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March My Monthly Hero Countdown: Idea #3 and Giveaway!

by Ilina Crouse March 03, 2018 422 Comments

We're back for another countdown post, leading up to the release of the March My Monthly Hero kit! Release day is Monday, March 5th at 1pm Eastern/10am Pacific. We’ll be here all weekend long, sharing ideas for using both the main kit, as well as new optional add-on products that will be available on Monday. And don’t forget to comment on each and every post as we’ll be giving away a kit on Monday morning, before the kit launches! Here’s Ilina with another card using the kit...

Hi everyone, I hope you are enjoying the Countdown posts so far. I love this month's kit because it's full with sentiments and word dies. I personally love the size of the word dies, as well as the font! My favorite is the "Hugs" one, so I had to use it on my card. I started by die cutting it from Snow layering paper and did it three times. I inked the first one with Versamark and used the sparkle silver embossing powder that comes in the kit to emboss it. I repeated this process 4 times, so I could get little bit more raised and dimensional look. Next, I adhered the other 2 die cuts on the bottom of the embossed one, to get even more raised sentiment. I set an acrylic block on top and let the adhesive dry while I was working on the rest of the card.  

I die cut Bold Graphic confetti die (this die is one of the March add-ons) from Pool layering paper and trimmed it down to 3 3/4" x 5"and sprayed with White iridescent shimmer spray (another add-on for March) and set it aside to dry. Next, I die cut a circle using the Circle Infinity Dies from dark gray layering paper (Midnight mix) and a matching one from vellum. I stamped with Versamark and embossed with White Detail embossing powder (again one of the add-ons for this month) on the vellum circle. I adhered both circles together and adhered the "hugs" die cut. 

I assembled my panel and adhered it to a dark gray note card (Midnight mix) and adhered some sparkling sequins that come in the kit to finish my card.

I hope you have been enjoying the sneak peeks so far, and don't forget to come back later today for another countdown post! 

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 the countdown posts, and announce the winner first thing Monday morning, March 5th, before the kit launches at 1pm Eastern. The more you comment, the more chances to win!

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Vidalia Pimentel
Vidalia Pimentel

March 05, 2018

So pretty.

Colleen
Colleen

March 05, 2018

Pretty font!

Monica Wiechmann
Monica Wiechmann

March 05, 2018

The background diecut is so cool
Liz Lee
Liz Lee

March 05, 2018

I am in LOVE with the background die cut! simple and elegant and sets everything off so nicely!

Amy Kleinschmit
Amy Kleinschmit

March 05, 2018

Nice! Cannot wait to get mine and play!

Sarah T.
Sarah T.

March 05, 2018

The silver is such a stand out. Love the swirly script.

Linda
Linda

March 05, 2018

Love this colour combination!

Cindy Robinson
Cindy Robinson

March 05, 2018

Very simple, but beautiful card. I love the colors used!

Rebecca Hackett-Leas
Rebecca Hackett-Leas

March 05, 2018

Love love love! Bold graphic confetti die is spectacular.

Anne-Laure Barabé
Anne-Laure Barabé

March 05, 2018

Nice card. I really like the hugs die and the dimension of it ! :)

Frances Alfaro
Frances Alfaro

March 04, 2018

The background die and use of the embossing powder to layer “hugs” is beautiful. Thank you for sharing.

Clarissa Vicencio-Wickens
Clarissa Vicencio-Wickens

March 04, 2018

What a gorgeous card, love the effect of the midnight mix on vellum. I love this background die too.

cardhappyone
cardhappyone

March 04, 2018

Love the color combo…it’s fab!

Jennifer L.
Jennifer L.

March 04, 2018

I love this color combo and the background die!

Sherry Olson
Sherry Olson

March 04, 2018

This is a must have kit. Can’t wait.

Barbara Woodard
Barbara Woodard

March 04, 2018

Love your design and color choice. Amazing release

Linda Edwards
Linda Edwards

March 04, 2018

Such pretty colors. Love the confetti die!

Janet Ingraham
Janet Ingraham

March 04, 2018

Great colors for wonderful layers!

Glenn Zdziarski
Glenn Zdziarski

March 04, 2018

Love what you did with the different elements! Can’t wait to get my hands on that background die!!! Looks great!

Kathy s
Kathy s

March 04, 2018

What a pretty card- love your colours, so elegant. Thanks for sharing and your inspiration.

Annalis Luck
Annalis Luck

March 04, 2018

I adore the background die! It seems so versatile!

Kendra
Kendra

March 04, 2018

What a unique card. I can’t wait to see the whole kit!

