Wednesday, December 30, 2015

This Wednesday....we are doing...... 'Coffee with a Friend'.

Heartfelt Creations products and products carried by Heartfelt Creations:
     Other Products: 
Stanly knife, Versa-mark, Organza ribbon, Glue dots, Masking paper, Centura pearl-snow white- hint of gold 300gm card stock, Ranger: Heat gun, Stardust stickles, Gold embossing powder, watercolor brush, Foam ink tool, distressing tool. Faded Jeans, Walnut Stain, Forest Moss, Ground Espresso distress inks. Coffee Archival ink.

Video: Using the Deluxe Flower Shaping kit
Video: Introducing coffee talk collection.

This hinged tent fold card when finished measures 14.5 cm x 19.8 cm.
Taking the 300gm cardstock, make a card base using the above measurements.  Cut from the card stock a band 14.4 cm x 8.5 cm.  Place the boarder die and cut on both edges. this new border die!

Stamp the bean image on the band with gold embossing powder. Color the beans. Stamp and die cut the small cup boarder, color then adhere across the center of the band. 

Stamp and die cut the three cups. Trim the handle off the top cup. 

Cut into the coffee line with the Stanly knife so the cups can stack into each other. Stamp and die cut the rose, rose bud and leaves. Color with Faded jeans and Forest moss.

Stamp and die cut the spoon. Making more die cuts to enable you to make it a chipboard.

To make the inside card sentiment, from the card stock cut 10.2 cm x 12.9 cm. Taking the coffee stain stamp, mask the sentiment and stamp with the Archival ink. Stamp on the corners with the coffee bean image. With the foam ink tool, bring on the color to the edges. When the ink is dry, adhere this to the card in side. 

Taking the design paper from the paper pad, cut this to 19.0 cm x 13.7 cm.  Taking the coffee stain stamp, stamp with gold embossing powder on the right lower side of the paper.

Mask the sentiment in the stamp, then stamp with the gold embossing powder on the paper. Distress the paper edges. 

Make a double triple bow from the organza ribbon. And some screw swirls from the card stock. Adhere the design paper to the card base, the band to the card front. 

Adhere the stacked cups to the left center. Adhere in order, the spoon, the ribbon bow to the spoon with a glue dot, the rose and rose bud. Once you have done this, tuck and adhere the screw swirls and leaves between the layers. To finish this card, add stickles to the rose and bud, the flower centers on the cups and the cups across the band.
Don't you love that spoon!...and every thing else of course....just like the coffee...I'm addicted to the stamps and dies....
With that scrappy thought, I wish you many scrappy inky hours for the next
sussipoppins hugs

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

23rd dec This Wednesdays coffee talk is...'Coffee and You'

Heartfelt Creations products and products carried by Heartfelt Creations:

Other: Double sided tape, Versa-mark, Needle, gold thread, Organza ribbon.
Ranger: Faded jeans, Ground Espresso, Forest moss distress ink. Black Archival ink. Heat gun, distressing tool, Foam ink tool, Watercolor brush, Prick tool, Stardust stickles, Gold embossing powder. Distressing tool, Water mister. Card stock: Blue, Centura Pearl snow-white-hint of gold (300gm). 
Watch this video for tips on making Heartfelt Creation's flowers
This hinged tent fold card measures 18.8 cm x 14.5 cm when finished.
Make a hinged tent fold card base to the above measurements using the 300gm card stock. From the blue cardstock, cut 18.4 cm x 14.1 cm . From the paper pad design paper, cut 18.0 cm x 13.7 cm. The design paper is embroidered and the edges distressed with the distressing tool.

Taking the 300gm cardstock, cut the eyelet oval edge. 

Stamp the sentiment with the black ink to the right of the oval. Ink the edge of the oval with Ground espresso ink and embroider along the edge with the gold thread. 

Again using a 300gm card stock sheet, stamp with gold embossing powder and die cut all the embellishments, leaves and roses for this card.
Adding a few Aster leaves stamped with the Archival ink for variation. 

Cut a few extra cuts to make chipboards of the stacked cups. Coloring all with the distress inks. The pearl sheen will still show when inked. Use the water mister as needed to soften the paper before shaping the leaves and roses with the flower shaper kit. 

Make a triple bow from the organza ribbon.
Adhere the card layers to the card base using the foam dots. Place the eyelet oval in the center of the card. Arrange and adhere the embellishments, tucking, stacking and clustering around the oval. See the photo for more details. 

When all is dry and secure, add stickles to the steam on the stacked cups and the roses. See photo of the card as to more detail on where to place the embellishments.

You can see....another way of combining these beautiful stamps and dies with different collections,to citrate beautiful cards. Go to Heartfelt Creations to view many more fantastic cards etc with this collection. See you....all going well next week for more exciting coffee talk
inky hugs,
sussipoppins xox

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

The coffee flavour this Wednesday from Heartfelt Creations...'Heavenly Sent'

A card with in a card, the card front sentiment 'Heavenly Sent'
Read on and you will find out how this fun card is made......

Heart felt Creations Products and Products Carried by Heartfelt Creations:

Other Products:
White card stock, Centura pearl snow white-hint of gold 300gm cards stock. Foam tape. 
Sentiment punch.  Double sided tape,
Ranger: watercolor brush, coffee and black Archival ink.  Faded jeans, Forest moss Ground espresso, and Walnut stain distress inks, Heat gun, Watercolor brush, Foam inking tool, 
Gold embossing powder. Stardust stickles

The videos below are great to watch for tips on making flowers etc. for this card and many others.
Video: Using the deluxe flower shaping kit
Video#1 Video#2 on making flowers
Video: Coffee Talk collection.

This hinged tent fold card when finished measures 19.9 cm x 14.5 cm
Using the 300gm card stock cut and prepare: 
For the hinged card base, the measurements above, the inside sentiment cut 6.0 cm x 12.0 cm, the lace band15.0 cm x 4.5 cm (this allows for the edge off cut)
Taking the blue card stock, cut 15.2 cm x 15.7 cm  (this allows for the edge cut off)
Taking the white card stock cut 21.0 cm x 13.0 cm.
Take the boarder die and place this on the 15.7 cm edge, die cut. Repeat on the other side. Adhere to the card base with double dots/ foam tape. Cut the lace boarder. Adhere 2.0 cm of both the ends to the card front, 4.3 cm from the blue lower edge.

You see how the border is placed across the card

(This is so you can slide the coffee mug in and out)

Make your inside sentiment.

Above photo shows the inside card sentiment.
 Stamp the sentiment and the bean image. With the foam-inking tool bring on the ink to the edges. Adhere to the center inside card.

To make the coffee mug, stamp and die cut the coffee mug. Bring on the color with the foam inking tool and the watercolor brush.  Make the coffee mug card base by folding the card stock in half. Place the die so you will keep the fold. Ink the edges of the mug inside and stamp the sentiment. Adhere the mug front to the mug card.

Make the roses from the 300gm card stock, stamping with the gold embossing powder. Color with the faded jeans ink. (The pearl sheen will show through the ink). Use the Flower Shaping kit to shape the roses and leaves.

Stamp and die cut the spoons. Die cut extra to make the spoons into chipboards. From the blue card stock make a few spring swirls.

Stamp the sentiment. ‘Heavenly Sent’ Punch out or cut to size.

Arrange and adhere the larger roses on the mug.

Slide the coffee mug card back, into the lace band.

Arrange the spoons, roses, buds and leaves so they become a stop for the card. Once you are happy with the arrangement, adhere into place. Add the swirl screws in place, then to finish the card, add the stickles to the blue pattern in the mug, roses and rose buds

If you give this a will fall in love with this. Such fun to make a card in a card. Fun to to give...also fun too receive.

Have a scrappy happy week,
Inky hugs sussipoppins oxoxox

Heartfelt Creations has lost a dear, talented  Design Team member. Penny O'Dell.
Penny past away this week. She will be missed by us and many in the craft world. A great loss to her husband and family.
I wish strength and send loving support to her dear husband, family and those close to her.

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Heartfelt Creations new release for December!...."Coffee Talk"....

Most of us love coffee....
I gets me going in the morning and gets me through the day...
this collection is so filled with  'Latte love' has to be shared....a double helping today! 
Starting the ball rolling, first up,  a mini book, second scroll down and you will see a card.

Coffee Mug Book

Heartfelt Creations Products and Products carried By Heartfelt Creations:

Other Products:
Ranger: Gold embossing powder, Heat gun, Foam inking tool, Water color brush, Water mister, Stardust stickles, Faded jeans, Forest moss, Ground espresso distress inks. Other: Versa-mark, Centura Pearl Snow-white-hint of gold 300gm card stock. White card stock.

Watch this video to help you  make the Botanical rose

The finished project measurements are 13.0 cm x10.5 cm.
Find in the paper pad, the image of the coffee mug. Stamp this with the coffee mug stamp and the gold embossing powder. Die cut this with the matching die. 

Taking the white card stock, cut x 4, 13.5 cm x 21.0 cm. Fold in half. Taking the coffee mug die and placing it so the fold remains in the paper. This will be your book page’s. From the same card stock, make your book hinges. 3 cm x 4 cm. adhere the pages together by applying double side tape to the hinges and placing them between the die cuts to form the book.
If you don't like the look of the hinges, you can cover with design paper or stamp over them. Once you have added photos or recipes, this will hide a lot of the nasties.

With the foam-inking tool bring on the ink to the edges of all the pages. 

Adhere the die cut design paper coffee mug to the front of the book. This print is found in the design paper. use the stamp to emboss with the gold embossing rich!

Stamp the roses and leaves with the gold embossing powder onto the 300gm card stock. Color with the inks.(The pearl sheen will show through the ink) Die cut with the matching die set. Shape with the Flower Shaping kit. Adhere to the front of the book.

Add stickles to pop the roses. You can decorate this book any way you please. You might want to use it as a recipe book or, stamp it with all the Coffee Talk collection stamp sentiments to keep it as a record of them all in one place or you could give it as a gift as is, so it can be filled in as pleased.
Have fun making this book, it is quick to make and fun to give as a gift to some one dear.

'Love You a Latte'

Product list:
Heartfelt Creations Products and products carried by Heartfelt Creations
Other products used: Ranger: Fired brick, Walnut stain, Ground espresso, Faded jeans Distress inks.  Coffee Archival ink. Gold embossing powder, Heat gun, Watercolor brush, Foam ink tool, Stardust stickles. Card stock: Brown Bazzill. Centra pearl- snow white-hint of gold.(300gm) Other: Versa-mark, Organza ribbon, Needle and gold thread, Glue dots, Double sided tape.
Video:  Tips on using dies

This finished tent fold card measures 15.1 cm x 16.3 cm
Taking the 300gm card stock, make a card base measuring 15.1 cm x 16.3 cm,
a card front matting 12.9 cm x 14.9 cm, a card front 12.4 cm x 14.5 cm.
Taking the brown card stock cut, 14.9 cm x 15.9 cm (the boarder is cut along the 15.9 cm edge, this will bring it down to 14.6cm x 15.9 cm)
To make the card front: Taking the background stamp and coffee ink, stamp the image on the card front. Using the ground espresso distress ink and foam tool, bring color to the edges of the front. 

Add color to the bean flower and a little blue to the steam print.

Stamp with gold embossing powder and die cut the images to make the embellishments. 

For the steam sentiment, use the coffee ink. Cutting extra layers to make them into chipboards. 
Bring color to the embellishments then adhere to their place. 

Adhere the organza ribbon across the front of the card front, make a triple bow and adhere this on the spoon with a glue dot.
Stack and adhere all the layers to the card base.  Stamp a sentiment on the inside of the card. Add stickles to the steam and cake on the front to finish.

Above,a close up of the inside card.

Are you loving coffee even more?Now we can share our love of the brown stuff with others. Have fun doing it...till next week-time,
Scrappy inky hugs.
sussipoppins xox

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Double the fun today! 'It's A Party' and ' Note Tags in a Box"

Hi, hope you have all recovered from last weeks Black Friday? make up for the drop in the "got to get it before it is gone" excitement,
I have a double posting for you.... 1st up is a accordion card,
2nd is the 'Note Tags in a Box'...scroll to bottom to view

and 1st up...."It’s a Party" accordion card.

had to do something...last week killed everyones thunder! Wow...have you got over it yet? While you are waiting for your new toys to arrive and getting your breath with these fun cards.
Don't forget...theres lots more fun to be had back at the Heartfelt Creations blog.

Heartfelt Creations Products and Products Carried by Heartfelt Creations:

Other products used:
SUP: 2 " x 1 3/8 " Oval punch and the Oval scalloped punch. Card stock: Red, Green and White. Ranger: Heat gun, Gold embossing powder, Forest Moss distress ink,
Watercolor brush. Other: Versa-mark, Double sided tape, Glue gun or glue (for the flowers.)
Watch this video:  to see how to make flowers using the flower shaping tool.

This accordion card, when finished measures 20.8 cm x 14. 8 cm
All the stamping is done with the gold embossing powder unless stated.
Taking the white card stock and the paper from the collection with the piano print, cut x 2, 20.8 cm x 14.8 cm. Using the Oval die, cut a oval from one of the card stock and one of the patterned papers for your card front. Adhere these together and put aside for later. Cut from the white cardstock the accordion sides 14.8 cm x 6 cm. Make folds at 1.5 cm, 3 cm, and 4.5 cm.  Sharpen the folds. Adhere these to the 14.8 cm end of the remaining white card stock. Adhere the patterned paper to the background, covering the accordion side placement. Taking again the white cardstock and the outer oval die segment, cut x 5 to make chipboard. After adhering the die cuts together, adhere the chipboard to the oval hole. Stamp the shoe image and die cut with the matching die. Cut also, x 4 extra. Adhere together to make chipboard.

Taking the green and red card stock stamp and die cut the flowers and leaves. Use the forest moss ink with the water brush to give color tints to the leaves. Use the shaping tool to give shape. Adhere to the shoe using the flower pattern as a guide, also making a cluster adhere flowers and leaves to the right side of the oval.

Using the die to cut the bow x 4 with the red cardstock. Adhere together as you would make the bow, but fold back on it's self to make a double bow. Adhere in place. Taking the card stock, make the sentiment cluster. Adhere this to the right side of the oval, the sentiment, adding leaves and smaller flowers.

Now that you have completed all the adhering of embellishments, you can attach the front to the accordion sides.
This was not so detailed as my normal cards. I tried to keep it simple...not too bad. Next up...true to sussipoppins inky fingers.....

Note Tags In A Box
Warning.....There are a lot of close ups!

Heartfelt Creations Products and Products Carried by Heartfelt Creations:

Other Products:
Ranger: Heat Gun, Gold embossing powder, Water color brush. Inks: Tattered Rose, Walnut Stain, Broken China, Forest Moss, Tea dye, Evergreen Burgh. Barn Door, Aged Mahogany, Peeled Paint, Crushed Olive. Other: Box mal (dutchdoobadoo), Versa-mark, Cardboard. Card stock: Egg shell White, Red, Kraft (300gm). Studio-light: Romantic portraits / photos, Gold colored pearl beads.

Instructions: the note box when total finished measures 18 cm x 13 cm.
All stamping will be done with the gold embossing powder, any detailed close ups and extra measurements will be found at The photos used in this project are purchased printed vintage photos. As long as the photos are small enough you could use any photos and theme.
Make the box from the Kraft card stock, using the pattern or use the measurements shown below.

The empty box.

 .....and now the box filling....

 Can never get enough close ups...and today is no exception!

 Here you see the gesso masking on the tag and the inking.

Chose the design paper from the paper collection to cover the box. Cut from the Egg shell white card stock for the note tags, cut x 8, 14.5 cm x 9.5 cm 

Use the mask and gesso to bring texture to the corners of the box and the note tags. When dry, using the inks, bring color to the gesso and corners of the box to give a vintage distressed effect. 
Love the gold embossing then the stickler on top...double bling!

Stamp and die cut the rose boarders for the box and note tags, flowers and leaves, the shoe, the dress on the hanger, the vines, the small bow and the sentiment with the shoe. Bring color to all the die cuts with the inks, re-ink the edges with the Walnut Stain. Adhere first, the boarders to the box and to the top of each tag. Adhere the remaining cut note tags to the back of each tag. This will strengthen the tag and cover any ink smudges made while inking. Adhere any paper matting to the tags, the photos, ribbons and bows. Add the flowers, leaves etc to fill and decorate the photos. See the close ups. ( If you want to, there is room for notes and journaling on the back of the tags.
For the front of the box, mat the sentiment with the red cardstock. Ink and distress the edges. Adhere the ribbon to the box then place the sentiment. 

Add the bow, the flowers and leaves. 

Adhere a bead to the center of each flower. To finish add the stickles to the shoe, flowers, leaves and roses on the boarders. 

Roses on the dress hangers and anywhere else you desire.

Here are more shots of the tags to give you an idea of what I did. enjoy.

You can see the gesso masking on the tag...color with the distress inks to give depth.

A few close ups of the made tags.

close up of the organza, paper bow and flower this small bow die!

another tag...

More fun tags.

Aren't these boarder dies can do so much with them!

the single flower

One can never have enough flowers!

 Placement of the flowers on the box left front.

 Showing the front right corner of the box front. Once the organza and card stock bows are made, adhere both. Adhere the paper flower, then the leaf. Once all is dry, finish the cluster with a pearl.

More flower placements.

Now was that fun or was that fun.....
I hope I have inspired you into "the box"
scrappy thoughts and inky hugs....till next time with a new interesting collection.....
inky hugs, sussipoppins