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Saturday, October 26, 2013

Ornate Wedding Card and Envelope

The daughter of my very close friend is celebrating her wedding today.  She and her new husband are very special and dear to my heart.  I had to make an elegant card to show them how happy I am to see them as husband and wife!

I wish that I could capture the sparkle of this card in photographs. I used Spellbinders dies to cut the shapes. The blingy paper is some glittered cardstock. It's absolutely gorgeous all on it's own!  The kind of paper you just don't want to cut. You want to stare at it and enjoy it's shininess!  But then when you finally do cut it and make something with it, it grows even more beautiful!

The upper layer of cardstock I cut and then dry embossed. I love how dressy it turned out!

The flowers are from Prima. I thought they were just the right amount of color. They added a bit of whimsy and nature to the card as well.

A card like this couldn't just go in an ordinary envelope! Of course not, it needs a pretty one! And one that can fit such a thick card!!  So I made one.  I used double sided-adhesive cut on my Silhouette Cameo to create the hearts and initials for decorating the envelope.  After putting the adhesive in place, I then coated it with the different colors of glitter.  Oh more bling!!!  YES!!

The crinkly, May Arts Ribbon made the perfect closure. It's nice and shiny too!

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  1. Kathy, this is so beautiful. You are so talented. Thanks for sharing. Teri Solano.

  2. Such a pretty design, Thank you for sharing over at MIM and good luck in our challenge, hugs Kerry xx

  3. This is one card that will end up a keepsake!

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    1. Stunning card Cathy, love the white embossing on white card stock with the beautiful flowers!

      Good to see you join us for the Southern Girls Challenge, hope to you come back soon!
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      Shell in Alaska

      Sorry about that, messed up my message!

  5. brilliant project- thank you for entering the Crafty Girls Challenge - good luck x

  6. This issuch an elegant wedding card...love the beautiful blue flowers and ornate labels.

  7. Your work is just beautiful... love the flowers... wonderful job!
    I'm visiting from MIM

  8. It's a beautiful project.
    Thanks for joining us at Creative moments this fortnight.

    Zoe DT member

  9. Wow such a beautiful creation, thank you for joining us at Creative Moments
    Alex (DT)

  10. Wow! This is stunning! Love everything about it. Thanks for joining us at Rhedd & Rosies challenge.
    Fiona x

  11. This is absolutely stunning. I can't imagine that it looks better in real life than in the pics. Beautiful work.

  12. Beautiful embossed card. The flowers look elegant on it! Thank you for joining us at http://www.7kidscollegefund.com. Hugs Kelly


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