Beautiful gardens filled with warm rays of sunshine, skies of blue, and trees filled with fragrant cherry blossoms make for the perfect retreat setting, where daydreaming can abound and the stress of everyday life just seems to melt away! Breathing deeply and enjoying the sweetness in the air becomes second nature, as you take in your enchanting surroundings…a decorative wishing well with beautiful vining florals, a whimsical wooden bridge leading to places imagined only in daydreams, and a darling collection of hand carved bird houses that your “tweet” friends serenading you from above call home. Let your imagination wander, and enjoy life at a slower pace, taking time to smell the delicate cherry blossoms with the new Cherry Blossom Retreat Collection from Heartfelt Creations! Enjoy a walk through a refreshing paper collection filled with beautiful springtime hues…grass like greens, pretty blossom pinks, clear sky blues, and charming corals, all encompassed in dreamy petite plaids, dainty polka dots, and elegant lace like accents. An inviting collection of cling stamp sets, along with coordinating dies, await to bring your very own garden oasis to life, filled with elegant garden benches, alluring wishing wells, and sweet springtime songbirds. A delightful assortment of varying sized cherry blossom petals, along with a coordinating dimensional shaping mold, allow for quick and easy assembling of gorgeous, delicate cherry blossoms perfect for all of your spring themed creations! So, join us as we bring a hint of spring to craft rooms everywhere…it’s the perfect day for a crafty daydream with the new Cherry Blossom Retreat Collection!
I created a bonsai "Cherry Blossom Tree" with this amazing collection .
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive, 159723
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Jet Black, RACP468
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Olive, RACP482
Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Leaf Green, RACP436
Bridal Bouquet Stamens-Small, HCS1-460
3D Cherry Blossom Shaping Mold, HCFB1-474
Tweet Cherry Blossoms Die, HCD1-7230
Cherry Blossom Retreat Die, HCD1-7231
Tweet Cherry Blossoms Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3866
Cherry Blossom Retreat Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3867
Other Products: Flower making paper, watercolor paper, green moss, floral tape, floral wire, hot glue, acrylic paint, glitter, pot
For more tips on creating with the Cherry Blossom Retreat collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/OaA2da5H-E0.
Instructions: Click here to view a larger photo of this project. Ready project measures 10" x 9". Firstly, create tree using floral wires and hot glue. Paint tree using acrylic color. Once I finished with tree, I altered a pot to place it in. Set tree in pot using hot glue. Add green moss using soft gloss gel.
Stamp cherry blossom flowers on flower making paper using vibrant fuchsia ink and cut with coordinating die. Paint flowers with the same ink and shape them using flower shaping mold. Color stamens using vibrant fuchsia ink. Add stamens in the center of flowers using designer glue. Add glitter on the flowers using adhesive that dries clear. Create some bunches of flowers using floral tape. Stamp leaves using olive green ink and paint leaves with leaf green archival. Cut leaves with coordinating die and shape in flower shaping mold. Glue leaves and flowers on tree using hot glue.
Further, stamp bird house and birds on water color paper using black archival. Paint images with zig markers and cut with coordinating dies. Glue bird cage and birds on the tree as shown in the picture.
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