Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Heartfelt Creations - You are the Flower in my Garden

Hello Friends,
I created this card with the beautiful Decorative Leafy Frame Die and Arianna Blooms from Heartfelt Creations. These are one of my favorite dies, as well as the papers from the Classic Sunflower Paper Collection.








Heartfelt Creations Products:


Other Products Used:

Neenah Papers Natural White Cardstock, Ranger Distress Ink Mini Pads, Ranger Distress Markers, Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad, Black Micro Beads, Glossy Accents, White Stamens.

Instructions:

The card size is 5 ¾” x 6”. Cover natural white card base with Classic Sunflower paper collection, color edges with distress ink. Stamp Vintage Floret Frame on natural white cardstock with black ink, color with distress markers. Die cut frame with coordinating Decorative Leafy Frame die.
Cut out a 3 ½” x 5 ¼” piece from the front of the card base. Adhere the Vintage Floret Frame to card front.
Stamp Arianna Blooms on natural white cardstock with black ink, die cut with coordinating Arianna Blooms die. Color the flowers with distress inks, shape and adhere to card. Embellish center of flowers with black micro beads using Glossy Accents.

Stamp Open Leaf on natural white cardstock with black ink, die cut with coordinating Classic Leaf die. Color the leaves with distress inks and adhere to card under flowers.  Glue a few stamens under flowers.

Thanks for visiting! Hugs!

Marisa


Friday, November 7, 2014

JustRite Papercraft November Release - Graceful Sentiments Clear Stamps

Hello Friends,
Welcome to Day Three and last day of the JustRite Papercraft November Release. Today we are showcasing Graceful Sentiments Clear Stamps, a set of 18 stamps!!







I started by making a 6" square card base with designer cardstock. I cut the next layer a bit smaller, distressed the edges and adhered to card. 
I die cut 4 Spellbinders Antique Corner with cream designer cardstock and glued them to center of card as pictured. 
The center label was die cut with Spellbinders Labels Thirty Four and Decorative Labels Thirty Four. I stamped sentiment from the Graceful Sentiments Clear Stamps set on center label and adhered to card with foam squares.
The flowers were die cut with SB Carnation Creations, the leaves were die cut with Sprigs and Foliage Two


Supplies:

JustRite Papercraft: Graceful Sentiments Clear Stamps.


Other Supplies: Prima Marketing Time Traveler Paper Collection, Foam Squares, Ranger Distress Ink Pads.


Be sure to visit the links below for more inspiration from the Design Team.

Thanks for visiting! Hugs!

Marisa



Thursday, November 6, 2014

JustRite Papercraft November Release - Caring Thoughts Sentiments

Hello Friends,
Today is Day Two of the JustRite Papercraft November Release. We have another beautiful set to share with you called Caring Thoughts Sentiments Clear Stamps.











Caring Thoughts Clear Sentiments



I started by making a black 5" x 6" card base. I stamped the background onto designer paper with Ironworks Vintage Labels Eight Background Stamp. I stamped the next layer with Sunshine Vintage Labels Eight and Nine and die cut with coordinating die from the Vintage Labels Eight Die set. For the top layer, I stamped the smaller label from the same stamp set and die cut with coordinating die. The sentiment is from the new set Caring Thoughts Sentiments Clear Stamps.  I adhered the layers to the card using foam squares.
I die cut the flower and leaves with Spellbinders Rose Creations and Sprigs for the small leaves.
I used silk ribbon for the bow and tucked under flower using glue. 


Supplies:


Spellbinders Dies: Rose CreationsSprigs.

Other Supplies:  Prima Marketing Art Journal Pad, Black Cardstock, Ranger Distress Ink Pads, Silk Ribbon, Foam Squares. 


Be sure to visit the links below for more inspiration from the Design Team. 

 Marisa Job (here)


Thanks for visiting! Hugs!

Marisa


Wednesday, November 5, 2014

JustRite Papercraft November Release - Sentimental Flowers

Hello Friends!
Welcome to Day One of the JustRite Papercraft November Release. We have a beautiful set to showcase called Sentimental Flowers Clear Stamps I stamped the large flower image as the focal point of my card and a Thank You sentiment.








