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Other products: White Cardstock, Art Institute Microfine Poupon Glitter, Fingertip sponges, Spray Bottle w/Water, Dimensional Adhesive, Paper Trimmer, Scissors

Watch this video for shaping tips and techniques on the hibiscus flowers and leaves.

Instructions: Start with 11" x 5 1/2" white card base, score and fold at 5 1/2". Cut bright pink Under The Sea paper to 5 1/4" x 5 1/4" size. Cut 6" x 6" teal Under The Sea paper to 5" x 5" size. Use Memento Rose Bud ink to sponge to edges of card base, pink & teal panels. Layer pink and teal panel directly onto card as shown. Diecut second largest of the HCD2-749 Cut Mat Create 1A Die from pink Under The Sea paper. Sponge edges with Rose Bud ink and use dimensional adhesive to attach in lower right corner of card.

Stamp "Life With You is Fintastic" in Rose Bud ink onto white cardstock and diecut with arrow from HCD1-761 Everyday Heroes Die. Sponge edges of arrow with Rose Bud ink. Stamp fish from HCPC-3739 Under the Sea Cling Stamp Set in ColorBox Dark Brown ink onto white cardstock and diecut with coordinating die. Use Fantastix Tool along with Rose bud and Cantaloupe ink to color fish. You can view a quick coloring Fantastix tutorial here. ( Stamp large seashell from HCPC-3738 Coral Reef Collage Cling Stamp Set, set of hibiscus and leaf from HCPC-3736 Tropical Hibiscus Cling Stamp Set in Dark Brown ink onto white cardstock and diecut with coordinating dies. Sponge large shell with Cantaloupe, leaf with Cantaloupe and Teal Zeal, centers of hibiscus with Rose Bud and outer edges with Cantaloupe ink. Place a dab of Gold Stamp Paint onto some clear cardstock or other non porous surface, spritz with water to dilute, and use hydra sponge to tap off first then lightly apply over fish, large shell, hibiscus, leaves and let dry. The stamp paint increases the color vibrance and adds shimmer. Use Deluxe Flower Shaping kit to shape fish, large shell, hibiscus and leaf. Use glue and dimensional adhesive to attach arrow, fish, large shell, hibiscus as shown. Cut apart leaf and attach as shown. Use Dries Clear Glue to add Poupon Glitter and Heart Of Gold prills onto card as desired.

Created By: Ellen Miller

Hydra Sponges


Funnel Tray


Clear Cardstock 8.5 x 11


Gold 3D Stamp Paint


Cut Mat Create 1A Die

Everyday Heroes Die

Everyday Heroes Die


Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit


Tropical Hibiscus Die


Coral Reef Collage Die


Under The Sea Die