Friday, September 23, 2016

Tonic Studios - Christmas Angel Card

Hello Friends! Today I have a card to share with you using a beautiful Tonic Studios die called Rococo Christmas Angel Die.






Instructions:

Create a 7” by 7” card base from white cardstock. Emboss next layer using A4 Embossing Folder – Annabel – 519E and color embossed areas with Nuvo Embellishment Mousse – Indian Gold – 802N.
Cut a 5 ½” x 5 ½” square with designer cardstock, mat with white cardstock and then adhere to card base with foam tape.
Die cut 2 borders with Tangled Trellis Decorative Mini Die Set – 1164E from white cardstock, adhere to card using Funky Glue Pen – 421E.
Die cut Angel with Rococo Christmas Angel Die – 83E from gold cardstock, adhere to clear adhesive sheet and white cardstock. Cover exposed sticky area with Nuvo Pure Sheen Glitter – Diamond – 705N. Cut around angel and adhere to card with foam tape.
Die cut flowers with Entwining Trellis – Radiant Roselily Die Set – 770E from white cardstock, color with distress inks and then shape with Floral Crafters Tool Set – 380-266E.
Die cut leaves with Arboreal Dream Die Set – 656E from green cardstock. Glue flowers and leaves to card as pictured. Embellish center of flowers with Nuvo Crystal Drops - Pale Gold – 676N. Make a bow with silk ribbon and attach to card under flower.

Tonic Studios Supplies:



Other Supplies: Designer Cardstock, White and Green Cardstock, Gold Cardstock, Foam Tape, Lavender Silk Ribbon, Ranger Distress Inks, Adhesive Sheet.

Thanks for visiting! Hugs!

Marisa



Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Tonic Studios - Advent Treat Squeeze Box

Hello Friends,
This cute little box from Tonic Studios was so easy to make. They are also great for bridal and baby showers as party favors filled with candy.









Instructions:

Die cut box with Advent Treat Squeeze Box die Set – 621E from designer cardstock. Fold at creases with bone folder, cut silk ribbon and tape to inside of box. To create box, glue tabs with Funky Glue Pen – 421E.
Die cut flowers with Entwining Trellis – Radiant Roselily Die Set – 770E from white cardstock, color with distress inks and then shape flowers with Floral Crafters Tool Set – 380-266E.
Die cut leaves and vines with Arboreal Dream Die Set – 656E from green cardstock. Adhere flowers and leaves to box as pictured.
Tie a bow at the top corner with silk ribbon and then embellish center of flowers with Nuvo Crystal Drops – Ivory Seashell – 675N and Nuvo Gliter Drops – White Blizzard – 758N on the petals.

Tonic Studios Supplies:



Other Supplies: Designer Cardstock, Green Cardstock, Silk Ribbon, Ranger Distress Inks.

Thanks for visiting! Hugs!

Marisa


Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Heartfelt Creations - Classic Rose Collection

Hello Friends,
Beautiful in color, exquisite in fragrance, and ever so dignified, the rose is one of the most coveted flowers found in chic bouquets, or carefully tended flower gardens.  Breathtaking in bud form, as a blossom gently opening, or in full bloom, it is a flower that calls attention to itself and beckons you to pause and quietly reflect upon its elegance.  Heartfelt Creations invites you to stop, fall quiet and immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of the new Classic Rose Collection!  Filled with delicate illustrations of roses ranging from buds, to full blossoms, rose wreaths and flower filled vines, the three cling stamp sets and coordinating dies included in this assembling will have you building gorgeous rose gardens filled with varying sizes of dimensional flowers as realistic as those found in nature themselves.  The captivating decorative paper collection will whisk you away to perfectly manicured rose filled grounds, serene meadows where brooks babble and wild roses hold their heads high, and alluring views from charming old world buildings clad in weathered brick and vining florals.  The handsome color palette of regal purples, deep brick like reds, rich corals and leafy greens filled with delicate swirls, stunning brickwork and floral patterns, along with tender handwritten script are among just a few of the magnificent elements found within this graceful paper assembling. So join us as we slow down, enjoy the view and take some time to linger and smell the roses.











Products Used:

HCPC-3752 Classic Rose Cling Stamp Set
HCPC-3753 Classic Rose Vines Cling Stamp Set
HCD1-7110 Classic Rose Die
HCD1-7111 Classic Rose Vines Die
HCDP1-270 Classic Rose Paper Collection


Other Products:

Neenah Papers Natural White Cardstock, Ranger Distress Inks  (Wilted Violet, Carved Pumpkin, Picked Raspberry, Peeled Paint), Nuvo Crystal Drops in Violet Galaxy, Foam Tape, Spellbinders Grand Calibur.


Project Instructions:

Create a 6” x 6” card base from white cardstock. Cut 2 smaller panels from Classic Rose Paper Collection, distress edges and then adhere to card.
Stamp flowers using Classic Rose Cling Stamp Set onto white cardstock with distress ink. Die cut flowers with coordinating die. Color flowers with distress inks, shape with Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit and then layer petals to form roses.
Stamp leaves using Classic Rose Vines Cling Stamp Set onto white cardstock with green distress ink. Die cut leaves with coordinating die set. Color leaves with distress ink, shape with shaping kit.
Glue flowers and leaves on card front as pictured. Embellish center of flowers with Nuvo Crystal Drops.
Die cut decorative flower using Arianna Lace Die Set from white cardstock, cut petals and glue under flowers and leaves.


Be sure to visit Heartfelt Creations Blog for more Inspiration.


Thanks for visiting! Hugs!

Marisa



Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Tonic Studios - New Baby Card

Hello Friends!
Babies are so precious and I love making baby cards. I had a great time creating this card with Tonic Studios products, and because it sits on a round base it actually rocks when you give it a little tap. This card can also be used as a baby announcement or to congratulate the happy parents.









Instructions:

The card base was created by die cutting the largest circle dies from Celtic Dream Layering Die Collection – 209E using pink and white metallic cardstock. Glue layers together with Funky Glue Pen – 421E and fold in half. Cut the smaller circles from the set, glue layers together and adhere to semicircle card base as pictured.
Die cut a baby picture with Circle Layering Die Set – 481E and to mat the picture with white cardstock, use Scalloped Circle Layering Die Set – 483E.
Die cut Rococo Petites Rocking Horse Die -  1270E and Miniature Moments New Baby – 1263E from blue cardstock and then adhere to card with foam tape.
Die cut multiple flowers with Entwining Trellis Radiant Roselily Die Set – 770E from designer cardstock, shape flowers with Floral Crafters Tool Set – 380-266E. Embellish center of flowers with Nuvo Crystal Drops – Ivory Seashell – 675N.
Die cut several vines with Rococo Petites Acorn Swirl Die – 178E from green cardstock.
Adhere flowers and vines to card using Funky Glue Pen – 421E as pictured. Create a bow with silk ribbon and glue under flowers.

Tonic Studios Supplies:



Other Supplies: Maja Design Vintage Baby Paper Collection, Metallic Pink and White Cardstock, Green and Blue Cardstock, Pink Silk Ribbon, Foam Tape.

Thanks for visiting! Hugs!

Marisa




Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Heartfelt Creations - Flower Gift Box

Hello Friends,
Welcome to another Wednesday with Heartfelt Creations. Today I have a gift box to share with you which was really easy to make with the stamps and coordinating dies. 












Products Used:



Other Products:

Water Color Cardstock, Ranger Distress Markers, Versamark, Gold Embossing Powder, White Pearls, Silk Ribbon, Water Brush, Spellbinders Grand Calibur.


Project Instructions:

Stamp tags from Snow Kissed Flakes and Tag stamp set with Versamark and gold embossing powder onto water color cardstock. Heat set with embossing heat gun. Color tags with distress markers and water brush.
Die cut gift box with Gift Box and Mini Snowflakes die set from water color cardstock, color with distress markers and water brush. Adhere tags to gift box base.
Stamp flowers and leaves with Birds and Blooms stamp set, die cut with coordinating Birds and Blooms die set and Leafy Branch die set. Color flowers and leaves with distress markers and shape with Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit.
Adhere flowers and leaves to gift box as pictured. Embellish center of flowers with pearls.Tie a bow with silk ribbon to close gift box. 

Be sure to visit Heartfelt Creations Blog for more Inspiration.

Thanks for visiting! Hugs!

Marisa



Thursday, August 25, 2016

Tonic Studios - Congrats Baby Card

Hello Friends, 
I have a baby card to share with you created with Tonic Studios dies and products. I have to tell you that the Nuvo Crystal Drops have become my favorite, they make perfect little pearls!









Instructions:

I started by making a 7 ½” x 7 ½” card base with white cardstock. For the next layer, I die cut 4 corners with Verso Corner Die Set – 410E with yellow and blue cardstock.
I cut out a circle from the white card base using Circle layering Die Set – 481E and glued acetate paper on top. Next, I glued the 4 corners with Funky Glue Pen – 421E as pictured. I used  Nuvo Crystal Drops – Ivory Seashell – 675N to create pearls around the border.
I die cut Rococo Royal Carriage Die- 1274E from white and blue cardstock and glued to center of the card on acetate. I die cut  Miniature Moments Congrats! Die – 1245E from white and blue cardstock and glued to card.
The flowers were created with Petal Pairs Flower Punch – Set 3 Janelle – 882E and the leaves were die cut with Arboreal Dream Die Set – 656E. I embellished the center of the flowers with micro-beads. For the bow I used white silk ribbon.

