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 https://youtu.be/L9_MLkvpGPQ.
For more tips on creating with the flower shaping molds, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FSdPL7nXvQE.
Instructions: Cut white card base to 6 x 9 1/2" size, score and fold at 4 3/4". Cut a 4 3/4 x 6" pink and green striped panel from the Peony paper collection. Using from the HCD1-7148 Window Frame Die, cut the window opening from panel. Use the panel as a template to cut matching window opening from card base. Sponge edges of striped panel with Magenta Hue ink and attach onto card. Cut a backyard scene from paper collection to 6 x 3 1/2" size and attach onto inside center of card.
Stamp the window frame from HCPC-3794 Window Frame stamp set in Pink Peony ink onto white cardstock and diecut with coordinating dies. Sponge edges of window frame lightly with Magenta Hue ink. Using from the HCD1-7150 Window Box Elements, diecut the lattice piece from white cardstock and cut into half lengthwise. Dab dries clear glue onto a sponge and apply over lattice, then sprinkle with Rajni's Crystal Clear. Attach the lattice pieces onto back, both sides of window frame to create window shutters. Attach window frame onto card as pictured.
Stamp the peony petal set of 2, set of 4 and set of 8 HCPC-3819 Small Sweet Peony set in Pink Peony ink onto white cardstock and diecut with coordinating dies. Stamp the small set of leaves from the same stamp set in Fern Green ink onto white cardstock and diecut with coordinating die. Stamp small bud from HCPC-3821 Peony Bud and Blossom stamp set in Fern Green ink onto white cardstock and diecut with coordinating die. Stamp the bicycle and banner from HCPC-3800 Young At Heart stamp set in Magenta Hue ink onto white cardstock and diecut with coordinating dies.
Use the Stack and Store daubers along with the following inks to color. You will need 1 of the large peony petals, 2 of next size smaller and 3 of smallest. On both sides of the peony petals, use a soft touch of Vibrant Fuchsia ink, shading darker on the inside and light on the edge. Follow up with a highlight of the Magenta Hue ink. On the unstamped side of petals, swipe the Dove Blender from center to edge to finish the look. For the leaves, use Fern Green and Vivid Chartreuse ink. Sponge edges of banner with Magenta Hue and inside with Vivid Chartreuse ink. Use the same 2 inks for bicycle.
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 into 2 bud forms and 3 tiny ones. Shape the stems, leaves and banner with stylus. Remove the green buds from stem with a scissors. In it's place, adhere 1 of the shaped peony buds. Attach budding stem onto card as pictured, placing the smaller peony bud next to it. Cut apart largest leaf and attach next to it. Attach 3 tiny buds and leaves onto bike basket. Use glue and dimensional adhesive to attach bicycle and banner as pictured.
Created By: Ellen Miller