Sweet Peony ~ Thank You

Still playing with the Heartfelt Creations Sweet Peony Collection and art foam paper no matter how you stamp, colour and shape the flowers all turn out totally different


Heartfelt Creations Products Used
HCDP1-288 Sweet Peony Paper Collection
HCPC-3819 Small Sweet Peony Cling Stamp Set
HCD1-7173 Small Sweet Peony Die
HCD1-7154 Eyelet Circle Basics Small
HCD1-7213 Elegant Pocket Accents
HCD1 -7202  Album Tags and Accents
HCFS1-465 Art Foam Paper-10 Pack
HCS1-457-1 Pastel Pearl Stamens-Small
HCST1-401 Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit

Other Products
5" x 7" White Card base
White Cardstock
Silver Foil Cardstock
AC Cardstock - Mulberry
Archival Ink Pad - Magenta Hue
Archival Ink Pad - Pink Peony
Archival Ink Pad - Olive
Archival Ink Pad - Leaf Green
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive
Sponge Daubers
White Satin Ribbon
Nesting Circle Dies
Kaisercraft Thank You sentiment (from the With Love Collectables)
Sticky Pearls

Instructions
Making Flowers 
(NB this step and pictures are from my previous post showing how to create the flowers and not the actual flowers used)
Stamp a mix of the Sweet peonies with Archival Ink Pads - Magenta Hue & Pink Peony on to Art Foam Paper & colour with a sponge dauber.

Stamp the leaves with Archival Ink Pad - Olive & colour with Archival Ink Pad - Leaf Green then highlight the edges again with olive on to Art Foam Paper & colour with a sponge dauber.

Using an iron on low temp without steam hold the petals/leaves with tweezers until they start to curl then shape with the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, place a small amount of glue in between each layer and add some stamens to the centres.
 Die cut the following pieces

  • Mulberry Cardstock - two of the Elegant Pocket Accents
  • White Cardstock - Eyelet Circle (from the Eyelet Circle Basics Small)
  • Sweet Peony Pattern Paper - 3.5" x 3.5" Circle (from the Eyelet Circle Basics Small)
  • Silver Foil Cardstock - 3.75" Circle (from the nesting dies)
  • Sweet Peony Pattern Paper - 1.75" x 3.25" Tag ( from the Album Tags and Accents)
  • all other pieces are fussy cut


Cut a 4 7/8" x 6 3/4" Mulberry mat distress the edges with a paper distresser & attach to the card front leaving an even border, next cut a 4 5/8" x 6 5/8" pattern background panel distress the edges and attach to the Mulberry mat again leaving an even border

 Attach the two Elegant Pocket Accents with dries clear glue
Layer the three circles and mount with foam tape to the centre of the card front, adhere the "Thank You" sentiment to the tag (add pearls) and mount with foam tape to the centre of the circles, adhere the fussy cut tags above and below the circles to finish using a low temp glue gun arrange the flowers and leaves around the circle and add a white satin bow.

Sweet Peony Birthday Wishes

Today I am sharing the beautiful Heartfelt Creations Sweet Peony Collection made from Art Foam Paper

\Heartfelt Creations Products Used
HCDP1-288 Sweet Peony Paper Collection
HCPC-3819 Small Sweet Peony Cling Stamp Set
HCD1-7173 Small Sweet Peony Die
HCD1-7214 Ornate Pocket Accents Die
HCD2-751 Cut Mat Create 2A Die
HCFS1-465 Art Foam Paper-10 Pack
HCS1-457-1 Pastel Pearl Stamens-Small
HCST1-401 Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit

Other Products
6” x 6” White Card base
White Cardstock
Archival Ink Pad - Magenta Hue
Archival Ink Pad - Pink Peony
Archival Ink Pad - Olive
Archival Ink Pad - Leaf Green
Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive
Sponge Daubers
White Satin Ribbon

Instructions

Making Flowers
Stamp a mix of the Sweet peonies with Archival Ink Pads - Magenta Hue & Pink Peony on to Art Foam Paper & colour with a sponge dauber.

Stamp the leaves with Archival Ink Pad - Olive & colour with Archival Ink Pad - Leaf Green then highlight the edges again with olive on to Art Foam Paper & colour with a sponge dauber (optional: I have added Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear to the tips of the leaves)

Using an iron on low temp without steam hold the petals/leaves with tweezers until they start to curl then shape with the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, place a small amount of glue in between each layer and add some stamens to the centres.

