Amazing Paper Grace August 2022 Die of the Month

I have seen so many cards on Instagram and Pinterest using acetate windows and I was thrilled to see the Amazing Paper Grace August 2022 Die of the Month – Peekaboo Trellis Panels. There is something magical having a see through effect on a card and this die set is just fabulous for this finish.

My Projects

For my projects today I have made a very pretty card and a bookmark to coordinate. Once again I have used a white on white combination with a pop of pink and green. For my card I have used the Amazing Paper Grace Romantic Slimline Borders Etched Dies from the Classically Becca Collection by Becca Feeken to create a lace border to highlight the gorgeous insert die which I have placed horizontally on the card. I have used alcohol markers to colour the flowers and finished with green and gold leaves.

For my bookmark I have created a frame using the Amazing Paper Grace Fluted Classics Slimline Etched Dies from the Fluted Classics Collection by Becca Feeken for the open leaf insert die. To complete my bookmark I have put the beautiful pull piece from the Amazing Paper Grace Christmas Cascade Card Base Etched Dies Christmas Cascade Collection by Becca Feeken at the top to peek out of the book.

Today’s creations were created with the dies supplied by Amazing Paper Grace.

There are 13 cutting dies included in the Peekaboo Trellis Panels.

I have used a mix of green and gold leaves to help the pink pop on the white background.

To create the base card I have cut a piece of white cardstock 10′ x 7″, scored at 5″ along the long side and folded it to create a base card. I have then die cut the insert horizontally on the front of the card. I cut a piece of acetate to adhere on the back of the insert to provide some strength and after adding the lace strips I have added gold strips to tidy up the edges on the front and back.

The sentiment has been stacked with two white and one gold layer to help it stand out.

I have used the flick method to colour the flowers with alcohol markers.

I have die cut two leaf inserts – one out of gold and one out of white cardstock. I then adhered the white die over the gold die and slightly offset the gold to have a hint of gold.

For the flowers I have cut the outside layer from white cardstock and then die cut a white layer and coloured the small pieces before layering on the base. I die cut a white outside decorative flower to adhere over the top.

Supplies:
Amazing Paper Grace August 2022 Die of the Month – Peekaboo Trellis Panels.
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Amazing Paper Grace Romantic Slimline Borders Etched Dies from the Classically Becca Collection by Becca Feeken

Amazing Paper Grace Fluted Classics Slimline Etched Dies from the Fluted Classics Collection by Becca Feeken

Amazing Paper Grace Christmas Cascade Card Base Etched Dies Christmas Cascade Collection by Becca Feeken

Other Supplies:

Spellbinders Essentials Cardstock – Snowdrift, Rainforest, Peridot,

Heartfelt Creations Luxe Gold Cardstock

Altenew Alcohol Markers – R502, R504

The Amazing Paper Grace Die of the Month is available exclusively at Spellbinders Paper Arts during August 2022, Peekaboo Trellis Panels along with other membership perks.

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Seasonal Poinsettias

Kia Ora Koutou

I have some more purple Christmas inspiration for you today featuring the Holiday Star collection by Heartfelt Creations. This year most of my Christmas cards have been non-traditional colours!

For more information on the products I have used please visit my blog here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/gallery/seasonal-poinsettias.

Today’s project was created with products provided by Heartfelt Creations.

Scroll down past the photos for instructions on how to make this card.

Instructions

Cut a piece of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper 12” x 12”, score at 6” along the long side and fold to create a 6” x 6” base card.  Cut a piece of purple pattern paper 6” x 6” and adhere to the front of the card.

Cut a piece of light purple pattern paper 5 3/4″ x 5 3/4″and adhere to the front of the card.  Die cut two decorative dies using the No. 1 die from the HCD1-7398 – one out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper and one out of silver cardstock. Adhere the silver die behind the white die slightly offsetting them to allow some of the silver to show through and then adhere to the front of the card over the light purple paper.

