Pink Sunrise Lilies

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Today I am featuring something a little different from my usual cards.  I have been inspired by John Lockwood and his amazing creations.  Please visit his website here for the instructions on how to make this hexagonal frame here: http://johnnextdoor.blogspot.co.nz/2014/05/what-difference-year-makes.html?spref=pi

I have made the lilies using the Heartfelt Creations Sunrise Lily stamps and dies on foamiran.  I was happy with how the flowers turned out but foamiran is still a work in progress for me.

For the base of this I have used Sizzix hexagonal dies rather than measuring out the hexagons as John as done.  I embossed the smaller die and then cut the hexagon with the larger die.  I have still cut the tabs etc the same as what John has done but I thought this was a quicker and easier way of doing the base and it worked perfectly for me.  However, it is really important when cutting out the larger die size to measure with your ruler to make sure the edges are even to allow the base to sit evenly.

Have a good week – don’t forget to check in on Wednesday for the exciting release of the new Beary Fun Retreat Collection from Heartfelt Creations!

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

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Rose Pink Elegance

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I have another card today featuring more foamiran flowers, and a beautiful rose gold foil card from Bazzill.  I thought I would see how I can mix and match the foamiran flowers with paper flowers and leaves and I was happy with the results.

Materials:

Cardstock – Centura Pearl Pink, Bazzill Rose Gold Foil

Foamiran

Stamps – Heartfelt Creations Window Box Fillers

Dies – Heartfelt Creations Window Box Fillers, Classic Rose, Elegant Sentiments, Spellbinders 5 x 7 Elegant Labels 4, 5 x 7 Matting Basics, Labels 4

Inks – Brilliance Coral, Memento Canteloupe, Bamboo Leaves, Tuxedo Black

Stamens

Art Glitter Dries Clear glue

Rajni Chawla’s Crystal Clear

Glue Gloss

Heart of Gold Prills

Foam dots

Instructions:

  1. Cut a piece of cream cardstock at 10″ x 5″, score and crease along the long side to make a base card of 5″ x 7″.  Add the layers as in the next instructions.
  2. To layer the dies from the outside in: 1. die cut the largest size of the Matting Basics in the pink cardstock.   2. die cut the outer die from the Elegant Labels 4 in the rose gold foil.  3. die cut the second die from the Elegant Labels 4 in the pink cardstock.  4. die cut the largest Label 4 in the rose gold. 5. die cut the next size down Label 4 in pink cardstock.   I have used foam to layer between the bottom gold layer and the next pink layer for interest.
  3. Die cut the Best Wishes from the  Elegant Sentiments from rose gold foil and adhere to the card with Dries Clear glue.
  4. Stamp the leaves and flowers from the Window Box Fillers stamp set in Tuxedo Black.  Colour the leaves with Bamboo Leaves ink and the flowers with Canteoupe ink using the Stack and Store daubers.  Die cut with the coordinating dies.  Shape the flowers and leaves with the Deluxe Flower Shaping kit.  Add Crystal Clear glitter to the flowers using Glue Gloss and add Heart of Gold Prills to the centres of the flowers.  Adhere to the left of the labels as shown.
  5. To make the flowers die cut two large and two medium petals from the Classic Rose set in foamiran.  Sponge the centres with Canteloupe ink and the rest in the Pearlescent Coral.  Shape using a low heat source.  Adhere together with a hot glue gun.  Pierce the centres and add stamens to finish the flowers.  Adhere above the leaves and flowers as shown.

Have a good week and Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

Pretty in Pink Flowering Dogwood

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Today I have a quick post showing a card I have just completed for a custom order.  I have just received the new Becca Feeken range of Spellbinders dies and I just had to have a play with the Victoriana Crest and it is just gorgeous!  It paired beautifully with the Flowering Dogwood paper and flowers from Heartfelt Creations of course!

I also took a photo of the difference Rajni Chawla’s Frosting Powder and Crystal Clear makes to the finish of a card.

Materials Used:

Cardstock – Bazzill White, Heartfelt Creations white (for the flowers), Stampin Up Wild Wasabi

Paper – Heartfelt Creations Flowering Dogwood

Stamps – Heartfelt Creations Flowering Dogwood, Small Classic Petunia

Dies – Heartfelt Creations Flowering Dogwood, Everyday Heroes, Spellbinders Victorian Numbers,

Inks – Pearlescent Coral, Memento Bamboo Leaves, New Sprout

Rajni Chawla’s Frosting Powder

Rajni Chawla’s Crystal Clear

Heartfelt Creations Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit

Art Glitter Dries Clear Adhesive

Glue Gloss

Nuvo Crystal Drops – Simply White

Prills – Lettuce Entertain You

Instructions:

Cut a base card at 12 x 7″ and score and crease at 6″ at the long side for a base card of 6″ x 7″.  Cut a piece of the patterned paper from the Flowering Dogwood paper collection at 6″ x 7″ and adhere to the front of the card.

