Wednesday, December 4, 2019


Hi, I love this card, hope you do too.

Heartfelt Creations Products And Products Carried On Their Website:
Window Scenes paper collection HCDP1- 2109
Round Bi-fold Card-White HCCB1-481
Rounded Sunlight Window HCD1-7272
Rounded Eyelet Window HCD1-7273
Window Hinges HCD1-7285
3D Cherry Blossom Shaping Mold HCFB1-474
Tweet Cherry Blossoms HCPC-3866
Tweet Cherry Blossoms HCD1-7230
Cherry Blossom Retreat HCPC-3867
Cherry Blossom Retreat HCD1-7231
Assorted Pearl medium (pink)- HCS1-458-2
Stack and Store Daubers pack of 6- HCDA1-449
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit- HCST1-401
Double Dots-3d foam circles- DDOTS
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive-159723
Spellbinders Tool N’ one-359848
Crystal Ultrafine Transparent Glitter 85-glitter
Crystal Lacquer-3D1844
Zigg Clean Color Real Brush Makers-478455
Coffee Archival Ink- RACP451

Hot glue Gun, Fussy cutting Scissors, Double sided Tape, Double Sided Foam Tape, Misti Stamping Tool, Sheena Douglas White Stamping Card, Spectrum Noir Harmony inks: Grasshopper, Chinese Red, Winter Rose.

The finished size of this round card is 6” x 6” 
Using the readymade round Bi-fold card as the card base, fold in half the middle circle to form the card stand. Place double sided tape to the folded side that folds to the back of the card front and adhere to the card front back. This will form the flip hinge and stand of the card.
Taking the white cardstock and the Rounded Eyelet Window dies, the one with the boarder in it and the outer scalloped edge die cut x 1 with one half of the lace circle and the 2nd with the half circle cut twice in the circle so you will get a boarder across the center of the circle. Bring color to the circles using the Chinese Red, the Grasshopper and the Winter Rose inks. Look to the card photo.
The stamping and die cutting list for the rest of the embellishments used in this card as follows:
The birdhouse x 1, the hanging sentiment x 1, The small keys x 2, the lager key x 1, the birds on the branch x 1, the extra birds x 6, the branches x 7, the small flowers x 36, the middle sized flowers x 22, the lager sized flowers x 13,
Bring color to the elements using the zigg markers. Bring shape to the flowers, birds and leaves by using the matching mold and the shaping tools.

Stamp the flowers and leaves needed for the project. Colour with the inks or Zigg markers. The Zigg markers used for these flowers are: 230 Pale Rose and 046 Mid Green for the flower centre and leaves. Once the flowers and leaves have colour, bring the shaping to them by using the 3D Cherry Blossom Shaping Mold. Make a whole in the flower centre for the stamens. On the smaller flowers thread 1 stamen and on the larger flowers thread 3 stamens into the whole. Use the hot glue gun to secure the stamens. When the hot glue has cooled and dried, apply a little clear drying glue to the petal edges with an old fine brush. Holding the stamen threads at the back of the flower, dip the petals into the glitter. Set aside on a try or sheet of paper to dry. When dry tap away the excess glitter then cut away the stamen threads at the back of the flower. These are now ready to use on your project.

Stamp and die cut the birds. Bring colour to the birds using 037 Cornflower Blue, 026 Light Pink, 051 Lemon Yellow and 023 Scarlet Red. Then bring shape to them by running them through the cutting machine with the 3D shaping mold for this collection.
The Zigg marker colours used for the bird’s house: 026 Light Pink, 037 Cornflower Blue, 046 mid Green. The hanging sentiment: 046 Mid Green and a Light Brown

Adhere the blossoms and branches to the center of the card base. Add the extra shaped birds to the birds on the branch..  Adding small blossoms as needed to fill the gaps. Making sure this can be used as a stopper for the card front. Arrange the elements to the card front: First adhere the branches with the leaves to the top and the foot of the card front then adhere the flowers in place by using the hot glue gun or clear drying glue. Adhere with foam dots and the clear drying glue the birdhouse and the sentiment hanger in their place, falling under the flowers. Adhere the keys in their place to the card front and the card base.
To finish the card, apply the Crystal Lacquer to the birds, the birdhouse, the sentiment hanger and the keys. Lay flat and set aside to dry.

These premade card bases makes our craft time even more fun!...and what about those window dies?
Till next time have a wonderful scrappy inky day.
Hugs from Sussi

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