Made to Order
A friend of mine asked me to make a Wedding card for her niece and I was happy to oblige. I actually cased a card I had previously made for a special order but changed up the colours and the flowers. You can see the original card here (which by the way was a Pinterest CASE originally).
I embossed Whisper White card using the Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder and attached it to Brushed Gold Metallic card and then to scored and folded Whisper White card. I cut my large heart using the Heart Framelit Dies and the smaller heart using the Scalloped Heart of Hearts Embosslit (retired) from Brushed Gold Metallic card. The Little Leaves Sizzlet is also cut from the same card. I created my flowers by punching the Brushed Gold Metallic card using the 7/8″ Scallop Circle, 1-1/4″ Scallop Circle and 1-3/4″ Scallop Circle. The circles were cut into a spiral and then rolled them up to create the flowers. I did spray them with rubbing alcohol and scrunch them up before I rolled them (thank’s Patty Bennett for the tip). Inside the card I added a layer of embossed Whisper White card and a strip of the Brushed Gold Metallic card. I wanted my greeting to have similar colouring to the metallic card and knew that using Gold Embossing Powder would be too bright. Instead I stamped “Forever and Always” from the Loving Thoughts stamp set using Baked Brown Sugar ink which I think matches the card stock perfectly.
My friend is going to hand deliver this card and so I created a little box using the Envelope Punch Board to house the card. I used Whisper White card 23cm x 23cm which I punched and scored at 9.2cm and 11.3cm, rotated the card 180 degrees and punched and scored at the same marks. On the other two sides I just lined up the score lines. You need to cut away the corners and then assemble the envelope box. I decorated the front of the box using the same heart elements as the card. To close the box I cut the Brushed Metallic Card using the Apothecary Framelit Die and attached it to the back of the box using Gold Glimmer Brads.
One of the things that my friend wanted was to have the names of the bride and groom on the card. I used MDS to create a banner the same size as the Bitty Banner Framelit and printed onto Whisper White card. I was able to print in Baked Brown Sugar so that it perfectly matches the other elements on the card and the box. Gotta love MDS!
My friend was very happy with the card and so was I. I’d love to hear what you think.
Bye for now,