Elegant Shaped Easel

Kia Ora Koutou

Who is excited for Black Friday? Heartfelt Creations are releasing some fabulous must have dies today and I can’t wait to show you my creations! First up is an elegant easel card featuring beautiful handcrafted roses.

For more details on the products I have used please visit here.

Thank you to Heartfelt Creations for sending me those products.

Instructions:

Cut a piece of Deluxe Flower Shaping paper 10 1/2″ x 7 1/2″, score at 5 1/4″ and fold. Die cut the shaped base using the No. 1 die from the HCD2-7384 Fancy Classic Rectangle Frame Die set with one side slightly over the folded edge. Score halfway across one side of the card to create the easel component of the card. Cut a piece of white cardstock using the No. 1 die from the HCD2-7384 Fancy Classic Rectangle Frame Die out of white cardstock and adhere to the bottom half of the easel component. Die cut two pieces of light pattern paper using the No. 1 die from the HCD2-7384 Fancy Classic Rectangle Frame Die set and adhere to the front of the card and to the base of the card. Trim the excess of the base of the card to enable the card to fold in half.

Die cut two decorative dies using the No. 2 die from the HCD2-7384 Fancy Classic Rectangle Frame Die set – one out of silver cardstock and one out of white cardstock. Adhere the silver outer frame to the top of the white outer frame and adhere to the front of the card. Adhere the white inner die to the centre of the frame.

Die cut two middle frames using the No. 3 die from the HCD2-7384 Fancy Classic Rectangle Frame Die – one out of white cardstock and one from silver cardstock.  Adhere the silver die to the white die and adhere to the front of the card as shown.

Die cut two inner dies using the No. 4 die from the HCD2-7384 Fancy Classic Rectangle Frame Die set – one out of white cardstock and one out of silver cardstock. Adhere the white die over the silver die slightly offsetting it and adhere to the middle of the frames. 

Die cut two inner decorative dies using the No. 5 die from the HCD2-7384 Fancy Classic Rectangle Frame Die – one out of white cardstock and one out of silver cardstock. Adhere the silver die cut to the white die cut and then adhere to the centre of the card as shown.

Repeat the same process for the base of the card.

Stamp the rose leaf images from the HCPC-3752 Classic Rose Cling Stamp set in Northern Pine ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the images with Garden Patina ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape using the coordinating mold and add Crystal Clear glitter with clear gloss gel medium. Trim and adhere around the left of the frames and to the bottom right of the base frames as shown.

To create the roses stamp the rose images from the HCPC-3752 Classic Rose Cling Stamp set in Magenta Hue ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the flowers with Angel Pink ink and Magenta Hue in the centres of the flowers and die cut with the coordinating dies. Colour the backs of the flowers with Angel Pink ink and the edges front and back with Magenta Hue ink. Shape the petals using golf tools and assemble with hot glue. Add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium and adhere over the leaves on the left on the front of the card and on the bottom right of the base of the card to create the ledge for the easel card.

For the small flowers stamp the little flower images from the HCPC-3752 Classic Rose Cling Stamp set in Magenta ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the flowers with Angel Pink ink and the centres with Magenta Hue ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Colour the backs of the flowers and the edges front and back with Magenta Hue.  hape using the groove golf tool, pierce the centres, insert a magneta coloured bead stamen and secure with hot glue. Add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium, trim and add around the larger roses as shown.

Stamp the sentiment from the HCPC-3847 Celebrate Love Sentiments Cling Stamp Set using embossing ink on vellum and heat emboss with silver embossing powder.  Die cut using the No. 6 die from the HCD1-7204 Arrows and Banner Die set and adhere to the centre of the dies on the top of the card as shown.

To finish, add iridescent gems to the banner and on the decorative dies as shown.

