Relaxing Day at the Cottage
Other Products: Paper piercer, hot glue gun, hot glue, dimensional adhesive, paper trimmer, scissors, die cutting machine, funnel tray
For more tips on creating with the French Cottage Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/cATv3wk2_sM.
Instructions: Cut a piece of Deluxe Flower Shaping cardstock to 10 x 4 1/2", score and fold at 5". Place the HCD1-7292 French Doorway Die on the folded cardstock, leaving top of die extended over the edge. Send through die cutting machine to create shaped card base. Diecut the decorative piece of die from the cardstock and set aside. Use the French Doorway die to cut a scene from the French Cottage paper.
Stamp the doorway from HCPC-3908 French Doorway Cling Stamp Set in Red Geranium onto the cardstock and diecut with coordinating die. Stamp the mini blooms (4x) and hanging lantern from HCPC-3909 French Cottage 'scapes Cling Stamp Set and swinging chair from HCPC-3910 Cottage Lifestyle Cling Stamp Set in Red Geranium ink onto the cardstock and diecut with coordinating dies. Stamp the flowerpot from the same set in Coffee for the base and Red Geranium for the flowers, then diecut with coordinating die. Stamp the potted tree from same set in Coffee for the base and Leaf Green for the tree, then diecut with coordinating die. Stamp the leafy vine from HCPC-3909 French Cottage 'scapes Cling Stamp Set in Leaf Green onto the cardstock and diecut with coordinating die.
Use the Stack and Store daubers and markers to color the images. On the doorway frame, hanging lantern and swinging chair, use the Carmine Red marker along with the blender. Use the Bright Yellow on the lantern too. Add a touch of the Red Geranium ink here and there. Use the Carmine Red, Deep Green, and Brown along with the blender on the flowerpot. Use the Brown marker on the base of potted tree and sponge the tree with Leaf Green ink. Sponge the leafy vine with Leaf Green ink. Sponge the tiny blooms with Red Geranium in the centers. Use the Leaf Green ink to change the color of glittery stamens to green instead of white.
Use the stylus from Deluxe Flower Shaping kit to shape blooms, swinging chair, leafy vine, planter pot and hanging lantern. Use a paper piercer to thread stamens through centers of blooms and attach on the backside with hot glue, trim off excess.
Layer the doorway scene onto card base. Attach the doorway frame with dimensional adhesive and layer the decorative piece inside. Attach the swinging chair, lantern and potted tree. Use dimensional adhesive to attach flowerpot. Cut leafy vine in half and attach. Place tiny blooms onto the vines and tree as shown.
Use the Dries Clear glue along with Crystal glitter to add sparkle over the blooms, vine and rest of card as desired.