How to Create Scenes with the Sea Breeze Collection

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How to Create Scenes with the Sea Breeze Collection

Wednesday October 16, 2019
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Hi Friend,
How is your Wednesday going? Are you experiencing beautiful crisp fall weather? Has Jack Frost visited your home yet? If yes, no worries.....he has nothing on you....you are at the right place:) The beauty of the flowers and projects you will be inspired to create today are pretty flowers and projects that last through all seasons!

Block out a couple minutes and take time to unwind, relax, have some fun and be inspired....the designers have created projects that are inspirational and helps you create scenes with the Sea Breeze Collection.

If you missed out on the release of the Sea Breeze Collection last week, you can see it here! Get yours today and join the hundreds of crafters who have already recieved theirs and get started creating beautiful Sea Breeze scenes you will love.

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Creative Inspiration of the Week

Sandpiper Point

Sandpiper Point

Other Products: Poupon glitter, cheese cloth, dimensional adhesive, paper trimmer, scissors, die cutting machine, Funnel Tray

For more tips on creating with the Sea Breeze Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FEQMFvu880o.

Instructions: Cut a piece of white cardstock to 9 x 6" size, score and fold at 4 1/2" to create card base. Stamp the clouds from HCPC-3891 Sand and Sunsets Cling Stamp Set in Tiger Lily ink onto top left corner and middle right of card base. Stamp off the clouds each time on scrap paper before stamping on the card base to create a softer image. Stamp the flying seagulls from the same stamp set in Garden Patina ink next to clouds, stamping off each time. Sponge the edges of card base with Garden Patina ink, except for a very bottom section of card. Lightly sponge the bottom with Tea Rose and Sunflower ink to create a sandy beach look. Sponge over the cloud areas with Tiger Lily and Sunflower to create a sunset look. Fill in the rest of sky with Garden Patina and light touches of Sunflower. Use from the HCD1-7204 Arrows and Banner Die to diecut the largest and second largest arrow from teal and blue paper from the Sea Breeze collection. Trim off the point of arrows. Sponge the teal arrow with Garden Patina ink and the blue arrow with Nautical Blue ink. Use the HCD1-7156 Eyelet Oval & Basics Small Die to diecut the largest eyelet and plain oval from white cardstock, creating oval frame. Sponge the edges of frame with Tiger Lily ink. Accent edges with Crystal Lacquer to create an ocean splashed look. Diecut the large oval from clear cardstock. Use the largest plain oval to diecut lighthouse scene from the paper collection. Use from the HCD1-7120 Fleur Border Basics Die diecut a wave border from a 2 x 4" orange strip of paper from the collection. Sponge the edges with the Tiger Lily ink.

Stamp the anchor rope image from HCPC-3892 A Day at Sea Cling Stamp Set in Red Geranium ink onto white cardstock and diecut with matching die. Stamp the sea grasses two times from same stamp set in Leaf Green ink onto white cardstock and diecut with matching die. Stamp the sandpipers from HCPC-3890 Sea Breeze Harbor Cling Stamp Set and seashells from HCPC-3891 Sand and Sunsets Cling Stamp Set in Coffee ink onto white cardstock and diecut with matching die. 

Use the Stack and Store daubers to color the images. Add a touch of Sunflower to the sunset on the lighthouse oval. For the anchor rope frame, use Coffee, Red Geranium, Tea Rose, Sunflower and Garden Patina. For the seashells, use Sunflower and Tea Rose. For the sea grasses, use Garden Patina and Vivid Chartreuse. Trim off the little sandpipers and sponge with Tea Rose ink. Cut a 4 1/2 x 1 1/4" strip of cheesecloth and sponge with a touch of the Garden Patina ink. Dab the cheesecloth with Dries Clear glue, then sprinkle with Crystal Clear and Poupon. Set aside to dry.

Lightly shape the anchor rope frame, sea grasses, and sandpipers with the stylus from Deluxe Flower Shaping kit. Trim apart one section of the sea grass. Attach the clear oval behind the eyelet oval frame. Attach anchor rope frame underneath top left of oval. Layer dimensional adhesive under eyelet oval. Now layer the teal and blue arrows onto card base. Next layer the lighthouse oval on top. Attach orange border strip at the bottom. Add some Poupon glitter over sunset and seashells. Lay seashells onto lighthouse oval, leaving them unattached. Now layer the dimensional eyelet oval right over the lighthouse, creating a seashell shaker card. Tuck the cheesecloth next to oval as shown. Use glue and dimensional adhesive to attach the rest of the images onto card as shown. Trim a sentiment from the paper collection, cut a V on the side and sponge the edges with Nautical Blue ink and attach. Dab some Dries Clear glue and sprinkle with Poupon glitter on the sand, sunset and rest of card as desired. Add droplets of glue over the sand and cheesecloth, and sprinkle with Seas the day prills.

Lazy Days of Summer

Lazy Days of Summer

Other Products: Kraft cardstock, Big-Shot Machine, Distress Ink-Brush Corduroy.

For more tips on creating with the Sea Breeze Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FEQMFvu880o.

Instructions: Create sidestep fold card with Kraft cardstock.

Stamp light house image and bird images from SeaBreeze Harbor Cling Stamp set on white cardstock using archival ink-jet black, cut with coordinating die and color with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers using  Color In Watercolor Brush-Fine. Add 3-D Crystal Lacquer on light house image and adhere it on the left fold side. Add crystal clear glitter to bird images and adhere them as pictured.

Stamp one boat image from A day at Sea Cling Stamp Set on white cardstock using archival ink-jet black, cut it with coordinating die, color it with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers using Color In Watercolor Brush-Fine, add crystal clear glitter and adhere it with foam tape.

Stamp some cloud images on white cardstock from Sand and Sunset Cling stamp set using archival ink-jet black, cut them with coordinating die, color them with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers using Color In Watercolor Brush-Fine and add crystal clear glitter and adhere it with foam tape as seen on picture.

 On the right side folds stamp all the images from the cling stamp set using archival ink-jet black, cut them with coordinating die, color with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers using Color In Watercolor Brush-Fine, add crystal clear glitter and adhere with foam tape.Add 3-D Crystal Lacquer on boat image and shell image.

Add sentiment from the collection as pictured.

Shining Bright

Shining Bright

Other Products: Wild Honey, Mustard Seed, Squeezed Lemonade, Black Soot, Vintage Photo, Candied Apple, Aged Mahogany, Salty Ocean, Chipped Sapphire and Carved Pumpkin Distress inks, Versamark ink, WOW Metallic Gold Sparkle Embossing Glitter, Memory Box Shine stencil, white, brown and watercolor cardstock and paint brush.

For more tips on creating with the Sea Breeze Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FEQMFvu880o.

Instructions: Ink a 4" x 5 1/4" piece of white cardstock using Memory Box Shine stencil, Wild Honey, Mustard Seed and Squeezed Lemonade Distress inks. Stamp the sentiment from Celebrate Love Sentiments Cling Stamp Set on the right side of a 5/8" x 6" strip of Rajni Chawla's Vellum Flowerite using Versamark ink and heat emboss using WOW Metallic Gold Sparkle Embossing Glitter and Heat It Craft Tool. Fold both the ends of the vellum piece over the edges of the inked cardstock and adhere it on the back side to hide the glue from showing on the front. Adhere this piece on a 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" white card base as shown using Darice Adhesive Foam Strips.

Die cut a piece of brown cardstock using the die from Butterfly Kisses Decorative Die and adhere it on the card front using Darice Adhesive Foam Strips.

Stamp the lighthouse image from A Day at Sea Cling Stamp Set and the birds image from Sand and Sunsets Cling Stamp Set on a piece of cardstock using Jet Black Archival Ink and color them using Black Soot, Vintage Photo, Candied Apple, Aged Mahogany, Salty Ocean, Chipped Sapphire and Carved Pumpkin Distress inks. Die cut them using matching dies from Sand and Sunsets Die and A Day at Sea Die.

Die cut a piece of white cardstock using the die from Circle Basics Large Dies, ink it with Salty Ocean distress ink. Adhere the lighthose piece on this circle die cut and then adhere this on the Butterfly Kisses Decorative diecut using Darice Adhesive Foam Strips. Cover the glass portion of the lighthouse with 3-D Crystal Lacquer. Curl the wings of the bird a little using the handle of the Groove Golf Tool Set. Adhere the bird on the circle die cut using a tiny piece of Darice Adhesive Foam Strips.

Breezy Day By the Sea

Breezy Day By the Sea

Other Products: Cream & white cardstock, foam squares, scissors, paper trimmer, distress tool, score board, gold glitter, burlap ribbon

For more tips on creating with the Sea Breeze Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FEQMFvu880o.

Instructions: Card size is 6 3/4 x 5 1/2”. Cut cream cardstock to 11 x 6 3/4”, score and fold at 5 1/2”. Cut 4 panels from paper collection, each one being slightly smaller. Use paper distresser along the edges and adhere onto card using dries clear glue and foam adhesive. Distress the edges of these strips, and adhere onto card base using foam squares.

Die cut 2 large tags from cream cardstock, one for the top (frame) and one for the bottom (background). Die cut 2 smaller tags from designer paper. Adhere one on each cream tag. Use both dies together to die cut coral paper, creating a frame, adhere this on the top tag. On same tag, stamp clouds along the top using French Ultramarine ink, stamping off once. Place the inner rope frame die on this tag, along with tag hole and die cut the center opening. Cut clear cardstock and adhere on back of opening using dries clear glue. Adhere bottom (background) tag onto card base.

Stamp lighthouse, rope frame, sea shells, grass, and seagulls using black ink onto white cardstock. Die cut using coordinating dies. Use dauber to color the sand and sea shells with Tea Rose and Coffee ink, water with French Ultramarine, foliage with Leaf Green, rocks with Jet Black ink, lighthouse with Carnation Red and Coffee ink. Finally add Carnation Red on life buoy. Use Dove Blender along with Jet Black ink to add shadowing to buoy and seagulls. Shape all the images using Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit.

Die cut Swirly Accent Sprays from designer paper. Adhere images as shown, using foam adhesive to create dimension. Apply glue to sponge and dab along Swirly Accents, then sprinkle with Krystallos glass shards, and tap off. Use glue tip to apply more glue throughout card, apply Krystallos glass shards and allow to dry. Add gold glitter as desired, and add ribbon on tag.

Sandpiper Floral

Sandpiper Floral

Other Products: Diamond stickles, Sheena Douglas white stamping card, Hot glue Gun, Fussy cutting Scissors, Foam inking tool, Double sided Tape, Double Sided Foam Tape, Misti Stamping Tool, An old fine painting brush (for the glue), funnel tray.

For more tips on creating with the Sea Breeze Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FEQMFvu880o.

For more tips on creating with the Oakberry Lane collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/HirfUN8NEYY.

Instructions: The finished size of this card is 7 1/2” x 5 1/16” (19cm x 13.1cm). Make a tent fold card in the length to the above measurements from the white stamping card. Find the blue design paper in the paper collection. Cut this a little smaller than the card front. Taking the Oasis harmony ink and dauber or foam inking tool, ink the edges of both he design paper and the card front. Adhere the design paper piece to the card front.

