30 March 2018

Orchid box card

Hi Everyone, something different for me today! I have made a box card, something I have been meaning to do, but browsing the Silhouette UK blog, I came across Janet Packer, who is clever with her cutting and tutorials, and found this card. I used her tutorial on how she did them in vellum and I'm thrilled with the result even though she used heavyweight vellum and I only had 100gsm. 

This went to my eldest SiL, I'm glad to say she was thrilled.

Card template cut file - Simply Crafty SVG's
vellum - Crafters Companion printable vellum 100gsm
I coloured the flowers and marked the leaves with Spectrum Noir markers. 
The green card is by Tonic
 wood effect embossing folder - Crafters Companion



I made another to show my No 3 SiL, when they visited, how I did it, and an excuse to make it for my neighbour so I didn't miss her birthday. I'm a little disappointed by my colouring on the leaves, but they look better at a distance!

background paper - Designs by Brigit at Scrapbookbytes
rest as above.



20 comments:

  1. wow Faith these are beautiful and you are very clever my friend ,happy Easter xx

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  2. Wow absolutely beautiful - I had that image in my stash for a long time - I think I found it surfing the web!!!

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  3. Beautiful pop up box cards Faith, they are both so pretty.
    Happy Easter.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
    x

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  4. Oh my word, Faith, your pop-up box cards are just gorgeous! So sophisticated! A great job, hun!

    love Mags B x

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  5. These are stunning and make such a warm and wonderful gift! Well done!

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  6. WOW both fabulous cards the orchids are gorgeous-no wonder your SIL was thrilled
    Carol x

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  7. Absolutely stunning cards, Faith! I just LLLLLLLLLOVE them!!!!!!!!!! Kisses, my friend.

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  8. Beautiful Faith, the orchids look amazing. As well as being on the Silhouette DT Janet is also one of the Admin for a FB group I belong to - Silhouette Crafting Friends, it a support group and a place to show your creations xx

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  9. Faith, these are GORGEOUS!!! Have a Happy Easter.

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  10. Oooh...they're just gorgeous, Faith! So fun to make, right? Janet is my wonderful teamie! She'd be thrilled to know she inspired you to make these fabulous projects! Well done! :o)

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  11. So clever Faith, I absolutely love them both. One very talented lady and absolutely amazing x

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  12. These are both amazing, Faith, what a brilliant design. xx

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  13. Wow Faith these are so pretty ! I think you have done a great job on the colouring :)
    Hugs Kaz xx

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  14. This is incredible, Faith! So much work to get these so perfectly made. I'm still looking and admiring and wishing one was on its way to my house! :-D

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  15. Love what you’ve done with this file Faith, both of your versions are beautiful. X

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  16. wow they are amazing, I thought they were real orchids.

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  17. WOW! This is awesome, Faith! Love that orchid!

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