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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Heartfelt Creations

I am so happy to be one of the semi-finalist for the Heartfelt 2017 design team.
Here are my projects that got me to this point, I hope you will vote for me, just click the link HERE.

Special Day
Cut the heart out of blue paper from Birds and Blooms, use the cut out to trace another larger heart on white linen using the Magic Matter tool and then fussy cut to make a frame for the heart.
Die cut the Decorative Oval and place under cut out heart and glue into place cutting off excess.
Cut a piece of white Fun Foam and then cut with the heart die and stack under heart cut out, glue in place, let dry thoroughly.
Cut a piece of pink paper from the Birds and Blooms paper and adhere under all layers then glue to a card base of white linen folded (4 ½ X 6 ½”).  Die cut the Delicate Border from white linen twice (top and bottom) and glue in place.
Stamp, die cut and sponge color onto the Classic Leaf, Birds, and Flowers then form all on a foam pad with flower forming tools.  Glue flowers together and add Prills in the centers and glitter to the petals.
Glue stems and flower to card front and foam tape little birds, then add ribbon bow and ribbon pieces in the floral spray with glue and glue dots.
Fussy cut a sentiment tag from the Birds and Blooms paper and curl as a wave then glue in place, placing foam tape under the raised portion.
Final additions: Pearl halves on the cross sections of the Decorative oval, clear Wink of Stella on the leaves and birds. 

Fish and Hibiscus

Cut scallop oval from a piece of 4 ½ X 6” chipboard (I used the back chipboard of a water color pad) that has been covered with paper.
Cut same oval out of two pieces of 4 1/1 X 6” Fun Foam and glue together to the back of the chipboard. When dry completely, sponged purple on inside of oval covering chipboard edges, cover outside of chipboard with purple Washi tape.
Stamp, die cut and color fish, flowers, coral, leaves and shells.  I used Copic markers for all but the flowers and leaves, (they were sponged with two Distress colors each).
Form flowers with flower tools and mat then glue together and add Prills and glitter.
Add fiber with glue and glue a piece of the avocado bag to the side of the blue decorative base panel,  then glue the oval cut out top panel (purple decorative paper) to the base.  Add fish (glue the orange fish to the base and foam tape the green/blue fish to the base under the orange fish).
Glue this stacked card to a folded white linen card stock card measuring 4 ½ X 6”.
I then began adding the coral to the sides and bottom, cutting away the extra length on the bottom portion of coral, add in some extra shells where needed.  The Oyster shell with pearl is popped up.
Add in flowers at the top and stuff pieces of gauze in between flowers and leaves for extra texture.
When everything was thoroughly dry, I went back and added Wink of Stella, Stickles, Nuvo-clear (for bubbles), Glossy Accents and pearls to my project.

A Prayer Away

Die cut borders and oval out of white linen card stock-using a grid board, line up borders on oval so that tops and sides and even and straight then add glue to oval only on inside edges of border so that the excess oval and lining can be cut away.
Dry emboss a white linen panel measuring 4 7/8 X 6 with embossing folder and glue to a folded white linen card, 6 3/16 X 5 1/16 then foam tape oval/border combo to the top.
Stamp, die cut, color (on the back side of vellum) and form Asters in double layers, making the second layer a bit smaller on each except the small aster which are two layers of the same size.
Form/scrunch stamen to stand up and add glue to the ends and then add Prills, Glue Dot stamen to each flower center.
Place flowers and leaves on oval die cut and glue in place.  Add crinkled bow with long tails at the left top, arrange tails using extra Glue Dots where needed.   Add extra seam binding between flowers as desired.
Finish top of oval with pearls and add larger pearls to each corner of the card.
Stamp, emboss and die cut sentiment on vellum and glue or tie to top right of oval.
Thank you for visiting my blog today!
Don't forget to cast your vote!!

Materials for Your Special Day:
Birds and Blooms Paper
Birds and Blooms stamp set
Birds and Blooms die
Majestic Blooms stamp set
Majestic Blooms die
Decorative Oval die
Spellbinders-Nesting Hearts dies
Delicate Border Basics dies
Classic Leaf stamp
Classic Leaf die
Sheer pink ribbon
Pearl Prills
White Linen card stock
Self-adhesive pearl halves
Pink Bubblegum ink
Distress inks- Squeezed Lemonade, Tumbled Glass, Picked Raspberries, Mowed Lawn,
and Twisted Citron
Flower forming tools
White Fun Foam

Materials for Fish and Hibiscus:
Tropical Hibiscus stamp set
Tropical Hibiscus die
Under The Sea stamp set
Under The Sea die
Coral Reef Collage stamp set
Coral Reef Collage die
Birds and Blooms paper
Spellbinders Scallop Oval Nesting dies
Glossy Accents
Eyelash variegated green fiber
Avocado bag-green
Wink of Stella
Pearl Prills
Distress inks-Wilted Violet, Peacock Feathers, Carved Pumpkin, and Picked Raspberry
Fun Foam
Purple Washi tape
Stickles-Crystal and Diamond
Copic Markers
White Linen card stock

Materials for A Prayer Away:
White Linen card stock
Vellum paper
Regal Borders and Pockets die
Decorative Oval die
Delicate Asters stamp set
Delicate Asters dies
Pearl Prills
Fine White embossing powder
Clear embossing powder
White Pigment ink (Hero Arts)
Pink pigment ink (Colorbox)
Embossing folder (Cuttlebug)
White seam binding- crinkled
Foam tape
Glue Dots
Sentiment (ODBD)
Mini tag die (ODBD)


Susie Williams said...

Ypur work never fails to inspire me Robin. Heartfelt Creations would be sooooooo lucky to have you.

Glenda said...

Your projects are truly beautiful! I just wanted to come by and check out your work and to wish you good luck in the semi-finals for Heartfelt Creations!

CherylQuilts said...

Oh, Robin, what absolutely GORGEOUS creations! You are so amazing, and Heartfelt Creations would be blessed to have you as a DT member! Hugs, precious friend! xoxo

Jan's Paper Flowers said...

Beautiful! Congratulations and good luck!

Melissa said...

I am so happy for you Robin! All of your cards are beautiful and so full of detail. I am so lucky that I can see your work up close and personal!

Stacy Sheldon said...

these are so very beautiful Robin, my fingers are crossed for you and yes, I did vote :)

Linda Pekrul said...

I will happily vote for you! Your cards are STUNNING and I love all the helpful explanations you give. Thank you for that!

Benzi said...

Stunning creations, Robin. I am heading to Heartfelt Creations right now.

Holstein said...

Robin these are spectacular.....could look at them all day with the details. Off to Heartfelt Creations.

Melanie Smith said...

((((ROBIN)))) these are simply STUNNING!!! Congratulations on being in the semifinalists. I am also a semifinalist and am super excited. I wish you the best of luck!!!

Sandee Shanabrough said...

Oh my goodness! STUNNING creations my friend!

Bev Polen - Guneaux Designs said...

Outstanding work, my friend!! I love your Heartfelt Creations artwork, and you certainly have my vote!!

Unknown said...

Your color choices are so beautiful and vibrant. Good luck to you! Your fellow semi-finalist...Antoinette

Rajni Chawla said...

Gorgeous flowers. Wish u all the luck for ginals.

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Your creations are always gorgeous and these are no exceptions. Stunning layering and details my friend! Heartfelt Creations would be blessed to have you as a part of their team.

Candy's Creations Blog said...

Beautiful projects! Congratulations on being a Semifinalist!

Jean Batzell Fitzgerald said...

Hi Robin:

Thanks so much for your wonderful comment on my encaustic art. Your accomplishments and talents are amazing and your cards simply gorgeous!


YumaStamper said...

Your creations take one's breath away, Robin. Thank you for sharing your talents with us and bringing honor to our Lord.