Taking a sheet of white card and the Eyelet Lace die, die cut the lace background. Taking the Oasis ink, apply to all the edges and the inside of the frame. Apply glue to this then the glitter. Put this aside to dry.

Taking a sheet of stamping card, the lighthouse stamp and die from the Sea Breeze Harbor sets and the Zig Clean Color Real Brush Makers, stamp, die cut then color the lighthouse scene. Taking the rock die from the set and cut the rocks out of the colored scene. Taking scrap white card cut x3 extra of the rock part of the scene. Adhere the rock layers together; the rocks will be adhered back into the scene later. Taking the oval die from the Eyelet Lace Frame set and cut the lighthouse scene into an oval. With the prepared lace background and the oval lighthouse scene adhere all to the card front using the 3Dfoam dots and the hot glue gun. Now adhere the rocks back into the scene.

Make the sentiment flag, seagulls, sand birds and the grass tuffs by stamping, die cutting then coloring X2 sand birds, x2 grass tuffs, x1 seagulls (plus x3 extra from scraps), x1 sentiment flag.

The flowers you need for this card: From the Oakberry Blossoms set, x5 small, x8 med size and x7 leaf sets.  Stamp, die cut, color and shape these flowers by using the 3D Blossom Shaping Mold. Bring more shape to the flowers if needed using the shaping tools and mat. Once these are shaped, prick a hole in the flower center then thread the rock candy stamens in the hole. Secure the stamens with the hot glue gun. Apply glue to the flower petals with the brush then dip into the glitter; using the stamen ends to hold the flower. Once the glue is dried trim away the stamen ends.

Drifting By the Harbor

Drifting By the Harbor

Other Products: Scoring board, die cutting machine, Zig real brush pens, brown card stock, white card stock, red twine, Espresso distress ink, Faded Jeans distress ink pad

For more tips on creating with the Sea Breeze Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FEQMFvu880o

Instructions: The finished card measures 6 inches by 6 inches. To make the card base, Cut white base to 6 inches by 12 inches and score at 6 inches on the longer side. Fold to make a top fold card.

Cut a mat layer in brown card stock a little smaller than the card front and leaving 1/8 inch border all around and adhere to the card front. Cut a 6 inch card panel from the paper collection and cut the centre part leaving just the border frame. Cut another 6 inch card panel and create a centre square window. Adhere the frame on this layer. All the layers will be distressed with brown distress ink. 

Stamp the image of the boat, bird on milestone and sea grass on white card stock, colour with Zig brush pens and cut with matching die. Stamp and colour the birds and cut with matching die.

Cut a scene with sea water from pattern paper to fit inside the window frame mat layer.

Add the sailing boat images. Add this to the second mat layer. Position the window layer and adhere.

Add the stamped images on the pattern paper and adhere inside the frame.

Cut two corners from the Album tags die set and sweet heart border dies. Distress the edges of border dies with blue ink and the corners with brown ink. Add these die cuts on the card front. 

Stamp the birthday sentiment and using the circle die cut a frame with sentiment. Tie red twine around it and adhere to the card front with foam dots.

Sailing Home

Sailing Home

Other Products: Smooth White Cardstock, Foam Dots, Die Cutting Machine, Score Board, Twine, and Jute.

For more tips on creating with the Sea Breeze Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FEQMFvu880o.

Instructions: The ready top fold card from a smooth white card stock measures, 7" by 7". Take a card stock measuring 14' by 7 ". Score at 7" on long side and fold. Choose 6" by 6" panel from the paper collection, distress all the edges and mat an extra layer of white cardstock creating a delicate border of 1/4" on all the sides. Cut the window using Cut Mat Create 2A Die. Layer a scenic paper from the back. For the next layer cut a blue color paper from the designer paper collection and cut measuring 6" 1/2" by 6 1/2". Distress all the sides and layer it on the ready card base.

Next, stamp the images from Sea Breeze Harbor Cling Stamp Set, A Day at Sea Cling Stamp Set and Sand and Sunsets Cling Stamp Set on white card stock using archival ink and color the images using Zig Clean Clear Brush Markers. Cut all the images using their coordinating dies and stack an extra die-cut to all the images to add extra strength. Layer these painted images on the ready card panel as shown by adding dimension with foam dots.

Stamp the sentiment from Just For You Sentiments Cling Stamp Set and cut it using Circle Basics Large Die. Stack 2 extra die cuts for strength. Tie a natural color twine and secure the ends. Once all the elements are ready, assemble the card as shown and finish the card by adding dry jute, Expresso prills, and Rajni Chawla's Frosting Powder.

Swirling Sweet Peonies

Swirling Sweet Peonies

Other Products: White cardstock, glitter, flat back pearls 

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

Instructions: Ready easel card measures 6.25" × 6.25”. Take white cardstock and cut a folded card using Swirly Accents Spray edge die. Also cut a single card of same size using same die. Choose 2 pattern papers from designer paper collection and cut mats according to the card. Score in half on folded card and fold it. Glue single card on it to create easel card. Distress the edges of pattern paper using matching ink and mat on card. Cut 4 pieces of white paper using Swirly Accents Spray die. Mat them on card using clear glue dots as shown in the picture.

Stamp large sweet peony flowers and small sweet peony flowers on deluxe flower Shaping paper using magenta hue ink. Cut images with coordinating dies and sponge with same ink using stack and store daubers. Shape flowers using groove tool. Layer flowers and add stamens into center. Stamp leafy accents leaves on deluxe flower shaping paper using fern green archival and cut with coordinating dies. Sponge leaves using same ink and shape using shaping mold. Glue flowers and leaves on card using hot melted glue. 

