Hello stamping friends. I'm joining the Heartfelt Creations Alumni team this month as we share cards and projects created with fabulous Heartfelt Creations products. I'm excited about the new releases coming out after CHA!
***Our hop begins today and will end Friday, January 30 at noon EST. One lucky commenter will win 25.00 Gift Certificate to the Heartfelt Creations store BUT to be in the drawing, please make sure to leave some love on each post in the hop. When the winner is announced on Saturday, January 31, He/She will have just 72 hours to claim the prize. So come back here (or to any other blog in the hop) to see if you are the big winner and to find out what to do (other than the backflips you are already doing).***
I'm sharing two cards with you this month...I just couldn't get enough! LOL
My first project is a card I made with some scraps from a Gelli printing escapade I had a few weeks ago. I love that I can slather yummy acrylic paint all over it and stamp with my stamps, stencil, doodle with a stick, and sprinkle glitter all over it, slap a piece of cardstock or fabric onto the plate and then peel it off to create the most beautiful backgrounds!!!
Gelli plate with my Speedball Brayer. I used the sentiment and the fern (both HC Retired) onto the wet paint on the Gelli plate before printing. This lifted some of the paint and left a slight stenciled effect. I then stamped and cut the flower from another scrap of painted paper. I added some black lines with my black Copic fineliner and a little bit of Gold Stickles. After the background was dry, I stamped with HC Ferns and the sentiment again. Spritzing the paper with some Gold Glimmer Mist helped give more dimension to the background.
I was able to cut four cardfronts using this printed paper. Scoring some KRAFT cardstock with my Scor-Pal gave me the perfect gallery wall for my cardfront! I think what makes this card most beautiful is the crocheted lace and ribbon- as well as the little Posy Patch flower that I diecut and popped up with some golden cording. Perfect little card to send to someone special, just because.
Here's a closer peek at the posy. I would have used some of my Golden Tailings Elements, but I ran out and need to shop for more!
My second card was created using some Clear Cardstock, Hanko Designs Tsumugi Pink Cardstock, and some Frosted Plastic Cardstock from my stash (for the flower). I think the brad is a MME, but I'm not sure.
Scor-Pal. Then I diecut all of the dies in the Posy Patch die collection onto Frosted Plastic Cardstock. After cutting the flowers with my Grand Calibur, I stamped all but the big one with the flower in the Posy Patch Garden Delights set. Then I colored the back side of a few of the flowers using Copic R29 and R22. After that, I cut the pink cardstock using the Spellbinders Grand Labels 4. I stamped this cardstock with the sentiment from Hope in the Lord set, then embossed it with clear EP.
To finish it off, I added some black ribbon and set the panel onto the clear card base with the brad. To cover the brad on the inside of the card, I glued an additional diecut Nestie to cover it up as well as to secure the ribbon on the inside of the "sandwich".
I hope you enjoyed my creations and the hop thus far. Please make sure to stop over to Glenda's blog for more Heartfelt inspiration!
Here are the January 2015 hop participants just so you don't get lost. ;)