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Petunia Garden Gateway

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Other Products: White cardstock, 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 1/4" x 5 1/2", score and fold at 1 3/8" and 6 7/8". Cut 6 x 6" paper from the Classic Petunia paper to a 5 1/2" x 5 1/2" size panel. Diecut the botanic window from the center of the panel. Cut the panel into half as shown. Sponge edges of panels with Berrylicious ink and attach on right and left flaps of card. Stamp 'It's Your Birthday' in Berrylicious ink onto top left of card as shown. Cut the 6 x 6" petunia panel with the garden bench to a 5 1/4 x 5 1/4" size and attach onto the inside of card. 

Stamp the small and medium set of petunias from HCPC-3785 Small Classic Petunia, hanging basket from HCPC-3787 Classic Petunia Bouquet, petunia border from HCPC-3786 Large Classic Petunia and stone pathway from HCPC-3772 Wildwood Cottage Accents stamp set in Memento Tuxedo Black ink onto white cardstock and diecut with coordinating dies. Stamp large gate from HCPC-3746 Festive Gate in Memento Teal Zeal ink onto white cardstock and diecut with coordinating die. Cut off gate posts and sponge edges with Teal Zeal ink. Use dimensional adhesive to attach gate posts onto right and left side of card.

Use the Stack and Store daubers for detailed application on the images. Use Dark Brown, Lime Pastel and Guacamole to color stone pathway. Use Dark Brown on the wire part of hanging 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 stone pathway, hanging basket, petunias and leaves. Using from the Sunrise Lily die, diecut 3 small flower bases and glue each one into a cone shape. Fill each cone with glue and press shaped petunias into each one. 

Attach hanging basket, petunia border, petunias and leaves onto card as shown. To finish it off, use Dries Clear glue to add a sparkle of crystal glitter.

Created By: Ellen Miller

Gold 3D Stamp Paint


Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit


Magenta 3D Stamp Paint


Sunrise Lily Die


Botanic Window Die


Festive Gate Cling Stamp Set


Festive Gate Die


Wildwood Cottage Accents Die


Small Classic Petunia Die


Large Classic Petunia Die


Classic Petunia Bouquet Die