Sunday, June 16, 2019

"Happiness Is Blowing Bubbles"

Hi, a card today featuring the Nautical collection from crafters Companion. Enjoy.

Crafters Companion Product Used:
Paper Pad:
 8”x8” Signature Collection Nautical collection

Embossing folder:
Ocean Waves CC-NAUT-EF5-OCWA

Mermaid Dreams CC-ST-MER
Fish Tales CC-ST-FIS

Sea life Accessories S-NAUT-MD-SEAC
Porthole Windows S-NAUT-MD-PORT

Harmony ink by Spectrum Noir: Ocean Blue, Midnight
Midas ink by Spectrum Noir: Bronze
AQUA by Spectrum Noir marker

Water Brush Pens CC-WTBRSH-M3PC
Foam inking tool
Double sided tape
3D Foam tape
Sheena Douglas white stamping card SD-STCARD
Water brush pen

Other products used:
Glossy accents, Hot glue gun, Viva glitter liner (for the bubbles) Archival Library Green ink, and Dazzling Details glitter glue.
Card base: 20.7cm x 15.5cm
Card matting: 20.3cm x 16.1cm
Embossing size: 16.5cm x 11.8cm

 Once I got into making this card...I fell in love with this collection, I am sure you will too.
Till next time...inky, scrappy hugs

Wednesday, June 12, 2019


Hi, today a new collection from Heartfelt Creations "HAPPY CAMPER" 

There’s absolutely no better way to spend the lazy, hazy, dog days of summer than packing up the camper and heading out onto the open road for a weekend adventure! Whether parked in a secluded campsite among the towering pines, or hunkered down in a modern camping resort, spending time in your home on wheels always guarantees fantastic memories made, and time to slow down and unwind. Soaking up the sun, splashing in the lake, and then heading back to warm up around the campfire and enjoy a chocolatey s’more while the stars come out and flickering fire flies dance through the trees…this is life at its finest! Join us as we celebrate grand traveling adventures with the new Happy Camper Collection from Heartfelt Creations! Wind your way through a fun filled decorative paper collection showcasing picturesque scenes of playful campsites featuring whimsical camper trailers, exciting sentiments, and cheerful florals! Relax and kick up your feet as you soak in the happy colors of grass like greens, sunny yellows, rustic reds, playful pinks and sky blues, along with enchanting patterns including colorful banners, bright polka dots and pleasing plaids! An adorable assembling of cling stamp sets, along with coordinating dies, allow for designing and creating a multitude of adventurous scenes and settings perfect for the summer season! With two adorable camper trailers, an assortment of camping themed accessories such as stringed lights, playful party banners, a charming patio set, as well as a campfire and your favorite fur baby, the design possibilities for handmade greeting cards, scrapbook layouts and altered art projects are endless, allowing you to dream up the perfect happy place to escape to! So, come along with us as we hit the trails, set up camp and take time to slow down and enjoy the simple things in life with the new Happy Camper Collection….no bug spray required!


Spectruim Noir Harmony Inks: Pine tree, Hot glue gun Diamond stickles, Fussy cutting scissors, Sheena Douglas white stamping card.

Measurements of this finishedtent fold card: 16.5 cm x 10.2 cm / 6.5” x 4”

