Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Debuting the Sweet Butterfly Dreams Collection from Heartfelt Creations.....


Soft breezes blow carrying the sweet scent of flowers through the air, while the summer sunshine fills your heart with warmth! There’s no grander place to leave your cares and worries behind than a beautiful garden! It’s the perfect place to lose yourself in a day dream as you’re surrounded by bountiful blooms playing host to a kaleidoscope of butterflies! What is it about butterflies that evoke so many feelings of joy, memories of loved ones gone before us, and the gentle reminder that the trials of life can transform us into something beautiful! Join us in celebrating the beauty of life with the new Butterfly Dreams Collection by Heartfelt Creations! Lose yourself in a bright and happy hued paper collection filled with vivid pinks, blazing oranges, soft blues and soothing teals, boasting dynamic imagery of beautifully illustrated butterflies and divine florals encompassed in whimsical swirls and beautiful brocades! Several sizes of artfully illustrated premade card fronts, and elegant scrapbook pages set the perfect scene for hand shaped and embellished butterflies, along with your favorite dimensional flowers! Three fanciful cling stamp sets with coordinating dies lend themselves perfectly to adding a touch of elegance and grace to your one of a kind paper creations with delightfully scripted sentiments, stylish butterfly borders, detailed decorative dies, and several fascinating butterfly illustrations! So close your eyes, allow yourself to relax, and come along with us as we escape to a place filled with Butterfly Dreams!

I love the butterflies and am so happy to have these to grace my projects and cards.  So please bear with me this morning as my post is rather long.  I have two projects to share with you and I hope you enjoy them.


Products Used
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive159723
Open Leaf Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3545
Classic Leaf DieHCD1-736
Dove Blender Kit241159
Classic Rose Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3619
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Rhubarb StalkTSMP301
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Rose BudTSMP400
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Teal ZealTSMP602
Memento Dye Ink Pad - New SproutTSMP704
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Bamboo LeavesTSMP707
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Olive GroveTSMP708
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Rich CocoaTSMP800
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Tuxedo BlackTSMP900
Deluxe Flower Shaping KitHCST1-401
Sizzix Vagabond 2 With Solo Wafer-Thin Die Adapter532423-KIT
Classic Rose Vines Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3753
Classic Rose DieHCD1-7110
Classic Rose Vines DieHCD1-7111
Wildwood Florals Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3769
Wildwood Florals DieHCD1-7125
Stack and Store Daubers-Pack of 30HCDA2-450
Rajni Chawla's Crystal ClearPGM15015
Bridal Bouquet Stamens-SmallHCS1-460
3D Rose Shaping MoldHCFB1-462
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - ButtercupRACP632
Butterfly Dreams Paper CollectionHCDP1-289
Butterfly Kisses Decorative DieHCD1-7179
Fluttering Butterfly DieHCD1-7178

Other Products: White Cardstock, Blue Cardstock, Cuttlebug Wildflower Embossing Folder, Scor-Tape, Sticky Doos, Half Pearls, Hot Glue Gun, Grape Jelly Memento Ink
For more tips on creating with the Butterfly Dreams collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/uCKKJfAQFHA.
Instructions: My card size is 5 1/4 x 7 1/4. Make card base and then cut a piece of blue cardstock 1/4 inch smaller and run it through the embossing folder then use Scor-Tape to adhere it to the card front. Cut out the decorative die from white cardstock and glue it down to the lower portion of the card. I added the half pearls around the outer edge of the die cut.
Stamp the flowers and leaves, cut out and color with various colors of ink to achieve the color you like. Run the rose petals and leaves through the mold to achieve the beautiful shaping. I also used the Deluxe Flower Shaping kit to give just a bit more dimension to the petals. Glue the petals together and punch a hole in the center of the flowers and add the stamen then add a drop of hot glue on the underside to hold them in place. Add the Crystal Clear to the edges of the flowers using dries clear adhesive and set aside to dry. Stamp, color and cut out the butterfly. Add some Crystal Clear to the body and set aside to dry. Once dry, I used some Sticky Doos to pop it up from the card front. I then decided on the placement of the flowers and leaves and glued them down using the hot glue gun.
Go back to the paper pack and pick out a decorative ticket and I fussy cut mine. Using the Sticky Doos adhere it to one of the other decorative tags and then adhere it to the top part of the card front. The card is ready to go.


Products Used
Other Products: Angel Pink Memento Ink, White Cardstock, Darice Bling on a Roll, White Seam Binding, Dimensional Tape, Hot Glue, Scor-Tape
For more tips on creating with the Butterfly Dreams collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/uCKKJfAQFHA.
How to use the Border Essential Dies https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IDC6cnO7OZI.
Instructions: My card is 6 X 6". Make card base and using one of the Fleur Border Basic Dies, cut out the top decorative edge and then I stamped the butterfly stamp directly under that. Color the butterflies using the Dove Blender Pen and various ink colors. The next step is to use the coordinating die and cut out the butterflies.
I stamped, colored and cut out an additional Butterfly Border and added the Crystal Clear all over the butterfly wings. When the glitter is dry, fussy cut some of the butterflies and glue the bodies down over the bodies on the card front. Once dry, lift up the wings and it looks like they are all flying around.
I used one of the edge dies from the die set and cut a piece of the paper collection to fit on the bottom of the card front. Next use the hot glue and glue down the Bling on a String to the top and bottom of the butterflies.
Cut a length of the white seam binding and spray with water. Lay down some ink on the craft mat or a piece of wax paper and then drag the seam binding through the color. Scrunch and allow to dry. Once dry, tie a bow and using Scor-Tape and glue, adhere it to the front of the card. Cut out one of the tags from the paper collection and using dimensional tape, adhere it to the front of the card.
You can visit the Heartfelt Creations blog for many more projects using this brand new collection.  Prepare to have your breath taken away!

8 comments:

Olga Jewell said...

Both are eye popping gorgeous!

Jan's Paper Flowers said...

Two absolutely gorgeous cards Glenda! You never disappoint!

Leslie Miller said...

Another new collection! They come along quickly and they keep you busy, but what fun work, and you always make amazing projects. Those butterflies are gorgeous! Love that they're all fanciful and can be colored any which way. Really love how you did the (acetate?) border inset on your second card. The die and the bling -- wow! Two beautiful cards, Glenda!

Patricia Manhire said...

Wow - two beautiful cards again. I loved how you have done the border die on the bottom card. Just stunning.

aussie aNNie said...

Stunning cards, you know how to make these stamps work perfectly.x đź’– [Aussie aNNie's Blog]


Robin Clendenning said...

Both of your cards are so beautiful Glenda!! I love the rhinestones on the one and the giant butterfly with that gorgeous rose on the other!! Gorgeous my friend!

Patricia said...

Wow! oh! Wow! These are two absolutely AMAZING creations .... Love them.
Patricia xxx

Darlene said...

WOW! These are both just jaw dropping GORGEOUS!!! I need to find a minute to read the instructions. Crazy busy right now preparing for a private show next week and getting ready to go on a month long international vacation. But I will be pinning these for future inspiration. You are SO TALENTED!!! Awesome!

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