Easter is Coming!

Kia Ora Koutou

Welcome back and I have another card featuring the fabulous new flower shaping cardstock being released today at Heartfelt Creations.

Materials Used:

HCDP1-725 Flowering Dogwood Paper Collection

HCPC-3773 Flowering Dogwood Stamps

HCD1-7129 Flowering Dogwood Die

HCPC-3775 Flowering Dogwood & Doves Stamp

HCD1-7131 Flowering Dogwood & Doves Die

HCD1-7204 Arrows and Banners Die

HCD1-7119 Classic Border Basics Die

HCD1-7100 Botanic Window Die

HCFB1-469 3D Oakberry Lane mold

HCS1-459-4 Rock Candy – Small Stamens

HCPP1-475 Flower Shaping Cardstock

HCPP3-452 White Cardstock

RACP669 Ranger Archival ink – Viridian

RACP426 Ranger Archival ink – Leaf Green

RACP962 Ranger Archival ink – Fern Green

RACP614 Ranger Archival ink – Magenta Hue

PGM15016 Frosting Powder

PGM15015 Crystal Clear

159723 Art Glitter Dries Clear glue

HCDA2-450 Stack and Store Daubers

DCMT4185 Groove Golf Tool Set

HCST1-401 Deluxe Flower Shaping kit

Foam tape, Nuvo Pure Sheen Glitter – Diamond,

Instructions:

Cut a piece of white cardstock 10” x 5”, score at 5” along the long side and fold to create a base card of 5” x 7”.  Cut a piece of patterned paper 5” x 7” and adhere to the front of the card.  Cut a piece of white cardstock 4 ¾” x 7” and using the plain edge die from the HCD1-7119 Classic Border Basics Die set die cut the edges.  Cut a piece of green patterned paper 4 ¾” x 7” and using the plain edge die HCD1-7119 Classic Border Basics Die set die cut the edges and then adhere to the previously die cut white card.  Die cut two eyelet edges from the HCD1-7119 Classic Border Basics Die set and add Frosting Powder to the trim and then adhere to the edges.  Adhere this to the card front with foam tape.

Die cut two frames from the Botanic Window die set from white cardstock and adhere together and add Frosting Powder with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge.  Adhere the frame to the card front.  Die cut the cross image from the patterned paper using the inner die from the Botanic Window die set and recess in the window frame.  Add glitter to the crosses and dot around the card front with Dries Clear glue.

Stamp the dove image from the HCPC-3775 Flowering Dogwood & Doves Stamp set in Jet Black ink on white cardstock and die cut with the coordinating die.  Colour the dove with Viridian ink and shape and then add Crystal Clear glitter with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Adhere the dove to the top right of the window with foam tape.

Stamp the flower images from the HCPC-3773 Flowering Dogwood Stamps set in Magenta Hue and Fern Green ink on Flower Shaping cardstock.  Colour the centres with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Sponge the edges of the pink and green flowers with Magenta Hue ink and then shape using the Oakberry Lane 3D flower shaping mold.  Assemble the flowers and then add Frosting Powder to the flowers using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge when the flowers are dry.  Pierce the centres of the flowers and insert the black and green rock candy stamens using a fine wire.  Glue the stamens with Dries Clear glue in the centres of the stamens.  When the glue is dry trim the threads and adhere around the window and dove as shown.

Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3773 Flowering Dogwood Stamps set in Fern Green ink on Flower Shaping cardstock.  Colour with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Shape using the golf tools and add Crystal Clear glitter using Dries Clear glue once dry.  Adhere around the flowers as shown.

Die cut a second to smallest size arrow from the HCD1-7204 Arrows and Banners Die set out of white cardstock.  Cut the sentiment out of the paper collection and adhere to the arrow and then adhere the arrow to the card as shown.

For more inspiration using the new flower shaping paper please visit the Heartfelt Creations blog here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/blog/809/debuting-deluxe-flower-shaping-paper

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

Let’s Celebrate!!

Kia Ora Koutou

Welcome back and today I am so excited to announce the launch of the new flower shaping cardstock from Heartfelt Creations.  This is a really easy paper to shape and mold using both the 3D molds and the groove golf tools and I have two cards on two posts showing flowers made using molds and golf tools.  First up is a card featuring lots of flowers and I have done a video on how I have made the flowers and placed them on the card.

 

Heartfelt Creations Products Used:

HCDP1-288 Sweet Peony Paper Collection

HCPC-3752 Classic Rose Stamp set

HCD1-7110 Classic Rose Die set

HCPC-5816 Lush Lilac Stamp set

HCD1-7170 Lush Lilac Die Set

HCPC-3855 Floral Fashionista Stamp set

HCD1-7215 Floral Fashionista Die set

HCPC-3801 Simply Classic Stamp

HCD1-7159 Simply Classic Die

HCPC-3847 Celebrate Love Sentiments Stamp

HCPC-3835 Leafy Accents Stamp set

HCD1-7193 Leafy Accents Die

HCD1-7204 Arrows and Banners Die

HCD1-7119 Classic Border Basics Die

HCD1-7227 Eyelet Diamond Die

HCD1-7228 Lacy Diamond Die

RACP468 Ranger Archival ink – Jet Black

RACP614 Ranger Archival ink – Magenta Hue

RACP426 Ranger Archival ink – Leaf Green

RACP   Ranger Archival ink – Fern Green

RACP667 Ranger Archival ink – French Ultramarine ink

RACP632 Ranger Archival ink – Buttercup ink

RACP475 Ranger Archival ink – Library Green

RACP524 Ranger Archival ink – Vibrant Fuchsia

HCPP3-452 White cardstock

HCPP1-475 Flower Shaping Cardstock

PGM15016 Frosting Powder

PGM15015 Crystal Clear

159723 Art Glitter Dries Clear glue

HCS1-459-1 Assorted Pearl Stamens – small

HCS1-457-1 Pastel Pearl Stamens – small

HCDA2-450 Stack and Store Daubers

DCMT4185 Groove Golf Tool Set

HCST1-401 Deluxe Flower Shaping kit

Other Products

Mini Dimensional Foam, Foam tape, Cosmic Shimmer Diamond Sprinkles glitter

Instructions:

Cut a piece of white cardstock 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 green and pink striped paper from the Sweet Peony Paper Collection 4 15/16” x 6 15/16” and adhere to the front of the card.  Cut a piece of white cardstock 4 ¾” x 6 ¾” and using the inner plain edge die die cut the diamond from the centre of the card.  Using the lace edge die from the HCD1-7119 Classic Border Basics Die set die cut each end of the cardstock.  Add Frosting Powder to the lace edges with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge.  Die cut two eyelet edges using the eyelet edge die and straight edge die and add Frosting Powder using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge.  Adhere to the edges of each end of the panel.  Adhere the panel to the front of the card using foam tape.  Die cut the inner diamond die out using the lattice die and the plain edge die, add Frosting Powder with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge and adhere in the recess.  Add pearls to the lattice as shown.  Die cut the outer lace die frame and add Frosting Powder to the lace and adhere to the previously cut diamond frame.  Die cut the eyelet edge diamond frame using the straight edge die from the Lacy Diamond die set and the coordinating eyelet edge die and add Frosting Powder with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge.   Adhere to the lace frame.

Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3835 Leafy Accents Stamp set in Library Green ink on Flower Shaping cardstock.  Colour with the Leaf Green and Fern green inks and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Shape using the groove golf tools and add Crystal Clear glitter using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge.  Add the leaves around the diamonds as shown.

Stamp the rose images from HCPC-3752 Classic Rose Stamp set in Magenta Hue ink on flower shaping cardstock.  Colour with Buttercup and Magenta Hue inks and die cut with the coordinating die.   Sponge the edges with Vibrant Fuchsia ink and the backs with Magenta Hue ink.   Shape using the groove golf tools and assemble when dry.  Add Crystal Clear glitter using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Add the roses around the lace diamonds as shown over the leaves.

Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-Simply Classic Stamp set in Fern Green ink on Flower Shaping cardstock.  Colour with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating die.  Shape, trim and adhere above the roses and leaves at the top of the card.

Stamp the petite flower images from the HCPC-3855 Floral Fashionista Stamp set in French Ultramarine ink on Super White cardstock.  Colour the centres with Buttercup ink and the backs with French Ultramarine inks.  Die cut with the coordinating die and shape using the golf tools.  When dry pierce the centres and thread the pale lemon bead stamens through and glue to keep in place.  Add the Diamond Sprinkles using Dries Clear Glue on a damp sponge.  Trim the wires and adhere the flowers as shown above the roses and leaves

Stamp the Lilac images from HCPC-5816 Lush Lilac Stamp set in Buttercup ink on flower shaping cardstock.  Colour the flowers with Buttercup ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Colour on the back with Buttercup ink and shape using golf tools.  Pierce the centre of the flowers and thread the small gold stamens through and secure with Dries Clear glue.  Add the Diamond Sprinkles glitter using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge.  Trim the threads and adhere the lilacs around the roses as shown.

Stamp the sentiment from the HCPC-3847 Celebrate Love Sentiments Stamp set in Jet Black ink on white cardstock and using the second smallest arrow from the HCD1-7204 Arrows and Banners Die set die cut the arrow and adhere to the centre of the card as shown.

Add pearls to the lacy diamond to finish.

For more inspiration please visit the Heartfelt Creations blog here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/blog/809/debuting-deluxe-flower-shaping-paper

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

 

Lilacs and Roses

Kia Ora Koutou

Welcome to part 2 of Inspiration Wednesday and I have a card featuring the gorgeous Floral Fashionista and the Album Tags and Accents die set.

Products Used:

Floral Fashionista Paper CollectionHCDP1-297
Classic Rose Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3752
Classic Rose DieHCD1-7110
Lush Lilac DieHCD1-7170
Lush Lilac Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3816
Rain Boots and Blossoms Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3811
Rain Boots and Blossoms DieHCD1-7169
Leafy Accents DieHCD1-7193
3D Leafy Accents Shaping MoldHCFB1-467
Leafy Accents Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3835
3D Rose Shaping MoldHCFB1-462
3D Lush Lilac Shaping MoldHCFB1-466
Album Tags and Accents DieHCD1-7202
Special Birthday Sentiments Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3843
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Magenta HueRACP614
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Leaf GreenRACP436
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Fern GreenRACP962
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Library GreenRACP475
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – PlumRACP499

Other Products: iCraft Vellum, Flora Super White cardstock, Creative Expressions Diamond Sprinkles, Creative Expressions Gold Mirror Cardstock, Foam tape, Nuvo Pure Sheen Glitter – Diamond, Brilliance Pearlescent Purple, Ranger White Embossing Powder

For more tips on creating with the Lush Lilac collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/KDbdzC0MnAI.

For more tips on creating with the Classic Rose collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/Z8P070kC3oo.

Instructions: 

Cut a piece of white cardstock 10″ x 7″, score at 5″ and fold to create a base card of 5″ x 7″. Cut a piece of patterned paper 5″ x 7″. Die cut the frame from the centre of the paper using the inner frame die from the HCD1-7202 Album Tags & Accents Die set. Die cut a frame out of gold mirror cardstock using the inner and outer frame dies and adhere to the frame. Adhere the outer frame to the card base using foam tape. Recess the centre of the frame in the middle. Die cut the outer eyelet label from gold mirror cardstock. Die cut the coordinating label from the paper collection using the inner plain edge die. Stamp the sentiment from the HCPC-3843 Special Birthday Sentiments Stamp set in Plum ink and adhere the inner label to the gold label and adhere this to the centre of the frame with foam tape. Add Nuvo Pure Sheen Glitter – Diamond to the corset image with Dries Clear glue. Die cut two small corners from gold mirror card and adhere to the right side corners.

Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3835 Leafy Accents Stamp set in Library Green ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with the Leaf Green, Fern Green and Magenta Hue inks and die cut with the coordinating dies. Shape using the coordinating mold and add Crystal Clear glitter using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Add the leaves to the bottom left of the card around the label.

Stamp the rose images from HCPC-3752 Classic Rose Stamp set in Magenta Hue ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Magenta Hue ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape using the coordinating flower shaping mold and assemble when dry. Add Crystal Clear glitter using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Add the roses over the leaves on the bottom right of the card.

Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3811 Rainboots and Blossoms Stamp set in Fern Green ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape and adhere around the roses.

Stamp the small lilac spray images from the HCPC-5816 Lush Lilac Stamp set in Jet Black ink on white cardstock. Colour with Leaf Green and Pearlescent Purple ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape, trim and adhere around the roses and leaves as shown.

Stamp the Lilac images from HCPC-5816 Lush Lilac Stamp set in Versamark ink on vellum and emboss with white embossing powder. Colour the flowers with Magenta Hue ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape using the coordinating mold. Pierce the centre of the flowers and thread the small gold stamens through and secure with Dries Clear glue. Add the Diamond Sprinkles glitter using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Trim the threads and adhere around the roses as shown.

