Sweet Magnolia & Lavender

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Hello my crafty friends.  Today I am posting a card I made for a dear friend who lost her sister recently.  My card is 6″ X 6″ top fold and uses Susan’s Garden Notes – Southern Magnolia, CountryScapes Lavender and Mini Botanicals – Clematis & Ivy along with Els Dotted Scallop Squares.

Here is how I created this card:

  1.  Cut white Soft Finish Cardstock 6″ X 12″ score at 6″ fold on score line.
  2.  Cut purple cardstock 5-3/4″ square.
  3. Using white cardstock and largest die from Els’ Dotted Scallop Squares die set cut 1 scalloped square.
  4.  Ink all edges on all these pieces using ink color of your choice. (Vintage Photo Distress Ink used here).
  5. Assemble using Clear Double Sided Adhesive.
  6. For heart wreath either draw out heart shape on cardstock or if you have heart dies you can cut heart using the die.  (You want it to be approximately 5″.)
  7. Using largest leaf die from Susan’s Garden Notes – Southern Magnolia and green cardstock cut approximately 30-40 leaves.  Color and shape all leaves.  See Susan’s video for this part you can find it here.
  8. Make 1 magnolia using same video as a guide.
  9. Once all leaves are shaded and shaped lay your leaves out on your heart shape keeping them all going in same direction.  When satisfied with placement glue leaves on with clear drying glue.
  10. Attach heart wreath to card front using clear double sided adhesive.
  11.  Using Susan’s CountryScapes Lavender die set cut 1 stem using medium green cardstock.  Shade with a slightly darker ink.
  12. Cut florets for lavender 6-8 times from purple cardstock.  Place florets face up on hard rubber mat or gum eraser and with smallest ball tool in Susan’s Tool Kit cup each floret.
  13.  Use clear drying glue to attach florets to stems making as full as you like.
  14.  Cut 2 bows from Shimmer Sheetz glue together off setting slightly.
  15. Cut 2 vines from green cardstock using Susan’s Mini Botanical Clematis & Ivy die set.
  16. Cut florets 5-6 times from white cardstock.  Lay florets face up on hard rubber mat.  Using yellow marker make yellow center in each floret and using smallest ball tool cup each.  Attach florets to vine using clear drying glue.
  17. Lay stem of lavender on left of heart wreath attaching with clear drying glue. (Glue only in center of stems where they all come together)
  18.  Add magnolia attaching in same manner.
  19. Attach bow just below magnolia onto stems and leaves.
  20. Cut apart clematis and glue filling in to your liking.
  21.  Add peel off sticker (Thinking of You used here) in sentiment of your choice.
  22.  Cut 2 easels from cardstock color of your choice (cut 1 from cardstock that has clear double sided adhesive on it).  Attach one over the other and emboss with your choice of embossing folder.

Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies

Susan’s Garden Notes – Southern Magnolia

Susan’s CountryScapes Lavender

Susan’s CountryScapes Mini Botanical Clematic & Ivy

Els’ Dotted Scallop Squares

Els’ Card Stand / Easel

Shimmer Sheetz

Soft Finish Cardstock

Susan’s Deluxe 4 pc Tool Kit

Peel Off Stickers

Clear Double Sided Adhesive

Kid’s Choice Glue

Thanks for stopping by and I do hope you will be inspired to make your version of this card.  Be sure to visit Elizabeth Craft Designs for your supplies to make this card and to see all their wonderful products.

 

Until next time – Happy Scrapping!

Christine

 

 

 

Lovely Lavender

 

Lovely Lavender

Hello Everyone,

Today my post is using one of Susan’s Garden Notes newest dies it is the Lavender.  Along with this die Els’ Through the Lens -Stone Series paper was used.  This card is a 6″ X 6″ tent fold.  Susan has 7 new dies being released.

Here is how the card was created.

  1.  Using 85# Soft Finish  white Cardstock  and Susan’s Garden Flower Coloring Kit 1 – Violet Tint and with a sponge color both sides of cardstock.  You could also use a lavender colored cardstock.
  2.   Cut Florets 6 times or more from violet / lavender cardstock.  Cut stems from green cardstock.
  3. Place florets right side up on hard rubber mat (Speedball Speedy Carve used here) Using smallest ball tool from Susan’s Tool Kit cup each floret.Lovely Lavender 2
  4. Using Kid’s Choice Glue attach florets to stems.  Lovely Lavender 3
  5.   Using clear jar die cut lay on top of vellum and lightly trace around the bottom half of jar and cut out.  Using light blue ink color both sides of vellum then cut to desired height to represent water in the jar.
  6.   Using Kid’s Choice Glue and toothpick place glue around  very edge of 2 sides and bottom of vellum (right side up) place clear jar on top of vellum lining it up – let dry.
  7. Wrap small piece of ribbon around neck of jar adhere with a drop of glue.
  8.   Attach lavender to back of jar adhering with small amount of glue.
  9. Use Vintage Photo Distress Ink to ink all edges on 6″ X 6″ card base and the 6″ X 6″ patterned paper.
  10. Attach patterned paper to card front using Clear Double Sided Adhesive.
  11.  Using Kid’s Choice Glue apply a small amount around the very edge of back side of jar.  Attach jar to center of card front.
  12. Using white cardstock cut a tag using smallest tag in die set.  Ink edges and add “Thinking of You” peel off stickers.
  13. Using same ribbon loop a small piece through hole in tag attach to center of ribbon on jar.  Make a matching bow and attach that over the ends of loop.

 

Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies Used

#1195 Susan’s Garden Notes – Lavender

#763 Tags

#1071 Card Stand / Easel

#808 Susan’s Garden Tool Set

#TTL002 Through the Lens – Stone Series

#PSF101 White Soft Finish Cardstock 85#

#PSF102 White Soft Finish Cardstock 100#

#30115 Susan’s Garden Flower Coloring Kit 1

#305 Peel Off Stickers – Thinking of You

#506 Clear Double Sided Adhesive

 

Other Supplies

6″ X 6″ white card base

Green Cardstock

1/8″ Purple Ribbon

Distress Ink – Vintage Photo

Light Blue Ink

Small piece Vellum

Jar Die Cut – Clear-  ( 2-1/2″ X3-1/4″)

Speedball Speedy Carve (used as molding mat for florets)

Embossing Folder

Now that you have seen how I created the card I do hope that you are inspired to try your own.  Be sure to check out not only the supplies to make this card but all the great products at Elizabeth Craft Designs

Until next time Happy Scrapping!

Christine