Stampin’ Up! Climbing Orchid for Stamp Ink Paper

I used the Stampin’ Up! Climbing Orchid stamp set bundle to create my card for the Stamp Ink Paper “just say no to Christmas” theme this week.

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My card design was inspired by the Fusion sketch this week.

I started by cutting a panel of Early Espresso card stock with the branch die from the Seasonal Layers Thinlits Dies.  I adhered the die cut to a panel of Wood Textures DSP with Multipurpose Liquid Glue, then adhered the DSP panel to a panel of Early Espresso card stock with SNAIL.  I stamped the outline images from the Climbing Orchid photopolymer stamp set in Flirty Flamingo ink on a panel of Whisper White card stock.  I used Light and Dark Pink Pirouette Stampin’ Blends Markers as well as the Color Lifter to color the images.  I cut them out with the coordinating Orchid Builder Framelits Dies.

I stamped the flower center images from the Climbing Orchid stamp set in So Saffron and Flirty Flamingo inks on a panel of Whisper White card stock and cut them out with the Orchid Builder Framelits Dies.  I adhered the flower petals together and to the card front with Glue Dots and then added the flower centers over the top with Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I wrapped strands of Linen Thread around the panel twice, tied small knots on the back and then adhered the layered panel to an Early Espresso card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I colored a circle on a panel of Whisper White card stock with the Light and Dark Pink Pirouette Stampin’ Blends and then lighted the edges with the Color Lifter.  I let the panel dry completely and then stamped the sentiment from the Climbing Orchid stamp set in Early Espresso ink over it.  I punched the sentiment out with the 1-1/4″ Circle Punch and adhered it to a 1-3/8″ Circle Punch from Early Espresso card stock with SNAIL and then to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a Rhinestone Basic Jewel next to the sentiment to finish the card front.

I stamped the flower and branch images from the Climbing Orchid stamp set in Flirty Flamingo and Early Espresso inks on a panel of Whisper White card stock inside the card.

You can see a list of supplies, including card stock cuts, used to create this project at the very bottom of this blog post.


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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Early Espresso – 3-3/4″ x 5″ panel, 1-3/8″ Circle Punch, 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base
  • Whisper White – eleven Orchid Builder Framelits die cuts, 1-1/4″ Circle Punch, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
  • Wood Textures Designer Series Paper Stack – 3-5/8″ x 4-7/8″ panel

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