Marjorie Dumontier
Marjorie Dumontier

March 04, 2018

This color combo is awesome !

D.Ann C
D.Ann C

March 04, 2018

Love that silver on silver with the happy, scripty Hugs and that cool circle infinity die cut in mint!!

Kate B
Kate B

March 04, 2018

I love the colors you used! The background is so pretty with the iridescent spray!

MandaLJ
MandaLJ

March 04, 2018

What a fabulous colour combination – your card is beautiful!

Nicole
Nicole

March 04, 2018

Love the confetti die!

Robin P
Robin P

March 04, 2018

Nice card. I love the sparkled hugs.

Michelle Brown
Michelle Brown

March 04, 2018

Love the silver sparkle embossing powder! Love the color combo too.

Denise Bryant
Denise Bryant

March 04, 2018

Awesome card! I love the colors! Beautiful sentiment… love that ‘hugs’ die!

Barb T
Barb T

March 04, 2018

Your color palette is beautiful. The hugs dies is going to be fun to use.

Sara N.
Sara N.

March 04, 2018

I love the colors on this one. Can’t wait to see the whole kit.

Kelsey Thomas
Kelsey Thomas

March 04, 2018

Such a pretty card! :)

Barbara Schmitz
Barbara Schmitz

March 04, 2018

I luv this color combination! Thanks for the great inspiration!

Joy Revert
Joy Revert

March 04, 2018

I love the scriptiness of the die cuts. TFS.

Dolly Spiller
Dolly Spiller

March 04, 2018

Wonderful! Fabulous word die

Michelle Chmelar
Michelle Chmelar

March 04, 2018

Really like the silver embossing on the sentiment. I love this kit!

Evelyn Larson
Evelyn Larson

March 04, 2018

I love the silver embossing powder. Wow what a nice look atfer so many times on the amazing word die. Looking forward to checking out this basic card kit this month.

Tara Rahemat
Tara Rahemat

March 04, 2018

Love that background die! And that silver die on silver paper is subtle yet bold

Callie
Callie

March 04, 2018

Love the match of the colors.

Lisa A creations
Lisa A creations

March 04, 2018

I love how you embossed the die cut Hugs various times to get it to look raised. Awesome card. Can’t wait to see the full reveal.

Scarlett
Scarlett

March 04, 2018

I can’t wait to see what’s in this kit! :D

Aimee
Aimee

March 04, 2018

Love the add ons so far…

Rosanna H
Rosanna H

March 04, 2018

The background die is very nice. I really like the font on the word die, can’t wait to see the entire kit for this month.

Linda Peabody
Linda Peabody

March 04, 2018

I really like your color combo. Different. And that background dies.

Gretchen N
Gretchen N

March 04, 2018

Look at that die cut! LOVE the heat embossing and the sliver, then you add in that gorgeous background! (I love a good background die cut) Gorgeous!

jeanae
jeanae

March 04, 2018

Very soothing colors! I love the heat embossing.

Golda
Golda

March 04, 2018

What a fun card! I really like the sparkle embossing you added to the sentiment.

Kylie Newcombe
Kylie Newcombe

March 04, 2018

Fantastic

Laura Giannini
Laura Giannini

March 04, 2018

Love the background die almost as much as the word die!

F. Andre
F. Andre

March 04, 2018

Such a lovely background pattern. I love the colour combo on this card.

Susan
Susan

March 04, 2018

Love these colours, so beautiful

ReNae Allen
ReNae Allen

March 04, 2018

I love this card! The colors are perfect for this time of year… as we transition into spring, the gray and pool colors remind me of a rainy day in March – still a little bit cold and the perfect day to get a hug from someone you love! The technique of stacking the diecuts to form an element for your card is one I will have to try!!
Karen B
Karen B

March 04, 2018

I love the dimension created on the die cut!

Barbara N
Barbara N

March 04, 2018

Lovely color combo. Thanks for the inspiration.

Melissa B.
Melissa B.

March 04, 2018

Yes, that “hugs” sentiment is so very lovely! Beautiful card!

Monica Croteau
Monica Croteau

March 04, 2018

Love this card. Looks like metal. So pretty!

Dawn Keene
Dawn Keene

March 04, 2018

White detail embossing is beautiful! What a great addition, will be getting one.

K. Eley
K. Eley

March 04, 2018

All around beautiful card! Love the colors, the layout, everything! So happy the embossing powder will be in the kit!

Sarah L.
Sarah L.

March 04, 2018

Such a pretty card. The silver sparkle embossing powder looks like foil! Wow!

