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Cockatoo Haven

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Other Products: Green cardstock, paper trimmer, mini mister, Prismacolor pencils (French Grey 10%, French Grey 20%, French Grey 50%, Naples Yellow, Lemon Yellow, Chartreuse, Dark Green, spring Green,  Kelly Green, True Green. White, Magenta), Squeezed Lemon Distress Ink, sponge dauber, double sided tape, Misty, Stonehinge colored pencil paper, Spellbinder circle nesting die

Watch this tutorial to see how to shape the plumerias.

Instructions: Cut heavy weight white cardstock at 5 1/2 x 11". Score at 5 1/2" to create a top-fold card. Cut green cardstock at 5 1/4 x 5 1/4". Cut designer paper at 5 x 5". Adhere the layers of cardstock using double sided tape. 

Cut a Spellbinders circle from green cardstock and a smaller nested circle from the designer paper. Add dimensional dot adhesive to the back of the mat and adhere to the cardstock as shown in the picture.

Stamp the cockatoo image on colored pencil paper using memento Tuxedo Black Ink. Die cut the image with the Tropical Cockatoo Die Set. Die cut 4 additional images from green cardstock. Adhere the layers together to add strength and dimension to the cockatoo image. Color the cockatoo using Prismacolor  French Grey 10%, French Grey 20%, French Grey 50%, Naples Yellow, Lemon Yellow and white. Adhere the cockatoo to the mat circles.

Stamp the leaves from the Tropical Paradise and Tropical Cockatoo Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black and diecut with coordinating dies. Color the leaves with Prismacolor Chartreuse, Dark Green, Spring Green, Kelly Green, True Green and White. Sponge the edges with Memento Bamboo Leaves, Memento Olive Green and Memento Teal Die Ink. Alternate the sponging ink among the various leaves to give variation. 

Stamp plumeria flowers with Berrylicious ink. The small plumeria was colored with Naples Yellow, Lemon Yellow and Magenta. Sponge the plumeria with Berrylicious Chalk Ink and Squeezed Lemon Distress Ink. Shape the flowers. 

Apply a light coating of dries clear adhesive and sprinkle with crystal ultra fine glitter.  Adhere teal Gala Glitz to the left left side of the designer paper. Adhere the leaves with dimensional dots. Adhere the plumeria flowers.  

Created By: Marie Gamber

Teal Gala Glitz

Teal Gala Glitz


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Tropical Plumeria Die


Tropical Cockatoo Die


Tropical Paradise Die