Majestic in Pink

Kia Ora Koutou

Welcome back to Inspiration Wednesday from Heartfelt Creations.  I hope you are all keeping safe and well within your self isolating bubbles.  I have been busy working on upskilling my colouring skills – more to come about this later.

I have two cards in two separate posts.  First up is a very quick and easy card using the gorgeous new 5″ x 7″ dies that Heartfelt Creations has just released last week.  This are must have dies for your craft room!

Products Used:

Majestic Swirl Frames DieHCD2-7308
Decorative Circle Frames DieHCD2-7306
French Cottage ‘scapes Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3909
French Cottage ‘scapes DieHCD1-7293
Calla Lily Paper CollectionHCDP1-2110
3D Blossoms Shaping MoldHCFB1-469
Oakberry Lane Blossoms Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3842
Oakberry Lane Blossoms DieHCD1-7200
Just For You Sentiments Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3845
Eyelet Circle & Basics Small DieHCD1-7154
Circle Basics Large DieHCD1-7155
Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper Pack of 50 – WhiteHCPP1-475
Stack and Store Daubers-Pack of 30HCDA2-450
Bridal Bouquet Stamens-SmallHCS1-460
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Magenta HueRACP614
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Cactus FlowerRACP985
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Tiger LilyRACP670
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Fern GreenRACP962

Other Products: 

White Cardstock, heavy cardboard, stamp positioner, Hero Arts Embossing & Watermark ink, pearls

For more ideas on creating with the 5 x 7 Decorative Frame Dies, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/qdBFA5VpmSo.

For more tips on creating with the flower shaping molds, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FSdPL7nXvQE.

For more tips on creating with the Oakberry Lane collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/HirfUN8NEYY.

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 pink patterned paper from the Calla Lily paper collection 4 15/16” x 6 15/16” and adhere to the front of the card. Die cut the outer decorative frame die from white cardstock, add Frosting Powder with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge and adhere to the front of the card with a piece of heavy cardboard 3 1/4″ x 5 1/4″. Cut a piece of pink patterned paper 3 1/4” x 5 1/4″ and adhere to the white decorative frame. Die cut the middle decorative frame from white cardstock, add Frosting Powder to the decorative edge with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge and then adhere to the centre of the decorative frame with a piece of heavy cardboard 2” x 4”. Cut a piece of pink patterned paper 2” x 4” and adhere to the middle of the middle decorative frame. Die cut the inner decorative tag from white cardstock, add Frosting Powder to the ends with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge and adhere to the centre of the card with a piece of heavy cardboard as shown. Stamp the sentiment from the HCPC-3845 Just for You Stamp set in Hero Arts embossing ink on pink and heat emboss with the white embossing powder on the pink patterned paper and die cut out using the smallest die. Adhere to the centre of the inner tag.

Stamp the leaves from the HCPC-3842 Oakberry Lane Blossoms Stamp set in Fern Green ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour with Vivid Chartreuse ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape using the coordinating mold and when dry add Crystal Clear glitter with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Adhere on the top and bottom of the tag.

Stamp the flower images from the HCPC-3842 Oakberry Lane Blossoms Stamp set in Magenta Hue ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the centres of the flowers with Tiger Lily ink and the outer petals with Magenta Hue ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Sponge the edges with Cactus Lily ink and the backs of the flowers with Magenta Hue ink and then shape using the coordinating mold. Assemble the flowers with two layers and then add Crystal Clear glitter using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Add the flowers over the leaves. Add Go Man Go Prills to the centres with Dries Clear glue.

Stamp the flower images from the HCPC-3909 French Cottage ‘scapes Cling Stamp Set in Sky Blue ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the centres with Buttercup ink and die cut with the coordinating dies. Colour the edges and the backs with Sky Blue ink and shape using Groove Golf tools. Assemble with two layers per flower as shown when dry. Add Crystal Clear glitter using Dries Clear glue a damp sponge and then add Lemon Chiffon Prills to the centres of the flowers and add to the front as shown.

To finish, trim some pearl stamens and adhere around the flowers. Add pearls to the decorative dies.

