Floral Birdcage

Kia Ora and Welcome Back

I am so excited to see that Heartfelt Creations has released foam paper for making flowers and there is such a fabulous range of stamens to choose from to add to the centre of the flowers.  When I saw this gorgeous birdcage from Imagine Iheartfeltcreations.us/…/debuting-art-foam-paper-and-flower-stamensf I knew that I had to make it with these flowers and I was very happy at how it turned out.  Luckily the Christmas Shop had opened just down the road and I was able to get the birds to finish it off.

For more tips on creating with the foam paper & stamens, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/Oma6ctVmUD0.

Materials Used:

HCPC-3752 Classic Rose Stamp

HCD1-7110 Classic Rose die

HCPC-3720 Sunrise Lily stamp

HCD1-787 Sunrise Lily die

HCPC-3656 Delightful Daisies stamp

HCD1-760 Delightful Daisies die

HCPC-3769 Wildwood Florals stamp

HCD1-7125 Wildwood Florals dies

HCPC-3545 Open Leaf stamp

HCD1-736 Classic Leaf die

TSSZ22 Stazon Cherry Pink

TSMP103 Memento Canteloupe ink

TSMP7054 Memento New Sprout ink

71026 Colorbox Lime Pastel ink

TSBL32 Brilliance Pearlescent Coral ink

HCST1-401 Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit

HCS1-459-4 Rock Candy Small

HCS1-459-1 Pastel Pearl Small

HCS1-4593 Pastel Bead Medium

HCFS1-465 Art Foam Paper

HCST1-401 Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit

Others – Hot Glue Gun, Pearls, Voodoo Molly Vintage Paint – Antique White, Imagine If…Bird Cage, Cream Rosette Ribbon, Birds, Stazon Forest Green, Brilliance Blue Sky

Instructions:

Assemble the birdcage as per instructions.  Apply 3 coats of the Voodoo Molly Vintage paint and allow to dry.  Apply pearls around the top and on the middle as shown.  Apply pearls to the centre of the rosette flowers on the ribbon and adhere around the top and bottom as shown using Dries Clear Glue.

To make the leaves stamp the images from the HCPC-3545 Open Leaf stamp set in Stazon Forest Green onto the foam paper and die cut.  Colour with Lime Pastel ink, heat and shape using the flower shaping tools.  Adhere to the birdcage from the top over to the right of the bird cage opening with the hot glue gun.

To make the roses stamp the images from the HCPC-3752 Classic Rose Stamp in Stazon Cherry Pink on the foam paper and die cut with the coordinating die.  Sponge the centres with Canteloupe ink and lightly sponge the outer petals with Pearlescent Coral.  Heat and shape using the flower shaping tools.  Add a stamen from the HCS1-459-3 Pastel Bead Medium set to the centre of the smallest petal and using a hot glue gun make a bud.  Add the next size up petal and adhere with the hot glue gun.  Add more layers of petals to make bigger roses as shown

To make the Lilies stamp the images from the HCPC-3720 Sunrise Lily stamp set on foam paper with Black Cherry ink and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Colour the flowers with Pearlescent Coral, heat and shape by twisting the petals and using the flower shaping tools.  Add the stamens from HCS1-459-4 Rock Candy Small to the centres of the flowers and add the flowers to the birdcage as shown with a hot glue gun.  To make the leaves stamp the leaf image with Forest Green ink and die cut with the coordinating die.  Colour the leaf with Lime Pastel ink, heat and shape using the flower shaping tools.  Add around the flowers with the hot glue glun.

To make the daisy leaves stamp the images from the HCPC-3656 Delightful Daisies stamp set using Forest Green on the foam paper and die cut with the coordinating die.  Colour the leaves with Lime Pastel, heat and shape using the flower shaping tools.  Add to the sides of the doorway of the birdcage using a hot glue gun.

To make the daisies stamp the images from the HCPC-3656 Delightful Daisies stamp set in New Sprout on the foam paper and die cut with the coordinating die.  Heat and shape the flowers using the flower shaping tools.  Add the stamens from the HCS1-459-1 Pastel Pearl Small set and then adhere to the sides of the birdcage with the hot glue gun.

To make the little forget-me-knot flowers stamp the images from the HCPC-3769 Wildwood Florals stamp set in Pearlescent Blue Sky ink on foam paper and die cut with the coordinating die.  Very lightly sponge the edges with the Pearlescent Blue Sky ink, heat and shape using the flower shaping too.  Adhere two flowers together and add a stamen from the HCS1-459-3 Pastel Bead Medium set to the centre.  Trim the stamens and adhere around the base of the birdcage as shown with a hot glue gun.Add the birds as shown with the hot glue gun.

I had a lot of fun with the foam and stamens and I hope that you have fun with them too.

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia

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