Fancy Classic Poppies

Kia Ora Koutou

Yay the beautiful poppies are back at Heartfelt Creations better than ever! This time the flowers are split so you can make so many different sizes and there is a coordinating mold to help you shape the flowers so making cards is easier than ever before. I have two projects for you today – watch out for my other blog post.

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Today’s project was created with products provided by Heartfelt Creations

Instructions:

Cut a piece of black 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 tartan pattern paper 4 7/8” x 6 7/8” and adhere to the front of the card.

Cut two outer frames using the No. 1 die and the No. 2 die from the HCD2-Fancy Classic Oval Frame Die – one out of black cardstock and one out of light pattern paper.  Adhere the paper to the back die and then adhere to the front of the card using foam tape.

Die cut the gold decorative die out of gold cardstock using the No. 2 die from the HCD2-Fancy Classic Oval Frame Die set and adhere to the decorate the outer frame. 

Die cut two decorative dies using the No. 3 and No. 4 die from the HCD2-Fancy Classic Oval Frame Die – one from gold card and one from black card.  Adhere the black die behind the gold die offsetting slightly for a black shadow and adhere to the front of the frame.

Die cut an oval out of pattern paper that shows the vase of poppies.  Die cut an oval out of vellum and adhere over the pattern paper.  Die cut a decorative oval using the No. 4 and No. 5 dies from the HCD2-Fancy Classic Oval Frame Die and adhere over the vellum.  Adhere to the centre of the oval frame.

Stamp two vase images from the HCPC-3988 Wild Poppy Bouquet Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock.  Colour with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die – one complete vase and poppy and one poppy only.  Adhere the single poppy to the front of the poppy in the complete image with foam squares. Add Black Flower Pearls to the poppy as shown.  Adhere the entire image to the centre of the frame using foam tape for dimension.

Stamp the poppy spray images from the HCPC-3987 Wild Poppy Accents Cling Stamp Set
HCPC-3988 Wild Poppy Bouquet 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. Add Crystal Clear glitter using 3D Crystal Lacquer. Trim the leaves and add to the bottom right of the card.

Stamp the poppy images from the HCPC-3986 Wild Poppy Cling Stamp Set in Red Geranium ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour the images with Lady Bug ink and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Colour the backs of the flowers with Lady Bug ink and shape using the coordinating mold.  Assemble using two petals the same size.  For the centres of the flowers stamp the poppy images in Red Geranium ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour the centres of the flowers with Leaf Green ink and cut out with scissors.  Shape the centres and add to the centres of the flowers with foam squares.  Add 3D Crystal Lacquer to the flowers and when dry add Black Flower Pearls to the outside of the flower centres.  Add three poppies to the bottom right over the leaves.

Card inside

Cut a piece of tartan pattern paper 4 7/8” x 6 7/8” and adhere to the inside back.

Die cut an outer frame out of light pattern paper using the No. 1 die from the HCD2-Fancy Classic Oval Frame Die and adhere to the inside card.

Die cut a decorative frame out of gold cardstock using the No. 3 die from the HCD2-Fancy Classic Oval Frame Die and adhere to the front of the frame.

Stamp the sentiment from the HCPC-3844 For My Friend Sentiments Cling Stamp set in embossing ink on white cardstock and heat emboss with gold embossing powder.  Die cut the sentiment out using the No. 4 die from the HCD2-Fancy Classic Oval Frame Die and adhere to the front of the decorative frame as shown.

Other Products Used:

Iris cardstock, foam tape, foam squares, Dress My Craft Black Pearls, Hero Arts Embossing & Watermark ink, heat gun

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Thoughtful Wild Poppies

Kia Ora Koutou

Today also sees the debut of the fabulous EZ Stem Floral Wire to make it so much easier making floral bouquets on your cards. For my card today I have added poppies and some hyacinths to create a colourful garden of flowers.

For more information on the products I have used please visit here.

Today’s project was created with products provided by Heartfelt Creations.

Instructions:

Cut a piece of black 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 pattern paper 4 7/8” x 6 7/8” and adhere to the front of the card.

Die cut two decorative dies using the No. 1 and No. 2 die from the HCD2-7339 Regal Lattice Gateway Die set – one out of gold cardstock and one out of black cardstock. Adhere the black die behind the gold die slightly offsetting them and adhere to the front of the card using foam strips. Die cut the centre trellis out using the No. 2 and No. 3 dis from the HCD2-7339 Regal Lattice Gateway Die set and adhere to the centre of the frame.

Stamp the poppy images from the HCPC-3986 Wild Poppy Cling Stamp Set in Red Geranium ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the images with Lady Bug ink and die cut with the coordinating dies. Colour the backs of the flowers with Lady Bug ink and shape using the coordinating mold. Assemble using two petals the same size. For the centres of the flowers stamp the poppy images in Red Geranium ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the centres of the flowers with Leaf Green ink and cut out with scissors. Shape the centres and add to the centres of the flowers with foam squares. Add 3D Crystal Lacquer to the flowers and when dry add Black Flower Pearls to the outside of the flower centres. Adhere the flowers to the top stems of the EZ Stem Floral Wire leaving two stems free using a hot glue and then adhere the spray to the centre of the frame.

Stamp the poppy spray images from the HCPC-3987 Wild Poppy Accents Cling Stamp Set
HCPC-3988 Wild Poppy Bouquet 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. Add Crystal Clear glitter using 3-D Crystal Lacquer.  Trim the leaves and add to the stems with hot glue and foam squares for dimension.

Stamp the hyacinth flowers from the HCPC-3947 Fragrant Hyacinth Cling Stamp Set in Pretty Petunia ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the flowers with Periwinkle ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Colour the backs and shape using the groove golf tools. Add Crystal Clear glitter using 3D Crystal Lacquer and when dry add Lettuce Entertain You Prills. Adhere to the bottom two stems and to the bottom of the card as shown.

Stamp the small poppy images from the HCPC-3986 Wild Poppy Cling Stamp Set in Leaf Green ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the leaves with Vivid Chartreuse ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Colour the backs with Vivid Chartreuse ink and shaping using the groove golf tools. Add Crystal Clear to the petals with 3D Crystal Lacquer and when dry add Lettuce Entertain You and adhere around the bottom of the card as shown.

Card inside.

Cut a piece of pattern paper 4 7/8” x 6 7/8” and adhere to the inside back. Die cut the frame using the No. 4, No. 5 and No. 6 dies from the HCD2-7340 Eyelet Frame Gateway Die and adhere to the centre of the inside back. Die cut the eyelet frame out using the No. 7 die from the HCD2-7340 Eyelet Frame Gateway Die and adhere to the centre of the larger eyelet frame.

Stamp the sentiment from the HCPC-3845 Just For You Sentiments Cling Stamp Set using embossing ink on white cardstock and heat emboss with gold embossing powder. Die cut out using the No. 8 die from the HCD2-7340 Eyelet Frame Gateway Die and adhere to the gold eyelet frame.

Other Products Used:

Hero Arts Embossing & Watermark ink, Versamagic ink – Pretty Petunia, hot glue gun, foam squares, Dress My Craft Black Flower Pearls, heat gun

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French Ironworks Birthday

Kia Ora Koutou

I am back today with another card featuring the new French Gate and Courtyard dies from Heartfelt Creations. This time I have created a 6″ x 6″ gatefold card that is held together with a magnetic clasp. I have used the Decorative Dragonfly collection to embellish the card. I was really happy with how the card came together and greens and blues look so beautiful together.

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Today’s project was created with products provided by Heartfelt Creations.

Instructions:

Cut a piece of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper 12” x 6”, score at 3” and 9” along the long side and fold to create a 6” x 6” gatefold card.

Front of Card

Cut two pieces of green pattern paper 3” x 6” and adhere to both front panels. Die cut two rectangles of a 6” x 6” panel from the pattern paper using the inside rectangle die from the HCD1-7397 French Gate Die. Die cut two decorative dies using the inside rectangle die and the two decorative dies out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Adhere the two decorative dies to the pattern paper panels and then adhere to the two front panels.

Stamp the flower images from the HCPC-3984 Daydream Florals Cling Stamp Set and the HCPC-3985 Dragonfly Florals Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating dies. Add Crystal Ultrafine glitter to the flowers with Dries Clear glue and adhere the larger flower images to the left and right panels as shown.

Stamp the dragonfly images from the HCPC-3983 Decorative Dragonfly Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour the images with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating dies. Add Crystal Ultrafine glitter to the wings and then add the larger dragonfly to the top left panel, and the small dragonflies to the right panel as shown.

