Heartfelt Creations Alumni Blog Hop October 2022

The blog hop begins at 8AM EDT on Friday October 28th 2022 and runs until 11:55PM EDT on Monday October 31st 2022

To enter, all you have to do is to leave a comment on my blog to be in with a chance of winning $25 Heartfelt Creations gift certificate. Click on the links at the bottom of the blog to access each Alumni Team Members blog and you will automatically be able to see their stunning inspirations for this months blog hop. Comment on all the Alumni blogs for your chance to win! Don’t forget to click on the Heartfelt Creations blog at the end of the blog and leave a comment for yet another chance to win $25 Heartfelt Creations Gift Certificate. That means there are two chances to win!!!!The winners will be announced on the Heartfelt Creations Facebook Page and the Heartfelt Creations Blog on Wednesday November 2nd 2022. If you are a lucky winner claim your prize by emailing socialmedia@heartfeltcreations.com with the title ‘WINNER OF THE OCTOBER 2022 ALUMNI HOP’ within 72 hours of the announcement. Good luck 😍

Hello and welcome! πŸ’•

Inspired by the time of year I really wanted to give a Halloween vibe for this months blog hop. I pulled some decorative papers in red, purple and orange from Home on the Farm and Dazzling Dahlia paper pads and used black cardstock from my stash.

Snip off one section of the 5 x 7″ archway card base. I inked around the edges of the front of the card base with Black Soot. Die-cut decorative paper with Teardrop Lattice Die and ink the edges with the same ink, add a bit more ink inside the die-cut if you want to make it a bit more spooky! Adhere to the card base.

Die-cut Lattice Flourish in black cardstock and snip off the bottom so the Lattice will sit within the red. Adhere orange behind the die-cut and trim off excess. Do the same with the lower section in purple, ink up before hand. I like to adhere multiple die-cuts when I want them to be a bit more rigid and I did this with the die-cuts in black using 2 layers of black cardstock adhered together.

TIP: Apply dries clear, keeping away from the extreme outside edges of the die-cut, adhere decorative paper behind and use small scissors at an angle to cut off the excess will ensure no poking out pieces.
TIP: If you only have scraps of decorative papers left use scrap over a specific part of the die

Off setting the red posts gives a black shadow behind.

Stamp out Autumn Wreath in black ink onto white cardstock and clear heat emboss. Colour with Zig Clean Colour markers and die-cut.

Die-cut Seasonal Wreath outline die in white cardstock and ink the edges in black. Die-cut a purple wreath, ink the edges in black and adhere over the white. Stamp out your sentiment. Die-cut the holly leaves in black cardstock and adhere over with foam pads.

Assemble the card, adhere the black cardstock arch with dries clear (don’t forget to attach the top of the ribbon to the back prior). Cover the exposed nodes of the lower section with black self adhesive gems and adhere the lower section on foam pads. Tip: leave some foam pads at the bottom exposed so the ribbon can be tucked under and secured. Adhere the wreath over using foam pads and secure your die-cut on and under the black holly some with dries clear and some on foam pads.

I hope you have found my blog helpful and inspiring today and I look forward to seeing your makes on the Heartfelt Creations Official Facebook page.

Please join me again for more crafty fun on the Heartfelt Creations Alumni Blog Hop which takes place the last Friday of every month.

Keeeeep crafting! (homage to Strictly πŸ˜‚)

Crafty hugs, Lynn πŸ’•

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F: What The Heart Wants Facebook
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I: What The Heart Wants Instagram

Heartfelt Creations Products List:

Other Products:

  • Black cardstock
  • white cardstock
  • Organge ribbon
  • Black self adhesive gems
  • Distress ink
  • Foam pads

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37 thoughts on “Heartfelt Creations Alumni Blog Hop October 2022

  1. This project really demonstrates how creative you are! Never would have imagined a fall or Halloween card using these supplies. Well done!! Black ink distressing can really set the mood on a project. Nice work!

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  2. You are so clever with how you used these dies and made this fabulous project!! I am learning so much!! The lattice flourish with the gate pieces was my favorite parts!!

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