Wednesday’s Post: Flower in a Vase

Flower Vase The photos, instructions, and video associated with this card are located at, the only site dedicated exclusively to card-lovers. Click here to learn about becoming a member.


  1. Your creations make Wednesdays wonderful!

  2. Thanks for a great tutorial, Darlene — I look forward to watching your videos, and learn great little tips from you!


  3. Joan Garlough says:

    I love your card and your video. Makes me in the staming mood right away! Thanks for sharing this with us.


  4. Love it!! I haven’t been able to put the Inktense pencils down since I got them over a month ago! Always enjoy your videos 🙂

  5. So pretty! Love the shading!…this is such a lovely card….just love how you did it AS ALWAYS!

  6. i so look forward to you cards every week…you are by far the most talented at what you do!!!

  7. Thanks for showing how you did the vase, stems leaves. I’m always fascinated at the creative ways you experts can use a punch. This is a lovely card, & great video. Thanks for doing it so well.

  8. Terri (blindstamper) says:

    Lovely card (as always)! I was wondering if you’d be kind enough to share your “sandwich” for embossing the labels seven?

    • Darlene DeVries says:

      Hi Terri – good question! It took a little bit of trial and error. My sandwich: tab 1, acrylic plate, die with paper inside FACING CUT SIDE UP, black rubber, black plastic.

  9. Maria A. Rodriguez says:

    Hi there again, Darlene. I forgot to tell you that I love the new picture on your blog page. You are as beautiful as you are talented.

  10. I always look forward to your video. You mesmerize me!

  11. Maria A. Rodriguez says:

    Oh Darlene, your talent and creativity never ceases to blow me away. Love the way you colored that flower. I have a set of Prismacolor pencils and they also blend beautifuly. The way you made the vase for the flower speaks volumes about your incredible imagination!!!!!
    Thank you so much for another fabulous video. I look forward to each and every Wednesday.

  12. I’m always impressed with how beautiful your cards are without using any patterned paper! So creative.

  13. So pretty!! and I really love how you made that vase! I always learn something new, Thank you so much for sharing

  14. Gosh you’re good!! I love your cards – your instructions are always so easy to follow and you always share so many great tips. Who would have thought to use punches this way!!

  15. Absolutely beautiful as always. Will have to look for those pencils they look to fun. Your vase idea was terrific, can’t wait to try this out. You bring such sunshine into our lives every Wednesday.

  16. Really lovely card…thanks for the tip on die embossing the paper to form the frame. Love how you used your punches to create the vase.

  17. Ha! I commented on your Youtube channel that I am going broke buying everything you highlight…well I can’t really afford everything but I WANT to! Gorgeous card and thank you so much for making that sale abration catalog readable! Theirs is such a mess but you simplified it perfectly!

  18. That is utterly stunning! I got that set too so guess what I’ll be doing — copying!! Thanks for all of your inspiring work.

  19. Your creativity never ceases to amaze me! I love how you made the vase for your flowers. How do you come up with these ideas???? It amazes me that you can look at those 3 punches and see a vase form. Thank you for sharing your creations with us.

  20. I am very remiss at posting comments on your beautiful cards and super tutorials….sorry! I LOVE this card too…wonderful and fun!!!!! TFS!

  21. I look forward to each Wednesday to see what you are creating. I really enjoy your videos and learn many techniques that I had never thought about doing. Thank you for sharing your talent. Cute card as always.

  22. Lovely Card.

  23. Barbara Lasky says:

    Just ordered this stamp set from Stampin Up and your card displays it beautifully. Thanks for all the inspiration you give me.

  24. Super as always. Love it! Thanks for sharing. These inktense pencils are everywhere I look! Developing needs now!


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