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VIDEO: MORE GEL PRESS BACKGROUNDS: My Monthly Hero March 2021 Release

Welcome everyone! It’s launch day of the new My Monthly Hero Kit from Hero Arts and we “literally” have some amazing things to show you today!


I have a video for you today walking you through the contents of the kit, how to use the Reactive Ink Palette in many different ways including more gel press backgrounds!

You can view the video down below or HERE on my Youtube channel.

Here’s a look at the contents of the My Monthly Hero Kit for March 2021.

You will receive

  • 1 – 6″ x 8″ clear stamp set
  • 7 Coordinating Frame Cuts
  • Reactive Ink Palette
  • 6 – Bookmarks – Pure White
  • Rainbow Hemp Cord – 6 Meters

For today I’m creating some very colorful cards to send to friends.

I provide full instructions in my video so below I will list the main supplies used. Please refer to the video HERE for more details.



Die cut multiples of the frame cut to layer the image and create dimension.




I hope you enjoyed today’s inspiration!

Keep in mind, these kits are in limited quantity so once they are gone – they will not be restocked. Join the subscription so you never miss out!


We will give away one $50 gift card, drawn from the comments left across the hop. Enter by Sunday, March 14th at 11:59pm pacific, and the winner will be announced on the Hero Arts blog the following week.


If you arrived here from Michells’ Blog you are in the right spot

Your next stop in the hop will be the lovely Pocono Pam!

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Debi Adams
Emily Midgett
Ilina Crouse
Jessica Frost-Ballas
Libby Hickson
Lydia Fiedler
Maria Willis
Michelle Short
Mindy Eggen *** YOU ARE HERE ***
Pocono Pam
Special Guests:
Nichol Spohr
Jennifer McGuire


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  1. Wonderful use of rainbow of colors. Creative use of embossing powder. Read On!
    “Sunshine HoneyBee”

  2. Debbie McDaniel says:

    Love your cards! The kit is neat and the add-ons are great!

  3. Lauryne Cunningham says:

    Wow! Fabulous ideas using the rainbow ink pad! I love the books background!

  4. Erica Ambrose says:

    I just got a gel press!! YAY. Gorgeous cards

  5. Wanda S Radler says:

    Your cards are amazing. I love that rainbow ink pad.

  6. Beautiful cards! Thank you for the video! My first intro to reactive ink!

  7. Love the stamps with the stack of books. As an avid reader, I adore this release and need to check it out! Hard to choose only one or two items to buy!

  8. RockSeaTea says:

    I love that book stack bold background. I especially like your “adventure” card. I think many of us identify with the girl being drawn into another world.

  9. Love the tone on tone stamping. Great stuff. Thanks for the video

  10. Love the tone on tone stamping. Great stuff. Thanks for sharing the busy.

  11. Marty Bartlett says:

    Ok, now I want the whole release. Gorgeous!!

  12. What a cool technique and I LOVE the rainbow colors!

  13. annette3478 says:

    These are great cards. Thanks for sharing your techniques with us. Your backgrounds are wonderful.

  14. Daria says:

    My gel plate arrived, but is still in the package… once the kit gets here… it’s definitely going to have to come out and play.

  15. Debra K Ducsay says:

    Nice cards, thanks for sharing

  16. Linda Crowley says:

    Your cards are lovely, but the gel press background id divine!!`

  17. Talitha Wright says:

    Wow! Love your cards. The background are great.

  18. Sharon L. says:

    Love all the rainbow goodness.

  19. susancc612 says:

    Thank you so much for sharing all those gel press techniques & marvelous backgrounds & cards! Makes me excited to try different approaches!

  20. Love your cards, Mindy. What a great kit.

  21. Love your cards especially that rainbow tree with the background. Makes it pop.

  22. Marisela Delgado says:

    So beautiful.

  23. karen514 says:

    All your cards are great, but your “miss you” card is my favorite!

  24. Such gorgeous and creative cards. Thanks for the inspiration.

  25. Mary Ann Reilly says:

    Terrific cards! I’m so excited for this kit. My favorite is the stacked books card. Just amazing.

  26. I love ALL of your cards Mindy. Thanks for sharing the gel press technique. I am anxious to try it. ❤️

  27. Sharon Gullikson says:

    I really like the yellow fading to orange background. It looks just wonderful, as if he has been reading all day, and it’s sunset.

  28. Super fun cards. I really like the last technique mentioned in the video of stamping with the rainbow pad over the rainbow background, very nice.

  29. Dana Young says:

    I love how you stack the cardstock trees to add depth! So pretty!

  30. Shirley Turner says:

    Thanks for the gel press video. The stacked tree is a fab idea

  31. wazzu94 says:

    Your gel press background youtube video…amazing. I love this technique and you make it look so easy. The results are amazing!! Thank you for creating it! Love the bright cards!!

  32. Viveca says:

    Love the gel press background inspiration. I have one so I look forward to trying out your ideas.

  33. Linda Conway says:

    I have my gel press, just waiting for the new Tim Holtz brayer to ship. I can’t wait to try the technique’s in your video. I love the stacked book die! I really enjoy everything you create!

  34. Patt H. says:

    I love all the beautiful rainbow colors you used. Gel Press is something I have not tried but will be after seeing these awesome cards!

  35. Amy Cooley says:

    Your cards are great! I love the rainbow of colors.

  36. Bev Karolak says:

    Awesome cards! Love the rainbow colours! Thanks for sharing. 🥰

  37. Lori A says:

    I love your cards! They are so pretty. Nothing represents imagination more than a rainbow background! Thanks for sharing & the opportunity at winning this giveaway.

  38. Allie Fernandes says:

    This kit is every bookworm’s dream! I just love how every HA kit is so unique yet with a bit of imagination can be mixed to create the most amazing cards. Thank you for all the inspiration HA & creative team!

  39. Jeanne Beam says:

    Gorgeous cards! Love to play with my gel plate… Thanks so much for sharing…

  40. Linda Price says:

    So many good ideas. And your use of the rainbow colored ink pad is appreciated for ideas. It’s hard to pick a favorite, but I do like that last one where you inked the stamp to match the background colors. Clever!

  41. Debbie P says:

    Fantastic cards. I love this new release. Thank you.

  42. Kelsey Thomas says:

    These are such fun cards!

  43. Oh I finally found a set with a large tree stamp and die. Love this set and have preordered it! Thank you for the wonderful ideas on how to make use of the kit. Can’t wait for it to arrive!

  44. Carol Wortman says:

    Pretty and so cheerful. Love the colors and the gelly press is really pretty. Love the pastelly soft peaceful colors. And the bold just do it ones too!

  45. Denise Bryant says:

    Beautiful cards! I really love the tree design and the ways you used it! Awesome colors!

  46. Sue D says:

    I like your colorful card designs.

  47. Michele W says:

    Great cards. Thanks for the video showing us how you made your wonderful gel press backgrounds.

  48. Paula Rough says:

    Wow, you make beautiful colorful cards. Love them all.

  49. Judy Inukai says:

    Awesome cards. Love the rainbow tree. Thanks for the great video showing the gel press techniques

  50. karenladd says:

    That background with the books and rainbow colors really caught my eye right away. I love this collection!

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