Summer Blooms

Kia Ora Koutou

We are now in spring here in New Zealand and I cannot wait for the summer flowers to bloom. In the meantime I can dream of summer with this card featuring the stunning Hollyhock Garden collection from Heartfelt Creations. These beautiful stamps are just fabulous to colour in. Great for the colourist!

For more details on the products I have used please visit here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/gallery/summer-blooms.

Today’s project was created with products provided by Heartfelt Creations.

Scroll down past the photos for instructions on how to make this card.

Instructions:

Cut a piece of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper 12” x 6”, score at 6” along the long side and fold to create a base card of 6” x 6”.  Die cut the outer eyelet edge square using the No. 1 die from the HCD1-7281 Stairway Garden Die out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Adhere to the front of the card.  Cut  a 6” x 6” panel from the paper collection and trim to 5 3/4” x 5 3/4”.  Die cut the decorative die using the Nos 2.3.4, 5, 6 dies from the HCD1-7281 Stairway Garden Die and the No. 2 die from the HCD1-7283 Courtyard Elegance Die.  Adhere the decorative die over the previously cut pattern paper and adhere to the front of the card with foam tape.  Inlay the small flowers with the off cuts of the dies.

Die cut the inside decorative panel out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper using the small square die and the lattice square die from the HCD1-7281 Stairway Garden Die.  Die cut a square from light yellow paper and adhere the lattice die over the square yellow paper and then adhere to the front of the card as shown.

Stamp the gate and flower images from the HCPC-31001 Hollyhock Fence Cling Stamp Set in Black Onyx ink on Iris cardstock.  Colour the images with Zig Clean Colour Clean Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Add a long hollyhock and plain stem image to the right of the card.  Add the gate to the right of the card with foam tape. 

Stamp the large flower stem image from the HCPC-31000 Hollyhock Stem & Blooms Cling Stamp Set in Black Onyx ink on Iris cardstock.  Colour with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die.  Adhere to the left of the gate with foam tape.  Add some hollyhock images to the right of the large flower and to the right side of the gate as shown.  Add Go Man Gro Prills to the centres of the flowers  

Add Crystal Clear glitter to the painted images using clear gloss gel medium and a paint brush.

Stamp the bird images from the HCPC-3956 Clematis Birdhouse & Trellis Cling Stamp set on Iris cardstock with Black Onyx ink.  Colour the images with Zig Clean Colour Real Colour Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die.  Adhere the birds on the gate as shown.  

Cut the sentiment from the paper collection and adhere to the front of the card as shown.  

To finish add iridescent gems to the centres of the flowers on the background and the lattice in the centre of the card as shown.

Other Products Used:

Iris Cardstock, Versafine Black Onyx Ink, Iridescent gems, foam tape, clear gloss gel medium

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Thoughtful Mini Slimline

Kia Ora Koutou

I have a bonus card to share with you today featuring the gorgeous Hollyhock Garden from Heartfelt Creations. I love the beautiful papers in this collection and find it hard to cover them up with embellishments. So I have made mini slimline card with a see through window to feature the gorgeous floral papers.

For more details on the products I have used please visit here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/gallery/thoughtful-mini-slimline.

Today’s project was created with products provided by Heartfelt Creations.

Scroll down past the photos for instructions on how to make this card.

Instructions:

Cut a piece of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper 6 1/2” x 6 1/4”, score at 3 1/4” along the 6 1/2” side and fold to create a 3 1/4” x 6 1/4” card.  Die cut the window using the No. 4 Left Insert Die from the HCD1-7397 French Gate Die on the card front.  Cut a piece of clear cardstock 3” x 6” and adhere to the inside left of the card.   Die cut two decorative gate dies out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper using the No. 3 Decorative Gate die and the No. 5 Decorative Gate Dies.  Cut two frames out of green pattern paper from a 3” x 6 1/16” paper using the No. 1 Outline die from the HCD1-7397 French Gate Die.  Adhere the green frame on the front and inside left of the card.  Adhere the the two decorative dies over the decorative insert.

