Birthday Wishes

Kia Ora Koutou

Welcome back and today I have another birthday card featuring the very beautiful Buttons and Blooms collection from Heartfelt Creations.  I love the panels that come with the paper collections as they make cardmaking very quick and easy.  Add foam tape to add dimension and then just add your embellishments and you are good to go.

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HCD1-7205 Buttons and Blooms Die

HCPC-3859 Buttons and Bloom Stamp

HCD1-7207 Handstitched Accents Die

HCD1-7193 Leafy Accents Die

HCPC-3834 Leafy Accents Stamp

HCFB1-467 Leafy Accents Shaping Mold

HCD1-7146 Festive Holiday Die

HCD1-7157 Eyelet Ovals and Basics – Large die

HCS1-7202 Ticket and Tags die

RACP475 Library Green

RACP436 Leaf Green

RACP962 Fern Green

RACP524 Vibrant Fuchsia

RACP632 Buttercup

RACP412 Forget-Me-Knot

RACP607 French Ultramarine

RACP494 Majestic Violet

RACP005 Sunflower

CST1-410 Deluxe Flower Shaping kit

159725 Dries Clear Glue

PGM15015 Crystal Clear

HCST1-401 Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit

3D1844 3-D Crystal Lacquer

Blue Crafter’s Companion Pearlescent card, iCraft Super White cardstock, Foam Tape

Cut a piece of white cardstock 8 ½” x 5 ½”, score at 4 ¼” along the long side and fold to create a 4 ¼” x 5 ½” base card.  Die cut the decorative edge from the HCD1-7146 Festive Holiday Die set from blue cardstock.  Cut a piece of blue patterned paper 4 ¼” x 5 ½” and adhere the decorative edge behind the top of the paper and then adhere to the front of the card.  Cut the panel from the paper pattern and die cut the centre oval out with the second size straight edge die from the HCD1-7157 Eyelet Ovals and Basics – Large die set.  Adhere the frame to the front of the card using foam tape and then add the centre oval inside with Dries Clear glue.  Die cut the frame from the HCD1-7207 Handstitched Accents Die set in white cardstock and adhere to the card front with foam tape.

Stamp the rose vine images from the HCPC-3834 Leafy Accents Stamp set in Library Green ink on white cardstock and colour in with Leaf Green and Fern Green inks before die cutting with the coordinating die.  Shape using the coordinating mold.  Add Crystal Clear glitter to the leaves using Dries Clear glue with a damp sponge.  Adhere the leaves to the right side of the oval.

Stamp the flower images from the HCPC-3859 Buttons and Bloom Stamp set on the Super White cardstock in a variety of colours – Vibrant Pink, Forget-Me-Knot, and Buttercup.  Colour the pink flowers lightly with Vibrant Fuchsia, blue flowers with French Ultramarine and the yellow flowers with Buttercup inks and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Colour some of the blue flowers on the edges with Majestic Violet inks.  Shape with the Deluxe Flower Shaping kit and add Crystal Clear using Dries Clear on a damp sponge.

Stamp the button images from the HCPC-3859 Buttons and Bloom Stamp set on white cardstock cardstock in a variety of colours – Vibrant Pink, Forget-Me-Knot, and Buttercup.  Colour the pink buttons lightly with Vibrant Fuchsia, blue buttons with French Ultramarine and the yellow buttons with Buttercup ink and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Adhere the buttons to the centres of the flowers and add 3D Crystal Lacquer.

Die cut the tag from the paper collection using the HCS1-7202 Ticket and Tags die set and adhere to the left of the oval as shown.

For more inspiration please visit the Heartfelt Creations blog here:

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

Happy Mother’s Day – A Garden of Flowers

Kia Ora and Happy Mother’s Day!

Today I have a Mother’s Day card I have made for myself. Most of my artwork gets sold or sent over to Heartfelt Creations in the States so I decided to make a card for me to look at all the time.

I have used the following to make tgis card:

Heartfelt Creations:

Classic Rose stamp and die

Lush Lilac stamps and dies

Wildwood Florals stamp and die

Rainboots and Blossoms stamps and dies

Heartfelt Sentiments stamp

Eyelet Lace and Frames die

Everyday Heroes die

Ranger Archival inks:

Majestic Violet

Fern Green

Leaf Green

Vibrant Fuchsia

Buttercup

Pink Peony

Magenta Hue

iCraft:

Floral Super White cardstock

Purple Patch Party Balls

Crystal Beads

Wired stamens

Medium Grooved golf tool

Other:

Rajni Chawla’s Crystal Clear

Vellum

Pearls

Ranger Gold Embossing powder

Versamark ink

Have a great day and Happy Crafting.

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

Fluttering Butterflies

Kia Ora and Welcome Back

Today I am featuring another 2 cards made using the gorgeous Butterfly Dreams and the new decorative dies.  I had so much fun with this collection and these dies.

Materials Used:

HCDP1-7177 Butterfly Dreams Paper Collection

HCPC-3825 Butterfly Kisses Stamp

HCD1-7179 Butterfly Kisses Die

HCD2-7191 Intricate Swirls & Frames Die

HCD2-7189 Eyelet Rectangles & Basics Die

RACP 524 Ranger Archival Vibrant Fuchsia

RACP-992 Ranger Archival Garden Patina

RACP632 Ranger Archival Buttercup ink

85-glitter Crystal Ultrafine Transparent Glitter

PGM15015 Crystal Clear

HCPP3-452 White cardstock

159723 Art Glitter Dries Clear glue

HCDQ2-450 Stack and Store Daubers

Stampin Up Wild Wasabi cardstock, foam tape

Instructions:

Cut a piece of white cardstock 10” x 5”, score at 5” along the long side and fold to make a 5” x 7” base card.  Using the largest die from the HCD2-7189 Eyelet Rectangles & Basics Die set die cut the green cardstock and adhere to the front of the card.  Die cut the patterned paper using the next size down die from the HCD2-7189 Eyelet Rectangles & Basics Die set and mat onto the green cardstock.

Die cut the frame from the HCD1-7179 Butterfly Kisses Die set out of white cardstock and trim the corners.  Sponge the edges with Vibrant Fuchsia and Garden Patina inks.  Add Crystal Clear using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge.  Adhere to each corner.

Cut a piece of green cardstock 6 ¼” x 4 ¼” and adhere to the front of the card using foam tape. Cut the 6” x 4” panel from the patterned paper, sponge the edges with Vibrant Fuchsia and adhere to the front of the green card.

Die cut the centre from the HCD2-7191 Intricate Swirls & Frames Die set out of white cardstock and colour with Vibrant Fuchsia on the outside and Garden Patina on the inside.  Add Crystal Clear with Dries Clear Glue on a damp sponge.  Adhere to the front of the card as shown.  Cut the sentiment out of the patterned paper, sponge the edge with Vibrant Fuchsia, shape and adhere to the front as shown.

Stamp the butterfly from the HCPC-3825 Butterfly Kisses Stamp set in Vibrant Fuchsia on white cardstock.  Colour with the Buttercup and Vibrant Fuchsia inks and die cut with the coordinating die.  Add Crystal Clear to the butterfly using Dries Clear glue on a sponge and adhere to the left of the sentiment as shown.

To finish, add Ultrafine Crystal glitter to the flowers around the edge of the paper with Dries Clear glue.

Materials Used:

HCDP1-7177 Butterfly Dreams Paper Collection

HCPC-3824 Fluttering Butterfly Stamp

HCD1-7178 Fluttering Butterfly Die

HCD1-7179 Butterfly Kisses Die

HCPC-3816 Lush Lilac Stamp

HCD1-7170 Lush Lilac Die

HCD2-7191 Intricate Swirls & Frames Die

HCD2-7192 Eyelet Lace Frames Die

RACP962 Ranger Archival Fern Green

RACP 524 Ranger Archival Vibrant Fuchsia

RACP-454 Ranger Archival Manganese Blue

RACP-500 Ranger Archival Paradise Teal

RACP-992 Ranger Archival Garden Patina

RACP-468 Ranger Archival Jet Black

159723 Art Glitter Dries Clear Glue

GM15015 Rajni Chawla’s Crystal Clear

ANC850 Spring Bling Prills – Lavender & Lace

NU650 Nuvo Drops – Ebony Black

HCFB1-466 3D Lush Lilac Shaping Mold

Nuvo Drops Ivory Seashell, foam tape

Instructions:

Cut a piece of white cardstock 10” x 5”, score at 5” along the long side and fold to make a 5” x 7” base card.  Cut a piece of patterned paper 5” x 7” and adhere to the front of the card.  Cut the outer decorative die from the HCD2-7191 Intricate Swirls & Frames Die set out of white cardstock and adhere to the front of the card with foam tape.  Cut the 6” x 4” panel from the patterned paper and adhere to the frame.

Cut three inner decorative dies from the HCD2-7192 Eyelet Lace Frames Die and adhere together and add to the top of the card as shown.  Die cut the Thank You sentiment from the HCD1-7179 Butterfly Kisses Die from white cardstock and adhere to the centre of the frame.

Stamp the large lilac image from the HCPC-3816 Lush Lilac Stamp in Jet Black ink on white cardstock.  Colour the leaves with Fern Green ink and the flower with the Vibrant Fuchsia ink and die cut with the coordinating die.  Shape and adhere to the front of the card as shown.

Stamp the lilacs from the HCPC-3816 Lush Lilac Stamp with Vibrant Fuchsia on white cardstock and colour the centres with the Vibrant Fuchsia ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape using the Lilac Shaping Mold and allow to dry.  Add to the front of the lilac flower as shown.  Add Crystal Clear to the flowers with Dries Clear Glue on a damp sponge. Add Lavender & Lace Prills to the centre of the flowers.

Stamp the butterfly image from the HCPC-3824 Fluttering Butterfly Stamp in Manganese Blue ink on white cardstock.  Colour the image in with Garden Patina and Paradise Teal, Jet Black inks and die cut with the coordinating die.  Add Crystal Clear to the butterfly using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge.  Add drops of … Nuvo drops to the butterfly. Add Black Nuvo Drops to the antenna of the butterfly.  Add the butterfly to the front of the card as shown.

I hope that you have enjoyed my cards and don’t forget to visit the Heartfelt Creations blog for more inspiration from the rest of the amazing Design Team here:

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

Mother’s Day Giveaway

Kia Ora and Welcome Back

Today I am featuring a Mother’s Day Card and gift basket featuring Heartfelt Creations Sweet Peony that I have made for a giveway that I am participating in.  This fabulous giveaway is open in New Zealand for Mother’s Day and is valued at $580 and includes the following:

★ Gift Hutt – Handcrafted gift box and coordinating Mother’s Day card valued at $30
★ Inspired Soap company – Crystal stone Artisan soap and bath bomb set valued at $36
★ Brusht – TWO personalised bamboo hairbrushes with any name engraved on the side valued at $30
★ Skye Candle & Body Care – Soy candle in Champagne Strawberry valued at $25
★ Merlesque Jewellery Design – “My greatest blessing call me Nana” Custom made with up to 4 children’s names in your choice of colours valued at $45
★ Rocket Fuel Design – Choice of either two hours graphic design work (valued at $160) or one-month social media management (valued at $199) for their business
★ Little&Luxe – $25 off your first subscription at Little & Luxe or to spend at Taste of Luxe
★ Words on Wax – Personalised Mother’s Day candle valued at $32
★ BLANTs NZ – Epsom salt, magnesium chloride flakes and more – 250ml bottle of Pure, concentrated magnesium oil valued at $25
★ The Marketing Baker – Baker Basic It’s Time Marketing Planner valued at $97
★ Network NZ – 6 month Network NZ Breakthrough Membership valued at $77.05

Enter the giveaway here: http://dgo.nz/cNZZTkpI3Ab4640

Entries close 10pm Monday 7th May 2018!

