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Friday, July 31, 2015

Exotic Orchid

Hello Blog friends, it is Friday evening here and we are looking forward to the weekend - especially when a couple of warmer days are predicted as Canberra is cold and only 1.5 hours from the snow!  I hope you are looking forward to your weekend too!


Today's card has been created using the Orchid Spellbinders® Shapeabilities® Die D-Lites™ - from the Create-A-Flower Collection - these flowers are so much fun to create and so realistic.


You can see a tutorial to create the orchid HERE.  The patterned paper has been Diecut using the Victorian Medallion One.  A narrow tape measure ribbon has been added, along with a sentiment from Sentiments 3 Spellbinders® Shapeabilities® Die D-Lites™.  All Dies have been cut/embossed using the Grand Calibur Die Cutting and Embossing Machine.


This card is for the following challenges:
4 Crafty Chicks - Anything Goes
Crafting with an Attitude - Anything Goes 
Crafting By Designs - August Anything Goes
 House That Stamps Built - Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination - Always Anything Goes  
Mod Squad Challenge - Anything Goes PLUS a DIE
STAMPlorations Anything Goes Challenge
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
Simply Create Too Challenge - Anything Goes
Artistic Inspirations - Anything Goes

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11 comments:

  1. Absolutely stunning Linda - this is such a dramatic card.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  2. So pretty, loving your background choice. Thank you for sharing this with us over at Artistic Inspirations. Sue DT xx

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  3. I like the way you treated your flower as a special focal point in your card. Thank you for sharing this with us at The House That Stamps Built for our Anything Goes Challenge. Good Luck.

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  4. A gorgeous card Linda, a beautiful coloured & cut background for the stunning orchid""

    hugs
    Heather xx
    Thanks so much for joining us with Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.

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  5. Your flower is simply stunning and the background is well perfect! The whole design flows perfectly. Thank you for sharing with us at 4 Crafty Chicks Anything Goes Challenge

    Tamie DT

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  6. Ooo . . this is gorgeous!!! That flower is so beautiful and I LOVE that diecut background. Thanks for playing with The House That Stamps Built.

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  7. What a beautiful card! Love the details. Thanks for sharing at Crafty Gals Corner Anything Goes challenge. Be sure to join us again! Lisa DT

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  8. Lovely card thanks for sharing this with us at Artistic Inspirations, sorry this is late Louise x

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  9. Very pretty card - Thanks for joining the Simply Create Too challenge this month!

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