Autumn Wreath Gatefold

Kia Ora Koutou

Today I have a gatefold card featuring the new Seasonal Wreath collection from Heartfelt Creations. I really love all the different elements used here that really invoke the feeling of abundance and thankfulness.

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

Instructions:

Cut a piece of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper 6” x 12”, score at 3” and 9” along the long side and fold to create a base card.

Front: Cut two pieces of gold cardstock 6” x 3” and adhere to the front of the card. Cut two pieces of green pattern paper 5 7/8” x 2 7/8” and adhere to the front of the gold card. Die cut 2 panels using the light green paper using the No. 2 die from the HCD21-7282 Eyelet Royale Die. Die cut two decorative dies from gold cardstock using the no. 4 die from the HCD21-7282 Eyelet Royale Die and adhere them to the light green panels. Adhere the panels to the front panels as shown.

Stamp the apple, leaf and pumpkin images from the HCPC-3966 Autumn Wreath Accents Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and colour pencils and die cut with the coordinating dies. Adhere to the front panels as shown.

Inside card: Side panels – cut two pieces of gold cardstock 6” x 2 7/8” and adhere to the panels. Cut two pieces of green pattern paper 5 7/8” x 2 5/8” and adhere to the front of the gold card.

Inside Back: Cut a piece of gold cardstock 6” x 5 7/8” and adhere to the inside back. Trim a 6” x 6” panel from the paper collection to 5 5/8” x 5 7/8” and adhere to the gold card. Die cut the Thank You sentiment from the HCD2-7351 Ironwork Sentiments die out of gold cardstock and adhere to the centre of the inside back.

Band: Cut a piece of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper 12” x 2”, score at 2 3/4″, 2 7/8”, 9 1/8” and 9 1/4″ and fold over to create the band. Cut a piece of green pattern paper 1 7/8” x 12”. Adhere to the white band ensuring that the paper is able to fold over for the band. Cut a piece of light pattern paper 1 3/4″ x 12” and adhere to the front of the band. Crease the paper to enable it to fit the folded band.

Die cut the outer die for the wreath from the HCD1-7375 Seasonal Wreath Die out of gold cardstock. Die cut the wreath from light green paper using the No. 2 die from the wreath and adhere to the gold background. Die cut the light green inner die cut using the No. 3 die from the wreath from the HCD1-7375 Seasonal Wreath Die and adhere to the centre of the wreathe as shown.

Stamp the owl, leaves, acorns, apples, wheat and pumpkin images from the HCPC-3966 Autumn Wreath Accents Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating dies. Layer the wheat images around the wreath and add the leaves, acorns, apples and pumpkin images around and under the wheat. Add the small owl with babies to the centre of the wreath. Adhere the wreath to the band and add leaves on either side of the wreath as shown. Ensure that the band can be slid over the gatefold card.

Die cut the outer bow out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper from the HCD1-7375 Seasonal Wreath Die out of gold cardstock. Die cut the outer bow from light green cardstock and adhere to the white outer bow. Die cut the outline bow die from gold cardstock from the HCD1-7375 Seasonal Wreath Die and adhere to the base bow. Adhere to the top of the wreath as shown.

To finish the card add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium.

Other Products:

Iris Cardstock, Prismacolour Pencils, Clear Gloss Gel Medium

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Patricia

Autumn Arbour

Kia Ora Koutou

Autumn is in the air in this card made using the new Seasonal Wreath collection by Heartfelt Creations. A harvest of grapes and acorns on the ground signal the end of summer and bright sunflowers and colourful butterflies are making the most of the sunny days.

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

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

Die cut three lattice frame dies using the Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4 dies from the HCD2-7338 Lattice Flourish Gateway Die set – two out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper and one out of gold cardstock. Trim the bottom lattice dies from the white die cuts and then adhere together. Adhere the gold die cut to the white die cuts and then adhere to the front of the card. Adhere the gold bottom lattice to the centre of the frame as shown.

Stamp the grape and grape vine leaves from the HCPC-3966 Autumn Wreath Accents Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and colour pencils and die cut with the coordinating dies. Adhere the leaves and grapes on the top of the frame as shown using foam squares to create some dimension on some of the images. Die cut the bow out of gold cardstock – one outline, three inner dies using the No. 2 and No. 3 dies from the HCD1-7375 Seasonal Wreath Die. Adhere one inner bow to the outer frame and then add three layers of the inserts. Adhere the bow to the top of the frame above the leaves and grapes as shown.

Stamp the leaves, acorns, sunflower and owl images from the HCPC-3966 Autumn Wreath Accents Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour the images with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and coloured pencils and then die cut with the coordinating dies. Adhere the leaves, acorns, sunflowers and owl around the bottom left of the card as shown using foam squares on some images to create dimension.

Stamp the sunflower images from the HCPC-3962 Rustic Sunflower Cling Stamp Set in Tiger Lily ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the petals with Buttercup ink and the centres with Tiger Lily ink and die cut with the coordinating dies. Colour the backs of the flowers with Buttercup ink and shape using the coordinating mold. Add Crystal Clear glitter to the petals with clear gloss gel medium and gold Gala Glitz to the centre of the flowers.  Adhere to the bottom left over the coloured images as shown.

Stamp the butterfly and bee image from the HCPC-3965 Summer Wreath Accents Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and colour pencils and then die cut with the coordinating dies. Add a butterfly and bee to the sunflowers and a butterfly on the top right of the card on the leaves as shown. 

Cut a sentiment out from the pattern paper and adhere to the front of the bottom lattice as shown.

To finish, add Crystal Clear glitter to the painted images with clear gloss gel medium.

Other Products:

Iris cardstock, Prismacolour pencils, clear gloss gel medium, foam squares

Amazing Paper Grace Holiday Medley – All is Calm

This magical menagerie of dies helps celebrate one of the most festive times of the year through paper crafting! The Holiday Medley Collection consists of eight die sets and a Glimmer Hot Foil Plate Set that coordinates with one of the die sets. The array of dies can be mixed within existing die sets to offer more creative options. These include the Make a Scene Card Base and 3D Vignettes. The versatile new Merry Filigree Card Builder, Celebrate Scrollwork Card Builder and Joy Crescent Card Builder sets create different card formats from A2, A7, Mini Slimline, to Slimline. In addition, you can remove the Christmas Motifs and use them year-round.

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

My Project for Today

I have made a small square notecard featuring the beautiful square dies from the Amazing Paper Grace All is Calm Word Frame Etched Dies from the Holiday Medley Collection by Becca Feeken. The small embellishment is from the Amazing Paper Grace Merry Filigree Card Builder Etched Dies from the Holiday Medley Collection by Becca Feeken. I have kept this very simple and it would be so easy to mass produce this lovely card in different colour combinations.

Please comment: Which Holiday Medley set speaks to you?

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Patricia

Rustic Sunflowers Just For You

Kia Ora Koutou

Sunflowers are so bright and cherry and are fabulous combined with the new Elegant Centerpiece dies from Heartfelt Creations. Today I have a shaped easel card to share with you that is positively draped in gorgeous sunflowers and cute little ladybugs.

Products Used:

Simply Elegant Centerpiece Die, HCD1-7370
Rustic Sunflower Die, HCD1-7364
Rustic Sunflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3962
3D Rustic Sunflower Shaping Mold, HCFB1-5009
Rustic Sunflower Bucket Die, HCD1-7366
Rustic Sunflower Bucket Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3964
Rustic Sunflower Paper Collection, HCDP1-2131
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper Pack of 50 – White, HCPP1-475
Luxe Gold Cardstock, HCGP1-488
Stack and Store Daubers-Pack of 30, HCDA2-450
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Vermillion, RACP461
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Jet Black, RACP468
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Library Green, RACP475
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Buttercup, RACP632
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Tiger Lily, RACP670
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Leaf Green, RACP436
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Metal Tip for Adhesive Bottles, 352854
Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers – 48 Pack, 478594
3-D Crystal Lacquer 4 oz, 3D1844
Rajni Chawla’s Crystal Clear, PGM15015

Other Products Used:

Foam tape, Iris cardstock, Red Copic Pen, Artline Fine Black Marker, Altenew Obsidian Pigment ink

Instructions:

Cut a piece of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper 12” x 6”, score at 6” along the long side and fold.  Die cut a shaped using the No. 1 die from the HCD1-7370 Simply Elegant Centerpiece Die set.  Score at half way across the top of the card to create the easel card base.  Cut a piece of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper using the No.1 die from the HCD1-7370 Simply Elegant Centerpiece Die set and adhere to the lower half of the card top.

Cut two pieces of light pattern paper using the No. 1 die from the HCD1-7370 Simply Elegant Centerpiece Die set.  Adhere one to the inside of the card – trimming the end at the fold to allow for ease of folding.  Adhere the other piece to the front of the card.  Die cut four decorative dies using the No. 2 die from the HCD1-7370 Simply Elegant Centerpiece Die set – two out of gold cardstock and two from white cardstock.  Adhere the white decorative die over the gold decorative die slightly offset.  Adhere one set to the inside of the card and one set to the top of the card.  Die cut four decorative dies from the HCD1-7370 Simply Elegant Centerpiece Die set using the No. 4 die – two from white cardstock and two from gold cardstock.  Adhere the white dies over the gold dies alternating the decorative spikes.  Die cut the outer frame out of gold cardstock using the No. 3 die from the HCD1-7370 Simply Elegant Centerpiece Die set and adhere the inner decorative dies to the base and then adhere one to the middle of the top and one to the middle of the inside of the cards.

Stamp the small sunflower image from the HCPC-3964 Rustic Sunflower Bucket Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock.  Colour with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die.  Adhere to the right of the front of the card with foam dots.

Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3962 Rustic Sunflower Cling Stamp Set in Library Green ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour with Leaf Green and Library Green inks and die cut with the coordinating die.  Colour the back of the leaves with Leaf Green ink and shape using the coordinating mold.  Add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium and adhere to both sides of the can as shown.

Stamp the sunflower images from the HCPC-3962 Rustic Sunflower Cling Stamp Set in Tiger Lily ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour the petals with Buttercup ink and the centres with Tiger Lily ink and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Colour the backs of the flowers with Buttercup ink and shape using the coordinating mold.  Add Crystal Clear glitter to the petals with clear gloss gel medium and gold Gala Glitz to the centre of the flowers.  Adhere a flower either side of the can as shown.

Stamp the ladybird images from the HCPC-3964 Rustic Sunflower Bucket Cling Stamp Set in Vermillion ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour the spots with a fine black pen and the rest of the image with a red Copic pen and die cut with the coordinating die.  Add 3D Crystal Lacquer to the body of the ladybirds and then when dry add to the card as shown.

Inside of card.

Stamp the sentiment from the HCPC-3845 Just For You Sentiment Cling Stamp Set in Obsidian ink on patterned paper and die cut using the small rectangle die from the HCD1-7203 Ornamental Tags Die.  Mat with gold cardstock and adhere to the centre of the card with foam tape.

Add leaves and sunflowers to the bottom left of the inside and a ladybird to the right on the sentiment.

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Patricia

Amazing Paper Grace October Die of the Month Blog Hop – Flourished Fleurit

Elegance is our go-to style at Amazing Paper Grace.  We are always on the hunt for those elegant elements that you can add to a card that gives it just the right feel and appeal.  This month we’re head over heels for a year around a cascade of tendrils that can be snipped here and there to be used for top and bottom card decoration.  Say welcome to the Amazing Paper Grace October 2021 Die of the Month – Flourished Fleurit.

The inspiration for Flourished Fleurit comes from looking through our stashes for just the right Rectangle or just the right Square.  Guess what – Flourished Fleurit can be both.  A snip here or a snip there puts give is just the right proportion to be a rectangle or a square.  We cleverly added in sprigs of flowers so that you can cover your transitions.  Hunting for elegant corners for a slimline – look no further.  A slip or two has you covered.

 Here are some ideas that might inspire you to create:

 1.  Snip between all four corners for slimline decoration
 2.  Snip between the connecting rod and cinch for a square
 3.  Cut as a rectangle for a beautiful A7 layout with many options.


**Dies for my creations today were supplied by Amazing Paper Grace.**

There are 9 dies included in the Flourished Fleurit.

My Project Today using Flourished Fleurit.

For my shaped card I have kept to a simple white on white finish with just a hint of gold in the inner decorative die and the hot foiled sentiment. I finished with a pop of colour with the flowers and leaves.

The little basket was very quick and easy to create – just score a single die cut at the edges where the flourishes finish and fold up. Make a little box and add to the centre of the die, add flowers and finish with a ribbon boow. Just add chocolates and you have a beautiful gift basket.

Designer Tip: 

Trim the gold inner decorative die in the centre and then adhere to each end slightly overlapping the dies. This allows the gold edge to overlap more evenly.

Supplies:
Accessories:Amazing Paper Grace October 2021 Die of the Month – Flourished Fleurit

Stamps:   Spellbinders Mini Everyday Sentiments Glimmer Hot Foil Plate & Die Set from Simply Perfect Collection
Paper:
White Cardstock, Spellbinders Essential Cardstock – Glacier, Rainforest, Pink Sand, Beeswax, Peridot, Pomegranate,
Ink:
Nil used.
For more Flourished Fleurit Inspiration

Visit each Creative Team blog linked below for their take on creative paper crafting ideas with Flourished Fleurit, the Amazing Paper Grace October 2021 Die of the Month! 

Visit Joanna Wisniewska
Visit Patricia Manhire
Visit Agnieszka Posluszny
Visit Anita Kejriwal
Visit Katarzyna Bobrowska
Visit Tracey Fehr
Visit Tracey Sabella
Visit Kate Skonieczna
Visit Becca Feeken at Amazing Paper Grace

The Amazing Paper Grace Die of the Month is available exclusively at Spellbinders Paper Arts during October 2021. Flourished Fleurit at the special kit club price, along with other membership perks. View this month’s Amazing Paper Grace Die of the Month!

Link: https://Youtu.be/Fk5Ru88w6Ds

Would love to hear from you! Comment on how will you use the dies! 

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Patricia