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For more tips on creating with the Buttons and Blooms collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/WpR2XrSH0U0.

For more tips on creating with the flower shaping molds, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FSdPL7nXvQE.

Instructions: Click here to view a larger photo of this project. Create gift box using the dark blue paper from the Buttons and Blooms Paper Collection and the box pattern found here. Make one in white cardstock also and put them together for an extra sturdy box. Add lace border from the Sweetheart Borders Die to the front flap.

Stamp buttons from the Buttons and Blooms set in black, cut out with coordinating dies and sponge with Buttercup and Paradise Teal inks. Cut out extra buttons with the Buttons and Blooms Die and glue multiple layers together to give the buttons a realistic thickness. Sponge the sides with ink and cover the buttons with 3D Crystal Lacquer.

To create the flowers, stamp the large and medium flowers from the Buttons and Blooms set in Danube Blue and sponge with same, cut out with corresponding dies, and sponge edges with same. Stamp the small flowers from the Classic Buttons and Blooms set in Buttercup and sponge with same, cut out with corresponding dies, and sponge edges with same. For Leaves, stamp the flowers in Leaf Green, once sponged and cut out, cut petals apart to use as leaves. Use 3D Floral Basics Shaping mold to sculpt flowers, see video for details on the Shaping Molds. Add a small button to each flower center. Add Crystal Clear glitter.

Stamp, and sponge leaves from the Leafy Accents set in Bamboo Leaves, cut out with corresponding dies and sculpt with the 3D Leafy Accents Shaping Mold.

For belly band: cut a 1.75 x 12 inch strip of yellow designer paper from the Buttons and Blooms Paper Collection and a 1 inch strip of the dark blue. Create a lace border for each side with the Borders Essentials die. Layer a lace border on both sides of the yellow strip and layer the dark blue strip on top. Use the box pattern to get the fold pattern for the belly band, make it slightly larger so that it moves smoothly over the box.

Cut out the sentiment tag and the yellow striped tag from the paper collection with the dies from the Ornamental Tags Die.

Adhere buttons to the front of the belly band and the flowers, leaves, bow and tags to the top, as shown.



Created By: Darla Rants



3-D Crystal Lacquer
3D1844

$6.99

Border Essentials Die
HCD1-783

$29.99

Sweetheart Borders Die
HCD1-7161

$29.99

Leafy Accents Die
HCD1-7193

$29.99

Ornamental Tags Die
HCD1-7203

$29.99

Buttons and Blooms Die
HCD1-7205

$29.99