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Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Heartfelt-I Love You Center Step Card

Good morning!

Isn't this Camelia Carnation Collection beautiful??  OMGosh, I love these carnations, they look so real! 
I've made a small corsage for this center step card this morning complete with tulle. The paper is so gorgeous and paired with these beautiful borders from the Fleur Border Basics, what else do you need?

I love the eyelet hearts too!
The font on this "I Love You" is a perfect pairing for this heart.


Pearls, Embossing folder, Border punch, Tulle, Salmon Adirondack ink, Mountain Rose Adirondack Ink, Angel Pink Memento, Rouge Chalk Ink, Heavy white card stock, 3M foam tape, green card stock.

For more tips on creating with the Camelia Carnation collection, watch the tutorial at

Card size: 11” X 5/8” – Center Step card.   Cut and fold a center step card then cut a light green panel to fit each open space (except center), cut another slightly smaller light pink panel for each panel and glue to card base. Make a center panel separately- 4 ¼ X 5 3/8”.  Cover white card stock with decorative paper then die cut two pieces of white card stock with the regular curved die from Fleur Border die then emboss both panels together.  Die cut 2 scallop curved borders and glue to the bottom of each panel and glue down to the left side of the center panel on top of decorative paper.  Stamp I Love You with Rouge Chalk Ink and die cut with the heart die then die cut another white heart with the scallop heart. Use foam tape to stack hearts then foam tape to center panel on left bottom. Add pearls.
Stamp, die cut and sponge several sets of the small Camelia carnations in Rose Bud and in Mountain Rose, sponge with Angel Pink and Salmon.  Use Basic flower mold to ruffle petals and then further ruffle with fingers in a pleating type fashion. Put sets together (usually 4 or 5 for each flower), cover with crystal Clear glitter
Glue center panel onto center step card base and then glue 3 carnation to top right add leaves and white tulle.  Add tiny carnations to the bottom panel on top of white scallop border punch then add pearls between each flower.

HCD1-7164     Small Camelia Carnation Die
HCPC-3806     Small Camelia Carnation Stamp Set
HCDP1-285     Camelia Carnation Paper Collection
HCFB1-464     3D Floral Basics Shaping Mold
PGM15015      Rajni Chawla’s Crystal Clear
HCD2-751       Cut Mat Create 2A Die
TSMP400        Memento Rose Bud
TSMP704        Memento New Sprout
TSMP707        Memento Bamboo Leaves
159723             Dries Clear Adhesive
352854             Metal Tip for Adhesive Bottle
HCST1-401      Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit

Other Products:
Seam binding, Angel Pink Memento Ink, green card stock, white card stock,  Liquid Pearls, pink card stock

For more tips on creating with the flower shaping molds, watch the tutorial at

Card size: Folded  4 ¾ X 5 ¾  - Cut decorative paper 4 ½ X 5 ½ and glue to front of card base.  Cut white eyelet Oval Small and cut out center with oval small.  Cut pink oval large and oval small to fit inside of eyelet oval.  Cut Decorative Oval die from white and trim to fit inside of eyelet oval.  Foam tape frame with decorative oval inside to front of card on right side.  Cut Sweetheart Border from white and glue to left side of card front.
Stamp Called You By Name verse with Rouge on white and die cut with large oval set die then mat with pink oval.  Foam tape to center of decorative oval. Add pearls.  Stamp flower sets with Rose Bud and die cut.  Sponge with Angel Pink and place into Basic Flower mold then finish shaping petals by pinching in a pleated fashion.  Glue flowers together in sets of 4 (tiny carnations have only 2 smallest flowers glued together).  Stamp Wildwood Florals with light green, die cut then form with the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit. Pierce center and insert 2 small pearl Stamen. Stamp birds with black, die cut and sponge with Rose Bud and Angel Pink.
Make a bow with white seam binding leaving tails long. Glue leaf flourish to left side of oval then glue bow on top and make tails loop and twist both up and down the left side.  Glue carnations and Wildwood florals to ribbon, add leaves and extra pearl Stamen and fuzzy Stamen tucked between flowers and ribbon.  Add some dots at the ends of bouquet with Liquid Pearls.

Did you know?
The Carnation
 "Derived from from the Latin "carnis" (flesh) referring to the flower's original pinkish-hued color or "incarnacyon" (incarnation), referring to the incarnation of God-made flesh" with the birth of the baby Lord Jesus.
There are many colors but the "pink carnations carry the greatest significance, beginning with the belief that they first appeared on earth from the Virgin Mary's tears – making them the symbol of a mother's undying love".
Luke 2:11-12 (NLT)
11 The Savior—yes, the Messiah, the Lord—has been born today in Bethlehem, the city of David! 12 And you will recognize him by this sign: You will find a baby wrapped snugly in strips of cloth, lying in a manger.”
I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and remember the reason we celebrate Christmas!! 

Thanks for visiting today!


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Patricia Manhire said...

Wow - these are both stunning cards. I love how you have entwined the ribbon around the flowers in the second card and used embossing in the first card! Just gorgeous.

Jan's Paper Flowers said...

WOW...two absolutely gorgeous cards Robin! Each one is so special!

SussiPoppins said...

Hi...both these cards are adorable. My fav is the front step card. Hugs