Today I am featuring another card using the Flowering Dogwood Collection. The flowers are just beautiful and so versatile for both cardstock and vellum. I had done a batch of flowers in green and pink and they have done several cards including the card in my last post. I love the combination of Memento New Sprout and Lilac Posies as they do together really well.
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Cardstock – Bazzill smooth white
Paper – Flowering Dogwood
Stamps – Flowering Dogwood, Flowering Dogwood Branches
Dies – Flowering Dogwood, Flowering Dogwood Branches, Ornate Borders and Pockets, Luggage and Labels, Spellbinders Ovals – Small, Pop-ups – Decorated Birthday
Inks – Memento Pistachio, New Sprout, Lilac Posies, Espresso Truffle, Colorbox Dark Brown
Prills – Lettuce Entertain You
Art Glitter Ultrafine Glitter – Crystal
Krystallos Vintage Glass Glitter
Art Glitter Dries clear adhesive
Heartfelt Creations Deluxe Shaping Kit
Dove Blender pen
Using the Spellbinders Pop-up die – die cut the centre step card base from the white cardstock. Die cut the paper with the branches border using the same die and adhere the paper over the base cardstock. Add a strip of the pink border to the base of the front of the card.
Select a panel featuring the dove from the paper collection and die cut the centre oval out. Adhere the frame to the centre step with foam tape and then adhere the centre oval in the centre of the oval. Die cut the border from the Ornate Borders and Pockets die from white cardstock completely and adhere to the top of the centre step.
Stamp the branches with the Espresso Truffle and colour in the flowers using the Dove blender pen and Lilac Posies. Colour the leaves with the Pistachio and the branches with the dark brown ink using the blender pen. Die cut out and cut in the centre to adhere around the oval to make a frame.
To make the pink flowers stamp the flowers using Lilac Posies ink. Sponge the centre of the flowers with the New Sprout ink and then die cut the flowers. Softly sponge the edge of the flowers with the Lilac Posies ink. For the green flowers stamp the flowers with Pistachio ink and sponge the centre with New Sprout, die cut and then edge the flowers with Pistachio ink. Spritz a little water on the back of the flowers and then shape using the Deluxe Shaping Kit. Die cut the small and large stamens in green cardstock and roll them up using the quilling tool from the Deluxe Shaping Kit. Adhere them to the centre of the flowers. Add glitter using the Art Glitter Dries Clear adhesive along the veins of the flowers. Add the prills to the centre of the flowers. Finally add the Krystallos Vintage Glass Glitter to the flowers on the outside.
Add glitter to the dove using the Art Glitter Dries clear glue.
Add the flowers to the card as shown and die cut the tag from the paper using the tag die from the Luggage and Labels die set.