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Slimline Hibiscus Birthday with Leontine

Hello! Today I'm sharing a slimline card with the new hibiscus and tropical leaves sets from Lawn Fawn. As soon as I saw them I knew I had to get them. You can do so many things with them and this is just one example. 

I used Scalloped Slimline with Hearts: Portrait on some Peacock cardstock and Small Slimline with Lift the Flaps on some white cardstock. I ink blended the white piece with Salvaged Patina oxide ink and the new tropical leaves background stencils. While that was drying I started die cutting all of the leaves and flowers from:

-          Happy Hibiscus

-          Magic Iris Tropical Leaves Add-On

-          Tropical Leaves Backdrop

-          Tropical Leaves

I used the following cardstocks for the flowers and leaves:

-          Ballet slipper

-          Sunflower

-          Cilantro

-          Noble Fir

I wanted to darken up the edges a little bit with some distress ink. You could also use the oxide version. The colors I used to match the cardstock were:

-           Kitsch Flamingo 

-           Mustard Seed

  Mowed Lawn

  Rustic Wilderness

I glued all of the pieces on my inked panel with liquid glue, only the large hibiscus flowers were popped up with a few thin foam squares. I also adhered my inked panel onto the scalloped panel.

After everything had found a place on my card I stamped the sentiment. First I prepped the cardstock with my anti-static pouch. Then I stamped ‘happy birthday to you’ from the Happy Happy Happy stamp set with some clear ink. I added some white embossing powder and melted it with my heat gun. Once that was done I adhered the panel to a white card base and then the card was all done. 

I’m very happy with the result and I hope you like it too. Have an amazing week!

Hugs,
Leontine

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