Kia Ora Koutou
Don’t you just love sweet peas? They are so easy to grow, have the most amazing scent and are fabulous as floral arrangements. So I was thrilled to see Heartfelt Creations bring out the Sweet Pea collection this month. The flowers are easy to create and the papers are just beautiful!!
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Today’s project was created with products provided by Heartfelt Creations.
Cut a piece of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper 10” x 7”, score at 5” along the long side and fold to create a 5” x 7” base card. Cut a piece of gold cardstock 5” x 7” and adhere to the front of the card. Cut a piece of green pattern paper 4 7/8” x 6 7/8” and adhere to the front of the card. Cut a piece of gold cardstock 4 5/8” x 6 5/8” and adhere to the front of the green paper. Cut a piece of lighter pattern paper 4 1/2” x 6 1/2″ and adhere to the front of the card.
Die cut two decorative dies using the Nos 1. And 2 dies from the HCD2-7339 Regal Lattice Gateway Die – one from Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper and one from gold card. Add Frosting Powder to the white die with clear glossy gel medium and then adhere over the gold cardstock slightly offsetting the gold. Die cut the decorative gate out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper using the HCD2-7350 Royale Gateway Die. Trim the gate leaving a small strip on the outer edge of the die. Add Frosting Powder with clear gloss gel medium and adhere behind the gateway die using the small strips. Adhere to the front of the card using foam strips. Die cut the inner lattice die using the Nos. 2 and 3 dies from the HCD2-7339 Regal Lattice Gateway Die out of Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper, add Frosting Powder using clear gloss gel medium and then adhere to the centre of the gateway die.
Stamp the spray images from the HCPC-3888 Wild Aster Spray Cling Stamp in Leaf Green ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the stems with Leaf Green ink and the flowers with Buttercup ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Trim and adhere to the centre of the decorative dies.
Stamp the leaf images from the HCP-3932. Floral Shoppe Accent Cling Stamp set in Library Green ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the leaves with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape the leaves and adhere to the centre over the sprays with foam squares.
Stamp the sweet pea images from the HCPC-3980 Sweet Pea Cling Stamp Set with Vivid Chartreuse and Majestic Violet inks on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the flowers with Buttercup ink and the centres with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating dies. Colour the edges of the purple flowers with Violet ink and colour the backs with Buttercup, Leaf Green and Violet inks. Colour the edges of the light green flowers with Magenta Hue ink and the backs with Buttercup, Leaf Green and Magenta Hue inks. Shape using the coordinating mold and then pleat the petals by hand. Pierce the centres and add three purple stamens to the purple flowers and pink stamens to the pink flowers. Assemble the flowers using hot glue.
Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3980 Sweet Pea Cling Stamp Set in Library Green ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the images with Leaf Green and Mowed Lawn inks and die cut with the coordinating dies. Colour the backs of the leaves with Leaf Green ink and shape using the coordinating mold. Add a small wire to the base of the leaf with hot glue
Add florist tape to the flowers and add leaves and wire tendrils to the flowers as you roll down the wires with the tape. Add Crystal clear to the flowers and leaves, trim the ends and adhere to the centre of the gateway die with a hot glue gun.
Add more leaves and sprays around the flowers as shown.
Stamp the sentiment from the HCPC-3982 Classic Floral Vase Cling Stamp Set in Deep Purple ink on some pattern paper. Die cut the tag using the round tag die from the HCD1-7203 Ornamental Tags Die set. Adhere among the flowers as shown and then add a small purple ribbon bow to finish.
Other Products Used:
Ranger Archival ink – Violet, Distress ink – Mowed Lawn, fine green florist wire, clear glossy gel medium, foam squares, hot glue gun, green florist tape, narrow purple ribbon
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