Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Heartfelt Creations Springtime Medley Collection Release

Heartfelt Creations is releasing stunning, fresh floral images just in time for Spring paper crafting.  Here's a list of the new sets in the Springtime Medley Collection linked to their images on the Heartfelt Creations website;

I sit here now watching snow swirl hypnotically just beyond my studio window.  I know if I go out there and inhale deeply of the crisp air, my nose will firmly freeze shut.  Yup, January in brutally cold Western Canada.  These new stamps take me to a lovelier place in my mind.  A warmer place.  A place of happiness and joy walking around watching my gardens return to life after so many dormant months.

I used Exotic Fuchsias from this release for my card.  I did an image search so I could get the colours right and I found a DIVINE picture of purple fuchsias hanging in profusion in a gorgeous hanging basket.

I coloured these beautiful fuchsias with the following copic markers;

Fuchsia; V01, V04, V05, V09, V91, V93, YG0000, YG93, YG63, colorless blender
Leaves; YG11, YG63, YG67, YG99

I would like to draw your attention to the layers on this card.  It tickles my happy place.  I did a card last week called Hand Delivery Only and it took me wonderful zen-like hours to cut the pieces of the Autumn Corsage image.  This week, it took a fraction of the time because the Fuchsia blossom and bud were cut using co-ordinating dies from the Springtime Medley dies set.  Love these things when I don't need any zen time!!!

You will see more projects using these newly released sets on the Heartfelt Creations blog made by the rest of the Heartfelt Creations Design Team.

stamps; HCPC 3360 exotic fuchsias (heartfelt creations)
paper; Springtime Collection (Graphic45), Kraft (American Craft), White Canvas, Green Tea (bazzill), Copic paper
ink; Espresso adirondack (ranger)
accessories; labels 6, HCD 709 Springtime Medley Dies (spellbinders), stardust stickles (ranger), adhesive pearls (kaiser), white 1/4" satin ribbon (offray), large double arches edge punch (martha stewart), bow easy, copic markers


Stamping Becky said...

So detailed and strikingly beautiful! The layered fuschias (I didn't know those were flowers - always heard them referred to as a colour) are so lovely! Awesome coloring work, Loretta!

Rosemary said...

absolutely stunning card, loretta! love how you colored the fuchsia!

Lisa Somerville said...

Beautiful design, fab coloring!

Selma said...

This is another stunning card Loretta. Your coloring is perfection and the layout is so stricking.

Angelica said...

Your card is gorgeous and your coloring just blows me away, beautiful work.

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

All I can say is wow! This card is spectacular, Loretta! The image is so beautiful and your coloring just brings it to life. Lovely work with all the layers and stitching. The pearls and the lattice punching are perfect finishing touches!


Jessica said...

How beautiful, Loretta! This is simply amazing!!

Conniecrafter said...

Oh my such beautiful coloring, so love the dimension and your pearl accents!

Dee Jackson said...

Wow!! This is really gorgeous! I'm SO sad you and Deb will be together at CHA hug her and she will hug you back from me:)

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