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My Monthly Hero with Ilina Crouse – Day 1

by Hero Arts Info March 19, 2016

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This weekend we are joined by special guest Ilina Crouse, with ideas for using the March My Monthly Hero kit! The kit and add-ons are still available, but quantities are very limited. Add them to your stamping collection before they are gone forever!

For my first card I was inspired by the current trend of adult coloring books, and this flower reminded me of them. I repetitively stamped a flower from the kit on a panel of white card stock and trimmed it. I trimmed the same size of vellum card stock and adhered it on top of the panel so the stamped flowers have a little softer look.

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I stamped another flower and die cut it, then colored it with Chameleon pens. I added the little strip with the sentiment and adhered to the panel. I, then, adhered the panel onto a Sunshine folded card included in the kit.

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For my second card, I used [hero_product_link sku="PS640" text="pool layering paper"] to cut a panel, then using [hero_product_link sku="VC250" text="VersaMark ink"] I stamped some of the flowers and leaves from the kit, and added a sentiment from [hero_product_link sku="CL949" text="You're So Lovely"]. I embossed them all with [hero_product_link sku="PW110" text="white embossing powder"].

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I, then, added some pool gems from the kit, and adhered my panel onto a white card base.

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I did a little watercoloring for my final card today. First I did very faint blue watercolor wash onto a watercolor paper panel and sprinkled it with some blue and pink, then with some diluted white acrylic paint and clear Wink of Stella glitter.

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While my background was drying, I stamped the butterfly onto watercolor paper, embossed it in white embossing powder and die cut it. Then I colored it with Zig Clean Color brush pens. I adhered it to my watercolor panel and added some gold thread and sequins. To finish it, I adhered it to white card base.

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Thanks for sharing your beautiful cards, Ilina! Ilina will be back again tomorrow with even more ideas!

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