Sunday, 29 April 2012

Featuring Heartfelt Creations, Part 2

Always Thinking of You Instructions


HCP 718 Decorative Chateau Gate
HCPC 3444 Scenic Vista Precut Set
HCPC 3371 Dutch Iris Oval Precut Set
Stampin Up Cardstock, So Saffron
X-Press It Blending Card
2 coordinating Patterned Papers
Memento Ink, Rich Cocoa
Spellbinders, Labels 1, Grand Labels 1, and fancy small label
Heat Embossing Powder
Copics E30, E31, E33, E35, E37, E39, YG 63, YG 67, YG11, YG67, YG91, RV32, RV34, RV95, B000, B0, Y21, Y23


  1. From yellow cardstock, cut 6 x 11 1/2  inch rectangle, and score to create 6 x 5 3/4 inch card;
  2. Tape Spellbinder die to folded card, ensuring label cutting blade extends over the folded edge of card, and cut to create 5 1/4 inch shaped square card;
  3. Cut both patterned papers with progressively smaller labels and adhere to card;
  4. Cut large curved window from darker patterned paper and score along outer door edges to allow doors to open easily;
  5. Stamp patio sent scene onto blending card and color with Copics;
  6. Lay window over scene and trace around square inner frame with pencil. Trim scene just inside the pencil marks, adhere to back of frame, and adhere frame to card front;
  7. Cut and emboss small fancy label onto darker patterned paper;
  8. Stamp sentiment on lighter paper, heat emboss, trim to fit label, adhere to label and adhere label to front of card;
  9. Finish by adding crystals to door panels.

Christmas in the City Instructions


HCPC 3444 Scenic Vista Precut Set
Stardream Metallic Cardstock, Sapphire and Jupiter
Stampin Up Cardstock, Whisper White
Distress Ink, Sapphire
Copics Y32
Spellbinders, Classic Rectangles and fancy label
Cuttlebug Embossing Folder, Snowflakes
Satin Ribbon, 5/8 inch
Scor-Tape, 1 inch and 5 inch
Glitter Ritz Microfine Glitter, Cool Highlights
Computer and Printer/Scanner


  1. From navy cardstock, cut 5 3/4 x 10 1/2 inches, and score to create 5 3/4 inch square card;
  2. Cut another piece at 5 1/2 inches and emboss with folder;
  3. Centre a piece of ribbon over embossed square, and adhere edges to back;
  4. Adhere embossed square to card base;
  5. Stamp skyscraper scene onto SU cardstock;
  6. With printer/scanner, enlarge 150% and print in color;
  7. Color in windows with Copics;
  8. Trim scene to 5 inches square;
  9. Apply 5 inch Scor-Tape to front of scene, remove backing and sprinkle on Glitter Ritz. Rub glitter into adhesive with your fingers, tap off excess and return to bottle. Continue to rub glitter with your fingers to ensure maximum sparkle;
  10. Cut navy cardstock to 5 1/8 x 4 inches. Centre Spellbinder rectangle, cut and emboss to create 4 3/4 x 3 3/8 inch cutout;
  11. Cut red cardstock to 5 1/8 x 4 inches. Centre smaller Spellbinder rectangle, cut and emboss to create 3 3/4 x 2 7/8 inch cutout;
  12. Trim scene to 5 x 3 7/8 inches, adhere frame layers over scene and adhere all to card front;
  13. Cut and emboss small fancy label from navy cardstock;
  14. Create sentiment with computer using Sego Script font at 16 points, and print in navy;
  15. Trim sentiment, layer with Scor-Tape and Glitter Ritz, attach to label, and attach to card;
  16. Create ribbon bow and adhere.

Missing You Instructions

HCPC 3448 Dainty Blooms and Birdies Precut Set
HCP 718 Decorative Chateau Gate
HCPC 2242 Innoscents Flowers 2 Precut Set
HCPC 3354 Classic Message Precut Set
Stardream Metallic Cardstock, Serpentine
Stampin Up Cardstock, Grey
Patterned Paper, K&Company
X-Press It Blending Card
Memento Ink, London Fog
Copics, G20, G21, G24, G28, G40, B91, B93, B95, B97, B32, B34, C3, C7, C9, E40, E42, E43, YR24 and Colorless Blending Refill
Scraps of lace and corduroy fabric
Spellbinders, Fleur de Lis Squares
Clear Heat Embossing Powder
Swarovski Crystal
Satin Ribbon, 5/8 inch
Stickles, Stardust
Tombow Glue
Imaginisce Petal Roller tool.


  1. From green cardstock, cut 11 1/2 x 7 1/4 inch rectangle, score to create 5 1/4 x 7 1/4 card and set aside;
  2. Cut grey cardstock to 5 1/8 x 7 1/8;
  3. Cut patterned paper to 5 x 7 inches and adhere to grey cardstock;
  4. Stamp 3 of the second-smallest Innoscents flowers on green cardstock and set aside to dry;
  5. When flowers are dry, cut out. Leave one flower whole, but cut bottom/partial petals from the two other flowers;
  6. Because they are made of heavy cardstock, gently shape those two flowers by placing them on foam (like a chair seat) and running the ball end of a petal roller down the centre of each petal and the centre of the flower;
  7. Adhere flower layers, starting with whole flower, alternating petal directions, and top with crystal;
  8. Stamp Birdies scene onto blending card and color with Copics. To create texture in the sky and hills, color those areas first. Then saturate small areas of fabric scraps with colorless blender fluid and dab onto dry colored areas;
  9. Add small amounts of Stickles to birds;
  10. From green cardstock, cut square 3 1/8 inches;

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