Christmas Night

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Today sees the launch of some exciting new products from Heartfelt Creations and they are so amazing to work with.  Included in the new products are some shadow boxes and layered oval and circle dies.  Here I am showing a card made using the smaller shadow box with the Winter’s Eve collection. I love the depth you can get with the boxes and here I have paired it up with the Window Frame die to create a magical Christmas card.

For more inspiration and ideas on how to use these new products please visit the Heartfelt Creations blog here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/blog/614/debuting-brand-new-layered-cards-shadowboxes-and-inspiration-for-you

 

Materials used:

HCDP1-281 Winter’s Eve Paper Collection

HCD1-7148 Window Frame Die

HCPC-3794 Window Frame Stamp Set

HCPC-3745 Ornate Sleigh Stamp set

HCD1-7104 Ornate Sleigh and Presents Die

359843 Bridal Tinsel Embossing Powder

TSMP707 Memento Bamboo Leaves

TSBL32 Brilliance Pearlescent Coral

ANC803 Minnie Pearls Prills

PGM15015 Rajni Chawla’s Crystal Clear

PGM15016 Rajni Chawla’s Frosting Powder

159723 Art Glitter Dries Clear glue

HCST1-401 Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit

HCBC1-456-2 White A2 Shadow box

B80 Colorbox Frost White ink

242174 Vellum

Others – Stazon Black ink, Zig Clean Colour Brush Markers – 020, 041, 047, 091, 052, Bristol Smooth Cardstock, White Cardstock

Instructions:

Cut a piece of white cardstock at 6” x 12”, score and crease at 6” along the long side to make a base card of 6” x 6”.  Cut a 6” x 6” patterned panel from the paper collection featuring pink poinsettias on the corners and adhere to the front of the card.

Assemble box and add panel from patterned paper to back of the box.  Cut a piece of pink striped paper 4 ½ x 3 ¼ and die cut an opening using the inner die from the HCD1-7148 Window Frame Die.  Adhere to the front of the shadow box. Stamp the window frame from the HCPC-3794 Window Frame Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black on white cardstock, and die cut using the coordinating die.  Die cut the decorative filigree die and the arch from the HCD1-7150 Window Box Elements Die.  Cut the decorative filigree die in half and adhere to each side of the window.  Adhere the frame die to the top of the window. Cut 2 pieces ½” x 4 ½” from the pink striped patterned paper to coordinate with the front of the shadow box, and add to the top and bottom.  Cut 2 pieces ½” x 4 ½’ from the pink striped paper to coordinate with the front of the shadow box, and add to the sides.  Adhere the shadow box to the base card.

Stamp the candle image from the HCPC-3794 Window Frame Stamp set in Stazon Black ink on Bristol Smooth cardstock.  Colour in with the Zig Clean Colour Brush markers.  Die cut using the coordinating die and add dries white glue and frosting powder to the leaves and adhere to the window ledge.

To make the poinsettias stamp the images from HCPC-3745 Ornate Sleigh Stamp set using Frost white on vellum.  Emboss with Bridal Tinsel embossing powder.  Sponge the back of the flowers with Pearlescent Coral ink and the leaves with Bamboo Leaves and die cut using the coordinating die.  Shape using the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit and and assemble using Dries Clear glue.  Add Minnie Pearl Prills to the centre of the flowers and adhere to the bottom right and top left as shown.

Cut the sentiment from the patterned paper and adhere to the top of the card as shown.

I hope you have a lot of fun with these shadow boxes and the new dies to coordinated with them.

Have a great week and Happy Crafting.

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

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Festive Holly Shadow Box

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Today I would like to share a shadow box that I have decorated with the Festive Holly Collection for the Heartfelt Creations Inspiration Wednesday.  This frame is a great way for using the small panels from the paper collection and very simple to decorate with the holly, cardinals and trees.

