Floral Wedding

Friday, 22 July 2011

Wow!  I can’t believe it’s been so long since I’ve blogged.  I’ve been so busy getting invitations done for 2 weddings that I’ve been spending every spare minute on them.  I’m delighted to say that all but 3 invitations are finished and sent off to their respective brides – I’m waiting on some info before I can get the last 3 finished.
Just the Orders of Service and place-names to do now.

I did take a little time off last weekend to go to Donegal in the wild west of Ireland for the weekend with my family. 
I forgot my camera – shocking!  So I pinched a few pics off my sister to show what I mean by wild!



We hired a house for the weekend and it was absolutely beautiful!  I want to live there!  Here it is


And here’s our back yard!


There were some really stunning views, it’s just a pity the weather wasn’t on our side




We didn’t get that lost, but we did pass this on our travels around the area!


Anyway, another wedding card from me.
I used the ever-so-cute bride and groom from LOTV, so I stuck with the cute theme.


Very little colouring to do on this image, but what colouring I did, I did it with my copics.


And I made it into a twisted easel card


I used papers from the Basic Grey Sugar Rush pad and I teamed it up with a big leaf vine that I cut with a sizzix die in my wee bug.  I also used some very handy “Just the Edge” card strips – the pink scalloped edge, which I added some pearls to.


And a nice big pink bow to finish it off along with some florally bits and pieces.


The sentiment on the base is computer generated


And I added a pocket to the inside, which you can just see here


I’m entering this card into the following challenges;

All Sorts Challenge Blog: Free and easy July
Anything Goes Challenge Blog: More than one fold
Charisma Cardz Challenge: Sunshine colours
Craft Us Crazy: Anything goes
Papertake Weekly: Getting cute
Stamp Something: Embellished

Thanks for looking!



Vee said...

Fabulous card and a lovely colour choice. Thanks for joining Charisma this week. Loved your pics of Donegal they brought back fond memories. I lived there when I first got married. A truly unspoilt and beautiful place.
xx Vee

Queenie said...

Gorgeous scenery loved the pictures..and just like here in Scotland on even the dullest days the scenery is stunning.
Beautiful card,beautiful papers and embellies!!

coops said...

fantastic card sheena.love the gorgeous image and your details are stunning.
fab pics of your holiday too :D

xx coops xx

Lesley said...

Great photos! Very cute card too, sweet image! Thanks for taking part in the MTTC challenge xx

Lori said...

Such a sweet easel card - so glad you linked up at Craft Us Crazy!

The Crafty Den said...

Hi Sheena, what a gorgeous twisted easel card. I love the sweet image and beautiful sunshine colours. Thanks for joining in with my challenge over at charisma cardz this week. Hugs, Denise x

Leah the Orange said...

oh, this is just beautiful. love the folds, the Sugar Rush papers you've used, and i think that big green leafy flourish is the PERFECT choice for an accent! thanks for joining the Charisma Galz this week!

Anne said...

Your card is gorgeous Sheena. The photographs of the west of Ireland are so beautiful. I have never been to Ireland but it is on my to do list. Anne x

Posh Cat Crafts said...

Hi Sheena, gorgeous blog and creations you have showcased! Just popping by to thank you for entering into our DT call over on Anything goes. We would like to wish you good luck...
The Anything goes Team