Hawthorne Cards

Heidi Swapp Hawthorne cards

I love when product can inspire you to create. The beautful Hawthorne collection is the perfect starting point to create some cards and today I want to share 3 cards I made  recently. I love the combo of florals and stripes that give a sophisticated element to my cards.

Heidi Swapp Hawthorne cards

For this card I began with a white cardstock base and then trimmed down some Nightfall pattern paper as a base. I  then layered over the ledger paper called Hayden. I then randomly tore strips of washi from the washi pack and laid them down the center of my card front.

Heidi Swapp Hawthorne cards

I then took one of the Minc words -family and ran it through my machine with some gold foil, making sure to run it through on setting 1 as it is an acrylic word. To finish i used a clip to attach the clear piece of floral ephemera!

Heidi Swapp Hawthorne cards

My next card again started with a white cardstock base and a piece of Nightfall pattern paper. I then trimmed a piece of the Sugarhouse pattern paper to lay over the top. I added some Silver flakes to the self adhesive word and adhered it to my card for the title.

Heidi Swapp Hawthorne cards

I then used some of the Sugar House pattern paper to handcraft myself a paper bow. I created a loop with a strip of paper then adhered another piece of the pattern paper strip around the middle of the loop to create the bow. I then trimmed another strip , cut notches in the end and adhered it to the bottom of the bow and added it to the front of my card,

Heidi Swapp Hawthorne cards

For my final card it again began with the white cardstock and Nightfall pattern paper base. This time I added a piece of the gorgeous Hawthorne pattern paper over the top, rounding the corners and sanding the edges to add contrast to the card. Finally I added a piece of ephemera and another of the  Acrylic words attached with a  clip.

Heidi Swapp Hawthorne cards

I cant wait to find an excuse to give my cards away to let someone know I love them!

Heidi Swapp Hawthorne cards

The Hawthorne collection is the perfect place to start you next card making session! I hope Have inspired you to get creating!

Don’t forget you can find the Minc and all the accessories at your local Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores.

Supplies | Minc  machine , Gold foil,   Hawthorne collection – Nightfall, Hawthorne, Hayden, Sugarhouse pattern paper, Silver Flakes, Foam stickers, Ephemera, Acetate words , Washi   

 

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