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21 joyful springtime paper crafting ideas, sneak peek & 2017 design team semifinalists announced!

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Hi Friend,
How is your week going! Have you created something beautiful this week?

If you find yourself stuck in a creative rut this week or maybe you have a bunch of stamping goodies and just don't know where to start....you are not weird or abnormal for experiencing this! All of us experience this at some time or another, in fact, in the crafting world we say our creative mojo took a hike:)  So regardless of where you find yourself today, we have new inspiration that will not only inspire you, but with the detailed step by step instructions, you can pick out your favorite project and be on your way to creating a beautiful one of a kind project that will not only rejuvenate and de-stress you, but light up the face of a friend who needs to know that you care.....Isn't it fun to be able to brighten a friend's day and see their jaw drop to the floor when they see what you created for them!!!!

Monkeying Around Sneak Peek:  We are two weeks (March 8th) away from debuting the Monkeying Around Collection! Mark your calendars so you won't miss a thing and get your preview here: http://hcgo.co/MonkeyingAround

Design Team Semifinalists: Today we are pleased to announce the Heartfelt Creations Design Team Semifinalists. Choosing from such great talent and diversified submissions is very difficult and we appreciate all the applicants that participated in the design team call. Without further ado, here are the semifinalists: Eileen BoomgaardenMonica Edwards,  Shalini PahwaPatricia ManhireSandra CareyEwelina PankaRobin ClendenningCarin HeathcoteMelanie SmithNancy HillLaurie GibsonLois De ValkInga PopovichPamela KorteKevin DevineJanet SaievaAntoinette BloggEls SchutteAnnu PalPiyanki Biswas  

Vote for your favorite Semifinalists: We would love to have you participate and vote your 5 favorite semifinalists. Review each one of their blogs and then CLICK HERE to submit your vote. Voting ends on March 10th, 2017.

Have a wonderful and creative day, Emma Lou


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Monkeying Around Sneak Peek:  We are two weeks (March 8th) away from debuting the Monkeying Around Collection! Mark your calendars so you won't miss a thing and get your preview here: http://hcgo.co/MonkeyingAround



Creative Inspiration of the Week

Easter Flowering Dogwood Chapel

Easter Flowering Dogwood Chapel
Products Used
Flowering Dogwood Paper Collection, HCDP1-275
Flowering Dogwood Die, HCD1-7129
Flowering Dogwood Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3773
Dogwood Chapel Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3776
Flowering Dogwood Branches Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3774
Flowering Dogwood Branches Die, HCD1-7130
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Gilt Trip Prills, ANC805
Crystal Ultrafine Transparent Glitter, 85-glitter

Created by: Karan Gerber

Dogwood Floral Branch With Doves

Dogwood Floral Branch With Doves
Products Used
Flowering Dogwood Paper Collection, HCDP1-275
Flowering Dogwood Die, HCD1-7129
Flowering Dogwood Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3773
Flowering Dogwood & Doves Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3775
Flowering Dogwood & Doves Die, HCD1-7131
Flowering Dogwood Branches Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3774
Flowering Dogwood Branches Die, HCD1-7130
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Rich Cocoa, TSMP800

Created by: Alicia Barry

Altered Dogwood Gift Box

Altered Dogwood Gift Box
Products Used
Flowering Dogwood Paper Collection, HCDP1-275
Flowering Dogwood Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3773
Flowering Dogwood Die, HCD1-7129
Flowering Dogwood Branches Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3774
Flowering Dogwood Branches Die, HCD1-7130
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Tuxedo Black, TSMP900
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Rich Cocoa, TSMP800
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Metal Tip for Adhesive Bottles, 352854

Created by: Maureen Russell

Flowering White Dogwood Branches

Flowering White Dogwood Branches
Products Used
Flowering Dogwood Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3773
Flowering Dogwood Branches Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3774
Flowering Dogwood & Doves Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3775
Flowering Dogwood Die, HCD1-7129
Flowering Dogwood Branches Die, HCD1-7130
Flowering Dogwood & Doves Die, HCD1-7131
Flowering Dogwood Paper Collection, HCDP1-275
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Tuxedo Black, TSMP900
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Toffee Crunch, TSMP805
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Bamboo Leaves, TSMP707
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Olive Grove, TSMP708
Memento Dye Ink Pad - New Sprout, TSMP704
Brilliance Ink - Pearlescent Orchid, TSBL34
Brilliance Ink - Pearlescent Purple, TSBL36
Lettuce Entertain You Prills, ANC814
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
Fantastix Blending Tool, 247027
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Metal Tip for Adhesive Bottles, 352854

