Wednesday, October 14, 2015


It's time to slow down the daily pace, take a deep breath and embrace life with the new Heartfelt Creations Italiana Riviera Collection.  We invite you to stroll down the Italian coastline taking in the spectacular seaside views, open markets, and amazing architecture while allowing yourself to relax and get lost in an easy going way of life.  Feel the gentle breeze, breathe in the aromas of salty mist and mouthwatering eats as you pass by a harbour lined with delightful cafes and quaint little shops calling out to you to pause for a visit. Step through towering stone gates to meander through perfectly manicured vineyards boasting rows and rows of coiling vines filled with dense foliage and  plump clusters of exquisitely purple hued grapes.  Then as the sun sets, continue to take in the old world charm and beauty of the area as you relax in your villa, enjoying a glass of fine wine aged to perfection while jotting down all of the days wonderful adventures on an old fashioned postcard, pausing occasionally only to peer out the old stone window that reveals the most surreal view of lush gardens, stately mountains, beautiful flowers and that perfectly manicured vineyard.  At Heartfelt Creations we dismiss the misconceived notion that you are required to leave your craft room to experience the finer things in come along with us as we invite you to explore the charm and elegance of the Italiana Riviera Collection!
Products Used: 
Italiana Riviera Paper Collection
Italiana Riviera Cling Stamp Set
Italiana Grape Clusters Cling Stamp Set
Italiana Grape Clusters Die
Art Institute Glue - Dries Clear
Stamp Positioner Kit

Project Instructions: 
Other products: Spectrum Noir Markers LG 1&2; LV 1&2; Wink of Stella, Stampin Up Eggplant Envy card stock
Watch this video to learn how to cut the border
Instructions: For instructions on how to make a step card go to I made my card 8 1/2" x 5 1/2", my sides are 1 1/2" instead of 1". I used the Eggplant Envy to mat the center. Cut a piece of the paper 5" x 3 3/4", use the stamp positioner and stamp the sentiment. Place the Italiana Riviera Paper on the sides and bottom. Use the Italiana Grape die to cut the shape out of white and adhere to both sides and bottom of the card. Stamp the grapes, color, cut out and adhere to card. To finish add Wink of Stella.

Products Used: 
Italiana Riviera Paper Collection
Italiana Grapevines Cling Stamp Set
Italiana Grape Clusters Cling Stamp Set
Italiana Riviera Cling Stamp Set
Italiana Grape Clusters Die
Decorative Chateau Gate Die
Art Institute Glue - Dries Clear

Project Instructions: 
Other products: Spectrum Noir Markers LG1; LV1; PL1, Wink of Stella, Small Pop Dots, Stampin Up Eggplant Envy cardstock, white cardstock

Instructions: Prepare a white card base 5" x 7". Cut a piece of the Eggplant Envy 4 7/8" x 6 7/8" and place a piece of the Italiana Riviera paper on top size 4 3/4" x 6 3/4". Stamp the leaves down the side and color. Stamp the image, grapes, wine bottle and glass, color and cut everything out. Die cut the Decorative Chateau Gate Die with Eggplant Envy and place over the image. Adhere the grapes down the side on top of the leaves and one on top of the gate die. Using small pop dots, adhere the bottle and glass. To finish add Wink of Stella so it will sparkle.
Thanks for taking time to drop by, have a good week....


Kathy/NorthCarolina said...

Beautiful cards, Olga! Love your coloring! said...

Beautiful! Like Kathy, I love your coloring.

BeautifulMomentCards - Tracey Fehr said...

Another set of lovely card, Olga!

*Vicki* said...

So gorgeous!! Really love the purples! :)

Penny Odell said...

Both of your cards are just stunning Olga!!

Rosemary said...

really love set of cards... so soft and serene!

Regina Hamilton said...

Olga, your cards are beautiful.

Karan Gerber said...

beautiful cards Olga.

aussie aNNie said...

Lovely colours used and gorgeous creation today..♥

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Patricia St Martin said...

Olga, Gorgeous paper and love the die cuts.
Hugs Pat