Wednesday 29 June 2016

Thanks a Bunch

Hi Dahlings another card from the Orchid Collection.
Thanks a bunch

Products used
Botanic Orchid HCPC-3741
Botanic Orchid die HCD1-7101
Heartfelt Expressions HCPC-3474
Cut and Create 2A HCD-751

Other Products used
White card  Green Card Vellum Classic Circles Spellbinders,
 Piercing Ruler Wow embossing powder Opaque Bright White Regular, Versa Mark  Glamour Dust and gems.

Cut 3 white card one 6x6 one 7x7 one 8x8 use piercing ruler on the edge of all 3 pieces.
Cut 2 circle dies to make a frame and pierce edges to match , then cut a circle to fit in the middle and stamp your image
. Layer onto the 6x6
Cut 2 pieces of green card 6 ¼ x 6 ¼   and  one  7 ¼ x 7 ¼  then layer them all up.
Stamp Botanic Orchid on  to  Vellum  heat emboss with embossing powder and cut out with matching die through your cutting machine.
 On green card cut out 2 flourishes from the Cut and Create, place round circle and then add Orchids, to finish add gems and stickles
Have a good week
Much love as always
Martine xxxxxxxx

Monday 27 June 2016

Workshop dates

Hi Dahlings 
Welcome new followers, well what is happening to the weather can't wait for the sun to come out to play,and stay for a while.But on a brighter note 2 more dates for your Diary.

Full day workshop at Newark Show ground 6 th August with me and Barbra phone shop for details 

Full day workshop with Hellen and my self on the 7 th August at Rochester 
Check out Hellens blog
This workshop fills are very quick either pm me or Hellen or ring 01634686823 to book.

Some photos of the last workshop
Have a great week,and hoping the sun will come out to play .
Much love as always 
Martine xxx

Wednesday 22 June 2016

Thinking of you

Hi Dahlings
Hope you are all well, welcome new followers. Staying with the Orchids from Heartfelt Creations.

Products used.

Botanic Orchid Bouquet HCPC-3743
Botanic Orchid Bouquet die HCD1-7103
Ornate Borders and Pockets HCD1-780
Heartfelt Expressions HCPC-3474

Other Products used

White card, Silver card S.B Fancy Lattice Adhesive sheets  Distressed inks Mowed Lawn Picked Raspberry,
 Distress Dry Glitter Stickles and Moss.


White card 8x8 cut 3 then with one make an aperture to make a frame, then pierce edges with a piercing ruler,
with the other 8x8 place the Spellbinders on the edge and run through your die cutting machine. For the backing 8x8 place double sided Adhesive Sheet
 sick down to backing card and then take the top piece of and add your glitter,
place the 8x8 card with the Fancy Lattice over the glittered pierce with 3 D Foam tape then place your frame over the top.
Stamp 3  Botanic Orchid Bouquet on a white card and cut out with matching die and colour in using your distress inks as above
 and layer them up.
Cut a fish tail flag in silver and white card and stamp image onto white card and pierce the edges to match the frame,
 and stick onto the silver card, cut 2 Ornate Borders one in white and one in silver and of set the white border over the silver plave behind
 the fishtail and stick onto card and place the Orchids and add a little bit of moss.
All the above are from
Enjoy the rest of your week and thank you for popping in.
Much love as always
Martine xxxxxxx

Thursday 16 June 2016


 Hi Dahlings
Home early today so had a little play,while the men was watching the England game.
For this card I used.
Heartfelt Creations Tropical Hibiscus 
Memorybox Honeycomb 
Memorybox Stitched Bows 
Memorybox Grossgain ( Tails) 
The Hibiscus is heat embossed on vellum and coloured in with pink chalk Inks 
The verse is from Inkyllicious .
All from Oyster Paper Crafts 
Enjoy your weekend that is nearly here.
Thanks for popping in 
Much love as always 
Martine xxxx

Wednesday 15 June 2016

Warm Wishes

Hi Dahlings well dont these wednesdays come round quick,hope you are enjoying this collection as much as i am.
Warm Wishes
Products used
Botanic Orchid Collection Paper Pad 12x12
HCPC-3743 Botanic Orchid Bouquet
HCD1-7103 Botanic Orchid Bouquet Die
HCPC-3744 Botanic Orchid Wishes

Project Instructions:

White Card, distress inks, Picked Raspberry. Mowed Lawn, stickles

Cut a paper from paper pad 6x6, adhere onto white card 6 ¼ x 6 ¼ cut another paper out ofpaper pad 6 ½ x 6 ½,
 adhere on to white card 6 ¾ x 6 3/4.
Stamp Botanic Orchid Bouquet on a piece of white card and cut out with matching die,
colour in with distress inks Picked Raspberry for Orchids and Mowed Lawn for leaves.
Stamp Botanic Orchid Wishes onto paper and colour in with inks and adhere the spray of flowers on left hand side.
When all dry use stickles for a glitter effect.
All the above are available from
Enjoy the rest of your week
Much love as always
Martine xx

Monday 13 June 2016

Portsmouth work shop

Hi Dahlings 
Well what a busy weekend, I had a work shop on the Friday at Cosham, there was 21 lady's we had such a fab day crafting making Heartfelt Creations flowers mixed in with spellbinders and Memorybox and Sizzix dies and they just flew with it.
Lots of laughs and lots of cakes,chocolate,lemon drizzle,coffee and walnut and Victoria sponge all home made by the lovely Stephine,thank you so much.
And a big thank you to Christine who got the hall for us with out her it would not have happened .
Once again thank you ladies,until the next time ( October) .
Then we done a craft show at the Mountbatten Centre which was very busy.
Some photos of the Friday's makes.

Well thank you for popping by today 
Much love as always 
Martine xxxxxxxx

Wednesday 8 June 2016

Bird Cage

Welcome i do hope you enjoy this release from Heartfelt Creations ,im just so in love with these Orchids, and i'm sure you will too.
Orchid Cage
HCPC-3743 Botanic Orchard Bouquet
HCPC-3741 Botanic Orchid
HCD1-7100 Botanic Window Die
HCPC-3742 Regal Hummingbird.

Project Instructions:
Other products used
White card, pink card, vellum, Distress inks Blueprint Sketch, Picked Raspberry,
 Wow embossing powder Opaque White and stickles.

White card 6x6 make aperture from window die and stamp the verse from Botanic Orchid Bouquet. then add with Foam mounting tape to white card 6 ¾ x 6 ¾,
 then mount onto pink card 6 ½ x 6 ½, then lastly matt onto white card 7 ¼ x 7 ¼ to give a larger frame.
Stamp Regal Hummingbird on a piece of white card cut out with matching die and colour in with blueprint sketch and picked raspberry distress inks,
then adhere in apture
Cut window die from a piece of white card and adhere over the aperture,
heat emboss white powder onto vellum and then cut out with matching die, colour in from behind for the pink ones with distress ink picked raspberry.
Stamp Botanic Orchid Bouquet and cut out with matching die and colour in with distress inks
 blueprint sketch and Picked raspberry, adhere on top of window die, arrange Orchids around window frame. Add stickles .

Wednesday 1 June 2016

Bright Hibiscus

Hi Dahlings
Hope you are all well,lovely weather we are having,summer is on its way.
I do hope you like this Hibiscus card ,i am so in love with these flowers.
The borders are just Divine.

Bright Hibiscus

Products  used
HCST1-401 Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit
HCD1-779 Regal Borders and Pockets
HCD1-776 Eyelet Oval
HCPC-3736 Tropical Hibiscus Stamp
HCD1-796 Tropical Hibiscus die
White card stock, silver card,Vellum sickles,Prom marker m647,
distress ink pad Mowed Lawn. Wow embossing powder Opaque white super fine.

Cut white card 6x6 line up one of the Regal Borders on the edge and cut, on silver card 6 ¾ x 6 ¾ just use one of the cutting edges and do the same with white card 6 ½ x 6 ½ so you have two layer of just cutting edges showing and layer up from behind the white 6x6.
Adhere to white card 7x7 then on to silver 7 ¼ x 7 ¼ then layer up onto your last piece of white card stock 7 ½ x 7 ½ .
Cut two Eyelet Ovals one in white card stock and one in silver card stock and off set the white over the silver
Adhere to 6x6 .
Heat emboss Tropical Hibiscus on to vellum with white embossing power
colour in from behind with a pro marker Cerise,and cut out with the Tropical Hibiscus Die.
Stamp leaves on to vellum and colour in with mowed lawn,
use your Flower shaping kit and adhere your flowers onto Eyelet Oval.

Thank you so much for popping by today
Much love as always
Martine xxxx