Wednesday, October 10, 2018


Beautiful floral fabric, delicate trimmings and charming buttons accompanied by delicate hand-stitch work, and precise patchwork become a most exquisite project in the hands of an experienced seamstress! While sewing may not be a talent gifted to everyone, you can now experience the same stunning results in your paper crafts with the Buttons and Blooms Collection from Heartfelt Creations! An inviting paper collection bound in delightfully vibrant hues of bright blues, happy yellows, pretty pinks and robust reds boast alluring patterns of dainty florals, fun filled polka dots and quilt like patterns which will beckon you to caress them as you would the beautiful bolts of material found in your favorite fabric store! “Applique” cards and scrapbook pages quickly and with ease using the striking yet functional premade card panels designed in varying sizes and patterns! Embellish your handmade creations with a variety of hand-stitched accents found in the gorgeous assembling of cling stamp sets and coordinating dies. Choose from delicately embroidered sentiments, stitched banners, charming patchwork pockets, decorative patches and rick rack trim, all lending that personal handmade touch to your crafty creations! Lastly, “hem” your projects with fetching blossoms that have been skillfully illustrated to give them the appearance of having been cut from patchwork fabric! Designed in three varying sizes, these pleasing posies are ideal for using as flat embellishments, or layered to create wonderful dimensional blooms! So, come along with us…grab your shears, patterned papers and patchwork die cuts and let’s head into the craft room! Bobbins, threads and sewing machines not required!

Products Used
Other Products: White, Yellow, Blue, Rose, Green colored cardstock, foam dots, clear embossing powder,
For more tips on creating with the Buttons and Blooms collection, watch the tutorial at
Instructions: Prepare a card base 5 x 7", layer a piece of the Buttons and Blooms paper 1/4 inch smaller on top.
Stamp the pocket on Yellow cardstock with the Buttercup ink, cover with clear embossing powder, heat set, cut out with the coordinating die. Cut out the Ornamental Tag die and glue to the back of the pocket, Use the Tag die and cut one of the tags out form the paper pack and add to the pocket as well. Add foam dots to the back and adhere to the card center. Cut the white pearl swirl in half and place on the sides of the pocket as shown.
Stamp the flowers and buttons on the colored cardstock, cover with clear embossing powder, heat set, and cut out. Shape using the Deluxe Flower Shaping kit.
Stamp the leaves on Green cardstock with the Library Green ink, cut out with coordinating die, shape using the mold and adhere to card.  For more tips on creating with the flower shaping molds, watch the tutorial at flowers on top of the leaves. Add the buttons to the center of each flower and the pocket as shown.
To finish, add the glitter to the leaves and flowers.
Products Used
Other Products: Burgundy and White cardstock, hot glue gun,
For more tips on creating with the Buttons and Blooms collection, watch the tutorial at
For more tips on creating with the tags & sentiments, watch the tutorial at
Instructions: Fold a piece of Burgundy cardstock in half, place the large Album tag on top making sure one side is off the fold, cut out with the die cutting machine. This makes the card base. Using the next size down die, cut 2 pieces from the paper collection, one for the front of the card and one for the inside. Stamp the sentiment on the one going inside with the Manganese Blue ink. Use the small border die and cut out of white card stock, this will go at the bottom on the front, adhere the other on the front.
Stamp the leaves on white cardstock with the Library Green, color in with the Vivid Chartreuse, cut out with the coordinating die, shape using the mold and adhere to card front.
Stamp the flowers on white cardstock with the Plum ink, color in with the rose Madder cut out using the coordinating die, shape with the mold and Flower shaping kit. For more tips on creating with the flower shaping molds, watch the tutorial at Glue 2 together. Use the Groove Golf tool to make a hole in the center and add stamens. Use the hot glue gun to secure and adhere to card on top of the leaves. Use the small circle die and cut out a burgundy circle, use the round circle die from the arrows and banner die and cut out one of the pre-printed round tags, adhere the two together and place on card.
To finish, add glitter to all the leaves and flowers.
Thanks for stopping by, be sure and check out Heartfelt Creations blot for more inspiration!!


Jan's Paper Flowers said...

Two absolutely beautiful cards Olga! Love the designs!

Rosemary said...

beautiful set of cards! and of course the flowers are stunning!

*Vicki* said...

All of your details are amazing!! Gorgeous!!

Patricia Manhire said...

Two very beautiful designs!

Robin Clendenning said...

Beautiful cards Olga!! Love both of them!

Glenda Brooks said...

Both cards are gorgeous, but I have to say I do love that yellow pocket! It just really catches my eye!

cheryl morgan said...

Olga, these are lovely. X