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July My Monthly Hero Countdown + Giveaway: Day 1

Jul 01, 2023 Hero Arts

A new month is here and today we are excited to kick off the countdown to the release of the July My Monthly Hero Kits! One bit of housekeeping before we begin: please note that release day will be two days later than usual this month, due to Independence Day here in the US. Hero Arts will be closed on Tuesday, July 4. You will be able to purchase the new kits and add-ons on Wednesday, July 5 at 1pm Eastern/10 am Pacific. In the meantime, the Creative Team will be right here, sharing lots of inspiration before the launch.

Let's jump right in with four wonderful cards! Who's up for some fresh air and a visit to the park?

Project #1 created by Jayne Nelson (Premium Kit)

Project #2 created by Dana Joy (Classic Kit)
Click HERE to visit her blog for more details.

Project #3 created by Michelle Short (Premium Kit)
Click HERE to visit her blog for more details.

Project #4 created by Jennifer Kotas (Classic Kit)
Click HERE to visit her blog for more details.

Eager to see even more? Join us again tomorrow for the next round of peeks! We will be here the next two days to share inspiration leading up to Wednesday's launch.

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 comments left across all countdown posts on the Hero Arts blog. The winner will be announced first thing Wednesday morning, July 5, before the kit launches at 10am Pacific. The more you comment, the more chances to win. Good luck!

Happy weekend,

177 Responses

Debbie P

Debbie P

July 05, 2023

So many possibilities with these sets!

Colleen Jo Howell

Colleen Jo Howell

July 05, 2023

Great kit, I m loving the add on kit the best. So many great cards you can make and that ant background stamp is precious

Anna Seniw

Anna Seniw

July 05, 2023

Oh boy……love that relaxing scene by the water!

Helen F

Helen F

July 05, 2023

What wonderful cards created by the team!! I love these fun picnic dies – such super fun and the floral stamp is so beautiful and elegant. A great new release!!

Melissa Dare

Melissa Dare

July 05, 2023

I love all of the cards and cannot wait to see the kit options! Premium is what I will be opting for and hope it doesn’t sell out before I can get my hands on it. Or perhaps I would be blessed enough to win one. You never know. Have a happy and safe 4th!

Amy O

Amy O

July 04, 2023

Such relaxing images!
Thanks for the chance.

Debra Capps

Debra Capps

July 04, 2023

The picnic basket is adorable! Cant wait to see the rest!

Debbie Snyder-Puder

Debbie Snyder-Puder

July 04, 2023

Love so much about this kit. The picnic, the food, nature. Also love Jayne’s card although they’re all wonderful. 😍

Karen Kemplin

Karen Kemplin

July 04, 2023

Love the Beautiful Day card by Jayne. It’s so relaxing to look at. I want the Premium Kit now!

Geneviève Milot

Geneviève Milot

July 04, 2023

That first card has me wanting premium. Amazing inspirations

Drena Putz

Drena Putz

July 04, 2023

Oh my goodness, the picnic pieces are too cute! They are definitely something different than anything we’ve seen in a while. Can’t wait to see the rest!

Kelly Santi

Kelly Santi

July 04, 2023

SUCH an gorgeous new release! I love the colors, designs and versatility of these fabulous cards! Thanks for sharing!

Karin Wrasman

Karin Wrasman

July 04, 2023

What a wonderful theme of picnics, water and wildflowers!

Marcie Bagley

Marcie Bagley

July 04, 2023

love the ombre effects. Cannot wait to see the kit!

Karen L Kirkman

Karen L Kirkman

July 04, 2023

Such summer fun in this release! Love the flowers especially done in rainbow colors!

Emily

Emily

July 04, 2023

Love the picnic stuff!

Patsy Armstead

Patsy Armstead

July 03, 2023

The picnic scenes always appeal to me. All they need now is some bread, cold cuts and fruit. No ants please!

Tracy Rivera

Tracy Rivera

July 03, 2023

What fun cards! The kit looks like it will be a lot of fun too!

Connie Johnson

Connie Johnson

July 03, 2023

Love! Love! Lovin’ all the texture on these cards!!! A great new release! Really like that new picnic basket :)

Virginia Ellison

Virginia Ellison

July 03, 2023

Looks like a summery kit…. these projects are so cute….

Dawn N.

Dawn N.

July 03, 2023

Can’t wait to see the full reveal!

Roberta Sadler

Roberta Sadler

July 03, 2023

These projects are beautiful. The theme say summertime to me.

Barb Adams

Barb Adams

July 03, 2023

That picnic basket is wonderful. I just might have to have it.

Mary Moisan

Mary Moisan

July 03, 2023

I’m sold on the basket and those flowers are lovely.

Karen J

Karen J

July 03, 2023

Love the picnic basket!

Brenda Meilak

Brenda Meilak

July 03, 2023

OOH looks like a new floral stamp in the classic kit – can’t wait to see it because it’s calling my name!

Jessica Hay

Jessica Hay

July 03, 2023

So fun!

Barbara Roberts

Barbara Roberts

July 03, 2023

Love that picnic basket with all the goodies.

Lisa Bloker

Lisa Bloker

July 03, 2023

Love #2

Tracy Ross

Tracy Ross

July 03, 2023

Wow this kit looks amazing. Can’t wait to see the whole thing

Erica loscalzo

Erica loscalzo

July 03, 2023

Great kit

Suzanne Hue

Suzanne Hue

July 03, 2023

I love when die cuts can be used to make a great card! Love these examples. I can’t wait to see the full kit offerings.

Tammy Joyce

Tammy Joyce

July 03, 2023

I really like the Find your Bliss card and the Hello friend. So pretty. TFS

Becky Partan

Becky Partan

July 03, 2023

I can see lots of possibilities with this kit. I would love to win it.

BECCA YAHRLING

BECCA YAHRLING

July 03, 2023

Loving everything I see. Gorgeous inspiration.

linda mei

linda mei

July 03, 2023

Wish I was on a picnic right now! Beautiful cards

Karen adams

Karen adams

July 03, 2023

This card kit looks like fun! Great cards!

Lorena

Lorena

July 03, 2023

I am loving how these dies look inlaid together.

Debbie Frank

Debbie Frank

July 03, 2023

So far the Inspirations are fabulous! loving the picnic basket, so fun!

Linda H.

Linda H.

July 03, 2023

The cards are wonderful. Love the picnic basket.

Christine Szekeres

Christine Szekeres

July 03, 2023

I love this inspiration. Some lovely cards here! Would be so excited to win a kit!

Judith

Judith

July 03, 2023

Lovely cards—I love the picnic basket and the wildflowers!!

Paula Portelli

Paula Portelli

July 03, 2023

Oh my goodness, you all have outdone yourselves and this is only the the first peek!

Lorraine Buttner

Lorraine Buttner

July 03, 2023

Loving everything I see in this reveal. Can’t wait to see it all!

Lynnette Crowe

Lynnette Crowe

July 03, 2023

The picnic images are fantastic!

Viv

Viv

July 03, 2023

Always excited to see what’s coming up. Love some of the simplicity we can create

Cindy Graham

Cindy Graham

July 03, 2023

Can’t wait to see more. Loving the flower image; it can be used as a silhouette, or multi-colored and more!

Rebecca

Rebecca

July 03, 2023

Ooh, looks fun!

Jennifer Lubbock

Jennifer Lubbock

July 03, 2023

Lovely cards! I really like the wildflower silhouette stamp. Looking forward to seeing the full kit!

Anne Marie Davis

Anne Marie Davis

July 03, 2023

Pretty florals and great dies. The premium kit looks like a winner.

Stacy Tiffin

Stacy Tiffin

July 03, 2023

Love the picnic!! This looks like it’s going to be such a fun release!!!

Michele

Michele

July 03, 2023

Your picnic basket looks like my Longaberger Picnic and Market Basket!❤️

Margery C

Margery C

July 03, 2023

Who doesn’t love a picnic?! Excited to see the whole set & dies.

