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Creative Inspiration for your New Year's Projects

Wednesday December 28, 2016

Hello Friend! 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:)Wildwood Cottage Sneak Peek: Speakin...



Announcing 2017 cardmaking and papercrafting classes

Friday December 23, 2016

Celebrate the Season Christmas cardsDelicate Vellum Floral cardsRose classUnder the sea cardsMini album classFind a class near you and register now. Our clients say…You can NEVER go wrong with Heartfelt Creations dies and stamps. They are so versatile and can be used with any craft. Heartfelt Creations will enhance any project and bring out the beauty of the simplest project. Absolutely in love with the whole collection old and new –  Cathy JohnsonMy friends and I took Angeli...



New Paper Crafting Ideas & a Christmas Gift for you...

Wednesday December 21, 2016

Hi Friend,How is your week going? Are you scampering around preparing last minute gifts and baking Christmas goodies? Often times during the holidays, 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." Last year when we had our extended family gathering with 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...



Debuting the Woodsy Wonderland Collection

Wednesday December 14, 2016

Hi Friend, How is your week going? Are you buried in heaps of snow or are you enjoying warm sunshine? Today is an extra special Wednesday....have you been one of those gals that has seen sneak peeks and left comments, emails, or phone calls telling us how eager and excited you are to create with the Woodsy Wonderland Collection! It's finally here!   We invite you to take an adventure on the path less traveled and lose yourself in an enchanting woodsy wonderland filled with magnificent...



Woodsy Wonderland Collection Preview #2

Friday December 9, 2016

Woodsy Wonderland Collection - save 10% December 14-17 Lose yourself in an enchanting woodsy wonderland filled with magnificent wildlife, beautiful scenic expanses and delicate field flowers. Immerse yourself in a stunning paper collection showcasing a beautiful outdoor themed color palette... ...



New Inspiration and Woodsy Wonderland Preview

Wednesday December 7, 2016

Hello Friend! How is your week going? Are you in the midst of a winter wonderland getting ready for Christmas? What are some of your favorite things you like to do to get ready for the season?If you find yourself caught up in the hustle and bustle of the season, I invite you to grab your favorite beverage and take a couple moments to be inspired with today's brand new projects! Which of these projects will you create next?Woodsy Wonderland Sneak Peek:  We are one week (December 14th) away from...



Creative inspiration to ignite your creative light bulb!

Wednesday November 30, 2016

Hello Friend, How is your week going? Can you believe it....it's the last day of November!!! Are you ready to start the countdown to Christmas? The holidays can bring lots of fun and special memories with family...BUT...if you're like me, there are times during the holiday season where I need to take a "breather" and really pause and evaluate if I'm enjoying the special moments....or just caught up in a whole list of "to do's." During this busy season, make sure to "make some time for yours...



Black Friday Savings and Inspiration

Friday November 25, 2016

Hello Friend, 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: You can see all the details here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/black-friday There are special bundle savings on all the new products of 15%-20%. Doorbuster Special: Place a $100 order and choose...



Black Friday Preview, Savings, and Livestream

Wednesday November 23, 2016

Hi Friends,First of all, I want to wish everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving! We have so many things to be grateful for and one of those is YOU! The entire Heartfelt Creations team considers 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 Heartfelt Creations crafting community. 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...



Black Friday Savings preview 2

Friday November 18, 2016

Foldout Cards and Dies: save 15% Elegant cards are simple to make with these foldout cards. Chic border dies add beauty to cards, heirloom albums and scrapbooks. Handbag and 3 Charms: save 20%Take your favorite moments with you. This purse allows you to showcase family photos and handcrafted creations. Stamp Bundle: save 15%Beautiful handwritten script reflects courage and strength, and will remind you of God’s love. These stamps are perfect for journaling or sending elegant, heartfelt...



17 must-see crafty ideas and Black Friday Savings preview

Wednesday November 16, 2016

Hi Friend, How is your week going? Thanksgiving celebrations 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 25th! We are extrem...



Debuting the Pampered Pooch Collection

Wednesday November 9, 2016

Hello Friend, How are you on this beautiful November Wednesday morning? Today is an extra special Wednesday....have you been one of those gals that has seen sneak peeks and left comments, emails, or phone calls telling us how eager and excited you are to create with the Pampered Pooch Collection! It's finally here!   There’s nothing better than sharing time with your four legged fur baby, soaking in the adoration found in their bright eyes, the love displayed through their wagging tails and t...



Make time to create....get started with this new inspiration!

Wednesday November 2, 2016

Hi Friend, How is your week going? Can you believe it....November is here! This means that many holiday gatherings are right around the corner:) Are you ready for it! The holidays are an exciting time of year spent with family and friends making memories, however, it can also be a stressful time if to much is left until last minute. Have you created your Christmas cards yet? If not, it's not too late to start....If you missed out on the video we shared earlier on how to create Christmas cards in...



6 inspiring ideas for Flip Fold mini albums

Tuesday November 1, 2016

1. Memories Flip Fold Album - Angelica Turner 2. Sparkling Poinsettia - Maureen RussellReady to make your first one? This video shows how.  3. Classic Sunflower - Tracey Fehr 4. Peacock Paisley - Olga JewellFill it with your favorite photos and relive the memories... All you do is buy the album and inserts, choose your paper, layer it on top, decorate it to your liking and ta da...super easy! 5. Birds and Blooms - Joann Jamieson-Larkin 6. Album workshop&n...



17 new art from the heart ideas + a sneak peek

Wednesday October 26, 2016

Hi Friend, How is your week going? Do you have any fun fall festivities planned with the kids and grandkids 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 ...



Blushing Rose Inspiration + so much more:)

Wednesday October 19, 2016

Hi Friend, How is your week going? Have you taken time to create something beautiful this week?  If not......I invite you to block out a couple minutes to be inspired with all the new projects that will not only inspire you to create something beautiful, but also get you started on creating the most beautiful dimensional cards featuring the elegant roses. In talking with hundreds of  crafters, a huge number say that roses are their favorite flower to create!  If you have never cre...



Debuting the Blushing Rose Collection

Wednesday October 12, 2016

Hi Friend, How are you on this beautiful October Wednesday morning? Today is an extra special Wednesday....have you been one of those gals that has seen sneak peeks and left comments, emails, or phone calls telling us how eager and excited you are to create with the Blushing Rose Collection! It's finally here!   Lovely rose clustered embellishments featuring open blossoms, delicate rose buds and swirling foliage, along with a charming banner are handsome embellishments ideal for bringing a touc...



Holiday crafts by clients and design team

Friday October 7, 2016

Celebrate fall and Christmas by crafting something special! Here are some projects our awesome clients and design team have been making. Sunflowers I made for a caterer to use on her food cards for an event using Heartfelt Creation's stamps, dies and Redland elements. Patricia Webb, client, South Carolina It's time for fall! Debbie Seyer, design team, MissouriClassic Sunflower Card Maureen Russell, design team, Wisconsin Sunflower harvest centerpiece Joann Jamieson-Larkin, design team, Nova Sco...



17 creative designer ideas featuring Classic Rose

Wednesday October 5, 2016

Hi Friend, Happy Wednesday to you! How is your week going? Do you find yourself floundering and trying to balance everything from work, family, or maybe some health issues you're experiencing? With everything that you are juggling in everyday life, paired with worries, stresses etc, do you find that creativity is an outlet that helps you manage and cope with everything around you? If yes, it is incredibly important that you carve out some time each week to unwind and create something beautiful!...



How to Use the New Pocket and Flipfold Inserts

Friday September 30, 2016

Hi Friend, Happy Friday, how is your day going? Are you ready for a fun weekend making memories with family or are you going to be camped out in your craft room, creating beautiful things?We have a surprise for you today.....do you love fun unexpected surprises as much as we do? Our crafting community has fallen in love with the flip fold albums and inserts, in fact when traveling in Canada, quite  a number of crafters brought their flip fold albums with them and showed me what they were c...



Creative Inspiration + a Vellum Rose Video

Wednesday September 28, 2016

Hi Friend, How is your week going? Are you and the family enjoying the crisp fall days?  It's the perfect time of year to grab your favorite fall pumpkin spiced  beverage, get comfy and prepare to be inspired!These past couple weeks, I had the opportunity to teach in Canada and met so many wonderful crafters, however one of my favorite things was seeing crafters have the "aha moment" as they shaped their flowers and put together beautiful projects in class. Many of them went from feel...



9 beautiful ideas featuring specially-priced Limited Edition products

Saturday September 24, 2016

1. Vintage Floral Tag- Kathy RoneyLimited Edition products: Celebrate the Journey Sentiments Cling Stamp Set, World Map Cling Stamp Set, Once Upon a Time Die, Majestic Blooms Die, Vintage Morning Background Cling Stamp Set2. Embrace Life - Ujjwal GoelLimited Edition products: World Map Cling Stamp Set, Celebrate the Journey Paper Collection, Balloon and Bicycle Cling Stamp Set3. Memories Flip Fold Album- Angelica TurnerLimited Edition product: Arianna Blooms Paper Collection4. Postcard Rose Min...



Decoupage Memo Pad Wall Decor

Friday September 23, 2016

Hello Friend...Crafting can be so relaxing and so therapeutic. That is what it does to me. I feel happy when I am crafting. Heartfelt Creations has most beautiful papers and stamps with coordinating dies to create wonderful projects. I love making cards and albums with these papers and accessories.Today , I decided to try something new with my products. I am addicted to decoupage  these days.Those who do not know about this art, decoupage is an old art of adhering paper on any surface and t...



