Lavender 223 Bouquet Project
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#223 – Basket Heart 
Bouquet Decoration
Paper Casting Project

For that very special person... a cup of coffee, homemade cookies
and a beautiful bouquet of flowers!



#223 – Basket Heart and #015 – Grapes
Materials Needed: 

1 Rycraft cookie stamp or craft stamp  #223 – Basket Heart 
100% Cotton Linter (Rycraft Paper Casting Kit or Refill)
1 paper casting* of design #223 – Basket Heart (see Basic Paper Casting Instructions). 
Clear acrylic varnish
Acrylic paints: metallic gold, maroon (or colors of your choice)
White paper cut in heart shape (as shown) and edged with pinking shears or Paper Edgers® scissors
Glue
Ribbon 1/8” or 1/4” wide x 12" long to match paint and flowers
Flowers

*Note:  Alternately, the casting for this project may be made from clay instead of paper (see Basic Clay Casting Instructions). The choice is yours.


Instructions:

1.  When casting is dry, cut out heart design as shown.
2.  Apply a coat of varnish to the casting and let dry.
3.  Paint the medallion with the maroon paint and let dry.
4.  Paint the metallic gold onto the basket weave design (as shown) and let dry.
5.  Glue casting to the paper heart cut-out and let dry.
6.  Assemble bouquet and tie with ribbon.
7.  Glue completed casting to top of bow as shown.



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