Thursday 4 August 2011

Heartfelt Creations

This is my second post today to see the New AnnaBelle Stamps Set 'Stamped for Christmas' click HERE. You won't want to miss this fabulous Christmas set!!!!
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I'm sharing my third card for this weeks Heartfelt Creations weekly blog post  today. You can see all the DT's cards on the H C blog here or by visiting the individual DT blogs. All the links can be found under the DT tab at the top of my page.

This is the second 'male' card I made using Outside My Window a lovely scene stamp. I've used leather in place of ribbon and added some corrugated card to add to the masculine theme....what do you think?

5” square side fold card

HC Products:  HCPC 3369 Outside My Window PreCut Set
                          HCPC 3364 Stained Glass Background PreCut Set
                          HCPC 3363 Inspire Me Sentiments PreCut Set
                          Spellbinders Labels 1 die
                          Spellbinders Grand Classic Lace Border

Other Products: Cason - cream card base and tan card. American Craft - chocolate, RomanPrint - ivory and corrugated kraft. Ink:  VersaFine - vintage sepia, VersaMark. Stamp World - Clear embossing Powder Derwent Inktense pencils. Cuttlebug and Swiss dots embossing folder.  SU spiral binder punch, leather cord. Zip Dry glue, Dries Clear adhesive. ScorPal.


Trim, score and fold Cream card to make a 5-inch square side fold card.

1.     Stamp the tan card with HCPC 3364 using VersaMark and emboss with clear embossing powder.   Trim to 4.75 inches and adhere to chocolate card which is 1/8 “ larger.
2.     Die cut the Classic Lace Border from chocolate card and adhere to the left of the stained glass background.
3.     Trim the corrugated Kraft to 1.75 x 4.5 inches.  Wrap with the leather cord and finish with a bow at the bottom of the strip.  Adhere this strip over the die cut lace.
4.     Stamp HCPC 3369 to ivory card using vintage sepia. Colour lightly with Inktense pencils using a soft paintbrush and water. (I mixed my colours on a separate piece of paper to get a thin wash.) Cut with a Labels 1 die.
5.     Cut a frame from chocolate card using the same size die plus the next size up. Emboss with the Swiss dots embossing folder.
6.     Pop the frame up over the painted image using foam-mounting tape.
7.     Add the image to the card front using a mixture of Zip Dry glue and foam mounting tape.
8.     Stamp the sentiment to ivory card in Vintage Sepia. Trim to shape. Punch one end with the Spiral binder punch. Attach to the card front using Zip Dry glue to hold it in place.
9.     Adhere the completed card front to the base card with Zip Dry glue.

Back tomorrow with Fridays AnnaBelle Stamps Friday Challenge hope to see you back here for that..........


The Other Patti Sue said...

This is one awesome card... such a masculine feel!

Selma said...

This is a beautiful masculine card. I really like all the layers and the way you used the leather.