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November My Monthly Hero Countdown: Idea #4 + Giveaway!

by Ilina Crouse November 04, 2017 403 Comments

We are back with another look at the November My Monthly Hero release! The kit will be available on Monday, November 6th at 1pm Eastern/10 am Pacific. We’ll be sharing ideas for using the main kit and optional add-on products all weekend long, so stay tuned for more project inspiration! Now let’s join Ilina, who is sharing another look at this fabulous kit. 

I hope you are enjoying the Countdown to Creativity posts so far and you are excited to see the full kit and add-ons on Monday! For today I have another idea/project to share with you using the main kit. I made some tags that can be used as ornaments, too. 

I started by stamping my images on Snow layering paper. For the tree I used the Lime to Forever Green ombre ink pad, for the star Tide Pool ink pad, and for the ornament I used the Strawberry Bold ink and over-stamped with the Delicata Gold Glitz ink cube provided in this month's kit to get some shimmer. After I was done stamping the images I die cut them, and die cut same shapes from Snow layering paper and acetate. Next using the smaller dies from the kit (for the ornament and star) and the add-on Tag Frames Infinity Dies (for the tree) to cut windows on the stamped images. As well I cut the window shapes from some fun foam.

To stamp the sentiments perfectly centered, I positioned the back part (snow die cut) and the window die cut ( the stamped image) on top of each other and stamped in the opening using the Delicata Gold Glitz ink cube that comes in the kit. 

Once I had all the elements I assembled my tags/ornaments without adding the sentiment layer, added some Frost and Champagne sequins and then adhered the last/back layer. I added gold string to finish it off. 

If you would like to use them as ornaments and don't want to see the white back, you can make two of each and adhere them together back to back. Or you can make two of each except the back layer and stamp on both sides of the back layer, then assemble them. There are so many possibilities! 

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, November 6th, before the kit launches at 1pm Eastern. The more you comment, the more chances to win!

Thanks so much for stopping by today! Be sure to come back tomorrow for another look at this month's kit!

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Meg
Meg

November 05, 2017

Oooh, that star though! This looks likes it’s gonna be an amazeballs kit.

Lisa
Lisa

November 05, 2017

This is the most excited I’ve been to get a kit. The size seems perfect the ideas are swimming in my head. Thank you for the beautiful tag/ornaments examples.

Cheryl Robertson
Cheryl Robertson

November 05, 2017

Seems like a very versatile kit. Love the tags you made.

Michele W
Michele W

November 05, 2017

Love your great shaker tags/ornaments! This looks like such a great kit. Thanks for sharing!

Tanya Suresh
Tanya Suresh

November 05, 2017

Love the shaker looking tags – such a neat idea!

Nancy Sue
Nancy Sue

November 05, 2017

These new Die cut shapes I’m loving they are so versatile.

Jill
Jill

November 05, 2017

These are so cute!

Alma Dirpaul
Alma Dirpaul

November 05, 2017

I would love to make ornaments for Christmas gifts. Thanks for the inspiration.

Jeanette D.
Jeanette D.

November 05, 2017

Oh, I love these Ornaments. This is going to be another awesome kit packed with lots of Christmas-ey goodness :)

Annette P
Annette P

November 05, 2017

These are lovely enough to use as ornaments on the tree!

Janet
Janet

November 05, 2017

What lovely ornaments. Such a versatile set.

Deb J.
Deb J.

November 05, 2017

Beautiful tags with such a lot of possibilities. Love your idea to make them double sided to hang on a tree. The gold ink overlay takes your tags from everyday to an elegance. Love it.

Carol H.
Carol H.

November 05, 2017

Wow, the ornaments are so pretty! Love these!

Judith B.
Judith B.

November 05, 2017

Finding out about the smaller dies for the ornament and star shape makes me even more excited about this kit!

Lindsay Olmstead
Lindsay Olmstead

November 05, 2017

These are so super creative! Love the versatility you’ve shown with using the stamp set!

janet
janet

November 05, 2017

Beautiful ornament tags! LOVE the sheen from the Delicate ink
:-D

Niralee Yeisley
Niralee Yeisley

November 05, 2017

Really great idea. Love the shaker tags.i am very excited for this kit

Heather K.
Heather K.

November 05, 2017

These would be fun to use as picture frame ornaments!

karenajo
karenajo

November 05, 2017

What clever shaker tags and they would make such great ornaments too! Thanks for the inspiration !

Miranda
Miranda

November 05, 2017

Beautiful ornaments, Ilina!

Maureen Reiss
Maureen Reiss

November 05, 2017

I love these tags!!!

Sue Manning
Sue Manning

November 05, 2017

I love the ornament theme. This can be used in so many ways!

hwgang
hwgang

November 05, 2017

I love these. Always a tease to wait, though!

diana @ Playing
diana @ Playing

November 05, 2017

This is an amazing kit.

Anne Wylie
Anne Wylie

November 05, 2017

Great design! Can’t wait for the full unveiling tomorrow!

Karen Daniels
Karen Daniels

November 05, 2017

I love these ? The creativity is endless with this kit. So excited!

Anne Wylie
Anne Wylie

November 05, 2017

Great design! Can’t wait for the full unveiling tomorrow!

cheryl s
cheryl s

November 05, 2017

Too cute – shaker tree ornaments; great idea!!

Tammy B
Tammy B

November 05, 2017

Another great project. Can’t wait to see the full kit tomorrow.

StephanieM
StephanieM

November 05, 2017

I like the idea of making shaker tags. Oh, and I love this kit!

Sally Trogdon
Sally Trogdon

November 05, 2017

You read my mind…really want to make these shaker ornaments for gifts to go with cards this Christmas..sure hope I have time!! Thanks for the inspiration and great card kit! It’s perfect!

Peggy Rose
Peggy Rose

November 05, 2017

Love these ornaments!! Oh, I so can’t wait to see this kit!!

Jane Rakonczay
Jane Rakonczay

November 05, 2017

What pretty ornaments. Love all the ideas for using the new dies,

Jodi Dorchak
Jodi Dorchak

November 05, 2017

So beautiful with the gold ink on top! Getting happy!

Helen Gullett
Helen Gullett

November 05, 2017

They are festive tags!

Naama E
Naama E

November 05, 2017

These are such fun!! REALLY can’t wait to see the full kit :D
Thanks for sharing!

Ashley Shaffer
Ashley Shaffer

November 05, 2017

oh boy i am excited for the metallic ink pads. i almost bought them last week glad i didn’t lol. i just am so excited for these holiday sets hero arts is releasing they have all been so great. i love being a subscriber. if you are on the fence about subscribing, do it do it do it. it was one of the best decisions i have ever made! makes cards so easy and still very fun!!!!!!

Deborah Cartwright
Deborah Cartwright

November 05, 2017

Another winner!

Carla
Carla

November 05, 2017

I absolutely love HERO ARTs Kits!! Totally Awesome!

Woendi Levitt
Woendi Levitt

November 05, 2017

Super cute idea. This would be a great project to do with my grandkids. This looks like it’s going to be ANOTHER amazing kit

Woendi Levitt
Woendi Levitt

November 05, 2017

Im so excited for this kit. I was just looking to maybe order and try the delicata inks and now one comes in the kit! WOO HOO!!!!

Heather Spiegel
Heather Spiegel

November 05, 2017

Loving the ornament creativity with these designs! Gorgeous with the embossing!

Helen
Helen

November 05, 2017

What a great use for these designs.—the central cut outs add something special. tfs

Linda Sodano
Linda Sodano

November 05, 2017

Love the shaker tags. Great for tree ornaments !
Can’t wait to see the full kit!

CaroleAnn
CaroleAnn

November 05, 2017

I am loving these ornaments and the creativity I am seeing from all of you – such great inspiration. Thank you for sharing and giving me an opportunity to win this wonderful kit!!!

Karen Mills
Karen Mills

November 05, 2017

Pretty ornaments!

Eve Nelson
Eve Nelson

November 05, 2017

These tags are lovely. I can’t wait to get this kit!

Janet Ingraham
Janet Ingraham

November 05, 2017

Love the idea of tag ornaments. Many tags get tossed which is a shame

Jennifer S
Jennifer S

November 05, 2017

Another great day of examples. This kit looks amazing!

Debbie Selby
Debbie Selby

November 05, 2017

I am happy to see those great sentiments. Always looking for different ways, sizes and fonts in Christmas messages.

Francine
Francine

November 05, 2017

Beautiful show of the ornaments. The holiday sayings, Joy,Peace, have a lovely font! Thanks for the sneak peek

Diane B
Diane B

November 05, 2017

Love the versatility of this kit. Cards, ornaments, tags. Can’t wait to see all of it, plus the add-ons.

Cathy Lenda
Cathy Lenda

November 05, 2017

This kit is getting a 10 rating. Can’t wait to see the reveal tomorrow….

Tracy Lustick
Tracy Lustick

November 05, 2017

Can’t believe it’s time for Christmas already !

Sharon Brand
Sharon Brand

November 05, 2017

These are beautiful tags and/or ornaments!

Leigh
Leigh

November 05, 2017

Love this idea for shaker tags or even cards!

Henriëtte
Henriëtte

November 05, 2017

Great ornaments, Love it when we can craft with the children and this whe can do for sure.

Jennifer Forster
Jennifer Forster

November 05, 2017

Fun! Fun! Fun! Love the sparkle and creative gift idea!

Avra Williams
Avra Williams

November 05, 2017

I love these! So versatile!

dgolly
dgolly

November 05, 2017

Love these ornaments. Such a cute idea.

Samantha Olden
Samantha Olden

November 05, 2017

Almost too pretty to be tags! I’d definitely use them as ornaments

Stefanie White
Stefanie White

November 05, 2017

You are right, so many possibilities with this kit! Love your ideas!

Carrie R.
Carrie R.

November 05, 2017

These are beautiful tag ornaments. They are going to look amazing on your tree and gifts.

Lynn
Lynn

November 05, 2017

Oh, I love your ornaments and the use of fun foam! Spectacular project!!!

Melissa Edwards
Melissa Edwards

November 05, 2017

Goodness I am ready to get this kit!! And to decorate!!! This will be really nice with a picture inside I think.

kReN@afourthlife
kReN@afourthlife

November 05, 2017

So pretty! Let me hang those on my tree!

Dee Ann Matthews
Dee Ann Matthews

November 05, 2017

What gorgeous frames and ornaments!

Jana Yeager
Jana Yeager

November 05, 2017

Love the versatility of this set!

Lurdez Castello
Lurdez Castello

November 05, 2017

Love the colors, awesome

Maria B
Maria B

November 05, 2017

This seems like a good project to make with children.

Marilee DeMars
Marilee DeMars

November 05, 2017

Wow! So beautiful, and versatile! These could be used in so many ways — and not just for Christmas!! <3

Glenda Sultan
Glenda Sultan

November 05, 2017

No more store bought ornaments for me. Now we can make our own.

Cindy
Cindy

November 05, 2017

Love to make Christmas goodies. These look great. Thanks for your talent.

Karthikha Uday
Karthikha Uday

November 05, 2017

Lovely ornaments :) They are so pretty and festive :)

Jeanne Beam
Jeanne Beam

November 05, 2017

I love the ornaments. I made some last year with my Granddaughter. Creating at Chrismas is so much fun. Great kit.

Linda R
Linda R

November 05, 2017

Beautiiful Ornaments. I can’t wait to get this kit!

Amy Vitriani
Amy Vitriani

November 05, 2017

Beautiful projects!!! Love that these can both be tags and ornaments!

Linda
Linda

November 05, 2017

I love to make tags at Christmas time for all my gifts. This set looks like it will be awesome. Can’t wait to see it.

Lagene
Lagene

November 05, 2017

AWESOME ornaments! I make them for my grandchildren every year!

Ruth Davis
Ruth Davis

November 05, 2017

Love this can’t wait to see full kit

Dorothy Mutafopulos
Dorothy Mutafopulos

November 05, 2017

Beautiful shaker ornaments. Love the new kit it’s so versatile and amazing stamps and dies!!

Jackie Adair
Jackie Adair

November 05, 2017

Such beautiful ornaments with lovely details!

Jenifer Hill
Jenifer Hill

November 05, 2017

These are adorable!

annette hepler
annette hepler

November 05, 2017

love this new kit

Marianne
Marianne

November 05, 2017

These look amazing. Love that they can do double duty as tags and ornaments.

jayne
jayne

November 05, 2017

Like the idea of using the gold over the strawberry ink, very pretty. good idea of having the phrases fit in the openings

Eva Szasz
Eva Szasz

November 05, 2017

Beautiful!

Deborah Ziadie
Deborah Ziadie

November 05, 2017

Such great ideas for ornaments. Looks like this is going to be another great kit!

Phi
Phi

November 05, 2017

Gorgeous ornaments. They look very pretty.

Traci Cooley
Traci Cooley

November 05, 2017

Another cute ornament idea that can be used with kids.

Connie
Connie

November 05, 2017

Thank you for your idea. I love to make ornaments to give at Christmas and these will be a great addition . I am so anxious to get this kit!

Sue LD
Sue LD

November 05, 2017

Love these shaker tag/ornaments!

Joy J.
Joy J.

November 05, 2017

Love the way you cut these out, and cant wait to see the full reveal!

Amy Cooley
Amy Cooley

November 05, 2017

Beautiful tag creations! I’m looking forward to this new holiday kit!

Amy Cooley
Amy Cooley

November 05, 2017

Beautiful tag creations! I’m looking forward to this new holiday kit!

Denise
Denise

November 05, 2017

Love the ornaments and I’m loving that blue ink!

Sue C.
Sue C.

November 05, 2017

Beautiful ornaments!

Janina
Janina

November 05, 2017

Beautiful kit, can’t wait for Monday!

Raven Magill
Raven Magill

November 05, 2017

I love the design of the sentiments in this kit. Those shaker ornaments are so lovely!

Cherelyn
Cherelyn

November 05, 2017

These are beautiful and look fun to make