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Pink Dogwood Foldout Card

Other Products: White, & light green cardstock, Spun Sugar Distress ink, Colorbox Orchid pigment ink, Memento Gray Flannel ink, Altenew Evergreen, & Frayed Leaf ink, black, & white gel pen, green micro beads, Copic markers: E51, 27, & C1, pop-dots

Watch this video to learn different shaping techniques using the dogwood flowers. Watch these videos and for lots of tips on using the border basics dies and foldout cards.

Instructions: Using white cardstock cut one of each of the elegant borders, and one set of "Thank You" words. Cut one of the classic borders as pictured. Using select papers from the collection and following the video listed above, cover front and back of foldouts, one, two, and three, adding the decorative borders as pictured. For the back of the card cut a 6" X 5 1/2" piece of designer paper and cut the top with the classic border. Glue the same design white border over the cut out on designer paper. Glue this entire piece to the back of card.

Using white cardstock, stamp one dove, three extra plain tails only, (will use in floral arrangements) and one set of each of the medium and small dogwood petals with gray ink. Cut three large and four small stamens from green cardstock. Using white cardstock, stamp four of the large leaf and two of the small leaf sets with evergreen ink. Sponge frayed leaf ink over the leaves. Cut all pieces with matching dies. Color notch in flower petals with E27 marker. Sponge orchid ink in centers and on edges of petals. Roll up stamens, add glue to tips and sprinkle with micro beads. Using video above assemble flowers and shape leaves. Run strings of glue down petals and sprinkle with glitter. Add glue to leaves and sprinkle with Krystallos. Sponge distress ink around edges of dove, darken eye with black pen and add a white dot to center of eye. Add glue to dove wings and tail and all extra cut tails, then sprinkle with glitter. When all are dry arrange and glue to card as pictured, using pop-dots as needed. Glue in extra tails as flourishes, snipping if necessary.

Cut small "love" tag and bend and glue to first foldout arrangement. Onto white cardstock stamp "for my friend" and "you are so thoughtful" sentiments with back ink. Cut friend sentiment to 1 3/8" X 1 1/4" and thoughtful to 1" X 2 1/2". Sponge edges with distress ink. Cut designer paper mats for each, making the 1/8" bigger on all sides. Glue together. Add friend to second fold out and thoughtful to third foldout with pop-dots to finish your card.

Created By: Maureen Russell

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