Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Heartfelt Creations CAS Card & Candle

Hello and welcome here!  I hope you're enjoying your week so far, we've been enjoying a little sun, a few clouds, and a little rain.  It's time again for some Heartfelt Creations inspiration.  I must say I LOVE their products, beautiful paper, beautiful exclusive dies, and beautiful stamps...what's NOT to love, lol.

Card Size:  4.25" x 5.5"
Candle Size: 2.68" x 3.94"
I decided to go clean and simple (CAS) this week because I love embossing intricate dies, the effect is quite elegant, and I then decided to add a matching candle.  Candle Stamping is so easy, I need to remember to make them more often, they make a perfect 'I'm thinking of you' gift.

I embossed (not cut) the Decorative Blossom Corner die in the corner, stamped the sentiment, and then added the bow, voila, done!

Inside:
I like to finish the inside of my cards as well, usually a simple image, and a sentiment, or saying.

Just another view of the embossed cardstock.

I made a tutorial on Candle Stamping which you can view HERE. It really is quite simple, stamp on tissue paper, attach to your candle with your heat tool and wax paper...that's it!

For the Decorative Blossom Corner,  I cut about 6 sheets of tissue paper at a time (it's easier to separate 2 corners from 6 than it is to only cut 2 thin pieces and try to get them out of the die without ripping....yes, I tried, lol).  I then inked the tissue paper to achieve the light blue...I could have used coloured tissue paper if I had it hand, but I didn't, so I made due with white tissue paper and ink.

The seam is where the 2 tissue pieces match...I attached one corner piece at a time though, and then finished with the sentiment.

Recipe:  HC Decorative Blossom Corner Die, HC SS-Hope In The Lord, Heartfelt Expressions & Daisy Patch Flowers, CTMH CS-White Daisy, Bazzill CS-textured light blue, CTMH Ink-Black & Lilac Mist, Sheer Creations White Satin Edge Ribbon, White Pillar Candle, White Tissue Paper.

For more Heartfelt Creations inspiration, be sure to check out the awesome projects made by the rest of the DT, their links are in my sidebar, or you can check out the HC Blog.  You can also purchase the stamps and dies I used today over at the HC Store.

Deneen

Challenges Entered:
Twist of Faith Card Challenges - #39 Clean & Simple + Scripture
Lexi's Creations - #91 Focus on the Sentiment
Crazy 4 Challenges - No Patterned Paper

15 comments:

Olga said...

I love this, and what a great gift for anyone!!!!!

beadz said...

What a pretty gift ensemble!
hugs,
Gini

Glenda Brooks said...

This is just gorgeous. You could just send this along to me!

Lee Ann Barrett said...

Fabulous work, Deneen! I love this cas card-a really beauty! and the candle is just wonderful! Love your creativity!

Giovana Smith said...

Your card and candle are a great duo!! Beautiful work and details.

Kathy/NorthCarolina said...

This is so elegant, and so beautiful...the stamping is so perfect...everything just sings!

Lenoria said...

This is so gorgeous! I love the card and the candle, I have never tried candle stamping (I'm a little chicken) but yours is simply stunning and anyone would be overjoyed to get a gift like this or even just the card would be a day brightener!!

Zella said...

I don't know what to say except - WOW!!! Simply elegant!!! Thanks for joining us at Twist of Faith.

Mamma Mia said...

Hi Deneen - this card and gift are totally wonderful! Love the elegant card, simply done with the embossed corner and sentiment, and the gorgeous candle to match. Thanks for sharing your projects at Lexi's Creations this time.
Helen x (DT)

Jenée said...

Oh my, BEAUTIFUL creations. The card is so elegant, and the matching candle is the icing on the cake. Your work is just wonderful. Thank you for entering this week's challenge at Twist of Faith. I do hope we will see you again. Blessings.

Patricia Chalas said...

wao! this is so pretty and delicate I love your creations they are so inspiring!!

TesaB said...

What a super duper gorgeous set! Wonderful design!

Samantha said...

goRGEOUS!!!

Hillary Harris said...

Gorgeous! Perfect CAS! Thanks for joining us at Twist of Faith!

Pauline said...

This is breathtaking, Deneen! Thank you for sharing with us at Twist of Faith!

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