Other products used: K & Company “Girl Scout” paper pad; The Crafter’s Workshop Bricks Mask 12” & Alphabet template “Perky Letters”; Tim Holtz “Antique Linen” and “Tea Dye” distress ink pad; Flourish With A Bling Adhesive Pearls 100 Pack Pearl, Picot Edge Circles Nestabilities.
Instructions: Begin with white cardstock 12 x 12”. Stamp the cracked edge with HCPC 3470 Broken Cinder Blocks PreCut Set and brown ink. Then stitch the blue edge on top of it. Place the Crafter’s Workshop Bricks Mask in the middle of your page and outline the middle bricks with black pencil. Color them up with Tim Holtz “Antique Linen” distress ink pad. Then stamp the manor house from HCPC 3480 Brookside Manor PreCut Set and the large tree from HCPC 3457 Birch Tree PreCut Set on both sides of the brick background. Use green and brown ink pad and color some of the elements with watercolor pencils. Using the HCPC 3478 Twining Roses PreCut Set stamp the flowery heart in the upper left corner of your page. Cut 2 middle-sized and one large circles with Picot Edge Circles Nestabilities from pattern paper. Stamp the wording from HCPC 3323 Large Elegant Word Background PreCut Set on the large circle and distress its edges with Tim Holtz “Tea Dye” distress ink. Add small pearls to embellish them. Cut a 10 x 15 cm rectangle from blue pattern paper. Shape its edges with decorative scissors and stitch a frame around its edge. Then cut the cat out of your picture and adhere it with 3d tape onto the blue rectangle. Place it on your background and glue the circles under it. Cut 4 garden fences with HCD 723 Garden Romance Die and create the long fence under the cats paws with them. You may have to cut some of the elements out. Using the HCPC 3477 Bird Haven PreCut Set and HCD 723 Garden Romance Die stamp and cut the bird house. Die cut one of the posts from the Elegant Posts Shapeabilities Die and “hang” the bird house on it. Stamp and cut three birds from pattern paper using the HCPC 3480 Brookside Manor PreCut Set and HCD 723 Garden Romance Die. Glue them on your layout with 3d tape. For the flowers – stamp 2 large, 4 middle and 4 small blossoms with HCPC 3407 Botanical Floral 2 PreCut Set and HCPC 3406 Botanical Floral 1 PreCut Set. Die cut them with Rose Creations Shapeabilities Die. Then emboss and shape the petals by hand. Layer the flowers and attach the different layers together with a pearl brad. Adhere them under the tree. Stamp and cut different leaves with HCPC 3405 Leaf Medley PreCut Set and Foliage Shapeabilities. Emboss them and position them around the flowers. For the title – using The Crafter’s Workshop Alphabet Template “Perky Letters” and dark brown pencil write your title on a piece of white cardstock. Distress it with Tim Holtz “Antique Linen” distress ink pad. Then cut two tags with Fancy Tags Two Shapeabilities Die and remove the swirls from one side. Glue then together to create the base for the title. Adhere all layers together, add few pearls and place the large tag on your layout.
EMILIA VAN DEN HEUVEL