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Wednesday December 26, 2018
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Hi Friend,
How are you this beautiful December morning? How did you get to spend your Christmas this year? With all the holiday fun and celebrations, hopefully you'll have some time to have some creative therapy and create something pretty this week:)

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Tulip Time Sneak Peek:  The Tulip Time collections features it's very own flower! Breezy tulip petals in varying diameters, along with coordinating dies and a customized Tulip Shaping Mold, will allow you to surround yourself with realistic replicas of the first flowers of spring! See the preview here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/collections. Mark your Calenders, this collection debuts to everyone on January 9th, 2019.

Today we are bringing you an amazing elegant blog post filled with special hand made projects that will be sure to inspire your next creation:) Wishing you a very Happy New Year, Emma Lou


Creative Inspiration of the Week

Floral Memories

Floral Memories

Other Products: Distress ink-scattered straw, Maroon card stock, sparkling dust from Dress My Craft

For more tips on creating with the Floral Fashionista collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/9V6JOqdQtC8.

To see how to shape the roses, watch the video at https://youtu.be/Z8P070kC3oo.

Instructions: The finished card measures 6 inches by 6 inches. To make the card base, cut a white card stock 12 inches by 6 inches in size. Keep it on scoring board and score at the 6 inches mark on the longer side. Fold and make a top fold card base. Cut maroon card stock a little smaller than the card base and adhere to card base as a first mat layer with clear glue. Cut a pattern paper from paper collection. This is second mat layer and is a little smaller than the first mat layer. Adhere on the first mat layer.

Cut a strip of pattern paper 6 inches by two inches and distress the edges with Plum ink. Adhere on the card front a little towards the left with foam dots. Cut two leafy border die cuts in white card stock and distress them also. Add these on either side of this strip. Choose an A2 size card panel design with frame from the paper collection. Mat it on maroon card stock leaving a little extra edge all around. Adhere on the strip of mat layer, a little towards right. Cut a border from Album tags and accents die in white card stock. Distress the edges with plum ink and add to the top of this mat layer.

Stamp the mannequin image in plum ink on white card paper. Colour using the Archival inks and cut with coordinating die. Stamp and cut the neck piece, also. Add sparkling glitter powder. Stamp the hat in versmark embossing ink and add white powder. Heat set it with heat tool and cut with matching die. Arrange and adhere these on the card panel.

Follow the instructions in the video for making the roses and leaves. Stamp the roses in Plum ink and colour lightly. Cut with coordinating die. Use the rose shaping mold to emboss the layers. Use groove golf tools to give more character lines. Shape and make the flowers and fillers. Stamp the leaves in green archival inks and cut with matching die. Shape the leaves in the Leafy accents shaping mold. Arrange the flowers and leaves on the card using clear glue.

Cut two arrows from pattern paper. Cut one of them with memories sentiment. Mat them on white card stock. Adhere on the card front with foam dots to finish the card.

Angelic Style

Angelic Style

Other Products: White cardstock, Big Shot Machine.

For more tips on creating with the Floral Fashionista collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/9V6JOqdQtC8.

Instructions: Card size 6"x 6" (final Size). Adhere pattern paper from the Floral Fashionista Collection with distress edges.

Cut two dies from Ornate Pocket Accents Die on white cardstock and adhere them as seen on the picture and then sprinkle crystal clear glitter.

Stamp wonderful dress form image from Floral Fashionista Cling Stamp set on white cardstock using archival ink-plum and cut it with coordinating die and color the edges with archival ink-sunflower and color the image using Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers and adhere it with foam circle to give some dimension.

Stamp one corset from Floral Corset Cling Stamp Set on white cardstock with archival ink-cactus flower and cut it with coordinating die and adhere them with Designer Dries Clear Adhesive.

Stamp some flowers from Floral Fashionista cling stamp set with archival ink-cactus flower and leaf green and cut them with coordinating die and color them with archival ink rose madder and cactus flower and leaf green and shape them with Petite Florals 3D Shaping Mold and then add stamen at the centre and sprinkle crystal clear glitter using Designer Dries Clear Adhesive.

Stamp a few flowers from Classic Rose Cling Stamp Set with archival ink-cactus flower and cut them coordinating die and color them using archival ink-cactus flower and leaf green and shape them using 3D Rose Shaping Mold and using Groove Golf Tool Set also. Create one medium size rose and two small roses. Sprinkle crystal clear glitter using Designer Dries Clear Adhesive.

Stamp some Leafy accents on white cardstock using archival ink-library green and cut it with coordinating die and color them with archival ink-leaf green and shape them using 3D Leafy Accents Shaping Mold.

Stamp some leafy spray from Lush Lilac Cling Stamp Set on white cardstock using archival ink-Library green and cut them with coordinating die and color them with Leaf green. Shape them using Deluxe Flower shaping kit.

Arrange all these elements as shown and add sentiment from the paper collection.

Enjoying Fashion

Enjoying Fashion

Other Products: iCraft Vellum, Creative Expressions Gold Mirror Card, Distress Oxide inks - Twisted Citron, Seedless Preserves, Picked Raspberry

For more tips on creating with the Floral Fashionista collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/9V6JOqdQtC8.

