Monday, September 20, 2021

Framed Lovely Layers Floral Bouquet | Honey Bee Stamps

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Hello, my friends and Happy Monday!

Today I am super excited to share with you this beautiful Framed Lovely Layers Floral Bouquet featuring many of the lovely layers dies from Honey Bee Stamps. I've had this idea since the sunflower die was released and was dying to make it. I have made many similar frames in the past, which I will share with you at the end of this post, but this time was the first time I used dies to create the flowers. 

If you love die-cutting, this project is for you. I made this over a period of two days. The first day I spent die-cutting and ink blending all the pieces. The second day was pretty much assembling and embellishing it. 

Here is a breakdown of how and what I used to put it all together.

FRAME RECIPE 


Dies:

Frame:
  • Square 9 ¾ " Frame from IKEA

Paper: 

  • Heavy Weight 110lbs Colored Cardstock


Ink for blending:

  •  Atelier Inks from Inkon3 (see links below)

Die Cut Machine:

Adhesives:

Embellishments:

Other Tools:

Once all the pieces were die-cut and inked up, I then assembled each flower individually using foam in between each layer. I then played with the arrangement until I came up with one I liked and took a photo of the design to guide me when it came time to glue it all down.

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To the centers of the sunflowers, I added a layer of glue and dropped seed beads into the puddle. Once the area was dry I used a brown Copic marker to color the beads. To the top layer of the center, I added tiny drops of glossy accents and then added sparkle glitter over it. This adds some raised dimension and shine. For the coneflower centers, I used a glue pen and added tiny dots of glue, and then used the same glitter. I also used crystal drops to add details to the hydrangea centers and the Easter Lily.

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The flowers were then glued to a piece of white cardstock that I had cut to fit the frame. Use foam tape to build up height where you feel it may be needed. I used about 4 layers of foam to raise the center sunflower. To finish off the bouquet I added a couple pieces of twirled cardstock to create some vine-looking greenery.

For additional shine, I painted the edges of some of the hydrangea flowers using liquid pixie dust.

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I am in love with this frame and I hope you are too. Maybe it will even inspire you to create something similar for yourself!

Thank you for stopping by and until next time... Happy Crafting!
Ilda 😊

Here are a few other Floral frames Shadow boxes I have made in the past. Please note they were all created with SVGs and cut using a Silhouette Electronic Die Cutting Machine. Click on the image for more details.









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Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Happily Ever After Fall Wedding Cake Card | Studio Katia

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Hello crafty friends! This past weekend our family attended our first wedding since Covid began. I have to admit it felt strange being in a large group setting again. But, hopefully, now that many of us have been vaccinated I hope life can slowly get back to a new normal. 

Anyways, let's get on with today's card. I am so excited to share with you a Fall Wedding Card featuring products from Studio Katia's latest release. 

Studio Katia has had one of the worst years ever because of Covid. Lots of lost products in the mail, shipping issues, production delays, and technical issues the list goes on. But, I am happy to say she has toughed through it and survived and is back with some really cool products. Check out her latest release →HERE. I really hope this dark cloud has lifted from her because I have really missed seeing and sharing her awesome products.

Here's the breakdown of how this card came together. 

CARD RECIPE


Stamps: 

Dies:

Stencils:

Paper: 

Color Media:

Ink:

Emb. Powder:

Die Cut Machine:

Adhesives:

Embellishments:

Other Tools:

Here is a close-up of this pretty card. Hopefully, you can see all the sparkle and shine, but also the dry embossed hearts on the background. I used the SCATTERED HEARTS Stencil and ran it through the die-cut machine with the rubber impression mat. I then painted on a little Liquid Pixie Dust for sparkle.

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Pictures don't do this card justice. Those DARK CHOCOLATE PEARLS appear different in these pictures, but they look almost good enough to eat in person and match the chocolate frosting so beautifully!

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This beautiful cake stamp could be used all year round and it was perfect timing for the beautiful Fall wedding we just attended. I hope this Happily Ever After Fall Wedding Cake Card inspired your next cake card creation.

Thank you for stopping by and until next time... Happy Crafting!
Ilda 💖

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