Tuesday, June 14, 2016


A few words about this elegant collection....
Showy, elegant and graceful, the divine orchid flower is one that is most certainly recognizable for its unique shape and known for taking center stage all on its own!  Heartfelt Creations presents to you their newest collection…The Botanic Orchid.  Overflowing with stunning floral images enveloped in soothing moss like greens, soft sky blues, creamy whites and flowery pinks, alongside rich burgundies and vibrant teals this collection is sure to appeal to any flower enthusiast.  Intricate illustrations and die cuts of orchid blossoms and bouquets, accompanied by delightful hummingbirds and scripted sentiments will have you creating your very own botanical experience with hand shaped orchid flowers bringing a realistic touch to all of your paper creations!  Preprinted sentiments along with those in the stamp collection are ideal for covering a wide range of occasions including weddings, friendship, sickness, encouragement and sympathies.  As one of the oldest flower species in the world, this unusual blossom native to rainforests and jungles has also taken on beautiful meanings relating to each specific orchid color including innocence, grace, joy, respect, admiration, health, happiness and passion, making this the perfect flower to convey a silent but special message for friends and loved ones on any paper creation!



Other Products Used: 
Derwent-inktense pencils 72:Fern-1560, Cadmium yellow-0210, Tangerine-0300, Fuchsia-0700. Paper and cardstock: Crafters companion-snow white hint of gold 300 gm, Water aquarelle paper, Gold card stock. Tonic: Paper cutter, Die cutting machine
Other: Water brush pen, Heat gun, Versa-mark. Spellbinders S4-448-Victorian tags.Tonic paper cutting machine, Tonic die cutting machine.

Click HERE to see tips on the Window Frame die
Click HERE for tips on this collection

This finished card measures 20.8 cm x 14.6 cm. Take the A4 cardstock and fold in half for the card base. Choose the design paper from the paper pad and cut 14 cm x 20.4 cm. 
With the Elegant word background stamp, stamp the background on the design paper. Adhere to the card base with foam tape or foam dots. Stamp, color and die cut the orchids and humming bird, using the water aquarelle paper. 

Cut with the gold cardstock the window frame and tag. With the design paper stamp and die cut the sentiment.  

Adhere one of the orchid sprays, trimming on the left side to fit the shape of the window.
 Adhere the window in place. 

Using foam dots adhere the 2nd orchid spray and tag. 
Above you can see how the die cut is placed over the window.
Under you see all the layering.

Adhere the cut away pieces of the orchid spray to the left of the tag. 

Place and adhere the sentiment and humming bird.
 Sorry the lighting was not that great on the gold, but you get the idea. The real life card is much better than shown in the photo....but that is always the case...2nd...can't be good at everything...lol
Hope you had fun and got some inspiration while visiting my place today.
Inky hugs 


  1. Beautifully done Susi!! Love how you used the words background with this set!

  2. Stunning! I love your flowers and all the embossing!

  3. A stunning Sympathy card...the colors, the details...so tranquil! Beautifully done, Susan!

  4. Beautiful card.....loved the use of gold!!

  5. love the gold on gold, beautiful orchids

  6. Late on parade sorry
    Love the gold on gold Beautiful xx

  7. Stunning. I love the colors!
    Hugs, Marie

  8. Your work is beautiful! I love the idea for a sympathy card - never would have thought of that with orchids and hummingbirds! Thank you for your great ideas.

  9. This is so elegant and very beautiful, what a stunning card.

  10. Thank you all so much for your beautiful comments...inky hugs