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He First Loved Us

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Other Products: 9 x 12" canvas, light blue acrylic paint, Mod Podge, black and brown card stock, gold spray paint, white cardstock

For more tips on creating with the flower shaping molds, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FSdPL7nXvQE.

For more tips on creating with the Flowering Dogwood collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/gI8RqHAt3vE.

Instructions: Canvas is 9 x 12". Paint around the canvas with a shade of acrylic paint that matches the Flowering Dogwood Paper. Cut the He First Loved Us paper to 9 x 12" and adhere with Mod Podge, or similar glue and add two layers to seal paper.

Stamp the dogwoods from the Flowering Dogwood set in Olive, sponge centers with Tea Rose and outsides with Olive and cut out with corresponding dies and sculpt with the 3D Floral Basics Shaping Mold. Add green beaded stamens to the centers of the flowers and add glitter. Stamp the dogwood spray from the Flowering Dogwood & Doves set in Cocoa and sponge with Tea Rose or olive and the branches in cocoa, cut out with corresponding dies. Sponge blossoms with adhesive and cover with Crystal Clear.

Stamp, and sponge leaves from the Flowering Dogwood set in Bamboo Leaves, cut out with corresponding dies and sculpt.

Cut out two Botanic Window dies and two Regal Accents Pocket Dies in black cardstock and one doily from the Daydreams Bridge Die set in brown cardstock, spray lightly with gold spray paint to antique. Use the center die of the Botanic Window Die to cut out the dove and designer paper pieces, on the plainer piece of designer paper stamp the verse from the Words of Encouragement set.

Stamp the dove from the Flowering Dogwood Branches Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black, cut out with corresponding die and sponge edges lightly with Jet Black, add glitter.

Arrange Botanic Windows with the Regal Accents Pocket Accents underneath, the branches, dove and flowers and adhere as shown. Cut the doily from the Daydreams Bridge Die off so it fits (see photo) and adhere flower and pieces of branches. Sponge dove in upper right with adhesive and add glitter.



Created By: Darla Rants



  1. Designer Dries Clear Adhesive
  2. Botanic Window Die
    Botanic Window Die HCD1-7100
    Special Price $15.00 Regular Price $29.99
  3. Flowering Dogwood Die
    Flowering Dogwood Die HCD1-7129
    $29.99
  4. Flowering Dogwood Branches Die
  5. Flowering Dogwood & Doves Die
  6. Daydreams Bridge Die
    Daydreams Bridge Die HCD1-7233
    $29.99
  7. Regal Pocket Accents Die
    Regal Pocket Accents Die HCD1-7247
    $29.99
  8. Flowering Dogwood Paper Collection
  9. 3D Floral Basics Shaping Mold
  10. Flowering Dogwood Cling Stamp Set
  11. Flowering Dogwood Branches Cling Stamp Set
  12. Flowering Dogwood & Doves Cling Stamp Set
  13. Words Of Encouragement Cling Stamp Set
  14. Bright Bead Stamens-Medium
    Bright Bead Stamens-Medium HCS1-458-3
    $19.99
  15. Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear
    Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear PGM15015
    $12.99
    Out of stock
  16. Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Jet Black
  17. Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Olive
  18. Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Tea Rose
  19. Memento Dye Ink Pad - Bamboo Leaves
  20. Memento Dye Ink Pad - Rich Cocoa