Die cut the inner and outer hinge out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper using the dies from the HCD1-7285 Window Hinges Die. Adhere the inner die to the outer die. Adhere a magnet to the right side on the back of the hinge. Die cut another outer hinge and adhere to the back of the hinge to cover the magnet. Adhere the hinge to the left panel as shown.

To finish the front of the card add iridescent gems to the dragonfly bodies and to the decorative dies and hinge as shown.

Inside sides of the card.

Adhere a magnet on the inside right panel to line up with the magnet on the front of the card. Cut two pieces of green pattern paper 6” x 3 7/8” and adhere to the inside panels and covering the magnet on the right inside panel.

Inside back of card

Cut a piece of green pattern paper 6” x 5 7/8” and adhere to the inside back. Trim a 6” x 6” panel to 5 7/8” x 5 3/4” and adhere to the green pattern paper.

Die cut the outer birthday sentiment frame using the die from the HCD2-7351 Ironworks Sentiments Die. Die cut two birthday sentiments – one out of green pattern paper and one out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Adhere the green sentiment to the white sentiment and then adhere to the vellum back and then adhere the sentiment to the inside back of the card.

Other Products Used:

Iris cardstock, iridescent gems

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Courtyard Rose Floral

Kia Ora Koutou

Heartfelt Creations has released some new fabulous dies that are just so versatile. They can be used for 6″ x 6″, A2, A5 and slimline cards and today I have gorgeous 6″ x 6″ card to share with you. I have decorated the card with my favourite Classic Roses and florals and dragonflies from the Decorative Dragonfly collection.

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Today’s project was created with products provided by Heartfelt Creations.

Instructions:

Cut a piece of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper 9” x 6”, score at 3” along the long side and fold to create the base card.

Inside back of card.

Cut a piece of pink pattern paper 6” x 5 7/8” and adhere to the inside back. Die cut a decorative die using the No. 1 die from the HCD1-7398 French Courtyard die set out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper and adhere to the inside back over the pink paper.

Die cut a circle using the largest circle die from the HCD1-7398 French Courtyard die and adhere to the centre of the circle. Die cut the birthday sentiment out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper using the large circle and birthday sentiment dies. Sponge the birthday sentiments using Magenta Hue ink and add Frosting Powder with Dries Clear glue on a sponge. Adhere to the circle in the centre of the back as shown.

Inside side of card.

Cut a piece of pink pattern paper 6” x 2 7/8” and adhere to the inside of the card. Die cut a decorative die using the No. 1 die from the HCD1-7398 French Courtyard die and trim the circle from the day and adhere over the circle die as shown. Die cut the medallion decorative die out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper using the small circle and medallion dies. Sponge with Magenta Hue ink, add Frosting Powder with Dries Clear glue on a sponge and adhere to the centre of the circle as shown.


Front of card

Cut a piece of pink pattern paper 3” x 6” along the long side and adhere to the left front. Die cut the decorative die out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper using the No 1 die from the HCD1-7398 French Courtyard die. Trim the die in half leaving the overhanging circle and adhere the left side of the card with the circle hanging over the side.

Die cut the circle using the large circle die from the HCD1-7398 French Courtyard die out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper and adhere to the left front circle hanging over the side of the front as shown. Die cut the birthday sentiment out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper using the No. 2 and No. 3 dies from the HCD1-7398 French Courtyard die. Sponge Magenta Hue ink on the sentiment and add Frosting Powder to the sentiment using Dries Clear glue on a sponge. Adhere over the circle on the card front. Die cut a small circle using the small circle die out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Die cut the medallion decorative die out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper using the small circle and medallion dies. Sponge with Magenta Hue ink, add Frosting Powder with Dries Clear glue on a sponge and adhere to the centre of the birthday sentiment.

Stamp the flower images from the HCPC-3984 Daydream Florals Cling Stamp Set and the HCPC-3985 Dragonfly Florals Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating dies. Add Crystal Ultrafine glitter to the flowers with Dries Clear glue and adhere the larger flower images to the left side of the card.

Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3835 Leafy Accents Cling Stamp Set and the HCPC-3752 Classic Rose Cling Stamp Set in Library Green ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the leaves with Leaf Green ink and Magenta Hue inks and die cut with the coordinating dies. Colour the backs with Leaf Green ink and shape using the coordinating molds. Add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium and a paint brush, trim and adhere to the left side over the coloured images and to the bottom right.

