Saturday, October 8, 2016

Pink Lady Sleepers.....

Hello everybody: I have the Power Poppy set called Orchids Rock and I've been wanting to ink it up since I bought it about a month ago so, I'm taking advantage of a few challenges in which the main color they are asking is PINK, here is my card. I will enter it in a few challenges at the end of this post.

This flowers are so amazing in real life, I had to go and look for a picture of this beautiful Orchids called "Lady Sleeper" so I could have an idea of what colors they come in so I can color my image. I found this picture on Google so I tried my best to mimic this gorgeous colors.

Lady's Slipper Orchid (Cypripedium x ventricosum):

I stamped my Orchids onto a piece of Canva water color paper with Versafine black ink and heat embossed it with clear embossing powder, I like the sharp, defined lines and the embossing powder keeps your water color where you want it, with no bleeding out.  I colored with my SU markers adding a bit of shadow with Prismacolor pencils. The sentiment is stamped with Strawberry Slush onto a die cut piece of vellum and also clear heat embossed.  
The patter papers are from a discontinued line from Lili of the Valley, the ribbon is from my stash. That little butterfly is from a stamp set I had for several years, the problem is that I threw away the package and never bother to write the name of the company or the name of the set, this was way before I ever entertain the idea of having a blog.
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Here is a picture of the finished inside of my card.


The sentiment is from The Ton stamp set called Pyrotechnics, the die cut is from Cuttle Bug, I added a pink ribbon to remind everybody that October is the Breast Cancer Awareness Month, early detection saves lives!!!!!
I would like to enter this card onto the following challenges.


CRAFT ROCKET CHALLENGES #25, use ribbon and or lace.
The Alphabet Challenge "P is for Pretty in Pink"
Cut It Up Challenge #106, Pink or Breast Cancer Awareness.
Inspiration Destination Challenge #106 Anything Goes.

Thank you for stopping by, until next time, happy stamping.
Hugs from Maria.

11 comments:

  1. The Lady Slipper is an endangered specie in my State, they're beautiful to come across in the woods! So pretty!

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  2. This is stunning. You really captured the look and feel of this gorgeous flower.

    Thanks for joining us for our Pink or BCA challenge at Cut it Up!

    Evelyn
    http://mylittlecraftblog.wordpress.com

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  3. Maria, What a pretty card! You did a wonderful job capturing the beauty of your inspiration flower. :)

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  4. As always another beautiful card. Love this stamp and your colouring so soft and pretty.

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  5. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Alphabet Challenge, good luck!!! Amy DT

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  6. Have you noticed that the lady slippers look like your beloved fairies? What gorgeous color and watercoloring!

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  7. Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us this week. Hugs, Heide SSW2-DT

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  8. Super pretty. You did a great job coloring your image (I google flower colors all the time!) Thanks for joining in the challenge this fortnight. Good luck.
    ~Jo, SSW2-DT

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  9. Very beautiful card. Thanks for sharing with us at Inspiration Destination this week. Good luck!!! Patricia

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  10. Maria your card is so pretty, I love flowers and this beautiful orchids is lovely. Your design papers and embellishments are perfect. Thanks so much for sharing your work with us over at Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2 and good luck.
    Hugs
    Kathie SSW2~DT

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  11. Absolutely stunning! Your coloring looks almost like the photo! So pretty! Hugs, Autumn

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I want to thank you for stopping by, I always read all the comments you so kindly leave on my posts, I want you to know I appreciate this more than words can express.
Maria.