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Other Products: Zig Clean Colour Brush Markers 045, 041, Heart of Gold Prills, Spellbinders Decorated Birthday die, SU Wild Wasabi Cardstock, Bristol Smooth Card, Memento Flannel Grey

For more tips on creating with the Young at Heart collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/kmqAVM6ibfM

Instructions: Finished card size is 5 1/2" x 6 1/4". Cut the base card using the Spellbinders Decorated Birthday die out of the green cardstock, creating the stepper card. Cut 1 piece of patterned paper 1" x 5 1/2", sponge the edges with Cantaloupe ink and adhere to the bottom of the card. Cut two pieces of patterned paper 1" x 1", sponge the edges with Cantaloupe ink and adhere to the side. Cut two pieces of patterned paper 1" x 3", sponge the edges with Cantaloupe ink and adhere along the long sides of the side step.

Cut 2 pieces of green cardstock 4 1/4" x 6 1/2", and using the leaf edge die from the Elegant Border Basics die set, die cut the top edge of both pieces of green cardstock. Adhere the two pieces together. Cut a piece of patterned paper 4 1/4" x 6", and using the edge die from the Classic Borders Basic die set, die cut the top edge to fit the green card. Trim to fit, sponge the edges with Cantaloupe ink and adhere to the green card. Adhere this to the card base with Dries Clear Glue.

Cut a piece of panel paper featuring the arch and penny farthing from the paper collection.  Die cut the oval die from the HCD1-7156 Eyelet Oval & Small Basics Oval.  Sponge the edges of the frame with Cantaloupe ink and adhere to the front of the green card with foam strips as shown.  Adhere the oval inner to the centre of the card with Dries Clear Glue.  Die cut the eyelet frame using the HCD1-7156 Eyelet Oval & Small Basics Oval outer eyelet die and the next size die and adhere to the edge of the oval.

Stamp the fence from the HCPC-37772 Wildwood Cottage Accents stamp set in Tuxedo Black ink on white cardstock and die cut using the coordinating die. Sponge lightly with Flannel Grey ink and trim and place on both the back steps of the card.

Stamp the bird and flower image from the Wildwood HCSD1-2913 Wildwood Bird Haven Stamp set in Tuxedo Black ink on white cardstock.  Using the sponge daubers colour the bird in Summer Sky and Cantaloupe inks, the flowers with Rouge ink and the leaves with Bamboo Leaves.   Die cut using the coordinating die, shape using The Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit and adhere to the right front of the oval as shown.

Stamp the flowers and leaves sprays from HCPC-3769 Wildwood Floral stamp set in Tuxedo Black on white cardstock.  Sponge the flowers with Rouge ink and the leaves with Bamboo Leaves before die cutting with the coordinating die. Shape the flowers and leaves using the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit and adhere to the front of card and on the fences on the back steps. 

To make the extra flowers stamp the small flowers from the HCPC-3769 Wildwood Floral stamp set in Tuxedo Black ink on white cardstock.  Sponge with Cantaloupe ink and Rouge ink and die cut with the coordinating die.  Shape the flowers and adhere to the sprays of leaves and flowers as shown.

Stamp the grass images from the HCPC-37772 Wildwood Cottage Accents stamp set in Northern Pine ink on white cardstock, sponge with Bamboo Leaves and die cut using the coordinating die.  Add to the front of the card and adhere the yellow flowers as shown.

Stamp the small birds from the HCPC-3768 Woodsy Critters stamp set with Tuxedo Black ink on white cardstock and die cut with the coordinating die.  Sponge the top of the birds with Summer Sky ink and the bottoms of the birds with Cantaloupe ink.  Shape lightly using the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit and adhere to the card as shown.

Add Heart of Gold Prills to the centre of the flowers, and using the Glue Gloss add Crystal Clear to the flowers.

Stamp the Happy Birthday sentiment from the HCPC-3802 Good Times Sentiment Stamp Set in StazOn Black ink on Bristol Smooth card. Colour with the Zig Clean Brush markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Add to the card on the top left as shown.



Created By: Patricia Manhire



Young at Heart Die
HCD1-7158

$29.99
Wildwood Bird Haven Stamp and Die Combo

Wildwood Bird Haven Stamp and Die Combo

$29.99

Wildwood Cottage Accents Die
HCD1-7128

$29.99

Wildwood Florals Die
HCD1-7125

$29.99

Woodsy Critters Die
HCD1-7124

$29.99

Classic Border Basics Die
HCD1-7119

$29.99

Delicate Border Basics Die
HCD1-7118

$29.99

Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit
HCST1-401

$39.99