Tonic Studios Supplies:

Verso Corner Die Set – 410E
Tonic Studios Petal Pairs Flower Punch – Set 3 Janelle – 882E


Other Supplies: White, Blue and Yellow Cardstock, Micro-beads, White Silk Ribbon.

Thanks for visiting! Hugs!

Marisa



Thursday, August 18, 2016

Tonic Studios - Congratulations Baby Card

Hello Friends, 
I love making baby cards and the new Baby Rococo Collection from Tonic Studios is just the cutest.













Instructions:

1. To create card base, cut a 6” x 17” piece of white cardstock. Score at 1 ¼”, 2 ½”, 5”, 7 1/2 and 12 ¼”.  Fold accordion style to create a 4 ¾” x 6” card.
2. Cover 5 panels with designer cardstock as pictured. I cut the paper just a bit smaller and colored the edges with distress ink before gluing to card base.
3. Die cut Rococo Cuddly Bears Die – 1273E, Rococo Petites Baby Balloons Die – 1267E, Miniature Moments Congratulations – 1246E. Color with distress inks and adhere to card base with Funky Glue Pen – 421E.
4. Die cut 3 decorative borders using Filigree Flourish Die Set – 1120E. Color with green distress ink and then glue to back panel forming a frame.
5. Punch multiple flowers with Petal Pairs Flower Punch – Set 3 Janelle – 882E. Color flowers with Nuvo Embellishment Mousse, shape flowers with Floral Crafters Tool Set – 380-266E and then glue to front panel and back panel. Embellish center of flowers with micro-beads.


6. Die cut small vine using Arboreal Dream Die Set – 656E, glue under flowers.


Tonic Studios Supplies:

Rococo Cuddly Bears Die – 1273E
Rococo Petites Baby Balloons Die – 1267E
Miniature Moments Congratulations – 1246E
Filigree Flourish Die Set – 1120E
Nuvo Crystal Drops – Raspberry Pink – 675N
Nuvo Crystal Drops – Ivory Seashell – 675N
Nuvo Crystal Drops Gloss – Bubblegum Blush – 672N
Nuvo Embellishment Mousse – Peony Pink – 800N
Nuvo Embellishment Mousse – Cosmic Brown – 810N
Nuvo Embellishment Mousse – Spring Green – 808N
Tonic Studio Petal Pairs Flower Punch – Set 3 Janelle – 882E


Other Supplies: Neenah Paper Solar White Cardstock, Dovecraft  Floral Muso Designer Paper Pack, micro-beads, Ranger Distress Ink Pads, Foam Tape.


Thanks for visiting! Hugs!

Marisa





Thursday, August 11, 2016

Heartfelt Creations - Happy Birthday Card

Hello Friends,
I have a Happy Birthday card to share with you that I created for Emma Lou's 30th Birthday. We are having a Heartfelt Creations Blog Hop to celebrate her birthday, make sure you visit the links below to see all the beautiful cards the design team has created for Emma Lou.
Be sure to leave a comment here before Tuesday, August the 16th at midnight for a chance to win a $25 gift certificate to shop at Heartfelt Creations. We will announce the winner Wednesday, August 17th on Heartfelt Creations Facebook










Products Used:



Other Products:

Neenah Papers Black and White Cardstock, Spellbinders A2 Devine Eleoquence Die Set, Spellbinders Labels Twenty Eight, Spellbinders Grand Calibur, Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, Ranger Distress Ink Mini Pads in Victorian Velvet  and Scattered Straw, Gold Stickles, Twine.


Project Instructions:

For the Easel card base cut a 6 1/8” x 9 ¼” piece of black cardstock. Crease at 4 7/8” and 7 ¼”. First fold the card in half, then fold the second score line.
Cut a 4 7/8” x 6 1/8” piece of black cardstock, adhere to lower fold of card front to create the easel card base.
Cut two pieces of cardstock measuring  6” x 4 ¾” and one piece measuring 5 ¾” x 4 ½” from Sunrise Lily Paper Collection. Adhere both pieces to card base front and one piece to inside of card.
Die cut 2 decorative frames from black cardstock, adhere to card front and the second piece to inside of card.
Using Labels Twenty Eight, die cut 2 pieces from paper collection and then glue to center of frame.
Stamp Sunrise Lily flowers onto white cardstock with black ink, die cut with coordinating die. Color with distress ink and shape with Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit. Die cut stamens with black cardstock, glue to center of flowers.
Embellish center of flowers with Minnie Pearls Prills and gold Stickles on the petals. Glue flowers to card. Make bow using twine and glue under flowers. 


Emma Lou's Birthday Blog Hop: 


Thanks for visiting! Hugs!

Marisa



Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Heartfelt Creations - Frolicking Frosty Gift Box

Hello Friends,
Bring out the softer side of old man winter in all of your projects with the new “Snow Kissed” Collection by Heartfelt Creations.  An exquisite blending of classic winter scenes depicting gentle snowfalls, candle lit windows, countryside sleigh rides mixed with a sprinkling of fun filled images of frosty snowmen delivers the perfect compilation of winter themed imagery for all of your holiday and chilly season creations.  This newest collection features three cling stamp sets revealing illustrations of towering pine trees and frosty snowmen ideal for creating spectacular winter scenes, a large gift tag perfect for adding that special handmade touch to all of your beautifully wrapped gifts, as well as a wide variety of snowflakes which when paired with the coordinating dies will allow you to build one of a kind dimensional flakes as realistic and individual as those in a gentle snowfall.  The charming paper collection showcases beautiful hues of cozy blues and rich pine greens accented with deep burgundies creating exquisite backdrops to showcase patterns of elegant snowflakes, windswept swirls, playful polka dots and beautiful brocades resembling those found on a cozy handmade quilt.  And, this unique collection brings with it a special surprise…a small gift box die ready to be cut, assembled and embellished, making packaging smaller gifts quick and easy during the busiest time of the year!  So, grab your quilt, cozy on up in your craft room and join us as we bring just a kiss of snow to your craft table….we promise no shoveling required!













Products Used:

HCPC-3750 Frolicking Frosty Cling Stamps
HCPC-3749 Snow Kissed Spruce Cling Stamps
HCD1-7109 Gift Box and Mini Snowflakes Die
HCD1-7108 Snow Kissed Flakes and Tag Die
HCD1-7107 Frolicking Frosty and Spruce Die
HCDP1-269 Snow Kissed Paper Collection


Other Products:

Foam Tape, Silk Ribbon, Rhinestones, Spellbinders Grand Calibur.


Project Instructions:

Die cut gift box base using Gift Box and Mini Snowflakes Die from Snow Kissed Paper Collection. Fold at creases and tape to form box base. For the sides of the box die cut 2 tags using Snow Kissed Flakes and Tag Die from paper collection and glue to front and back of box base as pictured.
Cut out 2 tags from paper collection and adhere to box sides. Die cut snowman from paper collection using coordinating die from the set Frolicking Frosty and Spruce Die, adhere to box using foam tape.
Stamp snowflakes using Snow Kissed Spruce Cling Stamps. Die cut with coordinating dies from Gift Box and Mini Snowflakes Die. Adhere snowflakes to front and back of box and embellish with rhinestones.
Use silk ribbon to tie a bow to close box.  

Be sure to visit Heartfelt Creations Blog for more Inspiration.


Thanks for visiting! Hugs!

Marisa



Friday, August 5, 2016

Tonic Studios - Poppy Hideaway Card

Hello Friends,
I have another card to share with you created with Tonic Studios dies and products. I love the Poppy Hideaway – Double Detail Die Set and coordinating Poppy Hideaway – Double Detail Stencil which I used to color the die cut.









Instructions:

I started by creating a 7 ½” x 7 ½” card base from natural white Cardstock. The next layers were cut a bit smaller and distressed with Thread Cutter/Paper Distresser – Tim Holtz – 370 – 259E.
I die cut 4 of the Climbing Clematis – Corner Die Set – 1223E. I colored them with distress ink, trimmed a bit and adhered to card with foam tape forming a square around card.
I die cut Poppy Hideaway – Double Detail Die Set – 1141E from white cardstock, and orange cardstock for the background. I colored it using Poppy Hideaway – Double Detail Stencil – 1145E and distress inks. I glued the pieces together with Funky Glue Pen – 421E and then adhered to card center with foam tape.


Tonic Studios Supplies:

Poppy Hideaway – Double Detail Die Set – 1141E
Poppy Hideaway – Double Detail Stencil – 1145E
Climbing Clematis – Corner Die Set – 1223E


Other Supplies: Designer Cardstock of your choice, Natural White and Orange Cardstock, Ranger Distress Ink Pads, Foam Tape.

Thanks for visiting! Hugs!

Marisa