   Sentimental Flowers Clear Stamps


Instructions:

1. Cut a 6" x 12" piece of kraft cardstock, fold in half to make a 6" x 6" card base.
2. Using designer paper, cut 3 square layers measuring 5 3/4", 5 1/4" and 4 3/4". Distress edges and adhere to card. 
3. Stamp large flower image from Sentimental Flowers Clear Stamps on top layer using black ink pad. Color image with Spectrum Noir markers. Stamp Thank You sentiment in black. Stamp smaller flowers around main image in a lighter shade of pink to make background. 
4. Using Spellbinders Pretty Petals A, Pretty Petals B, Pretty Petals C and Pretty Petals D, die cut flowers and leaves with designer cardstock. Shape flowers and adhere to card as pictured. Embellish flowers with micro beads in the center. 
5. Die cut small leaves with Spellbinders Sprigs and glue to card under flowers.
6. Die cut Spellbinders Medallion Four, cut in half and tuck under front layer. 
7. Make a bow with sheer ribbon and tuck under flowers. 

Supplies:

JustRite Papercraft: Sentimental Flowers Clear Stamps


Other Supplies: Prima Marketing Art Journal Pad, Neenah Kraft Cardstock, Ranger Distress Ink Pads, 


Be sure to visit the links below for more inspiration from the design team.


Thanks for visiting! Hugs!

Marisa



Monday, October 27, 2014

Christmas Gift Box

Hello Friends,
Today I have a Christmas Gift Box to show you, created with the beautiful Creative Expressions Craft Dies designed by Sue Wilson. This collection of Christmas dies is called Festive Collection. I absolutely love these dies, they are elegant and beautifully detailed.
For my American friends, you can also see the entire Festive Collection Here.












These are the Craft Dies by Sue Wilson used to make the Christmas Gift Box:


**NEW ** Sue Wilson Dies - Festive Collection - Framed Noel


      **NEW ** Sue Wilson Dies - Festive Collection - Classic Poinsettia       **NEW ** Sue Wilson Dies - Festive Collection - Mosaic Poinsettia


     **NEW ** Sue Wilson Dies - Festive Collection - Holly Accessory Kit     **NEW ** Sue Wilson Dies - Festive Collection - Holly Sprays



Instructions:

1. To make the 3 1/2" x 3 1/2" box base, cut one 14 1/2" x 8" piece of cream cardstock.
    Score the long side at 1/2", 4", 7 1/2" and 11".
    Score the short side at 4 1/2".




2. Cut in to the score line to make the bottom flaps of the box and side 1/2" seam. 
     Fold along the scored lines, glue the side seam in and bottom flaps to form box base.



3. For the lid, cut one 5 5/8" x 5 5/8" piece of cream cardstock. 
    Score at 1" along all 4 sides




4. Cut each corner up to the scored line as pictured below. 
    Fold and adhere all 4 tabs to form the box lid.




5. Using designer paper, cut four 3 1/4" x 3 1/4" pieces. Adhere to all 4 sides of box base. 

6. Using Framed Noel die, cut 4 pieces with cream cardstock. Adhere to all 4 sides of box.

7. Using designer paper, cut four 3 3/8" x 7/8" pieces. Adhere to all 4 sides of lid. 
    Cut one 3 1/2" x 3 1/2" piece and adhere to top of box lid. 





8. To make the flower, die cut the petals using Classic Poinsettia for the bottom layer and Mosaic Poinsettia for the top layer. Glue layers together, shape petals and adhere together with foam squares to form flower. 

9. Die cut leaves using Holly Accessory Kit and Holly Sprays sets. Glue leaves under Poinsettia and adhere to box lid. Embellish berries with Stickles. 






Supplies:

Sue Wilson Festive Collection, Creative Expressions, UK
Sue Wilson Festive Collection, Scrapy Land, USA
Craft Dies by Sue Wilson used in this project: Framed Noel, Classic Poinsettia, Mosaic Poinsettia, Holly Accessory Kit, Holly Sprays 

Other Supplies: 
Cream Metallic Cardstock, TPC Studio Timeless Christmas Paper Collection, Ranger Distress Ink Pads, Foam Squares, Stickles Xmas Red.

