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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Heartfelt Creations Fashionista Debut

Good morning!
Bring out your inner fashion diva with the new Floral Fashionista Collection from Heartfelt Creations! Whether you’ve dreamed of putting together your very own fashion collection, are a seamstress at heart, or simply enjoy elegant vintage fashion images from days gone by, this exquisite collection is sure to appeal to you! Beautiful images of dress forms, elaborate corsets, wide brim hats, and sweeping skirts, are stitched together in a pretty assortment of cling stamps sets, along with coordinating dies which will have you assembling your very own fashion creations with ease! Mix and match detailed die cut embellishments to create a new ensemble for handmade cards and scrapbook layouts time and time again! A striking assemblage of petite flowers have been sized to perfectly accessorize your one of a kind fashion creations and work well as single or layered blossoms, and have also been tailored to coordinate with the 3D Petite Florals Shaping Mold for quick and easy shaping. These delightful and airy florals are the perfect way to add a touch of dimension and flair to your vogue designs! A vintage style paper collection is ready to set the stage and pull your haute couture embellishment designs together! Brimming with lace like accents, petite polka dots, beautiful brocades and striking florals in soft hues of pleasing pinks, lush lavenders, and gorgeous greens, these designer pages are the perfect blending of patterns for charming old world styles! So, join us as we head into the sewing…ahem, craft room and set our creativity loose with the new Floral Fashionista Collection!







HC PRODUCTS USED      

Other Products:
Foam Sheet,  Ivory card stock, dark pink card stock,  Nuvo Shimmer brush, ribbon, lace, chip board, Copic Markers:  RV52, RV55, YG61, G82, E50, E51, E21, E11,

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

Card size: 6 1/8 X 6 1/8” Card base is made with 2 pieces of Ivory card stock, 6 1/8” X 6 1/8 and 6 5/8 X 6 1/8”. Score the 6 5/8 side 1/2" so that it measures 6 1/8 X 6 1/8 after folding then glue 1/2” tab to back of card front.  Cut a piece of decorative paper 6 X 6 (Treasured Memories was chosen for this card) and glue it to the card front.
Stamp blossoms with Plum and sponge some with Magenta Hue and others with Pink Peony then die cut and run through machine in the mold to form flowers.  Glue sets of 2 together then pierce centers and insert single medium stamen in each (flowers are very small).  Using Plum Ink stamp skirt, corset, hat, and form then die cut and color with Copics. Die cut skirt base out of dark pink card stock.  Stamp extra skirt (inside only) with Pink Peony on ivory card stock and die cut.  Use the shimmer brush on the Pink Peony skirt, the flower on the skirt and the leaves.  Leaves are stamped with Fern Green and colored with Leaf Green.  Die cut a form out of a foam sheet and let it rest to settle back to its shape.  Cut a form from chip board and another from Ivory card stock for extra strength since it extends off of the card.  Stack colored form, foam, chip board then plain ivory form all together, gluing each layer.  Glue corset to foam, hat to the top of form and dark pink shirt with colored skirt flowing down below form (under corset at the bottom).  Glue lace to bottom of skirt. 
Stamp sentiment using Plum ink onto decorative paper and die cut.  Die cut matching mat from ivory then glue to card centering vertically and extending off left side of card about 1”.  Glue extra skirt stamped in Pink Peony to the right upper portion of card extending off card about and 1 1/4".  Glue dress with form onto card off center to the right.  Glue clusters of tiny flowers bottom left of skirt, top left of corset and the right side of the waist line [corset].  Add leaves and then add pink Prills like baby’s breath.  Make a small bow from silk ivory 1/4" ribbon and glue to the top of the sentiment.

Thanks for visiting!
Robin
Proverbs 31:10-12
Who can find a virtuous and capable wife?
    She is more precious than rubies.
11 Her husband can trust her,
    and she will greatly enrich his life.
12 She brings him good, not harm,
    all the days of her life.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Heartfelt Creations Heartfelt Sympathy

Good morning!
These gorgeous new dies are perfect for shaped cards and shaped easel cards.
Today's easel card is featuring the Oakberry Lane Blossoms.




HC PRODUCTS USED      

Other Products:
White card stock

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

Instructions:
Card size: 4 3/4 X 6”.  Start with white card stock 6 X 9 1/2" and score at 4 3/4" and 7 3/8”, make 2 mountain folds and use a bone folder to get a good crease. Cut another piece of white card stock 4 3/4 X 6”.  On the bottom of card base (4 3/4 X 6” half) and the top of the extra piece, die cut with the plain edge of the Petite Pockets Die making sure the size is the same as the decorative Petite Pocket die you will use.  Glue the bottom of the extra piece to the top 2 3/8” of the card base together (make sure you do not get glue on the other 1/2 of the card base top).  Cut 4 Decorative Petite Pocket die, layer 2 together and the other 2 together separately making 1 pair of die cuts (you can do more layers if you want more of a 3D look).  Cut 2 Eyelet Circles and 2 decorative paper large circles.  Stamp one of the decorative paper circles with sentiment.  Glue circles to Eyelet circles.

Stamp, die cut and sponge color on blossoms and leaves using Rose Madder and Deep Purple on blossom and Fern green on leaves.  Stamp butterfly with Deep Purple and color with pencils.  Sponge with Tea Rose and Deep Purple for Flowers and Leaf Green, Deep Purple and Rea Rose on the leaves.  Form blossoms and leaves in the 3D shaping Molds, let dry (leaves and flowers are misted with water before running through die cutting machine).  Cut stamen from Vellum and add yellow Nuvo to the ends.  Layer blossoms together and glue.  Glue stamen in the center and add Prills.  Glue decorative paper to outside top (also having been cut with plain edge Petite Pocket to match card stock).  And inside card.  Glue circles to outside and inside then Petite Pocket die cuts.  Add flowers around top (outside card) left side of circle and flowers to the circle at the bottom of inside.  This will also serve as the stop for your easel so make sure 2 sides are even.  Set bottom of Outside/front of card in front of the flower “stop”.  Card is finished.  It will be a bit bulky for mailing but will fold fairly flat for an envelope.



My second card features the Arianna Blooms






HC PRODUCTS USED      

Other Products:
Purple card stock, white card stock, turquoise card stock, Embossing folder from Crafter’s Companion

For more tips on creating with the flower shaping molds, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FSdPL7nXvQE.
Instructions:
Card size: 5 X 7.  Cut 5 X 7 white card stock and run through die cutter with the embossing folder.  Trim it down to 4 1/2 X 6 1/2" and glue it to a purple 4 3/4 X 6 3/4" panel.  Glue this stack to a white folded card.
Cut 4 corners from the Elegant Pocket Accents Die set and glue 1 to each corner at the corner where the purple panel starts. Cut the long curved decorative Elegant Pocket Accents from Turquoise and glue to bottom and left side of card.  Cut the back piece of the sentiment label (Ornamental Tags Die) from purple and cut the next layer from white, cut the 3rd layer from white and Turquoise (3rd layer says “A GIFT FOR YOU”).  Glue then together in a stack and then glue to the vertical center and left of horizontal center a bit.

Stamp flower blossoms with Majestic Violet and Forget Me Not, sponge with the same inks.  Stamp Leafy Accents with Fern Green and sponge with Forget Me Not, Majestic Violet and Leaf Green.  Die cut flowers and leaves and run through die cutting machine with Shaping Molds after lightly misting with water.  Let them dry then punch them in the centers with a stylist and glue together, some 4 layers, some 3 layers.  Pierce the centers and add stamen, black and purple for the purple flowers, black and turquoise for the Forget Me Not flowers.  Glitter all flowers.  Arrange flowers in a semi-circle on left side of card avoiding sentiment and add leaves.

Thanks for visiting today!
Robin
This is the Christmas season and a time for generous giving and doing for others less fortunate than us.  When I think about that I think of these verses in the New Testament.
James 1:27
27 Pure and genuine religion in the sight of God the Father means caring for orphans and widows in their distress and refusing to let the world corrupt you.

Matthew 25:34-40
34 “Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father, inherit the Kingdom prepared for you from the creation of the world. 35 For I was hungry, and you fed me. I was thirsty, and you gave me a drink. I was a stranger, and you invited me into your home. 36 I was naked, and you gave me clothing. I was sick, and you cared for me. I was in prison, and you visited me.’
37 “Then these righteous ones will reply, ‘Lord, when did we ever see you hungry and feed you? Or thirsty and give you something to drink? 38 Or a stranger and show you hospitality? Or naked and give you clothing?39 When did we ever see you sick or in prison and visit you?’
40 “And the King will say, ‘I tell you the truth, when you did it to one of the least of these my brothers and sisters,[f] you were doing it to me!’
Colossians 3:23-24
And whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not to men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance; for you serve the Lord Christ.






Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Heartfelt Creations -God Is With Me!

Good morning!
I used some acetate to complete the 
front of this card.  


Here is the inside


HC PRODUCTS USED      

Other Products:
White card stock, purple card stock, pearls, buttons, floss, acetate, embossing folder (Cuttlebug).

Instructions:
Card size: 4 1/4 X 5 1/2”  Cut white card stock 5 1/2 X 8” and fold in half to make a card base. Cut curved border on front of card only with the eyelet edge from eyelet Border Basics.  Cut 2 pieces of decorative paper 4 1/4 X 5 1/2”.  Glue 1 to the inside of card and cut the second with the curved plain edge from the Eyelet border Basics die.  Before gluing paper to the front, glue a piece of acetate to the front.  Glue die cut piece of paper to the front of card on top of acetate leaving the white eyelet to show for a border.  Cut a white panel for the left side of front, die cut with eyelet edge and also the inlay decorative curved die.  Use an embossing folder on the plain part of white card stock.  Instead of running it through a die cutting machine just use a hammer to hit only the portions you want a pattern on.  Glue to left side of front and add pearls.
Stamp Patchwork Daisy Border and Patchwork Daisies using Leaf Green then sponge color with Chartreuse.  Stamp Buttons and Blooms flowers using Magenta Hue, Forget Me Not and Majestic Violet inks.  Die cut and sponge color.  Stamp sentiment using Majestic Violet and die cut with oval then die cut larger oval from purple paper.  Glue Daisy Border to front of card along decorative paper border.  Glue sentiment to purple then to inside of card towards the left.  Glue the vine around oval cutting where necessary.  Glue buttons and Blooms flowers to border on front and vine inside.  Thread buttons with floss then glue to the inside of flowers.


I have another card today, this one is from the Arianna Collection.  Look what a little pleating will do for a flower and the shaping molds make pleating so much easier.

HC PRODUCTS USED      
 HCST1-401     Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit
159723           Dries Clear Adhesive
352854           Metal Tip for Adhesive
PGM15015    Rajni Chawla’s Crystal Clear

Other Products:
ribbon, pearls, white card stock, yellow card stock, dimensionals

For more tips on creating with the flower shaping molds, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FSdPL7nXvQE.
Instructions:
Card size: 5 X 7”.  Cut from white card stock: Eyelet Heart and plain edge heart for a frame, Decorative Oval, Intricate Swirl Frame Die and Ornamental Tag for sentiment.  Glue frame to yellow folded card.  Glue Decorative Oval to back of Heart frame and trim off excess.   Pop heart up and place toward top of the frame. Set card base aside while you work on the flowers and leaves.
Stamp flower blossoms from the Arianna Collection using Vibrant Fuchsia then sponge with Buttercup in the centers and Vibrant Fuchsia on the tips, die cut and run through the Die cut machine using the 3D Basic Florals mold after misting with water.  Take them out of the mold and continue pleating the tips with your fingers while still moist.  Punch them down in the center with stylist tool (Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit) and let dry completely before the next step.  While drying, stamp Leafy Accent leaves with Fern Green and sponge with Vibrant Fuchsia and Leaf Green then die cut and run through machine with 3D Leafy Accents Shaping Mold.  Now put flowers together by gluing 2 the same size as the base and then one smaller.  Die cut stamen (Arianna die set) from Vellum and use your stylist in the centers to make the stamen stand up then add yellow Nuvo to each end.  Let dry and glue to the center of flowers.  Pierce center of flower with piercing tool and add a yellow beaded stamen.  Glue the stamen to secure and when dry, cut off the extra wire on the back of flower.  (Small flowers only have 2 layers, both small. 
Glue leaves and flowers to the left side and bottom of the heart.  Stamp the sentiment to the white label that was die cut using Vibrant Fuchsia ink and then glue each end to the heart frame.  To finish, add a small fuchsia ribbon bow  to the left bottom corner and pearls  to each corner of the white frame.  Add smaller pearls to the cross sections of the Decorative Oval inside heart.

Thanks for visiting today!
Robin

Colossians 3:16 

16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.

Friday, November 23, 2018

Heartfelt Creations Black Friday Special Release

Good morning!
This is the best all-in-one scrapbook album ever created!!!
Be sure to keep your eyes out for all the new beautiful dies!
My cover with "latch" above

The binding

Right top

Left bottom "For My Friend"

Inside cover

A bit more open

The inside cover on the right side.
Those who live in Oregon and Washington know what I'm
talking about when I say that I'm sure this is where fairies come from!
The Columbia River Gorge is so beautiful with so many waterfalls and the green is ultra green and lush!
There are many more pages, flip-outs, pockets, and flaps that are not shown.
This album is amazing!

HC PRODUCTS USED      

Other Products:
White card stock, white paint, Flower ribbon, ribbon, embroidery floss, metal closure, pearls, Copic Markers: B12, B41, B04, E93, E00, E01, Y21,Y24,YG11,YG41,BV00,BV02, V00,V01,V12,V15,G40, metal charms.

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

Instructions:
12 X 12”  Paint all edges of book and pages  and film strips with white acrylic.  Cover front and sides and pages with decorative Lilac paper.  Ink edges with purple ink.  Die cut Black Friday Release dies (several of each) from white card stock (some will be used inside).  Die cut 4 Sweetheart Borders, 1 bird cage and 4 corners from Petite Pocket Accents for the cover.  Glue corners to the 4 corners (while closed), Glue six 1 1/2” square photos to the back side of small film strip, glue 2 Sweetheart Borders to right side and then glue the strip to left side of cover (about 3” from left edge).  Glue the other 2 Sweetheart Borders to the right side of cover between corners.

Stamp, die cut and sponge Lilac Flowers, leaves, scroll, and birds (birds are colored with Copic Markers).  Arrange a “swirled” arrangement of the scroll and lilac flowers up left side of cover, add leaves as needed.  Add Prills to centers of flowers and glitter to petals.  Extend swirl with the pearl swirls.  Add a bow to top of scroll.  Glue flowers, leaves and birds (birds are popped up) to right top of cover and add a bow.  Add pearl swirls starting at the bottom of right side and moving up 2/3 of cover.   Use foam tape or some other pop up to pop cage up actually bowing it slightly by bring edges closer together than intended.  Add a line of pearls top and bottom.   Glue closure to left and right side and glue clipped brads to holes to look like nails.  Tie a ribbon around binding at left side and add a tag plus charms (or beads if desired).

Inside left side and bottom right side:  Die cut (2 together) large Ornate Pockets to form a square in the center for a photo (approximately 3 1/4" square).  Cut 2 of the straight pierced corner pieces to border photo.  Die cut Decorative Pockets and Elegant Pockets  (Elegant Pockets for when flap is closed, Decorative Pocket for tags when flap is open. (because my paper was already on my album, I used an Exacto knife to create and opening for the tags being careful not to press too hard so as not to go through album but just through the paper.  When flap is closed, glue a plain white mat for photo and glue Elegant dies top and bottom.
There are a lot more pages, flaps and pockets but space and time do not allow for all the be seen and told about here.  Check out Emma Lou's video on these albums on line today, Black Friday.
Thanks for visiting!
Robin

Psalms 119:11
 Your word I have hidden in my heart,
That I might not sin against You.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Heartfelt Creations Patchwork Daisy Debut

Good morning!
Reminisce of days gone by when laughter filled quilting bees were a treasured outing filled with chatter, decadent dainties and a great sense of accomplishment at the end of the day! Little girls admiring beautiful hand-stitched quilts coming together under the direction of the hands of skillful seamstresses, as they imagine the day that they too will learn the secrets of perfect stitching and delicate embroidery. Let your mind wander back the days when pretty hand-stitched blankets lined Grandma’s clothes line, flapping in the breeze as daisies danced gently in the background! Join us as we remember simpler times with the old fashioned Patchwork Daisy Collection! Immerse yourself in designer papers filled with soft and gentle hues reminiscent of purple lavender filled fields, warm sunshine yellows, clear sky blues, and beautiful wildflower pinks. Feel the gentle warmth of a hand stitched quilt as you are embraced by dainty illustrations of tranquil florals, decorative patterns and delicate patchwork panels similar to those on Grandma’s finest coverlet! A wonderful array of beautifully detailed cling stamps, along with coordinating dies provide endless “embroidered and quilted” embellishments to adorn all of your handcrafted projects…from dainty daisy florals delicately illustrated, appearing to have been cut from decorative quilt blocks and then hand-stitched, to a wonderful assortment of graceful eyelet trim borders perfectly designed for “finishing” your handcrafted projects! The perfect assembling of decorative papers, clings stamps and coordinating dies to blend with the previously released Buttons and Blooms Collection! So, gather your crafty friends around the kitchen table…it’s time to laugh, snack, reminisce, and show off your creative handiwork! 




HC PRODUCTS USED      

Other Products:
White card stock, wine card stock, enamel dot, ribbon

For more tips on creating with the border dies & foldout cards, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/wxX94X84kUo.

Instructions:
Card Size: 4 1/4 X 5 1/2 “   Cut back panel with the Classic Border and cut wide white borders with the eyelet borders for all sides.  Cut a decorative border from decorative paper with the Patchwork Daisy Border die for all sides except back panel.  Back panel just cut a wide border with decorative paper to match size of side panels.   Cut decorative paper to fit each side and back leaving a very thin border of white (see Emma Lou’s video on how to cut the paper to match edges).  Glue decorative paper to all sides and then add white eyelet borders.  Glue decorative cut decorative paper on top of white.
Stamp, die cut and sponge color on Patchwork Border, Patchwork Daisies, Buttons and Blooms flowers and buttons using Deep Purple, Magenta Hue, Fern Green and Forget Me Not Inks to stamp. Color green leaves with Chartreuse, Magenta blooms with Orchid, and the others with their same color (only light).  Build flowers up using the green flowers on the stems as a base and add the Magenta, Forget Me Not and Deep Purple flowers on top.  Stamp “Hope Your Day Is Special twice using Magenta Ink, cut 1 out as an oval and fussy cut the “special” from the other.  Pop up the hand cut “special” on top of the word special on the oval and glue to inside of first panel.  Stamp “Have a wonderful Birthday” using Magenta ink and cut out using the die from Ornamental  tags. Cut another out of wine card stock and glue under white at the bottom edge only. Glue the Wonderful birthday sentiment tag on the back panel.  Die cut 2 corners and 1 Fleur pocket from white.  Glue 2 corners on back panel at the bottom.  Glue Fleur Pocket on inside of third panel.  Now arrange and glue vines and flowers on back and sides.  Add Crystal Effects and glitter to buttons in flowers and single buttons.  Cut 2 round sentiment tags from decorative paper using round tag die.  Tie ribbon to each and slide 1 into Fleur pocket the other under a vine on first panel.

Thanks for visiting today!
Robin


Galatians 6:7-11

Don’t be misled—you cannot mock the justice of God. You will always harvest what you plant. Those who live only to satisfy their own sinful nature will harvest decay and death from that sinful nature. But those who live to please the Spirit will harvest everlasting life from the Spirit.
So let’s not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don’t give up. 10 Therefore, whenever we have the opportunity, we should do good to everyone—especially to those in the family of faith.