You’re a Classic

You’re a Classic

Hi friends, I hope your day is going great!  Today we have the honor to debut this fabulous new collection called Young at Heart.  I hope you will enjoy all of the fabulous ways to use this collection, let your imagination soar 🙂

Hit the open road with the new Young at Heart Collection by Heartfelt Creations! Retro in style, this fun and playful transportation themed assembling of designer papers, cling stamp sets and coordinating dies will have you reminiscing and reliving past road trips with family, taking in a flick at the local drive in, sitting at the late night hamburger joint with friends in your classic automobile, or soaring the open skies in a vintage airplane! The classic style paper collection is filled with far out transportation graphics from an era in time where life was carefree and the journey was wherever the open road would take you! Diamond checkered patterns, retro themed signs, beach scenes and late night diner script mixed with vintage vehicle graphics are enveloped in a groovy color palette of bright stoplight reds, yellows, and greens, with a hint of electric pinks, flashy teals and glowing orange tones. Two sets of nifty cling stamp sets with coordinating dies reveal high wheeled bicycles, old fashioned airplanes, classic coupes, vintage pick-up trucks as well as several nostalgic banners and signs! A third fun filled cling stamp set flaunts hip and amusing sentiments sporting 50’s era style script perfect for completing the styling of days gone by on all of your retro themed creations! So grab your main squeeze, make sure you’re the first one to call shotgun and travel along with us as we cruise back in time where we will always be forever young! Warning: use of this collection may cause feelings of youthfulness, feeling carefree or a desire for adventure!

Products Used:

HCPC-3626 – Classic Sunflower Cling Stamp Set
HCPC-3656 – Delightful Daisies Cling Stamp Set
HCPC-3777 – Palm Tree & Monkeys Cling Stamp Set
HCPC-3800 – Young At Heart Stamp Set
HCPC-3801 – Simply Classic Stamp Set
HCPC-3802 – Good Times Sentiments Stamp Set
HCD1-753 – Classic Sunflower Die
HCD1-760 – Delightful Daisy Die
HCD1-7132 – Palm Tree & Monkeys Die
HCD1-7159 – Simply Classic Die
HCDP1-283 – Young At Heart Paper Collection
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit
Stack and Store Daubers-Pack of 6
Art Institute Glue – Dries Clear Glue
Spellbinders Tool N’ One
Scor-Pal Measuring & Scoring Board
Memento Dye Ink Pad – Tuxedo Black
Memento Dye Ink Pad – Olive Grove
Memento Dye Ink Pad – Bamboo Leaves
Brilliance Ink – Pearlescent Jade

Project Instructions:

Other products:  White Card Stock, Red Card Stock, Labels 40 Decorative Elements, 5×7 Reflective Moment Die, Derwent Water Color Pencils (Aqua Green, Golden Yellow, Red Orange, Yellow Green, Black, Yellow Orange, Silver and Slate), Gala Glitz Black, Peacock Feathers Distressed Ink, Archival Watering Can Ink, Pebbles Metallic Chalks, Archival Tiger Lilly Ink, Versafine Vintage Sepia Ink, Peeled Paint Distressed Ink, Ground Expresso Distressed Ink and die cutting machine.


Start by cutting a piece of White card stock that measures 8″ x 11 1/2″ and scor in the middle at the 5 3/4″ mark.  With the scored edge at the bottom, facing you, make a mark at 1 1/2″, 2 1/2″, 5 1/2″ and 6 1/2″.  For the 1 1/2″ and 2 1/2″ marks, draw lines up 3 1/2″ and for the 5 1/2″ and 6 1/2″ marks, draw lines 2″ up.  Next using your scissors or craft knife cut all four of these lines, once cut, these will be popped in reverse of the existing scor line to allow for the popups on the card.  Now take a piece of red card stock 8 1/2″ x 12″ and scor in the middle at the 6″ mark.  Glue the white piece of card stock into the red piece with the exception of the pop-out’s that are not glued.  Finish front of the card as well as the inside of the card with panels cut from the Young At Heart Paper Collection.  All the images for the inside of the card were stamped on white card stock with Watering Can ink and die cut with the matching dies before coloring with a combination of Classic Pebbles chalks and Derwent Water Color pencils.  The sentiment was stamped on white card stock with Tuxedo Black ink and die cut with the 5×7 Reflective Moment Die before distressing with Tiger Lily and Pearlescent Jade Inks.  The Sunflowers were stamped on white card stock with Tuxedo Black and die cut with the matching die before shaping with the Flower Shaping tool and distressing with Tiger Lily and Gala Glitz Black.  The Daisies were stamped on white card stock with Watering Can ink and die cut with the matching die before shaping with the Flower Shaping tool and distressing with Peacock Feather ink.  The leaf flourishes were stamped on white card stock with Olive Grove and die cut with the matching die before distressing with Bamboo Leaves ink.  The Palm Tree was stamped on white card stock using Versafine Vintage Sepia Ink before die cutting with the matching dies and distressing with Peeled Paint and Ground Expresso inks.

Inky hugs!  Hope to see you very soon.

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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.

5 responses »

  1. This is gorgeous!


  2. Absolutely gorgeous!!!


  3. This is so Creative Joann! Love it!


  4. This is gorgeous – it reminds me of a 50’s diner with the colours used.


  5. Love it, Joann! You’ve created a great scene that reminds me of a car show at a 50’s diner! I can almost hear the oldies cranked up loud as people mill around the cars!



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