Be sure to visit Sue Wilson's Blog PartiCraft to see her beautiful projects. 



Thanks for Visiting! Hugs!

Marisa




Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Heartfelt Creations - Spread Your Wings and Fly

Hello Friends,
Today I have a Side Step card to share with you using Heartfelt Creations Classic Sunflower Collection. I love this collection, having the papers, stamps and dies coordinate with each other makes it really easy to create a great card.









Heartfelt Creations Products:


Other Products Used:

Neenah Paper Cardstock Natural White and Desert Storm, Memento Rich Cocoa Ink Pad, Ranger Distress Ink Mini Pads, Hot Glue Gun, Stampendous Bronze Crushed Glass Glitter, Ranger Glossy Accents, Foam Squares.

Project Instructions:

For instructions on how to make the Side Step Card base go HERE.
Using kraft cardstock cut and score card base following instructions. Cover front side and side steps with Classic Sunflower Paper Collection.
Cut out large tag and image squares from Classic Sunflowers Paper Collection, mat with kraft cardstock and adhere to card front and side steps using foam squares.
Die cut small and large vines using Cut Mat Create dies and green cardstock. Die cut swirls with Arianna Lace die. Color edges with Distress ink.
For the flowers, stamp Classic Sunflower on natural white cardstock with brown ink and die cut with Classic Sunflower Die. Color flowers with Distress inks, shape the petals and layer to form sunflowers.  Embellish center of flowers with glass glitter and Glossy Accents.  Adhere vines, leaves and flowers to card using foam squares. 


Be sure to visit the Heartfelt Creations Blog for more inspiration from the Design Team. 


Thanks for visiting!! Hugs!

Marisa



Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Heartfelt Creations October Release - You Inspire Me Card

Hello Friends,
Shift your creativity into high gear with the All Geared Up Collection from Heartfelt Creations! This imaginative mix of gears, cogs, and mechanical flowers uses deep shades of rust, brown, teal, red and cream to create a fabulous industrial vibe. Clever vanity license plates, chains, wire, rugged stripes and distressed graphics mesh perfectly with Steampunk or masculine projects, and will keep your wheels turning with ideas for "girly grunge" creations, too. The versatile All Geared Up dies feature fanciful sprockets, gears, cogs, chains and license plates that can be shaped into innovative 3-D embellishments or die cut from white cardstock to create beautiful doily accents. Six hand drawn stamp sets continue the mechanical theme with a large Cogs and Gears background stamp, themed accent stamps, mechanical bouquets and playful sentiments that are "geared" to carry your project across the finish line with a smile. The All Geared Up Collection has been designed to inspire the bold in you....so let's gear up!






Heartfelt Creations Products:

HCPC 3632 Plates and Gears PreCut Set
HCD 754 All Geared Up Die
HCDP1 248 All Geared Up Paper Collection

Other Products:

Neenah Paper Desert Storm and Natural White Cardstock, Bronze Metallic Cardstock, Copper Embossing Powder, Versamark, Heat Gun, Bronze Brads, Ranger Distress Ink Pads, Copic Markers, foam squares.

Project Instructions:

The card size for this project is 6 ¼” x 6 ¼”.  Using  All Geared Up  Paper Collection cut 4 square panels measuring  6”, 5 ½”, 5” and 4 ½”. Distress edges and mat panels with kraft cardstock adding about  1/8” when cutting.  Adhere to card as pictured.
Stamp image from Plates and Gears on natural white cardstock with Versamark and heat emboss with copper embossing powder.  Color with Copic markers and distress inks and adhere to card with foam squares.
Using All Geared  Up Die set, die cut gears and chain links with bronze metallic cardstock.  Embellish with brads in the center of gears and attach to card with foam squares.  Die cut leaves with paper collection and glue on card.
Stamp sentiment with Versamark and heat emboss with copper embossing powder.  Die cut sentiment with matching die and adhere to card with foam squares.


Be sure to visit the Heartfelt Creations Blog for more inspiration.


Thanks for visiting! Hugs!


