Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Heartfelt Creations - Aloha!


 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!

Tropical Paradise Designer Paper Collection, 
Tropical Paradise Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3783
Tropical Paradise Die Set, HCD1-7137
Tropical Cockatoo Stamp Set, HCPC 3781
Tropical Cockatoo Die, HCD1-HCD1-7136
Tropical Plumeria Stamp Set, HCPC-3782
Tropical Plumeria Die Set, HCD1-7135
Fleur Border Basics Die, HCD1-7120
4 1/4 inch x 5 1/2 inch Foldout Cards-White, HCCF1-443-2
Ornate Borders  and Pockets Die, HCD1-780
Double Dots 100 pc - 3D Foam Circles, DDots
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Metal Tip for Adhesive Bottles, 352854
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Tuxedo Black, TSMP900
Memento Bamboo Leaves Dye Ink, TSMP707
Memento Olive Grove,  TSMP708
Memento Teal Dye Ink, TSMPTSMP602
ColorBox Fluid Chalk Ink Pad - Berrylicious - 71053
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST10401
Scor-Pal Measuring and Scoring Board, 173842
Glue Pins, Pins6
Sizzix Vagabond2-53242


Green cardstock,  black cardstock, Stonehenge  paper for colored pencils , white cardstock,  Misty, mini-mister, paper trimmer, Prismacolor Pencils,  Diamond glitter, Squeezed Lemon Distress Ink, 

The designer paper was selected from the Tropical Paradise Designer Paper Collection. Use the Foldout Card as a template for cutting the panels.   I chose to cover the panels on the front and back of the foldout.  

 Cut the trim from green cardstock using the Flour border Basics Die six times.   Each panel has the trim applied to the front and back.   This is a great tutorial from Emma Lou on creating Border Essential Die - HERE.      Cut four  ornate border die and adhere together with Designer Dries Clear Adhesive. This will give the die a lot of strength.   Adhere to the  top of the base panel. 

Stamp the tropical bird images on Stonehenge paper with Memento Tuxedo Black ink.   
Color the birds with Prismacolor pencils.  The following Prismacolor Combos were used. 
(Cockatoo Image) - Jasmine, Terra Cotta, Peach Beige, White, Putty Beige,Spring Green Kelp Green, Sepia, Lemon Yellow, Pink Rose, Mulberry, Lavender.
(Flamingo)- Putty Beige, Peach Beige, Terra Cotta, Sienna Brown, Dark Brown.

Die cut the birds with corresponding die.   I prefer to cut 3 extra layers of each bird from left over scrap cardstock  and adhere the layers with Designer Dries Clear Adhesive.   This will add thickness  and dimension to the images. 

Stamp the Plumeria on white cardstock with Memento Tuxedo Black Dye Ink.  Die cut  the flower with the Tropical Plumeria Die.    Sponge the petals with Berrylicious ColorBox Ink and with Squeezed Lemon Distress Ink.  Stamp and die cut the leaves from the Tropical Cockatoo set.  Sponge with the Bamboo Leaves, Olive Grove and Teal Memento Ink.   Shape  the Plumeria and leaves with the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit.   Tip -  It helps to lightly mist the back of the water before shaping.  This will help to break down the paper fibers!   Watch this tutorial by Emma Lou on how to shape the Plumeria! 

Die cut the "Aloha" from the Orange designer paper the the Tropical Paradise Paper Collection.   Pop up the tropical birds with dimensional dots and adhere the word  "Aloha" with Designer Dries Clear Adhesive. 

Thank you so much for stopping by!  I hope you enjoyed the new Tropical Paradise Collection.   You can check it out at Heartfelt Creations' New Products.


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    1. Thank you Rajni for your kind comment! :D Hugs

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    1. thank you Glenda! I hope you are having a wonderful Easter weekend.

  3. Such a gorgeous card Marie. Love the fabulous shape and all those super critters xx

    1. Thank you Kanda. I too love foldout cards :D I was recently in Hawaii and this set brings back all those wonderful memories!
      Hugs, Maire

  4. Hi, love all the attention to the colouring...great card! Hugs

    1. Thank you so much! Don't you just love this collection?! Hugs, marie

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    1. Thank you so much Marisa. I am really loving this collection.


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