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Tropical Best Wishes

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Other Products: White card stock, Maroon cardstock, Gansai Tambi water colours, Archival Leaf green, Library Green, Plum, Saffron, Glossy Accents, Ice Stickles, Versafine Onyx Black ink, hot glue gun

Watch this tutorial to see how to shape the plumerias.

Instructions: Start by creating this card with a 7 x 7" white card base. Adhere a 6 1/4 x 6 1/4" maroon coloured mat layer onto this card panel. Cut a card panel measuring 6" x 6" from white card stock. Add some watercolour from gansai tambi set using very pastel shades and attach onto maroon cardstock. Cut a leafy border from the Delicate Border Basics die using the Tropical Paradise pattern paper and adhere to the lower half. Add another smaller piece of Tropical Paradise paper on top of this layer.  

Stamp the bird images with Onyx black ink and cut with coordinating die. Colour with Gansai Tambi water colours. Stamp the Plumeria with plum and saffron inks and diecut with coordinating dies. Use the same inks to color them. Shape lightly in flower shaping tool and assemble the flowers using hot glue gun. Stamp the leaves with Library green ink and colour with a blend of leaf green and library green. Shape and mold the leaves. Add some glossy accents to make the leaf shiny. Add stickles. 

 Cut a die cut from eyelet ovals die and adhere on the right side of card panel. Add the cockatoo and arrange all the flowers and leaves. Adhere the flamingos on the lower left and arrange the flowers and leaves. Add some stickles to birds and flowers. Cut two ticket sentiments from the pattern paper and adhere as shown. Stamp the best wishes sentiment and add the card.

Created By: Anita Kejriwal

Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit


Eyelet Oval Die


Delicate Border Basics Die


Monkeying Around Die


Tropical Plumeria Die


Tropical Cockatoo Die


Tropical Paradise Die