How to Create Dimensional Cards with the Classic Rose

Wednesday September 21, 2016

Hi Friend,How is your week going? Have you taken time to create something beautiful this week?  If not......I invite you to block out a couple minutes to be inspired with all the new projects that will not only inspire you to create something beautiful, but also get you started on creating the most beautiful dimensional cards featuring the elegant roses. In talking with hundreds of  crafters, a huge number say that roses are their favorite flower to create!  If you have never cre...



5 Frolicking Frosty Christmas card ideas

Friday September 16, 2016

Instructions 1) Cut cardstock 5 ½” X 8 ½” and score at 2 ¾”, 5 ½”, & 8". 2) Fold at score lines and sharpen creases with a bone folder.  3) On the opposite side of the small fold, measure and pencil mark the centers on each end. Center should be 1 3/8” 4) Using your pencil marks as center line, punch in about ¼” with a 1 3/8” square punch, on both ends. You can use a square die 1 3/8” to 1 ½” If you do not have a punch. This step is creating a track for the slider ...



Debuting the Classic Rose Collection

Wednesday September 14, 2016

Hi Friend, How are you on this beautiful September Wednesday morning? Today is an extra special Wednesday....have you been one of those gals that has seen sneak peeks and left comments, emails, or phone calls telling us how eager and excited you are to create with the Classic Rose Collection! It's finally here!   Beautiful in color, exquisite in fragrance, and ever so dignified, the rose is one of the most coveted flowers found in chic bouquets, or carefully tended flower gardens.It's ...



5 inspiring ideas for the Fleur Borders and Pockets Die

Friday September 9, 2016

  1. Heartfelt Photo Box -  Robin Tharaldson 2. Sunny Sunflowers -  Glenda Brooks3. 3D Flip Fold Album -  Marisa Job 4. Birds and Bloom Album -  Nupur Priya  5. Owl always love you - Linda BontragerOur crafters say...Beautifully delicate die. I love the delicate edges to this set and the fact that a solid background can be put in the background to support it. I've used it with a white foreground and a mirror gold background. It is gorgeous for a formal designed card...



Snow Kissed Inspiration for your Christmas cards this year

Wednesday September 7, 2016

Hi Friend, How are you this beautiful Wednesday morning? Do you find yourself wanting to get started creating something today, but not exactly sure where to  start....or maybe you have wanted to send out Christmas cards to your friends and family this year, but you have kept pushing it off and your track record is to push it to the last minute scramble which takes the joy out of creating something so fun and beautiful! You are at the right place! Today we are featuring many ideas that will...



Sparkling Poinsettia Lantern Tutorial

Friday September 2, 2016

Today I am sharing a DIY Lantern Jar Tutorial.  I’m sure you have seen these jars all over the internet and I wanted to create some for Christmas Hostess Gifts, so here we go. Here is the Lantern Jar completed. Instructions 1) Begin by removing labels or stickers from jars.  Cover jar in Dries Clear Glue. 2)  Place white tissue paper on top; try not to add too many layers as this will prevent the tea light to shine through, I only used one layer of tissue paper and was...



Creative New Inspiration + a Classic Rose Sneak Peek

Wednesday August 31, 2016

Hi Friend, How are you doing today, my friend?  How are you spending the last day in August.....are you taking time to create something beautiful today? How about getting started on those Christmas cards, and get a head start this year. If you feel stuck and want some ideas to get you started, you are in the perfect spot! Each Wednesday we bring you completely new inspiration that allows you to jump start your creativity and inspire you to create something beautiful! If you missed out on th...



Start Your Christmas Cards Today with New Inspiration

Wednesday August 24, 2016

Hello Friend, How is your week going?  Is this week going exactly as planned and fun memories being made or do you find yourself swallowed up in a mountain of cares or concerns with pressures from work, family, health, or just life in general.....If you said yes, to any of the above stressing life situations....I want to encourage you to take a moment for yourself and take some time to create something beautiful! This will allow you to de-stress and lose yourself in the wonderland of c...



17 Snow Kissed cardmaking, scrapbooking and papercrafting ideas

Wednesday August 17, 2016

Hi Friend, How is your week going? Are you settled back into a routine with the kids and grandkids being back in school? Have you taken time to create something beautiful this week?  If not......I invite you to block out a couple minutes to be inspired with all the new projects that will not only inspire you to create something beautiful, but also get you started on creating your Christmas cards early this year. In talking with hundreds of  crafters, a huge number say that Christmas is the num...



Debuting the Snow Kissed Collection

Wednesday August 10, 2016

Hello Friend! How are you on this beautiful August Wednesday morning? Today is an extra special Wednesday....have you been one of those gals that has seen sneak peeks and left comments, emails, or phone calls telling us how eager and excited you are to create with the Snow Kissed Collection! It's finally here!   An exquisite blending of classic winter scenes depicting gentle snowfalls, candle lit windows, countryside sleigh rides mixed with a sprinkling of fun filled images of frosty ...



New Inspiration For You + Snow Kissed Sneak Peeks

Wednesday August 3, 2016

Hi Friend, How are you doing today? Can you believe that August is here and back to school is in full swing? Are you taking time this week to spend time with your loved ones and some "me" time to create something beautiful?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...



Flowershaping 101: Simple techniques for gorgeous flowers

Friday July 29, 2016

Learn how to papercraft gorgeous poppies and daisies, discover tips & techniques to create a project you love and make  relaxing in creativity's wonderland even more wonderful by pressing play now.Add the must-have stamps and dies to your cart: Blazing Poppy Die Blazing Poppy Petals Cling Stamp Set Enchanted Mum Die Enchanted Mum Cling Stamp Set Sunrise Lily Die Go Man Go Prillsby Debbie Seyer  www.debbieseyer.com  ...



New Inspiration to Celebrate the Season

Wednesday July 27, 2016

Hi Friend, How is your week going?  Are you taking advantage of the summer days creating memories with family and snapping some photos, or are you taking some time to escape into your crafting haven to take some "me time" to relax and create something beautiful:)Do you often times feel stuck in a creative rut, feeling completely overwhelmed with all the crafting supplies you have, but don't know where to start! I understand and can totally relate to that feeling....guess what, it happens t...



Create Your Christmas Cards early with the Celebrate the Season Collection

Wednesday July 20, 2016

Hello Friend, How are you doing this beautiful July day? Have you been spending time lately with your family or grand-kids making fun memories this summer? Summer is such a fun time to be outside and enjoy outdoor barbecues, time at the pool and fun activities. In the midst of all this, sometimes we forget to take some down time and rejuvenate by creating something beautiful! So......I invite you to block out a couple minutes to be inspired with all the new projects that will not only inspire y...



Papercrafting Tutorial: DIY Necklace

Friday July 15, 2016

This tutorial will show you how easy it is to create paper beads from strips of paper that you can string together to make a beautiful handmade necklace.  You can also take it one step further and add a coordinating, handmade medallion with a flower embellishment! To create the beads for your necklace, begin by cutting the paper strips that will become the beads.  Lay a 12” x 12” sheet of two-sided designer paper on your trimmer so that one corner is po...



Debuting the Celebrate the Season Collection

Wednesday July 13, 2016

Hi Friends, How are you on this beautiful July Wednesday morning? Today is an extra special Wednesday....have you been one of those gals that has seen sneak peeks and left comments, emails, or phone calls telling us how eager and excited you are to create with the Celebrate the Season Collection! It's finally here!  The time has come to once again “Celebrate the Season!” Non-traditional in color, this new holiday themed collection showcases an assortment of exceptional winter hues…......



New Inspiration for flower-shaping, cards, layouts, and altered projects!

Wednesday July 6, 2016

Hello Friend, How is your week going? If you're in the USA, did you spend some fun time with your friends and family over the July 4th holiday? Maybe you have some extra time off work this week.....what does that mean....you totally need to take some time and create something beautiful this week! You will totally lose yourself in the wonderland of creativity. To help you get started, we are bringing you an amazing plethora of inspiration that will not only inspire you, but with the pictures, he...



Be inspired with the latest cards, video and a Celebrate the Season Sneak Peek

Wednesday June 29, 2016

Hi Friend, How's your day going?  Are you enjoying the day with your family or are you at home with your furbabies by your side:)I so love traveling, teaching and getting to meet fellow card-makers and scrapbookers. This past weekend I had the opportunity to be at the Lakeland, FL Stampfest seeing many ladies experience the "ah ha moment" when they saw card samples that looked so super complicated but when seeing demos and breaking it down into simple easy steps, realized that they to can ...



How to make an Easel Card - 6 EZ steps

Friday June 24, 2016

Step 1)  Start by taking a piece of card stock 10" x 12" and with the 10" side on the top of your scoring tool score at the 2 1/2" and 7 1/2" marks. Step 2)  Rotate the card stock so that the 12" side is on the top of your scoring tool and scor at the 7" and 10 1/2" marks. Step 3)  With the 10" side facing to the top, remove the 2 top panels on the left and right so your piece looks like this. Step 4)  Now using your bone folder, go over the scor lines so you have nice shar...



Take Your Creativity to a New Level with Botanic Orchid Inspiration

Wednesday June 22, 2016

Hi Friend, How is your day going? Is this week going exactly as planned and fun memories being made or do you find yourself swallowed up in a mountain of cares or concerns with pressures from work, family, health, or just life in general.....If you said yes, to any of the above stressing life situations....I want to encourage you to take a moment for yourself and take some time to create something beautiful! This will allow you to de-stress and lose yourself in the wonderland of creativity....a...



Botanic Orchid and Hummer Papercrafting Inspiration

Wednesday June 15, 2016

Hi Friend, How is your week going? Have you had a chance to unplug from the busyness that summer brings  and escaped to your craft hideaway to create?  I don't know about you, but I find that it's super important to have scheduled times each month to create. Not only is this a stress reliever from everyday cares, but it also allows you to express your creativity and experience the joy of making something beautiful that will brighten someone else's day!Take a breather, sit down with you...



Explore creative paradise: Orchid flower birdhouse tutorial!

Friday June 10, 2016

I got this timber birdhouse from Target (on clearance), but I often see similar ones at craft store such as Michaels.  Note that between every layer, I set the medium with a heat tool before moving to the next layer to prevent any unwanted colour blend. For the gesso and texture paste, I like to use the heat tool quite close so that the medium bubbles up to create additional texture. Just be sure to move it before it starts to discolour. I knew that I was going to be using a large number of d...



Debuting the Botanic Orchid Collection

Wednesday June 8, 2016

Hi Friend, How are you on this beautiful June Wednesday morning? Today is an extra special Wednesday....have you been one of those gals that has seen sneak peeks and left comments, emails, or phone calls telling us how eager and excited you are to create with the Botanic Orchid Collection! It's finally here! Showy, elegant and graceful, the divine orchid flower is one that is most certainly recognizable for its unique shape and known for taking center stage all on its own!..... It's the second...



Exquisite...yet EZ to Create....New Inspiration

Wednesday June 1, 2016

Hello Friend, How is your week going? If you're in the US, how did you spend your Memorial Day weekend? Did you have some fun times spent with family creating memories and snapping some photos, or did you take some time to escape into your crafting haven to take some "me time" to relax and create something beautiful:)Do you often times feel stuck in a creative rut, feeling completely overwhelmed with all the crafting supplies you have, but don't know where to start! I understand and can totally ...



Under the Sea Father’s Day Gift

Friday May 27, 2016

Glue the ribbon to the outside of the chipboard only, let dry a few minutes.Arrange the ribbon to the back side of the chipboard as shown and glue down.Let Dry.This should be the finished inside.It’s Magic!!!!! And fun to make…..About the Designer   Olga Jewell has been stamping and scrapbooking for 14 years. She is from beautiful Virginia and has two Chiranian puppies Murphy and Reggie. See more of her creations at http://craftieodamae.blogspot.com/ Products usedUnder The Sea...



Swimming with Creative New Stamped Card & Altered Art Projects

Wednesday May 25, 2016

Hi Friend, How is your day going? Do you have some time set aside  this week to create something beautiful? I don't know about you, but I find when I sit down to create; something happens deep inside me. I get rejuvenated, inspired, somehow the stresses and worries of everyday life melt into a puddle on the floor.....and in the process....if you chose to give away your hand stamped card or project, you have the deep satisfaction of brightening someone else's day and letting them know how mu...



Fintastic New Inspiration with the Under the Sea Collection

Wednesday May 18, 2016

Hi Friend, How are you, your family, and furbabies doing today? I've heard many stories recently of pets in the craft room....from patiently watching you create your next beautiful project, or maybe your cat or dog dumps your open glitter jar if you're ignoring them for too long:) Recently, Tracy (many of you talk with her when you call in) told me that her dad had set a card she had created on her kitchen table and when they returned, one of her dogs has eaten all the dimension off the front of...



‘You are Fintastic’ Tag

Friday May 13, 2016

Click PLAY to see how to shape the flowers: Click HERE to see the introduction of this collection. Please note: All the stamping is done with gold embossing powder. For the Derwent pencil colors used, I have made a color list for each image, because it was so many and long, you will find this listed on my blog. Look to the end of the posting: Sussipoppins.blogspot.com The size of the photos used, (2) 6.5 cm x 4.9 cm and (2) 3.8 cm circles. (6.5cm = 2.6," 4.9cm= 2," 3.8cm=1.5") Step 1: M...



Debuting the Under the Sea Collection

Wednesday May 11, 2016

Hi Friend,How are you on this exciting Wednesday morning? You may say....hey what's happening that's exciting or maybe you are one of those gals that has seen sneak peeks and has been leaving comments, emails, or phone calls on how eager you are to create with this release! It's finally here! If you love....creating handmade projects, warm tropical places, hibiscus florals, and anything vibrant and colorful "Under the Sea" you are in the right place..... It's the second Wednesday of the month...



How you can create your own planner kit embellishments with decorative papers and stamps that you already own

Friday May 6, 2016

Today’s tutorial is for the ever growing and popular “Planner Community”.  Planners have made a real comeback in the last while with the twist of now decorating in them.  Some are used as actual planners for appointments, etc. and some people choose to use them for memory keeping.  “Planner kits” have also become all the rage and today’s tutorial is to show you how you can create your own kit embellishments with decorative papers and stamps that you already own. Let us begin wi...



Under the Sea Sneak Peek and Continuing Designers

Wednesday May 4, 2016

Hi Friend,How is your Wednesday going? Are you enjoying this gorgeous May weather? Spring is one of my favorite seasons and it is so refreshing and rejuvenating to see all the budding florals and trees displaying vivid, lush colors:) What are some og your favorite springtime florals? Do you find yourself stuck in a creative rut or maybe you're looking for the next idea that will jump start your creativity for your next project....or maybe you're like me and still need to create the most beauti...



Berry Sweet Inspiration for Cards + Hydrangea Video

Wednesday April 27, 2016

Hi Friend,How is your week going? I hope you are doing well and if you find yourself needing a double dose of creative inspiration for your next project, you are in the right place! Have you taken time to create something unique and beautiful this week? Today I am very excited to share all the new inspiration from the design team members....there is such an amazing variety, from "berry delightful" cards, to sunflowery goodness, + I am launching a video tutorial inspired by Archana Joshi on how...



Berry Delightful Cards and Altered Art Inspiration

Wednesday April 20, 2016

Hi Friend,How is your week going? I trust you are doing well and have slotted some time into your busy schedule for some time to create! It's absoultely amazing how relaxing and rejuvenating it is to create something beautiful and have some down time away from the busyness of life. This week we are bringing you a plethora of beautiful springtime cards and projects that are "berry delightful." I'm sure these will bring a smile to your face and as you scroll through, you will be inspired to crea...



How do I decorate my Flip Fold mini album?

Tuesday April 19, 2016

Hey friend, how's it going? Do you want to decorate a gorgeous mini album you'll love, but don't know how to get started? Or maybe you've been wondering how to make pockets in your mini albums... In this video, you will get secrets and tips on the best way to make a gorgeous mini flip fold album you'll love. Click PLAY and Emma Lou will absolutely help you!   Products Used   3D Flip Fold Albums and Inserts Bundle Delightful Daisy Die Delightful Daisies Cling Stam...



Debuting the Berry Cafe Collection

Wednesday April 13, 2016

Hi Friend,How are you doing today? Are you in need of some cheery springtime inspiration that is "berry delightful"? You are in the right place! It's the second Wednesday of the month which means that another new collection has just debuted!  The Berry Cafe Collection is here: http://hcgo.co/BerryCafe.  The design team members are showcasing over 20 different ways to use this new collection along with a video  showing you my insider secrets to coloring main stamped images. We have a limite...



Yellow Daisies Gift Set for Mother's Day

Friday April 8, 2016

Happy Friday!It's time for a little inspiration... This week I have a card and gift bag set using yellow daisies. I used the Delightful Daisies Set and matching die for the flowers. They were stamped with VersaMark on Natural White card stock and embossed with Aged Ivory Embossing Enamel. I tried using the regular white card stock, but it was too bright. I like the way it came out on the Natural White much better even though I used white card stock for the rest. The daisies and leaves were ...



New Springtime Cards and a Sneak Peek of the Berry Cafe Collection

Wednesday April 6, 2016

Hello Friend,How is your day going? I absolutely love the crafting community and hearing stories of the difference crafting makes in the life of others. Here are two stories that were shared with me yesterday and I wanted to share them with you. Yesterday while filming our next set of videos, the sweetest couple from OH was here for a tour. When they came through the design studio, Diane shared how much she loves to create and she teaches others how to create cards. All her profits from the cla...



Tutorial: DIY handmade envelopes for your dimensional cards

Friday April 1, 2016

“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...



18 Springtime Cards and Altered Art + a Berry Cafe Sneak Peek

Wednesday March 30, 2016

Hi Friend,How is your day going? Do you find yourself overwhelmed with a huge to do list, but find yourself wanting to lock yourself into your craft room to create something beautiful:) I recently saw this quote on Facebook "Heading to my craft room, if I'm not back in 48 hours, don't call the police, just bring food and water." If this is you, go ahead and enjoy the new inspiration on the blog today posted just for you....please leave a comment below on which project inspired you the most to cr...



Tutorial on making Chip Board and a Side Step Card using the Winking Frog Collection

Friday March 25, 2016

Locate the sheet of paper with the images to be cut out.  I had already cut most of them apart and forgot to take a picture, sorry…. Decide on which ones you want as chip board, cut those out and cut out the same image from card board.  Mine is from the back of a paper pack, you can use almost anything even a cereal box. Glue the matching pieces together and you have your chip board.  You can also add a magnet to the back and use on your refrigerator. Next, let's make the card…. ...



New Papercrafting Inspiration and EZ Floral Corsage Video

Wednesday March 23, 2016

Hi Friend,Happy Spring! How is your week going.....has it been a flurry of busyness or have you had time to create something beautiful? I always find that regardless of what's happening in everyday life, taking time to sit down and create something in the evening is so relaxing. What do you like about creating handmade cards and projects? I would love to hear your thoughts, you can do so by leaving a comment below. Today we are bringing you new creative inspiration that will bring a smile to yo...



Make it in minutes: Easter Lily Corsages

Friday March 18, 2016

Welcome the magic of spring with lily corsages for your Mom, grandkids or Easter Date I made these corsages using the Sunrise Lily Collection this week! I really had no idea if this was going to be an easy project or not, but once I had all my materials ready, they literally took less than half an hour to assemble both of them!    Instructions 1. Stamp the Sunrise Lily Cling Stamp Set twice with Hello Honey Ink onto white cardstock and die cut with coordinating die. Repeat using Rouge ...



Inspiration with a Splash of Springtime and Flirting Froggies

Wednesday March 16, 2016

Hi Friend,How is your week going? Do you find yourself excited that spring is just around the corner, if yes, what is your favorite thing you absolutely love about spring?  Maybe you find yourself in a creative slump today and even though spring is here and everything's bright and cheery, you still find yourself stuck or not sure what technique or card to create next. This week we are bringing you a plethora of beautiful springtime cards and projects that are "toadally" inspiring. I'm sure the...



Springtime Vase Bouquet Card

Friday March 11, 2016

Its that time again, Friday with Heartfelt Creations and I am back with the Sunrise Lily Collection. One of the stamps in the collection has a coordinating die in the shape of a vase.I wanted to share this Vase Bouquet today. I thought the card panel blended beautifully with the swirls n the vase.   The cupping part of the die, I placed in the center of these flowers this time just to see what kind of effect I would get, it actually looks like its part of the flower.. Card Base is 5x...



Debuting the Winking Frog Collection

Wednesday March 9, 2016

Hello Friend! How are you doing today? Are you in need of some cheery springtime inspiration that is "toadally awesome"? You are in the right place! It's the second Wednesday of the month which means that another new collection has just debuted!  The Winking Frog Collection is here: http://hcgo.co/WinkingFrog.  The design team members are showcasing over 20 different ways to use this new collection along with a video  showing you my insider secrets to creating shaping and coloring water li...



New Springtime Cards and a Sneak Peek of the Winking Frog Collection

Wednesday March 2, 2016

Hello Friend,How is your day going! It's the first day of March which means for many of us springtime is right around the corner, yay:)....Have you felt a little lost on what to create next or maybe it seems like your creative mojo has taken a hike to some warmer place, if yes, today the design team is bringing you a ray of sunshine with projects that remind us that springtime is right around the corner. Creating cards like these are a day brightener and will put a smile on your friends faces. ...



21 joyful springtime paper crafting ideas, birthday card video & 2016 design team semifinalists announced!

Wednesday February 24, 2016

Hello Friend,How is your day going? Is it just me or do you think it's hard to believe that we are already nearing the end of February! Wow, this month has flown.....I don't know how your month has been, but I'm hoping you have had some "me time" to create something beautiful! If you need a little extra dose of inspiration for your next project....welcome, you're in the right place:)  February can be a month that's difficult for a lot of people....especially in cold climates where the winter b...



Another versatile and fun use for your papers: 6x6 and 5x7 DIY envelopes for 3D cards tutorial!

Friday February 19, 2016

  "Thank you for posting the instructions for 3-D envelopes. What would the measurements be for a 6x6 and 5x7 envelope?" -Gwen Valentine Dear All,As per the request I am giving a simple step tutorial for couple of popular sizes 3D envelopes. I will start with my all time favorite and most requested size - 6x6.For 6x6 Card Envelope we will need 10 3/8" square paper.First Score at 3 3/4"  and Second Score at 4 1/4"  Turn the paper and repeat the same step for all 4 sides. Then your scor...



EZ, fun Cards and Projects with the Sunrise Lily Collection

Wednesday February 17, 2016

Hello Friend,How has your week been so far? Have you had the chance to create something beautiful this week yet? If not....or maybe you find yourself stuck and need some new inspiration to get you started on your next project...you are at the right place:) The design team members are showcasing so many different styles from clean and simple to detailed masterpieces....and the cool thing is....when you break down each project and follow the detailed instructions and videos that are shared, it's n...



Debuting the Sunrise Lily Collection

Wednesday February 10, 2016

Hi Friend,How are you doing today? Are you in need of some cheery inspiration to wash away winter blahs:) You are in the right place! It's the second Wednesday of the month which means that another new collection has just debuted!  The Sunrise Lily Collection is here: http://hcgo.co/SunriseLily.  The design team members are showcasing over 20 different ways to use this new collection along with a video  showing you my insider secrets to creating the perfect lily. We have a limited number o...



Valentine’s day Chocolate Heart Box

Friday February 5, 2016

Sweeten your loved one's day with this yummy Valentine's Chocolate Heart Box Cut and assemble the box according to the directions (more info here) and also cut out the decorative accents using paper from the All Glammed Up Paper Collection.  The Vintage Floret flowers were stamped with Versamark and heat embossed with Black Opal Embossing Powder before distressing them with Memento Rhubarb Stalk ink. The stems and leaves were also stamped with Versamark before heat embossing them with Fern G...



20 new crafty Spring projects - art from the heart

Wednesday February 3, 2016

Hi Friend,Is your week off to a great start? You know, some days things don't go quite as planned, right:) On Sunday afternoon, my hubby and I were making hummus...we've done this many times before, yet somehow we got the briliant idea to cook garbanzo beans on what we thought was a low setting on the stovetop....and while these were simmering we would take a nap! You guessed it, we were rudely awakened with the smoke alarm blaring along with black, burnt garbanzo beans. Yes, my house still smel...



Sweet New Papercrafting Inspiration, Video Tutorial and Design Team Call:)

Wednesday January 27, 2016

Hello Friend,How does this blustery, cold, January morning find you? I am so grateful for you and to be part of this incredible crafting community! I hear stories all the time of paper crafters creating "art from the heart" and making someone's day by giving them a hand-made card just because they care. It is a small easy gesture to let someone know that you care and what they really mean to you. In fact, just this morning I got to my desk and one of my fellow co-workers had left a card on my de...



How to create "an overload of cuteness" with Sugar Hollow:) - inspiration for papercrafting, cardmaking scrapbooking and art journals

Wednesday January 20, 2016

Hello Friend!Have you been in your craft room trying to chase away winter blahhs or maybe cool down in the middle of the day because you live in a tropical island....(the last one makes me teeny bit jealous since we just arrived home (Indiana) with 0`degree temps and snooowww!) If this is you....you're at the right place:) Today the entire design team is bringing you "an overload of cuteness" with the Sugar Hollow Collection. These little cuties were launched last week at CHA and are bringing sm...



Debuting the Sugar Hollow Collection

Wednesday January 13, 2016

Hello Friends!How are you this beautiful January Wednesday? It's a wonderful day....drumroll... the release of the Sugar Hollow Collection is finally here: http://hcgo.co/SugarHollow. This collection debuted at winter CHA in Anaheim, CA this past weekend and is the first release for 2016! The design team members are showcasing over 20 different ways to use this new collection along with a video featuring my favorite create a scene technique. We have a limited number of the Sugar Hollow I Want ...



CHA 2016: Exclusive Insider peek

Monday January 11, 2016

As an essential member of the creative family, this insider peek is so that you are a part of the papercrafting celebration that’s happening today, Jan 9th-12th, in Anaheim, California at CHA (Craft & Hobby Association). Welcome, friend! Left to right Angelica: Artist, Emma Lou: Creative Director, Richard: Chief Operating Officer, Tracy: Sales & Customer Service, Patricia: Artist, Ben: Sales Representative, Andrea: Sales Representative   Sugar Hollow Collection (see comple...



Remembering Penny O'Dell: Beautiful cards and home décor ideas by a talented papercrafter

Friday January 8, 2016

Honoring someone deceased with a blog post of their creative inspiration is the least that one can do. Penny O'Dell, mom, grandmother, paper crafter and member of the design team passed on from this world on December 13th, 2015. Enjoy this final posting of Penny's beautiful creations...     Blazing Poppy Card Birthday Poppy Card, Always and Forever Feathered Daisy Card Sweet Red Apples card, Peacock Paisley Mini Cards and Box Get Well Fuchsia Bouquet card Thank You card You ...



18 new ideas to use in your cards, home decor, altered albums and scrapbooks

Wednesday January 6, 2016

Hello Friends!I hope 2016 has started off great for you and that maybe you have already created some beautiful handcrafted projects:) I have had my hands all inky and glittery the past couple days creating projects with our next new release, debuting at CHA and online on January 13th! Do you want to see a preview to see what everyone's excited about....follow this link: http://hcgo.co/SugarHollow. Speaking of CHA, I am writing this from Anaheim where CHA is happening in just a couple days. Our...