Wednesday 28 September 2011

Heartfelt Creations Christmas Cheer

Hello, hello,

What a busy week it's been so far......the postman has been a regular visitor with some lovely new things to play with **wink**. That means I'm getting ready with new sets to share, from some of my favourite people.

It's Wednesday so if you've arrived here from the Heartfelt Creations Blog you'll know the designers have created more cards and projects to inspire you.  The girls would love you to go visit with them, you can find the links under the DT tab at the top of my page.

I have a couple of cards to share today with another tomorrow.

5 inch square card

HC Products:  HCPC 3420 Holiday Dove PreCut Set
                        HCPC 3415 Petite Poinsettia PreCut Set
                        HCPC 3428 Script Christmas tree PreCut Set (Sentiment)
                        HCD 715 Holiday Cheer Die

Other Products:
CASON white card.  AnnaBelle smooth white card. American Craft: ladybug weave card. DSP Kaisercraft 6.5 Paper Pad December 25th.
AnnaBelle Rich gold embossing powder. VersaMark. Prisma Pencils and OMS. Red satin ribbon, Kaisercraft pearls.
Paper Mill adhesive foam dots, Zip Dry glue and Dries Clear adhesive.

1.     Trim, score and fold CASON white card to make a 5-inch side fold card.
2.     Trim ladybug weave card to 4-7/8” square and layer with gold dsp.
3.     Stamp sentiment with VersaMark and emboss with rich gold e.p.
4.     Stamp2 x doves to smooth white card with VersaMark and emboss with rich gold e.p.  Cut with matching die and colour with Prisma’s and OMS.
5.     Wrap a length of ribbon to left side of card securing at the back. Tie a bow in another length and attach this to the top of the strip of ribbon.
6.     Using Zip Dry add one dove to front of card then add the second dove with foam dots overlapping the first.
7.     Stamp the smallest poinsettia twice to smooth white card using VersaMark and rich gold e.p.  Cut these out by hand, shape and layer adding a pearl to the centre.
8.     Adhere the double poinsettia to the bottom right of card.
9.     Adhere completed card front to base card.

 My second card is a fancy fold, quite small.....for those who like small cards.....I do every now and then!

Here's the inside.


3.75” square

HC Products:  HCPC 3421 Dove of Peace PreCut Set
                        HCD 715 Christmas Cheer Die
                        Spellbinders Shapeabilities Fleur De Lis Accents

Other Products:
                        American Crafts Ladybug Weave card. AnnaBelle smooth white card. KaiserCraft 25th December 6.5x 6.5 inch Paper pad. VersaMark. AnnaBelle rich gold e.p. Spellbinders Petite Oval dies. Cuttlebug Swiss dots embossing folder. Cuttlebug. Kaisercraft gold gems. Sullivans snowflake punches. Scraps of gold card. ScorPal.
Zip Dry glue and Dries Clear adhesive. Paper Mill adhesive foam dots.

1.     From ladybug weave trim shaped card, score and fold. Emboss with Swiss dots. Open out.
2.     Stamp dove to smooth white card using VersaMark and emboss with rich gold e.p. Using the matching die cut out.
3.     Trim dsp to 3.5” square and adhere to centre of open fancy shaped card.
4.     Adhere the embossed dove over the dsp.
5.     Punch two gold and two tiny white snowflakes. Adhere a tiny white snowflake over each gold one and add a gold gem to the centre. Add one snowflake to centre section.
6.     Die cut and emboss two Fleur De Lis circles, one from white card and one from Ladybug weave. Using an adhesive foam dot stack one over the other staggering slightly.
7.     Stamp the sentiment in VersaMark and emboss with rich gold e.p. Cut with an oval Spellbinder and adhere over the stacked circles.
8.     Trim three 1.5” strips from dsp and score along the length of each at .25” intervals. Fold on the score lines to create the pleated tape. (I joined each length as I worked across using Zip Dry to adhere together)
9.     Fold this around the closed card working the pleats at each side fold.
10. Trim a .5” strip of ladybug weave card. Wrap this around the card over the centre of the pleat. Adhere into position with Zip Dry.
11. Adhere the sentiment circle over the front edges of the pleated band with Dries Clear.
12. Add the second snowflake to the front sentiment circle to complete.

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That's it for today, hope to see you tomorrow for my third card this week for Heartfelt Creations.



TesaB said...

Ohhh sooo totally FAB! Love the first one, gorgeous kraft and ribbon!!!

Patti P. said...

Hello Sue, hope you are well. Love the elegance of this set. Your reds and kraft colors just set this image off. Love the small card, I never do a small one...thanks for the inspiration. Love the sweet surprise inside.
Take care and have a wonderful day.

craftieodmae said...

how clever and beautiful!!!!

Theresa's Studio said...

Sue, what lovely cards. Great designs and thanks for all the instructions. Great fancy fold!

Jan Hennings said...

Beautiful Christmas cards!

Carla S. said...

Gorgeous projects, Sue! You always have such beautiful and creative designs!

LorettaL said...

You have created a very lovely pair of cards, Sue!

Betty Benton said...

Again, lots of lovliness! Those doves are really pretty.

Lisa Lynne said...

Sue, both cards are lovely! I especially like the petal fold card - how elegant!!

Glenda said...

Just gorgeous as always and so very creative to boot! Just lovely!

marsha said...

Love your design and what a beautiful design!

StampingbugKerry said...

So beautiful! I love both cards! The fold on the second card is so fun! Kerry

The Other Patti Sue said...

Both are stunning my friend! I especially like the one with the doves!So pretty! Thanks so much for the card and little goodie (0=

Sue said...

Sue, you really have to stop creating such goodness with all these new sets, my wishlist is getting far too long-lol!! I love the big gorgeous bow too! :)

Andrea said...

Wow Sue, just gorgeous!!