Heartfelt Creations and Creative Embellishments...

Welcome Everyone!
It seems like such a long time since we've visited!

It's another Heartfelt Creations Wednesday, and this week we're also featuring some of the lovely elements from Creative Embellishments!  I've chosen to use a decorative frame on my creation today along with the Blushing Rose Collection.

Here's my project for this week...


I chose to use one of the flip fold album inserts to create quite a substantial card!
I'll post a few pictures along the way so you can see how the whole thing folds out and what it looks like completely opened!

As I mentioned, I've used the Blushing Rose Collection, as well as the rose stamp and die from the Classic Rose Collection.  As I decided which decorative paper to use, I decided that the blue and purple combination would make a soothing Sympathy card. 

Let's take a look at how the card flips open...


The image on the side smaller side panel is a stamped and die cut image from the Blushing Rose Collection that I've colored and added onto the panel.  The other rose images have been fussy cut from one of the patterned papers.

Let's flip the card open even further...


Here you can see I've matted the center of the card using the same patterned paper I've used on the card front!

And here's a full look at the card totally extended...


The panel on the far left has had all of the roses along the bottom and upper corner fussy cut from a piece of patterned paper as well.  The two stemmed roses have been stamped and die cut from the Blushing Rose Collection. 

Lastly, here's a close up of the flower cluster on the front of the card...


I've painted and antiqued the chipboard from Creative Embellishments and since I wanted it to be a main focal point on the card I've kept the flower cluster fairly simple starting with a base of foliage, a stamped rose and buds which I've colored blue, shaped and adhered on top of the leaves.  I've then stamped, colored and shaped several small purple flowers that I've shaped to look more like a wild rose. 

A touch of sparkle to the flower cluster as well as a few of the preprinted roses on the paper both on the inside and outside of the card and it was complete!

I've included the full instructions for creating this card down below, and enough photos here for you to reference should you like to try to recreate this yourself. 

Be sure to pop by the Heartfelt Creations blog to see the rest of the wonderful projects the team have created using the items they incorporated from Creative Embellishments as well.  Always such a diverse collection of projects for every taste and style!

Until next time...
Project Supplies and Instructions
Blushing Rose Paper Collection, HCDP1-271
Encourage You Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3758
Blushing Rose Swirls Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3756
Blushing Rose Stem Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3755
Classic Rose Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3752
Sympathy Sentiment Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3377
Blushing Rose Swirls Die, HCD1-7114
Blushing Rose Stem Die, HCD1-7113
Classic Rose Die, HCD1-7110
Pocket and Flipfold Inserts B - White, HCFP1-434-2
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Lulu Lavender, TSMP504
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Metal Tip for Adhesive Bottles, 352854
Shell White Microfine Transparent Glitter, 741

Other Products Used:  BigShot die cutting machine, paper trimmer, scissors, white card stock, Versafine Black Ink, VersaColor Pine Cone Ink, Creative Embellishments Fancy Oval Chipboard Frame Set, paint - yellow, blue, Inka Gold Paint, Copic Ciao Markers - G85, G94, B00, B01, water, mist bottle, sponge dauber, adhesive tape

Locate flipfold insert from package B.  Cut off smallest fold portion.  Trim out card front and center matting pieces using decorative paper as shown.  Ink all edges using a brown colored ink and adhere to card front and center.  Locate teal colored patterned paper and trim to use as matting for the three remaining inside flips and folds.  Ink all edges using a brown colored ink and adhere to card as shown.  Locate weathered board with blue roses patterned paper, taking decorative chipboard frame trace out the portion of roses and open space you wish to use on front of card.  Cut using scissors, stamp sentiment onto focal image piece using black ink and set aside frame and backing.  Trim out weathered board patterned paper to mat over teal matting as shown.  Ink all edges with a brown ink and adhere to card base.  Fussy cut blue roses from remaining pieces of patterned paper, ink all edges with a brown ink and adhere to card to the various sections as shown.  Cut a strip of patterned paper with purple roses and stripes as used on the inside and front cover of card, ink all edges with a brown ink, and adhere to the side of the first flip fold opposite the main inside portion of the card.  Stamp inside sentiment using black ink. Paint chipboard frame starting with a yellow base.  Allow to dry and add a thin layer of blue paint overtop yellow base coat.  Allow to dry and then apply a thin layer of Inka Gold using your fingertip to areas you wish to antique on the frame. Stamp one inking using black ink of each of the rose stems, two of the rose leaves illustration, as well as two of the rose swirls images onto white card stock.  Color using markers, and then die cut using coordinating dies.  Ink all edges with a light brown colored ink.  Adhere one of the rose swirl images onto flip fold where you have applied the rose striped paper and the two stemmed roses to the inside flip fold opposite the inside sentiment.  Adhere frame to card as shown. Shape cascading leaves, along with the second rose swirls die cut using your flower shaping tools and a spritz of water.  Adhere to side of frame as shown.  Next stamp two inkings of the mid sized flower petals from the Classic Rose Cling Stamp Set onto white card stock using black ink.  Apply a light purple ink to all flower petals and then die cut using coordinating die.  Using your flower shaping tools and a spritz of water, shape flower petals and assemble into three flowers with three layers of petals each.  Adhere to floral cluster on frame as shown.  Using a dries clear adhesive, fine metal tip and transparent glitter, apply glitter to rose petal as well as onto preprinted rose patterns on decorative paper both on card front and inside.              
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