Created by: Candy Slabaugh

Flowering White Dogwood Cross Wall Hanging

Flowering White Dogwood Cross Wall Hanging
Products Used
Flowering Dogwood Paper Collection, HCDP1-275
Flowering Dogwood Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3773
Flowering Dogwood Branches Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3774
Flowering Dogwood & Doves Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3775
Flowering Dogwood Die, HCD1-7129
Flowering Dogwood Branches Die, HCD1-7130
Flowering Dogwood & Doves Die, HCD1-7131
Courage and Strength Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3763
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Bamboo Leaves, TSMP707
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Olive Grove, TSMP708
Metal Tip for Adhesive Bottles, 352854
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Crystal Ultrafine Transparent Glitter, 85-glitter
Lettuce Entertain You Prills, ANC814
Spring Bling Prills - 12 Pack, ANC850

Created by: Tracey Fehr

Flowering Dove Wishes

Flowering Dove Wishes
Products Used
Flowering Dogwood Paper Collection, HCDP1-275
Flowering Dogwood Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3773
Flowering Dogwood Die, HCD1-7129
Flowering Dogwood Branches Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3774
Flowering Dogwood Branches Die, HCD1-7130
Flowering Dogwood & Doves Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3775
Flowering Dogwood & Doves Die, HCD1-7131
Dogwood Chapel Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3776
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Spellbinders Tool N' One, 359848

Created by: Susan Smit

Dogwood Heart Wall Hanging

Dogwood Heart Wall Hanging
Products Used
Flowering Dogwood Paper Collection, HCDP1-275
Flowering Dogwood Branches Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3774
Flowering Dogwood Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3773
Flowering Dogwood Die, HCD1-7129
Flowering Dogwood Branches Die, HCD1-7130

Created by: Dorota Kopec

Dogwood Desk Calendar

Dogwood Desk Calendar
Products Used
Flowering Dogwood Paper Collection, HCDP1-275
Flowering Dogwood & Doves Die, HCD1-7131
Flowering Dogwood Die, HCD1-7129
Flowering Dogwood & Doves Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3775
Flowering Dogwood Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3773
Fleur Border Basics Die, HCD1-7120
Raindrops on Roses Die, HCD1-743
Double Dots 100pc. -3D Foam Circles, DDOTS
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Cantaloupe, TSMP103
ColorBox Fluid Chalk Ink Pad - Berrylicious, 71053
ColorBox Fluid Chalk Ink Pad - Guacamole, 71058
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
Stamp Mat Pad, D110305
Metal Tip for Adhesive Bottles, 352854

Created by: Rajni Chawla

Flowering Dogwood 3D Egg

Flowering Dogwood 3D Egg
Products Used
Flowering Dogwood Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3773
Flowering Dogwood & Doves Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3775
Flowering Dogwood Die, HCD1-7129
Flowering Dogwood & Doves Die, HCD1-7131
Flowering Dogwood Paper Collection, HCDP1-275
Luggage and Tags Die, HCD1-745
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Espresso Truffle, TSMP808
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Spellbinders Tool N' One, 359848
Scor-Pal Measuring & Scoring Board, 173842
Dove Blender Kit, 241159


Easter Blessings Dogwood Frame

Easter Blessings Dogwood Frame
Products Used
Flowering Dogwood Paper Collection, HCDP1-275
Flowering Dogwood Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3773
Flowering Dogwood Die, HCD1-7129
Flowering Dogwood Branches Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3774
Flowering Dogwood Branches Die, HCD1-7130
Flowering Dogwood & Doves Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3775
Flowering Dogwood & Doves Die, HCD1-7131
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Tuxedo Black, TSMP900
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401

Created by: Sandi Hulsart

Flowering Dogwood Heritage Layout

Flowering Dogwood Heritage Layout
Products Used
Flowering Dogwood Paper Collection, HCDP1-275
Flowering Dogwood Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3773
Flowering Dogwood Branches Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3774
Flowering Dogwood Branches Die, HCD1-7130
Flowering Dogwood Die, HCD1-7129

Created by: Tracy McLennon

Pink Vellum Easter Dove

Pink Vellum Easter Dove
Products Used
Flowering Dogwood Paper Collection, HCDP1-275
Flowering Dogwood Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3773
Vellum Paper - 10 Sheets, 242174
ColorBox Pigment Ink Pad - Frost White, CB80
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Metal Tip for Adhesive Bottles, 352854
Luggage and Tags Die, HCD1-745

Created by: Debbie Seyer

Victorian Dogwood Envelope Card

Victorian Dogwood Envelope Card
Products Used
Flowering Dogwood Paper Collection, HCDP1-275
Flowering Dogwood & Doves Die, HCD1-7131
Flowering Dogwood Die, HCD1-7129
Flowering Dogwood & Doves Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3775
Delicate Border Basics Die, HCD1-7118
Classic Border Basics Die, HCD1-7119
Elegant Border Basics Die, HCD1-7121
Enchanted Mum Bouquet Die, HCD1-769
8.5 x 11 Cardstock Pack of 25 - White, HCPP2-451
Vellum Paper - 10 Sheets, 242174
Crystal Ultrafine Transparent Glitter, 85-glitter
Embossing Powder - White, RPEJ685
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
Darice Adhesive Foam Strips, D120601
Lettuce Entertain You Prills, ANC814

Created by: Anita Kejriwal

Pink Dogwood Branch Oval

Pink Dogwood Branch Oval
Products Used
Flowering Dogwood Paper Collection, HCDP1-275
Dogwood Chapel Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3776
Flowering Dogwood Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3773
12 x 12 Cardstock Pack of 25 - White, HCPP3-452
Glue Tip Pins, PIN6
Double Dots 100pc. -3D Foam Circles, DDOTS
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Bright Ideas Prills - 12 Pack, ANC852
Brilliance Ink - Pearlescent Coral, TSBL32
Flowering Dogwood Die, HCD1-7129
Delicate Border Basics Die, HCD1-7118
Decorative Oval Die, HCD1-762
Eyelet Oval Die, HCD1-776

Created by: Lori Williams

Rose Shaped Dogwood Floral

Rose Shaped Dogwood Floral
Products Used
Wildwood Florals Die, HCD1-7125
Regal Borders and Pockets Die, HCD1-779
Classic Leaf Die, HCD1-736
Flowering Dogwood Paper Collection, HCDP1-275
Classic Leaf Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3546

Created by: Elsa Sapp

White Dogwood Window

White Dogwood Window
Products Used
Flowering Dogwood & Doves Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3775
Flowering Dogwood & Doves Die, HCD1-7131
Flowering Dogwood Paper Collection, HCDP1-275
Flowering Dogwood Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3773
Flowering Dogwood Die, HCD1-7129
Botanic Window Die, HCD1-7100
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
Dove Blender Kit, 241159
Lettuce Entertain You Prills, ANC814
ColorBox Fluid Chalk Ink Pad - Guacamole, 71058
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Embossing Enamel - Aged Ivory, FREG030
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Bamboo Leaves, TSMP707
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Tuxedo Black, TSMP900
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Rhubarb Stalk, TSMP301
Crystal Ultrafine Transparent Glitter, 85-glitter
Double Dots 100pc. -3D Foam Circles, DDOTS

Created by: Glenda Brooks

Trailing Dogwood Friendship Layout

Trailing Dogwood Friendship Layout
Products Used
Flowering Dogwood Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3773
Flowering Dogwood Branches Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3774
Flowering Dogwood & Doves Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3775
Flowering Dogwood Die, HCD1-7129
Flowering Dogwood Branches Die, HCD1-7130
Flowering Dogwood & Doves Die, HCD1-7131
Flowering Dogwood Paper Collection, HCDP1-275
Butterfly Medley Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3650
Butterfly Medley Die, HCD1-759
Luggage and Tags Die, HCD1-745
Fleur Border Basics Die, HCD1-7120
Crystal Ultrafine Transparent Glitter, 85-glitter
Minnie Pearls Prills, ANC803

Created by: Amarilys Doria

Twisted Pop Up Easter Card

Twisted Pop Up Easter Card
Products Used
Flowering Dogwood Paper Collection, HCDP1-275
Flowering Dogwood & Doves Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3775
Flowering Dogwood & Doves Die, HCD1-7131
Glue Tip Pins, PIN6
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
ColorBox Fluid Chalk Ink Pad - Dark Brown, 71035
Crystal Ultrafine Transparent Glitter, 85-glitter

Created by: Olga Jewell

Pink Dogwood Frame Card

Pink Dogwood Frame Card
Products Used
Flowering Dogwood Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3773
Flowering Dogwood Branches Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3774
Dogwood Chapel Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3776
Flowering Dogwood Die, HCD1-7129
Flowering Dogwood Branches Die, HCD1-7130
Stamp Mat Pad, D110305
Scor-Pal Measuring & Scoring Board, 173842
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Spellbinders Tool N' One, 359848
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
Shell White Microfine Transparent Glitter, 741

Created by: Kathleen Roney

White Embossed Flourished Dove

White Embossed Flourished Dove
Products Used
Flowering Dogwood Paper Collection, HCDP1-275
Flowering Dogwood Branches Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3774
Flowering Dogwood & Doves Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3775
Dogwood Chapel Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3776
Flowering Dogwood Die, HCD1-7129
Flowering Dogwood Branches Die, HCD1-7130
Flowering Dogwood & Doves Die, HCD1-7131
Border Essentials Die, HCD1-783
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
Glue Tip Pins, PIN6
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Stamp Positioner Kit, 387623
Stamp Mat Pad, D110305
Funnel Tray, 359503
ColorBox Fluid Chalk Ink Pad - Dark Brown, 71035
Double Dots 100pc. -3D Foam Circles, DDOTS
Crystal Ultrafine Transparent Glitter, 85-glitter

Created by: Olga Jewell

White Easter Crosses

White Easter Crosses
Products Used
Dogwood Chapel Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3776
Flowering Dogwood & Doves Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3775
Flowering Dogwood Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3773
Flowering Dogwood Die, HCD1-7129
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
ColorBox Fluid Chalk Ink Pad - Olive Pastel, 71012

Created by: Martine Smith

Vintage Dogwood Crosses

Vintage Dogwood Crosses
Products Used
Flowering Dogwood Paper Collection, HCDP1-275
Flowering Dogwood Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3773
Flowering Dogwood Die, HCD1-7129
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Olive Grove, TSMP708
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Espresso Truffle, TSMP808
Metal Tip for Adhesive Bottles, 352854
Glue Tip Pins, PIN6
Scor-Pal Measuring & Scoring Board, 173842
Sizzix Vagabond 2 With Solo Wafer-Thin Die Adapter, 532423-KIT
Go Man Go Prills, ANC818

Created by: Marie Gamber

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PAM KORTE
I am so excited and thankful for be selected as a semi finalist for the design team consideration. Thank you very much!
Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 12:35 AM
LIZ FORD
Stunning creations! Congratulations to all of the finalists!!!!
Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 12:38 AM
SHALINI PAHWA
Thank you sooooooo much and will give my best for the final round.
Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 01:18 AM

BHARTU
aeesome work ..keep it uo
Friday 10th of March 2017 07:10 AM
MELANIE SMITH
Oh My Goodness..... I am so excited to make it to the semifinalists. I had such fun creating my entry projects. Thank you for this opportunity.
Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 03:58 AM

BHARTI
great work
Friday 10th of March 2017 07:10 AM
LILIANA HURST
I like the Pink Dogwood Frame Card by Kathleen Roney because of the simple elegant lines is a beautiful display of the flowers and I think deserved to be in the top of the competition
Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 04:01 AM
KOOSJE PIENING
Geweldig Els ik hoop dat je wint
Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 05:35 AM
GLENYS BAGULEY
Thank you for yet more fantastic ideas. I have bought several of your dies in the UK and your emails give me great inspiration.
Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 06:26 AM
JOSEPHIEN SLOTMAN
I vote for Els Schulte
Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 08:23 AM
CANDACE NOON
Beautiful Cards, layouts and designs.
Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 08:33 AM

BHARTI
great work
Friday 10th of March 2017 07:11 AM
ANTOINETTE BLOGG
Thank you for this great opportunity! You have made my day by announcing me as a semi-finalist. Congrats to everyone listed!
Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 09:24 AM
SANDRA CAREY
Oh Wow I am super excited to be one of the names to be chosen as a semi-Finalist Congratulations to all the Finalists Great selection of card from the DT today too x
Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 10:31 AM

BHARTI
lijed your work
Friday 10th of March 2017 07:11 AM
CLAIRE HORVATH
Love Lauri Williams card!!! So beautiful.
Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 11:07 AM

BHARTI
lovely work
Friday 10th of March 2017 07:12 AM
DONNA WHITTEN
Wonderful projects, thanks for the instructions! Love them all!
Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 11:31 AM
MARY MICHAUD
Am looking forward to the new set. I can always use ideas forchildren's cards. You never cease to amaze me.
Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 01:53 PM
MARTIE ROLLIN
Glenda Brooks floral display is stunning! She really is a talented paper artist. Beautiful!
Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 02:34 PM
JANET SAIEVA
Wow...what a Wonderful Wednesday this has been!!! Not only has your fabulous Design Team created amazing, gorgeous projects, I am one of the Design Team semi finalists!!! I'm sooo excited!!! It doesn't get any better than this! I'm so blessed! Thank you!
Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 02:45 PM
KRIS
Everything is beautiful. That said I really like the 3D egg.
Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 03:08 PM
TRUUS BLOEM
Super Els. Ik zal voor je duimen en hopen dat je wint. Toy Toy Toy !!!!
Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 05:08 PM
WENDY BURTON
I must say that I'm not good at reading newsletters, that is to say until I read yours. Your newsletter is so inspiring, I want to run to my craft room and dig in! I am new to your company and absolutely love your products. The quality and attention to detail of you dies and stamps are exceptional. Your paper is exquisitely rich with so much variety and the colour palette WOW! I'm so happy with all of the products I have purchased from you. Thank you and please keep doing what you are doing because it's fabulous! Hugs
Thursday 23rd of February 2017 01:09 PM
DARLENE KALAMPALIKIS
. All of the cards were just so beautiful. I cannot wait to get started. Congratulations to all that showed off their wonderful works of art. lol Darlene k
Tuesday 28th of February 2017 11:27 AM
BHARTI
I lijed all the worj displayed here ...
Friday 10th of March 2017 07:09 AM