Heartfelt Creations invites you to usher in the spring season with the new Flowering Dogwood Collection! Immerse yourself in this newest springtime assembling of designer papers, divinely detailed cling stamps and coordinating dies steeped with beautiful meanings and symbolism perfect for the Easter Season! The dogwood tree is surrounded by a mesmerizing legend within the Christian faith…once the size of a mighty oak tree it was chosen to be used to construct the cross on which Jesus was to be crucified. The tree became unhappy with its purpose and would never again grow large enough to ever build another cross. Its branches would become narrow and crooked and no longer suitable for construction. The delicate dogwood flower itself is a wonderful symbol of the Easter season…four petals that resemble the shape of a cross, the center laid as a crown of thorns, at the tip of each petal an indent resembling nail punctures, and a reddish hue around those indents resembling the blood of Jesus. Soft and pastel in coloring, this newest paper collection reveals beautiful springtime shades of pinks, peaches, and greens which set stunning backdrops for scripted lettering and graceful swirls, while darker hints of blues and blacks bring out the gorgeous detail and coloring of the showy dogwood florals. Bountiful blossom filled branches, peaceful white doves and hillside chapels are just a few of the beautiful illustrations found within the cling stamp sets! Assemble the perfect dimensional dogwood flower using the varying sized petals within the Flowering Dogwood Cling Stamps Set and die cut using the coordinating dies. The ideal collection to send out springtime and Easter wishes to friends and family!
Neenah Papers Solar White and Green cardstock, Memento Black Tuxedo Ink Pad, Ranger Distress Inks – Peeled Paint and Picked Raspberry, Nuvo Glitter Drops – Sherbert Shimmer and White Blizzard, Nuvo Crystal Drops – Apple Green, Spellbinders Platinum, Scrapbook Adhesive foam squares.
Create a 6 1/4” x 6 1/4” card base from green cardstock. Cut out a 6” x 6” square from Flowering Dogwood paper collection and adhere to card front.
Stamp dove from Flowering Dogwood & Doves cling stamp set with black ink. Die cut dove with coordinating die, color with distress ink and adhere to card front with foam squares.
Stamp multiple flowers and leaves with Flowering Dogwood cling stamp set using white cardstock and pink ink pad. Die cut flowers and leaves with coordinating dies. Color flowers with distress inks, shape with Deluxe Flower Shaping kit and then adhere to card as pictured.
Die cut stamens from die set, roll with Deluxe Flower Shaping kit tool and then glue in the center of flowers.
Brush Nuvo Glitter Drops on flowers and leaves to add sparkle. Create green dots around flowers with Nuvo Crystal Drops.
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