Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Debuting Lush Lilac while Thinking of You!


For those whose loved ones are not with you to celebrate this special day, this card symbolizes this day. Sitting by the window to see the world celebrate with their loved ones. The card measures 6”x6” adorned with window frame and embellished with a cheerful bush of warmth fragrance signaling the arrival of spring. To create this card take a 12”x12” navy blue card stock and cut and score it 6” and fold it for the card base. For the second layer take a white card stock, measure it at 5.8”x5.8” on which adhere a pattern paper that measures 5.7”x5.7” for the third layer. Distress the edges of the paper. The pattern paper is from the Lilac paper collection featuring the window frame.






Instructions

Take the window frame die and die cut 2 pieces of the frame from a white card stock and adhere with each other. This will make the frame sturdy. Later take a pattern paper and die cut another piece to stick it on t op of the white frame. Die cut a piece of decorative corner from the Window Box elements die set from a white card stock and stick it to one of the side of the window frame. Once the window frame is ready using foam adhesive stick it to the pattern paper. This will form the center focal point for the card.For the flowers and branches stamp using the Lush lilac cling stamp and Sweet Lilac scroll and notes set using plum archival ink. Die cut all the pieces and then color all elements using Zig brushes. Stamp several pieces of the lush lilac small flowers using plum archival ink from a white card stock and some using heat embossing with white powder. Die cut all the pieces. Shade and color them using deep purple archival ink. Spray the die cut with water and then shape the petals. Insert one single stamen in each of the flowers and leave it for drying. Once all dried start assembling all the elements around the window frame. First lay the branches and the leaves and then keep tucking in each of the lilac flowers in regular intervals. To end the card fussy cut a stamp from the paper collection, distress the edge and back it up with a decorative die cut edge. Bend a little and then place it at the bottom of the window.

Supplies

HCD1-7170 Lush Lilac Die
HCPC-3816 Lush Lilac Cling Stamp Set
HCPC-3817 Lush Lilac & Umbrella Spray Cling Stamp Set
HCPC-3818 Sweet Lilac Scroll & Notes Cling Stamp Set
HCDP1-287 Lush Lilac Paper Collection
HCD1-7148 Window Frame Die
159723, Designer Dries clear Adhesive
352854, Glue Tips - Metal
HCCC2-451, 8.5 x 11 Cardstock - White
HCDA1-450Stack and Store Daubers- Pack of 6

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Happy Valentine!

Welcome friends to a beautiful romantic Wednesday where we are just a week before celebrating the week of love.Yes you are right we are nearing the Valentine week and this is the time we celebrate our loved ones. Today's card is one of the way we can cherish our special friendship and this card is very special to me as first time I ever created such a front panel.




Instructions

The final card measures 6.5” x 4” and it’s lacy and graceful for the perfect valentine. Adorned with handmade flowers and drops of glitter let’s celebrate this valentine day with poise and grace. To create this card cut a white card stock to measure the final card base at 6.5” x 4”. Strip off the front panel keeping 1” from the top. Take another white card stock that measures 6.5” x 3” and die cut the filigree square three times in a row keeping a thin separation in between and also keeping a 1/8” border on both side. Cut another strip of white card stock that measures 6” x1” for the bottom. Align the filigree piece to the top and then adhere the solid bottom piece at the bottom keeping in mind to keep the entire front panel to 4.5”. Cut strips of pattern paper to adhere to the top and bottom white panel. This will finish the card front panel.For the lace heart, die cut a eyelet heart shape from a pattern paper. Choose a size smaller and die cut another piece from butter paper. Stamp the sentiment Happy Valentine using embossing ink and then heat set with white embossing power. Adhere both the heart piece with a foam adhesive. Adhere the heart sentiment at one end of the card front panel.For the flowers die cut several piece of large and small petunia from white card stock using black archival ink. Using sunflower and pink archival ink shade all the flower petals. Later to shape the flowers slightly wet all the flower petals and the leaves and then shape it. Later heat dry it. To finish the flowers sprinkle some crystal clear. For the filler leaves here I have used a retired leaves from the sunrise collection. Stamp it with black archival ink and then color it using zig brushes. Once all colored and dried assemble the leaves, flowers and frills around the heart one the lace center border of the card front card. The flower centers are made using wire pollens.

Supplies

HCD1 – 7163 Gift of Love Box Die
HCD1-7162 - Eyelet Hearts Die
159723, Designer Dries clear Adhesive
352854, Glue Tips - Metal
HCCC2-451, 8.5 x 11 Cardstock - White
   HCDA1-450Stack and Store Daubers- Pack of 6

Loads of Love!
Happy Crafting Until we meet again!

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Have a Wonderful Day!

Welcome friends to another fun filled day with creative magic from heartfelt creations. You must have seen the Singing in the rain collection with some garden fairies and witty lovely images. Today I have another such creation using the same collection.




Instructions

This card measures 6”x4.5” and has a lace window. It shows a Garden fairy wishing us a wonderful day. To create this card score and cut a white card stock at 6”x4.5” which will form the card base. Take a dark blue pattern paper from the paper collection and cut it at 1/8” less than the card base. Choose another lighter shade of blue pattern paper and cut it as further 1/8” less than the second layer. Adhere all these layers together which will form the card base on which the lace window is build.To create the lace window die cut a white card stock using the decorative medallion die from the classic Wedding collection. Choose a pattern paper which will depict a garden scene from the paper collection and die cut an oval window using the eyelet Oval and basics large Die.Die cut another decorative oval piece to embrace the lace window.Once all die cut adhere the lace window and the oval window pattern paper and then adhere to the card base using a foam tape.For the garden fairy, stamp the image using black archival ink onto a white card stock and then color it using Zig brushes. Stamp and die cut few of the smallest carnation flower using plum and black archival ink. Once die cut color them using the zig brushes. Shaped them using the ball tool and then pierce the center to finish them with a stamen. These small flowers will embellish the fairy and the branches. In order to fill the branches and bush stamp and die cut a piece of classic petunia bouquet die and color them using the zig brushes. Also stamp and die cut a leafy branch from Young at heart collection using the Simply Classic stamp and die set.In order to assemble the card, place the fairy on a dimensional adhesive and then place all the small flowers, twigs and branches. For the sentiment stamp the word “ Have a wonderful Day” from the Hearfelt love collection using black archival ink onto a write card stock. Once stamped die cut using the smallest oval die. Punch a whole on both side of the die cut piece and run some cotton thread. Place the sentiment at the bottom. Finish the card with some frosting white powder and some crystal clear on the sky.

Supplies


HCDP1-286 Singing in the Rain Paper Collection
HCPC-3810 Songs of Spring Cling Stamp Set
HCD1-7168 Songs of Spring Die
HCPP1-438-2 Paper Pack of 10 - White
159723, Designer Dries clear Adhesive
352854, Glue Tips - Metal
HCDA1-450Stack and Store Daubers- Pack of 6