Ching-Chou Kuik Inspiration post - Blue Sea Illusion

Good Morning and welcome to my inspiration post for the Ching-Chou Kuik Inspiration and Challenge blog. This week I am showcasing the beautiful Blue Sea Illusion. Isn't she just gorgeous and with some of my favourite pretty butterflies too! 

I went for a blue, sea green and purple colour palette today and whilst this bright blue is not normally one I would choose, I love how it came out. I am totally in love with her hair as well as this was a new colour combo for me  and one I will definitely be using again! 


Stamps: Blue Sea Illusion from Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps, Butterfly Dreams from Papertrey Ink, Fabulous Phrases from Stampin' Up

Papers: Brilliant Blue (Retired), Lost Lagoon, Orchid Opulence (Retired) & Brilliant Blue Prints DSP (Retired) all from Stampin' Up, New Bloom Patterned Papers from First Edition, Copic X-Press It Blending Card

Inks: Orchid Opulence (Retired) from Stampin' Up, Copic Markers

Accessories: Lost Lagoon Ribbon from Stampin' Up, Flourish Lace Punch Around The Page Set from Martha Stewart, Faux Quilled Blooms Dies from Sue Wilson@Creative Expressions, Leavenworth & Cascadia Butterfly Trios Dies both from Memory Box, Buttons from stash

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R20, R30
Hair - B32, B34, B37, B39
Lips - R20, R22
Eyes - B32, B34, B37
Leaves,Background & Gem Frame - BG90, BG93, BG96
Scales & Butterfly Accents - BG70, BG72, BG75, BG78
Butterflies - V01, V04, V06, V09

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 Inspiration and Challenge blog every day this week and check out all the other gorgeous cards from the DT. Why not join in our monthly challenge as well whilst you're there - the theme is Torn to Pieces, so you will need to use something torn on your project. There are some fabulous prizes to be won too! 


  1. Stunning and beautiful card Vannessa
    Dianne xx :)

  2. Stunning! Gorgeous colours. Creative Blessings, Tracy x


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