Shasta Flower Trio by Louise Healy


  1. Fold a 4 3/4" x 12" piece of green cardstock in half to form an A6 top-fold card.
  2. Edge a 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" piece of decorative paper with a coordinating marker, then adhere to the front of the card.
  3. Place the stencil face down (so you can't see the stencil number) on the large platform of a die cut machine, place a 2 1/2" x 4 1/2" piece of white cardstock over the stencil (I like to mist my paper with a little water first), add a rubber embossing mat, two clean cutting plates, a put stack through the machine.
  4. Remove the embossed image and stencil from the machine, place face up on your work surface and tape the stencil in place over the embossed image with removable tape.
  5. Use 1/4" stencil brushes and the Picasso tool to add a LIGHT coat of color to the embossed image, then tape a piece of screen over the image and add more color through the screen, remove and clean stencil.
  6. Use a ruler and pencil to measure in 1/2" from the left edge, draw a line up to each side of the flower, cut away that 1/2" going around the edge of the flower (so the petals pop out now).
  7. Measure 1/4" down from the top edge, draw a line to each side of the small top flower, cut away the 1/4" going around the top of the flower.
  8. Adhere the flower to a 2 1/8" x 4 3/8" black mat, edge a 2 1/2" x 4 3/4" green mat with a black marker then adhere the flower layer to the green mat.
  9. Use foam tape to add the flower to the card front then add three white Candis.
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Also uses these supplies:

Cardstock by Bazzill Basics Paper®
Classic® Linen Epic Black Cover Stock by Neenah Paper®
Tim Holtz® Picked Raspberry, Mustard Seed, & Peeled Paint Distress Ink Pad by Ranger®
Copic® Markers (100, RV06)
Patterned Paper
Candis Embellishments
Rubber Embossing Mat
Big Shot® Die Cut Machine
1/2" Removable Tape by 3M®
Foam Mounting Tape by 3M® Scotch®
Double-Sided Tape by 3M®
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives

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