Fancy Classic Poppies

Kia Ora Koutou

Yay the beautiful poppies are back at Heartfelt Creations better than ever! This time the flowers are split so you can make so many different sizes and there is a coordinating mold to help you shape the flowers so making cards is easier than ever before. I have two projects for you today – watch out for my other blog post.

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Today’s project was created with products provided by Heartfelt Creations

Instructions:

Cut a piece of black 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 tartan pattern paper 4 7/8” x 6 7/8” and adhere to the front of the card.

Cut two outer frames using the No. 1 die and the No. 2 die from the HCD2-Fancy Classic Oval Frame Die – one out of black cardstock and one out of light pattern paper.  Adhere the paper to the back die and then adhere to the front of the card using foam tape.

Die cut the gold decorative die out of gold cardstock using the No. 2 die from the HCD2-Fancy Classic Oval Frame Die set and adhere to the decorate the outer frame. 

Die cut two decorative dies using the No. 3 and No. 4 die from the HCD2-Fancy Classic Oval Frame Die – one from gold card and one from black card.  Adhere the black die behind the gold die offsetting slightly for a black shadow and adhere to the front of the frame.

Die cut an oval out of pattern paper that shows the vase of poppies.  Die cut an oval out of vellum and adhere over the pattern paper.  Die cut a decorative oval using the No. 4 and No. 5 dies from the HCD2-Fancy Classic Oval Frame Die and adhere over the vellum.  Adhere to the centre of the oval frame.

Stamp two vase images from the HCPC-3988 Wild Poppy Bouquet 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 – one complete vase and poppy and one poppy only.  Adhere the single poppy to the front of the poppy in the complete image with foam squares. Add Black Flower Pearls to the poppy as shown.  Adhere the entire image to the centre of the frame using foam tape for dimension.

Stamp the poppy spray images from the HCPC-3987 Wild Poppy Accents Cling Stamp Set
HCPC-3988 Wild Poppy Bouquet Cling Stamp Set in English Ivy ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour the leaves with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Add Crystal Clear glitter using 3D Crystal Lacquer. Trim the leaves and add to the bottom right of the card.

Stamp the poppy images from the HCPC-3986 Wild Poppy Cling Stamp Set in Red Geranium ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour the images with Lady Bug ink and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Colour the backs of the flowers with Lady Bug ink and shape using the coordinating mold.  Assemble using two petals the same size.  For the centres of the flowers stamp the poppy images in Red Geranium ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour the centres of the flowers with Leaf Green ink and cut out with scissors.  Shape the centres and add to the centres of the flowers with foam squares.  Add 3D Crystal Lacquer to the flowers and when dry add Black Flower Pearls to the outside of the flower centres.  Add three poppies to the bottom right over the leaves.

Card inside

Cut a piece of tartan pattern paper 4 7/8” x 6 7/8” and adhere to the inside back.

Die cut an outer frame out of light pattern paper using the No. 1 die from the HCD2-Fancy Classic Oval Frame Die and adhere to the inside card.

Die cut a decorative frame out of gold cardstock using the No. 3 die from the HCD2-Fancy Classic Oval Frame Die and adhere to the front of the frame.

Stamp the sentiment from the HCPC-3844 For My Friend Sentiments Cling Stamp set in embossing ink on white cardstock and heat emboss with gold embossing powder.  Die cut the sentiment out using the No. 4 die from the HCD2-Fancy Classic Oval Frame Die and adhere to the front of the decorative frame as shown.

Other Products Used:

Iris cardstock, foam tape, foam squares, Dress My Craft Black Pearls, Hero Arts Embossing & Watermark ink, heat gun

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Thoughtful Wild Poppies

Kia Ora Koutou

Today also sees the debut of the fabulous EZ Stem Floral Wire to make it so much easier making floral bouquets on your cards. For my card today I have added poppies and some hyacinths to create a colourful garden of flowers.

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Today’s project was created with products provided by Heartfelt Creations.

Instructions:

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

Die cut two decorative dies using the No. 1 and No. 2 die from the HCD2-7339 Regal Lattice Gateway Die set – one out of gold cardstock and one out of black cardstock. Adhere the black die behind the gold die slightly offsetting them and adhere to the front of the card using foam strips. Die cut the centre trellis out using the No. 2 and No. 3 dis from the HCD2-7339 Regal Lattice Gateway Die set and adhere to the centre of the frame.

Stamp the poppy images from the HCPC-3986 Wild Poppy Cling Stamp Set in Red Geranium ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the images with Lady Bug ink and die cut with the coordinating dies. Colour the backs of the flowers with Lady Bug ink and shape using the coordinating mold. Assemble using two petals the same size. For the centres of the flowers stamp the poppy images in Red Geranium ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the centres of the flowers with Leaf Green ink and cut out with scissors. Shape the centres and add to the centres of the flowers with foam squares. Add 3D Crystal Lacquer to the flowers and when dry add Black Flower Pearls to the outside of the flower centres. Adhere the flowers to the top stems of the EZ Stem Floral Wire leaving two stems free using a hot glue and then adhere the spray to the centre of the frame.

Stamp the poppy spray images from the HCPC-3987 Wild Poppy Accents Cling Stamp Set
HCPC-3988 Wild Poppy Bouquet Cling Stamp Set in English Ivy ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the leaves with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Add Crystal Clear glitter using 3-D Crystal Lacquer.  Trim the leaves and add to the stems with hot glue and foam squares for dimension.

Stamp the hyacinth flowers from the HCPC-3947 Fragrant Hyacinth Cling Stamp Set in Pretty Petunia ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the flowers with Periwinkle ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Colour the backs and shape using the groove golf tools. Add Crystal Clear glitter using 3D Crystal Lacquer and when dry add Lettuce Entertain You Prills. Adhere to the bottom two stems and to the bottom of the card as shown.

Stamp the small poppy images from the HCPC-3986 Wild Poppy Cling Stamp Set in Leaf Green ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the leaves with Vivid Chartreuse ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Colour the backs with Vivid Chartreuse ink and shaping using the groove golf tools. Add Crystal Clear to the petals with 3D Crystal Lacquer and when dry add Lettuce Entertain You and adhere around the bottom of the card as shown.

Card inside.

Cut a piece of pattern paper 4 7/8” x 6 7/8” and adhere to the inside back. Die cut the frame using the No. 4, No. 5 and No. 6 dies from the HCD2-7340 Eyelet Frame Gateway Die and adhere to the centre of the inside back. Die cut the eyelet frame out using the No. 7 die from the HCD2-7340 Eyelet Frame Gateway Die and adhere to the centre of the larger eyelet frame.

Stamp the sentiment from the HCPC-3845 Just For You Sentiments Cling Stamp Set using embossing ink on white cardstock and heat emboss with gold embossing powder. Die cut out using the No. 8 die from the HCD2-7340 Eyelet Frame Gateway Die and adhere to the gold eyelet frame.

Other Products Used:

Hero Arts Embossing & Watermark ink, Versamagic ink – Pretty Petunia, hot glue gun, foam squares, Dress My Craft Black Flower Pearls, heat gun

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French Ironworks Birthday

Kia Ora Koutou

I am back today with another card featuring the new French Gate and Courtyard dies from Heartfelt Creations. This time I have created a 6″ x 6″ gatefold card that is held together with a magnetic clasp. I have used the Decorative Dragonfly collection to embellish the card. I was really happy with how the card came together and greens and blues look so beautiful together.

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Today’s project was created with products provided by Heartfelt Creations.

Instructions:

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

Front of Card

Cut two pieces of green pattern paper 3” x 6” and adhere to both front panels. Die cut two rectangles of a 6” x 6” panel from the pattern paper using the inside rectangle die from the HCD1-7397 French Gate Die. Die cut two decorative dies using the inside rectangle die and the two decorative dies out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Adhere the two decorative dies to the pattern paper panels and then adhere to the two front panels.

Stamp the flower images from the HCPC-3984 Daydream Florals Cling Stamp Set and the HCPC-3985 Dragonfly Florals 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. Add Crystal Ultrafine glitter to the flowers with Dries Clear glue and adhere the larger flower images to the left and right panels as shown.

Stamp the dragonfly images from the HCPC-3983 Decorative Dragonfly Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour the images with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating dies. Add Crystal Ultrafine glitter to the wings and then add the larger dragonfly to the top left panel, and the small dragonflies to the right panel as shown.

Die cut the inner and outer hinge out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper using the dies from the HCD1-7285 Window Hinges Die. Adhere the inner die to the outer die. Adhere a magnet to the right side on the back of the hinge. Die cut another outer hinge and adhere to the back of the hinge to cover the magnet. Adhere the hinge to the left panel as shown.

To finish the front of the card add iridescent gems to the dragonfly bodies and to the decorative dies and hinge as shown.

Inside sides of the card.

Adhere a magnet on the inside right panel to line up with the magnet on the front of the card. Cut two pieces of green pattern paper 6” x 3 7/8” and adhere to the inside panels and covering the magnet on the right inside panel.

Inside back of card

Cut a piece of green pattern paper 6” x 5 7/8” and adhere to the inside back. Trim a 6” x 6” panel to 5 7/8” x 5 3/4” and adhere to the green pattern paper.

Die cut the outer birthday sentiment frame using the die from the HCD2-7351 Ironworks Sentiments Die. Die cut two birthday sentiments – one out of green pattern paper and one out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Adhere the green sentiment to the white sentiment and then adhere to the vellum back and then adhere the sentiment to the inside back of the card.

Other Products Used:

Iris cardstock, iridescent gems

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