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Awesome Add-ons: July Edition

by Hero Arts July 04, 2018 6 Comments

Hi stampers, it’s time for this month’s Awesome Add-ons feature! Before we dive into the project inspiration, here’s a look at all of the new add-on products introduced along with the July kit -- 4 clear stamp sets with coordinating Frame Cuts, 1 Stamp & Cut set, 1 Frame Fancy Die, 1 Bold Prints background stamp, and a fabulous Pink Liquid Watercolor...

Shop for the July MMH add-ons here

Today Creative Team member Ilina Crouse is going to share some fabulous “beyond the kit” ideas for a few of the add-ons. Take it away, Ilina...

Hi everyone, I hope you enjoyed all the projects with the new July My Monthly Hero kit that were shared here on the blog during the last several days. But there is more. For today I have two cards using two of my favorite sets from this month's release -- County Fair Pig and Ornate Carousel.

First I am sharing the little piggy card. This image is my favorite from the set, so I had to use it. To make the card start by stamping the image using Intense Black Ink onto alcohol friendly card stock. Color it using Copic markers or any other coloring medium of your choice and die cut it using the coordinating dies. Set it aside. Cut a panel from Pool Layering Paper measuring 3 3/4" x 5" and die cut a window using the Clouds Infinity Dies. Die cut several smaller clouds from vellum.

Stamp the sentiment onto Black Layering Paper with Versamark and emboss it with White embossing powder. Cut to size. Assemble the card and add some Ocean Mix and Champagne sequins to finish off the card. 

Next up is a card using the Ornate Carousel. To make this card start by stamping the images onto alcohol marker friendly card stock using Intense Black Ink and color the images. Die cut them using the coordinating dies and set them aside. Cut a panel from Snow Layering Paper measuring 3 3/4" x 5" and die cut a circle in the middle using the Circle Infinity Dies. Stamp "Happy Birthday" on the bottom using the Intense Black Ink

Cut panel measuring 3 1/2" x 4 3/4" from Sunshine Layering Papers and stamp the County Fair Bold Prints with Butter Bar Ink. Assemble the panel and adhere to a Black Folded Notecard. Add Champagne sequins to finish it off. 

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 account and place your order by tomorrow (Thursday, June 5 at 11:59am PT) to take advantage of this offer.

Happy stamping!

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6 Responses

paperpicnic
paperpicnic

July 04, 2018

Love both of your beautiful cards, Ilina! I’m especially smitten with the county fair pig! It’s very sweet!

Henriëtte
Henriëtte

July 04, 2018

Oh so gorgeous Ilina, what a lovely card, especially the second one with the Ornate Carousel stamp, also wonderful colouring on that. Thank you for showing these great creations.

Margaret
Margaret

July 04, 2018

Love your cards – so bright and cheerful!

Karen Hale
Karen Hale

July 04, 2018

Super add-ons with this new kit. Absolutely adore the pigs!

Lagene
Lagene

July 04, 2018

Awesome cards!

Karthikha Uday
Karthikha Uday

July 04, 2018

Lovely cards 😊