Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Heartfelt Creations Wednesday - Card and Gift Box Ensemble

Hello Friends!
It's time for more inspiration using Heartfelt Creations stamps, dies and coordinating designer papers! This week I have this card and gift box ensemble to show you. For my project I used the new Delicate Asters Collection stamps, dies and designer papers. To make the gift box I used the Square Petal Top Box die, which I designed for Spellbinders last year.
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Products used on This Project:
Kraft Cardstock by Bazzill, Square Petal Top Box, ScallopedLabels One and Decorative Labels One by Spellbinders, Vintage Photo, Peeled Paint and Aged Mahogany Distress Ink by Rangers, 3D Foam Squares by Scrapbook Adhesives, Silk Ribbon by May Arts.

Instructions for Card:
Card measures 5 ½” x 5 ½”.  Cut Kraft cardstock to 5 ½” x 11” and fold in half. Cut Designer Paper to 5 ¼” x 5 ¼” and adhere to card base. Cut another piece of contrasting Designer Paper to 5 ¼” x 2 ½” and adhere to center of card.
Cut largest Decorative Labels One using Kraft Cardstock. Cut sentiment from Designer Paper using second largest Scalloped Labels One.  Ink edges using distress inks and adhere to Decorative Label. Attach to center of card using foam squares.
Stamp smaller Delicate Aster flowers and leaves on Designer Paper and die cut with coordinating Delicate Asters dies. Shape petals and layer to form flowers.  Arrange flowers on card using foam square.

Instructions for Gift Box:
Die cut and emboss gift box with Designer Paper using SquarePetal Top Box die. Ink edges with distress inks. Cut 4 rectangles measuring 2 ½” x 1  1/8” using contrasting Designer Paper and adhere to 4 sides of box.


Assemble box by adhering corner tabs using strong tape or glue. The box measure 2 ¾” x 2 ¾”.

Die cut second largest Decorative Label, ink edges using distress ink. Glue 16” silk ribbon under box and adhere to Decorative Label.

Stamp Delicate Aster flowers and leaves on Designer Paper and die cut with coordinating Delicate Asters dies. Shape petals and layer to form flower.  Die cut second smallest Decorative Label, ink edges using distress ink. Glue silk ribbon on Decorative Label and then adhere flower and leaves on top using foam squares. Tie a bow and the box is finished. 

Be sure to visit the Heartfelt Creations Blog to see more projects created by the Design Team.

Thanks for visiting! Hugs!



  1. Simply stunning!!! Amazing flowers, they look so real! Love how on the card you managed to get the sentiment half under the flowers and half over, - very, very clever!!

  2. Ciao Marisa...
    Your card and gift box are very very gorgeous. Beautiful colours, beautiful flowers and beautiful compositions. You have a big talent.
    Thank you very much to be my follower
    soon Ada

  3. Your flowers look so real!
    Your gift box & card are so beautiful!
    You are so talented!!

  4. Absolutely beautiful! I saw this on Ken Oliver's FB and am so glad he shared. Your work is gorgeou!!!

  5. Those asters look AMAZING! Gorgeous card and box.
    Hugs and smiles

  6. Flowers are gorgeous, this design is beautiful. Hugs

  7. Beautiful card and box. Love the new Aster collection.

  8. Oh holy smokes this is way over the top gorgeous!!!

  9. This is just beautiful Marissa! You always put so much time and love into your projects and it really shows! I love the page too, you need to put it up on a wall somewhere to enjoy it :)

  10. Such a fantastic set!! Any one would be thrilled to receive this as a gift! Your flowers are gorgeous and have so much depth... I can't stop looking at them!

  11. Die Karte mit der passenden Schachtel sind wunderschön gestaltet, die Blüten sind ein Traum, Marisa!


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