Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Heartfelt Wednesdays...

As 2011 comes to a close, Heartfelt Creations is retiring several stamp sets that have become very popular throughout the years.  IN 2012, these sets will no longer be available.  Head over to the HC website, check out all the Limited Edition Sets, and pick up a few before they are GONE forever.

These next few weeks, I will be sharing some cards and projects made with these Limited Edition Sets.  I'm sure you'll see these stamps used in the future too as I can envision many Summertime projects to come!!!

Limited Edition Sets:
HCPC 2271 Vintage Wildflower 1
HCPC 2272 Vintage Wildflower 2
HCPC 2255 Large Fancy Flourish
Other Sets:
HCPC 3328 Swirly Autumn Leaves
HCPC 3427 Herald Angels Background
472182 Spellbinders Fleur de Lis Doily Accents Die
Grand Calibur
Zip Dry Glue

Desert Sand Memento
Burnt Sienna Colorbox Chalk
Ranger Vintage Photo and Antique Linen ink
Memento Tuxedo Black
Copic Marker E11 (colored lace)

Gold Shimmer Spritz
Magazine text
Chocolate Bazzill
Light Pink Cardstock
Liquid Pearls:  Gold Pearl

Directions:  Begin with A2 chocolate card base and one pink 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 card front.  Stamp pink cardstock with flower using Ranger Linen.  Use die cutting machine to cut top layer off using decorative die.  Apply decorative border to top edge.  Apply crinkled magazine print (distressed with Copic Marker) to bottom edge.  Stamp flourish on edges with Desert Sand ink.  Apply Copic Dyed lace and stamp sentiment using Burnt Sienna ink.
To make flower, stamp the five vintage wildflowers using Burnt Sienna ink onto white cardstock.  Distress with distressing tool and assorted available ink colors.  Overstamp Hark the Herald Angels background stamp image onto flower.  Cut out flowers and cut between petals with scissors.  Layer flowers and crinkle edges. Attach button and ribbon with zip dry glue.  Attach cardfront to brown card base and adhere flower to pink cardfront layer.  Apply liquid pearls to finish the card off. 

 Here's another simple card:
 Limited Edition Set:

HCPC 2272 Vintage Wildflower 2
Memento Tuxedo Black
Copic Markers:  E95, E11, E57
Glossy Accents
Copper Shimmer Spritz
Bling (colored with Copics)
Ribbon (colored with Copics)
Magazine Text
Pink Cardstock
Kraft Cardstock
Plaid Ribbon
Corner Rounder

Begin with A2 kraft card base.  Spritz front of card base using copper spritz.  stamp larges vintage wildflower onto cardfront with memento ink.  color using copic markers to give dimension and contrast.  Apply bling with Glossy Accents.  Cut slit along flower edge and card fold to insert ribbon.  Stamp sentiment repeatedly onto card using generation stamping.  Cut 1/2 inch off edge and apply crinkled newsprint/magazine.  Attach pink layer to inside front and use corner rounder on bottom of card.  Use fine tip marker to add faux stitching marks along border. 

See you next week for some additional projects made using the Limited Edition Sets!!!

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