Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Heartfelt Candy

Hello Friends, and Welcome to another Wednesday of wonderful inspiration from Heartfelt Creations.  I have two cards to share with you today.
This first one is a 6 x6 card.  I wanted a lot of white space on this card and I wanted it clean and bright~


 I was low on MOJO for this card, so I took inspiration from this Cardabilities Sketch:

And this color combo from Colour Q~


This next card is much more formal and traditional~

I stamped the background floral mat in a repeating pattern, using the Stamp-a-ma-jig.  Gold cs and gold embossing are all that is needed to make this an elegant Christmas card.
Head on over to the Heartfelt Creations blog to be inspired by all of the gorgeous creations by the rest of the Design Team.  
Thanks so much for visiting my blog.  You are much appreciated!  Have a blessed week!

Lee Ann :)

Clean Candy Canes-

Heartfelt Creations Supplies used-

Holiday Script Background Precut Set- HCPC 3562

Christmas Sentiment Circles Precut Set- HCPC 3561

Delicate Holly Swirls Precut Set- HCPC 3559

Striped Candy Cane Precut Set- HCPC 3558

Banner and Trees Die- HCD 739

Delicate Asters Paper Collection- HCDP1 226

Balmy Breeze Paper Collection- HCDP1 232



Spellbinders Classic Petal Edgeabilities die

Spellbinders Circle dies



Other- circle punch, Memento Tuxedo Black ink, Versamark, SU Always Artichoke ink, SU Lucky Limeade Ink, clear ep, SU Sage Shadow cs, SU Lucky Limeade cs, Neenah Solar White cs, Bazzill 12 x 12 white cs, Copic markers, dimensionals, Doodlebug Baker's twine, SU Dazzling Details



Instructions-

Cut 12 x 6 piece of white cs and fold in half for card base. Cut mat from Balmy Breeze collection to 5 7/8 square and adhere to base. Cut white cs to 5 5/8 square. Stamp large and medium holly images, for a total of 3 images stamped down the center of the white cs. Color in the holly berries with a green Copic marker. Stamp the Christmas Script Background image in Versamark on the white cs offsetting it to the right side of the cs. Emboss with clear ep. Adhere to card base.

Cut a piece of Sage Shadow cs 1 ¼ x 5 7/8; Die cut one edge of this cs. Cut a 1 ¼ x 5 7/8 piece of paper- the same paper you used for the first mat on your card base- and mat one side of this strip of paper with the Sage Shadow paper. Cut another strip of Sage Shadow, about 1/8 wide and adhere to left side of dp. Adhere this completed panel to the left side of the white mat.

Cut a 6 x 1 ½ piece of green dp from the Delicate Asters collection. Mat it with a strip of Lucky Limeade cs. Wrap a piece of Baker's Twine around this panel and tie a bow on the left side of the panel. Adhere to card base. Make an additional bow and add to first bow.

Stamp your image in Memento ink and color with Copics. No need to color the flower as you will be covering it with the Sentiment Circle. Fussy cut the candy canes out. Stamp the Sentiment circle in Lucky Limeade and die cut out. Stamp it again in Always Artichoke and punch the inner circle out. Using a dimensional, adhere to the larger circle. Adhere the circles to the candy cane image. Using dimensionals, adhere the candy canes to the card. Die cut out 3 small snowflakes and 1 large snowflake. Adhere a small snowflake to large snowflake with a dimensional. Adhere to card base as shown. Add Dazzling Details to the snowflakes. Add Dazzling Details around the edge of the inner sentiment circle. 

Golden Christmas

Heartfelt Creations Product used-

Magnificent Spruce Trees Precut Set- HCPC 3432

Christmas Song Precut Set- HCPC 3556

Peaceful Night Precut Set- HCPC 3553



Spellbinders Nestabilities Labels 18



Other Products used-

Stampin' Up Brushed Gold cs, Basic Gray cs and Cherry Cobbler cs, Paper Temptress Cryogen White cs, SU Cherry Cobbler and Basic Gray ink, Versamark, Gold ep, dimensionals. Jewel flourish (Micheal's)



Instructions-

Fold 5 x 10 piece of red cs in half for card base. Cut white mat approx 4.5 x 4 3/8” and adhere to card base. Cut cryogen white cs to size just under white mat. Using Stamp-A-ma-Jig, stamp small floral image from Peaceful Nights set repeatedly on cryogen white cs. Adhere this stamped mat to the first white mat. Cut piece of gold cs about 2.25 x 5” . Stamp tree image in Versamark, emboss with gold ep and die cut image with Labels 18 die. Die cut piece of gray cs with larger Labels 18 die. Assemble these pieces to card base as shown, with gray cs being behind the gold strip of cs. Stamp sentiment on white in gray ink and cut out in rectangle. Cut mat to fit sentiment panel and adhere to gold layer with dimensionals. Adhere gem flourish to card.




9 comments:

  1. Both of these are just gorgeous! I really love the second one! I'm more traditional but occasionally do something a little different. Well done!

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  2. absolutley gorgoeus!!! Glad to see you played at Cardabilities!!!! I love the first one, those candy canes are so bright and fun!!

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  3. I love them both, Lee Ann! The first one is young and fresh...and that hit of lime green gives it such a great contemporary feel. The second card is stunning. I mean...really stunning. The way you framed that image with the diecuts and bling...perfection!

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  4. Your cards are very beautiful, but the first is my favorite. I love the stamps and papers that you used. It's very Christmas.
    Thank you very much for joining us at Cardabilities.

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  5. wow lovely cards :) thanks for playing along at Cardabilities :)

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  6. Beautiful card!!! Thanks for playing along with us at Cardabilities!!!

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  7. these are so pretty!!! love your take on the sketch with the fun candy canes!!! Thanks so much for joining us on cardabilities.

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