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How is your day going? How are you spending the last day of May.....are you taking time to create something beautiful today? How about getting started on some cheery cards that will quickly make you feel like you're in a creative oasis in a floral paradise:) If you feel stuck and want some ideas to get you started, you are in the perfect spot! Each Wednesday we bring you completely new inspiration that allows you to jump start your creativity and inspire you to create something beautiful!

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Creative Inspiration of the Week

My Everything

My Everything
Products Used
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Lilac Posies, TSMP501
Classic Rose Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3752
Classic Rose Die, HCD1-7110
Fleur Border Basics Die, HCD1-7120
Flowering Dogwood Die, HCD1-7129
Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear, PGM15015
Eyelet Hearts Die, HCD1-7162
3D Floral Basics Shaping Mold, HCFB1-464
Large Sweet Peony Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3820
Sweet Peony Paper Collection, HCDP1-288
Large Sweet Peony Die, HCD1-7174
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Fern Green, RACP962
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Plum, RACP499
Backyard Blossoms Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3827
Backyard Blossoms Die, HCD1-7181

Other Products: Distress Ink Spray Victorian Velvet, Distress Grit Paste, TH Stencil, mixed media paper, pale green card stock (for stamens)

For more tips on creating with the flower shaping molds, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FSdPL7nXvQE.

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

Instructions: Use dark pink designer paper from the Sweet Peony Paper Collection for a mat. Do a paint wash on mixed media paper with Distress Victorian Velvet spray paint, let dry and use Distress Grit Paste over a flourish stencil to create dimension and let dry. Cut a bit smaller than pink mat and cut bottom with the Fleur Border Basics and cut out the Fleur Border Basics, glue to under side. Cut floral paper from the same paper pad to fit mat and layer under flourished top. Distress all of the papers.

Cut out Eyelet Heart with eyelets in white and matching smaller heart in same dark pink as mat, cut out sentiment from paper pad and adhere to card.

Create flowers with the Large Sweet Peony stamps and dies and the 3D Floral Basics Mold, see video for instructions. Cut out stamens in pale green card stock with the large stamen die in the Flowering Dogwood Die. Sponge flowers with glue and cover with Crystal Clear Glitter.

Stamp and sponge leaves from the Classic Rose Vines and flowers from the Backyard Blossoms Cling Stamp Sets and cut out with corresponding dies. Arrange flowers and leaves and adhere to card.

Created by: Darla Rants

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Peonies for You

Peonies for You
Products Used
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Pistachio, TSMP706
ColorBox Fluid Chalk Ink Pad - Olive Pastel, 71012
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
Brilliance Ink - Pearlescent Coral, TSBL32
Brilliance Ink - Pearlescent Crimson Copper, TSBL97
Stack and Store Daubers-Pack of 30, HCDA2-450
Festive Holiday Die, HCD1-7146
Assorted Bead Stamens-Medium, HCS1-459-3
3D Floral Basics Shaping Mold, HCFB1-464
Peony Bud and Blossom Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3821
Large Sweet Peony Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3820
Small Sweet Peony Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3819
Sweet Peony Paper Collection, HCDP1-288
Peony Bud and Blossom Die, HCD1-7175
Large Sweet Peony Die, HCD1-7174
Small Sweet Peony Die, HCD1-7173

Other Products: Bone folder, white card for stamping and die cutting, White Linen Card, Ranger Worn Lipstick Distress Oxide, Distress Forest Moss ink,  Diamond Stickles, pink sheer ribbon.

To see how to shape the peonies watch these two videos: Sweet Peony Flower Shaping Basics and How to Shape the Sweet Peony 4 Different Ways.

Instructions: I like to do all my die cutting, shaping and coloring first. Die cut 2 of your Festive Holiday Decorative dies using white cardstock. TIP: when stamping with Pigment ink you will have to let it dry or set with a heat gun before die cutting and coloring to avoid smudging. Using your Large Sweet Peony Stamp Set and Small Peony Stamp Set, stamp your flowers using the Distress Oxide Worn Lipstick ink. Using the Small Sweet Peony Stamp set stamp the leaves using the Color Box Olive Pastel Ink. Using your Peony Bud and Blossom stamp set, stamp your buds using a mixture of the Olive Pastel on the leaves and the Worn Lipstick on the bud. When your stamped images have dried, use your stack and store daubers to color your flowers, I have colored the main flower using a mixture of Pearlescent Coral and Crimson Copper, the smaller outer flowers I used the Pearlescent Coral. The outer flowers I have used wired stamens 1 each in the outer flowers and 1 each in the small flowers in the top corner (see tip below for curling your stamen wires). Color your leaves with Memento Pistachio ink and highlight edges with Distress Ink Forest Moss. Once dried die cut with coordinating dies. Using your mini mister lightly spray your flowers, shape using the 3D Floral Basics Shaping Mold. Shape your peony bud using your Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit.

Cut your card base using the white linen cardstock 12" x 6 1/8". Fold your card in half, I like to run a bone folder over the spine of the card to give it a clean finish. Trim the selected cardstock from the Sweet Peony Collection, trim this down to 4 mats of 5 7/8" x 5 7/8". I like to use a full sheet of cardstock and have matching inserts and a rear mat. Lay your ribbon around you card base and leave equal amounts exposed to the right side to tie your bow. Hold in place with a little tape and adhere your front mat in place, this will hold your ribbon in place, repeat with the rear mat remembering to keep the card closed to avoid the ribbon bunching. Adhere your insert mats.

TIP: I like to use the metal stamen wire and curl them for added effect. I have done this on the outer flowers and the smaller flowers. I adhere my flower well in place and then using a skewer or a pen or a stylus handle (depending on the size of the curl required) I curl the wire around and skewer and slide off to give this beautiful curled wired effect. You can do this before you adhere your flower or when it is secured very well in place.

Now you have all your elements done, you can complete your card. Adhere the flowers and decorative die cuts as pictured. Using designer dries clear adhesive adhere the "Especially for you" sentiment, a little glue on the left and right sides, so you can hold the left in place and when secure push the sentiment up to have a raised effect for your heading and hold in place until dry, and you can loop the tail at the bottom of the blossom stamp through your sentiment. Decorate with Stickles as desired. I like to highlight the leaves and the Baby's Breath. Tie your bow to complete the card.