Stamp the long stem images from the HCPC-31000 Hollyhock Stem & Blooms Cling Stamp Set in English Ivy ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating die.  Shape the leaves and adhere to the front of the card as shown.

Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3999 Hollyhock Petals & Leaves Cling Stamp Set in English Ivy ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Colour the backs with Leaf Green ink and shape using the coordinating mold.  Add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium and adhere around the long stems.

Stamp the flower images from the HCPC-3999 Hollyhock Petals & Leaves Cling Stamp Set in Lady Bug and Magenta Hue inks.  Colour the centres with Citrus Burst ink and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Colour the edges and backs of the Lady Bug  flowers with Lady Bug ink and the Magenta Hue flowers with Cotton Candy ink.  Shape using the coordinating mold.  Pierce the centres of the flowers and insert yellow rock candy stamens and magenta pearl stamens and fasten with Dries Clear glue.  When dry trim the threads, add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium and adhere over the leaves.

Inside Back of card

Cut a piece of pattern paper 3 1/8” x 6 and adhere to the inside back of the card.

Other Products Used:

Altenew inks – Cotton Candy, Citrus Burst, clear gloss gel medium, paintbrush

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Hollyhock Love

Kia Ora Koutou

We all love the look of the hollyhock blooms, perfect for creating floral gardenscapes with depth and variation in sizes, adding that unique feature to our flower gardens and I am so excited to announce the debut of the Hollyhock Garden collection by Heartfelt Creations. The flowers are just so easy to shape with the coordinating mold and look stunning!!

For more details on the products I have used please visit Heartfelt Creations here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/gallery/hollyhock-love

Today’s project was created with products provided by Heartfelt Creations.

Scroll down past the photos for instructions on how to make this card.

Instructions:

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”

Die cut the background out of light green paper using the No. 1 die from the HCD2-7384 Fancy Classic Rectangle Die and adhere to the front of the card.  Die cut the decorative die out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper Using the No 2 die from the HCD2-7384 Fancy Classic Rectangle Die and adhere over the light green paper.  Die cut the light green paper using the No. 2 die from the HCD2-7384 Fancy Classic Rectangle Die and adhere inside the white decorative frame.  Die cut the medium decorative frame using the No. 3 die from the HCD2-7384 Fancy Classic Rectangle Die and adhere to the centre of the frame.  Die cut light apricot paper using the No. 3 die from the HCD2-7384 Fancy Classic Rectangle Die and adhere inside the medium decorative frame.  Die cut the small decorative frame out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper and adhere to the centre of the card.  Die cut the small inner decorative die using the No. 4 die from the HCD2-7384 Fancy Classic Rectangle Die and adhere to the centre of the medium white decorative frame.

Stamp the long stem images from the HCPC-31000 Hollyhock Stem & Blooms Cling Stamp Set in English Ivy ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating die.  Shape the leaves and adhere to the left front of the card with foam tapes.

Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3999 Hollyhock Petals & Leaves Cling Stamp Set in English Ivy ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Colour the backs with Leaf Green ink and shape using the coordinating mold.  Add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium and adhere around the long stems.

Stamp the flower images from the HCPC-3999 Hollyhock Petals & Leaves Cling Stamp Set in Lilac Posies and Magenta Hue inks.  Colour the centres with Citrus Burst ink and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Colour the edges and backs of the Lilac Posies flowers with Lilac Posies ink and the Magenta Hue flowers with Cotton Candy ink.  Shape using the coordinating mold.  Pierce the centres of the flowers and insert yellow rock candy stamens and magenta pearl stamens and fasten with Dries Clear glue.  When dry trim the threads, add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium and adhere over the leaves. For the small dark pink flowers insert a yellow bead stamen and use Dries Clear glue to fasten the wires.  Trim the wire and adhere to the top of the stems as shown.

To make the buds at the top of the flower stem stamp the small flower images from the HCPC-3999 Hollyhock Petals & Leaves Cling Stamp Set in English Ivy ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating die.  Colour the backs with Leaf Green ink and shape using the coordinating mold.  Shape the flowers with the stamped side on the outside into a small ball and adhere to the top of the stems as shown.  Add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel image.

Trim the sentiment from the paper collection and adhere to the card as shown.

Other Products Used:

Clear gloss gel medium, Altenew inks Citrus Burst, Cotton Candy

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Starry Purple Poinsettias

Kia Ora Koutou

Here is my second card featuring the beautiful Joyous Noel collection by Heartfelt Creations. The angel is just beautiful!! I love how you can mix and match previous collections – here I have used the Festive Poinsettia along with Christmas elements from the Seasonal Wreath collection.

For more details on the products I have used please visit Heartfelt Creations here.

Today’s project was created with products provided by Heartfelt Creations.

Scroll down past the photos for instructions on how to make this card.

Instructions:

Cut a piece of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper 10 ½ ’ x 7 ½”, score at 5” along the long side and fold.  Die cut the shaped base using the No. 1 background die from the HCD2-7383 Simply Classic Rectangle Frame Die.  Die cut a single background die using the No. 1 die from the HCD2-7383 Simply Classic Rectangle Frame Die Die out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Die cut the light green/blue  background using the same die from the paper collection and adhere to the front of the card.

Stamp the background stamp image from the HCPC-3998 Joyous Noel Background Cling Stamp Set in clear embossing ink and heat emboss with white embossing powder.  Sponge Spun Sugar, Tumbled Glass and Shaded Lilac inks over and die cut with the No. 2 die from the HCD2-7383 Simply Classic Rectangle Frame Die set.  Adhere over the front of the card.  Die cut a silver frame using the No. 2 die from the HCD2-7383 Simply Classic Rectangle Frame Die and adhere to the edge of the stamped image.

Stamp the large angel image from the HCPC-3997 Starry Noel Angel Cling Stamp Set in Shaded Lilac and Tumbled Glass inks and die cut with the coordinating die.  Die cut a plain die out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper and adhere the stamped image to it and then adhere to the front of the card as shown with foam tape.  

Stamp the large and small spray images from the HCPC-3959 Holly Berry Spray Cling Stamp Set in English Ivy on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour the leaves with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating dies. Add Crystal Clear glitter to the leaves with clear gloss gel medium and a paintbrush.  Adhere a large and small spray to the top left of the card.

Stamp the small spray image from the HCPC-3958 Small Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp set in English Ivy ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour the leaves with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating die.  Shape using the coordinating die and add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium and a paintbrush.  Adhere to the bottom right of the card.

Stamp the small flower images from the HCPC-3957 Large Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp and the smaller flower images from the HCPC-3959 Small Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp set in Paris Dusk ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour the images with Periwinkle, Violet and Magenta Hue inks and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Colour the backs of the petals with Periwinkle in and then shape using the coordinating mold and assemble with two of each size petal.  Pierce the centres of the flowers and insert the silver pearl stamens and secure them with Dries Clear glue.  Add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium and a paintbrush.  Trim the stamen threads and adhere over the holly sprays with a hot glue gun – two large and one small flower to the top right and one small flower to the bottom right of the card.

Stap the bell, ornament, holly, fir branches and pine cone images from the HCPC- 3967 Winter Wreath Accents Cling Stamp set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock.  Colour with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and Prismacolour pencils and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Adhere around the flowers as shown.

Stamp the dove and holly images from the HCPC-3997 Starry Noel Angel Cling Stamp Set in Black Onyx ink.  Colour with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die.  Die cut a plain image out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper and adhere the painted image on the top.  Add Crystal Clear glitter to the image with clear gloss gel medium and adhere over the poinsettias as shown.

To finish add clear sparkles to the angel’s gown at the base.

