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23.5.18

Backyard Blossom - Fluttering Butterfly

Hi its inspirational Wednesday on the Heartfelt Creations Blog, this is my third card for the Backyard Blossom Collection. 



Heartfelt Creations Products Used


HCPC 3826 Blossoming Coneflower Cling Stamp Set
HCPC 3825 Butterfly Kisses Cling Stamp Set
HCD1 7180 Blossoming Coneflower Die
HCD1 7179 Butterfly Kisses Decorative Die
HCD1-776 Eyelet Oval Die
HCDP1 290 Backyard Blossoms Paper Collection
HCDP1-284 Heartfelt Love Paper Collection
HCST1-401 Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit
159723 Designer Dries Clear Adhesive

Other products used


Bone folder, heat gun, antistatic pad, vellum for stamping and die cutting, White Linen Card, Versacolor white Pigment Ink, White Embossing Powder, Zig markers – Evergreen, Wheat, Pure Orange, Pure Brown, Twine.  



I like to do all my die cutting, shaping and coloring first.  Die cut your Eyelet Oval die with the center also cut out on white cardstock. TIP:  Use an antistatic pad to wipe your vellum first before stamping, it creates a static free environment so that only your stamped image is embossed. Using the Blossoming Coneflower and Butterfly Kisses Stamp sets stamp your images using your White Versacolor Ink, then cover completely in white embossing powder, shake of the excess and heat with your heat gun, don’t get too close to your vellum or it will get a brown tinge. I have colored the Coneflower border using Zig markers. When coloring on vellum use a permanent marker, I like to color on the back of the image for a neater effect. I have used the Evergreen for the leaves and stems, the Wheat and Pure Orange for the flowers and the Pure Brown for the flower centers.
Cut your card base using the white cardstock 12 ¼” x 6 1/8”. Fold your card in half, I like to run a bone folder over the spine of the card to give it a clean finish. Trim the selected cardstock from the Backyard Blossoms Paper Collection 6” x 6”. Using the selected quote from the Heartfelt Love Paper Collection, note you will be using your Eyelet Oval & Basics Die, this swill cut slightly into the image below and will slightly miss at the top, so take care when cutting out the image.
Now you have all your elements done, you can complete your card. Adhere your patterned background mat to your card front.  Adhere your Eyelet Oval die cut slightly to the right of your card front, adhere the quote lined up in the center of the die cut (if it slightly missed the top, this is where you will adhere your twine bow).  Adhere the flower border as pictured, I have placed the glue on the stems and at the base of the flower, this leaves the flower buds raised slightly.  I have trimmed of the flourish pieces of the butterflies. Adhere the butterflies with adhesive only down the center of the butterflies so the wings can be folded up. Using the off cut flourishes adhere as desired or as pictured. Tie a small twine bow and adhere in the top center of your oval die cut.
Happy Crafting
Tracy C x x








4 comments:

  1. This is so beautiful; it makes my heart sing!

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  2. So beautiful Tracy! I love the white embossing and I love the vellum butterflies!!

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  3. Wow...this is so beautiful Tracy! Love the embossed flowers and butterflies!

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  4. Beautiful card Tracy love the white embossed flowers and butterfly great idea love the verse

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