Butterfly Dreams

Kia Ora and Welcome Back

I am so excited to announce the release of the gorgeous Butterfly Dreams Collection from Heartfelt Creations.

Soft breezes blow carrying the sweet scent of flowers through the air, while the summer sunshine fills your heart with warmth! There’s no grander place to leave your cares and worries behind than a beautiful garden! It’s the perfect place to lose yourself in a day dream as you’re surrounded by bountiful blooms playing host to a kaleidoscope of butterflies! What is it about butterflies that evoke so many feelings of joy, memories of loved ones gone before us, and the gentle reminder that the trials of life can transform us into something beautiful! Join us in celebrating the beauty of life with the new Butterfly Dreams Collection by Heartfelt Creations! Lose yourself in a bright and happy hued paper collection filled with vivid pinks, blazing oranges, soft blues and soothing teals, boasting dynamic imagery of beautifully illustrated butterflies and divine florals encompassed in whimsical swirls and beautiful brocades! Several sizes of artfully illustrated premade card fronts, and elegant scrapbook pages set the perfect scene for hand shaped and embellished butterflies, along with your favorite dimensional flowers! Three fanciful cling stamp sets with coordinating dies lend themselves perfectly to adding a touch of elegance and grace to your one of a kind paper creations with delightfully scripted sentiments, stylish butterfly borders, detailed decorative dies, and several fascinating butterfly illustrations! So close your eyes, allow yourself to relax, and come along with us as we escape to a place filled with Butterfly Dreams!

Today I have two cards for you to feast your eyes on. First up is a garden of roses with gorgeous colourful butterflies

Materials Used:

CDP1-7177 Butterfly Dreams Paper Collection

HCPC-3825 Butterfly Kisses Stamp

HCD1-7179 Butterfly Kisses Die

HCPC-3824 Fluttering Butterfly Stamp

HCD1-7178 Fluttering Butterfly Die

HCPC-3753 Classic Rose Vine Stamp

HCD-7111 Classic Rose Vine Die

HCPC-3755 Blushing Rose Stem Stamp

HCD1-7113 Blushing Rose Stem Die

HCD1-7172 Lush Lilac Scroll & Cage Die

HCD1-7144 Decorative Medallions

HCD2-752 Cut Mat Create 2A

HCD1-745 Luggage & Tag Die

RACP962 Ranger Archival Fern Green

RACP436 Ranger Archival Leaf Green ink

RACP 524 Ranger Archival Vibrant Fuchsia

RACP-454 Ranger Archival Manganese Blue

RACP-669 Ranger Archival Viridian ink

RACP632 Ranger Archival Buttercup ink

315944 3D Stamp Paint – Light Blue

159723 Art Glitter Dries Clear Glue

GM15015 Rajni Chawla’s Crystal Clear

HCBC1-456-2 Card Shadow Box – White

Centura Pearl Cardstock, Hemp Twine, Foam Squares, iCraft Flora Super White Cardstock,

Instructions:

Cut a piece of white cardstock 7” x 12”, score at 6” along the long side and fold to create a 7” x 6” card.  Cut a piece of patterned paper 7” x 6” and adhere to the top of the card.  Cut the 6” x 6” panel with the cage and roses out and trim to 4 14/16” x 4 1/6” and adhere to the base of the shadow card.  Cut a piece of clear cardstock 4 ½” x 3 ½” and adhere behind the aperture leaving it to bow out slightly in the front.  Cut a piece of light green patterned paper 6” x 6” and trim each edge by ½” to make a 5” x 5” piece.  Using the shadow box as a template cut the centre square out with the Cut Mat Create die and adhere to the front of the shadow box.  Adhere the ½” trims to the edge of the shadow box matching the pattern of the paper.  Cut three semi-circular medallions out of the Centura Pearl cardstock and adhere to the back of the box as shown.  Adhere the shadow box to the front of the card.

Die cut the cage die out of white cardstock and colour with the light blue 3D stamp paint.  Shape lightly and adhere to the front of the shadow box card.

