Wednesday 5 October 2011

Heartfelt Creations - Christmas Cheer Roundup


Today I'm sharing my Christmas Cheer roundup of projects with you......all three!  This has been such a fun set to play with and I know lots of my Christmas cards this year will feature these stamps and dies.  Go take a look at this weeks collection posted on the Heartfelt Creations Blog or better still click on the DT links at the top of my page to visit with each of the girls.

Se here we go, first a card:

4.5 x 5.75 inch top fold card.

HC Products:  HCPC 3419 Holiday Poinsettia Candle PreCut Set
                        HCPC 3415 Petite Poinsettia PreCut Set
                        HCD 715 Christmas Cheer Die
                        Spellbinder Labels 4 die.

Other Products: SU Kraft card. CASON Copper card. KaiserCraft  ‘Tis The Season Collection 6” Paper Pad. Cuttlebug Swiss dots e.f. Cuttlebug. Copper eyelets. Silent Setter. Leather cord. KaiserCraft gems. Copic markers. VersaMark. AnnaBelle Copper embossing powder.
Zip Dry glue, Dries Clear adhesive.

1.     Trim score and fold Kraft card to make a 4.5 x 5.75” top fold card.
2.     Matt the spot dsp to Copper card and adhere to base card.
3.     Using labels 4 die cut a half label from Kraft for the sentiment. Stamp the sentiment with VersaMark and emboss with AnnaBelle Copper e.p. Adhere to top of card.
4.     Using a labels 4 die cut a window in the card front. Adding the next size label cut a frame from DSP and adhere to card front.
5.     Using the Silent Setter punch a hole and fit a copper eyelet just above the frame.
6.     Using the small bell die from HCD 715 cut a bell from Kraft and emboss with Swiss dots embossing folder. Set a copper eyelet in the top of the bell.
7.     Stamp 3 double layer poinsettia flowers to Kraft using VersaMark and emboss with copper e.p. Colour with Copic markers and cut.  Shape and assemble the flowers adding a gem to the centre of each.
8.     Add the smallest set to the embossed bell and one either side of the bottom of the card.
9.     Thread the leather cord through the eyelet at the top of the bell and then from the back through to the eyelet at the front of the card, finishing with a bow.
10. Adhere some CASON copper card to the inside of the card to complete.

Next a boxed set of gift tags all sparkly and bright........

3 x 2.5 inches

HC Products: HCPC 3423 Scenic Christmas Bells PreCut Set
                        HCPC 3422 Poinsettia Cheer Bells PreCut Set
                        HCD 715 Christmas Cheer Die
Other Products:
                        CASON ivory card for box. AnnaBelle Watercolour Paper. Red check digital card. Memento tuxedo black ink. Derwent Inktense water-soluble ink pencils. Cuttlebug Swiss dots embossing folder. Cuttlebug.  Star dust Stickles.
The Twinery maraschino twine. Red ribbon.  Hole punch. Zip dry glue. Pazzles Inspiration die cutter. (To design and cut the box)

1.     Stamp the image from 3423 four times to watercolour paper. Die cut with the matching HC die.
2.     Colour the images with Inktense pencils and add Stickles. Punch a hole through the top of each shape and thread with twine
3.     Stamp the “To” “From” on the reverse of each tag.
4.     Using the P I cut a 3 x 2.5 inch box from white card. Cut the scalloped lid from red check card. Run the white box through the Cuttlebug using a Swiss dots embossing folder. Assemble box and lid. Adding red ribbon around lid.
5.     Stamp Small bell from 3422 to white card, cut with matching die and colour.
6.     Add bell to front of box to complete.

My last project is a hanging ornament......These beautiful stamps with matching dies just cried out for a new decoration....

HC Products:  HCPC 3416 Poinsettia Ornament 1 PreCut Set
                        HCPC 3417 Poinsettia Ornament 2 PreCut Set
                        HCPC 3415 Petite Poinsettia PreCut Set.

Other Products:
RomanPrint Cream card. AnnaBelle rich gold e.p. VersaMark. Prisma Pencils. LSS gold cord. Red satin ribbon. Giggle Buttons tiny bells. Kaisercraft pearls.Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist – Iridescent gold. Small hole punch 1/16th
Dries Clear Adhesive. Sewing thread. Gold ring (for hanging

1.     Stamp the following to cream card using VersaMark and rich gold embossing powder:  2 large ornaments from 3416, 2 of the largest ornaments from 3417 and 2nd and 3rd size poinsettias from 3415.
2.     Colour all the poinsettias with Prisma pencils and OMS.  Cut the ornaments and spray with glimmer mist.
3.     Trim out the individual poinsettias and shape.
4.     Using Dries Clear adhere the two largest poinsettias back to back then do the same to the smaller ones.  (I added a weight to mine to make sure they were nice and flat.)
5.     Add the individual poinsettias over the background flowers, with pearls in the centre. Punch a hole top and bottom of each ornament.
6.     Thread 2 bells to a length of gold twine so the bells sit in the centre of the doubled cord. Bring the cord up through the bottom of the small ornament and out at the top. Then through the bottom of the large ornament and out at the top.
7.     Double a length of satin ribbon and lay the threaded ornaments on top.
8.     Tie a double looped bow in another length of ribbon threading both ends of the gold cord through the back and secure.
9.     Stitch the bow (with the ornaments gold cord attached) to the double length of ribbon. Add the gold ring to the back of the attached bow ready for hanging.
10. Trim all the ends of the ribbon to complete.

That's it until next Wednesday when we get to share some brand new sets with you........Hope to see you then.



Andrea said...

Gosh Sue, another amazing group of projects!! You have been busy!

TesaB said...

Wow! You've been a busy bee! :) AMAZING projects all of them. Love the tag box. Such a great idea!

Betty Benton said...

You must totally be in the Christmas spirit, Sue! Three wonderful projects -- my favorite is those sweet little gift tags -- so cute!

craftieodmae said...

amazing projects!!!! Absolutely gorgeous!

marsha said...

All your projects are beautiful Sue! I especially love the set of boxed gift tags, you have gone all out this week!

Jan Hennings said...

very pretty! You do an amazing job of coloring!!

The Other Patti Sue said...

And just how in the world do you get this all done? AMAZING! Love it all but my fav like Betty is the gift tags!

Carla S. said...

Fantastic projects, Sue! Each one is so beautifully designed!

Lisa Lynne said...

Beautiful projects - all three!

Cindy said...

So many awesome creations!! I love them all!!

Glenda said...

I love all your projects...I would hate to try and pick a favorite! Quite the crafty lady this week!

Selma said...

I love all three projects Sue. I always look forward to seeing the beautiful things you design.

Angelica Turner said...

Oh my!!! Look at all these gorgeous projects, you have been bussy, beautiful detail.

Lorraine said...

All three designs are lovely Sue I could not pick my favorite. xx

Sue said...

Why oh why did I stop and have a look??? I can hear my credit card groaning-lol!!! how do you find all the time to make these gorgeous creations, my favourite is the last decoration, the ornaments are devine! :)

Marcia @ Pretty Things said...

Oh in love Sue .... i reckon your house will rock at Christmas!