Monday, November 15, 2010

New Flowers and New Challenge for Wild Orchid Crafts!

Wild Orchid Crafts has a new flower in town!  Just look at these beauties!

They are the small, flat gardenias!!! OMG! They are a little over an inch long, such a perfect size for our cards!!  They are now on sale and you can find them HERE!! Go have a look!

Now, on to my card for this weeks' challenge.  The theme for the Wild Orchid Crafts Challenge this week is Blue Christmas!

I have combined a new Magnolia and an LOTV stamp.  You can find the LOTV stamp here! It is called "Christmas Robins".  Don't they look cute together?  I have also used one of the new LOTV sentiment stamps as the little postage.

I added some Polar White Flower Soft as snow here and there.  The "snow" on the ground and on the birdhouse is done with DecoArt Snow Writer we bought at NEC and then sprinkled with glitter.  I colored the images with distressed inks.

The snowflake is a Quikutz die and the flowers are of course from Wild Orchid Crafts.  I used the 15mm roses and the 25mm Wild Rose.  My papers are S.E.I. - Kris Kringle.

This is the cute LOTV sentiment and I added the postage mark with a Stampology stamp that I already have.
It's so fun to mix and match stuff!

Anyhow, I hope you will go have a look at all the amazing cards the DT have made this week!

Thank you for stopping by and visiting my little blog!

Big Hugs, Dena


  1. Goodmorning Dena, what a lovely card and yes they do go well together!! Who says you can't combine different brands of stamps together??
    Greetings, Frea

  2. Ohhh Dena, I love this! Love your scene, layout and your adorable images! A gorgeous card!

  3. OMGoodness Dena! What stunning card. I love these two images together. Adorable!
    Kylie xx

  4. Ooh my gosh, so beautiful. Love your coloring, the papers and the snowflake. Just everything.
    Hugs, Yvon

  5. What a beautiful card! Love the 2 images combined and all the gorgeous snow!!

    Hugs, Kylie ox

  6. This is PERFECT! What a great combination - Tilda and LOTV. They look absolutely fantastic together and are beautifully coloured. Fab papers and lovely 'bellies and your snow is so...well...snowy! Hugs to you! Lesley

  7. Oh Dena, these stamps work PERFECTLY together! Just beautiful!

  8. Oh my goodness, Dena this is FABULOUS, I never think to combine my stamps - must give it a try!


    Judi xxx

  9. So wonderful card Dena,I love the images and the colours.
    So beautiful papers and the details.

    Hugs Riet.x

  10. Oh my, this card is so beautiful!
    Love the image, and the details around it. :)

  11. This is really one of the most beautiful cards I have ever seen!!!
    So, so , so beautiful. :))

  12. WOW, Dena these look amazing together. BEAUTIFUL job. Wow.. I mean WOW!!!! I really love this!

    Hugs, Mindy

  13. What a beauty!!! Love the images and design and adore the snow effect! Chanelle xx

  14. A truly beautiful card, I love the way you've combined stamps from different sets. It looks like the sort of card you want to pick up and touch, not just look at, the sign of a good card, if you know what I mean.

  15. Oh, WOW!! Absolutely GORGEOUS!! Amazing creation, Dena!! Love it sooo much:).....................................................(this means that I'm speachless!!;)!!)

    Big hugs,

  16. Dena, this card is stunning. Your colouring is out of this world. Hugs Jackie

  17. Beautiful snow scene! Fabulous job in bringing two gorgeous stamps together! Gorgeous as always my dear!
    Hugs Bonnie

  18. Oh Dena!! This is just as lovely as can be!! Your work always is and that's why it's one of my most often visited blogs!!! Love the colors, and the stamps go together perfectly!! Wonderful, wonderful, love, love it!!

  19. This mix and match is perfection!! Wow, LOVE this beautiful card Dena! Colors, sweet stamps, wonderful. I just bought that bird house stamp the other day, couldn't resist! Great idea with the sentiment too. Have a nice day! ~hugs

  20. Absolutely beautiful! I love how you combined all the stamps!

  21. Wow, such a beautiful wintercrad!
    Great inspiration ;o)
    Hugs Annette

  22. dddrrroooolllll Im loving the new flowers....your card is another stunner Dena...amazing colouring as always
    Mina xxx

  23. Oh WOWEE sweetie - you've blown me away with this one!!!!
    Wonderful colours and papers. You're right those images are perfect together, love your colouring and awesome details.
    Those gardenias have leapt onto my wish list - delicious!!!
    luv & hugs Heather xx

  24. Dena, simply gorgeous. Love the winter scene--so sweet. Wonderful colours almost monochromatic and just love the way you colour. The flowers are to die for.


  25. Simply stunning - Dena how do you do it!! You have such a creative eye - fabulous card, love the birdhouse with the Tilda - I can see another purchase is imminent!!! The little postage mark is perfect too - I have one of these but forget to use it!! Juliexx

  26. I just adoreeeeeeeeeeee this card and those images!!

  27. Hi Dena,
    This is just beyond awesome!!! I love the scene you created & the colouring is fabulous. Love the colour scheme. Definitley need to get those cute litle birdies out & get them inked up. Wish I'd bought that Tilda too. This is perfect!
    Huge Hugs,
    Andie xx


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