Wednesday, April 8, 2015

New Collection " Everyday Hero"

It's that time of month again!
The new Heartfelt Creations Collection Release...."Everyday Hero"
This one is so's great for the heroes in our lives, for those that are strong for us, even when the chips are down....for the specail some one that has been there when needed or has been an inspiration to us or those around us.
So you can go all out with this one, the papers are fantastic......the stamps are great......the dies are to dye fun
This week I used only the new collection, and this is what I came up with.
Heartfelt Products and Products sold on our web site: 
Memento Tuxedo Black

 Other Products Used: Ranger: Heat gun tool. Paper distressing tool, watercolor brush. Other: Spellbinders S4-116 Circles Small, Gold embossing powder. Versa mark. SUP A4 Natural white card stock. X 2 Paper for masking. Double sided 3d foam tape. 

Instructions: The finished card size 21 cm x 14.6 cm. For the card base use the SUP A4, fold in half. For the card front matting, chose a paper from the paper collection. Cut to size. 14.2 cm x 20.6 cm. For the card front chose the paper as shown in the photo, cut this to 19.7 cm x 13.5 cm. Taking the HCPC-3665 My Anchor stamp set, stamp the image on the card front paper with the Tuxedo Black ink. Using the same paper chosen for the card front, mask the paper and stamp with Tuxedo black the ship part of the stamp. Do the same for the words, YOU ARE and MY part of the stamp.

For the anchor image, do the same but stamp with the gold embossing powder, stamp this x 2. Use the HCPC-3665 Everyday Hero Newsprint stamp set and gold embossing powder to stamp the tab. X 2.

For the sentiment circle, You Inspire Me, use the stamp set HCPC-3667. Stamp the image using the gold embossing powder on the SUP A4 card stock. For the die cutting take the HCD1-761 Everyday Heroes die set.

Cut the sentiment plus x 2 extra. Stack and adhere together. Cut the stamped anchor, plus 6 extra cuts. Stack and glue one anchor twice. Using the left over cuts to make the remaining anchor. Adhere together, one being higher than the other. For the frame, take the die set and cut the frame shape x 3. Stack and adhere together. Apply versa mark here and there on the frame's ironwork, then sprinkle gold embossing powder. Fix with the heat gun. Using the S4-116 Spellbinders die set, cut the ship image into a circle. Use the HCPC-3666 Everyday Hero stamp set to stamp in gold embossing powder the sentiment circle onto the circle of the ship.

Use this same stamp and gold emboss the sentiment image shy of the ship on the right side, do the same next to the word Anchor on the card front. Taking again the circle with the ship. Gold emboss the edge. Adhere this to the circle on the frame.. Take the stamped image with the words YOU ARE. Use the S4-116 die to cut into a circle. Cut x3 extra. Adhere together. Apply versa mark and clear embossing powder, then gold embossing powder to the circle edge. Apply clear embossing powder to the word MY. When all the embossing is dry and cold, place and adhere with glue and Double Dots all the self made embellishments on the card front, layering and clustering. Ravel the edges of the papers then apply water to the edges with the watercolor brush. When still damp curl the edges up. When dry adhere to the card base with double sided 3d foam tape.

You can see this is a real man card...there is so much you can do with this can have so much fun with it.
Don't forget to check out what the other ladies have in store for you this month over at the blog at the Heartfelt Creations site.
Have a scrappy one, inky hugs,

This week I want to say a special hi to my Aunty Janice in London...going to spend a week with her and Andrew. Leaving tomorrow afternoon. Coming back Tuesday evening....
so pajama parties...every night!
She does not craft....she is so  good at other we will be spending our time burning the midnight oil chatting, rolling on the floor laughing and catching up on life. Of course, making wonderful memories for the next time we get together....might even have time to catch a double decker bus into London town....and do some shopping....may be even a high tea.....hahaha...
Yes, you guessed my DH is not coming with me....
You all have a fun week....I sure will be having one......xox


  1. Gloriously vintage! I love the weathered look you achieved with the papers, stamps and dies. This looks like it came out of an old sea trunk, and that is a good thing! The embossing is wonderful! And the layered stamping...fabulous! Wow, Sussi! Just wow!

  2. Beautiful card! Love the vintage look and colors!!

  3. wonderful and unique way to layer the images from the same stamp, i love it.

  4. I love how you used the images !! Awesome !! liz

  5. Sussi, this is delicious! I love the embossing and how you've used the sentiment in the various pieces! A very rich and regal looking creation!

  6. Sussi, love the distressed, vintage look you achieved!!! Great design, well done!