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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Heartfelt Winter Holidays Card

Hi friends!!  Christmas is still going hard with the cards here in the justafew home! This time I am really liking the "Blue."  I have made this card in different shades of blue and white... the mini poinsettias are just so much fun to make and they really make all the cards look so nice, they make a great addition and fill in any open spaces.  The inside of the flowers are glass beads... I am really liking this look...what do you guys think?

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Here are the instructions...
Products Used:
HCD1-7106 Die [for Poinsettia]
HCD1-743 Raindrops on Roses Die
HCPC-3747 Cling Stamps Celebrate the Season
Designer paper "Snow Kissed"

 photo Winter Card 1_zpsza5mdogz.jpgSpellbinders Nestabilities "Majestic Labels twenty-five", Stickles "Star Dust", glass beads, ColorBox stamp pad "Silver", Recollections Bling, Sheer ribbon, light blue and white card stock, Copic marker G21 Lime Green.

Cut a piece of light blue card stock 8x7 and fold it in half to make the card base.

Die cut 2 of the half shaped lacy, romantic accent from the Raindrops on Roses Die from the white card stock
and 2 of the nested shapes from the Spellbinders dies. Cut the bigger from the designer paper, I used a piece of dark blue so it would stand out and I cut the smaller of the two from white card stock. 

Layer this pieces over the card base. 

Stamp with the silver stamp pad enough Poinsettias to make 4 sets of flowers and leafs.
Color the leafs withthe Lime Green copic marker and die cut them. 
Put them together, stickle them and set them aside to dry.





 photo Winter Card Inside_zpsankolvkc.jpgDie cut one of the smaller solid pieces from the Spellbinders die set and use it on the inside of the card and stamp or hand write your sentiment.
Now, layer the flowers on the card, and add the bling.

Hand cut one of the pre printed sentiments form the paper collection and center it on the card.
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Adhere the sheer ribbon bow on the top of card...and you're done.

Thanks so much for visiting...and as always...

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

It's Wednesday....Heartfelt Winter Wishes Box

Hello! Things are moving right along here, after making so many Christmas items, I'm starting to thinks it's time to start purchasing gifts!! lol kinda pushed summer along huh?  This time, I made a cute little box that was so easy to make you guys are gonna love it.  You can make this in minutes and it would be so ideal to hand on the tree, fill with with some Hershey's kisses or drop a gift card in it. Let me show you so pictures... I will also have a video for this project...


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Products used:
Snow Kissed paper Collection
HCD1-7106 Die
HCPC-3747 Celebrate the season Cling Stamp
HCPC-3751 Snow Kissed Flakes and Tags
HCD1-7018 Die
HCPC-3749 Snow Kisses Spruce Cling Stamp
HCD1-7107 Die
HCD1-7109 Die [Box]

Other products used: Color Box Pigment Stamp pad "silver", Tim Holtz "Peeled Paint", Sheer Ribon 22". Stickles "Gold and Crystal" 3 glass beads
White card stock, Memento Tuxedo dye.

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Cut the inside box using the HCD1-709 die, score it and put it together.
Stamp and die cut two of the tags and adhere one to each side of the box. I left mine black and white and later added some Stickles to the edges.


Stamp enough Poinsettias to make 3 flowers, using the Silver stamp pad, and then die cut them. Put the flowers together, Stickles them and set aside to dry.
Stamp 2 of the big Spruce trees with the Silver stamp pad and 2 smaller trees with distress ink pad, "Peeled Paint" and die cut all four.
















Cut one of sentiments from the paper collection.

Now, adhere the trees, the sentiment and the flowers to the front of the box.  Use the sheer ribbon to tie a bow at the top of the tags and Stickles the trees.


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You're done, great boxes to put candy or a gift card.
Enjoy!


As always...Thanks for visiting and







Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Heartfelt Wednesday... a Silent Night Card

hello! looks like Christmas continues with the Heartfelt design papers...and so, I am continuing to make Christmas cards.  The next four weeks, you will see a couple of frolicking frosty and lots of spruce trees!!  These papers are beautiful, I had my Brandon -grandbaby- in the room with me while I was making this card and he loved the snow man. He must have stamped and cut like 20 of them, he just thought it was so much fun!!  anyway... here is my project for this week, let me know what you think...

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Here are the Products used:
Snow Kissed paper Collection
HCPC-3750 Frolicking Frosty Cling Stamp
HCPC-3749 Snow Kissed Spruce Cling Stamp
HCD1-7107 Die [Spruce and Frosty]

Other products used: Color Box Pigment Stamp pad "silver", Tim Holtz "Peeled Paint", Sheer Riboon 22". Stickles "Gold and Crystal" Copic marker BG10 "Cool Shadow"
White card stock

 photo Silent Night Card 2_zpsicowlhon.jpgCut the white card stock 10 1/2" x 5 1/2" and fold in half, this makes your card base.  From the paper collection I cut the card background. I chose the corner
that read "Silent night Holy night".

Stamp the trees with the Silver and Peeled paint and die cut them.  Stickle them and set them aside to dry.
Stamp the cute little Frosty and color it with the Copic marker mentioned above and die cut it.

Layer the trees starting with the tallest on the back then the snowman and in front of the Frost, adhere the smallest of the trees.

Wrap the ribbon around the inside of the front of the card and tie a bow on the uppper part of the card.

Done...simple card made easy...Have fun creating!





I used the designer paper for the inside of the card... leaving some blank space for a hand written sentiment.

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Hope you enjoy your crafty time...
.thanks for stopping by and a always...











Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Celebrate the Season...continues.

Hi!!! So Christmas continues... just can't get enough of these papers and dies!!  For my final project using this awesome paper collection "Celebrate the Season." from Heartfelt Creations
I made a long card, this was by far the easiest card to create...
Have you guys started your Christmas cards yet???  hope this inspires you to create...


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see I told you it was long... It would be so easy to add a gift card on the inside of this card, it just feel like a money card,,, my girls would love a couple $100 bills within this card! lol
This is what was used to make this card...
Products Used:
HCPC-3747 Cling Stamp [wreath and poinsettia]
HCD1-7106 Die Set
HCPC-7106 Die Set
HCPC-3745 Ornate Sleigh Cling Stamp  
HCPC-3748 Gift Wrapped Present die set
Celebrate the Season designer paper collection


Other Products: Sickles, white card stock, Glass Beads, Tim Holtz distress inks in Spun Sugar and Forest Green Moss, pearl brad

Cut a piece of white card stock 8 x 7 and fold it in half long ways. This makes the card base.

Stamp, color and die cute the poinsettias and the wreath.  I used the distress inks.  I made 3 flowers for this project, added glass beads for the centers 
and arranged them around the wreath.  Added Stickles, the leaves and set it aside to dry.
Using the sleigh die-- cut the pre-printed image from the paper collection, also die cut 3 of the presents and two of the tags, [also from the paper collection]
 photo SleightCard2_zpsiiftikux.jpgFrom the paper collection 
I cut --[7 3/4" x 6 3/4"] 
and used one on the inside of the card and one on the front of the card. Stamp-- "Merry Christmas" to the inside of the card. 

 Over this, layer the sleigh, and attach the wreath on the upper left hand corner of the sleigh, and on the bottom of the sleigh attach the 3 gifts. 

Add one of the sentiment tags to the tallest of the gift images using the pearl brad. 


 Adhere the tags, layering them one over the other and then add the sentiment to the opposite side of the card. Stickle everything you want shiny...and you're done!


Thanks so much for stopping by and as always...


Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Heartfelt Christmas in July continues ...

HI HI!!  So, here is another card, this one with lots of cute tiny Poinsettias, this was so easy to create,  My daughter spent time with me in the craft room so it made it so much fun!! I love having her around, she is fun and encourages me to continue crafting... Here are the photos and instructions on this card, tell me what you think?  I love the colors!
 photo 1Poinsettia Card_zpsuza7g1ja.jpg

Products Used
HCD1-7104 Ornate Sleigh and Presents Die
HCD1-7106 Celebrate the Season Die
HCPC-3747 Celebrate the Season Cling Stamp Set
HCPC-3745 Ornate Sleigh Cling Stamp Set
Celebrate the Season Paper Collection

Other products used: Spellbinders Floral Ovals die, Stickles "Diamond Dust", Glass beads, Memento Tuxedo stamp pad, Recollections bling, cream card stock, paper corner rounder, TH distress inks Shabby Shutters and Picket Raspberry.

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From the designer paper, cut an 11 x 4 piece and fold in have, this makes the card base.
Using the largest of the Spellbinder die in the set, cut one from the designer paper and one from the cream card stock. (The cream one will go on the inside of the card).




Using the second die, cut another piece from the designer paper.  Layer these two over each other and adhere to the front of the card base.
 photo 4Poinsettia Card_zpsqh7dzmiv.jpg Now, stamp, color and die cut the poinsettias and leafs.  I used distressed inks to color them in. Put the flower together. I die cut enough to make 3 of the bigger flowers and two of the smaller.  Add the glass beads as centers, add stickles and set aside to dry. Now use the die to cut the mittens pre- printed images from the designer paper and fussy cut 2 of the tickets.

Onto the card arrange the flowers, 3 on onside and tuck the tickets in the poinsettia, right in the center of the card. On the upper right hand side, arrange the 2 smaller poinsettias and tuck the mittens.
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The stamp and die cut flowers are easy and fun to make.

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Add the Recollections bling, round the corners of the cards and you're done.
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Thanks so much for stopping by and like always...

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Making a Heartfelt Gift Caddy



Hello!! So I had a little time and made this gift caddy... when your done you can add a little crafting yummies and give to someone who would love it!

Tell me what you think... it will accomadate 3 small Stickle bottles...and who doesn't LOVE Stickles!
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Products used:
HCDI-7104 Ornate Sleigh and Presents Die
HCD1-7016 Celebrate the Season Die
HCPC-3747 Celebrate the Season Cling Stamp Set  
Celebrate the Season designer paper

Other products used... Gold Washi Tape, Want2Scrap self-adhesive bling, 3 1/2 wood circle, Stickles Diamond, cardboard/card stock, Spectrum Noir Sparkle pen Boudoir and Holy Leaf color, Apple Barrel acrylic paint in Purple, Xyron sticker maker.
Cut one 3 1/2" x 8"-- a 2" x 8" --a 3" x 1/2" and --a 1" x 8" from heavy duty chipboard/card stock, Paint one side of each piece with a coordinating color. I used dark purple acrylic paint.
 photo 1Christmas gift caddy_zpsdxe0foau.jpgCover the 2x8 and the 1x8 piece with designer paper from the collection and glue each end to form a tube/cylinder.
Cover the top of the 1 x 8 cylinder with gold washi and glue this tube inside the top of the 2x8 cylinder to make it look like there is a cylinder within a cylinder.  Add Stickles to the surrounding area where the two pieces meet. Set these aside to dry.
Cover the other two pieces and also glue them together to make 2 different tubes. One will be taller than the other. Cover each of these pieces using your favorite papers from the designer paper collection.  You will end up with 3 tubes in different sizes.  Cover the tops with Washi of your choice, I used gold washi since it's a Christmas project.
Now adhere the two bigger tubes together. When gluing the front piece to the taller tube, elongate the tube and hold it till it adheres completely to the other cylinder. It will look like the taller tube is circular, but the smaller tube is oval, you will be able to fit 3 stickle bottles in this area. Now, the smallest tube is just big enough to hold a pencil, or other crafty tool. Adhere it on the right side of the caddy. Using Washi tape, adhere the newly created caddy to the circular wood piece to give your caddy a base.
 photo 2Christmas gift caddy_zpsg8bszrgt.jpgNext, stamp, color and die cut the flowers and leaves.  I colored my flowers in with Spectrum Noir Sparkle pen in Boudoir and the leaves in Holly Leaf, it makes the flowers pretty glittery. I did a set of 3 flowers, for each flower I used two of the bigger petals and one of the smaller petals. For centers, I used the Want2Scrap self-adhesive bling.
Now using the dies, cut out the pre-printed Gift box images from the designer paper.
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Finally, adhere the 3 poinsettias and leafs to the front of your caddy, and add the gift boxes on either side to cover where the two tubes were hot glued together. (The taller gift boxes are the perfect size for this.)

Stamp, color and die cut the leafy garland, I colored it with the Holy Leaf pen and ran it through the Xyron sticker maker. Adhere this garland around the top part of the caddy. Add some bling across the garland, and also around the flowers and leafs.
That’s it, now you can buy 3 stickle bottles, maybe a bone folder, a cool glitter pen and other yummies, wrap the caddy with cellophane tissue and give it away to some lucky friend!  Have fun and enjoy!!


 photo 7 top viewChristmas gift caddy_zpsvekezmyf.jpg

THANKS so much for stopping by and as always...

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

I am having a HEARTFELT Christmas in July!

Hello everyone... thank you all so much for visiting and leaving me such awesome comments.  I truly appreciate them ALL!!!

This month, Heartfelt came up with the most beautiful papers and designs... I used the Gate fence stamp and the mini poinsettias, they are so cute!!! I hope you enjoy and become inspired to maybe make your own Christmas cards this year...

Look at those cute mini poinsettias! they are so adorable and so easy to make... stamp, color cut you're done!  
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Here is what I used and how I made it...
Products used:

HCPC - 3746 CLING STAMP FESTIVE GATE
HCD1 - 7105 DIE FESTIVE GATE
HCPC - 3747 CLING STAMP CELEBRATE THE SEASON
HCD1 - 7106 DIE CELEBRATE THE SEASON
HCPC - 3748 CLING STMAP GIFT WRAPPED PRESENTS
Heartfelt designer paper "Celebrate the Seasons"

Other products used: Bling embellishment for the flowers, Copic Marketer in BG13 Mint Green, N2 Natural Grey #2, N4 Natural Grey #4, (For the Fence)
RV 00 Water Lily, E04 Lipstick Natural (for the Mini Poinsettias, they were stamped with Tim Holtz Distressing Ink "Victorian Velvet")
The Mini poinsettia leaves were stamped in (Tim Holtz Peeled Paint)  Stickles Tiara and Star Dust. Cream Card stock. Tim Holtz distress ink in Evergreen Bough to shade.

First I die cut 4 set of the Festive Gates, just on plain cream card stock. adhere 2 of them together, now you have 2 thicker gates. 
These will make the card base, so you will have to cut a 1" x 2 3/4" front he cream card stock and fold it in half. This makes the hinge for you to make the card base. Adhere the gates to this hinge, now you have a card base... yay!

Now stamp 2 more gates and color them using the Copic markers colors mentioned above, or colors of your choice.   Die cut these gates and also die cute one more gate without stamping it from the designer paper.

Adhere one of the colored and stamped gates to the front of the card, one to the inside of the card and the one cut from just the designer paper, adhere it the back of the front side of the card. 
 photo FRONT2GATECARD_zpsi8haeafw.jpg
Cut a piece of 5 3/4" x 2" and 
stamp a sentiment from the collection.  I used "Merry Christmas". Used some Tim Holtz distress ink in Evergreen Bough to do a little shading around this piece. Color in the leafs , stickle them and add some bling. Set this aside and let the stickels dry.
Stamp, color and die cut the wreath, mini Poinsettias and leaves. Put your flowers together and adhere them over the wreath, tucking in leafs here and there to make the wreath look full. I added some pink bling to embellish.  
From the designer paper, I fussy 
cut a ticket that read, "Celebrate the Season" and some of the cute bells from one of the other pre-printed images.
On the inside of the card, adhere the Merry Christmas sentiment, it should be dry by now...
For the cover of the card, I attached the Wreath and beneath it the ticket and bells.
Stickled the flowers and the gate and ... done. 
enjoy!!

THANK YOU fro stopping by... have fun crafting and as always...


Wednesday, July 6, 2016

No card today...instead a Heartfelt TAG!



Hello, did you all have a great Independence day?  We sure did, lots of food, my kids were here, what else could I ask for?  Later on the day, I did manage to craft a little bit, not much, but enough to keep me excited about crafting.  So for today... is Wednesday...and for a while Wednesday is going to be devoted to Heartfelt Creations, and to show you today,, is a Tag.  This was fun and easy to create... tell me what you think...

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PRODUCTS USED:

HCDI-736 Classic Leaf Die
HCDI-758 Botanical Wings Die
HCPC-3546 Classic Leaf Cling Stamp
HCPC-3545 Open Leaf Cling Stamp
HCPC-3651 Botanical Rose Cling Stamp (leaf only)
HCPC-3742 Regal Hummingbird Cling Stamp
HCPC-3741 Botanical Orchid Cling Stamp
HCDI-7101 Botanical Orchid Die
HCDI-7102 Regal Hunning Bird Die
HCDI-7100 Church Window

Other products used: Tim Hotlz distressed inks colors: Peeled Paint, Rusty Hinge, Scattered Straw, Forest Green for leaves and Spun Sugar and Victorian Velvet for the flowers. Memento Tuxedo black, Stickles Diamond, Kraft paper and black card stock, paper crimping tool.

Cut a 6 x 3.5 tag out of Kraft paper and cover it with a piece of botanical designer paper.
Cut a second tag out of Kraft paper out of Kraft paper and run it through a paper crimper.  Die cut the inside part of the church window, just the decorative section.
Cut a small tag 1.5 x 3 from the designer paper.

 photo tag 2_zpszgjt09qs.jpgOn the 6 x 3.5 tag layer the smaller crimped tag, on the left hand side tuck the small 1.5 x 3 tag just so you can see the decorative top part. Over all this layer the decorative window section.

Cut 2 pieces of black card stock 4 x 4.75 and 2 pieces of designer paper 4 x 1.
Layer the designer over the black card stock.  Now you have 2 strips, on one of these strips cut one as a flag banner.
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Adhere one strips long ways over the tag and tuck the banner strip underneath.

Stamp, die cut and color, (using the distressed inks) the leafs and orchids and 2 humming birds.  To make these flowers add additional 2 petals to each flower, this makes them a lot bigger and a different type of looking orchid. I also added some stamens to the centers and adhered the flowers over a bed of leafs. 


Adhere these flowers on the left hand side of the tag and among the flowers tuck 2 of the little humming birds.

Cut a ticket from the designer paper, I chose one that read A Gift of Love and I nestled it between the flowers and the banner.

Add Stickles to everything, makes it sparkle pretty. you're done.
Have fun!





Thanks for stopping by and as always...

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Simple Heartfelt card Wednesday...

Wednesday...means what? If you said Heartfelt day, you are right!!  I am still working with the botanical papers...another card with some really cute humming birds...what you think? Used some recollections bling this time.



Products Used:
HCD1-7101 Botanic Orchid Die
HCD1-7103 Botanic Orchid Bouquet Die
HCPC-3743 Botanic Orchid Bouquet Cling Stamp
HCPC-3741 Botanic Orchid Cling Stamp
Designer Paper "Botanic Orchid"

Other products:  Spellbinders Nestabilities Majesetic Labels Twenty-Five, Stickles, pink and white card stock, flat back pink rhinstones, Recollections bling, foam tape

Cut the pink card stock 4x12 and fold in half, this makes your card base 4x6. Round all the corners with a corner punch.

With the cling stamp set mentioned above, stamp the bouquet image, color it in with your markers of choice, I used Copic Markers in shades of pink and green for the leaves.  I used stickles to make it sparkle and set it aside for it to dry.

*Move on to the Spellbinders Nestabilities die and cut the first 2 of the biggest die, you will use the 6 x 3 3/4 for your card.
Next from a piece of Heartfelt designer paper, cut the next size of the die which will give you a solid piece with a little touch of color.

*At this time also stamp, color and die cut 2 sets of the Hibiscus flowers, I used the smallest flowers of the set. Put these flower together, and add a little stickles to make them sparkle.

*Stamp, color and die cut the tiny humming bird boarder and one of the sitting humming boards.

*On white card stock stamp the sentiment "Thinking of You" and cut it 2 1/2 x 1 1/2 and layer it on a piece of pink card stock 1/4 inch bigger. (set aside)

*Now, cut a piece of designer paper 3 3/4 X 5 3/4 and round the edges.

Now to start layering all the piece of paper on the card base, first the designer cut piece of paper, then the Nestabilites die cut pieces but before you adhere the last layer use foam tape, to give it a bit of heighth and dimension. Next adhere the stamped bouquet in the center of the card and on it, adhere the 2 orchid flowers previously die cut. Add some bling bling around the bouquet and the cute little humming birds.

*At the base right beneath the last flower, tuck in the sentiment and add the sitting humming bird and some pink flat back rhinstones to the upper corners of the card and inside each Orchid flower.
|to the left bottom corner.
That's it, you're done!

Thanks so much for stopping by
                                                                                     and as always...


Enjoy your crafty time...





Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Botanic Orchid - Birthday Card w/ Humming Birds

Happy Heartfelt Wednesday!  This Sunday will be Father's day, do you have anything planned?? I plan to have him relax and cook him a full hearty meal... ya' know steak, potatoes and more lol'  or maybe seafood???  But before I get to ahead of myself lets take a look at my card for today. Heartfelt creations has the prettiest papers, they are vibrant and the mini layouts help you create instant cards.
I've liked all the papers thus far, but I ADORE these, they are pink and soft and so easy to create with.
I used the cute humming birds and flowers for this card, plus the window dies... what ya' think?


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Products Used:
 HCD1-7013 Botanic Orchid Bouquet Die 
HCD1-7100 Botanic Window Die 
HCD1-7101 Botanic Orchid Die 
HCD1-7102 Regal Hummingbird Die1
 HCPC-3741 Botanic Orchid Cling Stamp Set
HCPC-3742 Regal Hummingbird Cling Stamp Set
HCD1-747 Arianna Lace Die 
Botanic Orchaid paper Collection 

 Other materials used: Hunter green card stock to die cut the large window frame, white card stock for the card base, Tim Holtz Distress Ink in Broken Chain and Spun Sugar to color in the humming birds and shade the flower petals, 6 flat back pearls, and Stickles in Gold and Diamond.

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Like always, I start by making my card base, this case I used a piece of 5x10 white card stock folded it in half. This makes your card base 5x5.
 *From the Botanical paper Collection I cut a piece 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 and layer this on the card base. *Using the Window die, use the Arch die to cut 3 pieces,(This is the thiniest of the dies, it will cut an solid piece in an arch shape.) I cut 2 in green and 1 in pink.
 *Again, using the Window die, out of the Hunter green card stock, die cut the window frame. (This will be the bigger of the dies, with all the pretty scroll work)
 *Finally from the Window die, cut the center piece from the white card stock.
 **Set all these aside. 

 *Stamp the humming birds, and 3 sets of orchids (I used the samllest of the 3 stamps), color them using the above Tim Holtz given colors and die cut them. Shape your 3 flowers and put them together. Also, while you're utting, cut one of the lacy dies from the Arianna die set and cut it half.
 ** Set this aside as well. 

 photo Happy Birthday Hbc3_zpszmvklqn3.jpg *The paper collection it self has pre-printed images you can use your dies on. From this one sheet and using the Regal Hummingbird Die I die cut the cut flower arrangement you see on the upper left corner of my card and using the Botanic Orchid Bouquet Die cut the beautiful bouquet image you see on the lower right hand corner of the card. Onto these images adhere the flowers you made earlier. Arrange them in a way that they looks like they are part of the die cut.

 * Back to the card, now over the 1st layer of designer paper you added to the card base, adhere the 2 green arches so they are side by side, but stay within the size for the card. Over these, center the pink arch, but use foam tape to give this 3rd piece some dimension. On either side of this layer tuck a piece of the Arianna Lace you had cut before. Over all this, now adhere the Window die cut over the pink arch and adhere the White arch ontop of the pink arch. This gives you a completed window. 
* now arrange your flower bouquet you on both sides of the windows, place the cute humming birds playfully around the flowers.

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 *The paper collection also comes with a sheet that has many pre printed sentiments. I cut a piece that read HAPPY BIRTHDAY. Cut it to look like a banner and attached it to the front of the card just below one of the humming birds.
 *This time I used Gold stickles for the humming birds tails and beaks plus on some of the flowers. For the pictures, I did not add the stickles to the flowers, mainly because it does not photograph well, but this is a pretty sparkly card. So use stickles are your own judgement. On the top right corners and lower left corner I finished the card by adding 3 flat back pearls.

 That is is... you're done... have fun creating!

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thanks so much for stopping... and as always...

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Heartfelt Humming Birds have landed...

Yay! It's Wednesday AND it's a new month, so that means  NEW Heartfelt Creations paper, stamps and dies!!! On to-date this is my favorite!!! Krystal, my daughters has always loved Orchids and guess what this month brings your way???  come on...guess!!  ORCHIDS!!!  and the most awesome window die ever. It's a biggen...you will not be disappointed... so looksie what I made for my first project... I turned that window into a humming bird cage lol  Did I mention this collections also has humming birds???   I tell you,,, you all' are gonna love it!!
look.....

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Products Used:
HCD1-7102 Regal Hummingbird Die
HCD1-7100 Botanic Window Die
HCD1-7101 Botanic Orchid Die
HCPC-3741 Botanic Orchid Cling Stamp Set
HCPC-3742 Regal Hummingbird Cling Stamp Set

Other products: White card stock, Stickles, 8 inch piece of Pink Floss, 3 glass beads and 2 bead caps, Memento Tuxedo Dye, 

First thing I did for this project was to stamp one of the humming birds from the stamp collection on heavy white card stock and color it in with alcohol markers. I used the die to cut the colored in image plus six other, on just blank white card stock. I glued 5 of them together, just to make it really sturdy. Before adhering the 6th humming bird, I sandwiched the pink floss between the last two die cut piece. This gave the humming bird a string to be hung from. 
 photo 2HummingCage_zpsdtpdiuxj.jpgOnto this floss string a pink glass bead, the bead cap, another glass bead, another bead cap and the last glass bead, I added a tad of hot glue to make sure the beads didn't roll of the floss.
Put this aside...
Now, cut 3 of the Botanical Windows die, there are 3 dies in this set. Use the big die first, leaving the inside solid, then cut 3 of just the 2nd die, the arch, from the designer paper, then cut 3 from the 3rd die, the inside of the window... Layer these so you can see the pretty designer paper through the window bars. (Ain't that just too cute!)  Do this to all 3 windows.
From each side of the scrolled die pieces on each window, add some strong wet glue, I used Tombo glue and I adhere each window together just from the ends. This gives you sorta of a bird cage design. 
 photo humming bird_zpsqvcr2vde.jpgFrom the bottom up-- run the floss, with the hanging humming bird, and use this to connect the three window tops together.

 Be gentle, so you don't beak the delicate paper tops. Now the beaded humming bird is hanging from the bottom part of the Window cage.



Now use the flower cling stamps mentioned above to stamp two of them on the designer paper, that way you won't have to color them in.
Die cut the stamped images, form and shape the flowers.  Adhere these two flowers to the front of one of the windows and add stickles to everything you want glittery. Add some flat pearl beads, a seam binding bow to the top and decorate the bow with some glass beads and you're done.
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One more thing...I ran some pink floss through one of the top glass beads before I hot glued it to the bow to be able to hand the cage.









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