Created by: Tracy Crane

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Love and Cherish

Love and Cherish
Products Used
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Luggage and Tags Die, HCD1-745
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: White card stock; VersaFine, Smokey Grey; Prismacolor pencils, Pale Sage, Apple Green, Grass Green, Rose, Blush Pink, Mulberry, Violet, Canary Yellow, Pale Vermillion, Spanish Orange, Tuscan Red; seam binding; lace; Tattered Angels glimmer mist, gold; foam tape; dollar store glitter dots; Wink of Stella, gold

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

Instructions: Cut card base from white card stock 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", fold in half. Cut the pink (or yellow) design paper 4" x 5 1/4", add to card base. Cut white card stock 3 3/4"x 5", add to card. Cut pink (or yellow) design paper 1 3/4" x 3 3/4", add to left side of card.

Cut a pink (or yellow) piece of design paper 2 5/8" x 4" to layer under tag. Cut 2 corners to match tag. Die cut tag and hole reinforcers, draw stitching lines with Micron pen. Stamp images with Smokey Grey and color with pencils. Add gold Wink of Stella to dots on grass. Add hole reinforcers and ribbon to tag. Add lace under pink (or yellow) tag liner. Add tag to liner with foam tape, then add entire piece to card with foam tape.

Die cut sentiment with Luggage and Tags die and add to card. Add glitter dots. Spritz with glimmer mist.

Created by: Sarah Miller

Print Project

Framed Peonies

Framed Peonies
Products Used
Double Dots 100pc. -3D Foam Circles, DDOTS
Stamp Mat Pad, D110305
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Metal Tip for Adhesive Bottles, 352854
Heartfelt Expressions Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3474
Crystal Ultrafine Transparent Glitter, 85-glitter
Molding Mat, STP1-420
Classic Rose Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3752
Classic Rose Die, HCD1-7110
8.5 x 11 Cardstock Pack of 25 - White, HCPP2-451
3D Rose Shaping Mold, HCFB1-462
Large Sweet Peony Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3820
Small Sweet Peony Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3819
Large Sweet Peony Die, HCD1-7174
Small Sweet Peony Die, HCD1-7173
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Library Green, RACP475
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Rose Madder, RACP638
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Fern Green, RACP962
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Leaf Green, RACP436
Frame a Card Leafy Borders Die, HCD2-7190
Intricate Swirl Frames Die, HCD2-7191
Butterfly Dreams Paper Collection, HCDP1-289
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Plum, RACP499
Groove Golf Tool Set, DMCT4185

Other Products: White card stock 280 gsm, 180 gsm watercolor paper, mini stamens yellow, yellow bead stamens, oval die, clear water droplets

To see how to shape the peony, watch the video at https://youtu.be/L9_MLkvpGPQ.

For more tips on creating with the flower shaping molds, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FSdPL7nXvQE.

Instructions: Begin by making the frame for the card front. Place the larger of the two frame a card borders without the outside cutting layer on a white card stock and cut a frame. Repeat this with coordinating the die on the opposite side to complete the frame. Take care to match the points so that you get one complete frame.

Cut a card base from white card stock using the frame as the guidelines for measurement. The card base should not measure more than the frame. Cut a subtle background pattern paper from any paper collection to the size of the card front. Adhere on the card front. Adhere the frame on the mat layer using clear glue.

Cut an oval die cut. Stamp the sentiment with black ink. Cut an inside die cut from intricate die set. Adhere the oval die cut in the centre of frame and place the intricate frame on it popping it up a little as shown.

Stamp several images of peony flowers with Rose madder and plum ink on water colour paper. Cut with coordinating die. Use the Rose madder ink to colour the flowers using sponge daubers. Mist a little with water and use the flower shaping mold to shape the flowers. Give more natural look to the flowers by using the groove golf tools medium and large size. Layer the petals and add pollens. Make small filler flowers from the classic rose die and stamp set. Make many leaves from the classic rose cling stamp and die using green inks. Shape the leaves using golf tools.

Arrange the flowers and leaves on the card front using glue. Finish the card by adding filler flowers and clear water droplets.

Created by: Anita Kejriwal

Print Project

Encased Watercolors

Encased Watercolors
Products Used
Double Dots 100pc. -3D Foam Circles, DDOTS
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Metal Tip for Adhesive Bottles, 352854
3-D Crystal Lacquer, 3D1844
Scor-Pal Measuring & Scoring Board, 173842
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
Nuvo Crystal Drops - Gloss White, NU651
Heat It Craft Tool, RAHT
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Jet Black, RACP468
Eyelet Rectangle & Basics Die, HCD2-7189
Frame a Card Leafy Borders Die, HCD2-7190
Intricate Swirl Frames Die, HCD2-7191
Fluttering Butterfly Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3824
Fluttering Butterfly Die, HCD1-7178
Blossoming Coneflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3826
Blossoming Coneflower Die, HCD1-7180

Other Products: Picked Raspberry, Seedless Preserve, Peacock Feathers, Mowed Lawn, Wild Honey and Vintage Photo Distress Inks, Mini MISTI, VersaMark Ink, WOW Black Glitter Embossing Powder, x-acto knife, watercolor cardstock and pearls.

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

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

Instructions: Die cut a piece of white cardstock using Intricate Swirl Frames Die and Frame a Card Leafy Borders Die so that the corner doily die is flush with one of the inside corners of the frame die. Once the die is cut use an x-acto knife to cut the frame using the doily die cut and the stitched border as a guide. Die cut a white cardbase using Eyelet Rectangle & Basics Die and adhere the die cut frame on it using Darice Adhesive Foam Strips.

Stamp the butterfly image from Fluttering Butterfly Cling Stamp Set on a piece of watercolor cardstock using Mini MISTI, Picked Raspberry, Seedless Preserve and Peacock Feathers Distress Inks and spray it with water to spread the ink. Let it dry or use Heat It Craft Tool to speed up the drying. Stamp again using Jet Black Archival Ink and again with VersaMark ink. Heat emboss using WOW Black Glitter Embossing Powder and Heat It Craft Tool. Die cut this butterfly using matching die from Fluttering Butterfly Die. Adhere it to the card front as shown using Darice Adhesive Foam Strips. Add drops of Gloss White Nuvo Crystal Drops to the butterfly wings and cover its body with 3-D Crystal Lacquer.

Repeat the previous steps to stamp the coneflower image from Blossoming Coneflower Cling Stamp Set but use Mowed Lawn, Wild Honey and Vintage Photo Distress Inks this time. Die cut this image using matching die from Blossoming Coneflower Die. Adhere it to the card front as shown using Darice Adhesive Foam Strips. Add few pearls to add finishing touches to the card.