Stamp the rose vine images from the HCPC-3753 Classic Rose Vine Stamp using Fern green and Library Green inks on iCraft cardstock.  Colour with a combination of Vibrant Fuchsia for the roses and Leaf Green for the leaves and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Shape and adhere to the front around the cage and down the sides.  Stamp the large rose image from the HCPC-3755 Blushing Rose Stem Stamp set with Fern Green on iCraft cardstock.  Colour with Vibrant Fuchsia and Fern Green and die cut with the coordinating die.  Adhere to the front of the card as shown.

Stamp the butterfly from the HCPC-3825 Butterfly Kisses Stamp set in Vibrant Fuchsia on white cardstock.  Colour in with a combination of Buttercup and Vibrant Fuchsia inks and die cut with the coordinating die.  Add Crystal Clear glitter to the butterfly with Dries Clear glue and adhere the butterfly to the front of the cage.

Die cut the tags using the small tag die from the Luggage & Tag die set and adhere the tags to the top left of the shadow box with the narrow hemp twine.

Stamp the butterfly image from the HCPC-3824 Fluttering Butterfly Stamp set in Manganese Blue ink on white cardstock.  Colour in with a combination of Viridian and Garden Patina inks and die cut with the coordinating die.  Add Crystal Clear glitter to the butterfly with Dries Clear glue and adhere the butterfly to the top left of the shadow box covering the ends of the twine for the tags.

My second card is a less complex card but it is so pretty and the photos do not really show the shine of the glitter.

Materials Used:

CDP1-7177 Butterfly Dreams Paper Collection

HCPC-3825 Butterfly Kisses Stamp

HCD1-7179 Butterfly Kisses Die

HCPC-3823 Butterfly Dreams Border Stamp

HCD1-7177 Butterfly Dreams Border Die

HCD1-7220 Fleur Border Basics Die

RACP 524 Ranger Archival Vibrant Fuchsia

RACP-992 Ranger Archival Garden Patina

RACP-669 Ranger Archival Viridian ink

RACP632 Ranger Archival Buttercup ink

RACP-239 Monarch Orange

RACP-468 Jet Black

85-glitter Crystal Ultrafine Transparent Glitter

Stamp Positioner

Instructions:

Cut a piece of 12” x 6” white cardstock, score at 6” along the long side, fold to create a 6” x 6” card.  Cut a piece of green patterned paper 6” x 6” and adhere to the front of the card.

Stamp the image from the HCPC-3823 Butterfly Dreams Border Stamp set in Vibrant Fuchsia ink x 2 and Monarch Orange ink x 2. Colour the butterflies in a combination of Buttercup, Vibrant Fuchsia, Viridian and Garden Patina inks.  Die cut one Vibrant Fuchsia colour border using the coordinating die and the edge die from the HCD1-7220 Fleur Border Basics Die set.  Add Crystal Clear to all the butterflies using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge.  Die cut the other three images using the coordinating die.  Trim the butterflies from these borders and adhere over the first border.  Add Crystal Clear to all the butterflies with Dries Clear glue and a damp sponge.

Take a 6” x 6” panel and using the edge die from the HCD1-7220 Fleur Border Basics Die set cut the centre section out.  Adhere the cut edge butterfly border under the edges of the paper with foam tape.

Stamp the “You are So Thoughtful” image from the HCPC-3825 Butterfly Kisses Stamp set in Jet Black ink above the border using a stamp positioner.

Die cut two edges using the patterned edge and straight edge dies from the HCD1-7220 Fleur Border Basics Die set in white cardstock.  Sponge the straight edge with Garden Patina ink and the scallop border with Vibrant Fuchsia ink.  Add Crystal Clear glitter to the borders with Dries Clear glue and adhere over the edges of the paper.  Trim the sides to make the panel 5 ¾” x 5 ¾”  and adhere the panel to the front of the card.

Add Ultrafine Glitter to all the flower images on the patterned paper.

Thank you for popping by and don’t forget to check out the rest of the gorgeous creations on the Heartfelt Creations blog.

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

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