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Sunburst Hibiscus

Sunburst HibiscusOther products: Distress inks (Worn Lipstick, Dried Marigold, Peeled Paint, Cracked Pistachio), Archival Jet Black Ink, Spellbinders Circle die, Vellum paper, Flower Soft Sunshine Yellow, Zig Real Colour Brush Pens light orange, dark orange, red and yellow, dark green and light green, Rangers Perfect Pearls Mist spray, smooth white cardstock, black cardstock, wired pollens

Watch this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84Re1-gaq1o for shaping tips and techniques on the hibiscus flowers and leaves. Watch this video for tips on using decorative border dies https://youtu.be/Ms-PmK7svGI.

Instructions: The finished card measures 8 1/2" x 6". To make the front card panel, cut a smooth white cardstock measuring 8 1/2" x 6" and from the Regal borders and Ornate die, cut on both sides using only the mat die. Distress the die cuts with Peeled Paint and Cracked Pistachio inks. Cut out four pieces of intricate borders from one of the designs from the Regal ornate and Border die. Distress two pieces with a blend of Peeled Paint and Cracked Pistachio and adhere on both sides coinciding with the mat die cut with Art Institute Glue. Distress the other two diecuts with a blend of Worn Lipstick, Dried Marigold and adhere to the green die cuts on both sides but a little below as shown on the card. Spray Perfect Pearl mist on top.

Cut black cardstock 6" x 6". Cut a frame measuring 5.75" x 5.75" from the Sunrise Lily paper pad and attach to the black mat layer. Cut another piece of black cardstock measuring 4" x 4". Cut another piece of coordinating frame from the Sunrise Lily paper pad and attach to the bigger card mat layer. Cut out a circle from this layer using the Spellbinders Circle die. Cut out a circle frame from the same die
in black cardstock. Stamp the sentiment with Archival jet black ink on white cardstock. Add vellum paper on top and adhere beneath the circle cut out on the mat layer. Finish off with the black circle frame diecut.

To make the Hibiscus flowers, stamp With Jet Black Archival ink, the Tropical Hibiscus Stamp 5-6 times on white cardstock. Cut out the flower pieces using the Tropical Hibiscus Die. Colour using the Zig brush pens in light orange and dark orange and then shade using red and yellow colour. Shape the flowers with the Deluxe flower Shaping Kit. Layer the smaller flower inside the bigger flower and adhere together using glue. Colour the pollen stem in yellow color. Two pollens stems are attached together. Apply Glue on the pollens and put Sunshine yellow flower soft. Attach into the centre of flower. Colour the leaves in green colour and shape with the flower kit. Arrange the flowers and leaves with wired pollens as shown on the card. Fluff up the flowers and leaves to give a 3d look.

To make the inside of the card, cut cardstock measuring 12" x 6", score at 6" and fold. Adhere to the back of the card panel. Cut two borders from Regal Borders and Ornate die, distress with Worn Lipstick and Dried Marigold and mist with pearl spray. Attach to the back of the front card panel, on both sides, coinciding with the mat diecut. Cut a mat layer in black cardstock measuring 5.75" x 5.75". Cut a piece of pattern paper 5.5" x 5.5" from Under the Sea Paper pad and attach to this mat layer. Adhere this mat layer to the top of the inside card panel. Cut a diecut in black cardstock from Fleurs Borders and Pocket die and attach to the right bottom corner forming a pocket to hold the tag. Cut out a tag from Under the Sea Paper pad, mat on black cardstock and attach with twine. Insert this inside the pocket diecut. Cut a piece of black cardstock measuring 5.75" x 5.75" and onto this attach a matching hibiscus pattern paper measuring 5.5" x 5.5". Stamp the same sentiment again.



Created By: Anita Kejriwal