Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Backyard Home

Dear Friends,

I want to encourage you to take a moment for yourself and take some time to create something beautiful! This will allow you to de-stress and lose yourself in the wonderland of creativity....and maybe in the process of creating, think about someone that needs to know that you care and bless them with your one of a kind card. You will find yourself rejuvenated and there's just something so satisfying when you see your friend's face or even someone you don't know well, completely light up and be so grateful for your kind gift! Here's the inspiration from the Backyard Blossoms Collection

Products Used
Double Dots 100pc. -3D Foam Circles, DDOTS
Funnel Tray, 359503
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Redland Elements, 26redland
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit, HCST1-401
Go Man Go Prills, ANC818
Stack and Store Daubers-Pack of 30, HCDA2-450
Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear, PGM15015
Decorative Medallion Die, HCD1-7144
Eyelet Circle & Basics Small Die, HCD1-7154
Sweetheart Borders Die, HCD1-7161
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Sunflower, RACP005
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Carnation Red, RACP399
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Rose Madder, RACP638
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Leaf Green, RACP436
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Cactus Flower, RACP985
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Plum, RACP499
Garden's Edge Coneflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3828
Backyard Blossoms Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3827
Blossoming Coneflower Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3826
Backyard Blossoms Paper Collection, HCDP1-290
Garden's Edge Coneflower Die, HCD1-7182
Backyard Blossoms Die, HCD1-7181
Blossoming Coneflower Die, HCD1-7180

Other Products: Thick White Cardstock. Glass mini beads. Ribbon.

For more tips on creating with the Backyard Blossoms collection, watch the tutorial at

Instructions: Card stock size for house shape card width is 12" and score at 2", 4", 2", 4", height is 6 5/8", 2". For top house cover roof size width is 7 7/8" and score at center, height 3 1/8".Cover the base with Backyard Blossoms Pattern paper as seen on the picture. For the front cover cut two medallion die and paste it at the centre and on top of that adhere one circle die with foam tape to give some dimension.

Next stamp some Backyard Blossoms and Garden Edge Coneflower with archival ink plum, leaf green, orange blossoms and die cut them with matching die color them too with archival ink and then shape them with deluxe flower shaping tool kit and then sprinkle some glass mini beads. Now arrange these embellishments as shown.

Now stamp Blossoming Coneflower and Garden Edge Coneflower and Backyard Blossoms with plum archival ink and cut them with matching die. For one set of Blossoming Coneflower, color them with archival ink-Leaf green and for second stamp and die cut color it with archival ink- Sunflower and Cactus Flower and shape them with Deluxe flower tool kit and sprinkle crystal clear glitter and at the centre of the coneflower sprinkle some prills and Redland elements, and layer it on the first set. Next for the Garden Edge Coneflower and Backyard Blossoms stamp with archival ink plum and die cut them with matching die color them with archival ink leaf green, sunflower and cactus flower and shape them too and then at the centre of the flower sprinkle prills and Redland elements and sprinkle crystal clear glitter on the flower petals. Now adhere these flowers on the right side of the card as shown.

Now for the Top of the house roof, cover it with pattern paper. For the edge cut two border die from Sweetheart border set and paste it on the edge as shown. Then add some crystal clear glitter on it. Next paste a border of pattern paper from the collection and adhere it as shown. Now stamp Backyard Blossoms with archival ink plum and die cut it with matching die and color them with leaf green, sunflower, carnation red and cactus flower and at the centre of the coneflower add yellow prills.

For the spine of the card, stamp one Blossoming Coneflower border with archival ink plum and cut it with matching die and color them randomly with archival ink cactus flower and then add crystal clear glitter and adhere it with foam tape. Now add one flower from Backyard Blossom and some leafs, bushes.

Now add sentiment taken from the pattern paper and distress the edges and adhere it too with foam tape as shown.

Now close the card with ribbon.

If you missed out on the Backyard Blossoms release, follow this link: to see all the details.

Have A Nice Day!!!


  1. This is absolutely beautiful Shalini! Love the design and your gorgeous embellishments!

  2. How very clever of you girl! This is one gorgeous piece!

  3. What a gorgeous birdhouse! Love how you've used the papers with the beautiful flowers!