Created by: Nupur Priya

Print Project

Thankful Purple Blossoms

Thankful Purple Blossoms
Products Used
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Peanut Brittle, TSMP802
Express-O Yourself Prills, ANC829
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
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Majestic Violet, RACP494
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Sepia, RACP505
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Fern Green, RACP962
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Leaf Green, RACP436
Butterfly Kisses Decorative Die, HCD1-7179
Heart of Gold Prills, ANC804
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: Purple Cardstock

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 Butterfly Dreams collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/uCKKJfAQFHA.

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 adhere to the front of the card

Die cut the frame from the HCD1-7179 Butterfly Kisses Decorative Die in white cardstock and adhere to the card. Die cut the lace decorative die and adhere to the centre of the frame. Die cut the circle out of white cardstock and adhere to the centre of the lace circle die. Die cut the Thank You out of the purple cardstock and adhere to the centre of the lace frame.

Stamp the coneflower image from the HCPC-3826 Blossoming Coneflower Stamp set in Fern Green, Majestic Violet and Sepia inks on white cardstock. Colour the flowers with the Majestic Violet ink, the leaves with Leaf Green and the heads with Peanut Brittle inks and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape the flowers and add Crystal Clear to the flowers and leaves with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge and add Espress-O Yourself prills to the heads. Add around the curve on the paper as shown.

Stamp several coneflower images from the HCPC-3828 Garden's Edge Coneflower Stamp set in Fern Green, Majestic Violet, Rose Madder and Sepia inks on white cardstock. Colour the stem and leaves in Leaf Green ink, the purple flowers in Majestic Violet ink and the head with Peanut Brittle inks and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape the flowers and add Express-O Yourself Prills to the heads. Add Crystal Clear to the flowers and adhere around the bottom left as shown.

Stamp the leaf die from the HCPC-3828 Garden's Edge Coneflower Stamp set in Fern Green ink on white cardstock. Colour the image in with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Add Heart of Gold Prills to the fronds and adhere around the coneflowers.

Created by: Patricia Manhire

Print Project

Beautifully Framed

Beautifully Framed
Products Used
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Metal Tip for Adhesive Bottles, 352854
Crystal Ultrafine Transparent Glitter, 85-glitter
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Coffee, RACP451
Intricate Swirl Frames Die, HCD2-7191
Fluttering Butterfly Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3824
Fluttering Butterfly Die, HCD1-7178
Backyard Blossoms Paper Collection, HCDP1-290

Other Products: White, Black and Purple cardstock, Spectrum Markers EB, EB2, PL1, BT4, SMALL Foam Dots, Dreamweaver Embossing Paste, Dots Stencil, Ticket Punch

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

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

Instructions: Prepare a White card base 5 1/4 x 7 1/4". Cut a piece of purple card stock 5 x 7" and layer on top.

Use the stencil and paste and add the dots in the center, let dry.

Use the Intricate Swirl Frame and cut it out with white card stock, place small foam dots on the back and adhere to card.

Locate the sentiment you wish to use, cut out, and punch the corners with the ticket punch. Mat on top of a piece of white and cut out use the ticket punch on those 4 corners.

Stamp the butterfly on white cardstock with the Coffee ink, cut out using the matching die. Use the spectrum markers and color. Use the butterfly die and cut 2 more out of black cardstock. Adhere all 3 together, add foam dots to the back and adhere to card.

Finish by adding glitter to the butterfly.

Created by: Olga Jewell

Print Project

Coneflower Elegance

Coneflower Elegance
Products Used
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Rich Cocoa, TSMP800
Sizzix Vagabond 2 With Solo Wafer-Thin Die Adapter, 532423-KIT
Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear, PGM15015
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: White Cardstock, Homemade Glitter Glitz, (Made using beads, glitter and brown ink) Odorless Mineral Spirits, PC929, PC973, PC908, PC911, 738 1/2 Prismacolor Pencils,

For tips for creating with the Backyard Blossoms Collection with this video: https://youtu.be/swO34-n1HNc.

Instructions: My card size is 5 X 7". Make card base and cover with a piece of the paper collection. Die cut the Eyelet Frame out of white cardstock and glue it down.

Stamp the flowers with Rich Cocoa Memento Ink onto white cardstock. Color the images using the Prismacolor pencils listed above in the "Other Products" section and the odorless mineral spirits. Cut out the flowers with the coordinating die and then add the homemade Glitter Glitz to the flowers and set aside to dry. Using Designer Dries Clear Adhesive add the Crystal Clear here and there and then when dry, glue the flowers down behind the die cut frame. The card is finished.

Created by: Glenda Brooks

Print Project

Sparkling Blossoms

Sparkling Blossoms
Products Used
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Metal Tip for Adhesive Bottles, 352854
Luggage and Tags Die, HCD1-745
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Bamboo Leaves, TSMP707
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Rich Cocoa, TSMP800
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Lulu Lavender, TSMP504
8.5 x 11 Cardstock Pack of 25 - White, HCPP2-451
Stack and Store Daubers-Pack of 30, HCDA2-450
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Vibrant Fuchsia, RACP524
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: Miniature train sands, Pearl pen yellow, Distress Ink Vintage photo, Glue gun, Big shot, Glue, Foam pads, staples, Purple cardstock, Purple glitter cardstock, Distresser, Purple Seam binding, Distress Ink Dusty Concord

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

Instructions: Cut a piece of Purple cardstock  10 x 7 inches, score it on 5" and fold it in half, then your card is 5 x 7 inches Cut a piece of the glitter cardstock at 4 3/4 x 6 3/4 inches and glue this on the front of the card. Take a piece of the design paper collection 4 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches, the one with the Purple Coneflowers on the left and cut next to the flowers leaving the bottom part straight, now take the distresser and distress all the sides and ink them with Vintage Photo, now only put some tape on the outside and glue the whole part down on the front of the card so then you have a pocket.

For the inside of the card you cut 2 pieces of the design paper 4 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches, distress all the edges and ink them with the vintage photo. For the left side you cut a tag out of the paper and mat it on a purple cardstock and cut it out so that you have a nice frame behind the tag, cut a strip from the design paper and glue this on the left side put tape on the tag only on 2 sides so that you create a pocket, now cut another tag out of the paper, mat it on cardstock take a piece of the seam binding and staple it on the tag, put this one in the pocket. For the right side you cut with a knife a slit into the paper, make 2 little holes with the Crop-o-dile and then cut a from hole to hole so then you have a nice slit and it won't tear! Now make 1 tag and mat it on purple cardstock and staple a piece of the seam binding on it and put it in the pocket (slit) then cut with the tag die a tag out of the paper and pull a piece of seam binding through it and put that in the slit too. For the front pocket you cut a nice big label out of the paper collection and a small one and bind them together on the top with a piece of seam binding and put that in the front pocket.

