Happy Memories Zinnia
Other Products: Off White pearl cardstock, hot glue, distress ink mowed lawn, hot glue gun, dimensional adhesive, acrylic block, scissors, funnel tray, die cutting machine, Nida Tanweer Magic Glitter Powder.
For more tips on creating with the Summer's Garden Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/kYiP8qJZ4rE.
Instructions: For the card base, cut a piece of Deluxe white cardstock to 11.8" x 9” size, score and fold at 11.8". Cut another piece of white cardstock size 8.7 x 5.6” and adhere this layer on card base using 3D foam tape. Use the outline die from Elegant Pocket Accents Die and cut 2 shadow die on golden card and cut 2 pairs on white cardstock and adhere white diecut on gold shadow diecut. Cut 4 corners using same technique. Next, cut 1st and 3rd frames from Ornate Oval Die on white cards and second frame on gold card. Stamp ‘Happy Memories’ sentiment on the third frame using Vibrant Fuchsia ink and set aside. Cut Scalloped tag on white card using Ticket and Tags Die and adhere on card center as shown. Use dimensional adhesive to layer all the ready frames and diecuts.
For the flowers, Stamp the 3rd largest (6x), 2nd smallest (2x) from Small Garden Zinnia Cling Stamp Set in Vibrant Fuchsia on off-white cardstock and diecut with coordinating dies. Stamp 1st smallest zinnia petals (2x) in leaf green ink on off-white pearl cardstock and diecut with coordinating dies. Stamp the leafy accents from leafy accents stamp set with leaf green ink and color it Vivid ink and diecut using coordinating dies. Shade edges with mowed lawn ink.
Use the Stack and Store daubers to color the flowers and leaves. Color the backside of the flower with same ink and smallest petal with vivid Chartreuse ink. Shade small lady bud using zig markers.
Use the zinnia shaping molds and shaping stylus and groove golf shaping tool to shape the petals. Use hot glue to assemble the flowers as shown. For the center, add some Dries Clear glue and sprinkle with prills.
Attach the zinnia and leafy accents onto card with hot glue. Dab some Dries Clear glue onto a sponge, apply over card as desired, sprinkle with Nida Tanweer Glitter Powder and tap off.