Pocket Full of Poppies All Occasion Card

This hop is now closed.  The winner was chosen from Amaryllis’ blog: JONI, you are the winner! 
Heartfelt Creations May Alumni Blog Hop: Pocket Full of Poppies All Occasion Card

Hello, Friends!  Welcome to the Heartfelt Creations May Alumni Blog Hop! I’m kicking the festivities off with this Pocket Full of Poppies All Occasion card made with the gorgeous Blazing Poppies Collection.

Pocket Full of Poppies All Occasion Card Blazing Poppies by Kathy Clement Product by Heartfelt Creations Photo 1aThis 5″ x 7″ top fold card is bursting with color, dimension and texture.  Here’s the supply list:

Pocket Full of Poppies Tips and Tricks

Pocket Full of Poppies All Occasion Card Blazing Poppies by Kathy Clement Product by Heartfelt Creations Photo 2Add great dimension to your card by following these tips:

  • Cut a panel of designer paper slightly smaller than your card base.
  • Ink the edges with Vintage Photo Distress Ink.  Spritz with water.  Glue to card base.
  • Remove the center of a 5″ x 7″ premade card panel with the Cut, Mat, Create Die
  • Use foam tape or waste cardboard around the edges of the card opening.
  • Center and glue onto prepared card base.
  • Stamp several sets of poppies in Versamark ink onto cardstock.
  • Heat emboss with Gold Embossing Powder.
  • Ink Centers with Black Soot Distress Stain.
  • Brush edges with Dried Marigold Distress Paint.
  • Shape with Deluxe Tool Kit.
  • Stack and glue with hot glue gun.
  • Spray with Oriental Poppy Tattered Angel Mist.
  • While wet, sprinkle with Scattered Straw Distress Embossing Powder
  • Sprinkle lightly with glitter.
  • Heat Set
  • Fill poppy centers with glue and prills.  Set aside to dry.
Pocket Full of Poppies All Occasion Card Blazing Poppies by Kathy Clement Product by Heartfelt Creations Photo 3

Popping Poppies

To provide greenery for the poppies, stamp and die cut Delightful Daisies onto green designer paper from Blazing Poppies collection.  Shape and ink with Distress Ink.

Arrange poppies and greenery in opposite corners of the card.

Fussy cut the denim pocket from one of the journal cards.  Pop up on foam tape and add to card.

Die cut ticket with Luggage and Tags Die.  Pop up on foam tape and add to card.

Spatter card with Oriental Poppies Glimmer mist and diluted black paint.

Add black gingham ribbon and gold metallic string.

A Peek Inside Pocket Full of Poppies All Occasion Card

Pocket Full of Poppies All Occasion Card Blazing Poppies by Kathy Clement Product by Heartfelt Creations Photo 4Pocket Full of Poppies All Occasion Card Blazing Poppies by Kathy Clement Product by Heartfelt Creations Photo 5Add pockets, journal cards, tags, borders and stamps to the card interior.   Now wasn’t that fun?

On With the Hop

The hop runs from 8 AM Friday,  May 26th and closes Monday 29th May at 11.59pm EDT.  Visit all the blogs on the hop, and be sure to leave a comment so that your name will be entered into the drawing for a $25 shopping spree at Heartfelt Creations.

The winner of the hop will be announced on the Heartfelt Creations Blog and Facebook page Wednesday, May 31st.  If you are the lucky winner,  email Heartfelt Creations at info@heartfeltcreations.us with “Winner of the May Alumni Hop”

From my blog, hop on over and see what paper pretties my friend GLORIA has prepared for you today.

Here’s the order for this month’s hop:

Kathy (you are HERE) ♥ Gloria ♥ Archana Vicki Martine Amarilys ♥ Emelia ♥ Sarah ♥ Deneen

I hope I’ve shared some tips and tricks that you can use in your own crafty adventures.  If so, I’d love to hear from you in the comment section below.

Thanks for stopping by!

Cheerio,

kathy

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91 thoughts on “Pocket Full of Poppies All Occasion Card

  1. Sue LD

    Beautiful poppies card! I like the pockets inside to hold treats and more. Cute denim pocket and I like the black gingham ribbon.

  2. Helen

    Kathy, this is a lovely card. I have this poppy set and love it. I can’t wait to try something like what you have done here. Thanks for sharing it.

  3. Jan Isaacs-Wade

    Wow! I hadn’t realized that you made the flowers! I will have to get a stamp and die set. Flowers can be almost as expensive as real flowers! Thanks for explaining each step and including a list of products.

    As usual, this card is riotous with spring and summer colors!

  4. Katherine Clark

    You have a lot of talent! The card is wonderful. The flowers look so real and bright. Love it.

    1. kathycNC Post author

      Thank you so much, Katherine! Heartfelt Creations makes it easy to create realistic flowers of all kinds. I’m so glad you enjoyed the post! Happy Hopping!

  5. Jessica Pickett

    Wonderful card. I love the versatiliy of heartfelt creations and i love the ease of your products in creating mixed media projects. I love the two tone poppies shown here. It always makes me want to jump into my craft room and start creating beautiful flowers.

    1. kathycNC Post author

      Thank you so much, Jessica! The poppy dies are wonderfully versatile and so much fun to color. I’m glad you got inspired! Happy Paper Crafting!

  6. Barb H

    This is amazing. The poppies stamps and dies have been on my wish list for a long time.

  7. Pattie Jns

    Hi kathy,
    Gorgeous just gorgeous , those poppies look real…….have a good week-end…..hugs

  8. D.Ann C

    Those poppies are fabulous! And the card! I love having all the add-ons inside… especially CHOCOLATE! : ) This is going to make someone’s heart happy when they open their mail!

  9. Becca Yahrling

    This is a stunning masterpiece! Those flowers are so lifelike. Love all
    the yummy dimension in this beauty.

    1. kathycNC Post author

      Hi, Karen! So glad you hopped by to enjoy this project. I love to tuck little surprises into my card interior. It turns a card into a gift. Thanks for the lovely comment!

  10. Debbie Grott

    I love The Poppies and the idea of pockets is a great addition definitely going to do this one I don’t have the poppies yet but I have many of the other ones thank you for sharing!

    1. kathycNC Post author

      Thank you, Debbie! I have as much fun decorating the insides of my cards as I do creating the outside. Happy Crafting!

  11. Sandra Heitman

    Heartfelt Creations products makes the most beautiful cards ever!!! They are absolutely gorgeous and relatively easy to make. Thank you for supplying us with such high quality products. Hope you all have a wonderful Memorial Day Holiday.

  12. Barbara

    Hi, I am new to these products and techniques and am completely in awe of what I’m seeing! And poppies are my favorite flowers! Thank you for the detailed instructions… dare I try this?

    1. kathycNC Post author

      Oh, yes…go for it Barbara! It takes a little time to get good at making flowers, but practice makes perfect. I find it very relaxing. So glad you were inspired! Happy crafting!

  13. Guadalupe Garduno.

    Beautiful I love all your products. Thank you for make me happy with your creations, tips and designs. This is amazing. I spend a lot of time enjoying your designs. Thank you very much.

  14. Terri Wolak-Cannell

    Oh, thanks for hosting this blog hop! This is a great idea on how I can use my glimmer mists with the poppy papers. And I love the fibers that you incorporated. <3 Thanks.

    1. kathycNC Post author

      Hi, Terri! Yes, Glimmer Mists are a great addition to hand made flowers. I add ribbon/fibers to pretty much every project I make. So glad you were inspired!

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