Tuesday 23 August 2011

Hello,  how are you? I hope your week is going well.

Wednesday is the day  those who love  the stamps and dies from Heartfelt Creations look forward to. The H.C. Blog has a bunch of projects to share that we hope will inspire you.  I'm sharing two cards today, so here goes........

Love you bunches uses the pretty rose stamps and dies for a very femanine card.

4.75” square side fold card.

HC Products:  HCPC 3413 Basket weave Background PreCut Set
                        HCPC 3410 Decorative Basket PreCut Set
                        HCPC 3412 Botanical Floral Basket PreCut Set (sentiment)
                        HCPC 3407 Botanical Floral 2 PreCut Set
                        HCD 714 Decorative Basket Die
                        Spellbinders Rose Collection Die
                        Spellbinders Shapeabilities Parisian Motifs Die
                        Spellbinders Circles Dies
Other Products:
                        Cason Ivory Base weight card. AnnaBelle Smooth White card. American Craft Card – green. Basic Grey Origins 6 x6 paper pad. Rangers distress inks: antique linen, scattered straw. Memento tuxedo black ink and bamboo leaves. Snug Hug seam binding. Zip Dry glue and Dries Clear adhesive. Foam mounting tape.

1.     Trim, Score and fold Ivory card to make a 4.75” side fold card.
2.     Trim green ACC to 4-5/8” square and layer with the dsp.
3.     Using antique linen ink stamp the basket weave background to white card. Trim to 4.25 “ square and sponge the edges.
4.     Using scattered straw ink spritzed with water die some white seam binding. When dry tie this over the front of the basket weave layer, finishing with a bow.  Add this to card front.
5.     From green card cut a Parisian Motifs large fancy circle. Add to centre of card front over ribbon.
6.     Stamp the sentiment using tuxedo black ink to white card. Cut using a Spellbinder Circle die. Whilst still in the die lightly sponge and stamp the edges of the circle using the swirly leaf from HCPC 3410 and antique linen ink. Use foam dots to add the sentiment circle to the Parisian Motifs circle.
7.     Using bamboo leaves stamp the swirly leaf HCPC 3410 twice to green card and using the matching die cut.
8.     Stamp the rose petals from HCPC 3407 to white card using scattered straw ink. Cut using the matching Spellbinder Rose Creations die. Lightly sponge the petals and shape to make three roses and two rose buds.
9.     Arrange the roses and leaf swirls to the card front using Dries clear to adhere.
10. Add the completed card front to the base card with Zip Dry ink.

My second card is a quick belated card meant for a male............

4.5 x 5.5 inch top fold card

H C Products:             HCPC 3413 Basketweave Background PreCut Set
                                    HCPC 3414 Belated Birthday Wishes PreCut Set
                                    HCPC 3410 Decorative Basket PreCut Set
                                    HCPC 3319 Simple Filler Stems PreCut Set
Other Products:         Rangers Distress Inks: Antique Linen, Frayed Burlap, Tea Die. Memento tuxedo black. Prisma Pencils and OMS. American Craft Card Tan, Ivory Base Card. DSP Basic Grey origins 6 x 6 paper pad.  Jute.  WEB Self-Adhesive reinforcement. Foam mounting tape. Zip Dry glue. Hole punch. AnnaBelle Lime Sprinkles.

Trim score and fold Ivory card to make a 4.5 x 5.5 inch top fold card.
1.     Stamp Basketweave background to tan card in Frayed Burlap Distress Ink. Trim to label shape and punch hole in top adding the reinforcement.
Stamp the sentiment from HCPC 3414 twice. Once in Frayed Burlap then over stamp in Tea Die ink.  Sponge and distress.  Add the jute through the punched hole.
2.     Using Antique Linen ink stamp the leaf swirl from HCPC 3410 to the DSP and trim.
3.     Matt the dsp to more of the tan card.
4.     Stamp the ladybirds across the bottom of the dsp leaving a gap for the ‘late’ bug. Colour with Prisma pencils and OMS. Stamp one ladybird to a scrap of dsp, colour and cut out to pop up over the ‘late’ bug.
5.     Using foam mounting tape add the label to the stamped dsp.
6.     Add three lime Sprinkles to top of the card.
7.     Add completed card front to base card with Zip Dry glue.

Thanks for calling past today, if you would like to visit the girls from the HC design team you'll find the links at the top of my page under the DT tab.

See you soon............


Jan Hennings said...

Beautiful card and I like the colors and the flowers!

craftieodmae said...

You never cease to amaze me with all your creative talent, this is gorgeous!!!!

Lisa Lynne said...

Both cards are lovely! The flowers are stunning!

Selma said...

You have created such gorgeous flowers with those stamps. I love the green and yellow. The masculine card is very cute.

marsha said...

These are both beautiful Sue! I just love how you framed the first card with your doily and those lush flowers!

Lori said...

Sue, your cards are always so elegant. I really do love your style and the flowers on this card are delicious!

Glenda said...

Your roses are so beautiful. I was looking for the dew drops on them, they looked so real! Just amazing work!

Carla S. said...

Both cards are wonderful, Sue! I especially love the first card with the beautiful sunny colors and lovely flowers!

Lisa Somerville said...

Wonderful projects! Love how you added the flowers around your framed sentiment!

Melissa said...

Sue, both cards are awesome, but I am loving the one with the yellow/green and those beautiful flowers. It is going in my inspiration file for sure! Hope all is well with you! {{hugs}]

Lorraine said...

Love the cards Sue especially the first one. The flowers look gorgeous. Hugs xx

Theresa's Studio said...

Beautiful cards! Love those roses..to "die" for, pun intended.
Will be back later to study all the details. This is a great work.

Sue said...

Sue, this has to stop, you are making me jealous each time you showcase the roses!! they look absolutely amazing on this card and the die (again) is stunning!! you are such a talent! :)