Eyelet Diamonds For You

Kia Ora Koutou

Welcome back to Inspiration Wednesday and today I have a card featuring the new Eyelet Diamond dies from Heartfelt Creations. 

Materials Used:

Backyard Blossoms Paper Collection

HCPC-3828 Garden’s Edge Coneflower

HCD1- Garden’s Edge Coneflower Die

HCD1-7227 Eyelet Diamonds

HCD1-7226 Diamond Basics

HCD1-7201 Ticket & Tags Die

RACP239 Ranger Archival ink – Monarch Orange

RACP632 Ranger Archival ink – Buttercup

RACP962 Ranger Archival ink – Fern Green

RACP436 Ranger Archival ink – Leaf Green

PGM15105 Crystal Clear

PGM15016 Frosting Powder

159723 Art Glitter Dries Clear

Hemp Twine, Orange Ribbon, Stud, Pearls, Nuvo Pure Sheen Glitter – Diamond

Instructions:

Cut a piece of white cardstock 10” x 7”, score at 5” along the long side and fold to create a base card of 5” x 7”.  Die cut the two tags from the paper collection using the tag die from the HCD1-7201 Ticket & Tags Die set.  String the hemp twine through them and then adhere to the card front.  Cut a piece of patterned paper with the yellow and orange coneflowers 5” x 7” and adhere to the front of the card hiding the ends of the twine.  Add Diamond glitter to the flower images on the paper using Dries Clear Glue.  Add an orange ribbon bow and glue over the twine to hold the tags together.  Finish with a stud.

Die cut 1 large eyelet diamond out of white cardstock.  Die cut a plain coordinating diamond from the light green patterned paper and adhere to the eyelet diamond.  Die cut the second size eyelet diamond from white cardstock and adhere to the front of the previously cut diamond.  Die cut the coordinating sized basic diamond from the light green patterned paper and adhere to the diamond stack.  Die cut the third size diamond and add Frosting Powder to the front.  Adhere this diamond to the diamond stack.  Die cut two of the third size eyelet diamonds out of white cardstock.  Die cut the corresponding plain edge diamond out of the light green paper and adhere to the diamonds.  Adhere the diamonds to the front of the card as shown.  Adhere the eyelet diamond stack to the base card.

Stamp the coneflower image from the HCPC-3828 Garden’s Edge Coneflower stamp set in Monarch Orange and Fern Green inks on Iris cardstock.  Colour the stem with Leaf Green ink and the coneflower head with Buttercup and Tangelo inks.  Shape using the Deluxe Flower Shaping kit and add Crystal Clear glitter to the flower, leaves and stem and the Bronze party balls to the Coneflower head.  Add the flower to the front of the diamond stack.

Add pearls to all the layers of the diamonds as shown.

For more gorgeous inspiration and a sneak peak of the Burst of Spring collection being released next week please visit the Heartfelt Creations blog here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/blog/790/elegant-inspiration-and-burst-of-spring-sneak-peek

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

Sending You a Hug with Tulips

Kia Ora Koutou

Welcome back and today I have another card featuring the gorgeous Tulip Time collection.  I had a lot of fun colouring in these images and mixing them with stamps and dies from the Backyard Blossoms collection.  I love how the collections are so easy to mix and match.

For more inspiration please visit the Heartfelt Creations blog here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/blog/782/new-inspiration-to-create-your-bright-cheery-tulip-time-projects

Materials Used:

HCDP1-298 Tulip Time Paper Collection

HCD1-7219 Tulip Bouquet Die set

HCD1-7220 Tulip Vase and Fillers Die set

HCPC-3859 Tulip Bouquet Stamp

HCPC-3860 Tulip Vase and Fillers Stamp

HCPC-3827 Backyard Blossoms stamp

HCD1-7181 Backyards Blossoms die

HCPC-3828 Gardens Edge Coneflower Stamp

HCD1-7182 Gardens Edge Coneflower Die

HCPC-3811 Rainboots and Blossoms Stamp

HCD1-7169 Rainboots and Blossoms Die

HCD2-751 Cut Mat Create 2A

HCD1-7214 Ornate Pocket Accents Die

HCD1-7203 Ornamental Tags Die

RACP399 Ranger Archival ink – Carnation Red

RACP436 Ranger Archival ink – Leaf Green

RACP962 Ranger Archival ink – Fern Green

478455 Zig Clean Colour Brush Markers

409311 Colour in Watercolour Brush – Fine

PGM15015 Crystal Clear

DCMT4185 Groove Golf tool Set

159723 Art Glitter Dries Clear Glue

Iris 270 gsm Super White cardstock, Foam Squares, Nuvo Pure Sheen Glitter – Diamond

Instructions:

Cut a piece of white cardstock 12” x 6”, score at 6” and fold to create a base card of 6” x 6”.  Cut a 6” x 6” panel and die cut the centre out with the square die from the HCD2-751 Cut Mat Create 2A die set.  Adhere the frame to the base card with foam tape and then add the centre piece with Dries Clear glue.  Die cut the fan die from the HCD1-7214 Ornate Pocket Accents Die set in white cardstock and pink paper.  Adhere the pink paper to the white cardstock and then adhere to the bottom left of the frame.   Add Diamond glitter to the images in the centre with Dries Clear glue.

Stamp the vase images from the HCPC-3860 Tulip Vase and Fillers Stamp set in Shadow Grey ink on Iris cardstock.  Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush markers and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Shape and adhere to the bottom left with foam tape.

Stamp the tulip and images from the HCPC-3859 Tulip Bouquet Stamp set in Shadow Grey ink on Iris cardstock.  Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush markers and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Add Crystal Clear glitter to the flowers using a slightly damp sponge.  Shape and add to the left vase as shown using foam dots and Dries Clear glue.

Stamp the images from the HCPC-3827 Backyard Blossoms stamp set and the HCPC-3828 Gardens Edge Coneflower Stamp set on Iris cardstock and colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush markers before die cutting with the coordinating dies.  Add Crystal Beads to the leaves and Diamond glitter to the flowers.  Trim and adhere behind the tulips.

Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3811 Rainboots and Blossoms Stamp set with Fern Green on Iris cardstock.  Colour with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating die.  Shape, trim and adhere in the the square vase.  Stamp the images from the HCPC-3860 Tulip Vase and Fillers Stamp set in Carnation Red and Fern Green inks on Iris cardstock.  Colour with Carnation and leaf Green inks and die cut with the coordinating die.  Add Crystal Clear glitter with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge.  Shape and adhere inside the right vase as shown with foam squares.

Die cut the label using the die from the HCD1-7203 Ornamental Tags Die set and adhere to the top right of the frame as shown with foam squares.  Using a bow maker make a double bow from green organza ribbon and adhere to the label as shown.

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

No Words Needed!

Kia Ora and Welcome Back

Today I have a very quick and simple card for you using the gorgeous Backyard Blossoms.  This simplicity of this card can speak a thousand words for all occasions.

Materials Used:

 

HCDP1-290 Backyard Blossoms Paper

HCPC-3828 Garden’s Edge Coneflower Stamp

HCD1-7182 Garden’s Edge Coneflower Die

HCD1-7155 Circle Basics Large Die

HCD1-7154 Eyelet Circle & Basics Die

RACP962 Ranger Archival Ink Fern Green

RACP436 Ranger Archival Ink – Leaf Green

RACP505 Ranger Archival Ink – Sepia

RACP494 Ranger Archival ink – Majestic Violet

TSMP802 Memento Peanut Brittle ink

ANC-829 Espress-O Yourself Prills

PGM 15015 Crystal Clear

159723 Dries Clear

HCPP3-452 White Cardstock

HCDA2-450 Stack and Store Daubers

Creative Expressions Iris Cardstock

Instructions:

Cut a piece of white cardstock 8 ½” x 5 1/”, score at 4 ¼” along the long side and fold to create a base card of 4 ¼” x 5 ½”.  Cut a piece of dark green patterned paper 4 ¼” x 5 ½” and adhere to the front of the card.  Cut the panel from the patterned paper and adhere the purple ribbon along the centre as shown.  Die cut the circle using the largest die from the HCD1-7155 Circle Basics Large Die out of the purple cardstock.  Die cut the green patterned paper from the largest plain cutting die from the HCD1-7154 Eyelet Circle & Basics Die and adhere to the purple circle.

Stamp the small coneflower image from the HCPC-3828 Garden’s Edge Coneflower Stamp in Fern Green, Majestic Violet and Sepia inks on white cardstock.  Colour the leaf with Leaf Green, the flower with Majestic Violet and the head with Peanut Brittle inks and die cut with the coordinating die.  Shape the petals and add Crystal Clear to the flower with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge..  Add Espress-O Yourself Prills to the head and adhere to the front as shown.

Add a purple bow to the flower.

 

For more inspirations please visit the Heartfelt Creations website here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/blog/715/elegant-inspiration-and-a-sweet-as-honey-sneak-peek

Next week sees a new release from Heartfelt Creations so be sure to check back in to check it out.

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

Thankful Purple Blossoms

Kia Ora and Welcome Back

Today for Inspiration Wednesday at Heartfelt Creations I have a sweet and simple card for you featuring the beautiful coneflowers from the Backyard Blossoms collection.

Materials Used:

HCDP1-290 Backyard Blossoms Paper

HCPC-3828 Garden’s Edge Coneflower Stamp

HCD1-7182 Garden’s Edge Coneflower Die

HCD1-7820 Blossoming Coneflower Die

HCPC-3826 Blossoming Coneflower Stamp

HCD1-7179 Butterfly Kisses Decorative Die

RACP962 Ranger Archival Ink Fern Green

RACP436 Ranger Archival Ink – Leaf Green

RACP505 Ranger Archival Ink – Sepia

Ranger Archival ink – Majestic Violet

TSMP802 Memento Peanut Brittle ink

ANC850 Spring Bling Prills – Heart of Gold

ANC-829 Espress-O Yourself Prills

PGM 15015 Crystal Clear

159723 Dries Clear

HCPP3-452 White Cardstock

HCDA2-450 Stack and Store Daubers

Instructions:

Cut a piece of white cardstock 6” x 12”, score at 6” along the long side and fold to create a 6” x 6” card base.  Cut a 6” x 6” panel from the patterned paper and adhere to the front of the card

Die cut the frame from the HCD1-7179 Butterfly Kisses Decorative Die in white cardstock and adhere to the card.  Die cut the lace decorative die and adhere to the centre of the frame.  Die cut the circle out of white cardstock and adhere to the centre of the lace circle die.  Die cut the Thank You out of the purple cardstock and adhere to the centre of the lace frame

Stamp the coneflower image from the HCPC-3826 Blossoming Coneflower Stamp set in Fern Green, Majestic Violet and Sepia inks on white cardstock.  Colour the flowers with the Majestic Violet ink, the leaves with Leaf Green and the heads with Peanut Brittle inks and die cut with the coordinating die.  Shape the flowers and add Crystal Clear to the flowers and leaves with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge and add Espress-O Yourself prills to the heads.  Add around the curve on the paper as shown.

Stamp several coneflower images from the HCPC-3828 Garden’s Edge Coneflower Stamp set in Fern Green, Majestic Violet, Rose Madder and Sepia inks on white cardstock.  Colour the stem and leaves in Leaf Green ink, the purple flowers in Majestic Violet ink and the head with Peanut Brittle inks and die cut with the coordinating die.  Shape the flowers and add Espress-O Yourself Prills to the heads.  Add Crystal Clear to the flowers and adhere around the bottom left as shown.

Stamp the leaf die from the HCPC-3828 Garden’s Edge Coneflower Stamp set in Fern Green ink on white cardstock.  Colour the image in with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating die.  Add Heart of Gold Prills to the fronds and adhere around the coneflowers.

I hope that I have inspired you to create using the Backyard Blossoms collection and for more inspiration please visit my blog here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/blog/714/17-elegant-card-scrapbook-and-mixed-media-ideas-for-all-occasions

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

Blossoming Picture Window

Kia Ora and Welcome Back

Today I have another card using the fabulous Backyard Blossoms collection from Heartfelt Creations.  I really enjoy using the shadow boxes as they create another dimension to my cards.

 

Materials Used:

HCDP1-290 Backyard Blossoms Paper

HCPC-3828 Garden’s Edge Coneflower Stamp

HCD1-7182 Garden’s Edge Coneflower Die

HCD1-7820 Blossoming Coneflower Die

HCPC-3826 Blossoming Coneflower Stamp

HCPC-3827 Backyard Blossoms Stamp set

HCD1-7181 Backyard Blossoms Die

HCPC-3823 Butterfly Dreams Borders Stamp

HCPC-7177 Butterfly Dream Borders Die

HCPC-3794 Window Box Frame Stamp

HCD1-7148 Window Box Die

HCD1-7148Window Box Elements Die

HCD1-745 Luggage and Tag die

HCD2-749 Cut Mat Create 1A die

HCBC1-456-2 Shadow Box

RACP962 Ranger Archival Ink Fern Green

RACP436 Ranger Archival Ink – Leaf Green

RACP505 Ranger Archival Ink – Sepia

RACP638 Ranger Archival Ink – Rose Madder

RACP494 Ranger Archival ink – Majestic Violet

TSMP802 Memento Peanut Brittle ink

TSMP900 Memento Tuxedo Black ink

ANC850 Spring Bling Prills – Heart of Gold

ANC850 Spring Bling Prills –  Guilt Trip

PGM 15015 Crystal Clear

159723 Dries Clear

HCPP3-452 White Cardstock

HCDA2-450 Stack and Store Daubers

Instructions:

Cut a piece of white cardstock 6” x 12”, score at 6” along the long side and fold to create a 6” x 6” card base.  Cut a 6” x 6” panel from the patterned paper and adhere to the front of the card

Cut a piece of the wheat field patterned paper to fit the back of the shadow box and adhere to the base of the shadow box card.  Stamp the wheat image from the HCPC-3827 Backyard Blossoms Stamp set in Fern Green and Peanut Brittle inks on white cardstock.  Colour the image with the Leaf Green and Peanut Brittle inks and die cut with the coordinating die.  Add Heart of Gold Prills to the wheat and adhere to the back of the shadow box.  Stamp the butterfly border die in Majestic Violet ink on white cardstock.  Colour the butterflies with Majestic Violet ink and die cut with the coordinating die.  Add Crystal Clear to the butterflies with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge.  Trim the butterflies and adhere the medium size butterfly over the wheat inside the box.  Cut a piece of clear cardstock 3” x 4” and adhere to the back of the window.  Cut a piece of the wheat field patterned paper 5 ½” x 4 ¼” and trim ½” off each edge. To make the frame die cut the centre of the paper out with the HCD2-749 Cut Mat Create 1A die and adhere to the front of the shadow box. Stamp the window image from the HCPC-3794 Window Box Frame Stamp set in Tuxedo Black ink and die cut the window using the coordinating die and adhere to the front of the box.  Add the 1/2:” trimmed edges to the sides of the box.  Die cut the tags from the HCD1-745 Luggage and Tag die and adhere them to the side of the box with twine and a stud.  Adhere the box to the card front as shown.

Stamp the coneflower frame image from the HCPC-3828 Garden’s Edge Coneflower Stamp set in Fern Green and Rose Madder ink on white cardstock.  Colour the flower with Rose Madder ink and the leaves with Leaf Green and die cut with the coordinating die.  Add Guilt Trip Prills to the heads of the flowers and then adhere to the window as shown.

Stamp the coneflower images from the HCPC-3826 Blossoming Coneflower, HCPC-3828 Garden’s Edge Coneflower, and HCPC-3827 Backyard Blossoms Stamp sets in Rose Madder, Majestic Violet, Fern Green and Sepia inks on white cardstock.  Colour the stems and leaves in Leaf Green ink, the pink flowers in Rose Madder, the purple flowers in Majestic Violet inks and the leaves with Leaf Green and the heads with Peanut Brittle inks and die cut with the coordinating die.  Shape with the Deluxe Flower Shaping kit.  Add Guilt Trip Prills to the heads of the flowers.  Add Crystal Clear to the flowers and adhere around the bottom right of the card and over the frame as shown.

Add the remaining butterflies to the card as shown.

I hope you are having a lot of fun with the Backyard Blossoms set.  For more inspiration please visit the Heartfelt Creations blog here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/blog/713/stuck-creatively-creative-inspiration-just-for-you

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

Butterflies and Cone Flowers

Kia Ora and Welcome Back

Today I have a card for Inspirational Wednesday at Heartfelt Creations featuring the gorgeous fluttering butterfly from the Butterfly Dreams with the Backyard Blossoms collection.  They are a perfect combination in evoke summer gardens.

 

Materials Used:

HCDP1-290 Backyard Blossoms Paper

HCPC-3828 Garden’s Edge Coneflower Stamp

HCD1-7182 Garden’s Edge Coneflower Die

HCD1-7820 Blossoming Coneflower Die

HCPC-3826 Blossoming Coneflower Stamp

HCD1-7178 Fluttering Butterfly Die

HCPC-3824 Fluttering Butterfly Stamp

HCD1-7118 Classic Border Basics

HCD1-7154 Eyelet Circle & Basics – Small

RACP524 Ranger Archival Ink Vibrant Fuchsia

RACP962 Ranger Archival Ink Fern Green

RACP436 Ranger Archival Ink – Leaf Green

RACP505 Ranger Archival Ink – Sepia

RACP239 Ranger Archival ink – Monarch Orange

RACP632 Ranger Archival ink – Buttercup

TSMP802 Memento Peanut Brittle ink

TSMP900 Memento Tuxedo Black ink

ANC811 Tutu Pink Prills

ANC-829 Espress-O Yourself Prills

ANC814 Lettuce Entertain You Prills

ANC803 Minnie Pearls

ANC850 Spring Bling Prills – Lace & Lavender

ANC850 Spring Bling Prills – Heart of Gold

PGM 15015 Crystal Clear

159723 Dries Clear

HCPP3-452 White Cardstock

HCDA2-450 Stack and Store Daubers

Foam tape

Instructions:

Cut a piece of white cardstock 6” x 12”, score at 6” along the long side and fold to create a 6” x 6” card base.  Cut a 6” x 6” panel from the patterned paper and using the cutting edge of the Classic Border Basics die cut the edge at the top of the paper as shown.  Cut an eyelet edge from the pink paper and adhere to the back of the bottom half and then adhere both the top and bottom pieces to the base card.

Die cut the circle image from a panel from the patterned paper.  Cut an eyelet edge circle out of the pink patterned paper and using the next size down plain die cut a circle out of the green patterned paper and adhere to the pink circle on the outside edge only.  Using the next size down cut a frame out of the green and pink circles.  Adhere the frame to the card as shown with foam tape and then adhere the circle image to the centre of the frame.

Stamp 3 images from the HCPC-3828 Garden’s Edge Coneflower Stamp set in Fern Green ink on white cardstock.  Colour the images with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating die.  Add Tutu Pink, Heart of Gold and Minnie Pearls Prills to the leaves on the images and then trim and adhere around the bottom right of the frame.

Stamp four coneflower images from the HCPC-3826 Blossoming Coneflower Stamp – two in Fern Green, Vibrant Fuchsia and Sepia inks and the other two in Fern Green, Monarch Orange and Sepia inks on white cardstock.  Colour the stems and leaves in Leaf Green ink, the fuchsia flower in Vibrant Fuchsia and the orange flower with Butterfly inks and then die cut with the coordinating die.  Shape with the Deluxe Flower Shaping kit.  Trim the petals of one of the fuchsia and one of the orange/yellow flowers and adhere to the other flowers for more dimension.  Add Espress-O Yourself Prills to the heads of the flowers.  Add Crystal Clear to the flowers and adhere around the bottom right of the frame over the leaves.

Stamp several coneflower images from the HCPC-3828 Garden’s Edge Coneflower Stampset in Fern Green, Vibrant Fuchsia, Orange Monarch and Sepia inks on white cardstock.  Colour the stem and leaves in Leaf Green ink, the fuchsia flowers in Vibrant Fuchsia and the orange flowers with Buttercup inks, and the head with Peanut Brittle inks and die cut with the coordinating die.  Shape the flowers and add Espress-O Yourself Prills to the heads.  Trim the petals of some of the flowers and adhere them to the other flowers for more dimension.  Add Crystal Clear to the flowers and adhere around the bottom right as shown.

Stamp 2 coneflower row images from the HCPC-3828 Garden’s Edge Coneflower Stamp set – one in Fern Green the other in Orange Monarch ink on white cardstock.  Colour the stem and leaves in Leaf Green ink, the flower in Buttercup ink and the head with Peanut Brittle inks and die cut with the coordinating die.  Trim the yellow heads and adhere to the green image.  Shape the flowers and add Espress-O Yourself Prills to the heads.  Add Crystal Clear to the flowers and adhere to the card around the bottom right to fill in the gaps as shown.

Stamp the butterfly image from the HCPC-3824 Fluttering Butterfly Stamp in Vibrant Fuchsia ink on white cardstock.  Colour the image in Vibrant Fuchsia ink using the Stack and Store daubers and die cut with the coordinating die.  Sponge the body with Tuxedo Black ink and adhere to the top left of the frame as shown.

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

For further inspiration using the gorgeous Backyard Blossoms collection please visit the Heartfelt Creations blog here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/blog/709/creative-inspiration-that-gets-you-started-on-your-next-crafting-project

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

Backyard Blossoms Gift Box

Kia Ora and Welcome Back

Today sees the launch of the Backyard Blossoms collection from Heartfelt Creations.  As we go into autumn and winter here in New Zealand it is lovely to play with these beautiful papers, stamps and dies that remind me so much of summer days.

Summer brings with it the excitement of a new gardening season, lounging in the open expanse of the backyard and enjoying the beauty of favorite perennial blossoms dancing gently in the warm summer breeze! Among those returning favorites are the attractive, butterfly loving coneflower! Bright and colorful, these pretty flowers come dressed in a wide variety of hues and quietly display their domed centers and soft delicate petals against the backdrops of ornamental grasses and other decorative backyard plantings! Come along with us as we welcome back the summer season with a walk through the Backyard Blossoms Collection by Heartfelt Creations! Brilliantly hued, and filled with a good dose of summer sunshine, the fabulous paper collection showcases happy shades of bright yellows, pretty pinks, luscious lavenders and glorious greens and showcases lovely lace like patterns, elegant swirls and bountiful coneflower blossoms! Included in this jubilant and cheerful assembling are three exquisitely illustrated cling stamps sets with coordinating dies ideal for all of your summer themed paper craft creations! From large coneflower images, ornamental grasses, to smaller backyard blossom accents, these dynamic illustrations are ideal for creating your very own dimensional flower gardens as focal points on card fronts or as accents on scrapbook layouts! So grab your lounge chair, slather on the sunscreen and join us as we kick back and relax in the backyard enjoying our favorite backyard blossoms!

Today for the launch I have a lovely gift basket that would be lovely to fill with chocolates to give as a gift.

Materials Used:

HCDP1-290 Backyard Blossoms Paper

HCPC-3827 Backyard Blossoms Stamp

HCD1-7181 Backyard Blossoms Die

HCPC-3828 Garden’s Edge Coneflower Stamp

HCD1-7182 Garden’s Edge Coneflower Die

HCD1-783 Border Essentials Die

HCD1-7163 Gift Box Die

RACP494 Ranger Archival Ink Majestic Violet

RACP524 Ranger Archival Ink Vibrant Fuchsia

RACP962 Ranger Archival Ink Fern Green

RACP436 Ranger Archival Ink – Leaf Green

RACP505 Ranger Archival Ink – Sepia

TSMP802 Memento Peanut Brittle

ANC 820 Coral See Prills

ANC811 Tutu Pink Prills

ANC805 Guilt Trip Prills

ANC850 Spring Bling Prills – Lace & Lavender

PGM 15015 Crystal Clear

159723 Dries Clear

HCPP3-452 White Cardstock

HCDA2-450 Stack and Store Daubers

iCraft Crystal Beads, Satin Ribbon

Instructions:

Die cut 6 panels of the Gift Box die and adhere them together to create the box.  Trace around the base of the box on a piece of white cardstock and adhere to the base of the box.

Die cut 6 square panels using the square die from the Gift Box die and adhere to the panels on the front of the box.  Die cut 6 small panels from the patterned paper and adhere to the top of the box as shown.

Cut 6 pieces of the zip strips from the patterned paper ½” x 7/16” and adhere around the throat of the box.

Cut a piece of white cardstock 2” x 12” and die cut the edges using the HCD1-783 Border Essentials lace edge die.  Cut 2 pieces of yellow/green paper 1” x 12” and adhere to both sides of the handle creating the bow of the handle as you adhere it.  Adhere to both sides of the box as shown.

Stamp 3 images from the HCPC-3828 Garden’s Edge Coneflower Stamp set in Fern Green ink on white cardstock.  Colour the images with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating die.  Add Tutu Pink and Coral Seas Prills to the flowers and Crystal Beads to the leaves on the image and then adhere to alternate sides of the box.

Stamp 3 lavender image from the HCPC-3827 Backyard Blossoms Stamp set in Fern Green ink on white cardstock.  Colour with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating die.  Add Lace & Lavender Prills to the flowers and adhere to the alternate sides that are blank.

Stamp the coneflower image from the HCPC-3827 Backyard Blossoms Stamp set in Fern Green, Vibrant Fuchsia and Sepia inks on white cardstock.  Colour the stem and leaves in Leaf Green ink, the flower in Vibrant Fuchsia and the head with Peanut Brittle inks and die cut with the coordinating die.  Shape the flowers and add Guilt Trip Prills to the heads.  Add Crystal Clear to the flowers and adhere to the box to the left of the lavender flowers.

Stamp the coneflower images from the HCPC-3828 Garden’s Edge Coneflower Stamp set in Fern Green, Vibrant Fuchsia in Fern Green, Vibrant Fuchsia and Sepia inks on white cardstock.  Colour the stem and leaves in Leaf Green ink, the flower in Vibrant Fuchsia ink and the head with Peanut Brittle inks and die cut with the coordinating die.  Shape the flowers and add Guilt Trip Prills to the heads.  Add Crystal Clear to the flowers and adhere to the box next to the tall coneflower.

Stamp the coneflower images from the HCPC-3828 Garden’s Edge Coneflower Stamp set in Fern Green, Vibrant Fuchsia in Fern Green, Majestic Violet and Sepia inks on white cardstock.  Colour the stem and leaves in Leaf Green ink, the flower in Majestic Violet ink and the head with Peanut Brittle inks and die cut with the coordinating die.  Shape the flowers and add Guilt Trip Prills to the heads.  Add Crystal Clear to the flowers and adhere to the box on the alternate sides to the pink flowers.

To finish, add a satin bow to each end of the handle

Have fun with this collection and for more inspiration please visit the Heartfelt Creations blog here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/blog/708/debuting-the-backyard-blossoms-collection

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia