Asters for a Special Day

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Asters for a Special Day

Other Products: White card, hot glue, copic pens: YG03, V17, V15, V09, BV02. Stampin Up! inks granny apple green, old olive, shaded spruce, gorgeous grape, highland heather, & berry burst ink pads – stampin up! set 9 water colour paints - cosmic shimmer, archival saffron ink, foam pads, clear embossing powder

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Instructions: Click here to view more photos of this project. Score and fold a 7” x 14” piece of white card at 7” and 3.5” to create an easel card base. Cut a pale square of paper from the pad, slightly smaller than 7” square and edge with gorgeous grape ink. Select a 6” x 6” paper from the collection and ink around the edges – layer both papers onto the card base.

Die cut 2 x corners from the elegant pocket accents die and adhere to the front corners of the card base. Die cut the eyelet strip from white card and the centre strip using a paper from the collection. Adhere these to the card base using foam pads to create a stopper.

Cut a pale paper from the pad, slighter smaller than 7” x 3.5”, ink the edges and adhere to the front of the easel. Cut a second strip of darker paper 2.5” deep and adhere this on top of the pale paper.

Make the flowers: Stamp using gorgeous grape ink onto the flower shaping card. Colour the centre using saffron ink and the outer petal with highland heather ink. Die cut. Edge the petals with berry burst ink. Use chic aubergine watercolour paint to colour the reverse of the petals and shape the petals whilst still damp.

Make the leaves: Stamp onto the flower shaping paper using old olive ink. Colour using granny apple green ink, die cut and colour reverse with the granny apple green. Edge the front very lightly with shaded spruce ink. Spritz with water and shape using the flower shaping kit.

Make the sprays: Stamp onto the flower shaping paper using old olive ink. Colour the flowers using the copic pens. Colour the stems using granny apple green ink and die cut. Lightly shape using the flower shaping tools.

Stamp the sentiment onto pale paper from the collection using gorgeous grape ink, cover with clear embossing paper, remove excess and heat to set. Die cut using the circle dies and edge with the same colour ink. Die cut a slightly larger circle of paper and another slightly larger circle of white card and lay these ontop of a die cut doily from the darker paper and butterfly kisses decorative die.

Die cut the outer die from the heart of joy die, turn this around and line up to create a complete circle. Die cut a third semi-circle of card and adhere to the back of the decorative circle to create more strength to the card. Die cut a pale paper circle in the same way, edge with gorgeous grape ink and adhere to the decorative white circle. Add to the card using foam pads. Cover the outer circle and bottom of the easel card with dries clear glue and sprinkle over crystal clear. Remove excess and allow to dry.

Position all the flowers, sentiment, leaves and sprays onto the card using hot glue. Add a white crystal drop to the centre of each flower and cover with the prills, allow to dry and remove excess.

Created By Cheryl Morgan
  1. Minnie Pearls Prills
    Minnie Pearls Prills ANC803
  2. Eyelet Circle & Basics Small Die
  3. Circle Basics Large Die
    Circle Basics Large Die HCD1-7155
  4. Butterfly Kisses Decorative Die
  5. Ticket and Tags Die
    Ticket and Tags Die HCD1-7201
  6. Elegant Pocket Accents Die
    Elegant Pocket Accents Die HCD1-7213
  7. Heart of Joy Decorative Die
    Heart of Joy Decorative Die HCD1-7256
  8. Wild Aster Die
    Wild Aster Die HCD1-7257
  9. Wild Aster Spray Die
    Wild Aster Spray Die HCD1-7258
  10. Stack and Store Daubers-Pack of 30
  11. Wild Aster Paper Collection
    Wild Aster Paper Collection HCDP1-2106
  12. Just For You Sentiments Cling Stamp Set
  13. Wild Aster Cling Stamp Set
    Wild Aster Cling Stamp Set HCPC-3887
  14. Wild Aster Spray Cling Stamp Set
  15. Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit
    Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit HCST1-401
  16. Nuvo Crystal Drops - Gloss White
  17. Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear
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