Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Heartfelt Creations

I hope everyone is having a good week!  It is time for another Heartfelt Creations Wednesday.  During the month of December Heartfelt will not be releasing new products. Heartfelt will continue their normal schedule of the second Wednesday of the month in January. December is a good time to purchase stamps from their Limited Edition section. Those stamps will only be available until December 31st. So get them before they are gone.

The first card I am sharing today features the HCPC 2293 & HCPC 2294 Aztec Gold Sunflower stamps and HCPC 2252 Stem & Leaves set which are some of the stamps that will only be available until December 31st.

Front View

Inside View

Heartfelt Creations Products:
-  HCPC 2293  Aztec Gold Sunflower 2 PreCut Set
-  HCPC 2294  Aztec Gold Sunflower 1 PreCut Set
-  HCPC 2252  Stem & Leaves PreCut Set
-  HCPC 3363 Inspire Me Sentiments PreCut Set
-  HCD 702  Decorative Butterfly-Border Die
-  Brown Gala Glitz
-  Art Institute Glue - Dries Clear

Other Products:
-  Paper:  Cryogen White, Bazzill, My Minds Eye, Creative     
-  Ink:  Ranger Distress Ink - Walnut Stain & Tea Dye
-  Copics:  E27, E95, E97, E99, YG91, YG95, YG97, YG99
-  Punch:  Creative Memories Tag Maker
-  Embellishments:  Twine, Candi

Card Size 5" x 7"
Start with a 10" x 7" piece of beige cardstock and score and fold at the 5" mark to make your card base.  Then out of the striped paper cut a 4 3/4" x 5" piece and out of the floral paper cut a 4 3/4" x 3" piece.  Adhere floral paper to bottom front of card leaving 1/8" space at the bottom and adhere the striped piece of cardstock to the top of the card leaving 1/8" space at the top.  Next out of the same paper you used for your card base cut a 5 1/2" border using HCD 702 Decorative Butterfly-Border Die.  Adhere where the two papers meet on card front trimming edges of border as necessary.  Next with Distress Ink - Walnut Stain on Cryogen White paper stamp 1 large sunflower from HCPC 2294 Aztec Gold Sunflowers 1 set and stamp 2 large sunflowers from HCPC 2293 Aztec Gold Sunflowers 2 set.  Also stamp 1 stem and 3 leaves from HCPC 2252  Stem & Leaves set and the "Have a Special Day" from HCPC 3363 Inspire Me Sentiments set.  Color with Copics.  Cut the sunflowers out with Spellbinders Blossom 2 Nestabilities and detail cut the leaves and stem.  Also detail cut in between each petal of the sunflowers bending and shaping petals as desired.  On 1 small sunflower apply Dries Clear Glue and brown Gala Glitz to center and allow to dry.  Then with pop dots apply sunflower to decorated card front starting with largest sunflower and ending with the small sunflower with Gala Glitz in the center.  Next apply stem and leaves with pop dots.  Also apply Candi with pop dots along upper left hand corner.  For inside of card create a tag using the Creative Memories tag maker.  Cut out stamped sentiment and distress edges with Distress Ink - Tea Dye ink and adhere to tag.  Finally, add twine and adhere to inside of card.

For my second card this week I made a Christmas card using Heartfelt Creations Nativity scene stamp and I colored it with Copics.
Front View
Inside View

Heartfelt Creations Products:
-  HCPC 3431  Nativity Scene PreCut Set
-  HCPC 3428  Script Christmas Tree PreCut Set
-  Spellbinders Classic Ovals LG
-  Spellbinders Classic Scalloped Ovals LG

Other Products:
-  Paper:  Recollections, DCWV, Jillibean Soup
-  Ink:  Ranger Distress Ink - Walnut Stain & Antique Linen
-  Copics:  R27, B93, B95, Y00, Y02, Y06, Y08, Y13, Y15, Y17,  
    C00, C1, C3, W00, W1, W3, E000, E1, E11, E13, E15, E18, 
    E23, E25, E27, E31, E33, E35, E37, E42, E43, E44, E47, 
    Colorless Blender
-  Embellishments:  Stickles - Yellow, Twine, Our Craft Lounge 
    Sparkly Fluff - Brown Sugar

Card Size 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
Start with a 8" 1/2" x 5 1/2" piece of Kraft cardstock and score at 4 1/4" to make a A2 size card base.  Next cut a piece of Jillibean Soup red printed cardstock 4 1/8" x 5 1/4" and adhere to card base.  With Distress Ink - Walnut Stain on Cryogen White paper stamp Nativity Scene and then color with Copics.  Cut out around image with a straight trimmer.  Add Brown Sugar Sparkly Fluff to bottom ground area on picture.  Add yellow Stickles to rays from star.  Matte image on brown cardstock and adhere to card base.  Then stamp both sentiments from HCPC 3428 Script Christmas Tree using Distress Ink - Walnut Stain on Cryogen White paper.  Cut out the "For, Behold . . . " sentiment using Spellbinders Classic Ovals and cut out the "For unto you . . . " sentiment with a straight trimmer.  Distress edges using Distress Ink - Antique Linen.  Out of brown cardstock cut a Spellbinders Classic Scalloped Oval and matte oval sentiment.  Punch two holes in top and thread twine through holes and tie a bow.  Adhere to card front with a pop dot.  Matte "For unto you . . . " sentiment on brown cardstock and then finally on the red Jillibean Soup printed cardstock and adhere to inside of card.

This week I am entering my Nativity Scene Card in the Ribbon Carousel's Challenge of the Week  RCC33 - Tangled Twine with Danielle.

Heartfelt Creations Christmas Gift Certificate GiveAway: As a thank you to all our loyal HC customers, Heartfelt Creations will be giving away 50 - $50 Dollar Gift Certificates on December 21st at 9PM EST. On December 21st we will be providing you with the direct link to the giveaway page on our blog, Facebook and email. Once the page goes live you submit your information and a $50 gift certificate will automatically be emailed. Once the 50 gift certificate limit has been reached it will be indicated on the page. Mark your calenders and make sure you are available at that time, they will be snatched up quickly!

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  1. Wonderful cards, Candy!
    hugs 'n smiles,

  2. I love them both! Your sunflower is gorgeous!

  3. So glad I got this flower stamp before it retires. You did an amazing job here!

  4. Candy your creations are delightful. I am a sunflower fan so I am loving that one. You have colored the nativity beautifully too. Beautifully done!

  5. What beautiful, bold colors, Candy...both cards are just lovely!

  6. Both your cards this week are beautiful!! The sunflower you made is perfectly made & colored and I love the blingy center. The nativity scene is wonderful and I love all the colors you chose to use.

  7. What gorgeous creations!!! Absolutely LOVE the glittery center of the flower and the star is fabulous, too! :)


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