Daily Archives: September 25, 2013

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Hi everyone,

I have been having so much fun in my craft room lately I have another fun card to share with you.  I have made this lovely fancy fold before but wanted to update it using some of the gorgeous Heartfelt Creations papers and stamps!

Here’s a look at the finished product.

Joann-Larkin-Diamond-Fold

and the inside (LOVE♥ ! this Heartfelt Creations Sunkissed Paper Collection)

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Products Used:

HCPC 3533 – Sunkissed Fleur Precut Set
HCPC 3537 – Sunkissed Fleur Swirls Precut Set
HCPC 3354 – Classic Message Precut Set
HCD 734 – Heartfelt Creations Sunkissed Fleur Die
HCDP1 233 – Sunkissed Paper Collection

Project Instructions:

Other products: Resplendent Rectangles, Yellow Cardstock, Blue Cardstock, Distressed Ink, self adhesive pearls, adhesive and die cutting machine.

Instructions:  Cut cardstock for card base measuring 11″ x 7″.  Make a mark on both long sides at 2″, 4″, 6″ and 7″
Make a mark on the left short side at 3.5″.  Mountain fold at 4″ and 6″, Valley Fold at 7″.  Join on the diagonal the 2″ and 6″ marks to from a “X” and Valley Fold the lines.  To make another Diamond for the front of the card, cut a piece of cardstock 3.75″ x 6.75″.  Make a mark at 1 7/8″ on both short sides.  Make a mark 3 3/8″ on both long sides and Join the marks to form the Diamond.

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On your front diamond cardstock, stamp Sunkissed Fleur Swirls.  Stamp, die cut , distress and assemble the Sunkissed Fleur Precut flowers and add flat back pearls to centers .  Die cut Resplendent Rectangle and stamp sentiment from Classic Message Precut set.

I hope to see  you again soon.  I love to read your comments, thank you so much!

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Christmas Ornament

Hi everyone,

I have a quick post for your today to show you a Christmas card I made using Heartfelt Creations Christmas Card Collection but first I want to share with you some exciting news!

I have been selected as a semi-finalist for the Heartfelt Creations DT.  They are asking everyone to vote for your favorite semi-finalists so if you have a chance I would really appreciate your vote.

Now, onto my card:

Joann-Larkin-Christmas-Card

and the inside

Joann-Larkin-Christmas-Card-Open

Products Used:

HCPC 3337 – Fancy Ornament Precut Set (retired)
HCPC 3415 – Petite Poinsettia Precut Set
HCPC 3551 – Holly Berry PreCut Set
HCPC 3554 – Love at Christmas Precut Set
HCD 705 – Holly Ornament (retired)
HDC 738  – Ornamental Add On Die
HCDP1 236 – Christmas Card Paper Collection

Project Instructions:

Other products:  Marvelous Squares,  Opulent Ovals, Layered Pointsettia Die, White, Red and Green Cardstock, Ribbon, Bling, Lace Trim, Distressed Ink, 3D foam pads, adhesive and die cutting machine.

Instructions: Build a 5 x 5 card out of white cardstock with slightly smaller layers of both red cardstock and DP.  Use a Opulent Oval to cut your window out of the front and build the frame out of the next size die.  Stamp, emboss and die cut 7 ornaments folding each in half and gluing together to form the ornament and attach to the center of the window.  Add a layer of red cardstock to the inside to allow the ornament to show up more.  Attach the oval frame, stamp and build the poinsettia with leaves.  Distress poinsettia as desired.  Stamp and die cut Holly Berry flourishes to attach under poinsettia. Using marvelous squares, stamp sentiment from Love at Christmas Precut Set with versamark and EP.  Finish with lace trim and a bow.

I hope to see  you again soon.  I love to read your comments, thank you so much!

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