Joni

Joni

July 03, 2023

What a fun kit, great cards

Vicki Robe

Vicki Robe

July 03, 2023

What a fantastic kit. Great for nice detailed scene backgrounds and like everyone else I love the picnic basket! Keep up the awesome work Hero Arts.

Kathy Leitch

Kathy Leitch

July 03, 2023

This is so cute! I can’t wait to get started!14

Darlene Renshaw-Busch

Darlene Renshaw-Busch

July 03, 2023

This kit is awesome. I love the botanicals and the picnic basket, picnic set, etc. so cool for summer 🥰

Marjorie Peila

Marjorie Peila

July 03, 2023

Love the picnic theme!

Carol Matsumoto

Carol Matsumoto

July 03, 2023

Lovely summer cards! Love Love the sentiment font! :)

Patty Hart

Patty Hart

July 03, 2023

This looks like a fun kit. Love the picnic basket.

Bonnie King

Bonnie King

July 03, 2023

This looks like a good one! Love what Dana and Jennifer did with the silhouette wildflowers – so pretty!

Beth Merrill

Beth Merrill

July 03, 2023

The picnic basket is just so precious!

Georgie D’Alessandro

Georgie D’Alessandro

July 03, 2023

I L-O-V-E summer card kits. They are always so bright and cheerful. I look forward to this time of year and creating fun cards for my friends and family. This kit really looks great. Love the picnic theme and I have the ants to go with it. Hope I win.

Nancy Roth

Nancy Roth

July 03, 2023

I love the silhouette cards. Simple but striking.

Laura Hanson

Laura Hanson

July 03, 2023

Love the picnic theme.

Kim Heath

Kim Heath

July 03, 2023

Love the cards! I would love to win the kit! Thank for giving me the chance.

Bart Cost

Bart Cost

July 03, 2023

Great looking set!

Kelly Fusco

Kelly Fusco

July 03, 2023

I really like the wildflowers stamp. Looks like a fun kit!

Tabatha Ainsworth

Tabatha Ainsworth

July 03, 2023

Perfect set for summer!

Melissa Leftrick

Melissa Leftrick

July 03, 2023

Awesome inspiration! Love this kit!

Stacey Kowbel

Stacey Kowbel

July 03, 2023

This looks like such a great kit! Fantastic inspiration!

Jessica Kerr

Jessica Kerr

July 03, 2023

OMG how cute us that picnic set! Another outbof the park kt!

Jessica Kerr

Jessica Kerr

July 03, 2023

OMG how cute us that picnic set! Another outbof the park kt!

Nancy Weger

Nancy Weger

July 03, 2023

These are beautiful. Love the flowers – both the rainbows, and the beautiful blues.

Elaine H

Elaine H

July 03, 2023

I like what I’m seeing so far!14

Mary Ann Reilly

Mary Ann Reilly

July 03, 2023

Gorgeous cards! I really love the first card. That scene looks like you could walk into it and enjoy your day.

Virginia Lawton

Virginia Lawton

July 03, 2023

Such a peaceful setting, love the picnic basket. I can imagine myself sitting there !

Judy S

Judy S

July 03, 2023

Love the picnic basket! Can’t wait to see the other components!

Denise Canales

Denise Canales

July 03, 2023

Love this new collection, beautiful cards

Carrie Sheridan

Carrie Sheridan

July 03, 2023

I love that picnic basket! Lovely cards!

Sue Stout

Sue Stout

July 03, 2023

So cute! Love the picnic basket!

Andrea V

Andrea V

July 03, 2023

Love all the peeks! The ones with the wild flowers really speak to me because of the colors, love the picnic basket and wine bottle, and the relaxing summer scene reminds me of vacation. Another awesome kit for sure!

Lauren T

Lauren T

July 03, 2023

Love the picnic blanket

Jan Vint

Jan Vint

July 03, 2023

Loving everything I’m seeing about this kit – the summer vibe, the colours, the happy feeling of all of the cards. I can’t wait to see the full kit!

Janet

Janet

July 02, 2023

These cards are so pretty! I love the picnic basket.

Linda Hardy

Linda Hardy

July 02, 2023

That picnic basket!!!!!!

