Saturday, 6 April 2013

Silver Wedding

My sister and her husband's best friends will be celebrating their silver wedding anniversary this month and they asked me to make a card for them to give the couple.  Here's what I came up with, it's a big one made with a shaped 8x8 blank.

The cute image is a free digi from Sylvia Zet, you'll find it here.  I coloured it with Promarkers, added Glamour Dust to the heart and embellished with clear gems.  The sentiment banners were computer generated.
I used lots of different finishes of silver card which made this project a nightmare to photograph!  The flourishes were cut with a Spellbinders die from my Jewelled Flowers set and the heart border was done with a Martha Stewart punch.  The flowers were made with punches and I finished off with a white organza bow, a heart charm, large grey pearls and small white ones.
I'm entering this card in the following challenges -
4 Crafty Chicks - #136 - Charms
Milk Coffee - Anything But Square
Creative Moments - #14 - Things With Wings
Whimsical Designs - Shaped Cards
Everybody-Art - #230 - Shaped Cards
Lia Stamps - #38 - Birds, Nests or Eggs
Sparkles - #42 - Birds
The Crazy Challenge - #142 - Add a Charm
Totally Gorjuss - #178 - Sparkle

18 comments:

  1. Absolutely gorgeous card.
    luv
    Debby

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  2. Beautifully created Wendy, the image is lovely and as ever your layout is perfect, Kate x

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  3. Love this elegant anniversary card, Wendy! Those Wee Love birds look so different just in white, will have to try this! Great card shape, fab layout and pretty details! Lisa x

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  4. This is stunning Wendy. They will love it
    Hugs Kelly

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  5. beautiful card Wendy - elegant yet sweet! Hugs xx

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  6. Super awesome and your blog name hilarious...love it. Very talented. Thanks for joining our charms challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks!

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  7. so stunning wendy.really love the sweet birds and your design is gorgeous :D

    xx coops xx

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  8. gorgeous card Wendy, love those cute birds, beautiful layout
    pam

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  9. Gorgeous card Wendy. Love the sweet image and the lovely embellishments.
    I'm sure your sister is delighted to give this to her friends and it'll be a lovely keepsake for them.

    Thanks for joining us at TG this week.

    Kat x

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  10. Hi Wendy, this is absolutely gorgeous! A very beautiful keepsake, thank you for joining us at Creative Moments #13 things with wings challenge. We really appreciate it and hope to see you at our next challenge Karen P CM DT (http://stampinginpink.blogspot.co.uk/ )
    p.s. I stroke paper lol!

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  11. A fabulous creation that is super inspiring! Thank you so much for sharing your phenomenal creation with us at 4 Crafty Chicks.

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  12. this is both very pretty and cute ( those birds) thanks so much for sharing with us at WWC :)

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  13. Gorgeous card,Wendy!Thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenge!

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  14. this is stunning thanks for joining us at creative moments and good luck emma xx

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  15. Lovely card, well done! Thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenge.

    groetjes, Ellen

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  16. Oh my word! This is a gorgeous card, I love the way you have kept the colours of image so light and subtle. Love love love it. Thanks for playing at Lia Stampz this week. Good luck!

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