Kia Ora Koutou
Do you enjoy making baskets? Heartfelt Creations has an amazing die set that makes it easy to create fabulous baskets – the Treasured Heart Gift Box set. For my basket I have used the gorgeous Floral Butterfly collection to decorate with a variety of different flowers and pretty vellum butterflies.
Large Floral Butterfly Die, HCD2-7352
Floral Butterfly Accents Die, HCD1-7353
Small Floral Butterfly Die, HCD1-7354
Large Floral Butterfly Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3951
Floral Butterfly Accents Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3952
Small Floral Butterfly Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3953
Floral Butterfly Paper Collection, HCDP1-2127
Small Wild Rose Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3906
Small Wild Rose Die, HCD1-7289
Large Wild Rose Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3907
Large Wild Rose Die, HCD1-7290
Small 3D Wild Rose Shaping Mold, HCFB1-486
Large 3D Wild Rose Shaping Mold, HCFB1-487
Treasured Heart Gift Box Die, HCD2-7291
Leafy Accents Die, HCD1-7193
Leafy Accents Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3835
3D Leafy Accents Shaping Mold, HCFB1-467
Lush Lilac Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3816
Lush Lilac Die, HCD1-7170
3D Lush Lilac Shaping Mold, HCFB1-466
Ticket and Tags Die, HCD1-7201
Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper Pack of 50 – White, HCPP1-475
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
Stack and Store Daubers-Pack of 30, HCDA2-450
Pastel Pearl Stamens-Medium, HCS1-457-2
Rock Candy Stamens-Small, HCS1-459-4
Pastel Bead Stamens-Medium, HCS1-457-3
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Library Green, RACP475
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Vivid Chartreuse, RACP531
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Magenta Hue, RACP614
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Buttercup, RACP632
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – French Ultramarine, RACP607
Memento Dye Ink Pad – Lilac Posies, TSMP501
Memento Dye Ink Pad – Cantaloupe, TSMP103
Crystal Ultrafine Transparent Glitter 1/2 oz., 85-glitter
Rajni Chawla’s Vellum Flowerite – 10 Sheets, 18002
Rajni Chawla’s Crystal Clear, PGM15015
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Opaque Embossing Powder – White, EP100
Brilliance Lavender ink, Versamagic Pretty Petunia, Iris cardstock, clear sparkles, purple alcohol marker, hot glue gun, white satin ribbon
Assemble the box. Cut 6 side panels from the HCD1-7291 Treasured Heart Die using the panel die out of white cardstock. Die cut 6 purple squares for the sides using the No.2 die from the HCD1-7291 Treasured Heart Die and adhere to all the sides. Die cut the decorative heart square out of silver cardstock using the No. 2 and No.3 dies from the HCD1-7291 Treasured Heart Die and adhere to the front of the purple squares. Die cut the arches out of purple paper using the No. 5 die and adhere to the arches of the panels with foam dots. Assemble the box and then die cut the base using the No. 1 die and adhere to the base of the box. Cut a piece of white cardstock 3/4″ x 12”. Die cut two long eyelet rectangles from the HCD1-7201 Ticket and Tags Die set and adhere on one side of the long strip. Adhere to inside on opposite sides of the box with the eyelet dies on the outside. Colour small clear sparkles with a purple alcohol marker and adhere to the handle as shown. Die cut 6 squares out of purple check pattern paper using the No. 3 die and adhere to the inside of the box.
Stamp the fern and flower images from the HCPC-3952 Floral Butterfly Accents Cling Stamp Set in Vivid Chartreuse ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the leaves with Vivid Chartreuse ink and the flowers with French Ultramarine and Buttercup inks. Finish colouring with colour pencils and die cut with the coordinating dies. Add Ultrafine Crystal glitter to images with clear gloss gel medium. Adhere to the base of the handle as shown with hot glue.
Stamp the lilac images from the HCPC3816 Lush Lilac Cling Stamp Set in Lavender ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the centres with Vivid Chartreuse ink and the outer petals with Pretty Petunia ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Colour some of the edges with Cactus Flower ink and some with Lavender ink and the backs with Pretty Petunia ink and shape using the coordinating mold. Pierce the centres of the flowers and insert a green bead wire stamen into the centres of the flowers. Add Crystal Ultrafine glitter to the flowers using the clear gloss gel medium and colour the stems with Vivid Chartreuse ink. Adhere to the sides of the basket over the leaf and flower images.
Add a satin ribbon bow over the leaves at the base of both sides of the handle.
Stamp the flower images from the HCPC-3906 Small Wild Rose Stamp Set in Lilac Posies ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the centres with Cantaloupe and Dandelion inks and the outsides with Magenta Hue ink and die cut with the coordinating dies. Sponge the edges of the flowers with Lilac Posies ink and the backs with Magenta Hue ink. Shape using the coordinating mold and pleat with your fingers and assemble using two of the larger size and one of the smaller size. Pierce the centres of the flowers and insert the gold coloured pearl stamens and magenta coloured rock candy stamens. Add Crystal Clear glitter using clear glossy gel, trim the threads and adhere a flower to the base of both sides of the handle.
Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3835 Leafy Accents Cling Stamp Set in Library Green ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the images with Vivid Chartreuse ink and Magenta Hue inks and die cut with the coordinating die. Colour the edges with Library Green ink and the backs with Vivid Chartreuse ink and shape using the coordinating mold. Add Crystal Clear glitter with clear gloss medium gel, trim and adhere round the roses as shown.
Stamp the butterfly images from the HCPC-3951 Large Floral Butterfly Cling Stamp Set and the HCPC-3953 Small Floral Butterfly Cling Stamp Set in Frost White ink on vellum and heat emboss with Bridal Tinsel embossing powder and die cut with the coordinating dies. Add Crystal Ultrafine glitter to the butterflies with clear gloss gel medium and add purple sparkles on the wings and body. Adhere the large butterfly on the handle and the small butterflies on the rose and flowers as shown.
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2 thoughts on “Floral Butterfly Basket”
Gorgeous my friend!
This is fun! I never thought to decorate the handles on paper baskets before. It looks like the perfect little box for gift giving.