Thursday, April 12, 2012

Simply The Best

Inspiration

Here's another card from the new Western Elements Collection from Heartfelt Creations. I used the sketch SC376 on Splitcoast Stampers for the layout.

As always with a new release, leave a comment on the HC blog by April 17 to be eligible to win the entire release valued at $109.99. The winner will be announced on April 18 on the HC Blog.

SimplyTheBest

Ingredients

Note: Finished card size: 5" x 7"

Heartfelt Creations Products

Paper

Marina Mist (SU!)7" x 10", scored at 5"
So Saffron (SU!)4" x 4"
Early Espresso (SU!)4" x 5 1/2", and
1 3/4" x 2 3/4"
Old Olive (SU!)3 3/4" x 5 1/4"
Huckleberry Pond Patterned Paper (The Paper Loft)3 1/8" x 3 3/4"
Vintage Ivory (PTI)2 7/8" x 3 1/2", and
1 3/4" x 2 3/4"

Ink

Memento Rich Cocoa (Tsukineko)
Distress Ink (Ranger): Tumbled Glass, Wild Honey, Crushed Olive

Accessories

Pinking Circles Nestabilities (Spellbinders)
Petite Ovals Large Nestabilities (Spellbinders)
Petite Ovals Small Nestabilities (Spellbinders)
Flora M-Bollabilities Folder (Spellbinders)
Grand Calibur (Spellbinders)
Ink Blender with foam (Ranger)
COPIC Markers (Imagination International)
ATG (3M)
Scor-Pal
Rotary Trimmer (Fiskars)

Instructions

BASE CARD

Cut a piece of blue card stock measuring 7" x 10", score at 5" and fold. Darken the edges of the card front with Tumbled Glass ink and the blending tool.

SUN

Cut/emboss a piece of yellow card stock with the largest pinking circle die. Darken the edges of the circle with Wild Honey ink and the blending tool. Mount on the upper right corner of the card front.

MAT

Cut brown card stock to 4" x 5 1/2". Cut green card stock to 3 3/4" x 5 1/4". Ink the raised side of the embossing folder with Crushed Olive, and emboss the green card stock piece. Mount the embossed green card stock onto the brown card stock, and mount on the left lower part of the card front.

IMAGE

Stamp the image with Rich Cocoa ink onto a piece of ivory card stock measuring 2 7/8" x 3 1/2". Color with COPIC markers

  • LAKE: B91, B93
  • SHORE/ROAD: E11, E13
  • HOUSE: E43, E47, Y21, Y26
  • CHIMNEY: E09; BOAT: E17, E19
  • GRASS: YG91, YG95
  • BUSHES: YG61, YG67
  • PINE TREES: G24, G28
  • MOUNTAINS: BG93, BG99
  • SKY: Y21

Mount the scene on a piece of patterned paper measuring 3 /138" x 3 3/4". Mount this in the center of the embossed green mat.

SENTIMENT

Stamp the sentiment in Rich Cocoa on ivory card stock. Cut/emboss with the smallest Petite Oval - Large die. Cut/emboss brown card stock with the next size of Petite Oval - Small die. Mount the ivory oval onto the brown oval, and upper right corner of the image stack.

Remember

It is only a few more weeks until Heartfelt Creations chooses a new design team - the team will be announced April 25th. This time, they are asking YOU to help them decide on the team - they would like your votes for your top 5 CURRENT design team members, AND your votes for the top 5 SEMI-FINALISTS. Your votes will determine the style of creations you will be seeing on the blog for the next 6 months!

Thanks for stopping by!

Orange_Green

4 comments:

GLENDA BROOKS said...

Another gorgeous card girl! Love your coloring. Hope you are having good weather and are looking forward to your weekend!

hlm said...

What a beautiful card - really like the coloring on this one!

Angelica said...

Beautiful card Lisa, lovely coloring.

thestampingbug said...

Fun! I like the "sun" with the blue background cardstock!!!

Kerry

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