Special Day Zinnias
Other Products: Black and red marker pen, white and yellow cardstock, dimensional adhesive, hot glue, hot glue gun, scissors, paper trimmer, die cutting machine
For more tips on creating with the Summer's Garden Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/kYiP8qJZ4rE.
Instructions: Cut white card stock 10” x 7” and score at the 5” mark. Fold to make a horizontal card base. Cut pattern paper 1/4” smaller than the card front and adhere to card leaving 1/4 inch border all around. Cut a 6” square card panel from paper collection and remove the centre part using the square die from Cut Mat Create 2A die set. Adhere the backing of pattern paper that has cottage print. Adhere this whole card panel on the card base in such a manner that it is slightly above the base.
Cut two die cuts from Elegant pocket accents die and place one die inverted inside the square frame and another die on the top as shown.
Stamp the Zinnia flower image from both big and small zinnia set with Cactus flower ink on deluxe flower shaping paper. Use the second medium flower size 3 times for big flower and the smaller size from the small zinnia set. Use the smallest flowers for buds. Colour the flowers using a blend of Majestic violet and Cactus flower. To make one flower use 2 big, 2 medium and 2 small flowers. Cut them with coordinating die and shape them in the respective flower shaping mold. Make leaves in the same manner using the leaves stamp and die from the Zinnia set and the wild Aster set.
Make a hole big enough for the stamens to pass through. Add a mix of stamens in all the flowers. Stamp the lady bug in black ink and colour with marker pens, and cut with the matching die. Shape them a little with ball tool and add to the flowers.
Arrange the flowers and leaves on the card front. Finish the card by adding the sentiment from Celebrate love sentiment set.