Stuck creatively? Join the June Alumni Team blog hop and be inspired to create something beautiful today!

Friday June 24, 2022
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Hey friend how is your day going?

Did you know the last Friday of every month we have an Alumni blog hop filled with amazing inspiration from the Alumni Design team? Are you looking to jumpstart your creativity? If you feel stuck and want some ideas to get you started, you are in the perfect spot!

A heads up we are the last blog in the hop, so if you landed here from the hop make sure to scroll down to see the beautiful project from designer Anita Kejriwal and leave a comment for your chance to win a $25 gift certificate! 

Join in this months hop for a chance to win a $25 gift certificate before 11:59pm EST Monday, June 27th, 2022. It's easy to join in on the fun! Here is how to play along...  It starts right here on Kathy's blog post! 

❤ Click the link HERE to start.
❤ Be inspired by the project you see.
❤ Comment on the blog post you are on so you are entered for a chance to win.
❤ Click the link to go to the next blog for more inspiration.
❤ Comment on this blog post for another chance to win.

Repeat the process! The more blog posts you comment on the more chances you have to win!                                                                      

A winner will be randomly chosen from all of the blogs in the hop and announced Wednesday, June 29th, 2022. Plus a winner will be drawn from the comments below! You can find out who is the winners are on our Facebook page and on our website! Have fun and good luck everyone!

Instructions so you can create this project too:

1. Make a card base from white card stock. Cut two pieces of white card stock 5” x 7” and 5” x 7 1/2". Score at 1/2" on the longer side on the bigger piece. Fold the flap. Attach the smaller piece on the flap and make a top folding vertical card base.

2. Cut a mat layer 5 3/4" x 6 3/4" from pattern paper and adhere to the front panel of the card base. Add another mat layer from white card stock measuring 5 1/2" x 6 1/2". Add another mat layer 5 1/4" x 6 1/4" from pattern paper collection.

3. Stamp the images from the Large Mushroom stamp set, the small mushrooms, fence and all the elements in Jet black ink on Deluxe flower shaping paper. Colour the images with Zig real brush markers. Cut the images with matching die and add glitter power using designer dries clear glue.

4. To make the poppy flowers, stamp the  small flower images from wild poppy stamp set with leaf green ink on deluxe flower shaping paper. Colour the flowers with a blend of Vibrant Fuschia and Leaf green ink using daubers. Shape the poppy flowers in the 3D flower shaping mold for poppy. Assemble the flowers together and add prills in the centre.

5. Make leaves by stamping the leaves from Leafy Accents stamp set on deluxe flower shaping paper using Leaf green ink. Colour with same colour using daubers and cut with matching die. Shape the leaves in the 3d Shaping mold for leafy accents.

6. Finish the card by adding a sentiment. Add glitter powder to add sparkle to the card.

TOP TIP: Learn more techniques with the Mushroom Cottage Collection in this video here:

For even more inspiration you can see more projects from the destign team with the Mushroom Cottage Collection here:


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I'm in love with this collection. So cute!
June 24, 2022 at 9:20 AM
Kathy W. Clement
So adorable! I'm thinking I need to add this collection to my stash because my grandgirls would just LOVE it! Thank you so much for supporting and sponsoring the Alumni Team Blog Hop! We appreciate you! xo
June 24, 2022 at 9:25 AM
I love the Mushroom Cottage Collection and this is a super card and blog. Thank you x
June 24, 2022 at 10:20 AM
Patricia Davis
This was a fun hop with loads of great cards. I am inspired to get busy making some myself.
June 24, 2022 at 1:15 PM
Darcy S
I really love this collection. Thanks for the wonderful ideas.
June 24, 2022 at 3:21 PM
Martie Rollin
CUTE is definitely the word to describe this Mushroom collection!! Love that sweet little frog image!! This Alumni Hop never fails to inspire me! Love seeing how others use various HC collections. Thank you!
June 24, 2022 at 6:13 PM
Sandi Marson
Absolutely adorable! I love all the details and layers! Especially the little frog and snail! Thank you Heartfelt Creations for this fabulous blog hop! So inspiring!
June 24, 2022 at 7:23 PM
Sharon Gullikson
OH MY GOSH, the mushroom houses, the snails (especially the baby) are SO cute. The blog hop was really great. I enjoyed seeing everyone's take on your stamps and dies. They were wonderful, as usual. And your MUSHROOM HOUSES, little mushrooms, and snails!!!!! LOVE THEM
June 24, 2022 at 7:42 PM
Thank you for inspiring so many to create and bring joy to others by sharing their talents.
June 25, 2022 at 8:26 AM
This collection is so cute - the frog is adorable. I think adults and kids both would enjoy a card or more using this design. Thank you for supporting the hop; it is always a treat to see your products and project made by the very talented Alumni Team. They out did themselves this round!
June 25, 2022 at 8:26 PM
Sue D
Love this cute mushroom house, flowers and critters.
June 25, 2022 at 10:50 PM
Julie Whitechurch
Wow the colouring is just amazing! So beautiful.
June 26, 2022 at 8:17 AM
Jo Williams
Love the Hop. it's always filled with great inspiration. The newest ccollection, Mushroom Cottage, is so cute.
June 26, 2022 at 9:41 AM
Terry Law
Such beautiful cards and wonderful inspiration! Thanks so much!
June 26, 2022 at 11:32 PM
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