Wednesday, January 11, 2012

New Release Wednesday!

Yipee!  Heartfelt Creations is back to release a fabulously elegant collection!  The Chateau Gate Collection has a little bit of everyting and you'll definitely find that you can create feminine AND masculine projects with this collection.  Here's what HC has to say about their newest collection:

"This Chateau Gate Collection is "magnificent" .  The intricate detail in each of the designs is absolutely beautiful. This collection is very versatile and you will be able to create projects for the men in your life, invites, graduations, love, congrats and so many more! This collection features 9 PreCut Stamp Sets and one beautiful new exclusive Spellbinders die designed specifically for Heartfelt Creations."

Leave a comment on the HC blog by January 17 to be eligible to win the entire release valued at $174.90. The winner will be announced on January 18 on the HC Blog.

I decided to challenge myself to use the cityscape images in this release.  All week I'll be sharing color variations and layouts using this collection so I hope they will inspire you to create feminine AND masculine cards using this collection!
 I Love You
HCPC 3444 Scenic Vista Precut Set
HCPC 3449 Door To My Heart Precut Set
Zip Dry Glue

Red Ribbon
Colorbox Chalk ink:  Charcoal, Amber Clay
Ranger Distress Ink:  Fired Brick, Frayed Burlap
Valentine Ticket
Kraft, Red cardstock
Silver Stickles
Silver bling
Stamp cityscape onto Kraft A2 card base.  Distress around edges of cardfront using Frayed Burlap ink.  Attach ribbon.  Stamp handmade primitive heart shape using Fired brick ink and cityscape image.  Distress and attach heart and ticket to cardfront under ribbon using pop dot.    Attach Silver bling and the card is complete.
Here's a little sweet treat...In a fun little package...
HCPC 3444 Scenic Vista Precut Set

small paper bag
Burgundy ribbon
cream DMC floss
Pink button (Basic Grey)
Fiskars Threading Water Punch
Colorbox Chalk Ink:  Amber Clay, Charcoal
Ranger Distress Ink:  Frayed Burlap, Fired Brick
Directions:  Stamp cityscape onto paper bag (all sides including gusseted sides) using Amber Clay ink.  Distress using Frayed Burlap ink.  Use Fiskars tool to cut edge of bag.  Fold flap over and attach ribbon.  
Handcut primitive heart.  Stamp Cityscape image using Fired Brick ink and black ink for sentiment.  Attach floss and button and attach to ribbon using Zip Dry Glue.  (Ribbon is removable to allow you to insert/remove contents into/from bag. 

I'll be back tomorrow to share some more projects using this fabulous collection!!!


  1. Very creative! We all need a cute bag now and then and yours is perfect! Great use of this stamp!

  2. Very creative! I love the tone-on-tone!!

  3. The card and bag are both fantastic! Great way to 'dress up' a gift and I think it is a clever way to use that city stamp!

  4. I love seeing you back in the saddle! I love the dreamy vintage feel I get from these!

  5. This is so super cute and creative. I love the little heart and tag accent.