This week as a Heartfelt Creations Designer, I played along with the current Catered Crop ~~Follow the Recipe!~~ I used most of the ingredients in the sample project, added some of my own spice and cooked it up in Heartfelt Creations style!! It gave me a chance to go Shabby Chic, my favorite style, and use purple, my favorite color. Linda McClain invites you to share your recipe creations at the Catered Crop for the current Catered Crop Follow-the-Recipe Linking Party (here, FTR20) ... So show everyone what you can cook up and link it!! You have the chance to win
a $30.00 GIFT CERTIFICATE AT HEARTFELT CREATIONS!
The thought of using Kraft paper was always non inspiring to me..Please, brown paper sack paper?..But oh my word, we received Tim Holtz Resist Kraft in my Swirlydoos Resist It Technique kit and I was hooked!! All you need to do is add a little color and BAM!! Brown Paper bag transforms into something beautiful!!Who would have thought!!?? Well here is my creation for The Catered Crop using Swirlydoos and Heartfelt Creations wonderful products. Can I say, I LOVE Kraft paper!! The pic is my Aunt Maggie and Uncle Ray on a trip they made to Hawaii. They both recently celebrated their 60th birthday together and this LO is a gift to them.
I cut about 2 inch strips from opposite ends of my Kraft Resist paper. Then I took my new Martha Stewart Corner Punch and punched along the edge of each strip. I then used the wrong side of the strips and adhered them to the pattern side of the paper and stamped the design using Archival ink in Sepia. Then I adhered that piece to a 12 x 12 piece of card stock from a Swirlydoos kit.
I used Tim Holtz Sizzlits Decorative Strip Die - Paper Rosette for my purple flowers. For the leaves I used Heartfelt Creations HCPC 3390 Bella Rose Leaves PreCut Set and the matching die HCD 712 Bella Rose Die
Just another view of the flower cluster.
The smaller cream flowers were made using The Heartfelt Creations Posy Patch die (HCD 701 Posy Patch Diecut). The Faux Scrabble Letters can be found in my side bar here. To make them smaller, print them up on 5 x 7 paper, then follow the instructions. The doily came in a Swirlydoos kit a long time ago. I glimmer Misted it in Cranberry Zing. The Tim Holtz tattered clock die that my wonderful Swirly sister Peggy lent me at Camp, was painted with Distress paint in picket Fence, misted with Glimmer Mist and the edges were inked with Colorbox Chalk Ink in Chestnut Roan.
The butterfly came from one of the files I create for Swirlydoos, Click here for the hundreds you can upload print and cut. ) I used Rock Candy Stickles on the butterfly and free cut the Antennae then color them with a black sharpie. The borders of the background paper was stamped with HCPC 3324 Daisy Patch Swirls PreCut Set.