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Awesome Add-ons: February 2020 Edition

by Hero Arts February 05, 2020 9 Comments

It's time for our Awesome Add-ons feature, friends! Along with the February My Monthly Hero kit, this month we've introduced a festive grouping of stamps and dies that you can turn to again and again to create birthday cards, invitations, party decor, and more. We're also excited to reveal NEW packaging for 2020 - you'll be seeing this refreshed look on shelves going forward!

Shop for the February MMH add-ons here

Today we're delighted to have Debi Adams returning to share some fabulous die-cutting inspiration. Take it away, Debi...

Hello friends! I’m Debi Adams and I’m happy to be back on the Hero Arts blog especially when we have such amazing designs and products to work with and share. Today I am bringing you two cards that feature Fancy Dies only. My background is in die-cutting, having been in that part of the industry for over 15 years. Getting to do these two cards was like going home.

A birthday card is a main staple in my house. I think I need several every month. Bet you do too! This card is fairly quick and easy to create since the Happy Birthday Cake Fancy Die with the sentiment does everything. I made it into a shaker card by adding acetate behind the words and elevating it onto the card base. Real sprinkles were used for the shaker pieces. The balloons were embellished with Reactive Inks.

For my second card, I chose to mix and match two different sets, the Party Fox Stamp & Cut and the Banner Letterset Fancy Dies. When I initially saw the tiny banner (the sun in this case), I actually thought it was a sun. Lol. However, I do like the the idea of purposing a product in a different way and so I decided to go ahead and make it a sun this time. I used Reactive Inks to soften all of the banner pieces as well as the backdrop for the sun. This card has a main image, background and a sentiment, all the elements needed to complete the piece.

Hope you learned a little something today. Thanks for joining me here. Hope to see what you have been creating!

XO,
Debi Adams

A reminder for all My Monthly Hero subscribers: You have the opportunity to add extra items, including but not limited to add-ons, to your kit shipments with no additional shipping charges. Simply log in to your Hero Arts store account and place your order by 11:59am PT on Thursday, February 6 to take advantage of this offer.

Happy stamping!





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9 Responses

Denise Bryant
Denise Bryant

February 06, 2020

Great add-on items! I especially love the Happy Birthday Cake Fancy Die! Awesome cards! The shaker card with the cake die looks fabulous, and I love the fun colors and dies on the Sweet Wishes card!

Karen L K
Karen L K

February 06, 2020

Love that shaker card! The banner card is also nice with it’s nice design and cheerful colors!

Bienchen Mittwollen
Bienchen Mittwollen

February 06, 2020

Love them! The shaker card is so pretty ❤️ I love that the words look as if they were part of that die abd i really love how the candles turned out 😍

Deborah Cooper
Deborah Cooper

February 06, 2020

Fabulous cards! I especially like the Sweet wishes.

Henriëtte
Henriëtte

February 05, 2020

Awesome Add-ons and Awesome card you made with it Debi!
Thank you so much for sharing your inspiration and have a wonderful day.

Carol E Wortman
Carol E Wortman

February 05, 2020

I too thought it was a sun.. tee he, Love these cards so much. Real candy shakes? Hmmm?

Lagene
Lagene

February 05, 2020

Super creations, LOVE the shaker card!

Cindy C.
Cindy C.

February 05, 2020

These bright and happy card sure put me in a party mood!

Bonita Reyes
Bonita Reyes

February 05, 2020

Beautiful use of died!