Together We Have It All...

Happy Hump Day!
Have you been enjoying the current collection by Heartfelt Creations....the Winking Frogs?
I love them!

This week I decided to incorporate a few different dies from a few past collections on my project! 
I've used a decorative die from the Everyday Heroes Die Collection, the Fleur Pocket Dies from the Flip Fold Album Collection, as well as the heart shape from the Timeless Amour Die set.

Allow me to show you...


I did a bunch of layering on this particular creation.  I loved the smaller, rectangular premade card embellishment panel with the fiddle'n frog and decided that he really needed to serenade the adorable frogs in love!  They were cut from one of the premade card panels within the collection.  

I stamped the lily pads and flowers and then heat embossed them with Stampendous Frantage Aged Hunter Embossing Powder.  It's a beautiful blend of greens and golds that leave a wonderful texture as well.  After embossing and die cutting the stamped images, I took the lily pads and sprinkled a little bit more around the edges and heated the pieces from underneath so the embossing powder didn't fly off.  

The flowers were sponged with light green and pink ink and then shaped.  I've added some pink Stickles to the tips of the flowers, prills to the centers and then a touch of Stickles to the prills as well.  

Here's a closer peek...


This collection is so cute and romantic, isn't it!!!

The rest of the design team have come up with some incredible creations again this week, so be sure to check out the Heartfelt Creations blog for more inspiration!
What have you been creating with the Winking Frog Collection...or any other Heartfelt Creations Collection for that matter!  Feel free to leave me a link in the comments with your creations...I'd love to pop in for a visit!

Until next time...

Project Instructions & Supplies
HCDP1-264  Winking Frog Paper Collection
HCPC-3725  Water Lily Cling Stamp Set
HCD1-790  Water Lily Die
HCD1-778  Fleur Borders and Pocket Dies
HCD1-761  Everyday Heroes Die
HCD1-728  Timeless Amour Die
HCST1-401  Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit
TSMP707  Memento Dye Ink Pad - Bamboo Leaves
TSMP704  Memento Dye Ink Pad - New Sprout
159723  Art Institute Glue - Dries Clear
352854  Metal Glue Tip - Art Institute
85-glitter  Crystal Ultrafine Transparent Glitter
ANC821  Hot Mama Prills

Other Products Used:  BigShot die cutting machine, Spellbinders - Majestic Square, Pink Taffeta Stickles, pop dots, Stampendous Aged Hunter Embossing Enamel, green sequins, scor tape, scissors, paper trimmer, VersaFine Black ink, VersaColor Pine Cone ink, white card stock, heat tool, Stampin Up Positively Pink ink, sponge daubers

For full instructions on how to shape the water lily, please see this video tutorial.

Locate 6"x6" premade card panel with the floating frog, narrow premade card panel with the frog playing fiddle, and small premade card panel with frogs in love as shown.  Ink all edges using a brown ink.  Turn square card panel so that the floating frog is on the side of the card where the narrow panel will be placed.  Layer the narrow piece over the square card panel as shown and adhere.  Cut out the circle frog image from the small card panel and set aside.  Die cut the decorative die from the Everyday Heroes die from a light green patterned paper and ink edges with brown ink.  Using the dark green patterned paper die cut the large die from the Spellbinders Majestic Squares, as well as two hearts from the Timeless Amour Collection.  Die cut two of the smaller Fleur corner die cuts from a light patterned paper, and ink edges with a brown colored ink.  Adhere dark green square base die cut to card as shown, then the decorative die on top of it.  Adhere corner dies to card as shown.  Adhere circular frog image using pop dots centered over decorative die cut.  Adhere heart die cuts as shown.  Locate sentiment in paper collection, trim, ink edges with brown colored ink and apply to card with pop dots.  Stamp water lilies and lily pads onto white card stock and heat emboss with embossing enamel.  Die cut using coordinating dies.  Sprinkle a bit of loose embossing enamel around the edge of each lily pad.  Heat from underneath the die cut until enamel melts. Once cooled, add some light green ink to centers and ink edges with a darker green ink. Shape lily pads slightly, and adhere to card using pop dots.  Ink the center areas of the water lilies with a pink ink, and the outer tips with a light green ink.  Shape, layer and adhere to card as shown.  Adhere prills to flower centers, Stickles to tips, sequins as desired and glitter to all swirls around frog with fiddle. 
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