Wednesday 27 April 2011

You Mean So Much To Me.


Back to normal here after the long Easter/Anzac day week end........shame about the Sydney weather.

Wednesday is Heartfelt Creations day when I get to share one of the projects made with their fabulous stamps and matching dies.  This month  Heartfelt Creations released the Springtime Cardinals Collection and my cards use some of these sets:

Stamps:  HCPC 3382 Magnificent Cardinal Rose PreCut.
               HCPC 3320 Vintage Words Background PreCut.
               HCPC 3303 Posy Patch Flowers PreCut Set.
Dies:       HCD 701 Posy Patch Diecuts.
Other:    Vivaldi 290grm base card, X-Press It Blending Card, White hammered card, American Crafts                   Denim and Blue. KaiserCraft - English Rose Collection DSP.  Scrap of green.
Memento Tuxedo Black, VersaColor – Baby Blue, Copic Markers, Prisma Pencils and OMS.
Kaisercraft pearls, embroidered ribbon from my sewing basket.
Cuttlebug, Swiss dots embossing folder. Sewing Machine and thread, Punch Bunch leaf punch, Craft Glue, double sided tape, foam tabs.

You Mean So Much To Me - 6 x 6 inch card.

Cut and fold    base card to 6-inch square.
Stamp image to Blending card using Memento Tuxedo Black, colour with Copic Markers. Shade with Prismas and OMS. Trim to 4 x 4.5 inches and mat to Denim card. Machine stitch around four sides.
Mat DSP to Denim card, finished size 5.75 inches square. Machine stitch around four sides.  
Stamp Vintage Words Background to white hammered card using VersaColor Baby Blue ink. Mat to Denim card, finished size 3.5 x 4.5 inches. Machine stitch around four sides. 
Adhere to DSP with double sided tape. Emboss blue card with Swiss dots mat to denim card, finished size 2 x 5.75 inches. Machine stitch around four sides. 
Add embroidered ribbon and adhere to card front with double sided tape.  
Using foam tape and craft glue attach image to front of card. Stamp sentiment in Tuxedo Black and mat to Denim card, finished size 1 x 2 inches.  Adhere to top left side of card front.
Stamp three Posy Patch flowers, die cut and colour with Copic markers.  Shape and add a Kaisercraft pearl to the centre of each.  Punch two leaves from scrap of green card. Arrange the leaves and three Posy Patch flowers to bottom left of card   using craft glue to adhere.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
Let's Ink It Up -   Stitching.
Stamptacular Sunday - Must use a stamp - At least 5 layers
Make It Monday 

Hope you can call back tomorrow for one more HC card  this week. 
Till then.......



Edna Morrisedie said...

Love this bird, and you did a great job with this card, the added flowers in the LLH corner are fabbo too!

craftieodmae said...

Sue it is absolutely gorgeous, these stamps are so easy to work with, I love them all, you do such gorgeous work with them!

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

Beautiful work, as always, Sue! Love that stitching!

Patti P. said...

Sue, this is such a gorgeous design. Love your choice of papers and the colors are beautiful with your image. Love seeing your work for HFC, you're doing a great job with them.

Shirley-Anne said...

Hello Sue , hope you and yours are well . Another beautiful card . Love the corner flowers and your colouring .
Love the layers.

Lisa Somerville said...

Beautiful! Wonderful coloring, love the added posy flowers!

Glenda said...

Sue this is so beautiful! You do such a great job with these stamps...don't you just love them!

Carla S. said...

Beautiful card, Sue! I love the softness of the colors and the little extra cluster of flowers!

Lisa Lynne said...

Beautiful card! I love the combination of the different flowers.

Joelle said...

Beutiful! Love the colors on the card and on your Bluejay! it is so sweet!

Unknown said...

Sue, this is gorgeous. I love the card design. Your coloring is stunning, love the soft colors. Absolutely wonderful card.

The Other Patti Sue said...

So pretty Sue... love your colors and sewing! Such a glorious work of art!

CraftinGranny said...

Just when I think your HFC creations can't get any better, you jolt me right outta my chair. This is so beautiful and comforting. Fantastic card! "Hugs" Carol

TesaB said...

Ohhh, this is gorgeous! Soooo pretty with all the layers and stitching. Love it!

Sharon Peele said...

Wonderful job, your card is goreous!! Awesome job on the stitching!! Thanks so much for joining us at LIIU and good luck!!

Claire said...

Gorgeous card, beautiful image and i love your stitching. Thanks for joining us at LIIU and good luck
Claire xx

Kerrie said...

Wow wee... this is just gorgeous, such wonderful colouring.....

Thanks for sharing your creation with Make It Monday.
Don't forget......... if you leave a comment on another entry, mention that you saw their card on "Make It Monday" for a chance at second prize. The more entries you comment on the more chance you have of winning second prize.

Lori said...


Anonymous said...

The stitching adds such a nice detail. And the cut out flowers are the perfect touch in that corner. Thank you for sharing your amazing work with us this week over at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge.

marsha said...

Gorgeous - love your colors!

Nina said...

Totally gorjuss!! Love the motiv, it`s faboulus coloured.

Thank you for joining us at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge this week :)

Nina said...

Totally gorjuss!! Love the motiv, it`s faboulus coloured.

Thank you for joining us at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge this week :)

Michelle said...

Hi Sue

Absolutely beautiful card, such a lovely image!

Your colouring is wonderful too.

Thank you for sharing with us at Make It Monday this week.

Michelle :-)

Fliss said...

This is stunning Sue. The bird is adorable and just love the colours and the 3D flowers.
Thanks so much for joining in with Lets Ink It Up's Stitching challenge and hope you can join in again.
Fliss x