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"It’s your Birthday!”- Doily Easel Card
Heartfelt Creation Products Used:
*HCDP1 226 Delicate Asters Paper Collection
*HCD 726 Delicate Asters Die
*HCPC 3388 Spring Cardinals PreCut Set
Other Products Used:
*Spellbinders Nesting Circles
*LifeStyle Crafts Nesting Circle Doily Dies
*Zing & Lindy’s Stamp Gang embossing powders (pink opaque,
Lilac opaque, winter white, Transparent opalescence)
*Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist (Mardi Gras)
*Paper Blossoms Tool Kit & Molding Mat
*Ranger Stickles Dry Glitter (Rock Candy) & Glossy Accents
*Martha Stewart Butterfly punch; Handmade beaded Stickpin,
lace & tulle trim.
Sentiment: using ivory or white cardstock, cut 1 – 2” nesting Doily Circle; then stamp the sentiment “It’s your Birthday” from the *HCPC 3388 Spring Cardinals with Smokey Plum ink.
Flowers, Leaves and Butterfly: Fussy cut a large Aster flower with a leaf from a page in the HCDP1 226 Delicate Asters Paper Pad. Using HCD 726 Delicate Asters Die cut 1 med-large flower, 2 small-med flowers, 2 small & 2 tiny flowers in Plum cardstock; cut 1 med-large flower, 2 small-med flowers, 2 small, 2 extra small & 2 tiny flowers in Cotton Candy cardstock and wet emboss the ends of the petals with Versa Mark and Zing Embossing powder (Winter White, then Transparent Opal); use Mardi Gras glimmer mist to alter color of a few flowers; and then use petal tools to form petals, before layering. Now build flowers and set aside.Cut 2 leaves using HCD 726 Delicate Asters Die and ivory cardstock. Unless you have a coordinating stamp to create a vine impression in the leaves, simulate by drawing them in with a fine tip marker. (Tip: use petal tools to help form leaves and create realistic vines.) Set aside.
Punch or use a die cut butterfly; wet emboss different colors using Zing and Lindy’s embossing powder, as shown. Apply Glossy Accents over the embossed area, and then sprinkle Rock Candy Dry Glitter. Set aside while drying.
Card base: Cut 2 circles from the HCDP1 226 Delicate Asters Paper Collection, using the 5” Spellbinders circle die. Distress edges of circles first with Smokey Plum Ink, then lightly go over it with Colonial White to give a cloudy affect.Part #1- Using Plum cardstock (5 ½ x 5 ½), place over 5” Circle Doily die; adhere one 5” print circles and decorate as shown. Set aside.
Part #2- Fold 5 ½ “x11” Plum cardstock in half (5 ½ x 5 ½); place over 5” Circle Doily die; leaving folded portion slightly inside the die, to insure that the folded portion of the card base is not cut completely. After die is removed, open card base and score top portion of card in half. Add 5” print circle to bottom portion and decorate as shown. Adhere Part #1 to top scored portion of part #2. Sit card up in easel form and enjoy!
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