Stamp sentiment on white cardstock using magenta hue ink and cut with arrow die. Distress the edges with leaf green archival and glue on card as shown. Glue some pearls on base card to create stopper for easel. For finished look, apply glitter on flowers using designer clear dries adhesive .

Sea Breeze Album

Sea Breeze Album

Other Products: Die Cutting machine, Trimmer or Guillotine, Scoreboard, Scissors, Bone folder, Craft cardstock, Agateria ‘Album’ laser cut chipboard piece, Ranger Distress Ink pads - Pumice Stone, Scattered Straw, Mowed Lawn; Ranger Archival Ink - Chrome Yellow

For more tips on creating with the Sea Breeze Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FEQMFvu880o.

Instructions: Click here to view more photos of this album. Album measures - 5 inches by 7 inches. To create album base - fold a piece of craft card and die cut a 3” x 4” base from it and adhere it to the 5 1/2” x 11 3/4” insert of Pocket and Flipfold Inserts C-Kraft as shown. Die cut 5 x 7” piece of the Eyelet Rectangle & Basics Die fromf craft cardstock and adhere it to the previously made piece. Using Eyelet Rectangle & Basics Die set die cut following pieces from paper collection: 4 3/4” x 6 3/4” (2 pieces), 4” x 5 1/4” (4 pieces), 2 3/4” x 3 3/4” (2 pieces). Adhere all the pieces to the mini album base. Apply glue to the 5 1/2” x 2” flap of Pocket and Flipfold Inserts C-Kraft piece to create a pocket. Cut out one 1 3/4” x 5 1/4” piece of paper collection and adhere it to the packet. Cut out 1 1/4” x 10” strip of craft cardstock and score it at 2 3/8”, 2 1/2”, 7 5/8”, 7 3/4” (long side up) and fold it using bone folder along the score lines. Cut out two 1” x 2 1/8” pieces and one 1” x 4 7/8” piece from paper collection, then adhere them to the belly band base. 

Die cut eyelet piece using the Album Tags and Accents Die from craft card then using the same die set die, cut coordinating piece from paper collection. Adhere both pieces together, then adhere the final piece on the top of belly band ends to cover up the gap. Using metal tip and Dries Clear Adhesive, apply glue to the back of chipboard piece and adhere it to the belly band.

Stamp the leaf images using Leafy Accents Cling Stamp Set with Pumice Stone Distress Ink and colour with Scattered Straw Distress Ink and Mowed Lawn Distress Ink using daubers. Die cut leaves using matching die from Leafy Accents Die set and shape them using Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit. Stamp flower images using Wild Aster Cling Stamp Set with Coffee Archival Ink and colour them in with Chrome Yellow, Buttercup, Tiger Lily Archival inks using daubers. Die cut flowers using matching die from Wild Aster Die set, then shape them using Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit. Assemble flowers using hot glue gun and adhere them to the belly band as shown and add two leaves as an accent.

Using Eyelet Rectangle & Basics Die die cut photos, tags and frames to decorate the album as you desire.

Sea Tales

Sea Tales

Other Products: Ranger Distress Ink –Wild honey-, Ranger Distress oxide –spiced marmalade- Ranger Distress Ink –peeled paint-

For more tips on creating with the Sea Breeze Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FEQMFvu880o.

For more tips on creating with the Oakberry Lane collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/HirfUN8NEYY.

Instructions: Cut white card base and fold with dimensions of 7 1/4" x 5 1/4". Die cut a rectangle using Eyelet Rectangle & Basics Die HCD2-7189 with approximate dimensions of 7" x 5" from Sea Breeze Paper Collection and glue. Next, cut a rectangle using Eyelet Rectangle & Basics Die HCD2-7189 with approximate dimensions of 6.75" x 4.75" from paper Collection and glue.

Cut 3 pages from Sea Breeze paper Collection using the Booklet Basics Die and stack together with glue. Die cut the second decorative frame from the Booklet Frames Die HCD1-7261 set from paper collection and glue at the ends of the book. Die cut the bookmark from the paper collection and glue to the center of the book. Glue the book to the card base.

To create flowers, stamp the Oakberry Lane Blossoms Cling Stamp Set on the Deluxe Flower Shaping paper a few times using Distress Ink Wild honey then ink shadow using Distress Oxide Spiced marmalade ink and die cut using the coordinating dies. Shape using Flower Shaping Essentials kit. Use a paper piercer to make a hole in the middle and pull through the yellow stamens from the Pastel Bead Stamens-Medium set. Layer the petals together using the hot glue gun making sure to offset them. Add a little hot glue to the underside of the flower to adhere. Stamp the Leafy Accents leaves on the Deluxe Flower Shaping paper with Distress Peeled Paint ink, die cut with the coordinating die, shade using this same ink. Shape leaves using 3D Leafy Accents Shaping Mold. Arrange the leaves and flowers on card and glue as shown.

Other accessories, stamp the A day at Sea and Sand and Sunsets on the Deluxe Flower Shaping paper with Memento ink, die cut with the coordinating die, and color with watercolor paints. Cut sentiment from paper collection, cut a mat layer from paper collection and glue to card base.    

Glue all elements as pictured.

Cut the sentiment from the paper collection. Glue it on a slightly larger piece of paper from paper collection, and glue it to the card. 

Beyond the Sea

Beyond the Sea

Other Products: jeans Distress Ink, perlen pen, brush, acrylic block, 

For more tips on creating with the Sea Breeze Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FEQMFvu880o.

