Wednesday, 20 July 2011

Wedding's With a Whiff of Joy

Good evening to you all
Today I get to show you a card that I have been working on over a few days, due to the drying time.  It is a order for Hannah for a Wedding they are attending at the end of the month.  She chose out of my many items, what she wanted on the card, some items are very old and some are new from my new purchases at the craft show.

so moving on quite quickly as I really need to relax in a hot bath today after work, so here is what I created for her
I did not create and easel as the recipients may not know how to actually stand it up.
The base layer is black as is the contrast.  The papers are some very old ones from the Hobby House as is the image which is such a shame as it is one stunning image.  The black and crystal spray is new as is the ribbon and the delicate little lace. If you look closely, go on zoom in, the edges of all the papers have been distressed and edged with my glitter glue pad and some ultra fine white glitter.  The sentiment and image plate included.  The flowers are a mixture of Wild Orchid and the local department store and the sentiment is My Sentiments Exactly.  The image plate and sentiment has been softened with Spun Sugar by Tim Holtz.

Here is the inner
The inside contains the matching papers from the front but no glitter this time, with the personalized nestie cut sentiment too, all matching the front presentation.
Here is the close up of the little flower spray with the new stash item the lovely black and diamant√© gems.
This is the close up of the image, which has been coloured in copics with the flowersoft garland and pink pearl decoration from the Hobby House

I hope the recipient likes it.

I have a Wedding to attend on the same day, must get my own card done too.  My facinator arrived today and my bolero, however the dress has not as yet, will look a bit funny with out it don't you think.

I would like to welcome all my new followers and wish you all well in the 200 follower candy.  I will be posting my 300 candy at the end of the current candy.  For those of you that have not yet entered the 200 follower candy you can do so here, thank you to Feline for now advertising my candy too.

As always and very importantly I would like to say thank you to all my wonderful visitors who take the time to leave such inspirational comments on my blog, allowing me to hop back over to see your own beautiful work. THANK YOU!!

I would like to enter this creation into the following challenges
Crafts and Me - Add a flower
Clear it out - Use old supplies - anything goes
Deep Ocean - Ribbon
Hookedoncraft - with love
Sparkles - Elegance and Lace

Hugs and enjoy your evening 
Kate
xx


31 comments:

Sue said...

Hi hun
oh this is totally stunning, i luv all the flower soft, it loos beautiful, oh i wish i was gettin married again so you could send it to me! lol, sue,x

jacirascrap said...

Lindo...lindo...

Mandy said...

Beautiful card,love the image and your colours are lovely...Thanks for sharing with us at Hooked on Crafts....
Mandy x

Miria said...

Hi, Kate. This card is adorable! I love how you used the image and the dimension. I'd like to see you photos at the marriage :) hugs,Miria
p.s. What is a facinator?

Wendy said...

Stunning and very Pretty card, Love all the little details.
Thank you for joining us at Paper creator`s craft

Theresa said...

Kate what a magnificent card. I love it! Wish I was the getting married to get this card. It's just amazing. Love all the beautiful elements.

McCrafty's Cards said...

Stunning card Kate, I like the image, you have coloured it beautifully, but I love what you have done with the flower soft and pearls.
Kevin xx

Suzi said...

Gorgeous card Date, love the flowers soft and that WOJ image. Enjoy the wedding, hope you dress turns up on time.
Hugs
Suzi x

Sandra said...

This is adorable:) Sandra H

Mandy said...

Stunning card Kate, so beautiful, the bride and groom will be thrilled with it :)
Facinator, bloero and a nice big pair of Bridget Jones pants and you'll be good to go, who needs a dress lol
big hugs Mandy xx

Lim said...

WOW!!!! Super elegant and gorgeous card. Beautiful coloring and details. Love the color combination, the flock and pearls. FABULOUS!!!
Thank you for playing with us at Deep Ocean Challenge Blog. Have a great week.
Hugs,
LIM :)

Lisa Jane said...

oh this is so pretty ,,,and i love the flower soft and pearls
Lisa x

KarinsArtScrap said...

what a beautiful wedding card kate.
the flowersoft is a great touch.

greetings karin

* Shaz * said...

Fabulous card, thank you for joining us at SFC this time hope you will join us again, good luck xx.

Tina said...

This is GORGEOUS!

lady Anne Howard said...

What a gorgeous card this is, I love how you have used the flowersoft, it looks so pretty.

Thank you so much for joining us at Paper Creator Crafts this week!
Love ~ Lady Anne xx

Tammy said...

Beautiful card Kate, love how you did the back of the carriage.

Natali said...

Sooooo Beautiful!!!! Detalies with flower soft amazing!!!
Hugs

coops said...

fantastic card kate.your papers and colours are really beautiful and i love the woj image :D

xx coops xx

Scrappy Scatty said...

how very pretty - stunning card they will treasure forever
thank you for playing along at OSAAT this week
Love Jan
xx

Marianne said...

So very beautiful! Love it!
Thanks for joining us at OSAAT!
Marianne

CraftyGals Blog said...

Absolutely stunning card! Thankyou for joining us over at Paper Creator Crafts xx

Lesley said...

Gorgeous card, I love all the details. Thanks for taking part in the SFC xx

ladyjanet_56 said...

Kate I think you will look great in your bolero & facinator dresses just a facctor :) hope you have a great week-end sorry can't be there to share it with you on Sunday will make a mental note for 4 weeks from now. De-stressing I am that now & I bet ur's on the card look great Janet

got to go on a budget :) xx

Crafting Gill said...

Stunning card thanks for joiningus at SFC good luck
Gill xx

Karen said...

What a fabulous Wedding card!! I love the flowersoft and all that bling!! :0) Thank you so much for joining us at Paper Creator's Crafts for our Wedding's Theme. Hugs. Karen (Head D.T.)xx

Marjo said...

What a cute card, 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

crafty amy said...

Wow this is a stunning card! They are going to love it :D The way you have used the flower soft and pearls is just perfect.
Thank you for joining us at Crafts and Me and good luck.

Hugs

Amy xx

Debbie Dolphin said...

so gorgeous
Thankyou so much for joining in with our Challenge at Deep Ocean. Hope to see you again xxx
Hugs
Debbie xxx

Linzi said...

This card is gorgeous! If I ever get married I would be lucky to receive a card like this haha :)

<3

xxx

Vivi Casale said...

fabulous card!!
Thanks for playing with us at SSCC!
To be elegible for our prize do not forget to name a product that you used on your creation and it is sold at Stamping Scrapping dot com!

hugs & kisses

Vivi

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