Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Heartfelt Creations - Countryside Cottage Debut

 Hello and welcome to my Countryside Cottage!!!

I absolutely love this new collection!

'This timeless collection gives you everything you need to start building your cozy cottage scene with ease! Perfectly coordinated accent pieces for each season, gives you the freedom year round, to create a peaceful getaway cottage, no matter the occasion!'

Hydra Sponges, RLHS100

                          Other Products: Paper Trimmer, Diecutting Machine, Watercolor Paper, Misti, Distress Oxide Mustard Seed Ink, Archival Shadow Grey Ink, Craft Foam, Dimensional Tape, Funnel Tray, Hot Glue Gun, Sheer Shimmer Craft Spray - Sparkle

For more tips on creating with the Countryside Cottage Collection watch the tutorial at

For more tips on creating with the Cherry Blossom Retreat collection, watch the tutorial at

Instructions: Card size is 8 1/2 x 6 1/2”. Cut two pieces of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper 8 1/2 x 6 1/2” and 8 1/2 x 7”, score the larger piece at 6 1/2” on the longer side, fold and adhere the two pieces together to create a top fold hinge card. Cut yellow paper from the Countryside Cottage Paper Collection sheet 10B to 8 1/4 x 6 1/4” and ink the edges using Archival Buttercup ink. Cut the bottom right of sheet 1B to 8 x 6” and ink the edges using Leaf Green ink. Adhere the two designer papers together using dries clear adhesive, adhere to a craft foam sheet and then adhere to card front. Cut the Heart of Joy Decorative Die from Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper, color using Mustard Seed Distress Oxide Ink, sponge with dries clear adhesive, sprinkle with Crystal Ultrafine Transparent Glitter and adhere to the card front as pictured.

Stamp the Countryside Cottage using Archival Shadow Grey ink, color using Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers; Pale Grey, Mid Grey and Blue Grey. Color the windows using yellow. Diecut the cottage twice, once from the stamped image and one from plain cardstock using the Countryside Cottage Die. Diecut the stamped door, windows and stone chimney and then adhere all the pieces on the white cottage diecut, popping up the door, windows and chimney with dimensional tape. Spritz with sheer shimmer craft spray – sparkle.

Stamp the shrubs and topiaries using Archival Olive and color using Light Green and Mid Brown Zig Markers. Stamp the tree from the Cottage Tree 'scapes Cling Stamp Set using Coffee ink and color using Zig markers Beige, Brown and Deep Brown. Stamp the tree leaves in Archival Olive ink 5x and color using a combination of Leaf Green Archival ink and Zig Marker Light Green. From the Cottage Summer ‘scapes Cling Stamp Set, stamp the flowerpot using Shadow Grey and Olive Green and color using Blue Grey and Light Green Zig Markers. Stamp the little birdies using Shadow Grey and color using Flesh and Cornflower Blue markers. Stamp the grass using Olive and color using Light Green marker. Diecut all the images using the coordinating dies and lightly shape using the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit. Spritz with sheer shimmer craft spray – sparkle.

Stamp the two smallest Tweet Cherry Blossoms on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper using Archival Pink Peony, diecut using the coordinating die and shape using the 3D Cherry Blossom Shaping Mold. Pierce the flower centers using the Groove Golf Tool, add pink Assorted Pearl Stamens-Small to the smallest blossoms and the pink Assorted Pearl Stamens-Small along with white Pastel Pearl Stamens-Small to the larger blossoms.

Adhere the tree trunk to the card front over the tree image on the paper, cut apart three sets of the leaves and adhere to the tree branches. Adhere approximately 17 of the small cherry blossoms and the little birdies to the leaves using hot glue. Adhere the cottage over the cottage image on the paper, gluing the bottom of the cottage flat against the paper using dries clear adhesive and popping up the roof using dimensional tape. Adhere three of the small cherry blossoms to the flowerpot and adhere the flowerpot using dimensional tape to the left bottom of the card front. Adhere two sets of the tree leaves to the right bottom of the card front and adhere 7 of the larger Tweet Cherry Blossoms to the leaves.

Sponge the cherry blossoms, leaves, windows and card front randomly with dries clear adhesive and sprinkle with Crystal Ultrafine Transparent Glitter. 

          Thank you so much for stopping by!
Please be sure to visit the Heartfelt Creations Blog to see all of the absolutely gorgeous projects created by the fabulous Design Team.

Till we meet again, stay safe and be well!

Crafty Hugs, 🤗🤗🤗 

1 comment:

Glenda said...

Oh Janet, this is absolutely stunning my friend! Your tree all in bloom just makes me so happy!