Thursday, August 10, 2017

For My Sweet Friend for Wild Orchid Crafts

Happy Thursday, everyone!! It's my turn to post on the Wild Orchid Crafts Blog and I'd love for you to stop by if you have time :) I have a couple of cards to share with you featuring several Wild Orchid Crafts flowers and embellishments.


For my friendship cards, I used papers from 49 and Market's Cottage Life collection. Our DT challenge this month was to use supplies we purchased but have neglected. I purchased the Mixed Vintage Hydrangea Blooms a while back and this is the first time I've opened the package. They were created with Double Head Pearl Stamens (my new favorite embellishment!!). I also used Cottage Roses, Lilies and Hip Rosebuds.


Tucked among the blooms are Mulberry Paper Leaves, Pearl Sprays, Crown Pins and Heart Shaped Pearl Beads. The butterflies are adorned with Self Adhesive Pearls and Double Head Pearl Stamens.




The tags pull out to reveal pretty papers.


Some close-ups:




I am entering these in the following challenges:

1) Word Art Wednesday - Anything Goes
2) Jo's Scrap Shack Funday Friday - Anything Goes


Wild Orchid Crafts Products Used

Guipure Lace

Thanks so much for stopping by!!
Have a great day!!

53 comments:

  1. Wonderful projects with lovely details.
    Hugs, Valeirja xx

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  2. Beautiful cards Lisa, love the layered die cut background DP and it's a fabulous way to embellish the butterflies with the stamens. The extra tags tucked behind adds another lovely detail.
    Avril xx

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  3. A treat for the eyes as always Lisa, love the aqua colourway for a change
    Anne x

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  4. Stunning as ever Lisa my friend!! Beautiful papers, gorgeous die-cuts, pretty ribbons and sumptuous flowers all combined in two fabulous creations! Have a wonderful day my friend! Love & Hugs. Hazel xx
    My Card Attic

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  5. That aqua color is just luscious on those flowers and ribbons. I love how you used the double stamens on the butterflies.

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  6. Absolutely gorgeous. I love the added feature of a tag. It's a little surprise in such a pretty card. Have a great day. It's almost Friday. Yay.
    April

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  7. Amazing cards, these flowers are just delicious, the diecuts and papers look wonderfully and such brilliant idea the pull-out tag! Both them are super-creation! Stunning works! Love all the layers and the bloom arrangement!

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  8. Gorgeous set of cards,Lisa. Love the beautiful papers and dies you used. It's always such a treat to look through your cards and discover all the fabulous embellies you used. The floral bouquets are stunning. Another work of art, Lisa.
    Have a wonderful day.
    Lena xxx

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  9. Lisa, your cards are always beautiful! These cards are stunning! Have a great week, my friend.

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  10. Oh I love those flowers I can't believe you had them for awhile and didn't use them, they are so pretty. Love the cards and all the layers, you are so amazing!

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  11. Wow wow wow absolutely gorgeous - love all the beautiful flowers and color choice and very nice choice of die cuts - you did a great job as always my friend - love them all!!!

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  12. Just stunning Lisa! The papers are gorgeous and your flowers are so very beautiful! I love the delicate lace and the butterfly! Hope you have an amazing day! Hugs, Robin

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  13. Lisa these two cards are gorgeous! I love the flowers you used on both of them and the papers too! The pull out tags are beautiful on their own, but paired with the card they are very special!

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  14. Wspaniałe kolorowe kartki. Cudowne bukiety kwiatowe :)Piekne warstwy :)

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  15. stunning cards!
    love them
    have a nice day
    hugs

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  16. Hi Lisa,
    as usual your cards are the most stunning and beautiful creations.
    The papers used are gorgeous as is the flowers, and everything you have used to create these such stunning cards.
    The colours are very beautiful too.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  17. Beautiful cards and beautiful details!
    Pam
    scrap-n-sewgranny.blogspot.com

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  18. So so beautiful! Love those bg dies peeking through along the bottom and both flower colors are amazing! Hugs, Autumn

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  19. Both of your cards are gorgeous Lisa, I love the beautiful flowers and papers! The tags are beautiful and love the idea for the butterflies! Whoever receives one of these cards is a lucky person. :)
    Big Hugs, Sherry x
    Loose Stitches and Unraveled Threads

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  20. Oh wow Lisa, I have been over for a look and was positively drooling over your absolutely stunning cards!! Gorgeous papers and flowers, beautiful butterflies and I love that the tags can be removed. Your card making is always sensational!! Hugs, Anne xx

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  21. These are soo very stunning Lisa !! Love them each !!
    Hugs&Blessings,
    Mayra

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  22. Stunning. I love your work. Awesome tag and all the fun elements to your card. Hugs.

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  23. Beautiful set of card! Those flowers with the stamens are so gorgeous! The tags are just as stunning and I just love the papers you used! Such a fun challenge too!

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  24. Hello my friend,
    Oh wow...another set of jaw to the floor designs! These are so stunning and so gorgeous Lisa! Your papers are beautiful and all the fun little details are always so amazing! I love the pull out tags and the flowers....so spectacular! I love, love the gorgeous flowers! Amazing as always Lisa!
    I have been trying to find a little time to pop you an email....miss chatting! I decided tonight I will spend an hr catching up with SL stuff and some commenting. I hope to get back on over the wknd to drop you a message. Hope you are doing well!
    Hugs
    Sherrie K

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  25. Super stunning papers and gorgeous cards LIsa, but then you are so clever and creative, love the beautiful colours of the flowers.xx [aNNie]

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  26. I just love hydrangea's : ) Just beautiful- love the colors and you have ribbon to match perfectly! I love the pretty floral DP, the lace and the tag tucked in- beautiful!

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  27. Lisa your cards are wonderful !!! I love to watch them. Flowers are always beautifully arranged !!! Slightly colored!
    Great weekend
    Agnes

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  28. Dear Lisa, these flowers are looking so fantastic. I love all the stunning details, the pearl butterflies, pearl hearts, great papers and the tags are so beautiful too. Then the amazing lace hearts, oh I'm really excited.
    Your creations have a special touch and made with a lot of love.
    Have a wonderful and relaxing weekend.
    Many hugs and be blessed Petra

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  29. The mint-colored variant is awesome!

    I`m following your blog with a great pleasure with GFC

    Please follow me back - Sunny Eri: beauty experience

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  30. Oh wow these are just gorgeous Lisa! Every little last bit of detail... Love the shimmer ... the lace and florals.. the papers are gorgeous! .... Just beautiful and I needed to see some very beautiful work today... it definitely helped to cheer me up. I lost another uncle yesterday morning! This is the 6th family member of mine to pass away since Easter Sunday... and 4 of those 6 were all brothers. I am losing all my uncles man... it's been very hard and rough on my family and I ... and now we are trying to raise money for this last uncle's funeral as he didn't have any life insurance or anything....wasn't married, no kids... it's been very hard .... I have never been through anything like this in my life... to lose so many people in just a few months.... it's horrible.... so that is why I haven't been around to visit in blogland for a bit... I haven't been able to or feeling well enough to really get online much. .... so thank you for being the first email that I saw in my inbox... and thank you for sharing such beautiful and uplifting creations to put a smile on my face. Love you girl! Have a great weekend and thanks for linking up for Funday Friday!
    Hugs,
    Jo
    xox

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    1. I am sorry to read this message Jo. It is so hard to lose family members. Have you thought about a "Go Fund Me" page?

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  31. Gorgeous cards,Lisa.So many details and beautiful flowers and colours.enjoy your weekend.

    Gr,Sylvia x

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  32. So lovely my friend. Your work is beyond compare!

    Hugs,
    Chriss

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  33. Love the way you used the dies as backgrounds and then lifted them off the base. Lots of wonderful dimension and texture and of course, my favorite removable tags.

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  34. Hi, Lisa! How fun this must have been to make, using the same color, same shade theme, and relying on the beautiful textures to bring forth interest! Fantastic creations. xx

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  35. WOW! BEAUTIFUL!!! I'm Lovin' the pattern papers you chose... they're so pretty along with the gorgeous array of flowers and pretty butterflies on each card.... the tags just POP with color... LOVE them! Have a Fabulous Weekend sweet friend! :)

    Theresa
    Theresa’s Crafty Creations

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  36. I love these cards with the soft colors and added decorated tags. Off to visit Wild Orchid Crafts...<3

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  37. Wow Lisa these are breathtakingly beautiful the flower displays look stunning so do the colours and embellishments, stupendous creativity
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  38. So pretty!! I love the beautiful flowers and diecuts as well as the lovely hidden tags!

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  39. Gorgeous cards, Lisa! The delicate flowers and papers are totally amazing! Love love these beautiful tags and butterflies. All the embellishments you used are sooooooo lovely!!!
    Hugs, Mar

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  40. What beautiful shabby cards, Lisa!! The flowers are gorgeous, and I adore using stamen too!! ~ Blessings, Tracey

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  41. Absolutely gorgeous! I love the layers on these cards. There's so much to look at.

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  42. Oh my, your cards are breathtaking!

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  43. Oh, I think these may be a new favorite! I love the flowers, the mixed die cut that allows that background to peek through (always a favorite for me!) and those delicious papers! Love these shabby cards! Hugs!

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  44. WOW!!! These are gorgeous!!! Your designs and floral arrangements are always sooo perfect!
    Thank you for all the inspiration my dear!!
    Hugs
    Samra
    Paper Talk with Samra

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  45. OMG, Lisa!! These cards are so beautiful!! I love the gorgeous tags, Butterflies, papers, colors and wonderful design!! Have a great day,
    Gerda

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  46. I LOVE the floral arrangement...so Beautiful!!I love the pretty pull out tags. I need to make one..lol. The paper collection are gorgeous.The butterflies are so pretty.
    Wonderful creations my friend!! You ROCK!!
    Have a wonderful day,
    M'
    Crafting with Creative M

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  47. These cards are BEAUTIFUL, Lisa!! I love the pretty papers, the gorgeous flowers and the colors you used!! Have a great day,
    Gerda
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  48. oooohhhh...these color combos are just fabulous! You have such an eye for color and pattern combinations. I especially love the mint green combo, it is such a refreshing color. These are absolutely stunning!

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