Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Orchid Card - CASE Study #56 & Flourishes Fall Fashion Challenge

I created this birthday card using the CASE Study #56 challenge and colours from the Flourishes Fall Fashion Challenge. I love this 'Orchids' stamp set from Flourishes. I used a couple of techniques posted on their site - check out the tutorial "Out of the Box" by Iwona Palmountain to learn how to extend part of your image beyond the edge of a Spellbinders die and the tutorial "Adding Dimension" by Dina Kowal to pop some of your stamped image. Love how these turned out.






Supplies - Card size is 6 1/2" x 4 3/4"

Paper - Designer Paper - English Rose Collection (Kaisercraft), Mistletoe (CTMH), White Daisy, New England Ivy and Bamboo CS (CTMH), Neena Classic Crest Solar White CS
Stamps - Orchids (Flourishes), Happy Birthday (CTMH)
Ink - Memento Tuxedo Black, Gypsy (CTMH), Copics
Accessories - 1/2" pleated white satin ribbon, 1" crocheted ribbon, 1/2" seam binding - dyed with Gypsy reinker (all May Arts), Bling Assortment, Bamboo Waxy Flax (CTMH)
Other - Spellbinders - Plain Oval Large and Small, Labels 4, 3D foam

8 comments:

  1. Love so much about your card! The colours, dimension and just pure beauty! Thanks for joining us at CASE study.

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  2. Really beautiful card, love the big bow. Lee xx

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  3. This is gorgeous! i love the ribbons and laces, fabulous idea popping up the orchids. Just gorgeous. Thanks for playing in Flourishes Fall Fashion Challenge.

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  4. This - as usual - is stunning I Love it :O) And check out the cute blog award I have passed on to you - its on my page xxx

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  5. You did a great job on this color challenge. This is a beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Flourishes.

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  6. Connie, this is just GORGEOUS! Fabulous job with the challenge! Thanks so much for playing along with Flourishes!

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  7. Great combination of ribbons and overall GORGEOUS card!!!

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Thanks so much for your kind comments, they always make my day.