Elegant Swirl Shaker
Other Products: scissors/paper trimmer, hot glue gun, self-adhesive pearls, shaker pieces, versamark, clear embossing powder
For more ideas on creating with the Elegant Gateway Dies and Accents, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/H6fZTiYUH_w.
For more tips on creating with the Wild Rose Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/2ALPhFnT-qI.
Instructions: Die-cut the outer mat in orange and the swirl frame in purple from the Dazzling Dahlia Paper Collection and mat and layer together, edge the outer mats with Archival Majestic Violet. Position the gateway die onto this and die-cut. Die-cut the outer mat and gateway die in purple and adhere to the front inside of the gateway card. Position the die-cut orange/purple mat and layer on the front of the gateway fold card and place the gateway die inside of the aperture. With a pencil draw around the inside edge of the gateway die. Remove the die-cut aperture and tape the gateway die onto the pencil line and die-cut. Cut a coordinating outer mat for the middle section of the gateway card from the Dazzling Dahlia paper pad and adhere. Die-cut another gateway in purple and another in white cardstock. Close the gatefold card and use the aperture to position the dot purple frame onto the middle section, then adhere the internal part of the die-cut. On the white internal part of the gateway, stamp out in black versamark and clear heat emboss ‘Thinking of You Today’. Color the sentiment with Zig Clean Color Markers and adhere with dots to the center. Die-cut the Elegant Swirl Gateway Die in reverse colorway to the front of the card and mat and layer onto the back of the card, adding a white swirl decorative die-cut to the center.
Cut with scissors a piece of clear cardstock smaller than the orange outer mat on the front of the card and adhere to the card base prior to adhering the orange and purple mat and layer. Cut another piece of clear cardstock and adhere to the back of the orange dot arch gateway (or adhere first then trim off the excess clear cardstock around the arch with scissors). Apply foam strips behind the orange dot arch frame and prior to adhering to the front of the card, add some shaker pieces onto the existing clear cardstock.
Stamp onto Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper in Archival Red Carnation the Wild Small Rose. Use the daubers to color with Bright Tangelo. Die-cut and color the backs in Bright Tangelo and edge with Carnation Red and Sepia. Place in the mold and spritz with water prior to running through the die-cutting machine. Use the Flower Shaping Tool Kit to cup the centers. Adhere the petals with hot glue and add dries clear to the centers prior to adding prills and glitter.
Stamp onto Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper Leafy Accents in Leaf Green and die-cut with coordinating dies. Color the back of the leaves in Leaf Green and fronts in Leaf Green and Vivid Chartreuse, edge the leaves in Library Green. Place in the coordinating mold and spritz with water prior to running through the die-cutting machine.
Use a hot glue gun to add Wild Roses to the front and back panels of the gateway fold card then apply self-adhesive pearls over the visible dots.