Thursday, May 25, 2017

Tonic Studios - On Your Big Day Card

Hello Friends! I had a great time making this card using Nuvo Aqua Flow pens and Nuvo water brush. The colors are bright and blend beautifully with a little water from the water brush. The flowers, leaves and frame were die cut with Tonic’s beautiful dies.







Tonic Studios Supplies:

Delicate Detail – Henna Tag Stamp – 1339E
Delicate Detail – Vine Flourish Stamp Set – 1342E
Delicate Detail – Simple Sentiments Stamp Set – 1345E
Nuvo Aqua Flow Pens – Water Brushes – 889N
Nuvo Aqua Flow Pens – Summer Holiday – 892N
Nuvo Aqua Flow Pens – Winter Skies – 891N
Nuvo Aqua Flow Pens – Spring Meadow – 893N
Nuvo Aqua Flow Pens – Autumn Woodland – 890N
Tim Holtz Stamp Platform – 1708E

Other Supplies: White cardstock, foam squares, Versamark embossing ink, black ink pad, Ranger Distress Inks, heat gun.

Instructions:

1. Die cut card base using Swirling Frame layering die set from white cardstock.


2. Die cut a smaller piece from watercolor cardstock for the background. Stamp Vine Flourish with Tim Holtz Stamp Platform, Versamark and Nuvo white embossing powder and then heat set.


3. Color background with Nuvo Aqua Flow pens and Nuvo water brushes. Dry with heat gun and adhere to card base with Funky Glue pen.


4. Stamp Henna Tag with Versamark and Nuvo white embossing powder and then heat set. Color with Nuvo Aqua Flow pens and Nuvo water brushes. Stamp sentiment with black ink. Die cut Henna tag with oval die and adhere to center of card using foam squares.


5. Die cut flowers and leaves using Beautiful Blooms Woodland Aster die set from white cardstock. Color with distress inks, shape with Floral Crafters tool set and then adhere to card as pictured. Embellish center of flowers with Nuvo Crystal Drops.




Have a great day!

Marisa


Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Heartfelt Creations - Let's Celebrate Card

Hello Friends! Welcome to another Wednesday with Heartfelt Creations. Today I have this card to share with you created with the beautiful Classic Petunia Collection.








Products Used:


Other Products: Neenah Papers White and Green cardstock, Rangers Distress Mini Pads (Forest Moss, Mowed Lawn), white Foamiran, hot glue gun, Scrapbook Adhesive tape runner.

Project Instructions:

Trim a piece of white cardstock to 6 1/2” x  9”, fold in half to create  6 ½” x 4 ½” card base. Cover card base with Classic Petunia paper collection.
Cut a front card panel from paper collection, mat with green cardstock and then adhere to card base.
Stamp multiple Petunia flowers and leaves onto white Foamiran with chalk ink. Die cut with coordinating Petunia dies. Color flowers with chalk inks and dauber. Shape flowers with Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, layer petals and glue on card as pictured.  Embellish center of flowers with Prills.
Die cut vines from the Cut Mat Create die set using green cardstock and then glue under flowers.

Be sure to visit Heartfelt Creations Blog for more Inspiration.

Thanks for visiting! Hugs!

Marisa


Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Spellbinders - Flower Tile Card

Hello Friends! Today I would like to show you how to make this card using Spellbinders Flower Tile Die from my Celebrate the Day Collection. I also used Spellbinders Windows of Memories die set to make the flowers. This card is very simple to make, the die cuts all the pieces for you! 












Instructions:

1. Create a 6 ½” x 6 ½” card base from beige cardstock. Cover card front with designer cardstock.

2. Die cut 4 flower tiles with Spellbinders Flower Tile die from double sided designer cardstock. Use 4 different coordinating colors.



3. Adhere 4 tiles to a 6” x 6” piece of designer cardstock.




4. Glue squares to tiles, interchanging colors and using both sides of the designer cardstock. Mat panel with beige cardstock and then adhere to card front with foam squares.



5. Die cut multiple flowers and leaves with Spellbinders Windows of Memories flower dies from Floral Oriental cardstock. This paper from Crafters Corner - Dress My Craft is very pliable and it works great for making flowers, I also love their Groove Golf Tool Set for shaping flowers and their Sparkling Dust to embellish flowers. See supply list below. 



6. Color flowers with Archival Magenta Hue ink and leaves with Fern Green ink using Tool N’ One foam applicators.

7. Spray flowers and leaves with water to dampen the paper. Shape flowers with Groove Golf Tool Set and then heat dry. 



8. Embellish flowers with Sparkling Dust using Multi Medium Matte glue. Glue flower stamens to center of flowers with hot glue gun.



9. Glue bow, flowers and leaves to card with hot glue gun.



Spellbinders Supplies:



Other Supplies:

Maja Design Enjoying Outdoors Paper Collection, Beige Cardstock, Silk Ribbon, White Flower Stamens, Scrapbook Adhesive 3D Foam Squares, Rangers Archival Ink - Fern Green and Magenta Hue, Rangers Multi Medium Matte, Hot Glue Gun.



Marisa 


Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Heartfelt Creations - It's Your Birthday Card

Hello Friends,
Move on over spring, and let summer begin…the new Classic Petunia Collection by Heartfelt Creations has arrived! No flower signifies summer more than the large trumpet shaped blossom of the gentle petunia! Surround yourself with memories of wandering through greenhouses filled to the brim with a multitude of varieties in every color, from solids to variegated, compact to blanketing and of course those showy hanging baskets and container gardens spilling over with these heat loving flowers! The becomingly illustrated cling stamp sets found within this collection will have you planning your very own garden themed paper crafts filled with trailing petunias, bountiful bouquets and lavish petunia filled hanging baskets. Three sizes of coordinating stamp and petal die cuts will allow you to recreate the ever popular petunia, making it easy to cut and shape the perfect blossom in the ideal size and color necessary for any project from handmade cards, scrapbook layouts and even altered art pieces. A beautiful selection of premade card panels and scrapbook pages filled with illustrations of graceful petunias in hanging baskets, classic terra cotta pots and pretty garden scenes showcasing elegant petunia draped wishing wells and white washed garden benches allow for ease in creating any garden variety creations. Filled with classic petunia pinks and deep purples along with pretty leaf like greens, the delicately patterned papers in this charming paper collection will transport you to your favorite garden plot! So join with us as we usher in the summer season with the tender flowers of the new Classic Petunia Collection….no fertilizing, deadheading or watering required! We promise!








Products Used:

HCPC-3785 Small Classic Petunia
HCPC-3786 Large Classic Petunia
HCD1-7140 Large Classic petunia Die
HCD1-7139 Small Classic Petunia Die
HCDP1-278 Classic Petunia Paper Collection


Other Products:

White, Green and Kraft Cardstock, Rangers Distress Mini Pads (Seedless Preserves, Picked Raspberry, Forest Moss, Mowed Lawn, Brushed Corduroy), Scrapbook Adhesive Foam Squares, White Glitter, Finnabair Micro Beads Pollen, Spellbinders Platinum Machine. 


Project Instructions:


Trim a piece of kraft cardstock to 6” x  12”, fold in half to create  6” x 6” card base. Using Classic Petunia Paper Collection, trim 5 squares measuring  6”, 5 ½”, 5”, 4 ½” and 4”. Distress edges and adhere layers to card using foam squares.
Stamp multiple Petunia flowers and leaves onto white paper with distress ink. Die cut with coordinating Petunia dies. Color flowers with distress inks. Shape flowers with Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, layer petals and glue on card as pictured.  Embellish center of flowers with stamens and micro beads.
Die cut vines from the Cut Mat Create die set using green cardstock and then glue under flowers. Embellish flowers and leaves with glitter.

Be sure to visit Heartfelt Creations Blog for more Inspiration.


Thanks for visiting! Hugs!

Marisa


Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Heartfelt Creations - Tropical Paradise Frame Card

Hello Friends! Welcome to another Wednesday with Heartfelt Creations. Today I have this fun card to share with you, it is really easy to make and I hope you are inspired to make one too.






Products Used:


Other Products: Neenah Papers Solar White cardstock, Spellbinders Windows of Memories Die Set, Ranger Distress Inks (Wild Honey, Peeled Paint, Mowed Lawn, Picked Raspberry, Wilted Violet), Nuvo Crystal Drops in Apple Green, Nuvo Glitter Accents in Fresh Snowfall, Ribbon

Project Instructions:

Create a 6” x 6” card base from white cardstock. Cover card front with Tropical Paradise Paper Collection.
Die cut frame with Spellbinders Windows of Memories die set from Tropical Paradise paper. Adhere frame to card front.


Die cut birds, flamencos and flowers from paper collection using Windows of Memories frame die. Glue pieces to card front frame.
Stamp multiple flowers with Tropical Plumeria stamp set on white cardstock with pink ink pad and then die cut with coordinating die. Color with distress inks and then shape with Deluxe Flower Shaping kit. Stamp and die cut multiple leaves, color with distress inks and then shape.
Adhere bow, flowers and leaves to card as pictured. Embellish flowers with Nuvo Crystal drops. Using a brush, apply Nuvo Glitter Accents on flowers and leaves for a shimmery effect.



Be sure to visit Heartfelt Creations Blog for more Inspiration.


Thanks for visiting! Hugs!

Marisa



Friday, April 28, 2017

Tonic Studios - Jasmine Sunset Card

Hello Friends! I had so much fun making this card. Coloring the stamped images with Nuvo Brush Script pens was so relaxing, these markers are water based which means they work great with a water brush and the blending is really easy to accomplish. You need to use watercolor cardstock for best results.






Instructions:

1. Create a 5 ½” x 5 ½” card base from beige cardstock.
2. Die cut decorative frame with Jasmine Sunset die set from black and beige cardstock. Glue both pieces together with Funky Glue Pen and then adhere to card base.
3. Die cut a smaller panel with Jasmine Sunset die set from watercolor cardstock.
4. Using Tim Holtz Stamp Platform, stamp Floral Flourish on panel with black ink several times to create background.


5. Color stamped images with Nuvo Brush Script Pens and a water brush and then adhere to card front.


6. Die cut Hello sentiment from black and beige cardstock. Layer together and adhere to card with foam squares.




Tonic Studios Supplies:

Delicate Detail – Floral Flourish Stamp Set – 1338E
Nuvo Brush Script Pen Pack – Essential Tones – 110N
Nuvo Brush Script Pen Pack – Vivid Kaleidoscope – 114N
Nuvo Brush Script Pen Pack – Bright Florals – 111N

Other Supplies: Black and Beige Cardstock, Watercolor Cardstock, Versafine Onyx Black Ink Pad, Foam Squares, Water Brush.

Visit the Tonic Studios USA Blog for more inspiration.



Have a great day!

Marisa


Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Spellbinders - Floral Tea Light Box

Hello Friends! I'm up on the Spellbinders Blog today showing you how to make these tea light boxes created with Tea Light Box die set from my Celebrate the Day Collection. You can use these tea light boxes to decorate any table, they are the perfect size for a battery-operated tea light.











Visit Spellbinders Blog HERE for instructions on how to make these boxes.



Spellbinders Supplies:


Other Supplies: 49 and Market Paper (Heirloom Botanicals and Scents of Nature Paper Collections), Simply Defined 1/8” Wide Double Sided Adhesive Tape (Scrapbooking Made Simple), Ranger Distress Inks, Pearls, battery operated tea light.




Thanks for visiting! Hugs!

Marisa 


Monday, April 17, 2017

Tonic Studios - Let's Celebrate Card

Hello Friends! Spring is finally here and the days are getting warmer here in California. Flowers are blooming everywhere and it always inspires me to make paper flowers. This card was created with the beautiful Invite Insert die sets which coordinate with each other and for the flowers I used Hello Sweetie Pie stamp and die set.








Instructions:

1. Create a 5 ½” x 5 ½” card base from silver foil cardstock. Cut 2 smaller layers from orange and metallic white cardstock, adhere layers to card with Funky Tape Runner.
2. Die cut decorative panels from silver foil cardstock with Beautiful Banner, Archway Stripe and Rose Garden Invite Insert Die Sets. Glue decorative panels to left side of card with Funky Glue Pen.
3. Stamp banner with Wedding & Party stamp set, then die cut with coordinating die from Beautiful Banner die set. Glue banner to center of card.
4. Die cut flowers with flower die from Whimsical Frames Hello Sweetie-Pie. Color flowers with Nuvo Embellishment Mousse in Orange Blush, Royal Aubergine and Pink Flambe colors.



5. Die cut leaves with Arboreal Dream die set, color with Nuvo Embellishment Mousse Spring Green. Glue leaves on the right side of card and then glue flowers on top of leaves.



6. Embellish center of flowers and also around flowers with Nuvo Glitter Drops.


Tonic Studios Supplies:

Invite Banner Stamps- Wedding & Party – 1500E
Beautiful Banner Invite Insert Die Set – 1507E
Archway Stripe Invite Insert Die Set – 1504E
Rose Garden Invite Insert Die Set – 1505E
Whimsical Frames Hello Sweetie-Pie – 1530E
Nuvo Embellishment Mousse – Orange Blush – 812N
Nuvo Embellishment Mousse – Pink Flambe – 813N
Nuvo Embellishment Mousse – Royal Aubergine – 821N

Other Supplies: Metallic White Cardstock, Silver Foil Cardstock.

Visit Blog Tonic USA HERE for more inspiration. 


Have a great day!

Marisa




Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Heartfelt Creations - Tropical Paradise Box Card

Hello Friends! Escape to an exotic paradise where the air is warm, lush rainforests are filled with the calls of outlandish birds of paradise, and the day begins and ends with the most spectacular array of colors!  Heartfelt Creations invites you to slip away to utopia with the new Tropical Paradise Collection!  Filled with bright and vibrant colors, the exquisitely designed paper collection will transport you to a tropical island with its fiery sunset reds, dazzling sunny yellows, deep ocean blues and rich leafy greens!  Discover the unique and breathtaking birds that call this exotic place home, from toucans to parrots, flamingos and cockatoos which have all been beautifully illustrated and assembled into three dynamic cling stamp sets and coordinating dies!  Further your equatorial escape with realistically shaped plumeria flowers most commonly known for their inclusion in traditional Hawaiian leis boasting blossoms in pinks, whites, reds and yellows amid their large, leafy foliage.  Join us as we walk the warm, sandy beaches and the glistening ocean laps at the shoreline and help us bid a warm Aloha to the new Tropical Paradise Collection!















Products Used:

HCPC-3784 Tropical Parrots Cling Stamps
HCD1-7138 Tropical Parrots Die
HCPC-3782 Tropical Plumeria Cling Stamps
HCD1-7135 Tropical Plumeria Die
HCPC-3781 Tropical Cockatoo Cling Stamps
HCD1-7136 Tropical Cockatoo Die
HCPC-3783 Tropical Paradise Cling Stamps
HCD1-7137 Tropical Paradise Die
HCDP1-277 Tropical Paradise Paper Collection

Other Products: Neenah Papers Solar White and Green cardstock, Ranger Distress Inks (Wild Honey, Peeled Paint, Mowed Lawn, Bundled Sage, Picked Raspberry, Wilted Violet), Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers, Versafine in Onyx Black, Nuvo Jewel Drops in Grey Mist, Nuvo Crystal Drops in Ivory Seashell and Nuvo Glitter Accents in Fresh Snowfall.

Project Instructions:

Assemble Foldout Card 3D Box C which folds to a 6” x 6” base. Cut a 6” x 6” panel from Tropical Paradise paper collection and glue to box card background.
Stamp toucan from Tropical Parrots set on white cardstock with Versafine black ink pad. Color with Zig Clean Color markers, die cut with coordinating die and then attach to box.
Stamp multiple flowers with Tropical Plumeria stamp set on white cardstock with pink ink pad and then die cut with coordinating die. Color with distress inks and then shape with Deluxe Flower Shaping kit. Stamp and die cut multiple leaves, color with distress inks and then shape.
Die cut border with Delicate Border Basics die set from green cardstock. Glue border to left corner of box.
Adhere flowers and leaves to 4 sides of box and also inside the box as pictured. Embellish center of flowers with white Prills and Nuvo Crystal Drops. Use Nuvo Jewel Drops to create water drops on leaves and flowers. Using a brush, apply Nuvo Glitter Accents on flowers and leaves for a shimmery effect.

Be sure to visit Heartfelt Creations Blog for more Inspiration.

Thanks for visiting! Hugs!

Marisa