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 tags & sentiments, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/eAfLuNkRda4.

For more tips on creating with the pocket dies, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/uDhKUj9AAMo.

To see how to shape the roses, watch the video at https://youtu.be/Z8P070kC3oo.

Instructions: Cut a piece of white cardstock 12" x 6", score at 6" along the long side and fold to create a 6" x 6" card. Cut a piece of patterned paper 8" x 6" and using the plain edge die from the HCD1-7212 Petite Pocket Accents Die set die cut the edge. Adhere to the front of the card. Die cut the lace edge die from the gold mirror card and adhere to the front of the paper. Die cut a long leafy border from the HCD1-7190 Frame a Card Leafy Borders die set from gold cardstock and adhere down the left side.

Die cut the mannequin from white cardstock and another mannequin from pink patterned paper and adhere the paper to the paper. Die cut the outer skirt from the HCPC-3857 Elements of Fashion Stamp set in white cardstock and another skirt from pink patterned paper and adhere them together and adhere to the mannequin. Die cut the decorative skirt from gold mirror card. Stamp two images from the HCPC-3857 Elements of Fashion Stamp set in Versamark ink on vellum and heat emboss with Ranger White embossing powder. Colour the back of the vellum with the Twisted Citron, Seedless Preserve and Picked Raspberry inks and die cut with the coordinating die. Slightly offset one of the vellum skirts to the previously cut gold skirt and adhere to the mannequin. Trim the flower from the second vellum skirt and adhere to the waist of the mannequin.

Stamp the necklace image from the HCPC-3857 Elements of Fashion Stamp set in Plum ink on Super White cardstock and colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Add Crystal Clear glitter to the necklace with Dries Clear glue and adhere the necklace to the mannequin.

Stamp the rose images from HCPC-3752 Classic Rose Stamp set in Magenta Hue ink on Super White cardstock. Colour with Magenta Hue ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape using the coordinating flower shaping mold and assemble when dry. Add Crystal Clear glitter using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Add three roses to the bottom right corner and one rose to the top left corner.

Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3835 Leafy Accents Stamp set in Library Green ink on Super White cardstock. Colour with the Leaf Green and Fern green inks and die cut with the coordinating dies. Shape using the coordinating mold and add Crystal Clear glitter using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Add the leaves around the roses on the bottom right.

Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3811 Rainboots and Blossoms Stamp set in Fern Green ink on Super White cardstock. Colour with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape and adhere above the roses and to the bottom left of the roses.

Stamp the Lilac images from HCPC-5816 Lush Lilac Stamp set in Versamark ink on vellum and emboss with white embossing powder. Colour the flowers with Magenta Hue ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape using the coordinating mold. Pierce the centre of the flowers and thread the small gold stamens through and secure with Dries Clear glue. Add the Diamond Sprinkles glitter using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Trim the threads and adhere around the roses as shown.

Die cut the small tag from the paper collection using the die from the HCD1-7202 Album Tags & Accents Die set and adhere under the flowers as shown.

In Style

In Style

Other Products: White cardstock, die cut machine,

For more tips on creating with the tags & sentiments, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/eAfLuNkRda4.

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 flower shaping molds, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FSdPL7nXvQE.

Instructions: Prepare a 5 x 7" white card base. Cut a piece of the Floral Fashionista paper 4 7/8 x 4 1/4", die cut the Decorative pocket die and add it to the bottom of that paper, cut another piece of the paper 4 7/8 x 2 1/2" and add it to the bottom of the card base. Add the other piece with the pocket die on the top of the card base.

Stamp the Corset stand on white cardstock with the Vibrant Fuchsia ink, use the coordinating die and cut out. Add foam dots to the back and adhere to card. Stamp the sentiment on white cardstock with the Fuchsia ink and cut out with the Ornamental Tags die, add foam dots and adhere to the bottom of the card. Stamp the leaves on white with the Library Green, color in with the Vivid Chartreuse, cut out with the coordinating die, shape using the mold and ink the edges with the Emerald Green, add to card as shown. Stamp the flowers on white with the Fuchsia, color in with the Rose Madder, shape using the flower mold, add the stamens to the center of the flower and adhere on top of the leaves.

To finish, add glitter to all the leaves and flowers.

Beautiful Background

Beautiful Background

Other Products: Parchment Paper, Distress Pen

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 Floral Fashionista collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/9V6JOqdQtC8.

Instructions: Score your card to 4 x 5.5" and cut a panel from the patterned paper and adhere it to the card front.

Stamp and diecut the Elements of Fashion decorative skirt on parchment paper using Versamark ink, apply some white embossing powder and use your heat tool to heat. Once done, color your image using distress ink pens: mowed lawn, picked raspberry.

Stamp and diecut 6 Oakberry lane blossoms onto white cardstock using the smaller blooms. Apply some picked raspberry oxide inks to the outer edges of each flower. Add some frosting powder to your flowers for added sparkle. Pierce the flower center and add your pearl stamens.

Now stamp and diecut your leaves from the Oakberry Lane set using leaf green archival ink, when done add frosting powder and glue to your flowers.

