Gifting Sweet Blossoms

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Gifting Sweet Blossoms

Other Products: White card for stamping, white linen cardstock for covering the box, 3d adhesive, Ranger Worn Lipstick Distress Oxide ink for stamping flowers, pink sheer ribbon, Green Tara Pearl Clusters Ivory, white gift box (I keep packaging from presents and reuse to make beautiful gift boxes and bags).

For more tips on creating with the Sweet Peony collection, watch the tutorial at

Click here to learn how to shape the peony four different ways. 

Instructions: Click here to view a larger photo of this project. I like to do all my die cutting, shaping and coloring first. Using white cardstock Die cut 2 each of the Decorative Medallion Dies for the top of the box and 1 extra of the half circle die cut for the front of the box. TIP: when stamping with Pigment ink you will have to let it dry or set with a heat gun before die cutting and coloring to avoid smudging. Using your Large Sweet Peony Stamp Set, stamp the flowers 4 times - (8 flowers in total, I used 4 for each large flower) using your Worn Lipstick Oxide Ink. Using the Large Sweet Peony Stamp set stamp the large leaf 4 times, the medium and small leaves 2 times each using the Color Box Olive Pastel Ink. Using your Small Sweet Peony Stamp set, stamp the largest double peony 6 times - (12 flowers in total, I used 3 for each small flower). Using your Peony Bud and Blossom stamp set, stamp your Large bud once using a mixture of the Olive Pastel on the leaves and the Worn Lipstick on the bud, repeat this 4 more times with the small bud stamp. When your stamped images have dried, use your stack and store daubers to color your flowers using the Brilliance Pearlescent Coral and the leaves with Memento Pistachio ink. Once dried die cut with coordinating dies on your die cutting machine of choice. Using your mini mister lightly spray your flowers and leaves, shape your flowers and leaves using a Heartfelt Mold or your Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit.

Measure your box top and cut the mat to fit or I like to leave a 1/4" frame around the edge. Do the same with any panel you wish to cover. For the top of the lid I have attached ribbon around the edges before adhering to the top of the box so as to conceal my ribbon under the cardstock. Repeat with panels you wish to add ribbon to. Adhere the panels to your box.

Now you have all your elements done, it's time to assemble your box. I like to lay out all my elements first to make sure I like my design and then when I am happy I start to adhere them down 1 at a time. I have used the Designer dries clear adhesive to adhere all elements of this project. Use 3D adhesive on your sentiment and adhere in the bottom left corner.

Created By Tracy Crane
  1. Memento Dye Ink Pad - Pistachio
  2. Brilliance Ink - Pearlescent Coral
  3. Designer Dries Clear Adhesive
  4. Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit
    Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit HCST1-401
  5. Stack and Store Daubers-Pack of 30
  6. Decorative Medallion Die
    Decorative Medallion Die HCD1-7144
    Special Price $23.99 Regular Price $29.99
  7. Small Sweet Peony Die
    Small Sweet Peony Die HCD1-7173
  8. Large Sweet Peony Die
    Large Sweet Peony Die HCD1-7174
  9. Peony Bud and Blossom Die
    Peony Bud and Blossom Die HCD1-7175
  10. Sweet Peony Paper Collection
    Sweet Peony Paper Collection HCDP1-288
  11. Large Sweet Peony Cling Stamp Set
  12. Small Sweet Peony Cling Stamp Set
  13. Peony Bud and Blossom Cling Stamp Set
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