Joan VanCourt

Joan VanCourt

July 02, 2023

Love both the elements of both kits! These cards are so colorful and summery! Love those dies from the Premier kit!

Laura Sherrick

Laura Sherrick

July 02, 2023

Love the summery feel of this kit. Can’t wait to see more.

Susy Ramirez

Susy Ramirez

July 02, 2023

Wow! I absolutely love this months kit! Perfect for summer! I especially love the unique picnic basket.

Janet Hinesley

Janet Hinesley

July 02, 2023

This is so fun. Can’t wait to see the rest.

Janet Hickok

Janet Hickok

July 02, 2023

Love the picnic theme! Can’t wait to see the rest of the release.

Sharon Suske

Sharon Suske

July 02, 2023

This looks like a great kit! Thanks for the chance to win!

Christianne Fent

Christianne Fent

July 02, 2023

Love the picnic themed die cuts. Can’t wait to see more ideas on how to use them.

Kathy Fetting

Kathy Fetting

July 02, 2023

This month looks just as good as previous months. Can’t wait to see more ideas!

sylvia vicari

sylvia vicari

July 02, 2023

Loving the picnic basket

Golda Peterson

Golda Peterson

July 02, 2023

This first peek is looking good! Excited to see more.

Beverly Wilkinson

Beverly Wilkinson

July 02, 2023

Love the wildflower silhouette and picnic slide diecuts! So loving the summery feel!

Madeline Littman

Madeline Littman

July 02, 2023

Love both cards made from the premium kit. The beach scene and picnic basket are so fun!

Karen Saiewitz

Karen Saiewitz

July 02, 2023

I need this set! So many fun things!

Barbara-Jean Kubik

Barbara-Jean Kubik

July 02, 2023

Lovely summer scenes!

Tracy  Steinbach

Tracy Steinbach

July 02, 2023

This kit so far is really nice I can’t wait to see the whole thing! Thanks for the chance to win.

Eoin Kennedy

Eoin Kennedy

July 02, 2023

I love the wildflowers at the bottom of Project 4! Such a nice touch to the card.

Rachel W.

Rachel W.

July 02, 2023

I absolutely love this months kit. It is the perfect summer theme! I especially love the wild flowers. Thanks to all the design team for the beautiful examples.

Irma Y-R

Irma Y-R

July 02, 2023

Love the floral inspiration & the sentiments!

Lauryne Cunningham

Lauryne Cunningham

July 02, 2023

I love all the picnic dies! Can’t wait to see the kit!

Michele Whalen

Michele Whalen

July 02, 2023

Love the wildflower silhouettes and the font used for this month’s kit. Looking forward to seeing what else is in the kit!

Carol Thelen

Carol Thelen

July 02, 2023

I live the silhouette stamps—beautiful and useful!

Carrie Ross

Carrie Ross

July 02, 2023

This looks like another amazing kit perfect for summer cards. Love the picnic basket! Adorable!

Avra Williams

Avra Williams

July 02, 2023

Looks like a versatile summery kit!

Marilee DeMars

Marilee DeMars

July 02, 2023

This kit looks like it could be a lot of fun, I love all the ideas.

Patricia E Wilson

Patricia E Wilson

July 02, 2023

Looks like a very interesting kit. Love the beach scene and the picnic basket. Great ideas.

Becky Moore

Becky Moore

July 02, 2023

This looks like such a fun, happy kit! Just looking at the samples made me smile.

Nancy Knapp

Nancy Knapp

July 02, 2023

Wow! I love what I am seeing! I love the wild flowers!

Laura P.

Laura P.

July 02, 2023

This looks like a terrific kit! The dies and fonts are fabulous. Great design team samples!

Chris Handy

Chris Handy

July 02, 2023

I love Hero Arts kits. This one looks like it contains fun products.

Jordan Kanouse

Jordan Kanouse

July 02, 2023

That picnic basket is the cutest!! Can’t wait to see more!

Cindy C Oliphant

Cindy C Oliphant

July 02, 2023

I think the little cloud dies are the cutest things I’ve seen in a while!

Kelsey Thomas

Kelsey Thomas

July 02, 2023

These are beautiful cards! I really love those wildflowers!

