Melon Mambo, old olive, berry burst, gorgeous grape, early expresso, granny apple green inks Mango melody- Stampin Up! Pear pizzazz card stock - stampin up!, Water brush, stamping platform, StazOn black ink, Kuretake clean colour pens:- dark pink, lilac, yellow, bright yellow, hot glue, string
For more tips on creating with the layered card & shadowboxes, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/DrMIKI-XTmI.
For more tips on creating with the Backyard Blossoms collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/swO34-n1HNc.
Select your papers for each page of the card and trim to slightly smaller than 5" x 7". Create the apertures using the basic oval - position the paper behind the aperture and draw around it. Position the die on the draw line and diecut.
Edge all the papers with melon mambo ink and glue into position on the card.
Stamp the filler flowers from the garden's edge stamp set in old olive ink, using a stamping platform, water colour the green areas and add berry burst to the flower areas with a sponge dauber. Re stamp in old olive ink. Die cut and shape - colour the reverse using the sponge daubers.
Stamp the corn from the Backyard Blossoms stamp set in early espresso, using a stamping platform, water colour the stalks and add Mango melody ink to the corn with a sponge dauber. Re stamp in early espresso. Die cut and shape - colour the reverse using the sponge daubers.
Stamp the thin filler flowers from the Backyard Blossoms stamp set in granny apple green ink, using a stamping platform, water colour the leaves and add gorgeous grape ink to the flowers with a sponge dauber. Re stamp in granny apple green. Die cut and shape - colour the reverse using the sponge daubers.
Stamp the coneflowers in StazOn black ink. Water colour using the Kuretake pens and old olive ink for the leaves. Die cut and ink the pink coneflowers around the edges with berry burst ink and the yellow flowers with mango melody ink, shape using the flower shaping kit. Use 2 flower heads per flower and decoupage the petals, gluing the heads of the flower flat together. Colour the reverse using old olive ink and kuretake pens. Add 3D crystal lacquer to the flower heads and sprinkle with Gilt trip prills - allow to dry thoroughly.
Cut a coordinating piece of paper from the pad 6" wide and slightly smaller than 7". Edge with melon mambo ink. Score at 1" and glue paper to the back of the card. Place 3 x groups of 4 threads of string on the edge of the card and glue the final 1" of the paper over the top of these to hold them in place, allowing approx. 5" of the strings to hang at the side of the card.
Die cut a large eyelet oval and use the largest plain oval to cut an aperture. Edge with granny apple green ink and adhere to the front oval aperture, tuck some filler flowers under the top of the oval. Cut a thin "Friendship in Bloom" strip from the paper pad and add to the top of the card bowing the strip slightly in the centre.
Position and glue the coneflowers and filler flowers into place using hot glue and dries clear glue
Stamp 2 sentiments on the leftover paper from the centre of the apertures and diecut using the smallest oval. Cut a sentiment from the paper pad and adhere to left over paper diecut using the smallest oval. Die cut 3 ovals for the reverse of each label. Put dries clear glue on one of the ovals, place the string onto the oval and glue the sentiment oval on top. Tie the 3 tags together in a bow with string and fray the ends of the string.