Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Classic

Hi friends, sharing a masculine card I made featuring the Young at Heart collection from Heartfelt Creations.

Thank you for your visit.

Angelica

Size:  5” x 7”
Supplies:
Heartfelt Creations and Supplies Carried by HC

Inks:  Distress ink (lucky clover, black soot)
Paper:  Bazzill Cardstock (black)
Accessories:  Black mini brads, foam dots
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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

New Sweet as Honey Collection from Heartfelt Creations

Hi everyone, so excited to share with you our newest release from Heartfelt Creations!!!

Life is busy and can “bee” overwhelming at times…and it’s in the middle of that chaos that you need to get “busy as a bee” with your creative side and refresh your soul with some fun and lighthearted art from the heart! The “bee-autiful” thing about creating art from the heart is that whether you’re needing to send “bee-lated” birthday greetings, remind someone to “bee-lieve” in themselves, or simply let someone know you’ll “bee” thinking about them, you’ve not only accomplished your act of kindness through remembering and touching the hearts of friends and loved ones with your creative projects, but you’ve refreshed your soul and refocused your heart as well! Join us in spreading joy and “bee-autiful” creations with the new Sweet as Honey Collection by Heartfelt Creations! “Swarming” with stunning illustrations of whimsical honey bees, charming hives and “bee-autious” garden scenes, this fun and lighthearted collection is ideal for creating projects for a multitude of occasions and is sure to capture the hearts of the young and the young at heart! A bright and happy hued paper collection will fill your soul with rays of warm sunshine yellows, bright sky blues and rich golden honey colors, while boasting captivating honeycomb patterns, happy hexagons, delightful polka dots, perfect plaids and dreamy florals! An assembling of three “bee-coming” cling stamp sets, along with coordinating dies provide endless inspirations with a “bee-autiful” colony of honey bee maidens, whimsical hives and sweet sentiments ideal for pairing with honeycomb die cuts! So, now that you know what all the “buzz” is about, join us in “bee-ing” Sweet as Honey and sharing “bee-autiful” art from the heart wherever you go!

Here is my tag featuring the adorable little bee stamp paired with the coneflowers.
Thank you for your visit.

Angelica

Size:  4” x 8”
Supplies:
Heartfelt Creations and Supplies Carried by HC

Inks:  Versafine (Onyx Black)
Image Colored With:  Kuretake Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers
Paper:  Bazzill Cardstock (Yellow), Canson 140 lb. Cold Press Watercolor paper
Accessories:  Manilla Tag 4”x 8”, Art Glitter Microfine Transparent (Shell White), yellow eyelet, hand dyed seam binding, foam dots, findings, white fun foam, MISTI

Watch this video for shaping and coloring tips and techniques on the Backyard Blossoms flowers:  https://youtu.be/swO34-n1HNc.

Instructions:  
Finished size of tag is 4” x 8”.  Cut patterned paper to match manilla tag, ink edges with bright tangelo ink and glue to tag.  Punch hole and attach a yellow eyelet.  Add some seam binding to tag.

Using honeycomb die, cut a border from yellow cardstock and trim edges with scissors, using same die, cut the honeycomb shape from fun foam and cut apart with scissors, the foam will be used to give the cardstock dimension when gluing to the tag.  Add glue to the foam and adhere to the back of the cardstock honeycomb diecut, add glue on the foam and glut to the tag as pictured.

Stamp the images and flowers on watercolor paper with Onyx Black Versafine ink, cut with coordinating dies.  Color images with Zig Clean color brush markers or your favorite watercolor paints.  Shape all pieces slightly using the flower shaping kit.  For the flowers I layered 4 of them with a second layer of petals to give them more dimension.

Glue flowers and all images with foam dots for dimension.  Apply Lion’s Mane glitter to the petals of the flowers, Shell White glitter to the wings of the bee girl, and Redlands elements to the center of the flowers as pictured.  Add a few bead stamens and attach a couple of charms to the seam binding.
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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

New Frame a Card Dies from Heartfelt Creations

Hi everyone, sorry I have been absent from my blog for a few weeks, have been busy designing new paper collections for Heartfelt Creations, I'm very excited and looking forward to share those with you in the upcoming months.  

Today we have a special release from Heartfelt Creations, we are releasing the Frame a Card dies, you are going to love these beautifully detailed die sets, they are perfect for all your cards, scrapbook pages and paper crafts.  

I have created a simple but elegant card featuring one of these dies paired with the Sweet Peony paper collection.
Thank you for your visit.

Angelica

Size:  5” x 7”
Supplies:
Heartfelt Creations and Supplies Carried by HC

Inks:  VersaMark Watermark ink
Paper:  Bazzill Cardstock (White)
Accessories:  Ranger Silver Super Fine Detail Embossing Powder, White Adhesive pearls, May Arts 1.5 white silk ribbon, MISTI, Bow-it-All V3.0, foam dots

Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Valentine's Gift Set

Hi friends, sharing a little Valentine's gift set I made featuring the Heartfelt Love collection from Heartfelt Creations.

Thank you for your visit.

Angelica

Size:  3 3/4” x 4 1/4” Tags, 2 1/2” x 4 1/2”  Gift Box
Supplies:
Heartfelt Creations and Supplies Carried by HC
HCD1-7108 Snow Kissed Flakes and Tag Die (Retired)

Inks:  Distress Ink (candid apple)
Paper:  Bazzill Cardstock (red), Cardstock 65lb. Smooth (White), Heavy Duty Clear Vellum
Accessories:  Ribbon, Sequins, metal charm, MISTI
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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Hoping your day is Perfect

Hi friends, today I'm sharing a card featuring the Camelia Carnation collection from Heartfelt Creations.
Thank you for your visit.

Angelica

Size:  6” x 6"
Supplies:
Heartfelt Creations and Supplies Carried by HC

Inks:  Memento Ink (Angel Pink), Distress ink (bundled sage, pine needles)
Paper:  Bazzill Cardstock (light green, dark green, white), Cardstock 65lb. Smooth (White)
Accessories:  Art Glitter Microfine Transparent (Shell White), May Arts Silk ribbon, adhesive rhinestones, foam dots, Bow-it-All V3.0

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

New Lush Lilac Collection from Heartfelt Creations

The elegant, and well known lilac blossom takes center stage early in the spring season and is one of the first flowers to usher in the season of new beginnings! Enchanting clusters of tiny blossoms come together to create quaint floral displays with amazing color and a sweet-smelling fragrance that brings with it a feeling of gentility and old world charm! Join us in celebrating a perennial favorite…Introducing the Lush Lilac Collection by Heartfelt Creations! Venture out for a springtime stroll through a dreamy, garden themed paper collection filled with soft hues of luscious lavenders, deep purples, sky blues and pastel pinks accented with dreamy and romantic illustrations of cozy cottages, lilac filled parasols and lovely lilac filled garden settings! Softly scrolling swirls, vintage script and lace like details bring an old fashioned charm to this soft and innocent assembling of decorative papers, while three graceful cling stamp sets along with coordinating dies boast lush lilac sprays, a fetching lilac laden scroll, several endearing sentiments, as well as a winsome lilac filled parasol perfect for paper craft creations celebrating a multitude of occasions! A wonderful mix of lilac buds and blossom petal illustrations lend themselves beautifully to creating realistic and dimensional lilac blossoms when paired with the coordinating die and will bring a gentle touch of spring to all of your garden creations! So come along with us as we celebrate new beginnings and springtime beauty with the new Lush Lilac Collection!

This is the card I created featuring the Lush Lilac Collection.  
Thank you for your visit.

Angelica

Size:  8 1/2”  x 5 1/2"
Supplies:
Heartfelt Creations and Supplies Carried by HC

Image Colored With:  Kuretake Gansai Tambi Japanese Water Colors
Paper:  Bazzill Cardstock (White), Cardstock 65lb. Smooth (White), Canson 140lb. Cold press Watercolor paper
Accessories:  Ribbon, Bow-it-All V3.0, foam dots

Watch this video for shaping tips and techniques https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KDbdzC0MnAI

Instructions:  Finished size of card is 8 1/2” x 5 1/2”.  Take 8 1/2” x 11” white cardstock, score at 5 1/2” and fold in half for base of card.  Cut panel from designer paper, ink edges with wisteria chalk ink, glue panel to base of card.

Cut a card front panel to fit the 5” card shadow box, using the coordinating Cut Mat Create die, cut the center image from the card panel.  Cut a 5” square from coordinating designer paper.  Cut 4 strips from designer paper to decorate the sides of the card shadow box.  Ink all edges of designer paper with Wisteria ink.  Glue panels to card shadow box, glue panel on inside of box, glue center image inside box with foam dots for dimension.  Glue box and attach to card.

Stamps several lilac floral images on watercolor paper with black ink, cut with coordinating dies.  Color with watercolor paints.  Stamp several lilac flowers on white cardstock with Wisteria ink, cut with coordinating die, color with Wisteria and Chambray inks, shape with 3D Lush Lilac mold, finish flower shaping with flower shaping kit.

Cut a decorative border lace from white cardstock, glue as pictured.  Cut 2 bird cages from white cardstock and glue together to make the piece stronger, glue to shadow box as pictured.  Cut a tag from designer paper with coordinating die, stamp sentiment with Wisteria ink, ink edges with Wisteria ink.  Cut small square image from designer paper, ink edges with Wisteria ink.  

Glue floral base images as pictured with foam dots, glue single shaped flowers to floral images as pictured.  Glue tag and decorative square image.  Apply glitter to flowers.  Glue mini prills to centers of flowers.  Glue lilac prills to small sections of floral images as pictured.  Add small bow to tag.
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