A Tulip Time Gift For You

Kia Ora Koutou

Welcome to Inspiration Wednesday and I am very excited to share with you a project I have made with the new Tulip Time collection being released today.  This is such a beautiful collection and it has something for everyone.

It’s time to shake off the wintertime blues and greet the spring season with the breathtaking Tulip Time Collection from Heartfelt Creations! Energize yourself with a beautifully hued paper collection filled with pastel pinks, pretty purples, sunny yellows and grassy greens…the ideal springtime colors for all of your spring themed paper craft creations! Graceful illustrations of delicate tulip bouquets, elegant flower pot arrangements, and colorful meadow like scenes garnish delicate backgrounds adorned in beautiful brocades, dainty lace like patterns and soft floral images, certain to put a spring in your step and a song in your heart! Rounding out this spring-inspired collection are three blossoming cling stamps sets displaying tender images of budding tulips, an assortment of flower pots ready to hold the first cuttings of the season, as well as a pretty picket fence ideal for building a cheerful garden scene! When paired with the coordinating dies, creating fresh and invigorating springtide embellishments for handmade greeting cards, scrapbook layouts and altered art pieces are accomplished quickly and with ease!  A fourth beautifully illustrated cling stamp set featuring breezy tulip petals in varying diameters, along with the coordinating dies and a customized Tulip Shaping Mold, will allow you to surround yourself with realistic replicas of the first flowers of spring! So, join us as we welcome the season of new beginnings with the Tulip Time Collection!

Materials Used:

HCBC1-456-2 Shadow Box White

HCDP1-298 Tulip Time Paper Collection

HCD1-7219 Tulip Bouquet Die set

HCD1-7220 Tulip Vase and Fillers Die set

HCD1-7221 Tulip Cart and Fence Die

HCPC-3859 Tulip Bouquet Stamp

HCPC-3860 Tulip Vase and Fillers Stamp

HCPC-3861 Tulip Cart and Fence Stamp

HCD1-7179 Butterfly Kisses Die

HCPC-3825 Butterfly Kisses Stamp

HCPC-3844 For My Friend Sentiments Stamp

HCD1-7201 Ticket and Tags Die

HCD1-7203 Ornamental Tags Die set

HCD1-7211 Decorative Pocket Accent Die

HCD2-7190 Frame a Card Leafy Borders die

HCD1-7210 Eyelet Border Die

HCD1-7214 Ornate Pocket Accents Die

HCD1-7120 Fleur Border Basics Die

HCD2-751 Cut Mat Create 2A

Ranger Archival ink – Shadow Grey

Ranger Archival ink – Vivid Chartreuse

Ranger Archival ink – Leaf Green

Ranger Archival ink – Fern Green

Ranger Archival ink – Vibrant Fuchsia

478455 Zig Colour Brush Markers

409311 Colour in Watercolour Brush – Fine

PGM15015 Crystal Clear

PGM150156 Frosting Powder

DCMT4185 Groove Golf tool Set

159723 Art Glitter Dries Clear Glue

RPEJ685 Ranger White Embossing Powder

Iris 270 gsm Super White cardstock, Foam Squares, Nuvo Pure Sheen Glitter – Diamond, Versamark ink

Instructions:

Cut a piece of white cardstock 12” x 10” score at 6” to create a base card 6” x 10”.  Cut a piece of patterned paper with pink and red tulips on the top right corner 6” x 10”.  Add the Diamond glitter to the tulips using Dries Clear glue.  Cut a piece of patterned paper 4” x 5” and and using the plain edge die from the HCD1-7120 Fleur Border Basics Die set cut the edge 3” from the right side.  Cut an eyelet edge from the HCD1-7210 Eyelet Border Die set in white cardstock and sponge the edge with Vivid Chartreuse and adhere to the previously cut edge.  Die cut the lace edge from the HCD1-7120 Fleur Border Basics die set and sponge with the Vivid Chartreuse ink.  Add Frosting Powder to the edges with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge.  Add the lace edge to the front of the die cut piece, trim and adhere to the right front on the bottom and side edges only to create a pocket.

