I had to share this card using news dies from the Tropical collection at Cottage Cutz. I LOVE this collection - hibiscus flowers are one of my favorites followed by plumeria. Both are included!
This card was easy to create. I wanted the flowers to be very organic and fluid so I decided to watercolor my cardstock that I would use to cut the flowers.
I took a piece of Mixed Media paper 6 x 11 and just started watercoloring with three analogous colors - a yellow orange, an orange and a bright pink. This gave me the color palette I was looking for.
When gluing the flowers to the card, I started with the two main flowers and adhered just their centers. In this way, I could tuck the leaves behind the flowers. When everything was on the card, I added glue with my fine-tipped glue.
The small flower is popped up using foam dots. Some of the leaves were overhanging the edges of the card and I trimmed those using scissors.
Finally, this card seemed to need a bit of sparkle. I added a few sequins and used a shimmer pen on the small hibiscus flower in the front.
- Dies: Cottage Cutz Hibiscus Flowers, Tropical Bouquet and Sloth
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