This is definitely not your typical wedding card. I made it for a crafty friend of a friend and the sentiment inside reads … made for each other.
The background was created using various alcohol inks on glossy card and overstamped with sewing motifs from a freebie stamp set (Sew Pretty) from Cardmaking and Papercraft using black Archival ink.
This next one's a little more what you expect of a wedding card.
I haven't made this size of card before.
It's what's known as A2 in the U.S. I bought the envelopes while craft shopping in Australia last year. There seems to be a tendency for many stamps and dies to favour the proportions of this size of card rather than the more convenient A6 size card, so I knew the envelopes would be useful. This lovely SSS Triangle Pattern die
(a birthday present to myself earlier this month) is such an example. Of course I could simply put it into a C6 envelope but it's nice to have the right size isn't it. I cut down a 5 x 7 card to fit the die cut front. The Congratulations sentiment is from WMS Fancy Phrases
, which was designed to work with this Spellbinders Fancy Tag I've used here. I just wanted a small sentiment as the background is so striking.
The plastic glitter bubble heart was upcycled from some packaging and fitted perfectly inside this die from the WMS My Heart die set
I die cut another Cupid's Arrow Heart for the inside, coated it in versa mark and lightly sprinkled
gold embossing powder over the top to get this speckled effect. The inside sentiment is from the amazingly useful WMS Celtic Heritage
set. There are so many sentiments in this set and I'm more than a little
partial to a celtic font. Plus the sentiments are small and fit easily into small areas such as the inside of this heart. The stunning script sentiment on the envelope is from the WMS Big Day Additions
set. I've embossed all the sentiments in gold for added wow factor.
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