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December My Monthly Hero Countdown: Idea #2 + Giveaway

by Ilina Crouse November 29, 2019 167 Comments

Welcome back to the countdown to the release of the December My Monthly Hero kit! Release day is Monday, December 2, at 1pm Eastern/10am Pacific. We will be here all weekend long, sharing inspiration before the launch on Monday. Now let's join Ilina for a look at this beautifully detailed kit celebrating our Earth!

Hi everyone! Ilina here for today's sneak peek of the December My Monthly Hero kit. This month is all about celebrating Earth. The kit includes absolutely gorgeous images and a new Earth Palette Reactive Ink pad that I used on my card.

To make the card start with a 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" piece of Dove White cardstock. Use ink blending tools or brushes to blend strips of ink colors from the Reactive Ink pad included in the kit. I used a smaller brush to make sure that I didn't contaminate the neighboring colors on the pad.

Once you are satisfied with the result let it dry. In the meantime stamp the hands and Earth using Intens-ified Black ink and color with alcohol markers. Next, die cut using the coordinating Frame Cuts that are included in the kit.

Once the ink-blended background is dry, trim it down to 4" x 5 1/4". Stamp the sentiment using Clear Embossing and Watermark ink and emboss using White Embossing Powder. Adhere the stamped elements. Using fun foam, adhere to a Dove White top folded card.

Thank you for stopping by and hope you have creative day!

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, and announce the winner first thing Monday morning, December 2, before the kit launches at 10am Pacific. The more you comment, the more chances to win!





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100 Responses

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December 06, 2019

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Lisa DeLong
Lisa DeLong

December 02, 2019

Such a beautiful inked background. A very nice card. I can see these colors being used for ocean type scenes too.

Georgann Smith
Georgann Smith

December 02, 2019

The ink blending is so beautiful! This card is so heartwarming!

Carol Gatton
Carol Gatton

December 02, 2019

You are so talented! Your colors are wonderful.

Anushree Vaish
Anushree Vaish

December 02, 2019

Such a dear card…I love the whole idea …Thank you so much!!

Nanette Leiker
Nanette Leiker

December 02, 2019

I love your card and the theme for this month’s My Monthly Hero kit!Thank you for sharing your techniques with us!

Tanna lohouse
Tanna lohouse

December 02, 2019

So colorful!! Fabulous card!!

Valerija
Valerija

December 02, 2019

gorgeous card!

Francine
Francine

December 01, 2019

Can’t wait for the reveal! Looking really fab!

Jessica Kerr
Jessica Kerr

December 01, 2019

Love the color blocking and peaceful images and sentiment

Teri S.
Teri S.

December 01, 2019

Ilina I love the depth of colours you put down in the background & the hands holding the world has so much symbolic meaning. Love this peek!

Shannon Howell
Shannon Howell

December 01, 2019

Thank you for sharing, Ilina! Love the bold look.

tina z.
tina z.

December 01, 2019

amazing design, I love it.

Hilde Larsen aka. Tindaloo
Hilde Larsen aka. Tindaloo

December 01, 2019

gorgeous card, that is amazing background colors u blended ♥

Michele W
Michele W

December 01, 2019

Lovely card. I especially like the colorful background. Thanks for sharing!

Beth Harple
Beth Harple

December 01, 2019

Just loving the simplicity of this card

Sandy Small
Sandy Small

December 01, 2019

Great card! It is such a simple design, but it says so much. Those colors are beautiful together.

Teri Wils
Teri Wils

December 01, 2019

Gorgeous colors my favs! Great card!

Angela
Angela

December 01, 2019

Love the colors on this card.

Valerie G
Valerie G

December 01, 2019

Such an earth caring and kind card.

GLenda M Sultan
GLenda M Sultan

December 01, 2019

Nice color choices for your background. The green in the background colors make the earth pop. Lovely sentiment also.

Charly
Charly

December 01, 2019

That background gradient is flawless!

Kathy D.
Kathy D.

December 01, 2019

This is a beautiful card, and I’m going to love ink blending the backgrounds for cards from this stamp set. Can’t wait to see all of the things included in this month’s kit!

Kimmer Manera
Kimmer Manera

December 01, 2019

I absolutely just love this! It makes my heart so happy! Fabulous!

Michelle V
Michelle V

December 01, 2019

Every time I see this image I sing a song… Lol gorgeous card!

Emily Henry
Emily Henry

December 01, 2019

A perfect sentiment to begin the New Year

Jennifer Scull
Jennifer Scull

December 01, 2019

I love the vibrant bg with these stamps! Such a great card! :)

jill allard
jill allard

December 01, 2019

very pretty card as usual thank you for the chance to win

Carlijn
Carlijn

December 01, 2019

Wow, the color blending is stunning, great bright colors! I love the Earththeme 💚

Laura
Laura

November 30, 2019

Unique card

Rema DeLeeuw
Rema DeLeeuw

November 30, 2019

Lovely card!

Karen L K
Karen L K

November 30, 2019

Wow love those colors on your background from the Earth Palette ink pad! Nice design too!

Jodi Warren
Jodi Warren

November 30, 2019

Love the background colors, absolutely gorgeous!

Rebecca Ednie
Rebecca Ednie

November 30, 2019

Beautiful blending. Can’t wait for my kit.

Bethany M
Bethany M

November 30, 2019

Your ink blending is so perfect!! :)

Claudia N
Claudia N

November 30, 2019

Love the bold colors! Beautiful card!

Virginia Ellison
Virginia Ellison

November 30, 2019

I love to see all the countdown ideas…. Love all the creativity…..Beautiful card Ilina….

Patsy Armstead
Patsy Armstead

November 30, 2019

Your card is so nice. I really like the colors you used. That imagery is so timely. Thanks for sharing!

Leanne in Cali
Leanne in Cali

November 30, 2019

Fun card with great colors!!

Pamela Shea
Pamela Shea

November 30, 2019

The ink blending is great. Love the card.

Heather Mills
Heather Mills

November 30, 2019

Fabulous background and such a beautiful sentiment!

karenajo
karenajo

November 30, 2019

Love the sentiment and the design of your card! The background colors are marvelous! Thanks for sharing!

Phoebe
Phoebe

November 30, 2019

Very nice card!

Kimberly McField
Kimberly McField

November 30, 2019

I love the themes of the sneak peeks and can’t wait for this kit!

Karthikha Uday
Karthikha Uday

November 30, 2019

Fantastic blended background for an awesome card!!

Teddie Newhouse
Teddie Newhouse

November 30, 2019

Beautiful background! Love this card.

Shannon
Shannon

November 30, 2019

The background is amazing!

Shannon
Shannon

November 30, 2019

The background is amazing!

NCDonna
NCDonna

November 30, 2019

Oh My! Those background colors are so rich! Can’t wait to see the whole kit!

Lynne Gaudet
Lynne Gaudet

November 30, 2019

Oh my! This kit is going to be spectacular! What a gorgeous card! Thanks for sharing this amazing sneak peek!

Ana
Ana

November 30, 2019

I love this card! It is original and inspiring.

Jenna Batik
Jenna Batik

November 30, 2019

I love the blended effect of the background. It is so beautiful. I can’t wait to see the entire release.

Marisela Delgado
Marisela Delgado

November 30, 2019

So pretty.

Eva
Eva

November 30, 2019

That‘s a wonderful card – with bright colours but clean and simple – I love it!!

Cindi Lynch
Cindi Lynch

November 30, 2019

Spectacular blending!

Susanbcards
Susanbcards

November 30, 2019

Beautiful colors, graphics and sentiment!

Tanya Boser
Tanya Boser

November 30, 2019

Gorgeous creation, Ilina!! You are definitely wetting my appetite for this kit.

Jane A McBee
Jane A McBee

November 30, 2019

A beautiful card with an inspiring sentiment.

Laurie Miller
Laurie Miller

November 30, 2019

What fun and variety this kit offers.

Lagene
Lagene

November 30, 2019

Beautiful creation! I love the lovely background!

Rachel
Rachel

November 30, 2019

So many possibilities with this -can’t wait to try out this kit.

Bertha
Bertha

November 30, 2019

That’s a lovely ink blended background! Great clean and simple card.

Sharon Gullikson
Sharon Gullikson

November 30, 2019

The background really stands out to me. GORGEOUS!!! It is perfect with the image

Kendra
Kendra

November 30, 2019

Gorgeous background! I have so many ideas for this kit for earth day!

Robin Keith
Robin Keith

November 30, 2019

Hero Arts does a great job designing unique MMH kits! Love the simplicity of this card.

Miriam
Miriam

November 30, 2019

Great sentiment!

Steffi H.
Steffi H.

November 30, 2019

Wow, amazing color blending background.

Ashley Shaffer
Ashley Shaffer

November 30, 2019

beautiful blended background i love this card!

Avra N Williams
Avra N Williams

November 30, 2019

Great ink blended background!

Gail Anderson
Gail Anderson

November 30, 2019

Love the colors of this blended background! Can’t wait to work with those inks!

Joanne B Coleman
Joanne B Coleman

November 30, 2019

I love the ombre effect! one of my favorite techniques. can’t wait to play with the new kit!

Schmidenkiwi
Schmidenkiwi

November 30, 2019

Beautiful colored background.

Cyndi Morris
Cyndi Morris

November 30, 2019

Gorgeous, sweet card. That ink blended background is amazing. Love the Earth stamp and the sentiment is wonderful.

Toni L
Toni L

November 30, 2019

Love the simplicity of this card with the gorgeous inked background.

Renee Fallon
Renee Fallon

November 30, 2019

I love the globe image and the idea for this card.

Judy V.
Judy V.

November 30, 2019

This is gorgeous. Love the sentiment and coloring.

Charlotte G
Charlotte G

November 30, 2019

I love the use of the inks to make a beautiful background. The message is wonderful!.

Mary Holshouser
Mary Holshouser

November 30, 2019

Like the song – “he has the whole world in his
hands” – fantastic. thanks for sharing
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Beth
Beth

November 30, 2019

Awesome kit as always!

Melissa K
Melissa K

November 30, 2019

Colors are bright and beautiful. Thanks for sharing your design.

Sue D
Sue D

November 30, 2019

Great sentiment and I like the ink blended background.

Melissa K
Melissa K

November 30, 2019

Colors are bright and beautiful. Thanks for sharing your design.

Lonya H Mathys
Lonya H Mathys

November 30, 2019

Looking forward to seeing this kit. It looks like great sentiments. Thanks for the peek.

Meghan Kennihan
Meghan Kennihan

November 30, 2019

Beautiful colors and background! WOW

Dorothy Mutatopulos
Dorothy Mutatopulos

November 30, 2019

The earth stamp is so crisp and clean and the hands caressing the Earth is so beautiful and really packs a statement.

Jackie S
Jackie S

November 30, 2019

I love the hands around the earth, and that vibrant background. Lovely card

Mary Beth
Mary Beth

November 30, 2019

Great card! All the ink blending is amazing but the globe is my favorite!

Sharron Gregory
Sharron Gregory

November 30, 2019

Love this month’s theme! Your card is fabulous — such beautiful coloring!

Bonnie Darroch-Dean
Bonnie Darroch-Dean

November 30, 2019

Love the sentiment! Beautiful job on your colors. Looking forward to the kit!

Michelle Hackett
Michelle Hackett

November 30, 2019

This is a great card. I love the hands. They could be used for so many types of cards, holding different items.

Cindy C.
Cindy C.

November 30, 2019

Wow a wonderful background for the focal elements!!

Nan Brown
Nan Brown

November 30, 2019

Stunning, I love the background.

Jeanne Beam
Jeanne Beam

November 30, 2019

Such an awesome card! Love the colors of the background…
Thanks for sharing.

Lisa Byers
Lisa Byers

November 30, 2019

This kit promises to send great messages!! I love the images!!

Amanda
Amanda

November 30, 2019

I’m so excited about this kit. I hope it has many Mother Earth sayings.

Engeline
Engeline

November 30, 2019

I love the background and the theme of this kit, so much happiness!

Carol Krup
Carol Krup

November 30, 2019

This kit looks wonderful! Protecting our Earth is so important and now we can make cards that support this idea. Thank you for showing us how, Linda!

Cyndee S.
Cyndee S.

November 30, 2019

Your card is out of this world. Couldn’t resist the punny humor….

SarahC
SarahC

November 30, 2019

Gorgeous colors and sentiment. It really speaks to taking care of our world. TFS

Theresa P
Theresa P

November 30, 2019

Beautiful color blending on the background! Great card!