Stamp two star images using the large star image from the HCPC-3994 Large Holiday Star Cling Stamp set in embossing ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping paper and heat emboss with silver embossing ink. Die cut the complete image using the No. 1 die from the coordinating die and the inner decorative stamped image only using the No. 2 die from the coordinating die. Sponge the complete image with Periwinkle and Violet inks and adhere to the centre of the card and decorative die as shown. Adhere the stamped image on the top of the star as shown to create a relief image.

Die cut the sentiment die out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Stamp the sentiment from the HCPC-3993 Holiday Star Cling Stamp set in Embossing and Watermark ink and heat emboss using silver embossing powder on the sentiment die cut. Sponge the die cut with Periwinkle and Violet inks and adhere to the front of the star die.

Stamp the large and small spray images from the HCPC-3959 Holly Berry Spray Cling Stamp Set in English Ivy on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the leaves with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating dies. Add Crystal Clear glitter to the leaves with clear gloss gel medium and a paintbrush. Adhere a large and small spray to the top left of the card and one small spray to the bottom right of the card. 

Stamp the small spray image from the HCPC-3958 Small Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp set in English Ivy ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the leaves with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape using the coordinating die and add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium and a paintbrush. Adhere to the top right and the bottom left to create a base for the flowers.

Stamp the small flower images from the HCPC-3957 Large Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp set in Paris Dusk ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the images with Periwinkle, Violet and Magenta Hue inks and die cut with the coordinating dies. Colour the backs of the petals with Periwinkle ink and then shape using the coordinating mold and assemble with two of each size petal. Pierce the centres of the flowers and insert the silver pearl stamens and secure them with Dries Clear glue. Add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium and a paintbrush. Trim the stamen threads and adhere over the holly sprays with a hot glue gun – one large and two small flowers to the top left and one medium flower to the bottom right of the card.

Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3957 Large Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp set in English Ivy ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.Colour the leaves with Leaf Green and English Ivy inks and die cut with the coordinating die. Colour the backs of the leaves with Leaf Green ink and shape using the coordinating mold. Add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium, trim and adhere around the flowers.

Stamp the small leaf spray from the HCPC-3959 Holly Berry Spray Cling Stamp Set in English Ivy ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Trim and adhere around the flowers and sprays as shown.

Add Crystal Clear glitter to purple rose hip stamens with Dries Clear glue, trim the wires and adhere around the flowers.

Stamp the small snowflake and star images from the HCPC-3994 Large Holiday Star Cling Stamp set in Hero Arts Embossing and Watermark ink and heat emboss with silver embossing powder on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Die cut with the coordinating die and add some little snowflakes around the sentiment.

To finish, add some iridescent gems to the centres of the little snowflakes and on the background die.

Other Products:

Clear gloss gel medium, paintbrush, hot glue gun, Ranger embossing powder – Silver, Ranger Archival ink – Violet, iridescent gems

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Kia Ora Koutou

I am delighted that my birthday cat card has been selected for the Creative Scrapbooker Card of the Month competition for August. Please visit here to vote for my card. https://creativescrapbooker.ca/card-of-the-month-august-2022

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Amazing Paper Grace – Happy Birthday

It has been a while since I made some beautiful flowers using Amazing Paper Grace flower dies and I was going through withdrawal symptoms! So today I have a beautiful birthday card full of pretty flowers to share with you. The birthday sentiment from the Amazing Paper Grace Happy Occasion Words Etched Dies from the Right Words Collection by Becca Feeken was perfect to go with these flowers. This die set is from the Amazing Paper Grace The Right Words Collection which has a number of different sentiments for so many different occasions. The sentiment really makes a statement on this card and who wouldn’t love to receive this card!

Today’s projects were used with dies provided by Amazing Paper Grace.

My Project for Today

For my card I have used another of my favourite Amazing Paper Grace dies – Amazing Paper Grace Annabel’s Trousseau Layering Frame Medium die on a 5″ x 7″ base card. I have stenciled a sun ray pattern with glitter paste for the centre of the decorative frame. There are three different flower dies in my floral spray – the Amazing Paper Grace Cinch and Go Blossoms Etched Dies from the Classically Becca Collection by Becca Feeken, Amazing Paper Grace Cinch and Go Flowers III, and the Amazing Paper Grace Sweet Cottage Flowers dies. I have added a pretty butterfly from the Amazing Paper Grace Butterfly Bliss Garden Shutters 5 x 7″ Card Base Etched Dies from the Garden Shutters Collection by Becca Feeken. And the sentiment from the Amazing Paper Grace Happy Occasion Words Etched Dies from the Right Words Collection by Becca Feeken fits nicely within the beautiful decorative frame.

I have used a glitter paste for the stencil in the middle of the frame and this helps the sentiment to really stand out.

I have die cut three layers of the sentiment – two from white cardstock and one from gold cardstock. I then stacked the layers together before adhering them to the card. This helps the sentiment to really stand out.

I have added some yellow jewels to the centres of the pink flowers for a bit of sparkle.

Butterlies are the perfect accompaniment for a floral card.

I love using pastel colours for my flowers and try to have a range of different colours that coordinate for a harmonious finish.

I have sprinkled Crystal Ultrafine glitter to the flowers after painting the flowers with clear gloss gel medium.

These dies and plates are available from Spellbinders right now! Click here: The Right Words Collection.

Amazing Paper Graces Dies Used:

Amazing Paper Grace Happy Occasion Words Etched Dies from the Right Words Collection by Becca Feeken

Amazing Paper Grace Annabel’s Trousseau Layering Frame Medium

Amazing Paper Grace Cinch and Go Blossoms Etched Dies from the Classically Becca Collection by Becca Feeken,

Amazing Paper Grace Cinch and Go Flowers III

Amazing Paper Grace Sweet Cottage Flowers

Amazing Paper Grace Butterfly Bliss Garden Shutters 5 x 7″ Card Base Etched Dies from the Garden Shutters Collection by Becca Feeken.

Other supplies used:

Spellbinders stencil – Sun Burst

Spellbinders Essential Cardstock – Snowdrift, Rainforest

Heartfelt Creations Gold Luxe Cardstock

Heartfelt Creations Black cardstock

Rajni Chawla’s flower shaping paper

Altenew inks – Cotton Candy, Citrus Burst

Ranger Archival ink – Leaf Green

Pink Fresh Studio ink – Summer Shower

Crystal Ultrafine Glitter

Clear Gloss Gel medium

Paintbrush

Pink Fresh Studio Jewels – Sunshine

Flat back pearls

Nuvo Glimmer Paste – Moonstone

Foam strips

Flower Shaping Tools – Susan’s Garden

White wire stamens

Dries Clear Glue

Dress My Craft white satin ribbon

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Classic Greetings

Kia Ora Koutou

I have another Christmas card to share with you featuring the fabulous Holiday Star collection from Heartfelt Creations. Coming from New Zealand I am loving the non-traditional colours and images because our Christmas is in the middle of summer and there is no snow in sight!

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

Today’s project was created with products provided by Heartfelt Creations.

Scroll down past the photos for instructions on how to make this card.

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 blue cardstock 5” x 7” and adhere to the front of the card.  Cut a piece of blue pattern paper 4 7/8” x 6 7/8” and adhere over the blue cardstock.

Die cut the outline frame using the No. 1 die from the HCD2-7383 Simply Classic Rectangle Frame die out of blue cardstock.  Die cut the silver decorative frame using the No. 2 die from the HCD2-7383 Simply Classic Rectangle Frame die out of silver cardstock and adhere to the front of the outer frame.  Inset some of the offcuts to create a decorative frame.  Die the dark blue pattern paper using the No. 2 frame and adhere the blue inner to inside the silver frame.

Stamp the Season’s Greeting image from the HCPC-3994 Large Holiday Star Cling Stamp set in Paris Dusk on blue pattern paper.  Die cut the sentiment out using the No. 3 die from the HCD2-7383 Simply Classic Rectangle Frame Die and adhere to the centre of the frame as shown.

Stamp the large and small spray images from the HCPC-3959 Holly Berry Spray Cling Stamp Set in English Ivy on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour the leaves with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating dies. Add Crystal Clear glitter to the leaves with clear gloss gel medium and a paintbrush.  Adhere a large and small spray to the top right of the card and two small sprays to the bottom left of the card. 

Stamp the small spray image from the HCPC-3958 Small Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp set in English Ivy ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour the leaves with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating die.  Shape using the coordinating die and add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium and a paintbrush.  Adhere to the top right and the bottom left to create a base for the flowers.

Stamp the small flower images from the HCPC-3957 Large Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp set in Paris Dusk ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour the images with Periwinkle and Paris Dusk inks and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Colour the backs of the petals with Periwinkle in and then shape using the coordinating mold and assemble with two of each size petal.  Pierce the centres of the flowers and insert the silver pearl stamens and secure them with Dries Clear glue.  Add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium and a paintbrush.  Trim the stamen threads and adhere over the holly sprays with a hot glue gun – one large flower on the top right and one medium flower on the bottom left.

Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3957 Large Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp set in English Ivy ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour the leaves with Leaf Green and English Ivy inks and die cut with the coordinating die.  Colour the backs of the leaves with Leaf Green ink and shape using the coordinating mold.  Add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium, trim and adhere around the flowers.

Stamp the small leaf spray from the HCPC-3959 Holly Berry Spray Cling Stamp Set in English Ivy ink and die cut with the coordinating die.  Trim and adhere around the flowers and sprays as shown.

Add Crystal Clear glitter to purple rose hip stamens with Dries Clear glue, trim the wires and adhere around the flowers as shown.

Stamp the small snowflake and star images from the HCPC-3994 Large Holiday Star Cling Stamp set in Hero Arts Embossing and Watermark ink and heat emboss with silver embossing powder on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Die cut with the coordinating die and add some stars around the sentiment as shown and snowflakes among the flowers. 

To finish, add some iridescent gems to the centres of the stars and snowflakes.

Other Products Used:

Clear gloss gel medium, hot glue gun, iridescent gems, paintbrush, iridescent gems, Spellbinders Essentials Cardstock, Cosmic Sky, Hero Arts Embossing and Watermark ink, Ranger Embossing Powder – Silver

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Bless You Amazing Paper Grace

Today I have another card featuring the Amazing Paper Grace You are a Blessing Etched Dies from the Right Words Collection by Becca Feeken from the The Right Words Collection. This is such a gorgeous set with the words creating a beautiful range of sentiments to suit all occasions. I am very blessed to be part of the Amazing Paper Grace Creative Team and this card is for Becca, Beth and Margie. I am so grateful for your trust and faith in me. Thank you so much!

This week’s challenge is ‘The Emboss of Me” and I have embossed a die to create a textured finish rather than an embossing folder.

Today’s projects were used with dies provided by Amazing Paper Grace.

My Projects for Today

For my project today I have created a 5″ x 7″ landscape card using the Amazing Paper Grace You are a Blessing Etched Dies from the Right Words Collection by Becca Feeken as the hero. I have created a pretty base using the Amazing Paper Grace Eyelet Lace Frame Etched Dies from the Garden Shutters Collection by Becca Feeken – one of my all time favourites!! Instead of die-cutting the inner decorative die I have embossed the die instead to create an embossed texture and contrast to the pretty lacy frame. A touch of pink highlights the decorative edge inside the frame and I have also used pink for the sentiment to really pop on the card. I have added the flower motifs on the top left and bottom right of the card to balance it out. The pink flowers and green leaves in the motifs help to lift the motifs on the lacy white background.. This card was very quick and easy to put together and is ‘flat’ and perfect for regular posting.

I have stacked two layers of the sentiment – the white sentimentoffsetting with the pink sentiment to create a shadow.

I have used clear acetate to adhere the floral accents to and enable me to inlay the green leaves and pink flowers.

This close up shows the texture of embossing the inner decorative die. To complete the card I have added flat back pearls to accentuate the pattern of the dies.


These dies and plates are available from Spellbinders right now! Click here: The Right Words Collection.

Amazing Paper Graces Dies Used:

Amazing Paper Grace You are a Blessing Etched Dies from the Right Words Collection by Becca Feeken

Amazing Paper Grace Eyelet Lace Frame Etched Dies from the Garden Shutters Collection by Becca Feeken

Other supplies used:

Spellbinders Essential Cardstock – Snowdrift, Rainforest, Pink Sand, Peridot

Spellbinders Clear Acetate

Flat Back Pearls

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Snowflakes and Poinsettias

Kia Ora Koutou

I have some more Christmas inspiration this month with the Holiday Star collection from Heartfelt Creations. I had so much fun creating this non-traditional card with stunning purple poinsettias and the festive sentiments make Christmas cards so easy to make.

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

Today’s project was created with products provided by Heartfelt Creations.

Scroll down past the photos for instructions on how to make this card.

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 dark purple paper 4 7/8” x 6 7/8”, sponge the edge with Periwinkle ink and adhere over the silver cardstock.

Die cut the outer frame out of light purple pattern paper using the No. 1 day from the HCPC-7363 Holiday Snowflake Frame Die and repeat with light purple cardstock.  Adhere the pattern paper frame to the purple frame, sponge the edges with Periwinkle ink, and adhere to the front of the card. Stamp the Merry Christmas image from the HCPC-3995 Starry Holiday Greetings on purple pattern paper using embossing ink and heat emboss with silver embossing ink. Using the No. 2 and No. 3 dies from the HCPC-7363 Holiday Snowflake Frame Die die cut three decorative frames – one out of previously stamped purple pattern paper, one out of purple cardstock and one out of silver cardstock.  Adhere the purple pattern paper frame to the purple frame.  Sponge the edges with Periwinkle ink and adhere to the centre of the card.  Adhere the silver frame outside of the decorative die as shown.  Stamp the Merry Christmas image from the HCPC-3995 Starry Holiday Greetings Cling Stamp set using embossing ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper and heat emboss with silver embossing powder.  Die cut with the coordinating die.  Die cut two plain dies out of purple cardstock and stack together with the silver letters on the top.  Adhere the sentiment over the stamped image on the front of the card.

Stamp the large and small spray images from the HCPC-3959 Holly Berry Spray Cling Stamp Set in English Ivy on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour the leaves with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating dies. Add Crystal Clear glitter to the leaves with clear gloss gel medium and a paintbrush.  Adhere a large and small spray to the top right of the card and two small sprays to the bottom left of the card. 

Stamp the small spray image from the HCPC-3958 Small Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp set in English Ivy ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour the leaves with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating die.  Shape using the coordinating die and add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium and a paintbrush.  Adhere to the top right and the bottom left to create a base for the flowers.

Stamp the small flower images from the HCPC-3957 Large Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp set in Paris Dusk ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour the images with Periwinkle, Violet and Magenta Hue inks and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Colour the backs of the petals with Periwinkle in and then shape using the coordinating mold and assemble with two of each size petal.  Pierce the centres of the flowers and insert the silver pearl stamens and secure them with Dries Clear glue.  Add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium and a paintbrush.  Trim the stamen threads and adhere over the holly sprays with a hot glue gun – one large and one small flower to the top right and one medium and one small flower to the bottom right of the card

Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3957 Large Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp set in English Ivy ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour the leaves with Leaf Green and English Ivy inks and die cut with the coordinating die.  Colour the backs of the leaves with Leaf Green ink and shape using the coordinating mold.  Add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium, trim and adhere around the flowers.

