Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Inspiration Wednesday at Heartfelt Creations

 with a slimline shaker card,' Bee You'


This slimline shaker card measures 4 “ x 8  1 / 4 “ when completed.

Taking the white card stock cut to 8 “ X 8  1 / 4 “ and fold to 4 “ x 8  1 / 4 “ to make the card base. Cutting also a card front, measuring 3  1 / 2 “ X 7  3 / 4 “ .

Taking the design paper sheet 6 B, cut this to measure a little smaller than the card base, adhere in place.  Do the same but using the sheet 12 B for the card front matting. Adhere this to the card front.

Taking the circle die from Large circle die set and die cut a circle into the card front about 1  1 / 4 “  from the foot of the front. Taking the clear card stock and cut so the hole will be covered plus extra. Adhere this to the back of the card front white card stock. Taking the two circle dies to make a layered ring. Make 5 layers and adhere all together. Make also a layer from the design paper sheet 6 B, adhere this also in place. Adhere this ring to the card front. Using 3D foam tape or the 3D Double sided foam dots, apply these to the back of the card front and around the circle opening. Making sure there is enough hight for the shaker elements. Place the shaker elements so they are in the circle when adhered. Adhere the card front to the card base.

To make all the elements for the decorating of the card:- Using the white card stock and the library green ink, stamp, color and die cut with the matching dies from the Summer Wreath Accents set. The  bow is from the Seasonal Wreath die set. Bring shape to the elements by using the flower shaping tool kit. Apply the clear drying adhesive with a small piece of hydra sponge then sprinkle glitter to the bow, the flower centres, the bee’s and butterfly’s wings. Taking the Letters and Numbers die set, and the white card stock, cut each letter for the sentiment BEE YOU four times and once each letter from the design paper. Adhere the layers together. Apply the crystal lacquer to each letter once they are adhered in place on the card front.

The color pencils used are:- The bee; Mango, Bison. The leaves: Pesto green, Cypress, Parakeet, Spinach. The flowers: Mango, Cheery, Parakeet. The lilacs: Iris. The butterfly’s: Mango, Aqua. The birds: Soft Red, Sky Blue, Mango, Persimmon.

To put it all together start with adhering the twine from the cluster placement at the top of the card to the top of the circle. Arrange the elements in a cluster where the twine begins as seen in the photo, adhering with the clear drying adhesive and the hot glue gun. Do the same for above the circle letting the elements fall to both sides of the circle.

Visit Here or HERE for a printout of this project from the Heartfelt Creations site


HCDP1-2132 Seasonal Wreath Paper Collection , HCD1-7375 Seasonal Wreath die set, HCPC-2132 Seasonal Wreath Accents cling, HCD1-7372 Seasonal Wreath Accents die, HCD2-7371 Letters and Numbers die set, Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper Pads pack of 50-white, Deluxe Flower Shaping kit, Clear Card Stock 8.5 x 11, Color in Watercolor Brush fine, Archival Ink Library Green, Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, Metal For Adhesive Bottles, Scor-pal Measuring and Scoring Board, 3D Double Sided Foam Dots, Hydra sponges, Crystal Ultrafine Transparent Glitter ½ oz Glitter, 3-D Crystal lacquer  4oz, Quickstik Tool

OTHER PRODUCTS USED: Inks used: spectrum Noir aqua pencils: Mango, Bison. Pesto green, Cypress, Parakeet, Spinach, Cheery, Iris, Aqua, Soft Red, Sky Blue, Persimmon. Other: Paper trimmer, Hot glue gun, Double sided tape, Double sided 3D foam tape, Bling stones or sequins (for the shaker elements) White and silver bakers twine, Glitter.

Till next time...scrappy inky hugs.

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