Tuesday, June 25, 2013


Today is the last Tuesday of the month and that means it is time for Heartfelt Creations Alumni Design Team Monthly Blog Hop.  You should have arrived here from Alissa Wells Blog.
I am pleased to share with you a masculine Birthday card I created using the mallard duck stamp from Heartfelt Creations HCPC 3530 - Waters Edge PreCut Set and the paper is from Heartfelt Creations HCDP1 232 - Balmy Breeze Paper Collection. 

I colored the image with Copics  and added some Earth Flower Soft to the cattails.  I also stamped the seaweed image on the Balmy Breeze paper with Watermark Ink and then added Wow Neutral Ultra Shimmer Embossing Glitter and heat set it to add a little sparkle to the paper.
I stamped the cattails on a separate piece of Cryogen White Paper, colored them and cut them out and attached them with a pop dot for added dimension.
The designers participating this month are:

Candy Slabaugh (that's me!)

If you'd like a chance at winning a prize, be sure to leave a comment on each blog along the hop by Friday - there is a $25 gift certificate up for grabs for one random commenter! The blog hop will remain open for comments on everybody’s blog through midnight Friday June 28th and the winner will be announced on June 29th.
Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment. Next up on the hop is Lisa Allen. Have a great week!


Heartfelt Creations Products & Product Carried by HC:
HCPC 3530 - Waters Edge PreCut Set
HCPC 3363 - Inspire Me Sentiments PreCut Set
HCDP1 232 - Balmy Breeze Paper Collection
376182 Labels 1
354808 Standard Circles SM
386265 Getaway Dewdrops
159723 Art Institute Glue - Dries Clear

Other Products:
Other Paper:  Bazzill; Curious Iridescent - Cryogen White
Ink:  Memento - Tuxedo Black; Tim Holtz Distress Ink - Walnut Stain & Antique Linen; VersaMark - Watermark Ink
Copics:  B0000, YG09, YG61, YG63, YG67, G17, G28, BG0000, BG000, BG02, BG05, E09, E18, E19, E25, E29, E31, E33, E35, E37, E97, W1, C1, C3, BV04, BV08, YR18, Y19, Colorless Blender
Other Spellbinders:  Petite Scalloped Circles - LG; Scalloped Labels One
Other Adhesive:  Helmar 450 Quick Dry Adhesive; Flower Soft Glue
Embellishments:  May Arts Ribbon; Flower Soft - Earth; Wow Neutral Ultra Shimmer Embossing Glitter

6" x 6" Card
Begin with a 12" x 6" piece of brown Bazzill cardstock and score on the 6" mark to create a 6"square card base.  Next cut a 6" square piece of Balmy Breeze Paper and with Watermark Ink stamp seaweed, stamping some off the paper, from Waters Edge Set and then add Shimmer Embossing Glitter.  Tap off excess and then heat set.  Adhere to card base.  Next wrap ribbon around center of card front, securing with Scor-Tape.  On Cryogen White Paper with Memento Ink stamp ducks from Waters Edge Set and then die cut with Labels 1 die.  Color with Copics and then distress edges with Antique Linen Distress Ink.  Matte on yellow Bazzill cardstock die cut with Scalloped Labels One and then matte on navy Bazzill cardstock die cut with Scalloped Label One Spellbinder.  Adhere to card front and then with Dries Clear Glue add Getaway Dewdrops to edges as shown.  Add bow to left side of card with Helmar 450 Quick Dry Adhesive.  With Memento Ink on Cryogen White Paper stamp cattails from Waters Edge Set and color with Copics.  Cut out and apply Earth Flower Soft to cattails.  Add to card front with pop dots.  With Walnut Stain Ink stamp "Have a wonderful birthday" from Inspire Me Sentiments Set on Cryogen White Paper die cut with Standard Circles SM and matte on yellow cardstock die cut with Petite Scalloped Circles LG.  Adhere to upper right corner of card with pop dots.

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  1. So fun with the fuzzy cat tails! Love that bow too~

  2. Great card Candy!! Love the colors!

  3. Fabulous masculine card! I love the dimension you created with the Flower Soft and your coloring is fantastic.

  4. This is such a beautiful card love the directions and all the great work you did on it. I will lift your idea for a card if you don't mind so cute.

  5. Beautiful masculine Card! love the details! the Cattails are perfect.

  6. My husband would have loved this card. He was an avid duck hunter.
    The card is so realistic looking. Great job.

  7. This is absolutely fabulous for the men in your life. We are always in need of masculine cards, and this one is wonderful.

  8. Nice masculine card. Love the cattails!

  9. You did a fabulous job on your coloring. What a great guy's card! :)

  10. Love the card with all the layers.

    Marjorie from TX

  11. Very cool card. Love the duck scene and that flower soft adds a cool dimension to the cattails. Great job.

  12. AWESOME card!Love this stamp,great coloring!!!

  13. Really enjoyed seeing this, thanks for a great idea.

  14. I nearly missed your post because you are not on Alissa's list, who is right before you!!! eeek!!

    Lovely card. Those fuzzy cattails are perfect for balancing that great big wonderful bow!! Glad I didn't miss your card.

  15. What a great masculine card! I love the shimmery background and the fabulous bow! Great job!

  16. My son would love to receive this card. Very nice.

  17. your card is just beautiful. You are so good at coloring, a perfect masculine card.

  18. love this card! Beautiful! I also like the new look of your blog and congrats on the new DT with Candi's!


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