Wednesday, June 5, 2013

wednesday...Heartfelt Creations

Happy Heartfelt Wednesday! Welcome  to my blog once again! Today I have another beach layout to share with you!

Heartfelt Creations:
HCPC 3480 Brookside Manor PreCut Set
HCPC 3527 High Seas PreCut Set
HCPC 3529 Surfs Up PreCut Set
HCPC 3531 Seascape PreCut Set
HCPC 3532 Beautiful You PreCut Set
HCPC 3533 Sun Kissed Fleur PreCut Set
HCD 723 Garden Romance Die
HCD 733 Decorative Lattice Swirl Die
HCD 734 Sun Kissed Fleur Die
HCDP1 232 Balmy Breeze Paper Collection
393386 Labels 4
452255 Grand Calibur

StazOn Archival Ink (Jet Black), Tim Holtz Distress Ink (Forrest Moss, Vintage Phoro), Tim Holtz Blending tool, Paper Temptress Vellum, Want 2 Scrap Pearls (LeCreme), Want 2 Scrap White pearl swirl, Crafter’s Cord True Hemp (Camouflage), Buttons Galore Buttons (Ocean Blue), Smooch Pearlized Accent Ink (pearl), embossing tool,

The Balmy Breeze Collection was just perfect for this layout! The pictures were taken during hubby and I's recent cruise vacation in Bahamas and let me tell yo, it certainly was Beautiful Day there!

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I just love this flourish die! When done in white, it looks like a doily! I added some flowers from the Sun Kissed Fleur PreCut Set and a little anchor along with some pearl flourishes from Want 2 Scrap.

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Here's a close up of the gorgeous flower that I made in neutral colors to not take away from the photos.

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Here's a close up of the bottom of the strips that I made. I die cut 6 butterflies and lifted their wings to give them movement. I loved working with The Paper Tempresss glittery vellum!

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Finally, here's a close up of the last cluster. I used the pre-printed image as an embellies as well as some more flowers, an anchor and pearl bling.

Here is the step by step write-up for this project:
Cut 3 strips of cream colored cardstock to 2.5”x8.5” and use the second largest die from the Shapeabilities Labels 4 to make cut it twice from each strip of cardstock to make a frame as shown. Use the butterfly die from the Garden Romance Die to die cut it along the bottom of each strip as well. Emboss all the die cut pieces and slightly ink the edges. Print four 2.5”x3.5” pictures and adhere them under the die cut shapes to use them as a frame as shown. Stamp the lighthouse from the High Seas PreCut Set and the lighthouse and surf from the Surfs Up PreCut Set unto a light blue pattern paper and trim to 2.5”x3.5”. Adhere behind the frames as well. Add the strips of frames photos unto a background pattern paper as shown. Stamp the sentiment on the window that has the surf image. Add cream colored pearls on the top and bottom of the photos/stamped images to frame them further. Go over the pattern paper’s swirls with Smooch Pearl ink to add a bit of interest to the background. Die cut and emboss two lattice flourishes from the Decorative Lattice Swirl Die out of white cardstock. Tuck these in opposite sides of the layout under the photo strips. Stamp and die cut the Sun Kissed Fleur PreCut Set. Ink the edges and layer the individual flowers to form two layered blooms. Add a cream pearl as the flowers’ centers and add to layout as shown. Color the leaves using the Forrest Moss distress ink and the Tim Holtz blending tool and tuck in under flowers. Trim two images from the pattern paper and tuck those in on the cluster as well. Make two anchors and tie a knot with twine. Add them to the cluster as well as some dark blue and teal buttons to give the layout a pop of color where it needs it. Cut up a Want 2 Scrap bling swirl and tuck in on the clusters as well. Finally, stamp and die cut 6 butterflies from the shiny vellum by Paper Temptress and adhere them to the die cut frames and pop up their wings.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today! Remember to go to the Heartfelt Creations BLOG and check out what the other designers made this week!


  1. Such wonderful scrapbooking skills! This is gorgeous!

  2. Beautiful page, love how you used the swirls!!!

  3. This is such a pretty layout. I really like the way you used the butterflies to draw the eye across the page. Great work!

  4. Love how you have framed your photos, Amarylis!


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