Wednesday, June 8, 2011

All The Best

Happy Birthday to Joe!

Before the fun of the new Heartfelt Creations release, I have to say HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY to my dear husband Joe! Today’s YOUR day! I love you.

New Release from Heartfelt Creations

Now, the second Wednesday of the month brings a brand new release from Heartfelt Creations, and June’s release is the Heartfelt Wedding Collection featuring 7 new pre-cut sets and a new exclusive Heartfelt Creations die, manufactured by Spellbinders. This collection is perfect for weddings, anniversaries, as well as sweethearts, friends, and all occasion cards, especially with the new vintage lace die and stamp in this collection! In addition, some of the images in this collection coordinate with last month's Bella Rose Collection and die, giving you more creative outlets for products you may already own.

***Give Away!***

As part of the release, one lucky person will win the entire release valued at $129.99. All you need to do is to leave a comment on this post, or on the Heartfelt Creations blog by midnight June 14. The winner will be announced on the Heartfelt Creations blog on June 15.

Inspiration

June is a big month for card-making for me: I have 7 anniversaries, 7 birthdays, Father's Day for 2 dads, plus assorted weddings and graduations that come up every year! So I really love this new collection from Heartfelt Creations! My head is bubbling with ideas for beautiful projects! Be sure to see all the creative beauties created by the design team on the HC blog. Here's my first sample - it's an easel card - a really easy card to make that always makes a great impression. I have instructions below, or hop over to Splitcoast resources, where they have a really good tutorial.

Pink and Gold Wedding

Ingredients

Note: Finished card size is 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"

Paper

Blushing Bride (SU!) 4 1/4" x 11", scored at 5 1/2" and 8 1/4"; and
4 1/4" x 5 1/2", and
2 1/2" x 3 1/2"
Translucent White (the Paper Company) 4 1/8" x 5 3/8" (2 pieces)
Ivory Pure Luxury (Gina K) 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"

Inks

Versamark (Tsukineko)
Blushing Bride (SU!)

Stamps

Wedding Dove (Heartfelt Creations)
Bella Rose Scroll (Heartfelt Creations)

Accessories

Grand Calibur (Spellbinders)
Labels 4 Nestabilities (Spellbinders)
Labels 4 Small Nestabilities (Spellbinders)
Ultrafine gold embossing powder (Stampendous)
Heat gun
Swirl pink adhesive pearls (Prima)
Brides Mother Trim lace (Offray)
Stamp-A-Ma-Jig
Zip Dry
Scor-Pal
ATG 714
Scissors
Rotary Trimmer

Instructions

Card Face

The main card face is made using the single piece of cardstock measuring 4 1/4" x 5 1/2". This makes it easy to decorate before attaching it to the base card. Start by stamping the scroll image using embossing ink on the ivory cardstock, and heat emboss with gold embossing powder. Trim the image closely. Using the Stamp-A-Ma-Jig, position the sentiment in the middle of the scroll, then stamp on the scroll in pink ink.

Mount one of the translucent paper rectangles onto the cardstock, then mount the scroll in the lower part of the card. Finish by adding the pink pearl swirls around the top of the scroll.

Assembly

Cut and emboss a label 4 die cut from ivory paper, and use the next largest die from the Labels 4 small set to cut and emboss a pink label. Use the Stamp-A-Ma-Jig to stamp the sentiment the middle of the ivory die, using embossing ink. Then emboss the sentiment with gold embossing powder. Mount the ivory label on the pink one.

Score the base card at 5 1/2" and 8 1/4", then fold both score lines in the same direction, forming a base with a tent folded over it at one end. To create the inside, mount the other piece of translucent paper on the base. Mount the sentiment on the left lower portion of the base. Add pink pearl swirls around the sentiment. Glue a strip of lace above the sentiment.

The final step is to mount the card face onto the front of the folded tent on the base of the card. The lace acts as a stop to hold the front of the card upright.

Reminder

To be entered in the drawing for the Wedding Collection give away, leave a comment on this post, and for lots of inspiration using this new release, be sure to visit the Heartfelt Creations blog to see the all the beautiful creations by the design team.

Thanks for stopping by!

Blue_Orange

15 comments:

Jan said...

Gorgeous...a beautiful new collection! Hope your husband has a Happy Birthday :)

Olga said...

well Happy Birthday Joe!!!!!
Your card is breathtaking.......Love the elegant feel and all those pearls! Just gorgeous

Lisa Somerville said...

Beautiful Easel card, love the added pearls and lace trim!

Lori said...

Happy Birthday to your hubbie...love easel card too! :)

GLENDA BROOKS said...

Your card is beautiful! Love this done on pink and those pearls are awesome! Happy Birthday to your hubbie!

Anonymous said...

What a beautiful card.
Jackie Smith

Carla S. said...

Beautiful card, Lisa Lynne! I love the soft pink and the pearl flourish! Hope DH has a great birthday!

Julia said...

It's beautiful!

Giovana said...

Beautiful card!! and HB to your husband.

Sue D said...

Beautiful easel card!!

Olena said...

Beautiful card! Hope DH has a great birthday! Olena

TesaB said...

Ohhh what an amazing card. Love the soft colors and romantic details. Love it!

Angelica said...

Gorgeous easel card, great detail and design.

Shirley said...

A really lovely easel card!

Helen said...

Very lovely!

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