Materials used:

HCDP1-280 Festive Holly Paper Collection

HCD1-7146 Festive Holiday Die

HCPC-3791 Festive Holly and Cardinal Stamp

HCD1-7145 Festive Holly and Cardinal Die

HCD1-7107 Frolicking Frosty and Spruce Die

HCPC-3749 Snow Kissed Spruce Stamp

HCPC-3795 Window Box Fillers stamp

HCD1-7149 Window Box Fillers Die

HCDA2-450 Stack and Store Daubers

2411159 Dove Blender Pen

159951 Art Glitter Dries White glue

159723 Art Glitter Dries Clear glue

TSMP707 Memento Ink – Bamboo Leaves

TSMP709 Memento Ink – Northern Pine

TSMP808 Memento Ink – Espresso Truffle

TSMP805 Memento Ink – Toffee Crunch

PGM13016 Rajni Chawla Frosting Powder

Other – MDF frame, Nuvo drops – Simply White, Red Berry, Memento Ink – Love Letter, White Cardstock, Zig Clean Colour Brush Markers – 020, 041, 047, 091, 052,  Bristol Smooth Cardstock

Instructions:

Cut small pieces of patterned paper to fit the apertures of the frame and adhere to the frame.  Place the panel with the sentiment in the centre of the frame.

Stamp the lamp from the HCPC-3791 Festive Holly and Cardinal Stamp using the Stazon Black ink on Bristol Smooth cardstock.  Colour in with the Zig Clean Clear Brush markers and die cut with the coordinating die.  Adhere to the bottom left as shown

Stamp the images from the HCPC-3791 Festive Holly and Cardinal Stamp in Tuxedo Black on white cardstock.  Colour the leaves with Bamboo Leaves using the Stack and Store Daubers and colour the berries with Love Letter ink using the Dove Blender pen.  Colour the branches with Toffee Crunch using the Dove Blender pen.  Colour the cardinals using the Love Letter ink and Toffee Crunch ink.  Die cut using the coordinating die.  Trim and place around the frame as shown.

Stamp the trees from the HCPC-3749 Snow Kissed Spruce Stamp stamp set and die cut using the coordinating die.  Add snow effects with the Dries White glue and Rajni Chawla’s Frosting Powder.  Add to the front as shown.

Stamp the bare branches from the HCPC-3795 Window Box Fillers stamp in Tuxedo Black ink and colour the branches with Espresso Truffle ink.  Die cut with the coordinating die.  Add snow effects with Dries White Glue and Frosting Powder and adhere to the bottom of the frame.

Die cut the decorative frame from the HCD1-7146 Festive Holiday Die using white cardstock.  Add to the top of the frame with Dries Clear Glue.  Add dots around the die cut with Simply White Nuvo drops.

Have a good week and Happy Crafting.

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

Rose Pink Elegance

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I have another card today featuring more foamiran flowers, and a beautiful rose gold foil card from Bazzill.  I thought I would see how I can mix and match the foamiran flowers with paper flowers and leaves and I was happy with the results.

Materials:

Cardstock – Centura Pearl Pink, Bazzill Rose Gold Foil

Foamiran

Stamps – Heartfelt Creations Window Box Fillers

Dies – Heartfelt Creations Window Box Fillers, Classic Rose, Elegant Sentiments, Spellbinders 5 x 7 Elegant Labels 4, 5 x 7 Matting Basics, Labels 4

Inks – Brilliance Coral, Memento Canteloupe, Bamboo Leaves, Tuxedo Black

Stamens

Art Glitter Dries Clear glue

Rajni Chawla’s Crystal Clear

Glue Gloss

Heart of Gold Prills

Foam dots

Instructions:

  1. Cut a piece of cream cardstock at 10″ x 5″, score and crease along the long side to make a base card of 5″ x 7″.  Add the layers as in the next instructions.
  2. To layer the dies from the outside in: 1. die cut the largest size of the Matting Basics in the pink cardstock.   2. die cut the outer die from the Elegant Labels 4 in the rose gold foil.  3. die cut the second die from the Elegant Labels 4 in the pink cardstock.  4. die cut the largest Label 4 in the rose gold. 5. die cut the next size down Label 4 in pink cardstock.   I have used foam to layer between the bottom gold layer and the next pink layer for interest.
  3. Die cut the Best Wishes from the  Elegant Sentiments from rose gold foil and adhere to the card with Dries Clear glue.
  4. Stamp the leaves and flowers from the Window Box Fillers stamp set in Tuxedo Black.  Colour the leaves with Bamboo Leaves ink and the flowers with Canteoupe ink using the Stack and Store daubers.  Die cut with the coordinating dies.  Shape the flowers and leaves with the Deluxe Flower Shaping kit.  Add Crystal Clear glitter to the flowers using Glue Gloss and add Heart of Gold Prills to the centres of the flowers.  Adhere to the left of the labels as shown.
  5. To make the flowers die cut two large and two medium petals from the Classic Rose set in foamiran.  Sponge the centres with Canteloupe ink and the rest in the Pearlescent Coral.  Shape using a low heat source.  Adhere together with a hot glue gun.  Pierce the centres and add stamens to finish the flowers.  Adhere above the leaves and flowers as shown.

