Timeless Tuesday ~ Wedding Wishes

 
Hello fellow Flourishes lovers!  Welcome to our latest "Timeless Tuesday Challenge" at Flourishes!  We are so happy to have you join us today.

This week, our challenge comes from the lovely Deborah!  Deborah's challenge is for us to create a card or project inspired by Weddings (FTTC217)!  Yup... as Spring and Summer are both fast approaching, so is wedding season!  The perfect time to create a wedding themed card.

So today I decided to create an anniversary card.  Yes... it's not "completely" wedding but it certainly celebrates a past wedding!  LOL!

Happy Anniversary

I first began by creating my framed bouquet.  I cut a frame using the Flourishes Perfectly Pierced Classic Frames die by Spellbinders from Flourishes Classic White Cardstock.  Then I stamped the large bouquet image from the NEW "Spring Blossoms" stamp set using Versamark ink onto vellum paper and heat embossed it with white embossing powder.  

I then die cut a lattice piece of white cardstock and then a soft yellow cardstock die shape from the "Color Made Easy" Sunflower paper collection.  I added some Ranger "Scattered Straw" ink to the center of my yellow cardstock to warm up the center of the cardstock.


I also coloured the back of my embossed image using the follow Copic Collections:

And here is a close up of the resulting focal image of my card...

Those pretty gems are Kaisercraft "Sparklets" in Crystal colour.  I also used the corresponding "Antique Gold" seam binding from the "Color Made Easy" ribbon collection to match my soft yellow cardstock.  My "Happy Anniversary" greeting is from the "Tag Lines" stamp collection.

I couldn't resist added some tulle layers (like you might find under a wedding dress) on my card along with some sparkly embossed cardstock!
I hope you have fun with our challenge this week!  We can't wait for you to share your wedding wishes with us.

DON'T FORGET ABOUT... our call for another "Friend of Flourishes" design team member!  The deadline is fast approaching so don't delay!  Get your application in today!  Deadline for the call is THIS Thursday!!!  For further call details, CLICK HERE!

Now... check out what my fellow design team members have created for this week's challenge...

Allison Cope
Broni Holcombe
Cindy Haffner
Deborah Anton
Debbie Marcinkiewicz, our April guest designer

We can't wait to see what you create with our challenge this week!  Have fun!!

~ Ally ~

Supplies:
stamps: Flourishes (Spring Blossoms, Tag Lines)
cardstock: Flourishes (Classic White)
patterned papers:  SEI
die cut shapes:  Spellbinders
ink: Copic, Ranger, Versamark
ribbon:Flourishes
gems: KaiserCraft
other: thread.

11 comments:

  1. What a pretty frame you created, Ally! That die is still on my wish list ... I think it is right at the top now!!

    Tricia

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  2. WOW!!!!!!!!!! HOW PRETTY ALLY!!!!!!!!!! :) It WORKS for me, even being an Anniversary card!!!!!!!!!! :) SOOOO PRETTY!!!!!!! :) LOVE the effect you've done!!!!!!!!! :)

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  3. Allison you have outdone yourself, Gorgeous!!!

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  4. What a creative work, Allison!! I love the vellum/lattice combination! Beautifully done!

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  5. Love how that lattice works with the vellum! So cool!

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  6. Wow, this is such a beautiful card. I love your creativity.

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  7. I just love all the beautiful layers you've combined to get the gorgeous end result! I especially love that you colored the back of the image to give it more pop!

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  8. How clever you are, Ally! All those amazing layers, lattice, vellum, tulle, embossing etc. etc. make this a really special card.

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  9. Omgosh, this is a stunning creation!! Love the vellum and die cuts!

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  10. How wonderful! You have some of the neatest techniques! :) I love all the cheery yellow!

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  11. That's a very wonderful card! It's nice to see it "in the making". Lovely wedding wishes and a must-have card... I love the shade of yellow too.

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Thanks for brightening my day. I read each and every comment.
Hugs,
Ally.