Young at Heart Birthday Card

Kia Ora and Welcome Back

It is Inspiration Wednesday again at Heartfelt Creations and this week I am featuring another card featuring the fabulous retro themed Young at Heart Collection.  This collection can be used for both masculine and feminine cards and today is a more feminine card featuring flowers and birds.

Materials Used:
HCDP-283 Young at Heart Paper Collection
HCD1-7158 Young at Heart die
HCPC-3800 Young at Heart Stamp set
HCSD1-2913 Wildwood Bird Haven
HCPC-3769 Wildwood Floral stamp set
HCD1–7125 Wildwood Floral die
HCD1-7128 Wildwood Cottage Accents die
HCPC-37772 Wildwood Cottage Accents stamp set
HCPC-3768 Woodsy Critters stamp set
HCD1-7124 Woodsy Critters die
HCD1-7156 Eyelet Oval & Small Basics Oval
HCD1-7119 Classic Border Basics
HCD1-7118 Delicate Border Basics
TSMP709 Memento Northern Pine
tSMP900 Memento Tuxedo Black
TSMP103Memento Canteloupe
TTSMP707 Memento Bamboo Leaves
TSMP604 Memento Summer Sky
71015 Colorbox Rouge
TSSZ31 Stazon Jet Black ink

Others – Zig Clean Colour Brush Markers 045, 041,Heart of Gold Prills, Spellbinders Decorated Birthday die, SU Wild Wasabi Cardstock, Bristol Smooth Card, Memento Flannel Grey

Instructions – Cut the base card using the Spellbinders Decorated Birthday die out of the green cardstock. Cut 1 piece of patterned paper 1” x 4”, sponge the edges with Canteloupe ink and adhere to the bottom of the card. Cut two pieces of patterned paper 1” x 1”, sponge the edges with Canteloupe ink and adhere to the side. Cut two pieces of patterned paper 1” x 3”, sponge the edges with Canteloupe ink and adhere along the long sides of the side step.

Cut 2 pieces of green cardstock 4” x 5 ½” and using the leaf edge die from the Elegant Border Basics die set cut the edge of the card. Adhere the two pieces together. Cut a piece of patterned paper 4” x 5 ½” and using the edge die from the Classic Borders Basic die set cut the edge to fit the green card. Trim to fit, sponge the edges with Canteloupe ink and adhere to the green card. Adhere to the card base with Dries Clear Glue.

Cut a piece of panel paper featuring the arch and penny farthing from the paper collection. Die cut the oval with the die from the HCD1-7156 Eyelet Oval & Small Basics Oval. Sponge the edges of the frame with Canteloupe ink and adhere to the front of the green card with foam strips as shown. Adhere the oval inner to the centre of the card with Dries Clear Glue. Die cut the eyelet frame out using the HCD1-7156 Eyelet Oval & Small Basics Oval outer eyelet die and the next size die and adhere to the edge of the oval.

Stamp the fence from the HCPC-37772 Wildwood Cottage Accents stamp set
in Tuxedo Black ink on white cardstock and die cut using the coordinating die. Sponge lightly with Flannel Grey ink and trim and place on both the back steps of the card

Stamp the bird and flower image from the Wildwood HCSD1-2913 Wildwood Bird Haven
Stamp set in Tuxedo Black ink on white cardstock. Using the sponge daubers colour the bird in Summer Sky and Canteloupe inks, the flowers with Rouge ink and the leaves with Bamboo Leaves. Die cut using the coordinating die, shape and adhere to the right front of the oval as shown.

Stamp the flowers and leaves sprays from HCPC-3769 Wildwood Floral stamp set in Tuxedo Black on white cardstock. Sponge the flowers with Rouge ink and the leaves with Bamboo Leaves before die cutting with the coordinating die. Shape the flowers and leaves and adhere to the front of card and on the fences on the back steps.

To make the extra flowers stamp the small flowers from the HCPC-3769 Wildwood Floral stamp set in Tuxedo Black ink on white cardstock. Sponge with Canteloupe ink and Rouge ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape the flowers and adhere to the sprays of leaves and flowers as shown.

Stamp the grass images from the HCPC-37772 Wildwood Cottage Accents stamp set in Northern Pine ink on white cardstock, sponge with Bamboo Leaves and die cut using the coordinating die. Add to the front of the card and adhere the yellow flowers as shown.

Stamp the small birds from the HCPC-3768 Woodsy Critters stamp set with Tuxedo Black ink on white cardstock and die cut with the coordinating die. Sponge the top of the birds with Summer Sky ink and the bottoms of the birds with Canteloupe ink. Shape lightly and adhere to the card as shown.

Add Heart of Gold Prills to the centre of the flowers and using the Glue Gloss add Crystal Clear to the flowers.

Stamp the Happy Birthday sentiment from the HCPC-3802 Good Times Sentiment Stamp Set in Stazon Black ink on Bristol Smooth card. Colour with the Zig Clean Brush markers and die cut with the coordinatind die. Add to the card on the top left as shown.

Don’t forget to visit the Heartfelt Creations blog to check out all the other gorgeous projects from the Design Team here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/blog/628/new-fun-young-at-heart-inspiration

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

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