Wednesday 13 November 2013

Heartfelt Creations Wednesday

Good evening everyone, I hope you are all having a good week x
I am unusually late with my post today, but I have had a very hectic couple of days......crafting of course:) I can share these creations with you next week:)
For a sneak peak at the new Heartfelt Creations collection head on over to the blog HERE. You will also find some amazing inspiration from the Design Team:)

Today I have 2 Heartfelt Creations cards using the Sweet Juliet collection.

Just For You

Products Used:
HCPC 3563 PostCard PreCut Set
HCD 740 Sweet Juliet Die
HCD 729 Decorative Blossom Corner Die
HCDP1 237 Antiquity Paper Collection

Project Instructions:
Other products: A2 Locking Loops, Tapestry embossing folder, Tim Holtz distress inks – a range of pinks and greens, Cosmic Shimmer – Pearlescent Mica Powder, Versafine Ink - Vintage Sepia, Cream and dusky pink card stock, gold shimmer card or paper, Creative Expressions decorative swirl pearls and flat pearls, Pink twine, pale pink ribbon, Cosmic Shimmer polished glitter- Golden Sand, Cosmic Shimmer Gilding Wax – Enchanted Gold, Cream decorative lace
Instructions: Make a 7" x 7" card base and adhere dusky pink card to the front. Cut a piece of cream card 6 1/2" square and put through the die cutting machine with the embossing folder. Using your finger, lightly go over the embossed area with the gilding wax. Adhere to the front of the card. Stamp the post card image onto some cream card, colour with distress inks, distress the edges a little and cut out. Die cut out the A2 Locking Loops onto dusky pink card. Die cut the smallest of the corners out, again onto dusky pink card. Matte the postcard onto the A2 locking loops, adhere the Blossom Corner from behind and adhere about 1/2" from the top of the card centrally (adhere a length of lace just below where the post card will sit as in picture). Die cut 3 large and 3 small Sweet Juliet Flowers. Colour them in using shades of pink to coordinate with the post card and make them up. Die cut 3 of the leaves, cut them in half. Cut out a sentiment from the Antiquity paper. Add 3 lengths of pink twine adhering it at the right hand side of the card where the sentiment will be as in picture. Adhere the flowers and leaves in a cluster at the bottom left of the postcard adding a bow under the bottom flower made of pale pink ribbon and twine. Adhere the sentiment adding 2 leaves to the top left hand side. Using the Mica Powder and water, make Mica Powder paint and add some to the post card, flowers and leaves to give a subtle shimmer. Add a pearl swirl to the top left of the sentiment. To finish add some glitter around the outer edge of the cream embossed card and the outer edge of the post card using a glue pen – You may find it easier to do this as you make up the card, however make sure it is dry before going on to the next step.

You Are So Beautiful

Products Used:
HCD 740 Sweet Juliet Die
HCPC 3566 Beautiful Juliet PreCut Set
HCD 734 Sun Kissed Fleur Die
HCD 737 Ornate Gateway Die
HCPC 3533 Sun Kissed Fleur PreCut Set
209493 Grand Decorative Ovals One
031460 Opulent Ovals
354804 Oval Small

Project Instructions:
Other products: Cream and red cardstock, small and medium cream flat pearls, Parchment or vellum paper, Black Archival ink, Cosmic Shimmer acrylic Drawing Ink, Distress ink – Fired Brick, embossing ink – Cosmic Shimmer Vintage Golden White, Pearl Brads, Organza ribbon, Stickles Glitter – Platinum, foam pads
Instructions: Die Cut out the decorative ovals in cream card using the second from largest die x2 and make your card base,(whilst in the die distress one of the ovals that will be your card front with Fired Brick). Die cut out another Decorative Oval the next size down and matte onto the front of the card using foam pads, (Distress the edges with a little Fired Brick distress ink). Die cut the largest Opulent Oval in red card. Die cut the decorative arch in red card and adhere this from the back of the Opulent Oval so that the tip of it reaches the top of the card base when in position. Adhere this to the centre of the card with foam pads. Stamp the image/sentiment onto cream card and colour in using the Acrylic Drawing Inks. Die cut out using the largest of the small ovals and distress the entire image with fired brick. Matte this onto the centre of the Opulent Oval. Die cut a small and large Sweet Juliet Flower in red card and make up the flower and adhere together with a pearl brad. Stamp and heat emboss the Sun Kissed fleur and die cut out with the co-ordinating die set. Die cut out 2 leave sets, cut them in half and distress a little with the Fired Brick Distress Ink. Adhere the Sweet Juliet Die onto the largest Sun Kissed Fleur flower and adhere to the bottom left of the image on the card along with the leaves. Add 3 small ribbon tales just under it. Make a small bow and adhere to the top right of the card. Add a layered Sun Kissed Fleur flower and brad to the centre of the bow. Add some pearls around the smaller Grand Decorative Oval. Add pearls to the leaves, arch and flower petals. To finish add a little stickles glitter.



  1. Two stunning cards Nikki - gorgeous! I received my candi yesterday and what a fabulous parcel to receive..thank you!!!! Hugs Carole Z X

  2. Hi Nikki
    Two beautiful cards for us today ,i just love the subtle tones of the first card and the flowers are beautiful , your second card has a majestic style to me with all the pearls ,i really like how you have added pearls to the petals .
    Take care
    Elaine H X

  3. As always just gorgeous!!! Your cards are breathtaking.

  4. Wow, so pretty! I think the first one is my favourite but that's probably because it's pink and you know my love of pink! Those flowers are just stunning and really add a lovely dimension to the card :-)
    Big hugs, Kat xx

  5. Nikki, your cards are so beautiful! Love the flowers and how you've designed the cards. Hugs!


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