EZ Step by Step Tutorial: Five ways to create clean and simple cards!

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EZ Step by Step Tutorial: Five ways to create clean and simple cards!

Saturday March 23, 2019
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Hey friend how are you today?

Create quick and easy cards in 30 mins or less that your friends and family will love! Be inspired to create 5 different cards this weekend with this step by step tutorial from designer Cheryl!

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Let's get crafting!


Step 1: Using a damp sponge apply the Pink Flambe mousse to completely cover one sheet of white card. Work quickly and smoothly using small circles to blend the mousse. The mousse will form lines and shading as you apply. Further areas of colour can be added to give more depth or create a speckled effect by dabbing thicker amounts of mousse onto the card.

TOP TIP: By spritizing water on your sponge you can create a lighter, thinner application too!

Step 2: From the pink flambe cardstock cut 1 x 4.5" square and 1 x 3" x 3.75". Die cut the 3rd largest circle from the Circle dies and the lacy edge from the Diamonds and Lace Die.

Step 3: Stamp the Gardens Edge Coneflower plus 2 flower heads and 2 of the Backyard Blossom filler flowers in grey granite ink onto the leftover coloured card. Cover the stamped images in clear embossing powder, remove the excess and heat emboss. Die cut all the images from the card using the coordinating dies.

Step 4: Shape the coneflower using the flower shaping tools.

Step 5: Layer the 2 additional flower heads onto the main flower, glue the head of the flower - not the petals. Cover the head of the flower in glue and sprinkle over the silver lining prills, remove excess and allow to dry.

Step 6: Glue the 4.5" square pink flambe card to a 5" square card base.

Step 7: Cut a 3.75 square piece of white card. Stamp the sentiment approximately 1" from the bottom of the card using memento ink, cover in clear embossing powder, remove excess and heat to set. Mount the white sentiment card onto the base card using foam pads and glue the coneflower into position using dries clear glue.

Step 8: On a piece of 4.75" x 3.75" white card, stamp the sentiment in black memento ink and heat emboss with clear embossing powder as with the previous card - approximately 1.5" from the bottom of the card. Glue the lacy border into place under the sentiment, and mount the card onto a 4" x 5" card base using foam pads.

Step 9: Cut the diecut filler flowers into 4 separate pieces.

Step 10: Tie the filler flowers with linen thread and position onto the card base using hot glue.

Step 11: Cut a 5" square piece of white card. Diecut the 4th size circle centrally in the white card approximately .75" from the top of the card.

Step 12: Stamp the Coneflowers in gray granite onto the pink flambe circle and heat emboss with clear embossing powder. Glue the circle onto the base card so that it lines up to show through the aperture.

Step 13: Score 3 little lines of different lengths approximately .75" at the bottom of the aperture card on both sides. Leave a gap for the sentiment to be added, then stamp and heat emboss "Remembering with you" between the raised score lines and mount the card to the base card using foam pads.

Step 14: Stamp the Heartfelt Sympathy sentiment onto vellum using black memento ink, cover with clear embossing powder, remove excess and heat to set. Tear into an uneven sentiment strip approximately 1" wide x 4.5" in length.

Step 15: Stamp the coneflower frame in gray granite ink and emboss, as before, with clear embossing powder. Die cut.

Top Tip: When stamping the larger stamps with thin ends, place on the stamping block and ensure they sitting correctly by placing the die on top of them and nudging the stamp to fit the die.

Step 16: Wrap the vellum sentiment around the 3" x 3.75" piece of pink flambe card and glue into place at the back. Glue the coneflowers onto the card to frame the edge of the pink flambe card and mount the sentiment topper to a 5.5" x 6.25" white card base using foam pads.

Step 17: Cut a piece of white card approximately 3.75" x 5.75" and stamp the sentiment in the centre of the card using black memento ink. Cover in clear embossing powder, remove excess and heat to set. Then mask off the centre of the card using a glass mat grid.

Step 18: Swirl pink flambe mousse onto the top and bottom of the white card. When dry, stamp the filler flowers onto the pink areas using gray granite ink and heat emboss with clear embossing powder. Carefully remove the low tac tape from the centre of the card and adhere the card to a 6" x 4" white card base.

Step 19: Stamp a single backyard blossom and 2 flower heads in gray granite onto white card and die cut. Shape and create the flower in the same way as in the first card and add transparent glitter to some of the foliage on the stem of the flower and glue the Coneflower into position using wet glue.

Have fun creating these quick and EZ cards! They would make a great gift boxed together too!

We love to see what you create too, share your projects with us on our Facebook page here https://www.facebook.com/HeartfeltCreations

Tutorial by Cheryl Morgan

Here are the supplies Tracy used so you can make one too.

Heartfelt Creations Products Used:

Diamonds & Lace Die

Cheerful Note Sentiments Cling Stamp Set

Eyelet Circle & Basics Small Die

Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit

Garden's Edge Coneflower Die

Garden's Edge Coneflower Cling Stamp Set

Backyard Blossoms Die

Backyard Blossoms Cling Stamp Set

8.5 x 11 Cardstock Pack of 25 - White

Silver Lining Prills

Pink Flambe Nuvo Mousse

Memento Dye Ink Pad - Tuxedo Black

Designer Dries Clear Adhesive

Metal Tip for Adhesive Bottles

Vellum Paper - 10 Sheets

Other Products Used: Clear embossing powder, Transparent glitter, Gray Granite ink pad - Stampin Up!, Linen thread, Heat gun, Hot glue gun, foam pads

All of these are gorgeous!!! Thanks for the tips!!
Saturday 23rd of March 2019 07:00 AM
Wonderful tutorial
Saturday 23rd of March 2019 08:01 AM
Very pretty cards!!
Saturday 23rd of March 2019 09:17 AM
These are so pretty, I can see now that I am going to have to try the mousse
Saturday 23rd of March 2019 10:18 AM
Can not wait until April convention in Akron. Glad you guys will be there.
Saturday 23rd of March 2019 11:01 AM
These cards are so beautiful! They are sure to cheer someone who is going through a difficult time.
Saturday 23rd of March 2019 11:42 AM
LOVE the simplicity! Nuvo mouse really shimmers, a fun technique. TFS
Saturday 23rd of March 2019 11:48 AM
Love these cards. The tutorial was perfect, and easy to understand. It was very inspirational !
Saturday 23rd of March 2019 01:12 PM
The usual HC card is often way too loaded with "stuff!" Now and again, the simplicity of a single focal point is the perfect card front. Thanks for these ideas!!
Saturday 23rd of March 2019 02:44 PM
Love the ideas ! They can be used for many different occasions. And I learned a new way to use the mousse I have. (currently four of them) Thank you
Saturday 23rd of March 2019 02:59 PM
So beautiful, and so easy to follow tutorial, thank you so much, will fill my Sunday afternoon ♡
Saturday 23rd of March 2019 04:22 PM
BEautiful Love the whole demonstration from beginning to end. thank you
Sunday 24th of March 2019 03:24 AM
Thank you for this tutorial. It was one of the best with very thorough instructions. I love the pictures. The cards are beautiful!!
Sunday 24th of March 2019 10:47 AM
Stunning! Oh how I want to make these!!! ❤️
Sunday 24th of March 2019 03:08 PM
Thank you for such great ideas!
Monday 25th of March 2019 08:00 AM
I am still doing taxes and hpe to get to these wonderful cards. Thank you, Margie
Monday 25th of March 2019 02:29 PM
Cheryl, these are lovely flowers. Thank you for the colouring ideas. I can see many applications using this technique. They are all beautiful! <3
Tuesday 26th of March 2019 06:31 PM