Other Products: Cream Cardstock, White Cardstock, Scissors, Score board, Die Cutting Machine, Paper Trimmer, Diva Gold Glitter, Foam Adhesive
For more tips on creating with the Wilderness Retreat Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/wJ3oZUANnE8.
Instructions: Cut a piece of cream cardstock to 11 x 5 1/2" size, score and fold at 5 1/2" to create card base. Use the outline die from the HCD1-7263 Swirly Accent Spray Die to die cut the card base. Cut blue panel and scenic panel from HCDP1-2108 Wilderness Retreat Paper Collection to 5 3/8” x 5 3/8”. Glue blue panel on the inside of card base. Die cut scenic panel using Swirly Accent outline die and second largest plain circle from HCD1-7154 Eyelet Circle & Basics Small Die. Sponge the edges of panel using Vermillion ink. Die cut 3 Swirly Accent Sprays onto white cardstock, glue all three together using Dries Clear glue. Apply Coffee ink onto Swirly Accent Spray using dauber, then use Hydra Sponge to apply Indian Gold Nuvo Mousse randomly over Swirly Accent Spray. Using the HCD1-7154 Eyelet Circle & Basics Small Die, die cut two circle frames onto cream cardstock using the two largest plain circle dies. Adhere one directly onto scenic panel. On the second circle frame sponge Dries Clear glue onto entire circle using Hydra Sponge, then sprinkle with Rajni’s Crystal Clear glitter, tap off. Adhere Swirly Accent directly onto scenic panel, then adhere the glittered circle frame using foam adhesive
Stamp the sentiment from HCPC-3843 Special Birthday Sentiments, onto cream cardstock using Red Geranium ink. Die cut using the second smallest arrow from HCD1-7204 Arrows and Banners Die. Die cut the smallest arrow from same die set onto red paper from paper collection and sponge with Vermillion ink. Die cut the third smallest arrow on plaid paper from paper collection and sponge the edges with Vermillion and Coffee inks. Shape arrows lightly with stylus handle from HCST1-401 Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit. Glue the small red banner directly onto card base, then adhere two larger arrows onto scenic panel. Trim arrow excess using scissors and apply Vermillion ink along cut edge.
Stamp cattails and two lake scenes from HCPC-3895 Create a ‘scape Trout Lake Stamp Set, onto white cardstock using Jet Black ink, die cut cattails with coordinating die. On one lake scene, use the tree outline and riverbank dies, then use the largest plain circle die from HCD1-7154 Eyelet Circle & Basics Small, to die cut the bottom of lake scene, slide the circle die beneath the tree line to avoid die cutting the treetops. On the second lake scene, die cut the rocks and trout.
Use Stack and Store daubers to color the images. Color the foliage using Vivid Chartreuse and Leaf Green inks. Apply Coffee ink onto the cattails, tree trunk, and along the riverbank. Apply Sunflower ink to the riverbank and the maple tree adding a touch of Vermillion to maple tree. Apply French Ultramarine to the riverbed, and Jet Black to the rocks and water ripples. Apply Vivid Chartreuse to the top of the fish, followed by a touch of Leaf green, then apply Vermillion onto the bottom of the fish. Use a light hand to add Sunflower ink onto the center and bottom of fish.
Lightly shape the images using the stylus from Deluxe Flower Shaping kit. Use scissors to snip small sections of foliage apart for more dimension. Snip cattails apart, adhere them on the back side of scenic panel. Adhere rocks and fish onto riverbed using foam adhesive, adhere tree line onto riverbed at a slight arch using Dries Clear glue. Adhere lake scene onto card base, then adhere scenic panel using foam adhesive. Add droplets of glue onto card as shown, sprinkle with Diva Gold glitter and tap off. Apply Crystal Lacquer onto water ripples and fish, allow to dry.