Other Products Used:

Iris cardstock, Prismacolour Pencils, Distress Oxide inks – Shaded Lilac, Tumbled Glass, Spun Sugar, clear gloss gel medium, paintbrush, foam tape, Clear sparkles, Versafine Black Onyx ink, Ranger Archival ink – Violet, Ranger White embossing Powder, Hero Arts Embossing & Watermark ink

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Elegant Joyous Noel

Kia Ora Koutou

I am late sharing my Joyous Noel projects for Heartfelt Creations as I had some health issues at the time the collection was sent to me but better late than never. This is such a gorgeous collection for traditional Christmas cards especially when paired with the Festive Poinsettias.

For more details of the products I have used please visit Heartfelt Creations here.

Today’s project was created with products provided by Heartfelt Creations.

Scroll down past the photos for instructions on how to make this card.

Instructions:

Cut a piece of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper 12” x 7”, score at 6” along the long side and fold to create a base card of 6” x 7”.  Cut a piece of silver cardstock 6” x 7” and adhere to front of the card.  Cut a piece of dark blue cardstock 5 7/8” x 6 7/8 and adhere to the front of the silver cardstock.

Die cut two outer frames from the HCD1-7416 Noel Decorative Die out of light blue pattern paper.  Adhere to the front  of the card as shown.  Die cut 4 decorative dies from the HCD1-7416 Noel Decorative Die – two from Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper and two from silver cardstock.  Adhere the white dies over the silver dies slightly offsetting the silver.  Adhere over the background as shown. Cut a piece of silver cardstock 1/2″ x 7 and adhere to the centre of the card hiding the join.  Cut a piece of dark blue pattern paper 3/5” x 7” and adhere over the silver band.  Die cut the shaped eyelet tag from the HCD1-7202 Album Tags and Accents die and adhere to the centre of the band.  Die cut the inner die out of green pattern paper using the plain inner tag die from the HCD1-7202 and adhere over the silver eyelet tag.  Stamp the sentiment from the HCPC-3997 Starry Noel Angel Cling Stamp Set in Night Sky ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour the berries and holly with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die.  Adhere to the centre of the tag.

Stamp the angel and harp from the HCPC-3996 Joyous Noel Angel Cling Stamp Set in Black Onyx ink on Iris cardstock.  Colour with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Adhere the angel to the top left of the tag and the harp to the bottom right of the tag as shown.

Stamp the large and small spray images from the HCPC-3959 Holly Berry Spray Cling Stamp Set in English Ivy on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour the leaves with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating dies. Add Crystal Clear glitter to the leaves with clear gloss gel medium and a paintbrush.  Adhere a large and small spray to the  bottom left of the card.  Stamp the small leaf spray using English Ivy on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper and die cut with the coordinating die. 

Stamp the small flower images from the HCPC-3957 Large Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp and the small flowers from the HCC-3959 Small Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp set in Paris Dusk ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour the images with Periwinkle and Paris Dusk inks and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Colour the backs of the petals with Periwinkle in and then shape using the coordinating mold and assemble with two of each size petal.  Pierce the centres of the flowers and insert the silver pearl stamens and secure them with Dries Clear glue.  Add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium and a paintbrush.  Trim the stamen threads and adhere over the holly sprays on the bottom left as shown.

To finish add clear iridescent gems to the decorative background die and on the tag.

Other Products Used:

Iris cardstock, clear gloss gel medium, paintbrush, iridescent gems, Versafine Onyx Black ink, foam tape

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Seasonal Poinsettias

Kia Ora Koutou

I have some more purple Christmas inspiration for you today featuring the Holiday Star collection by Heartfelt Creations. This year most of my Christmas cards have been non-traditional colours!

For more information on the products I have used please visit my blog here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/gallery/seasonal-poinsettias.

Today’s project was created with products provided by Heartfelt Creations.

Scroll down past the photos for instructions on how to make this card.

