Wednesday, 4 May 2022

Stampin' Up! Orchid Oasis


Welcome to a new round of The Art With Heart Colour Creations Blog Hop for the 2022-2023 Stampin' Up! year. With a new Stampin' Up! catalogue comes a new set of In Colours and this year's colours are just beautiful. We are starting this year's round featuring the new In Colours, and this week's colour is the beautiful Orchid Oasis, which is a lovely purple colour. 

For my card this week I have teamed Orchid Oasis with Granny Apple Green and White to create a Mother's Day card. Mother's Day here in Australia is this weekend. I have also chosen to use one of the gorgeous new bundles from the new Annual Catalogue, Wisteria Wishes.

 It is a bit hard to tell from this photo but my starting point for my card was a piece of the reverse side of one of the pieces from the new Tea Boutique paper pack. I have then topped this with a piece of Basic White cardstock that has been embossed using the Timeworn Type embossing folder. Here is a close up of that. The reason I like it is that gives just a little bit of definition to the white cardstock without being overpowering.

 Then on to this I have mounted the flower heads, which look a little bit like Hollyhocks, and the flower stems with the leaves. These have been stamped using Orchid Oasis and Highland Heather for the flowers and Granny Apple Green for the leaves.

The sentiment has been stamped in Orchid Oasis and is from the Celebrating You stamp set. This has then been die cut using one of the dies from the new Stylish Shapes die set. I have also coloured some White Crinkled Seam Binding using the Orchid Oasis Stampin Blends. Finally a few Iridescent Rhinestones for some bling.

I really enjoyed creating this card and having a play with some of the gorgeous new products now available to purchases from the new Annual catalogue. As I lost my dear mother just over a year ago this card is currently winging it's way to my lovely Mother In Law in Queensland. 

Next in tonight's blog hop is my dear friend and upline Christine Blain. I am sure as always she will create a beautiful card.  

 If the "next" button link is not working or you would like to see a full list of participants then you can hop over to Cathy Proctor's blog where you can see a full list of tonight's participants.

Don't forget to pop back next week when our feature colour will be another of the new In Colours, Parakeet Party.

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As always enjoy your week.



  1. Your flowers are so lovely on their textured background.Absolutely perfect for a Mother's Day card.

  2. Those flowers are so pretty in Orchid Oasis Theresa.

  3. Theresa I will be especially thinking of you this Mother's day but I'm sure your MIL will love this stunning card – it is so beautiful xx

  4. Rachel Woollard4 May 2022 at 20:44

    I love the way you've used the stamps in this set Theresa, and the matching seam binding is beautiful

  5. T, this is such a beautiful, delicate, design. You have combined all of the elements perfectly; just so pretty. Lovely use of new products (and Timeworn Type is a great choice for the background), and this gorgeous new colour, my friend.

  6. A beautiful card Theresa. Love your layers with the embossing of the top white layer. The flowers standing up as Hollyhocks is very clever - and oh so gorgeous. Xxx

  7. Beautiful Theresa, It's such a lovely Mother's day card. The embossed layer really does set it off.

  8. So pretty, Theresa. This set is very appealing and it looks fabulous with the Timeworn TIEF. Perfect card for Mother's Day!

  9. Very pretty card Theresa and the embossed background sets off the flowers nicely.

  10. A beautifully constructed cards Theresa. I love the layers and texture and the way you have used the flower heads.

  11. Such a beautiful card Theresa, a lovely Mother's day card. I think that the embossing of the background and the pop of the flowers against it is just gorgeous! Love your card!