Wednesday, 3 August 2011

Heartfelt Creations



Hello friends..........
This is my second post today if you click here you'll be able to see my earlier post with AnnaBelle Stamps 2nd stamp set from the August release.  Don't forget the Blog Hop here for your chance to win a new set.



Wednesday is Heartfelt Creations day where I get to share some projects made with these wonderful stamps and dies.  Just a reminder that next Wednesday Emma Lou and Linda will be introducing a new range  for you to enjoy.

You can see the designers cards for this week at the Heartfelt Creations Blog but if you would like to visit the  individual DT blogs all the links are under the DT tab at the top of my page.


OK I'm sharing two cards today with a third tomorrow. The first is a feminine card with colours I really love.


5 x 5 inch square Top Fold Card.

HC Products:  HCPC 3304 Posy Patch Swirls PreCut Set
                          HCPC 3303 Posy Patch Flowers PreCut Set
                          HCPC 2253 Flourish Backgrounds PreCut Set
                          HCD 713 Decorative Lace Border Die
                          HCD 701 Posy Patch Die

Other Products:
LSS White base card – AnnaBelle smooth white card - American Craft card clack and aqua - Webster’s Pages Petite Papers dsp.  Memento tuxedo black ink. VersaMark. Clear embossing Powder. Copic Markers.  Martha Stewart ½” seam binding. White linen thread. Stickles star dust.  Silver heart charm. 3 Liquorice Sprinkles. Zip Dry glue, Dries Clear adhesive, foam-mounting tape.

Instructions:
Trim, score and fold white base card to make a 5-inch square top fold card.
1.     Trim polka dot dsp to 4-5/8” square and matt to black card that is 1/8” larger.
2.     Trim striped dsp to 2-3/8 x 3-5/8 inches. Using VersaMark stamp small swirl from HCPC 2253 randomly and emboss with clear embossing powder. Adhere this to aqua card that is 1/8” larger . Position on an angle to card front.
3.     Stamp image and sentiment to AnnaBelle smooth white card in tuxedo black. Trim to 2-3/8 x 3-5/8. Colour with Copic markers. Adhere to aqua card that is 1/8” larger.
4.     Stamp 4 Posy Petals to smooth white card and using matching die cut out. Colour with Copic markers and shape.  Adhere to petals on stamped image using Dries Clear and add the Stickles star dust to the centre of each.
5.     Die cut the decorative lace border from aqua card. Trim to size thread the seam binding ready to tie a bow beneath the stamped image. Adhere the die cut lace to card front.
6.     Add the completed stamped image to card front on an angle using foam-mounting tape. Tie a bow in the seam binding. Add the heart charm using linen thread tied off in a bow over the seam binding.
7.     Add three Liquorice Sprinkles to top right corner. Adhere completed card front to base card using Zip Dry glue.



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For my second card I was thinking of a male card using the HC stamps and these fabulous scenes seen through a window work well I think.



5 x 5.25 inch side fold card.

HC Products:  HCPC 3355 Scenic Combo PreCut Set
                          HCPC 3363 Inspire Me Sentiments PreCut Set
                          HCPC 3405 Leaf Medley PreCut Set
                          HCD 708 Decorative Window Scene Die
                          Spellbinders Shapeabilities Foliage Die
                          
Other Products:
LSS White Base Card, SU rich razzleberry card American Crafts Green. DSP Webster’s Pages - Petite Papers. Memento tuxedo black and bamboo leaves. SU Concord Crush inks. Prisma Pencils and OMS.  AnnaBelle’s silver cord.  SU scallop trim border punch.   Small hole punch.  Foam mounting tape. Zip Dry glue, Dries clear adhesive. ScorPal.  Spellbinders Labels 14 Die.


Instructions:
Trim, score and fold white base card to make a 5-inch square card.
1.     Punch a strip of rich razzleberry card using the SU punch and trim to 5 inch x .5-inch wide - Adhere to right inside edge of base card.
2.     Stamp image from HCPC 3355 to dsp using tuxedo black ink. Colour foliage with green Prisma’s and OMS.  Trim image to 4-7/8 inches square and adhere to card front, centring.
3.     Cut a piece of white base weight card to 4-7/8 inches square.
4.     Die cut and emboss HCD 708 from rich razzleberry card.
5.     Position die cut window over the centre of the 4-7/8 inch white card and mark the opening. Using a craft knife cut away the opening.
6.     Adhere the die cut to the white 4-7/8” card using Dries Clear adhesive.
7.     Using the ScorPal score all four sides of this panel 1/8” in from the edge.
8.     Add foam-mounting tape to attach window panel over the stamped image.
9.     Stamp 2 sets of leaves from HCPC 3405 to green card in bamboo leaves ink. Using matching Spellbinder die cut the leaves and shape. Adhere to front panel.
10. Stamp sentiment to white card in concord crush ink. Die cut sentiment using labels 14 die. Punch two small holes in top left of sentiment label, thread silver cord through and tie off in a bow.  Add the sentiment to card front with foam mounting tape.

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Thanks for taking the time to call by I'll have my third HC card up at the same time tomorrow if you can make it ....I'd love to see you




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13 comments:

Olga said...

Both cards are gorgeous!!!!

Lisa Lynne said...

Sue - both cards are just great! I love the choice of colors on the "girly" card, and you've made a great "manly" card too - they are always tough.

Jan said...

Love both your cards and the top one with the little heart charm is so sweet!

Carla S. said...

Both cards are so beautiful, Sue! I love your designs!

The Other Patti Sue said...

Both cards are absolutely stunning! Really lovin the feminine one!

Sudha - Art Admirer said...

Wow lovely gorgeous creations dear.

Olena said...

This is very pretty! Love the colors! Olena

Betty Benton said...

Fabulous cards, Sue, but that first one is definitely my cup of tea! Just gorgeous!

Kim Dellow said...

Just beautiful cards. Love both but particularly like your colour combo on the first gorgeous! Kim

GLENDA BROOKS said...

Love both of your cards. But I really love the little heart charm. Such a sweet addition!

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

Your creations always make me smile! They are both so beautiful!

Patti P. said...

Sue, what gorgeous creations. I love the colors in your first card...these are some of my faves as well. I absolutely adore the window card, what a wonderful idea!
Tfs and hope you are well.
Patti

Sue Kohler said...

Just beautiful Sue, but I am going to have to stop looking at your heartfelt creations posts, my wish list grows each time!!!!