Other products: White Cardstock, Dimensional Adhesive, Fingertip Sponges, Scissors, X-Acto Knife, Paper Cutter, Die Cutting Machine
Watch this video https://youtu.be/SRyuiBrFluo to learn how to create and shape the Botanic Orchid flowers.
Instructions: Cut white cardstock to 11" x 4 1/2" size, then score and fold at 5 1/2" to create card base. Stamp Orchid Wishes from HCPC-3744 Botanic Orchid Wishes set in Memento Lilac Posies, stamp off onto scrap paper 1x, then onto top left of card base as pictured. Repeat process on bottom right of card base. Cut 2" x 1" strips of green patterned paper from 6" x 6" panel of Botanic Orchid paper collection. Sponge edges of card base and strips with Memento Lilac Posies ink. Attach strips onto card base as shown. Diecut largest rectangle of HCD2-751 Cut Mat Create 2A Die from teal patterned paper in Botanic Orchid paper and attach onto card as shown.
Stamp orchid plant from HCPC-3744 Botanic Orchid Wishes set in Lilac Posies ink onto white cardstock and diecut with largest rectangle from HCD2-752 Cut Mat Create 2B Die. Use an X-Acto knife to cut along bottom outline of two orchid leaves. Use Fantastix along with Lilac Posies and New Sprout ink to color orchid plant. Watch Fantastix coloring tutorial at http://hcgo.co/fantastixcolor. Sponge edges of the orchid panel with Lilac Posies and use dimensional adhesive to attach onto teal panel. Stamp coffee cup from HCPC-3709 Coffee Talk Cling Stamp set, orchid spray from HCPC-3744 Botanic Orchid Wishes set and small orchid from HCPC-3741 Botanic Orchid set in Lilac Posies ink onto white cardstock and diecut with coordinating dies. Stamp hummingbirds from HCPC-3742 Regal Hummingbird set in Memento Teal Zeal ink onto white cardstock and diecut with coordinating die. Stamp "Happy Birthday" from HCPC-3614 Summer Glory set in Lilac Posies onto white cardstock and diecut with arrow from HCD2-750 Cut Mat Create 1B Die.
Use Memento Teal Zeal, New Sprout and Lilac Posies along with fingertip sponges to color hummingbirds as shown. Use Lilac Posies and New Sprout ink to color orchid and orchid sprays. Sponge around edges of arrow with Lilac Posies ink. Sponge edges of coffee cup with Teal Zeal and use Lilac Posies over floral design of cup. Cut off coffee handle to create flower pot. Use X-Acto knife to cut along inside edge of pot to create opening for plant. Use Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit to shape hummingbirds, orchids, orchid spray and flower pot. Slip flower pot right underneath bottom of orchid leaves and use glue and dimensional adhesive to attach onto panel. Use glue and dimensional adhesive to attach hummingbirds, orchids, orchid spray and arrow onto card as pictured. Lastly, use Dries Clear glue to add a sparkle of Crystal glitter over card as desired.
Created By: Ellen Miller