Monday, 29 August 2016

Wedding in Orange and Grey

Hi there

I was recently asked to make a wedding card based on the invitation they received.  All I had was a photo of the invitation to work from.

Here's the finished card...


And this is the photo of the original invitation I worked from...


and I made a co-ordinating insert too...



I started by die cutting a square and stamping the leaves in grey ink.  I needed orange leaves but didn't have the right shade so I die cut the leaves from some coral cardstock and accented them with some Distress Ink.  These were adhered to the square and trimmed. I then stamped the sentiment in black and mounted the square onto some grey textured cardstock.  The panels were then adhered to a square linen card base.  The names and date were computer generated and die cut with a stitched heart, and a grey heart layered behind.  I then added a single silver enamel dot.  The insert was stamped with the same grey leaves.

Materials used:

  • Dies: Xcut - Nesting Squares; MFT Die-namics - Stitched Heart Stax; Memory Box - Pointed Leaf
  • Stamps: Clearly Besotted - Leafy Accents, Love Blossoms
  • Ink: Versa Color - Sky Gray; Versafine - Onyx Black; Distress Ink - Spiced Marmalade
  • Cardstock: Papermania - Grey; Stampin' Up - Calypso Coral
  • Accents: Doodlebug Sprinkles - Silver

Challenge entries:

Allsorts Challenge - Challenge #378 - Use at least Two Dies
Sweet Stampin' Challenge - No Designer Paper
Happy Little Stampers - August Challenge - Anything Goes with Dies
Stamping Sensations - August Challenge - Anything Goes
Penny Black and More - August Challenge - Anything Goes with a Stamp



I was really pleased with how this turned out.  I've not worked with these colours together before but I think it looks really great.

Thanks for visiting!


14 comments:

  1. Beautiful card, love the design, looks wonderful. Also love the card in the post before, just forgot to comment. Stunning use of brushos bleach glad wrap, came together perfectly.

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  2. Great use of your dies combined with stamping making a lovely card, thanks for much for sharing your creativity with us at Allsorts, Stamping Sensations and Penny Black and More challenges.

    B x

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  3. Stunning card Anita. You matched it to the invite so perfectly. Love the matching insert too x x

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  4. A gorgeous interpretation of the invitation transformed into a wedding card...chic, stylish, classy! WOW! Apologies for my intermittent commenting, but know every card you create is loved immensely! You're busy too, so let's agree: we visit when we can and in the between times, we'll just send thought bubbles of admiration! Deal? Deal!
    Hugs~c

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  5. A fabulous card - I love the colour combo too.
    Kath x

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  6. Thanks for joining Stamping Sensations with this great entry, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  7. Oh how elegant! Thank you so much for playing along with us at Allsorts this week.

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  8. Beautiful card, I like the design, Thank you for joining in with us this week at Allsorts, Good Luck
    Kevin xx

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  9. Love this..so clean and crisp! Great design,too.Thanks for joining us at Happy Little Stampers!

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  10. Ooh that's perfect! Such a fabulous take on our 'No Designer Series Paper' challenge. So stunning. Thanks for joining in the fun with the Sweet Stampin' crew this week. Hugs, Wends xoxo Sweet Stampin' DT

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  11. Elegant card.
    Thank you for sharing at Allsorts 'Dies' challenge this week and hope you join our new challenge starting tomorrow x Susan x

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  12. so subtle and beautiful. Love it. Thank you for playing along at Sweet Stampin' this week. Sammy-x

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  13. Thank you so much for sharing your lovely card in the Sweet Stampin’ No Designer Paper Challenge!

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  14. What a fab idea, you certainly did the invite justice Neets. Love the way you personalized it too.
    So pleased you linked it up to HLS dies! :)

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