Welcome Festive Holly from Heartfelt Creations

Kia Ora and Welcome to the Release of the Festive Holly Collection from Heartfelt Creations

Celebrate the “holly-day” season with the new Festive Holly Collection by Heartfelt Creations!  Charming and elegant, with a hint of a country feel, this festive collection is filled with heartwarming imagery of falling snow, towering pine trees, and beautiful wildlife all woven together with lavish illustrations of abundant holly and berry clusters!  Immerse yourself in a paper collection revealing a traditional holiday color palette of rich reds and fir greens accentuated with sky blues, antique golds and crisp whites all melting together creating perfect backdrops to graceful background imagery of hand stamped post marks, floating music notes, delicate snowflakes, ribbon like swirls and lace like accents.  A charming assembling of three delightful cling stamp sets boast enchanting illustrations of red feathered cardinals, abundant holly and berry clusters as well as an antique candle lit lantern and vintage wooden wheel all at the ready to be paired with the coordinating dies and transformed into exquisite dimensional Yuletide embellishments!  An elegant, lacy decorative arch shaped die lends itself perfectly to create a breathtaking accent or die cut within your card front itself adding a touch of delightful holiday magic, while ornamental sleigh bells ready themselves to ring in the merriest of seasons!  Join us as we prepare for the Christmas festivities with the new Festive Holly Collection!

Today I have 2 projects to share using the Festive Holly Collection.  First up is some Christmas Crackers using the gorgeous red foil paper from the Collection.  These are so pretty and would look lovely on the Christmas table to add some festive cheer and they are very easy to make.

Materials Used:

HCPC-3793 Festive Paper Collection

HPC-3680 Sparkling Poinsettia stamp

HCD1-766 Sparkling Poinsettia die

HCD1-765 Large Sparkling Poisettia die

HCD1-7108 Snow Kissed Flakes and Tag die

HCD1-745 Luggage and Tags die

PGM15015 Rajni Chawla’s Crystal Clear

159723 Art Glitter Dries Clear Glue

TSMP707 Memento Bamboo Leaves

359760 Embossing Powder – Gold

242174 Vellum

Other supplies – Gold mirror card, red ribbon, Cricut Machine, CTMH Artiste Cartridge, Versamark ink, Heart of Gold Prills, Green cardstock, red organza ribbon, Memento Ink Love Letter

Instructions – cut the cracker at 8” on your Cricut machine using the red foil paper from the HCPC-3793 Festive Paper Collection.  Assemble using the Dries Clear glue.

To make the leaves die using the HCD1-765 Large Sparkling Poinsettia die out of green cardstock.  I have used the 1 mm tip from the Deluxe Shaping kit and the hard mat to score lines to indicate veins. Sponge the edges with Bamboo Leaves ink and adhere to the top of the cracker.

To make the poinsettias stamp the image from the HPC-3680 Sparkling Poinsettia stamp with Versamark ink and emboss with gold embossing powder.  Sponge the back with Love Letter ink and then die cut.  Sponge on the top with Dries Clear glue and sprinkle Crystal Clear over it.  I have used Heart of Gold prills in the centre of one flower and a gold gem on the other one.

Cut a snowflake from the HCD1-7108 Snow Kissed Flakes and Tag die out of gold mirror card and trim and place over the leaves.

To finish the cracker die cut the label using the die from the HCD1-745 Luggage and Tags die, sponge the edges with Bamboo Leaves ink and adhere under the flower as shown.

Tie red ribbons to each end.

My second project is this lovely elegant card.  I love the blues and Rajni Chawla’s Crystal Clear looked fabulous on the vellum, while the lovely medallion die went well with the Fleur Border Basics die.

Materials used:

HCD1-7145 Festive Holly paper collection

HCD1-7146 Festive Holiday Die

HCPC-3793 Festive Holiday Cling Stamp

HCD1-747 Holly Berry Jingle Die

HCPC-3793 Holly Berry Jingle Stamp

HPC-3680 Sparkling Poinsettia stamp

HCD1-766 Sparkling Poinsettia die

HCD1-7120 Fleur Border Basics die

HCD1-761Everyday Heros die

242174 Vellum

TSMP602 Teal Zeal ink

TSMP604 Summer Sky

CB80 ColorBox Frost White

159951 Dries white adhesive

159723 Art Glitter Dries Clear Glue

PGM15016 Rajni Chawla’s Frosting Powder

PGM15015 Rajni Chawla’s Crystal Clear

359843 Bridal Tinsel Embossing Powder

Other – white cardstock, Spellbinders Circles, Clear Sparkles

Instructions – Cut a piece of white cardstock 6” x 12” and score and crease along the long side at 6” to make a 6” x 6” card.  Cut a 6” x 6” panel from the paper collection with the cardinals at the top right corner and using the cutting edge from the HCD1-7120 Fleur Border Basics die cut across the bottom of the panel as shown.  Cut a separate piece of the lace edge from the HCD1-7120 Fleur Border Basics die set in white cardstock and adhere it to the top piece of the panel. Adhere both edges to the card front as shown.  Add the effect of snow to the cardinals with Dries White glue on the snow on the branches and add Frosting Powder and heat for a sparkly effect.

Die cut two of the frames in white cardstock from the HCD1-7146 Festive Holiday die set and adhere together to create a circle. Die cut the circle panel from the paper packs in the coordinating blue background and adhere to the front of the lace doily. Adhere to the front of the card as shown.

To make the poinsettias stamp the images from the HPC-3680 Sparkling Poinsettia set in Frost White ink on vellum and emboss with Bridal Tinsel embossing powder. Sponge the back of the images in Summer Sky ink and die cut using the coordinating die. I have left the centres white. Using Dries Clear glue and a damp sponge wipe the edges of the poinsettias and sprinkle Crystal Clear over it.  The moisture of the sponge will allow the vellum to curl.  Assemble the flowers and add a clear sparkle to the centres, then adhere to the card as shown.

Stamp the image from the HCPC-3793 Festive Holiday Cling Stamp using Teal Zeal ink and die cut out using the arrow die from the HCD1-761 Everyday Heros die set.  Sponge the edges in Summer Sky and adhere as shown on the bottom left.  Add a clear sparkle to anchor the tag.

I hope that you visit the Heartfelt Creations blog to view all the other amazing artwork featuring the Festive Holly Collection here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/blog/597/debuting-the-festive-holly-collection

Have a good week and Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

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18 thoughts on “Welcome Festive Holly from Heartfelt Creations

  1. The paper is gorgeous! It’s a very elegant cracker, made even more so with the tulle. And the card is so pretty. Cardinals are such elegant birds and are perfect for Christmas cards. I really like how the “for you” tag is adhered, too.

    Evelyn

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