Wednesday, August 28, 2013

wednesday...Heartfelt Creations

Happy Heartfelt Wednesday! Today I have a Christmas card to share with you that I made with the newest Heartfelt Creations Collection-The Christmas Card Collection.

Heartfelt Creations:
HCPC 3415 Petite Poinsettia PreCut Set
HCPC 3551 Holly Berry PreCut Set
HCPC 3552 Bright Christmas PreCut Set
HCPC 3555 Sweet Memories PreCut Set
HCPC 3556 Christmas Song PreCut Set
HCD 738 Ornamental Add On Die
HCDP1 236 Christmas Card Paper Collection
452255 Grand Calibur
125156 Layered Poinsettia Shapeabilities
354806 Standard Circle Large
StazOn Archival Ink (Jet Black), Tim Holtz Distress Ink (Vintage Photo), Tim Holtz Blending tool, Rangers Stickles (Diamond), Recollections White Pearls, scallop scissors, sewing machine, pop dots

For this card, I used the leftover 6"x6" blue paper (with a hole in the middle) from last week's layout

Below are some close ups:

Inside of the card:

This collection is simply amazing and even though it works for both cards and layouts, if you make your own Christmas cards, this set is a must as it allows you to make so many cards at a time!

Here is the step by step write-up for this project:
Start off with the 6”x6” piece of pattern paper from a 12”x12” sheet. Trim your pattern paper to 5.5”x5.5” and die cut a 2.75” circle from it.  Ink the edges with Vintage Photo distress ink and machine stitch all around the edges. Stamp the Merry Christmas sentiment on the left center side of the circle and add two brown ornamental borders to the top and bottom add a white pearl to each of the tips. Cut out a scallop border using scallop scissors and add as a border to the edges of the cut-out circle. Add stickles to this border and set it aside to dry. On a white cardstock, stamp the candle image and die cut and emboss using a Shapeabilities circle. Pop dot the background pattern paper unto a 5.75”x5.75” light blue cardstock to give it some dimension and adhere these layers on a 6”x6” white card base. You can trim a 12”x12” piece of white cardstock in half to get this base. Add the embossed and stamped image to the center of the die cut circle from the base. Add stickles to the image to highlight it. For the poinsettias, stamp and die cut a bunch of different size flowers. Layer them, staggering the petals, to form a full flower. Add a white pearl to its center. Stamp and die cut a few leaves as well and add the leaves and flowers to the bottom of the stamped image. Add stickles to the poinsettias and leaves. On the inside, stamp the sentiment right in the center of the card.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today! Remember to go to the Heartfelt Creations BLOG and check out what the other designers made this week!

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  1. Gorgeous. Love your poinsettias.

  2. This is so lovely! I really like the way you kept the stamp so simple...and those glorious poinsettias!

  3. Awesome card, Amy! You make such amazing flowers!

  4. What a pretty card!! I adore the subtle sparkle :) :)

  5. Catching up on your beautiful projects, hugs!


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