Tweet Notes

Kia Ora Koutou

I have another card to share with you featuring the beautiful new Filigree Frames & Borders dies from Heartfelt Creations. The Rectangle Filigree Frame Die works perfectly with the new Hollyhock Garden collection to create a beautiful garden scene.

For more details of the products I have used please visit here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/gallery/tweet-notes

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 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 green pattern paper 4 7/8” x 6 7/8” and adhere to the front of the gold cardstock.

Die cut two outer decorative frames using the No. 1 die from the HCD2-7424 Rectangle Filigree Frame Die – one out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper and one out of gold cardstock.  Adhere the white decorative frame over the gold frame slightly offsetting the dies and then adhere to the front of the card.  Die cut two medium decorative frames using the No. 2 die from the HCD2-7424 Rectangle Filigree Frame Die – one out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper and one out of gold cardstock. Adhere the white decorative frame over the gold decorative frame slightly offset them before adhering to the card front inside the outer frame..  Die cut the pattern paper using the No.2 die from the HCD2-7424 Rectangle Filigree Frame Die and adhere the inner panel inside the frame as shown.

Stamp the fence from the HCPC-31001 Hollyhock Fence Cling Stamp Set in Black Onyx ink on Iris cardstock.  Colour the fence with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die.  Trim the fence in half and adhere to the base of the inner decorative die with foam tape.

Trim the sentiment from the paper collection and adhere to the centre of the frame as shown.

Stamp the small leaf images from the HCPC-3999 Hollyhock Petals & Leaves Cling Stamp Set in English Ivy ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Colour the backs with Leaf Green ink and shape using the coordinating mold.  Add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium and adhere to the base of the fence.

Stamp the flower images from the HCPC-3999 Hollyhock Petals & Leaves Cling Stamp Set in Sunflower  and Magenta Hue inks.  Colour the petals and backs of the yellow flowers with Citrus Burst ink and the centres with Lilac Posies  ink and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Colour the petals and backs of the Magenta Hue flowers with Cotton Candy ink.  Shape using the coordinating mold.  Add the flowers to the leaves with the larger flowers on the bottom and the smaller flowers at the top of the gate as shown.  Add Hot Mama Prills to the centres of the flowers and then add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium.

Stamp the butterfly and birds images from the HCPC-3965 Summer  Wreath Accents Cling Stamp in Jet Black ink on Iris Cardstock.  Colour the images using Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Adhere to the card as shown.

To finish add Crystal Ultrafine Glitter using Dries Clear glue to the floral images on the paper and dot on the back ground of the paper.

Other Products Used:

Iris cardstock, Versafine Black Onyx ink, foam tape, clear gloss gel medium, paintbrush, Altenew inks – Cotton Candy and Citrus Burst

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Gifting Filigree Hollyhocks

Kia Ora Koutou

Have you seen the new Fililgree Frame and Border decorative dies from Heartfelt Creations yet? They are just amazing and I have two cards to share with you today in two separate post. My first card features the HCD2-7425 Filigree Accents Die which is my favourite of all the new dies. I love the delicate and interesting lattice effect and the accents are just gorgeous. I have paired these with hollyhock flowers and a gorgeous butterfly.

For more details on the products I have used please visit here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/gallery/gifting-filigree-hollyhocks

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 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 pink and green pattern paper 4 7/8” x 6 7/8” and adhere to the front of the gold cardstock.  Cut a piece of gold cardstock 4 5/8” x 6 5/8” and adhere to the front of the paper.  Cut a piece of pink pattern paper 4 1/2” x 6 1/2” and adhere to the front of the card.

Die cut 4 decorative edge dies using the Nos. 1 and 3 dies from the HCD2-7425 Filigree Accents Die – two from Deluxe flower Shaping Paper and two from gold cardstock.  Adhere the white dies over the gold dies slightly offsetting the gold dies.  Adhere to the front of the card as shown.  Cut a piece of gold cardstock 1/2” x 7” and adhere to the centre of the card hiding the join in the centre of the dies. Die cut the small curlicue dies out of gold cardstock and adhere to the corners of the card.  Die cut two decorative edge dies and adhere to the centre of the decorative edges as shown.

Die cut two decorative label dies from the HCD1-7203 Ornamental Tag Die  in gold cardstock.  Adhere these together.  Die cut a rectangle out of pink pattern paper and adhere to the front of the tag.  Die cut the sentiment from the sentiment die from the HCD1-7203 Ornamental Tages Die out of gold cardstock and trim to adhere to the front of the ornamental tag and adhere to the centre of the card over the join with foam tape.

Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3999 Hollyhock Petals & Leaves Cling Stamp Set in English Ivy ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Colour the backs with Leaf Green ink and shape using the coordinating mold.  Add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium and adhere around the long stems.

Stamp the flower images from the HCPC-3999 Hollyhock Petals & Leaves Cling Stamp Set in Raspberry Bliss ink.  Colour the centres with Citrus Burst ink and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Colour the edges and backs of the flowers with Raspberry Bliss ink.  Shape using the coordinating mold and assemble the flowers with two petals the same size. Pierce the centres of the larger flowers and insert yellow rock candy stamens and pink pearl stamens and fasten with Dries Clear glue.  Insert a yellow bead stamen into the centre of the small flowers. When dry trim the threads, add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium, trim the threads and wires and adhere the flowers to the left and right of the ornamental tags.

Stamp the small butterfly image from the HCPC-3953 Small Floral Butterfly Cling Stamp in embossing ink on vellum and heat emboss with white embossing powder.  Die cut with the coordinating die and then adhere to the top right of the card.

Other Products Used:

Foam tape, Altenew inks – Citrus Burst, Pink Fresh Studio Raspberry Bliss, clear gloss gel medium, paintbrush, Hero Arts Embossing & Watermark ink.

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Birthday Hollyhock Oval

Kia Ora Koutou

And here is my second card featuring the dies from the new Filigree Frame and Border Dies from Heartfelt Creations. This HCD2-7426 – Oval Filigree Frame Die is just beautiful and creates a stunning backdrop for gorgeous hollyhocks.

For more information on the products I have used please visit here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/gallery/birthday-hollyhock-oval

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 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 dark pink pattern paper 47/8” x 6 7/8” and adhere to the front of the gold cardstock.

Die cut two decorative dies using the Nos. 1 and 2 dies from the HCD2-7426 – Oval Filigree Frame Dies –  one out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper and one from gold cardstock.  Adhere the white die over the gold die slightly offsetting the dies and adhere to the front of the card.  Die cut an oval out of pink pattern paper using the No. 2 die from the HCD2-7426 – Oval Filigree Frame Dies and adhere to the inside of the frame.  Die cut a gold edged oval frame using the No. 2 and No. 3 dies from the HCD2-7426 – Oval Filigree Frame Dies and adhere inside the oval frame.  Die cut a decorative oval using the No. 3 and No. 4 dies from the HCD2-7426 – Oval Filigree Frame Dies out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper and adhere to the inside of the frame.

Stamp two large flower stem images from the HCPC-31000 Hollyhock Stem & Blooms Cling Stamp Set in Black Onyx ink on Iris cardstock.  Colour with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die.  Adhere to the left of the oval frame as shown.  

Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3999 Hollyhock Petals & Leaves Cling Stamp Set in English Ivy ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Colour the backs with Leaf Green ink and shape using the coordinating mold.  Add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium and adhere at the base of the painted stems and flowers.

Stamp the flower images from the HCPC-3999 Hollyhock Petals & Leaves Cling Stamp Set in Lilac Posies.  Colour the centres with Citrus Burst ink and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Colour the edges and backs of the Lilac Posies flowers with Lilac Posies ink.  Shape using the coordinating mold.  Pierce the centres of the flowers and insert yellow rock candy stamens and magenta pearl stamens and fasten with Dries Clear glue.  When dry trim the threads, add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium and adhere over the leaves and painted stems.

To make the small buds at the top of the flower stem stamp the small flower images from the HCPC-3999 Hollyhock Petals & Leaves Cling Stamp Set in English Ivy ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating die.  Colour the backs with Leaf Green ink and shape using the coordinating mold.  Pierce the centres of pink and green flowers and insert a yellow bead stamen to a pink flower and then a green flower and fasten with Dries Clear glue.  Trim the wires and adhere to the top of the stems as shown.

Trim a sentiment from the paper collection and mat onto green paper and then adhere to the centre of the card as shown.

To finish add pink iridescent gems to the decorative dies as desired.

Other Products Used:

Iris cardstock, clear gloss gel medium, paintbrush, Versafine Black Onyx ink, pink iridescent gems, Altenew ink – Citrus Burst

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Amazing Paper Grace Summer Label Motifs

I love making floral cards and love the challenge of adding dimensional flowers with flat flowers and rose to the challenge creating the beautiful flowers using the Amazing Paper Grace Summer Label Motifs Etched Dies from Seasonal Label Motifs Collection by Becca Feeken and the pretty flowers from the Amazing Paper Grace Petite Floral Potpourri Etched Dies from Beautiful Sentiment Vignettes Collection by Becca Feeken for a bright and summery Thank You card.

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

My Project for Today

For my project today I have created an 5 1/2″ x 4 1/4″ card and created a base for the flowers using the Amazing Paper Grace Emmeline Treillage Etched Dies by Becca Feeken and a frame from the Amazing Paper Grace Candelwick Rectangles Etched Dies by Becca Feeken. The beautiful label from the Amazing Paper Grace Summer Label Motifs Etched Dies from Seasonal Label Motifs Collection by Becca Feeken fits perfectly inside the frame. I have created flowers from the Amazing Paper Grace Summer Label Motifs Etched Dies from Seasonal Label Motifs Collection by Becca Feeken and the the Amazing Paper Grace Petite Floral Potpourri Etched Dies from Beautiful Sentiment Vignettes Collection by Becca Feeken to highlight the frame and the butterfly from the Amazing Paper Grace Summer Label Motifs Etched Dies from Seasonal Label Motifs Collection by Becca Feeken is so beautiful!! To complete my card I have added a hot foiled sentiment from the Spellbinders Mini Everyday Sentiments Glimmer Hot Foil Plate & Die Set from Simply Perfect Collection.

I have used yellow, gold and white colours for a soft, summer background.

Some flowers have been coloured using ink blending and some flowers are made using coloured cardstock only.

I have added pearls to the centres of the flowers in the background.

I have added the frame to the card front using foam tape for more dimension.

The Seasonal Label Motifs Availability:
These dies and plates are available from Spellbinders right now! Click here:

Amazing Paper Grace Seasonal Motifs collection by Becca Feeken

Amazing Paper Grace Products Used:

Amazing Paper Grace Summer Label Motifs Etched Dies from Seasonal Label Motifs Collection by Becca Feeken.

Amazing Paper Grace Petite Floral Potpourri Etched Dies from Beautiful Sentiment Vignettes Collection by Becca Feeken

Amazing Paper Grace Emmeline Treillage Etched Dies by Becca Feeken

Amazing Paper Grace Candlewick Rectangles Etched Dies by Becca Feeken.

Other Supplies Used:

Spellbinders Mini Everyday Sentiments Glimmer Hot Foil Plate & Die Set from Simply Perfect Collection.

Spellbinders Essential Cardstock – Glacier, Snowdrift, Rainforest, Chamomile, Black Onyx

Spellbinders Gold Metallic Cardstock

Heartfelt Creations Black Cardstock

Altenew inks – Cotton Candy, Citrus Burst, Persimmon, Clementine,

Pink Fresh Studios Jewels – Ballet Slipper, Glacier

Dress My Craft Yellow Wire Stamens

Pearls

Foam Tape

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Thoughtful Mini Slimline

Kia Ora Koutou

I have a bonus card to share with you today featuring the gorgeous Hollyhock Garden from Heartfelt Creations. I love the beautiful papers in this collection and find it hard to cover them up with embellishments. So I have made mini slimline card with a see through window to feature the gorgeous floral papers.

For more details on the products I have used please visit here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/gallery/thoughtful-mini-slimline.

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 6 1/2” x 6 1/4”, score at 3 1/4” along the 6 1/2” side and fold to create a 3 1/4” x 6 1/4” card.  Die cut the window using the No. 4 Left Insert Die from the HCD1-7397 French Gate Die on the card front.  Cut a piece of clear cardstock 3” x 6” and adhere to the inside left of the card.   Die cut two decorative gate dies out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper using the No. 3 Decorative Gate die and the No. 5 Decorative Gate Dies.  Cut two frames out of green pattern paper from a 3” x 6 1/16” paper using the No. 1 Outline die from the HCD1-7397 French Gate Die.  Adhere the green frame on the front and inside left of the card.  Adhere the the two decorative dies over the decorative insert.

Stamp the long stem images from the HCPC-31000 Hollyhock Stem & Blooms Cling Stamp Set in English Ivy ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating die.  Shape the leaves and adhere to the front of the card as shown.

Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3999 Hollyhock Petals & Leaves Cling Stamp Set in English Ivy ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Colour the backs with Leaf Green ink and shape using the coordinating mold.  Add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium and adhere around the long stems.

Stamp the flower images from the HCPC-3999 Hollyhock Petals & Leaves Cling Stamp Set in Lady Bug and Magenta Hue inks.  Colour the centres with Citrus Burst ink and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Colour the edges and backs of the Lady Bug  flowers with Lady Bug ink and the Magenta Hue flowers with Cotton Candy ink.  Shape using the coordinating mold.  Pierce the centres of the flowers and insert yellow rock candy stamens and magenta pearl stamens and fasten with Dries Clear glue.  When dry trim the threads, add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium and adhere over the leaves.

Inside Back of card

Cut a piece of pattern paper 3 1/8” x 6 and adhere to the inside back of the card.

Other Products Used:

Altenew inks – Cotton Candy, Citrus Burst, clear gloss gel medium, paintbrush

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Summer Blooms

Kia Ora Koutou

We are now in spring here in New Zealand and I cannot wait for the summer flowers to bloom. In the meantime I can dream of summer with this card featuring the stunning Hollyhock Garden collection from Heartfelt Creations. These beautiful stamps are just fabulous to colour in. Great for the colourist!

For more details on the products I have used please visit here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/gallery/summer-blooms.

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 6”, score at 6” along the long side and fold to create a base card of 6” x 6”.  Die cut the outer eyelet edge square using the No. 1 die from the HCD1-7281 Stairway Garden Die out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Adhere to the front of the card.  Cut  a 6” x 6” panel from the paper collection and trim to 5 3/4” x 5 3/4”.  Die cut the decorative die using the Nos 2.3.4, 5, 6 dies from the HCD1-7281 Stairway Garden Die and the No. 2 die from the HCD1-7283 Courtyard Elegance Die.  Adhere the decorative die over the previously cut pattern paper and adhere to the front of the card with foam tape.  Inlay the small flowers with the off cuts of the dies.

Die cut the inside decorative panel out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper using the small square die and the lattice square die from the HCD1-7281 Stairway Garden Die.  Die cut a square from light yellow paper and adhere the lattice die over the square yellow paper and then adhere to the front of the card as shown.

Stamp the gate and flower images from the HCPC-31001 Hollyhock Fence Cling Stamp Set in Black Onyx ink on Iris cardstock.  Colour the images with Zig Clean Colour Clean Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Add a long hollyhock and plain stem image to the right of the card.  Add the gate to the right of the card with foam tape. 

Stamp the large flower stem image from the HCPC-31000 Hollyhock Stem & Blooms Cling Stamp Set in Black Onyx ink on Iris cardstock.  Colour with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die.  Adhere to the left of the gate with foam tape.  Add some hollyhock images to the right of the large flower and to the right side of the gate as shown.  Add Go Man Gro Prills to the centres of the flowers  

Add Crystal Clear glitter to the painted images using clear gloss gel medium and a paint brush.

Stamp the bird images from the HCPC-3956 Clematis Birdhouse & Trellis Cling Stamp set on Iris cardstock with Black Onyx ink.  Colour the images with Zig Clean Colour Real Colour Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die.  Adhere the birds on the gate as shown.  

Cut the sentiment from the paper collection and adhere to the front of the card as shown.  

To finish add iridescent gems to the centres of the flowers on the background and the lattice in the centre of the card as shown.

Other Products Used:

Iris Cardstock, Versafine Black Onyx Ink, Iridescent gems, foam tape, clear gloss gel medium

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Amazing Paper Grace – Let It Snowman

I love making shaker cards with lots of glitter and sequins and this beautiful Amazing Paper Grace Let it Snowman A2 Cardfront Etched Dies from the Christmas Flourish Collection by Becca Feeken was perfect for a snowy Christmas card.

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

My Project for Today

For my card I have made a shaker element out of the card front from the Amazing Paper Grace Let it Snowman A2 Cardfront Etched Dies from the Christmas Flourish Collection by Becca Feeken. I have embellished the shaker card with the sweet little snowman, handcrafted poinsettias from the Amazing Paper Grace Shapeabilities Cinch and Go Poinsettia Etched Dies Etched Dies A Charming Christmas Collection by Becca Feeken, and holly from the Amazing Paper Grace Noel Mini Slimline Frame Etched Dies from the Christmas Flourish Collection by Becca Feeken.

I have added glitter to the snowflakes on the paper, die cut snow flakes and in the shaker for a sparkly effect.

I have die cut 4 layers of the snow globe to create the shaker element.

For more sparkle I have added some iridescent gems to the snowman, poinsettia and snowflakes.

I have used blue and clear sequins as well as glitter for the shaker elements.

I have hot foiled the blue for the snowman and behind the sentiment using the solid round plate from Spellbinders and the Skybright hot foil for a shiny finish.

The Christmas Flourishes Availability:
These dies and plates are available from Spellbinders right now! Click here: The Christmas Flourishes Collection.

Supplies:
The Christmas Flourishes Collection

Amazing Paper Grace Let it Snowman A2 Cardfront Etched Dies from the Christmas Flourish Collection by Becca Feeken.

Amazing Paper Grace Shapeabilities Cinch and Go Poinsettia Etched Dies Etched Dies A Charming Christmas Collection by Becca Feeken,

Amazing Paper Grace Noel Mini Slimline Frame Etched Dies from the Christmas Flourish Collection by Becca Feeken.

Other Products Used:

Spellbinders Glimmer Foil – Skybright

Spellbinders – Essential Glimmer Solid Circle Glimmer Hot Foil Plate

Spellbinders Essentials Cardstock – Snowdrift, Fern, Rainforest, Onyx, Persimmon, Phone Booth

Dress My Craft Sequins

Dress My Craft Christmas Bells Paper Collection

Pink Fresh Studio Jewels – Glacier

Spellbinders Silver Mix Colour Essentials Gems

Rajni Chawla’s Flower Shaping Paper

Pink Fresh Studios ink – Seaside

Distress Oxide ink – Mowed Lawn

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Amazing Paper Grace | The Christmas Flourishes Collection Intro Blog Hop

I love decorative dies that can be trimmed to create a totally different look and I also love mixing and matching past Amazing Paper Grace dies for an elegant and timeless look. The Amazing Paper Grace Merry Flourish Etched Dies from the Christmas Flourish Collection by Becca Feeken was perfect for trimming to create an elegant Christmas card and also to create a sparkling Christmas decoration that can be personalised or use as a tag for a Christmas present

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

My Projects for Today

Today I am sharing a Christmas card and coordinating Christmas decoration made using the Amazing Paper Grace Merry Flourish Etched Dies from the Christmas Flourish Collection by Becca Feeken and with the Amazing Paper Grace Holly Flourish 2D Embossing Folder from the Christmas Flourish Collection by Becca Feeken. I have used the Fluted Classics Ovals Etched Dies from the Fluted Classics Collection by Becca Feeken to create a base for the decorative dies and embellishments. The card has been decorated with poinsettias from the Amazing Paper Grace Shapeabilities Cinch and Go Poinsettia Etched Dies Etched Dies A Charming Christmas Collection by Becca Feeken, birds and holly from the Amazing Paper Grace Holly Frame Gala Etched Dies Christmas Cascade Collection by Becca Feeken.

I have used the Fluted Classics Ovals Etched Dies from the Fluted Classics Collection by Becca Feeken as a base for the flourishes and sentiment to sit on.

I have die cut four flourishes – two from silver and two from light blue cardstock. I then adhered the silver flourish under the blue flourish before trimming the flourishes and adding to each end of the oval base.

I have I have added the band using Pearlescent vellum to the centre of the card for the Christmas sentiment on.

To finish the card I have made some poinsettias from the Amazing Paper Grace Shapeabilities Cinch and Go Poinsettia Etched Dies Etched Dies A Charming Christmas Collection by Becca Feeken to compliment the holly and birds from the Amazing Paper Grace Holly Frame Gala Etched Dies Christmas Cascade Collection by Becca Feeken.

I have created a shaker element by stacking 5 layers of the decorative die and trimming out the sentiment and the band to allow me to add the sequins. The back is plain to add the sequins to. I have die cut the sentiment for the top layer and adhered it to acetate before adding it to the front of the decoration. You can personalise the decoration on the back of the decoration. I have added some iridescent jewels for a sparkly finish.

The Christmas Flourishes Availability:
These dies and plates are available from Spellbinders right now! Click here: The Christmas Flourishes Collection.

Supplies:
The Christmas Flourishes Collection

Amazing Paper Grace Merry Flourish Etched Dies from the Christmas Flourish Collection by Becca Feeken

Amazing Paper Grace Holly Flourish 2D Embossing Folder from the Christmas Flourish Collection by Becca Feeken

Amazing Paper Grace Grand Cinch and Go Flowers Etched Dies from Make a Scene Collection by Becca Feeken

Amazing Paper Grace Shapeabilities Cinch and Go Poinsettia Etched Dies Etched Dies A Charming Christmas Collection by Becca Feeken

Fluted Classics Ovals Etched Dies from the Fluted Classics Collection by Becca Feeken

Amazing Paper Grace Holly Frame Gala Etched Dies Christmas Cascade Collection by Becca Feeken.


Other Supplies Here:

Spellbinders Essentials Cardstock – Snowdrift, Glacier, Rainforest, Pomegranate

Heartfelt Creations Luxe Silver Cardstock

Lawn Fawn Pearlescent Cardstock

Spellbinders Silver Mix Colour Essentials Gems

Rajni Chawla’s Flower Shaping Paper

Pink Fresh Studios ink – Seaside

Distress Oxide ink – Mowed Lawn

For more The Christmas Flourishes Collection Inspiration
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Visit each Creative Team blog linked below for their take on creative paper crafting ideas using  The Christmas Flourishes Collection.

Visit Robin Clendenning
Visit Kate Skonieczna
Visit Rajni Chawla
Visit Joanna Wisniewska
Visit Patricia Manhire
Visit Agnieszka Posluszny
Visit Katarzyna Bobrowska
Visit Kathy Jo Wood
Visit Tracey Sabella

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Hollyhock Love

Kia Ora Koutou

We all love the look of the hollyhock blooms, perfect for creating floral gardenscapes with depth and variation in sizes, adding that unique feature to our flower gardens and I am so excited to announce the debut of the Hollyhock Garden collection by Heartfelt Creations. The flowers are just so easy to shape with the coordinating mold and look stunning!!

For more details on the products I have used please visit Heartfelt Creations here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/gallery/hollyhock-love

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 10” x 7”, score at 5” along the long side and fold to create a base card of 5” x 7”

Die cut the background out of light green paper using the No. 1 die from the HCD2-7384 Fancy Classic Rectangle Die and adhere to the front of the card.  Die cut the decorative die out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper Using the No 2 die from the HCD2-7384 Fancy Classic Rectangle Die and adhere over the light green paper.  Die cut the light green paper using the No. 2 die from the HCD2-7384 Fancy Classic Rectangle Die and adhere inside the white decorative frame.  Die cut the medium decorative frame using the No. 3 die from the HCD2-7384 Fancy Classic Rectangle Die and adhere to the centre of the frame.  Die cut light apricot paper using the No. 3 die from the HCD2-7384 Fancy Classic Rectangle Die and adhere inside the medium decorative frame.  Die cut the small decorative frame out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper and adhere to the centre of the card.  Die cut the small inner decorative die using the No. 4 die from the HCD2-7384 Fancy Classic Rectangle Die and adhere to the centre of the medium white decorative frame.

Stamp the long stem images from the HCPC-31000 Hollyhock Stem & Blooms Cling Stamp Set in English Ivy ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating die.  Shape the leaves and adhere to the left front of the card with foam tapes.

Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3999 Hollyhock Petals & Leaves Cling Stamp Set in English Ivy ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Colour the backs with Leaf Green ink and shape using the coordinating mold.  Add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium and adhere around the long stems.

Stamp the flower images from the HCPC-3999 Hollyhock Petals & Leaves Cling Stamp Set in Lilac Posies and Magenta Hue inks.  Colour the centres with Citrus Burst ink and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Colour the edges and backs of the Lilac Posies flowers with Lilac Posies ink and the Magenta Hue flowers with Cotton Candy ink.  Shape using the coordinating mold.  Pierce the centres of the flowers and insert yellow rock candy stamens and magenta pearl stamens and fasten with Dries Clear glue.  When dry trim the threads, add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium and adhere over the leaves. For the small dark pink flowers insert a yellow bead stamen and use Dries Clear glue to fasten the wires.  Trim the wire and adhere to the top of the stems as shown.

To make the buds at the top of the flower stem stamp the small flower images from the HCPC-3999 Hollyhock Petals & Leaves Cling Stamp Set in English Ivy ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating die.  Colour the backs with Leaf Green ink and shape using the coordinating mold.  Shape the flowers with the stamped side on the outside into a small ball and adhere to the top of the stems as shown.  Add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel image.

Trim the sentiment from the paper collection and adhere to the card as shown.

Other Products Used:

Clear gloss gel medium, Altenew inks Citrus Burst, Cotton Candy

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Starry Purple Poinsettias

Kia Ora Koutou

Here is my second card featuring the beautiful Joyous Noel collection by Heartfelt Creations. The angel is just beautiful!! I love how you can mix and match previous collections – here I have used the Festive Poinsettia along with Christmas elements from the Seasonal Wreath collection.

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

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 10 ½ ’ x 7 ½”, score at 5” along the long side and fold.  Die cut the shaped base using the No. 1 background die from the HCD2-7383 Simply Classic Rectangle Frame Die.  Die cut a single background die using the No. 1 die from the HCD2-7383 Simply Classic Rectangle Frame Die Die out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Die cut the light green/blue  background using the same die from the paper collection and adhere to the front of the card.

Stamp the background stamp image from the HCPC-3998 Joyous Noel Background Cling Stamp Set in clear embossing ink and heat emboss with white embossing powder.  Sponge Spun Sugar, Tumbled Glass and Shaded Lilac inks over and die cut with the No. 2 die from the HCD2-7383 Simply Classic Rectangle Frame Die set.  Adhere over the front of the card.  Die cut a silver frame using the No. 2 die from the HCD2-7383 Simply Classic Rectangle Frame Die and adhere to the edge of the stamped image.

Stamp the large angel image from the HCPC-3997 Starry Noel Angel Cling Stamp Set in Shaded Lilac and Tumbled Glass inks and die cut with the coordinating die.  Die cut a plain die out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper and adhere the stamped image to it and then adhere to the front of the card as shown with foam tape.  

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.

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 bottom right of the card.

Stamp the small flower images from the HCPC-3957 Large Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp and the smaller flower images from the HCPC-3959 Small 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 in 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 – two large and one small flower to the top right and one small flower to the bottom right of the card.

Stap the bell, ornament, holly, fir branches and pine cone images from the HCPC- 3967 Winter Wreath Accents Cling Stamp set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock.  Colour with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and Prismacolour pencils and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Adhere around the flowers as shown.

Stamp the dove and holly images from the HCPC-3997 Starry Noel Angel Cling Stamp Set in Black Onyx ink.  Colour with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die.  Die cut a plain image out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper and adhere the painted image on the top.  Add Crystal Clear glitter to the image with clear gloss gel medium and adhere over the poinsettias as shown.

To finish add clear sparkles to the angel’s gown at the base.

Other Products Used:

Iris cardstock, Prismacolour Pencils, Distress Oxide inks – Shaded Lilac, Tumbled Glass, Spun Sugar, clear gloss gel medium, paintbrush, foam tape, Clear sparkles, Versafine Black Onyx ink, Ranger Archival ink – Violet, Ranger White embossing Powder, Hero Arts Embossing & Watermark ink

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Patricia