Instructions

Cut a piece of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper 12” x 12”, score at 6” along the long side and fold to create a 6” x 6” base card.  Cut a piece of purple pattern paper 6” x 6” and adhere to the front of the card.

Cut a piece of light purple pattern paper 5 3/4″ x 5 3/4″and adhere to the front of the card.  Die cut two decorative dies using the No. 1 die from the HCD1-7398 – one out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper and one out of silver cardstock. Adhere the silver die behind the white die slightly offsetting them to allow some of the silver to show through and then adhere to the front of the card over the light purple paper.

Stamp two star images using the large star image from the HCPC-3994 Large Holiday Star Cling Stamp set in embossing ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping paper and heat emboss with silver embossing ink. Die cut the complete image using the No. 1 die from the coordinating die and the inner decorative stamped image only using the No. 2 die from the coordinating die. Sponge the complete image with Periwinkle and Violet inks and adhere to the centre of the card and decorative die as shown. Adhere the stamped image on the top of the star as shown to create a relief image.

Die cut the sentiment die out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Stamp the sentiment from the HCPC-3993 Holiday Star Cling Stamp set in Embossing and Watermark ink and heat emboss using silver embossing powder on the sentiment die cut. Sponge the die cut with Periwinkle and Violet inks and adhere to the front of the star die.

Stamp the large and small spray images from the HCPC-3959 Holly Berry Spray Cling Stamp Set in English Ivy on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the leaves with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating dies. Add Crystal Clear glitter to the leaves with clear gloss gel medium and a paintbrush. Adhere a large and small spray to the top left of the card and one small spray to the bottom right of the card. 

Stamp the small spray image from the HCPC-3958 Small Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp set in English Ivy ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the leaves with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape using the coordinating die and add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium and a paintbrush. Adhere to the top right and the bottom left to create a base for the flowers.

Stamp the small flower images from the HCPC-3957 Large Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp set in Paris Dusk ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the images with Periwinkle, Violet and Magenta Hue inks and die cut with the coordinating dies. Colour the backs of the petals with Periwinkle ink and then shape using the coordinating mold and assemble with two of each size petal. Pierce the centres of the flowers and insert the silver pearl stamens and secure them with Dries Clear glue. Add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium and a paintbrush. Trim the stamen threads and adhere over the holly sprays with a hot glue gun – one large and two small flowers to the top left and one medium flower to the bottom right of the card.

Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3957 Large Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp set in English Ivy ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.Colour the leaves with Leaf Green and English Ivy inks and die cut with the coordinating die. Colour the backs of the leaves with Leaf Green ink and shape using the coordinating mold. Add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium, trim and adhere around the flowers.

Stamp the small leaf spray from the HCPC-3959 Holly Berry Spray Cling Stamp Set in English Ivy ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Trim and adhere around the flowers and sprays as shown.

Add Crystal Clear glitter to purple rose hip stamens with Dries Clear glue, trim the wires and adhere around the flowers.

Stamp the small snowflake and star images from the HCPC-3994 Large Holiday Star Cling Stamp set in Hero Arts Embossing and Watermark ink and heat emboss with silver embossing powder on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Die cut with the coordinating die and add some little snowflakes around the sentiment.

To finish, add some iridescent gems to the centres of the little snowflakes and on the background die.

Other Products:

Clear gloss gel medium, paintbrush, hot glue gun, Ranger embossing powder – Silver, Ranger Archival ink – Violet, iridescent gems

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Please Vote for Me!

Kia Ora Koutou

I am delighted that my birthday cat card has been selected for the Creative Scrapbooker Card of the Month competition for August. Please visit here to vote for my card. https://creativescrapbooker.ca/card-of-the-month-august-2022

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Classic Greetings

Kia Ora Koutou

I have another Christmas card to share with you featuring the fabulous Holiday Star collection from Heartfelt Creations. Coming from New Zealand I am loving the non-traditional colours and images because our Christmas is in the middle of summer and there is no snow in sight!

For more details of the products I have used please visit here.