Marisa




Saturday, October 4, 2014

JustRite Papercraft October Release - Sweet Posies Cling Stamps

Hello Friends,
Today is the last day of the JustRite Papercraft October Release. We have 2 beautiful sets to showcase, Sweet Posies Cling Stamps and Sweet Vine Cling Background Stamp.












Sweet Posies Cling Stamps 


 Sweet Vines Cling Background Stamp








For the card base I used Spellbinders Majestic Labels Twenty Five and Labels Twenty Five.
I used Distress ink mini pads in several brown shades to apply ink to Sweet Vine Cling Background Stamp and then stamped on natural white cardstock. I die cut background with Labels Twenty Five and glued to card base. 
The Posies from the set Sweet Posies Cling Stamps were stamped with Versamark and white embossing powder and then heat set. I used Distress inks to water color the Posies. I also stamped Crackle Cling Background Stamp with brown ink.
I die cut the flowers with natural white cardstock with Spellbinders Pretty Petals C and Pretty Petals D. I colored the flowers with Distress inks, misted them with water, scrunched them to shape them and let them dry. Once they were dried I layered them on the card using a glue gun and added white pearls to the centers of flowers. For the leaves I used Spellbinders Sprigs


Supplies:



Other Supplies: Neenah Paper Natural White Cardstock, Ranger Distress Ink Mini Pads, Versamark, White Embossing Powder, Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad, Glue Gun, White Pearls.



Thanks for visiting! Hugs!

Marisa




Friday, October 3, 2014

JustRite Papercraft October Release - Mums Cling Stamp

Hello Friends,
Today is Day Three of the JustRite Papercraft October Release. I absolutely love both sets we are showcasing today. Mums Cling Stamp and Crackle Cling Background Stamp.






Crackle Cling Background Stamp 


 Mums Cling Stamps



JustRite is having a wonderful sale on all their Christmas Stamps until October 13th!!!




For my card base I used Spellbinders 5 x 7 Heirloom Legacy die set and designer paper. I stamped the Mums from the Mums Cling Stamp set on designer paper with Versamark and heat embossed with white embossing powder. I colored the image with distress inks and distress markers.
The Crackle Cling Background Stamp was stamped with brown ink and the sentiment was stamped with black ink. I die cut image using the oval die from the 5 x 7 Heirloom Legacy set and adhered to card base using foam squares.
The ivy was die cut with Spellbinders Ivy in green cardstock and adhered to card with glue and foam squares.


Supplies:

JustRite Papercraft: Mums Cling Stamp and Crackle Cling Background Stamp.

Spellbinders Dies: 5 x 7 Heirloom LegacyIvy.

Other Supplies: Neenah Paper Natural White and Green Cardstock, Prima Marketing Cartographer Collection, Ranger Distress Ink Pads, Ranger Distress Markers, Memento Tuxedo Black Ink.



Be sure to visit the links below for more inspiration from the design team.



Marisa Job (here)



Thanks for visiting! Hugs!


Marisa



Thursday, October 2, 2014

JustRite Papercraft October Release - Colorful Brush Strokes Clear Stamps

Hello Friends,
Welcome to Day Two of the Justrite Papercraft October Release. Today we are showcasing a beautiful set of 21 clear stamps called Colorful Brush Strokes Clear Stamps.







Colorful Brush Strokes Clear Stamps



For my card base I used Spellbinders Decorative Labels Thirty Four, Gold Labels Thirty Four and Labels Thirty Four. The layers were die cut using pink and natural white cardstock and then layered using foam squares. I colored the edges with distress inks. 
The sentiment from Colorful Brush Strokes Clear Stamps was stamped with brown ink. 
The flowers were die cut with Spellbinders Pretty Petals C and Pretty Petals D. I colored the edges of the flowers with distress ink, embellished with white pearls and then layered with foam squares onto card. The leaves were die cut with Sprigs.



Supplies:

JustRite Papercraft: Colorful Brush Strokes Clear Stamps.


Other Supplies: Neenah Paper Natural white Cardstock, Pink and Green Cardstock, Ranger Distress Ink Pads, Memento Rich Cocoa Ink Pad, White Pearls, Foam Squares. 


Be sure to visit the links below for more inspiration from the Design Team. 



Thanks for visiting! Hugs!

Marisa