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Happy New Year + Sugar Hollow Sneak Peek

Wednesday December 30, 2015

Hello Friends!How are you this beautiful December morning? How will you be spending the last few days in December? Hopefully you get to sneak in some creative time with your crafting goodies....I have been crafting away many evenings the past couple weeks and I always have to laugh when I have to dump my craft room waste basket....all the glitter and paper scraps that accumulate and overflow means that a great time is being had and beautiful projects created:) Speaking of projects, behind the s...



Merry Christmas!

Wednesday December 23, 2015

Hello Friends,Merry Christmas! How is your last minute Christmas prep coming along? You know, often times we have this image of picture perfect gatherings with sugar plums dancing in our heads:) However, often times things don't quite go as planned and "life happens." We had our extended family gathering last Saturday, with around 25 of us all together....we had so much fun, games, laughter, and ended it with a good movie where all of us huddled in a small corner of the living room to watch it.....



An EZ way to make a unique, fabulous shoe card - a tutorial by Anne Harada

Friday December 18, 2015

What a fabulous card! Have fun creating with these simple step-by-step instructions.  Heartfelt Creations Products used:   Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit    Vintage Floret Die    Mini Vintage Floret Cling Stamps    All Glammed Up Shoe Die    Heels and Roses Cling Stamps      Other products used:  One 8 ½” x 11” Coral Reef Blue Cardstock; one 7” x 1” silver metallic cardstock; Versamark Ink; Ranger Distress Ink in Broken China; Silver Embossing Powder...



Brewing Up Some Inspiration with Coffee Talk

Wednesday December 16, 2015

Hello Friends!How are you this morning? Thank you for joining us on the blog today:) The countdown to Christmas is on.....with only 9 more days to go, can you believe it? Do you find yourself all calm and cool as a cucumber with everything prepared for all the festive gatherings or are you a little like myself....still scrambling around to finish up some of those last minute Christmas cards....checking the list twice to make sure nothing is missed:) Last Saturday was my last class I taught local...



Debuting the Coffee Talk Collection

Wednesday December 9, 2015

Hello Friends!How does this beautiful December day find you? Are you in the midst of the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season? Homemade gifts, cards and food are always a huge hit? What are you making this year:)I invite you to take a little "me time".....grab your favorite coffee....seriously it needs to be some coffee.....because this entire blog is bursting at the seams with incredible, delectable, and delicious coffee inspiration!!!!  New Release: Today's the day! It's the second Wedn...



Glamorous Inspiration and Sneak Peeks

Wednesday December 2, 2015

Hello Friends!It's incredibly hard to believe that December is here and Christmas is in 23 days! With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, you can quickly get wrapped up in a lot of busyness, so today I invite you to take a little breather and be inspired by all the beautiful projects featured by the design team today! Last Friday we had a very special release featuring a completely new product line and we also hosted our very first live stream from the design room. Thank you so much fo...



Black Friday Savings and 3D Flip Fold Inspiration

Friday November 27, 2015

Hello Friends!Happy Black Friday....we hope your day is off to a great start and that you had a wonderful Thanksgiving Day with your family and friends. We are so EXCITED to debut Black Friday New Product Releases  along with the once a year Black Friday Savings!  Black Friday Savings: There are special bundle savings on all the new products of 15%-20%.  Doorbuster Special: Place a $100 order and choose a FREE paper pad of your choice! (Only available till 10AM EST) If you are a...



Black Friday Preview!

Wednesday November 25, 2015

Hi Friends,First of all, I want to wish everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving! I have so many things to be grateful for and one of those is YOU! The entire Heartfelt Creations team considers each one of you a part of the Heartfelt Creations family and we are very grateful for all of your support, kind words, and everything you contribute to the success of Heartfelt Creations. With only 2 days until Black Friday, I wanted to give you a sneak peek and the inside scoop on what's coming your way! So...



New Inspiration + Black Friday News

Wednesday November 18, 2015

Hello Friends,Happy Wednesday! Thanksgiving and Black Friday shopping begins in almost a week, do you celebrate these holidays? Hoping you have lots of fun time with your family and friends with delicious feasting and Christmas shopping :-) Speaking of Black Friday....Our entire team has been working behind the scenes for over 9 months, producing and creating a completely new line of products that are launching for the first time ever on Black Friday, November 27th! We are extremely excited ab...



Another versatile and fun use for your papers: DIY envelopes for 3D cards (tutorial)!

Friday November 13, 2015

“Beautiful cards! I would love to have a tutorial on a presentation envelope for my dimensional cards. My friends loved their birthday cards but I just handed them the cards. I would love a deminsional envelope that I could make out of matching paper. Thank you. -Debra Dear all, I make lots of cards using 3D flowers on it and there is always a question, how to handover it to the person. Most of the people use plastic bags. But here is a wonderful way to present this card in ma...



