Double Lever Card

Double Lever Card

Hi everyone!  Welcome to Wednesday!  I am excited to my project today featuring the new Heartfelt Creations Sparking Poinsettia Collection.  I have wanted to make a lever card for a while now but wanted to do something different with it so I decided to turn this into a double lever card!

Rediscover the majesty, serenity and pageantry of Christmas with Heartfelt Creations’ Sparkling Poinsettia Collection.  This glorious ensemble of stamps, dies and papers captures the stately splendor of Christmas with a regal color palette of burgundy, evergreen, taupe and cream.  Radiant poinsettias take center stage amidst a host of traditional Nativity scenes, twinkling candles, drifting snowflakes, lacy flourishes, exuberant banners and Heartfelt  greetings that are worthy of the King of Kings.  Six detailed stamp sets echo the glorious images found in the paper collection and two coordinating die sets can be used to create sparkling poinsettias that will never wilt or fade.  Chronicle sweet memories of the season, share holiday joy with family and friends, hail the holy babe born in the manger and deck the halls with Sparkling Poinsettia!

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and here is a closer look at the new Sparkling Poinsettia flowers!  They definitely take poinsettia flowers to a whole new level!

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Products Used:

HCPC 3665 – Everyday Hero Newsprint Cling Stamp Set
HCPC 3679 – Large Poinsettia Cling Stamp Set
HCPC 3680 – Sparkling Poinsettia Cling Stamp Set
HCPC 3681 – Sparkling Poinsettia Candle Cling Stamp Set
HCPC 3684 – Sparkling Poinsettia Notes Cling Stamp Set
HCD1-747 – Arianna Lace Die
HCD1-761 – Everyday Heroes Die
HCD1-765 – Large Poinsettia Die
HCD1-766 – Sparkling Poinsettia Die
HCDP1-256 – Sparkling Poinsettia Paper Collection
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit
Art Institute Glue – Dries Clear Glue
Spellbinders Tool N’ One
Scor-Pal Measuring & Scoring Board
Memento Dye Ink Pad – Rhubarb Stalk

Project Instructions:

Other products:  White Card Stock, Versamark, Antique Gold Embossing Powder, Red Tinsel Embossing Powder, Chestnut Embossing Powder, Brushed Corduroy Distressed Ink, Glitter Paper, Pearls, Trim and Ribbon from my stash and die cutting machine.

Instructions:

Start by making your card base out of White card stock and the decorative panels out of paper from the Sparkling Poinsettia Paper Collection.  I you would like to try this card you can use this template for the bottom of the card base, this template for the top of the card base and this template for the DP paper.  Please ensure that these are printed on 8 1/2″ x 11″ paper.  Stamp the decorative panels with the Sparkling Poinsettia Notes Cling Stamp Set using Versamark and heat emboss with Antique Gold Embossing Powder.  The Sparkling Poinsettia flowers are stamped with Versamark and heat embossed with Red Tinsel Embossing Powder and finally distressed with Memento Dye Ink Pad – Rhubarb Stalk.  The leaves are stamped with Versamark and heat embossed with Chestnut Embossing Powder and distressed with Brushed Corduroy Distressed Ink.

Thanks so much for visiting.  Have a wonderful day!

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About Castlepark Designs

My name is Joann and I live in Halifax, Nova Scotia with my husband Miles. We have one son who is in the Royal Canadian Navy. I have worked full time in the Finance and Insurance industry for the past 29 years. I absolutely adore all things paper & glue and have been involved with crafting in some way for most of my life. I have a great admiration for creating projects from paper that may not necessarily be made from paper. When not in my craft room, I enjoy spending time at our cottage enjoying all that nature and suburban life has to offer.

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  1. Absolutely beautiful Joann. I hope you are enjoying the warmth Mr. Weatherman is bringing us past two days. I am finally home from vacation. Father’s Day present this year was a brand new granddaughter …. she is beautiful and a sister to her 3-year old bro. Blessings indeed.

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  2. What a fun a beautiful card! Love the fancy fold!! Hugs!

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  3. Very Pretty! love the double lever!

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  4. This card is wonderful Joanne. I love all the folds and the tab is a lovely to open and close it. Fabulous! Hugs

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  5. Wow! What a lot of work went into this lovely creation! I love the design! Your poinsettias are stunning and the stamped background is wonderful, too!

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  6. Fascinating and beautiful! This card is stunning Joann!

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  7. This is awesome!!!

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