Sep 10, 2014

★ Wishing you Sunny Days- Heartfelt Creations

Its Wednesday, its Heartfelt Creations Day and its also New Release Day! The Classic Sunflower Collection has launched today and this collection is warm, inviting and reminds me of home.

That sunflower stamp coordinates with the Sun Kissed Fleur Die that was released last year.  I stamped on water colour paper, heat set with white embossing powder and coloured the image with Distress Markers. Once cut out i  misted the back of the flowers and scrunched the petals a bit. The water releases the starch in the paper which makes the flowers more stiff when they are dry.

 the detail in this stamp image is incredible and makes these flowers look so very realistic

Classic Sunflower Paper Collection
HCD 753- Classic Sunflower Die
HCPC 3626- Class Sunflower Background
HCPC 3631- Chick Retreat Precut Set
HCD 736- Classic Leaf Die
HCPC-3545 Open Leaf Precut Set
ANF-850 Spring Bling Prills
1259723 Art Institute (Dries Clear)
159223 Paper Blossom Molding Mat
459222 Paper Blossom Tool Kit
4252255 Spellbinders Grand Calibur

Other Materials: Bazzill Cardstock; Spellbinders 5x7 Heirloom Legacy; mini beads ; Ranger Distress Markers; Archival Ink-Tuxedo Black; clear embossing ink; Water Brush; Want2Scrap white pearls.

Instructions: Cut Heirloom Legacy die on white cardstock placing oval in die center to cut out oval. Back with orange cardstock. Cut a 5 x 7.5 from orange cardstock, score one half inch from top, fold and attach fold to back of Heirloom Legacy. Stamp HCPC 3631 onto water color paper with Tuxedo black. colour with Ranger Distress Markers. Attach to inside of card. Follow this tutorial for making a template; link here ( stamp classic sunflower on water colour paper using clear embossing ink; heat set with white embossing powder, colour with distress markers; cut using template technique. add mini beads and Spring Prills to centers. Cut and stamp three sets of leafs from classic leaf set, mold and cut apart if needed. with extra sunflowers and leaves, place on inside of oval to fill front of card. Stamp sentiment on water colour paper, lightly colour edges with DIstress Markers and blend out with water brush. assemble as shown. Attach white pearls to front of die as shown.
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