Other Products: Card Stock: White pearl finished card stock, Ranger: Platinum Stickles, Water Mister, Inking foam tool, Bone folder, Water coloring brush, Paper distressing tool, Scissors, Distress Inks: Walnut stain, Forest moss, Tattered rose, Aged mahogany; Other: Versa-mark, Black archival ink, Double sided Tape, Double Sided Foam Tape, Misti, Spellbinders Classic oval S4-112, Pearl beads (flower centers), Hot glue gun, Creative expressions embossing folder Quilted flower EF-017, A4 die cutting machine, Masking/washi tape
Watch this video https://youtu.be/wxX94X84kUo for tips on using foldout cards, shadowbox and the border basics dies. Watch this video https://youtu.be/Z8P070kC3oo to learn how to create dimensional roses with the Classic Rose Collection.
Instructions: The finished size of this card is 19.5 cm x 16.5cm. Find the fold out card from the card set that fits the dies on the product list. Taking the card stock cut strips to measure 17.8 cm wide. For each card fold front cut two fancy borders and one plain. Using the card shape to guide where to place the borders on the card stock. Tape them down so they won't move as you put them through the die cutting machine. Trim to the length as needed. The lace borders I cut shorter than the card as it would be too heavy and bulky if I did not. Run the plain card fronts through the machine with the embossing folder. Ink this with the tattered rose ink to make the embossing pop. Distress the top edge of the embossed layer, finish the layer edge with a touch of Aged mahogany ink. Apply enough ink to the lace borders so they will be totally colored green or pink. The pearl effect will show through the ink. Adhere all the layers in their place.
Stamp all the sentiments, roses and leaves with the black ink. Color, die cut, and shape the leaves and flowers. Use the pearls for the center of the roses as you are making them. Add with the inking foam tool a little aged mahogany ink to the top of the rose buds and roses to add more interest. Cut the sentiments so they will fit in the card sections. Bring the Forest moss in on to the sentiment shapes with the foam-inking tool adding walnut stain ink to the edges to give more depth. Adhere the sentiments in place with the 3d foam tape. Not to make it too thick or the card will not close. Arrange and adhere the leaves and roses around the sentiments. Trimming the swirls and leaves as you go. (Tip: I found the hot glue gun good to adhere the roses and leaves as they stayed in place and did not have to hold them in place till the glue dried. The down side is you have to be fast and placement has to be correct first time. Wet glue is more forgiving and you can change the position if you got it wrong.) When all glue is dry and embellishments are secure, apply stickles to the swirls to finish the card.