Instructions: Prepared card base measures 5 7/8” x 5 7/8”.  Choose the decorative paper from Sea Breeze Paper collection - you need paper 5 3/4” x 5 3/4”. In this piece of paper die cut a rectangle using Hand-Stitched Accents Die. You need second rectangle- die cut using the same die in light blue cardstock. Glue the rectangles together adding a craft foam between them. Then glue in the middle of the front card. 

Die cut eyelet oval in white cardstock using Eyelet Oval Die and glue on your card. Select two pieces of decorative paper from Sea Breeze collection and die cutovals using Eyelet Oval Die. First oval glue on your eyelet oval using glue. To make waves, use basic border from  Classic Border Basics and die in the middle of oval- add the color of the sea using twinmarker (No 76). Stick it on your card using glue and craft foam. 

Stamp the clouds and lighthouse from A Day at Sea Cling Stamp Set and Sand and Sunsets Cling Stamp Set on white cardstock using Ranger Archival Ink. Color using markers as shown. Using a sponge, add some glue to the sea, clouds and lighthouse and sprinkle them with Rajni Chawla’s Crystal Clear. Glue clouds on your card using glue, glue wave and lighthouse using glue and craft foam. 

Select sentiment from Sea Breeze paper collection and glue it on another piece of paper from the collection. Add to your card. 

Put some Faded jeans Distress Ink in on an acrylic block, add some water and make splashes using a brush. Add some pearls. 

Beachy Asters

Beachy Asters

Other Products: White cardstock; Ribbon, Gold marker

For more tips on creating with the Sea Breeze Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FEQMFvu880o.

For more tips on creating with the Wild Aster Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/1mriCKqh-Ac.

Instructions: Cut a piece of white cardstock 5 1/2 x 11”, score at 5 1/2”, this will make the card base.  Score random lines on card base and lightly rub the Forget-me-not ink pad over this.  This will achieve the background. Tie a piece of ribbon around about half way and tie off. Use the Cut and Create rectangle die and cut a scene out of the Sea Breeze paper collection. Add gold ink to the edges. Add foam dots to the back and adhere to the center of the card.

Stamp the Sea gulls on white card stock with the Forget me not ink, use the coordinating die and cut out. Place them at the top of the scene as shown.

Stamp the flowers on the Deluxe Flower Shaping paper with the For-Get-Me Not ink, lightly color in and cut out using the coordinating die. Shape using the Deluxe flower Shaping tool kit, assemble 2 together creating one flower. Stamp the leaves on the same paper with the Olive ink, lightly color in with the Leaf Green, cut out with the matching die, shape with the tool kit and adhere to the lower left side of the card. Add flowers on top of the leaves. To finish, add glitter and Prills.

Life is a Story

Life is a Story

Other Products: White cardstock, foam sheet, foam tape, Stickles, ribbon, Copic Markers: B12, B24, Y11, Y15, Y21, Y24, Y38 R17, R29, R81, C2, C3, E81, E84, W2, W3. W5, R11, E50, BG11, E42, E43, E33, E35, E53, YG03, YG17

For more tips on creating with the Sea Breeze Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FEQMFvu880o.

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

Instructions: Card size: 6 3/4 x 7 3/4".  Cut one of the 6 x 6” frame panels from the decorative paper that has a square center, cut out the center with the Cut Mat Create 2A square 3 3/4" die. Cut a piece of foam sheet 5 3/4 x 5 3/4" then cut out the square to match paper. Cut 4 Decorative Pocket Accents dies from white, glue 1, facing down under top of paper frame then glue paper and foam together. Cut another 3 3/4” panel from sunset sky decorative paper in the pad, also cut a piece of blue about 1” then die cut the bottom to match bottom of sunset square.  Cut a piece of white cardstock 12 x 6” and fold in half for card base. Glue 3 Decorative Pocket Accents to base facing out (top, right and left) then glue the frame to the card base.

Stamp sailboat, sunset, lighthouse, birds, bird on post and 2 shell sets. Die cut (shells have 2 dies, cut one image with sand and shell and the other just the shells) then color. Glue lighthouse and sunset to square, match horizon lines. Pop sailboat with foam tape then adhere to bottom center of square. Slide the square into the cutout window, under the Decorative Pocket Accent then add a bit of foam tape to decorative Pocket Accent to keep it popped up over scene.

At the bottom of the frame, glue bird on post, the sand and shell and pop up the second set of shells. Die cut tag sentiments and glue to the bottom right side of frame.

Stamp Cherry blossoms using Forget-Me-Not ink, sponge, die cut and form in mold. Stamp leaves using Fern Green, sponge with Leaf Green then die cut and form in mold. Glue 2-3 blossoms together to make each flower then pierce centers and add stamen. Glue 3 flowers and leaves to the top left corner of frame. Add glitter to shells, sand, clouds, and flowers. Add Stickles to water and light in lighthouse. 

Dreamy Days Like This

Dreamy Days Like This

Other Products: 8”x 8” white card base, black versafine clair ink, Blueberry bushel ink & Pacific Point card stock (stampin Up!), metallic pencils (spectrum noir), white stamping card, hot glue, foam pads

For more tips on creating with the Sea Breeze Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FEQMFvu880o.

Instructions: Select and cut a 7.75” x 7.5” square paper from the collection and adhere to the card base using the dries clear glue. Die cut 4 corners and the swirly accents using the same paper. Adhere the corners to a 7” x 7” paper and layer onto the card base.

Select the topper from the paper pad and cut to approx. 4.5” x 3.75”, layer onto a slightly larger pacific point piece of card. Layer onto white card and pacific point card again, then add to the card using foam pads. Adhere the swirly accent to one side of the card tucking it under the topper.

Stamp the lighthouse, rocks, grasses, shells and rope frame onto stamping card using the versafine clair black ink. Colour the anchor using the metallic pencils and use kuretake watercolour pens to colour the other images, then die cut. Shape using the flower shaping tools. Add glitter to the waves and decoupage the rocks using hot glue.

Position and hot glue the remaining elements to the topper.

Select the Days like this sentiment from the collection and die cut. Cut the live in the moment strip from the paper collection and add both to the card using dries clear glue.

Stamp the clouds onto white stamping card using blueberry bushel ink and colour with a water pen or wet paintbrush. Die cut and shape. Add to the card using hot glue.

Stamp the birds onto white stamping card using black versafine clair ink, die cut and shape. Position onto the card using dries clear glue.

Celebrate Sunset!

Celebrate Sunset!

Other Products: Foam tape, Nuvo Pure Sheen Glitter – Diamond, Creative Expressions Cardstock – Sky Blue, White Cardstock, Bockingford Watercolour card 300gsm

For more tips on creating with the Sea Breeze Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FEQMFvu880o.

Instructions: Cut a piece of white cardstock 12” x 6”, score at 6” along the long side and fold to create a base card of 6” x 6”.  Cut a piece of blue cardstock 6” x 6” and adhere to the front of the card.  Cut a piece of sky patterned paper 5 14/16” x 5 14/16” and sponge the edges with French Ultramarine ink and adhere to the card front.  Die cut two decorative dies from the HCD1-7144 Decorative Medallion Die set out of blue cardstock. Add Frosting Powder to the dies using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Die cut two bases out of white cardstock using the edge die from the HCD2-7189 Eyelet Rectangle & Basics Die set. Sponge the edges with French Ultramarine ink and then adhere the medallions to the top and bottom of the card as shown.

Die cut the larger eyelet rectangle from the HCD2-7189 Eyelet Rectangle & Basics Die set out of white cardstock. Sponge the edges with French Ultramarine ink and add Crystal Clear to the edges with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Cut a piece of sky patterned paper 3 1/4' x 4 1/4", sponge the edges with French Ultramarine ink and adhere to the eyelet rectangle. Die cut the frame using the inner frame die from the HCD1-7266 A Day at Sea Die set. Stamp two rope frame images from the HCPC-3892 A Day at Sea Stamp set in Jet Black ink on watercolour card.  Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Trim the rope frame of one of the images and adhere the base of the image to the other frame. Adhere the coloured frame to the rectangle and adhere the frame to the card front with foam tape.  Adhere the die cut inner to the recess.

Stamp the bird images from the HCPC-3890 Sea Breeze Harbour Stamp in Jet Black ink on watercolour card.  Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Add Diamond glitter to the birds with Dries Clear glue and adhere to the base of the frame.  Stamp the grass image from the HCPC-3892 A Day at Sea Stamp set in Jet Black ink on watercolour card. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Add Diamond glitter to the grass and adhere to the bottom right of the frame.

Stamp the seagull image on the marker from the HCPC-3890 Sea Breeze Harbour Stamp set in Jet Black ink on watercolour card. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Add Diamond glitter to the grass and seagull and adhere to the bottom left of the frame with foam tape.

Stamp the seagull images from the HCPC-3891 Sand & Sunsets Stamp set in Jet Black ink on watercolour card. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Add Diamond glitter to the wings and adhere around the sky inside and outside of the frame as shown.

Die cut the tag from the paper collection using the coordinating die from the HCD1-7201 Ticket & Tags Die set and adhere to the bottom right of the frame.

Down By the Seaside

Down By the Seaside

Other Products: Watercolor paint, glue, 3d squares, card shadow box (retired)

For more tips on creating with the Sea Breeze Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FEQMFvu880o.

Instructions: Create a 3 1/4” x 4 1/2” shadow box and cut out a window 2.5 '' x 3.5 '' using the Cut Mat Create 1B die. Cover the outside with tan paper from the Sea breeze collection. Cut other paper from the collection and adhere to the inside of the shadow box. Cut out the tag from the same paper and adhere to the back to create a stand. 

Stamp the images from the Sea Breeze Harbor Stamp set, the Sand and Sunsets Stamp set and the A Day at Sea Stamp set on Deluxe Flower Shaping paper using archival Jet Black ink. Color the images with watercolor paint and diecut using the coordinating dies.

Adhere the images to the inside and outside of the shadowbox as shown using glue and 3D foam squares. 

Life is a Beautiful Thing

Life is a Beautiful Thing

Other Products: Watercolor pencils

For more tips on creating with the Sea Breeze Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FEQMFvu880o.

Instructions: Cover a 7 x 7 inch card blank with the orange paper from the Sea Breeze Collection Paper Pad. Cut a 6 inch square in aqua paper, adhere to front of card. Cut a 5 inch square in blue paper, adhere to front of card.

Using the Flower Shaping paper, stamp the fence from the Sea Breeze Harbor Stamp Set in coffee ink. Stamp the lighthouse from the same set in black ink. Stamp the seagulls, the shells and the clouds from the Sand and Sunsets Stamp Set, in coffee ink.  Stamp the sailing boat, stamp the seaweed twice from the A Day at Sea Stamp Set in black ink, color everything in with watercolor pencils and die cut with the coordinating dies. 

Adhere the lighthouse with foam strips to the center front of the car. Cut the fence into two pieces and adhere behind the lighthouse. Adhere the seaweed behind the fence before you glue the fence panel down. Adhere a few shells to the left of the light house. Adhere the sailing boat in the foreground. Adhere the clouds behind the lighthouse. Adhere the seagulls.

Cut out a sentiment, mat onto flower shaping paper and adhere with foam strips.

Calm Seas

Calm Seas

Other Products: Copic markers, white cardstock

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

Instructions: Create a 4.25 x 5.5” card base. Cut out a small scene panel from the Sea Breeze Paper Collection, cut out a piece of scenic paper to fit the card base and adhere. Cut out two of the Intricate Swirl Frames Dies and sponge with Garden Patina and Indian Gold Nuvo Mousse. Cut one of the dies in half and adhere to the back of the scene panel.  

Stamp the flowers from the Tweet Cherry Blossoms Cling Stamp Set in Pearlescent Coral and sponge with same, cut out with coordinating dies, sculpt with the 3D Cherry Blossom Shaping Mold. Add prills and glitter.

Stamp the leaves from the Tweet Cherry Blossoms Cling Stamp Set in Bamboo Leaves and sponge with the same, cut out with corresponding dies and sculpt.

Stamp the bird and fence from the Sea Breeze Harbor Cling Stamp Set, and the birds from the Sand and Sunsets Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black and color with copic markers and cut out with corresponding dies. Adhere the bird and fence and then one of the Intricate Swirl Frame Dies on top, adhere the flying birds on top.  

Cut out the sentiment from the paper collection and adhere the flowers and sentiment as pictured.

Deep Blue Sea

Deep Blue Sea

Other Products: Gallery soft oil pastels 202, 209, 236, 238, 241, 247, White cardstock

For more tips on creating with the Sea Breeze Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FEQMFvu880o.

Instructions: Create a 6 x 6" card base using white paper. Cut a piece of paper from the Sea Breeze Paper Collection  5 3/4 " x 5 3/4 " and adhere to the card base using Dries Clear Adhesive.

Stamp the lighthouse and other images as shown onto white cardstock using Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Jet Black and die cut using the coordinating dies. Coulor using daubers and Gallery soft oil pastels 202, 209, 236, 238, 241, 247. Adhere images as shown using lots of foam adhesive to create dimension.

Sea Breeze Roses

Sea Breeze Roses

Other Products: Die cutting machine, cheesecloth, Gutermann sewing thread, water mister, hot glue gun, hot glue, scissors, sequins, ribbon, script stamp, Stampin’pad Pumpkin pie, Trim frosted lace Prima, glossy accent Ranger, funnel tray

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

Instructions: The finished card measures 4 1/2 inches by 6 1/2 inches. Cut the card base in white card stock to 9 inches by 6 1/2 inches and score at 4 1/2 inches on the longer side. Fold to make a horizontal top folding card. Cut a 4 1/4 x 6 1/4 inch piece of orange pattern paper from Sea Breeze Collection and glue it to the card base. Cut another pattern paper (turquoise this time) a little bit smaller than the first mat layer and adhere to it. (Before pasting the second paper, you can lightly distress the edge of these with a tool designed for this purpose or simply the blade of a scissor.)

Cut a border with the Fleur Border die in white cardstock.  Glue a part of this border on the right side of your card and another part on the left side (between the paper’s layers). Use the Ticket and die to make a beautiful tag.  Put a ribbon on it and glue it on your card with 3D foam to give dimension. You can randomly apply writing stamp everywhere on the card with the orange ink.

Stamp on a white cardstock a big and a small Classic Rose with the Stampin’pad pumpkin pie. Color the petals with a dauber and the same color. Cut it with the coordinating die. Shape the flowers by using the 3D Shaping Mold and give further shape with Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit tools. Also, stamp, color, cut and mold leaves (use the Archival ink paradise steal). You can put a little bit of glossy accent on the rose to give light to it.

Put cheesecloth and sewing thread on the tag and glue your flower and leaves over it. Under the flower, you can add lace. With the Butterfly kisses die cut the word Thank you and a circle to make the sentiment. You can highlight your circle with orange ink and a dauber. Glue this sentiment on your card with 3D foam.  

Sweet Little Sailor

Sweet Little Sailor

Other Products: Cardstock- White, Fish Net String, ColorBox Ink (Seaglass Teal, Gingersnap), Waterbrush, Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L (Creative Photo Corners Kraft, 3D Foam Squares, Crafty Foam Tape, Adhesive Dots Mini, E-Z Runner Ultra)

For more tips on creating with the Cherry Blossom Retreat collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/OaA2da5H-E0.

For more tips on creating with the Sea Breeze Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FEQMFvu880o.

Instructions: The lighthouse scene patterned paper is the background of the layout. Cut a piece of tan patterned paper that is 0.5 x 12” and add the red and yellow border strip to the bottom. Adhere this to the top of the layout. Double mat the 4 x 6” photo in white cardstock. Add the photo using Kraft photo corners. Cut a piece of the blue patterned paper that is 5.25 x 7.25” and adhere to the left hand side of the layout. Add the matted photo to that using foam tape. Find and cut out the light blue mini journal block and adhere half of it just above the matted photo.

Stamp 2 of the rope frame images using brown ink (Staz On- Timber Brown) onto white cardstock. Add color to them using Zig Clean Color Markers and a waterbrush (Mid Brown, Beige). Adhere red patterned paper in behind the rope frames, cutting off the decorative end of each. Add a small piece of the frame to the left of the matted photo and a larger piece to the right using foam squares. Find and cut out the “Life is a Beautiful Thing” sentiment and adhere to the right of the rope frame. Stamp and die cut 1 set of the seagulls using brown ink. Add 2 seagulls above the sentiment.

