Peace On Earth...

Hello and Welcome to another Heartfelt Creations Wednesday!
I'm so glad you've taken some time out of your busy schedule to visit with me here today!

I have another Christmas card creation to share with you!
I've done a mix of a few different collections on this one....and I didn't have a lot of spare time so this is one you can complete super quickly!

Let's take a peek at what I made to spark some creativity for you this week...


I chose to use one of the premade card panels from the Winter's Eve Collection.
I cut two intricate decorative die cuts from the Festive Holly Collection and adhered them to the card front opposite of one another.
I love the lacy look that they have...and I think make such beautiful embellishments that lend a touch of an old fashioned feel to your holiday projects!

I've then stamped, colored and die cut some Sparkling Poinsettias, as well as some of the holly and berry clusters from the Festive Holly Collection.  After everything was shaped, I started playing around with the floral cluster. I thought they were so pretty there surrounding the bottom of the Christmas tree. I knew that I really wanted this holiday card to sparkle and shine...so I've used lots of glitter on the poinsettias as well as on the images on the preprinted card panel.

Here's a closer peek at all the sparkle on the poinsettias...


As I mentioned earlier on, this card didn't take me too much time and would be easy to replicate in a pinch.  You'll find all of the instructions below following the conclusion of this blog post!

I do hope you've been inspired here today!
Be sure to hop on over to the Heartfelt Creations blog to take in the rest of the inspirational projects created by the rest of the super talented design team!

Until next time...

Project Supplies and Instructions
Winter's Eve Paper Collection, HCDP1-281
Festive Holly and Cardinals Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3791
Festive Holly and Cardinals Die, HCD1-7145
Festive Holiday Die, HCD1-7146
Sparkling Poinsettia Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3680
Sparkling Poinsettia Die, HCD1-766
Stack and Store Daubers - Pack of 30, HCDA2-450
Crystal Ultrafine Transparent Glitter, 85-glitter
Designer Dries Clear Glue, 159723
Metal Tip for Adhesive Bottles, 352854
ColorBox Fluid Chalk Ink - Lime Pastel, 71026
ColorBox Fluid Chalk Ink - Rouge, 71015
ColorBox Fluid Chalk Ink - Olive Pastel, 71012
ColorBox Fluid Chalk Ink - Rose Coral, 71006
Spellbinders Tool N' One, 359848
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401

Watch this tutorial for tips on shaping the Sparkling Poinsettia here.

Watch this tutorial for tips on intricate die cutting and using Festive Holly Collection die cuts here.

Other Products: white card stock, Gemini Die Cutting Machine, red half pearls, paper trimmer, scissors, pop dots, Scor-Tape, VersaFine Grey Ink

Instructions: Create a 6"x6" card base using white card stock.  Trim down premade card panel to be just slightly smaller than card base. Ink all edges of premade card panel with a dark pink ink. Adhere to card base. Die cut two intricate decorative die cuts from the Festive Holly die using white card stock and adhere to card front as shown. Stamp one inking of poinsettias onto white card stock using a dark pink ink. Die cut with coordinating dies. Color center of petals with a lighter pink ink and then add a hint of the darker pink used for stamping along all edges of the petals using stack and store daubers. Shape using Flower Shaping Tools, creating one double poinsettia blossom with the two largest flowers and leaving the two remaining as singles. Stamp one inking of the corner holly and berries image from the Festive Holly and Cardinals Cling Stamp Set, as well as one of the small holly and berry image using a grey ink on white card stock. Die cut using coordinating dies and color using stack and store daubers and shape with Flower Shaping Tools. Arrange flower cluster and adhere to card as shown. Trim sentiment from paper pack and ink all edges with a dark pink ink. Adhere to card base using pop dots. Using a dries clear glue and transparent glitter, add sparkle to flowers and preprinted image. Add half pearls to poinsettia centers.
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