Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Heartfelt Creations - Debuting the Home for the Holidays Collection

 Hi and Welcome!

Here we are in 90 degree weather showcasing the beautiful Home for the Holidays Collection. The gorgeous winter scenes and the sparkling snowflakes will definitely help to cool us down.

Here's my first project with this collection.

Instructions: Card size with Flowers and Snowflakes is 8 x 6”. Cut white cardstock 7 x 10” score and fold at 5” on the long side to create a 7 x 5” top fold card base. Cut Home for the Holidays paper sheet 6A 2x to 6 7/8 x 5 7/8”. Cut one piece from the top right and the other from the bottom right that includes the beautiful scene with the truck. Ink the edges using Archival Olive ink and adhere the one with the scene on the inside of card and the plain green one on the card front, using dries clear adhesive. Using Jet Black ink, stamp the ‘Have a very Merry Christmas!’ Sentiment from the Holiday Village Cling Stamp set on the inside.

Create a 5 x 5” shadow box. Score a 7 x 11 1/2” piece of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper on the short side at 1/2”, 1”, 6” and 6 1/2”. Score the long side at 1/2”, 1”, 6” and 6 1/2”. Trim the right top and bottom score lines off up to the first vertical score line, using scissors to cut tabs. (See sample on my blog.) Use the Cut Mat Create Die to cut the aperture in the front of the box. Cut paper from the paper collection sheet 5A x1 4 7/8 x 4 7 /8”, x4 3/8 x 4 7/8” and ink the edges with Olive ink. Use the Cut Mat Create 2A die to cut the aperture in the 4 7/8 x 4 7/8” pieces for the front of the shadow box. Adhere the papers to the box using dries clear adhesive prior to assembling. Cut 4 7/8 x 4 7/8” from the paper collection sheet 2B and adhere to the inside of the box. Finish folding at all score lines and adhere to form the shadow box.

Stamp the Holiday Village scene 2x, the woman and child and the trees 1x on Strathmore Bristol Vellum Cardstock using Jet Black Archival ink. Color everything except the church on one scene and just the church on the second scene using Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers Carmine Red, Wine Red, Yellow, May Green, Deep Green, Cornflower Blue, Light Blue and Beige. Diecut the whole scene and then just the church using coordinating dies. Diecut the whole scene one more time from deluxe flower shaping paper and adhere the two together. Diecut the church 4 more times and adhere all diecuts together to create dimension. Adhere the church to the rest of the scene. Diecut the woman and child and the trees 2x and adhere them to together, Cut the trees apart. Spritz all the diecuts with Sheer Shimmer Craft Spray-Sparkle and let dry. To create the snow effect, adhere dries white glue and Rajni Chawla’s Frosting Powder. Adhere the scene inside the box and adhere the woman and child and one tree to the outside of the box using dimensional squares.

Diecut the large snowflake from the Holiday Snowflake Frame Die 10x and a small snowflake 2x from white cardstock. Double three of the snowflakes to make them thicker and adhere the small snowflakes together. Sponge all the snowflakes with dries clear adhesive and sprinkle with Ultrafine Transparent Glitter. When dry, adhere the doubled snowflakes to the back of the top of the shadow box. Adhere the single large snowflakes to the bottom of the right side of the shadow box. Diecut two large tags using the Ticket and Tags dies from white cardstock and the inside tags from designer paper and ink the edges. Adhere the tags together and punch holes in the tops using Crop-A-Dile and add red silk cord. Cut the tags down at the bottom and adhere to the right side of the card front. Adhere the shadow box to the left side of the card front.

Diecut a small tag from sheet 5A of the paper collection and again from white cardstock. Adhere the two together and ink the edges using Archival Olive ink. Diecut from Luxe Gold Cardstock the ‘2021’ using the small numbers from the Letters & Numbers Die and adhere to the tag using dries clear adhesive. Use the Mini Laser Square to line up the numbers and place them using the QuickStik. Adhere the tag to the top of the shadow box and adhere the small snowflake to the right side of the box above the tree.

Stamp the small poinsettias from the Large Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp set 3x on red pearl metallic cardstock using Archival Red Geranium ink, diecut using coordinating die and shape using the Large 3D Festive Poinsettia Shaping Mold and the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit. Adhere two flowers together making sure to offset them and add dries clear adhesive and gold glass shards to the flower centers.

Stamp the Holly Leaves from the Small Festive Poinsettia Cling Stamp set and the leaves from the Holly Berry Cling Stamp Set on green pearl metallic paper using Archival Olive ink and diecut using coordinating dies. Shape the leaves using the Small 3D Festive Poinsettia Shaping Mold and the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit. Add dries white adhesive to the tips of the poinsettias and leaves and dip them in the transparent ultrafine glitter. Adhere the poinsettias and leaves to the left and bottom of the shadow box as shown using hot glue. Adhere the last snowflake to the left bottom corner in between the poinsettias.

Other Products: White cardstock, Red Pearl Metallic Cardstock, green Pearl Metallic Cardstock, Gold Glass Shards, Red Silk Cord, Strathmore Bristol Vellum Cardstock, Crop-A-Dile, Sheer Shimmer Craft Spray-Sparkle, Dimensional Squares, Mini Laser Square Funnel Tray, Misti.

Thank you so much for stopping by. To find out all the products used on this shadow box card, please visit the heartfelt creations gallery hereAlso visit the Heartfelt Creations Blog to see all of the amazing projects created by the fabulous Design Team.

Till we meet again, stay safe, be well and have a beautiful day!

Crafty Hugs, 🤗🤗🤗



Glenda said...

This is absolutely stunning my friend! Love that you included the instructions for the box!

Patricia Manhire said...

This is just stunning and I love your poinsettias!!