Aquatic Hibiscus

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Aquatic Hibiscus

Other products: Spellbinders Standard Circles Large, White Cardstock, Art Institute Microfine Poupon Glitter, Fingertip sponges, Spray Bottle w/Water, Dimensional Adhesive, Paper Trimmer, Scissors

Instructions: Start with 11" x 4 1/4" white card base, score and fold at 5 1/2". Cut A2 size card front from Under The Sea paper with soft teal reverse side. Sponge outer edges of the card base and soft teal side of card front with Memento Rose Bud ink. Attach card front directly onto card base. Diecut second largest of the HCD2-749 Cut Mat Create 1A Die from pink Under The Sea paper. Sponge edges with Rose Bud ink and use dimensional adhesive to attach onto center of card.

Stamp flourishing hibiscus from HCPC-3737 Under the Sea Coral Cling Stamp Set in ColorBox Dark Brown ink onto white cardstock and diecut with coordinating die. Use sponges along with Memento Rose Bud, Cantaloupe and Teal Zeal to color the hibiscus flourish. Stamp aquatic window scene (2x) from HCPC-3738 Coral Reef Collage Cling Stamp Set in Dark Brown ink onto white cardstock. Diecut one of the aquatic window scenes with coordinating circular die and the second one with small fish die. Diecut 4th largest circle of Spellbinders Standard Circles Large from clear cardstock. Use sponges and Fantastix along with Rose Bud, Cantaloupe and Teal Zeal ink to color aquatic window scene and small fish. You can view a quick coloring Fantastix tutorial here. Place a dab of Gold Stamp Paint onto some clear cardstock or other non porous surface, spritz with water to dilute, and use hydra sponge to tap off first then lightly apply over flourishing hibiscus, aquatic scene, fish and let dry. The stamp paint increases the color vibrance and adds shimmer. Attach clear cardstock circle onto backside of aquatic frame. Use Deluxe Flower Shaping kit to shape flourishing hibiscus, and small fish. Cut apart flourishing hibiscus and use glue and dimensional adhesive to attach as shown. Attach aquatic scene directly onto pink panel and use dimensional adhesive to attach small fish. Use dimensional adhesive to attach aquatic window frame over scene, bending outside hinge to attach onto card. Cut "Fintastic" sentiment from Under The Sea paper, cut V in left side and attach to card. Use Dries Clear Glue to add Poupon Glitter and Heart Of Gold prills onto card as desired.

Created By Ellen Miller
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