Wild Rose Cottage
Other Products: Cream Cardstock, Art Institute Mimosa glitter, paper piercer, hot glue gun, hot glue, water mister, dimensional adhesive, paper trimmer, scissors, die cutting machine
For more tips on creating with the French Cottage Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/cATv3wk2_sM.
Instructions: Cut a piece of cream cardstock to 9 1/2 x 6", score and fold at 4 3/4". Stamp the HCPC-3908 French Doorway Cling Stamp Set in Memento Espresso Truffle onto card base. Diecut the door opening from card base. Lightly sponge around the edges of card base with Rose Madder ink. Sponge over the brick wall pattern with Rose Madder and Sunflower ink.
Stamp the French Doorway from HCPC-3909 French Cottage 'scapes Cling Stamp Set, in Espresso Truffle ink onto Deluxe Flower shaping cardstock and diecut with coordinating dies. Diecut the decorative part of the same die in green patterned paper from the collection. Use a scissor to cut a small opening into the top center of decorative die. Temporarily lay this piece in place over the opening of card. Stamp off the ‘for my friend’ sentiment 1x in Fern Green onto a scrap paper, then through the small opening onto inside of card. Stamp the leafy vine (2x) from HCPC-3909 French Cottage 'scapes Cling Stamp Set in Fern Green onto Deluxe Flower shaping cardstock and diecut with coordinating die. Trim one of the vines in half and discard bottom half. Stamp the small rose petals (3x) and mini rose petals (1x) from same stamp set in Rose Madder onto Deluxe Flower shaping cardstock and diecut with coordinating dies. Stamp the hanging lantern and large planter pot from the same set in Espresso Truffle onto Deluxe Flower shaping cardstock and diecut with coordinating dies. Trim off the plant from pot. Diecut 2 small hinges in same cardstock from the HCD1-7285 Window Hinges Die.
Use the Stack and Store daubers to color the images. Use a light touch of the Sunflower ink in the centers of small rose petals. Use Rose Madder on the edges of petals. Use Vivid Chartreuse on the leafy vines along with the Fern Green and a light touch of Sunflower. Use the Viridian and Sunflower ink on the hanging lantern and planter pot. Use the Coffee, Sunflower and Rose Madder ink on the doorway and hinges.
Place the rose petals into the Small Wild Rose Shaping Mold and lightly mist with water before sending through die cutting machine. Layer 4 of the small rose petals into 2 double layered flowers. Use a paper piercer to thread stamens through centers and attach on the backside with hot glue, trim off excess. Use the stylus from Deluxe Flower Shaping kit to shape leafy vine, planter pot and hanging lantern.
Layer the decorative doorway piece behind doorway frame. Use dimensional adhesive to attach the doorway frame onto card. Trim off 2 board strips off the left side of door and round down the top edge to fit into doorway, creating an open-door look. Attach the door with hinges to the frame. Use dimensional adhesive and Dries Clear glue to attach the hanging lantern and planter pot onto card as shown. Use hot glue to attach leafy vines and roses around the edge of doorway as shown.
Sponge a touch of Crystal Lacquer over the vines, roses, doorway, planter pot and hanging lantern and let dry. Use the Dries Clear glue along with a sponge and Mimosa glitter to add sparkle over brick wall, the roses, leaves, doorway, planter pot and hanging lantern.