Succulent Geo Bowl

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Today I wanted to share a fun little extra we’ve added to the MH101 My Monthly Hero November 2015 kit. As with most stamp sets, the kit comes with a backer card – a piece of cardstock that goes behind the stamps in the packaging. We were inspired by images of terrariums in geometric bowls to include a pattern for creating your own little geo bowl, perfect for “planting” your succulent garden!

MMH Geo Bowl by Libby Hickson for Hero Arts

The pattern can be used directly – you can create a geo bowl using the backer card itself. Or you can photocopy it onto a paper of your choice. You could even resize it, depending on the copier you are using! Or you could even create a template with it.

It’s easy to use the pattern – it tells you where to cut, where to fold and where to glue. I copied mine onto Midnight black paper, and scored the fold lines using a ruler and scoring tool on a foam mat.

Geo Bowl by Libby Hickson for Hero Arts

Hero Arts Layering Paper is perfect for using this pattern because it’s white on one side, making it easy to see the pattern you’ve photocopied! Once I scored, the little bowl naturally folded together quite easily. There are even little “G”s on the guide, showing you the pieces that should receive the glue.

Geo Bowl by Libby Hickson for Hero Arts

Now I have a cute little geo bowl of succulents sitting on my craft desk, and it makes me quite happy. :)

MMH Geo Bowl by Libby Hickson for Hero Arts

There’s still a few of the MH101 My Monthly Hero November 2015 kits available – grab yours before they sell out!

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