Wednesday, May 11, 2016

HIBISCUS EXOTICA

Hello dear friends,

I am here to reveal something so beautiful and exciting that it will certainly leave you speechless.
It is the Under the Sea collection from Heartfelt Creations.
You have to see the collection to believe how exotic and beautiful it is. The secrets of the sea has been shown here in awesome prints and colours. The corals, sea shells, the swirling fishes and the dazzling sea floor ... It is beauty beyond word. And if this beauty is brought on to your table, then the creativity knows no bounds.

Here is the fabulous inspirations from this collection the  Heartfelt Creations blog.

This is the card adorned with Tropical Hibiscus flowers that I sent as a DT submission.







Here are the full instructions for making this.

View how to shape the Hibiscus flower here


Hibiscus Exotica Card

Heartfelt Creations Products used :

 Art Institute Glue-Dries Clear

Other Products used :

Distress inks-Worn Lipstick, Dried Marigold, Peeled Paint, Cracked Pistachio, Archival Jet Black Ink, Spellbinders Circle die, Vellum paper, Flower Soft Sunshine Yellow
Zig Real Colour Brush Pens light orange, dark orange, red and yellow, dark green and light green, Rangers Perfect Pearls Mist spray, smoot white cardstock, black cardstock, wired pollens.

Instructions

The finished card measures 8 1/2" x 6 "
 To make the front card panel-Cut a smooth white cardstock measuring 8 1/2" x 6"  and from the Regal borders and Ornate die, cut on both sides using only the mat die . Distress the die cuts with Peeled Paint and Cracked Pistachio inks. Cut out four pieces of intricate borders from one of the designs from the Regal ornate and Border die.
Distress two pieces with a blend of Peeled Paint and Cracked Pistachio and adhere on both sides coinciding with the mat die cut with Art Institiue Glue. Distress the other two diecuts with a blend of Worn Lipstick, Dried Marigold and adhere to the green die cuts on both sides but a little below as shown on the card. Spray Perfect Pearl mist on top.
Cut a black cardstock 6"x 6". Cut a frame measuring 5.75" x 5.75" from the Sunrise Lily paperpad and attach to the black mat layer. Cut another piece of black cardstock measuring 4" x 4". Cut another piece of coordinating frame from the Sunrise Lily paper pad and attach to the bigger card mat layer. Cut out a circle from this layer using the Spellbinders Circle die. Cut out a circle frame from the same die
in black cardstock. Stamp the sentiment with Archival jet black ink on white cardstock. Add vellum paper on top and adhere beneath the circle cut out on the mat layer. Finish off with the black circle frame diecut.

To make the inside of the card-Cut a cardstock measuring 12 "x 6" and score at 6" and fold. Adhere to the back of the card panel. Cut two borders from Regal Borders and Ornate die, distress with Worn Lipstick and Dried Marigold and mist with pearl spray. Attach to the back of the front card panel , on both sides, coinciding with the mat diecut.
Cut a mat layer in black cardstock measuring 5.75" x 5.75" . Cut a piece of pattern paper 5.5" x 5.5" from Under the Sea Paper pad and attach to this mat layer.
Adhere this mat layer to the top of the inside card panel. Cut a diecut in black cardstock from Fleurs Borders and Pocket die and attach to the right bottom corner forming a pocket to hold the tag. Cut out a tag from Under the Sea Paper pad, mat on black cardstock and attach a twine. Insert this inside the pocket diecut.
Cut a piece of black cardstock measuring 5.75" x 5.75" and onto this attach a matching hibisus pattern paper measuring 5.5" x 5.5" . Stamp the same sentiment again.

To make the Hibiscus flowers- Stamp With Jet Black Archival ink, the Tropical Hibiscus Stamp 5-6 times on white cardstock. Cut out the flower pieces using the Tropical Hibiscus Die. Colour using the Zic brush pens in light orange and dark orange  and then shade using red and yellow colour. Shape the flowers on the Delux flower Shaping Kit. Layer the smaller flower inside the bigger flower and stick together using glue.
Colour the pollen stem in yellow color. Two pollens stems are attached together. Apply Glue on the pollens and put Sunshine yellow flower soft. Attach into the centre of flower. Colour the leaves in green colour and shape on the flower kit.
Arrange the flower and leaves with wired pollens as shown on the card. Fluff up the flowers and leaves to give a 3d look.

So Grab your collection now. It is available at Crafters Corner store and there is a 10 % discount also. So hurry before its over. 

Thanks for stopping by and have fun crafting !!!




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