Elegant Wedding Card with Roses and a Butterfly

Kia Ora Koutou

Welcome back and today I want to share a card that was inspired by another talented crafter – Cynthia Thoenen.  She used the gorgeous corner die from the Heartfelt Creations Ornate Pocket Accents Die in a very different way and I just had to make a card in my own style.

Materials Used:

Heartfelt Creations – Ornate Pocket Accents Die, Ornamental Tags Die, Classic Rose Stamp, Die and Mold, Leafy Accents Stamp, Die and Mold, Butterfly Kisses Stamp and Die, Celebrating Love Sentiments Stamp

Rajni Chawla’s Crystal Clear glitter and Frosting Powder

Crafter’s Companion – Centura Pearl cardstock

Papericious – Vellum

Ranger Archival inks – Buttercup, Library Green, Leaf Green, Olive, Magenta Hue

Versamark ink

Ranger Gold Embossing Powder

Creative Expressions – Crystal Aurora embossing folder.

String Pearls, Pearls

Narrow white ribbon

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

Gossamer Wings

Kia Ora Koutou

Welcome back to my second card for Inspiration Wednesday at Heartfelt Creations.

This time I have a card made with vellum peonies and a gorgeous vellum butterfly from the Butterfly Dreams collection.

Products Used:

Butterfly Dreams Paper CollectionHCDP1-289
Fluttering Butterfly Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3824
Fluttering Butterfly DieHCD1-7178
Leafy Accents DieHCD1-7193
Leafy Accents Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3835
Small Sweet Peony Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3819
Small Sweet Peony DieHCD1-7173
Just For You Sentiments Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3845
Arrows and Banner DieHCD1-7204
Diamond Basics DieHCD1-7226
Bridal Bouquet Stamens-SmallHCS1-460
Rajni Chawla’s Vellum Flowerite – 10 Sheets18002
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – OliveRACP482
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Leaf GreenRACP436
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Library GreenRACP475
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive159723
Rajni Chawla’s Crystal ClearPGM15015

Other Products: Ranger Embossing Powder – White, Creative Expressions Aurora Crystal Sparke Embossing Powder, Close to my Close White Daisy Pigment ink, Distress Oxide ink – Lucky Clover, Picked Raspberry, Broken China, Wild Honey, Twisted Citron, Black Soot, Nuvo Pure Sheen Glitter – Diamond

For more tips on creating with the Butterfly Dreams collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/uCKKJfAQFHA.

For more tips on creating with the diamond dies, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/JwS0Rmysd98.

For more tips on creating with the Sweet Peony collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/L9_MLkvpGPQ.

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″. Cut a piece of patterned paper including the Dream again sentiment 4 3/4″ x 6 3/4″ and adhere to the base card. Cut a piece of peony patterned paper 5″ x 7″ and die cut the diamond out of the centre of the card using the second largest diamond die. Cut a diamond frame using the largest and second largest diamond die from teal paper. Add Crystal Clear glitter to the frame with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge and then adhere to the diamond opening. Add this to the card base.

Stamp the images from the HCPC-3819 Small Sweet Peony Stamp set on vellum using White Daisy ink and emboss with white embossing powder. Colour on the back with Picked Raspberry, Broken China and Wild Honey inks and die cut with the coordinating dies. Trim the flowers and shape using a groove tool. Assemble using two larger and one smaller flower for the three small petals for the smaller flower, pierce the centre of the flowers and thread through the white fluffy stamens. Glue in place with Dries Clear glue and when dry trim the stamens and then adhere around the bottom right of the card around the diamond.

Stamp the leaf images from the Leafy Accents using White Daisy ink on vellum and emboss with white embossing powder. Colour on the back with Twisted Citron and Lucky Clover inks and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape with the groove golf tool and adhere around the peonies.

Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3819 Small Sweet Peony Stamp set in Library Green ink on flower shaping cardstock. Colour in with Leaf Green and Olive inks and die cut with the coordinating dies. Shape and add Crystal Clear using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge and then adhere around the flowers over the leaves.

Stamp three butterfly images from the HCPC-3835 Leafy Accents Stamp set in White Daisy ink on vellum. Colour with Broken China, Picked Raspberry, Wild Honey and Black Soot inks and die cut with the coordinating die. Trim the last third of the wing off the end and the body off one of the butterflies, trim the wings and shape and adhere to a base butterfly. Trim two thirds off the wing and the body of the third butterfly, trim and shape the wings and adhere over the base butterfly. Add Crystal Clear glitter to the butterfly with Dries Clear glue on a fairly dry sponge and then adhere the butterfly to the to right of the diamond as shown.

Stamp the sentiment image from the HCPC-3845 Just for You Sentiments Stamp set in White Daisy in on vellum. Die cut the sentiment out using the second smallest banner die from the HCD1-7204 Arrows and Banner Dies and shape and adhere to the bottom right as shown.

For more inspiration and a sneak peak at the new Cherry Blossom Retreat collection being released next week please visit the Heartfelt Creations blog here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/blog/801/elegant-inspiration-cherry-blossom-retreat-sneak-peek

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

Friendship in Bloom

Kia Ora and Welcome Back.

Today I am featuring a card featuring the beautiful Butterfly Dreams collection from Heartfelt Creations paired with the gorgeous Decorative Medallion die.

 

CDP1-7177 Butterfly Dreams Paper Collection

HCPC-3823 Butterfly Dreams Border Stamp

HCD1-7177 Butterfly Dreams Border Die

HCPC3811 Rain Boots and Blossom Stamp

HCD1-7169 Rain Boots and Blossom Die

HCD1- 7144 Decorative Medallion Die

RACP962 Ranger Archival ink – Fern Green

RACP436 Ranger Archival ink – Leaf Green

RACP670 Ranger Archival ink – Tiger Lily

RACP454 Ranger Archival ink – Manganese Blue

RACP524 Ranger Archival ink – Vibrant Fuchsia

RACP632 Ranger Archival ink – Buttercup

RACP992 Ranger Archival ink – Garden Patina

HCPP3-452 White Cardstock

159723 Art Glitter Dries Clear Glue

PGM15015 Rajni Chawla’s Crystal Clear

NU673 Nuvo Drops – Dandelion Yellow

 

Cut a piece of white cardstock 5 ½” x 11”, score at 5 ½” along the long side and fold to create a 5 ½” x 5 ½” card.  Using the decorative die from the HCD1- 7144 Decorative Medallion Die set die cut the front edge as shown.

Cut a piece of patterned paper featuring the butterfly border 5 ½” x 2” and adhere to the front left border.  Cut a piece of coordinating aqua patterned paper 5 ½ x 5 ½” and adhere to the back of the card.

 

Stamp the leaf image from the HCPC3811 Rain Boots and Blossom Stamp in Fern Green ink on white cardstock, colour with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating die.  Shape lightly and adhere around the butterfly border image on the paper.

Stamp the image from the HCPC-3823 Butterfly Dreams Border Stamp 4 times in Tiger Lily, Fern Green, Manganese Blue and Vibrant Fuschia on white cardstock.  Colour the green leaves and flourishes with Leaf Green ink, the bottom butterfly in Buttercup ink, the middle butterfly in Garden Patina ink and the top butterfly in Vibrant Fuchsia ink on all the images and die cut with the coordinating die. Trim the pink, yellow and blue butterflies from the border and adhere them to the image stamped in Fern Green ink.  Adhere to the front of the card over the leaves as shown.  Add the Dandelion Yellow Nuvo drops to the image as shown.

Add Crystal Clear to the butterflies using Dries Clear on a damp sponge.

Cut the sentiment out from the patterned paper, shape and adhere to the card as shown.

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

Butterfly Dreams

Kia Ora and Welcome Back

I am so excited to announce the release of the gorgeous Butterfly Dreams Collection from Heartfelt Creations.

Soft breezes blow carrying the sweet scent of flowers through the air, while the summer sunshine fills your heart with warmth! There’s no grander place to leave your cares and worries behind than a beautiful garden! It’s the perfect place to lose yourself in a day dream as you’re surrounded by bountiful blooms playing host to a kaleidoscope of butterflies! What is it about butterflies that evoke so many feelings of joy, memories of loved ones gone before us, and the gentle reminder that the trials of life can transform us into something beautiful! Join us in celebrating the beauty of life with the new Butterfly Dreams Collection by Heartfelt Creations! Lose yourself in a bright and happy hued paper collection filled with vivid pinks, blazing oranges, soft blues and soothing teals, boasting dynamic imagery of beautifully illustrated butterflies and divine florals encompassed in whimsical swirls and beautiful brocades! Several sizes of artfully illustrated premade card fronts, and elegant scrapbook pages set the perfect scene for hand shaped and embellished butterflies, along with your favorite dimensional flowers! Three fanciful cling stamp sets with coordinating dies lend themselves perfectly to adding a touch of elegance and grace to your one of a kind paper creations with delightfully scripted sentiments, stylish butterfly borders, detailed decorative dies, and several fascinating butterfly illustrations! So close your eyes, allow yourself to relax, and come along with us as we escape to a place filled with Butterfly Dreams!

Today I have two cards for you to feast your eyes on. First up is a garden of roses with gorgeous colourful butterflies

Materials Used:

CDP1-7177 Butterfly Dreams Paper Collection

HCPC-3825 Butterfly Kisses Stamp

HCD1-7179 Butterfly Kisses Die

HCPC-3824 Fluttering Butterfly Stamp

HCD1-7178 Fluttering Butterfly Die

HCPC-3753 Classic Rose Vine Stamp

HCD-7111 Classic Rose Vine Die

HCPC-3755 Blushing Rose Stem Stamp

HCD1-7113 Blushing Rose Stem Die

HCD1-7172 Lush Lilac Scroll & Cage Die

HCD1-7144 Decorative Medallions

HCD2-752 Cut Mat Create 2A

HCD1-745 Luggage & Tag Die

RACP962 Ranger Archival Fern Green

RACP436 Ranger Archival Leaf Green ink

RACP 524 Ranger Archival Vibrant Fuchsia

RACP-454 Ranger Archival Manganese Blue

RACP-669 Ranger Archival Viridian ink

RACP632 Ranger Archival Buttercup ink

315944 3D Stamp Paint – Light Blue

159723 Art Glitter Dries Clear Glue

GM15015 Rajni Chawla’s Crystal Clear

HCBC1-456-2 Card Shadow Box – White

Centura Pearl Cardstock, Hemp Twine, Foam Squares, iCraft Flora Super White Cardstock,

Instructions:

Cut a piece of white cardstock 7” x 12”, score at 6” along the long side and fold to create a 7” x 6” card.  Cut a piece of patterned paper 7” x 6” and adhere to the top of the card.  Cut the 6” x 6” panel with the cage and roses out and trim to 4 14/16” x 4 1/6” and adhere to the base of the shadow card.  Cut a piece of clear cardstock 4 ½” x 3 ½” and adhere behind the aperture leaving it to bow out slightly in the front.  Cut a piece of light green patterned paper 6” x 6” and trim each edge by ½” to make a 5” x 5” piece.  Using the shadow box as a template cut the centre square out with the Cut Mat Create die and adhere to the front of the shadow box.  Adhere the ½” trims to the edge of the shadow box matching the pattern of the paper.  Cut three semi-circular medallions out of the Centura Pearl cardstock and adhere to the back of the box as shown.  Adhere the shadow box to the front of the card.

Die cut the cage die out of white cardstock and colour with the light blue 3D stamp paint.  Shape lightly and adhere to the front of the shadow box card.

Stamp the rose vine images from the HCPC-3753 Classic Rose Vine Stamp using Fern green and Library Green inks on iCraft cardstock.  Colour with a combination of Vibrant Fuchsia for the roses and Leaf Green for the leaves and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Shape and adhere to the front around the cage and down the sides.  Stamp the large rose image from the HCPC-3755 Blushing Rose Stem Stamp set with Fern Green on iCraft cardstock.  Colour with Vibrant Fuchsia and Fern Green and die cut with the coordinating die.  Adhere to the front of the card as shown.

Stamp the butterfly from the HCPC-3825 Butterfly Kisses Stamp set in Vibrant Fuchsia on white cardstock.  Colour in with a combination of Buttercup and Vibrant Fuchsia inks and die cut with the coordinating die.  Add Crystal Clear glitter to the butterfly with Dries Clear glue and adhere the butterfly to the front of the cage.

Die cut the tags using the small tag die from the Luggage & Tag die set and adhere the tags to the top left of the shadow box with the narrow hemp twine.

Stamp the butterfly image from the HCPC-3824 Fluttering Butterfly Stamp set in Manganese Blue ink on white cardstock.  Colour in with a combination of Viridian and Garden Patina inks and die cut with the coordinating die.  Add Crystal Clear glitter to the butterfly with Dries Clear glue and adhere the butterfly to the top left of the shadow box covering the ends of the twine for the tags.

My second card is a less complex card but it is so pretty and the photos do not really show the shine of the glitter.

Materials Used:

CDP1-7177 Butterfly Dreams Paper Collection

HCPC-3825 Butterfly Kisses Stamp

HCD1-7179 Butterfly Kisses Die

HCPC-3823 Butterfly Dreams Border Stamp

HCD1-7177 Butterfly Dreams Border Die

HCD1-7220 Fleur Border Basics Die

RACP 524 Ranger Archival Vibrant Fuchsia

RACP-992 Ranger Archival Garden Patina

RACP-669 Ranger Archival Viridian ink

RACP632 Ranger Archival Buttercup ink

RACP-239 Monarch Orange

RACP-468 Jet Black

85-glitter Crystal Ultrafine Transparent Glitter

Stamp Positioner

Instructions:

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

Stamp the image from the HCPC-3823 Butterfly Dreams Border Stamp set in Vibrant Fuchsia ink x 2 and Monarch Orange ink x 2. Colour the butterflies in a combination of Buttercup, Vibrant Fuchsia, Viridian and Garden Patina inks.  Die cut one Vibrant Fuchsia colour border using the coordinating die and the edge die from the HCD1-7220 Fleur Border Basics Die set.  Add Crystal Clear to all the butterflies using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge.  Die cut the other three images using the coordinating die.  Trim the butterflies from these borders and adhere over the first border.  Add Crystal Clear to all the butterflies with Dries Clear glue and a damp sponge.

Take a 6” x 6” panel and using the edge die from the HCD1-7220 Fleur Border Basics Die set cut the centre section out.  Adhere the cut edge butterfly border under the edges of the paper with foam tape.

Stamp the “You are So Thoughtful” image from the HCPC-3825 Butterfly Kisses Stamp set in Jet Black ink above the border using a stamp positioner.

Die cut two edges using the patterned edge and straight edge dies from the HCD1-7220 Fleur Border Basics Die set in white cardstock.  Sponge the straight edge with Garden Patina ink and the scallop border with Vibrant Fuchsia ink.  Add Crystal Clear glitter to the borders with Dries Clear glue and adhere over the edges of the paper.  Trim the sides to make the panel 5 ¾” x 5 ¾”  and adhere the panel to the front of the card.

Add Ultrafine Glitter to all the flower images on the patterned paper.

Thank you for popping by and don’t forget to check out the rest of the gorgeous creations on the Heartfelt Creations blog.

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia