Saturday, 31 December 2011

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year All!!!

I just want to take a moment to share how much I love being on this team. I've been on this team since it started almost 2 years ago, I still have the email when Paul asked me. :) It's such a honor to work with such an amazing company and such talented designers.

Lets here it for another great year!

Hugs, Mindy



Supplies
Stamps - Mini #386 Kitchen Tilda, My Digi Sentiment
Paper - ?, Copic Xpress, Magnolia, SU,
Ink - Memento, Copics
Accessories - Spellbinders, 

Friday, 30 December 2011

I am really enjoying getting to play with things I have neglected and haven't had the time to use, one of my things is to use things much more weather that be ribbons, images, flowers they are all going to get used now, I have made this card for a special lady who helped me out a few weeks ago but with the time of the year I just never had time to get her a Thank you done....


This image is called Faith and she is a digital version I love these as they are slightly shaded so it is a doddle to colours them, there is lots available now HERE, she has been coloured with markers and pencil, the papers were a gift as was this gorgeous ribbon from a special lady millions of miles away, thank you sweetie, I have added some die cut and pearl hearts, some Butterflies that I have added some Clear Gems too, the gorgeous mix of flowers are Curly RosesCherry BlossomsAster Daises15mm Open RosesLillies and Tea Rosebuds I have punched my Leaves, and yes you know me I have added lots of Stardust, the sentiment is from a PI stamp set...


Thank you so very much for looking today and any comments that you may leave, I appreciate each and every one of them, biggest of hugs love Pops x x x

Thursday, 29 December 2011

Mark a year of happy days...

I hope that you have been having a wonderful holiday season. 
Today I show you "a happy new year" card.
Embellishments from Wild Orchid Crafts
Open roses, 15mm and 10mm , Closed rosebuds 5mm



Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs, Anne Kristine

Wednesday, 28 December 2011

How Many Days 'Til Spring??

Hello, everyone!!! I hope that you have been having a wonderful holiday season...but with the holidays over, my mind wanders to springtime!!! But I also know that there is much snow and ice to get through before that event happens...sigh!!!!



Nothing says springtime more than the lovely, bright flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts!! I have used a beautiful 1 3/8" Trellis Rose from the Blue Tone Set, surrounded by sweet, sweet, Sweetheart Blossoms and emphasized with a couple of Ivory Crown Pins. The horizontal is made with Shocking Pink Organza Ribbon. To finish the front of the card I added some Self Adhesive Pearls.

Thank you so much for dropping by today and we hope you will come back often!! We send you our very best wishes for a magnificent New Year! Hugs from Jacque!

Tuesday, 27 December 2011

Friendship

Hi there :)

I hope you are still enjoying your holidays. Today I like to show you a round friendshipcard. The cardbase is made with Spellbinders Grand dies. I have also used dies from Tim Holtz, Spellbinders and Marianne Design. Papers and motif are from Papirdesign and stamp from Kort & Godt


Thanks for stopping by ♥ Hugs elsi ♥





Monday, 26 December 2011

Diamond Shape Candy Box

Hello there!

First I would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year!

As well today I will show you two boxes, made from diamond shape dies.




Template for this box you can create using diamond die, and it looks like that:


Using the same template, just removing one of the diamond shapes, you can create a triangle diamond shape box as well.


Have a nice holidays! 

Hugs to all of you from me, Loreta!

Sunday, 25 December 2011

Merry Christmas from Malin ~ Lillpiga


Merry Christmas to all of you! In Sweden we had The Big Day yesterday but I know that other countries celebrate Christmas on the 25th. I'll hope you all have a white Christmas and a wonderful day with family and friends. Here in Sweden we have a lot of snow and it's SO beautiful!


I have made a layout with one of my addictions: santas. I LOVE santas and I have hundreds of them in our house. :) I have used poinsettias and German Glas Glitter, welcome in the shop!

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Saturday, 24 December 2011

Merry Christmas!

It's my turn to post on the blog today so I thought I would share one of my favourite cards of 2011 and of course it had to be a Christmas card!
bev-rochester-magnolia-koala-cuddles
 
The lace, seam binding and flowers are all from Wild Orchid Crafts.  Flowers used are Trellis Rose, tulips, 25mm wild roses, fabric flowers.  Tiny pearls have been added to her boots.
 