Elegant Florals

Elegant Florals

Other Products: Vellum paper, Gold embossing powder, versamark, Gold glass glitter, Thistle Archival, Sap Green Archival

For more tips on creating with the Floral Fashionista collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/9V6JOqdQtC8.

Instructions: Ready top side fold card measures 7" x 9". To prepare card mats, first choose a pattern paper from the designer paper collection and cut a piece measuring 8.75" x6.75". Adhere it on the ready card base. Further, choose another paper from the same collection and cut a piece measuring 8.25" x 6.25". Adhere it on the white cardstock which is 1/8 of an inch bigger on all sides. Layer it also on the card base.

To prepare shadow box- Choose a card panel from the same collection and cut a piece measuring 5" x 5". Cut a window using cut mat create 2A die from the pattern paper and layer it on the shadow box. Choose another pattern paper to create window scene. Cut a border from the white card stock using petite pocket accents die and glue it inside the window. Cut 2 pieces ornate pocket accents die from the white cardstock. Also cut 2 tags from the designer paper collection and cut a piece using tickets and tags die. Glue borders, and tags on the left side of the as shown in the picture. Also glue the ready shadow box.

Fussy cut a table and lamp image from the paper collection and layer it using dimensional tape for added dimensions. Cut a sentiment ticket from the same collection and layer it on white cardstock. Glue it on the top right side of the card using dimensional tape as shown in the picture. Cut a ring from the white cardstock using eyelet circle &basic small die. Cut half ring and glue it near the shadow box.

Stamp classic rose flower on vellum paper using versamark and heat emboss it with gold embossing powder. Cut with coordinating die. Paint the flowers using monarch orange and thistle archival ink. Slightly shape the flower and add old glass glitter in the center of the flowers. Stamp leaves on the flower making paper using olive green ink and cut with coordinating die. Paint the leaves using sap green color and shape them in shaping mold. Arrange flowers and leaves on the card as shown in the picture.

A Gift from the Heart

A Gift from the Heart

Other Products: gift card/jewelry gift box, Big Shot die cutting machine, scissors, foam tape, paper trimmer, water, mixed media paper, white card stock

For more tips on creating with the Floral Fashionista Collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/9V6JOqdQtC8.

Instructions: Select a piece of decorative background paper from the Floral Fashionista Paper Collection. Trim just slightly smaller than the size of gift box you have selected.

Using the small die within the Decorative Pocket Accents Die and die cutting machine, cut two accent die cuts. Using scissors, trim off pocket openings on each, and apply to top and bottom of background paper.

Locate sentiment strip shown on sample. Trim to fit on background as shown. Adhere background paper to gift box.

Stamp dress form and corset images onto a mixed media or water color paper using Ranger Archival Ink - Jet Black. Water color using Zig Color Clean Real Brush Markers and water brush. Once dry, die cut using coordinating dies and assemble as shown. Place dimensional foam tape on back.

Stamp one inking of each size florals within the Floral Fashionista Cling Stamp Set onto white card stock using both Ranger Archival Ink - Majestic Purple and Magenta Hue. Die cut using coordinating dies. Ink all tips of the florals using the same ink color they were stamped in. Shape using flower shaping mold and Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit. Assemble several flowers as double blossoms, and leave some as single blooms.

Stamp one inking of the lilac swirls from the Lush Lilac Cling Stamp Set and Sweet Lilac Scroll and Notes Cling Stamp Set onto white card stock using Ranger Archival Ink - Fern Green. Color using Stack and Store Daubers using Ranger Archival Ink - Fern Green and Majestic Violet. Die cut using coordinating dies. Shape slightly using Deluxe Flower Shaping Tools. Snip the largest lilac swirl into half.

Adhere dress form image to gift box. Adhere the half lilac swirl with larger blossoms behind top of dress form as shown. Adhere other half of lilac swirl to opposite side of dress form as shown. Adhere smallest lilac swirl to bottom of dress form on the side showcasing the sentiment strip. Adhere petite florals to gift box as shown in sample.

Lastly, using Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, apply Crystal Clear Glitter to sleeves and bottom of corset, Crystal Ultrafine Transparent Glitter to flowers and lilac swirls, and Gilt Trip Prills to flower centers.

Roses and Pearls

Roses and Pearls

Other Products: Pearls, Ivory card stock, foam sheet, dark pink card stock, Nuvo Shimmer Brush

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

To see how to shape the roses, watch the video at https://youtu.be/Z8P070kC3oo.

Instructions: Card size: 5 1/4 x 6". Cut Ivory card base then cover with dark pink card stock. Cut another ivory piece 5 1/8 x 5" 7/8" and glue it to the pink. Cut a piece of decorative paper (rose pattern shown here) about 2 1/2" x 5 3/4" for right side of card. Cut a piece of dark pink 4 x 6" cut the right side with the plain edge Fleur border and cut the scalloped edge from another piece of dark pink. Run the dark pink panel (not the border) through the die cutting machine with an embossing folder. Trim the height to match rose paper and then glue border onto the right side. The embossing folder used here has lines that cross so there is a pearl at each cross section. Add a pearl flourish to the right side on the rose panel. To decorate: Stamp Unfailing Love scripture on a piece of ivory and die cut with the oval die set. Die cut the smaller eyelet oval from dark pink for a mat. Cut an oval 1 size down from the sentiment oval out of foam sheet. Cut the eyelet oval out of foam sheet (keep little scalloped hole piece in). Layer the dark pink eyelet to the foam eyelet and the small oval with the sentiment oval then glue them all together, stacking. Glue the stack to the left side of card, centering vertically. Stamp, sponge and die cut roses and tiny blossoms. Place both flower types in their own shaping mold and run through die cutting machine. Stamp, sponge and die cut leaves using Fern Green. Run Leafy Accent leaves through the machine in the mold. Form rose buds for centers of roses (see video) and just poke the belly of all the larger petals, glue them together staggering petals - 2 large, 2 medium, 1 each of the next 2 sizes down and then your buds in the centers. (The smaller rose is still 2, 2 and 1 then the bud, just smaller sizes). The tiny blossoms are 2 layers each and have Prills in the centers. All flowers are glittered leaves are brushed with shimmer. Glue leaves and flowers to the card right and bottom of oval.

Dressing Up

Dressing Up

Other Products: Watercolor cardstock, Koi Waterbrush and pearls

For more tips on creating with the Floral Fashionista collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/9V6JOqdQtC8.

Instructions: Cut a 5 3/4" x 5 3/4" piece of pattern paper from Floral Fashionista Paper Collection and adhere it on a 6" x 6" white car base. Die cut a piece of white cardstock using Eyelet Lace Frames Die and adhere it at an angle on the card front as shown.

Stamp the images from Floral Fashionista Cling Stamp Set and Floral Corset Cling Stamp Set on a piece of watercolor cardstock using Jet Black Archival Ink. Color in the images using Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers. Die cut the images using the matching dies from Floral Fashionista Die and Floral Corset Die. Die cut 3 more pieces of white cardstock using both dies. Stack and adhere all the die cuts. Glue the final pieces on the card front as shown.

Stamp the flowers from Floral Fashionista Cling Stamp Set using Cactus Flower, Majestic Violet and Olive Archival Ink and ink them with same inks using Stack and Store Daubers. Die cut them using the matching dies from Floral Fashionista Die. Shape them using 3D Petite Florals Shaping Mold and Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit. Add Assorted Pearl Stamens and Bright Pearl Stamens to the flower centers. Use the green flower petals as leaves. Arrange and adhere the flowers as shown.

Add tiny drops of Ebony Black Nuvo Crystal Drops on the Corset image and use 3-D Crystal Lacquer to highlight the ribbons. Add some pearls to the Eyelet Lace Frames die cut to add finishing touch.

Styled with Love

Styled with Love

Other Products: Card stock, white; VersaMark Watermark Ink Pad; Embossing Powder, Silver; Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist, Party Pink; Ranger Distress Ink; Victorian Velvet; Ranger Distress Oxide Ink, Worn Lipstickc; foam tape; seam binding; embroidery floss, green; Krylon silver leafing pen

For more tips on creating with the Floral Fashionista collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/9V6JOqdQtC8.

For more tips on creating with the pocket dies, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/uDhKUj9AAMo.

For more tips on creating with the tags & sentiments, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/eAfLuNkRda4.

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

Instructions: For base, die cut the largest tag from white card stock. Die cut the inner tag from design paper, adhere to base. Die cut 1 of the Petite Pocket Accents Die 2, stitch along the top holes with green embroidery floss. Add to top of tag and trim to fit.

From white card stock, cut 2 of the Decorative Pocket Accents Die 1 and adhere to the sides. Die cut 1 of the Decorative Pocket Accents Die 3. Hand stitch through the holes in the design with embroidery floss. Add to the bottom of tag. Die cut another tag base from white card stock and add to back of tag.

Spray a 6" x 7" piece of white card stock with Party Pink glimmer mist. Stamp corset with VersaMark and emboss with Silver. Die cut with coordinating die. Die cut skirt background. Stamp skirt overlay on white card stock with VersaMark and emboss with Silver. Die cut with coordinating die and add to skirt. Layer corset over skirt and add entire piece to tag with foam tape.

Stamp leaves with Bamboo Leaves, color with same and die cut. Shape with coordinating 3D mold. Stamp flowers on white card stock with Worn Lipstick, emboss with clear embossing powder. Die cut with coordinating die. Shape with coordinating 3D mold and flower shaping essentials tool. Add stamens to center. Die cut the word 'Love' from design paper with the 1.25 x 1.5 hexagon.

Stamp necklace on white card stock with Victorian Velvet, die cut with coordinating die. Edge with Krylon silver pen. Add the hexagon and necklace on left side of tag. Cut apart a section of the leaves and add to waist. Add seam binding bow and then add flowers.

Petite Florals

Petite Florals

Other Products: White Cardstock, 6MM White half pearls, White Seam Binding, Dimensional Tape

For more tips on creating with the Floral Fashionista collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/9V6JOqdQtC8.

Instructions: My tag size is 4 x 6". Using tag die, cut out using white cardstock. Using Coordinating die cut a piece of the paper collection to cover the tag. I used a hole punch and cut hole in top of tag and tied a piece of seam binding through.

