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Saturday, May 11, 2013

The Orchid Show

Hello friends,
 To all the mommies & those who are like moms to those in need of one, I wish you a HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!!!
Since I am a Latina, I get to celebrate mom's day TWICE. Many countries in Latin America celebrate Mother's Day on May 10th---> and so do I! Annnnd... I also celebrate it on the 2nd Sunday in May *Ü* One of my sons takes care of one and my other son takes care of the other. I always thought it was a good idea to have 2 sons *Ü* hehehe. Well, on May 10th, I got a Big Bang Theory poster. Don't know where I'll put Sheldon, Leonard, Howard, & Raj yet... can't wait to see what I get on Sunday! Hope it's a "Bazinga" T-shirt :) I've been dropping hints about it :)

Today, I'm sharing two cards I made for my Grammy. The first is her birthday card.
Here it is:
Grammy & I L-U-V orchids, so that's what I made for her. These beauties are from Flourishes. I stamped them on Shimmer white cardstock & heat embossed in gold.

Here's a peek at that.

 I fussy cut around them so I could pop them up.
I scattered a few gold sequins & sprinkled a few gold pearls with my Viva pen.

The next card is for Mother's Day.
Here it is:
 Again, I used Shimmer white cardstock. The orchids came from the "Orchid" Cheery Lynn die. Luuuv!
Here's a closer peek at them:
 These were easy to create (unlike some other orchids I've tried in the past). I inked the middles in Cameo Coral. I also added a little Flower Soft for the soil. (Yes, that's an Anna folder :)

Here's a side peek:

This is a GREAT die. I know I'll be making more in lots of colors *Ü*!

 I used this week's Sweet Stop sketch: (rotated)

I'll also play along in the following challenges:
Cheery Lynn Designs: Lots of Layers
Our Creative Corner: Anything Goes
Chocolate, Coffee, & Cards: Mother's Day
Cut it Up: Mother's Day
Paper Crafting Journey: Anything Goes
Divas by Design: Anything Goes
Celebrate the Occasion: Mother's Day

I've got 1 1/2 weeks of school left! Yaaaay!!! but that also means it is the busiest time of the year. So it might be a bit quiet on the blog front for a while.

Thanks so much for peeking today!
Have a goodie!

20 comments:

  1. Wow- 2 beautiful cards! I love the gorgeous flowers and the orchids- wow!!!

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  2. Very beautiful, thanks for joining at Chocolate, Coffee & Cards Challenges: Mother's Day
    Hugs
    Dewi

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  3. It's Mothers Day here too, and your orchid card is just perfect for that or for any other occasion. You have rotated the sketch like I did (I like that someone else did that too!) and your project is beautiful - soft and dainty and oh so pretty! I must check out that orchid die - you have made it look so real! Hugs, Ann

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  4. Wow, both of these cards are fantastically beautiful. The flowers are gorgeous. Thanks so much for sharing at The Sweet Stop and Happy Mothers Day x

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  5. Wow Karli,
    your orchid cards are soooooooo pretty. You did an outstanding job. I'm totally in love with those cards. And couldn't even say which one is prettier.

    Have a great Mother's Day my friend!

    Big hugs from Germany
    Gaby

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  6. So pretty! Thanks for playing @ CTO

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  7. Your orchids are just beautiful. Great job. Thanks so much for sharing your cards in the Cheery Lynn Challenge and best of luck to you.

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  8. Wow these are beautiful, love the gold embossing on the first and the touch of coral on the second, thanks for joining us at Divas By Design this week. Jac x

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  9. WOW!! Both cards are Elegant & Beautiful!
    Thanks for joining us at Cut It Up Challenge.
    Have a wonderful day,
    Migdalia
    ♥ Crafting With Creative M ♥
    ♥ 2 Creative Chicks ♥
    ♥ Silhouette Challenges ♥

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  10. Happy Mother's Day (twice)!

    Two lovely flower cards. Your Grammy will be so happy.

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  11. Wow! These are stunning makes! Brilliant flower cards!

    Thank you for sharing this with us at OCC!

    Claudia x

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  12. Just beautiful, Karli! Love the shimmer of your papers, that lovely embossing, and the gorgeous orchids! Thanks so much for joining The Sweet Stop challenge this week!

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  13. I love these cards and I've just found where I can buy them in the UK. Thank you so much for joining us at PCJ for our anything goes challenge Karen P, Paper Crafting Journey Design Team http://stampinginpink.blogspot.co.uk/

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  14. That's very pretty! You did a beautiful job with the flowers. Thanks for joining us at Cut it Up Challenge Blog!
    Evelyn

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  15. Both cards are beautiful! I love your orchids, so pretty! Thanx for playing along with us at CC&CC. Joanne

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  16. I think it is only fitting that you have two Mother's Day celebrations since you have two sons! Hope you got your Bazinga T-shirt -- I love the humour on the Big Bang theory!
    Your cards are absolutely gorgeous. Love the birthday card with those white orchids with gold edges. Wow!

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  17. Beautiful card! Love the orchid! Thanks for joining us at Cut it Up Challenge Blog.
    ~Tami

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  18. Such stunning work...WOW! :) Thanks for joining us at Cut It Up this week for our Mother's Day challenge. :) :) :)

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  19. Beautiful cards! Thanks for sharing with us at Our Creative Corner - Love from Laura xxx

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  20. These are both so lovely. Thanks for joining us at Our Creative Corner this time, hugs Jenny x

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