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

Chirpy Birdies

Kia Ora Koutou

Welcome back to Inspiration Wednesday at Heartfelt Creations.  I have two posts tonight and please take the time to check out my other card.

First up is another card that features the Cherry Blossom Retreat collection and this card was used heavily in the promotion for this collection.  I had a lot of fun with my Zig Clean Colour Brush markers with this collection.

Products Used:

Tweet Cherry Blossoms Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3866
Tweet Cherry Blossoms DieHCD1-7230
Cherry Blossom Retreat Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3867
Cherry Blossom Retreat DieHCD1-7231
Wishing Well Oasis DieHCD1-7232
Wishing Well Oasis Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3868
Cherry Blossom Retreat Paper CollectionHCDP1-2100
3D Cherry Blossom Shaping MoldHCFB1-474
Petite Pocket Accents DieHCD1-7212
12 x 12 Cardstock Pack of 25 – WhiteHCPP3-452
Coral See PrillsANC820
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive159723
Rajni Chawla’s Crystal ClearPGM15015
Rajni Chawla’s Frosting PowderPGM15016
Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers – 36 Pack478455
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Leaf GreenRACP436
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Library GreenRACP475
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – OliveRACP482
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Carnation RedRACP399

Other Products: iCraft Iris Cardstock

For more tips on creating with the Cherry Blossom Retreat collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/OaA2da5H-E0.

For more tips on creating with the flower shaping molds, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FSdPL7nXvQE.

For more tips on creating with the pocket dies, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/uDhKUj9AAMo.

Instructions: 

Cut a piece of card 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 patterned paper featuring the background flowers 6″ x 7 1/2 ” and using the smaller edge die from the HCD1-7212 Petite Pocket Accents Die set die cut the top of the paper. Cut two decorative dies from the HCD1-7212 Petite Pocket Accents Die set from white cardstock and adhere together. Add Frosting Powder to the decorative die cut with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge and adhere to the top of the card. Die cut the decorative edge from the same die set and add Frosting Powder with Dries Clear Glue on a damp sponge and then adhere to the edge of the die.

Stamp the branch images from HCPC-3866 Tweet Cherry Blossoms Stamp set in Jet Black ink on the Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape and add Crystal Clear glitter with a fairly dry sponge. Add to the top of the card over the decorative dies.

Stamp the birdhouse image from the HCPC-3866 Tweet Cherry Blossoms Stamp set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Add Crystal Clear glitter with Dries Clear Glue on a fairly damp sponge and adhere to the right under the branches with foam tape.

Stamp the sign image from the HCPC-3866 Tweet Cherry Blossoms Stamp set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour Zig Clean Colour Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Adhere to the left under the branches with foam tape.

Stamp the seat image from the HCPC-3868 Wishing Well Oasis Stamp set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Adhere to the bottom left of the card.

Stamp two pot plants images and a watering can image from the HCPC-3868 Wishing Well Oasis Stamp set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape and adhere the pot plants to sit on the seat and in front of the seat with foam tape. Add the watering can image to the side of the seat as shown with foam tape.

Stamp the leaves from the HCPC-3866 Tweet Cherry Blossoms Stamp set in Library Green ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Leaf Green and Olive inks and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape using the coordinating mold and add Crystal Clear glitter to the leaves with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Add over the branches at the top of the card and coming down the left side of the card and on either side of the pot plants in front of the seat.

Stamp the flower images from the HCPC-3866 Tweet Cherry Blossoms Stamp set in Carnation Red ink on Iris cardstock. Colour some images with Carnation Red and some with Pink Peony inks. Die cut with the coordinating dies. Colour the back of the flowers with Pink Peony ink and shape using the coordinating mold. When dry add Crystal Clear glitter using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Add Coral Seas Prills to the centres and then add to the branches at the top of the card and going down the side of the card and over the birdhouse and around the base of the pot plants.

Stamp the bird images from the HCPC-3866 Tweet Cherry Blossoms Stamp set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape using the coordinating mold and then adhere above the flowers at the top of the card and on the seat as shown.

For more inspiration from the Design Team and also check out the semi-finalists for the new Design Team please visit the Heartfelt Creations blog here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/blog/798/elegant-inspiration-for-your-easter-and-spring-projects

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

Classic Rose Tutorial

Kia Ora Koutou

Welcome back to another video tutorial that I have made showing how I do my Classic Roses from Heartfelt Creations.  We have had such a tragic event happen here in New Zealand and I have struggled with the enormity of what has happened.  In order to cope with the the overwhelming news I had to get into my craft studio and so I finally managed to do a video on how I make my roses using golf tools and basic shaping.

And here is my video:

Materials Used: 

Heartfelt Creations – Classic Rose Stamp and Die, Leafy Accents Stamp and Die, Rainboots and Blossoms Stamp and Die, Classic Border Basics, Lacy Diamond Die

Ranger Archival inks – Magenta Hue, Leaf Green, Fern Green

Couture Creations – Swiss Dots embossing folder

CTMH – Stripe embossing folder – now retired

Papericious Rajni Chawla’s Crystal Clear

Papericious Rajni Chawla’s Frosting Powder

Pearls

I hope that you have a go at making these roses and I look forward to seeing what you make.

Happy Crafting

Kia Kaha (Stay Strong)

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

 

 

Debuting the Cherry Blossom Retreat Collection

Kia Ora Koutou

Welcome to the release of the very bright and cheerful Cherry Blossom Retreat.  This is a fabulous collection with beautiful blossoms with a matching mold as well as lots of scope to colour with a wide range of colouring medium.

Beautiful gardens filled with warm rays of sunshine, skies of blue, and trees filled with fragrant cherry blossoms make for the perfect retreat setting, where daydreaming can abound and the stress of everyday life just seems to melt away! Breathing deeply and enjoying the sweetness in the air becomes second nature, as you take in your enchanting surroundings…a decorative wishing well with beautiful vining florals, a whimsical wooden bridge leading to places imagined only in daydreams, and a darling collection of hand carved bird houses that your “tweet” friends serenading you from above call home. Let your imagination wander, and enjoy life at a slower pace, taking time to smell the delicate cherry blossoms with the new Cherry Blossom Retreat Collection from Heartfelt Creations! Enjoy a walk through a refreshing paper collection filled with beautiful springtime hues…grass like greens, pretty blossom pinks, clear sky blues, and charming corals, all encompassed in dreamy petite plaids, dainty polka dots, and elegant lace like accents. An inviting collection of cling stamp sets, along with coordinating dies, await to bring your very own garden oasis to life, filled with elegant garden benches, alluring wishing wells, and sweet springtime songbirds. A delightful assortment of varying sized cherry blossom petals, along with a coordinating dimensional shaping mold, allow for quick and easy assembling of gorgeous, delicate cherry blossoms perfect for all of your spring themed creations! So, join us as we bring a hint of spring to craft rooms everywhere…it’s the perfect day for a crafty daydream with the new Cherry Blossom Retreat Collection!

Today I have two projects for the debut – a very cute little birdhouse and a card featuring the beautiful new decorative die.

Products Used

Tweet Cherry Blossoms Die, HCD1-7230
Cherry Blossom Retreat Die, HCD1-7231
Cherry Blossom Retreat Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3867
Tweet Cherry Blossoms Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3866
3D Cherry Blossom Shaping Mold, HCFB1-474
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Leaf Green, RACP436
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Library Green, RACP475
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Olive, RACP482
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Carnation Red, RACP399
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Pink Peony, RACP649
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Jet Black, RACP468
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Rajni Chawla’s Crystal Clear, PGM15015
Coral See Prills, ANC820

Other Products: Scrapienic Birdhouse

For more tips on creating with the Cherry Blossom Retreat collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/OaA2da5H-E0.

For more tips on creating with the flower shaping molds, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FSdPL7nXvQE.

Instructions: Click here to view a larger photo of this project. Assemble the bird house as per instructions using Dries Clear glue.

Stamp the two branch images from HCPC-3866 Tweet Cherry Blossoms Stamp set in Jet Black ink on the Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush markers and die cut with the coordinating dies. Shape and add Crystal Clear glitter with a fairly dry sponge. Trim and adhere around the sides of the birdhouse.

Stamp the branch with bird images from the HCPC-3866 Tweet Cherry Blossoms Stamp set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape and add Crystal Clear glitter using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Adhere to the top of the birdhouse as shown.

Stamp the leaves from the HCPC-3866 Tweet Cherry Blossoms Stamp set in Library Green ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Leaf Green and Olive inks and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape using the coordinating mold and add Crystal Clear glitter to the leaves with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Add over the branches and by the opening to the birdhouse as shown.

Stamp the flower images from the HCPC-3866 Tweet Cherry Blossoms Stamp set in Carnation Red ink on Iris cardstock. Colour some images with Carnation Red and some with Pink Peony inks. Die cut with the coordinating dies. Colour the back of the flowers with Pink Peony ink and shape using the coordinating mold. When dry, add Crystal Clear glitter using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Add Coral Seas Prills to the centres and then add to the branches and one flower over the leaves by the opening.

Stamp the bird images from the HCPC-3866 Tweet Cherry Blossoms Stamp set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape using the coordinating mold and then adhere to the opening of the birdhouse and to the left of the birdhouse.

Products Used

Tweet Cherry Blossoms Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3866
Cherry Blossom Retreat Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3867
Tweet Cherry Blossoms Die, HCD1-7230
Cherry Blossom Retreat Die, HCD1-7231
Daydreams Bridge Die, HCD1-7233
3D Cherry Blossom Shaping Mold, HCFB1-474
12 x 12 Cardstock Pack of 25 – White, HCPP3-452
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Leaf Green, RACP436
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Library Green, RACP475
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Olive, RACP482
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Carnation Red, RACP399
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Pink Peony, RACP649
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Jet Black, RACP468
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Rajni Chawla’s Crystal Clear, PGM15015
Coral See Prills, ANC820
Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers – 36 Pack, 478455
Rajni Chawla’s Vellum Flowerite – 10 Sheets, 18002

Other Products: iCraft Iris cardstock, Foam Tape

For more tips on creating with the Cherry Blossom Retreat collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/OaA2da5H-E0.

For more tips on creating with the flower shaping molds, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FSdPL7nXvQE.

Instructions: Cut a piece of white cardstock 10″ x 7″, score at 5″ along the long side and fold to create a base card 5″ x 7″. Cut a piece of vellum 4 3/4″ x 6 3/4″ and adhere to the base card front. Cut a piece of white cardstock 4 14/16″ x 6 14/15″ and die cut the decorative die from the HCD1-7233 Daydreams Bridge Die set. Adhere the outer frame to the card front with foam tape. Recess the decorative die into the opening.

Stamp the branch image from HCPC-3866 Tweet Cherry Blossoms Stamp set in Jet Black ink on the Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape and add Crystal Clear glitter with a fairly dry sponge. Adhere to the top of the decorative die.

Stamp the birdhouse image from the HCPC-3866 Tweet Cherry Blossoms Stamp set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Adhere to the middle of the decorative die to appear to hang down from the branch.

Stamp the leaves from the HCPC-3866 Tweet Cherry Blossoms Stamp set in Library Green ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Leaf Green and Olive inks and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape using the coordinating mold and add Crystal Clear glitter to the leaves with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Add over the branch and add two leaves to the base of the decorative die as shown.

Stamp the flower images from the HCPC-3866 Tweet Cherry Blossoms Stamp set in Carnation Red ink on Iris cardstock. Colour some images with Carnation Red and some with Pink Peony inks. Die cut with the coordinating dies. Colour the back of the flowers with Pink Peony ink and shape using the coordinating mold. When dry add Crystal Clear glitter using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Add Coral Seas Prills to the centres and then add to the branch and to the birdhouse and to the base of the decorative die over the leaves.

Stamp the bird images from the HCPC-3866 Tweet Cherry Blossoms Stamp set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape using the coordinating mold and then adhere above the flowers at the top of the card as shown.

For more inspiration please visit the Heartfelt Creations blog here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/blog/803/debuting-the-cherry-blossom-retreat-collection

I hope you have a lot of fun with this collection.

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

Remembering with You

Kia Ora Koutou

Welcome back and as I could not decide which card to choose  I have another card to enter the challenge at Marianne Designs.  This time the  challenge was for a condolence card.

 

For this card I have used the following products:

Marianne Designs – LR0376, LR0271, LR0269, LR0299

Heartfelt Creations – Flowering Dogwood Flowers stamp and dies,  Arrows and Banners Die, Cheerful Notes Sentiments, White Cardstock

Papericious Vellum

Creative Expressions Aurora Crystal Sparkles Embossing Powder

CTMH White Daisy ink

Ranger Archival ink – Jet Black

Nuvo Embellishment Mousse – Pure Platinum

Pearls

ScorPal

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia