Introducing the Sweet Peony

Kia Ora and Welcome Back

Today sees the release of the gorgeous Sweet Peony collection from Heartfelt Creations.

Sweetly fragranced, and delicately airy, the graceful peony flower is a breathtaking and dreamy blossom that calls a quiet attention to itself! Lush foliage filled plants bursting forth with tightly wound flower buds among softly ruffled blossoms bring with them a hint of old fashioned romance and delight! Join Heartfelt Creations as we stroll through beautiful peony filled gardens in the new Sweet Peony Collection! Pause, linger and refresh your soul as you amble through a paper collection filled with delightful peony flowers in happy hues of angelic pinks and dark burgundies, set among a refreshing array of leafy greens, sky blues, and sunshine yellows! Soft swirls, gorgeous stripes, and dainty lace like accents come together to create pleasing backdrops for bold peony blossoms, chipping birds and divine window scenes! Three coordinating cling stamp set and die combinations bring the luscious peony flower to the forefront of this gorgeous collection. An assortment of varying sized peony petals and foliage die cut pieces work together to create dimensional and dynamic peony blossoms ready to captivate and take center stage on card fronts, scrapbook layouts and altered art pieces! So, breathe deep, drink in the sweetness of the peony blossoms, and feel free to linger awhile as we take in the gentle beauty of the Sweet Peony Collection!

Today I have a special card to share with you.  I love how I can combine lots of different collections together for one card and this would make a perfect Mother’s Day card.

Materials Used:

HCD1-7173 Small Sweet Peony Die

HCD1-7174 Large Sweet Peony Die

HCD1-7175 Peony Bud and Blossom Die

HCPC-3819 Small Sweet Peony Cling Stamp

HCPC-3820 Large Sweet Peony Cling Stamp

HCPC-3821 Peony Bud and Blossom Cling Stamp

HCDP1-288 Sweet Peony Paper Collection

159723 Art Glitter Dries Clear

PGM15015 Rajni Chawla’s Crystal Clear

HCPC-3816 Lush Lilac Cling Stamp

HCD1-7172 Lush Lilac Scroll & Cage Die

HCD7169 Rain Boots and Blossoms Die

HCPC-3811 Rain Boots and Blossoms Stamp

HCPC-3644 Birds and Blooms Stamp Set

HCD1-756 Birds and Blooms Die

HCD1-7110 Classic Rose Die

HCPC-3752 Classic Rose Cling Stamp set

HCD1-799 Regal Borders and Pockets Die

HCPP3-452 White cardstock

TSMP900 Tuxedo Black ink

TSMP103 Memento Canteloupe

TSMP 604 Memento Summer Sky

TSMP707 Memento Bamboo Leaves ink

TSMP301 Memento Rhubarb Stalk

HCST1-401 Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit

HCFB1-464 Basic Flower Shaping Mold

HCFB1-462 Rose Shaping Mold

HCST1-401 Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit

HCDA2-45 Stack and Store Daubers

159723 Art Glitter Dries Clear

PGN15015 Rajni Chawla’s Crystal Clear

Other – Bronze metallic cardstock, Brilliance Pearlescent Lavender ink, Bitty Sparkles, Art Glitter micro beads, Versamgaic Sweet Petunia, Perfect Plumeria

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 the 6” x 6” panel from the paper collection and adhere over the front of the card.  Die cut the cage die from the HCD1-7172 Lush Lilac Scroll & Cage Die

In bronze metallic card and adhere at the top of the card.  Die cut the border from the HCD1-799 Regal Borders and Pockets Die in the bronze metallic cardstock and adhere to the top of the card.

Stamp the images from both the HCD1-7173 HCPC-3819 Small Sweet Peony Cling Stamp and the HCPC-3819 Small Sweet Peony Cling Stamp in Rhubarb Stalk and Rose Coral inks on white cardstock.  Colour the Rose Coral images in Rose Coral ink and the Rhubarb Stalk images with the Perfect Plumeria ink and then die cut with the corresponding dies.  Shape the flowers using the HCFB1-464 Basic Flower Shaping Mold, allow to dry and assemble with a combination of the large and small images to make large flowers and buds.   Add Crystal Clear glitter to the flowers with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge.  Adhere around the bottom of the card as shown.

Stamp the images from the HCPC-3821 Peony Bud and Blossom Cling Stamp set in Rose Coral ink and colour in with the Rose Coral and Canteloupe ink and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Shape and adhere around the large peonies.  Add Crystal Clear using Dries Clear on a damp sponge.

Stamp the leaf images from the both the HCD1-7173 HCPC-3819 Small Sweet Peony Cling Stamp and the HCPC-3819 Small Sweet Peony Cling Stamp in Bamboo Leaves ink and colour in with New Sprout ink and die cut with the coordinating die.  Sponge the edges with Bamboo Leaves and then shape, trim and adhere around the peonies as shown.

To make the small leaves stamp the images from the HCPC-3811 Rain Boots and Blossoms Stamp set in Bamboo Leaves on white cardstock.  Colour the images with Bamboo Leaves and die cut with the coordinating die.  Adhere around the peonies to the left and right of the card among the peonies.

Stamp the dandelion images in Bamboo Leaves ink, colour with Bamboo Leaves ink and die cut with the coordinating die.  Add micro beads to the centre with Dries Clear glue and allow to dry.  Add Crystal Clear glitter with Dries Clear glue and adhere the dandelions to the card around the peonies.

Stamp the small lilac spray image from the HCPC-3816 Lush Lilac Cling Stamp set in Tuxedo Black ink on white cardstock.  Colour the leaves with Bamboo Leaves ink and the lilacs in Lavender ink and die cut with the corresponding die.  Shape and adhere over the top of the bird cage.

Stamp the lilacs from the HCPC-3816 Lush Lilac Cling Stamp in Pearlescent Lavender ink, sponge with the Lavender ink and die cut with the corresponding die.  Shape the lilacs with the HCFB1-466 Lush Lilac Mold, allow to dry and adhere the lilacs l over the small lilac spray over the cage.   Add Crystal Clear glitter to the lilacs with Glue Gloss and small bitty sparkles to the centres of the flowers.

To make the rose leaves stamp the images from the HCPC-3752 Classic Rose Cling Stamp set in Tuxedo Black ink on white cardstock.  Colour the image with Bamboo Leaves ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape the flowers using the Rose Shaping Mold, allow to dry and adhere to the top left of the card as shown.  To make the roses stamp the images from the HCPC-3752 Classic Rose Cling Stamp set in Pearlescent Coral, sponge the centres with Canteloupe inks and die cut.  Sponge the edges with the Pearlescent oralShape the flowers using the Rose Shaping Mold, allow to dry and assemble and adhere to the leaves as shown.

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 to the bottom right over the peony and top left on the birdcage.

Die cut the tag using the Luggage and Tags die, shape and adhere it just under the bird as shown.

Please checkout the gorgeous artwork from the rest of the Design Team on the Heartfelt Creations blog here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/blog/688/debuting-the-sweet-peony-collection

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

Black Friday Launch

Kia Ora and Welcome Back

Today sees the launch of the fabulous new products from Heartfelt Creations for Black Friday – flower shaping molds that will transform your flower shaping and a gorgeous new journal with inspirational pages that will inspire you to create and journal at the same time.  Today I will be doing two different posts today as I have got two projects on the Heartfelt Creations blog featuring the new flower shaping molds.  Please check out the other amazing projects from the Design Team here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/blog/644/black-friday-savings-inspiration

I am so excited about the new flower shaping molds that have transformed my flower making and saved my arthritic hands.  They are just so revolutionary and I can do a lot of flowers in a short space of time and my hands are so thankful for them.

First up is a card made with Arianna Blooms.  These are just amazing done in the Basic Flower Shaping Mold.

Materials Used:

HCDP1-250 Birds and Blooms Paper Collection

HCPC-3608 Arianna Blooms Stamp set

HCD1-748 Arianna Blooms Die

HCPC-3644 Birds and Blooms Stamp set

HCD1-756 Birds and Blooms Die

HCD1-7161 Sweetheart Borders Die

HCPC-3545 Open Leaf stamp set

HCD1-736 Classic Leaf die

HCPC-3815 Words of Wisdom

159723 Art Glitter Dries Clear

HCST1-401 Deluxe Shaping Kit

TSMP707 Memento Bamboo Leaves ink

TSMP904 Memento Summer Sky ink

TSBL32 Brilliance Pearlescent Coral

TSMP103 Memento Canteloupe ink

TSMP900 Memento Tuxedo Black ink

HCBC1-456 Shadow Box – White

HCD2-751 Cut Mat Create 2A

HCFB1-464 3D Floral Basics Shaping Mold

HCPP3-452 White Cardstock

HCDA2-45 Stack and Store Daubers

HCS1-459-2 Bright Pearl Medium Stamens

PGN15015 Rajni Chawla’s Crystal Clear

PGM15016 Rajni Chawla’s Frosting Powder

Other – Crafter’s Companion A3 Construction Cardstock, Glue Gloss, Die Cutting Machine, Stamp Press

Instructions:

To make the base card cut the base card at 14” x 8 ¾” score at 7” to make a base card of 7” x 8 ¾”.  Cut a piece of patterened paper from the Birds and Blooms paper collection 7” x 8 ¾”  and adhere to the front of the card.

Cut a 6’ x 6” panel of patterned paper.  To make the shadow box assemble and cut a piece of patterned paper and adhere to the back of the shadow box.  Cut a 6” x 6” panel with the flowers on the top left corner.  Die cut the square from the patterned paper using the die from the HCD2-751 Cut Mat Create 2A die set.  Using a stamp press stamp the image from the HCPC-3815 Words of Wisdom in Tuxedo Black and adhere to the back of the card.  Trim the remaining frame to 5” x 5” and adhere to the front of the shadow box.  Using the leftover ½” strips decorate the sides of the box.  Cut a piece of 6” x 6” panel and adhere the shadow box to this.  Cut 4 decorative edges from the HCD1-7161 Sweetheart Borders Die set and adhere to the sides of the panel as shown.  Adhere this all to the base card.

To make the leaves stamp the images from the HCPC-3545 Open Leaf stamp set with Tuxedo Black on white cardstock.  Sponge the images with Bamboo Leaves ink and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Shape using the Deluxe Flower Shaping kit and add Crystal Clear to the leaves with Glue Gloss.  Adhere at the bottom right and over the left top corner of the shadow box.

To make the flowers stamp the images from the HCPC-3608 Arianna Blooms Stamp set in Pearlescent Coral ink on white cardstock.  Ink the centres with Canteloupe ink and die cut with the coordinating die.  Shape the flowers using the new HCFB1-464 3D Floral Basics Shaping Mold.  Finish shaping into a cup shape with the shaping tools and allow to dry.  Add the yellow stamens to the centres of the flowers by trimming the tops and adding using Dries Clear glue.  Using Glue Gloss add Frosting Powder to the flower petals and heat using the heat gun.  Adhere to the leaves as shown around the bottom right and the top left corners.

To make the birds stamp the images from the HCPC-3644 Birds and Blooms Stamp set using Tuxedo Black ink on white cardstock and die cut using the coordinating die.  Colour with Summer Sky and Canteloupe and shape lightly using the Deluxe Flower Shaping kit.  Adhere to the flowers as shown.

I hope that you have a lot of fun creating with these amazing new molds.  You won’t regret buying them.

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia