Amazing Paper Grace August 2022 Die of the Month

I have seen so many cards on Instagram and Pinterest using acetate windows and I was thrilled to see the Amazing Paper Grace August 2022 Die of the Month – Peekaboo Trellis Panels. There is something magical having a see through effect on a card and this die set is just fabulous for this finish.

My Projects

For my projects today I have made a very pretty card and a bookmark to coordinate. Once again I have used a white on white combination with a pop of pink and green. For my card I have used the Amazing Paper Grace Romantic Slimline Borders Etched Dies from the Classically Becca Collection by Becca Feeken to create a lace border to highlight the gorgeous insert die which I have placed horizontally on the card. I have used alcohol markers to colour the flowers and finished with green and gold leaves.

For my bookmark I have created a frame using the Amazing Paper Grace Fluted Classics Slimline Etched Dies from the Fluted Classics Collection by Becca Feeken for the open leaf insert die. To complete my bookmark I have put the beautiful pull piece from the Amazing Paper Grace Christmas Cascade Card Base Etched Dies Christmas Cascade Collection by Becca Feeken at the top to peek out of the book.

Today’s creations were created with the dies supplied by Amazing Paper Grace.

There are 13 cutting dies included in the Peekaboo Trellis Panels.

I have used a mix of green and gold leaves to help the pink pop on the white background.

To create the base card I have cut a piece of white cardstock 10′ x 7″, scored at 5″ along the long side and folded it to create a base card. I have then die cut the insert horizontally on the front of the card. I cut a piece of acetate to adhere on the back of the insert to provide some strength and after adding the lace strips I have added gold strips to tidy up the edges on the front and back.

The sentiment has been stacked with two white and one gold layer to help it stand out.

I have used the flick method to colour the flowers with alcohol markers.

I have die cut two leaf inserts – one out of gold and one out of white cardstock. I then adhered the white die over the gold die and slightly offset the gold to have a hint of gold.

For the flowers I have cut the outside layer from white cardstock and then die cut a white layer and coloured the small pieces before layering on the base. I die cut a white outside decorative flower to adhere over the top.

Supplies:
Amazing Paper Grace August 2022 Die of the Month – Peekaboo Trellis Panels.
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Amazing Paper Grace Romantic Slimline Borders Etched Dies from the Classically Becca Collection by Becca Feeken

Amazing Paper Grace Fluted Classics Slimline Etched Dies from the Fluted Classics Collection by Becca Feeken

Amazing Paper Grace Christmas Cascade Card Base Etched Dies Christmas Cascade Collection by Becca Feeken

Other Supplies:

Spellbinders Essentials Cardstock – Snowdrift, Rainforest, Peridot,

Heartfelt Creations Luxe Gold Cardstock

Altenew Alcohol Markers – R502, R504

The Amazing Paper Grace Die of the Month is available exclusively at Spellbinders Paper Arts during August 2022, Peekaboo Trellis Panels along with other membership perks.

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Seasonal Poinsettias

Kia Ora Koutou

I have some more purple Christmas inspiration for you today featuring the Holiday Star collection by Heartfelt Creations. This year most of my Christmas cards have been non-traditional colours!

For more information on the products I have used please visit my blog here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/gallery/seasonal-poinsettias.

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

Scroll down past the photos for instructions on how to make this card.

Instructions

Cut a piece of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper 12” x 12”, score at 6” along the long side and fold to create a 6” x 6” base card.  Cut a piece of purple pattern paper 6” x 6” and adhere to the front of the card.

Cut a piece of light purple pattern paper 5 3/4″ x 5 3/4″and adhere to the front of the card.  Die cut two decorative dies using the No. 1 die from the HCD1-7398 – one out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper and one out of silver cardstock. Adhere the silver die behind the white die slightly offsetting them to allow some of the silver to show through and then adhere to the front of the card over the light purple paper.

Stamp two star images using the large star image from the HCPC-3994 Large Holiday Star Cling Stamp set in embossing ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping paper and heat emboss with silver embossing ink. Die cut the complete image using the No. 1 die from the coordinating die and the inner decorative stamped image only using the No. 2 die from the coordinating die. Sponge the complete image with Periwinkle and Violet inks and adhere to the centre of the card and decorative die as shown. Adhere the stamped image on the top of the star as shown to create a relief image.

Die cut the sentiment die out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Stamp the sentiment from the HCPC-3993 Holiday Star Cling Stamp set in Embossing and Watermark ink and heat emboss using silver embossing powder on the sentiment die cut. Sponge the die cut with Periwinkle and Violet inks and adhere to the front of the star die.

Stamp the large and small spray images from the HCPC-3959 Holly Berry Spray Cling Stamp Set in English Ivy on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the leaves with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating dies. Add Crystal Clear glitter to the leaves with clear gloss gel medium and a paintbrush. Adhere a large and small spray to the top left of the card and one small spray to the bottom right of the card. 

Stamp the small spray image from the HCPC-3958 Small Festive Poinsettia 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. Shape using the coordinating die and add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium and a paintbrush. Adhere to the top right and the bottom left to create a base for the flowers.

Stamp the small flower images from the HCPC-3957 Large Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp set in Paris Dusk ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the images with Periwinkle, Violet and Magenta Hue inks and die cut with the coordinating dies. Colour the backs of the petals with Periwinkle ink and then shape using the coordinating mold and assemble with two of each size petal. Pierce the centres of the flowers and insert the silver pearl stamens and secure them with Dries Clear glue. Add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium and a paintbrush. Trim the stamen threads and adhere over the holly sprays with a hot glue gun – one large and two small flowers to the top left and one medium flower to the bottom right of the card.

Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3957 Large Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp set in English Ivy ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.Colour the leaves with Leaf Green and English Ivy inks and die cut with the coordinating die. Colour the backs of the leaves with Leaf Green ink and shape using the coordinating mold. Add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium, trim and adhere around the flowers.

Stamp the small leaf spray from the HCPC-3959 Holly Berry Spray Cling Stamp Set in English Ivy ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Trim and adhere around the flowers and sprays as shown.

Add Crystal Clear glitter to purple rose hip stamens with Dries Clear glue, trim the wires and adhere around the flowers.

Stamp the small snowflake and star images from the HCPC-3994 Large Holiday Star Cling Stamp set in Hero Arts Embossing and Watermark ink and heat emboss with silver embossing powder on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Die cut with the coordinating die and add some little snowflakes around the sentiment.

To finish, add some iridescent gems to the centres of the little snowflakes and on the background die.

Other Products:

Clear gloss gel medium, paintbrush, hot glue gun, Ranger embossing powder – Silver, Ranger Archival ink – Violet, iridescent gems

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Kia Ora Koutou

I am delighted that my birthday cat card has been selected for the Creative Scrapbooker Card of the Month competition for August. Please visit here to vote for my card. https://creativescrapbooker.ca/card-of-the-month-august-2022

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Amazing Paper Grace – Happy Birthday

It has been a while since I made some beautiful flowers using Amazing Paper Grace flower dies and I was going through withdrawal symptoms! So today I have a beautiful birthday card full of pretty flowers to share with you. The birthday sentiment from the Amazing Paper Grace Happy Occasion Words Etched Dies from the Right Words Collection by Becca Feeken was perfect to go with these flowers. This die set is from the Amazing Paper Grace The Right Words Collection which has a number of different sentiments for so many different occasions. The sentiment really makes a statement on this card and who wouldn’t love to receive this card!

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

My Project for Today

For my card I have used another of my favourite Amazing Paper Grace dies – Amazing Paper Grace Annabel’s Trousseau Layering Frame Medium die on a 5″ x 7″ base card. I have stenciled a sun ray pattern with glitter paste for the centre of the decorative frame. There are three different flower dies in my floral spray – the Amazing Paper Grace Cinch and Go Blossoms Etched Dies from the Classically Becca Collection by Becca Feeken, Amazing Paper Grace Cinch and Go Flowers III, and the Amazing Paper Grace Sweet Cottage Flowers dies. I have added a pretty butterfly from the Amazing Paper Grace Butterfly Bliss Garden Shutters 5 x 7″ Card Base Etched Dies from the Garden Shutters Collection by Becca Feeken. And the sentiment from the Amazing Paper Grace Happy Occasion Words Etched Dies from the Right Words Collection by Becca Feeken fits nicely within the beautiful decorative frame.

I have used a glitter paste for the stencil in the middle of the frame and this helps the sentiment to really stand out.

I have die cut three layers of the sentiment – two from white cardstock and one from gold cardstock. I then stacked the layers together before adhering them to the card. This helps the sentiment to really stand out.

I have added some yellow jewels to the centres of the pink flowers for a bit of sparkle.

Butterlies are the perfect accompaniment for a floral card.

I love using pastel colours for my flowers and try to have a range of different colours that coordinate for a harmonious finish.

I have sprinkled Crystal Ultrafine glitter to the flowers after painting the flowers with clear gloss gel medium.

These dies and plates are available from Spellbinders right now! Click here: The Right Words Collection.

Amazing Paper Graces Dies Used:

Amazing Paper Grace Happy Occasion Words Etched Dies from the Right Words Collection by Becca Feeken

Amazing Paper Grace Annabel’s Trousseau Layering Frame Medium

Amazing Paper Grace Cinch and Go Blossoms Etched Dies from the Classically Becca Collection by Becca Feeken,

Amazing Paper Grace Cinch and Go Flowers III

Amazing Paper Grace Sweet Cottage Flowers

Amazing Paper Grace Butterfly Bliss Garden Shutters 5 x 7″ Card Base Etched Dies from the Garden Shutters Collection by Becca Feeken.

Other supplies used:

Spellbinders stencil – Sun Burst

Spellbinders Essential Cardstock – Snowdrift, Rainforest

Heartfelt Creations Gold Luxe Cardstock

Heartfelt Creations Black cardstock

Rajni Chawla’s flower shaping paper

Altenew inks – Cotton Candy, Citrus Burst

Ranger Archival ink – Leaf Green

Pink Fresh Studio ink – Summer Shower

Crystal Ultrafine Glitter

Clear Gloss Gel medium

Paintbrush

Pink Fresh Studio Jewels – Sunshine

Flat back pearls

Nuvo Glimmer Paste – Moonstone

Foam strips

Flower Shaping Tools – Susan’s Garden

White wire stamens

Dries Clear Glue

Dress My Craft white satin ribbon

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