Stamp and die cut 1 set of the small and medium cherry blossom flowers onto Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper using brown ink. Add color to each flower using ink and daubers. Teal ink to the middles (ColorBox- Seaglass Teal) and light brown ink to the tips of the petals (ColorBox- Gingersnap). Stamp and die cut 1 of the swirly leaf images onto Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper using brown ink. Add color to just the tips of the leaves using light brown ink. Shape the flowers and leaves using the coordinating 3D shaping molds. Add Prills to the middle of each flowers and let dry. I created burlap string loops and adhered them to the top right hand corner of the layout then added a small and medium flower and some leaves. I created fish net from string and added a small piece to the right and left of the matted photo. I added a medium and 2 small flowers to the left of the photo and a medium and 2 small flowers to the right of the photo. Add leaves around the larger flowers.

Love-ly Swirling Asters

Love-ly Swirling Asters

Other Products: glue dots, white cardstock

For more tips on creating with the Wild Aster Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/1mriCKqh-Ac.

Instructions: The card base measures 6" by 6". Cut pattern papers from the wild aster paper collection and adhere on the card base as shown. Diecut the decorative swirls using the swirly accent spray die and adhere on the top left and bottom right corners.

Stamp the flowers from the wild aster cling stamp set with memento ink sweet plum and color the flowers using lulu lavender. Stamp the fillers from the wild aster spray cling stamp set with archival fern green. Stamp the leaves using fern green and color them using memento bamboo leaves ink pad. Cut the flowers and leaves with the coordinating dies. Cut sentiments from the paper collection. Shape the flowers and leaves and assemble everything as pictured.

Lastly, dust the flowers with crystal clear glitter powder.

 

Lighthouse Keeper

Lighthouse Keeper

Other Products: White Cardstock, Brown cardstock, Paper Trimmer, Brads, Die Cutting Machine, Distress Ink Vintage Photo, Rusty Hinge, Hot Glue Gun, White Nuvo Drops.

For more tips on creating with the Sea Breeze Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FEQMFvu880o.

Instructions: The ready top fold card measures, 6” by 9”. Cut panel of white cardstock measuring, 5.7” x 8.7” and adhere it on card using foam strips, choose second panel from paper collection measuring 5.5” x 8.5”, shade the edges with vintage photo ink and adhere it on white panel using glue. Cut another panel from off white cardstock measuring, 4.7” x 4.7” set a side, chose frame from paper collection and glue on white square panel. Adhere this small panel on the center of the card.

Stamp all required images with black archival ink and coffee ink and color with zig markers and set aside.

Arrange all images as shown and add sentiment from paper collection. Embellish with Nuvo drops.

High Tide

High Tide

Other Products: 110 lb White cardstock, Watercolor pencils

For more tips on creating with the Sea Breeze Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FEQMFvu880o.

Instructions: Using 7” x 11” cardstock, score at 5 1/2” to make the base. See this video for full instructions: https://youtu.be/SHtD6C8cNB8

Use the HCDP1-2107 Sea Breeze Paper Collection to cover the card. Cut one piece at 6 3/4”x 5 1/4” and a second piece at 6 1/2” x 5”. Layer one on top of the other. Add chipboard or foam dots in between them to add volume.

Use the  HCPC-3890 Sea Breeze Harbor Stamp and the HCPC-3891 Sand and Sunsets Stamp to create the front image

Color the image using watercolor pencils.

Add a sentiment from the collection.

Happy By the Sea

Happy By the Sea

Other Products: Water Color Cardstock, Early Espresso Cardstock, White Cardstock, Blue Cardstock, Crumb Cake Cardstock, Early Espresso ink, Sheer Shimmer Spritz Spray, Foam Squares, Sizzix Textured Impressions Embossing Folder - Cobblesone

For more tips on creating with the Sea Breeze Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FEQMFvu880o.

Instructions: Card size is 5 1/2 x 4 1/4” Score and fold 11 x 4 1/4” early espresso cardstock at 5 1/2” on the long side to create a top fold card base. Cut blue cardstock 5 1/8 x 3 7/8” and cut crumb cake cardstock 5 x 3 3/4”. Using the Cobblestone embossing folder, emboss the crumb cake cardstock. Adhere the blue and crumb cake layers together using dries clear adhesive and adhere to card base using dimensional squares. Cut a piece of crumb cake cardstock 4 1/8 x 5 3/8” and a card front from the paper collection 3 7/8 x 5 1/8”, ink the edges with Early Espresso ink and adhere to the inside of the card using dries clear adhesive.

Stamp the rope frame image from the A Day at Sea cling stamp set on watercolor cardstock and the sea gulls from the Sand and Sunsets Cling Stamp set on water color paper using StazOn Jet Black ink. Color using Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers: Brown, Carmine Red, Light Gray, and Beige. Diecut the frame image 4 more times from white cardstock. Adhere the layers together using dries clear adhesive to create a stronger frame. Spray the frame and sea gull images with Sheer Shimmer Spritz Spray. 

Using the inner frame die, cut one of the images from the Sea Breeze Paper Collection and cut a second time from white cardstock. Adhere the two together and adhere to the card base using dries clear adhesive. Adhere the frame around the image using Darice Foam Strips.  

Cut the sentiment from the paper collection, ink the edges with Early Espresso ink, curve and adhere the ends to the card front. Lightly shape the sea gulls using the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit and adhere to the ends of the sentiment banner.

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L.DARLENE RITTERSKAMP
My favorite set to date. Thank you for creating it I’m glad I sent all those ideas.
Wednesday 16th of October 2019 11:26 AM
BARBARA GILSTRAP
I received my Sea Breeze collection this week & can't wait to get started!!! I love anything to do with the sea & have albums to prove it. Thank you for this gorgeous collection!!!
Wednesday 16th of October 2019 07:35 PM