Debuting the All Glammed Up Collection

Wednesday November 11, 2015

Hi Friends!How are you this beautiful November morning? Do you have any special plans that involve creating something beautiful today?  Today's the day! It's the second Wednesday of the month which means it's the most wonderful time of the month....the All Glammed Up Collection has just debuted this morning and you can see a complete overview here: http://hcgo.co/AllGlammedUp  So many of you have been sending emails and leaving comments letting us know that you can hardly wait to get your h...



All Glammed Up Sneak Peek

Wednesday November 4, 2015

Hello Friends,How are you doing this November day? Seriously, I think I should totally pinch myself....is it really November? Obviously this means Thanksgiving and Christmas is right around the corner. Are you making paperecrafting gifts and cards for your friends and family this holiday season? Here's a little tip I love to do....I carry handmade all occasion cards with me wherever I go (especially when traveling or in my car) so that when I need an unexpected card, I can quickly pull one out a...



Ingenious Italiana Riviera Card

Friday October 30, 2015

These easy-to-follow steps will show you how to create this ingenious Italiana Riviera card. Products Featured Italiana Riviera Paper Collection Italiana Grape Cluster Die Italiana Grapevine Die Italiana Grapevines Cling Stamp Bone Folder and Score Board Black Memento Ink 3D Crystal Lacquer Zip Dry Glue   Other Products Spectrum Noir Markers, Purple Core’dinations Card Stock, White Card Stock, Distress ...



New Inspiration + Video and Sneak Peek:)

Wednesday October 28, 2015

Hi Friends,What's happening with you today? Sometimes life throws us curve balls or our creative mojo takes a hike....or maybe all is great and you're looking for some creative inspiration to start your day:) We're so glad you joined us on the blog! Today we are doing a special blog hop with CardMaker Magazine....Tanya and Brooke are the amazing gals that put together this wonderful magazine + they are also based in Indiana, how cool is that! Please visit their blog at: http://www.cardmakermagaz...



Escape to Italiana Riviera for Creative Inspiration

Wednesday October 21, 2015

Hi Friends,How are you doing this beautiful October morning! Fall is such an amazingly beautiful time of year in areas where the colors of the trees are changing into those rich vibrant oranges, yellows, and reds:) Last week I was doing a live Facebook chat and a fellow crafter asked where I get inspiration from. That was such a great question and it really made me stop and think:) Inspiration comes from so many different areas at the craziest times, from beautiful fall colors and nature, to art...



How do I make that card? Step-by-step Italiana Riviera Collection tutorial

Friday October 16, 2015

Products used   Italiana Riviera Paper Collection   Italiana Grapevines Die   Italiana Grapevines Cling Stamp Set   Italiana Grape Clusters Die   Art Institute Glue - Dries Clear   Metal Glue Tip - Art Institute   Double Dots 100 pc   Flourish Pearl - White   Other products needed: Diamond Dust, Distress Ink Peeled Paint & Antique Linen Gather your supplies 1 - Top Fold 6" x 6" white card base 1 - 5 7/8" x 5 ...



Debuting the Italiana Riviera Collection

Wednesday October 14, 2015

Hi Friends!How are you this beautiful October morning? Do you have any special plans that involve creating something beautiful today? I always love those days when I get to hide out in my design room completely surrounded by all sorts of creative goodness and that's what I'm up to today....creating projects featuring techniques that will be shown on upcoming videos. Today's the day! It's the second Wednesday of the month which means it's the most wonderful time of the month....the Italiana Rivi...



Italiana Riviera Sneak Peek

Wednesday October 7, 2015

Hi Friends,How are you this Wednesday morning? Are you enjoying the crisp cool fall mornings? Funny story, yesterday morning I woke up and decided I better check the weather so that I can dress accordingly and I thought, hmmm that's super warm and strange temps for this time of year here in Goshen, Indiana and that's when I saw that my phone weather app pulled up Sydney, Australia....:) Are you stuck in a pile of creative supplies but have no idea what to do next? Are you looking for some fres...



Delicious New Inspiration + a Sneak Peek:)

Wednesday September 30, 2015

Hello Friends,How does this beautiful fall Wednesdy find you:) Are you enjoying all the deliciousness that comes with fall? Here in Indiana there is an abundance of spiced lattes, carmel apples, and freshly pressed cider. Seriously, if you don't live in an area that has fall, you are missing out:) or maybe you should come visit us!  What have you been up to this past week? Have you been creating cards and sending them to your friends or do you tend to make something and then hang to it for a r...



Clean and Simple Enchanted Mum Card - Step by Step Tutorial by Oksana Clegg

Friday September 25, 2015

  Enchanted Mum Paper Collection Enchanted Mum Die Enchanted Mum Cling Stamp Set Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit Luggage And Tags Die ColorBox Fluid Chalk Ink Pad - Berrylicious Scor-Pal Measuring & Scoring Board  Stamp Mat Pad   Other Products Used: White Card, White Linen Card, Clear Embossing Powder, Grand Calibur, Promarker Pen - Pear Green, Cream Ribbon, Natural Twine, Bow maker, Water Spritzer, Heat Gun, H...



Simple Steps to Creating 3D Cards with Enchanted Mums

Wednesday September 23, 2015

Hello Friends,What's happening in your crafting studio today? We have absolutely loved seeing the projects that so many of you have been sharing with us on Facebook using the new Enchanted Mum Collection you just received! The creativity, ways you have shaped the mums, colors you have used along with the wide variety of different projects has absolutely been incredible!  Maybe you are one of the crafters who already has a head start working with this collection or maybe you just opened it up a...



Creating with the Enchanted Mums

Wednesday September 16, 2015

Hi Friends,How's your Wednesday going? Maybe you have a big to do list of all the different tasks that need to be accomplished today or maybe you're sitting in front of your computer and your creative mojo has taken flight to an undisclosed location. My advice.....wad up the task list...those tasks will patiently wait for another day, grab your favorite beverage and take some "me time" to be inspired by all the projects below from our ever so talented design team members....I'm sure your mojo wi...



Enchanted Mum Four Step Card Tutorial by Marisa Job

Friday September 11, 2015

Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit Enchanted Mum Die Enchanted Mum Cling Stamp Set Enchanted Mum Paper Collection Enchanted Mum  Bouquet Die Enchanted Mum Bouquet Cling Stamp Set Bright Ideas Prills Enchanted Dragonflies Die Enchanted Dragonflies Cling Stamp Set Classic Leaf Die Open Leaf Cling Stamp Set Classic Leaf Cling Stamp Set ColorBox Fluid Chalk Ink Pad Berrylicious Col...



Debuting the Enchanted Mum Collection

Wednesday September 9, 2015

Hi Friends,How are you this fabulous September morning? Here in the US we just celebrated Labor Day on Monday! I have to confess that for the longest time I had no idea what Labor Day was and why you didn't have to go to work. If you find yourself wondering the same thing, maybe you should Google it too:) My family and I spent the day painting at my sister's house. There was a lot of fun and laughter....we did manage to get some paint on the walls, but quite a good amount landed in the wrong pla...



Inspiration straight from the Farmers Market

Wednesday September 2, 2015

Hello Friends!Thank you for stopping by the blog today! I am incredibly thankful for "you"! You might be asking, but Emma Lou why? I love being able to share a hobby together with you where we can create together, inspire each other, and encourage each other in our creative journey. I hear stories every week of how crafting changes someone's life and today I would like to share 1 story with you.  "Good Morning Heartfelt Creations team! Here are the flowers that I made in our Class at Bev's Cro...



Farmers Market Layered Apple Card Tutorial

Saturday August 29, 2015

Products Used HCDP1-257 Farmers Market Paper Collection HCST1-401 Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit HCD1-757 Leafy Branch Die HCD1-767 Jars and Vines Die HCD1-645 Luggage and Tags Die HCPC-3644 Birds and Blooms Cling Stamp Set   HCPC-3685 Jars and Vines Cling Stamp Set HCPC-3690 Apple Harvest Cling Stamp Set TSMP900 Memento Dye Ink Pad - Tuxedo Black   Other products used: WorldWin Papers Bl...



Indulge now with inspiration....that's good enough to eat:)

Wednesday August 26, 2015

Hello Friends,How are you this fine Wednesday? Wow, not only are we bringing you amazing creative inspiration but also projects that look good enough to eat:) Isn't that the best of both worlds, creative inspiration that looks good enought to eat....while adding no extra calories:) haha....that's starting to sound like the next big diet fad....ok, let's not go there, crafting is much more fun! Sooo, grab your favorite summer snack and take some "me time" to get rejuvenated and inspired with thes...



Mini Waterfall Picture Album Step by Step Technique

Saturday August 22, 2015

This is a 8 1/2 x 7 Mini Waterfall picture album.  You will need medium weight chipboard 8 1/2 x 7 (2-one for the front and one for the back), then a piece 8 1/2 x 2.  You can make this smaller, wish now I had made mine 1 1/2 but it is what it is…. Supplies Needed Sunny Day Paper Collection Sun Kissed Fleur Die Sun Kissed Fleur Cling Stamp Set Cut Mat Create 2A Die Peeled Paint Distress Ink Mustard Seed Distress Ink Spellbin...



Irresistable Inspiration with the Farmers Market Collection

Wednesday August 19, 2015

Hello my friends!How are you doing this beautiful summer day? I have to say, when the weather is so beautiful, I really wish for a way to craft outside.....how about a design room with a sun roof that you can open when the weather's nice....hmmmmm, maybe that should be the next latest and greatest crafting invention:) But no, I think I'll stick with carrying a couple items to my outside table to save money to buy more crafty goodness to create with:)  Talking about creating....have you created...



Farmers Market Step by Step Scrapbook Tutorial

Friday August 14, 2015

Supplies Needed   Farmers Market Paper Collection Jars and Vines Die   Jars and Vines Cling Stamp Set       Step 1) To start you will need two pieces of the 12” x 12” Perfectly Sweet paper from the Farmer’s Market collection.  Step 2) Nest, you will fussy cut the “Perfectly Sweet” banner from one of the sheets of paper. You will also need to cut out the butterfly separately.  Step 3) Next, turn over the cut out banner and a...



