Monday, January 28, 2013

Hearts a Flutter Gift Set

I saw this cute idea for making a candy bottle out of a Starbucks coffee drink on Pinterest, so I cased the idea and added some things of my own and made a Valentines Day card as well.

Let's get started!  Valentines Day Card

Supplies Needed

Card Stock                             Wild Wasbi, Champagne Sparkle, Very Vanilla, Crumb Cake
Designer Series Paper            Tea for Two  (from Spring Mini)
Ribbon                                    Large Lace (from Spring Mini)
Rose                                        From Spring Mini
Ink                                           Early Espresso and Versa Mark
Framelits                                 Hearts a Flutter (from Spring Mini)
Stamp Set                                Hearts a Flutter (from Spring Mini), You are Loved
Embossing Powder                 Clear
Embossing Folder                   Lacy Brocade
Punch                                      Heart
Ribbon                                    Large Lace (from Spring Mini)

  1. Cut a piece of Crumb Cake card stock 51/2 x 41/4 inches for your base card.
  2. Next cut a piece of Crumb Cake 51/4 x 4 inches for second layer and place inside embossing folder and run through Big Shot Machine.
  3. Then cut a piece of designer series paper (I used Tea for Two) 5 x 3/4 inches and then place in embossing folder and run through the Big Shot.
  4. Next adhere designer series paper to card stock and add  lace and adhere to base card.
  5. Cut a piece of Wild Wasbi card stock  3 x 3 inches, using Versa Mark stamp Scallop Heart stamp from the Hearts a Flutter stamp set.
  6. Then sprinkle clear embossing powder and heat with heat gun.
  7. Next punch a Heart out of the sparkle paper.
  8. Glue sparkle heart to embossed heart and then glue to lace on front of card and add white rose.
Hearts a Flutter and Kisses Too!

There is nothing better than chocolate for Valentines Day except maybe trip to Starbucks!!!

Supplies needed

Card Stock                              Crumb Cake, Very Vanilla
Designer Series Paper            Tea for Two
Ink                                           Early Espresso, Versa Mark
Framelit                                  Hearts a Flutter
Stamp Set                                Heart from Valentine Treat Bundle
Ribbon                                    Crochet Trim
Embossing Folder                   Lacy Brocade
Punches                                   Heart Punch, 13/4" Scallop Circle, 13/8" Circle, 11/4" Circle, 1" circle
                                                7/8" Scallop Circle

Directions for Belly Band
Cut a piece of card stock 9" x 3" and then cut a piece of designer series paper 8' x 2" and using the Lacy Brocade embossing folder run through the Big Shot. Glue together pieces and then using sticky tape glue on one end attach around bottle.

Directions for Heart Tag
  1. Cut a piece of Very Vanilla card stock about 3" square and stamp using Versa Mark the Heart from Hearts a Flutter stamp set. Then sprinkle embossing powder and dust off and heat with heat gun.
  2. Then stamp on another piece of Very Vanilla card stock using the heart from the Valentine Treat Bundle and then punch it out using the Heart punch. glue together.
  3. Punch a hole at the top of the Heart to run the ribbon through and tie a bow.

Directions for Lid Topper
Pretty simple really, punch out each layer and glue together and then glue to the top of the Lid. Now all that is left to do is fill with your favorite candy. (Mine is Hershey Kisses)

I just love Vintage cards, and the stamp sets, ribbons and dies from the new Spring Mini let's my creativity go wild.


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