Wednesday, February 22, 2017


Hello dear friends ,

Welcome Wednesday!!! It's Heartfelt Creations day today and Dogwoods are in full bloom ushering in the beautiful spring. Doves are spreading the message of love and its sheer beauty all over in the nature.
So as an ode to the nature , I have delicate vellum dogwoods and doves on my post today.
This card has a shabby chic element and a Victorian essence. It is shaped like an Envelope card and this dimensional card truly brings out the beauty of the delightful dogwoods.

Do have look here.

Heartfelt Creations Products used

Delicate Border Basics Die HCD1-7118
Classic Border Basics Die HCD1-7119
Elegant Border Basics Die HCD1-7121
Enchanted Mum Bouquet Die HCD1-769
8.5 x 11 Cardstock Pack of 25 - White HCPP2-451
Darice Adhesive Foam Strips D120601
Lettuce Entertain You Prills ANC814
Vellum Paper - 10 Sheets 242174
Crystal Ultrafine Transparent Glitter 85-glitter
Embossing Powder - White RPEJ685
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit HCST1-40 

Other Products used

Archival inks- Pink Peony, leaf green, Embossing ink pad, Victorian lady image, Spellbinders die Botanical Bliss label 54 decorative element, Archival ink-jet black


Make the envelope card base first. Cut a white card stock measuring 6" by 7". Cut a panel from white card stock measuring 6" by 6". Cut it diagonally to get two triangles. Score at 1/4 inch on one side. Cut border dies for card triangles and one for the inside back panel. Cut the pattern paper to the size of the envelope insert using the border die. Adhere inside the back. Attach the two triangles on either side. Attach the border as shown. Distress the borders with oink peony ink. Stamp the dogwood flower  and leaves images on vellum using embossing ink. Add white embossing powder and heat set. Cut with coordianting die. Apply the pink shade on the dogwoods and green ink on the leaves. Shape the flowers a little on flower shaping tool kit.  Add the green centere and add prills. For a more detailed view , follow Emma Lou's video on making Dogwoods. Add glue and adhere super fine glitter to the flowers and leaves.
For the insert, Cut the spellbinders die and adhere the lady's image. Add flowers and leaves along with the swirls from Mum die. Stamp the doves and cut with coordinating die. Add a little pink or blue colour and adhere glitter on top. Add the doves on the card as shown. Cut out the sentiments from pattern paper. Put the insert inside the envelope.

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I hope you liked my creation and enjoyed visiting my blog. Thanks a ton for all your love and appreciation.


Jan's Paper Flowers said...

Absolutely beautiful!

Olga Jewell said...

Absolutely gorgeous!!!

Marisa Job said...

What a gorgeous card!! Love it!! said...

This is a beautiful card!

Pooja Sharma said...

One other beautiful card love the light shades of card so pretty

Maire Gamber said...

How stunning!
Hugs, Marie

brenda said...

Such a beautiful creation and it does indeed evoke thoughts of Spring, many thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations challenge.

B x

Lynne K said...

Simply stunning, Anita! The flowers are so delicate and pretty. Thanks for sharing your gorgeous work with us at Stamping Sensations.