Please look out for my next blog post.

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

 

Elaborate Thank You

Kia Ora Koutou

Welcome back to my second blog post for Inspiration Wednesday.  This card features the beautiful Elaborate

Products Used:

Elaborate Oval Frames DieHCD2-7309
3D Blossoms Shaping MoldHCFB1-469
Oakberry Lane Blossoms Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3842
Oakberry Lane Blossoms DieHCD1-7200
Calla Lily Paper CollectionHCDP1-2110
Thank You Sentiments Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3846
Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper Pack of 50 – WhiteHCPP1-475
Stack and Store Daubers-Pack of 30HCDA2-450
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Magenta HueRACP614
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Cactus FlowerRACP985
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Tiger LilyRACP670
Go Man Go PrillsANC818
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive159723
Rajni Chawla’s Crystal ClearPGM15015
Rajni Chawla’s Frosting PowderPGM15016

 

Other Products: 

Altenew Firefly ink, Altenew Mountain Pine ink, white cardstock, heavy cardboard, stamp Positioner

For more ideas on creating with the 5 x 7 Decorative Frame Dies, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/qdBFA5VpmSo.

For more tips on creating with the flower shaping molds, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FSdPL7nXvQE.

For more tips on creating with the Oakberry Lane collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/HirfUN8NEYY.

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 dark green patterned paper from the Calla Lily paper collection and adhere to the front of the card. Die cut the outer frame from the green and yellow checked paper using the outer plain edge frame die from the HCD2-7309 Elaborate Oval Frames Die set, sponge the edge with Firefly ink and adhere to the front of the card.

Die cut three decorative frames from white cardstock using the outer decorative die and the outer plain edge die, adhere all three together and add Frosting Powder with spray adhesive before adding to the front of the card as shown. Stamp the sentiment from the HCPC-3846 Thank You Sentiment Stamp set in Mountain Pine ink on light green/yellow patterned paper and die cut out using the middle plain edge die, sponge with Firefly ink and adhere to the centre of the frame. Die cut two decorative frames using the inner decorative frame and the inner oval plain edge die, adhere together and add Frosting Powder with spray adhesive and adhere to the centre of the card as shown.

Stamp the leaves from the HCPC-3842 Oakberry Lane Blossoms Stamp set in Mountain Pine ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour with Firefly ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape using the coordinating mold and when dry, add Crystal Clear glitter with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Adhere on the bottom right around the oval as shown.

Stamp the flower images from the HCPC-3842 Oakberry Lane Blossoms Stamp set in Magenta Hue ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the centres of the flowers with Tiger Lily ink and the outer petals with Magenta Hue ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Sponge the edges with Cactus Lily ink and the backs of the flowers with Magenta Hue ink and then shape using the coordinating mold. Assemble the flowers with two layers and then add Crystal Clear glitter using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Add the flowers over the leaves. Add Go Man Go Prills to the centres with Dries Clear glue.

Please keep safe and well in your little bubbles.

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

Circle of Friends

Kia Ora Koutou

Welcome back and today I have two posts for Inspiration Wednesday at Heartfelt Creations.  I have found crafting to be really good therapy to help me through being in lockdown and I hope that I can inspire you to create too.

My first post features the Decorative Circles Frame die set decorated with some Oakberry Lane flowers and the gorgeous Wild Aster Spray.

Products Used:

Other Products: 

Altenew Firefly ink, Altenew Mountain Pine ink, Dress My Craft Flower Pearls – Snow White, White cardstock, heavy cardboard, Hero Arts Embossing & Watermark ink, Stamp Positioner

For more ideas on creating with the 5 x 7 Decorative Frame Dies, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/qdBFA5VpmSo.

For more tips on creating with the flower shaping molds, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FSdPL7nXvQE.

For more tips on creating with the Oakberry Lane collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/HirfUN8NEYY.

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 dark green patterned paper from the Calla Lily paper collection and adhere to the front of the card. Die cut the outer frame die from the HCD2-7306 Decorative Circle Frames Die set from the light green patterned paper and sponge the edges with Firefly ink. Die cut a piece of heavy cardboard using the same die and then adhere to the front of the card. Die cut the decorative outer die out of white cardstock using the outer decorative die and add Frosting Powder using spray adhesive and then adhere to the outer frame as shown. Cut a circle out of light green patterned paper using the largest circle die from the HCD1-7155 Circle Basics – Large Die set, sponge the edge with Firefly ink and adhere to the middle of the decorative die. Die cut the eyelet circle out of dark green paper using the largest eyelet circle die from the HCD2-7306 Decorative Circle Frames Die set and adhere to the middle of the plain green patterned paper circle. Die cut a plain circle from light green patterned paper using the second largest die from the HCD1-7155 Circle Basics – Large Die set, sponge the edge with Firefly ink and adhere to the centre of the eyelet circle. Stamp the sentiment from the HCPC-3845 Just for You Stamp set in Mountain Pine ink on the bottom right of the circle as shown with a stamp positioner. Die cut three eyelet frames out of white cardstock using the second largest eyelet circle die and the third largest plain edge die from the HCD1-7154 Eyelet Circle Basics – Small Die set and adhere together. Die cut another frame out of dark green paper and adhere to the top of the frame and adhere to the circle as shown.

Stamp the spray image from the HCPC-3888 Wild Aster Spray Stamp set in Hero Arts Embossing ink on the vellum and heat emboss with the white embossing powder before die cutting with the coordinating die. Add Snow White Flower Pearls to the spray and Crystal Clear glitter with Dries Clear glue before adhering to the left of the circle as shown.

Stamp the leaves from the HCPC-3842 Oakberry Lane Blossoms Stamp set in Mountain Pine ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour with Firefly ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape using the coordinating mold and when dry, add Crystal Clear glitter with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Adhere over and around the Aster Spray as shown.

Stamp the flower images from the HCPC-3842 Oakberry Lane Blossoms Stamp set in Magenta Hue ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the centres of the flowers with Tiger Lily ink and the outer petals with Magenta Hue ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Sponge the edges with Cactus Lily ink and the backs of the flowers with Magenta Hue ink and then shape using the coordinating mold. Assemble the flowers with two layers as well as some buds with single layers and then add Crystal Clear glitter using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Add the flowers and buds over and around the leaves and the Aster spray. Add Go Man Go Prills to the centres with Dries Clear glue.

Please watch out for my second blog post.

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

A Quiet Elegance

Kia Ora Koutou

Welcome back to my final post and for this card I have once again used the Royal Elegance Frame dies in a very understated way.  This card is perfect for posting.

Products Used:

Royal Elegance Frames DieHCD2-7307
Celebrate Love Sentiments Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3847
Luxe Gold CardstockHCGP1-488
Rajni Chawla’s Crystal ClearPGM15015
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive159723

Other Products: 

White cardstock, foam tape, heavy cardboard, Hero Arts Embossing and Watermark ink, spray adhesive, stamp positioner

For more ideas on creating with the 5 x 7 Decorative Dies, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/qdBFA5VpmSo.

Instructions: 

Cut a piece of white cardstock 10” x 7”, score at 5” x 7” and fold to create a base card of 5” x 7”. Cut a piece of white cardstock 4 15/16” x 6 15/16” and adhere to the front of the card with a piece of 4 1/2″ x 6 1/2″ heavy cardboard.

Die cut the base die out of white cardstock using the outer plain edge die from the HCD2-7307 Royal Elegance Frames Die set and adhere to the front of the card. Die cut a decorative die from white cardstock using the outer decorative die and the inner decorative die. Add Frosting Powder using spray adhesive. Repeat with gold cardstock and adhere the white decorative die to the gold decorative die offsetting the dies to have a gold edge. Adhere to the front of the card.

Die cut the inner frame die from the HCD2-7307 Royal Elegance Frames Die set out of gold cardstock. Die cut a frame out of gold cardstock using the inner frame die and the plain edge oval die and adhere to the previously cut gold frame. Adhere this frame to the front of the card with foam tape.

Die cut the inner oval using the plain edge oval die and adhere to the centre of the frame. Die cut the middle decorative die out of gold cardstock and white cardstock. Stamp the sentiment from the HCPC-3847 Celebrate Love Sentiments Stamp set in the Hero Arts Embossing ink using a stamp positioner and heat emboss with gold embossing powder. Adhere the white decorative die to the gold decorative die and slightly offset the dies to have a gold edge and adhere to the centre of the white oval. Die cut the inner decorative die from the HCD2-7307 Royal Elegance Frames Die set out of gold cardstock and adhere to the front framing the sentiment.

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

Just For You

Kia Ora Koutou

Welcome back to my second post featuring the gorgeous new 5″ x 7″ decorative dies from Heartfelt Creations.

This card features the Majestic Swirl Frame dies for a very elegant card.


 

 

 

Products Used:

Other Products: Altenew Firefly ink, Altenew Mountain Pine ink, white cardstock, heavy cardboard, stamp Positioner

For more ideas on creating with the 5 x 7 Decorative Dies, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/qdBFA5VpmSo.

For more tips on creating with the flower shaping molds, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FSdPL7nXvQE.

For more tips on creating with the Oakberry Lane collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/HirfUN8NEYY.

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 dark green patterned paper from the Calla Lily paper collection and adhere to the front of the card. Die cut the outer frame from the light green patterned paper using the outer frame die from the HCD2-7308 Majestic Swirl Frames Die set, sponge around the edge with Firefly ink and then adhere to the front of the card with a piece of heavy cardboard 6” x 4”. Die cut the outer decorative frame die from white cardstock, add Frosting Powder with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge and adhere to the front of the card with a piece of heavy cardboard 3 1/4″ x 5 1/4″. Cut a piece of light green patterned paper 3 1/4” x 5 1/4″, sponge the edge with Firefly ink and adhere to the white decorative frame. Die cut the middle decorative frame from white cardstock, add Frosting Powder to the decorative edge with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge and then adhere to the centre of the decorative frame with a piece of heavy cardboard 2” x 4”. Cut a piece of light green patterned paper 2” x 4”, sponge the edges with Firefly ink and adhere to the middle of the middle decorative frame. Die cut the inner decorative tag from white cardstock, add Frosting Powder to the ends with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge and adhere to the centre of the card with a piece of heavy cardboard as shown. Stamp the sentiment from the HCPC-3845 Just for You Stamp set in Mountain Pine ink on green patterned paper and die cut out using the smallest die . Sponge the edge with Firefly ink and adhere to the centre of the inner tag.

Stamp the leaves from the HCPC-3842 Oakberry Lane Blossoms Stamp set in Mountain Pine ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour with Firefly ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape using the coordinating mold and when dry add Crystal Clear glitter with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Adhere on the top and bottom of the tag as shown.

Stamp the flower images from the HCPC-3842 Oakberry Lane Blossoms Stamp set in Magenta Hue ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the centres of the flowers with Tiger Lily ink and the outer petals with Magenta Hue ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Sponge the edges with Cactus Lily ink and the backs of the flowers with Magenta Hue ink and then shape using the coordinating mold. Assemble the flowers with two layers and then add Crystal Clear glitter using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Add the flowers over the leaves. Add Go Man Go Prills to the centres with Dries Clear glue.

I have one more post for you so please watch out for that.

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

 

Thank You

Kia Ora Koutou

Welcome back and today Heartfelt Creations has released some fabulous new decorative dies to compliment their paper collections.  I have three separate blog posts to share with you so please watch out for another couple of posts to come.

My first card is a shaped card using the Royal Elegance Frame die set with some gorgeous Oakberry Lane Blossoms set.

Products Used:

Royal Elegance Frames DieHCD2-7307
Oakberry Lane Blossoms Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3842
Oakberry Lane Blossoms DieHCD1-7200
3D Blossoms Shaping MoldHCFB1-469
Calla Lily Paper CollectionHCDP1-2110
Thank You Sentiments Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3846
Eyelet Circle & Basics Small DieHCD1-7154
Circle Basics Large DieHCD1-7155
Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper Pack of 50 – WhiteHCPP1-475
Stack and Store Daubers-Pack of 30HCDA2-450
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Magenta HueRACP614
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Cactus FlowerRACP985
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Tiger LilyRACP670
Go Man Go PrillsANC818
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive159723
Rajni Chawla’s Crystal ClearPGM15015
Rajni Chawla’s Frosting PowderPGM15016

Other Products:

Altenew Firefly ink, Altenew Mountain Pine ink, white cardstock, heavy cardboard, stamp Positioner

For more ideas on creating with the 5 x 7 Decorative Dies, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/qdBFA5VpmSo.

For more tips on creating with the flower shaping molds, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FSdPL7nXvQE.

For more tips on creating with the Oakberry Lane collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/HirfUN8NEYY.

Instructions: 

Cut a piece of white cardstock 10” x 7”, score at 5” along the long side and fold. Place the outer Royal Elegance Frames Die over the folded card with one edge slightly over the folded side and die cut to create the shaped card. Die cut an outer frame from white cardstock and adhere to the front of the shaped card. Die cut an outer frame from light green patterned paper, sponge the edge with Firefly ink and adhere to the card front. Die cut the outer decorative frame from white cardstock using the largest and second largest decorative dies, add Frosting Powder with spray adhesive and then adhere to the front of the card. Die cut two decorative dies from white cardstock using the second largest decorative die and the outer plain edge oval die and adhere together. Add Frosting Powder using spray adhesive and adhere to the card front as shown. Die cut the inner oval from checked patterned paper using the outer plain edge oval die, sponge the edge with Firefly ink and adhere to the centre of the card. Die cut the inner decorative frame from white cardstock and adhere to the centre of the oval. Die cut two frames using the inner decorative frame and smallest plain edge oval die from white cardstock. Adhere together and add Frosting Powder with spray adhesive and adhere to the inner frame. Stamp the sentiment from the HCPC-3846 Thank You Sentiment Stamp set in Mountain Pine ink on green and yellow patterned paper and die cut using the inner oval frame die, sponge with Firefly ink and adhere to the centre of the oval.

Stamp the leaves from the HCPC-3842 Oakberry Lane Blossoms Stamp set in Mountain Pine ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour with Firefly ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape using the coordinating mold and when dry add Crystal Clear glitter with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Adhere on the top left and bottom right around the oval as shown.

Stamp the flower images from the HCPC-3842 Oakberry Lane Blossoms Stamp set in Magenta Hue ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the centres of the flowers with Tiger Lily ink and the outer petals with Magenta Hue ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Sponge the edges with Cactus Lily ink and the backs of the flowers with Magenta Hue ink and then shape using the coordinating mold. Assemble the flowers with two layers and then add Crystal Clear glitter using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Add the flowers over and around the leaves. Add Go Man Go Prills to the centres with Dries Clear glue.

Please watch for my other two posts coming shortly.

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

Purr-fect Garden Party

Kia Ora Koutou

Welcome back to a locked down New Zealand and today I want to share a cute card to inspire you while we are all staying at home and keeping ourselves safe and well.  For this card I have added some sweet pussy cats from the Purr-fect Posies collection with the gorgeous French Cottage collection from Heartfelt Creations.

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Products Used:
French Cottage ‘scapes Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3909
French Cottage ‘scapes DieHCD1-7293
French Cottage Paper CollectionHCDP1-2114
Cottage Lifestyle Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3910
Cottage Lifestyle DieHCD1-7294
Purr-fect Playdate Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3875
Purr-fect Playdate DieHCD1-7239
Purring and Playful Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3876
Purring and Playful DieHCD1-7240
Courtyard Elegance DieHCD1-7283
Ticket and Tags DieHCD1-7201
Special Birthday Sentiments Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3843
Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper Pack of 50 – WhiteHCPP1-475
Deluxe Flower Shaping KitHCST1-401
Stack and Store Daubers-Pack of 30HCDA2-450
Pastel Pearl Stamens-SmallHCS1-457-1
Bright Pearl Stamens-MediumHCS1-458-2
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive159723

Other Products: 

Yellow Copic Marker, Canson watercolour paper, Creative Expressions Foundation cardstock – Antique Gold, stamp positioner, Iris cardstock, CTMH Itty Bitty Sparkles

For more tips on creating with the French Cottage Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/cATv3wk2_sM.

For more tips on creating with the Purr-fect Posies collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/88KR6a5RRmg.

For more tips on creating with the tags & sentiments, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/eAfLuNkRda4.

For more tips on creating with the 6 x 6 Decorative Dies, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/tqmtn_TiVVw.

Instructions: 

Cut a piece of white cardstock 12” x 6”, score at 6” along the long side and fold to create a base card of 6” x 6”. Using the outer circle die from the HCD1-7283 Courtyard Elegance Die set, die cut the circle out of the middle of the card front. Cut a piece of clear cardstock 5” x 5” and adhere to the front of the card over the opening. Cut a piece of patterned paper 6” x 6”, die cut the circle out of the centre with the outer circle die from the HCD1-7283 Courtyard Elegance Die set and adhere to the front of the card. Stamp the seat image from the HCPC-3910 Cottage Lifestyle Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on watercolour paper. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Adhere to the front of the card as shown. Colour some Itty Bitty Sparkles with a yellow Copic Marker and adhere to the buttons on the cushion.

Cut a piece of coordinating paper 5 7/8” x 5 7/8”, die cut the circle out of the middle of the paper. Die cut the decorative die from the HCD1-7283 Courtyard Elegance Die set using the decorative die and the outer circle die from a piece of Antique Gold card 5 7/8” x 5 7/8”. Adhere to the patterned paper and then adhere to the card front with heavy cardboard. Cut a piece of pink coloured patterned paper 6” x 6” and adhere to the inside of the card. Adhere the inner circle from the card front to the inside of the card.

Stamp the flower images from the HCPC-3910 Cottage Lifestyle Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on watercolour paper. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Add Crystal Clear glitter with Dries Clear glue on a dry sponge and adhere over the top of the seat and to the right and left of the top of the seat.

Stamp the branch image from the HCPC-3909 French Cottage ‘scapes Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on watercolour paper. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape and add Crystal Clear glitter using Dries Clear glue on a dry sponge. Trim and adhere to the top of the card as shown with foam squares.

Stamp the flower images from the HCPC-3909 French Cottage ‘scapes Cling Stamp Set in Sky Blue ink and Magenta Hue ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the blue centres with Buttercup ink and the pink flower centres with Tiger Lily ink and die cut with the coordinating dies. Colour the edges and the backs of the blue flowers with Sky Blue ink and the pink flowers with Cactus Flower ink on the edges and Magenta Hue on the backs and shape using Groove Golf tools. Colour small white stamens with Buttercup ink and pierce the blue flowers through the centre and thread the stamens through and assemble using two layers for each flower. Add the small and medium gold pearl stamens to the pink flowers Add Ultrafine Crystal glitter to the blue flowers and Crystal Clear glitter to the pink flowers with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge and then adhere to the branches as shown.

Stamp the topiary tree image from the HCPC-3910 Cottage Lifestyle Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on watercolour paper. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Add Crystal Clear glitter with Dries Clear glue on a dry sponge and adhere to the left of the card.

Stamp the pot plant images from the HCPC-3909 French Cottage ‘scapes Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on watercolour paper. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Add Crystal Clear glitter with Dries Clear glue on a dry sponge. Shape and adhere to the front of the card as shown with foam squares.

Stamp the kitty and bird images from the HCPC-7239 Purr-fect Playdate Stamp set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Add the kitten in front of the pots with foam squares and the birds to the topiary tree, centre and the top right and bottom left.

Stamp the kitty from the HCPC-3876 Purring and Playful Stamp set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Adhere to the front next to the pot plant n.

Stamp the birthday sentiment from the HCPC-3843 Special Birthday Sentiments Stamp Set in Northern Pine ink on the tag and die cut with the coordinating die from the HCD1-721 Ticket & Tags Die set and adhere to the bottom right.

Please keep safe and well.

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu and Kia Kaha (God bless and stay strong)

Patricia