Swan Lake Cottage
Other Products: Hot glue gun, hot glue, water mister, dimensional adhesive, paper trimmer, scissors, die cutting machine, funnel tray
For more tips on creating with the Calla Lily Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/VWKPoXjpiug.
Instructions: Cut a piece of white cardstock to 12 x 6", score and fold at 6". Cut a 6 x 6" Calla Lily paper panel from the paper collection. Use the largest square from HCD2-751 Cut Mat Create 2A Die to diecut an opening into the panel and front of card base. Save the panel center for the inside of card. Use the largest square from HCD2-752 Cut Mat Create 2B Die to diecut cottage image from Calla Lily card front. Sponge the outer edges of Calla Lily panel with Rose Madder ink and attach directly onto card base around the opening. Use the HCD2-7191 Intricate Swirl Frames Die to diecut frame from white cardstock. Trim off 2" from the bottom of frame. Sponge the inner edges of frame with Viridian ink and attach around opening of card. Attach the Calla Lily panel center and cottage scene to the inside of card behind opening.
Cut two blue border strips from the paper at 5 1/2" and 2" lengths and sponge edges with Viridian ink. Cut sentiment from the paper and two pink border strips at 2 3/4" and 1 3/4" lengths and sponge the edges with Rose Madder ink. Use dimensional adhesive to attach the longest blue strip onto the longest pink one at the bottom right of white frame. Attach the remaining strips and sentiment at the top of card as shown.
Stamp the loving swans from HCPC-3899 Swan Lake Cling Stamp Set in Rose Madder ink onto Deluxe Flower Shaping paper, stamping off once to create a softer image. Stamp the same image onto the vellum in Frost White ink and heat emboss with Bridal embossing powder. Stamp the lily petals from HCPC-3897 Calla Lily Cling Stamp Set, twice in Viridian ink onto the Flower Shaping paper. Stamp the smallest lily leaf from the same stamp set, twice in Fern Green ink. Diecut all the images with the coordinating dies.
Use the Stack and Store daubers to color the images. You will need 1 of the large Calla Lily petal and 2 small. Sponge the petals with Viridian ink. Next use Vivid Chartreuse and Sunflower ink on the centers and tips. Use a light touch of the Rose Madder ink on the edges of petals. Use the watercolor blender to smooth out the color. For the leaves, use Leaf Green and Vivid Chartreuse ink. On the swans, use a soft touch of the Rose Madder ink in the darker shaded area and lighter on the inside. Use a light touch of Sunflower ink on the soft areas too. On the calla lilies next to swans, use Leaf Green, Sunflower and Rose Madder. Use watercolor blender to blend the pink tone.
Use the Deluxe Flower shaping stylus and Calla Lily shaping mold to shape swans, leaves and calla lilies. Cut in behind the neck of swans to allow for more dimension. Trim off most of the vellum calla lilies and attach the swans over top of colored swans. Color the stamen wires with Leaf Green ink. Attach a stamen in each calla lily, wrapping shut with hot glue. Cut one of the leaves in half lengthwise.
Use double dots to attach swans onto card. Use hot glue to attach the leaves and calla lilies next to the swans as shown. Attach small vellum calla lilies next to swans. Dab the Dries Clear glue onto a sponge, apply over flowers, leaves and card, and sprinkle with Baby’s Breath glitter. Add Crystal Lacquer in the center of Calla Lilies.