 Die cut the flourish from the Cut Mat Create 2A Die set on a piece of pattern paper from the Sweet Peony Paper Collection, colour blend with Archival Ink Pad - Olive and shape with Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit (I cut two lots and then cut in to pieces)
 These are the pieces need for this card
·         White cardstock- cut two of the Ornate Pocket Accents Die
·         Green pattern paper -cut two of the decorative V pieces
·         Green pattern paper- 5 ⅞” x 5 ⅞” square
·         Pink Stripe pattern paper- 5” x 5” square
·         Sentiment strip banner mat onto an offcut of pattern paper

 Assembling
Take the 6” x 6” white card base with the fold to the top (A frame position) and attach the 5 ⅞” x 5 ⅞” square green pattern paper leaving an even border, next attach the 5” x 5” square pink Stripe pattern paper leaving an even border.
 Attach the two of the Ornate Pocket Accents as well as the decorative V pieces.
Attach the two of the Ornate Pocket Accents as well as the decorative V pieces.
  Attach the three flourish pieces plus a little extra three leaf bit to the card.
I used a low temp glue gun to adhere the flowers and leaves and to finish add the sentiment banner and a bow

Peacock Paisley ~Have a Beautiful Day~ Card

I created this card from the Peacock Paisley Collection, it's amazing what you can achieve using up left over bits and pieces from a previous project.

Heartfelt Creations Products Used

HCDP1-252 Peacock Paisley Paper Collection
HCPC-3656 Delightful Daisies Cling Stamp Set
HCD1-760 Delightful Daisy Die
HCPC -3661 Feathery Peacock Cling Stamp
HCD1 -771 Peacock Paisley Die
HCD2-7192 Eyelet Lace Frames Die
HCD1-7211 Decorative Pocket Accents Die
HCD 743 Raindrops on Roses Die

HCST1-401 Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit
PGM15015 Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear

Other Products Used
White Cardstock, Pale Blue Cardstock, Distress Ink Pad - Forest Moss, Distress Ink Pad - Spun Sugar, Distress Ink Pad - Mustard Seed, Distress Ink Pad - Peeled Paint, Distress Ink Pad - Shabby Shutters, Memento Ink Pad Tuxedo Black, Feathers, Seed Beads, Foam Tape, Flat Back Pearl, Organza Ribbon, Copic Ciao Markers.
Instructions
Stamping 

  • Stamp the Delightful Daisies Cling Stamp Set with the Distress Ink Pad - Spun Sugar, colour the centres with Distress Ink Pad - Mustard Seed and die cut with the matching die then lightly blend the petals with spun sugar (this color is very pale the camera doesn't pick it up), next shape with the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit and add seed beads to the centres with dries clear adhesive to make the daisies sparkle add some Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear to the petals.
  • Stamp the leaves with Distress Ink Pad - Forest Moss, color with Distress Ink Pad - Peeled Paint, Distress Ink Pad - Shabby Shutters and die cut with the matching die.
  • Stamp the Feathery Peacock with Memento Ink Pad Tuxedo Black color with you choice of copic markers and die cut with the matching die.


 These are all the pieces you will need it looks like a lot but they do all fit on the card!, I have die cut the Eyelet Lace Frames Die from pale blue carstock, the Raindrops on Roses Die from white cardstock and the smallest Decorative Pocket Accents Die from black cardstock, the tag sentiment & pattern paper frame are from the paper pad.
  Take a white card base that measures 5" x 7" attach a background panel to the card leaving an even border, attach the Eyelet Lace Frame and the pattern paper frame.
 Attach the tag with the flat back pearl and the Raindrops on Roses Die.
 Attach the sentiment strip to the black Decorative Pocket Accents Die use foam tape to mount the sentiment and peacock the card, next adhere the leaves.
To finish I used a low temp glue gun to attach the feather, daisies and organza bow.


Peacock Paisley Flip Fold Album

I couldn't resist yes!!! another album this one measures 7" x 9" with a 31/2" spine, the colors of the Heartfelt Creations Peacock Paisley Collection are simply divine 















HC Products Used
HCFA1-4303D Flipfold Album – Black
HCFP1-435-1 Pocket and Flipfold Inserts C – Black
HCDP1-252 Peacock Paisley Paper Collection
HCPC-3656 Delightful Daisies Cling Stamp Set
HCD1-760 Delightful Daisy Die
HCPC-3753 Classic Rose Vines Cling Stamp Set
HCD1-7111 Classic Rose Vines Die
HCD1-7211 Decorative Pocket Accents Die
HCD1-7212 Petite Pocket Accents Die
HCD1-7213 Elegant Pocket Accents Die
HCD1-7214 Ornate Pocket Accents Die
HCD1-7201 Ticket and Tags Die
HCD1-7202 Album Tags and Accents Die
HCD1-780 Ornate Borders and Pockets Die
HCD1-7179 Butterfly Kisses Decorative Die
HCD2-7192 Eyelet Lace Frames Die
HCD2-7190 Frame a Card Leafy Borders Die
HCD1-7120 Fleur Border Basics Die
HCD1-7118 Delicate Border Basics Die
HCD1-7119 Classic Border Basics Die
HCD1-7154 Eyelet Circle & Basics Small Die
HCD1-776 Eyelet Oval Die
HCD2-751 Cut Mat Create 2A Die
HCD 743 Raindrops on Roses Die
HCST1-401 Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit
PGM15015 Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear

Other Products
Black Cardstock, White Cardstock, AC Cardstock -Bermuda, AC Cardstock- Robins Egg, Distress Ink Pad - Bundles Sage, Distress Ink Pad - Forest Moss, Distress Ink Pad – Peeled Paint, Distress Ink Pad - Shabby Shutters, Distress Ink Pad - Spiced Marmalade, Distress Ink Pad Broken China, Feathers, Lace Trim, Blue Satin Ribbon, White Satin Ribbon, Organza Ribbon, Sticky Pearls, Handmade Stick Pin, Seed Beads, Tim Holtz Metal Corners, Dritz large Hook & Eye, Hot Glue Gun, Rare Earth 12mm Magnets.

Instructions
NB: Add embellishments when you have finished all the pages of the album.



Cut the front and back covers 5¼”x 8 ⅞” and adhere to the album.


Page 1- Cut the pattern paper to 6 ¼” x 8 ¼” for the page base, cut a piece of black cardstock to 6”x 6 ¼” score at ½” on the 6” side, add a decorative edge with a border die along the opposite side, adhere the ½” tab to the left side back of the pattern page to make a flip, add pattern paper/ cardstock to the flip pieces  Tip; place this page in the album after page 2 to give a more accurate placement. 


Page2- Cut the pattern paper to 6 ¼” x 8 ¼” for the page base, cut take the 12” x 7.75” from the HCFP1-435-1 Pocket and Flipfold Inserts C - Black cut off ½” from the straight edge, border cut the to flip, adhere magnets inside the top panel and the adjoining facing panel, use off cut pattern pieces to cover all panels and adhere the side flip to make a pocket I added an extra pocket to the inside bottom panel by using an off cut piece of black cardstock border die cut and glue along the sides and bottom, place tape or glue along the back of the flipfold leaving the top open to form another pocket and adhere to the album.

 Page 3- Cut the pattern paper to 6 ¼” x 8 ¼” for the page base, for the top flip cut a 2 ½” x 7 ¾” strip of black cardstock die cut the edge and score at ½” on the opposite edge next adhere to the top of the base page, for the bottom flip cut a piece of black cardstock 2 ½” x 3 ¼” score at ½” on the bottom edge and adhere to the bottom of the base page, (Optional: add magnets), cut two 4 ¼” x 6 ¾” border die cut both panels, score at ½” on the opposite edge and attach in the landscape position one at the top left corner and the other to the bottom right corner of the base page, cover all panels with pattern paper, this can now be added to the album .



Page 4- Cut the pattern paper to 6 ¼” x 8 ¼” for the page base, cut a 4” x 7½” piece of black cardstock to make the pocket border cut the top edge, cut and adhere a pattern piece to fit, score at ½” on the left and right sides of the pocket apply tape to the back of the bottom edge and position over the base page wrap the tabs behind and glue in place this can now be added to the album.


Page 5- Cut the pattern paper to 6 ¼” x 8 ¼” for the page base, cut a piece of black cardstock 3⅞” x 9 ⅜” score at ½” on the top and bottom edges, apply tape to the back of the pocket and adhere to the right side of the page wrap the tabs to the back of the base page and glue in place, cut a pattern piece to fit on the pocket leaving an even border add a decorative pattern piece to the pocket and a black Elegant Pocket Accent, this can now be added to the album.

 Page 6- Cut the pattern paper to 6 ¼” x 8 ¼” for the page base, cut a piece of black cardstock to 6”x 6 ¼” score at ½” on the 6” side leaving straight on the opposite edge, place the flip at the top of the page adhere the ½” tab to the back of the pattern page to make a flip. cover with pattern paper, this can now be added to the album.(no picture for this page)

Page 7- This is a very quick and simply page, cut the pattern paper to 6 ¼” x 8 ¼” for the page base, from black cardstock die cut two of the rounded borders from the HCD2-7190 Frame a Card Leafy Borders Die set and adhere only the straight edges to the top and bottom right corners to make a tuck spot for the photo mats this can now be added to the album.

Page 8- Cut the pattern paper to 6 ¼” x 8 ¼” for the page base attach one of the pattern strips from the paper pad to the left side, take the 6” x 11.25” from the HCFP1-435-1 Pocket and Flipfold Inserts C - Black cut off 1 ¼” (larger the tab fold) fold in half and adhere the two side tabs to make a pocket, with the opening to the right attach to the left side of the base page, cover with pattern paper add a border from the HCD1-7212 Petite Pocket Accents to the opening of the pocket this can now be added to the album.


Page 9- Cut the pattern paper to 6 ¼” x 8 ¼” for the page base cut a piece of black cardstock 6 ¾” x 7” score at ½” on the left, bottom and right sides trim off corners, fold the tabs behind to make a pocket, cut the pattern paper to fit and die cut the centre with the HCD1-7154 Eyelet Circle & Basics Small Die set,  adhere to the pocket leaving the top open for a photo, cut the eyelet circle from the Robins Egg cardstock and adhere to the pattern paper , attach the pocket to the base page with the opening to the top.

  

Page 10- Cut the pattern paper to 6 ¼” x 8 ¼” for the page base, cut two 5 ½” x 8 ¼” panels (left and right gate fold flips) score at ½” attach the tabs to the back of the base page one to the left side and the other to the right side for the left side measure to fit pattern paper leaving an even border and attach to the front panel, cut a 2 ½”x 8 ¼” piece of black cardstock to make an extra side pocket place tape on the top, bottom and left side and adhere to the left gate fold, cut a pattern piece to fit the right panel (but don’t attach yet) cut a piece of black cardstock 3” x 6”  score at ½” on either side and die cut with the plane Petite Pocket Accents  border as well as a matching pattern piece, from the Robbins Egg cardstock die cut the decorative border and attach to the top of the pocket, place tape along the bottom of the pocket and attach to the base page wrap the tabs around the back and glue in place this can now be added to the right side panel, on the inside of the base page cover the left and right panels with pattern paper and add two belly bands. (see finished page)



 

Page 11- Cut the pattern paper to 6 ¼” x 8 ¼” for the page base, cut a piece of black cardstock to 6”x 6 ¼” score at ½” on the 6” side, cut a of piece black cardstock 4” x 7 ¼” score at ½” on either side, die cut with the Fleur Border Basics Die as well as a matching pattern piece place tape along the bottom and attach to the side flip panel wrapping the tabs around the back and glue in place now attach the side flip to the left side of the base page this can now be added to the album, for the inside page cut a 6” x 6” black square cut the centre out of one of the pattern paper frames and attach to the black cardstock leaving the top open for a photo turn over and apply tape to left, right and bottom of the panel again leaving the top open for a pocket and attach to the base page decorate with a white Elegant Pocket Accents Die.




Page 12- Cut the pattern paper to 6 ¼” x 8 ¼” for the page base, cut four 4 ¾” x 5 ¾” panels from black cardstock score at ½” (along the 5 ¾” side landscape position), cut a 4¼” x 8 ½” panel from black cardstock die cut with the Ornate Borders and Pockets Die and score at ½” on the opposite end (top flip) attach to the top centre of the base page, cut a 4” x 4 ¼” piece of black cardstock score at ½” and attach to the bottom centre of the base page adhere magnets to these two pieces and cover with pattern paper,  adhere the first waterfall panel ¾” from the top of the base page fold that panel up and adhere the next waterfall piece directly under the first panel repeat with the next two panels (I left these panels as they were for a black border look) this can now be added to the album.



Making Flowers- Stamp the Delightful Daisies Cling Stamp Set several times with a mix of Distress Ink Pad - Bundles Sage, Distress Ink Pad - Spiced Marmalade, Distress Ink Pad Broken China colour the centres of the flowers and die cut with the Delightful Daisy Die next shape with the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit add seed beads to the centres with dries clear adhesive and to make the daisies sparkle add some Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear to the petals.


Leaves- Stamp the daisy leaves with Distress Ink Pad - Forest Moss then colour with Distress Ink Pad - Shabby Shutters and Distress Ink Pad -Peeled Paint die cut using the matching die. Stamp the Classic Rose Vine with Distress Ink Pad - Forest Moss then colour with Distress Ink Pad - Shabby Shutters and Distress Ink Pad - Bundles Sage die cut using the matching die, and shape with the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit.

I have used a variety of tags and photo mats from cardstock together with the pattern panels from the paper pad.
For the closure I used the Dritz large Hook & Eye and a hot glue gun.

Now that you have survived all the hard work it’s time to let loose and embellish the pages!!