Today’s project was created with products provided by Heartfelt Creations.

Scroll down past the photos for instructions on how to make this card.

Instructions:

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 blue 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 over the blue cardstock.

Die cut the outline frame using the No. 1 die from the HCD2-7383 Simply Classic Rectangle Frame die out of blue cardstock.  Die cut the silver decorative frame using the No. 2 die from the HCD2-7383 Simply Classic Rectangle Frame die out of silver cardstock and adhere to the front of the outer frame.  Inset some of the offcuts to create a decorative frame.  Die the dark blue pattern paper using the No. 2 frame and adhere the blue inner to inside the silver frame.

Stamp the Season’s Greeting image from the HCPC-3994 Large Holiday Star Cling Stamp set in Paris Dusk on blue pattern paper.  Die cut the sentiment out using the No. 3 die from the HCD2-7383 Simply Classic Rectangle Frame Die and adhere to the centre of the frame as shown.

Stamp the large and small spray images from the HCPC-3959 Holly Berry Spray Cling Stamp Set in English Ivy on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour the leaves with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating dies. Add Crystal Clear glitter to the leaves with clear gloss gel medium and a paintbrush.  Adhere a large and small spray to the top right of the card and two small sprays to the bottom left of the card. 

Stamp the small spray image from the HCPC-3958 Small Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp set in English Ivy ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour the leaves with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating die.  Shape using the coordinating die and add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium and a paintbrush.  Adhere to the top right and the bottom left to create a base for the flowers.

Stamp the small flower images from the HCPC-3957 Large Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp set in Paris Dusk ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour the images with Periwinkle and Paris Dusk inks and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Colour the backs of the petals with Periwinkle in and then shape using the coordinating mold and assemble with two of each size petal.  Pierce the centres of the flowers and insert the silver pearl stamens and secure them with Dries Clear glue.  Add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium and a paintbrush.  Trim the stamen threads and adhere over the holly sprays with a hot glue gun – one large flower on the top right and one medium flower on the bottom left.

Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3957 Large Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp set in English Ivy ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour the leaves with Leaf Green and English Ivy inks and die cut with the coordinating die.  Colour the backs of the leaves with Leaf Green ink and shape using the coordinating mold.  Add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium, trim and adhere around the flowers.

Stamp the small leaf spray from the HCPC-3959 Holly Berry Spray Cling Stamp Set in English Ivy ink and die cut with the coordinating die.  Trim and adhere around the flowers and sprays as shown.

Add Crystal Clear glitter to purple rose hip stamens with Dries Clear glue, trim the wires and adhere around the flowers as shown.

Stamp the small snowflake and star images from the HCPC-3994 Large Holiday Star Cling Stamp set in Hero Arts Embossing and Watermark ink and heat emboss with silver embossing powder on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Die cut with the coordinating die and add some stars around the sentiment as shown and snowflakes among the flowers. 

To finish, add some iridescent gems to the centres of the stars and snowflakes.

Other Products Used:

Clear gloss gel medium, hot glue gun, iridescent gems, paintbrush, iridescent gems, Spellbinders Essentials Cardstock, Cosmic Sky, Hero Arts Embossing and Watermark ink, Ranger Embossing Powder – Silver

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Snowflakes and Poinsettias

Kia Ora Koutou

I have some more Christmas inspiration this month with the Holiday Star collection from Heartfelt Creations. I had so much fun creating this non-traditional card with stunning purple poinsettias and the festive sentiments make Christmas cards so easy to make.

For more details of the products I have used please visit here.

Today’s project was created with products provided by Heartfelt Creations.

Scroll down past the photos for instructions on how to make this card.

Instructions:

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 dark purple paper 4 7/8” x 6 7/8”, sponge the edge with Periwinkle ink and adhere over the silver cardstock.