Other Products:

Memento ink – Angel Pink, clear gloss gel medium, Hero Arts Embossing and Watermark ink, Ranger Silver Embossing Powder, iridescent gems, hot glue gun

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Amazing Paper Grace Fluted Classics Intro Blog Hop


Within the various collection introductions, Amazing Paper Grace has included sets that were inspired by classic sewing motifs. The Fluted Classics Collection is another wonderful layering shape set with ticking designs reminiscent of the blanket stitch on its edges! Nest the outer and inner rims with the insert to cut a tailored frame or for a beautiful background edge to any layering design. Keep it simple and you can cut a solid shape with just an outer rim. The Fluted Classics come in circle, square, oval, and rectangle shapes. We’ve also added a slimline version for those card makers who want to create an elegant and trendy silhouette.

Today’s projects were created with dies provided by Becca Feeken of Amazing Paper Grace.

My Projects for Today

For my projects today I have made an elegant Christmas card featuring a white and gold colour combination. The gold fluted circles work so well with some older Becca Feeken collections – links below.

I have also made some circle tags that would be so easy to mass produce in a wide range of colours for a personalised Christmas gift.

Designers Tip:

The Fluted Classics dies can be mixed and matched with older Amazing Paper Grace collections.

Fluted Classics Availability:
These dies and plates are available from Spellbinders right now! Click here: Fluted Classics Collection.

Supplies:
Accessories: Amazing Paper Grace Fluted Classics Circles Etched Dies from the Fluted Classics Collection by Becca Feeken. Amazing Paper Grace Picot Petite Squares Etched Dies Picot Petite Collection from Amazing Paper Grace by Becca Feeken, Amazing Paper Grace Candlewick Circle Etched Dies by Becca Feeken, Amazing Paper Grace Silent Night Make a Scene Etched Dies from the Holiday Medley Collection by Becca Feeken, Amazing Paper Grace Elegant Holiday Glimmer Sentiments Glimmer Hot Foil Plate Christmas Cascade Collection by Becca Feeken, Amazing Paper Grace Filigree Glimmer Wreaths Glimmer Hot Foil Plate Christmas Cascade Collection by Becca Feeken
Stamps:   Nil used.
Paper: Spellbinders Mirror Gold Cardstock, Spellbinders Essential Cardstock – Fern, Purple Mist, Creative Expressions Foundation Cardstock – Ruby Red, Neenah 80Ib Classic Crest Cardstock
Ink: Nil used.

For more Fluted Classics Collection Inspiration
Visit each Creative Team blog linked below for their take on creative paper crafting ideas using the Fluted Classics Collection!

Visit Elena Olinevich
Visit Anita Kejriwal
Visit Katarzyna Bobrowska
Visit Tracey Fehr
Visit Tracey Sabella
Visit Robin Clendenning
Visit Kate Skonieczna
Visit Joanna Wisniewska
Visit Patricia Manhire
Visit Agnieszka Posluszny
Visit Becca Feeken at Amazing Paper Grace  

Please comment: Which Fluted Classics set would you use first?
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Majestic Peonies

Kia Ora Koutou

The Sweet Peonies are such a majestic flower and combines perfectly with the new Peony and Sunflower Banner set from Heartfelt Creations to create a special occasion card.

For more details on the products I have used please visit here.

As a member of the Heartfelt Creations Design Team, I receive free products to use in my projects.

Instructions:

Cut a piece of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper 10” x 7”, score at 5” along the long side and fold to create a base card of 5” x 7”. Cut a piece of gold card 5” x 7” and adhere to the front of the card.  Cut a piece of pattern paper 4 7/8” x 6 7/8” and adhere to the front of the card. Die cut the outer decorative die out of gold cardstock using the No. 1 die from the HCD2-7308 Majestic Swirls Frames Die set and adhere to the front of the card using a piece of heavy cardstock 5 1/4″ x 3 1/4”. Cut a piece of pink pattern paper 5 1/4″ x 3 1/4” and adhere to the front of the decorative die. Die cut the middle decorative out of gold cardstock using the No. 2 die from the HCD2-7308 Majestic Swirls Frames Die and adhere to the front of the card as shown. Cut a piece of pattern paper 2” x 4” and adhere to the front of the gold decorative die. Die cut the tag from the HCD2-7308 Majestic Swirls Frames Die out of gold cardstock and adhere to the front of the card as shown. 