Have a good week and Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

Warmest Holiday Wishes

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Today is Inspiration Wednesday from Heartfelt Creations and I would like to share another card using the Heartfelt Creations Winter’s Eve collection.  For further inspiration please visit the Heartfelt Creations blog here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/blog/611/23-winters-eve-cardmaking-scrapbooking-and-papercrafting-ideas

I love the simple elegance in this card and it was very easy to put together.

HCDP1-281 Winter’s Eve Paper Collection

HCD1-7144 Classic Wedding Decorative Medallions Dies

HCD1-783 Border Essentials

159723 Art Glitter Dries Clear Glue

Other – Die cutting machine, Spellbinders Labels Twenty-Two, Pearls, White cardstock, foam strips.

Instructions – Cut a piece of cardstock at 6” x 12”, cut and score at 6” along the long side to make a base card 6” x 6”.  Cut a piece of blue patterned paper 6” x 6” and adhere to the front of the card.

Die cut two semi-circular medallions from the HCD1-7144 Classic Wedding Decorative Medallions Dies from white cardstock and adhere to the top and bottom of the card as shown.  Cut a piece of white cardstock at 6” x 3 ¼” and die cut the lacy edge from the HCD1-783 Border Essentials.  Cut a piece of blue patterned paper 5/16” x 6” and adhere to the middle of the lace strip.  Add pearl strips to the edge of the patterned paper.  Adhere the strip to the centre of the card as shown.

Die cut the medium size die from the Labels Twenty-Two die set from white cardstock.  Create the frames by using the next two die sizes together, and adhere together and then add to the base frame as shown.  Die cut the church image from the paper collection using the smaller frame die and adhere to the centre of the frame.  Adhere the frame to the card using foam strips

Have a good week and Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

 

A Special Occasion Card

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Today I would like to share a card I have made using foamiran flowers made from Heartfelt Creations Classic Rose dies.  Foamiran is a unique product that has taken a bit of practice to get flowers that I am happy with.  I will be looking at having foamiran in Gift Hutt and running classes once I am more comfortable using it.

This card would be great for both a wedding or a special occasion as the sentiment I have used from the Heartfelt Creations Heartfelt Sentiments stamp set is so versatile.  It is my go to stamp for lots of cards.


Materials used:

Cardstock – White Cardstock, Crafter’s Companion Centura Pearl White

Paper – Heartfelt Creations Classic Wedding Collection

Stamps – Heartfelt Creations Heartfelt Sentiments, Classic Rose Vine

Dies – Heartfelt Creations Classic Rose, Classic Rose Vine, Everyday Heroes, Marianne Designs Anja’s Border, Anja’s Oval

Inks – Memento Bamboo Leaves, Canteloupe, Rhubarb Stalk, Tuxedo Black, Brilliance Pearlescent Coral, Versamark

Ranger Gold Embossing ink

Vellum

Yellow stamens

Foam tape

Art Glitter Dries Clear glue

Hot Glue Gun

Heartfelt Creations Deluxe Flower Shaping kit

Nuvo Drops – Ivory Oyster

Instructions:

  1. Cut a base card at 10″ x 7″, score and crease along the long side to create a base card of 5″ x 7″.  Cut a piece of patterned paper 7″ x 5″ and adhere to the front of the card.
  2. Die cut two edges of the Anja’s Border out of the Centura Pearl cardstock and emboss.  Die cut the centre piece using the edge dies out of the Centura Pearl cardstock to fit between the fancy edge dies and to fit the base card.  Adhere to the base card.
  3. Die cut the patterned paper using the edge dies to fit within the centre piece and adhere to the panel.
  4. Die cut the pierced oval and adhere to the base card as shown with foam tape.  Die cut the centre oval from the Centura Pearl cardstock and adhere to the centre of the pierced oval.  Die cut the patterned paper using the centre oval die and adhere the inner oval to the centre of the oval.
  5. To make the leaves stamp the images from the Classic Rose Vine with Tuxedo Black ink.  Sponge the flowers with Bamboo Leaves and Rhubarb Leaves ink.  Die cut and shape using the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit.  Add around the oval and up to the left side.
  6. To make the roses die cut the larger petals out of foamiran.  Sponge front and back centres with the Canteloupe ink and the outer petals with the Pearlescent Coral ink.  Shape with a heat source.  Adhere the petals together with a hot glue gun and adhere the stamens to the centre of the flowers.  Adhere to the card front with the hot glue as shown.
  7. To make the sentiment stamp the image from the Heartfelt Sentiments stamp set in versamark on vellum and heat emboss with gold embossing powder.  Die cut using the arrow die from the Everyday Heroes die set and adhere to the card as shown.  Add a pearl with the Nuvo Ivory Oyster drops.

