Saturday, 14 June 2014

On Your Wedding Day

Hi there

I'm back with my second card of the day.  The World Cup is great - while the man is watching the matches I'm also sitting in the lounge making cards!  Everyone's a winner...although I doubt very much that England will be! lol :)

This is another one layer card (these are fast becoming my favourite kind - who knew?!) and is made purely using stamps from Clearly Besotted (one of my absolute fave stamp companies) and ink, nothing more.

And this has got to be a record for me, I've managed to combine TEN CHALLENGES!!!  I've checked all the details on each challenge blog and I don't think I'm breaking any rules so I'm going ahead and linking them all up.

Here's this evening's creation, I went with a wedding card as I have none in my stock and you never know when someone might want one...



First I stamped the stripes.  I used pigment ink so waited a few minutes for this to dry before masking off the stripes with some post-its.  I then used a few individual stamps to build up the flowers, flower centres and leaves.  After removing the masks I stamped the sentiment, and that was all it needed.

Materials used:

  • Stamps: Clearly Besotted Stamps - Basic Stripes, Love Blossoms and Bridal Bouquet
  • Ink: Versa Color - Seafoam, Orchid, Petal Pink and Bamboo; Versafine - Onyx Black

And now for the challenges, here goes...

Color Throwdown - Challenge#296

Crazy for CAS - Challenge #46 - Sketch

CASE Study - Challenge #195

Clearly Besotted - Challenge #12 - Anything Goes
One Layer Simplicity - Challenge #6 - I've Been Framed
Let's Craft and Create - Challenge #93 - Spots or Stripes
Time Out - Challenge #7 - Summer (with optional twist of flowers)
Stamplorations - June Challenge - Stamps and Borders
Addicted to Stamps and More - Challenge #99 - CAS
Sweet Stampin' Challenge - Say it with Flowers


That's all for now folks, it feels good to be back after my little blip over the last couple of weeks.  I need to do some serious organising of my stash, the way I'm working at the moment isn't ideal and I have so many bits and pieces out on my table as they need to be sorted before I put them away.  This could take some time! :D

Thanks so much for visiting and for all your lovely comments, its great to know what you think of my creations.

Bye for now



23 comments:

  1. I love the original take on my sketch. The stripes are great. This card is beautiful

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  2. Fabulous card, I love it xx Jan

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  3. Absolutely fab card. Very pretty x

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  4. This is gorgeous.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  5. I love this design Anita especially how you have used these stripes. Thank you for joining us at ATSM, STAMPlorations and TIME OUT

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  6. Gorgeous card, and I completely share your love of CBS!

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  7. 10 challenges?! That's amazing :) I love your card (and CBS too!). The colours and design are so fresh.

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  8. Love this CAS design, so fresh and pretty.

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  9. Wow! This looks like a winner! So clever to have stripes!

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  10. Anita, your card is stunning and just perfect for our latest challenge at Let's Craft and Create, thank you for sharing

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  11. I just love your take on the sketch and you have used the colors beautifully...this is such a gorgeous design!!!!!!! Thanks for joining us for the Color Throwdown Challenge!!!!

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  12. STUNNING! Love the colours, the layout - well, simply everything about this! :) Thanks for taking the TIME OUT & joining in on the challenge. Hugs Bev x

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  13. Love the colours and the pretty flowers. Great stamping. Thanks for joining us at ATSM this week. Monika

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  14. Another great card Neets! This one is absolutely perfect for a wedding! Thanks so much for joining us this week (x2) at ATSM.

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  15. WOW...gorgeous stamping! Love your stamping!

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  16. Such lovely wedding card! Love the soft tones, flowers and stripes.

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  17. Just Love your card, it's so beautiful and elegant! Thanks for joining CFC.

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  18. Absolutely stunning, Anita! I love the way you have combined Love Blossoms and Bridal Bouquet :) Thank you so much for playing along with the Clearly Besotted Challenge x

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  19. Beautiful card glad you joined us over at case study challenge and crazy for CAS.

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  20. Beautiful card - LOVE it!!
    Thanks for playing with us at Sweet Stampin' this week. We would love for you to join us again next week.
    Pia xx

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  21. Wow, 10 challenges. What an amazing card. Love the design and it works so well because of how you used the colors. So very pretty. Thanks for joining us at STAMPlorations this month.

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  22. so pretty...love the colours you used. Thanks for joining us at OLS.

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  23. Beautifully done! Great idea using stripes for the centre of the sketch! Thanks for playing along woth us at CFC!

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