Sunday, February 1, 2015

Orchids Rock ~ Power Poppy Release Day

It's finally here!!  Power Poppy's newest release (which Marcella has affectionately called the "Storm of Creativity Collection), is now available for purchase!!  And to further enable you, the Bloom Brigade is hopping with more inspiration today.

I had received a gorgeous Thank You note from my, now daughter-in-law, a year ago last month and saved it because I loved the tri-fold design with the blues and grays.  I knew the Orchids Rock set would work beautifully to replicate that particular design.  

The card is 3 1/2" x 12" and scored at 5" and 10".  I actually trimmed about a 1/8" off the end so the pointed in folded flush.  I then used an exacto knife to make a slit for the flap to tuck into just like George Stanley is known to do in his tri-fold cards.  I like the CAS look.

The Orchids were Silver Embossed (Ranger) onto water color paper and colored with Tombows.  After it dried, I covered the entire image with Clear Wink of Stella (Zig).  It gives it a really nice sparkle irl.  Lastly I flicked some color over the image using my water color brush and outlined the entire card with a Silver Krylon Pen.  Oh, and I almost forgot...I used a Chevron stencil to emboss the tip with Silver ep.

Here you can see the back of the tri-folded card.

That's it y'all!  I hope you've enjoyed all the previews this week.  Now you can shop at Power Poppy to your hearts delight!!

Here are the links to the Bloom Brigade posts today:
Thank you so very much for visiting and for all of your kind comments!  You are much appreciated!

  Happy Stamping!


StampsOrchids Rock (Power Poppy)
Paper:  Water Color
Ink:  Champagne Encore
Accessories:  Tombow Markers, Silver Embossing Powder (Ranger), Silver Krylon Pen, Exacto Knife, Chevron Stencil 


CherylQuilts said...

Oh, Tosh, what a gorgeous card and such a clever card fold! The embossing with the Tombow coloring is gorgeous with the silver, and I really love the chevrons! Stunning card!! Oh, I can't wait to play!! Hugs!

Katie Sims said...

This is simply stunning, Tosh. Leave it to you to come up with yet another cool card fold and up the ante on your already gorgeous creation....and I don't even think I need to say how I feel about the leafing, do I? ;) Girl, YOU Rocketh!

Dawn B. said...

You are so good at going outside the box on your creations. What a fun card. I love how you added the embossing and the colors are so pretty. Lovely job.

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Hello my friend, I just had to pop in to see what you were up to!! Miss you!!

Your card is gorgeous with the creative fold and all the embossing and coloring!! Your work is always an inspiration!

Brandi R said...

Very pretty card! Love the card fold.....just adds more character to an already beautiful card ♥

Karen W said...

Very pretty!

ChristineCreations said...

Oh so elegant and rich feeling with the silver and blues pretty AND encouraging.

Stacy Morgan said...

OOOhhhhaaahhh... your silver embossing is wonderful Tosh. The blue is perfect of course and so very pretty.

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