Wednesday, 19 March 2014

Heartfelt Creations Wednesday

Hi Everyone

I hope everyone is having a good week, I am having a very busy one and only have enough time left to blog this and tomorrows posts a head of time before a couple of hours sleep then I am off to visit Creative Expressions. I am looking forward to seeing my friend Tracey and helping her prepare for workshops at Kettering.
Today's card is from this months launch called The once upon a time collection and I love it, it is very me with all the clocks and flowers and the colours are divine.
Take a look at my card.

What do you think
I stamped my image and coloured it in with Adirondack inks and distress inks of course haha. I covered the image with a double sided sheet and micro beaded it then wrapped some of my dusky pink ribbon with a fine gold edge to it around the card which I added onto a piece of the gorgeous paper with the clock image already on, I mounted that onto some plum card and then cream card which I pierced and added onto foam and onto another piece of cream.
I looked in my stash for clock hands and a metal sparkly frame I could put my sentiment in and I was lucky.
I added a bow on top of the ribbon and a hand made flower using the Majestic blooms collection die and stamps too, I also made up 4 of the tiny flower and placed them on top of the image I stamped as that already had flowers on the image so I built them up and used a few leaves from the classic leaves collection too which I snipped apart to use a little here and there. Lastly as always a little bling in the corners and the flower centres and hey presto.
I have a much more detailed description over at Heartfelt Creations today if you would like to come see please do.
Here is some more pictures for you.

 You can just about see the Iridescence of the micro beads on the image sparkling a little here.
 Another of my flower, bow, twirl combos , I do love making things look pretty like this.
 A little closer on the edges and the image, isn't it a stunner.
Ahh, now you can see the little beads sparkling.

 A full view as it lays on my desk, I still love plum just as much.
 This shows that the flowers are raised and I have added bling to the centres of all the flowers raised or flat  for a change.
Last one. Keeping your pierced edge straight and your matting crisp and straight gives a professional finish to the plainest of cards and makes all the difference when people look at it up close.

I am sorry it has been a little manic these last couple of weeks with winding up things for the Operation Monday and trying to keep to schedule for the companies I design for it certainly has been a bit manic but I will be home the day after my op ( I hope) and with be recuperating and we can all catch up every day and I am looking forward to creating lots of goodies too.




  1. Hi Kim, a truly beautiful and feminine card. Good luck for Monday. Bx

  2. Morning Kim, This is a stunning card, I so love the Once Upon a Time collection, I was tempted and bought the bundle even though I'm still paying the flexi's for the last collection haha, but I really love the collection. This is a definite inspiration, love it !! love it !! love it !!
    I can only imagine what degree of 'manic' has been going on at 'Chez Kim', deadlines being brought forward etc to compensate for your time in hospital, but as you say, you can relax a little afterwards and do 'catch up'. I'll be thinking of you on Monday.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

    1. hi Patricia
      Thanks for the thoughts after my rant on Sunday. I back to my cheery self now, although my partner isn't. Not quite sure what normal ever was for him after the last 12 years after all this time on hospital visits and operations.

  3. Hi Kim, first and for most good luck for your op on Monday and take care when you come home, today's card is a true Stunner I love the Colours the embellishments it's a very Beautiful Card I'll check out Heartfelt later as I can Pin it from there have a great day love from Sam x

  4. Good morning Kim this card is gorgeous. I can only imagine the manicness that must be going on in your house at the moment. You will be in my thoughts as you go through your operation. I hope you make a speedy recovery. Enjoy your time with Tracey today. Travel safely. Love Jackie

  5. Lovely card Kim and a beautiful collection isn't it?
    You must pace yourself and get some rest in now and again!

  6. Hi Kim. What a gorgeous card. The whole collection, and the plum colour, you have used are beautiful. I will go over to the Creative Expressions page to have a look and leave a comment : ) Have a good time today and enjoy seeing Tracey. I'm sure it is manic at yours at the moment, roll on Monday when you will finally get some rest! Make sure you give yourself time to recover afterwards though : ) Take care.

  7. Hi Kim, a truly stunning card, enjoy your day at CE. All the best for monday . Lol lynne m x x

  8. Hi Kim,
    Good luck for Monday, we'll be thinking of you.
    Such a a stunning card today and such pretty colours you have used. Have a great time catching up with Tracey at CE.

    Love Sheila xx

  9. It's me again! I am just off to the Heartfelt Creations to have a look at you card! No wonder I couldn't find it anywhere..........I was on the Creative Expressions site! :-) Take care.

  10. Hi Kim the card is sooooo beautiful stunning I love it .sounds as though you are going to be very busy after Monday you will be able to rest try not to worry all will be well I know love always June xxxxx

  11. Morning Kim
    This card is stunning, I have ordered some of the stamps and die, and think now I need the papers too
    Carol x

  12. Hi Kim, a beautiful card. Love the stamped image, the colours and the background paper. In fact you could say I love it all! Have fun withTracey. Hope your op goes well on Monday and remember to take it easy afterwards. x

  13. Rose in Chester19 March 2014 at 10:58

    Hi Kim,
    lovely card........ I'm not a purple person but this isn't too much for me at all.
    I LOVE the bottom corner of the paper......... one could build something around that alone!
    Don't work yourself to a frazzle before your op, things sound manic in your house at the moment..... and after the op - take it easy!
    Hugs, Rose

  14. Beautiful, love the purple and that amazing bow!!!!

  15. Good morning Kim
    You poor soul - what with so much going on at the moment. Good luck for Monday, I'm sure it will all go well for you.
    Today's card is beautiful, I'm working on one at the minute with the same colours. There's a lovely balance to the layout and your super duper bow just tops it off brilliantly!!
    Sharon Kirkwood x

  16. This is a really beautiful card Kim with some lovely images from Heartfelt Creations. I love the colours and the sparkly micro beads and that gorgeous ribbon and flowers. I will be thinking of you on Monday. xx

  17. A beautiful card Kim, love everything about it (I'm sure I say this every time) lol
    I ordered the paper & most of the stamps in this collection & they have just arrived, oooooh I can't wait to play. Good luck with your op on mon & take care Sue x

  18. Hi Kim
    Another stunning card as usual. I love the clocks on these stamps and dies. The colours are gorgeous as well. Hope your operation goes well on Monday and hope you take enough time to recuperate. will pop over and look at the full instructions.

  19. This is beautiful Kim Hope all goes well on Monday We'll be thinking of you

  20. This is simply stunning Kim, I love it. This is a very "me" card. I love purple more than any colour. Wishing you all the best for monday, do look after yourself and take it easy for as long as you need to. Love Sarah

  21. Beautiful card and very elegant!!

  22. Really beautiful, best wishes for your op.

  23. hi, this is so beautiful, love everything, good luck with you op, xx

  24. Kim. Stunning. Beautiful. Gorg.
    Love it ALL.

    Have fun at CE. Or should I say hope you had fun !
    Lancashire Steph xx