Kim M Jacobs
Kim M Jacobs

March 04, 2018

Love the colors. Really beautiful.

Lauren Z.
Lauren Z.

March 04, 2018

Love the color scheme. Another beautiful way to use the kit. Looking forward to it’s release!

Dianne Kozil
Dianne Kozil

March 04, 2018

Wow what a beautiful card. Looks like it could be made very quickly for such a gorgeous card!

Mary Hansen
Mary Hansen

March 04, 2018

I love all the shimmer and shine!

Tommie Miller
Tommie Miller

March 04, 2018

Love this one! Can’t wait to see the entire kit tomorrow.

Anne Furth Snelgrove
Anne Furth Snelgrove

March 04, 2018

Love wheat you did with the hugs die cut and the silver embossing powder. I’m going to need to get a number of the add-ons for this month, too.

Heike
Heike

March 04, 2018

Love the colors you used in this card.

Isabel Z
Isabel Z

March 04, 2018

This kit looks so versatile—love it!

Linda Roberson
Linda Roberson

March 04, 2018

A beautiful card! I just love the soft green and grey together. Thank you for your hints as I am new to card making.

Christine Smith
Christine Smith

March 04, 2018

Gorgeous colours and gorgeous card! xxx

Lee Larsen
Lee Larsen

March 04, 2018

The backgrounds on this card are a great idea! They add just the right touch!
Michele Hogarth
Michele Hogarth

March 04, 2018

Love how you created the dimensional die cut. Thanks so much for sharing.

Retta Lutte
Retta Lutte

March 04, 2018

Silver sparkle embossing powder? Yea!!!!!

Pamela Toriello
Pamela Toriello

March 04, 2018

?X?X❤️X?X?X?

Kari D
Kari D

March 04, 2018

This card is so beautiful. From the pool die cut background to the ‘sterling silver’ hugs. SIGH! Thanks for the inspiration.

Dana M
Dana M

March 04, 2018

Awesome card! Love that it is clean but lots of terrific details to add interest.

Hilit
Hilit

March 04, 2018

I love it. So lovely!

Aggie O.
Aggie O.

March 04, 2018

The color combo on this card really makes the dies and Stamps stick out!

Beth Lowery
Beth Lowery

March 04, 2018

This is stunning?! I love the elegant simplicity!

CaroleRenn
CaroleRenn

March 04, 2018

I’m getting so anxious to see the rest of this months offerings. I can hardly wait.

Heidi Macy
Heidi Macy

March 04, 2018

Love the color combo! TFS!

Tammy Weirich
Tammy Weirich

March 04, 2018

Different, love the colors used.

Nita K.
Nita K.

March 04, 2018

This is a gorgeous card! I love the shimmer.

Heather
Heather

March 04, 2018

So pretty

Lisa Galvan
Lisa Galvan

March 04, 2018

Vellum and triple layer of embossing adds nice touch.

Muchelle Montemurro
Muchelle Montemurro

March 04, 2018

Love the background. The colors look great together

Marianna
Marianna

March 04, 2018

Great color combination! Love the ‘Hugs’ die!

Karen Arana
Karen Arana

March 04, 2018

Love the contrast of the grays and the pool color paper on this card.

Luci Manos
Luci Manos

March 04, 2018

Great card! Can’t wait for the release.

Jan Elmore
Jan Elmore

March 04, 2018

The ‘Hugs’ scripty is perfect!

Stacey Kowbel
Stacey Kowbel

March 04, 2018

Gorgeous card – love the colours! Can’t wait to see the full reveal.

Barbara Weaver
Barbara Weaver

March 04, 2018

I like the grays in this card.

Jackie S
Jackie S

March 04, 2018

Thanks for the tip on how to layer the sentiments and weight them down. Lovely card, too, and the style could be used in so many different ways.

Diane Hover
Diane Hover

March 04, 2018

So pretty, love the sparkle of the silver and the added details!!

Jen Mensah
Jen Mensah

March 04, 2018

This is beautiful! Loving this kit!

Barb S
Barb S

March 04, 2018

What a great idea. Love this card.

Janet
Janet

March 04, 2018

Love the colour combo of mint green, grey and silver. Beautiful.

Margaret B
Margaret B

March 04, 2018

This background die is awesome! I can see so many uses for it – definitely a must have!

Ruth Davis
Ruth Davis

March 04, 2018

Beautiful card and I love the color choices.

teresamnj
teresamnj

March 04, 2018

Love the cool shimmeriness of this card!

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