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It is hard to believe but today sees the release of the penultimate Heartfelt Creations collection. The Festive Christmas Collection is a stunning Christmas collection that is timeless and classic and a must have. Today I am sharing an elegant Christmas card that really showcases the gorgeous images from this collection.
For more detais on the products I have used please visit the Heartfelt Creations Gallery here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/gallery/lantern-perch
Today’s project was created with products provided by Heartfelt Creations.
Scroll down past the photos for instructions on how to make this card.
Cut a piece of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper 10” x 7”, score at 5” along the long side and fold to create a base card of 5” x 7”. Cut a piece of silver cardstock 5” x 7” and adhere to the front of the card. Cut a piece of blue pattern paper 4 7/8” x 6 7/8” and adhere to the front of the silver card. Cut a piece of silver cardstock 4 5/8” x 6 5/8” and adhere to the blue paper. Cut a piece of light blue paper 4 1/2” x 6 1/2” and adhere to the front of the silver card.
Die cut three decorative frames using the Nos. 3, 4 and 5 dies from the HCD2-7381 Fancy Classic Oval Frame Die out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Stack the three dies together, add Frosting Powder with Dries Clear on a sponge and adhere to the card front. Take one of the discarded ovals and blend the blue and yellow background using Buttercream, Citrus Burst, Fresh Lemmon, Sky Blue, and Summer Shower inks. Die cut the decorative oval using the Nos. 4 and 5 dies out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Add Frosting Powder to the decorative die with Dries Clear glue on a sponge and adhere over the ink blended oval and then adhere to the centre of the frame.
Stamp two lantern images from the HCPC-31026 Christmas Lantern Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour the images with Zig Clean Colour Clean Brush Markers and die cut one complete image and one lantern only. Adhere the lantern over the background image. Die cut another plain image from Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper and adhere the painted image to this and then adhere to the base of the oval. Add Red Berry Nuvo Drops to the holly berries.
Stamp the bird and leaves image from the HCPC-31028 Christmas Holly Accents Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Die cut another plain die from Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper and adhere the painted image to this and then adhere to the top of the lantern with some foam squares.
Stamp the sentiment from the HCPC-31028 Christmas Holly Accents Cling Stamp Set in Obsidian ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper and die cut with the coordinating die. Die cut another plain die and adhere the stamped image on top before adhering the sentiment to the base of the lantern as shown.
Other Products Used:
Iris cardstock, Altenew inks – Buttercream, Fresh Lemon, Citrus Burst, Pink, Obsidian Pigment Ink, Fresh Studio inks – Summer Shower, Sky Blue, Nuvo Crystal Drops – Red Berry
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