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