Stamp the small leaf spray from the HCPC-3959 Holly Berry Spray Cling Stamp Set in English Ivy ink and die cut with the coordinating die.  Trim and adhere around the flowers and sprays as shown.

Add Crystal Clear glitter to purple rose hip stamens with Dries Clear glue, trim the wires and adhere around the flowers as shown.

Stamp the small snowflake and star images from the HCPC-3994 Large Holiday Star Cling Stamp set in Hero Arts Embossing and Watermark ink and heat emboss with silver embossing powder on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Die cut with the coordinating die and add some stars around the sentiment as shown and some snowflakes around the flowers. 

To finish, add some iridescent gems to the centres of the stars and snowflakes and around the sentiment as shown.

Other Products Used:

Ranger Archival ink – Violet, Spellbinders Essential Cardstock – Purple Mist, clear gloss gel medium, paintbrush, iridescent gems, Ranger Embossing Powder – Silver, hot glue gun

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Amazing Paper Grace Layered Tulips

My theme this week is Back in Black and today I have a card to share with you that features a black textured background with vibrant yellow tulips and a pretty blue die. I have not done a lot of cards with black so it was really good to challenge myself. I had a play with colour combinations and decided on black, blue, yellow and gold. Black and blue are an unusual combination but this worked for me as blue and yellow are primary colours and blue and yellow combine to make a secondary colour – green. By keeping the colours simple all the colours harmonised well I think. This combination also allows the tulips to really ‘pop’ on the card. And I have kept the gold accents to a minimum to allow the focus to be on the tulips.

I have an exclusive step by step photo tutorial on how I have created the tulips coming up on the 21st July (CST) for members of the Amazing Paper Grace – Creative Encouragement Group. Ask to join this wonderful community to view this tutorial and many other tutorials to inspire your creativity. (And don’t forget to answer the questions to get accepted. I look forward to seeing you there!).

Today’s projects were used with dies provided by Amazing Paper Grace.

My Project Today.

For my card I have made a 5″ x 7″ card featuring the fabulous Amazing Paper Grace Eyelet Lace Frame Etched Dies from the Garden Shutters Collection by Becca Feeken as a frame for beautiful tulips from the Amazing Paper Grace Layered Tulips Etched Dies from the Layered Fleur Bouquet Slimlines Collection by Becca Feeken. I have created a textured background by using the decorative panel die from the Amazing Paper Grace Thank you for your Kindness Etched Dies from the Right Words Collection by Becca Feeken die cut twice and layered black on black. I have finished the card with a ‘thank you’ sentiment from the same die set.

To finish, I have added a sweet butterfly from the Amazing Paper Grace Butterfly Bliss Garden Shutters 5 x 7″ Card Base Etched Dies from the Garden Shutters Collection by Becca Feeken

I have combined three different green coloured cardstocks to create more dimension and interest in the leaves.

I didn’t need to add any bling to this card as the tulips are the hero of the card and embellishments would detract from them.

The black decorative die on plain back cardstock makes a gorgeous texture.

I have die cut two sentiments – one gold and one black. The gold sentiment has been adhered to the black sentiment slightly offsetting it to create a shadow.

These Amazing Paper Grace Dies are available from Spellbinders right now. Click here: Amazing Paper Grace.

Amazing Paper Grace Supplies:

Amazing Paper Grace Layered Tulips Etched Dies from the Layered Fleur Bouquet Slimlines Collection by Becca Feeken.

