Friday, 9 November 2012

Triple Celebration Card

Good morning to you all in the land of blog
Last weekend we received an invitation to a multi function celebration event.  Obviously I needed to create a  card to fit the bill.  The celebration is to cover

25th Wedding Anniversary
65th Birthday (female)
Retirement (Male)

Some ask!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

After some thinking this is what I came up with, it was lovely to create last weekend whilst Matt was fishing :)
Looks quite normal and I thought could be to celebrate anything.
When I went to Grimsby Crafts sale the other week, I was lucky enough to find a gorgeous paper stack that contained beautiful papers, so I used these. I contrasted with black, added the black ribbon to tie at the side.  Lots of little pearls, lots more little bling diamant√©  a few butterflies, a tag and some flowers and foliage. I used liquid pearls down the butterfly bodies.

Here are some more images
The front being the celebration image, the inner back panel for the signing bit and the remaining panels to add a sentiment for each occasion individually. The first one they will see is the Anniversary sentiment, all sentiments are computer generated and have been edged with TH distress ink, however the Tattered Rose was too pinky for the papers, so I mixed this with the Mulled Lavender to get a match of colour for the papers.

The left panel inside is for the 65th Birthday

and the right hand panel inside for the Retirement

The image is one of my very old wooden ones and I stamped this, coloured it with copics, Atyou for the ribbon, stickles for the bubbles and glossy accents for the liquid (although you cannot see the lovely shine on the wine)

I made a box to match and overall love how it turned out, I hope they like it.

As always I would like to welcome my new followers, and thank all of my wonderful visitors and followers for taking the time to view my creations and add those all inspiring comments that mean I can hop over and visit you in return

I would like to enter this one into the following challenges

MilkCoffee - More than one fold
Paper Crafting Journey - Anything Goes
S J Crafts - Birthday optional ovals
Flutter By Wednesday's - Anything Goes with a butterfly
My Mum's Craft Shop - Sentiments
Penny's Paper Crafting - Lots of Layers
Anything Goes - Anything Goes
Creative Card Crew - Fancy Folds
LEJ Designs - Die Cuts / Punches
Loves Rubber Stampin - Anything Goes
Papelitos - Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes

enjoy your day
Hugs
xxx

44 comments:

Jacqui's little piece of England said...

What a lovely card Kate, love how you've incorporated it all into one and that image is just so apt

jacqui x

Caroline said...

Kate you did a fantastic job I love the card the design is gorgeous. Welldone. Caroline xxx

Helen said...

What a wonderful creation Kate. I'm sure they'll treasure it xx

gwen70 said...

Stunning card, so beautiful

KarinsArtScrap said...

wowwwwwwwwww gorgeous card Kate, so beautiful made.

greetings karin

Roma said...

This card is excellent ,fabulous design ,love how you managed to work out the 3 occasions onto the one beautiful card ,love the papers ,dies & image ,i am sure it will be so well received and a gorgeous keepsake x

kanda said...

Fantastic. You did so well to be able to bring it all together in one card with such gorgous colours and design xx

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous,love the fab image...great colours.xxx

Caz said...

What a really lovely card Kate. Fab image. I love the sentiment, design and layout.
Hugs
Caz x

Gerrina said...

Great! Can be used for more occasions and is so beautifull on out/ and inside! Have a nice weekend! Hugs, Gerrina

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is gorgeous Kate. I love the design and beautiful colours with you usual fabulous attention to detail.

hugs Sue

Michaela said...

Hi Kate
Is it me or are you at home today? If you are I hope you are having a good time. Loving your card! You killed 3 birds with one stone as the saying goes. Well done. What a "Pro"! Loving all your layers, the image is brilliant and really versatile. Coloured in like a "pro" as always. The rest of your finishing touches are gorgeous too.
Michaela and DP xx

rachel said...

a stunning make Kate for a truely big occasion! Fabulous xx

Christine said...

