Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Ching-Chou Kuik Inspiration Post - Hydrangea in Bow

Good Morning and welcome to my inspiration post for the Ching-Chou Kuik Inspiration and Challenge blog. This week I have chosen to use the gorgeous Hydrangea in Bow - I just love her flowing hair and all those pretty flowers. I used traditional hydrangea colours of lilac/lavender with some browns for a soft look.

I also decided to make a gatefold card - something I haven't done in a long time!

And here is the inside. I would normally add a piece of white card to write the message on, but I kind of like it just with the Crumb Cake! 

This card is also for 


Stamps: Hydrangea in Bow from Ching-Chou Kuik Stamps, Sentiment Tags from Lili of the Valley

Papers: Wisteria Wonder, Crumb Cake, Garden Green, In Colors 2011-13 DSP Stack (Retired) & Cheerful Treat DSP (Retired) all from Stampin' Up, Copic X-Press It Blending Card

Inks: Wisteria Wonder from Stampin' Up, Copic Markers

Accessories: Garden Green Ribbon (Retired) & Victoria Lace both from Stampin' Up, Oval, Scalloped Oval, Long Rectangles & Scalloped Long Rectangles Nestabilities all from Spellbinders, Leaves Dies from X-Cut, Beautiful Blooms II Dies #3 from Papertrey Ink, Brads from Papermania

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R20, R30
Hair - E23, E25, E27, E29
Dress - E40, E41, E42, E43
Flowers - BV01, BV02, BV04, BV08
Green - G21, G94, G99

And that's all from me for  this post folks! Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to pop on over to the Ching-Chou Kuik Inspiration and Challenge blog every day this week for more inspiration from the design team. There is also our challenge, Lovely Lace that you can enter for the chance to win some fabulous prizes and a chance at being our next guest designer! 


  1. Stunning Vannessa! Love that image. Your coloring is perfect. Have a wonderful day! Hugs, Gloria


  2. So gorgeous! Love the coloring of that beautiful image! Fab design, palette, and embellies! :^)
    Hugs, Penny

  3. Gorgeous and beautiful card Vannessa love the colour's and fabulous layout
    Dianne xx :)