Exotic Calla Lilies
Other Products: Crushed Olive, Mowed Lawn, Pine Needles, Black Soot, Worn Lipstick, carved Pumpkin, Mustard Seed and Mermaid Lagoon Distress inks, watercolor cardstock, green floral tape, Morning Dew Nuvo Crystal Drops, Ribbon, Transparent and green glitter and transparent dew drops.
For more tips on creating with the Calla Lily Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/VWKPoXjpiug.
Instructions: Click here for more photos of this project. Cut 5 pattern paper circles from the Calla Lily Paper Collection using the largest die from Rounded Sunlight Window Die. Adhere them on the 6" x 6" Swing Fold Card. Die cut 2 pieces of white cardstock using the 2 largest dies from Rounded Window Frame Die. Ink the larger die cut with Mowed Lawn and Mermaid Lagoon Distress inks. Adhere it on the front of the 6" x 6" Swing Fold Card base and the smaller die cut on top of the larger one using Darice Adhesive Foam Strips.
Die cut a piece of white cardstock using the largest die from Eyelet Circle and Basics Small Dies and ink it lightly with Mermaid Lagoon Distress ink. Adhere it on the card base using Darice Adhesive Foam Strips. Die cut a piece of pattern paper from the same paper collection using the largest die from Circle Basics Large Dies and adhere it on the previous circle die cut.
Die cut 2 pieces of white cardstock using the dies from Rounded Eyelet Window Die and Rounded Lattice Window Die. Use a line of Designer Dries Clear Adhesive on the circular edge to adhere both the die cuts on the inside of 1st and 3rd panel of the card base to create 2 pockets.
Die cut a piece of white cardstock using the 3rd largest die from Rounded Window Frame Die and adhere it on the middle section of the card as shown. Die cut another piece of white cardstock using the eyelet circle die from Furry-Tailed Frolic Die and stamp the sentiment from the Just For You Sentiments Cling Stamp Set using Jet Black Archival Ink. Adhere this on the previous die cut.
Stamp the Swan image from Swan Lake Cling Stamp Set with Jet Black Archival Ink on 2 pieces of watercolor cardstock. Color the images using Crushed Olive, Mowed Lawn, Pine Needles, Black Soot, Worn Lipstick, carved Pumpkin, Mustard Seed and Mermaid Lagoon Distress inks. Die cut the image using matching dies from Swan Lake Die. Use Stack and Store Daubers to apply a thin layer of Designer Dries Clear Adhesive on the swans and sprinkle it with transparent glitter, let dry and burnish to rub off the excess glitter. Slightly curl the feathers of the swan of one of the colored images using the pointed side of Groove Golf Tool. Adhere it on the 2nd colored swan image. Die cut 4 more pieces of white cardstock using the same die and layer all the die cuts together to create a thicker piece. apply a little Designer Dries Clear Adhesive on the calla lily stamens and sprinkle green glitter. Adhere these on the card front as shown.
Stamp the petals and leaves from Calla Lily Cling Stamp Set on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper using Paradise Teal and Olive Archival Ink Pad respectively. Ink the petals using Paradise Teal Archival Ink and Mowed Lawn distress ink. Ink the leaves using Mowed Lawn and Crushed Olive distress inks. Shape them using 3D Calla Lily Shaping Mold and Groove Golf Tool. Wrap the petal around the stamens from Pastel Pollen Stamens. Wrap the stem of the stamens with green floral tape and create a bouquet. Adhere it to the card front as shown. Adhere a bow made with satin ribbon on the stem of the bouquet as shown. Adhere few Clear Dew Drops around the swans and few pearls on the die cut for finishing touch.