Fluttering Among the Peonies

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Fluttering Among the Peonies

Other Products: Jelly plate or plain rubber/photopolymer stamp (can use the flat back of a photopolymer stamp) Paper trimmer, scissors, stamp platform (not essential), 6 x 6” card blank, hot glue/gun, 3D foam strip, anti-static bag, versafine onyx

Instructions: Stamp in Cactus Flower onto Deluxe Flower Shaping paper the Small Peony. Ink up Stack and Store Daubers and colour in Archival inks. Die-cut with coordinating die sets and run through the die-cut machine in Floral Basics Shaping Mold. Further shape with Deluxe flower Shaping Kit and with hot glue layer 2 or 3 petals of the same size offsetting the petals. Pierce the centre and poke through the stamens securing at the back with hot glue. Add Dries Clear to the centre of the single flowers and add I Cannot Tell a Lilac prills.

Stamp in Leaf Green the Leafy Accents, colour in Vivid Chartreuse and add Fern Green to the edges once cut. Run through the die-cutting machine in Leafy Accents Mold. Die-cut a tag from Wild Rose Paper Collection. With scissors or trimmer cut a 6 x 6” panel with a rounded square centre. Use Cut Mat Create 2A and die-cut the rounded square out. In the centre of the card blank adhere the rounded square. Die cut 4x mat in green from Wild Rose Paper Collection and plain white cardstock and adhere together, add over in pink from Wild Rose Paper Collection the Leafy Border decorative and ink the edges in Rose Madder. Secure the frame together using 3D foam strip ensuring to overlap the mitred corners. Adhere to the 6 x 6” panel (rounded corner aperture) any exposed 3D foam strip tap with anti-static bag to remove stickiness. Adhere the 6 x 6” panel on foam dots.

Use a Small Stamen as butterfly antenna and colour the cord with Cactus Flower.

Stamp out fluttering Butterfly in versafine onyx, colour with Zig Clean Real Brush Markers and die-cut, trim off the antenna and inside swirl on the bottom inside wing. To create the reverse wings, stamp onto flat rubber/photopolymer/jelly then take plain white cardstock to the jelly, hold in place and rub hands/fingers over to pick up the ink, die-cut and color to match. Shape wings with fingers and adhere together and antenna under with hot glue. Adhere the bottom left wings onto dots to secure whole butterfly to give a fluttering effect.

Adhere flowers, leaves and tag to the frame and add a decorative panel to the inside of the card blank.

Created By Lynn Stanborough
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