Forgotten Wedding Card

Sunday, 18 September 2011

I forgot all about this card, I made it for my parents to give to one of the couples who got married a few weeks ago.
There's lots of pictures of this one so best get started with them!

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I used this couple couple from LOTV, coloured with copics

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The papers are from Basic Grey, hopscotch paper pad.  I punched a strip of butterflies with my Martha Stewart punch and added a few swarovskis for interest.


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The flowers are a mixture of flowers from my local craft supplier and Wild Orchid Crafts.  I edged the petals with some clear stardust pen.

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And it is, of course, a twisted easel card

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 I used my Magnolia Doo Hickey label die to cut out the computer generated sentiments.

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And another one on the pocket on the inside for the gift

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And a wee metal corner to finish off the bottom bit.

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Lastly, I made a box to put it in with a matching big flower.  I attached magnets to the ends of the ribbon to hold the box closed underneath.  I didn't get a photo of the closure though.

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I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
CES Challenges; Embellish me more (Flowers, pin, Crystals, metal corner)
Craft Your Days Away: Colour combo - Pink, Brown, Blue
Creative Craft World; New
Cute Card Thursday; Anything goes
Moving Along With The Times; Sparkle
Paper Play Challenges; Punches & Dies
Sweet Stampin' Challenge Blog; Flowers
The Corrosive Challenge Blog; Punches & Dies
Trully Scrumptious; Decorate the inside

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14 comments:

Abi said...

Whoo Sheena, what a gorgeous card! I thought it was great at the first picture than it turned into a twisted easel!! Bet your Mum & Dad and the recipients were thrilled! Thanks so much for playing along with Sweet Stampin x

Lesley said...

Very cute card Sheena, I love the sweet image! Thanks for taking part in the CYDA challenge xx

Regan said...

What a lovely wedding easel card! The flowers are beautiful, and I love the butterfly border punch! Thanks for joining us at The Corrosive Challenge for "Punched and/or Dies"! :)
{hugs}
Regan

Lou said...

Wow, what a gorgeous card and such amazing detail. Would have loved to receive this for our wedding day :)

Thank you for joining in with us over at CCW.

Lou x

Deb said...

Beautiful card!
Many thanks for joining us at Cute Card Thursday this week!
Have a great weekend, happy crafting, Debxx

coops said...

stunning card sheena.your colours are gorgeous and i love the sweet image ;D

xx coops xx

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

WOW!! this is just gorgeous, really cute image!

Thank you for sharing with us at CES Challenge this week, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

Wow! Stunning card. Love all the pretty embellies, espcially those stunning blooms. Great idea to add a gift pocket to the inside too.
Thanks for joining us at CES challenges this week.
Caroline xxx

Choccy said...

Stunning !!! I do love that image too !!
Thanks for sharing with us at Creative Craft World for our, 'New' challenge. Good Luck !! Hope to see you back on 26th September :O)

Choccy xx

Anne said...

The card is beautiful Sheena. Anne x

DesignerDiva said...

Super wedding card Sheena, its really different from the usual pastel colours and I love it!

Thanks for joining us at MAWTT for our 'Sparkle' challenge this week and good luck

Hugs Laurie x

Marlies said...

A gorgeous card with a realy cute LOTV image! Beautiful flowers and I love the matching box. Thanks for joining us at Truly Scrumptious,
hugs, Marlies

Wendy said...

Love the card hun fab thank you for joining us at truly scrumptious this week for out challenge

Wendy DT TS

Dora said...

This is gorgeous, those flowers are stunning and such a cute and sweet image, love it. Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week. Good luck xx