Donna Phelan

Donna Phelan

July 02, 2023

Nothing better than a picnic by the sea! Can’t wait to see this FAB Kit!

Cheryl Agresti

Cheryl Agresti

July 02, 2023

Summer is my favorite time of the year! Can’t wait for the July Kit!

Samantha Pfrimmer

Samantha Pfrimmer

July 02, 2023

I am so excited about the latest kit. The inspiration from the design team is incredible!

Shawn Harcrow

Shawn Harcrow

July 02, 2023

Its always exciting to try to figure out each month’s kit by the snack peeks. I never guess right. I do like what appears to be die cutting as well as stamping to create unique and different cards

Shelice Walker

Shelice Walker

July 02, 2023

I love the idea of having a kit involving picnics in the park.

Jennifer Smith

Jennifer Smith

July 02, 2023

I love the flower border!! Really pretty. Can’t wait to see more!

Geri S

Geri S

July 02, 2023

I’d happily visit the park with these terrific cards! Looks like a great kit!

Mary Holshouser

Mary Holshouser

July 02, 2023

Love the picnic basket and contents.
The picnic scene is relaxing and warm.
Great cards. thanks for sharing.

Janet Sisk

Janet Sisk

July 01, 2023

I just love the solid flower border stamp! The picnic basket is spot on, too. Thanks for the inspiration!

Pai C Meng

Pai C Meng

July 01, 2023

Lovely samples!

Gretchen Moore

Gretchen Moore

July 01, 2023

What a relaxing release for the summer !!

Lori Lehnen

Lori Lehnen

July 01, 2023

Love what I see on today’s sneak peek and am anxiously awaiting to see more!

Grace Hahn

Grace Hahn

July 01, 2023

Lovelovelove the summer vibe

Cynthia Poritz

Cynthia Poritz

July 01, 2023

I just visited some National Parks, so this should come in handy for my scrapbooking.

Michelle Hackett

Michelle Hackett

July 01, 2023

I’m sensing a summer theme. Great sneak peek!!!

Robin Keith

Robin Keith

July 01, 2023

Oh, I am loving this kit already!!!

Phyllis Freese

Phyllis Freese

July 01, 2023

What cute scenic cards from a picnic to relaxing by the water. Love all the detail that goes in to these dies.

Gail Spresser

Gail Spresser

July 01, 2023

These wonderful cards have me anxious to see the whole kit! Thanks for sharing!😊

Lisa-Marie

Lisa-Marie

July 01, 2023

Such pretty cards! They make me want to go on a picnic!

Von Marie

Von Marie

July 01, 2023

What a fun kit!!! It looks so relaxing and just what I need to make cards for everyone and all Occasions.

Katy Jessup

Katy Jessup

July 01, 2023

The little picnic blanket is adorable! Loving the wildflowers in those different colors too! Can’t wait to see the whole release!

Sheri Kempke

Sheri Kempke

July 01, 2023

Lovely cards—can’t wait to see the entire reveal of this kit!

Christy Malone

Christy Malone

July 01, 2023

This looks like a fun one! I love all the little picnic elements!

Alma Dirpaul

Alma Dirpaul

July 01, 2023

Another amazing kit!

Marty Harris

Marty Harris

July 01, 2023

Wow! Great cards! Love the clever summer dies in the premium kit.

Heather Reese

Heather Reese

July 01, 2023

This looks like a fun kit! I love the picnic theme – perfect for summer!

Dianne Sims

Dianne Sims

July 01, 2023

Last month was my first Hero Arts Premium kit – and I Loved it!
Everything went together well and the quality is first rate!
So I’m gonna sign up for another

Michele Hogarth

Michele Hogarth

July 01, 2023

Love all the examples so far especially Michelle’s I can envision that picnic basket and champagne bottle as wedding shower invitations.

Cynthia Olheiser

Cynthia Olheiser

July 01, 2023

This set looks to be a fun summer themed kit. Looking forward to the full reveal!

Diana Shoaf

Diana Shoaf

July 01, 2023

I just love silhouette florals – and love the great outdoors scene – sooo summer!

ANN D

ANN D

July 01, 2023

I love all the textures happening in the cards, also the subtle shading. Take me away . . . . . !

Marie Ensley

Marie Ensley

July 01, 2023

This looks like a wonderful kit to mix and match with others! Looking forward to checking back for more fun sneak previews!

Shirley Temmle

Shirley Temmle

July 01, 2023

This is so sweet! I love the sentiments. I can’t wait to see it all!

Maria B

Maria B

July 01, 2023

I want to see more of what this kit has to offer.

Sandy Koca

Sandy Koca

July 01, 2023

My family had frequent picnics in a park. There was a stream that ran through it, and we always fed the ducks our crusts. So many happy memories coming back to me as I look at these cards!

Hannah Carnahan

Hannah Carnahan

July 01, 2023

Picnics are my favorite way to enjoy a meal. Can’t wait to see the full contents of the kit!

Susan Lang

Susan Lang

July 01, 2023

OMG! So far I love what I sea!!! Looks like a great kit is on the way.

Denise Bryant

Denise Bryant

July 01, 2023

Wonderful cards! I love the tranquil scene, the picnic basket and the beautiful wildflower silhouette! Looks like some fabulous kits!

Teresa Rogers

Teresa Rogers

July 01, 2023

Wow I am loving the floral silhouettes!

Marlene Chlebowski

Marlene Chlebowski

July 01, 2023

These projects are amazing! Fun summer vibes. Can’t wait to see more.

Michelle Bethel

Michelle Bethel

July 01, 2023

Beautiful cards

Kim Taylor

Kim Taylor

July 01, 2023

Looks like another fabulous MMH!!

Maddy Adolf

Maddy Adolf

July 01, 2023

I love those wildflowers!!

Andrea Horabin

Andrea Horabin

July 01, 2023

Forgot to mention I can’t get on to Jayne Nelson’s site to leave a comment. Sorry.

Margaret Montgomery

Margaret Montgomery

July 01, 2023

Looks like a wonderful ‘summer’ kit. I love the picnic basket.

Andrea Horabin

Andrea Horabin

July 01, 2023

Really loved seeing the DT’s cards, although I love them all I think the last card that had silvery shadows was very cleverly done. I’d not seen a shadow done like this before. I’m looking forward to trying it myself . Thank you to all for the inspiration X X

Laura Verderame

Laura Verderame

July 01, 2023

Love this kit. It looks to me that the premium one will sell out quickly!

Natasha Vacca

Natasha Vacca

July 01, 2023

Wow!!!! I love the wildflowers!!!! The picnic basket is AWESOME too! Can’t wait to see more!

Jeanne Beam

Jeanne Beam

July 01, 2023

Looks like a wonderful kit. Love the picnic rug and basket. ❤️

Pamela McGillin

Pamela McGillin

July 01, 2023

The stamping is so crisp.

Manda Leong Johnston

Manda Leong Johnston

July 01, 2023

I love the picnic rug!

Manda Leong Johnston

Manda Leong Johnston

July 01, 2023

I love the picnic rug!

Fionna Wheatley

Fionna Wheatley

July 01, 2023

Love love love what Jennifer and Dana did with the kit! Can’t wait to see more! Reminds me of spring( winter here in Western Australia… 0.4 degrees! ) cold!

Cyndee Scholet

Cyndee Scholet

July 01, 2023

I love the color gradations on the wildflowers. Love the texture on the basket! ANother interesting scene die set that looks like it may pair with others in your line.

Helen Budzik

Helen Budzik

July 01, 2023

What an amazing summer collection. Every sample on this countdown reveals a “must have” for my craftroom. Thanks!

Meghan Kennihan

Meghan Kennihan

July 01, 2023

Stunning scenes! I LOVE the little picnic basket!!!

Amy Cooley

Amy Cooley

July 01, 2023

I love these beautiful cards! It’s looking like another fun kit this month!

Sue D

Sue D

July 01, 2023

I like these 4 wonderful cards and the fresh air and park visit.

Judy Gordon

Judy Gordon

July 01, 2023

Oh my. This kit looks like so much fun

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