Saturday, 2 May 2015

Pearlescent and Pink

Hi guys

This card was made for a friend who wanted a card for a wedding tomorrow where she is a bridesmaid.

The bridesmaids' dresses are pale pink so I incorporated that on this card, as well as a request for the names of the bride and groom, and the date of their special day.





I recently purchased some pearlescent embossing paste and I was itching to use it so I die cut a heart from some scrap cardstock which I then used as a mask and applied the paste through a stencil.  I printed the names and date and cut this out with a tag die, together with another tag from pale pink vellum which I adhered offset behind.  I adhered the tags and then added a sequin and some twine, which I adhered with Glossy Accents to ensure they wouldn't shift.  I die cut the word love from some pale pink cardstock and adhered this across the stenciled heart, and finished off with some silver gems.

Materials used:

  • Dies: Xcut - Nested Hearts; Clearly Besotted - Tag Along and Love Word Die
  • Stencil: Memory Box - Scraped Paint
  • Embossing Paste: Dreamweaver - Pearlescent
  • Twine: Hemptique
  • Sequin: Doodlebug
  • Gems, vellum and cardstock from stash

Challenge entries:

Just Us Girls - Week #291 - Twine











Brown Sugar - Challenge #144 - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge - Anything Goes
613 Avenue Create - Challenge #121 - Anything Goes


Thanks for popping by.  I now have a week off work so hopefully I'll find time for more crafting than I have of late.  I hope you have a wonderful weekend, and even better if like me you have a bank holiday on Monday :)





13 comments:

  1. Squeal! Neet, this is fabulous!

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  2. Gorgeous card Anita :-) I am sure the bridesmaid and the bride and groom loved this, the whole design is beautiful and very special :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    luv
    Lols x x x

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  3. This is such an elegant and sophisticated card and so, so beautiful! Thank you for sharing and for joining us over on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog.. :)

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  4. This is such a classic CAS card, so elegant and understated. :)

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  5. Gorgeous nooo stunning CAS design very elegant and love the textured heart would make a fabulous Wedding invite set-Thank you for joining us at 613 Avenue Create
    Carol DT x

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  6. So beautiful and stylish! The embossing paste is so shiny and perfectly put thru the stencil. Bet your friend fell in love with this one!!

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  7. Well. I have no words .. none ... ok- perfection...
    =] Michele

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  8. What a beautiful cas card. Simply stunning. Thanks for joining us this week at Just us Girls.

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  9. Perfect card for the bride and groom...I am sure your friend loved it! Thanks for joining us over at Just Us Girls, we appreciate you!

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  10. This is so beautiful and elegant! I love the simplicity, such perfection. Thanks for playing with us at JUGS!

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  11. Wow! This is really pretty! Love the heart with the texture and shine! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

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  12. Absolutely LOVE this card, so pretty and quite unusual!

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