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Hi Friends,
Happy Wednesday! How is your day going? Is this week going exactly as planned and fun memories being made or do you find yourself swallowed up in a mountain of cares or concerns with pressures from work, family, health, or just life in general.....

If you said yes, to any of the above stressing life situations....I want to encourage you to take a moment for yourself and take some time to create something beautiful! This will allow you to de-stress and lose yourself in the wonderland of creativity....and maybe in the process of creating, think about someone that needs to know that you care and bless them with your one of a kind card. You will find yourself rejuvenated and there's just something so satisfying when you see your friend's face or even someone you don't know well, completely light up and be so grateful for your kind gift!

Celebrate Mother's Day: Recieve a FREE pack of Flower Stamens of your choice with your purchase. Use code 66031 when you checkout. Valid May 13 - May 31st.

If you missed out on the Backyard Blossoms release, follow this link: http://hcgo.co/BackyardBlossoms to see all the details. Get yours today and you will be on your way to joining the hundreds of crafters who are already having fun creating with this new collection.

Our Crafters Say:
This collection leaves me breathless. I love flowers! Your quality and versatile products are always on the top of my wish list. This collection is a must have for any crafter. I want it all!!! ~Wendy Burton
Oh my, this is my favorite collection ever! I love the pinks and yellows and cone flowers are so beautiful. I can't wait to have them! ~ Becky Lodestein

To get you jump-started for your next card, take some time to be inspired by the new inspiration that has never been seen before......you WILL be SOOO inspired.....I'm needing to wipe the drool off my face, lol:) I would love to hear what inspired you on the blog today, you can leave a comment at the very end of the blog. Take care, Emma Lou




Creative Inspiration of the Week

Blooming Thoughts

Blooming Thoughts
Products Used
Funnel Tray, 359503
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Metal Tip for Adhesive Bottles, 352854
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
Scor-Pal Measuring & Scoring Board, 173842
Stack and Store Daubers-Pack of 30, HCDA2-450
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Sunflower, RACP005
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Jet Black, RACP468
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Vibrant Fuchsia, RACP524
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Vivid Chartreuse, RACP531
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Buttercup, RACP632
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Leaf Green, RACP436
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Cactus Flower, RACP985
Intricate Swirl Frames Die, HCD2-7191
Clementine Ultrafine Transparent Glitter, 236
Garden's Edge Coneflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3828
Blossoming Coneflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3826
Backyard Blossoms Paper Collection, HCDP1-290
Garden's Edge Coneflower Die, HCD1-7182
Blossoming Coneflower Die, HCD1-7180

Other Products: White Cardstock, Dimensional Adhesive, Scissors, Paper Trimmer, Die Cutting Machine

For more tips on creating with the Frame a Card Leafy Borders, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/K_1152Kd2Ls.

For more tips on creating with the Backyard Blossoms collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/swO34-n1HNc.

Instructions: Cut white cardstock to 12 x 4 1/4" size, score and fold at 6" to create card base. Cut a yellow 6 x 6" panel from the paper collection to 4 1/4 x 6" size. Sponge edges of panel with Vivid Chartreuse ink and attach onto card base. Diecut the Intricate Swirl Frames Die from white cardstock. Trim off the outer decorative edges with a paper trimmer. Sponge the straight edges with Sunflower ink. Use dimensional adhesive and glue to attach both frames onto the card as pictured.

Stamp the coneflower from HCPC-3826 Blossoming Coneflower and coneflower from HCPC-3828 Garden's Edge Coneflower stamp set in Archival Black ink onto white cardstock and diecut with coordinating dies.

Use the Stack and Store daubers along with the following inks to color the images. Use the Buttercup ink at the bottom tips of coneflower petals. Next add some Vibrant Fuchsia to petal centers. Add a pop of Cactus Flower to the innermost part of part of petals, right next to the cone. Use Vivid Chartreuse on the cones, along with a pop of Buttercup ink. For all the leaves, use Vivid Chartreuse and Leaf Green ink. Cut 'Special Thoughts' sentiment from the paper collection and sponge edges with the Vibrant Fuchsia ink.

Use a scissors to cut in between some of the coneflower petals to allow for more dimension. Use the Deluxe Flower Shaping kit to shape the coneflowers and leaves. Use glue and dimensional adhesive to attach everything onto card as shown. Use Dries Clear glue to add a touch of glitter over the flowers, leaves and rest of card as desired.

Created by: Ellen Miller

Print Project

Breezy Butterfly Blossoms

Breezy Butterfly Blossoms
Products Used
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Spring Bling Prills - 12 Pack, ANC850
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Peanut Brittle, TSMP802
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Tuxedo Black, TSMP900
Minnie Pearls Prills, ANC803
Tu Tu Pink Prills, ANC811
Express-O Yourself Prills, ANC829
Lettuce Entertain You Prills, ANC814
Delicate Border Basics Die, HCD1-7118
12 x 12 Cardstock Pack of 25 - White, HCPP3-452
Stack and Store Daubers-Pack of 30, HCDA2-450
Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear, PGM15015
Eyelet Circle & Basics Small Die, HCD1-7154
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Monarch Orange, RACP239
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Sepia, RACP505
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Vibrant Fuchsia, RACP524
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Buttercup, RACP632
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Fern Green, RACP962
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Leaf Green, RACP436
Fluttering Butterfly Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3824
Fluttering Butterfly Die, HCD1-7178
Garden's Edge Coneflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3828
Blossoming Coneflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3826
Backyard Blossoms Paper Collection, HCDP1-290
Garden's Edge Coneflower Die, HCD1-7182
Blossoming Coneflower Die, HCD1-7180

Other Products: Foam tape

For more tips on creating with the Backyard Blossoms collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/swO34-n1HNc.

Instructions: Cut a piece of white cardstock 6" x 12", score at 6" along the long side and fold to create a 6" x 6" card base. Cut a 6" x 6" panel from the patterned paper and using the cutting edge of the Classic Border Basics die cut the edge at the top of the paper as shown. Cut an eyelet edge from the pink paper and adhere to the back of the bottom half and then adhere both the top and bottom pieces to the base card.

Die cut the circle image from a panel from the patterned paper. Cut an eyelet edge circle out of the pink patterned paper and using the next size down plain die cut a circle out of the green patterned paper and adhere to the pink circle on the outside edge only. Using the next size down cut a frame out of the green and pink circles. Adhere the frame to the card as shown with foam tape and then adhere the circle image to the centre of the frame.

Stamp 3 images from the HCPC-3828 Garden's Edge Coneflower Stamp set in Fern Green ink on white cardstock. Colour the images with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Add Tutu Pink, Heart of Gold and Minnie Pearls Prills to the leaves on the images and then trim and adhere around the bottom right of the frame.

Stamp four coneflower images from the HCPC-3826 Blossoming Coneflower Stamp - two in Fern Green, Vibrant Fuchsia and Sepia inks and the other two in Fern Green, Monarch Orange and Sepia inks on white cardstock. Colour the stems and leaves in Leaf Green ink, the fuchsia flower in Vibrant Fuchsia and the orange flower with Butterfly inks and then die cut with the coordinating die. Shape with the Deluxe Flower Shaping kit. Trim the petals of one of the fuchsia and one of the orange/yellow flowers and adhere to the other flowers for more dimension. Add Espress-O Yourself Prills to the heads of the flowers. Add Crystal Clear to the flowers and adhere around the bottom right of the frame over the leaves.

Stamp several coneflower images from the HCPC-3828 Garden's Edge Coneflower Stamp set in Fern Green, Vibrant Fuchsia, Orange Monarch and Sepia inks on white cardstock. Colour the stem and leaves in Leaf Green ink, the fuchsia flowers in Vibrant Fuchsia and the orange flowers with Buttercup inks, and the head with Peanut Brittle inks and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape the flowers and add Espress-O Yourself Prills to the heads. Trim the petals of some of the flowers and adhere them to the other flowers for more dimension. Add Crystal Clear to the flowers and adhere around the bottom right as shown.

Stamp 2 coneflower row images from the HCPC-3828 Garden's Edge Coneflower Stamp set - one in Fern Green the other in Orange Monarch ink on white cardstock. Colour the stem and leaves in Leaf Green ink, the flower in Buttercup ink and the head with Peanut Brittle inks and die cut with the coordinating die. Trim the yellow heads and adhere to the green image. Shape the flowers and add Espress-O Yourself Prills to the heads. Add Crystal Clear to the flowers and adhere to the card around the bottom right to fill in the gaps as shown.

