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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Heartfelt Creations - Celebrating You!

Good morning!

It's officially spring and what reminds me of spring the most are 
flowers and butterflies!

Soft breezes blow carrying the sweet scent of flowers through the air, while the summer sunshine fills your heart with warmth! There’s no grander place to leave your cares and worries behind than a beautiful garden! It’s the perfect place to lose yourself in a day dream as you’re surrounded by bountiful blooms playing host to a kaleidoscope of butterflies! What is it about butterflies that evoke so many feelings of joy, memories of loved ones gone before us, and the gentle reminder that the trials of life can transform us into something beautiful! Join us in celebrating the beauty of life with the new Butterfly Dreams Collection by Heartfelt Creations! Lose yourself in a bright and happy hued paper collection filled with vivid pinks, blazing oranges, soft blues and soothing teals, boasting dynamic imagery of beautifully illustrated butterflies and divine florals encompassed in whimsical swirls and beautiful brocades! Several sizes of artfully illustrated premade card fronts, and elegant scrapbook pages set the perfect scene for hand shaped and embellished butterflies, along with your favorite dimensional flowers! Three fanciful cling stamp sets with coordinating dies lend themselves perfectly to adding a touch of elegance and grace to your one of a kind paper creations with delightfully scripted sentiments, stylish butterfly borders, detailed decorative dies, and several fascinating butterfly illustrations! So close your eyes, allow yourself to relax, and come along with us as we escape to a place filled with Butterfly Dreams!






HC PRODUCTS USED      
HCD1-7178       Fluttering Butterfly Die
HCD1-7120       Fleur Border Basics Die
HCD1-778         Fleur Borders and Pockets Die
HCD1-7146      Festive Holiday Die

Other Products:
Pearls, pink card stock, white card stock, 3-M foam tape, Copic Markers: E44, E43,R81,R83,R85 YG61,G21,G82 Comic Shimmer Glitter Jewels: Icicle Sparkles.

Instructions:
Card size: 6 X 7 closed.  Start with the black 6 X 6 foldout card and cut Butterfly decorative paper for each panel (inside and out, you can cut 2 at once for front and back just make sure paper is facing correct direction especially the back panel).   Glue paper panels to each corresponding card panel.  Cut borders from pink card stock to go on each side, front and back, matching curves.  Cut a 6” Fleur Border for the back panel and line it with decorative paper.  Cut a pocket for inside and a Festive Holiday also from pink card stock.
 Stamp and die cut, from white card stock, and then sponge color onto all the butterflies, Peony flowers, Rain Boots and Blossom flowers and leaves, and tiny Wildwood blossoms.  Place Peony blossoms in the Basic Shaping Mold to form and mist with water then run through cut and emboss machine.  Let dry.  Form tiny flowers and let dry.  After drying, pierce each peony blossom in the center and thread a wired or small stamen through one blossom at a time to form completed flowers. (Piercing the centers also helps to form the “bowl” shape for your flower).  The tiny flowers have Prills for the centers. The little round flowers from Rain Boots and Blossoms is covered with adhesive then sprinkled with the Cosmic Shimmer Glitter.
Sponge color on each butterfly and brush adhesive on the wings then glitter with Ultrafine Transparent.  Brush or sponge some adhesive onto flowers and glitter with Crystal Clear.  Set flowers and butterflies aside to dry completely.
Stamp words on front panel and inside back panel using Vibrant Fuchsia Archival Ink.  Make tages by cutting them out of decorative paper with the Luggage and Tag set.  Add ribbons to each tag.  Glue 2 sides of pocket to the inside of 3rd panel (from the left). Insert on of the tags.  Cut a thin border from the decorative paper and mat with pink card stock.  Glue the 2 short ends to inside of back panel (make sure to leave enough room for sentiment to show above tag) to form a pocket then insert tag.
Decorate panels with flowers and butterflies, (Make sure card is not too bulky to close by making sure that most of the 3-D flowers are above the panel in front of it.  Pop up butterfly wings with foam tape.

Thanks for visiting today!!
Robin

Romans 12: 2
And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.
I love this verse.  I renew my mind by reading and listening to the Word of God each day.  Staying in His Word help to keep me focused on Jesus, His Word is my compass. It helps me to walk in His path not the world's way.
Because narrow is the gate and difficult is the way which leads to life, and there are few who find it.
Jesus said, 
 “I am the waythe truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me. John 14:6 


9 comments:

Susie Williams said...

Do you ever sleep mate! Your creations for Heartfelt are stunning, I have lots of Aussie craft friends here who buy Heartfelt Creations just because of YOU! Thank you for your beautiful work and words. Xxx

SussiPoppins said...

...beautiful card, I love the colours used and the butterflies....need I say more? Inky hugs

glendabrooks.blogspot.com said...

Such a lovely piece!

Olga Jewell said...

Absolutely gorgeous!!

Stacy Sheldon said...

this is jaw-dropping WOW Robin :)

Jan's Paper Flowers said...

Oh Robin, this is absolutely gorgeous! The colors are drop dead beautiful and your butterflies and florals are over the top, my Friend!

Bev Polen said...

Wow, Robin! I was anxious to see what you created for the new HFC release and, as usual, you created another masterpiece. I love the card design, placement of the butterflies, bright and beautiful colors, gorgeous flowers, and so on! It's all marvelous, sweet friend!!

Patricia Manhire said...

Wow - this is such a beautiful card. I love your colours and you are amazing with the fold out cards. Hugs xxx

niki1 said...

So pretty Robin !
Monique ( niki1 )