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Orchids - clean and simple

This card is made with the orchids lesson in the Kit and Clowder Elements of Nature class. I loved the very sleek look on the flowers and wanted to keep the card that way. As with all my coloring, I did the orchids with my Prismacolor colored pencils.


I trimmed the drawing paper on which I had done the orchids down and added it to a bright green card panel that I had created with my stitched rectangle die. I then adhered the panel to a cardbase


Since this is a Thank you card for a German friend, I spelled DANKE on it with individually cut letters from an alphabet die set. I cut the letters out of chocolate cardstock.


This is one of those cards that definitely proves that less is more. I have also tried a new background for my card photography. What do you think?

General supplies:
Canson XL Drawing paper
Reflections 110lb heavyweight cardstock for card base
Orchid digi stamp from the course
Green and chocolate cardstock
Alphabet dies
Stitched rectangle die
Prismacolor pencils

Entered into the Stempelsonne Anything Goes Challenge #199
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Entered into the Aud Sentiments Anything Goes Challenge #198
Entered into the Do-Al(l) Kreatives Spring/Easter Challenge #15


8 comments

  1. Beautiful card for your friend Monica, the orchids are so pretty.
    [aNNie' blog]
     ❤️

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  2. Sehr schön gemacht. Danke für deine Teilnahme bei der Stempelsonne.
    LG Dreja

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  3. Very pretty! I love the flowers and the letters - fantastic style!

    Thanks for playing along with our Do-Al(l) Kreatives Challenge and good luck!

    Hugs and please come back soon!
    Doris
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  4. Your card is really beautiful. I love the way you coloured your orchids - fantastic.

    Thanks for playing along with us at our present challenge at Do-Al(l) Kreatives and good luck! Hope you will join us next month again.

    Crafty greetings
    Alex

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  5. Ohh! Die Orchideen sind ja fabelhaft. Danke, dass Du bei der Stempelsonne mitmachst.
    Ganz liebe Grüße, Beate

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  6. So pretty. A friend gave me an orchid last year and it grew from three flowers to seven before the petals fell for the season. Now it is blooming again and has four beautiful large flowers, I am so surprised that I didn't kill it!!!!

    Hugs
    Sue

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  7. Lovely elegant thank you card. Well done and thanks for sharing with us at Do-Al(1) Creatives. Tammy DT

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  8. Lovely work, thanks for sharing with Fabrika Fantasy Digis!

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