Hydrangea Garden Happy Birthday by Janelle Stollfus

Supplies: CRS5067_DCS5067_SSC1199_ JS_800

From Stampendous:
CRS5067 Cling Hydrangea Garden
DCS5067 Hydrangea Garden Die Set
SSC1199 Loving Messages Perfectly Clear Stamps™

Plus:
Black Waterproof Ink Pad
Acrylic Paints (Sapphire, Purple Cow, Dragon Fruit, Hansa Yellow, Margarita, Plantation Pine)
White cardstock
Blue cardstock
Green cardstock
Paint Brush
Mixing palette
Glue
Foam Adhesive Dots

Instructions:

  1. Using the Hydrangea Garden Stamp set, stamp two hydrangea heads and two single blooms with Black waterproof ink. Stamp leaf sprig twice in the same way.
  2. Color one each in blue and purple with thinned acrylic paint and water. Do the same for the remaining in pink and purple. Paint leaves in greens.
  3. Cut out all pieces with coordinating Hydrangea Garden Die Cut Set.
  4. Fold 4 ¼” x 8” green cardstock in gate fold with a score at 2 1/8” and 6 3/8” and glue down on 5 ½” square blue cardstock.
  5. Glue blue hydrangea on left gate flap with single bloom adhered with a foam adhesive dot. Open left flap and glue pink hydrangea on right flap that is still folded. Close the left flap and adhere single pink bloom at the top of the right flap with a foam adhesive dot. The bloom should overlap a free edge onto the blue hydrangea to hold the flap closed.
  6. Stamp a sentiment from Loving Messages on white paper and trim down into pennant. Adhere with a foam adhesive dot.