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

 

I am All Glammed Up with Heartfelt Creations Easel Card

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Today I will be featuring a card made using a combination of the All Glammed Up paper collection combined with the Classic Roses from Heartfelt Creations.

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Here is the inside of the card:

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And here is a close up of the flowers:

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Materials used:

All Glammed Up Paper Collection

Black Heartfelt Creations cardstock

Stamps – Classic Rose

Dies – Heartfelt Creations Classic Rose, Regal Borders, Cut Mat Create 1A, Spellbinders Large Circles, Lacey Circles

Art Glitter Dries Clear Glue

Spectrum Noir Clear Sparkle Overlay

Foam tape

Pearls

Instructions:

Cut a base of 9” x 5 1/2” inch in black cardstock and score at 4 ½” and 6 ¾” and fold the end panel over to create the easel.  Fold into a Cut another two pieces of black cards stock 6” x 5 ½” for the fronts.  Using the edge die from the Regal Borders dies cut the edge from one side of the cards.  Cut two sheets of patterned paer 6” x 5 ½” and cut the lacy border edge from the Regal borders and adhere to the base card.  Place one on the top of the easel and the other on the base of the easel.  Finished measurement is 7” x 5”.

Cut out the panels from the All Glammed Up paper collection and mat onto black cardstock.  Die cut the circle image out of the panel using the Spellbinders circle die.  Adhere the lace to the card using Art Glitter Dries Clear adhesive.  Die cut a black lacy die from the Spellbinders Lacey Circles dies and mat the patterned circle image onto the die cut.  Adhere the image onto the back panel with foam tape for dimension.

For the base of the card die cut another image from a panel using the Cut Mat Create 1A die and mat it with black cardstock adhere it to the second panel.

To make the flowers stamp the Classic Rose stamps in a variety of sizes with Memento Tuxedo Black ink onto red cardstock.  Die cut out the shapes and sponge the edges with Rhubarb Stalk ink.  Using the Deluxe Shaping Kit shape the flowers and assemble them in the sizes you want.

Stamp the leaves from the Classic Rose set with Northern Pine and sponge with Bamboo Leaves before die cutting.  Shape the leaves using the Deluxe Shaping kit.

For the base I have added one larger rose and two smaller roses on the leaves either side to hold the easel in place.

Add the leaves and flowers as shown and finally add some pearls on the centre image.  Die cut the sentiment using the Luggage Tags and Labels set and sponge the edges with Rhubarb Stalk ink.  Adhere with sponge foam.

I have used Spectum Noir Clear Sparkle Overlay on the roses for a bit of shine and sparkle.

Have a good week and Happy Crafting

Patricia

Soft and Pretty Cards

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This week I am featuring a couple of cards made with vellum flowers using Heartfelt Creations Classic Rose stamp and die set.  I think this is my most used stamp and die set as it is really versatile with lots of different ways of making flowers.  And I am still going through my Sweet Lullaby papers and will be very sad when they are finished, but there are gorgeous new products coming all the time.

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And here is the pink card open to show the depth of the card.

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This time I have had some fun using the Ranger Bridal Tinsel embossing powder.  This gives a lovely sparkly effect to your embossing and I had some fun making these flowers using the Heartfelt Creations Classic Rose flowers out of vellum.  I have used Memento Angel Pink and Summer Sky inks to colour the back of embossed flowers before die cutting them out.  These colours matched the Sweet Lullaby papers beautifully.  I have found that I prefer to do little shaping on the vellum to get the full effect of the beautiful stamps.

Here is a close up of the blue flowers.  They are so pretty.

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Materials used:

Cardstock – Bazzill smooth white cardstock

Paper – Sweet Lullaby

Stamps – Heartfelt Creations Classic Rose,

Dies – Heartfelt Creations Classic Rose, Cut Mat Create 1A, Regal Borders and Edges, Luggage and Labels,

Inks – Memento Teal Zeal,Summer Sky, Angel Pink, New Sprout, Bamboo Leaves

Sparkles from my stash

Have a good week and Happy Crafting

Patricia

Romantic Floral Wedding Cards

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What could be more romantic than getting married under a beautiful bower of flowers and I have made a couple of cards that would be perfect for such a wedding.

For these cards I have used the Heartfelt Creations Classic Roses along with the new Wildwood Florals from the just released Wildwood Cottage Collection to create a bower of flowers over the Happy Couple (die from Sue Wilson).  I can’t believe that I have never used Brilliance inks before but I have now decided they are just beautiful to make luscious flowers with a hint of sheen for a stunning effect.  All the flowers and the green leaf swirls have been cut from white cardstock and coloured with the Brilliance inks.  I did go over the top of the flowers with Spectrum Noir Clear Overlay for a sparkly effect which is hard to see in these photos.

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Cardstock – Timbrels, Bazzill Smooth White, Heartfelt Creations Black

Paper – Heartfelt Creations Wildwood Cottage Collection

Stamps – Heartfelt Creations Classic Rose, Wildwood Florals

Dies – Heartfelt Creations Classic Rose, Wildwood Florals, Botanic Window, Ornate Gateway, 1A, Cut Mat Create 2B,Cut Mat Create Sue Wilson Happy Couple, Spellbinders Majestic Labels Twenty-Five, Card Creator 5″ x 7″ A

Embossing Folders – Couture Creations Baroque

Inks – Brilliance Lime, Orchid, Purple, Galaxy Gold, Memento Canteloupe

Spectrum Noir Clear Overlay

Small sparkles from my stash

I hope that you have enjoyed these cards as much as I have had making them.

Have a good week and Happy Crafting.

Patricia

Romantic Triple Easel Wedding Card

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I have been meaning to do this triple easel card for sometime as it has intrigued me in how it was done.  I got very good instructions on how to make a triple easel card from Creative Expressions and this is my version of the card.  I can’t find the original post but here is another post with a triple easel card featuring different dies here.  It will give you the general idea about constructing a triple easel card.

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The original easel card just featured the Fleur de Lis Squares from Spellbinders but I decided to use the Labels 22 from Spellbinders more prominently and was happy with the result as the card was much stronger as well.  Of course I had to put some flowers on the card and the vellum flowers from the Heartfelt Creations Classic Rose stamp and die set was perfect for the soft romantic finish to the card.

I have used Bridal Tinsel embossing powder on vellum for a sparkly effect and it paired up well with the Angel Pink ink from Memento for just the softest of romantic touches to the white card.  The pearls on the Tied Together embossing folder from Couture Creations just finished off the card.  It is a small card and when folded up should fit in a standard A2 envelope and should be reasonably easy to post.

Here are the side views of the card:

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Materials used:

Cardstock – Timbrels White Cardstock

Vellum

Stamps – CTMH Just Sayin’ Heartfelt Creations Classic Rose

Dies – Heartfelt Creations Classic Rose, Spellbinders Fleur de Lis Squares, Labels 22, Fancy Frames Tags Two

Inks – Colorbox Frost White, Versamark, Memento Angel Pink, Bamboo Leaves

Embossing Powder – Ranger White, Bridal Tinsel, Stampendous Aged Ivory

Embossing Folder – Couture Creations Tied Together

Pearls from my stash.

This card, along with most of my other creations are available for sale at Gift Hutt.

Have a good week and Happy Crafting.

Patricia