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October 26, 2015
I apologise for no blog post last week but I have been very busy and finding it hard to get any crafting done. Plus I was waiting on my order for new products to arrive. I also apologise for not getting around to everyone’s blogs to see what they have done and leave comments. I just seem to run out of time to get to the reader.
Anyway, today I have some cards that I have made using the Wavy Blooms set and the new watercolours from CTMH. I used to do watercolour painting a few years ago and but unfortunately, I no longer have the concentration and hands to do it anymore. Plus I wasn’t great at drawing which is why I love stamping so much – someone else has drawn the image for me. So I was really excited that watercolouring is now back in fashion.
For these cards I have stamped and embossed the images on the watercolour paper and then using my own paintbrush painted the flowers with the watercolours. I used the vibrant yellow in the centres and the pink/red colour on the outside. The trick with watercolour is to use a lot of water. I had to work fast to help the colours blend together. The watercolour paper is very different to what I have used in the past and it took some time to get used to it. I think it is suitable for colouring in like what I have done or very basic backgrounds but I could not do a layered background like I could with the other papers.
For this card I have also used the new circle diffuser which helps make it easier to add the circle shapes onto the embossed background. For the centre of the flower I have used liquid glass and some small gold beads I had in my stash for something different.
I have used the new confetti embossing folder for this card and the following two cards. It is so versatile and great to use both ends on two cards. I love how the smaller flower went well on the larger flower.
The coral shimmer tape went perfectly with the flowers.
I also used the light yellow and greens for the small flowers and they went perfectly with the Pear cardstock.
I was very happy with how these cards turned out. They are bright and vibrant and would certainly cheer someone up when they receive one of these cards.
Cardstock – White Daisy, Pear, Watercolour paper
Stamps – Sending Love
Inks – Pear, Versamark
Gold Embossing Powder
Embossing folders – Diamonds,
Embossing Diffuser – Round
Gold bling gems
Shimmer trims – gold, coral
Small gold beads – from my stash
These cards will be for sale at Gift Hutt. The materials used will are available for sale from my website here.
Have a good week and Happy Crafting
January 20, 2021
Kia Ora Koutou Welcome back to more inspiration for Heartfelt Creations and today I have a sweet Christmas card to inspire you for next Christmas. Isn’t that snowman so cute!! I have used the new Countryside Cottage collection to create this card. Products Used: HCD1-7332 Countryside Cottage Die HCD1-7333 Cottage Tree-scapes Die HCD1-7336 Countryside Winter-scapes …
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January 18, 2021
Kia Ora Koutou Welcome back. Delicate Impressions Details We’re excited to introduce another Glimmer Hot Foil collection! The Delicate Impressions Collection has five sets of Glimmer Hot Foil Plates. The fifth set, Heart Melt Sentiments, has four unique phrases with matching dies. The other four sets are designed to create borders and accents that can …
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January 13, 2021
Kia Ora Koutou Welcome to Inspiration Wednesday at Heartfelt Creations and today sees the launch of the fabulous new Countryside Cottage collection. This is a must have collection as it has lots of elements that can be used for lots of different collections and occasions. I have started with a card for Autumn. Products used: …
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