Wednesday 27 July 2011

Heartfelt Creations

Hi Blogger's,

I've been trying to catch up on some cards so am running a little late with this post, so sorry.......but there are some awesome things happening very soon so make sure to keep in touch!!

Today I'm sharing a project from Heartfelt Creations you can see all this week's DT cards over at the Blog or if you'd like to visit with the girls that make up this amazing DT you'll find the links under the DT tab at the top of my page.

OK so one today and the second tomorrow........ These roses are such fun to make and with this one I hope you can see the pretty glimmer I added to the petals with glimmer mist.  I also made up an embossing folder to use one of the leaf shapes to create an embossed background......I so have to make more of these!

OK here are the details:

4.25 x 5.5 Top fold card.

HC Products:  HCPC 3405 Leaf Medley PreCut Set
                        HCPC 3406 Botanical Floral 1 PreCut Set
                        HCPC 3407 Botanical Floral 2 PreCut Set
                        HCPC 3388 Spring Cardinals PreCut Set (Sentiment)
                        HCD 713 Decorative lace border die
                        Spellbinder Shapeabilities Foliage die
                        Spellbinders Rose Creations die
Other:           Cason cream card, Romanprint Ivory. American Crafts green card, Webster’s Pages dsp. scraps of Pink Paislee dsp for the rose.
Inks: Memento tuxedo black and bamboo leaves. s.e.i. coral chalk ink.
AnnaBelle peach Sprinkles, Tattered Angels glimmer mist – iridescent gold. Cream rayon ribbon.  Fiskars something old something new corner punch. Zip Dry glue, dries clear adhesive and foam mounting tape. ScoPal, Spellbinders Labels 14 dieGrand Calibur.

I’ve used a small leaf from the Foliage set to create an embossing pattern for my peach dsp. Here’s how: Cut some standard card the size to suit your cutting machine, mine is 5.5 x 6 inches to use in the Grand Calibur. Then from some thicker card, (I used my Cason base card) die cut enough shapes to cover your base card (22 for my size). Arrange and glue the shapes in position with zip dry glue.

1.     Cut green card to 4-1/8 x 5-3/8 inches.
2.     Run the peach dsp through the Grand Calibur using the leaf embossing sheet to emboss. Trim to 4 x 5-2/8 inches. Punch the top corner and adhere to green card. Add a peach Sprinkle to each corner.
3.     From Ivory card die cut the lace using HCD 713. Trim to desired shape and size to fit the front of the card. Thread cream ribbon tying to the right with a bow. Adhere lace to card front.
4.     Stamp 5 layers of petals from the Botanical Floral stamps in coral chalk ink.  Stamp one leaf set to green card using bamboo leaves ink. Die cut all using the matching dies.
5.     Adhere the leaves to card front. Sponge, shape and layer the petals to make 1 bloom adding the peach Sprinkle to the centre. Spray the finished bloom with glimmer mist. Once this is dry add to the card front.
6.     Stamp sentiment to Ivory card. Die cut using the Labels 14 die. Using foam mounting tape add this to the card front.

I'm Adding this card to the challenge over at     Make It Monday #47

Thanks for taking the time to stop by, I hope you'll call back tomorrow.......


Deborah Frings said...

This is so beautiful. The rose looks almost real, such a pretty colour and yes, you can see the glimmer. I like the subtle embossing on the backing paper too. The border is just fabulous!! It's fab!

Sandy G said...

Saw your card over at MIM. Love all the Die cutting my favorite is the rose. The vintage colours you have used too.

craftieodmae said...

A piece of art, that flower is beyond gorgeous!!!!!

Lisa Lynne said...

Your colors coordinate so well! Love the punched lace and the embossed background layer.

Jan Hennings said...

So pretty and love how you embossed the background :)

Shirley-Anne said...

Hello Sue .This is simply stunning . Love the embossed background paper and all the diecuts . That lace border is to die for . Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday .

StampingbugKerry said...

So pretty! Love the color of the rose and that you didn't stamp anything on it...just added sparkles!!! Kerry

Theresa's Studio said...

Love this card, Sue. Great choice of colors and that rose is beautiful. Thanks for the tip on making an embossing design. Have to try that soon.

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

Sue this is so beautiful! It reminds me of a Peace Rose I had when I was first married.

Glenda said...

This is just beautiful! So classy!

LISA said...

Sue, your card is beautiful!! Love love the flower!!

Selma said...

Very elegant. Love how you created your own embossed background - very clever. This is gorgeous.

Kathlene said...

Love your embossing technique and that beautiful rose--gorgeous card! Thanks for sharing at Make it Monday.

The Other Patti Sue said...

Absolutely breathtaking Sue... that flower is amazing!

Michelle said...

Hi Sue

Absolutely stunning card!! I love that fancy punched border and your beautiful flower looks amazing.

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

Michelle :o)