Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Introducing the Festive Holly Collection from Heartfelt Creations....

Celebrate the “holly-day” season with the new Festive Holly Collection by Heartfelt Creations!  Charming and elegant, with a hint of a country feel, this festive collection is filled with heartwarming imagery of falling snow, towering pine trees, and beautiful wildlife all woven together with lavish illustrations of abundant holly and berry clusters!  Immerse yourself in a paper collection revealing a traditional holiday color palette of rich reds and fir greens accentuated with sky blues, antique golds and crisp whites all melting together creating perfect backdrops to graceful background imagery of hand stamped post marks, floating music notes, delicate snowflakes, ribbon like swirls and lace like accents.  A charming assembling of three delightful cling stamp sets boast enchanting illustrations of red feathered cardinals, abundant holly and berry clusters as well as an antique candle lit lantern and vintage wooden wheel all at the ready to be paired with the coordinating dies and transformed into exquisite dimensional Yuletide embellishments!  An elegant, lacy decorative arch shaped die lends itself perfectly to create a breathtaking accent or die cut within your card front itself adding a touch of delightful holiday magic, while ornamental sleigh bells ready themselves to ring in the merriest of seasons!  Join us as we prepare for the Christmas festivities with the new Festive Holly Collection!  I just know you are going to love this collection!

Warmest Holiday Wishes

Products Used:
HCDP1-280 Festive Holly Paper Collection
HCPC-3793 Holly Berry Jingle Cling Stamps
HCD1-7147 Holly Berry Jingle Die
HCD1-7144 Decorative Medallion Die
HCPC-3789 Classic Wedding Bells Cling Stamps
HCD1-7143 Classic Wedding Bells Die
HCD1-745 Luggage and Tags Die
#241159 Dove Blender Pen
#159723 Designer Dries Clear Glue
#85 Crystal Glitter
TSMP900 Tuxedo Black Memento Ink
TSMP707 Bamboo Leaves Memento Ink
TSMP300 Lady Bug Memento Ink
TSMP301 Rhubarb Stalk Memento Ink
PGM15016 Rajni Chawala’s Frosting Powder
PGM15015 Rajni Chawala’s Crystal Clear

Other Supplies: White Cardstock, Spellbinders Standard Circles Small, Vintage Photo and Pumice Stone Distress Inks, Adirondack Butterscotch Ink, London Fog and Desert Sand Memento Ink, Hot Glue Gun, Sponge, String of Pearls

Instructions:  My card size is 5 1/2 X 5 1/2.  You can find instructions for these flip cards on Youtube and Pinterest with dimensions as well.  Make your card base and then cover the panels with pieces of the paper collection.  I used the Spellbinders dies to cut out the circles for the front and back swing panels.  Glue these down.  Next I stamped the cardinals, the wedding bells and the sleigh bells using black Memento ink.  Cut out the images using the coordinating dies.  I used the Dove Blender Pen and Memento and Distress Inks to color the images.  I added Frosting Powder to the limbs behind the cardinals and used a heat gun to set this and it turned white with the heat.  I added glitter to the bells and holly and set them aside to dry.  When dry add the cardinals and the bells to the center circles.  Next I used the sponge and added glue and then dabbed it over the front and back panels then I added the Crystal Clear to that to give a bit more interest to the card.  After I colored the Sleigh Bells I added dimensional tape to the back of the bells and adhered them to the front.  Then I used dimensional tape to the whole image and adhered it to the card front.  Glue down Medallion and then hot glue the string of pearls to the edge. Next I used the tags die to cut out one of the tags from the paper collection and using the dimensional tape I glued it to the front circle.  The card is ready. 

I had so much fun creating this card just for you!  I hope I have inspired you to want to get a jump on your Christmas cards.  For more inspiration, you can visit the Heartfelt Creations Blog and see what the other designers have made for you!  I know you will see many creations that you will want to make for your own!  


Jan's Paper Flowers said...

Love this gorgeous card Glenda!

Becky said...


Robin Clendenning said...

Beautiful Glenda! I love your cardinals and LOVE those pearls!

Patricia Manhire said...

Wow - I am impressed you cut this out by hand. It is gorgeous!

Artforte said...

Beautiful card

Leslie Miller said...

Goodness, release time again already? Beautiful stuff (of course, I had to go look). Bet that card kit sells out quickly. You've made a gorgeous card and I know you'll have more coming to wow us all. This will really help you get your Christmas cards done! So fun that you made this into a flip card with TWO pretty images!

Donna Ellis said...

How lovely, Glenda! Thanks for the directions - it must have been so fun using these beautiful papers and stamps!

sandra carey said...

Simply stunning Glenda Hugs Sand xx

Maire Gamber said...

What a stunning card Glenda! I love how your cardinals came out! Gorgeous!
Hugs, Marie

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