Stamp the rose images from the HCPC-3752 Classic Rose Cling Stamp Set in Magenta Hue ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the petals with Magenta Hue ink and die cut with the coordinating dies. Colour the backs of the petals with Magenta Hue ink and shape using a groove golf tool. Assemble using a hot glue gun making a combination of large, small and bud roses. Add Crystal Clear glitter to the flowers using clear gloss gel medium and a paint brush. Adhere the roses to the card front as shown.

Add more of the painted flower images around the roses as shown.

Stamp the dragonfly images from the HCPC-3983 Decorative Dragonfly Cling Stamp Set in Stazon Jet Black ink on clear cardstock. Colour the backs of the images with alcohol markers and die cut with the coordinating dies. Add Crystal Ultrafine glitter to the wings and then add to the front of the card as shown.

To finish add iridescent gems to the bodies of the dragonflies and pink gems to the decorative dies on the front, inside side and inside back as shown.

Other Products Used:

Iris cardstock, clear gloss gel medium, paintbrush, clear iridescent gems, pink iridescent gems, hot glue gun, Copic markers

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Dragonfly Shaker Centerpiece

Kia Ora Koutou

I have another shaker card featuring Heartfelt Creations Decorative Dragonfly to share with you today. This time the shaker is a window looking through to the sentiment on the inside of the card. I love the blue and purple tones on the front that contrasts with the vibrant green on the inside.

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

Today’s project was created with products provided by Heartfelt Creations.

Instructions:

Cut a piece of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper 12” x 6 1/4″, score at 6” along the long side and fold. Die cut the base shaped card using the No. 1 die from the HCD1-7367 Simple Centerpiece Die slightly over the folded edge. Die cut the aperture from the front of the card using the No. 7 die from the HCD1-7367 Simple Centerpiece Die.

Inside back of card

Die cut the green pattern paper out using the No. 1 die from the HCD1-7367 Simple Centerpiece Die and adhere to the inside of the card and trim the edge over the fold to allow the card to fold easily. Die cut the pattern paper out using the No. 6 die from the HCD1-7367 Simple Centerpiece Die and adhere to the inside using the front aperture as a guide.

Stamp the sentiment from the HCPC-3975 Oval Floral Frame Cling Stamp set in Deep Purple ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper and die cut with the coordinating die. Die cut another die out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper and adhere to the back of the stamped image. Adhere to the centre of the pattern paper as shown.

Die cut a frame out of silver cardstock using the No. 6 and No. 7 dies from the HCD1-7367 Simple Centerpiece Die and adhere around the pattern paper.

Card Front

Die cut a piece of clear acetate out using the No.3 die from the HCD1-7367 Simple Centerpiece Die and adhere over the aperture on the front of the card. Die cut the purple pattern paper twice out using the No.1 and No. 7 die from the HCD1-7367 Simple Centerpiece Die. Adhere one to the front of the card over the clear acetate.

Die cut a frame out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper using the No. 1 and No. 7 die from the HCD1-7367 Simple Centerpiece Die. Die cut another piece of clear acetate using the No. 3 die and adhere to this frame. Adhere the remaining purple frame to the white frame over the clear acetate.

Die cut the decorative centerpiece die out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper using the No. 1 from the HCD1-7369 Elegant Hearts Centerpiece Die and the No. 7 die from the HCD1-7367 Simple Centerpiece Die. Adhere to the front of the purple frame.

Die cut a frame out of silver cardstock using the No. 6 and No. 7 dies from the HCD1-7367 Simple Centerpiece Die and to the inner frame.


Add iridescent clear sequins, small water droplets and Crystal clear glitter to the card front in the centre of the card front and adhere the purple frame to the front of the card with foam tape ensuring there are no gaps around the aperture to create the shaker element.

Stamp the flower images from the HCPC-3985 Dragonfly Florals Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Add Crystal Ultrafine glitter to the flowers with Dries Clear glue and adhere two flowers to the right of the aperture as shown.

Stamp the small dragonfly image from the HCPC-3983 Decorative Dragonfly Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Add Crystal Ultrafine glitter to the wings and adhere to centre of the card over the clear acetate window as shown.

Stamp the large dragonfly image from the HCPC-3983 Decorative Dragonfly Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Add Crystal Ultrafine glitter to the wing accents with Dries Clear glue. Adhere the dragonfly to the bottom right of the card as shown with foam squares on the wings.

To finish the front add iridescent gems to the dragonfly bodies and on points on the decorative die.


Inside Front of Card

Die cut a frame out of green pattern paper using the No. 1 and No. 7 die from the HCD1-7367 Simple Centerpiece Die. Adhere to the inside front of the card and trim the edge over the fold to enable to the card to fold easily.

Die cut a frame out of silver cardstock using the No. 6 and No. 7 dies from the HCD1-7367 Simple Centerpiece Die and to the inner frame.

Other Products Used:

Iris cardstock, foam squares, clear iridescent sequins, small water droplets, foam squares

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Dragonfly Shaker Centerpiece

Kia Ora Koutou

I have some more Decorative Dragonfly inspiration from Heartfelt Creations today. And once again I have another shaker card to share with you today. This time I have made a window shaker card that looks through onto the sentiment echoing the look of looking through a window or through water in a pond. I love the purple tones with this card and how the purple coordinates so well with the green on the inside.

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

Today’s project was created with products provided by Heartfelt Creations.

Instructions:

Cut a piece of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper 12” x 6 1/4″, score at 6” along the long side and fold. Die cut the base shaped card using the No. 1 die from the HCD1-7367 Simple Centerpiece Die slightly over the folded edge. Die cut the aperture from the front of the card using the No. 7 die from the HCD1-7367 Simple Centerpiece Die.

Inside back of card

Die cut the green pattern paper out using the No. 1 die from the HCD1-7367 Simple Centerpiece Die and adhere to the inside of the card and trim the edge over the fold to allow the card to fold easily. Die cut the pattern paper out using the No. 6 die from the HCD1-7367 Simple Centerpiece Die and adhere to the inside using the front aperture as a guide.

Stamp the sentiment from the HCPC-3975 Oval Floral Frame Cling Stamp set in Deep Purple ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper and die cut with the coordinating die. Die cut another die out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper and adhere to the back of the stamped image. Adhere to the centre of the pattern paper as shown.

Die cut a frame out of silver cardstock using the No. 6 and No. 7 dies from the HCD1-7367 Simple Centerpiece Die and adhere around the pattern paper.

Card Front

Die cut a piece of clear acetate out using the No.3 die from the HCD1-7367 Simple Centerpiece Die and adhere over the aperture on the front of the card. Die cut the purple pattern paper twice out using the No.1 and No. 7 die from the HCD1-7367 Simple Centerpiece Die. Adhere one to the front of the card over the clear acetate.

Die cut a frame out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper using the No. 1 and No. 7 die from the HCD1-7367 Simple Centerpiece Die. Die cut another piece of clear acetate using the No. 3 die and adhere to this frame. Adhere the remaining purple frame to the white frame over the clear acetate.

Die cut the decorative centerpiece die out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper using the No. 1 from the HCD1-7369 Elegant Hearts Centerpiece Die and the No. 7 die from the HCD1-7367 Simple Centerpiece Die. Adhere to the front of the purple frame.

Die cut a frame out of silver cardstock using the No. 6 and No. 7 dies from the HCD1-7367 Simple Centerpiece Die and to the inner frame.

Add iridescent clear sequins, small water droplets and Crystal clear glitter to the card front in the centre of the card front and adhere the purple frame to the front of the card with foam tape ensuring there are no gaps around the aperture to create the shaker element.

Stamp the flower images from the HCPC-3985 Dragonfly Florals Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Add Crystal Ultrafine glitter to the flowers with Dries Clear glue and adhere two flowers to the right of the aperture as shown.

Stamp the small dragonfly image from the HCPC-3983 Decorative Dragonfly Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Add Crystal Ultrafine glitter to the wings and adhere to centre of the card over the clear acetate window as shown.

Stamp the large dragonfly image from the HCPC-3983 Decorative Dragonfly Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Add Crystal Ultrafine glitter to the wing accents with Dries Clear glue. Adhere the dragonfly to the bottom right of the card as shown with foam squares on the wings.

To finish the front add iridescent gems to the dragonfly bodies and on points on the decorative die.


Inside Front of Card

Die cut a frame out of green pattern paper using the No. 1 and No. 7 die from the HCD1-7367 Simple Centerpiece Die. Adhere to the inside front of the card and trim the edge over the fold to enable to the card to fold easily.

Die cut a frame out of silver cardstock using the No. 6 and No. 7 dies from the HCD1-7367 Simple Centerpiece Die and to the inner frame.

Other products used:

Iris cardstock, foam squares, clear iridescent sequins, small water droplets, foam squares

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Friendly Dragonfly

Kia Ora Koutou

Today sees the release of the stunning Decorative Dragonfly collection from Heartfelt Creations. This is such a pretty collection and the dragonflies are just delightful. Today I am sharing a card with a shaker element that echoes a pond with vibrant sparkly dragonflies hovering over the pond edged with pretty summery flowers.

For more details of the products I have used please visit here.

Today’s project was created with products provided by Heartfelt Creations.

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 purple pattern paper 4 7/8” x 6 7/8”, sponge the edge with Pretty Petunia ink and adhere to the front of the card. Cut a piece of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper 4 5/8” x 6 5/8” and adhere to the front of the purple paper. Cut a piece of green pattern paper 4 1/2″ x 6 1/2″, sponge the edges with Vivid Chartreuse ink and adhere to the front of the card.

Stamp the flower images from the HCPC-3984 Daydream Florals Cling Stamp Set and the HCPC-3985 Dragonfly Florals Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating dies. Add Crystal Ultrafine glitter to the flowers with Dries Clear glue and adhere to the right side of the card front over the flower images on the paper.

Stamp the small dragonfly image from the HCPC-3983 Decorative Dragonfly Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Add Crystal Ultrafine glitter to the wings and adhere to centre of the card as shown.

Die cut 5 decorative frames out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper using the HCD2-7381 Fancy Classic Oval Frame Die using the No.2 and No. 3 dies. Stack 4 dies together. Sponge the remaining decorative die on the outside using Pretty Petunia ink and on the inside using Vivid Chartreuse ink. Add Frosting Powder using Dries Clear glue on a sponge and adhere to a piece of clear cardstock. Trim the clear cardstock to the frame and then adhere to the stacked frames.

Add clear iridescent sequins, small water droplets and Crystal clear glitter to the card front in the centre. Adhere the stacked frame to the front of the card to create the shaker element.

Stamp the flower images from the HCPC-3984 Daydream Florals Cling Stamp Set and the HCPC-3985 Dragonfly Florals Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating dies. Add Crystal Ultrafine glitter to the flowers with Dries Clear glue and adhere to the right side of the framed shaker element.

Stamp the two medium dragonfly images from the HCPC-3983 Decorative Dragonfly Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Add Crystal Ultrafine glitter to the wings and adhere the larger dragonfly to the top left of the frame and the smaller dragonfly to the top right of the frame as shown.

Stamp the sentiment from the HCPC-3975 Oval Floral Frame Cling Stamp set in Deep Purple ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper and die cut with the coordinating die. Die cut another die out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper and adhere to the back of the stamped image. Adhere to the front of the shaker element as shown.

To finish add purple iridescent gems to the two dragonfly bodies on the front of the shaker element.

Other Products Used:

Iris cardstock, Versamagic ink – Pretty Petunia, purple iridescent gems, clear iridescent sequins, small water droplets

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Festive Christmas Scene

Kia Ora Koutou

It is never too early to start thinking about Christmas cards and today I am sharing the Christmas card I made last year for Heartfelt Creations. This card came together very quickly as I used coloured cardstock for the embellishments.

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

Today’s project was created with products provided by Heartfelt Creations.

Instructions:

Die cut a piece of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper 10 1/2” x 7 1/2″, score at 5 1/4″ along the long side and fold.  Die cut the shaped base card by using the No. 1 die from the HCD2-7402 Filigree Companion die slightly over the edge of the fold.

Die cut the outer frame from the pattern paper using the No. 1 and No. 3 dies from the HCD2-7402 Filigree Companion die.  Die cut a frame out of Deluxe Flower Shaping paper using the No. 1 and No 3 dies from the HCD2-7402 Filigree Companion die.  Adhere the printed image frame to the white frame and then adhere to the front of the card with foam tape.  Die cut the house image from the pattern paper using the No. 3 die from the HCD2-7402 Filigree Companion die and adhere to the centre of the frame.

Die cut the gold filigree frames out of gold cardstock using the No. 2 and No. 4 dies from the HCD2-7402 Filigree Companion die and adhere to the outer frame and the inner as shown.

Die cut two corners out of gold cardstock using the corner die from the HCD2-7402 Filigree Companion die and adhere to the sides of the card.

Stamp the large spray and small leaf images from the HCPC-3959 Holly Berry Spray Cling Stamp, the small spray image from the HCPC-3958 Small Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp on green cardstock with embossing ink and heat emboss with gold embossing powder.  Die cut with the coordinating dies and shape using the coordinating molds.  Add Crystal Clear glitter to the leaves with clear gloss gel medium and adhere a large spray to the top left of the card and another to the bottom right of the card. Add the small sprays and leaves around the larger sprays to create a base for the flowers.

Stamp the poinsettia images from the HCPC-3958 Small Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp and the HCPC-3957 Large Poinsettia Cling Stamp on red cardstock with clear embossing ink and heat emboss with gold embossing powder.  Die cut with the coordinating dies and shape using the coordinating molds.  Assemble the flowers and pierce the centres.  Insert the gold pearl stamens and set with Dries Clear glue.  Add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium, trim the threads and adhere to front of the card over the leaves – one large and one small to the top left of the card, and one medium flower to the bottom right of the card.

Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3957 Large Poinsettia Cling Stamp in embossing ink on green cardstock and heat emboss with gold embossing powder.  Die cut with the coordinating die and shape using the coordinating mold.  Add Crystal Clear glitter to the leaves using clear gloss gel medium, trim and adhere around the flowers.

Inside card:

Die cut the pattern paper No. 1 die from the HCD2-7402 Filigree Companion die for the inside of the card.  Stamp the Christmas sentiment from the HCPC-3960 Holiday Village Cling Stamp set using a stamp positioner in clear embossing ink and heat emboss with gold embossing ink.  Adhere the paper to the inside of the card.

Other Products Used:

Foam tape, Spellbinders Essential Cardstock – Rainforest, Creative Expressions Foundation Cardstock – Ruby Red, clear gloss gel medium, stamp positioner, Hero Arts Embossing & Watermark ink

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Sweet Pea Special

Kia Ora Koutou

A bunch of sweet peas are perfect to give as a special gift and today I have a card that can be used for all special occasions. The Sweet Pea collection from Heartfelt Creations is just stunning and perfect for all your paper crafting projects.

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Today’s project was created with products provided by Heartfelt Creations.

Instructions:

Cut a piece of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper 7 1/2″ x 10 1/2″, score at 5 1/4″ and fold.  Die cut the shaped base using the No. 1 die from the HCD2-7399 Flourish Companion Frame Die slightly over the edge of the fold.  Die cut an outer frame using the No. 1 die from the HCD2-7399 Flourish Companion Frame Die set in Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper and adhere to the shaped base front. Die cut two frames using the No.1 and No.2 dies from the HCD2-7399 Flourish Companion Frame Die set from pattern paper and Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Adhere the pattern paper over the white frame and then adhere to the card front with foam tape.  Stamp the sentiment from the HCPC-3845 Just For You Sentiments in Deep Purple ink using a stamp positioner and then adhere to the inside of the frame.  Die cut the decorative dies from the HCD2-7399 Flourish Companion Frame Die set out of gold cardstock.  Adhere the large decorative die to the outer frame and the smaller one to the inside of the frame.

Stamp the sweet pea images from the HCPC-3980 Sweet Pea Cling Stamp Set with Vivid Chartreuse and Majestic Violet inks on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour the flowers with Buttercup ink and the centres with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Colour the edges of the purple flowers with Violet ink and colour the backs with Buttercup, Leaf Green and Violet inks.  Colour the edges of the light green flowers with Magenta Hue ink and the backs with Buttercup, Leaf Green and Magenta Hue inks. Shape using the coordinating mold and then pleat the petals by hand.  Pierce the centres and add three purple stamens to the purple flowers and pink stamens to the pink flowers.  Assemble the flowers using hot glue.

Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3980 Sweet Pea Cling Stamp Set in Library Green ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour the images with Leaf Green and Mowed Lawn inks and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Colour the backs of the leaves with Leaf Green ink and shape using the coordinating mold.  Add a small wire to the base of the leaf with hot glue

Add florist tape to the flowers and add leaves and wire tendrils to the flowers as you roll down the wires.  Add Crystal clear to the flowers and leaves, trim the ends and adhere to the right side of the card as shown.  To finish add a purple organza ribbon bow at the bottom right of the card as shown.

Card Inside

Die cut a background using the No. 1 die from the HCD2-7399 Flourish Companion Frame Die out of pattern paper and adhere to the inside of the card.  Trim at the edge of the fold to allow the card to fold easily.

Other Products Used:

Ranger Archival ink – Violet, Distress ink – Mowed Lawn, fine green florist wire, clear glossy gel medium, foam squares, hot glue gun, green florist tape, purple organza ribbon, foam tape, stamp positioner

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Golden Shadow

Kia Ora Koutou

Nothing says summer like a vase full of pretty, scented sweet peas! Today I have a vase of sweet peas to share with you on a base of delicate and elegant die cuts.

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Today’s project was created with products provided by Heartfelt Creations.

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

Cut a piece of pattern paper 6” x 6” and using the plain edge die from the HCD1-7212 Petite Pocket Accents Die trim the top and bottom.  Die cut 8 decorative edge dies using the No. 2 die from the HCD1-7212 Petite Pocket Accents Die set – 4 out of gold cardstock, 4 out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Adhere the white decorative dies over the gold decorative dies and offset slightly.  Adhere two decorative dies on the top and bottom over the trimmed ends and two decorative dies behind the trimmed edge as shown.  Die cut two small decorative trims using the No. 1 die from the HCD1-7212 Petite Pocket Accents Die set out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Add Frosting Powder using clear gloss gel medium and adhere to the front of the card over the edge of the larger decorative dies as shown.  Adhere this panel to the front of the card base using foam tape.

Die cut a gold eyelet oval using the No. 1 die from the HCD1-7157 Eyelet Oval & Basics Large Die.  Die cut a white oval using the No. 1 die from the HCD107256 Eyelet Oval & Basics Small Die and adhere over the gold oval.  Die cut an oval out of pattern paper using the No. 2 die from the HCD1-7157 Eyelet Oval & Basics Large Die and adhere over the white and gold eyelet ovals.  Adhere to the front of the card as shown with foam tape.

Stamp the narrow vase image from the HCPC-3982 Classic Floral Vase Cling Stamp Set in clear embossing ink on Iris cardstock and heat emboss with gold embossing powder.  Colour with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die.  Add foam tape on the bottom of the vase, curve the vase and then adhere to the front of the oval as shown.

Stamp the sweet pea images from the HCPC-3980 Sweet Pea Cling Stamp Set with Rose Madder and Majestic Violet inks on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour the flowers with Buttercup ink and the centres with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Colour the edges of the purple flowers with Violet ink and colour the backs with Buttercup, Leaf Green and Violet inks.  Colour the edges of the peach flowers with Rose Madder ink and the backs with Buttercup, Leaf Green and Rose Madder inks. Shape using the coordinating mold and then pleat the petals by hand.  Pierce the centres and add three purple stamens to the purple flowers and pink stamens to the pink flowers.  Assemble the flowers using hot glue.

Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3980 Sweet Pea Cling Stamp Set in Library Green ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour the images with Leaf Green and Mowed Lawn inks and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Colour the backs of the leaves with Leaf Green ink and shape using the coordinating mold.  Add a small wire to the base of the leaf with hot glue.

Add florist tape to the flowers and add leaves and wire tendrils to the flowers as you roll down the wires.  Add Crystal clear to the flowers and leaves and tape the flowers into a bouquet using florist tape.  Trim the ends and insert into the top of the vase and fasten with hot glue.

Stamp the sentiment from the HCPC-3982 Classic Floral Vase Cling Stamp Set in Dark Purple ink on some pattern paper.  Die cut the tag using the round tag die from the HCD1-7203 Ornamental Tags Die set.  Adhere among the flowers as shown with narrow purple ribbon.

Stamp the small butterfly image from HCPC-3953 Small Floral Butterfly Cling Stamp set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock.  Colour the image with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die.  Add Crystal Ultrafine Glitter to the wings with Dries Clear glue and adhere to the vase as shown.

Other products used:

Foam tape, Iris cardstock, clear gloss gel medium, florist wire, florist tape, Hero Arts Embossing and Watermark ink, Distress ink – Mowed Lawn, hot glue gun

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