Chic Pink Carnations

Kia Ora and Welcome Back

Here is my second project for the Heartfelt Creations Design Team for this week.  The first one was a lovely trinket box and you can check it out here: https://wp.me/p2MuRN-13Y

The Camelia Carnation paper collection is just so beautiful that I did not want to really cut into but I had to.  This card has been made with one of the 6″ x 6″ panels and I have decorated the bottom of the card so as to show the beautiful flowers at the top!

Materials Used:

HCDP1-285 Camellia Carnation Paper Collection

HCPC-3806 Small Carnation Stamp

HCD1-7164 Small Carnation Die

HCD1-7160 Banners of Love Die

HCPC-3803 Banners of Love Stamp set

HCD1-7161 Sweetheart Borders Die

HCS1-457-3 Pastel Bead Stamens – Medium

HSC1-459-4 Rock Candy Stamens – Small

TSMP707 Memento Bamboo Leaves ink

TSMP103 Memento Canteloupe ink

TSMP900 Memento Tuxedo Black ink

71026 Colorbox Lime Pastel ink

315945 3D Metallic Stamp Paint – Rose

284095 3D Metallic Stamp Paint – Grass Green

159723 Dries Clear Glue

241659 Dove Blender Pen

HCPP3-452 White Cardstock

HCFS1-465 Art Foam Paper

HCDA2-45 Stack and Store Daubers

PGM15016 Frosting Powder

85-glitter Crystal Ultrafine Transparent Glitter

Hot glue gun, Die cutting machine, Stampin’ Up Wild Wasabi Cardstock, Stazon Pink Cherry ink, Stazon Forest Green ink, Pearls

Instructions:

Cut a piece of white cardstock at 6” x 12” and score at 6” along the long side to make the base card.  Cut a piece of green cardstock 6 ¼” x 6 ¼” and adhere it to the front of the card.  Cut the 6” x 6” patterned panel and adhere to the front of the card.  Cut a strip of white cardstock 3” x 6 ½” and using the straight border die from the HCD1-7161 Sweetheart Borders Die set cut the lace edges on both sides.  Trim to fit the front and adhere to the card as shown.  Cut a piece of green cardstock 6 ¼” x ¾” and adhere over the lace borders in the centre.   Cut a piece of light green patterned paper 6 ¼” x ½” and adhere over the green cardstock.  Add a line of pearls to the centre of this trim.

To make the sentiment stamp the image from the HCPC-3803 Banners of Love Stamp set in Tuxedo Black ink on white cardstock.  Colour the images using a Dove Blender pen and the stack and store daubers using the Canteloupe, Pearlescent Coral, and Bamboo Leaves before die cutting with the coordinating die.  Shape and adhere in the centre over the pearls.

To make the flowers stamp the images from the HCPC-3806 Small Carnation Stamp set in Stazon Cherry Pink on Art Foam paper and die cut with the coordinating die.  Sponge the edges with Rose stamp paint with a damp sponge.  Add Frosting Powder using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge.  Heat and shape with your fingers.  Adhere the petals together with a hot glue gun and pierce the centre with a piercing tool before inserting the wire stamen.  Trim the end of the wire and seal with hot glue gun before adhering around the sentiment as shown.

To make the leaves stamp the leaf images from the Small Carnation stamp set on Art Foam Paper in Forest Green ink.  Sponge the leaves with Lime Pastel ink and die cut using the coordinating dies.  Sponge the edges with Grass Green stamp paint, heat and shape lightly.  Adhere around the flowers as shown with a hot glue gun.

Mix 2 red rock candy and 1 green wire stamens together at different lengths, trim and adhere around the flowers and sentiment usng the hot glue gun.

Add Crystal glitter to the image at the top of the card with Dries Clear glue.

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

Blushing Rose Wedding Card

Kia Ora and Welcome Back

For Inspirational Wednesday today, I have another gatefold card for you featuring the lovely Heartfelt Love Collection.  This time I have featured the Blushing Rose Swirls stamps and dies.

(For more gorgeous projects please visit the Heartfelt Creations blog here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/blog/646/elegant-inspiration-to-get-you-started-on-your-next-card)

HCD1-7110 Classic Rose Die

HCPC-3752 Classic Rose Cling Stamp set

HCD1-7144 Decorative Medallion Die

HCD1-7134 Classic Wedding Bells Die

HCPC-3789 Classic Wedding Bells Cling stamp set

HCPC-3756 Blushing Rose Swirls Stamp set

HCD1-7114 Blushing Rose Swirls Die

HCDP1-284 Heartfelt Love Paper Collection

HCD1-7160 Banners of Love Die

HCPC-3803 Banners of Love Stamp set

HCPC-3804 Heartfelt Love Sentiments Stamp set

HCD1-7161 Sweetheart Borders Die

HCD1-7162 Eyelet Hearts Die

HCPP3-452 White Cardstock

HCDA2-45 Stack and Store Daubers

241159Dove Blender Pen

TSBL32 Brilliance Pearlescent Coral

TSMP103 Memento Canteloupe ink

TSMP707 Memento Bamboo Leaves ink

TSMP900 Memento Tuxedo Black ink

159723 Art Glitter Dries Clear

HCST1-401 Deluxe Shaping Kit

Other – Ranger Silver embossing powder, Versamark ink

Cut a piece of white cardstock at 12” x 6”, score at 3 1/4” x 8 3/4” and fold to create the gatefold.  Using the cutting edge of the HCD1-7161 Sweetheart Borders Die cut both ends of the card.  Die cut the decorative die and adhere it to the sides of the card.

Cut a piece of white organza ribbon approximately 24”.  Using a craft knife cut a small slit in the folds on both sides and thread the ribbon through.  Cut a piece of the pink patterned paper as 6” x 5 7/16” and adhere to the centre of the card. Cut the outer semi circular die from the HCD1-7144 Decorative Medallion Die from white cardstock and then die cut the decorative die and adhere to the top of the base die.  Adhere to the top of the card as shown.

Stamp the images from the HCPC-3756 Blushing Rose Swirls Stamp set in versamark ink on white cardstock and die cut with the coordinating die.  Using a dove blender pen colour the leaves with Bamboo Leaves and the roses and buds with Canteloupe and Pearlescent Coral.  Shape and adhere to the fronts of the folds and the top of the semi-circular medallion at the top of the card.

To make the leaves stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3752 Classic Rose Cling Stamp set in Tuxedo Black ink on white cardstock.  Sponge the leaves with Bamboo Leaves and Rhubarb Stalk inks and die cut with the coordinating die.  Shape and adhere to the front of the card as shown and the top of card.

To make the roses stamp the images from the HCPC-3752 Classic Rose Cling Stamp set in Pearlescent Coral, sponge the centres with Canteloupe inks and die cut.  Shape the flowers using the HCST1-401 Deluxe Shaping Kit and assemble as shown and adhere to the leaves on the front as shown.

Die cut the largest eyelet die out of white cardstock from the HCD1-7162 Eyelet Hearts Die and adhere to the centre of the card. Die cut the dark pink patterned paper with the second largest Eyelet Heart die and adhere to the heart.  Stamp the sentiment from the HCPC-3804 Heartfelt Love Sentiments Stamp set with Versamark ink and heat emboss with silver embossing powder on white cardstock.  Die cut the heart using the next size down plain heart die from the HCD1-7162 Eyelet Hearts Die set and adhere to the eyelet heart as shown in the middle of the card.

Stamp the image from the HCPC-3803 Banners of Love Stamp set in versamark ink on white cardstock and heat emboss with Silver embossing powder.  Colour the image in with Bamboo Leaves, Pearlescent Coral and Cantloupe inks and die cut with the coordinating die.  Adhere to the top of the hearts as shown and then add a rose to finish.

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

A Stampendous Review

Welcome back.

This week I have a couple of cards made using a Stampendous cling stamp and coordinating die set.  Stampendous was one of the first companies that I bought stamps from over 20 years ago and I always liked them as they had some beautiful images.  As I was cleaning out my craft room I found the old catalogue and the images are still lovely and it is interesting to see how fashions have changed over the years.  I picked this set up through Facebook because I loved the image and the hummingbirds in it.

However, I was very disappointed with this stamp and die set.  The image did not stamp clearly and crisply and the dies did not cut very cleanly.  I used a Fiskars stamp press and I know this is a big stamp, but I had no problems stamping the large Fuchsia stamp from Heartfelt Creations and getting a crisp clear image.

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However, I was able to make a couple of reasonable cards out of this image but I won’t be making any more which is a shame.  The image is beautiful and at the moment I have these pink Bower Vine flowers outside my kitchen window and they always give a good show.  I have coloured with copic markers and used flower soft for the centre of the flowers for something different.

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Materials used:

Cardstock – CTMH White Daisy, Pear and Pomegranate

Ink – Memento

Copics – Pinks and greens (sorry I think I have packed up the chart I have – will try and remember to update this later!).

Stamp – CTMH Framed (NLA)

Flower soft

I have finally got myself a Cricut Explore Air and today I had some fun with some SVG files.  I can’t wait to show you what I have made with it.  I can’t believe I didn’t get one earlier – they are so much easier and better to use.  So watch this space….

Have a good week and Happy Crafting.

Patricia

A Bit of Old and A Bit of New

Welcome back.

Thank you for the lovely comments on my last post.  I am pleased to say that the wedding card sold very quickly in Gift Hutt and it will make a very special card to keep for the wedding couple.

This week I am featuring a couple of cards using up some of stash.  The first card features some apricot/orange lilies that I picked up a while ago at a local Emporium.  The die cutting and embossing make a very elegant background for the flowers tied with a simple bow.  It was amazing the difference the embossing made on the CTMH Sunset card.  It hasn’t been embossed along the grain, but I like the effect on the embossing with a little white showing through.

#Spellbinders

Materials used:

Cardstock – CTMH White Daisy and Sunset

Die – Spellbinders Nestabilities Timeless Rectangle, Nestabilities Labels Eighteen

Embossing folder – CTMH Damask

I have used a piece of vellum ephemera inside the frame to add a different look to the card.  The embossing helps the frame stand out more and I have used ribbon from my stash.  This card has also sold very quickly in Gift Hutt as well.

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Materials used:

Cardstock – Colonial White

Dies – Spellbinders Nestabilities Labels Eighteen, Fancy Framed Tags Two

Embossing Folder – Couture Creations Tied Together

Ephemera from my stash

Ribbon and pearls from my stash

Stamp – CTMH Framed (NLA)

Ink – CTMH Desert Sand

Finally I have made some flowers using the Heartfelt Creations Ariana stamp and die set.  I have used a basket die cut that I purchased many years ago and sponged it with a combination of CTMH cashmere and desert sand inks.  I have sued ribbon and lace from my stash to complete this card.

#Heartfelt Creations

Materials used:

Cardstock – CTMH Pixie, Colonial White, White Daisy, Buttercup

Stamps – Heartfelt Creations Ariana Blooms, CTMH Just to Say…

Dies – Heartfelt Creations Ariana Blooms, Spellbinders Fancy Frame Tags Two

Inks – Pixie, Canary, Black

Embossing Folder – Quatrefoil

CTMH Gold glitter gems

Basket from my stash

Lace from my stash

Ribbon from my stash

I am really enjoying using a combination of different products and I hope that you are enjoying my creations.

Heartfelt Creations products are now on their way to Gift Hutt and will be available for purchase soon.  I am really excited about having them at Gift Hutt and will be doing classes on using these amazing products as soon as I can.

Have a good week and Happy Crafting.

Patricia

 

Having Fun with Heartfelt Creations Ariana Blooms

Welcome back

I hope you all had a good Christmas and got lots of new craft supplies.  I have just received the Heartfelt Creations Ariana stamp and die set and I just love these stamps.  It is strange using the rubber stamps again but these stamps had good adhesion to my acrylic blocks and gave a nice crisp image.  It is also great to have a matching die to save my hands for fussy cutting.  I have had some fun with using different inks and finishes and here are my first efforts.

I have used a combination of Le Vie En Rose papers and Black and Pomegranate cardstock from CTMH for my first card.  I love the combination of the gold embossing on the flowers and the gold Peelcraft edging and corners and the black of the Heartfelt Creations eyelet oval die.  I have cut two sets of flowers to create these flowers.  I haven’t put a sentiment on the front as it blocked the beautiful paper.  I am waiting for some beautiful Spellbinders dies and will look at doing something inside the card instead.  However, I do find that some people like to have blank cards for different purposes.

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Here is a close up of the flowers.  The photos really do not show the vibrancy of the colours.

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I have stayed with a very elegant cream and gold combination for my second card. I have used Peelcraft stickers for the corners, edging and the tag and sentiment.

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Finally here is a little fun 4″ x 4″ card I have made with this single layer flower and the Raindrops on Roses die from Heartfelt Creations.  I have sponged the centre with Buttercup ink and the edges of the petals with Pomegranate ink.

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Materials used:

Cardstock – CTMH Black, Pomegranate, White Daisy, Colonial White, Buttercup

Paper – CTMH Le Vie En Rose

Stamp – Heartfelt Creations Ariana

Dies – Heartfelt Creations Ariana, Eyelet Oval, Raindrops on Roses

Inks – CTMH Black, Versamark, Pomegranate, Buttercup

CTMH Gold Bling Gems

Peelcraft stickers from my stash

Pearl string from my stash

These cards will be for sale at Gift Hutt when it reopens early in the New Year.

Have a good week and Happy Crafting

Patricia

Elegant Cards

Welcome back

This week I will be featuring some cards that I have made from some beautiful paper that my daughter had given me for Christmas.  I only had an A4 sheet of paper and I have managed to get these three cards with enough paper for at least one or two more cards.  This paper was a lovely subtle blue/grey and had a white embossed damask pattern on it.

First up is a screen card.  I sat looking at it for a couple of weeks as I was not sure what else to put on it.

#Screen card elegance

Here is a close up of the lovely cameo from the Sweet Moments stamp set (CTMH).  I have cut the scallop oval from the Spellbinders Beaded Oval die and the gorgeous cameo came from a CTMH stamp set and I have embossed it with Ranger silver embossing powder.

#Screen card elegance

I decided to just put a small necklace of CTMH bitty sparkles to just add a little bling.  What do you think?

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Materials used for this screen card:

Cardstock – CTMH White Daisy

Patterned paper – unknown

White Glitter paper

Spellbinders Lacy Squares Nestabilities

Stamp – CTMH Sweet Moments (?still available)

Versamark

Ranger silver embossing ink

CTMH White Shimmer trim

Bitty Sparkles (CTMH)

Martha Stewart Doily edge punch

Stampin Up Decorative Label Punch

This card

For You Elegance

Materials used:

CTMH White Daisy Cardstock

Paper – unknown

Dies – Marianne Creatables LR0206, Memory Box Vivienne Butterfly, Marianne Craftables CR1204, Marianne Creatables LR0162

Martha Stewart Doily edge punch

CTMH clear sparkles

CTMH Black ink

Ribbon from my stash

I have used some lovely white glitter paper on the background and then used the Spellbinders Lacey Squares dies to layer with the beautiful paper.  It is really hard to show the lovely colours in a photograph.  The butterfly and the sparkle flourish fitted in really well with the size of the square.

Just a little note - Spellbinders and Memory box

Materials used:

CTMH White Daisy cardstock

White Glitter paper

Memory Box die – Vivienne

Spellbinders Lacy Squares

Spellbinders Labels

CTMH bitty sparkles

CTMH sparkle flourish

Versamark ink

Ranger silver embossing powder.

Have a good week and Happy Crafting

Patricia

CTMH Australasian Blog Hop – White Pines

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Hello and welcome aboard our  Australasian Close to My Heart Blog Hop featuring the White Pines paper collection. If you have arrived here from Leah’s blog Leah Cameron’s Corner  then you are in the right place. If you landed here by accident, no problem, please join in by following the link at the end of this post

Today I would like to share with you cards I have made with these lovely papers. available until the 31st December through the Seasonal Expressions book.  There is so much versatility with these papers with a wide variety of colours and patterns.  I love the WOTG stamp set and featured this in my cards.

#CTMH White Pines

 

This card base has been made using the Artfully Sent cartridge and the embellishments are from the Artistry cartridge.

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My new favourite embossing folder is the Confetti folder and here I have layered Fern and Ruby onto the embossed cardstock – it is a little difficult to pick it up in the photo.

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This colour paper is very Christmassy and I have used the new red enamel dots for the holly berries.

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Another Artfully Sent card this time using the Glacier colours for a more muted colour scheme using Fern and Glacier and the trees from the WOTG scrapbooking kit.

Finally I have made some card voucher holder cards.  I cut the base card out of Glacier cardstock and I have decorated the front with the lovely blue paper and the matching Christmas trees from the WOTG kit.

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Here is the inside of the card.  I have cut the card holder using the Artiste cartridge at 4″ from the blue paper and adhered it to the middle of the card.  I then cut the Colonial White cardstock and decorated them with stamps from the Holiday Cheer stamp set.  I don’t normally decorate inside the cards but I had to do so here in order to have somewhere to write a greeting in it.

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Here is another card that I have done using the same technique.  This time I have used another companies die to cut the shape on the front and then decorated with the stamps from the Holiday Cheer stamp set.

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I cut another shape out of the Colonial White cardstock and cut it in half to place on either side of the card holder.  The white shimmer trim made a lovely accent to the card.

#CTMH White Pines

The White Pines papers and embellishments are only available until 31st December. from your CTMH consultant.  I’d love you to leave a comment before heading off to the next stop,  Vandra’s blog Vandra’s Virtual CTMH Craftroom.

Materials used:

Cardstock – Glacier, White Daisy, Ruby, Fern

Paper – White Pines

Stamps – White Pines WOTG, Holiday Cheer

Inks – Fern, Glacier

Cricut cartridge – Artistry, Artiste, Artfully Sent

Extra thick twine – Fern

Green Shimmer trim

White shimmer trim

Paper Fundamentals Assortments – Glacier

Red Enamel Dots

Embossing Folder – Confetti

Other non CTMH product – SU Big Note Die

Have a good day and Happy Crafting

Patricia