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Pocket of Posies

February 26, 2020

Kia Ora Koutou

And welcome back to my final post featuring the very beautiful Wild Asters and gorgeous pocket background dies.

Products Used:

Hot Mama PrillsANC821
Go Man Go PrillsANC818
Rajni Chawla’s Frosting PowderPGM15016
Rajni Chawla’s Crystal ClearPGM15015
Groove Golf Tool SetDMCT4185
Deluxe Flower Shaping KitHCST1-401
Stack and Store Daubers-Pack of 30HCDA2-450
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive159723
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Tiger LilyRACP670
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Leaf GreenRACP436
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Magenta HueRACP614
Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Cactus FlowerRACP985
Decorative Pocket Accents DieHCD1-7211
Ornate Pocket Accents DieHCD1-7214
Ticket and Tags DieHCD1-7201
Eyelet Diamond DieHCD1-7227
Diamond Basics DieHCD1-7226
Wild Aster Paper CollectionHCDP1-2106

Other Products: 

OTH Distress Oxide ink – Picked Raspberry, White cardstock, magenta ribbon, heavy cardboard

For more tips on creating with the Wild Aster Collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/1mriCKqh-Ac.

For more tips on creating with the tags & sentiments, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/eAfLuNkRda4.

For more tips on creating with the pocket dies, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/uDhKUj9AAMo.

Instructions: Cut a piece of white cardstock 12 1/2 x 7″, score at 6 1/4″ along the long side and fold to create a base card of 6 1/4 x 7″ Cut a piece of dark patterned paper 6 15/16 x 6 1/16″ and adhere to the front of the card. Cut a piece of white cardstock 5 14/16 x 6 1/16″ and adhere to the front of the card with heavy cardboard. Cut a piece of light patterned paper 6 1/2 x 5 3/4″ and adhere to the front of the white cardstock.

Die cut the second largest eyelet edge diamond from the HCD1-7227 Eyelet Diamond Die out of white cardstock and using the straight die from the HCD1-7211 Decorative Pocket Accents Die set die cut the slot out of the card. Then die cut the plain edge diamond using the second largest die from the HCD1-7226 Diamond Basics Die set out of light patterned paper and adhere to the front of the eyelet edge and using the straight die from the HCD1-7211 Decorative Pocket Accents Die set die cut the slot. Die cut the third largest eyelet edge die from the HCD1-7227 Eyelet Diamond Die set and using the straight edge die from the HCD1-7211 Decorative Pocket Accents Die set die cut the slot. Adhere to the patterned paper. Die cut the third largest plain edge diamond and using the straight edge die from the HCD1-7211 Decorative Pocket Accents Die set die cut the slot. Die cut the small decorative pocket accent from the HCD1-7211 Decorative Pocket Accents Die set out of white cardstock, add Frosting Powder with spray adhesive and adhere to the pocket opening. Adhere across the middle of the card with foam tape ensuring a pocket is able to be accessed.

Die cut three small tags from the patterned paper using the coordinating die from the HCD1-7201 Ticket & Tags Die set. Die cut three tags from white cardstock and adhere to the back of the tags. Add the magenta ribbon and tuck the tags into the pocket as shown.

Stamp the spray images from the HCPC-3888 Wild Asters Spray Stamp set in Picked Raspberry ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour with Magenta Hue ink and die cut the images with the coordinating die. Add Hot Mama Prills to the flowers and Crystal Clear glitter using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge, trim and adhere around the diamond.

Stamp the long and short aster sprays from the HCPC-3889 Wild Aster Scroll & Cluster Stamp set in Picked Raspberry ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour with Magenta Hue and Leaf Green inks and die cut with the coordinating dies. Add Cactus Flower ink to the edges of the flowers. Shape and add Crystal Clear glitter with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge and adhere to left front of the card around the diamonds.

Stamp the flower images from the HCPC-3887 Wild Asters Stamp set in Picked Raspberry ink and some in Fern Green ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour with Tiger Lily and Magenta Hue inks and the green petals with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Sponge the edges with Cactus Flower ink and shape using the Groove Golf tools. Assemble when dry and make some buds with the small green and pink aster flowers. Add Crystal Clear glitter using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Adhere over the leaves and sprays and add Go Man Go Prills to the centres.

Stamp the leaves from the HCPC-3887 Wild Asters Stamp set in Fern Green ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour with Leaf Green ink and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape using the groove golf tool and add Crystal Clear glitter using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Adhere around the flowers as shown.

Die cut the small tag from the paper collection using the coordinating die from the HCD1-7201 Ticket & Tags Die set and adhere to the top right corner.

I hope that I have inspired you to look at different ways to use background dies.

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu

Patricia





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