 

Don’t forget to enter…

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

 

 

Liliacs and Birds

Kia Ora and Welcome Back

This week sees the launch of the gorgeous Lush Lilac collection.  I think this collection is going to be my all time favourite as it is just so beautiful!

The elegant, and well known lilac blossom takes center stage early in the spring season and is one of the first flowers to usher in the season of new beginnings! Enchanting clusters of tiny blossoms come together to create quaint floral displays with amazing color and a sweet-smelling fragrance that brings with it a feeling of gentility and old world charm! Join us in celebrating a perennial favorite…Introducing the Lush Lilac Collection by Heartfelt Creations! Venture out for a springtime stroll through a dreamy, garden themed paper collection filled with soft hues of luscious lavenders, deep purples, sky blues and pastel pinks accented with dreamy and romantic illustrations of cozy cottages, lilac filled parasols and lovely lilac filled garden settings! Softly scrolling swirls, vintage script and lace like details bring an old fashioned charm to this soft and innocent assembling of decorative papers, while three graceful cling stamp sets along with coordinating dies boast lush lilac sprays, a fetching lilac laden scroll, several endearing sentiments, as well as a winsome lilac filled parasol perfect for paper craft creations celebrating a multitude of occasions! A wonderful mix of lilac buds and blossom petal illustrations lend themselves beautifully to creating realistic and dimensional lilac blossoms when paired with the coordinating die and will bring a gentle touch of spring to all of your garden creations! So come along with us as we celebrate new beginnings and springtime beauty with the new Lush Lilac Collection!

Materials Used:

HCD1-7170 Lush Lilac Die

HCD1-7171 Lush Lilac & Umbrella Die

HCD1-7172 Lush Lilac Scroll & Cage Die

HCPC-3816 Lush Lilac Cling Stamp

HCPC-3817 Lush Lilac & Umbrella Cling Stamp Set

HCPC-3818 Lush Lilac Scroll & Notes Cling Stamp Set

HCDP1-Lush Lilac Paper Collection

HCFB1-466 Lush Lilac Paper Collection

HCD2-751 Cut Mat Create 2A Die

HCPC-3644 Birds and Blooms Stamp Set

HCD1-756 Birds and Blooms Die

HCD1-7161 Sweetheart Borders die

85-glitter Ultrafine Crystal Glitter

ANC814 Lettuce Entertain You Prills

GBKK811B1 Clear cardstock

HCPP3-452 White cardstock

TSMP900 Tuxedo Black ink

TSMP103 Memento Canteloupe

TSMP 604 Memento Summer Sky

TSMP707 Memento Bamboo Leaves

HCDA2-45 Stack and Store Daubers

159723 Art Glitter Dries Clear

PGM15015 Rajni Chawla’s Crystal Clear

TSSZ31 Stazon Jet Black

HCST1-401 Deluxe Shaping Kit

Foam tape, Brilliance Pearlescent Purple, Versamagic Sweet Petunia, Glue Gloss, Creative Expressions Iris cardstock, Zig Colour Brush Markers

Instructions:

Cut a piece of white cardstock at 6” x 12”, score at 6” along the long side and fold to make a base card of 6” x 6”.  Cut a piece of Iris cardstock at 6” x 7” and die cut the lace edge from the HCD1-7161 Sweetheart Borders die on both sides of the card.  Die cut 3 cages from Iris cardstock and adhere to the top of the card on the back, with the centre cage slightly higher.

Take the 6” x 6” patterned panel and die cut the inner square using the Cut Mat Create 2A die.  Using the frame as a template adhere the centre to the front of the Iris card.  Die cut a cage from white cardstock and adhere to the front of the panel.  Stamp the small lilac spray image from the HCPC-3816 Lush Lilac Cling Stamp in Jet Black ink on Bristol Smooth paper and die cut with the corresponding die.  Colour the image in with Zig brush markers and adhere to the bottom of the cage.  Stamp the lilacs from the HCPC-3816 Lush Lilac Cling Stamp in Pearlescent Purple ink, sponge with the Purple ink, and die cut with the corresponding die.  Shape the lilacs with the Deluxe Flower Shaping kit and adhere the lilac to the lilac spray.  Add Crystal Clear glitter to the lilac with Glue Gloss and Lettuce Entertain You prills to the centre.  Stamp the bird images from the HCPC-3644 Birds and Blooms Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black ink on white cardstock and cut out with the corresponding die.  Colour with Canteloupe, Summer Sky and Sweet Petunia inks and add Ultrafine Crystal glitter with glue gloss.  Add a bird to the top of the lilac spray.

Cut a piece of clear cardstock 3 ¾” x 5 ½” and score ½” in from each end on the long side. Bend slightly and adhere on the sides of the frame.  Adhere the frame to the card base with foam tape.  Die cut another cage out of white cardstock and adhere over the clear cardstock over the previous cage image.  Cut 3 cages out of the Iris cardstock and adhere to the back of this panel with the centre one being slightly higher.  Adhere the card front to the card base.  Cut the sentiment from the patterned paper and adhere to the top of the card as shown.

Stamp the umbrella image from the HCPC-3817 Lush Lilac & Umbrella Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on Bristol Smooth cardstock and die cut with the corresponding die. Colour in with Zig brush markers and shape lightly and adhere to the bottom left of the card.

Stamp the long lilac spray image from the HCPC-3818 Lush Lilac Scroll & Notes Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on Bristol Smooth cardstock and die cut with the corresponding die.  Colour in with Zig markers and shape lightly and adhere to the top right of the bird cage coming down the right side of the cage.

Stamp the lilacs and buds from the HCPC-3816 Lush Lilac Cling Stamp in Pearlescent Purple ink, sponge with the Purple ink, and Bamboo Leaves ink on the stems of the buds and die cut with the corresponding die.  Shape the lilacs with the Deluxe Flower Shaping kit and adhere the lilacs to the umbrella and over the long lilac spray and around the sentiment as shown. Add Crystal Clear glitter to the lilac with Glue Gloss and Lettuce Entertain You prills to the centre.

Stamp the bird images from the HCPC-3644 Birds and Blooms Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black ink on white cardstock and cut out with the corresponding die.  Colour with Canteloupe, Summer Sky and Sweet Petunia inks and add Ultrafine Crystal glitter with glue gloss.  Shape lightly and adhere above the umbrella and on the right as shown.

This is such a beautiful collection and the rest of the Design Team have created some gorgeous products here:

Have a good week and Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

Elegant Pink Dogwoods

Kia Ora and Welcome Back

It is time for Wednesday Inspiration for Heartfelt Creations, and today I am sharing a card that I have made featuring the Flowering Dogwood flowers on a pink and white embossed card.  This card would be suitable for many occasions with just a change of sentiment.

Instructions:

HCPC-3773 Flowering Dogwood Stamps

HCD1-7129 Flowering Dogwood Dies

HCPC-3785 Small Classic Petunia Stamp

HCD1-761 Everyday Heroes Die

ANC814 Prills – Lettuce Entertain You

PGM15015 Rajni Chawla’s Frosting Powder

PGM15016 Rajni Chawla’s Crystal Clear

TSBL32 Brilliance Pearlescent Coral

TSMP704 Memento New Sprout

TSMP707 Memento Bamboo Leaves

159723 Art Glitter Dries Clear

HCST1-401 Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit

Other Products- die cutting machine, Crafter’s Companion 3D Embossing Folder – Ornate Lace, Glue Gloss, Brayer, White Cardstock, Green Cardstock

Instructions – Cut a piece of white cardstock at 10” x 7”, score and crease at 5” along the long side to create a base card 5” x 7”.

