Saturday, 1 August 2015

An evening orchid…

I have a very feminine card to share today featuring the very pretty Flower Portrait Orchid from Simply B Stamps.

The image was part of a fundraiser set, to buy these you need to be part of the Simply B Stamps Fan Page.  I needed to make a pair of cards for a set of twins and I knew the delightful Flower Portrait images were going to be just perfect for them.

To make up this card I’ve followed the sketch over at Aud Sentiments, my card also features the required sentiment, stamped in Spun Sugar Distress Ink on a die cut frame.  I used die cuts for the other elements of the sketch too and I have four different die cuts on my card and also four flowers and four Swarovski crystals so I am entering the current challenge at Crafty Creations, where their theme is four of things.

At Coffee, Chocolate & Cards they are looking for flowers in your image, which I have in mine.  I’m actually fairly happy with how I coloured them too for a change.  I picked up the floral theme and decided to make my background with a stencil and some ink and embossing powder.  I wasn’t so good with inking my flowers, used my spray gun for the first time and am thinking I am going back to using my Copic air gun instead.

Skin E000, E00, E11, E21 (E02 cheeks)
Lips R81, R83, R85
Hair N7, N9, R81, 100
Outfit N0, N1, N2, 0
Orchids R81, R83, R85, R89
Chalks & Powders etc
Dies, SVGs & Templates etc
Just Rite Dies ~ Antique Tags One
Noor! Dies ~ Border 2 (6002/0291)
Dress It Up ~ Swarovski Crystals Light Rose
I Am Roses ~ Cherry Blossoms S3-151 & Sweetheart Blossoms S10-15 (coloured with Various Ink R89)
Prima Say It In Crystals ~ Forever Green
Inks & Paints etc
Smooch ~ Moonlight
Spica ~ Blossom & Clear
Bazzill Fourz Cardstock ~ Tutu Pink
Bazzill Monochromatic Cardstock ~ Petunia
Bazzill Smoothie Cardstock ~ Sweet Pea
Simply B Stamps ~ Flower Portrait Orchid (Fundraiser)
Stampin’ Up!  ~ Happiest Birthday Wishes (Retired)

Thanks for stopping by!


  1. Beautifully coloured image great take on the sketch and gorgeous flowers .Thank you for joining us at Aud Sentiments challenge good luck Ginny ♥

  2. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Aud Sentiments, good luck!!! Amy DT

  3. What a darling card. Great job with the sketch. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments
    Julie T

  4. What a beautiful creation, thank you for joining with the challenge at CCenCC. Good luck and hopefully next time.
    good day

  5. Gorgous card. Thanks for joining us at Chocolate, Coffee & Cards Challenge!!! Agnieszka DT

  6. Fabulous romantic card with such a sweet image, beautifully designed and embellished. Thank you for joining our 'four' challenge at Crafty Creations Challenges and please come back again for the brand new one.
    Anna xxx


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