Other Products: Spellbinders Les Papillions 2, Spellbinders Standard Circle Small, ColorBox Chalk ink - Prussian Blue and Olive Pastel, Memento ink - Tuxedo Black, Paris Dusk, Morocco and Peanut Brittle, Tombow Markers #N00, 565, 476, 025, White cardstock, Cream cardstock, Kaisercraft rubons, 1/8" foam strips, Fiskars Paper Trimmer.
Instructions: View full page layout here. Begin this double page layout by selecting 2 papers from the Classic Sunflower Paper Collection. Refer to sketch # 33 here for sizes and placement of photos and mats. Use the olive green paper from the Cut Mat Create Paper Collection to mat all the photos and journaling blocks.
Use a paper trimmer to cut out Sunshine In My Soul title strip and use 1/8" foam strip to adhere onto left page of layout. Stamp the sunflower from HCPC 3626 Classic Sunflower PreCut Set in Mememto Tuxedo Black onto white cardstock 3 times. Use the coordinating Sunflower die to cut all sunflowers. You will need 3 each of the 2nd and 3rd largest sunflower and then 4 each of medium/small and small sunflowers. Sponge sunflowers with Prussian Blue and the outer edges with Paris Dusk ink. Add a light touch of diluted light blue stamp paint. Use the Paper Blossom tool kit and mat to shape flowers. Refer to the tutorial here to create the tattered sunflower look.
Stamp the open 3 leaf image from HCPC 3545 Open Leaf PreCut Set in Olive Pastel onto cream cardstock 5 times. Cut the leaves with coordinating Classic Leaf Die. Sponge leaves with ColorBox Olive Pastel ink and then also sponge diluted Gold stamp paint to add a touch of shimmer. Shape leaves. Stamp 3 butterflies from the HCPC 3627 Sunflower Stem PreCut Set and 1 butterfly from HCPC 3630 Summers Day PreCut Set in Memento Tuxedo Black onto white cardstock. Cut with coordinating Spellbinders Les Papillions 2 die. Use the Tombow Markers #N00, 565, 476, 025 to color butterflies. Add a touch of diluted Light Blue stamp paint to butterflies and shape wings to create a more realistic look.
Stamp Love Joy Happiness circle from HCPC 3568 Moments With You PreCut Set in Memento Tuxedo Black onto cream cardstock and cut with coordinating Spellbinder Standard Circle Small die. Sponge circle with ColorBox Olive Pastel and Memento Peanut Brittle. Stamp HCPC 3594 Time Sentiments PreCut Set and HCPC 3593 Numeral Clocks PreCut Set in Memento Tuxedo Black onto cream cardstock and cut with coordinating Time die. Choose the Happy Times clock and a number clock from die cuts. Color number clock with Memento Morocco ink and Happy Times clock with Tombow #N00 and 025. Layer all 3 circles on top of each other as shown. Use arrow die from Cut Mat Create 1B die to cut out kindness, sunshine and dream text from the Sunflower paper collection. Use dimensional adhesive to place circles and arrows onto layout as shown. Use dries clear glue to attach leaves, sunflowers and butterflies to layout as pictured. Use the same glue to add Im Amaized prills to centers of sunflowers and butterflies.
Created By: Linda Bontrager