Cream and Pearl Elegance

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Today I am featuring a card using lovely cream shimmer cardstock and sparkling roses.  I love cream shimmer card and it goes so well with pearls.  Add some sparkly pink roses and you have a very pretty and romantic card.  I have just got a Gemini die cutting machine and I was playing around with some die cutting and embossing with Spellbinders dies and I was very happy with the result.

Materials Used:

Cardstock – Shimmer cardstock, White cardstock, Purchased base card 7” x 5”

Dies – Spellbinders A2 Devine Eloquence, Graceful Floral Lace, Heartfelt Creations Classic Rose, Classic Rose Vines

Stamps – Heartfelt Creations Classic Rose, Classic Rose Vine, Classic Rose Leaf

Inks – Colorbox Coral Rose, Memento Bamboo Leaves, Versamark

Embossing Powder – Stampendous Aged Ivory

Heartfelt Creations Deluxe Shaping Kit

Art Glitter Dries Clear Adhesive

Art Glitter Ultrafine Glitter – Crystal

Embossing Folder – Crafters Companion Lattice Edge

Pearl strips

Gemini Machine

Spray Adhesive

Peelcraft sticker

Foam squares

 

Instructions:

I have used a pre-cut 7” x 5” card base but you can cut your own using a piece of white 10” x 7” cardstock and scoring at 5” along the long side and fold in half for your card.

Die cut the lace edge out from the shimmer cardstock and then emboss using the instructions for your die cut machine.  Adhere to the bottom edge of the card.  Cut a piece of shimmer cardstock at 7” x 2 ½” and adhere to the top of the card.  Cut a strip of shimmer card 7” x ¾” and emboss using the lattice embossing folder.  Adhere to the card as shown and line each edge with a pearl strip.

To make the sentiment frame die cut the small frame from the Devine Eloquence set and then emboss the die for a textured finish.  Adhere to the centre of the card using a double layer of foam squares to give height to go over the pearls.  Add the peelcraft sentiment.

To make the flowers stamp with Coral Rose ink, sponge the colour over the stamped images and then die cut.  Shape the roses using the Deluxe Shaping kit.  Once flowers are completed spray with spray adhesive and sprinkle Crystal glitter over them for a sparkly finish.

To make the leaves stamp using versamark and emboss with the Aged Ivory embossing powder.  Sponge with Bamboo Leaves and then die cut out.  Shape the leaves with the Deluxe Shaping kit.

Trim the leaves and add to the top right corner and bottom left corner using a combination of Dries Clear adhesive and foam squares.  Add the flowers as shown.

Happy Crafting

Patricia

 

 

 

Thinking of You Classic Roses from Heartfelt Creations

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Today I thought I would try and do something different with the Classic Rose stamp and die set from Heartfelt Creations.  Roses come in all shapes and sizes and this stamp and die set is just so great at making a wide range of flowers.

Materials Used:

Cardstock – Bazzill White Smooth, Timbrels White cardstock

Paper – Heartfelt Creations Wildwood Cottage

Stamps – Heartfelt Creations Classic Rose, Classic Rose Vine, Elegant Sentiments,

Dies Heartfelt Creations Classic Rose, Classic Rose Vine, Elegant Sentiments, Eyelet Oval, Decorative Oval, Classic Border Basics

Inks – Memento Tuxedo Black, Northern Pine, Bamboo Leaves, Rhubarb Stalk, Canteloupe, Brilliance Orchid

Heartfelt Creations Deluxe Shaping Kit

Art Glitter Dries Clear Adhesive

Foam tape

Sponge daubers

Instructions:

Cut a piece of white cardstock 6” x 12” and score along the long side at 6” to make a 6” x 6” card base.

Cut a piece of pink patterned paper 6” x 2 ½” and adhere to the bottom of the card base.  Cut a piece of white cardstock 6” x 5 ½” and using the lace edge of the border basics die cut the edge and adhere to the top of the card base over the pink patterned paper.

Die cut the outer eyelet oval in white cardstock.  Die cut the Decorative Oval and adhere to the eyelet oval.  Using foam tape adhere to the base card as shown.

To make the leaves stamp the images with Northern Pine.  Sponge the leaves with Bamboo Leaves and touch the ends of the leaves with Rhubarb Stalk.  Die cut the leaves and shape using the Deluxe Shaping Kit.  Adhere to the base of the oval with Art Glitter Dries Clear adhesive and foam strips.

To make the flowers stamp with Brilliance Orchid ink and sponge the centres with Canteloupe ink before die cutting out.  Sponge the edges with the Orchid ink both front and back of the flowers and sponge Canteloupe on the centres of the smallest flowers.  Shape the flowers using the Deluxe Shaping kit and put together using Art Glitter Dries Clear adhesive making different size flowers.  Adhere to the front of the card as shown.

Stamp the Thinking of You Sentiment in Tuxedo Black on white cardstock and die cut with the coordinating die.  Adhere to the top of the card with Art Glitter Dries Clear Adhesive.

Happy Crafting

Patricia

Blushing Roses for Mother

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Mother’s Day is just around the corner in New Zealand and today I am featuring a card that I have made from the Blushing Rose collection from Heartfelt Creations.  I love the combination of purple and yellow and the Classic Rose flowers compliment the papers beautifully.

Materials used:

Cardstock – CTMH Colonial White, Timbrels White cardstock

Paper – Heartfelt Creations Blushing Rose, Vellum

Stamps – Heartfelt Creations Classic Rose, Classic Rose Vine, Everyday Hero

Dies – Heartfelt Creations Classic Rose, Classic Rose Vine, Everyday Hero, Luggage and Tags

Inks – Memento Tuxedo Black, Bamboo Leaves, Northern Pine,  Colorbox Wisteria, Frost White, Distress Ink – Dusky Concord

Ranger Embossing ink – White

Nuvo Crystal Drops – Lemincello

Heartfelt Creations Deluxe Shaping kit

Art Glitter Dries Clear Glue

Instructions:

Cut a piece of cream cardstock at 12” x 6”, score and crease at 6” along the long side to create a card base 6” x 6”.  Cut the 6” x 6” panel from the patterned papers, sponge around the edges with the Concord ink and adhere to the base card.

Die cut the two tags with the Luggage and Tags die, sponge the edges with Dusty Concord ink.  Place over the side of the postcard image on the paper using foam tape for some dimension.

To make the leaves stamp the images from the Classic Roses and Classic Rose Vine sets in Northern Pine.  Sponge with Bamboo Leaves before die cutting the images.  Shape the leaves for dimension and trim to place on the card across the front.

To make the roses stamp the images with Tuxedo ink and sponge in the centres with the Wisteria ink before die cutting the images.  Mist lightly on the back of the petals and shape using the Deluxe shaping kit.  Make up the roses in various sizes as shown and place on the leaves.  For further information on how to shape the flowers see Emma Lou’s video here:https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/video/129/how-to-create-dimensional-roses

Stamp the small images of the rose with Frost White ink on vellum and emboss with white embossing powder.  Die cut and shape lightly with the Deluxe Shaping kit.  Place around the roses as shown.  Add the Nuvo drops to the centre of the flowers

Stamp the sentiment from the Everyday Hero stamp in Tuxedo Black on the cream cardstock.  Using the arrow die from the Everyday Hero die cut the sentiment out.  Sponge on the edge with Dusty Concord ink and place on the card as shown with a small fold to the back of the card.

To finish, add a purple rose and vellum flower to the base of the sentiment as shown.

Until next time Happy Crafting

Patricia

 

Flowering Dogwood Step Card

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I have been busy creating for my final Design Team submission for the Heartfelt Creations Design Team and I am happy with what I have created.  I would like to thank all those that took the time to vote for me and all the other semi-finalists and I look forward to seeing who has made it to the final team.

Today I am featuring another card that I have made using the Flowering Dogwood dies and papers again.  This collection really resonated with me and I can’t stop creating with it.  This card could be used for wedding, sympathy and christening card or baptism, and I have left the sentiment off on purpose because of it.

Materials used:

Cardstock – CTMH Colonial White

Paper – Heartfelt Creations Flowering Dogwood, Vellum

Stamps – Heartfelt Creations Flowering Dogwood Flowers, Flowering Dogwood Branches, Flowering Dogwood & Doves

Dies – Heartfelt Creations Flowering Dogwood Flowers, Flowering Dogwood Branches, Flowering Dogwood & Doves, Spellbinders Pop Ups – Happy Days

Inks – Colorbox Frost White, Memento New Sprout, Pistachio,

Embossing Powder – Ranger Bridal Tinsel

Heartfelt Creations Deluxe Shaping kit.

Prills – Minnie Pearls

Spectrum Noir Sparkle Clear Overlay

Art Glitter Dries Clear Adhesive

Art Glitter Ultrafine Glitter – Crystal

Instructions:

Die cut the pop up base out of the Colonial White Cardstock.  Cut out the patterned pieces from a 6” x 6” patterned panel – I have used the one with the church on the bottom left.  Sponge the edges of the card and the patterned pieces with the New Sprout ink and then adhere the patterned pieces on the card base.

To make the flowers stamp the flowers with the Frost White ink and emboss with the Bridal Tinsel embossing powder.  Sponge the centre of the flowers on the back of the vellum lightly with New Sprout and die cut.  Touch the edges of the flowers with Pistachio ink and shape using the Deluxe Shaping kit.  I have layered the larger flowers and left the smaller ones single.

To make the leaves stamp the leaves with the Frost White ink and emboss with Bridal Tinsel embossing powder.  Sponge the backs of the leaves with Pistachio ink and die cut the leaves with the coordinating die.  Shape with the Deluxe Shaping kit.

Stamp the branch from the Flowering Dogwood Branches set with Frost White ink and emboss with Bridal Tinsel embossing powder.  Sponge on the back with Pistachio ink and die cut.  Shape lightly with the Deluxe Shaping kit.

Die cut a dove from the patterned paper and shape using the Deluxe Shaping kit.

Adhere the flowers and leaves as shown.  The branch has been cut to fit along the top of the card to enable easy folding.  Add the flowers as shown.  Add the dove over the flowers on the right of the card and adhere the flowers around it.

To finish add the prills to the centre of the flowers and paint the Spectrum Noir Sparkle Clear Overlay for some extra shine and shimmer.  Using the Art Glitter Dries Clear Adhesive add Crystal glitter to the dove.

Happy Crafting

Patricia

 

Double Easel Easter Card

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Today I am featuring a double easel card using the Flowering Dogwood collection.  I think the white embossing makes it look like there is snow on the flowers and branches.

Materials Used:

Cardstock – Bazzill White Smooth, Heartfelt Creations Vellum

Paper – Heartfelt Creations Flowering Dogwood

Stamps – Heartfelt Creations Flowering Dogwood, Flowering Dogwood Branches

Dies – Heartfelt Creations Flowering Dogwood, Flowering Dogwood Branches, Luggage and Tags, Spellbinders Decorative Label Eight, Labels Eight

Inks – Memento Lilac Posies, Bamboo Leaves, New Sprout, Colorbox Dark Brown, Frost White

Ranger White Embossing Powder

Prills – Lettuce Entertain You

Art Glitter Ultrafine Glitter – Crystal

Art Glitter dries Clear Glue

Dove Blender pen

Heartfelt Creations Deluxe Shaping Kit

Instructions:

To make the easel fold a piece of white cardstock in half and use the largest die from the Decorative Labels Eight set place over the folded card with the long edge just over the fold.  Do the same with the smallest die.  This creates the hinge.  Score along the center of one side of the hinged card and fold it toward the centre to create the easel. Die cut a single decorative label eight die of both sizes. Add to the front of the easels.  Die cut the coordinating size die from the Labels Eight set using the grey paper from the Flowering Dogwood papers and adhere to the front of the hinged die cuts.  Adhere the smaller hinged card to the front of the larger hinged card to create the double easel.

To make the flowers stamp the images from the Flowering Dogwood and Flowering Dogwood & Doves sets with Colorbox Frost White ink and emboss with Ranger White embossing powder on vellum.  Heat set and then colour the back of the images with New Sprout and Lilac Posies.   Die cut the flowers and touch the edges with the Lilac Posies.  Follow the same procedure with the leaves but colour the back with Bamboo Leaves before die cutting.  Use the Deluxe Shaping Kit shape the flowers and leaves.

Stamp the Flowering Dogwood branches from the Flowering Dogwood & Doves stamp using Colorbox Frost White ink and emboss with Ranger white embossing powder on vellum twice.  After heat setting colour the back of the image.  I have used a Dove blender pen to colour the branches with the dark brown ink and to put a touch of Lilac Posies on the flowers and Bamboo Leaves on the leaves.  Due cut and use the Deluxe Shaping kit to shape the leaves and flowers.

Adhere the branches to the front of the back hinged card and add the extra flowers and leaves.

Die cut the Easter Greeting tag and adhere to the front hinged card.  Add flowers on the left side as shown.  Cut a small piece of white card ½” x 1” and adhere to the base of the front to hold the easel in place.  Add the flowers and leaves as shown.  Finish off with adding crystal glitter to the flowers and leaves for some sparkle.

Happy Crafting

Patricia

Centre Step Flowering Dogwood Easter Card

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Today I am featuring another card using the Flowering Dogwood Collection.  The flowers are just beautiful and so versatile for both cardstock and vellum.  I had done a batch of flowers in green and pink and they have done several cards including the card in my last post.  I love the combination of Memento New Sprout and  Lilac Posies as they do together really well.

There is still time to put your votes in for the Heartfelt Creations Design team here:  https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/blog/538/21-joyful-springtime-paper-crafting-ideas-sneak-peek-2017-design-team-semifinalists-announced2017-02-25-16-28-25

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Materials used:

Cardstock – Bazzill smooth white

Paper – Flowering Dogwood

Stamps – Flowering Dogwood, Flowering Dogwood Branches

Dies – Flowering Dogwood, Flowering Dogwood Branches, Ornate Borders and Pockets, Luggage and Labels, Spellbinders Ovals – Small, Pop-ups – Decorated Birthday

Inks – Memento Pistachio, New Sprout, Lilac Posies, Espresso Truffle, Colorbox Dark Brown

Prills – Lettuce Entertain You

Art Glitter Ultrafine Glitter – Crystal

Krystallos Vintage Glass Glitter

Art Glitter Dries clear adhesive

Heartfelt Creations Deluxe Shaping Kit

Dove Blender pen

Instructions:

Using the Spellbinders Pop-up die – die cut the centre step card base from the white cardstock.  Die cut the paper with the branches border using the same die and adhere the paper over the base cardstock.  Add a strip of the pink border to the base of the front of the card.

Select a panel featuring the dove from the paper collection and die cut the centre oval out.  Adhere the frame to the centre step with foam tape and then adhere the centre oval in the centre of the oval.  Die cut the border from the Ornate Borders and Pockets die from white cardstock completely and adhere to the top of the centre step.

Stamp the branches with the Espresso Truffle and colour in the flowers using the Dove blender pen and Lilac Posies.  Colour the leaves with the Pistachio and the branches with the dark brown ink using the blender pen.  Die cut out and cut in the centre to adhere around the oval to make a frame.

To make the pink flowers stamp the flowers using Lilac Posies ink.  Sponge the centre of the flowers with the New Sprout ink and then die cut the flowers.  Softly sponge the edge of the flowers with the Lilac Posies ink.  For the green flowers stamp the flowers with Pistachio ink and sponge the centre with New Sprout, die cut and then edge the flowers with Pistachio ink.  Spritz a little water on the back of the flowers and then shape using the Deluxe Shaping Kit.  Die cut the small and large stamens in green cardstock and roll them up using the quilling tool from the Deluxe Shaping Kit.  Adhere them to the centre of the flowers.  Add glitter using the Art Glitter Dries Clear adhesive along the veins of the flowers.  Add the prills to the centre of the flowers.  Finally add the Krystallos Vintage Glass Glitter to the flowers on the outside.

Add glitter to the dove using the Art Glitter Dries clear glue.

Add the flowers to the card as shown and die cut the tag from the paper using the tag die from the Luggage and Labels die set.

Happy Crafting

Patricia

Flowering Dogwood Elegance

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Today I am featuring another card using the Heartfelt Creations Flowering Dogwood flowers.  I love white on white simplicity with just a touch of colour and I was very pleased how it turned out.

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Materials Used:

Cardstock – Bazzill white smooth, Timbrels green cardstock.

Stamps – Flowering Dogwood, Classic Message

Dies – Flowering Dogwood, Fleur Border Basics, Arianna Lace

Inks – Memento Lilac Posies, New Sprout

Embossing folder – Couture Creations A4 Tied Together

Prills – Lettuce Entertain You

Deluxe Shaping Kit

Art Glitter Ultrafine Glitter – Crystal

Krystallos Vintage Glass Glitter

Art Glitter Dries Clear

Instructions:

Cut a piece of white cardstock 10” x 7”.  Fold in half to make the base card.  For the front of the card cut a piece of white cardstock 7” x 5” and then using the lacy border from the Fleur Border Basics set with the cutting die cut the end of the cardstock as shown.  Emboss the upper card using the Tied Together embossing folder.

To make the fan die cut the smaller flower die from the Arianna Lace set and cut in half.  Die cut 4 of the small matching single pieces and adhere to the base lace die cut to create a fan.

To make the flowers stamp the flowers using Lilac Posies ink.  Sponge the centre of the flowers with the New Sprout ink and then die cut the flowers.  Softly sponge the edge of the flowers with the Lilac Posies ink.  Spritz a little water on the back of the flowers and then shape using the Deluxe Shaping Kit.  Die cut the small and large stamens in green cardstock and roll them up using the quilling tool from the Deluxe Shaping Kit.  Adhere them to the centre of the flowers.  Add glitter using the Art Glitter Dries Clear adhesive along the veins of the flowers.  Add the prills to the centre of the flowers.  Finally add the Krystallos Vintage Glass Glitter to the flowers on the outside.

For further information about making these flowers check out Emma Lou’s video here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/video/146/how-to-create-flowering-dogwoods-and-stamens

To make the leaves stamp using the Pistachio ink.  Sponge the leaves with New Sprout and then die cut the leaves.  Sponge the edges lightly with Pistachio ink before shaping them with the Deluxe Shaping kit.

To assemble the card adhere the embossed piece to the base card and then adhere the lace edge up against the embossed piece.  Adhere the fan on the curved edge and then add the flowers and leaves as shown.  Add the pearls to the centres of the crossed lines.  Stamp the sentiment on the bottom right hand corner.

There is still time to vote for the semi-finalists for the Heartfelt Creations Design Team.  Please take the time to vote for me here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/blog/538/21-joyful-springtime-paper-crafting-ideas-sneak-peek-2017-design-team-semifinalists-announced

Happy Crafting

Patricia