I would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a very Merry Christmas, on behalf of Paul and Siri and all of the DT and to thank you for your wonderful support in 2011.

Friday, 23 December 2011

Christmas Basket with a Tutorial

Merry Christmas!
Just one day to go - at least here in Norway :)
Today I'll show you a Christmas Basket I made for one of my crafting classes this December.
It has a hexagon shape, and it's quite easy and fun to make, so I thought I'd even give you the tutorial on how to make it your self :)
The basket is of course embellished with beautiful items from Wild Orchid Crafts!




Embellishments from Wild Orchid Crafts:


How to make this Christmas Basket:


This is what you’ll need:
1 Cardstock + 1 strip of size 4,5 x 30 cm
Designer paper
Adhesives
Glue
Ruler
Papercutter/Scoreboard
Scissors
Edge puncher
Spellbinders circle or doily or something similar
Embellishments

Basket:
Cut 6 squares of cardstock in size 10 x 10 cm.
Cut and fold like the template says:
Use the edge puncher on top of each part.


Cut 6 panels of designer paper in size 7 x 7,5 cm.
Cut as the template says:
Glue the pieces of designer paper on the parts of cardstock.
Glue the parts together so they become a hexagon shaped basket.


Bottom:
Construate a hexagon like this: Draw a circle with a radius of 4 cm. Mark a point on the circle, then a new point 4 cm from the first, a new one 4 cm from the second…and so on, until you have 6 points on the circle. Draw straight lines from point to point, until you have a hexagon. Cut out the hexagon, and glue it to the bottom of the baskets inside.

Punch out a Spellbinder shape and glue it underneath the bottom of the basket, as a plate.


Handle:
Cut a strip of cardstock in size 4,5 or 5 x 30 cm.
Use the edge puncher on both sides of the strip.
Cut a strip of designer paper in size 2,5 x 30 cm, and glue it to the strip of cardstock.
Glue the handle to the inside of the basket.

The basket is now ready to be embellished!

I wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy, Healthy and Creative New Year!


Christmas hugs from Lena Katrine

Thursday, 22 December 2011

Star Light, Star Bright


Edges of paper have been accented with 80 grit Gold German Glass Glitter!  I absolutely LOVE the added sparkle that this gives!  Corners have been decorated with Decorative Metal Corners in Gold.

Wild Orchid Crafts flower arrangement consists of: 25mm RoseCherry Blossom15mm Rose10mm RosesGold Glitter Holly BerriesHip Rose, and Stamens.  25mm Bown Gingham Ribbon and the gorgeous Pearl String Trim is also from WOC!
More WOC Flowers....mini upper arrangement has been accented with a gorgeous gold Snowflake Charm.  

♥ Wishing you all a blessed Holiday Season! ♥
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Wednesday, 21 December 2011

Embellished Frame Gift!

Hello everyone!  I made a gift for a friend this Christmas and I thought I would show it to you.  I got the idea from Tab's blog.  She made one several months ago.


The frame was covered in Picket Fence Crackled paint then I added the Hanglar girl colored in copics, but the real fun came when I started picking out which gorgeous flowers to add!!! So here you go, this is the list:

35mm Pale Peach Trellis Rose, 30 mm Coral Large Wild RosesWhite Cherry Blossoms, White Sweetheart Blossoms, 10mm Pale Peach Open Rose, Gypsophilia, and Large Metal Corners  all of these flowers are found at Wild Orchid Crafts!

Christmas is around the corner, I want to take this opportunity to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!!!

Thanks for looking!

Happy Crafting, Dena

Tuesday, 20 December 2011

T'was the night before Christmas

Good morning Flower fans!  It is Kylie here to share with you just a little more Christmas crafting.


In keeping with our current challenge, I have made some gift wrap for a little pressie for a friend of mine. The stamp is a background scene from Magnolia.


It was so simple to make and so much fun to embellish with terrific Wild Orchid Crafts products.  

Just click on the links to go straight to the products.....

I hope you are inspired to get crafting and enter our challenge. It runs a bit longer this time due to the Christmas break, we'd love to see what you create!
Hugs Kylie

Monday, 19 December 2011

Lots of Red!!!!

Hello everyone. Here's another Christmas card I made. I have really been having so much fun making them this year. I hope you are all having a great time as well.

You just cannot create anything without using a product from the fabulous Wild Orchid Crafts Store!

Happy Holidays!

Hugs, Mindy


Supplies
Paper - Basic Grey, SU, Copic Xpress
Ink - Memento and Copics
Accessories - SU button and hardware, paper doily, SU ribbon, white gel pen.

Sunday, 18 December 2011

Love Birds

Hi everyone Pops here and today I am sharing a new stamp from Whimsy this one is called Love Birds and they are so cute, be sure to check out the new release HERE


LOL I have just noticed my photo is wonky donkey, sorry about that, The image has been coloured with markers, pencils and white pen, I have added chalk clouds and lots of glitter, I have distressed all the edges with chalk inks, the papers are MME Stella & Rose, I have added a strip of white lace that a friend sent to me, I have added some Trellis Roses25mm Open Roses and 15mm Open Roses, I have also added a new sentiment, I love sentiments and was really excited to get these, these are Everyday Circle Postmarks and they are all so great...



Thank you so very much for looking today and any comments that you may leave, biggest of hugs love Pops x x x x

Saturday, 17 December 2011

Miracles are everywhere...

 ...you'll find them in the tiniest moments of every ordinary day...
I really love this text from Lili of the Valley.
On this "house" card I have used flowers and lace from Wild Orhcid Crafts.
Papers from Melissa Frances.


Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Anne Kristine

Friday, 16 December 2011

Red and White Delight!!

A very happy Friday to everyone! We are so happy that you have dropped by to see what's happening in the world of Wild Orchid Crafts. We hope that you are getting prepared for the hectic holiday season with as little stress as possible!!



My card today uses so many of the beautiful embellishments available for us over at the marvelous WOC Shop: RED CRYSTAL HEARTS (Chandeliers) ON GOLD STEMS, 25mm OPEN ROSES, RED MULBERRY PAPER CLOSED ROSE BUDS - ⅛" (4mm), LARGE RED MULBERRY PAPER WILD ROSES 1¼" (30mm), WHITE SELF ADHESIVE PEARLS - ⅕" (5mm), WHITE MULBERRY PAPER SWEETHEART BLOSSOM FLOWERS, and MIXED HEART CHARMS. I couldn't have made this card without WOC!! It is so wonderful to have everything lovely in one single shopping place!!!

Thank you so much for your visit and we hope you will come by every day to check on the latest and greatest!!! Have a delightful weekend!! Big hugs from Jacque!

Thursday, 15 December 2011

An easel card :)


Today I like to show you my challengecard for this period, an easelcard :) If you don't know how to make one, here is a video for you: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7QPHOkRukeQ


My card is made with GoKreate dies and measures about 14x14cm. Papers are from Pion Design. Motif is from Mo Manning and coloured with Prismacolors on Bazzill Straw. Both textstamps are from Kort&Godt. All the gorgeous embellishments are of course from Wild Orchid CraftsPaper Doilies,Seam Binding RibbonSelf Adhesive PearlsPearl BradsCherry Blossoms and Vintage Colour Range of Roses i farge Moss Green.

Thanks for stopping by ♥ Hugs, elsi ♥






Wednesday, 14 December 2011

Two Christmas Cards

Hi everyone!

Christmas is coming and here are two cards from me. Enjoy!



Have a wonderful and creative day!

Tuesday, 13 December 2011

Saint Lucia's Day by Malin ~ Lillpiga

Saint Lucia's Day is the Church feast day dedicated to St. Lucy and is observed on the 13th of December. Its modern day celebration is generally associated with Sweden and Norway plus a few other contries. In traditional celebrations, Saint Lucy comes as a young woman with lights and sweets. It is one of the few saint days observed in Scandinavia. In some forms, a procession is headed by one girl wearing a crown of candles (or lights), while others in the procession hold only a single candle each.

I have made myself my own crown with candles. Saint Lucia's Day is one of the most beautiful days we have in Sweden and in almost every school and work place, there are a procession with singing girls. I have used wild roses, big roses and Organza Rose Trim from Wild Orchid Crafts.

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Here you can see how it usually looks in Sweden, just for today. :)