Cut a piece of white cardstock 4 ¾” x 6 ¾”.  Using the brayer ink the smooth side of the Ornate Lace embossing folder, add the card and emboss for a letterpress effect.  Adhere to the base card.

To make the flowers stamp the dogwood flowers from the HCPC-3773 Flowering Dogwood Stamps with Pearlescent Coral ink on white cardstock.  Sponge the centres with New Sprout before die cutting with the coordinating die.  Ink the edges of the flowers with Pearlescent Coral and shape using the Deluxe Flower Shaping kit.  Layer the larger flowers and keep the smaller flowers single.  Die cut the stamens using green cardstock, roll using the quilling tip from the Deluxe Flower Shaping kit and adhere to the centre of the larger flowers using Dries Clear glue.  Add Lettuce Entertain You prills to the centres of the flowers and stamens using Dries Clear Glue.  Add Frosting Powder to the petals using Glue Gloss and heat for a frosted look.  Adhere to the bottom left and top right of the card as shown.

To make the leaves stamp the images from the HCPC-3773 Flowering Dogwood Stamps using Bamboo Leaves ink on white cardstock.  Sponge the flowers with New Sprout and then die cut using the coordinating dies.  Sponge the edges with Bamboo Leaves and shape using the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit.  Using Glue Gloss add Crystal Clear to the leaves and adhere around the flowers as shown.

To make the sentiment stamp the Happy Birthday from the HCPC-3785 Small Classic Petunia Stamp using Pearlescent Coral on white cardstock.  Die cut using the die from the Everyday Hero die set.  Adhere to the card as shown.

And the second card today features more foamiran flowers

HCDP1-281 Winter’s Eve Paper Collection

HCD1-7144 Decorative Medallion die

HCPC-3680 Sparkling Poinsettia Stamp

HCD1-766 Sparkling Poinsettia Die

HCD1-755 Circle Basics Large dies

HCD1754 Eyelet Circle and Basics Small dies

TSMP704 Memento New Sprout

TSBL32 Brilliance Pearlescent Coral

159723 Art Glitter Dries Clear glue

Other – Die cutting machine, silk foamiran, satin ribbon, Gala Glitz – Gold, Hot Glue Gun

Instructions – Cut a piece of cardstock at 12” x 6”, score and crease at 6” along the long side to create a base card of 6” x 6”.  Cut a panel of 6” x 6” paper from the paper collection and adhere to the front of the card.  Cut a circle using the outer die from the HCD1-7144 Decorative Medallion die set from white cardstock.  Cut two patterned medallion dies from the HCD1-7144 Decorative Medallion die out of white cardstock and adhere to the top and bottom of the circle.  Cover the centre with the ribbon.  Adhere the oval to the card base as shown.  Cut the sentiment out from the patterned paper and adhere to the left over the ribbon.

Cut another larger circle using the large circle die from the HCD1-755 Circle Basics Large dies out of the pink paper.  Die cut the centre of a panel featuring pink poinsettias and holly using the small circle die from HCD1754 Eyelet Circle and Basics Small dies and adhere to the top of the pink paper.  Adhere to the card base as shown.

Stamp the images from the HCPC-3680 Sparkling Poinsettia Stamp using Pearlescent Coral ink on the silk foamiran.  Sponge the centres with the New Sprout ink and die cut.  Sponge the edges lightly with the Pearlescent Coral ink.  Shape and assemble together as shown with a hot glue gun.  Add Gala Glitz to the centres with Dries Clear glue.  Add to the card as shown.

Please visit the Heartfelt Creations blog for more inspiration and to preview the Beary Fun Retreat collection here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/blog/615/elegant-new-inspiration-a-beary-fun-retreat-preview

Have a good week and Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia