Other Products Used: white card stock, Gemini Die Cutting Machine, Glitter Ritz, Papericious Frosting Powder, Ranger Crackle, paint brush, heat tool, VersaFine Black Ink, VersaColor Pine Cone Ink, ColorBox Chalk Ink - Serene, French Blue, Cheeky, Chive, Prills - Gordjus, You Had Me at Yellow, paper trimmer, scissors, hot glue gun
Watch this video here to learn how to shape the Tropical Plumeria.
Watch this video here to learn how to shape the Tropical Hibiscus.
Watch this video here to learn how to use the flipfold cards and basics border dies.
Instructions: Locate the foldout card shown. Choose papers from the Under the Sea Collection, Monkeying Around Collection and Tropical Paradise Collection as shown or as desired. (For more photos of each panel and detailing, please see my personal blog.) Using the coordinating border dies and die cutting machine, cut all pieces for fold out card, ink all edges with a light brown colored ink and set aside. Choose patterned paper for die cutting delicate borders, die cut and adhere to fold out card as shown. Adhere all previously cut papers to each part of the card. Stamp the larger sea weed and hibiscus image from the Under the Sea Collection onto second card panel. Using black ink and white card stock, stamp fish images, color using precision daubers, die cut with coordinating dies, shape and adhere to card. Using a red ink, stamp one inking of hibiscus flowers, die cut and then color using orange and pink inks. Shape using flowering shaping kit, apply distress crackle paint to flower tips, sprinkle with frosting powder and heat set. Adhere to card as shown. Stamp two smallest plumeria flower petals onto white card stock using a dark pink ink. Die cut using coordinating dies, color using a lighter pink and yellow ink. Shape using flower shaping kit, assemble flower using hot glue, and add to hibiscus clusters. Stamp various leaves from the Monkeying Around Collection and Tropical Paradise Collection onto white card stock using a dark green ink. Color various hues of greens using precision sponge daubers. Shape using flower shaping kit and adhere to card as shown. Locate sentiment for center of card as well as sentiment strip for inside card from Tropical Paradise Collection. Ink all edges with a soft brown colored ink. Create a soft wave in the paper of the center sentiment and adhere to card as shown. Adhere inside sentiment strip to bottom of card panel that you've just applied center sentiment to. Lastly, add glitter to flowers and all over printed images throughout entire card and adhere prills to flower centers.