Taking the white card stock, the coffee archival ink, the large caravan stamp and die, make x 1 caravan. From this caravan die cut out the door, the wheel and the window part under the roll blinds.  Use this caravan as your card front. Bring colour to this caravan using the zig real brush markers.
 To make and prepare the detailed elements for the caravan front: Taking the white card stock, stamps and dies for the window  make x 3, welcome sign make x1, the scooter make x4, the flower clusters make x3, the door make x3 and the hanging lamps make x3. Taking the clear card stock cut a small piece for the windows. Taking the door and window cut out the window openings and adhere the clear card stock behind the cut out. Adhere the doors, the windows , the wheels and the scooter together to make them into chipboard elements. When coloured, these can be adhered into place.
Taking the large caravan die, the paper with the flag print from the paper collection and the white card stock . Die cut x 1 caravan from the flag paper and x 2 from the card stock. ( one being for the backing for the caravan front and the other  for the backing for the caravan back)
Taking the flag caravan die cut and one of the caravans from the cardstock, adhere together, this will be the card back.Ink the edges with the ink. Taking the die for the small caravan, die cut a caravan from the white cardstock. Ink the edges of this small caravan and adhere it to the fladded caravan. This will give room  for a personal message to be hand written. Taking this flagged caravan, make a 1.5 cm / ½”fold across  the top . Apply doublesided tape and glue to this fold then place the card front and back togeather. This will make the caravan into a hinged tent fold card. Apply color to the caravan elements and caravan card front. Adhere the elements to the caravan card by using double sided 3 D foam tape or dots and using the hot glue gun. To finish the card apply stickles to the lamps, the flowers and where ever you feel the need to see glitter.

 There are so many elements in this collection. Great for a camping vacation memories Flip- Fold-Albums of the Oh so easy Insta-Albums..they come in 2 sizes. 8"x8" and the 12" x 12"

 This is such a wonderful collection to share with the kids. Great bonding moments. There is even a cute cat and will see if  you visit the Heartfelt Creation blog to see all the wonderful creations by the other DT creators.
Have a happy scrappy week, till next time.
Inky hugs from Sussipoppins.

Saturday, June 8, 2019

"The Voice Of The Sea"

Hi, this is a card featuring the Nautical collection from Crafters Companion. Enjoy.


Water Brush Pens  CC-WTBRSH-M3PC
Spectrum Noir Harmony inks: Green Topaz, Frosty Jade.
Spectrum Noir Midas inks: Rose Gold, Platinum, Blush.
Spectrum Noir Aqua markers: Lake Blue, Verdant Green, Aquamarine, Spice, Peach, Teal, Gold.
Sheena Douglas White Stamping Card  SD-STCARD
Nautical collection  S-NAUT-PAD8
Crafters Companion stamp-‘Swim Free’  CC-ST-SWI
Crafters Companion stamp-‘Seashells’  CC-ST-SEA
Crafters Companion 3D Embossing folder: ‘Seashell Medley”  S-NAUT-EF5-SEMED
Crafters Companion Dies: Nautical collection die- ‘Grand Shell’  S-NAUT-MD-GRSH
Crafters Companion Dies: Nautical collection die- ‘Aged Rope’  S-NAUT-MD-AGER
3D foam tape.
Double sided tape
Foam inking tool.

Hot glue gun, Clear drying glue, Fussy cutting scissors, Ruler, Flower shaping tools and mat, Diamond stickles, SUP sentiment punch, Green Library Archival ink

INSTRUCTIONS: “Listen To The Voice Of The Sea”
Make a tent fold card base measuring, 20.7cm x 16cm. Cut the matting from the design paper pad to measure 20.3cm x 15.6cm. Apply ink to the edge of the design paper and adhere to the card base.
 Cut 16.6cm x 11.8cm for the embossing layer. Stamp the boarder to the lower edge then emboss. Bring the color to the embossing layer using the Harmony and Midas inks. Adhere to the card using the 3D foam tape. Cut the sea shell and aged rope 4 times. Adhere together then bring color to the elements using the Midas inks. Stamp and color the seashell corner element, trim as needed. Adhere in place using the 3D foam tape. Taking the sentiments from the stamp set and stamp. Use the SUP sentiment punches to cut the sentiment. Ink the edges then adhere to the card in place. To finish the card, apply the diamond stickles as seen in the photo.

Inky hugs.

Thursday, June 6, 2019

“ Hope you have a purr-fect day”

Hi, today I share with you my first creation for the Heartfelt Creations 2019 design team. 
I would like to thank all those that have supported me to get back home...
this card is featuring, the so adorable collection, 'Purr-fect Posies'


Specrum Noir Harmony Inks: Seal Brown, Baby Blue, Plum jam, Pale vig, Pinetree, Grasshopper. Other: Double sided tape, Hot glue gun, Diamond stickles, Foam inking tool, Fussy cutting scissors, Glossy accents (eyes), Rubyslippers and Chocolate fondue Nuvo glitter drops, Water spritzer, Water brush pen, Foam inking tool, Twezzers, Matching Green card stock. Sheen Douglas white stamping card stock.

Measurements of this finished card are: 8 ¼ “ x 11”Taking the white cradstock, cut two peices of card to the above measurements. To one of the cardstock peices, make a ½” fold up the length of the card side. Adhere both cards together by applying double sided tape in the fold. This will make a side hinge  card.  Taking a sheet of green cardstock, cut this a little smaller than the card front base. Taking the green polkadot printed paper from the paper collection and cut this also a  little smaller than the green cardstock. Adhere both these papers to the card front. Taking a sheet of green cardstock cut this to 7” x 9 ¼ “. Taking from the paper collection, the  paper with the flower and cat boarders printed on it, cut this alittle smaller than the green card stock. Adhere  both the green cardstock and the printed paper together then adhere to the card front using 3D glue dots or 3D foamtape.
 Using the white cradstock, cut the following: 6” x 8 ¼ “( ink the edges of this card stock with the Pinetree green ink), from the Regal Frame and Accents die set cut x 2 lacy frames ( these are to inked with the Pinetree and the baby Blue inks and glitter on the lacy frame edges) The two frames are trimmed to make a square then used as a larger frame. From the same die set cut also a oval frame. ( this is inked with the baby blue and the pinetree inks). Taking the Adorn It Pocket Accents set, cut x 2 lace edges. These are inked by using the Pale fig and Plum jam inks. Also ink the remaining lace edges from the lacy frame in the same colors)
To make the rest of the  elements used: die cut and stamp the cat sitting in the flowers  x 2,  the cat with the ballons x 4, leaves x 23, small flowers  x 24 ( Lilac x 2 stamens folded in ½ for each for flower centers), Small flowers x 12 ( Teal, x 2 stamens folded in ½ for each as flower centers ), Medium flowers x 15 ( Lilac x 3 staymens folded in ½ for the flower centers, Fussy cut  x 3 birds from the ballons.
Make all the flowers and elements ready to adhere to the card front. Taking the 6” x 8 ¼” card and the two pocket lace edges, slip the card into the pocket slots then secure with glue. Adhere to the card front. Adhere the lacy frame edges under the card as seen in the photo. Taking the prepared lacy frame and adhere this to the center of the card front. Adhere the oval frame to the top part of the lacy frame. Arrange the cats, ballons, leaves and flowers then adhere with the hot glue gun or clear drying glue. ( Note: Apply the glitter before the elements are adhered to the card front so the glitter will not get all over the card ). Taking the paper from the collection with the sentiment, ’Hope Your Day Is Purr-fect”. Trim this  then adhere to the right lower front of the card. Apply the glossy to the sentiment, the cats eyes and the birds. Take the candy stamens and the hot glue gun to make the flower sprigs. To make the sprigs, cut the stamens to length apply a dot of hot glue to a silicone matt then put the stamen ends into the hot glue dot. When this hot glue dot is dry, it will hold the stramens in place. Adhere in place with the hot glue gun then you can apply the Nuvo glitter to the rock candy sprigs.

Very, very, very adorable collection!
If you don't already have must invest as this one is a keeper.
Thanks again for visiting, till next week.
Sussipoppins inky hugs.

A preview of next weeks posting...also a new collection. 
"Happy Camper" 
Great for all those out door die hard crafty's

Thursday, May 30, 2019

'Sending You A Hug' The Heartfelt Creations May Alumni Team Hop...

This hop starts today, Friday, May 31st and closes Monday June 3rd at 11:55 EDT
The winner will be announced on the Heartfelt Creations face book page on the Wednesday June 5th 2019
 A randomly chosen blog comment from a mystery blog will receive a $25.00 gift certificate to shop at Heartfelt Creations store. To claim your prize please email Heartfelt Creations at with “Winner of the April Hop” in the subject line.
The hop list is at the bottom of the page. Have fun.

"Sending You A Hug"
Heartfelt Creations Products And Products Carried On Their Website: 
HCDP1-2102 Purr-fect Posies paper collection
HCPC-3874 Purr-fect Posies cling stamp set
HCD1-7238 Purr-fect Posies die set
HCPC-3877 Playful Miss Kitty cling stamp set
HCD1-7241  Playful Miss Kitty die set
HCD1-7202 Album Tags And Accents die set
HCD1-7247 Regal Pocket Accents die set
HCPC-3848 Cheerful Note Sentiments cling stamp set
HCS1-457-1 Pastel Pearl Stamens small
HCS1-457-2 Pastel Pearl Stamens medium
HCPP2-451 White cardstock 14.5 oz.
HCDA1-449 Stack and Store Daubers pack of 6
HCST1-401 Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit
HCDA1-449 Daubers
DDOTS  Double Dots-3d foam circles
159723 Designer Dries Clear Adhesive
173842 Score-Pal Measuring and Scoring Board
359848 Spellbinders Tool N’ one
31510 Funnel tray
85-glitter Crystal Ultrafine Transparent Glitter
3D1844 Crystal Lacquer
359848 Spellbinders Tool N One
478455 Zigg Clean Color Real Brush Makers
RACP451 Coffee Archival Ink
SUP Woodland embossing folder, Diamond stickles, Crafters Companion hint of gold card, Hot glue Gun, Fussy cutting Scissors, Mellissa Frances glass glitter-metal pink, Double sided Tape, Double Sided Foam Tape, Misti Stamping Tool, Spectrum Noir Harmony Inks: Pine Green and Sand Storm, Inking tool

This finished card measures 13cm x 21cm    (5. 5/16” x 8.¼”)
Taking the white card stock make a tent fold card measuring 13cm x 21cm    (5. 5/16” x 8.¼”)
Make the card front base matting by taking the boarder print from the paper pad and cutting to 13cm x 20.5 cm (5 3/8” x 8 2/16”)
For the second matting find the polka dot print from the paper collection and cut to 10.3cm x 17.2cm (4 1/6” x 6 ¼”)
Taking the Pine Tree ink and inking tool, ink the edges.
Adhere to the card base using the foam tape/dots. Taking the pocket die and white card, cut x2 lacey pockets. Bring color to these by using the Pine Tree ink and the inking tool.
Use the embossing folder, the tag die and the Hint of Gold card to make the card front background. Make x2 and adhere together with double sided tape the length wanted to fit on the card.
Slip the lacy pockets over the tag ends and adhere with glue or tape. Adhere the front to the card base using 3D foam squares or dots.
Make the flowers and leaves and the cat holding onto the balloons. Use the Zigg markers for the colouring. Use the flower mold and the shaping tolls to bring shape to the elements. Adhere to the card front with 3D foam dots or squares and the hot glue gun.
To make the sentiment , find the sentiment wanted and stamp it with the coffee ink. Trim to the size wanted. Curl the card then adhere to the flower clusters. To finish the card, add the diamond stickles to the balloon and crystal lacquer to the cats eyes and bird.


For those that don't know....I can now share this....
I am back into the team for Heartfelt Creations for the 2019-2020 Design Team! ...Yay...
I am doing the happy dance.
Got to get down to hard core creating and till next posting,
 inky hugs and love.

Here is the hop list:

Monday, May 27, 2019

'With Love'

 today I have for you a cute card using the adorable silhouette dies from the Gemini Elements by Crafters Companion. Enjoy the journey. 
Gemini die cutting machine
Gemini Elements: Silhouette Rabbit GEM-MD-ELE-SRAB
Centura Pearl-snow white hint of silver A4 300gm
Gemini clear stamp: Love always GEM-ST-LOA
Centura Pearl-snow white hint of gold A4 300gm
Sheena Douglas white stamping card SD-STCARD
3DA6 embossing folder: Blossoming Lace GEM-EFA6-3D-BL
Gemini Elements: Torn edge oval GEM-MD-ELE-TEOV
Peony collection: Layered Peony NG-PEO-STD-LAYP
Tag from the Gemini starter kit
Spectrum Noir Harmony inks: plum Jam, Pine Tree
Spectrum Noir alcohol markers: DG3, DR1, GB5, MG3, LV2.
Water Brush Pens CC-WTBRSH-M3PC
3D foam tape
Double sided tape
Heat gun, Hot glue gun, Clear drying glue, Fussy cutting scissors, Ruler, Flower shaping tools and mat, Brads (flower centers), Diamond stickles, Pink organza ribbon, Archival coffee ink.
A lot of the above products you can find here
Make the card base to the above measurements. For the card matting, take the hint of gold card cut the card a little smaller than the card base. Using the embossing folder, emboss the card matting. Taking the torn edge oval die and cut 2 ovals. Use the lager sized dies. Emboss both ovals but apply color only to the larger oval. Adhere all to the card base using double sided tape and 3D tape or squares. Make the tags, ink the edges with the Plum Jam ink and stamp the sentiments from the Love Always stamp set. Add the ribbon to the tags. Adhere the tags with 3D tape to the side of the ovals. Taking the Rabbit silhouette die and the hint of silver card. Die cut this x2. Pricking out the cuts of only one of the rabbits, leaving the other intact. The rabbit that is intact apply color to the flowers and leaves using the blending pens listed. Adhere both rabbits together with the pricked out flowers on top. Adhere to the center of the white oval with 3D tape. Taking the ribbon, tie a triple bow across the card.  Taking the Layered Peony stamp and die set and make x4 flowers and x5 leaf sets. Use the brads for the centres, also to secure the peonies together after shaping them. Adhere to the sides of the bow as seen in the photo using the hot glue gun. To finish the card, add stickles to the brads and  around to the paper flower canters to pop the flowers, also to the flower centres on the rabbit.
Don't you just love the rabbit....and there is many more to the collection!
For all the animal lovers.
Till next time, scrappy happy days and inky hugs.

Monday, May 20, 2019

'Oceans of Happiness'

Hi, this card is featuring the Nautical collection from Crafters Companion. 
'Wishing You Oceans Of Happiness'
Who would not want that?
Crafters Companion Mirror Card
Flutterby collection glitter card S-F-GLITTER (Turquoise)
Nautical collection:
Ships Anchor embossing folder CC-ST-SWI
Nautical collection 8” x 8” paper pad
Seas The Day S-NAUT-ST-SEA (stamp)
Metal Charms S-NAUT-CHAR
Sea Life Accessories S-NAUT-MD-SEAC (die)
Crafters Companion Donna Ratcliff stamp: Swim Free CC-ST-SWI
Sheena Douglas white stamping card SD-STCARD
3D foam tape
Double sided tape
Spectrum Noir Harmony ink: Smoked Pearl
Inking foam tool

Versa-Mark, Heat gun, Hot glue gun, Clear drying glue, Clear embossing powder, White Crafting foam A4, Fussy cutting scissors, Ruler, Diamond stickles.

Most of the above products you can find at


Make the tent fold card base to 21cm high x 16cm wide. Taking the mirror card and cut a little smaller than the card base. Taking the design paper from the paper pad, cut to 19.5cm high x 14.5 cm wide. With the embossing folder, emboss the anchor into the design paper. Using the smoked pearl ink, bring color to the anchor. Using the same ink, stamp the swimming fishes from the Swim Free set. Apply the clear embossing powder to the sentiment to get it to pop. Adhere all to the card base. Taking the Sea life accessories die set, the glitter card and the white craft foam and cut 3x sea horses, 7x the seaweed and 5x the sea coral. Adhere together then adhere to the card front Apply stickles to the sea horses and the sea floor. Taking the twine wrap this around the card, add the charm then tie a bow.

I love sea horses, so this was such a thrill to make. Unfortunately the photo's don't do this card justice....thats life.
Till next time I know it....
have a scrappy happy day.
Sussipoppins inky hugs.