Heartfelt Creations: Botanic Orchid Altered Frame

Today I am back sharing another project that I have created using Heartfelt Creation’s newest stunning collection, Botanic Orchid.

This beautiful, rich toned collection is just so SO pretty and easy to work with. I happened to have some beautiful photos that worked perfectly with the collection. Last week I featured a layout created with one of those photos as well. The photos are from my brother and sister in law’s wedding and they just happened to have orchids as a part of their floral arrangements and bouquets.

So without further ado, here is my altered frame created with the Botanic Orchid collection.

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HCPC-3743 Botanic Orchid Bouquet Stamps

HCD1-7103 Botanic Orchid Bouquet Dies

HCPC-3741 Botanic Orchid Stamps

HCD1-7101 Botainic Orchid Dies

Botanic Orchid Patterned Papers

HCST1-401 Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit

Other Products Used:

Ink- CTMH (Chocolate, Fern) Stampin’ Up (Crushed Curry) Ranger Distress (Seedless Preserves), Distress Crackle Paint (Clear), Beads, Buttons, Pearls, Ivory Burlap String, Green Silk Ribbon, DecoArt Chalky Finish- Ivory, DecoArt Media Metallic- Gold, DecoArt Metallic Lustre- Gold Rush, Adhesives- Hot Glue, Tombow Mono Aqua, 3D Foam Tape, Plain Pine Wood Frame.

Botanic Orchid Frame-2

I started this project by painting my frame. First with a couple of coats of the chalky finish ivory paint. Let dry. Then I smudged on some of the Metallic Lustre with my fingers, in places where it was a little dark for my taste I added a little more ivory paint on top. I used the gold metallic paint to paint the edges inside and outside of the frame, as well as in a few places on the front of the frame. Set aside to dry completely.

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Stamp and cut out 3 sets of the Botanic Orchid Bouquet. Stamp and cut 1 small flower from Botanic Orchid. I used the inks above and daubers to colour all of my images. Leave one set of the Botanic Orchid Bouquet in one piece, from each of the others cut out just the blooms, some in 2 layers. Shape all of the blooms you have just cut out and adhere together on the full image using 3D foam tape. Shape and adhere together the single Botanic Orchid using 3D foam tape. With a paint brush coat all of blooms with the clear crackle paint, and let dry. Using the Tombow Mono Aqua adhesive add beads to the middles of your orchids.

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Add the silk ribbon and burlap string loops to your frame using hot glue. Next add your Botanic Orchid Bouquet, and single Botanic Orchid to the frame, also using hot glue. Then simply add your buttons and pearls.

The inside of the frame is 4×6 in size. I cut the purple patterned paper to 4×6, and a strip of the light teal pattern to 1.5×6. I matted my cropped photo (3×4) in cream and then black cardstock. Then added some simple little purple patterned paper photo corners. To make these, simply cut squares that are 0.75”, cut in half diagonally. Then adhere the matted photo in the middle of the frame using 3D foam dots.

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Thank you for stopping by to check out this week’s Heartfelt Creations project using the Botanic Orchid collection. In case you missed it, check out my layout created using the same collection below.

Botanic Orchid Layout

BotanicOrchidLayout-1

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4 thoughts on “Heartfelt Creations: Botanic Orchid Altered Frame

  1. Stunning orchids and such a beautiful altered art piece! Love the addition of the buttons…so pretty!

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