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Purr-fect Garden Party

April 15, 2020

Kia Ora Koutou

Welcome back to a locked down New Zealand and today I want to share a cute card to inspire you while we are all staying at home and keeping ourselves safe and well.  For this card I have added some sweet pussy cats from the Purr-fect Posies collection with the gorgeous French Cottage collection from Heartfelt Creations.

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Products Used:
French Cottage ‘scapes Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3909
French Cottage ‘scapes DieHCD1-7293
French Cottage Paper CollectionHCDP1-2114
Cottage Lifestyle Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3910
Cottage Lifestyle DieHCD1-7294
Purr-fect Playdate Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3875
Purr-fect Playdate DieHCD1-7239
Purring and Playful Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3876
Purring and Playful DieHCD1-7240
Courtyard Elegance DieHCD1-7283
Ticket and Tags DieHCD1-7201
Special Birthday Sentiments Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3843
Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper Pack of 50 – WhiteHCPP1-475
Deluxe Flower Shaping KitHCST1-401
Stack and Store Daubers-Pack of 30HCDA2-450
Pastel Pearl Stamens-SmallHCS1-457-1
Bright Pearl Stamens-MediumHCS1-458-2
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive159723

Other Products: 

Yellow Copic Marker, Canson watercolour paper, Creative Expressions Foundation cardstock – Antique Gold, stamp positioner, Iris cardstock, CTMH Itty Bitty Sparkles

For more tips on creating with the French Cottage Collection watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/cATv3wk2_sM.

For more tips on creating with the Purr-fect Posies collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/88KR6a5RRmg.

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

For more tips on creating with the 6 x 6 Decorative Dies, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/tqmtn_TiVVw.

Instructions: 

Cut a piece of white cardstock 12” x 6”, score at 6” along the long side and fold to create a base card of 6” x 6”. Using the outer circle die from the HCD1-7283 Courtyard Elegance Die set, die cut the circle out of the middle of the card front. Cut a piece of clear cardstock 5” x 5” and adhere to the front of the card over the opening. Cut a piece of patterned paper 6” x 6”, die cut the circle out of the centre with the outer circle die from the HCD1-7283 Courtyard Elegance Die set and adhere to the front of the card. Stamp the seat image from the HCPC-3910 Cottage Lifestyle Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on watercolour paper. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Adhere to the front of the card as shown. Colour some Itty Bitty Sparkles with a yellow Copic Marker and adhere to the buttons on the cushion.

Cut a piece of coordinating paper 5 7/8” x 5 7/8”, die cut the circle out of the middle of the paper. Die cut the decorative die from the HCD1-7283 Courtyard Elegance Die set using the decorative die and the outer circle die from a piece of Antique Gold card 5 7/8” x 5 7/8”. Adhere to the patterned paper and then adhere to the card front with heavy cardboard. Cut a piece of pink coloured patterned paper 6” x 6” and adhere to the inside of the card. Adhere the inner circle from the card front to the inside of the card.

Stamp the flower images from the HCPC-3910 Cottage Lifestyle Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on watercolour paper. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Add Crystal Clear glitter with Dries Clear glue on a dry sponge and adhere over the top of the seat and to the right and left of the top of the seat.

Stamp the branch image from the HCPC-3909 French Cottage ‘scapes Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on watercolour paper. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape and add Crystal Clear glitter using Dries Clear glue on a dry sponge. Trim and adhere to the top of the card as shown with foam squares.

Stamp the flower images from the HCPC-3909 French Cottage ‘scapes Cling Stamp Set in Sky Blue ink and Magenta Hue ink on Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper. Colour the blue centres with Buttercup ink and the pink flower centres with Tiger Lily ink and die cut with the coordinating dies. Colour the edges and the backs of the blue flowers with Sky Blue ink and the pink flowers with Cactus Flower ink on the edges and Magenta Hue on the backs and shape using Groove Golf tools. Colour small white stamens with Buttercup ink and pierce the blue flowers through the centre and thread the stamens through and assemble using two layers for each flower. Add the small and medium gold pearl stamens to the pink flowers Add Ultrafine Crystal glitter to the blue flowers and Crystal Clear glitter to the pink flowers with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge and then adhere to the branches as shown.

Stamp the topiary tree image from the HCPC-3910 Cottage Lifestyle Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on watercolour paper. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Add Crystal Clear glitter with Dries Clear glue on a dry sponge and adhere to the left of the card.

Stamp the pot plant images from the HCPC-3909 French Cottage ‘scapes Cling Stamp Set in Jet Black ink on watercolour paper. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Add Crystal Clear glitter with Dries Clear glue on a dry sponge. Shape and adhere to the front of the card as shown with foam squares.

Stamp the kitty and bird images from the HCPC-7239 Purr-fect Playdate Stamp set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Add the kitten in front of the pots with foam squares and the birds to the topiary tree, centre and the top right and bottom left.

Stamp the kitty from the HCPC-3876 Purring and Playful Stamp set in Jet Black ink on Iris cardstock. Colour with Zig Clean Colour Brush markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Adhere to the front next to the pot plant n.

Stamp the birthday sentiment from the HCPC-3843 Special Birthday Sentiments Stamp Set in Northern Pine ink on the tag and die cut with the coordinating die from the HCD1-721 Ticket & Tags Die set and adhere to the bottom right.

Please keep safe and well.

Happy Crafting

Ka Kite Anu and Kia Kaha (God bless and stay strong)

Patricia

 





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