Other products: Copic X-Press It paper, aqua plastic trim, aqua organza ribbon, VersaMark ink, white embossing powder, round shaker card pouches, beads & micro beads or sequins, Spellbinders Classic Circles small, & thinking of you words die (optional), rhinestone Stickers, light green & light pink cardstock, Copic markers E29, 25, 23, 21, YG67, 63, G20, YG95, 93, 91, R30, R81, 83, RV000, Y13, & 17, B000, small corner rounder punch, glue, score board and heat gun of choice
Watch this video https://youtu.be/MdCjrtRUcFU to learn how to create and shape the flowers.
Instructions: Cut a light green piece of cardstock 10 1/4" X 7". On the long side of this, score at 3" and 8", fold to create a 5" X 7" card base. Cut two 2 3/4" X 6 3/4" pieces of designer paper, pattern of your choice. One for the left front inside and one outside. Cut two 2" X 6" pieces of a different patterned paper for the right side, one for the outside and one inside. Cut a 4 3/4" X 6 3/4" piece of patterned for inside center. Glue these five pieces in place. Cut a 2 1/4" X 5 3/4" mat of dark green from paper pad. Cut a 2 1/8" X 5 1/8" piece of light green patterned paper from pad and glue these two together. Glue this panel to the center of left card front. Cut a 1 3/4" X 4 1/4" mat of light green cardstock. Cut a patterned piece from the pad at 1 1/2" X 4", glue this to mat. Glue this to the lower left card front, making sure not to glue to the right folded panel.
Using the largest die of the classic circles small set cut a dragonfly from the paper pad. Add beads or bangles of choice to the inside of the shaker pouch peal off strip to expose the adhesive and place dragonfly print over this. Trim around edges of paper up to the pouch edge. Cut one solid circle from dark green in paper pad. Then cut another using the largest circle and taping the second largest circle to cut a frame for the shaker pouch. Glue the frame to the pouch edge and then glue the solid circle to the back. Adhere this to card front as pictured. Glue trim around edge of pouch.
Stamp four sets each of the lily pad and larger Lily petals with black ink on white Copic paper. Color the lily petals with R81 and RV000 and just touch the tips with R83. Color the lily pads using YG67, 63, & G20. Cut with matching die and follow the video listed above to assemble flowers. I used the white gala glitz for the centers and touched it with the Y17 marker for a bit of yellow color. Stamp the relaxing frog and frogs in tree onto Copic paper with black ink. Color the tree using E29, 25, 23, & 21. Color all frogs using YG95, 93, & 91 with a touch of R30 for cheeks. Color the flowers and lily pads using the same markers as listed for the Lily flowers and pads already colored. Add a bit of B000 to color the water. Cut the tree out with matching die. I fussy cut the relaxing frog as pictured. Glue in place on inside of card.
Stamp the sentiment on dark green paper from pad with Versamark, dust with white embossing powder and heat set. Trim to 3 1/2" X 1 1/2" and round corners with the punch. Cut "thinking of you" words and snip in half and glue to inside panels if you wish. Cut two 2 1/2" square pieces of pink cardstock tape them to the top of fancier regal die and cut them out to form the little fancy corners. Glue them in place of card front corners and then add the rhinestone trim. Make a small bow and glue to the card front as pictured to complete your card.
Created By: Maureen Russell