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Poppies With Sympathy

Poppies With SympathyOther products: Paper: Neenah Natural White, Bronze Metallic (The Paper Studio); Ink: VersaMark, Mocha Mama (Quick Quotes), Soft Suede (Stampin Up), Pink Grapefruit (VersaMagic); Accessories: adhesive pearls, button, cream sheer ribbon (Michaels), trim (Joanns), lace (Hobby Lobby), Bow-Easy Tool (Really Reasonable Ribbon), Grand Calibur, Scor-tape 1/4" and 1/8", Aleenes Fast Grab Tacky Glue, glue dots, Scotch Mounting Tape, Aged Ivory Embossing Enamel (Stampendous), embossing buddy, make-up applicators, heat gun, water mister

Instructions: Card measures 4 1/4" x 5 1/2". Cut Natural White 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", score at 4 1/4" and fold crease to make card base. Cut Bronze Metallic 4 1/16" x 5 5/16". Cut designer paper (pictured) from paper collection to 3 7/8" x 5 1/8", stamp sentiment on bottom left with Soft Suede, ink edges with Mocha Mama and glue to Bronze Metallic mat. Add mats to card base using Scotch Mounting Tape. Cut piece of lace to fit across card and adhere with 1/4" Scor-tape. Cut trim to fit across top of lace and adhere with 1/8" Scor-tape.

Die cut large vine from Cut Mat Create 2A Die using Natural White. Shape leaves on vine using fingernails. Glue to card as pictured using Fast Grab Tacky Glue. Stamp Blazing Poppy Petals (2 times) on Natural White with VersaMark and heat emboss with Aged Ivory Embossing Enamel applying heat from underneath. Color 6 extra small and 2 small flowers with Pink Grapefruit Ink using make-up applicators. (Follow the tutorial here for step by step instructions on this embossing and coloring technique.) Die cut flowers with matching die. Spritz back of flowers with water and shape with Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit and glue together to create 2 small and 1 medium poppy flowers. (Refer to video here for poppy flower shaping techniques.) Add Guilt Trip Prills to flower centers using Art Institute Glue. Add flowers arranging over Large Vine using Art Institute Glue. Add adhesive pearls. Make a 3-loop bow with cream sheer ribbon using Bow-Easy Tool. Add as pictured using Aleenes Fast Grab Tacky Glue. Add button to bow center using glue dots.

Stamp Mat Pad

Birds and Blooms Cling Stamp Set

Birds and Blooms Cling Stamp Set


Cut Mat Create 2A Die


Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit


Blazing Poppy Die