Cut a 6” x 6” panel from the paper collection.  Die cut two edges from the HCD1-7211 Decorative Pocket Accent Die set, sponge the edges with Vivid Chartreuse ink and add Frosting Powder to the die cuts using Dries Clear glue with a damp sponge.  Adhere the die cuts behind the top and back of the panel and then adhere the panel to the card as shown.

Cut the panel with the cottage from the paper collection 5 14/16” x 5 14/16” and adhere to the back of the 5” x 5” shadow box.  Add Diamond glitter with Dires Clear glue over the image.  Cut a 6” x 6” piece of green patterned paper and trim each side ½” and using the aperture of the shadow box as a template trace the centre and die cut the centre.  Adhere the trimmed paper to the front of the shadow box and the ½” strips to the side of the box.  Adhere the box to the front of the 6” x 6” panel on the left.

Die cut two small borders from the HCD2-7190 Frame a Card Leafy Borders die set Leafy Borders Frame Die set and sponge with Vivid Chartreuse ink.  Add Frosting Powder to the borders and adhere to the bottom right of the box.  Die cut the fan die from the HCD1-7214 Ornate Pocket Accents Die set, sponge with Vivid Chartreuse ink and add Frosting Powder using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge and adhere to the top left of the box.

Stamp the vase image from the HCD1-7220 Tulip Vase and Fillers Die set with Vibrant Fuchsia ink on white cardstock and die cut with the coordinating die.  Colour with Vibrant Fuchsia ink, shape lightly and adhere to the bottom right over the frame dies with foam squares.

Stamp the leaf images from the HCD1-7220 Tulip Vase and Fillers Die set in Leaf Green ink and colour with Vivid Chartreuse and Leaf Green inks and die cut with the coordinating die.  Shape using the small groove tool and adhere to the top left over the fan die.  Stamp the tulip leaf images from the HCD1-7220 Tulip Vase and Fillers Die set in Shadow Grey ink and colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush markers and die cut with the coordinating die.  Shape and adhere under the vase.

Stamp the tulip images from the HCPC-3859 Tulip Bouquet Stamp set in Shadow Grey ink on Iris cardstock and colour in with yellow and red Zig Clean Colour Brush markers before die cutting with the coordinating dies.  Adhere the flowers to the fan as shown and to the vase on the bottom right.

Stamp the tulip image from HCPC-3861 Tulip Cart and Fence Stamp set in black ink on Iris cardstock and colour with red and green Zig Clean Colour Brush markers before die cutting with the coordinating die.  Adhere to the bottom of the shadow box.  Add some single yellow tulips behind the row of tulips.

Stamp the blossoms from the HCPC-3860 Tulip Vase and Fillers Stamp set in Vibrant Fuchsia and Fern Green inks.  Sponge with Vibrant Fuchsia and Leaf Green inks and die cut with the coordinating die.  Shape and adhere to the left of the row of tulips and, also inside the shadow box.

Die cut the outer label image from the HCD1-7203 Ornamental Tags Die set from white cardstock and add Frosting Powder with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge.  Die cut the outer edge die from white cardstock and colour with Vivid Chartreuse ink and adhere to the base label.  Add Frosting Powder to the dies with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge.

Die cut a tag using the outer tag die from the HCD1-7201 Ticket and Tags Die set in white cardstock.  Sponge the outer edge with Vivid Chartreuse ink and add Frosting Powder with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge.  Die cut the tag with the red and yellow tulips in a pink vase using the inner tag die.  Using a stamp positioner stamp the sentiment from the HCPC-3844 For My Friend Sentiments Stamp set in Library Green ink.  Adhere to the front of the larger tag.  Add Diamond glitter to the flowers using Dries Clear glue.  Die cut another white outer tag and adhere to the back of the tag and finish with green organza ribbon.

Stamp the butterfly image from the HCPC-3825 Butterfly Kisses Stamp set in Versamark ink on vellum and heat emboss with white embossing powder before die cutting with the coordinating die.  Add Crystal Clear glitter to the butterfly with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge and adhere to the top left corner over the flowers.

There are some amazing projects to inspire you on the Heartfelt Creations blog here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/blog/784/debuting-the-tulip-time-collection

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

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