Blimey Kate this is one awesome celebration creation ..how clever to tie them all into one card..unusual colour combo works so well & the punching is terrific..well done you.

smiles Christine x

Tammy said...

Beautiful! Love the embellishments and textures!

Stamping in Pink said...

fabulous Kate. I would never have thought to incorporate all three into one card but you've done it beautifully here. The attention and detail are wonderful xx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Wonderful card Kate I like the design the papers and the way you managed to get combined the celebrations.
Kevin xx

Sonia said...

Fantastic card my lovely friend^_^ Elegant and happy^_^
Big hug,
SOnia

ChrisAndCat said...

What a fab card, I love all the layers to it and the colours.

I did notice you have entered it in the Papelitos challenge, I thought I should show you this :

http://aloadofoldpickle.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/a-very-sad-tale-indeed.html

Its about papelitos' blog challenges and images. Hope thats ok

Chris

Lorraine said...

This is gorgeous Kate. I love the image and fabulous design. I'm sure it will be treasured.
Lorraine x

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

OMGosh this is so fabulous, love the sparkly you added to the bubbly and the great card design. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

Laura Love said...

This is stunning! Love the colors and all those beautiful details! Great job! Thank you so much for playing along at Loves Rubberstamps this week!

sam21ski said...

Ooooh, you do make me laugh - it looks quite normal - lol

Great card, love the colours xxx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Lovely card. Have a fab weekend.

susiestacey said...

A wonderful card which l am sure will be treasured Kate you have thought this one out very carefully x Susan x

May said...

Gorgeous card...Beautifully put together... I would never have thought of that... Great design & colours.. Simply Beautiful... your blog is lovely.. joined as a follower as to visit again... Hugs May x x x

Lydia said...

this card is amazing xxx such a lovely keepsake that will be treasured xxx thanks for sharing with us at Loves Rubberstamps xx

coops said...

so gorgeous kate.stunning stylish design and i love your colours and details ;D

xx coops xxx

ladyjanet_56 said...

Wow What a card missus it's amazing love it just when I think you can't do it any more you have blown me away. Have a great week-end Janet

mags said...

Such a lovely card Kate, combining all three celebrations. Just love it.
Mags
x

Sandra H said...

Kate this is stunning great embellis and textures x

Danni said...

Very pretty! Thank you for playing along with my Flutter By Wednesday Challenge!

Denise said...

Hi Kate what a wonderful card love the layout and colour combination Hugs Denise xx

Nonni said...

Wonderful creation, Kate! They will love this card. The colors are great and you've put so much thought to this card!

NGCARDS said...

This is such a beautiful creation hun! Thanks for playing at PTW! XXX

Natali said...

Amazing card Kate!! You did great job to cover so nicely all tree celebrations ))
Stunning and elegant!!
Hugs
Natali

Tess Ekwall said...

Oh Kate, this is so beautiful. Amazing coloring and gorgeous details too! Lovely. Hugs, Tess.

Sara Tieszen Paschal said...

BEAUTIFUL creation. Thanks for playing this week with LEJ Designs Challenge Blog;)

Olivia said...

You did a fantastic job. The black was an excellent idea to pop this stunning paper. Love your embellishments. Thanks for joining us at Loves Rubberstamps.

Tara said...

This is simply stunning! Thanks for fluttering with us at the FBW challenge!

Vee Cassidy said...

What a beautiful and clever project! Thank you for sharing it with us at LEJ Designs; good luck. Vee xx

Helen said...

Absolutely beautiful - so elegant and a very clever design.

Thanks for joining us at Pennys

Helen x

PS I have some blog candy on my blog - http://www.craftinghelen.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/celebration-blog-candy.html

Lisa-Jane said...

Very pretty! We hope you had fun playing along with the S J Crafts challenge.

Deanne Clarke-Saunders said...

Gorgeous card!!! Thanks for participating in our PENNY'S PAPER CRAFTY challenge!!
~DEANNE~

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