Die cut the outer frame out of light purple pattern paper using the No. 1 day from the HCPC-7363 Holiday Snowflake Frame Die and repeat with light purple cardstock.  Adhere the pattern paper frame to the purple frame, sponge the edges with Periwinkle ink, and adhere to the front of the card. Stamp the Merry Christmas image from the HCPC-3995 Starry Holiday Greetings on purple pattern paper using embossing ink and heat emboss with silver embossing ink. Using the No. 2 and No. 3 dies from the HCPC-7363 Holiday Snowflake Frame Die die cut three decorative frames – one out of previously stamped purple pattern paper, one out of purple cardstock and one out of silver cardstock.  Adhere the purple pattern paper frame to the purple frame.  Sponge the edges with Periwinkle ink and adhere to the centre of the card.  Adhere the silver frame outside of the decorative die as shown.  Stamp the Merry Christmas image from the HCPC-3995 Starry Holiday Greetings Cling Stamp set using embossing ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper and heat emboss with silver embossing powder.  Die cut with the coordinating die.  Die cut two plain dies out of purple cardstock and stack together with the silver letters on the top.  Adhere the sentiment over the stamped image on the front of the card.

Stamp the large and small spray images from the HCPC-3959 Holly Berry Spray Cling Stamp Set in English Ivy on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour the leaves with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating dies. Add Crystal Clear glitter to the leaves with clear gloss gel medium and a paintbrush.  Adhere a large and small spray to the top right of the card and two small sprays to the bottom left of the card. 

Stamp the small spray image from the HCPC-3958 Small Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp set in English Ivy ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour the leaves with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating die.  Shape using the coordinating die and add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium and a paintbrush.  Adhere to the top right and the bottom left to create a base for the flowers.

Stamp the small flower images from the HCPC-3957 Large Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp set in Paris Dusk ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour the images with Periwinkle, Violet and Magenta Hue inks and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Colour the backs of the petals with Periwinkle in and then shape using the coordinating mold and assemble with two of each size petal.  Pierce the centres of the flowers and insert the silver pearl stamens and secure them with Dries Clear glue.  Add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium and a paintbrush.  Trim the stamen threads and adhere over the holly sprays with a hot glue gun – one large and one small flower to the top right and one medium and one small flower to the bottom right of the card

Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3957 Large Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp set in English Ivy ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Colour the leaves with Leaf Green and English Ivy inks and die cut with the coordinating die.  Colour the backs of the leaves with Leaf Green ink and shape using the coordinating mold.  Add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium, trim and adhere around the flowers.

Stamp the small leaf spray from the HCPC-3959 Holly Berry Spray Cling Stamp Set in English Ivy ink and die cut with the coordinating die.  Trim and adhere around the flowers and sprays as shown.

Add Crystal Clear glitter to purple rose hip stamens with Dries Clear glue, trim the wires and adhere around the flowers as shown.

Stamp the small snowflake and star images from the HCPC-3994 Large Holiday Star Cling Stamp set in Hero Arts Embossing and Watermark ink and heat emboss with silver embossing powder on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper.  Die cut with the coordinating die and add some stars around the sentiment as shown and some snowflakes around the flowers. 

To finish, add some iridescent gems to the centres of the stars and snowflakes and around the sentiment as shown.

Other Products Used:

Ranger Archival ink – Violet, Spellbinders Essential Cardstock – Purple Mist, clear gloss gel medium, paintbrush, iridescent gems, Ranger Embossing Powder – Silver, hot glue gun

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Happy Holidays Star

Kia Ora Koutou

Christmas has come to Heartfelt Creations this month with the gorgeous Holiday Star collection that is sure to please so many people with it’s versatility and colour combinations. Today I am sharing a gorgeous Christmas card that features a stunning star shaker element surrounded by beautiful blue poinsettias.

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Today’s project was created with products provided by Heartfelt Creations.

Scroll down past the photos for instructions on how to make this card.

Instructions:

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 dark blue cardstock 4 7/8” x 6 7/8” and adhere over the silver cardstock.