Stamp the butterfly image from the HCPC-3824 Fluttering Butterfly Stamp in Vibrant Fuchsia ink on white cardstock. Colour the image in Vibrant Fuchsia ink using the Stack and Store daubers and die cut with the coordinating die. Sponge the body with Tuxedo Black ink and adhere to the top left of the frame as shown.

Trim the sentiment from the paper collection and adhere to the card on the bottom left as shown.

Created by: Patricia Manhire

Print Project

Scenic View

Scenic View
Products Used
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Metal Tip for Adhesive Bottles, 352854
3-D Crystal Lacquer, 3D1844
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Rhubarb Stalk, TSMP301
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Bamboo Leaves, TSMP707
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Rich Cocoa, TSMP800
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Peanut Brittle, TSMP802
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Tangelo, TSMP200
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
8.5 x 11 Cardstock Pack of 25 - White, HCPP2-451
Stack and Store Daubers-Pack of 30, HCDA2-450
Circle Basics Large Die, HCD1-7155
Bright Pearl Stamens-Small, HCS1-458-1
Bright Bead Stamens-Medium, HCS1-458-3
Rain Boots and Blossoms Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3811
Rain Boots and Blossoms Die, HCD1-7169
Lush Lilac Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3816
Lush Lilac Paper Collection, HCDP1-287
Lush Lilac Die, HCD1-7170
Small Sweet Peony Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3819
Small Sweet Peony Die, HCD1-7173
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Vibrant Fuchsia, RACP524
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Rose Madder, RACP638
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Leaf Green, RACP436
Frame a Card Leafy Borders Die, HCD2-7190
Garden's Edge Coneflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3828
Backyard Blossoms Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3827
Blossoming Coneflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3826
Backyard Blossoms Paper Collection, HCDP1-290
Garden's Edge Coneflower Die, HCD1-7182
Backyard Blossoms Die, HCD1-7181
Blossoming Coneflower Die, HCD1-7180

Other Products: Flat back Rhine stones, butterfly (internet), Miniature train sands, Pearl pen creme, White marker, Distress Ink Vintage photo and Fossilized Amber, Glue gun, Big shot, White cardstock, Black Fine marker, Glitter Glue, pencil, Foampads, scor-pal, Stickles, Xacto knife.

For more tips on creating with the Backyard Blossoms collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/swO34-n1HNc.

Instructions: Finished size is 5 3/4 x 6 x 2 inches. Cut 2 pieces of white cardstock at 5 3/4 x 10 inches, score at 2 inches on both ends. Cut another piece of white cardstock 5 3/4 x 8 inches, score at 1 inch on each side. On one of the 10 inch cardstocks, die cut the large circle in the center, on the 8 inch cardstock, die cut the second largest circle out in the center. Choose a panel from the backyard blossoms paper pad and trim to 5 3/4 x 6 inches. Fussy cut a cottage from the Lush Lilac paper pad. Use an Xacto knife to cut around a few flowers from the Backyard Blossoms panel, and tuck the cottage in behind it. Adhere this panel on the solid cardstock, and fold the scored sides forward. This will be the background.

Diecut the Frame A Card die on white cardstock and trim one side off and adhere it to the backside of the 8 inch cardstock, so its visible from the left side of the circle. Fold the 1 inch sides of this panel back, adhere the sides of this panel onto the sides of the background, creating dimension. Take the 10 inch remaining cardstock, with the large circle diecut, and fold those sides back. Adhere those onto the sides of the background. This will create the diorama, now accessories as desired.

Stamp three medium peonies in Rhubarb Stalk on white cardstock and die cut with the coordinating die, then color the center with Peanut brittle and the tops with Vibrant Fuchsia. Shape the flowers with the shaping tool set and adhere together creating on large flower. Stamp 2 of the extra small peony and 3 of the small peony with Rhubarb Stalk and die cut. Color the center with Peanut Brittle and the rest with Rose Madder. Stamp 4 Lilac petals in Rhubarb Stalk ink onto pink designer paper from the coneflower collection and die cut. Shape using the Deluxe Flower Shaping kit and insert stamen in the centers.

Stamp assorted coneflowers with Rich Cocoa ink on white cardstock and color them with the Vibrant Fuchsia ink or Fossilized Amber with Tangelo in the center. For the leaves I used a mix of the Bamboo Leaves and Leaf Green. Apply glue to the centers of the coneflower and add miniature train sand, allow to dry. Finish coneflower by adding a while line on the petals with a white marker.

For the rest of the greenery and flowers use the Rain Boots and Blossoms collection and the Backyard Blossoms, stamp them on white cardstock with the Rich Cocoa ink and color them with a mixture of Bamboo Leaves and Leaf Green, Die cut all the leaves and flowers with the coordinating dies and shape them with the Deluxe Shaping tool set!

Assemble as shown. Finish with Rhinestones and adding Pearl Pen drops on to desired pieces.

Created by: Els Schutte

Print Project

Coronation Blooms

Coronation Blooms
Products Used
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Crystal Ultrafine Transparent Glitter, 85-glitter
Regal Borders and Pockets Die, HCD1-779
Large Camelia Carnation Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3807
Small Camelia Carnation Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3806
Large Camelia Carnation Die, HCD1-7165
Small Camelia Carnation Die, HCD1-7164
Rock Candy Stamens-Small, HCS1-459-4
Art Foam Paper-10 Pack, HCFS1-465
Garden's Edge Coneflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3828
Backyard Blossoms Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3827
Backyard Blossoms Paper Collection, HCDP1-290
Garden's Edge Coneflower Die, HCD1-7182
Backyard Blossoms Die, HCD1-7181

Other Products: 3D foam tape, Green alcohol based ink, Waterproof black ink, hot glue gun, purple pigment ink , pencils

For more tips on creating with the foam paper & stamens, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/Oma6ctVmUD0.

For more tips on creating with the Backyard Blossoms collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/swO34-n1HNc.

For more tips on creating with the Camelia Carnation collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/rhk76SAIgWQ.

Instructions: Create a 6 x 6" card base from white pearlised paper. Cut a piece of paper from the Backyard Blossoms Paper 5 3/4 " x 5 3/4 " and adhere to the card base using Dries Clear Adhesive. Cut the Regal Borders and Pockets Die from white cardstock two times to create a beautiful shape. Line up another piece of the same patterned paper from the Backyard Blossoms collection and adhere to the fancy borders with dries clear adhesive. Adhere to the card base using 3D foam tape for dimension.

Stamp the Camelia Carnation Cling Stamp Set on foam paper with waterproof black ink and cut using the coordinating dies. Colour with soft oil pastels (209). You will need three petals for each flower. Stamp the Camelia Carnation Cling Stamp Set three times so you have enough petals to create one large flower and two medium flowers.

Use an iron or heat gun to heat the petals and then shape using your fingers. Sponge the petals with dries clear adhesive and sprinkle with Ultrafine transparent glitter. Layer the petals together using the hot glue gun making sure to offset them. Use a paper piercer to make a hole in the middle and pull through the black stamens from the Bright Bead - Medium set. Add a little hot glue to the underside of the flower to adhere.

Stamp the leaves using Classic Rose Vines Cling Stamp Set on the white paper with StazOn Ink Pad - Olive Green, cut out with the coordinating die, shade use this same ink and shape. Stamp the leaves from the garden's Edge Coneflower Cling Stamp Set and the Backyard Blossoms Cling Stamp Set on white paper with the StazOn Olive Green and cut out with the coordinating die. Adhere the flowers and leaves to the card using a hot glue gun.

Created by: Ewelina Panka

Print Project

Gated Coneflowers

Gated Coneflowers
Products Used
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Luggage and Tags Die, HCD1-745
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Bamboo Leaves, TSMP707
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Rich Cocoa, TSMP800
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Tangelo, TSMP200
Festive Gate Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3746
Festive Gate Die, HCD1-7105
Sizzix Vagabond 2 With Solo Wafer-Thin Die Adapter, 532423-KIT
Stack and Store Daubers-Pack of 30, HCDA2-450
Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear, PGM15015
Brilliance Ink - Sunflower Yellow, TSBL11
Garden's Edge Coneflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3828
Backyard Blossoms Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3827
Backyard Blossoms Paper Collection, HCDP1-290
Garden's Edge Coneflower Die, HCD1-7182
Backyard Blossoms Die, HCD1-7181

Other Products: Prisma Color Pencils PC 956, PC931, 743, PC929, PC973, PC908, PC922, 738 1/2, Odorless Mineral Spirits, Paper Stump, Home Made Glitter Glitz, White Cardstock, Vintage Photo Distress Ink, Seam Binding Scor-Tape, Dimensional Tape

For more tips on creating with the Backyard Blossoms collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/swO34-n1HNc.

Instructions: Click here to view a larger photo of this project. My tag size is 5 X 8 3/4". I made my tag by cutting out the dimensions on two pieces of cardstock and gluing them together. Cover with a piece of the paper collection and using Vintage Photo Distress ink to go along the edges of the tag. Add Crystal Clear and set aside to dry. Stamp and cut out the fence and shade with Vintage Photo Distress Ink. Use dimensional tape and adhere to the tag. Stamp, color and cut out the flowers and plants. Add the glitter glitz and set aside to dry. Once dry add some Crystal Clear and again let dry.

When the Crystal Clear is dry, decide on placement for the flowers and glue them down. Cut out the ticket and a piece of the paper to back the ticket and using dimensional tape, adhere to the tag front.

Tie a double bow and use Scor-Tape and glue to adhere to the top of the tag. The tag is ready to go.

Created by: Glenda Brooks

Print Project

Special Coneflower Easel

Special Coneflower Easel
Products Used
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Classic Rose Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3752
Classic Rose Die, HCD1-7110
12 x 12 Cardstock Pack of 25 - White, HCPP3-452
Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear, PGM15015
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Vibrant Fuchsia, RACP524
Garden's Edge Coneflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3828
Backyard Blossoms Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3827
Backyard Blossoms Paper Collection, HCDP1-290
Garden's Edge Coneflower Die, HCD1-7182
Backyard Blossoms Die, HCD1-7181

Other Products: Distress Ink in Peeled Paint, Archival ink - Chrome Yellow, fine string, 2Crafty Chipboard Doily, white paint, script stamp, foam dots,

For more tips on creating with the Backyard Blossoms collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/swO34-n1HNc.

Instructions: Cut white cardstock 5.5" X 11". Fold in half. Diagonally score the front panel of the card from the top outside corner down to the spine. Cut 1 pink panel and 1 yellow patterned panel, as shown, from the "Backyard Blossoms" paper pad and also a sentiment and I tag. Trim both panels to 5 1/8" square. Diagonally cut the yellow panel in half from corner to corner. You will need to trim a small amount off the longest edge of the yellow panel so that a small border of the white cardstock will show through. Now adhere these panels to the card.

Stamp 1 yellow flower from the "Garden Edge Coneflower" stamp on white cardstock using Peeled Paint and Chrome Yellow inks. Colour with same inks and die cut with coordinating die. Stamp 3 pink flowers from the "Garden Edge Coneflower" stamp on white cardstock using Peeled Paint and Vibrant Fuchsia inks. Stamp 1 pink tall coneflower from the "Backyard Blossoms" stamp set using Peeled Pain and Vibrant Fuchsia ink on white cardstock, color with same inks and die cut.

Using the Vibrant Fuchsia ink, stamp 2 small pieces of floral foliage from the "Backyard Blossoms" stamp set. Colour with same inks and die cut. Stamp 2 green sets of leaves from the "Classic Rose" stamp set using Peeled Paint on white cardstock, colour with same ink and die cut.

Apply some glue to the coneflower centers and the pink flower sprays and sprinkle with glitter. Set aside to dry.

Paint chipboard doily in 2 coats of white paint or alternatively heat emboss it in white. Trim sentiment slightly, cut a small "V" either end, ink edges in Vibrant Fuchsia ink and shape this strip with your fingers. Tie a large bow using 4 strands of fine string or any suitable twine will do.

Adhere tag to front panel of card so that it is sitting up beyond folded edge. Glue multi stranded bow to tag.

Cut some of the foliage pieces in half & adhere all flowers & foliage to card front. Adhere using foam doets on desired flowers. Be sure to stagger the flowers.

Adhere white doily with foam dots onto the inside pink panel of the card about an inch in on either side. This is what holds the card open. Adhere one pink flower onto doily and adhere greeting down using foam dots.

Created by: Di Garling

Print Project

Nature's Beauty

Nature's Beauty
Products Used
Cut Mat Create 2A Die, HCD2-751
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Tuxedo Black, TSMP900
I Cannot Tell A Lilac Prills, ANC822
Express-O Yourself Prills, ANC829
Go Man Go Prills, ANC818
Fleur Border Basics Die, HCD1-7120
6" x 6" Foldout Cards-White, HCCF1-445-2
Woodsy Treescape Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3766
Woodsy Wonderland Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3767
Woodsy Critters Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3768
Woodsy Landscape Die, HCD1-7122
Woodsy Wonderland Die, HCD1-7123
Woodsy Critters Die, HCD1-7124
Wildwood Florals Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3769
Wildwood Florals Die, HCD1-7125
Flowering Dogwood Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3773
Flowering Dogwood & Doves Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3775
Flowering Dogwood Die, HCD1-7129
Flowering Dogwood & Doves Die, HCD1-7131
Window Box Fillers Die, HCD1-7149
Window Box Fillers Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3795
Eyelet Oval & Basics Small Die, HCD1-7156
Eyelet Oval & Basics Large Die, HCD1-7157
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Deep Purple, RACP430
Butterfly Dreams Paper Collection, HCDP1-289
Garden's Edge Coneflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3828
Backyard Blossoms Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3827
Blossoming Coneflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3826
Backyard Blossoms Paper Collection, HCDP1-290
Garden's Edge Coneflower Die, HCD1-7182
Backyard Blossoms Die, HCD1-7181
Blossoming Coneflower Die, HCD1-7180

Other Products: Ribbon, Foam tape, Copic Markers: E53, E33, E35, C01, C03, C05, B00, B01, R30, R21, YG03, YG23, Y38, Y04, R81, R83,R22, V01, V12, V15

For more tips on creating with the Backyard Blossoms collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/swO34-n1HNc.

Instructions: Card size: 6 1/4 X 61/4". Cut one 6 X 6" panel from the Backyard Blossoms paper collection, cut the center out and use it on the inside back as a backdrop for the scene. Use the outside section for the outer frame of the box. Sponge all the edges using Deep Purple very lightly. The sides of the box and the inside bottom "tabs" are covered in more of the decorative paper. Use the plain die from the Fleur Border Basics to make rolling landscapes on the "tabs". Once the box is put together, cover the back of the box to cover the joining tabs.

Stamp in Tuxedo Black, die cut and color trees for the background, critters, blossoms from both the Woodsy collection and the Backyard Blossoms collection, coneflowers (including the corner border), Dogwood, Wildwood Blossoms and leaves. After coloring with Copic Markers, form all flowers including coneflowers from the back and add Prills to the coneflower centers using a mix of Go Man Go and Express-O Yourself, add I Cannot Tell A Lilac Prills to Dogwood blossoms and Go Man Go to tiny Wildwood Florals. Stamp the sentiment with Deep Purple onto some matching sky decorative paper and mat with some orange paper from the Butterfly dreams paper. Use foam tape to pop up from the background panel.

Start from the back and work forward adding trees, flowers, animals smaller to larger so have proper dimension in size. Use the larger coneflowers on the frame and fill in with wildwood Blossoms. At the top, use the dangling Dogwood branch cut into pieces and add some regular leaves from the Window Box Fillers. Now add the smallest blossoms from the Flowering Dogwood and the Wildwood Florals on top of and in addition to the blossoms on the Dogwood branch. End with curling some ribbon and bow in and around the top Dogwood area.

Created by: Robin Clendenning

Print Project

Heartfelt Gift

Heartfelt Gift
Products Used
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Rajni Chawla's Frosting Powder, PGM15016
Eyelet Circle & Basics Small Die, HCD1-7154
Eyelet Oval & Basics Large Die, HCD1-7157
Banners Of Love Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3803
Heartfelt Love Paper Collection, HCDP1-284
Sweetheart Borders Die, HCD1-7161
Banners Of Love Die, HCD1-7160
Singing in the Rain Paper Collection, HCDP1-286
Large Sweet Peony Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3820
Small Sweet Peony Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3819
Sweet Peony Paper Collection, HCDP1-288
Large Sweet Peony Die, HCD1-7174
Small Sweet Peony Die, HCD1-7173
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Magenta Hue, RACP614
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Fern Green, RACP962
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Leaf Green, RACP436

Other Products: chipzeb, sparkling dust, cord, strip light , lace trim, pearl string, Blings, white floral wire

For more tips on creating flowers with Sweet Peony collection, watch the tutorial https://youtu.be/L9_MLkvpGPQ.

For more tips on creating with the flower shaping molds, watch the tutorial https://youtu.be/KDbdzC0MnAI.

Instructions: Project size : 9"x7" open card size 9"x17". For the base card I take thick white cardstock of 9"x 17". Score it on 1", 2", 9"and 10". Choose a pattern paper from Sweet Peony Paper collection for the front of the card and one from Singing in the Rain paper collection for inside the card. Cut 3 pieces 9"x1" strip and 2 pieces of 9"x7" from each pattern paper. Distress the edges using Magenta Hue ink and adhere it on both side of card. Create a magnetic closing using disc magnets.

Stamp the flowers from large Sweet Peony stamp and Small Sweet Peony stamp using Magenta Hue ink. Cut the flowers using coordinating dies. Color the flowers with same color and shape with groove tool. Also create some fillers. Stamp the leaves using Leaf Green Archival and color them with Leaf Green and Library Green ink and shape with ball tool.

Front of card: Take a pattern paper from Sweet Peony Paper collection and cut in 3.5"x7". Distress the edges of the pattern paper using scissor. Glue border die cut on both side of pattern paper and adhere it on the card diagonally, using foam tape to add dimension. Cut two tags from the same collection and tie a cord. Adhere the tag using foam tape. Make some paper rolls and glue them on the card base. Cut a sentiment card from the Heartfelt love paper collection using oval die. Also cut 6 pieces of oval frame from white cardstock. Glue all frames together to create a thick frame. Apply clear drying glue on the frame and sprinkle some Frosting Powder. Glue the frame over the sentiment card and adhere it on the card base as shown. Heat emboss the chipzeb with silver embossing powder. Arrange the chipzeb, flowers and leaves as shown. Make some swirls with white floral wire and glue. Cut 2 sentiment tickets from Sweet Peony Paper collection and adhere on the card using dimensional tape.

Inside of the card: Create a pocket using delicate borders basics die from white cardstock. Choose a pattern paper from singing in the rain paper collection, diecut it with the coordinating plain die. Distress the edges using Leaf Green Archival ink and adhere it on the pocket. Cut a sentiment card from the Heartfelt love paper collection and glue it on the pocket. Tie a bow from the white cord and glue it on the card. Create a 7"x5" side fold card with white cardstock. Adhere a pattern paper on the card from Sweet Peony Paper collection. Cut a sentiment card from the Heartfelt love paper collection using oval die. Also cut an oval frame with white cardstock. Glue the sentiment card on the card base and also glue the frame over it. Glue 2 water droplets using clear dry glue.

Create a 6"x6" shadow box with white cardstock using circle die. Choose a pattern paper from Sweet Peony Paper collection and adhere it on the shadow box. Cut a frame from white card stock using circle die and glue it on the shadow box. Inside of the shadow box paste the picture and arrange the strips. Glue border die cut on the edges of the shadow box. Glue the shadow box on the card base. Add a lace trim below the shadow card. Tie a bow with pearl string and glue it on the lace trim. Also add a bling on the bow. Glue the flowers, fillers, leaves and swirls as shown. Stamp a sentiment from the banners of love stamp in black ink on white cardstock. Color it with zig markers and cut it with coordinating die. Adhere it on the shadow box using dimensional tape.

For the finished look apply sparkling dust on the flowers using adhesive that dries clear.

Created by: Uma Didwania

Print Project

Happiness Always

Happiness Always
Products Used
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Flower Shaping Essentials, HCST2-406
Songs of Spring Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3810
Songs of Spring Die, HCD1-7168
Backyard Blossoms Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3827
Blossoming Coneflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3826
Backyard Blossoms Paper Collection, HCDP1-290
Backyard Blossoms Die, HCD1-7181
Blossoming Coneflower Die, HCD1-7180

Other Products: Card stock: cream; Gold mirrored card; 90# water color paper; Ranger Distress Ink, Vintage Photo; Spellbinders Lattice die and Classic Ovals Large die; Prismacolor watercolor pencils: Sunburst Yellow, Carmine red, Grass Green; craft foam; lace; ribbon; gold thread; pop dots; Wink of Stella-clear, VersaMark watermark ink, Snow embossing powder.

For more tips on creating with the Backyard Blossoms collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/swO34-n1HNc.

Instructions: Card is 4 5/8 x 6". For card base, cut cream cardstock 6" x 9 1/4", fold in half. Cut floral designer paper 4 3/8" x 5 3/4"and adhere to card. Cut pink design paper 4" x 5 1/4", add to card. Cut 5 1/4" circle, cut in half and add to card. Fussy cut sentiment ticket and adhere on the left side. Stamp the wheat in VersaMark watermark ink, emboss with Recollections Snow embossing powder and color with Prismacolor watercolor pencils on watercolor cardstock and die cut. Add to the upper right corner.

Die cut 2 oval dies together to create frame. Die cut lattice from gold mirror cardstock and add behind frame. Trim to fit as needed. Add the center oval, from the oval frame, back onto card with a pop dot. Stamp flower, bird and butterfly images on water color paper with Vintage Photo ink, color with watercolor pencils and die cut with coordinating dies. Trim the birds from the Umbrella and discard the umbrella. Die cut the flower from craft foam. Add foam behind the stem and leaves. Shape flowers with the flower shaping essentials and add pop dots to the centers.

Add Lace and ribbon toward the bottom. Layer everything on card as shown with a nest of gold thread under the bird. Add Wink of Stella

Created by: Sarah Miller

Print Project

Words of Comfort

Words of Comfort
Products Used
Double Dots 100pc. -3D Foam Circles, DDOTS
Stamp Mat Pad, D110305
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Metal Tip for Adhesive Bottles, 352854
Delightful Daisies Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3656
Delightful Daisy Die, HCD1-760
Crystal Ultrafine Transparent Glitter, 85-glitter
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
8.5 x 11 Cardstock Pack of 25 - White, HCPP2-451
Stack and Store Daubers-Pack of 30, HCDA2-450
Eyelet Oval & Basics Large Die, HCD1-7157
Words Of Comfort Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3815
Rock Candy Stamens-Small, HCS1-459-4
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Fern Green, RACP962
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Leaf Green, RACP436
Eyelet Lace Frames Die, HCD2-7192
Blossoming Coneflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3826
Backyard Blossoms Paper Collection, HCDP1-290
Blossoming Coneflower Die, HCD1-7180
Groove Golf Tool Set, DMCT4185

Other Products: Black card stock, Zig real brush pens, Distress inks-SeedLess preserve, score board, Black ink versafine onyx black

For more tips on creating with the Backyard Blossoms collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/swO34-n1HNc.

Instructions: Make the card base by cutting white card stock 8" x 8" and another piece 8" x 8 1/2 ". Score the second piece of card stock at 1/2 " mark and fold. Adhere the first piece of card stock to the folded paper and make a card base 8" x 8". Cut a black card stock 7 3/4 " x 7 3/4" and adhere to the card base with clear glue. Cut a pattern paper from paper collection 7 1/2 " x 7 1/2 " and adhere to the black mat layer.

Cut an intricate lace frame die cut from white card stock and adhere to the top right of card panel with foam dots. Cut a A2 card panel from the paper collection and adhere to the frame. Cut two ovals and distress the edges with Seedless preserve distress inks. Stamp the quote from the Quote cling stamp with onyx black ink on the smaller oval. Layer the two ovals together with foam circles and apply ultra fine glitter powder on the edges using clear glue.

Stamp the coneflowers with black ink on white card stock. Colour with Zig real brush pens in shades of dark pink and purple. Cut with coordinating dies. Apply clear glue on the flowers and add glitter powder. Adhere one coneflower swirl on the top of the frame with foam dots. Adhere the other two floral images on the left corner.

Stamp the daisy images with black ink. Colour with seedless preserve distress inks. Shape the flowers on the molding pad from the flower shaping tool kit and add some texture on the flowers using groove tools. Make a hole in the flower centers. Make a bunch of pollens and add to the flower centre. Layer two flowers together. Arrange the flowers and leaves on the stamped coneflower images on the left. Add smaller filler flowers to finish the card.

Created by: Anita Kejriwal

Print Project

Heartfelt Backyard Blossoms

Heartfelt Backyard Blossoms
Products Used
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
Fleur Border Basics Die, HCD1-7120
Stack and Store Daubers-Pack of 30, HCDA2-450
Butterfly Dreams Border Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3823
Butterfly Dreams Border Die, HCD1-7177
Garden's Edge Coneflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3828
Backyard Blossoms Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3827
Blossoming Coneflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3826
Backyard Blossoms Paper Collection, HCDP1-290
Garden's Edge Coneflower Die, HCD1-7182
Backyard Blossoms Die, HCD1-7181
Blossoming Coneflower Die, HCD1-7180

Other Products: Bone folder, heat gun, antistatic pad, vellum for stamping and die cutting, white card for stamping and die cutting, White Linen Card, Versacolor white Pigment Ink, White Embossing Powder, Distress Oxide Ink Wilted Violet, Archival Black Ink, Gelatos - Green Tree, Mango, Butter Cream, Brilliance Pearlescent Chocolate, Nuvo Aqua Flow Glitter Gloss pen, Diamond Stickles.

For more tips on creating with the Backyard Blossoms collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/swO34-n1HNc.

Instructions: Card size is 5 x 6 5/8". Using the Garden's Edge Coneflower stamp set, stamp the row of Coneflowers on white cardstock using your White Versacolor Ink, then cover completely in white embossing powder, shake of the excess and heat with your heat gun. I use an antistatic pad to wipe my vellum and cardstock before stamping, it creates a static free environment. I have colored these images using Gelatos. Gelatos are a water-soluble crayon which is great for blending and shading over heat embossed images. Firstly, just scribble the desired colors over the image, green for the stems, Butter Cream for the flower petals and Mango for the flower centers and now you are just going to rub it in with your fingers until blended and smooth, for the highlight add Mango to the bottom of the flower petal and now rub in with your fingers to blend. When you are happy with your shading use a cloth to rub off the excess color and it will leave the white embossed stamp more visible. If you use a damp cloth your color will be less vibrant, just experiment with your coloring technique. Highlight the flowers centers using the Pearlescent Chocolate ink very lightly.

Using the Butterfly Dreams Border Stamp set stamp on vellum using your White Versacolor Ink, then cover completely in white embossing powder, shake of the excess and heat with your heat gun. Using your Blossoming Coneflower and Backyard Blossoms Stamp sets, stamp your flowers using Archival Black Ink, I have only stamped the top of the flowers as we will only be using this section. Color the flowers using your Wilted Violet ink using your Stack and Store daubers. Trim of the flower centers you will only be using the petals. Spray the petals with your mini mister and shape using your Deluxe Flower Shaping Tool Kit.

Cut your card base using the white cardstock 10" x 6 5/8". Fold your card in half, I like to run a bone folder over the spine of the card to give it a clean finish. Using the selected Patterned cardstock from the Backyard Blossoms Paper Pad, cut your front mat 6 1/2" x 4 7/8", die cut the Fleur Border Basics Die down the right-hand side. Using the coordinating decorative border die select the purple contrasting cardstock from the paper pad and die cut 1 matching border. Using the Fleur Border Basics die, die cut the right hand front side to match your patterned cardstock. I have adhered the decorative border to the back of the front mat and then adhered it to the card front (this conceals the border between the layers for a neater effect on the inside of your card). Trim the selected cardstock from the Backyard Blossoms Paper Collection 6 1/2" x 4 7/8" for the inside mat. Adhere the insert mat.

I have trimmed the Butterfly border into single butterflies, trim them as pictured or play around with where the flourish sections sit. Adhere the butterflies with adhesive only down the center of the butterflies so the wings can be folded up. Adhere your petals over the flowers. Trim down the row of Coneflowers into single flowers and adhere as desired or as pictured. Highlight the purple flowers using the Nuvo Aqua Flow Glitter pen. Highlight the flower centers and the Butterflies using the stickles.

Created by: Tracy Crane

Print Project

Heartening Coneflowers

Heartening Coneflowers
Products Used
Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear, PGM15015
Eyelet Hearts Die, HCD1-7162
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Fern Green, RACP962
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Plum, RACP499
Garden's Edge Coneflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3828
Backyard Blossoms Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3827
Blossoming Coneflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3826
Backyard Blossoms Paper Collection, HCDP1-290
Garden's Edge Coneflower Die, HCD1-7182
Backyard Blossoms Die, HCD1-7181
Blossoming Coneflower Die, HCD1-7180

Other Products: White cardstock, Archival ink- Saffron, Pencil colors, Clear dry glue, Foam tape, Double sided tape

For more tips on creating with the Backyard Blossoms collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/swO34-n1HNc.

Instructions: The finished card measures 6 x 9-1/2 inches. For the card base cut white cardstock 12 x 9-1/2 inches, score at 6 inches and fold. Cut patterned paper 1/2 inch shorter than white card base, distress the edges and layer on top with clear dry glue.

Cut white cardstock twice using largest and smallest Eyelet Hearts Die. Mat with Die cut pattern paper from the collection using the second and third largest die. Overlap the Heart cutouts and arrange on the right side of the card with 3D foam tape.

Stamp white cardstock with flower image from Backyard Blossoms stamp and Blossoming Coneflower set with Archival ink Plum, and cut using the coordinating die. Stamp flower image from Garden's Edge Coneflower stamp set with Archival ink Saffron ink on white cardstock and die cut using coordinating die. Color all the images with pencil colors.

Arrange the colored images as shown and apply Crystal Clear Glitter on top of flower images. Cut the sentiment quote from the collection, mat it against white cardstock and layer on upper right side of card with 3D foam tape.

Created by: Pavitra Chanchal

Print Project

Golden Coneflowers

Golden Coneflowers
Products Used
Heartfelt Expressions Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3474
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
Eyelet Oval Die, HCD1-776
Garden's Edge Coneflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3828
Backyard Blossoms Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3827
Blossoming Coneflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3826
Backyard Blossoms Paper Collection, HCDP1-290
Garden's Edge Coneflower Die, HCD1-7182
Backyard Blossoms Die, HCD1-7181
Blossoming Coneflower Die, HCD1-7180

Other Products: Kuretake pens: - Dark Gray and Light Violet, Versamark, Gold embossing powder, Pear Pizzazz, Old Olive, Soft Suede card stocks (Stampin Up!), Foam pads, Double sided tape, Wet glue.

For more tips on creating with the Backyard Blossoms collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/swO34-n1HNc.

Instructions: Score a piece of 11 1/2" x 7 3/4 " Pear Pizzazz card stock in half to give a 7 3/4" x 5 3/4" card base. Cut a 5 1/4 " x 7 1/4 " piece of Old Olive cardstock and adhere onto the card base. Select your paper from the pad, cut a 5 x 7" piece and edge with Soft Suede ink, adhere to the base card.

Die cut the eyelet Oval in Soft Suede cardstock and a simple oval in coordinating paper. Edge the paper with soft suede ink, layer the ovals and add to the card base using wet glue.

Stamp the sentiment in VersaMark onto a 1 1/2" x 7" strip of Pear Pizzazz card tock. Cover with gold embossing powder, remove excess and heat. Use a slightly larger strip of patterned paper to mount the sentiment on and then a 1 3/4" x 7" strip of Soft Suede cardstock. Add to the center of the card using foam pads.

Stamp the coneflowers in VersaMark onto Pear Pizzazz cardstock, cover in gold embossing powder, remove excess and heat. Color the flowers using Kuretake watercolour pens and die cut. Shape the flowers and position onto the card using hot glue.

Created by: Cheryl Morgan

Print Project

Wherever I Go

Wherever I Go
Products Used
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear, PGM15015
Eyelet Oval & Basics Small Die, HCD1-7156
Eyelet Oval & Basics Large Die, HCD1-7157
Words Of Comfort Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3815
Butterfly Kisses Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3825
Butterfly Kisses Decorative Die, HCD1-7179
Garden's Edge Coneflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3828
Backyard Blossoms Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3827
Blossoming Coneflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3826
Backyard Blossoms Paper Collection, HCDP1-290
Garden's Edge Coneflower Die, HCD1-7182
Backyard Blossoms Die, HCD1-7181
Blossoming Coneflower Die, HCD1-7180

Other Products: Zig markers, water pen, black embossing powder, 8x10 frame with mat, black ink

For more tips on creating with the Backyard Blossoms collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/swO34-n1HNc.

Instructions: Stamp 4 of the corner coneflowers and the large flower from the Blossoming Coneflower stamps in black ink, sprinkle black embossing powder and heat emboss. Water color with markers and water pen or brush (Zig markers used here), die cut with corresponding dies. Stamp multiple flowers from the Backyard Blossoms and Garden's Edge Coneflower stamp sets in black ink, sprinkle with black Embossing Powder and heat emboss. Water color with markers. Stamp Butterfly in black ink, sprinkle with black embossing powder, and heat emboss. Color with water Zig markers.

Cut out scenery paper from the Backyard Blossom Paper Collection slightly larger than 5x7" and tape to the back of the mat from the frame. Stamp the verse from the Words of Comfort Cling Stamp Set on light colored paper from the Backyard Blossom Paper Collection and die cut with oval. Die cut assorted oval mats from the Eyelet Oval & Basics Large & Small Die sets, the largest oval in purple designer paper from the Paper Collection and using the smaller Eyelet Oval for the final mat layer, adhere to middle top of scenery.

Arrange and adhere wildflowers, layering from the left, with the two large coneflowers on top, as shown. Add Crystal Clear Glitter to two large flowers.

Stamp butterfly from the Butterfly Kisses Cling Stamp set using black ink, add embossing powder and heat emboss. Die cut with corresponding die, add Crystal Clear Glitter and glue to top right of verse.

Created by: Darla Rants

Print Project

Butterflyin' Coneflowers

Butterflyin' Coneflowers
Products Used
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Metal Tip for Adhesive Bottles, 352854
Luggage and Tags Die, HCD1-745
Spellbinders Tool N' One, 359848
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
Go Man Go Prills, ANC818
Fleur Border Basics Die, HCD1-7120
4 1/4" x 5 1/2" Foldout Cards-White, HCCF1-443-2
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Jet Black, RACP468
Butterfly Kisses Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3825
Butterfly Kisses Decorative Die, HCD1-7179
Backyard Blossoms Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3827
Backyard Blossoms Paper Collection, HCDP1-290
Backyard Blossoms Die, HCD1-7181

Other Products: Yellow Satin Ribbon, Faber-Castell Glass Bead Glitter Gel, Double Sided Adhesive Tape, Paper Trimmer, Scissors, Bone Folder, 3D Mounting Foam Tape, Faber-Castell Polychromos Pencils: Purple Violet 136, Manganese Violet 160, Violet 138, Light Magenta 119, Fuchsia 123, Terracotta 186, Orange Glaze 113, Cadmium Orange 111, Dark Chrome Yellow 109, Cadmium Yellow 105, May Green 170, Earth Green Yellowish 168, Permanent Green Olive 167

For more tips on creating with the Backyard Blossoms collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/swO34-n1HNc.

For more tips on creating with the border dies & foldout cards, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/wxX94X84kUo.

For more tips on creating with the Butterfly Dreams collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/uCKKJfAQFHA.

Instructions: Fold the flaps on the 17"x 5.5" card base from the White Foldout Card packet.

Using the simple curved dies from the Fleur Border Basics Craft Dies set, die cut and cover each panel using desired designer paper. Use the video on Foldout Cards to learn how to use and line up the Fleur Border Basics Craft Dies set here: https://youtu.be/wxX94X84kUo. Diecut borders from the Fleur Border Basics dies from designer paper, to border each panel. Also diecut two doilies from the Butterfly Kisses Die set, using a scissors cut these in half.

From the Butterfly Kisses Cling Stamp set, stamp one butterfly in black ink onto white cardstock and die cut with the coordinating die. From the Backyard Blossoms Cling Stamp set, stamp and die cut the following with their coordinating dies in black ink on white cardstock: two coneflowers, two small coneflower fields, two sprays and one wheat field. Color with the Faber-Castell pencils. Use the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit to shape the petals. Using Designer Dries clear, adhere Go Man Go Prills to the centers of the two coneflower centers and allow to dry.

From the Backyard Blossoms Collection paper pad, cut assorted sentiments and strips to use throughout card. Using the Luggage and Tags Die set, die cut a yellow tag with pink and yellow coneflowers and add ribbon. Adhere panels and borders onto card as shown, using a clear drying glue. Cut a panel from designer paper and layer on top of last panel. For the purple coneflower bouquet patterned background paper pocket piece, use adhesive on the left, bottom and right edges only to create a fold pocket and adhere to the yellow patterned side of the front of the back of the card, aligning the edges to the card edges. Allow to dry. This pocket is for the tag.

Adhere all pieces as shown, using foam tape where desired. Use Faber-Castell Glass Bead Glitter Gel or glitter of your choice and use it on all the stamped images for a shiny effect, concentrating on flower heads

Created by: Eugenia Redmond

Print Project

Gorgeous Vellum Garden

Gorgeous Vellum Garden
Products Used
Hydra Sponges, RLHS100
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Butterfly Medley Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3519
Spring Bling Prills - 12 Pack, ANC850
Classic Sunflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3626
Classic Sunflower Die, HCD1-753
Butterfly Medley Die, HCD1-759
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
Embossing Powder - White, RPEJ685
Window Box Elements Die, HCD1-7150
Card Shadow Box Set-Kraft, HCBC1-456-3
Eyelet Oval & Basics Small Die, HCD1-7156
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Jet Black, RACP468
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Magenta Hue, RACP614
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Rose Madder, RACP638
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Fern Green, RACP962
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Leaf Green, RACP436
Butterfly Kisses Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3825
Butterfly Kisses Decorative Die, HCD1-7179
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Plum, RACP499
Garden's Edge Coneflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3828
Backyard Blossoms Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3827
Blossoming Coneflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3826
Backyard Blossoms Paper Collection, HCDP1-290
Garden's Edge Coneflower Die, HCD1-7182
Backyard Blossoms Die, HCD1-7181
Blossoming Coneflower Die, HCD1-7180

Other Products: Crop-a-dile, natural twine, VersaMark ink or Hero Arts White ink, die cutting machine, vellum

For more tips on creating with the Backyard Blossoms collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/swO34-n1HNc.

For more tips on creating with the layered card & shadowboxes, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/DrMIKI-XTmI.

Instructions: The ready side fold card measures 6 1/2" by 7". For creating top panel you will need 3 layers. The topmost layer is from designer paper collection and measures, 6" by 6 1/2" All the edges are distressed with scissors and then layered on a white cardstock with a margin of 1/16" larger on all the sides. This is further layered on a dark green pattern paper 1/4" larger than the ready top panel

Follow, Emma's video to create a shadow box. Choose the designer paper from the collection for the inside of the shadow box. Tape down the shadow box and cover all the sides. Cut a frame from white cardstock, Eyelet Oval & Basics Small Die. Also cut a white die cut from Window Box Elements Die and adhere it on the top and bottom edge of the oval frame from the backside of the frame.

Stamp 2-3 images from Backyard Blossoms Cling Stamp Set and Garden's Edge Coneflower Cling Stamp Set on white cardstock with black ink and cut them using their coordinating dies. Once cut, paint them using Leaf Green, Fern Green Archival, and Rose Madder. With the help of sponge, apply adhesive that dries clear and sprinkle prills. Dust extras and leave it to dry.

Stamp images from Backyard Blossoms Cling Stamp Set with VersaMark or Hero Arts White ink on Papericious Vellum and sprinkle white heat embossing powder. Dust extra and heat set it with a heating tool. Paint the flowers with Distress Oxide Seedless Preserves. Let the color sit for few minutes, then wipe off the extra color with damp soft cloth. Shape the petals using needle tool or on the back of a thin pencil. Cut the petals in half and layer them together to create a half flower. Now glue these flowers on the already painted colored coneflowers and trim extra stamped image that is hanging out. Add a glossy accent to the cone center and add black color prills. Dust extras and set them aside for drying.

Stamp a corner from Blossoming Coneflower Cling Stamp Set with Versamark or Hero Arts White ink on Papericious Vellum and sprinkle white heat embossing powder. Dust extra and heat set it with a heating tool. Paint them using Fossilized Amber Distress ink. Let the color sit for few minutes then wipe off with a damp cloth. Shape the petals using needle tool or on the back of a thin pencil. Cut the petals in half and layer them together to create a half flower. Now glue these flowers on the already painted colored coneflowers and trim extra stamped image that is hanging out. Add glossy accent on the cone centers and add black color prills. Dust extras and set them aside for drying.

Stamp butterflies from Butterfly Dream Collection and Butterfly Medley Collection with VersaMark ink, sprinkle with white embossing powder, heat emboss the same way as flowers and then add little colors with Distress Oxides.

Cut 2 tags from the paper collection and mat them on the white cardstock. Make a hole with the help of crop-a-dile and add Papericious natural twine. Adhere these tags on the right side of the card under the shadow box. Once all the elements are ready, assemble the card as shown. Make the arrangement of all the prepared elements as shown and finish the card with a sentiment from the paper collection.

Created by: Rajni Chawla

Print Project

Boxed-In Sunny Florals

Boxed-In Sunny Florals
Products Used
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Luggage and Tags Die, HCD1-745
Cut Mat Create 2A Die, HCD2-751
Delightful Daisies Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3656
Delightful Daisy Die, HCD1-760
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
Classic Rose Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3752
Classic Rose Die, HCD1-7110
Stack and Store Daubers-Pack of 30, HCDA2-450
Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear, PGM15015
Decorative Medallion Die, HCD1-7144
Card Shadow Box Set-White, HCBC1-456-2
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Coffee, RACP451
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Fern Green, RACP962
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Leaf Green, RACP436
Garden's Edge Coneflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3828
Backyard Blossoms Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3827
Blossoming Coneflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3826
Backyard Blossoms Paper Collection, HCDP1-290
Garden's Edge Coneflower Die, HCD1-7182
Backyard Blossoms Die, HCD1-7181
Blossoming Coneflower Die, HCD1-7180

Other Products: Distress Inks: wild Honey; Rusty Hinge; Fossilized Amber; Seed Beads; Glue Gloss; creative embellishments chipboard; natural twine

For more tips on creating with the Backyard Blossoms collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/swO34-n1HNc.

For more tips on creating with the layered card & shadowboxes, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/DrMIKI-XTmI.

Instructions: Card base is 6x6". Cut a 6x6" dark green from the paper collection, then a lighter green paper 5.75 x 5.75", ink the edges with leaf green archival ink. Assemble the box cutting a frame using the cut mat create die as well as a scenery piece for the inside. I also cut strips to go on the sides for the shadow box card.

Cut and Stamp on white card using coffee archival ink 3 sets of classic sunflower; the coneflower images and the Gardens edge wheat and sunflower edge. Also stamp the leaves form the delightful daisy as well as a classic rose vine. Cut out two tags using the luggage and tag die and mat these in dark green. Also cut out the Decorative Medallion Die. The top piece in white card and the bottom mat die in the same green as the card base. This will attach to the left side of the shadow box. Color the Creative Embellishments chipboard green with leaf green archival ink and adhere this to the back of he shadow box and on top of the 2 card panels.

Color all your leaves using the archival inks and the distress inks on the flowers. Create the cone flower by cutting a sunflower in half; and placing dries clear on the cut edge then gluing it down on the stamped image. Add some seed beads to the centers of the sunflowers as well as the small sunflower spray for the inside of the card. I created two large coneflowers and left most of the sunflowers single layers.

Place the smaller sunflower edge inside the base of the shadow card. I placed most of my flowers on the left hand side of the card, but you can place all of these where you wish. I did place the largest sunflower on the top right corner and placed the leaves from the delightful daisy underneath.

Look for a sentiment from the collection. I used 'Have a beautiful Day' and popped this on the front near the bottom of the shadow box and I banner cut one end so it would look like a flag. Detail all the flowers and leaves using glue gloss and Crystal Clear powder.

Created by: Karan Gerber

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Wonderful Coneflower Birthday

Wonderful Coneflower Birthday
Products Used
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Metal Tip for Adhesive Bottles, 352854
Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear, PGM15015
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Emerald Green, RACP447
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Coffee, RACP451
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Jet Black, RACP468
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Tiger Lily, RACP670
Eyelet Rectangle & Basics Die, HCD2-7189
Blossoming Coneflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3826
Backyard Blossoms Paper Collection, HCDP1-290
Blossoming Coneflower Die, HCD1-7180

Other Products: White cardstock, Ticket Punch, Cuttlebug Embossing Folder, small foam dots, Die Cut Machine

For more tips on creating with the Backyard Blossoms collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/swO34-n1HNc.

Instructions: Prepare a White card base 5 x 7", cut another piece of white cardstock using the Eyelet Rectangle die, run it through the die cut machine to emboss it with the Cuttlebug folder, apply foam dots on the back and adhere to card base.

Stamp the Coneflowers on white with the black ink, color in with the Tiger Lily, Coffee, and Emerald Green, cut out with the matching die, add foam dots to the back and adhere to card as shown. On the smaller flower stamp again and color as the first one, diecut and cut the flower part off the stem, add foam dots and adhere to the top of the flower.

Locate the sentiment tag, cut out, use the ticket punch and punch the corners. Add foam dots and adhere to card.

To finish, using dries clear adhesive, add Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear glitter to all the flowers.

Created by: Olga Jewell

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Edged in Gold

Edged in Gold
Products Used
5pc. Acrylic Block Set, 411231
Stamp Mat Pad, D110305
Funnel Tray, 359503
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Metal Tip for Adhesive Bottles, 352854
Fantastix Blending Tool, 247027
Spellbinders Tool N' One, 359848
Scor-Pal Measuring & Scoring Board, 173842
Embossing Powder - Gold, 359760
Sizzix Vagabond 2 With Solo Wafer-Thin Die Adapter, 532423-KIT
Darice Adhesive Foam Strips, D120601
12 x 12 Cardstock Pack of 25 - White, HCPP3-452
Today's Quotes Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3813
Heat It Craft Tool, RAHT
Intricate Swirl Frames Die, HCD2-7191
Garden's Edge Coneflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3828
Garden's Edge Coneflower Die, HCD1-7182

Other Products: Abandoned Coral, Candied Apple, Walnut Stain and Peeled Paint Distress Oxide Inks, Versamark ink, Gold cardstock and pearls.

For more tips on creating with the Backyard Blossoms collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/swO34-n1HNc.

Instructions: Stamp the sentiment from Today's Quotes Stamp Set on a piece of white cardstock using VersaMark ink twice and heat emboss it using Gold Embossing Powder and Heat It Craft Tool. Die cut this piece using the die from Intricate Swirl Frames Die so that the sentiment is in the middle. Adhere it on a piece of same sized white cardstock as shown. Glue it to a slightly larger piece of gold cardstock. Glue down this panel on a 4" x 6" white cardbase using Darice Adhesive Foam Strips.

Stamp the image from Garden's Edge Coneflower Cling Stamp Set on a piece of white cardstock using Versamark ink twice & heat emboss it using Gold Embossing Powder and Heat It Craft Tool. Color it using Abandoned Coral, Candied Apple, Walnut Stain and Peeled Paint Distress Oxide Inks and Fantastix Blending Tool. Die cut them using the matching die from Garden's Edge Coneflower Die. Adhere it to the card front as shown using Darice Adhesive Foam Strips. Add some pearls to add finishing touches.

Created by: Nupur Priya

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Forever Amber

Forever Amber
Products Used
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
Stack and Store Daubers-Pack of 30, HCDA2-450
Garden's Edge Coneflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3828
Backyard Blossoms Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3827
Blossoming Coneflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3826
Backyard Blossoms Paper Collection, HCDP1-290
Garden's Edge Coneflower Die, HCD1-7182
Backyard Blossoms Die, HCD1-7181
Blossoming Coneflower Die, HCD1-7180

Other Products: White Cardstock, Chameleon Colored Pencils (302 Kumquat, 502 Coffee), Distress Oxide Ink (Fossilized Amber, Spiced Marmalade, Antique Linen), Stampin Up Ink (Old Olive, Lemon Lime Twist), Close To My Heart Ink (Chocolate, Sorbet, Pixie), Distress Crackle Glaze (Rock Candy), Edge Distresser, Craft Knife, Glitter, Buttons, Burlap String, Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L (Crafty Foam Tape, 3D Foam Squares, E-Z Runner Grand, Adhesive Dots- Medium, Dual Tip Glue Pen)

For more tips on creating with the Backyard Blossoms collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/swO34-n1HNc.

Instructions: The light green bordered paper is the background. Use a craft knife to cut along the border pattern at the top and bottom. Find and cut the bottom border from both of the pieces of purple background patterned paper. Layer one on top of the other to match the patterns. Adhere together. Cut 2 pieces of dark green patterned paper that are the same width as the combined borders. You want the combination of the 3 to be a full 12". Tuck the ends under the edges you cut earlier and adhere in place. Cut a piece of yellow patterned paper that is 4.5x5.5" and adhere to the middle of the layout. Crop the photo to 3.5x4.5 "and mat twice in white cardstock. I distressed the edges of these layers. Adhere to the layout using crafty foam tape. Find and cut out the "Always and Forever" sentiment and adhere to the left of the matted photo.

Stamp and die cut 2 of the Corner Coneflower image using brown ink (Chocolate). Add color to the full image of one and the flowers only of the other. Use ink and daubers to add color. Fossilized Amber, Sorbet and Spiced Marmalade on the flower portion of the images and Old Olive and Lemon Lime Twist to the leaves. I came back and used Chameleon Colored Pencils to do a little shading (Kumquat and Coffee). Stamp and die cut 4 of the small Coneflower Blossom images using brown ink. Add color to the images to the same as the pervious image.

Stamp and die cut 2 of the wheat images in brown ink and add color using a dauber and Antique Linen ink. Stamp and die cut 1 of the mini backyard blossom images using brown ink. Add color using in and daubers (Pixie, Lemon Lime Twist). Using a glue pen add glitter just to the blooms of this image. Let dry.

Die cut 1 of the large Intricate Swirl Frame die, and I actually used the middle bit that is left over. Cut it in half and adhere to either side of the matted photo using crafty foam tape. From the flower only colored images, cut off just the petal sections. Shape all of the flowers and leaves. Using the clear crackle medium and a paintbrush, add glaze to the petals of the flowers. Let dry. Using small foam squares adhere the petals to the full flowers.

Adhere the single flower images to either side of the matted photo. Then I cut pieces off of the corner image and adhered them next to the single blooms. Cut apart the backyard blooms into smaller pieces and add to either side of the matted photo. Cut apart the wheat images and add around the tops of the single blooms. Add buttons with burlap string bows to the top and bottom of the layout.

Created by: Tracy McLennon

Print Project

Backyard Home

Backyard Home
Products Used
Double Dots 100pc. -3D Foam Circles, DDOTS
Funnel Tray, 359503
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Redland Elements, 26redland
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
Go Man Go Prills, ANC818
Stack and Store Daubers-Pack of 30, HCDA2-450
Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear, PGM15015
Decorative Medallion Die, HCD1-7144
Eyelet Circle & Basics Small Die, HCD1-7154
Sweetheart Borders Die, HCD1-7161
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Sunflower, RACP005
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Carnation Red, RACP399
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Rose Madder, RACP638
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Leaf Green, RACP436
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Cactus Flower, RACP985
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Plum, RACP499
Garden's Edge Coneflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3828
Backyard Blossoms Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3827
Blossoming Coneflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3826
Backyard Blossoms Paper Collection, HCDP1-290
Garden's Edge Coneflower Die, HCD1-7182
Backyard Blossoms Die, HCD1-7181
Blossoming Coneflower Die, HCD1-7180

Other Products: Thick White Cardstock. Glass mini beads. Ribbon.

For more tips on creating with the Backyard Blossoms collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/swO34-n1HNc.

Instructions: Click here to view a larger photo of this project. Card stock size for house shape card width is 12" and score at 2", 4", 2", 4", height is 6 5/8", 2". For top house cover roof size width is 7 7/8" and score at center, height 3 1/8". See template here. Cover the base with Backyard Blossoms Pattern paper as seen on the picture. For the front cover cut two medallion die and paste it at the centre and on top of that adhere one circle die with foam tape to give some dimension.

Next stamp some Backyard Blossoms and Garden Edge Coneflower with archival ink plum, leaf green, orange blossoms and die cut them with matching die color them too with archival ink and then shape them with deluxe flower shaping tool kit and then sprinkle some glass mini beads. Now arrange these embellishments as shown.

Now stamp Blossoming Coneflower and Garden Edge Coneflower and Backyard Blossoms with plum archival ink and cut them with matching die. For one set of Blossoming Coneflower, color them with archival ink-Leaf green and for second stamp and die cut color it with archival ink- Sunflower and Cactus Flower and shape them with Deluxe flower tool kit and sprinkle crystal clear glitter and at the centre of the coneflower sprinkle some prills and Redland elements, and layer it on the first set. Next for the Garden Edge Coneflower and Backyard Blossoms stamp with archival ink plum and die cut them with matching die color them with archival ink leaf green, sunflower and cactus flower and shape them too and then at the centre of the flower sprinkle prills and Redland elements and sprinkle crystal clear glitter on the flower petals. Now adhere these flowers on the right side of the card as shown.

Now for the Top of the house roof, cover it with pattern paper. For the edge cut two border die from Sweetheart border set and paste it on the edge as shown. Then add some crystal clear glitter on it. Next paste a border of pattern paper from the collection and adhere it as shown. Now stamp Backyard Blossoms with archival ink plum and die cut it with matching die and color them with leaf green, sunflower, carnation red and cactus flower and at the centre of the coneflower add yellow prills.

For the spine of the card, stamp one Blossoming Coneflower border with archival ink plum and cut it with matching die and color them randomly with archival ink cactus flower and then add crystal clear glitter and adhere it with foam tape. Now add one flower from Backyard Blossom and some leafs, bushes.

Now add sentiment taken from the pattern paper and distress the edges and adhere it too with foam tape as shown.

Now close the card with ribbon.

Created by: Shalini Pahwa

Print Project

It's All About Quality

It's All About Quality
Products Used
Hydra Sponges, RLHS100
Funnel Tray, 359503
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Metal Tip for Adhesive Bottles, 352854
Spellbinders Tool N' One, 359848
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
Scor-Pal Measuring & Scoring Board, 173842
Embossing Enamel - Aged Ivory, FREG030
Sizzix Vagabond 2 With Solo Wafer-Thin Die Adapter, 532423-KIT
Stack and Store Daubers-Pack of 30, HCDA2-450
Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear, PGM15015
Good Times Sentiments Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3802
Heat It Craft Tool, RAHT
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Sunflower, RACP005
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Coffee, RACP451
Eyelet Rectangle & Basics Die, HCD2-7189
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Leaf Green, RACP436
Intricate Swirl Frames Die, HCD2-7191
Blossoming Coneflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3826
Blossoming Coneflower Die, HCD1-7180

Other Products: Champagne Metallic Cardstock, Bronze Brown Metallic Cardstock, VersaMark, Scor Tape, Misti, Dimensional Dots, Dimensional Tape

For more tips on creating with the Backyard Blossoms collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/swO34-n1HNc.

For more tips on creating with the Frame a Card Leafy Borders, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/K_1152Kd2Ls.

Instructions: Card size is 6 3/4" x 4 3/4". Cut two of the largest Intricate Swirl Frames dies from 5" x 7" Bronze Brown Metallic Cardstock. Cut the first one as is. Before cutting the second one, add two pieces of Scor-tape at the top. After cutting, score the second one at the second stitch line. Remove the tape backing and adhere the two pieces together to form the card base.

Cut the smallest eyelet die from the Eyelet Rectangle and Basics Die out of Champagne Metallic Cardstock. Stamp the sentiment on Bronze Brown Metallic Cardstock using VersaMark Ink. Sprinkle with Aged Ivory Embossing powder, heat set using the Heat It Tool and diecut using the second smallest rectangle die from the set. Adhere the two panels together using dries clear adhesive and adhere to the card base using dimensional tape.

Stamp both images from the Blossoming Coneflower Cling Stamp Set on Champagne Metallic Cardstock using VersaMark ink. Sprinkle with Aged Ivory Embossing Powder and heat set using the Heat It Tool. Color using the Stack and Store Daubers and Archival Leaf Green, Sunflower and Coffee inks. Diecut using the coordinating dies, lightly shape using the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit and adhere to the card base using dimensional dots as shown.

Sponge the coneflowers and leaves with dries clear adhesive and sprinkle with Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear glitter.

Created by: Janet Saieva

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KENDELL
Thanks ever so much for sharing all these project sheets - they are really appreciated
Wednesday 16th of May 2018 08:28 AM
SUE SANSOUCY
Gorgeous samples! Thank you everyone for sharing.
Wednesday 16th of May 2018 10:52 AM
BEVERLY POLEN
The cards shared today are beautiful inspirational cards. As soon as I saw the card created by Robin Clendenning, I knew it was hers before I saw her name. She has such a unique and awesome style, and her work is always outstanding! I love everything she creates for Heartfelt Creations. Thanks for sharing the gorgeous artwork.
Wednesday 16th of May 2018 04:29 PM
EVELYN COUP
What beautiful cards you all make. now,I just need to learn more of it.
Friday 18th of May 2018 05:07 AM
CAROLYN SWEENEY
You are the best of the best!!! I always look to you for beautiful ideas that I so enjoy making! Thank You !!!
Tuesday 22nd of May 2018 10:43 AM