Other Products: Smooth white cardstock, Paper Trimmer, Scoreboard, Foam tape, Adhesive that dries clear, Hot glue, sharp scissors and paper distresser.
For more tips on creating with the Cottage Garden Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/faBoB2s49RI.
Instructions: The ready side-fold card from smooth white cardstock measures 5 3/4" by 8 1/2". Choose the paper from the designer paper, Cottage Garden Collection, and cut it measuring 5 1/4" by 8" to create the first mat for the card panel. Next, choose A coordinating paper from the same collection and cut a frame using Eyelet Lace Frames Die and layer it on the card front using foam tape.
Stamp the loving bird image images from the Fresh Cut Hydrangea Cling Stamp Set using black archival ink and cut the images using it's coordinating die and layer it on the card front as shown.
Stamp two images of medium size Hydrangea twig from Fresh Cut Hydrangea Cling Stamp Set using Cactus Flower, Forget Me Not and Olive Green archival ink and cut using the coordinating die. Also, stamp and cut the loose Hydrangeas of both sizes multiple times and cut them using it's coordinating die as well. Paint them using Forget Me Not and Cactus Flower. Do color the back as well. Soak the petals in water for few seconds in a bowl of water, damp them with A dry cloth and shape them using golf groove tools. Once shaped, press the center from the front. Pierce the center and glue tiny pollen.
Stamp the leaves using Leafy Accents Cling Stamp Set with Olive green and cut them using it's coordinating die. Color the cut leaves using Leaf green and Olive green and put them in the mold keeping the face upside down. Mist them with water and run them through the die-cutting machine and emboss them. Finally, assemble the card as shown. Add a little sparkle and finish the card by adding a sentiment from the paper collection. Once the card is ready, finish the card by adding sentiments from the paper collection.