Autumn Arbour

Kia Ora Koutou

Autumn is in the air in this card made using the new Seasonal Wreath collection by Heartfelt Creations. A harvest of grapes and acorns on the ground signal the end of summer and bright sunflowers and colourful butterflies are making the most of the sunny days.

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Instructions:

Cut a piece of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper 10” x 7”, score at 5” along the long side and fold to create a base card of 5” x 7”.  Cut a piece of gold cardstock 5” x 7” and adhere to the front of the card. Cut a piece of light pattern paper 4 7/8” x 6 7/8” and adhere to the front of the gold cardstock.

Die cut three lattice frame dies using the Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4 dies from the HCD2-7338 Lattice Flourish Gateway Die set – two out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper and one out of gold cardstock. Trim the bottom lattice dies from the white die cuts and then adhere together. Adhere the gold die cut to the white die cuts and then adhere to the front of the card. Adhere the gold bottom lattice to the centre of the frame as shown.

Stamp the grape and grape vine leaves from the HCPC-3966 Autumn Wreath Accents Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and colour pencils and die cut with the coordinating dies. Adhere the leaves and grapes on the top of the frame as shown using foam squares to create some dimension on some of the images. Die cut the bow out of gold cardstock – one outline, three inner dies using the No. 2 and No. 3 dies from the HCD1-7375 Seasonal Wreath Die. Adhere one inner bow to the outer frame and then add three layers of the inserts. Adhere the bow to the top of the frame above the leaves and grapes as shown.

Stamp the leaves, acorns, sunflower and owl images from the HCPC-3966 Autumn Wreath Accents Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour the images with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and coloured pencils and then die cut with the coordinating dies. Adhere the leaves, acorns, sunflowers and owl around the bottom left of the card as shown using foam squares on some images to create dimension.

Stamp the sunflower images from the HCPC-3962 Rustic Sunflower Cling Stamp Set in Tiger Lily ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the petals with Buttercup ink and the centres with Tiger Lily ink and die cut with the coordinating dies. Colour the backs of the flowers with Buttercup ink and shape using the coordinating mold. Add Crystal Clear glitter to the petals with clear gloss gel medium and gold Gala Glitz to the centre of the flowers.  Adhere to the bottom left over the coloured images as shown.

Stamp the butterfly and bee image from the HCPC-3965 Summer Wreath Accents Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and colour pencils and then die cut with the coordinating dies. Add a butterfly and bee to the sunflowers and a butterfly on the top right of the card on the leaves as shown. 

Cut a sentiment out from the pattern paper and adhere to the front of the bottom lattice as shown.

To finish, add Crystal Clear glitter to the painted images with clear gloss gel medium.

Other Products:

Iris cardstock, Prismacolour pencils, clear gloss gel medium, foam squares

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