Wednesday, 14 August 2013

Heartfelt creation Wednesday - New Release:)

Hi fellow bloggers.....hope you are all well! Sorry I haven't been around much, but I have had a few very hectic weeks with hubby in hospital and my daughter and grandson have been staying with me:)
Next week is going to be very exciting and hectic too as my daughter is having a C Section on Monday and I will be looking after her and my grandson.... and the new little baby who we can't wait to meet:) x
So any way it's Wednesday again and today sees another stunning new collection from Heartfelt Creations.....Christmas!!!!
We are pleased to present the Christmas Card Collection. The Christmas Card paper pad has 76 card fronts that will enable you to create quick and easy Christmas cards that are embellished or simple- you pick! This paper pack is a fantastic solution for getting the most beautiful cards for the least amount of time. If you don’t need one side, flip it over and use the other side! The coloring is done for you. There are many panels for utmost variety and the best selection. The stamps and dies released with this collection are absolutely festive and ornamental. The gorgeous type and frames will help you create the most beautiful Christmas project your friends have ever seen! Buy it Now
Win The Collection: Leave a comment on the Heartfelt Creations blog by August 20th to be eligible to win the entire collection. The winner will be announced on the blog on August 21st, so make sure you check back to see if you won.
My cards that I have to share with you were on Create and Craft tv so you may have seen them!!! They even mentioned my name Yay....I was screaming at the TV!!!! What an amazing Design Team to be  part of:) x

Here are my cards:
Wonderful Christmas Gateway Card


Heartfelt Creations Products Used:
HCD 738 - Ornamental  Add On Die Set
HCPC 3551 - Holly Berry Precut Set
HCPC 3552 -  Bright Christmas
HCPC 3553 -  Peaceful  Night Precut Set
HCDP1 236 - Christmas Card Paper Collection
Spellbinder Dies Used:
A2 Filigree Delight and A2 Scalloped Borders One
Other products Used:
Embossing ink, Cosmic Shimmer embossing powder: Viola Black Aurora, 2 7x7 card blanks, teal cardstock, cream organza ribbon, hot glue gun, strong  wet glue, adhesive double sided tape, fancy pearls and pearls on string, Stickles glitter - Diamond
Die cut and stamp with the co-ordinating stamp : 2 x holly berry foliage from the Ornamental  Add on die set.  Die cut 2 of the decorative lattice ornamental shapes and 2 of the other ornamental shapes from the Ornamental Add On die set in the teal cardstock.  Stamp and heat emboss using the cosmic shimmer powder the Pointsettia cluster from the Peaceful Night precut stamp set on to cream card 5 times and fussy cut the pointsettia flowers out.  Die cut the A2 Filigree Delight outer rectangle in the teal cardstock and the oval die from cream card stock. Stamp and heat emboss with the Cosmic Shimmer powder The Wonderful  Christmas  sentiment from the Bright Christmas precut stamp set. Die cut 2 borders in teal cardstock using the A2 Border die set.

You are now ready to assemble the card: Take the 2 card bases and cut the fronts in half . adhere together to create your gatefold card base. Adhere your chosen papers to the front and inside of the card. For the centre I have mat and layered mine onto teal card and then adhered to my card base.

Adhere the filigree rectangle to the centre of the inside panel and then the cream oval to the centre of it.  Adhere one of the decorative ornamental die cuts to the inside top centre of the front left hand side  of the card, adhere the other to the right hand side.  Adhere a pointsettia to the top of each of them.  Adhere the 2 holly berry foliage to the top left hand side of the sentiment and add 3 pointsettias, the middle one being larger and layered up using 3 pointsettias.

Adhere the 2  decorative diecut borders to the inside edges of the card as in picture.

Take the 2 lattice decorative die cuts and adhere to the front of the card as in picture. Make a cream organza bow and adhere to the left hand front of the card. Cut a sentiment from the paper collection and fasten to the bow using some string pearls. Decorate the card with the pearls and stickles glitter. I hope you like my gatefold Christmas cardJ x

Love At Christmas

Heartfelt Creations products used:
HCPC 3554 – Love At Christmas precut set
HCPC – Peaceful Night precut set
HCD 738 – Ornamental Add On die set
Hcpc 3551 Holly Berry precut set
HCDP1 236 Christmas Card paper collection
Spellbinder dies used:
Grand Decorative Circles One
Other Items Used:
Pale blue card stock, white card stock, embossing ink, Wow Embossing Powder – Sparkling Snow, blue organza ribbon, pearl brad, pearls,  pinflair snow dust, adhesive, 61/2x61/2 card blank, small blue gems, Stickles Glitter – Diamond
Choose some blue patterned paper from the Christmas Card Collection and adhere to the front of the card. Die cut a small decorative circle in pale blue card and stamp the sentiment and decorative oval from the Love At Christmas precut stamp set and heat emboss using the Wow embossing powder. Stamp the Small decorative flourish from the Peaceful Night precut stamp set (around the outer edge of the circle) and again heat emboss with the Wow embossing powder. Die cut from white card 8 lattice decorative shapes from the Ornamental Add On die set.  Turn the decorative circle that you just decorated upside down and adhere the decorative lattice shapes around the circle as in picture.  Now adhere this to the centre of the front of the card. Stamp and fussy cut out the pointsettia cluster from the Peaceful Night precut stamp set using the Wow embossing powder again (3 times). Stamp and diecut the Holly Berry swirl flourish again using the Wow embossing powder. (2 times). Now adhere the pointsettias and holly berry flourishes in a cluster to the top left handside of the decorative circle. Make a blue organza bow and adhere to the right hand bottom of the decorative circle. Add the pearl brad to the centre of the bow.  Decorate the card with the snow dust, pearls, stickles glitter and add the tiny blue gems to finish.  I have also added matching paper and  a decorative circle and stamped sentiment  to the inside of the card to finish my project off.

This really is a stunning collection and I know I say this with every new collection, but it really is fun too work with and totally can make a quick card if you like or something a little more intricate... I have used the stamps for these cards but next week I have something a little different to share with you showing how you can use the papers to make a beautiful creation! sure to take a look at the Heartfelt Creations blog for lot's more inspiration!


  1. oh gorgeous and so pleased you now know when little one is arriving :)
    Hugs Kate xx

  2. Just so beautiful with awesome attention to detail.
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

  3. I do love your attention to detail! You always go the extra mile!

  4. good Morning, Nikki! Two incredible Christmas cards - so elegant and beautiful! I especially like your gate fold card - looks so pretty inside and out! hugs, de

  5. Hi I adore these cards,especially the second one.I love anything blue.
    Just beautiful
    Love Angela

  6. this is a beautiful card. colors are great

  7. Such amazing projects, Nikki. I such a huge fan of your work.

  8. Absolutely beautiful, you never cease to amaze xxx

  9. Two gorgeous Christmas cards beautiful designs and always so much detail . Your work is so inspiring

  10. You did such a good job of capturing the magic and the frosty look of Christmas on these incredibly beautiful cards. Great design, beautiful colors and such attention to detail. Love them! Sounds like you are a busy gal these days....pray all goes well with the expectant mom and her sweet baby. Will be thinking of you! xoxo

  11. Two beautiful cards especially the second one.

  12. These are absolutely stunning cards Nikki! Wow!! On the second one; how did you get it to look like Christmas decorations around the edge? Is that something listed above? It is so gorgeous. Great job on both of them! I am in awe of your creativity on this blog.

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    Please join me for a chance to win FREE candy on my blog. Have a wonderful week! Hope to see you again next week. Hugs, Gloria


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