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Saturday, 23 July 2011

Wedding Card

Someone I work with was getting married last week so I want to make a card from myself and buy a present.  I decided to make an A4 card.  The focal image of the card was a gorgeous Lily of the Valley (LOTV) image that I bought at the NEC last November.  I have distressed the edges of the image with my Tim Holtz distressing tool and then inked the edges with a Memento ink pad.  I printed off a pink and white backing paper from a Red Hot Bed CD I've had for a few years and complimented it with pink and white card I had.  On the white card I stamped hearts and horseshoes from a See D's stamp set. 
Inside the card I inserted images from My Craft Studio Cds but just kept it very basic.
This is the back of the card which I inserted a verse and again stamped the hearts and horseshoes.
This is the matching envelope I made.  I used a MCS Wedding Day image and then inserted the text below.
The front of the card is finished off with a large flower display with a sparkly glass feature with highlights of Cosmic Shimmer glitter glue on the flowers, other flowers, spotty ribbon and a die-cut sentiment from Craftwork Cards.

The recipient was pleased with the card but seemed a bit strange.  Originally her wedding was going to be over two days ie the Saturday and Sunday but then was changed to just one day but the Sunday.  A colleague told me she didn't want to upset me.  When she comes back at the beginning of August I will ask for the card and envelope back and will somehow alter it for the right date.  Not sure how but I will have to put my thinking cap on.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

4 Crafty Chicks - Wedding
Theme Thursday - Romance
Ai Factory - Layer it up
Crafty sentiments - Happy ever after
Craft us Crazy - Anything goes
One Stitch at a Time - Flowers
Craft Your Passion - Use text on project
Paper Cutz - Anything goes
Stamp Something - Something embellished
Allsorts - Free and easy
2 Sisters - Anything goes


Cheryl said...

oh hun this is just gorgeous oh they will just love this hun the detail is brilliant,so beautifully designed too hugs cheryl xxxx

Anne Temple said...

Love all those great details. Im sure who ever receives your wedding card will love it. Glad you joined us for the Layer it Up challenge at AiFactory this week.

Chocolate Orange said...

Another stunning card.

Thanks for sharing with us at One Stitch At A Time. Good Luck !!

Choccy xx

Jamie said...

Your card turned out super cute! Thanks for being a part of the Craft Your Passion " Text It" Challenge. Good Luck!

Jamie said...

Your card turned out super cute! Thanks for being a part of the Craft Your Passion " Text It" Challenge. Good Luck!

Marjo said...

Wonderful colors and design, thanks for playing with us this week at OSAAT for our “Flowers” Challenge.

Good luck with the draw, we hope to see you play along with us in August for our “Pretty in Print” contest. I have some yummy candy to Celebrate too.

xoxo Marjo

Sarpreet said...

gorgeous card inside and out, thank you for the link to the new challenge blog

Hazel said...

Gorgeous card - another lovely entry for the layers challenge on AiFactory (Hazel, Guest Designer) x

Fleur said...

A gorgeous wedding card Kym, Thank you so much for entering our challenge at ALLSORTS this week, good luck & hope you’ll join us again!
Hugz Fleur xXx

scotspanda said...

great card, the image is fabulous and all the little details you've added make it a special card the couple are sure to treasure

thanks for joining in this week at Allsorts and good luck in the prize draw :o)


Amanda x

E.T said...

this is so pretty!

Anonymous said...

A beautiful card with so many thoughtful details.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion. Hope to see you again next week :D
Lisa x

Leanne said...

Nice job Kym, love it. Thanks for playing this week at 4 CC!

Axa said...

Beautiful card, thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments.

Heather said...

Gorgeous, thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments :)

Annette said...

Such a beautiful project. I've got the same image and love it to bits. stunning card, and pretty pinks. Thanks for joining our Anything Goes Challenge at 2 Sisters this week. Good luck in the draw. Annette xx

chris said...

really a beautiful project ; i love it ;good job;