Coneflowers: Stamp some Cone flowers on white cardstock with the Rich Cocoa, cut them out with the coordinating dies and color them with the Lulu lavender, Dusty Concord and at the tips some Vibrant Fuchsia. Put some glue on the pollens and dip them in the (train) sand, let then dry. Also for the greenery, I colored them with a mix of Bamboo leaves and Leaf Green and on the tips some yellow dots with the Yellow pearlpen. Now you can make a nice arrangement on the front of your card, put some flowers on foam tape for dimension.

Created by: Els Schutte

Print Project

Unconditional Love

Unconditional Love
Products Used
Heartfelt Expressions Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3474
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
Embossing Powder - White, RPEJ685
Flowering Dogwood Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3773
Flowering Dogwood Die, HCD1-7129
Bright Bead Stamens-Medium, HCS1-458-3
Assorted Pearl Stamens-Small, HCS1-459-1
Rock Candy Stamens-Small, HCS1-459-4
Rain Boots and Blossoms Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3811
Rain Boots and Blossoms Die, HCD1-7169
Lush Lilac Paper Collection, HCDP1-287
Large Sweet Peony Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3820
Small Sweet Peony Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3819
Large Sweet Peony Die, HCD1-7174
Small Sweet Peony Die, HCD1-7173
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Deep Purple, RACP430
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Library Green, RACP475
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Leaf Green, RACP436
Butterfly Kisses Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3825
Butterfly Kisses Decorative Die, HCD1-7179

Other Products: VersaMark, Mini micro pearl, Rainbow glitter, White cord, Vellum Paper, Cheese cloth, Heat Tool, Hot Glue Gun

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

Instructions: Ready project size 12"x12". Choose two pattern papers from Lush lilac paper collection. Take a thick chipboard and glue a pattern paper over it. Take another pattern paper little bit smaller than the first one. Make straight cuts over the pattern paper in 1" distance as shown. Distress the edges of all the cuts using scissors. Adhere the pattern paper using dimensional tape for added dimensions. Apply modelling paste using stencil. Take a piece of cardboard, apply gesso on the edges of the cardboard. Adhere the cardboard and the pieces of some pattern paper using dimensional tape as shown.

Take a square piece of chipboard (4.5") and make a frame. Glue the micro mini pearls on the frame using clear dry glue. Frame the picture. Cut a square frame using decorative die and glue it on the frame. Glue the frame on the layout using hot melted glue.

Stamp some sweet peony flowers on the white cardstock using deep purple archival ink pad and color with same color. Also stamp some Dogwood flowers using leaf green archival and color them with leaf green same color. Cut with coordinating die. Shape the flowers using deluxe flower shaping kit and add stamens. Stamp some leaves using library green and color with leaf green archival. Arrange the flowers and leaves in desired manner and adhere them using hot melted glue.

Stamp a sentiment using VersaMark on black chipboard and heat emboss with white embossing powder. Paste the sentiment chipboard using dimensional tape. Cut a doily from white cardstock using decorative die. Glue half doily die cut on the right side as shown in the picture. Stamp a butterfly on vellum paper using VersaMark and heat emboss with white embossing powder. Cut with coordinating die and glue on right side. Also cut a tag from the same collection and adhere it as shown. For the finished look apply rainbow glitter using adhesive that dries clear.

Created by: Uma Didwania

Print Project

Favorite Florals

Favorite Florals
Products Used
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
Classic Rose Vines Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3753
Classic Rose Vines Die, HCD1-7111
Stack and Store Daubers-Pack of 30, HCDA2-450
Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear, PGM15015
Today's Quotes Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3813
Pastel Bead Stamens-Medium, HCS1-457-3
Art Foam Paper-10 Pack, HCFS1-465
Large Sweet Peony Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3820
Small Sweet Peony Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3819
Large Sweet Peony Die, HCD1-7174
Small Sweet Peony Die, HCD1-7173
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Coffee, RACP451
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Magenta Hue, RACP614
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Buttercup, RACP632
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Pink Peony, RACP649
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Leaf Green, RACP436
Eyelet Lace Frames Die, HCD2-7192
Butterfly Dreams Paper Collection, HCDP1-289

Other Products: Hot Glue Gun; white card

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 foam paper & stamens, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/Oma6ctVmUD0.

Instructions: Card base is 7.75 x 6". Cut a 7.75 x 12" cardstock in white, score at 6" and fold to create card base. And a pattern paper from the Butterfly Dreams collection. Adhere these two together. Die cut out the Eyelet frame die on white card and place this in the center of your card and decide where your sentiment from the Today's Quotes will go and stamp the sentiment with coffee archival Ink. Die cut another Eyelet Lace Frame from the same pattern you used for the background. Layer these on the card base by offsetting them centering the sentiment in center of the two frames.

Stamp on foam paper using Magenta Hue Archival ink two sets of large peony and four sets of the largest of the small peony. Die cut out. Color front and back with pink peony archival ink. Pierce center with paper piercer in kit and make a hole to make room for stamen.

Stamp on foam paper with fern green ink the medium peony leaf three times, color using Leaf green ink. Lightly heat these and add some crystal clear. Cut out a set of the smallest peony on white card and we will use these as fillers making sure to insert a stamen into each of these. I used four and colored them with the Buttercup ink. Stamp and cut one classic rose vine on white card using coffee archival ink and color with leaf green and fern green cut into three pieces as we are using only one piece.

Heat the foam paper from the front, not from the back and be careful to not over heat, the petals will curl inwards which is what we want it to do. Lightly shape these with the molding mat and stylus while it is still warm, careful to not press to hard on the foam paper or you will have an impression from the molding tool and we don't want that either.

Make two large peonies, using one large and one medium peony and create four small peonies using the small set. Use three - four stamens on the large set and two in each of the small flowers. I did use my glue gun to set these and adhere to the card base. Tuck in the peony leaf. Detail with crystal clear and complete assembly as shown in my sample.

Created by: Karan Gerber

Print Project

Shaker Bells

Shaker Bells
Products Used
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Metal Tip for Adhesive Bottles, 352854
Vellum Paper - 10 Sheets, 242174
Spellbinders Tool N' One, 359848
Eyelet Oval Die, HCD1-776
Blushing Rose Paper Collection, HCDP1-271
Nuvo Crystal Drops - Dandelion Yellow, NU673
Classic Wedding Roses Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3788
Classic Wedding Bells Die, HCD1-7143
Classic Wedding Bells Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3789
Sweetheart Borders Die, HCD1-7161
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Jet Black, RACP468
Nuvo Crystal Drops - Wisteria Purple , NU658
Nuvo Crystal Drops Gloss - Crushed Grape, NU662

Other Products: Paper Trimmer, Die Cutting Machine, Sequins, Clear Seed Beads, An Acetate Sheet, Vellum, 3D Foam Tape, Double Sided Adhesive Tape, White Cardstock, Polychromos Pencils in the following colors: Light Chrome Yellow, Earth Green Yellowish, Chromium Green Opaque, Violet, Mauve, Cold Grey I, Cold Grey III, Cold Grey V, Cold Grey VI, Chrome Oxide Green

For more tips on creating with the Blushing Rose collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/HVQjbz25S2I.

Instructions: Cut out a base for a 5x7 inch card using White Cardstock. Cut out a 3x7 inch piece of vellum and die cut the left edge of the vellum paper with the long edge die from the Sweetheart Borders Craft Dies and adhere the remaining piece of vellum to the card so that that the decorative die cut edge is sticking out on the left side of the card. From the Blushing Rose Collection Paper Pad, cut out a 5x7 inch piece out of the 12x12inch yellow purple rose background pattern and adhere it to the front of the card base with double sided adhesive tape. Then, take the smaller yellow purple rose pattern from the paper pad and cut it out to a 4x6 inch piece and adhere it to the center of the card. Cut out a 4x6 inch piece of vellum and using Designer Dries Clear adhesive, adhere the edges of the vellum over the 4x6 inch piece of the centered paper. This completes the background of the card.

Start the front window of the shaker card by cutting out a 4 3/4 x 6 1/4 inch piece from the light purple text patterned background from the Blushing Rose paper pad and die cut an oval from the center using the solid Eyelet Oval Die. Cut a 4x6 inch piece of acetate and adhere it to the opening of the back of the window frame with double sided adhesive tape around the edges so that the window frame is sealed. Next, take the yellow patterned sheet from the Blushing Rose paper pad and using the Eyelet Oval Die, cut out an oval decorative border and adhere the border to the front of the window frame, lining it up with the oval window using Designer Dries Adhesive. Turn the window over to its backside and apply 3D foam tape around the edges of the oval window making sure there are no gaps or spaces between the tape. This is to ensure that the sequins and the seed beads don't escape once the card is completed. Apply Foam tape to the sides and corners of the window as well to prop the window up from the card base. Set aside.

Take the bells from the Classic Wedding Bells Cling set and stamp on white cardstock using Ranger Archival Ink in Jet Black and die cut using the coordinating dies. Color the stamped image using the polychromos pencil colors listed above and adhere 3D foam tape to the back. Adhere the stamped image to the center of the card base, ensuring that it is centered in alignment with the oval window and adhere.

Take sequins and place them around the stamped image along with the seed beads, ensuring that they stay in place around the stamped image, within the oval confine of where the window will sit. Take the window frame and place it over top of the stamped image making sure that it is centered and adhere. This process closes the shaker window.

From the Blushing Rose paper pad, cut out the decorative blank purple rectangle template and stamp with the "Best Wishes" stamp from the Classic Wedding Roses Cling Stamp set using Ranger Archival Ink in Jet Black. Use 3D foam tape for the back and adhere it to the front of the shaker window on the lower left side.

To embellish the card, use Designer Dries Adhesive to randomly attach sequins to the face of the card. Do the same using Nuvo Drops with the colors suggested above to match the colors to and decorate the remainder of the card frame and or background to your desire and allow to dry for 24 hours.

Created by: Eugenia Redmond

Print Project

Rolling Hills

Rolling Hills
Products Used
ColorBox Fluid Chalk Ink Pad - Dark Peony, 71032
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
Go Man Go Prills, ANC818
Hot Mama Prills, ANC821
Fleur Border Basics Die, HCD1-7120
Tropical Parrots Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3784
Tropical Parrots Die, HCD1-7138
Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear, PGM15015
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Sunflower, RACP005
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Jet Black, RACP468
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Library Green, RACP475
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Olive, RACP482
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Sepia, RACP505
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
Backyard Blossoms Paper Collection, HCDP1-290
Garden's Edge Coneflower Die, HCD1-7182
Backyard Blossoms Die, HCD1-7181

Other Products: White cardstock, Pencil colors, Clear dry glue, Foam tape, Double sided tape, Prills

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

Instructions: The Finished card measures 9 -1/4 x 6-1/4" and consists of four layers. For the base of the card, cut white cardstock 12-1/2 x 9-1/4", score at 6-1/4" and fold. For the first layer cut pattern paper 9 x 6" from the collection and adhere on top of card base with clear dry glue.

For the second layer cut white cardstock 8-3/4 x 5-3/4" distress the edges with the help of a scissor and adhere on top of pattern paper with clear drying glue.

Next cut green color pattern paper from the collection 8-1/2 x 5-1/2", distress the edges and arrange on top of white cardstock with 3D Foam tape.

For the final fourth layer die cut two pieces of yellow color pattern paper from the collection using the largest and smallest die from Fleur Border Basics die set. Paste the die cut pattern paper on two opposite sides, leaving the green pattern paper visible from the center as shown with 3D foam tape.

Stamp white cardstock with Tropical Parrots stamp set using Archival Ink Black and cut with coordinating die. Color the image with pencil colors.

Next stamp four flower image form Backyard Blossoms stamp set on white cardstock with Archival ink Plum and library green. Color the image with Color box ink Dark Peony, Archival ink Olive and Fern Green.

Also stamp flower image from Garden's Edge Coneflower stamp set four times on white cardstock with Archival ink Sunflower and color with Archival Ink Sepia and Sunflower. Emboss the flower images from the back side with Deluxe Shaping kit and for a dimensional look layer one flower on top of another.

Stamp Fern and small flower images from the stamp set with Archival Ink Library Green and color with Archival ink Olive, Fern Green and Color Box ink Dark Peony.

Cut out a sentiment quote from the paper collection and mat with white cardstock. Once all the elements are ready arrange them as shown. Apply Crystal clear glitter on flowers and Prills on the ferns with clear drying glue.

Created by: Pavitra Chanchal

Print Project

Fluttering Sunflowers

Fluttering Sunflowers
Products Used
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Classic Sunflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3626
Classic Sunflower Die, HCD1-753
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
ColorBox Pigment Ink Pad - Frost White, CB80
Embossing Powder - White, RPEJ685
Tu Tu Pink Prills, ANC811
Classic Rose Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3752
Classic Rose Die, HCD1-7110
Stack and Store Daubers-Pack of 30, HCDA2-450
Eyelet Circle & Basics Small Die, HCD1-7154
Heat It Craft Tool, RAHT
Lush Lilac Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3816
Lush Lilac Die, HCD1-7170
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Library Green, RACP475
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Fern Green, RACP962
Fluttering Butterfly Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3824
Butterfly Dreams Paper Collection, HCDP1-289
Butterfly Kisses Decorative Die, HCD1-7179
Fluttering Butterfly Die, HCD1-7178

Other Products: Papericious Vellum, Paperiocious Twinkling Spark, Paper distressing tool, Smooth white cardstock. Fossilized Amber Distress Oxide,, Fossilized Amber Distress ink, Fired Brick distress ink.

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

Instructions: The ready side fold card measures 7" by 7". Choose a 6' by 6' card panel from the Butterfly Dreams Paper Collection and cut the center round window using Eyelet Circle Basic Small Die Set. Also, distress the edges using a distressing tool or small scissors. Choose another pattern paper and create a window scene by layering the same with the help of glue dots. Further, create a green color mat and distress the edges and layer it using glue dots. Once happy with all layering, glue the card front to the ready card base.

Cut a white frame by nesting outer 2 dies of the Eyelet Circle and Basic Small die. Adhere it to the card window as shown. Cut a fancy frame from Butterfly Kisses Frame Die and cut all the corners apart. Adhere all the four corners as shown using glue that dries clear.

For Butterfly, white heat set three butterfly images on vellum using Frost White Ink and white embossing powder and cut 2 layers as shown. Color the butterflies using Fired Brick and Fossilized Amber distress inks. Shape the top 2 layers and glue all the layers together. Add some Swarovski for extra interest. Heat the ready butterfly with a heat gun and without wasting time sprinkle Twinkling Spark Glitter. Dust extras and heat set it again. It will make the glitter stick firmly to the details of the butterfly

Leaves: Leaves from Classic Rose stamp set are stamped using Library Green Archival ink and colored using Leaf Green and Olive Green Archival inks. These are then cut using the coordinating die and shaped using Deluxe flower shaping Kit. Glitter the leaves using Crystal Clear Powder and adhesive that dries clear.

For Lilacs, Images are stamped with VersaMark on vellum and heat set using white embossing powder. Cut the images with its coordinating die. Color the flowers using Raspberry Pink and Seedless Preserves. Shape the flowers using needle tool and add prills to the centers.

For Sunflower, stamp Classic Sunflower Stamp set with white Color Box ink and sprinkle white heat embossing powder. Dust extras and heat set with a heating tool. Paint the petals with Fossilized Amber Distress Oxide, let it settle it for a couple of minutes and then wipe off the extra ink with a napkin. Cut the petals using Classic Sunflower Die. Shape the petals by rolling each petal on a back of golf tool and glue the petals together using Aleene's fast grab glue to form a Sunflower. Prick the center and pass the rock candy stamens and set them tight with hot glue. Once all the elements are ready, assemble the card as shown. Add crystal clear, using an adhesive that dries clear, on all the edges for extra interest and complete the card by adding a sentiment from the pattern papers.

Created by: Rajni Chawla

Print Project

A Gift of Sunshine

A Gift of Sunshine
Products Used
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Metal Tip for Adhesive Bottles, 352854
Luggage and Tags Die, HCD1-745
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Rich Cocoa, TSMP800
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
Express-O Yourself Prills, ANC829
Go Man Go Prills, ANC818
Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear, PGM15015
Window Box Elements Die, HCD1-7150
Gift Of Love Box Die, HCD1-7163
Sweetheart Borders Die, HCD1-7161
Sweet Peony Paper Collection, HCDP1-288
Garden's Edge Coneflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3828
Backyard Blossoms Paper Collection, HCDP1-290
Garden's Edge Coneflower Die, HCD1-7182

Other Products: Ribbon, Pearls, 3M foam tape, grass border punch, Copic Markers: RV55, RV63, RV17, G21, G82, Y11, Y15, Y17, E33, E97

For more tips on creating with the Heartfelt Love collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/AePSIkkwaCE.

Instructions: Box size: 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 4 1/2 " Die cut 4 box pieces from yellow decorative paper, fold on score lines and glue box pieces together (see video link above). Die cut inset pieces from a darker yellow decorative paper (x 4) for the top and bottom sections of box and also die cut top portion of inset using the flower decorative paper. Cut off 1/8" from all sides of the flowered paper die cut to fit inside the dark yellow and glue them together. Glue pieces to box sides. Die cut 2 Sweetheart Borders and 2 Window Elements borders from white. Glue Sweetheart border to bottom section of box and the Window Elements border to the very top of box. Die cut 2 tags for the top.

Stamp flowers (using Rich Cocoa ink), die cut and color with Copic Markers. Shape flowers and leaves slightly from the back using the deluxe flower shaping kit and add a mix of Prills to the cone center. Add Glitter to the petals. Glue flowers to each side of box. Punch the grass border from green decorative paper and glue it to the bottom (a 12" strip is more than enough to go all the way around the box). Add yellow (or white colored yellow) pearls to the top edge, close box and add bow with tags to (1) top panel (so that you can open and close box without removing bow).

Box is complete, just fill with candy or a special gift.

Created by: Robin Clendenning

Print Project

Cherished Blossoms

Cherished Blossoms
Products Used
Luggage and Tags Die, HCD1-745
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
Blossoming Coneflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3826
Backyard Blossoms Paper Collection, HCDP1-290
Blossoming Coneflower Die, HCD1-7180

Other Products: 7" x 7" white card base. White card. So Saffron cardstock, Old Olive ink (Stampin Up!). bakers twine. Black diamond stickles. Black glitter. Wet glue. Hot glue Ebony black crystal drops nuvo

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

Instructions: Cut a 6 3/4" piece of green paper from the pad and adhere to the card base leaving a thin white border.

Cut another lighter green paper from the pad 6" x 6" and ink around the edges in old olive, glue this onto a piece of saffron card slightly smaller than 6 1/2" square, and let the glue dry.

When the glue has dried die cut the corner coneflowers through the 2 layers of card and paper. Use old olive to ink around the die cut shape. Adhere these two layers to the base card.

Stamp the corner coneflowers and the blossoming coneflower onto white card and colour the petals and leaves (I used copics: Y35, YR04, YR16, YR23, YG99, YG63 and YG67). Add Stickles to the centre of each flower and sprinkle a small amount of black glitter to add a bit more sparkle.

When the stickles is dry, die cut the corner coneflowers and glue into the die cut aperture in the card.

Die cut and shape the blossoming coneflower then tie a baker's twine bow to the stem, add to the card using hot glue.

Die cut the cherish label and tie a baker's twine bow through the hole - shape the label and add to the card using hot glue.

Finish with a set of 3 nuvo drops in each corner.

Created by: Cheryl Morgan

Print Project

Noted Blooms

Noted Blooms
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
Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear, PGM15015
Eyelet Circle & Basics Small Die, HCD1-7154
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Sunflower, RACP005
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Carnation Red, RACP399
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Leaf Green, RACP436
Butterfly Kisses Decorative Die, HCD1-7179
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Plum, RACP499
Blossoming Coneflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3826
Backyard Blossoms Paper Collection, HCDP1-290
Blossoming Coneflower Die, HCD1-7180

Other Products: Scissor, Diecutting Machine

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

Instructions: Card final size 6"x6".

Now cut pattern paper and distress the edges and adhere to the card base.

Next cut one Eyelet circle die and cut one set of Butterfly kisses decorative die and adhere it behind the eyelet circle die with foam tape to give some dimension.

Now stamp 2 sets of Blossoming Coneflower with archival ink-plum and cut them with matching die. For main flower color the leaves with archival ink-leaf green and the flowers with archival ink-sunflower and red carnation. Shape them with deluxe flower shaping tool kit and then add Redland element and sprinkle crystal clear glitter. For border blossom coneflower randomly distress the edges with archival ink-red carnation and sprinkle crystal clear glitter and adhere them with foam tape on the left bottom and right top as shown.

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

Created by: Shalini Pahwa

Print Project

Sea of Thanks

Sea of Thanks
Products Used
Luggage and Tags Die, HCD1-745
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
Under the Sea Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3739
Tropical Hibiscus Die, HCD1-796
Under The Sea Die, HCD1-799
Under The Sea Paper Collection, HCDP1-266
Classic Rose Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3752
Classic Rose Die, HCD1-7110
Classic Border Basics Die, HCD1-7119
Stack and Store Daubers-Pack of 30, HCDA2-450

Other Products: Chameleon Colored Pencils, Distress Oxide Ink (Spiced Marmalade), Stampin' Up Ink (Early Espresso), Sequins, Beads, Stickles- Diamond, Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L (Adhesive Lines, Crafty Foam Tape, 3D Foam Squares, Dual Tip Glue Pen, E-Z Runner Ultra

For more tips on creating with the Under the Sea collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/84Re1-gaq1o.

Instructions: The card base is 6 x 6" kraft cardstock. Then cut the light blue patterned paper to 5.75 x 5.75". Using Adhesive Lines or Adhesive Dots adhere sequins all the way around the light blue patterned paper. Cut a piece of the light orange patterned paper that is 5.25 x 5.25" and adhere to the card using Crafty Foam Tape. Find and cut out the Under the Sea journal piece and adhere it in the middle of the card.

Using the decorative Classic Border Die cut a strip from kraft cardstock and then cut the length down to 5.25". Using the plain Classic Border Die cut a piece of the coral patterned paper and trim it down to a length of 5". Adhere the pieces together and adhere to the card using Crafty Foam Tape.

Stamp and die cut one set of the medium Classic Rose images onto white cardstock using dark brown ink (Early Espresso). Stamp and die cut 1 of the Classic Rose leaf images onto green patterned paper using dark brown ink. Stamp and die cut one fish onto white cardstock using dark brown ink. Add color to the flower images using ink and daubers. Shape and assemble the flower. Then using liquid adhesive add beads to the middle of the flower and let dry.

Add color to the fish using different shades of yellow and orange Chameleon Colored Pencils. I started with the darkest shades and simply did shading. Then worked my way lighter, layering the color. Finish with the lightest yellow. Add Stickles around the fins. Let dry.

Adhere the flower and leaves to the top left hand corner of the card. Die cut out the pre colored patterned images of a couple of shells. Find and die cut out the "Thank You" sentiment. Adhere the fish in the middle of the card and add sequins to look like bubbles above it. Add the sentiment using 3D Foam Squares. Add the shells.

Created by: Tracy McLennon

Print Project

Camilia in the Backyard

Camilia in the Backyard
Products Used
Hydra Sponges, RLHS100
Funnel Tray, 359503
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Metal Tip for Adhesive Bottles, 352854
Spellbinders Tool N' One, 359848
Delightful Daisies Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3656
Delightful Daisy Die, HCD1-760
ColorBox Fluid Chalk Ink Pad - Lipstick Red, 71037
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Tangelo, TSMP200
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
Decorative Oval Die, HCD1-762
Scor-Pal Measuring & Scoring Board, 173842
Sizzix Vagabond 2 With Solo Wafer-Thin Die Adapter, 532423-KIT
8.5 x 11 Cardstock Pack of 25 - White, HCPP2-451
Stack and Store Daubers-Pack of 30, HCDA2-450
Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear, PGM15015
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
Assorted Bead Stamens-Medium, HCS1-459-3
3D Floral Basics Shaping Mold, HCFB1-464
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Fern Green, RACP962
Backyard Blossoms Paper Collection, HCDP1-290

Other Products: Pearl White Metallic Card Stock, Ranger Archival Ink Watering Can, Ranger Distress Oxide Ink Vintage Photo, dimensional tape, Small dimensional dots, Water spritzer, Hot Gue Gun

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: Cut cardstock to 10" x 7", score on the long side at 5" and fold to create a 5" x 7" side fold card base. Cut two pieces of the darker green paper from the Backyard Blossoms collection 4 7/8" x 6 7/8" and ink the edges with Vintage Photo Ink. Cut a piece of the yellow paper from the collection 4 3/4" x 6 3/4" and ink the edges with Vintage Photo Ink. Adhere one piece of green and the yellow designer paper together using dries clear adhesive and then adhere to the card base using dimensional tape. Adhere the second piece of green paper to the inside of the card.

Diecut the Decorative Oval Die from Pearl White Metallic cardstock, sponge with dries clear adhesive and adhere to the card base using small dimension dots as shown. Cut the sentiment from the paper collection, ink the edges with Vintage Photo and back with an inked piece of the dark green paper from the collection. Lightly shape the sentiment and adhere to the card base using dries clear adhesive.

Stamp the large and small Camelia Carnations on white cardstock several times using Lipstick Red ink, diecut using the coordinating dies and color using Lipstick Red and Tangelo inks. Color the backs of each petal using Lipstick Red Ink. Place the petals in the Floral Shaping Mold, spritz with water and run through the die cutting machine. While still wet, continue shaping the petals with your fingers and the deluxe flower shaping kit. When dry, adhere the petals together using dries clear adhesive. Create one large carnation, one medium carnation and one small carnation. Also pierce holes in four of the smallest petals, stack and offset two petals to create two small flowers and add stamens to the centers.

Stamp the Delightful Daisy leaves on white cardstock using Watering Can Ink, color using Archival Fern Green ink, diecut using the coordinating die and shape using the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit.

Sponge the flowers and leaves with dries clear adhesive and sprinkle with Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear. Adhere to the card as shown using a hot glue gun.

Created by: Janet Saieva

Print Project

Swirling Art Foam

Swirling Art Foam
Products Used
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Crystal Ultrafine Transparent Glitter, 85-glitter
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
Classic Rose Vines Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3753
Classic Rose Vines Die, HCD1-7111
Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear, PGM15015
StazOn Ink Pad - Olive Green, TSSZ51
Assorted Bead Stamens-Medium, HCS1-459-3
Rock Candy Stamens-Small, HCS1-459-4
Art Foam Paper-10 Pack, HCFS1-465
Large Sweet Peony Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3820
Large Sweet Peony Die, HCD1-7174
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Garden Patina, RACP992
Intricate Swirl Frames Die, HCD2-7191
Butterfly Dreams Paper Collection, HCDP1-289

Other Products: 3D foam tape, hot glue gun, gallery soft oil pastels

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

For more tips on creating with Sweet Peony Collection watch the tutorial at http://hcgo.co/SweetPeony.

Instructions: Create card base using white pearlised paper and Intricate Swirl Frames. Cut a piece of paper from the Butterfly Dreams Paper Collection using a Intricate Swirl Frames and adhere to the card base using Dries Clear Adhesive. Cut the Intricate Swirl Frames Die from paper collections and adhere to the card base using 3D foam tape for dimension.

Stamp the Large Sweet Peony Cling Stamp Set on foam paper with Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Garden Patina and cut using the coordinating dies. Colour with Gallery soft oil pastels 224, 241. You will need 2-3 petals for each flower to create flowers.

Use an iron or heat gun to heat the petals and when start to shrink move them on the Molding Mat and press on the middle using shaping tool - using bigger one. Layer the petals together using the hot glue gun making sure to offset them or use a paper piercer to make a hole in the middle and pull through the stamens. Add a little hot glue to the underside of the flower to adhere (watch tutorial). Sponge the petals with dries clear adhesive and sprinkle with Crystal Ultrafine Transparent Glitter and Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear glitter.

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. 

Adhere the flowers, leaves and add Assorted Bead Stamens-Medium to decorate, attach to the card using a hot glue gun.

Created by: Ewelina Panka

Print Project

Petunias for Mom

Petunias for Mom
Products Used
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
Eyelet Oval Die, HCD1-776
Minnie Pearls Prills, ANC803
12 x 12 Cardstock Pack of 25 - White, HCPP3-452
Small Classic Petunia Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3785
Large Classic Petunia Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3786
Small Classic Petunia Die, HCD1-7139
Large Classic Petunia Die, HCD1-7140

Other Products: Distress Inks in Pickled Raspberry and Broken China, Archival Inks in Leaf Green and Watering Can grey, Kindy Glitz in Turquoise, Turquoise Paint

For more tips on creating with the Classic Petunia collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/KOy_qNB9OAk.

Instructions: Fold a 6.5" x 5" card and using the scalloped die from the "Eyelet Oval Die Set", place it just over the edge of the spine of the card and run it through your die cutting machine a couple of times. By placing it over the spine of the card, the spine will remain in tact and not get cut through. Then cut another piece of white card using the die with the little holes in it from the same set. Ink the edges of both pieces very softly with Broken China Distress Ink and then using foam tape, stick the eyelet oval onto the front of the card.

Now stamp and cut one set of flowers on white card using the Small Classic Petunia stamp and die set and two flower vines from the Large Classic Petunia stamp and die set using the Watering Can Grey ink.

Colour all these flowers and vines with Picked Raspberry, Broken China and the leaves with the Leaf Green ink. Lightly spritz the backs with water and use deluxe flower shaping tools to create flower shape. When all dry, for the two blue flowers layer up one of the larger petals with one of the smaller petals and for the pink flower layer up two of the smaller size petals.

Snip both vines into pieces and construct card front as shown. Dab a small amount of glue in all flower centres and sprinkle with a small amount of white Prills. Using your finger, dab a tiny bit of the turquoise Kindy Glitz onto all the blue petals.

Lastly either paint or heat emboss a card greeting stick it onto card front. I have used a Happy Mother's Day greeting but this card would suit a birthday, get well, thank you or most occasions for that matter.

Created by: Di Garling

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NANCY MCKAY
These are all very beautiful.
Wednesday 30th of May 2018 07:55 AM
RABIA
Toutes ces réalisations sont magnifiques, bravo.
Wednesday 30th of May 2018 10:30 AM
SUSAN SAXE
The cards are all so beautiful. It would hard to pick a one over another.
Wednesday 30th of May 2018 02:49 PM
BARBARA SCHIERLOH
These are all so beautiful!
Wednesday 30th of May 2018 07:51 PM
JUNE
Gorgeous cards, beautiful flowers. Thank you for showing us the beautiful work you all do.
Wednesday 30th of May 2018 09:30 PM
PHYLLIS SMITH
Your samples are always so lovely and creative. Your directions are clear and easy to follow. Thank you for so generously sharing.
Friday 1st of June 2018 12:01 AM