Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Heartfelt Creations Semi-Finalist

That's right! I'm a semifinalist for the 
Click on the above link to visit their blog and check out the other semi-finalist. You will also find an opportunity to vote for your favorite designers and be entered in a drawing for 
$50 Heartfelt Creations Gift Certificate!


I submitted the following cards for consideration.

Beautiful You

Paper: The ScrapCake, Bazzill, American Crafts
Stamp and Ink: Heartfelt Creations, Archival Ink, Colorbox Chalk Ink
Coloring medium: Prismacolor pencils, chalk
Tools: sewing machine
Embellishments: Prima, Little Yellow Bicycle, Pink Paislee, Sakura

This card is 4.5 by 6 inches.The papers are from Bright Side of Life by The ScrapCake. They are inked, matted and stitched to cardstock. The image is from Heartfelt Creations and colored with Prismacolor pencils. The blue accent shading is chalk. I didn’t have a Spellbinders die that fit this image perfectly so I outlined with a sparkly gel pen. I used baker’s twine to attach the charm to the bow.

With Sympathy

Paper: Riddersholm, Bazzill, American Crafts
Stamp: Heartfelt Creations, Inkadinkado
Coloring medium: Archival ink, Colorbox chalk ink
Tools: Heidi Swapp edge distresser
Embellishments: Stickles, Micron, craft stash

This is a 5.5 square inch card. The background paper is inked and matted to cardstock. The second paper is inked and accented with Stickles. The Amazing Grace stamped paper is distressed and inked. I stamped the lighthouse with chalk ink and outlined the image with a Micron pen. The charm is attached to the bow with bamboo twine.

happy thoughts your way

Paper: Prima, Stampin Up, Bazzill, American Crafts
Stamps and ink: Whimsy Stamps, inkjet printer, Tim Holtz Distress Ink
Coloring medium: Prismacolor pencils, OMS, chalk
Tools: Cricut, sewing machine, EK Success, Fiskars, Martha Stewart
Embellishments: Prima, Stickles, craft stash

This is a 5.5 by 5.5 inch card. The Prima papers are inked, matted, and machine stitched. The bamboo twine, bows, roses, flowers, lace, and button are attached with Glossy Accents. The flowers are filled in with punched pine pieces- Martha Stewart punch. The girl image and sentiment are attached with foam dots. The girl image is colored with Prismacolor pencils and accented with blue chalk and stickles. I used an EK Success punch to attach a whimsical corner piece at the bottom left. I colored in and drew the grass with a Prismacolor pencil. The white, doily piece was cut from Paper Lace by ProvoCraft.

Thanks so much for stopping by and allowing me to share my exciting news!


Unknown said...

Well I would definitely vote for you.
This is fantastic!
I love it !

Whitney said...


Lagene said...

Gorgeous cards! & congrats on being a finalist!

Dawnll said...

Congrats! I am a semi-finalist also and wanted to pop in and wish you Good Luck!
Beautiful work

Gina K said...

All of the cards are beautiful, with wonderful attention to detail! Congrats and good luck!

Connie said...

A lovely blog you have Alissa and your work is gorgeous! I am a semi-finalist also and wish you the best of luck.

KimberlyRae said...

Gorgeous work, sweetie! I'm also a semi-finalist and wish you the best.
Hugs and Blessings,
KimberlyRae :)

Anonymous said...

Good Luck with the contest - checking it out now! And you know I just adore that Happy Thoughts card!!

Kathy said...

Congratulations! Your work is beautiful...I'm a semi-finalist also...good luck! Blessings! Kathy

Sarah said...

Your work is stunning! Congrats and good luck! Hugs

Anonymous said...

Your cards are very nice! I'm also a semi-finalist - best of luck!

Mary J said...

They are all gorgeous - fabulous detail!

Anonymous said...

Congratulations from another semi-finalist. Your cards are stunning!