Die cut light blue paper using the No. 1 die from the HCD2-7381 Fancy Classic Oval Frame Die.  Die cut heavy cardstock using the same die and then adhere the blue paper to the cardstock and then adhere to the front of the card. Die cut the silver decorative frame using the No. 2 die from the HCD2-7381 Fancy Classic Oval Frame Die and adhere to the front of the frame. Die cut the inner decorative frame using the No. 3 die out of silver cardstock and adhere to the centre of the frame.

Stamp the star image from the HCPC-3993 Holiday Star Cling Stamp set on blue cardstock and silver cardstock with the Embossing and Watermark ink and heat emboss with silver embossing powder. Die cut the blue star out using the No. 1 and No. 2 dies from the HCD1-7411 Holiday Star die to create a frame and the silver frame using the No. 2 and No. 3 dies from the HCD1-7411 Holiday Star die set. Die cut a plain outer frame from blue cardstock and adhere the stamped centre star in the middle of the star using the outer frame as a guide. Die cut a star out of clear cardstock using the No. 2 die and adhere behind the stamped star frame. Add iridescent sequins, Blue Flower Pearls, White Flower Pearls and some Frosting Powder to the centre of the background star and then adhere the outer stamped star with the clear cardstock with foam strips to create a shaker element. Adhere the silver frame to the front and then adhere to the centre of the card as shown.

Stamp the large and small spray images from the HCPC-3959 Holly Berry Spray Cling Stamp Set in English Ivy on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the leaves with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating dies. Add Crystal Clear glitter to the leaves with clear gloss gel medium and a paintbrush. Adhere a large and small spray to the top left of the card and a small spray to the bottom right of the card. 

Stamp the small spray image from the HCPC-3958 Small Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp set in English Ivy ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the leaves with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape using the coordinating mold and add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium and a paintbrush.  Adhere to the top left and the bottom right around the larger sprays to create a base for the flowers.

Stamp the small flower images from the HCPC-3957 Large Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp set and the larger flowers from the HCPC-3957 Large Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp in Paris Dusk ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the images with Periwinkle and Paris Dusk inks and die cut with the coordinating dies. Colour the backs of the petals with Periwinkle ink and then shape using the coordinating mold and assemble with two of each size petal. Pierce the centres of the flowers and insert the silver pearl stamens and secure them with Dries Clear glue. Add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium and a paint brush. Trim the stamen threads and adhere over the holly sprays with a hot glue gun – one large and two small flowers on the top left and a medium flower on the bottom right of the card as shown.

Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3957 Large Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp set in English Ivy ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the leaves with Leaf Green and English Ivy inks and die cut with the coordinating die. Colour the backs of the leaves with Leaf Green ink and shape using the coordinating mold. Add Crystal Clear glitter using clear gloss gel medium, trim and adhere around the flowers.

Stamp the small leaf spray from the HCPC-3959 Holly Berry Spray Cling Stamp Set in English Ivy ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Trim and adhere around the flowers and sprays as shown.

Add Crystal Clear glitter to purple rose hip stamens with Dries Clear glue, trim the wires and adhere around the flowers.

Die cut the sentiment out of blue cardstock. Stamp the sentiment from the HCPC-3993 Holiday Star Cling Stamp set in Embossing and Watermark ink and heat emboss using silver embossing powder on the sentiment die cut.  Adhere to the top right with foam tape as shown.

Stamp the small snowflake images from the HCPC-3994 Large Holiday Star Cling Stamp set in Hero Arts Embossing and Watermark ink and heat emboss with silver embossing powder on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Die cut with the coordinating die and add three small snowflakes to the sentiment.

Other Products:

Clear gloss gel medium, paintbrush, heavy cardstock, hot glue gun, Blue Flower Pearls, White Flower Pearls, Iridescent sequins, Hero Arts Embossing and Watermark ink, Ranger Embossing Powder – Silver, Spellbinders Essential Cardstock – Cosmic Sky

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Patricia