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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Heartfelt Z Fold Cardinal Card

Good morning!

It is unreal thinking about Christmas and snow while sitting in this blistering heat!  I know that Christmas is in hot weather down in Australia but it is hard to imagine!!
I can't think of Christmas time without having visions like what is on my card going through my mind.
I love this fence paper that goes with the fence stamp and worked in perfectly.  The jingle bells on the leather makes a great border as well (I think it must be part of the reindeer gear, eh?)
The extra snow in the sky was made with Chunky White Embossing Powder (Stampendous).
See the snow on the wheel? That is glitter snow paste, I also put it on the fence tops and on the holly.

Heartfelt Z Fold Cardinal Card

HCPC-3746  Festive Gate Cling Stamps
HCD1-7105  Festive Gate Die
HCPC-3792  Festive Holiday Cling Stamps
HCD1-7146  Festive Holiday Die
HCPC-3793  Holly Berry Jingle Cling Stamp
HCD1-7147  Holly Berry Jingle Die
HCPC-3791  Festive Holly & Cardinals Cling Stamps
HCD1-7145  Festive Holly & Cardinals Die
HCDP1-280  Festive Holly Paper Collection
HCST1-401  Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit
HCDA1-449  Stack n Store Daubers
159723     Designer Dries Clear Adhesive
352854     Glue Metal tip

Instructions: Other products: Spellbinders 5 X 7 Holly Frame die, Glitter Snow, Dazzling Diamonds glitter, Chunky white embossing powder, ribbon, gold micro beads, Stickles, 3-M foam tape, Heavy weight white card stock, white card stock, Copic Markers: YOO,Y11,Y15,Y32,YR31,YR24,R21,R24,R29,R59,YG03,YG25,YG17,E33,

card size is 4 X 5 1/2" closed, 4 X 12" open.  Cut 12 X 12 heavy weight card stock to 5 1/2 X 12 and score at 4" and 8".  Cut 3 pieces of red designer paper to 3 3/4" X 5 1/4" and 3 pieces of fence and gate designer paper to 3 1/2" X 5". Over a hot iron (I set the iron upside down on a stand) sprinkle chunky white embossing powder over the top portion of the fence and gate designer paper and melt chunks. Glue the red paper to each panel and then the gate paper (be sure to keep clear of the score lines). Stamp, die cut and color Jingle Bell piece (X3), holly pieces, wagon wheel and gate. Add some snow to the fence tops, on the holly and on the wagon wheel. Pop the wagon wheel up on the left panel and add more snow to the ground.  Poop the gate up on the middle section and add snow to the ground.  Make the swag on the gate using a piece from the Holly Frame and the Holly from Festive Holly. Cute the sign out from the designer paper and thread white floss through holes punched with an 1/8" hole punch.  On the third panel I added the holly and berry pieces and more snow on the bottom.  Tie two of the jingle bell belts together by the buckles with red ribbon. then finish going along the entire top with belt pieces.

Thanks for visiting today!!
Please leave a comment and tell me what you think.

Just a thought:
Christmas is all about the birth of Christ.  We celebrate Christmas with Christmas trees, holly, snow, pine cones, ornaments and decorations galore but did you know that the reason He came down in the form of a human baby was to  show us how to live our lives through His example.  He came because He loves us so much.  He came to ultimately die to pay the penalty for all of  us who have sinned and do you know that God's word says that we have all sinned? Romans 3:23 "For everyone has sinned; we all fall short of God’s glorious standard".
Jesus said that "I am the way, the truth and the life, no one comes to the Father except through me", John 14:6.  He is the savior of the world.  God's word also says  "if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. 10 For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation". Romans 10:9-10.  I could tell you all kinds of scripture but why not just read it yourself? Start with Matthew in the New Testament and read through...don't have a Bible? Here is a link to a Bible on line.


Jan's Paper Flowers said...

This is beautiful Robin!

Olga Jewell said...

Gorgeous as always! said...

I'm loving everything about your card. Very beautiful as always.

Karan Gerber said...

beautiful card, love your details

Patricia Manhire said...

This is gorgeous! Love all the details you have put into it. xx

BeautifulMomentCards - Tracey Fehr said...

Robin, you have an amazing eye for detail and every project you create just shines! Your card is amazing!

Susie Williams said...

Hold that thought mate. You and your wonderful DH must come and have an Australian Christmas!!! I digress, about your card, what can I say that describes how jaw dropping amazing this is. I could look at your amazing creations all day long my dear friend. xxx

CherylQuilts said...

Oh, Robin, this is GORGEOUS and exquisitely made! I LOVE your cards for Heartfelt Creations, and you have truly found your "home" and comfort zone! Amazing works of art, and this is extra special. Hehe! I'm with Susie! Come down to South Florida for's totally lovely and no snow! We love it and have lights all over with decorations...we never lack for the spirit of Christmas here!! And I also agree with her that your creations are jaw-dropping! Love you! Hugs! xoxo