Friday, 23 June 2017

Wedding Bouquet in Gold and Cream

A friend of mine asked if I could make a special wedding card for her brother's wedding.  I was inspired by the invitation (below) to go with a cream and gold theme.  The gift she has for him is square so I was keen to make the card square also.  Postage was definitely not an issue and she quite liked the idea of some dimension.  I found some white resin flowers in a local hobby shop, and covered them with various cream coloured and gold alcohol inks, and surrounded them with a few golden leaves to complete the bouquet.

This is the first time I've made a card which has so much dimension.  Even though it wasn't going to be posted, I thought it would be wise to build up a raised frame and provide a little protection for the flowers.  Happily, it still fitted into a standard (square) envelope.

Supplies : Lemonade, Butterscotch, Sandal, Gold Adirondack Alcohol Inks
Dies : Yvonne Springtastic Flowers (leaves), Spellbinder Labels 14, Spellbinders Label 4, Spellbinders Adorning Squares

I'm entering my card in the following challenges

Timeout Challenge 86 - obviously I'm not twisting

Celebrations with the Optional Twist of One Layer Cards

Fusion Card Challenge -  I was inspired by the Sketch (Frame and 3 flowers though I centred my bouquet) and the foliage surrounding the flowers in the jars.

The Challenge #88 - which has a new challenge of keywords - flowers and square being among them.

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  1. What a fabulous card, so elegant. I'm sure it will be treasured by the happy couple. xx

  2. Elegant, subtle and sophisticated, Kate ... the touches of gold are fabulous with the cream! Your friend must have been delighted ... it's sure to become a special keepsake for les mariés! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Time Out! Hugs, Anita :)

  3. Beautiful wedding so sweet and elegant! Thank you so much for playing along with us at The Challenge.

  4. Gorgeous, elegant wedding cart. I love the simplicity of it. Thanks for sharing with us at Time Out.

  5. A very elegant card. A special card for a special occassion. The colour choice of cream and gold is very sophisticated. Love the border die.

  6. Wow! This is GORGEOUS! So elegant from the pierced die cut to the gold brushed roses!

  7. This is such a lovely wedding card! I know the couple will cherish it! The gold is so elegant! SO happy you joined us at The Challenge! XX

  8. So elegant and absolutely stunning!

    Thanks so much for playing with us at Time Out!


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