Wednesday, 27 July 2016

Beautiful Poinsettia

Still in the Christmas Theme
Beautiful Poinsettia
Products used
Celebrate The Season paper pad 12x12
HCPC-3680 Sparkling Poinsettia
HCD1-766 Sparkling Poinsettia die
HCST1-401 Flower Shaping Kit
Other Products Used
Spellbinder 2012 Heirloom Ornaments Swiss Dots Embossing Folder
Frantage Shabby White Embossing Enamel, Wow embossing powder Icicle, colour box ink pad Pink Pastel,
 Berrylicious,  Daubers. Versa Mark, stickles
White Card and green
Cut 2 white card one 6x6 the other 6 ½ x 6 ½ , cut 2 green card one 6 ¼ x 6 ¼  the other 7x7.
 emboss  the 6x6 with the  folder the make a aperture with the Heirloom ornament place in centre of card and run through your die cutting machine.
 I then put 2 dies together one smaller than the other one run through die cutting machine to make a frame,
 then  placed  over the front of the aperture. Place a topper from the paper pad  behind the aperture and adhere to back.
 Put a bit of ribbon on top of the cut out to make it look like its hanging. Then mount onto green card, then onto white and on to green.
Stamp your Poinsettia stamp with versa Mark and heat emboss with powder when cool colour in using Pink Pastel ink pad
 and Berrylicious in the centre for a darker look, using the die place on top of stamped image and run through your cutting machine
Then shape your flowers.
Alternate the flower as you layer them up, when all glued add the Frantage on to top and heat set from underneath,
 Place Poinsettia on the side of aperture so you can see the printed paper add ribbon to top and finish of with stickles.
How to Shape Flowers with the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit.

Thank you for popping in today do check out the other great designers on Heartfelt Creations
Much love as always
Martine xxxxxxxxxxx

Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Looking through the Window
Happy Wednesday still on the Christmas in July !!!!!!!!
Well us crafters have so many cards to make,
and it's only 16weeks
Products Used
HCD1-7100 Botanic Window Die
HCD1-7104 Ornate Sleigh and Presents
HCPC-3747 Celebrate the Season
Celebrate the Season Paper Collection 12x12
HCSTI-401 Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit
Other Products used
White Card Blue Card White Gel Pen,Brick embossing folder
White Card cut to 4x4 and run through an embossing folder to create a brick effect.
Cut white card 6x6,mount onto Blue card 6 ¼ x 6 ¼,  cut white card 6 ½ x 6 ½ then Blue card 7x7
 and layer up.
Cut Botanic window die out of white card and take a topper from the paper collection and add white dots with gel pen to look like snow.
Then adhere behind the window and place on embossed white card, stamp the merry Christmas stamp on a peace of white card and cut out making a fish tail flag,
Then layer onto blue card and place on the side.
Stamp Small Poinsettia and holly from pink and green paper and use theflower tool to shape your flowers
How to Shape Flowers with the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit and arrange on top of window add stickles.
Thank you all so much for taking the time to pop in.
Much Love as always
Martine xxxxxx

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Christmas in July !!!!!!!!!!
Well we must start early us crafter's ,
Please don't forget to have a look at Heartfelt Creations at all the other great designers there work is superb, its great to be working along side such talent.
And to go straight to there website click on the Heartfelt Creations icon on the side bar.

Merry Christmas
Products used
HCST1-401 Flower Shaping Kit
HCPC-3747 Celebrate the Season
HCPC-3748 Gift Wrapped Presents
HCD1-7106 Celebrate the Season
Other Products used
White card Silver Card, Wow embossing Powder Silver Distressed inks Mowed Lawn Picked raspberry  red ,stickles.
2 x White card 6x6 make an armature out of one of the white card to make a frame
 then place over the other 6x6.
Place on silver card 6 ¼ x 6 ¼ and then on to white card 6 ½ x 6 ½ ,stamp Merry Christmas on a piece of white card with wow embossing powder
 and add to silver card and pierce edges and stick to middle of frame.
Heat emboss Celebrate the Season ,wreath, vine and Poinsettia on white card when cool, use  matching die and run through your cutting machine.
Colour poinsettia with distress ink as well as the holly and shape your flowers .
How to Shape Flowers with the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit
Place vine wreath and Poinsettia’s on card add stickles to look like berry’s
Happy Wednesday
Thank you so much for popping in today
Much love as always
Martine xxxxxx

Saturday, 9 July 2016


Hi Dahlings 
Welcome new followers,well one week today and my daughter Tara will be getting married .
A Very proud mum and dad we are can't believe how quick it has co e round,I will post some pics on here after the big day.

Christmas in July with Honey Doo Crafts 
Perfect Poinsettia 
heat embossed on vellum and coloured in from the back ,do pop over to there website and look at all there new Christmas Stamps they are lush.
It's such a joy to work with Honey Doo Stamps,have a look at on there website at what all the other designers have done.

Thank you for popping in today enjoy the rest of your weekend .
Much love as always 
Martine xxx

Wednesday, 6 July 2016

Dear Friend

Hi Dahlings, this is the last card from the orchid collection this month.
 Dear Friend

Products used
Botanic Orchid HCPC-3741
Botanic Orchid die HCD1-7101
Cut and Create 2A
Regal Borders and Pockets HCD1-779
Botanic Orchard Paper Pad

Other Products used
White card vellum, Wow embossing Powder Opaque Bright White stickles Ribbon.

White card 6x6 then cut from another piece of white card 2 Regal Borders of your choice and place on white 6x6 card,
 cut flourish from cut and Create and place borders .Heat emboss Botanic Orchid onto vellum
 and place matching die on top and run through your cutting machine, and place over the flourish and add stickles,
Cut a sentiment from the paper pad and add to tag. Add a ribbon to top.
I just think this is a lovely tag for that special friend in your life.
All the above from
Much love as always
Martine xxx