Other Products: Mustard Seed, Wild honey, Worn Lipstick and Black Soot Distress inks, Morning Dew Nuvo Crystal Drops, transparent glitter and pearls.
For more tips on creating with the French Cottage Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/cATv3wk2_sM.
Instructions: Stamp the French Doorway Cling Stamp Set on a scrap piece of paper and then immediately on a 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" white card base to get 2nd generation stamping with Jet Black Archival Ink. Ink the stamped image with Black Soot Distress ink using varying pressure to get a slightly uneven look. Cut a piece of pattern paper from the French Cottage Paper Collection slightly smaller than the outer edge of the doorway and adhere it on the card base.
Die cut a piece of white cardstock using the detailed die from the French Doorway Die and trim the outside to be slightly smaller than the outer frame of the doorway. Adhere this on the pattern paper using Darice Adhesive Foam Strips.
Stamp the French Doorway Cling Stamp Set on a piece of white cardstock with Jet Black Archival Ink. Ink the stamped image with Black Soot Distress ink using varying pressure to get a slightly uneven look. Die cut the arch using the dies from French Doorway Die. Align and adhere this piece on the card front using Darice Adhesive Foam Strips.
Stamp the swing from Cottage Lifestyle Cling Stamp Set on a piece of white cardstock using Jet Black Archival Ink. Color it using Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers and die cut I, and 4 more pieces of white cardstock using matching die from Cottage Lifestyle Die. Adhere all the die cuts together to make a thicker piece. Apply a layer of Designer Dries Clear Adhesive to the cushion on the swing and sprinkle transparent glitter. Burnish the glitter with your fingers once the glue is dry to remove excess glitter. Apply tiny dots of Bright Gold Nuvo Crystal Drops to the buttons on the cushion. Adhere this swing on the card front as shown.
Stamp the branch image from French Cottage 'scapes Cling Stamp Set twice on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper using Olive Archival Ink and die cut using matching die from French Cottage 'scapes Die. Ink it with Leaf Green Archival Ink and brown Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers.
Stamp the flowers from the same stamp set on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper using Mustard Seed Distress ink and die cut using matching dies from French Cottage 'scapes Die. Ink the flowers using Wild honey and Worn Lipstick Distress inks.
Spray the flowers and leaves with water and shape them using Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit. Add a pink stamen from Pastel Pearl Stamens to the flower centers. Arrange and adhere all the leaves and flowers on the card as shown.
Add a few ladybugs made with Ebony Black and Red Berry Nuvo Crystal Drops to the flower arrangement. Also add few drops of Morning Dew Nuvo crystal drops to the flower arrangement. Add a few pearls to the die cut window for the finishing touch.