T he new tropical chic bundle gives you everything you need to take birthdays and thank you cards to a tropical setting.
Cut the 8 1/2 x 11 sheet of granny apple green card stock in half horizontally for a 5.5 x 8.5 paper. Score at 4.25” and fold to make a base card of 4.25 x 5.5.
Using the pattern of your choice from the Tropical Escape 6x6 pack, cut an overlay to 4” x 5.25”.
cut a strip 2.25” x 4” from Blushing Bride cardstock
Cut a 2” x4” strip of a complementary design from the Tropical Escape 6x6 DSP.
Stamp the flower from Tropical Chic stamp set in Blushing Bride classic ink pad, Flirty Flamingo classic ink pad, And Sweet Sugarplum classic ink pad.
Cut out the flower with to flower outline from the thinlit set
Stamp the fan leaf from the Tropical Chic stamp set onto Vanilla White cardstock with Granny Apple Green classic ink pad.
Stamp the fan leaf and broad leaf with Tranquil Tide classic ink pad on Vanilla White Cardstock.
Cut out the leaves using the appropriate outline from the thinlit set.
Stamp the Thank You from the Tropical Chic stamp set or the Birthday greeting from the Avante Garden stamp set with the Marine Mist classic ink pad.
Putting it together— attach the back layer to the base card. Attach the Blushing Bride strip approx. 1.25” from the bottom. Attach the complementary DSP to the Blushing Bride strip leaving 1/8” on the top and bottom.
Putting it together — attach the fan leaf in Granny Apple Green to the top of the strip near the left edge. Attach the Tranquil Tide fan leaf near the bottom of the strip on the left and the fan leaf approx. in the center.
Add the flowers with dimensionals. Add the greeting with dimensionals.
EXTRAs- using the daffodil delight water colour pencil and an aqua painter, add yellow centers to the flowers.
- use wink of Stella in the flowers to add a bit of glam.