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Stay Crafty with A Blog Named Hero: July 2023 Challenge

Jul 08, 2023 Michelle Lupton

Welcome to another Stay Crafty with A Blog Named Hero Challenge! This month, we are celebrating all things summer. Anything that reminds you of fun in the sun would be great for this challenge, or just use sunshiny colours - your choice!

Here's some inspiration from our design team.

Lara Rizzotto 

 You can find Lara on Instagram and her blog.

Michelle Lupton

  You can find Michelle on Instagram, her blog, and YouTube.

Michelle Peckham

 You can find Michelle on Instagram.

BreAnn Loveland 

You can find BreAnn on Instagram.

Ceal Pritchett

  You can find Ceal on Instagram, Facebook, and her blog.

Essie Cards

 You can find Essie on Instagram and her blog.

Jennifer Kotas

You can find Jennifer on Instagram and her blog.
Kailash Naidoo

  You can find Kailash on Instagram.

Kanan Pandya

  You can find Kanan on Instagram and her blog.

Kate Deignan

 You can find Kate on Instagram.

We also have a special guest artist this month – Stephanie Severin!

Stephanie used the Color Layering Strawberries along with the Sprinkled Dots Stencil and a sentiment from Art Journal Messages.

You can find on Stephanie on Instagram , Facebook and her blog. Thank you so much for being our guest for July, Stephanie!

Now it's your turn – how will you interpret the challenge theme? Use the InLinkz tool right at the bottom of this post to link up your newly created card (no backlinks, please), and you will be entered into our draw. We will be giving a $50 gift card randomly to one person who plays along, and another $50 gift card to one of our favourites!

To link up your new project that fits the challenge theme, you need to share it publicly somewhere you can grab the link – this can be your blog, Instagram, a Flickr account – anywhere that allows you to have a URL or website location to link up, and where we can see your post.

All products are welcome, but if you want to be in with a chance to win, please use at least one Hero Arts designed product (stamp – physical or digital, stencil, die, rub-on or hot foil plate).

Entries must be submitted by August 6th at 5:00pm PT to be eligible for the giveaway. Scroll down to find the linkup. If you share your project on social media, we'd like you to use the #heroarts and #staycraftychallenge hashtags, please!

We love leaving comments on your entries, but sometimes that is not possible. Please be assured that we have visited each of your posts, whether it be a blog, Instagram, Flickr or somewhere else, but some platforms may limit comments or only allow comments from members. The best way to allow us to comment is to link up to your Instagram post.

Enter our contest by linking your new project below! Please enter your name in the caption area. By linking your project, you are giving us permission to feature your card on our blog, social media or newsletter, crediting you as the artist.

In June, our challenge theme was "Sentimental Journey", and our gallery was so varied!

Our random winner of a $50 Hero Arts voucher is Barbara Keeley with this monochrome creation with aaaaaaaalllllll the sentiments!

Our Design Team favourite winner of a $50 Hero Arts voucher is Donna Perisic. She used the Bees and Flowers Fancy Dies with the Blowing In the Wind Bold Prints and the Thinking of You Stamp & Cut.

Please email us at info@heroarts.com with "Stay Crafty Challenge Winner" in the subject to claim your prize.  

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

3 Responses

Kory Parish

Kory Parish

August 08, 2023

The is my first challenge and I’m excited to see all the beautiful cards!
When will the winners of the challenge be announced?

Cynthia Olheiser

Cynthia Olheiser

August 06, 2023

Thank you for the fun challenge and fabulous inspiration!

Stephanie Severin

Stephanie Severin

July 08, 2023

Thanks so much for the opportunity to joint the summer fun.

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