Cut the base die from the Spellbinders Victoriana Crest in white cardstock.  Adhere to the base card.  Cut the patterned piece out of white cardstock and adhere to the base of the frame die.  Cut the centre oval out of white cardstock and adhere to the base frame and then cut the plain pink patterned paper out of the same die to adhere on the base.  Die cut 3 of the lacy insert and adhere together and then adhere to the pink patterned paper on the frame.  Add Simply White Nuvo drops to the centre of the flowers and on the frame as desired.

Die cut the numbers from the Victorian Numbers die set on white cardstock and adhere to the centre of the frame as shown.  Add Nuvo drops to the sides of the numbers.

To make the flowers stamp the largest and second largest flowers from the Flowering Dogwood stamp set in Pearlescent Coral.  Sponge the centres with New Sprout and die cut the flowers using the coordinating die.  Sponge the edges of the flowers with the Pearlescent Coral and shape using the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit.  Adhere the petals together as shown.  Using the Glue Gloss add Rajni Chawla’s Frosting Powder to the petals and heat for a frosted finish.  Die cut the stamens from the green cardstock and roll up and adhere to the centre of the larger flowers.  Using Dries Clear glue adhere the prills to the centres of the stamens and the smaller flowers.  Adhere to the card as shown.

To make the leaves stamp the leaves from the Flowering Dogwood stamp set in Bamboo Leaves.  Sponge the leaves in New Sprout and then die cut using the coordinating die.  Shape using the Deluxe Flower Shaping kit.  Sponge the leaves with the Glue Gloss and sprinkle the Crystal Clear and allow to dry before adhering to the card as shown.

Stamp the sentiment from the Small Classic Petunia stamp set in Pearlescent Coral on white cardstock and die cut the shape from the Everyday Heroes die.  Adhere to the card on the lower right as shown.

All products used are available for sale at Gift Hutt here: http://gifthutt.nz/product-category/craft-supplies/

Have a good week and Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

Celebrating Your Special Day

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It is Inspiration Wednesday again at Heartfelt Creations and today I am featuring a card that is quick and easy to make.  Please visit the Heartfelt Creations for further inspiration from the other talented Design Team members here:  https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/blog/589/elegant-crafting-inspiration-and-a-classic-wedding-preview  They never cease to amaze me with their talents.

I love making layered cards with lots different nesting dies and this card features that technique.  This time I have gone with white and pink cardstock for the base dies to combine with pink Flowering Dogwood flowers and green leaves.  If you have flowers already made up then it won’t take long to put this card together.  Just change the sentiments to suit the occasion.

Materials Used:

HCPC-3773 Flowering Dogwood Flowers Cling Stamp Set

HCD1-7129 Flowering Dogwood Flowers Die

HCPC-3673 Heartfelt Sentiments

TSMP103 Memento Canteloupe

TSBL32 Brilliance Pearlescent Coral

RPEJ685 Ranger White Embossing Powder

HCST1-410 Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit

HCDA2-450 Stack and Store Daubers

PGM15016 Rajni Chawla’s Frosting Powder

PGM15015 Rajni Chawla’s Crystal Clear

Other products – White cardstock, Pink Cardstock, Spellbinders A2 Divine Eloquence die, Spellbinders Labels Twenty-Eight, Versamagic Tea Leaves, Aloe Vera, Pixie Pink, Versamark ink, Heart of Gold Prils

Instructions:

To make the base card cut a piece of white cardstock at 8 ½” x 5 ½” and score at 4 ¼” along the long side to make a base card of 4 ¼” x 5 ½”.

Die cut the largest image from the A2 Divine Eloquence die in pink cardstock and adhere to the base card using Dries Clear glue.  Die cut the coordinating Labels Twenty-Eight die in white cardstock and adhere to the patterned die with Dries Clear glue.  Die cut the next sized die from the A2 Divine Eloquence die and adhere to the base card with foam tape.  Stamp the Celebrating Your Special Day image from the HCPC-3673 Heartfelt Sentiments set in Pearlescent Coral and die cut the image with the from the Labels Twenty-Eight set and adhere to the base card.

To make the leaves stamp the images from the HCPC-3773 Flowering Dogwood Flowers Cling Stamp Set with Tea Leaves ink on white cardstock.  Sponge the leaves with Aloe Vera ink and then die cut with the coordinating die.  Shape and add Crystal Clear glitter using Dries Clear glue and adhere to the card front as shown

To make the flowers stamp the images from the HCPC-3773 Flowering Dogwood Flowers Cling Stamp Set using versamark ink on white cardstock.  Emboss with white embossing powder, sponge the centres with Canteloupe ink and the outer edges with Pixie Pink, and die cut using the coordinating die.  Daub the edges with Pearlescent Coral ink and then shape using the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit.  Using Dries Clear glue add Frosting Powder to the flowers and heat set for a frosted finish.  Add the Heart of Gold Prills to the centre of the flowers using Dries Clear glue.  Adhere the flowers to the card as shown

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

Happy Anniversary

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Today I am featuring a card that I have made to be part of a collaboration with some other New Zealand business owners celebrating the first wedding anniversary which is paper.   Gift Hutt has a range of paper crafting supplies from Heartfelt Creations to make memorable keepsakes as well as anniversary cards.  We have amazing albums with inserts to personalise your album as well as beautiful papers to decorate.  Use the stamp and die sets to add stunning embellishments to create albums to keep forever.    You can check them out here: Gift Hutt or here Heartfelt Creations.

To check out other gift ideas for the paper anniversary please visit Lois’ blog here: https://customkeepsakes.co.nz/1st-wedding-anniversary-gift-ideas/

For this card I have used a range of die cuts to create a white on white effect and then added some gorgeous roses and flowers to help them pop out.

Materials used:

Cardstock – Bazzil White, Heartfelt Creations White cardstock for the flowers

Stamps – Heartfelt Creations Classic Rose, Wildwood Florals, Encourage You

Dies – Heartfelt Creations Classic Rose, Wildwood Florals, Spellbinders Elegant Label 4, Victorian Numbers, Fancy Frames Tags 2, Marianne Designs Anja’s Vintage Frame

Inks – Memento Canteloupe, New Sprout, Summer Sky, Tuxedo Black, Versamagic Tea Leaves, Aloe Vera. Brilliance Coral

Heartfelt Creations Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit

Art Glitter Dries Clear Adhesive

Foam squares

Pearls

Instructions:

Base Card:  Cut a piece of white cardstock at 10″ x 7″, score at 5″ along the long side and fold to make a card 5″ x 7″.  Die cut the large frame from the Elegant Labe 4 set in white cardstock and add to the base card.  Die cut the second largest frame and adhere to the frame.  Die cut the frame and inner image from the Anja’s Vintage Frame.  Glue the inner image onto the back image and adhere to the base frame with foam squares. To make the sentiment label stamp the Happy Anniversary image on some spare white cardstock and die cut using the rectangle die from the Fancy Frames 2 die set.  Adhere to the centre of the frame as shown.  Die cut the number 1 from white cardstock from the Victorian Numbers and adhere to the tag as shown.  I have used a light tack tape on this in case I need to remove it for another anniversary.

To make the leaves ink the images from the Classic Rose set with the Tea Leaves ink and sponge the leaves with Aloe Vera before die cutting with the coordinating die.  Sponge the edges of the leaves with Tea Leaves and shape using the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit.  Add the leaves to the card along the lower left side of the Anja’s Vintage Frame dies as shown with foam square and Dries Clear Glue.

To make the roses stamp the images from the Classic Rose set with the Coral ink.  Sponge the centres with Canteloupe ink and die cut.  Sponge the edges with the Coral ink and shape using the Deluxe Flower Shaping kit.  Assemble and adhere to the card as shown.  For further information on how I make my roses please visit here: http://wp.me/p2MuRN-VF

To make the small flowers die cut the smallest flowers from the Wildwood Floral set in white cardstock.  Sponge the edges softly with the Canteloupe, New Sprout and Summer Sky inks and shape using the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit.  Pierce a hole in the centre of the flowers and add the stamens.  Use some glue to keep the stamens in place . I would like to acknowledge Rajni Chawla and Anita Kejriwal from the Heartfelt Creations Design Team for there inspiration for these flowers.  Add the flowers around the roses as shown using Dries Clear Glue.

To finish add pearls as desired.

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

 

Cream and Pearl Elegant Card No. 2

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When I make new designs I often make several cards using the same theme and flowers and this one is another card I made using the lovely lace edge die from Spellbinders, and I have teamed it with a beautiful embossing folder from Anna Griffin.  The lovely sparkle on the roses comes from Rajni Chawla’s Frosting Powder.  It is an amazing product that totally transforms your flowers and is currently being released worldwide.

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

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

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