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My Monthly Hero Countdown to Creativity Day 1

Hold on to your seats friends – this kit is FLAMAZING!!!

Welcome to Day 1 of the My Monthly Hero Countdown to Creativity. We are counting down to the July 2022 My Monthly Hero Kit which, I have to say, is really awesome. I mean, this flock of flamingos …? Makes me want to find a tropical island.

There are so many different backgrounds you could pair with this flock. It was hard to settle on one and of course I went with ink blending.

First, my flamingos are stamped in Cotton Candy, Azalea, Cherry, Dandelion and Intense Black.

I masked off the top of my card to ink blend some water using Paradise and Aquatic ink using a blending brush.

For the top half of my card, I ink blended Peony, Cotton Candy and Azalea.

I stamped the sentiment in Intense Black ink and splattered the sky with Gold Glimmer Metallic ink.

For my flamingos, I used my paper trimmer to cut a slit into the cardstock. This way it looks like my flamingos are really standing in the water.

Be sure to head to the Hero Arts blog for more inspiration and enter in the giveaway.

Due to the holiday on Monday, the release will go live on Tuesday, July 5.


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  1. Jodi P says:

    I love the background!

  2. How can you not love flamingos! Add to that, an ink named Cotton Candy and your on your way to a groovy project!

  3. Sue Rodriguez says:

    I love the flamingo bunch and the puns! I see lots of flamingo birthday cards in my future.

  4. Nancy Knapp says:

    The slit in the water is a great idea. I’d like to see some vellum over their feet maybe make it like seeing their feet in translucent water. Great card! Wonderful flamingos! Thanks for sharing.

  5. Karin W says:

    I like the slit in the water trick!

  6. Meredith Smith says:

    I love your ink blending! So pretty!

  7. jshixon says:

    Love your color combination. I love pink and turquoise together. Making them look like they are standing in water is a neat trick!

  8. Barbara Paon says:

    Absolutely gorgeous! I love your card.

  9. Lisa C says:

    What a fun summer card! I enjoy the gold splatters too.

  10. Marisela Delgado says:

    So beautiful!!

  11. K. Eley says:

    Well I’m sold lol! Your card is gorgeous!!!

  12. Lisa Spiers says:

    The vibrant colors on your card really make it pop! It is gorgeous:).

  13. wessoma says:

    As usual your color choice gives this card the perfect setting. It takes you to a tropical beach and is perfect for the flamingos.

  14. NWFlamingo says:

    I never thought about using a pink sky with flamingos, but it is stunning.

  15. Mindy, ink blending queen, your Flamingos are flamazing!

  16. This is a totally amazing card!!

  17. Sheila says:

    So much fun, and perfect for all summer celebrations!!🌸🦩🦩🦩🌸

  18. Dayle Schenk says:

    Awesome card! Background is beautiful!

  19. Alma Dirpaul says:

    Another cool stamp set from Hero Arts

  20. Janet Trapp says:

    Oh gosh! So cute and such great coloring, very tropical feel 💞

  21. Joyce Soo Hoo says:

    Your card is so cute. I like that you put the slit in bottom of the card so the flamingos look like they are standing in the water.

  22. Jeanne Rice says:

    Love the card. I love how you stamped the little fishies in the water, it just adds so much to the card I think. Also, loved how you slit the card so the flamingos are standing in the water. Great card!

  23. Becky says:

    Adorable! I love all the details.

  24. Wendy Dillon says:

    Cheers to the pun sentiment! Very thematic!

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