Stamp flowers and leaves and color using inks and stack and store daubers. Cut out using coordinating dies and run them through their coordinating shaping molds. Set them aside to dry. Add prills to the centers of the flowers and glitter to the edges of the petals. Allow to dry.

Cut out the corner piece and glue it to the bottom of the tag. Using the tags die cut out two tags and add half pearls to the tops and allow to dry. Slip them down into the corner piece.

Pick a piece of coordinating paper and stamp the arrow and the sentiment. I used Lilac Posies Memento Ink for this. Using dimensional tape adhere to the front of the tag. Decide on placement for the flowers and leaves and glue them down.

Bold Fashionista

Bold Fashionista

Other Products: Cardstock (White, Black, Red), Black Gems, Ranger Embossing Pad, Ranger Black Embossing Powder, Ranger White Embossing Powder, ColorBox Ink (Cranberry), Chameleon Pens (Cool Grey, Crimson Red, Burgundy), 1.5" Black Tulle, Red Ruffled Ribbon, Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L (Creative Photo Corners- Black, E-Z Runner Ultra, Adhesive Dots- Mini, 3D Foam Squares)

For more tips on creating with the Floral Fashionista collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/9V6JOqdQtC8.

Instructions: Black cardstock is the background (12x12). Cut the reddish pink patterned paper to 9.5x9.5, cut white cardstock to 10x10. Adhere these layers together.Cut a strip of the polka dot patterned paper that is 2.75x12, and mat it in red cardstock. Add knotted black tulle ribbon across this layered border. Adhere this across the middle of the layout. Mat the 4x6 photo in white, red and then black cardstock. Add black photo corners to the photo. Adhere this matted photo to the left-hand side of the layout using 3D foam squares. Find and cut out the "Memories are Forever" sentiment and flag the right-hand side of it. Adhere to the right-hand side of the matted photo using 3D foam squares.

Stamp and die cut 2 sets of each of the Petite Florals using black embossing powder onto white cardstock. Stamp and die cut 3 sets of the Flowering Dogwood smallest leaves using white embossing powder onto black cardstock. Add color to just the middle of the flowers using ink and daubers (Cranberry). Using the 3D Petite Florals Shaping Mold, shape the flowers. Assemble the layered flowers and add a black gem to the middle of each. Shape the leaves using the Deluxe Flowering Shaping Kit.

Stamp and heat emboss 2 of the fashion neck pieces onto white cardstock using black embossing powder. Die cut the images. Adhere to the top and bottom of the matted photo using 3D foam squares. Stamp and heat emboss 1 of each of the Corset and Dress Form using black embossing powder onto white cardstock. Die cut each. Add a piece of black cardstock in behind the laces of the corset. Add color to the corset and the dress form using Chameleon Pens (Crimson Red, Burgundy, Cool Grey). Add the red ruffle ribbon to the bottom of the corset. Add the corset to the dress form using 3D foam squares. Add the layered corset to the layout using 3D foam squares. Add flowers across the layout using glue dots. Then add leaves.

With Love on Your Birthday

With Love on Your Birthday

Other Products: White card, Black ink, organza ribbon, tonic nuvo drops bright gold, gold fine glitter, black card, versamark, gold embossing powder, clear embossing powder, copic R08 & YG97, hot glue, wet glue, silicone glue

For more tips on creating with the Floral Fashionista collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/9V6JOqdQtC8.

Instructions: Score a 5.25" x 13" piece of white card at 6.5" to create a 6.5" X 5.25"card base. Cut a slightly smaller piece of the dark paper from the paper collection and adhere to the card base using wet glue.

Cut a 6.5" x 5.25" piece of black card and use the eyelet border dies to create a wave of eyelets to the top and bottom of the card. Wet glue into position onto the base card. Repeat this with co ordinating paper 6.25" x 4.25" and for a 3rd time with black card 6.25" x 2". Layer onto card base.

Wrap organza ribbon around the card and tie into a bow -secure with hot glue.

Stamp the sentiment onto paper from the pad in black and cover in clear embossing powder, remove excess and heat to set. Die cut using the ovals and adhere using wet glue to the black wave in the centre of the card.

Stamp flowers using black ink onto paper from the pad, place face down into the mold and run through die cutting machine. Hot glue a few blooms along the ribbon and place a gold nuvo drop in the centre of each flower. Cover the nuvo drop with gold glitter and allow to dry before removing the excess.

Stamp the manikin in black ink onto pale paper from the pad and colour the rose & leafs using copics. Cut away the bottom part of the manikin.

Stamp the corset in versamark onto black card and cover in gold embossing powder, remove excess and heat to set. Shape the bodice and adhere it to the manikin using silicone glue. Once dry adhere to the card base using hot glue at the top and wet glue at the bottom to give a curvy definition to the corset.

Today's Favorite Fashions

Today's  Favorite Fashions

Other Products: Seedless Preserves Distress Oxide, Funnel Tray, Heat Gun, Adhesive that dries clear, Smooth White Cardstock, scissors.

For more tips on creating with the Floral Fashionista collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/9V6JOqdQtC8.