Stamp the sentiment from the HCPC-3843 Special Birthday Sentiments Cling Stamp Set in Obsidian ink on light pattern paper and die cut with the No. 4 die from the HCD2-7308 Majestic Swirls Frames Die set and adhere to the front of the tag.
Stamp the peony images from the HCPC-3970 Peony & Sunflower Banner Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush Markers and colour pencils and die cut with the coordinating die. Cut the banner apart and add to the front of the card with foam squares.  Add Wink of Stella to the images and then add Lemon Chiffon Prills to the flowers as shown.

Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3965 Summer Wreath Accents Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and colour pencils and die cut with the coordinating dies. Add Crystal Clear glitter using clear glossy gel medium and adhere to the right of the card.

Stamp the flower images from the HCPC-3820 Large Sweet Peonies Cling Stamp Set in Magenta Hue ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the centres with Canteloupe and Dandelion inks and the outer petals with Magenta Hue and die cut with the coordinating dies. Colour the edges of the petals with Lilac Posies ink and the backs of the petals with Magenta Hue ink. Shape using the 3D Basic Flower Shaping Mold and assemble using two of one size and one smaller size. Pierce the centres and insert gold coloured pearl stamens. Trim the threads and add Crystal Clear glitter using glossy gel and adhere to the right of the card as shown.

Other Products:

Iris cardstock, Atltenew Obsidian Pigment ink, clear glossy gel medium, Prismacolour pencils, Memento ink – Dandelion, Wink of Stella – clear

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Amazing Paper Grace Sweet Serenade Notecards – Sending You Hugs


The Sweet Serenade Notecard Collection is simply to extend a sweet thought or warm greeting to let them know you’re thinking of them through a heartwarming notecard. The inspiration behind this collection is the ability to create beautiful notecards. Everything in this collection coordinates together from the card base to the embellishments to the stamps to make wonderful notecard creations! Notecards also make a wonderful gift as a boxed set! Swoon your family and friends with a special handmade gift! Make it seasonal for fall or for the holidays. Maybe a specific style such as soft vintage, clean and simple, or even a mixed media twist!

Today’s projects were created with dies provided by Becca Feeken of Amazing Paper Grace.

My Projects for Today

For my project today I have used the Amazing Paper Grace Scalloped Symphony Notecard Etched Dies from Sweet Serenade Notecards Collection by Becca Feeken to create a sweet little notecard to say you care.

Today I have used the sweet little square dies from the Amazing Paper Grace Scalloped Symphony Notecard Etched Dies from Sweet Serenade Notecards Collection by Becca Feeken on a background of the Amazing Paper Grace Picot Petite Squares Etched Dies Picot Petite Collection from Amazing Paper Grace by Becca Feeken. I have added some sweet floral bouquets from the Amazing Paper Grace Lyrical Layered Florals Clear Stamp & Die Set from Sweet Serenade Notecards Collection by Becca Feeken and the sentiment is from the Amazing Paper Grace Just a Note Sentiments & Tag Clear Stamp & Die Set from Sweet Serenade Notecards Collection by Becca Feeken.

The sentiment is from the Spellbinders Mini Everyday Sentiments Glimmer Hot Foil Plates.

Designers Tip:

Layer the Sweet Serenade Notecards dies with classic layering dies for an elegant look.

Sweet Serenade Notecards Availability:


These dies and plates are available from Spellbinders right now! Click here: Sweet Serenade Notecards Collection.

Supplies:

Amazing Paper Grace dies used:

Amazing Paper Grace Scalloped Symphony Notecard Etched Dies from Sweet Serenade Notecards Collection by Becca Feeken

Amazing Paper Grace Lyrical Layered Florals Clear Stamp & Die Set from Sweet Serenade Notecards Collection by Becca Feeken

Amazing Paper Grace Lyrical Layered Florals Clear Stamp & Die Set from Sweet Serenade Notecards Collection by Becca Feeken

Amazing Paper Grace Picot Petite Squares Etched Dies Picot Petite Collection from Amazing Paper Grace by Becca Feeken

Other Products used:

Holographic cardstock

Neenah Classic Crest 80Ib

Spellbinders Purple Mist Color Essentials cardstock

Altenew inks – Shades of Purple, Prickly Pear

Iridescent gems

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Thankful Sunflower Banner

Kia Ora Koutou

The new Floral Banners collection from Heartfelt Creations is out now and the images are gorgeous!! Today I have the sunflower banner card to share with you.

For more details on the products I have used please visit here.

Instructions:

Cut a piece of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper 10 1/2″ x 6 1/4″, score at 5 1/4″ along the long side and fold to create a base card of 5 1/4” x 6 1/4″. 

Cut a piece of gold cardstock 5 1/4″ x 6 1/4″.  Cut a piece of white cardstock 5 1/8” x 6 1/8” and die cut the decorative semi-circle dies using the No. 3 die from the HCD2-7338 Lattice Flourish Gateway Die set to create a decorative circle. Adhere to the gold cardstock. Die cut 4 decorative corners out of gold cardstock using the corner dies from the HCD1-7213 Elegant Pocket Accents Die set and adhere to the four corners.  Die cut the eyelet circle out of gold cardstock using the large eyelet circle die from the HCD2-7306 Decorative Circles Die and adhere to the middle of the card.  Die cut a plain circle out of white cardstock using the No. 2 die from the HCD1-7155 Circle Basics Large die set and adhere to the gold eyelet circle.

Stamp the sunflower, bee and butterfly image from the HCPC-3970 Peony & Sunflower Banner Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour the image with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and colour pencils and die cut with the coordinating die. Add Wink of Stella to the images and adhere to the front of the circles as shown. Add the bee and butterfly as shown on the sunflower. 

Cut a piece of gold cardstock 5/8” x 6”. Cut a piece of white cardstock 1/2″ x 6” and adhere to the top of the gold strip. Adhere to the card in the centre of the banner as shown. Score at each end and fold over the sides.  Adhere the completed card front to the base card front.

Die cut the letters for the Thank You sentiment out of gold cardstock using the HCD2—7371 Letters and Numbers Die. Adhere the letters to the band using cling wrap for accurate placement of letters.

Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3962 Rustic Sunflower Cling Stamp Set in Northern Pine ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour with Garden Patina ink and die cut with the coordinating die.  Colour the back of the leaves with Leaf Green ink and shape using the coordinating mold. Add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium and adhere to the bottom and right of the card as shown.

Stamp the sunflower images from the HCPC-3962 Rustic Sunflower Cling Stamp Set in Tiger Lily ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the petals with Buttercup ink and the centres with Tiger Lily ink and die cut with the coordinating dies. Colour the backs of the flowers with Buttercup ink and shape using the coordinating mold. Add Crystal Clear glitter to the petals with clear gloss gel medium and gold Gala Glitz to the centre of the flowers. Adhere the flowers over the leaves as shown.

To finish, adhere some iridescent gems to the decorative die as shown.

Other Products:

Iris cardstock, Prismacolour Pencils, clear gloss gel medium, iridescent gems, gold Gala Glitz, Wink of Stella – clear

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Amazing Paper Grace Sweet Serenade Notecards – Congratulations


The Sweet Serenade Notecard Collection is simply to extend a sweet thought or warm greeting to let them know you’re thinking of them through a heartwarming notecard. The inspiration behind this collection is the ability to create beautiful notecards. Everything in this collection coordinates together from the card base to the embellishments to the stamps to make wonderful notecard creations! Notecards also make a wonderful gift as a boxed set! Swoon your family and friends with a special handmade gift! Make it seasonal for fall or for the holidays. Maybe a specific style such as soft vintage, clean and simple, or even a mixed media twist!

Today’s projects were created with dies provided by Becca Feeken of Amazing Paper Grace.

My Projects for Today

For my project today I have used the Amazing Paper Grace Scalloped Symphony Notecard Etched Dies from Sweet Serenade Notecards Collection by Becca Feeken to create a soft and romantic wedding card full of hearts and tiaras.

The hearts in the centre decorative circle die from the Amazing Paper Grace Scalloped Symphony Notecard Etched Dies from Sweet Serenade Notecards Collection by Becca Feeken meant this card had to be a beautiful soft romantic wedding card. To enhance the hearts motif I have paper pierced the hearts over the holographic card base. Even the decorative ends using the dies fron the Amazing Paper Grace Perfect Harmony Notecard Embellishments Etched Dies from Sweet Serenade Notecards Collection by Becca Feeken look like tiaras with the holographic card behind the dies. To complete the card I have made the roses using the Amazing Paper Grace Candlewick Rosebud Etched Dies Candlewick Sampler Collection by Becca Feeken and embellished with some filler flowers from the Amazing Paper Grace Petite Floral Potpourri Etched Dies from Beautiful Sentiment Vignettes Collection by Becca Feeken.

The sentiment is from the Spellbinders Mini Everyday Sentiments Glimmer Hot Foil Plates.

Designers Tip:

Stack the decorative dies with two or more layers to create depth and dimension.

Sweet Serenade Notecards Availability:


These dies and plates are available from Spellbinders right now! Click here: Sweet Serenade Notecards Collection.

Supplies:

Amazing Paper Grace dies used:

Amazing Paper Grace Perfect Harmony Notecard Embellishments Etched Dies from Sweet Serenade Notecards Collection by Becca Feeken

Scalloped Symphony Notecard Etched Dies

Petite Floral Potpourri Etched Dies

Amazing Paper Grace Candlewick Rosebud Etched Dies Candlewick Sampler Collection by Becca Feeken

Cinch and Go Flowers III

Other Products used:

120 GSM Flower shaping paper

Holographic cardstock

Memento ink – Rosebud

Ranger Archival inks – French Ultramarine (small flowers)

Altenew inks – Prickly Pear

Medium groove golf tool (or any small shaping tool)

Small to medium ball stylus

Iridescent gems

Wire stamens for small flowers (substitute with gems, pearls etch)

Dries Clear glue

Neenah Solar Crest Paper

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Amazing Paper Grace November Die of the Month Blog Hop – Pop Up 3D Vignette Christmas Tree

What a magical sight to see a beautifully decorated Christmas tree with gifts piled high around its trunk! The Pop Up 3D Vignette Christmas Tree includes a set of graduated trees for a full dimensional design, along with details of presents, bows, and ornaments to complete this set. Change up the colors for an elegant or casual look. Best of all, it folds for easy mailing. Use just the elements to work with a flat card format from A2 to A7. Detailed die cuts make it easy to personalize for the holidays. The choice is yours!

Dies for my creations today were supplied by Amazing Paper Grace.

There are 21 dies included in the Pop Up 3D Vignette Christmas Tree.***1***

My Project Today using Pop Up 3D Vignette Christmas Tree.

I have made a 3D Vignette Christmas Tree card using a grey and silver colour combination and some hologram card for extra sparkle. For my other card I have created a base card using the Amazing Paper Grace Picot Petite Rectangles Etched Dies Picot Petite Collection from Amazing Paper Grace by Becca Feeken and the Amazing Paper Grace Elegant Twist Rectangles Etched Dies from the Elegant Twist Collection by Becca Feeken and some pretty silver foil paper to add my Christmas tree on to. I trimmed the bows from the present to add to the baubles on the trees. The small decoration at the top of the card are from the Amazing Paper Grace Wedded Bliss Scene Etched Dies from Make a Scene Collection by Becca Feeken. To finish I have used some iridescent gems on the Christmas tree.

Designer Tip: 

Trim the bows on the Christmas presents and add to the Christmas tree for more decorations.

***Supplies:


Accessories: Amazing Paper Grace November 2021 Die of the Month – Pop Up 3D Vignette Christmas Tree, Amazing Paper Grace Picot Petite Rectangles Etched Dies Picot Petite Collection from Amazing Paper Grace by Becca Feeken, Amazing Paper Grace Elegant Twist Rectangles Etched Dies from the Elegant Twist Collection by Becca Feeken, Amazing Paper Grace Wedded Bliss Scene Etched Dies from Make a Scene Collection by Becca Feeken.

