Kia Ora Koutou
Welcome to Inspiration Wednesday at Heartfelt Creations and today I have a card that I have made with gorgeous vellum zinnias from the Summer’s Garden collection.
Heavy cardboard, Distress Oxide inks – Wild Honey, Candied Apple, Twisted Citron, Mowed Lawn, Hero Arts Embossing & Watermark ink, hot glue gun, Reeves Gloss Gel
For more tips on creating with the Window Scene cards & dies, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/LnM95GR92ao.
For more ideas on creating with the Decorative Royale Square & Circle Dies, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/tqmtn_TiVVw.
Cut a piece of Deluxe flower Shaping Paper 12” x 6”, score at 6” along the long side and fold to create a base card 6” x 6”. Cut a piece of dark orange patterned paper 6” x 6” and adhere to the front of the card. Using the Number 2 die from the HCD1-7283 Courtyard Elegance Die,, cut a 5 3/4” x 5 3/4” square from a piece of lighter orange patterned paper. Die cut the decorative outer die using the No 2 and No 3 dies from the HCD1-7283 Courtyard Elegance Die set out of gold cardstock and adhere to the front of the patterned paper. Adhere this to the front of the card using heavy cardboard. Die cut the decorative round No 2 die from the HCD1-7271 Rounded Window Die set and adhere to the front of the card with heavy cardboard. Die cut the eyelet circle out of light orange patterned paper using the eyelet circle from the HCD1-7154 Eyelet Circle & Basics Die set and adhere to the front of the decorative round die. Die cut the sentiment out of Gold Luxe cardstock using the sentiment die from the HCD1-7203 Ornamental Tags Die set and adhere to the centre of the circle as shown.
Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3923 Large Garden Zinnia Cling Stamp Set and the HCPC-3924 Small Garden Zinnia Cling Stamp Set in embossing ink on vellum and heat emboss with white embossing powder. Colour with Twisted Citron and Mowed Lawn inks on the front of the images and die cut with the coordinating dies. Spritz on the back of the leaves with water and then shape using the golf tool. Add Crystal Clear glitter with some gloss gel on a paint brush and adhere to the top left and bottom right as shown.
Stamp the flower images from the HCPC-3923 Large Garden Zinnia Cling Stamp Set and the HCPC-3924 Small Garden Zinnia Cling Stamp Set in embossing ink on vellum and heat emboss with the white embossing powder. Colour the front of the larger images with Wild Honey ink in the centres and Candied Apple ink on the outside of the petals and the smaller images with Wild Honey ink only and die cut with the coordinating dies. Spritz the back of the petals with water and then shape using a golf tool. Assemble the flowers using a hot glue gun as shown. Pierce the centres with the sharp end of a golf tool and insert the yellow stamens with a wire. Fasten with Dries Clear glue and trim the threads. Add Crystal Clear glitter to the flowers with gloss gel on a paintbrush. Adhere over the leaves over the top left and bottom right as shown.
I hope that I have inspired you to look at different medium for making flowers.
Ka Kite Anu