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Merry and Bright Silent Night

September 05, 2018

Kia Ora Koutou

Welcome back to Inspiration Wednesday at Heartfelt Creations and I have another Christmas card featuring the gorgeous Merry and Bright collection.  I can’t get enough of the lovely colours and accents in this collection.

 

Materials Used:

HCPC-3836 Merry Little Christmas stamp

HCD1-7194 Merry Little Christmas die

HCPC-3838 Merry and Bright Accents stamp

HCD1-7196 Merry and Bright Accents

HCDP1-293 Merry and Bright Paper Collection

HCPC-3822 Poinsettia & Holly Clusters stamp

HCD1-7176 Poinsettia & Holly Clusters die

HCPC-3680 Sparkling Poinsettia stamp

HCD1-766 Sparkling Poinsettia die

HCPC-3679 Large Sparkling Poinsettia stamp

HCD1-765 Large Sparkling Poinsettia die

HCD1-7157 Eyelet Oval & Basics Large die

HCD1-7156 Eyelet Oval & Basics Small die

HCFB1-463 3D Poinsettia Shaping Mold

HCD1-7451 Luggage and Tags die

RACP- Ranger Archival Garden Patina ink

RACP412 Ranger Archival Forget-Me-Knot ink

RACP962 Fern Green ink

RACP436 Leaf Green ink

RACP524 Vibrant Fuchsia ink

RACP649 Pink Peony ink

RACP632 Buttercup ink

RACP475 Library Green ink

RACP992 Ranger Archival Garden Patina ink

RACP531 Vivid Chartreuse ink

RACP505 Sepia ink

85-glitter Crystal Ultrafine Glitter

PGM15015 Crystal Clear

PGM15016 Frosting Powder

ANC803 Minnie Pearl prills

241159 Dove Blender pen

HCPP3-452 White cardstock

HCST1-401 Deluxe Flower Shaping kit.

Crafter’s Companion embossing folder – Ring out the Bells, Foam tape

Instructions:

Cut a piece of white cardstock at 10’ x 7” score at 5”, fold to create a 5” x 7” card.  Cut a piece of blue patterned paper 5” x 7” and adhere to the card front.  Cut a piece of white card 4 ¾” x 6 ¾” and emboss with the Ring the Bells embossing folder.  Die cut the oval from the embossed card using the largest plain edge die from the HCD1-7156 Eyelet Oval & Basics Small die set.  Adhere to the base card with foam tape. Die cut the oval from the patterned paper panel using the largest plain edge from the HCD1-7156 Eyelet Oval & Basics Small die set and adhere inside the oval recess.  Die cut the eyelet edge from the largest plain edge die from HCD1-7156 Eyelet Oval & Basics Small die out of blue patterned paper and adhere to the oval.  Die cut a white frame from the largest plain edge die from the a HCD1-7156 Eyelet Oval & Basics Small die set and the second largest plain edge die from the HCD1-7157 Eyelet Oval & Basics Large die set In white cardstock and adhere to the oval frame.

Stamp the left and right side bough and baubles images from the HCPC-3836 Merry Little Christmas stamp set in Sepia ink on white cardstock.  Colour the boughs with Peanut Brittle ink and the baubles with Pink Peony, Ultramarine Blue, and Vivid Chartreuse inks before die cutting with the coordinating die.  Add snow and glitter with Dries White glue and Ultrafine Crystal glitter.  Shape and adhere to the top right of the card over the oval.

Stamp the pine images in Library Green ink from the HCPC-3838 Merry and Bright Accents stamp on white cardstock.  Colour with Leaf Green and Fern Green inks and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape and add Crystal Clear to the pine leaves and adhere around the top half of the frame.  Stamp the pine cone images with Sepia ink on white cardstock and colour in with Peanut Brittle ink.  Shape and adhere around and among the pine leaves as shown.

Stamp the images from the HCPC-3680 Sparkling Poinsettia stamp set in Garden Patina ink on white cardstock.  Colour with the Garden Patina ink and die cut with the coordinating die.  Shape the poinsettias and assemble.  Add Crystal Clear glitter to the flowers and Minnie Pearl Prills to the centres and adhere to the top right of the card.  Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3679 Large Sparkling Poinsettia stamp set in Library Green ink on white cardstock.  Colour with Leaf Green and Fern Green inks and die cut with the coordinating die.  Shape and adhere around the poinsettias as shown.

Stamp the bauble image from the HCPC-3838 Merry and Bright Accents stamp in Vibrant Fuchsia and Forget-me-knot inks in on white cardstock.  Colour with pink flowers with Pink Peony ink and the blue flowers with Forget-me-knot ink before die cutting with the coordinating die.  Using a Dove Blender pen colour the accents on the pink baubles with Forget-Me-Knot ink.  Shape lightly with the Deluxe Flower Shaping kit and add Ultrafine Glitter to the baubles with Dries Clear glue and a damp sponge.  Add the baubles to bottom right of the shadow box frame as shown.

Stamp the ball garland from the HCPC-3838 Merry and Bright Accents stamp set in Shadow Grey ink on white cardstock and die cut with the coordinating die.  Add Simply White Nuvo Drops to the garland and sprinkle Crystal Ultrafine glitter over while still wet.  When set trim and adhere among the baubles and pine leaves on the top right of the oval over and around the accents.

Stamp the small poinsettia images from the HCPC-3838 Merry and Bright Accents stamp set in Forget-me-knot ink and colour in with the same ink before die cutting with the coordinating die.  Shape these lightly.  Shape using the Holly and Poinsettia 3D shaping mold and assemble once dry.  Add Crystal Clear glitter to the flowers and Minnie Pearl Prills to the centres and adhere as shown.

Stamp the holly leaves from the HCPC-3838 Merry and Bright Accents stamp set in Library Green ink on white cardstock.  Colour in with Leaf Green and Fern Green inks and die cut with the coordinating die.  Shape the leaves and add Crystal Clear glitter and adhere around the small poinsettias.

Die cut the tag from the paper and shape lightly and adhere to the bottom left of the card.  Add pine cones, pine leaves and a poinsettia to complete the card.

I am saddened to see that the Sparkling Poinsettia stamps and dies are retiring and if you want them you will need to get in quick.

For more gorgeous inspiration please visit the Heartfelt Creations blog here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/blog/744/jump-start-your-creativity-and-a-sneak-peak-of-the-oakberry-lane-collection

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia





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