Stamps:   Nil used
Paper: Spellbinders Mirror Silver Cardstock 8 1/2″ x 11 – 10 Pack, Heartfelt Creations Classic Wedding Paper Collection (retired), Creative Expressions Foundation cardstock – Barely Grey, Lawn Fawn Metallic cardstock in Holographic 2.0
Ink: Nil used.

For more Pop Up 3D Vignette Christmas Tree Inspiration

Visit each Creative Team blog linked below for their take on creative paper crafting ideas with Pop Up 3D Vignette Christmas Tree, the Amazing Paper Grace November 2021 Die of the Month! 

Visit Agnieszka Posluszny
Visit Elena Olinevich
Visit Anita Kejriwal
Visit Katarzyna Bobrowska
Visit Tracey Fehr
Visit Tracey Sabella
Visit Robin Clendenning
Visit Kate Skonieczna
Visit Joanna Wisniewska
Visit Patricia Manhire
Visit Becca Feeken at Amazing Paper Grace

The Amazing Paper Grace Die of the Month is available exclusively at Spellbinders Paper Arts during November 2021. Pop Up 3D Vignette Christmas Tree at the special kit club price, along with other membership perks. 

View this month’s Amazing Paper Grace Die of the Month!

https://youtu.be/SDbd5BaWq8U

Would love to hear from you! Comment on how will you use the dies! 

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Busy Bees

Kia Ora Koutou

This bright and summery card featuring the Seasonal Wreath collection from Heartfelt Creations reminds me that summer is just around the corner here in New Zealand. I have used all the summer images to create a gorgeous bouquet of flowers with busy bees hovering near by.

For more details on the products used please visit here.

Instructions:

Cut a piece of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper 10” x 7”, score at 5” along the long side and fold to create a base card of 5” x 7”. Cut a piece of silver cardstock 5” x 7” and adhere to the front of the card. Cut a piece of light green paper 4 7/8” x 6 7/8” and adhere to the front of the card. Cut a piece of silver cardstock 4 5/8” x 6 5/8” and adhere to the front of the card. Cut a piece of light green paper 4 1/2″ x 6 1/2″ and adhere to the front of the silver card.

Die cut three frames using the No. 2 die from the HCD2-7307 Royal Elegance Frame Die set – two from Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper and one from silver cardstock. Adhere the two white frames together and then adhere the silver frame to the top and then adhere to the front of the card.

Stamp the flower, leaves, birds and eggs, butterfly and bee images from the HCPC-3965 Summer Wreath Accents Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush Markers and colour pencils and die cut with the coordinating dies. Add the flower and leaf images to the centre of the frame to create a bouquet. Add the birds on the left side of the bouquet and the eggs in the nest on the bottom right of the bouquet as shown. Add the butterfly to the flowers and the bees with small foam squares on the outside of the frame as shown.

Add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium and iridescent gems to some of the flower centres and outside the frame.

Die cut the outer bow image from the HCD1-7375 Seasonal Wreath Die out of silver cardstock. Die cut the outer bow image from the HCD1-7375 Seasonal Wreath Die out of light pattern paper and adhere to the silver bow image. Die cut the decorative bow image from the HCD1-7375 Seasonal Wreath Die out of silver cardstock and adhere to the front of the bow and then adhere the bow to the bottom of the bouquet. To finish add an iridescent gem to the centre of the bow.

Other Products:

Iris cardstock, Prismacolour pencils, iridescent gems, clear gloss gel medium, small foam squares.

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Amazing Paper Grace Bugs and Butterflies

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Summer is just around the corner here in New Zealand and the flowers are starting to bloom and the bugs and butterflies are coming out to play. My inspiration for my card today is a garden full of flowers with bees, ladybugs and butterflies flying lazily in the sunshine.

I have used a number of Amazing Paper Grace dies to create my card and there is a list of dies used at the end of the post.

I have hot foiled the insect wings on acetate for a more ephemeral feel to the wings. I was really happy how they turned out.

The foamiran flowers are made using the Grand Cinch and Go Etched Dies.

The butterfly is Spellbinders Glimmering Butterflies Hot Foil Plate.

The Amazing Paper Grace products I have used are:

Hemstitch Slimline Etched Dies from Sweet Cardlets II Collection by Becca Feeken

Grand Cinch and Go Flowers Etched Dies from Make a Scene Collection by Becca Feeken

Sweet Cottage Flowers Etched Dies 3D Vignette Mini Album Collection by Becca Feeken

Cinch and Go V Flowers

Petite Floral Potpourri Etched Dies from Beautiful Sentiment Vignettes Collection by Becca Feeken

Just Bee-cause Glimmer Hot Foil Plate & Die Set Sweet Cardlets by Becca Feeken

Lovely Ladybug Glimmer Hot Foil Plate & Die Set Sweet Cardlets by Becca Feeken

Celebration Scene Etched Dies from Make a Scene Collection by Becca Feeken

Spellbinders products I have used:

Glimmering Butterflies Glimmer Hot Foil Plate & Die Set

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Elegant Christmas Centrepiece

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Christmas is coming quickly and there is still time to make a Christmas card using the wonderful Seasonal Wreath collection by Heartfelt Creations. Today I have made a very elegant Christmas card featuring a wreath on the Simply Elegant Centerpiece die to inspire you.

For more details on what products I have used please visit here.

Instructions:

Cut a piece of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper 12” x 6”, score at 6” along the long side and fold to create a base card of 6” x 6”. Cut a piece of gold cardstock 6” x 6” and adhere to the front of the card. Cut a 6” x 6” panel from the pattern paper and trim to 5 7/8” x 5 7/8” and adhere to the front of the card. Die cut three outer decorative dies using the No. 2 die from the HCD1-7370 Simply Elegant Centerpiece Die – two from Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper and one from gold cardstock. Adhere the two white dies together and then add the gold die to the top of the white dies. Adhere to the front of the card. Die cut the inner decorative die using the No. die from the HCD1-7370 Simply Elegant Centerpiece Die and adhere to the centre of the decorative frame.

Die cut three wreaths using the No. 2 die from the HCD1-7375 Seasonal Wreath Die – two from dark green cardstock and one from medium green cardstock. Adhere together with the medium green wreath in the centre and slightly offset them. Adhere to the card as shown.

Stamp the berry, holly leaves, fir branches, pine cones, baubles and bells and rosehip images from the HCPC-3967 Winter Wreath Accents Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and colour pencils and die cut with the coordinating dies. Assemble the images around the bottom of the wreath as shown.

Stamp the small poinsettia images from the HCPC-3957 Large Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp Set in Mulberry ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the centres with Sunflower ink and the petals with Vermillion ink and die cut with the coordinating dies. Colour the backs of the flowers with Vermillion ink and die cut with the coordinating molds. Assemble using two petals of each size and insert yellow bead stamens through the centres. To finish the flowers, add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium. Add the poinsettia to the bottom of the wreath over the coloured images as shown.

Die cut the outer bow die from the HCD1-7375 Seasonal Wreath Die out of gold cardstock. Die cut three inner bow dies from the HCD1-7375 Seasonal Wreath Die out of gold cardstock. Adhere one detailed bow die to the outer bow die and then add three layers of the inner die cuts to the bow. Adhere to the top of the wreath as shown.

Die cut the small snowflake images from the HCD1-7375 Seasonal Wreath Die out of gold cardstock and adhere snowflakes on the card background and also nestle among the images at the base of the wreath. Add iridescent gems to the centre of the snowflakes on the background.

Colour small clear sparkles with alcohol markers in red, green, yellow and blue and adhere to the wreath. Add Red Berry Nuvo drops to the berry branches. To finish, add Crystal Clear glitter to the images with clear gloss gel.

Other Products:

Iris Cardstock, Prismacolour pencils, iridescent gems, small clear sparkles, clear gloss gel medium, Copic Markers – red, blue, yellow and green, Spellbinders – Fern Colour Essentials cardstock, Rainforest Colour Essentials cardstock

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