Amazing Paper Grace Eyelet Lace Frame Etched Dies from the Garden Shutters Collection by Becca Feeken

Amazing Paper Grace Thank you for your Kindness Etched Dies from the Right Words Collection by Becca Feeken

Amazing Paper Grace Butterfly Bliss Garden Shutters 5 x 7″ Card Base Etched Dies from the Garden Shutters Collection by Becca Feeken

Other Supplies Used:

Spellbinders Essential Cardstock – Glacier, Snowdrift, Peridot, Fern, Rainforest

Heartfelt Creations Black Cardstock

Heartfelt Creations Luxe Gold Cardstock

Altenew inks – Buttercream, Citrus Burst, Maple Truffle

Distress Oxide ink – Mowed Lawn

Art Glitter Dries Clear glue

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Happy Holidays Star

Kia Ora Koutou

Christmas has come to Heartfelt Creations this month with the gorgeous Holiday Star collection that is sure to please so many people with it’s versatility and colour combinations. Today I am sharing a gorgeous Christmas card that features a stunning star shaker element surrounded by beautiful blue poinsettias.

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

Today’s project was created with products provided by Heartfelt Creations.

Scroll down past the photos for instructions on how to make this card.

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 dark blue cardstock 4 7/8” x 6 7/8” and adhere over the silver cardstock.

Die cut light blue paper using the No. 1 die from the HCD2-7381 Fancy Classic Oval Frame Die.  Die cut heavy cardstock using the same die and then adhere the blue paper to the cardstock and then adhere to the front of the card. Die cut the silver decorative frame using the No. 2 die from the HCD2-7381 Fancy Classic Oval Frame Die and adhere to the front of the frame. Die cut the inner decorative frame using the No. 3 die out of silver cardstock and adhere to the centre of the frame.

Stamp the star image from the HCPC-3993 Holiday Star Cling Stamp set on blue cardstock and silver cardstock with the Embossing and Watermark ink and heat emboss with silver embossing powder. Die cut the blue star out using the No. 1 and No. 2 dies from the HCD1-7411 Holiday Star die to create a frame and the silver frame using the No. 2 and No. 3 dies from the HCD1-7411 Holiday Star die set. Die cut a plain outer frame from blue cardstock and adhere the stamped centre star in the middle of the star using the outer frame as a guide. Die cut a star out of clear cardstock using the No. 2 die and adhere behind the stamped star frame. Add iridescent sequins, Blue Flower Pearls, White Flower Pearls and some Frosting Powder to the centre of the background star and then adhere the outer stamped star with the clear cardstock with foam strips to create a shaker element. Adhere the silver frame to the front and then adhere to the centre of the card as shown.

Stamp the large and small spray images from the HCPC-3959 Holly Berry Spray Cling Stamp Set in English Ivy on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the leaves with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating dies. Add Crystal Clear glitter to the leaves with clear gloss gel medium and a paintbrush. Adhere a large and small spray to the top left of the card and a small spray to the bottom right of the card. 

Stamp the small spray image from the HCPC-3958 Small Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp set in English Ivy ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the leaves with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape using the coordinating mold and add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium and a paintbrush.  Adhere to the top left and the bottom right around the larger sprays to create a base for the flowers.

Stamp the small flower images from the HCPC-3957 Large Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp set and the larger flowers from the HCPC-3957 Large Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp in Paris Dusk ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the images with Periwinkle and Paris Dusk inks and die cut with the coordinating dies. Colour the backs of the petals with Periwinkle ink and then shape using the coordinating mold and assemble with two of each size petal. Pierce the centres of the flowers and insert the silver pearl stamens and secure them with Dries Clear glue. Add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium and a paint brush. Trim the stamen threads and adhere over the holly sprays with a hot glue gun – one large and two small flowers on the top left and a medium flower on the bottom right of the card as shown.

Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3957 Large Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp set in English Ivy ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the leaves with Leaf Green and English Ivy inks and die cut with the coordinating die. Colour the backs of the leaves with Leaf Green ink and shape using the coordinating mold. Add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium, trim and adhere around the flowers.

Stamp the small leaf spray from the HCPC-3959 Holly Berry Spray Cling Stamp Set in English Ivy ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Trim and adhere around the flowers and sprays as shown.

Add Crystal Clear glitter to purple rose hip stamens with Dries Clear glue, trim the wires and adhere around the flowers.

Die cut the sentiment out of blue cardstock. Stamp the sentiment from the HCPC-3993 Holiday Star Cling Stamp set in Embossing and Watermark ink and heat emboss using silver embossing powder on the sentiment die cut.  Adhere to the top right with foam tape as shown.

Stamp the small snowflake images from the HCPC-3994 Large Holiday Star Cling Stamp set in Hero Arts Embossing and Watermark ink and heat emboss with silver embossing powder on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Die cut with the coordinating die and add three small snowflakes to the sentiment.

Other Products:

Clear gloss gel medium, paintbrush, heavy cardstock, hot glue gun, Blue Flower Pearls, White Flower Pearls, Iridescent sequins, Hero Arts Embossing and Watermark ink, Ranger Embossing Powder – Silver, Spellbinders Essential Cardstock – Cosmic Sky

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Patricia

Amazing Paper Grace | Sweet Baby Boy

Today I have a sweet baby card to share with you made using the Amazing Paper Grace My Sweet Friend Etched Dies from the Right Words Collection by Becca Feeken from the The Right Words Collection. I have been challenged to do a one colour ombre ink blend this week by Becca Feeken and here is my first attempt at an ombre effect.

Today’s projects were used with dies provided by Amazing Paper Grace.

My Projects for Today

For my project today I have made a 5″ x 7″ card using the Amazing Paper Grace My Sweet Friend Etched Dies from the Right Words Collection by Becca Feeken. I have kept to a simple colour combination of blue, white and yellow with a touch of silver for a very special baby card. One of my favourite Amazing Paper Grace dies is the Amazing Paper Grace A2 Radiant Navette Etched Dies from the Classically Becca Collection by Becca Feeken and I have used this die set to create a pretty base for the sentiment and flowers.

To finish my baby card I have trimmed the stork and bundle from the Amazing Paper Grace 3D Vignette Layered Bundle of Joy Etched Dies by Becca Feeken set in white cardstock and coloured this with ink and adhered to the stork to the top right and the little bundle to the bottom left of the card.

For the large ‘sweet’ sentiment I have inked a piece of blue cardstock with two different colour blue inks and then die cut the sentiment out. I have backed the blue sentiment with a piece of white cardstock slightly offsetting the sentiment. The sentiment looks like it is floating over the background dies as I have used foam strips to adhere the sentiment to the front of the card. I have repeated the same process for the ‘baby boy’ sentiment.

I have die cut the two leafy dies from the Amazing Paper Grace My Sweet Friend Etched Dies from the Right Words Collection by Becca Feeken out of white cardstock and placed them each end of the card to create more texture to the card over the embossed background.

I have kept the flowers from the Amazing Paper Grace My Sweet Friend Etched Dies from the Right Words Collection by Becca Feeken very simple so as not to distract from the sentiment dies.

I have used two different blue inks on white cardstock to create the ombre effect in the base of the medallion die.

To finish I have added some pearls in the centre of the flowers and on the background decorative dies.


These dies and plates are available from Spellbinders right now! Click here: The Right Words Collection.

Supplies:

Amazing Paper Grace My Sweet Friend Etched Dies from the Right Words Collection by Becca Feeken

Amazing Paper Grace A2 Radiant Navette Etched Dies from the Classically Becca Collection by Becca Feeken

Amazing Paper Grace Layered Bundle of Joy Etched Dies by Becca Feeken

Other Supplies

Spellbinders Essentials Cardstock – Snowdrift, Glacier, Chamomile, Peridot

Heartfelt Creations Luxe Silver Cardstock

Spellbinders Embossing Folder – Diamond Plaid

Pink Fresh Studio inks – Summer Shower, Seaside

Altenew ink – Honey Truffle

Memento ink – Grey Flannel

Pearls

Art Glitter Dries Clear glue

Itty Bitty Clear sparkle for the stork’s eye.


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Patricia