Thursday, February 28, 2019

Coral Golden Dreams

I made this for my daughters birthday. I used Heartfelt Creations products. I love working with these awesome products.




Background
My finished card is 5X7. The background layer is a watercolored piece from my stash. I added some Tim Holtz Distress Inks, Abandoned Coral, Candy Apple Red, Scattered Straw and a gold watercolor from Kuretake on my mat. Then spritz with water and smoosh the watercolor card into it until happy (dry between coats).

Diamonds
Cut 2 Eyelet Diamond dies out of mirror cardstock. Also cut the center of the Lacy Diamond dies 2 times from white glitter cardstock. Glue the white on top of the gold. Adhere the two diamonds diagonally on the background.

Leaves
I used the leaf cluster 3 times from the Classic Rose Vines stamp and die for the flower base. I would have used the Leafy Accents with the 3D mold but couldn’t find my dies. I did include the links below. Stamp the vines with Memento Bamboo Leaves and sponge with a dauber Color Box Guacamole, over the leaves. Dry brush a little Pebeo Rich Gold paint randomly over the leaves then shape them using the Flower Shaping Essentials. I cut each branch in half and arranged diagonally across the card to use under the flowers. I was sure to have some curly Q’s in each corner.

To finish the leaf layer, I added a couple flourishes from Ariana Lace dies.

Flowers
I tried using watercolor paper for my flowers, it is thick but worked great. Stamp, color and cut 2 sets of Oakberry Lane Blossoms stamps and dies. Color the first set with Zig Markers, dark yellow in the center and a dark pink on the edges. I used a water brush to blend the 2 colors together. Repeat using purple and teal.

Next layer the flowers in the 3D Blossoms Shaping mold colored side down and spritz lightly with water. I ran mine through a Spellbinders die cutting machine, no shim needed. This mold is awesome! If you want, you can color the petal edges. To keep with my gold theme I added  bit of Pebeo Rich Gold paint (I applied with a micro brush).

When the flowers are dry simply press in the centers using a shaping tool, front side up and assemble.

For more tips on creating with the Oakberry Lane collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/HirfUN8NEYY.

For more tips on creating with the flower shaping molds, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FSdPL7nXvQE.

Once assembled add a light coat of glue and add Glass Shards or glitter. When dry cover the petals with a glossy coat. Apply a big dollop of glue to flower centers and add gold Prills. Assemble and adhere arrangement on the leaves. I filled in with a few Lilac flowers and added a sentiment tag.

Attach the entire panel to a 5X7 card base using double sided tape. It is easiest to apply the tape to the card base.

Butterfly Dreams Paper Collection  HCDP1-289
3D Blossoms Shaping Mold
  HCFB1-469
Oakberry Lane Blossoms Die
  HCD1-7200
Oakberry Lane Blossoms Cling Stamp Set
  HCPC-3842
Classic Rose Vines Die
  HCD1-7111
Classic Rose Vines Cling Stamp Set
  HCPC-3753

3D Leafy Accents Shaping Mold  HCFB1-467
Leafy Accents Cling Stamp Set
  HCPC-3835
Leafy Accents Die
  HCD1-7193

 Eyelet Diamond Die  HCD1-7227
Lacy Diamond Die
  HCD1-7228Arianna Lace Die  HCD1-747Lush Lilac Die  HCD1-717
Lush Lilac Cling Stamp Set  HCPC-3816Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers - 36 Pack  478455
Heart of Gold Prills
  ANC804
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Bamboo Leaves
  TSMP707
ColorBox Fluid Chalk Ink Pad - Guacamole
  71058
Krystallos Shard Glass
  901
Stack and Store Daubers-Pack of 6  HCDA1-449
Flower Shaping Essentials
  HCST2-406

Other Products: Watercolor paper, Tim Holtz Distress inks; Abbandoned Coral, Candy Apple Red, Scattered Straw, Kuretake Gold paint, Pebeo Irredescent Rich Gold (350), Gold mirror cardstock, white glitter cardstock, Nuvo glossy,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6 comments:

  1. This is so gorgeous. You really know wonderful ways of assembling a great card.

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  2. Whoa! I am speechless! You have done an outstanding job on this card and I love everything about it from the colors and all of the detail. You should be proud. Loving those offset diamonds and the lovely spray of flowers.

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  3. Oh geez, Joyce, this is a beautiful work of art. I don't know how you do it. I can't even imagine creating something like this, I bet your daughter loved it. Your flowers are simply stunning.....you are a master.

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  4. Oh my goodness Joyce so beautiful! I would like to spend a day crafting with you! You do fabulous!

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  5. Wow! This is gorgeous!! You really put a lot of work into this; I'm sure your daughter will love it.

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  6. How lovely. I hope you'll come by and also play along with us at Word Art Wednesday. Our challenges are always Anything Goes/Family Friendly and we have such great prizes (right now it's $25 to Joy Clair Stamps). I'd love to have you link up!!
    Karen L
    www.wordartwednesday.blogspot.com

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