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Sunday, 20 December 2015

Baroque Orchids (posted by Claire)

Good morning, Claire here with a quick and easy card made using the beautiful stamp 'Baroque Orchids'. This is such a beautifully detailed stamp that I really wanted to give it centre stage on my card.


I began with some glossy white card and stamped Baroque Orchids with versamark and embossed with clear embossing powder. I took a deep breath, lined up my stamp again and was very pleased to see that the stamp joins up beautifully to create a larger panel. I embossed the second image with clear embossing powder and then applied distress inks in Shabby Shutters, Bundled Sage and a little Evergreen Bough randomly with some Cut'n'Dry foam.


I stamped the sentiment with Memento Tuxedo Black on some vellum and tore a strip to layer over the background as shown. I added some black lace, green ribbon and a black button to finish off.

Thanks so much for visiting today
Claire xx

8 comments:

  1. Love those colours and the vellum looks good on this beautiful BG!

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  2. Great card! love the colours. The vellum makes it beautiful.

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  3. Beautiful card, stamping is fabulous as is the colours, love it, Kate x

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  4. Love this background stamp, makes great cards.

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  5. Absolutely, an incredibly gorgeous card, along with the stamps.

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  6. This is really beautiful and I love the colours you used. That background stamp is a stunner!

    Hugs
    Lesley Xx

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