Monday, March 4, 2019

March My Monthly Hero Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hi stampers!
Welcome to the March MMH release blog hop. This is another kit you don't want to miss!!!!
This kit is all about the ocean and aquarium. You need to check out that Aquarium fancy die!!!! 
Here's a quick look at the kit!


Kit Contents:
6" x 8" Clear Stamp Set
27 Coordinating Frame Cuts
5.5" x 4.25" Aquarium Fancy Die

3 Water Reactive Ink Cubes (Sea Salt, Sea Glass, Blue Water)
Blue and Green Droplets

Kit Value: $75.99Kit Cost: $34.99
The kit is available in limited quantities - grab yours before they are gone!
Now lets take a look at couple ideas.
First is a sneak of a card I had over the Hero Arts blog as part of the countdown on Saturday 

Next is a card that's seems fairly simple on the outside, but has an interactive element in the middle. A Pop up aquarium.
To make the card I started with  4 1/4" x 5 1/2" panel of Dove White card stock to create the water using the reactive inks that come in the kit. Next I cut two Aquarium fancy dies and adhered them together to create more dimensional look. Stamped the fish and other sea creatures using Neon inks, added eyes with black pen and created my card front.


Now let's take a look on the inside. To make the aquarium pop up I cut two pieces of Dove White card stock measuring 4 1/4" x 6" and die cut only the middle part of the aquarium (without the frame). For the second piece I cut the edges closed to the frame. the longer piece I scored at 1/4" on each side, and then at 3".
I added 4 clear strings on the back of the longer piece and adhered the shorter piece on the back, so the strings are sandwiched in between. 
On the inside of the card I masked the middle area t 2 1/4" from the center of each side and ink blended the reactive inks.
I adhered the different sea creatures on the strings in on the card base. I added string adhesive tape on the tabs I created on the die cut and adhered along the masked lines. I closed the card to make sure it closed nicely. 
Here's how it looks inside. 





Blog Hop Details:
Hope you are following the blog hop and finding a lot of inspiration, as well as enjoying all the ideas. If you are following the hop along, you have probably arrived from Jenette's Blog and your next stop will be the amazing Emily (you don't want to miss either of their creations!)

Giveaway:
Hero Arts is giving away one kit as a prize to one blog reader - selected from the comments across all of the blogs in the hop. The giveaway closes Sunday, March 10th at 11:59pm, and the winner will be announced the following week on the Hero Arts blog.

Kit availability and shipping:
The main kit is available for a limited time only - once it's gone, it's gone. Kits begin shipping from Hero Arts on Friday March 8th.


Full Hop LIST

70 comments:

  1. What an incredible pop-up card. It is a gift in and of itself!

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  2. Love the bright colors and the pop up design on the inside! :)

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  3. The pop up is incredible. Great card :)

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  4. Oh my goodness!!! That pop up is AWESOME!!!

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  5. FABULOUS!! Brilliant pop-up design.

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  6. Gorgeous card and
    love the inside
    details!
    Carla from Utah

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  7. Such a fun card. I think this is the first time I have visited your blog, but I will be back!

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  8. These cards are great. I love how you made the pop-up. Very creative.

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  9. That pop-up card is fantastic, I love the way it looks like a real aquarium! Very nice :-)

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  10. beautiful work - thanks for the ideas:)

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  11. Great cards ! The pop up one is awesome- love the colors and detail. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  12. Your tank is such a cool look!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  13. Marisela Delgado said: Fabulous cards! So beautiful. mariandmonsterd@yahoo.com

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  14. Love the 3D aquarium! Awersome idea! Bet that was a lot of time involved in making that beauty!

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  15. Fab palettes on your cards and such a fun surprise for the lucky recipient. Thanks for sharing your creativity.

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  16. I absolutely love the interactive aquarium inside the second card. Such colorful cards that anyone would be thrilled to receive.

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  17. Love your pop-up aquarium. Your colrs are the bomb!

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  18. Love your pop up aquarium card!

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  19. What a creative card design, so loving this! The colors are really fabulous too, so bright and cheerful!

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  20. Gorgeous cards! The aquarium card is breathtaking!

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  21. Wonderful pop-up design! Love all the bright colors!

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  22. Illina, love your card creations with this fantastic Hero Arts set! Thanks for the great ideas! :-)

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  23. Hi, Ilina! Fintastic cards!! I'm not usually a fan of neon, but I love love your use of these colors, and the pop up feature is outstanding!! Thank you for sharing your inspiring work!!

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  24. WOW! Awesome card! Thanks for sharing!

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  25. Wow, fun ideas! Love seeing what you create. This kit is awesome. Thanks for sharing with us!!

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  26. I love the Aquarium Fancy die and the fun way that you used it!

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  27. What an awesome surprise inside! Thank you for the wonderful inspiration! Your cards are outstanding!

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  28. Pretty card....the pop up card is a stand out for sure...who wouldn’t love to receive that.....wow...this is a super fun kit. Everyone is making great samples...thank you so much.

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  29. How clever to make a popup! So beautiful and done so well! TFS!

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  30. I love all of the new ideas!

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  31. Great cards. The pop up card is simply amazing. Would love to get that in the mail. Thanks so much for sharing your art.🐧

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  32. Wow! Love how you always think outside the box!

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  33. Love the aquarium. This will make a fun
    display piece. I had to give up my
    aquarium years ago - now I can have it
    back. thanks for sharing
    txmlhl(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  34. FABULOUS! Great cards. I just love your aquarium fun fold card. Thanks for the inspiration! :D

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  35. Wow! This is a fantastic creation. Thank you for sharing the details on how you created it.

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  36. What a creative card! Love the aquarium look you achieved!

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  37. I absolutely love this pop up aquarium , you did a fabulous job showcasing the new kit, which I love! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  38. What a wonderful creative card! Love how the aquarium pops up!
    Thanks for sharing...

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  39. So creative, this Pop up aquarium card. Just love the Hero Arts Kit for March 2019. Will enjoy creating beautiful aquarium scenes with the items in the kit .

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  40. What a great card! Immlove the pop up and the swimming fish.

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  41. Such a dynamic card! Beautiful colors and so creative. Thanks for sharing!

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  42. Love the card u hv created using the Hero Hearts March Kit. The colors are lovely and i love every little detail. Thank you for teaching me a new crafter.I wish and pray that i become the winner so that i can do many things with this lovely kit.tc stay blessed . Love and hugs from Sri Lanka

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  43. Wow! I'm totally in love for your stunning pop up card!!!

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  44. Oh my!! Stunning popup card!! Your work is just amazing! <3

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  45. Wonderful Popup card! I can just see all the smiles on the faces of the children and adults who receive a pop up card like yours! I would love to receive a card like yours!

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  46. I love your popup card and this kit. Thanks for sharing.

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  47. Wow! I love your aquarium! That is just amazing!

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  48. Super fun and cute 3D project!

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  49. Such a great card! I love how colourful your fish are!

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  50. Fantastic cards and such a fun interactive aquarium on the inside ♥

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  51. that 3D card is absolutely amazing!

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  52. These are bright and cheery.

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  53. LOVE your brightly colored fish!! And how fun is that "aquarium" on the inside when you open it up??!!

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  54. I like the colors you chose for your awesome cards.

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  55. That pop-up card is so unique and this is one fantastic card kit.

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  56. Awesome cards...beautiful and bright colors.

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  57. Wow what great cards! That pop up is something special!!

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  58. Awesome cards!!! Especially LOVE that last interactive one!!

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  59. Wonderful cards - amazing depth and detail!

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  60. Fabulous cards!! Such a great kit!

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