Wednesday, July 22, 2015

An archway of birds and flowers

Oh my goodness we have got a mini release this week

New dies to cut out the Paisley Peacocks and feathers !!!
I am so excited, I love these stamps and now its
so easy to cut them out too!!! 

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Heartfelt Creations

I have had this project in my head ever since I bought this arch in March!
Finally it is a reality!! It was so hard to photograph though!
Here is a look at the side.

Hope you like it! Caitlyn tried to sneak off with it!! lol
I told her it has to go to America to Emma Lou !!
Guess I will be making another one!! shh !!

To make the card I used :
HCST1-401 Flower Shaping Kit
TSMP 900 Memento Black Ink
TSMP 800 Memento Rich Cocoa Ink
RPEJ685 White embossing powder
CB80 ColorBox Frost white ink
71082 ColorBox Harvest Chalk 
HCD1-736 Classic Leaf Die
HCD1-760 Delightful Daisy Die
HCD1-759 Butterfly Medley Die
HCD1-771 Peacock Paisley Die
HCD1-756 Birds and Bloom Die
HCD1-757 Leafy Branch Die
HCD1-737 Ornate Gateway Die
HCD1-771 Peacock Paisley Die
HCPC 3656 Delightful Daisies Cling Stamp Set
HCPC-3660 Peacock Swirls Cling stamp
HCPC-3661 Feathery Peacock Cling stamp
HCPC-3545 Open Leaf Cling Stamp
HCPC-3546 Classic Leaf Cling stamp
HCPC-3644 Birds and Bloom Cling stamp
HCPC-3650 Butterfly Medley Cling stamp

Other items: Aqua pens(peacocks) - Bud Green, Sunflower, Peacock blue,
Faded jeans and Victorian Velvet for the flowers. Peeled Paint for the leaves.
Mustard seed and Victorian velvet distress markers for the butterflies.
American Decor Chalky Finish - Promesse, beads, gems, MDF archway, heat gun,
water brush, white card, Star Dust glitter glue, tacky glue.

Take your MDF arch and stand and cover with the chalky finish paint. When dry
fix the arch and stand together. Stamp the peacocks and three feathers. Colour using
the aqua pens and water brush and Die cut. Glitter the feathers and peacocks.
Go over the edges of the feather with Faded jeans ink. Stamp, cut, colour and 
shape the leaves. Stamp, cut. colour and shape the daisy flowers. Adhere beads
to their centres. Stamp, cut, colour and shape the blossoms. Adhere a gem into their
centre. Stamp and cut the birds. Colour the birds with the Harvest chalk on the 
chest and Faded jeans on the top. Stamp in white the butterflies and heat emboss
with white embossing powder. Die cut and colour on the back using the distress markers.
Adhere gems and gently shape the wings with your fingers. Die cut three gates and
adhere to the archway. Adhere the peacocks to the arch. Adhere the leaves, birds, 
butterflies and flowers and your project is complete.

Happy crafting!!


  1. This is fabulous, Lizzie! Love the detailing!

  2. Beautiful Liz, I love my paisley peacock collection. Do you know who stocks the peacock dies in the UK. Crafty Regards Julie kay xx

    1. Hi there Julie! Try Sunrise Crafts or Oyster Stamps. If they don't have them I'm sure they will get them in if you ask them. Have a great day! Hugs

  3. This is fabulous Liz, love the gorgeous colours. Pat x

  4. Oh Liz, this is such a WOW project, I keep starring at all the details! What a gorgeous display piece, absolutely lovely!!


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