Have yourself a Merry Little Christmas

Kia Ora Koutou

Welcome back and today I have another card featuring the gorgeous Merry and Bright collection from Heartfelt Creations.

Glistening winter scenes filled with freshly fallen snow, pine boughs draped with shiny holiday ornaments, and prancing reindeer delivering sleighs filled with handpicked gifts for friends and loved ones are delightful imaginings that send our imaginations dancing with delight in the anticipation of the holiday season! Spread a little Christmas joy and happiness featuring these warmhearted inspirations with the new Merry and Bright Collection from Heartfelt Creations! Share cheerful Yuletide greetings and well wishes with a fun and cutesy paper collection overflowing with precious outdoor scenes of cozy snow laden cottages, beautiful birds nestled in delightfully decorated pines, and pleasing decorative holiday arrangements! Brimming with delicate snowflake accents, gorgeous floral clusters, charming polka dots and beautiful brocade patterns all encompassed in a non-traditional color palette of frosty blues, tantalizing teals, magnificent purples and pretty pinks, this paper collection is one that will surely have your holiday projects standing out from all the others received this holiday season! A sweet and desirable assembling of cling stamp sets paired with the coordinating dies culminate a perfect assortment of illustrations including beautiful evergreen groves, rustic snow covered foliage accents, diminutive Christmas baubles and an elegant vase ideal for assembling your own decorative centerpieces! The perfect accents for creating delightful holiday themed dimensional embellishments for all of your Yuletide projects.

Materials Used:

HCD2-7191 Intricate Swirls Frame Die

HCPC-3836 Merry Little Christmas stamp

HCD1-7194 Merry Little Christmas die

HCPC-3838 Merry and Bright Accents stamp

HCD1-7196 Merry and Bright Accents

HCDP1-293 Merry and Bright Paper Collection

RACP412 Ranger Archival Forget-Me-Knot ink

RACP962 Fern Green ink

RACP436 Leaf Green ink

RACP524 Vibrant Fuchsia ink

RACP649 Pink Peony ink

RACP632 Buttercup ink

RACP475 Library Green ink

TSMP900 Memento Tuxedo Black ink

85-glitter Crystal Ultrafine Glitter

PGM15015 Crystal Clear

24174 Vellum

RPE685 Ranger White Embossing Powder

241159 Dove Blender pen

Versamark ink, Stamp Positioner, White Nuvo Drops, Shadow Grey ink


Cut a piece of white cardstock 10” x 5”, score at 5” on the long side and fold to create a 5” x 7” base card.  Cut the frame from Intricate Swirls Frame die in white cardstock and adhere to the base card.  Cut the 6” x 4” panel from the patterned paper and using a stamp positioner stamp the image from the HCPC-3836 Merry Little Christmas stamp in Tuxedo Black ink at the top of the paper.  Adhere to the base card.

Stamp the glass image from HCPC-3838 Merry and Bright Accents stamp on vellum with Versamark ink, heat emboss with white embossing powder and die cut with the coordinating die.  Cut another piece of vellum to fit the back of the glass and adhere to the glass image.  Shape the glass slightly and adhere to the card as shown.

Stamp the pine images in Library Green ink from the HCPC-3838 Merry and Bright Accents stamp on white cardstock.  Colour with Leaf Green and Fern Green inks and die cut with the coordinating die. Add Crystal Clear glitter to the leaves with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge.   Shape and adhere around the base of the glass and the glass.

Stamp the bauble image from the HCPC-3838 Merry and Bright Accents stamp in Vibrant Fuchsia, Forget-Me-Knot and Buttercup inks on white cardstock.  Colour the pink baubles with Pink Peony ink, the blue baubles with Ultramarine Blue ink and the yellow baubles with Buttercup ink before die cutting with the coordinating die.  Using a Dove Blender pen colour the accents on the pink baubles with Forget-Me-Knot ink.  Shape lightly with the Deluxe Flower Shaping kit and add Ultrafine Glitter to the baubles with Dries Clear glue and a damp sponge.  Add the baubles to the base of the glass over the pine leaves at the base of the glass and on the glass as shown.

Stamp the ball garland from the HCPC-3838 Merry and Bright Accents stamp set in Shadow Grey ink on white cardstock and die cut with the coordinating die.  Add Simply White Nuvo Drops to the garland and sprinkle Crystal Ultrafine glitter over while still wet.  When set, trim and adhere around the garlands as shown.

For more inspiration please visit the Heartfelt Creations blog here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/blog/740/how-to-create-christmas-cards-in-30-minutes-or-less

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu


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