Debuting the Farmers Market Collection

Wednesday August 12, 2015

Hello Friends,How does this Wednesday morning find you? It is incredibly hard to believe we are already in the middle of August and kids are going back to school again! Around 6 months ago, we started sketching and creating the images for the new collection we are releasing for you today! Invigorate and refresh "you" with the new Farmers Market Collection that’s as fresh as the scents of basil and thyme and as sweet as fresh jams and jellies.  The design team members are showcasing over 20 d...



Farmers Market Collection Sneak Peek

Wednesday August 5, 2015

Hello Friends!Happy Wednesday to you! What have you been up to this week? We just returned from a long weekend spent with family along Northern Lake Michigan. Lots of laughs and memories were made:) We toured Mackinaw Island for the first time. This island is very historic and takes you back to the time when horse carriages and bicycles dominated the roads, in fact, no cars are allowed:) We also toured the beautiful Castle Farms that used to be a model dairy farm for the Sears and Roebuck catalo...



20+ new crafty Christmas projects - art from the heart

Wednesday July 29, 2015

Hello Friends,Woohoo, it's Wednesday! What does that mean for you? Hmmmmm..... maybe a couple things...what's on your to do list today? First off, you're starting your day right by hopping on here for a fresh dose of inspiration that might help encourage you to tackle your to do list, help jump-start your next creative project, or maybe inspire you to start creating your Christmas cards early....and then for some of us, visiting this blog might completely side track us from that "to do list", bu...



Sparkling Poinsettia Step by Step Coloring and Shaping Tutorial

Friday July 24, 2015

Supplies needed Large Sparkling Poinsettia Cling Stamp Sparkling Poinsettia Cling Stamp Sparkling Poinsettia Candle Cling Stamp Sparkling Poinsettia Swirl Cling Stamp Sparkling Poinsettia Die  Large Sparkling Poinsettia Die  Decorative Lace Border Die  Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit  Stamp Mat Pad Art Institute Glue Dries Clear Metal Glue Tip Scor-Pal Scoring Board Other Products...



Special Announcement: Peacock Paisley Die is now available!

Wednesday July 22, 2015

Hello Friends! How are you today? Thank you for joining us on the blog this beautiful Wednesday:) First off, I just want to say thanks to you for giving us feedback and suggestions on what you would like to see on the blog, videos, products, etc. This really helps us know what you are looking for and what we can improve to make your experience in creating beautiful masterpieces the best! Special Announcement: In March of this year, the Peacock Paisley Collection was released. So many crafters...



Christmas in July Paper Crafting Ideas

Wednesday July 15, 2015

Hello Friends!Thank you so much for stopping by the blog today. It's always such a joy and pleasure to hang out with you via the blog on Wednesdays, isn't it! Mid week is usually the time many of us are caught in the middle of "life" and need to have fresh new inspiration to keep up with the curve balls life throws us, maybe some inspiration for your next projects, or looking for something that will be perfect for your special friends and family....or maybe you need a jolt of reality that Christ...



Sparkling Poinsettia Step by Step Christmas Lantern Technique

Friday July 10, 2015

Supplies Needed Sparkling Poinsettia Paper Collection Large Sparkling Poinsettia Die Sparkling Poinsettia Die Large Sparkling Poinsettia Cling Stamp Set Sparkling Poinsettia Cling Stamp Set Sparkling Poinsettia Candle Cling Stamp Set Sparkling Poinsettia Swirl Cling Stamp Set Joy to the World Cling Stamp Set   Download: Lantern Template (click here) Not available from heartfeltcreations.us Black cards...



Debuting the Sparkling Poinsettia Collection

Wednesday July 8, 2015

Hi Everyone, Thank you so much for joining us for the release of the Sparkling Poinsettia Collection! As Easter and July 4th fade into distant memories, the promise of Christmas draws closer and closer. The simply beautiful poinsettia cards, favors, home decor and scrapbook layouts your inky fingers will create using the Sparkling Poinsettia Collection will fill your heart with warmth and add joy to your home, family and friends. The design team members are showcasing over 20 different ways ...



July 4th Discounts

Friday July 3, 2015

Hello Friends, How are you? Hope you are having a ton of summer fun cooking delicious treats, maybe hitting the beach and getting ready to celebrate July 4th with friends and family! Special announcement: through July 3rd-5th, you have access to these exclusive crafty stash deals from the Heartfelt Creations online store! Celebrate exciting art from the heart with these special July 4th weekend discounts: 10% off the NEW Flower Shaping Essentials Kit. All the basic crafting essentials yo...



Sparkling Poinsettia Sneak Peek

Wednesday July 1, 2015

Hello Friends,Happy July 1st! What are some of the exciting things you have planned for July...traveling, creating with friends, pool parties and barbecues? Summer is so much fun, I have to say that it's a little hard to believe that it's already the week of July 4th. It's been unseasonably cool this week with rainy weather...we're trying not to complain about all the rain since we know how many of you on the west coast are begging for it. We would gladly share:)We are 1 week from the release of...



Step by Step Blazing Poppy Bell Jar Tutorial

Friday June 26, 2015

Supplies Needed Blazing Poppy Petals Cling Stamp set  Blazing Poppy Stems   Cling Stamp set   Blazing Poppy Die All Geared Up Die Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit Other Products Used:Watercolor paper, Archival black ink, Acrylic stamp block, Paper distressing tool, Double-sided 3d foam tape, Acrylic paint, Black and Green, Old china plate, (to mix the paint), Pigs hair paint brush, Glue Gun, Glass vase, Glimmer mist: Olive Vine, Red Vel...



Blog Hop with Art Anthology

Wednesday June 24, 2015

Hello Everyone!How is your week going? We hope it's off to a great start:) What has been keeping you busy these past couple days? Summer days are here in full force and we're trying to enjoy every minute. On Saturday night some of the Heartfelt Creations team had the chance to have a fun time at cosmic bowling and on Sunday we celebrated Father's Day with a great meal, served with lots of laughter and afterwards we played a couple games of pickleball! So fun:) Today we have so many different th...



New Blazing Poppy Inspiration

Wednesday June 17, 2015

Hello Everyone!How are you doing today! We're so happy you are joining us today for 25 new, never before seen Blazing Poppy card samples and altered projects! This week's new card inspiration and ideas are simply incredible. These artsy projects are stunning, laden in elegance and simply delightful....  If you missed the release of the Blazing Poppy Collection last week, you can see a complete oveview here: http://hcgo.co/BlazingPoppy. We are sold out of the Blazing Poppy I Want It All, but w...



Blazing Poppy Step by Step Card Technique

Saturday June 13, 2015

Supplies Needed Blazing Poppy Petals Cling Stamp set  Poppy Corner and Border  Cling Stamp set  Blazing Poppy Fillers  Cling Stamp set  Delightful Daisies Cling Stamp Set Classic Message Cling Stamp Set Blazing Poppy Die Decorative Lace Border Die Delightful Daisy Die Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit Not Available from heartfeltcreations.us  Crushed Olive, Forest Moss, Barn Door, Spiced Marm...



Announcing the Blazing Poppy Collection

Wednesday June 10, 2015

Hi Everyone,Thank you so much for joining us for the release of the Blazing Poppy Collection! Design museum worthy backgrounds, cards, layouts and home décor with the sumptuous Blazing Poppy papers, stamps and dies. Unleash your inner Van Gogh and bring a smile to your loved ones. The poppy is EZ to make- see the video below. Turn on your bold and beautiful- each stamp, die and paper in the Blazing Poppy Collection seamlessly matches for EZ, bold and beautiful creating. The design team memb...



Cure Cares with New Fuchsia Card Ideas

Wednesday June 3, 2015

Hello Everyone! How’s your week going so far? We hope it is going well:) If you need a pick me up and are experiencing the cares of life, cure everyday cares and make a card they love with these new, inspiring fuchsia card ideas. On the blog today: Step by step instructions with each handcrafted project... Sneak peek of the Blazing Poppy Collection releasing in 1 week on June 10th... A video tutorial on how to create fuchsias the EZ way... 25+ NEW card ideas they’ll lo...



How to Watercolor Cascading Fuchsias using Spectrum Aqua markers in 8 EZ steps

Friday May 29, 2015

Good morning, how's it going? Glad you're here with us on the blog today. This week we have an exciting new watercoloring tutorial by Regina Hamilton, design team member. Regina is from Dallas, Texas but now calls Georgia home. She is a wife and mom. Ever since her 8 year old son David was born, she's been papercrafting. Regina LOVES gadgets- especially dies and machines. She is the proud owner of 5 diecutting machines and just recently added a gold foil machine to her collection.  Check ou...



Inspiration to Ignite the Creative Genius Inside You

Wednesday May 27, 2015

Hi Everyone,Welcome to another Wednesday overflowing with inspiration! Are you stuck in a creative rut? We are sure that these new projects will ignite the creative genius within you and inspire you to create your next one of a kind project.  We love to hear from you too! Which project sparks your creativity today? Let us know by leaving a comment below or we would love to see what you have been creating. You can share your projects with us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/HeartfeltCre...



Cascading Fuchsia Inspiration

Wednesday May 20, 2015

Hello Everyone,Happy Wednesday! I hope you are having a wonderful week:) Our week has been off to a very busy start. Fuchsias are in full bloom at our offices and we are bringing you some more inspiration from the new Cascading Fuchsia Collection. Before we dive into that, I have a confession to make:) When I was very young, my mom would take my sister and I to the local greenhouse to pick up flowers and veggies. I was always enamored by the rows of hanging baskets, especially the fuchsias! The...



Creative bliss scrapbooking tutorial: EZ how-to Cascading Fuchsia layout

Friday May 15, 2015

Penny O'dell is a wife and a mother of 4, and nothing is more important to her than them. From Penny: "But when the work is done and kids are happy. It's my turn to play!!! What else could be better than a pair of scissors some card stock and a good set of stamps!!!  Nothing!! It's better than the most exciting roller coaster or a trip to the beach. I just close my door, and the fun begins. I really could live in my craft room. There are many different types of paper crafting to do. I could n...



Debuting the Cascading Fuchsia Collection

Wednesday May 13, 2015

Hi Everyone,We invite you for a stroll through a quaint Cascading Fuchsia cottage garden where your cares will melt away and your creative energy will be refreshed and renewed. Yay, it's Wednesday, which means that there are brand new project inspirations here on the blog for you and since it's the second Wednesday of the month there's also a brand new collection of products, the new Cascading Fuchsia Collection! New Cascading Fuchsia Collection: The  Cascading Fuchsia Collection  is a ce...



Creative Inspiration and Cascading Fuchsia Sneak Peek

Wednesday May 6, 2015

Hello Everyone,Thank you for joining us today! Have you created anything this week yet? I had a couple hours to finish up some projects yesterday and while I love the creative process, I always find myself bursting with anticipation and hardly able to wait to see the finished project...it's like being a kid in a candy shop:) Today we have so many different projects on display from our talented design team members. I love all the different styles and colors displayed. I'm sure there will be quite...



Fresh Inspiration For You

Wednesday April 29, 2015

Hi Everyone,It's such a beautiful Wednesday morning! There are so many different ways to be inspired. This weekend I had the chance to go to a local botanical garden. Inspiration was everywhere! The spring tulips and daffodils were in full bloom, showcasing beautiful vibrant colors. There were also many birds sitting on their nests patiently waiting for those eggs to hatch:) One mother goose wasn't too sure that she really liked us nosing too close to her beautiful paradise! The blog is another...



DIY Papercrafting Vintage Effects: Faux Metal & Worn Leather

Friday April 24, 2015

Maureen is a papercrafter from Wisconsin, makes delicious cookies every Christmas and creates gorgeous cards. This technique has been prepared for you by her :) Hello, Maureen here, for Heartfelt Creations. I have a tutorial for you today on how to create a Faux Hammered Metal lookfor backgrounds on your cards or scrapbook pages.    How to create vintage effects of Faux Metal & Worn Leather: Step 1) Map a 5” X 7” area, with pencil, in the center of your cardboard or chipboa...



Creative Inspiration with the Everyday Heroes Collection

Wednesday April 22, 2015

Hi Everyone!Happy dance, it's Wednesday, which means that it's time for another creative - awe inspiring blog post:) What has been the highlight of your week so far? Every month we have a company meeting called "Refresh". It's a time we spend together as a team talking about an inspiring topic, play games together and of course eat some delicious food. Yesterday we had this meeting and everyone created a beautiful card with the Everyday Heroes Collection. It was so much fun to see everyone from ...



Inspiration to Celebrate your Everyday Heroes

Wednesday April 15, 2015

Hello Everyone!I hope this Wednesday morning finds you well:) Today we are back with more projects from our award winning design team featuring the newly released Everyday Heroes Collection. So many of you have left us feedback on how much you love this collection and how it enables you to celebrate the "everyday heroes" in your life. Thank you for your feedback - we love hearing from you:) If you missed the launch of the Everyday Heroes Collection last week, no worries, here is a link to the p...



Everyday Heroes Tutorial: Triple Easel Card

Friday April 10, 2015

Hi friend, how are you? It's a joy to share this Everyday Heroes Collection card tutorial with you. Debbie Seyer- crafter, mom, and wife from Missouri, is the designer of this project. Her creations have been featured in CardMaker and Paper Crafts publications and she has also been the Splitcoast Featured Stamper. Debbie has over 8 years of experience teaching crafting techniques and having her here with us today is a unique opportunity for all of us! Step 1) Cut three pieces of the fog ...



Debuting the Everyday Heroes Collection

Wednesday April 8, 2015

Hi Everyone,Sail uncharted creative oceans with today's inspiration! Yay, it's Wednesday, which means that there are brand new project inspirations here on the blog for you and since it's the second Wednesday of the month there's also a brand new collection of products, the new Everyday Heroes Collection! New Everyday Heroes Collection: The  Everyday Heroes Collection commemorates the important ones and moments. Cool blue hues, weathered sailboats and bold typography are a commemoration to ...



Flowering Countryside Creative Inspiration

Wednesday April 1, 2015

Hi Everyone,Happy April Fools! Do you have a prank you like to play on others or that others have played on you in the past? We would love to hear your stories...this will fuel us with more pranks we can play on each other here at Heartfelt Creations:) Today we are bringing you a flowering countryside filled with creative inspiration. Take your time browsing through all the different projects and styles showcased today and we would love to have you comment and let us know what inspired you the ...



DIY Purse: Delightful Daisy Gift Bag

Friday March 27, 2015

Hello crafting friend, Hope you are having an awesome week. Come away with me to creative moments...! Easter is just a week away and this project would be great to create as a special gift holder for grandkids, nieces, preschool kids, or a special friend. Get out your favorite 12x12 papers and crafty stash..it's create time! -Harlan   Step 1) Start with a 12” x 12” paper from the Peacock Paisley Paper Collection and using your Scor Pal Measuring and Scoring Board score at the 2¾”...



Creative Oasis Cards & Florals

Wednesday March 25, 2015

Hi Everyone, Happy Wednesday! Oh my goodness, we got another blast of mister winter on Monday and today it's supposed to be in the 60's! Bring on spring and nice sunshiny weather:) Thank you for joining us today...you're in the right place for some new inspiration for your next creative project. We are bringing you 20+ papercrafting ideas, a new video that features vellum coloring and shaping techniques, and our first preview of the Everyday Heroes Collection which is releasing on April 8th....



Inspiration in Full Bloom

Wednesday March 18, 2015

Hi Everyone,What are you up to this beautiful Wednesday morning? I am right in the middle of creating projects for our upcoming April and May releases. Can't share anything yet...but a lot of these projects will feature techniques we'll be video taping next Tuesday and bringing to you in the next 2 months:) The blog is a bright burst of spring sunshine with inspiration in full bloom! I invite you to take some time to enjoy the plethora of different ideas displayed by the talented designers and ...



DIY Project Tutorial: Wall Hanger

Friday March 13, 2015

Good morning! In this week's new step by step tutorial we're showing how to do a unique wall hanging project.  Imagine all the possibilities you could do with this project using your favorite papers, florals, stamps and dies! Anne Harada is the designer and creates Christmas, vintage and baby versions of this project. Just wait until you see how easy it is.   Grab a fresh cup of hot coffee and let's escape to our awaiting creative oasis... Final project is approx. 9” in height and ...



Peacock Paisley - A Creative Oasis

Wednesday March 11, 2015

Hi Everyone,Welcome, to your creative oasis! Yay, it's Wednesday, which means that there is brand new project inspiration here on the blog for you and since it's the second Wednesday of the month there's also a brand new collection of products. We are proud as a peacock to bring you many different project samples featuring the new Peacock Paisley Collection! New Peacock Paisley Collection: The Peacock Paisley Collection is a rich, detailed oasis of refreshing colors, stamps and dies that ignite...



New Inspiration and Peacock Paisley Sneak Peek

Tuesday March 3, 2015

Hello Everyone!How are you doing this morning? Do you need some creative beauty to jump-start your day and wipe away the winter blahhs, you are in the right place:)...or if you are in a warm climate, send it our way! Here's a little insider for you...this morning I walked into my office and started typing on my keyboard when to my horror a mouse was staring at me. I did a great vocal exercise that would surely have scared the living daylights out of it when I realized it wasn't moving and someo...



How to create a rose: flowershaping tutorial for a spectacular card

Friday February 27, 2015

Hello! How are you? This is your step by step tutorial on how to create a gorgeous 3 dimensional paper crafted rose for your creations. You can also learn this EZ technique via video, located at the end of this post.  Artsy samples: Yes, you can do this too! Products needed for this tutorial: Open Vintage Floret Cling Stamp Set Mini Vintage Floret Cling Stamp Set Vintage Floret Die Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit  Berrylicious ColorBox Chalk Ink ...



New Butterfly Video and Never Before Seen Card Ideas

Wednesday February 25, 2015

Hello from cold Indiana!We’re totally having cold and snowy weather….10* Farenheit. That’s a freezing -12*C! ;) crazy right?  I love winter though! Chilly wide open expanses of space and blue cold skies…. This week’s new card inspiration and ideas are simply incredible. These artsy projects are stunning, laden in elegance and simply delightful…. We are also debuting a new video below that will show you the step by steps in creating your own butterfly backgrounds and embellishments...



Butterfly Medley Inspiration

Wednesday February 18, 2015

Hello Everyone!I hope this Wednesday morning finds each one of you cozy warm with your favorite beverage ready for some great new inspiration featuring the Butterfly Medley Collection. I don't know how the weather is where you're from....but we have been seeing mountains of snow, blizzardy weather along with sub zero temps. This is the perfect combination to hunker down in the design room and create beautiful projects:) To get your creativity jumpstarted - we are featuring many new projects from...



Butterfly Medley Step by Step Emboss Resist Technique

Friday February 13, 2015

Happy Friday Everyone. I am so thrilled to be here sharing a favorite technique I like to use on the larger Heartfelt Creations background stamps. The image I am working with is part of the new Butterfly Medley Collection that released Feb 11, so you are getting a peek at one of the Cling Stamp Sets in this collection. It is called HCPC-3655 Dream in Beauty Cling Stamp Set. Here is what we will be creating today. What I love about this technique is you can use any colour of inks that will re...



Announcing the Butterfly Medley Collection

Wednesday February 11, 2015

      Hello Everyone,Welcome to this week's blog, we're so glad you joined us! How are you doing this Wednesday morning? Our entire team is bursting at the seams in sheer excitement to finally showcase all the beautiful projects with the new Butterfly Medley Collection! Do you find yourself in a creative slump, need new ideas to jumpstart your creativity or maybe you just need some inspiration to get through your day? You are in the right place:)  New Butterfly Medley Collection: We a...



Butterfly Medley Sneak Peek

Wednesday February 4, 2015

Hi Everyone,What's happening in your world today? Outside there are piles of snow growing into mini mountains, but inside we are busy creating and concepting new products! What I love about this week's new card samples on the blog is the different ways the Birds and Blooms stamps and dies are showcased. Pink and red birdies, bluebirds.. robins... it's amazing.  Our design team members are passionate paper crafters- many have over 5 - 10 years experience creating "wow-factor" paper crafts. Sp...



New Step by Step Cardmaking Tutorial: My Wish For You Birds & Blooms S-Card

Friday January 30, 2015

Feedback from our Cardmakers...  "So beautiful and simple! I love this technique and will definitely be trying it soon! Thank you for sharing." -Deb "Archana - your cards are always gorgeous, and this one is no exception. The bouquet is marvelous - thank you for sharing the technique. Hugs" -Julie Blake "I love hydrangeas so I'll be trying this very soon. Thanks for the very easy to follow technique. Well done!" -Maureen Hollanti "You were my absolute favorite booth a...



Birds and Blooms- Creative inspiration Board 3

Wednesday January 28, 2015

Hey, how's it going?  Thanks for joining us on this week's new and free creative inspiration blog. Indiana is cold and snowy right now - if the weather's like that too where you are then let this creative inspiration, cardmaking and paper crafting warm your heart.All of this week's projects are from the gorgeous Birds and Blooms collection. Don't miss this papercrafting and home decor gorgeousness! Click here for a free How- To demo and creative ideas on how you can use these products to create...



Birds And Blooms - Creative Inspiration Board 2

Wednesday January 21, 2015

Hello Everyone!Thanks for joining us on the blog today! I am writing this from cold wintery Indiana. It's the perfect time of year to hunker down and create beautiful handmade gifts and cards for your loved ones. So many of my friends and family have birthdays this week, so I've been creating special cards for them and I will be hosting birthday parties this week. It's always so fun to celebrate with friends and family and giving them handmade gifts. Here's a fun fact...my mom and mother in law ...



Hydrangea Bouquet Flowershaping Technique in 5 EZ Steps

Friday January 16, 2015

Since finding Heartfelt Creations, I find that I have become very picky as to what and whom I purchase craft items from now. I love that their products all coordinate with one another and the quality is outstanding. Their customer service exceeds expectations, and their educational videos are a plus. Nothing worse than watching a demo at a show, purchasing the product, and then not knowing what to do with it when you get home. Their Youtube channel helps with that immensely. I became a platinum...



Birds And Blooms - Creative Inspiration Board 1

Wednesday January 14, 2015

Hi, I'm glad you're here. Thanks for joining us for this week's new papercrafting inspiration. It's using the just released Birds and Blooms Collection. Enjoy!Post your feedback in a comment below... we love hearing from you.Much love,From all of us at Heartfelt Creations PS- each project is created by our fabulous design team from all over the world. In this video we're using fluffy little birdies, leafy branches and dainty blossoms to create an interactive gatefold card that's cleverly d...



CHA Release- Birds and Blooms Paper Collection Overview

Monday January 12, 2015

Thanks for joining us on the blog for this exclusive tour of the New Birds and Blooms papers!Enjoy the lovely papers :) Let me know which one you like best by commenting below! PS- this isn’t all of the papers in the collection, but a sneak peek preview :) From all of us at Heartfelt Creations Free demo on how to use this collection here ...



CHA 2015 Sneak Peeks

Saturday January 10, 2015

  Good morning!    Today through Tuesday is a huge weekend in the Craft and Hobby Industry....thousands of craft and hobby stores are gathered together in the Anaheim Convention Center as the golden beaches of the Pacific Ocean glisten near by.    This blog post is long and detailed to bring you all the CHA releases, crafty inspiration, behind the scenes and more so you can join the journey!   Design Team member Nikki Payne flew in from the UK, Alicia is here from Australia and s...



DIY Projects and Birds and Blooms Sneak Peek

Wednesday January 7, 2015

Hello Everyone! Hope your day is off to a great start! I'm writing you this blog post from my hotel in Anaheim for CHA. So exciting!!! Today we're kicking off our first class of the year with retailers from across the world:) The designers are knocking it out of the park today with 20+ gorgeous new paper crafting ideas and how tos: Card Making Ideas Layout Gift Box Birds and Blooms Sneak Peek:) We are only one week from the release of the Birds and Blooms Collection. Mark your calende...