Instructions: The ready top fold card measures, 9" by 5 3/4". To create the top most panel, choose the paper from the designer paper collection, measuring 5" by 8" and cut the window using Cut Mat Create 1B Die, as shown. Distress all the outer edges with a distressing tool or a sharp scissors. Behind the window set and layer another piece of paper from the designer paper collection. Stamp the sentiment with Plum Archival Ink to the window. Take smooth white cardstock, 1/16 of an inch larger than the ready cut window panel and layer it behind the complete front panel. Further create layers as shown and layer them on the ready cardstock.

For Vellum Flowers, randomly ink a piece of vellum sheet with Seedless Preserves Distress Oxide. Stamp the flowers from Floral Fashionista Cling Stamp Set with Frost White Color Box ink and sprinkle white embossing powder. Dust extras and heat set it using a heat gun. Shape the flower petals using back of the needle tool and press them in the center. Make mix size flowers and add prills to their centers using an adhesive that dries clear. Stamp the butterfly border stamp onto vellum with Frost White ink and sprinkle white embossing powder. Heat emboss, then die cut. Using a scissors, snip out two butterflies of your choice and shape lightly.

For other flowers, stamp multiple images from Floral Fashionista Cling Stamp Set with Magenta Hue, and cut them using its coordinating die. Color the using Vibrant Fuchsia and shape them using Petite Florals Shaping Mold. Once dried, glue the flower petals together to form a complete flower.

Stamp and cut 3 - 4 small Lilac sprays from Lush Lilac Cling Stamp Set and die set, color them using Archival Cactus Flower and Leaf Green. Layer them under the vellum flowers.

Stamp the images from Floral Fashionista Cling Stamp Set, Floral Corset Cling Stamp Set and Elements of Fashion Cling Stamp Set on smooth white cardstock using black Archival ink and color them using Zig Clean Clear Brush Markers. Once all the elements are colored, cut them using their coordinating dies.

Once all the elements are ready, assemble the card as shown, keeping a white border cut from new eyelet border die under the main element. Also, dress up the flowers using Crystal Clear glitter.

Stylishly Trending

Stylishly Trending

Other Products: Dove Blender Pen, White Cardstock, Dimensional Tape

For more tips on creating with the Floral Fashionista collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/9V6JOqdQtC8.

Instructions: My card size is 5 x 7". Make card base and cover with a piece of the paper collection. Using the Hand Stitched Accents Die, cut out the frame and cut a piece of the clear cardstock and glue to the back of the frame. Line the back of the frame with pieces of dimensional tape. Pick one of the card fronts that will fit behind the frame and set aside. Combine the Prills and the Shard Glass Glitter and pour it into the area in the center of the frame. Adhere the frame to the card front making the shaker window. Glue this to the card front.

Stamp the corset and bottom piece and color using Bamboo Leaves and Lilac Posies Memento Ink and the Dove Blender Pen. Add glitter and set aside to dry. Cut out the shadow piece using a contrasting piece of the paper collection. Glue the elements together and adhere to the shaker window.

Colorful Fashionista

Colorful Fashionista

Other Products: White Cardstock, 3D Foam tape, Clear Dry Glue, Pencil colors

For more tips on creating with the Floral Fashionista collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/9V6JOqdQtC8.

Instructions: The finished card measures 6 x 5". Cut white cardstock 12 x 5", score at 6" from the longest side and fold. Cut pattern paper from the collection 5-3/4 x 4-3/4" and adhere on top of white card base with clear drying glue.

Stamp white cardstock with images from Floral Corset Cling Stamp Set and Floral Fashionista Cling Stamp Set using Archival Ink Jet Black. Die cut images using coordinating dies and color the images using pencil colors.

Die cut tags out of pattern paper using Ornamental Tags Die. Also die cut white cardstock using Petite Pocket Accents Die.

For the purple flowers stamp white cardstock using Small Classic Petunia Cling Stamp Set with Archival ink Plum and die cut using coordinating die.Color the petals using Archival ink Vibrant Fuchsia and Colorbox ink Concord. Shape the flowers using golf tools. For the small pink flowers stamp white cardstock using petal images from the Floral Corset Cling Stamp Set with Archival ink Plum and die cut using coordinating die. Shape the flowers using 3D Petite Florals Shaping Mold.

Stamp white cardstock with Leafy Accents Cling Stamp Set using Archival ink - Library Green, die cut using coordinating die. Color the leaves using Archival ink - Olive and colorbox ink Olive Pastel. Shape the leaves using Leafy Accents Shaping Mold.

Once all the elements are ready arrange them as shown.

Love and Lace

Love and Lace

Other Products: Die cutting machine

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: Cut a 5.5 x 7 inch card base in white card stock. Cut teal designer paper from the Patchwork Daisy Paper Collection to fit card base. Cut two of the dies from the Ornate Pockets Accents Die. Cut 6 x 6" panel from same paper pad and a 6x6 piece of white card stock, adhere the designer panel to the white piece for thickness and adhere one of the Ornate Pocket Accents Dies to each end of the card and then adhere the 6x6 panel on top. Cut out four of the corner dies from the Ornate Pocket Accents Die and adhere them to make a diamond in the center of the main panel.

Stamp and sponge the Large and Small Sweet Peony in Forget-Me-Not, the centers with Bamboo Leaves, and cut out with corresponding dies, sculpt according to peony tutorial, add glitter. Stamp the wildflowers from the Backyard Blossoms set in Black and sponge with Lulu Lavender, cut out with corresponding dies.

Stamp and sponge leaves from the Leafy Accents in Bamboo leaves and cut out with corresponding dies, sculpt with the Leafy Accents Shaping Mold.

Stamp the arrow from the Hand-Stitched Accents set and stamp the sentiment from the Cheerful Notes Sentiment set on top, then cut out with the corresponding arrow die. Arrange flowers, leaves and sentiments as shown.

Perfectly Pink Sunflowers

Perfectly Pink Sunflowers

Other Products: Pink card stock, dark pink card stock, silver card stock, white card stock, Liquid Pearls-white

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

Instructions: Card Size: 6 x 6". Cut dark pink panel to 5 1/2 x 5 1/2" then cut a silver mat about 1/2" larger on all sides. Glue these to the white folded card. Cut a panel from decorative pink paper measuring 5 1/2 x 6" and die cut frame of Ornate Pocket Accent on top and on the bottom (cut only 1/2 way down the die frame). Cut 2 Ornate Pocket Accents dies out of white. Cut 1 large circle out of white and 1 out of silver and then 1 size down out of pink. Glue pink and white together and offset silver to the right so that it shows like another circle mat then glue to the center of die cut pink decorative paper. Now glue white Ornate Pocket Accents die cuts to top and bottom to match edges. Glue the die cut panel to card and randomly add glitter to card before decorating with flowers. Stamp sentiment on white card stock and die cut with the eyelet heart. Pop up heart on the right side of circle.

Stamp several sets of Classic Sunflowers using Magenta Hue and then die cut. Sponge a bit of Magenta Hue just in the centers of each blossom. Form flowers with the pad and stylist found in the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit. Glue together 5-6 blossoms per flower and pierce centers (make a large hole for several stamens to go into). Take about 5-6 stamens and fold them in half around a small wire that can be used like a needle and thread stamen through the hole. Dab glue around bade of stamen and let dry before cutting off the excess. Run the leaves through the die cutting machine in the Leafy Accents Shaping Mold after misting. Let leaves dry.

Arrange flowers around circle and when you like the arrangement, start gluing the flowers to the card. Insert leaves and glue in place. Add glitter to flower petals. Use some white Liquid Pearls or Nuvo to make little dots around flowers.

Sunflowers for Mom

Sunflowers for Mom

Other Products: Gold Mirror cardstock, iCraft Gold Party Balls, iCraft Crystal Beads, Distress Oxide inks - Spiced Marmalade, Abandoned Coral, Versamark ink, Creative Expressions Pearl Ivory Cardstock, Prisma glitter, Foam tape

For more tips on creating with the tags & sentiments, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/eAfLuNkRda4.

For more tips on creating with the pocket dies, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/uDhKUj9AAMo.

Instructions: Cut a piece of white cardstock 10" x 7", score at 5" along the long side and fold to create a base card 5" x 7". Cut a piece of Pearl Ivory cardstock 5" x 7" and adhere to the front of the card. Die cut the inner and outer frame from the HCD2-7191 Intricate Swirls Frames Die from gold mirror card. Adhere the outer frame to the base card with foam tape and the inner frame with Dries Clear glue. Die cut the pocket accent die from the HCD1-7213 Elegant Pocket Accents Die set and adhere to the top of the card as shown with foam tape. Die cut the outer eyelet label die from the HCD1-7202 Album Tags & Accents Die set from gold mirror cardstock. Stamp the image from the HCPC-3846 Thank You Sentiment Stamp set in Versamark ink on Pearl Ivory cardstock and die cut with the inner die from the HCD1-7202 Album Tags & Accents Die set. Adhere to the outer frame and adhere to the base card as shown.

Stamp the sunflower images from the HCPC-3626 Classic Sunflowers stamp set using Versamark ink on the vellum. Colour the back of the images with the Spiced Marmalade and Abandoned Coral inks and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape the flowers with a paintbrush or similar and assemble. Add Prisma glitter using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge and the gold party balls to the centre of the flowers. Adhere to the card around the left of the label as shown.

Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3656 Delightful Daisies Stamp set in Library Green ink on Super White cardstock. Colour with Leaf Green and Fern Green inks and die cut with the coordinating dies. Shape using the golf tools and when dry add Prisma glitter with Dries Clear glue. Trim and adhere around the flowers as shown.

Stamp the leaf image from the HCPC-3811 Rainboots and Blossoms Stamp set in Fern Green ink on Super White card and colour with Leaf Green. Die cut with the coordinating die, shape, trim and adhere around the flowers as shown.

Stamp the dandelion images from the HCPC-3811 Rainboots and Blossoms Stamp set in Olive Green ink on Super White cardstock. Colour in with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Add Crystal Beads to the heads of the flowers with Dries Clear glue and when dry add around the flowers and leaves as shown.

Truckin' Through the Garden

Truckin' Through the Garden

Other Products: Cardstock: Green, Ochre, 3D foam blocks, cardboard, Silver Marker, Black marker, Green marker CG2, Corner chopper,

For more tips on creating with the Young at Heart collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/kmqAVM6ibfM.

Instructions: Cut a piece of Ochre Cardstock at 7 1/2 x 7 1/2" and round the corners. Cut a piece of 7 x 7 Green Background Floral Fashionista paper. Ink the edges with the Fern Green ink. Cut a piece of Green cardstock at 2 3/4 x 7" and make a 1/4" slit in it 1/2" from the top.

Stamp 3 Wildwood Cottage grasses with Fern Green ink, color them with the Leaf Green ink and diecut with the coordinating die. Glue 2 on top of the slit, put 3D foam pads on the back on the top and bottom next to the slit, now cut a strip of 7 x 3/4" and lay this behind the slit in between the 3d Foam pads.

Stamp the car from the Simply Classic set with Tuxedo Black and color it with the Lady Bug ink and die cut. Use the Tuxedo Black ink for the wheels, then take a silver marker and make some lines on the wheels and handle for the door and mirror. Color the greenery in the back of the truck with fern Green and a green marker, then put some of the 3D Lacquer on the windows and let it dry. Take very thin slices of cardboard and glue them behind the car on top of each other, then glue them through the slit on the strip so now your car can "Ride". Tape the whole construction down on your card.

Stamp some Coneflowers with Fern Green on white cardstock, color them with the Buttercup and the tops of them with Morocco. Die cut with the Coordinating die and glue them on your base card on top of the Green Construction. Then on the bottom part of the construction, you put another strip down of 7 x 1 1/4" on 3D foam pads, glue some grass down on the back of them.

Take the Nuvo drops and place them on the flowers for more depth, and also in between the grass so that it looks like flowers. Write pull on the end of the strip with a black marker.

The Holiest Night

The Holiest Night

Other Products: Christmas assorted snow Irridescent/silver

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

Instructions: Using the largest die from the Tags and Accents Die, diecut from Glitter paper. Using the inside die from the same set, diecut paper from the collection and adhere using dries clear adhesive.

Using Noel Ornament Die cut with bigger die base from glitter paper; using smaller diecut the fancy ornament from Merry and Bright Paper Collection and adhere using Darice Adhesive Foam Strips. Attach to the tag using Darice Adhesive Foam Strips.

To create the pine needles, stamp Snowy Pine Village Cling Stamp and Silent Night Scroll Die (to place under flower) with Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Coffee, and color using StazOn Ink Pad - Olive Green and cut using the coordinating dies. Using paint brush, paint with Designer Dries Clear Adhesive and sprinkle Rajni Chawla's Frosting Powder.

To create flowers, stamp on the Art foam Paper - Oakberry Lane Blossoms Cling Stamp Set a few times using Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Garden Patina and cut using the coordinating dies. Colour using Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Garden Patina and StazOn Ink Pad - Olive Green. Use a heat gun to heat the petals and then shape using tool from Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit by pressing down using small ball tool in the middle of flower. 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 green stamens from the assorted Bead Stamens-Medium set. Add a little hot glue to the underside of the flower to adhere. Sponge the petals with dries clear adhesive and sprinkle with Rajni Chawla's Frosting Powder. Take prepared earlier pine needles cone and using hot glue put this together.

Stamp the leaves using Oakberry Lane Blossoms 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. Shape leaves using Blossoms Shaping Mold

Using O Holy Night Die paper collection, cut out nativity scene and sponge the with dries clear adhesive and sprinkle with Rajni Chawla's Frosting Powder.

Arrange flowers and leaves around.

Ornamental Silent Night

Ornamental Silent Night

Other Products: Pearl White Metallic Cardstock, Blueprint Metallic Cardstock, Darice Snowflake Embossing Folder, Swarovski Crystals, Silver cord

For more tips on creating with the O Holy Night collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/UWDeK6soJ0E.

Instructions: Cut Pearl White Metallic cardstock 7 x 10". Score and fold at 5" on the long side to create card base. Cut Blueprint Metallic cardstock two times at 4 7/8 x 6 7/8". Adhere one to the card front and the other to the inside of the card. Cut a piece of Pearl White Metallic Cardstock 4 3/4 x 6 3/4", emboss using the Darice Snowflake embossing folder and adhere to the card front.

Diecut the large die from the Noel Ornamental Die from Blueprint Metallic cardstock. Diecut the decorative ornament from the same die set from white cardstock, sponge with dries clear adhesive and sprinkle with the Crystal transparent glitter. Adhere to the blue diecut ornament. Adhere to the card front and add a Swarovski crystal to the center of the ornament.

Diecut the Silent Night from the Blueprint Blue Metallic cardstock and adhere to the card front as shown.

Tie a little bow from silver cord and adhere to the ornament as shown.

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SHARON
Love the inspiration of all the cards. Lots of good ideas.
Wednesday 26th of December 2018 09:35 AM
JOY WHITE
I love all of these,So beautiful .
Wednesday 26th of December 2018 12:02 PM