Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Debuting Lush Lilac while Thinking of You!


For those whose loved ones are not with you to celebrate this special day, this card symbolizes this day. Sitting by the window to see the world celebrate with their loved ones. The card measures 6”x6” adorned with window frame and embellished with a cheerful bush of warmth fragrance signaling the arrival of spring. To create this card take a 12”x12” navy blue card stock and cut and score it 6” and fold it for the card base. For the second layer take a white card stock, measure it at 5.8”x5.8” on which adhere a pattern paper that measures 5.7”x5.7” for the third layer. Distress the edges of the paper. The pattern paper is from the Lilac paper collection featuring the window frame.






Instructions

Take the window frame die and die cut 2 pieces of the frame from a white card stock and adhere with each other. This will make the frame sturdy. Later take a pattern paper and die cut another piece to stick it on t op of the white frame. Die cut a piece of decorative corner from the Window Box elements die set from a white card stock and stick it to one of the side of the window frame. Once the window frame is ready using foam adhesive stick it to the pattern paper. This will form the center focal point for the card.For the flowers and branches stamp using the Lush lilac cling stamp and Sweet Lilac scroll and notes set using plum archival ink. Die cut all the pieces and then color all elements using Zig brushes. Stamp several pieces of the lush lilac small flowers using plum archival ink from a white card stock and some using heat embossing with white powder. Die cut all the pieces. Shade and color them using deep purple archival ink. Spray the die cut with water and then shape the petals. Insert one single stamen in each of the flowers and leave it for drying. Once all dried start assembling all the elements around the window frame. First lay the branches and the leaves and then keep tucking in each of the lilac flowers in regular intervals. To end the card fussy cut a stamp from the paper collection, distress the edge and back it up with a decorative die cut edge. Bend a little and then place it at the bottom of the window.

Supplies

HCD1-7170 Lush Lilac Die
HCPC-3816 Lush Lilac Cling Stamp Set
HCPC-3817 Lush Lilac & Umbrella Spray Cling Stamp Set
HCPC-3818 Sweet Lilac Scroll & Notes Cling Stamp Set
HCDP1-287 Lush Lilac Paper Collection
HCD1-7148 Window Frame Die
159723, Designer Dries clear Adhesive
352854, Glue Tips - Metal
HCCC2-451, 8.5 x 11 Cardstock - White
HCDA1-450Stack and Store Daubers- Pack of 6