Pocket of Posies

Kia Ora Koutou

And welcome back to my final post featuring the very beautiful Wild Asters and gorgeous pocket background dies.

Products Used:

Hot Mama PrillsANC821
Go Man Go PrillsANC818
Rajni Chawla’s Frosting PowderPGM15016
Rajni Chawla’s Crystal ClearPGM15015
Groove Golf Tool SetDMCT4185
Deluxe Flower Shaping KitHCST1-401
Stack and Store Daubers-Pack of 30HCDA2-450
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive159723
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Tiger LilyRACP670
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Leaf GreenRACP436
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Magenta HueRACP614
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Cactus FlowerRACP985
Decorative Pocket Accents DieHCD1-7211
Ornate Pocket Accents DieHCD1-7214
Ticket and Tags DieHCD1-7201
Eyelet Diamond DieHCD1-7227
Diamond Basics DieHCD1-7226
Wild Aster Paper CollectionHCDP1-2106

Other Products: 

OTH Distress Oxide ink – Picked Raspberry, White cardstock, magenta ribbon, heavy cardboard

For more tips on creating with the Wild Aster Collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/1mriCKqh-Ac.

For more tips on creating with the tags & sentiments, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/eAfLuNkRda4.

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

Instructions: Cut a piece of white cardstock 12 1/2 x 7″, score at 6 1/4″ along the long side and fold to create a base card of 6 1/4 x 7″ Cut a piece of dark patterned paper 6 15/16 x 6 1/16″ and adhere to the front of the card. Cut a piece of white cardstock 5 14/16 x 6 1/16″ and adhere to the front of the card with heavy cardboard. Cut a piece of light patterned paper 6 1/2 x 5 3/4″ and adhere to the front of the white cardstock.

Die cut the second largest eyelet edge diamond from the HCD1-7227 Eyelet Diamond Die out of white cardstock and using the straight die from the HCD1-7211 Decorative Pocket Accents Die set die cut the slot out of the card. Then die cut the plain edge diamond using the second largest die from the HCD1-7226 Diamond Basics Die set out of light patterned paper and adhere to the front of the eyelet edge and using the straight die from the HCD1-7211 Decorative Pocket Accents Die set die cut the slot. Die cut the third largest eyelet edge die from the HCD1-7227 Eyelet Diamond Die set and using the straight edge die from the HCD1-7211 Decorative Pocket Accents Die set die cut the slot. Adhere to the patterned paper. Die cut the third largest plain edge diamond and using the straight edge die from the HCD1-7211 Decorative Pocket Accents Die set die cut the slot. Die cut the small decorative pocket accent from the HCD1-7211 Decorative Pocket Accents Die set out of white cardstock, add Frosting Powder with spray adhesive and adhere to the pocket opening. Adhere across the middle of the card with foam tape ensuring a pocket is able to be accessed.

Die cut three small tags from the patterned paper using the coordinating die from the HCD1-7201 Ticket & Tags Die set. Die cut three tags from white cardstock and adhere to the back of the tags. Add the magenta ribbon and tuck the tags into the pocket as shown.

Stamp the spray images from the HCPC-3888 Wild Asters Spray Stamp set in Picked Raspberry ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour with Magenta Hue ink and die cut the images with the coordinating die. Add Hot Mama Prills to the flowers and Crystal Clear glitter using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge, trim and adhere around the diamond.

Stamp the long and short aster sprays from the HCPC-3889 Wild Aster Scroll & Cluster Stamp set in Picked Raspberry ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour with Magenta Hue and Leaf Green inks and die cut with the coordinating dies. Add Cactus Flower ink to the edges of the flowers. Shape and add Crystal Clear glitter with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge and adhere to left front of the card around the diamonds.

Stamp the flower images from the HCPC-3887 Wild Asters Stamp set in Picked Raspberry ink and some in Fern Green ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour with Tiger Lily and Magenta Hue inks and the green petals with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Sponge the edges with Cactus Flower ink and shape using the Groove Golf tools. Assemble when dry and make some buds with the small green and pink aster flowers. Add Crystal Clear glitter using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Adhere over the leaves and sprays and add Go Man Go Prills to the centres.

Stamp the leaves from the HCPC-3887 Wild Asters Stamp set in Fern Green ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape using the groove golf tool and add Crystal Clear glitter using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Adhere around the flowers as shown.

Die cut the small tag from the paper collection using the coordinating die from the HCD1-7201 Ticket & Tags Die set and adhere to the top right corner.

I hope that I have inspired you to look at different ways to use background dies.

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

Roses on Lace

Kia Ora Koutou

Welcome back to my second post and for this card I have made  a lovely lace  background  for  some  pretty purple  roses.

Products Used:

Rajni Chawla’s Frosting PowderPGM15016
Rajni Chawla’s Crystal ClearPGM15015
Groove Golf Tool SetDMCT4185
Deluxe Flower Shaping KitHCST1-401
Stack and Store Daubers-Pack of 30HCDA2-450
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive159723
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Vivid ChartreuseRACP531
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Library GreenRACP475
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Leaf GreenRACP436
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Magenta HueRACP614
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Cactus FlowerRACP985
Celebrate Love Sentiments Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3847
Arrows and Banner DieHCD1-7204
Sweetheart Borders DieHCD1-7161
Lacy Diamond DieHCD1-7228
Eyelet Diamond DieHCD1-7227
Diamond Basics DieHCD1-7226
3D Leafy Accents Shaping MoldHCFB1-467

Other Products: 

Versamark ink, Ranger Silver Embossing Powder, white cardstock, Ranger Archival ink – Violet, spray adhesive, heavy cardboard

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 diamond dies, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/JwS0Rmysd98.

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 white cardstock 4 15/16 x 6 15/16″ and adhere to the card front with a piece of heavy cardstock 4 1/2 x 6 1/2″. Cut a piece of white cardstock 4 x 6″ and using the inner plain edge diamond die from the HCD1-7228 Lacy Diamond Die set die cut the inner diamond out. Die cut the decorative die from the HCD1-7229 Diamonds & Lace set and the plain edge die from the HCD1-7228 Lacy Diamond Die set out of white cardstock. Add Frosting Powder with spray adhesive before adhering to the front of the previously cut piece of white cardstock. Die cut the lacy edge using the outer lacy frame die and the inner diamond die from the HCD1-7228 Lacy Diamond Die set out of white cardstock. Add Frosting Powder using spray adhesive and adhere to the front of the Diamonds and Lace Die. Die cut the eyelet frame using the third largest eyelet diamond die from the HCD1-7227 Eyelet Diamond Die set and the inner diamond die from the HCD1-7228 Lacy Diamond Die set. Add Frosting Powder with spray adhesive and then adhere to the front of the Lacy Diamond. Die cut four lacy edges from the HCD1-7161 Sweetheart Borders Die set out of white cardstock. Add Frosting Powder using spray adhesive, trim and adhere to the back of the 4 x 6″ piece of white cardstock. Adhere this all to the card front with heavy cardboard. Die cut the inner lattice diamond using the inner plain edge die and the lattice diamond die from the HCD1-7228 Lacy Diamond Die set out of white cardstock. Add Frosting Powder using spray adhesive and then add to the centre of the lacy diamonds.

Stamp the sentiment from the HCPC-3847 Celebrate Love Stamp set in Versamark ink on white cardstock and heat emboss with silver embossing powder. Die cut the sentiment using the third smallest arrow die from the HCD1-7204 Arrows & Banners Die set and adhere to the middle of the diamond as shown.

Stamp the leaves from the HCPC-3834 Leafy Accents Stamp set in Library Green ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating dies. Shape using the coordinating Leafy Accents shaping mold and add Crystal Clear glitter on a damp sponge. Adhere to the left of the diamond.

Stamp the rose images from the HCPC-3752 Classic Rose Stamp set in Violet ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the centres with Vivid Chartreuse and the petals with Magenta Hue inks and die cut with the coordinating dies. Colour the backs with Magenta Hue ink and shape using coordinating Rose shaping mold and the Groove Golf Tools. Assemble roses and add Crystal Clear glitter with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Add the roses next to leaves on card as shown.

Please watch out for my final blog post for this week.

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

Hydrangea Garden Tea

Kia Ora Koutou

Welcome back to Inspiration Wednesday and once again I have three cards for you on three separate posts.

First up is a card combining hydrangeas from the Cottage Garden collection and the Tea Time collection.  It evokes a summer afternoon sitting on the porch having high tea among all the flowers and birds.

Products Used:

Crystal Ultrafine Transparent Glitter 1/2 oz.85-glitter
Heart of Gold PrillsANC804
Deluxe Flower Shaping KitHCST1-401
Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper Pack of 50 – WhiteHCPP1-475
Stack and Store Daubers-Pack of 30HCDA2-450
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive159723
Rajni Chawla’s Frosting PowderPGM15016
Rajni Chawla’s Crystal ClearPGM15015
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Vibrant FuchsiaRACP524
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Magenta HueRACP614
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – CoffeeRACP451
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – ButtercupRACP632
Eyelet Royale DieHCD1-7282
3D Hydrangea Shaping MoldHCFB1-489
Cottage Garden Hydrangea Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3900
Fresh Cut Hydrangea Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3901
Fresh Cut Hydrangea DieHCD1-7279
My Cup of Tea Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3904

Other Products: 

Ranger Archival ink – Shadow Grey, White cardstock, foam tape, spray adhesive, gold thread, Iris cardstock

For more tips on creating with the Tea Time Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/4bjPeZW_oT8.

For more tips on creating with the Cottage Garden Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/faBoB2s49RI.

Instructions: 

Cut a piece of white cardstock 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 6 x 6″ and adhere to the front of the card. Die cut two outer frames from the HCD1-7282 Eyelet Royale Die set out of white cardstock and adhere together. Add Frosting Powder with spray adhesive and adhere to the card front. Die cut the inners from the HCD1-7282 Eyelet Royale Die set out of white cardstock and add Frosting Powder with spray adhesive and adhere to the centres of the frames.

Stamp the cup, vase and pot images from the HCPC-3904 My Cup of Tea Stamp and HCPC-3905 Elegant Tea Pot & Florals Stamp set in Shadow Grey ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Add Ultrafine Crystal glitter to the flowers with Dries Clear glue. Shape and adhere to the front with foam tape.

Stamp the spoon image from the HCPC-3904 My Cup of Tea Stamp set in Shadow Grey ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Add in the front of the large urn as shown.

Stamp the tea bag images from the HCPC-3904 My Cup of Tea Stamp set in Coffee ink. Colour with ig Clean Colour Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Pierce the top with a needle and add some gold thread and adhere to the bottom right of the large urn as shown with foam tape.

Stamp the large flower image from the HCPC-3905 Elegant Tea Pot & Florals Stamp set in Shadow Grey 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 dry sponge and add to the base of the china.

Stamp the birds and hydrangea image from the HCPC-3901 Fresh Cut Hydrangea Stamp set in Shadow Grey in on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape and add Crystal Clear glitter with Dries Clear glue on a dry sponge and then add to the top of the card with foam tape.

Stamp the flower images from the HCPC-3901 Cottage Garden Stamp set in Magenta Hue ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the centres with Buttercup ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Sponge the edges with Vibrant Fuchsia and shape with the coordinating mold. Add Crystal Clear glitter with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge and Heart of Gold Prills to the centres. Adhere over the large floral spray at the base of the card and on the flowers below the birds as shown.

Please watch out for my next post.

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

A Sweet Wedding Card

Kia Ora Koutou

Welcome back and today I thought I would share a very sweet card made with some left over flowers I made for the card in my previous post.

I thought this would make a beautiful wedding card for a very special couple.

For a video tutorial on how I have made the flowers please visit my YouTube channel here: https://youtu.be/tKTknrdjFik

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

Follow Your Heart

Kia Ora Koutou

Welcome back and today I have a card that I have made for Dress My Craft.  This month the focus is on flower making and I am in my element creating gorgeous flowers from the amazing Soft Floral Oriental paper and the various flower dies.

For a video on how I made the flowers and card please visit my YouTube channel here:

I hope that I have showed you how easy it is to make gorgeous flowers for all your projects.

For a list of all the Dress My Craft products I have used please visit my blog post on the Dress My Craft blog here.

Happy Crafting.

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

Birthday Bouquets

Kia Ora Koutou

Welcome back to my third card for Inspiration Wednesday at Heartfelt Creations.  I thought I would do something very different for this card and make it easy to post.

Products Used:

Crystal Ultrafine Transparent Glitter 1/2 oz.85-glitter
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive159723
Luxe Gold CardstockHCGP1-488
Special Birthday Sentiments Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3843
Album Tags and Accents DieHCD1-7202
Fresh Cut Hydrangea DieHCD1-7279
Fresh Cut Hydrangea Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3901
Elegant Teapot & Florals DieHCD1-7288
Elegant Teapot & Florals Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3905
Tea Time Paper CollectionHCDP1-2112

Other Products: 

Hero Arts Clear Embossing Ink, Gansai Tambi Pearl Watercolour Paints, White cardstock, Ranger Archival ink – Shadow Grey, heavy cardboard

For more tips on creating with the Tea Time Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/4bjPeZW_oT8.

For more tips on creating with the tags & sentiments, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/eAfLuNkRda4.

Instructions: 

Cut a piece of white cardstock 10” x 7”, score at 5” and fold to create a 5” x 7” card. Cut a piece of gold cardstock 5” x 7” and adhere to the front of the card. Cut a piece of cream colour patterned paper 4 15/16” x 6 15/16” and adhere to the front of the gold cardstock. Cut a piece of gold cardstock 4 3/4″ x 6 3/4″ and adhere to the front of the card with some heavy cardboard.

Cut a piece of Iris cardstock 4 11/16” x 6 11/16” stamp the small floral images randomly over the card with the clear embossing ink and heat emboss with gold embossing powder. Colour the images with the watercolour inks and then adhere this card to the front of the gold cardstock.

Die cut four corners from the HCD1-7202 Album Tags & Accents Die set out of gold cardstock and adhere to the four corners of the card as shown.

Die cut the outer eyelet edge label die from the HCD1-7202 Album Tags & Accents Die set out of gold cardstock and adhere to the front of the card. Stamp the sentiment from the HCPC-3843 Special Birthday Sentiments Cling Stamp Set with the embossing ink on white cardstock and heat emboss with gold embossing powder. Die cut the sentiment out using the inner plain edge die from the Album Tags & Accents Die set and adhere to the eyelet label.

Stamp two small floral images from the HCPC-3905 Elegant Tea Pot & Florals Stamp set on Iris cardstock using embossing ink and heat emboss with gold embossing powder. Colour with the watercolour paints and die cut with the coordinating die. Adhere to the top right and bottom left with foam tape.

Stamp the bird and hydrangea image from the HCPC-3901 Fresh Cut Hydrangea Stamp set in Shadow Grey ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape and add to the bottom left and top right over the floral images as shown with foam tape.

To finish, add Ultrafine Crystal glitter to the floral images using Dries Clear glue.

I hope that I have given you lots of inspiration to challenge and stretch your creative juices.

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

 

Wedding Petunias

Kia Ora Koutou

Welcome back to my second post and this time I am featuring some gorgeous petunias for a fabulous Wedding card.  I apologise for the photos – I only managed to take one photo just before I had tweaked it before I sent it through to Heartfelt Creations.

 

Products Used:

Embossing Powder – Gold359760
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive159723
Rajni Chawla’s Crystal ClearPGM15015
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Leaf GreenRACP436
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Vivid ChartreuseRACP531
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – SunflowerRACP005
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – ButtercupRACP632
Indian Gold Nuvo MousseNU802
Assorted Bead Stamens-MediumHCS1-459-3
Luxe Gold CardstockHCGP1-488
Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper Pack of 50 – WhiteHCPP1-475
Stack and Store Daubers-Pack of 30HCDA2-450
Swirly Accent Spray DieHCD1-7263
Album Tags and Accents DieHCD1-7202
Classic Border Basics DieHCD1-7119
Celebrate Love Sentiments Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3847
Lush Lilac Paper CollectionHCDP1-287
Oakberry Lane Blossoms DieHCD1-7200

Other Products: White cardstock, Versamark ink, foam tape

For more tips on creating with the Classic Petunia collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/KOy_qNB9OAk.

For more tips on creating with the foam paper & stamens, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/Oma6ctVmUD0.

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 booklet frame dies, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/kJO5LdNFxgE.

For more tips on creating with the border dies & foldout cards, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/wxX94X84kUo.

Instructions: Cut a piece of white cardstock 12” x 8”, score at 6” along the long side and fold to create a base card of 6” x 8”. Cut a piece of cream coloured paper from the Lush Lilac collection 7 1/2″ x 6” and adhere to the front of the card. Cut two strips of gold cardstock 2 1/16” and adhere to either end of the card as shown. Cut a piece of cream paper 7 1/2” x 6” and using the plain edge die from the HCD1-7119 Classic Border Basics set die cut the ends of the paper. Cut two eyelet edges from the HCD1-7119 Classic Border Basics out of gold cardstock and adhere to each end and trim the ends. Adhere to the front of the card with foam tape.

Die cut two decorative swirly dies from the HCD1-7263 Swirly Accent Spray Die set out of white cardstock and two from gold cardstock. Adhere the white dies to the gold dies and slightly offset the dies to give a gold background. Adhere the ends together and then adhere to the front of the card as shown.

Die cut the outer eyelet decorative tag from the HCD1-7202 Album Tags & Accents Die set out of gold card. Stamp the sentiment from the HCPC3847 Celebrate Love Sentiments Stamp set in Versmark ink on white cardstock and heat emboss with gold embossing powder. Die cut the sentiment out using the inner plain edge die and then adhere to the front of the eyelet die. Adhere this to the centre of the Swirly Accent Spray dies using foam tape.

Stamp the large and small petunias from the HCPC-3786 Large Classic Petunia and HCPC-3785 Small Classic Petunia Stamp sets in Sunflower ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour with Buttercup ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape using the 3D Floral Basics Shaping Mold and shape into a petunia shape. When dry add Indian Gold Embellishment Mousse to the tips of the flowers. Pierce the centres of the flowers and insert the deep yellow wire stamens. Add Crystal Clear glitter to the flowers with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Trim the wires and adhere around the left of the ornamental tag.

Stamp the leaf images from the CPC-3842 Oakberry Lane Blossoms Stamp set in Leaf Green ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour with Vivid Chartreuse ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape using the coordinating mold and sponge the Indian Gold Embellishment Mouse to the tips. Add Crystal Clear glitter using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Adhere around the flowers as shown.

Please look out for my third card this week for Heartfelt Creations.

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia