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MMH Countdown to Creativity

In addition to a set of travel themed stamps and a set of fun dies, I was excited to discover that this month's kit also includes a kraft-covered, lined notebook. It's a perfect little journal for recording travel memories, collecting crafty inspiration, or even managing to-do lists. Best of all, you can use the stamps and dies in the kit to create a fun and personalized journal cover.

June 2016 MMH by Jayne Nelson for Hero Arts

To create this journal cover, I started by using the kit's airplane die to cut several plane shapes from craft foam and then I mounted them to a clear acrylic block to create a stamp. Using [hero_product_link sku="AF233" text="Pale Tomato"] ink, I repeatedly stamped the airplanes across [hero_product_link sku="PS610" text="white layering"] paper. I adhered the stamped panel to the notebook cover and then applied a strip of double-sided tape along the left edge of the panel and covered the tape with gold glitter.

June 2016 MMH by Jayne Nelson for Hero Arts

I used the tag die to cut a tag from [hero_product_link sku="PS621" text="yellow"] layering paper and then I used the window die to cut a white panel. I love the versatility of these two separate dies. Using a selection of sentiment and image stamps from the kit, I stamped a label for the tag and three [hero_product_link sku="PW110" text="white"] embossed sentiments on cardstock strips. For extra interest, I added a die-cut airplane, a few gems and a twine bow. I'll be happily stashing this notebook and a few bright pens in my bag this summer - just to record those moments and ideas that I want to remember.

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 of the comments left across all countdown posts, and announce the winner first thing Monday morning, before the kit launches at 1pm eastern. The more you comment, the more chances to win!

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