Foamiran is a work in progress for me but it is very rewarding when you get beautiful flowers from it.

Have a good week and Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

A Summer Christmas

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I am so excited to share the new Winter’s Eve Collection that just been released by Heartfelt Creations.

Celebrate the more simple side of the holiday season, and add a touch of nostalgia and wonder to all of your holiday themed greeting cards, scrapbook layouts and altered art pieces with the new Winter’s Eve Collection by Heartfelt Creations. Reminisce Christmas blessings from years gone by with a tranquil collection featuring an array of illustrations bringing back memories of silent nights by candlelight, choir voices resonating from the little church in the wildwood, woodland creatures foraging for food beneath the glistening snow, windows illuminated with the soft glow of a warming fireplace, and beautifully decorated Christmas trees ready to engage the imagination and excitement of little boys and girls eager to see what lies beneath them on Christmas morning! A charming and peaceful paper collection delivering a color palette of icy blues, pine greens, poinsettia pinks, berry reds and frosty whites filled with decorative elements including delicate swirls, subtle checks, bold stripes, dainty florals and lace like accents will whisk you away to a peaceful winter wonderland overwhelming your heart with the comfort and joy of the season! Three wintry themed cling stamp sets along with coordinating dies bring a further touch of simplicity to the season with bouquets of petite flowers and foliage, an old fashioned sled and a window frame with dimensional box ideal for creating warm and inviting scenes featuring a beautifully illustrated candle arrangement, Christmas tree or glowing fireplace. Three intricate and ornamental dies lend themselves beautifully to creating breathtaking decorative die cuts for accenting all of your winter wishes. Come along with us as we set the scene for a tranquil winter’s eve and a happy holiday season!

For more inspiration on this gorgeous collection please visit Heartfelt Creations here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/blog/610/debuting-the-winters-eve-collection

Today I am featuring a Christmas card with a summer theme for those of us downunder.  Christmas for me means hot days, barbecues and gardens full of flowers.  In fact, one year it was 33 degrees celsius and we did not know what to do with ourselves as it was so hot.  As soon as I saw all the gorgeous flowers in the Window Box filler set I knew I would make a summer Christmas card.

Materials used:

HCDP1-281 Winter’s Eve Paper Collection

HCD1-7148 Window Frame Die

HCD1-7149 Window Box Fillers Die

HCD1-7150 Window Box Elements Die

HCPC-3794 Window Frame Stamp Set

HCPC-3795 Window Box Fillers Stamp Set

HCPC-3796 Winter’s Eve Stamp Set

TSBL32 Brilliance Pearlescent Coral

TSMP900 Memento Tuxedo Black Ink

TSMP103 Memento Canteloupe

TSMP707 Memento Bamboo Leaves

159723 Art Glitter Dries Clear Glue

85-glitter Ultrafine glitter – Crystal

PGM15015 Rajni Chawla’s Crystal Clear

HCDA2-450Stack and Store Daubers

HCST1-410 Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit

Others – die cutting machine, Spellbinders Fancy Frames 2, Heart of Gold Prills, Stazon Black ink. Bristol cardstock, Zig Clean Colour Brush markers, 041, 047, 026, 091, 031, 028, 067, 040 Hot Glue Gun, Glue Gloss Pen

Instructions – To make the base card cut a piece of cardstock at 10” x 7 “, score and crease at 5” along the long side and fold in half to make the base card at 5’ x 7”.  Cut a piece of the blue and green striped paper from the HCDP1-281 5” x 7” and adhere to the front of the card base.

Cut a piece of Bristol cardstock 3 ½” x 4” and stamp the angel and tree image from the HCPC-7149 using Stazon black ink.  Colour the images with the Zig Clean Colour Brush markers.  Add Crystal glitter to the garlands, star and angel’s wings with Dries Clear glue. Add foam strips down each side of the image.

Cut a piece of patterned paper 3 ¾” x 4 ½” and using the window frame from the HCD1-7148 die cut the rectangle from the front.  Adhere to the foam strips on the painted image to create the window.

Stamp the window from the HCPC-3794 in Tuxedo Black on white cardstock, and die cut with the coordinating die.  Adhere to the front of the aperture.  Die cut the frame and the filigree die from the HCD1-3794 in white cardstock.  Trim the filigree frame die in half and adhere either side of the window as shown.  Adhere the frame to the top of the window as shown.

To make the window box die cut the window box, insert and edge from the HCD1-7150 Window Box Elements Die from white cardstock.  Adhere the tabs to the box with dries clear glue.  Add the insert to the box.

To make the flowers stamp the images from the HCPC-3795 Window Box Fillers with Tuxedo Black. Sponge the flowers with Pearlescent Orchid and Canteloupe using the Stack & Store sponges.  Colour the leaves and stems with Bamboo Leaves.  Die cut out using the coordinating dies.  Add the Crystal Clear glitter to the flowers using the glue gloss.  Add the Heart of Gold Prills to the centre of the flowers with Dries Clear glue.  Add the flowers and leaves in the insert and glue with Dries Clear glue.  When dry adhere to the card at the base of the window.

Stamp the sentiment from the HCPC-3796 Winter’s Eve stamp set using Tuxedo Black ink on a piece of blue paper.  Die cut using the Spellbinders Fancy Frame set and adhere to the front of the window box.

Stamp the poinsettias from the HCPC-3745 Ornate Sleigh stamp set in Pearlescent Orchid on white cardstock.  Sponge with orchid ink using the stack & store daubers and die cut using the coordinating die from the HCD1-7104 Ornate Sleigh and Presents die set.  Shape using the Deluxe Flower Shaping set, assemble and then add Crystal Clear glitter using Dries Clear Glue.  Add Heart of Gold Prills to the centres and add to the top right of the card as shown.

I hope you enjoy this new collection as much as what I have done.  Have a good week.

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

Elegant Wedding Card

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Today I would like to share a card that I have just completed.  I have just got in the new 3D embossing folders from Crafter’s Companion and I love this embossing folder – Ornate Lace.  The Heartfelt Creations Classic Roses in vellum complement the folder perfectly and I have nestled the rings from the Classic Wedding Roses stamp and die set amongst the flowers for a lovely and elegant wedding card.  I struggled with putting a sentiment on and ended up die cutting the congratulations out of gold foil card.

Materials used:

Cardstock – Heartfelt Creations White Cardstock, Gold Foil cardstock

Stamps – Heartfelt Creations Classic Rose, Classic Wedding Roses

Dies – Heartfelt Creations Classic Rose, Classic Wedding Roses, Spellbinders Die D-Lites Sentiment One

Embossing Folder – Crafter’s Companion 3D Ornate Lace

Inks – Brilliance Pearlescent Coral, Memento Bamboo Leaves, Colorbox Frost White, Versamark

Ranger White embossing powder

Ranger Gold embossing powder

Art Glitter Dries Clear glue

Rajni Chawla’s Crystal Clear

Vellum

Instructions:

Base Card – cut a piece of white cardstock at 10″ x 7″, score and crease along the long side at 5″ to create a base card of 5″ x 7″.  Cut a piece of white cardstock at 4 3/4″ x 6 3/4″ and emboss using the embossing folder.  Adhere to the front of the card.

To make the flowers stamp the images from the Classic Rose stamp set with the Frost White and heat emboss with the white embossing powder.  Colour the back of the images with the Pearlescent Coral and die cut.  I have pleated the flowers and then adhered them together with the Dries Clear glue.  Add Simply White Nuvo Drops to the centres and let dry.

To make the leaves stamp the image from the Classic Rose stamp set in Frost White and heat emboss with the white embossing powder.  Sponge with Bamboo Leaves ink on the back and die cut with the coordinating die.  I have lightly folded the leaves for dimension.

Add the leaves and roses to the card front as shown.

Stamp the rings image from the Classic Wedding Roses stamp set in Versamark ink and heat emboss with the gold embossing powder.  Die cut with the coordinating die and add Crystal Clear glitter to the diamond.  Nestle the die in the flowers as shown.

Die cut the sentiment from the Spellbinders Sentiments One die in gold foil cardstock and adhere to the bottom right with Dries Clear glue.

Have a good week and Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia