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Green And Teal Hibiscus

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Other products: White & Kraft cardstock; Distress Inks: Peacock Feathers, Shabby Shutters; Heirloom Oval Die, Labels 4 Nestabilities (Spellbinders Paper Arts); Whimsical Flora Embossing Folder (Spellbinders Paper Arts); 3d foam squares; winter white seam binding

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

Instructions: This card measures 5" x 7". To begin, cut a piece of Kraft cardstock to 7" x 10". Score at 5" and fold in half to create the base of this card. Cut a piece of the white cardstock to 4 3/4" x 6 3/4". Emboss this white piece using the Whimsical Flora embossing folder.

Die cut the green patterned paper from the Under the Sea collection paper pad using the Heirloom Oval die. Die cut the middle of the die from white cardstock and adhere this white piece in the middle of the die cut. Stamp the sentiment onto white cardstock using brown ink and die cut using a Labels 4 die. Die cut a slightly larger Labels 4 die cut from the green patterned paper and adhere the sentiment panel onto this die cut.

Stamp the flower images onto white cardstock using brown ink. Using a sponge dauber, color the flowers using Shabby Shutters distress ink on the petals of the flower and use Peacock Feathers distress ink for the middle of the flowers. Die cut the flowers using the matching die.

After shaping the flowers, add some Lettuce Entertain You! Prills in the middle. Wrap the seam binding around the white embossed layer and adhere the die cut in the middle of the panel. Tie the ribbon into a bow. Adhere the white panel to the card base. Adhere the flowers into place as shown to complete this card.

Created By: Debbie Seyer