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Blooming Love Birds

Other Products: White Cardstock, Gray Flannel Memento ink, Copic Markers: E51, B24, 21, R00, RV93, 95, white, & black gel pen, Crystal Art Glitter, Color Box dark Plum & Smoke Blue pigment ink pads, iridescent rhinestones, small flat back pearls, birdcage charm, jump ring, white mesh ribbon, pop-dots

Watch this video to learn how to create flowers with the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit.

Instructions: Make a 6" X 6" white card base. Cut a 5 7/8" square mat of plum designer paper from pad and glue to card front. Cut a 6" X 6" card front from paper pad and trim to 5 5/8" square. Cut a 7" strip of ribbon and glue to right side of this panel and glue ends to the back. Glue panel to mat on card front. Glue small pearls and rhinestones to circle edge on card panel by alternating as shown.

Using gray ink, stamp four sets of flower petals and small birds onto white cardstock. Using black ink, stamp four sets of leaf clusters onto green printed paper from pad. Cut all with matching dies. Color bird bodies with B24, & 21. Color bellies with R00 and then use RV93 & 95 to shade. Darken eye with black pen and add a dot of white. Color beak and feet with several coats of R00. Use white ink and sponge edges of all leaves. Sponge half of flower petals with plum and the other half with blue. Color centers with E51. Shape and glue petals together to form four large, three medium and nine small flowers. Add glue to flower tips and sprinkle on glitter. Shape birds and add with pop-dots to cover printed birds. Arrange flowers and leaves on left side of card and glue in place as pictured.

Cut two tags with luggage die and glue in place among flowers. Make a small double bow. Attach charm with jump ring. Glue bow to upper right corner. Glue a rhinestone surrounded by pearls to knot, to finish the card.

Created By: Maureen Russell

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Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit


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