Heartfelt Creations October 2022 Alumni Hop

Heartfelt Creations Candlelit Christmas Folio Holiday Star, Christmas Poinsettia, Really Reasonable Ribbon by Kathy Clement Kathy by Design

Heartfelt Creations October 2022 Alumni Hop: Candlelit Christmas Folio with Video Tour

Hello, Friends!  Welcome to the Heartfelt Creations October 2022 Alumni Hop!  The hop starts  here and continues until 11:55PM on Monday, October 31st.  You can find a complete list of all the blogs in the hop at the bottom of the post.

You have a chance to win one of TWO $25 gift cards to Heartfelt Creations just by visiting each blog in the hop and leaving a sweet comment on the post.  Winners will be randomly selected and announced on the Heartfelt Creations Facebook page and Blog on Wednesday, November 2nd.  If you are one of the happy winners, please email socialmedia@heartfeltcreations.us within 72 hours to claim your prize.  Please write “Winner of the October Alumni Blog Hop” in the subject line of your email.

Please remember to leave your first and last name in the comment so we can be sure to award the prize to the correct winner.  Now that we have all the information about the hop taken care of, let’s get our craft on!

Candlelit Christmas Folio with Holiday Star and Christmas Poinsettia

Do you have a favorite Heartfelt Creations Christmas collection?  I think that Candlelit Christmas is mine.  All the deep shades of blue mixed with the wintry trees and deer make me shiver with delight.  This month, I used up most of my remaining papers from the collection to make this 6 1/2″ x 8″ flip folio.   It’s always fun to mix old with new, so I added some of the new Holiday Star images and lots of beautiful Christmas poinsettias.  to my project.

Most of  you know that I am a huge fan of ribbon!  So I added a Red Plaid Ribbon closure and bows to my project.  My ribbon comes from Really Reasonable Ribbon, and I’ll link to it in the supply list at the bottom of this post.

A Peek Inside

There is so much to see inside this interactive folio.  You’ll find pockets and pull out pages with lots of room for photos and journaling.

TIP: Score 1/2″ flaps on 6×6 images from the paper collection. Then adhere the flaps behind your patterned paper to create pretty tip in pages.

This gives you room for lots of great holiday photos!

A waterfall mechanism is one of the best ways to add lots of photos to a project.  Once again, I’ve used the 6×6 panels from the paper collection for this purpose.  The little pocket filled with tags is a great spot to add memories.  And there is room for photos here, too!

Hidden pockets are so much fun to add to a folio.  This lovely deer image is the front cover of a generously sized folio. The back side of the folio is tucked behind the base page in a hidden pocket.

Add a photo mat, a small pocket and journaling tags to the base page for even more fun.


The front slash pocket is filled with lots of little folios and photo mats.  You can see all the folio features in the video tour below.

Candlelit Christmas Folio Tour on YouTube

I share lots of tips and ideas in this short video tour.


On With the Hop!

Now hop on down the list to see what the other amazing Heartfelt Creations Alumni Designers have cooked up to inspire you.  Be sure to leave a comment on each blog so that you can enter the giveaway!

Kathy (You are HERE) ♥ Vicki  Gloria   BBart Cards Alissa  ♥ Lisa   ♥ Candy ♥ LynnHeartfelt Creations Blog 

You can find a linked supply list below this post.

Enjoy the hop!




29 thoughts on “Heartfelt Creations October 2022 Alumni Hop

  1. Valerie Anderson

    Beautiful Kathy, I love this collection! I have never made a folio but I think I will try this one❤❤❤

  2. judy3118

    Can I say “I love you Kathy!” I always look forward to see what you have created and you never disappoint!

  3. Claire Gagne

    I’m loving this one Kathy. Beautiful, as always. Do you have a tutorial on this one? Or another that would be like it. Think I could make one for a lady friend who has become a grandma of twins & this would be wonderful to send to her. Be well, be safe & TYFS

  4. Beverly Jordan

    I fell in love with this because of these gorgeous HC Candlelit pp’s! Beautiful blues with all of the fancy poinsettias and holly you made just for this beautiful folio! Love all of the charms, ribbons and bits and pieces all tucked inside!! You do such fabulous work!

  5. Denise Silvernail

    Wow! I wanted to put each page on my table and just stare at it. It is beautiful in every way.

  6. soozyb2013

    Another work of art. It is really pretty and all the details including charms galore! Have a marvelous weekend.

  7. Verna Angerhofer

    So very beautiful with all the gorgeous papers and elements you added to this wonderful folio.

  8. Martie Rollin

    LOVE all the beautifully crafted poinsettias on the front cover!! And the spine charms are just right. Such a festive holiday project! Yes, that red gingham ribbon really works on this project. Well done, Kathy!

  9. Terry Law

    Absolutely gorgeous Kathy! One of my all time favourite Christmas collections from Heartfelt Creations. Love how you embelished the poinsettias and the stars!

  10. Dana Roepke

    Beautiful – so many goodies and places for photos and journaling. Could be used to chronicle your entire Christmas celebration! Love all the elements included with the HFC paper pads – you have shown how this folio pattern could be used with many of their collections – I appreciate that 🙂

  11. Gena Krannig

    Absolutely stunning, Kathy! First off, I love all of the Winter charms you added to the spine of the folio. The poinsettias on the front are simply gorgeous along with that jeweled snowflake. The pockets and pull out pages are fantastic. It’s like looking through a winter wonderland Christmas story book! This is one of the most beautiful paper collections ever! Thank you for sharing! Hugs!

  12. Glenda

    You must be the queen of the folio! Beautiful blues and reds and so many things to see as you go along!

  13. Patricia

    I absolutely loved this paper collection when it debut , and I love how you used it to make a Christmas portfolio

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