Friday, October 26, 2018

The OCTOBER Heartfelt Creations Alumni Team Blog Hop

'A Tropical Thank You'....

We have a winner! ....Sharon Gullikson.... chosen randomly from a comment made at Joann Jamieson-Larkin's blog. May be next time you could be a winner.

The hop starts at 8AM EDT on Friday, 26th, 2018 and closes Monday, October 29th, 2018 at 11.59PM EDT. The winner will be announced on the HC blog and on FB on the Wednesday October 31st, 2018
A randomly chosen comment from a mystery blog will receive a $25 gift certificate to shop at Heartfelt Creations. To claim your prize please email Heartfelt Creations at with "Winner of the October Alumni Hop" in the subject line.
Heartfelt Creations Products And Products Carried On Their Website:
HCDP1-Tropical Paradise paper collection
HCPC-3783 Tropical Paradise cling stamp set
HCD1-7137 Tropical Paradise die set
HCPC-3782 Tropical Plumeria cling stamp set
HCD1-7135 Tropical Plumeria die set
HCD1-7179 Butterfly Kisses Decorative Die
HCST1-401 Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit
DDOTS  Double Dots/3d foam squares
159723 Designer Clear Drying Glue
173842 Score-Pal
359848 Spellbinders Tool N’ one
HCPP2-451 White cardstock 14.5 oz.
HCDA1-449 Stack and Store Daubers pack of 6
RAHT Heat it craft tool 
Archival Inks:
RACP614Magenta Hue,
RACP005 Sunflower
RACP436 Leaf Green
RACP482 Olive
31510 Funnel tray

...The Tropical Paradise collection will soon be retired...
So go shopping now, while it is still available!...

Other Products Used:
Kraft card stock 300gm, Pink card stock, Paper distressing tool, Hot glue gun,
Water Mister, Bone folder, Scissors, Ruler, Mellissa Frances glass glitter-metal pink,
Hot glue gun, Double sided Tape, Double Sided 3D foam tape, Misti, Gold embroidery thread and needle.

The finished size of this card is 6” x 6” / 15cm x 15cm.  
Taking the Kraft card stock make a tent fold card measuring 6” x 6” / 15cm x 15cm. 
Make the card front base by taking the pink card stock and cutting to 6” x6” / 15cm x 15cm. Taking the paper collection find the paper with the 4 card 6” x 6” / 15cm x 15cm, cut the background wanted.
Fussy cut the bird from the print then trim the print to 5 ½” x 5 ½” / 14cm x14cm prints.
Paper distress the edges of both card stock and paper print fronts.
Make 2 paper tears in the right top edge as seen in the card photo. Taking the needle and thread, make a cross-stitch design to hold the tear together. Adhere the threads at the back of the paper with double-sided tape to secure.
Adhere both card front layers to the card base with double sided 3D foam tape.
Make the flowers, 3x large and 3x small. Apply the glass glitter for the flower center once the flowers are colored and shaped.
Make the leaves and the sentiment. The sentiment is die cut 7 times from the matching paper collection then adhered with wet glue in a stack.
Arrange and adhere the flowers. Adhere the bird sitting in the flowers then add the leaves as fillers. Adhere the sentiment to the right

 Enjoy a few close up's.

 Here are the links:-

I wish everyone fun in the hop.
Inky love, sussipoppins
Till next month...scrappy OXO


  1. Oh my little goodness! This is sooooooooooooo beautiful! You have such a great eye for using color, Susan! I can almost smell those glorious flowers! Love the distressing and the hand stitching, too! Thank so much for creating a tutorial and hopping with us this month! Big hugs!

  2. Great job on the coloring. The closeups to show details are fabulous.

  3. Love those little details you added to this beautiful card! The plumeria are gorgeous! This tropical collection is so gorgeous!

  4. This card is so lovely. So many special touches make this a card anyone would love to receive. So glad I got this HC set before it retires! tfs

  5. Gorgeous coloring on
    your card, the flowers
    are so pretty. Love
    the stitching also.
    Carla from Utah

  6. Now I need to get this stamp set and does before they retire. You have done an awesome job with this project. Thabk you!

  7. Just gorgeous! So much attention to detail and those flowers are amazing!

  8. Gorgeous. I like the dimension and distressing.

  9. Pam, your tropical card is inviting especially after we had snow today!

  10. The colors and flowers are gorgeous

  11. Love how your flowers turned out on this and the added stitching in the corner is a terrific touch. I need to practice more with these flowers. They are quite striking.

  12. Love this set and you did it a great justice!

  13. The flowers are lovely, of course, but I love your little details. They stitches on the ripped paper are just darling.

  14. Absolutely beautiful card. Heartfelt Creations products make it so easy to create gorgeous cards. Thanks for sharing your expertise.

  15. Great eye for color. I am sad this collection is being retired

  16. Simply gorgeous card. Love the colors and how well they blend together. Thanks for sharing with us.

  17. So pretty? Thanks for sharing and inspiring!