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Petunia Cottage Card

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Other Products: White cardstock, Spellbinders Standard Circles Small, dimensional adhesive, water mister, scissors, paper trimmer, die cutting machine

Watch this tutorial to see how to shape the petunias

Instructions: Cut white cardstock to 8 1/2" x 5 1/2", score and fold at 4 1/4". Using from the Wildwood Cottage die, place it onto the card base, overlapping slightly on the left folded edge and diecut. Pick papers from the Classic Petunia collection and diecut the Wildwood Cottage and roof. Use the smallest square die from the Cut Mat Create 2A to diecut the window opening on the cottage panel and card base. Sponge edges of cottage panel with the Lime Pastel ink and the roof with Berrylicious. Attach cottage panel directly onto card base. Use dimensional adhesive to atttach roof. Find sentiment in the Classic Petunia paper, cut a V into left edge. Sponge edges with Lime ink and attach onto card as shown. Use the 2nd largest Spellbinder circle to diecut center circle of an A2 card front panel. Attach circle to the inside of card behind window.

Stamp the small set of petunias from HCPC-3785 Small Classic Petunia, and petunia corner, small bouquet, wire basket from HCPC-3787 Classic Petunia Bouquet stamp set in Memento Tuxedo Black ink onto white cardstock and diecut with coordinating dies. Use the Stack and Store daubers for detailed application on the images. Use Dark Brown ink to color wire basket. Use Lime Pastel and Guacamole to color the leaves. For petunias use Rose Coral/Berrylicious and Berrylicious/Dark Peony in alternate combinations. Use darker shading in the petunia centers. Dab a bit of the Gold stamp paint onto a non-porous surface such as clear cardstock, spritz with water to dilute and mix. Sponge the mixture onto the leaves. Make another stamp paint mixture, this time with the Magenta stamp paint. Sponge mixture over the petunias. 

Shape petunias and leaves. Using from the Sunrise Lily die, diecut 3 of the smallest flower base and glue each one into a small cone shape. Fill each cone with glue and press small shaped petunia into it. 

Cut apart the petunia corner and attach as shown. Attach wire basket at an arch onto bottom of window opening. Attach bouquet onto wire basket. Attach small petunias and leaves as shown. Fussy cut small hummingbird from the Classic Petunia paper and attach. To finish it off, use Dries Clear glue to add a sparkle of crystal glitter.

Created By: Ellen Miller

Gold 3D Stamp Paint


Cut Mat Create 2A Die


Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit


Magenta 3D Stamp Paint


Sunrise Lily Die


Wildwood Cottage Die


Small Classic Petunia Die


Classic Petunia Bouquet Die