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Nautical Rose Tutorial

Heartfelt Creations July Alumni Blog Hop: Nautical Rose Tutorial & Really Reasonable Ribbon

Hello, Friends!  Welcome to the July 2016 Heartfelt Creations Alumni Blog Hop!  I’m the first stop on the hop this month.  From here you will go to Vicki’s lovely blog.  Today I’m sharing a Nautical Rose Tutorial using the Botanical Rose stamps and dies from Heartfelt Creations.  I’ve paired it up with gorgeous satin ribbon and trims from Really Reasonable Ribbon.

Nautical RoseTutorial Card by Kathy Clement for Heartfelt Creations July 2016 Alumni Hop product by Really Reasonable Ribbon and Heartfelt Creations Photo 1I just love these sagey greens.  We have a beach near us where the water looks just like this on a sunny day!

Nautical Rose Tutorial Card by Kathy Clement for Heartfelt Creations July 2016 Alumni Hop product by Really Reasonable Ribbon and Heartfelt Creations Photo 2I just love this Botanical Rose die, and it works great as a Nautical Rose, doesn’t it?  To give it a vintage look, I painted it with Ranger Clear Rock Candy Distress Paint after it was all put together.  The paint reacts slightly with the Distress Inks I used on the petals and the end result is totally yummy!

Nautical Rose Tutorial Card by Kathy Clement for Heartfelt Creations July 2016 Alumni Hop product by Really Reasonable Ribbon and Heartfelt Creations Photo 3I often use the Heartfelt Designer paper as the base for my stamped flowers.  Most of the coloring is all done for you this way, and the paper is the perfect weight for shaping.

Nautical Rose Tutorial Card by Kathy Clement for Heartfelt Creations July 2016 Alumni Hop product by Really Reasonable Ribbon and Heartfelt Creations Photo 4This gorgeous sage green satin from Really Reasonable Ribbon is the perfect color match for these papers.  It has a lovely soft shimmer that adds extra texture to this card.  Adding some Natural Burlap String makes for a fuller bow cluster, which I love!  I also used Ivory Burlap Woven Ribbon as a header on the card.  Simply separate the strands with your fingers to add even more yummy texture to your card.http://allidoisstamp.blogspot.com/search/label/Heartfelt%20Creations

On with the Blog Hop!

The hop will last until midnight EST Friday, July 29th.  One commenter will be randomly chosen from a randomly chosen blog, so be sure to visit everyone on the hop and leave a comment.  The winner will be announced on Saturday and will receive a $25 gift card from Heartfelt Creations.  They will have 72 hours to claim the prize by contacting [email protected] with the words July Alumni Hop Winner in the subject line.

Here’s the blog hop lineup this month:

Kathy Clement: You are HERE

I’ve prepared a Nautical Rose Tutorial for you below.  Enjoy!

Thanks for stopping by!

Cheerio,

kathy

Nautical Rose Tutorial

Supplies”

Directions

NOTE: I Ink the edges of all cut papers with Tea Dye and Iced Spruce, Tea Dye and Bundled Sage Distress Inks.

Create a 4.75″ x 5.75″ card base from Soft Sky Cardstock.

Cut a slightly smaller panel of sea green designer paper.

Cut a 4.57″ x 3.75″ rectangle of sand colored designer paper and place in center of sea green paper.

Stitch both papers togehter and then glue onto card base.

Cut a 3.75″ x 5.75″ fishtail banner from anchor patterned paper.  Stitch onto ivory burlap. Cut a 4″ length of Ivory Woven Burlap.  Separate the fibers gently and then attach to the top of the banner flag.  Add brad to center.  Center and glue onto card base.

Cut 2 sets of Everyday Hero Die, one from ivory paper, one from designer paper.  Cut in half.  Back the designer paper with the ivory paper to create a shadow, as seen in photo.

Trim the anchor journal card.  Stitch onto ivory burlap, then mat on brown cardstock. Snip the swirls on the Everyday Hero Die so that they can be slipped over the edge of the mat. Glue in place. Attach to card with foam dimensionals.

Tie double loop bow with sage satin ribbon.  Top with natural burlap string bow.  Glue onto side of card.

Stamp 2 sets of Botanical Roses onto designer paper with Versamagic Ink.  Heat emboss with clear embossing powder.  Die cut with Botanical Wings Die.  Sponge copper ink in center and Cracked Pistachio on the edges.  Shape with Flower Shaping tool kit.  Stack together.  Glue onto bow cluster.  Paint petals with Clear Rock Candy Distress Crackle Ink.

Finish the inside of the card with anchor paper and sentiment stamp.

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