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Other Products: White cardstock, satin cord, watercolor paper

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Instructions: Click here to view more images of this project. Ready bendy card measures 8.5" × 8”. First, cut a piece of white cardstock measuring 6” × 7” for main card base. Cut more 2 pieces of white cardstock measuring 4.5" × 7” and 2.5" × 7”. Score at 1/2” on both cardstocks from shorter side. On the other side cut a half inch tab on both. Glue both from score side on both edges of main card base. Cut 2 borders from white cardstock using Swirly Accents Spray die and one base piece from pattern paper. Glue die cuts on base pieces and arrange them on main card as shown. Cut card mats according to the size of card base and mat them. Make 2 cuts on card using pen knife to insert tabs to close bendy card.

Stamp some images on watercolor paper using black archival and paint with zig markers. Cut images using coordinating dies and glue using dimensional tape as shown. Cut a sentiment strip from same collection and glue it on white cardstock. Glue sentiment on top right side of card using dimensional tape. Cut 2 tags from paper collection and 2 from white cardstock using die. Tie tag on left side of card using satin cord.

Stamp Cherry Blossom flowers using vibrant fuchsia ink on deluxe flower shaping paper and cut with coordinating die. Paint flowers with vibrant fuchsia and deep purple archival. Shape using shaping mold and add stamens. Stamp leaves using olive green archival and cut with coordinating die. Paint leaves with olive green archival and fern green archival, shape using shaping mold. Arrange flowers and leaves as shown. For finished look, apply glitter using clear drying adhesive.


Created By: Uma Didwania

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  2. Metal Tip for Adhesive Bottles
  3. Album Tags and Accents Die
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  4. Cherry Blossom Retreat Die
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  5. Swirly Accent Spray Die
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  6. Create a 'scape Backcountry Die
  7. Create a 'scape Wilderness Die
  8. Create a 'scape Nature Die
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  9. Stack and Store Daubers-Pack of 30
  10. Wilderness Retreat Paper Collection
  11. 3D Cherry Blossom Shaping Mold
  12. Cherry Blossom Retreat Cling Stamp Set
  13. Create a 'scape Backcountry Cling Stamp Set
  14. Create a 'scape Wilderness Cling Stamp Set
  15. Create a 'scape Nature Cling Stamp Set
  16. Assorted Pearl Stamens-Small
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  17. Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear
  18. Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Deep Purple
  19. Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Jet Black
  20. Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Olive
  21. Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Fern Green