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Peony Wishes

Other Products: White cardstock, dimensional adhesive, water mister, scissors, paper trimmer, die cutting machine.

To see how to shape the peony, watch the video at

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Instructions: Cut white card base to 12 x 6" size, score and fold at 6". Cut the 6 x 6" card panel from the Peony paper collection. Diecut the center from panel, using the HCD2-751 Cut Mat Create 2A Die. Attach the border panel directly onto card. Use dimensional adhesive to attach the center panel. Using from the HCD1-7144 Decorative Medallion, diecut 2 pieces of the one pictured, from white cardstock. Cut 1 of the die outline from white cardstock. Sponge the edges of outline with Bamboo Leaves ink. Layer 2 decorative pieces on top of outline and onto card.

Stamp the largest peony from HCPC-3821 Peony Bud and Blossom, set of 2 peony petals from HCPC-3820 Large Sweet Peony and set of 4 and 8 from HCPC-3819 Small Sweet Peony stamp set in Lipstick Red ink onto white cardstock and diecut with coordinating dies. Stamp 4 of largest leaves from HCPC-3820 Large Sweet Peony, 1 small bud from HCPC-3821 Peony Bud and Blossom and small leaf set from HCPC-3819 Small Sweet Peony stamp set in Bamboo Leaves ink and diecut with coordinating dies. Stamp the best wishes banner from HCPC-3800 Young At Heart stamp set in Lipstick Red ink onto white cardstock and diecut with coordinating die.

Use the Stack and Store daubers along with the following inks to color. You will need 1 each of the large peony petals and 2 each of the smaller ones. On both sides of the peony petals, use Lipstick Red ink, shading lighter on the inside and darker on the edge. For the leaves, use Bamboo Leaves. Sponge edges of banner with Lipstick Red ink.

Use the Floral Basics shaping mold to shape petals or simply shape with shaping stylus. If using the shaping mold, place the petals stamped side up into the mold and mist with water. Assemble the peony petals as pictured. Shape the leaves and banner with stylus. Attach peonies, leaves and banner onto card. Dab Dries Clear glue onto a sponge and apply over peonies and leaves as desired, then sprinkle with Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear. Use the same glue to add Minnie Pearl prills to the peony centers.

Created By: Emma Lou Beechy

Hydra Sponges


Cut Mat Create 2A Die


Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit


Minnie Pearls Prills


Decorative Medallion Die


Young At Heart Die


Sweet Peony Paper Collection


Peony Bud and Blossom Die


Large Sweet Peony Die


Small Sweet Peony Die