Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Card For A Bride

We have weddings on our mind here at TCP.  First off, it's exactly one month until little sis's wedding.  And as the Matron of Honor, I've been busy, busy, busy...and it's all been wonderful!  I can't wait until the Big Day when the Paper Squirrel becomes MRS. Paper Squirrel!
 The card above is the one I created and presented to her at the bridal shower earlier this month.  I used Graphic 45's Le Romantique Collection for the base of the card, vintage bride and matting.  I added the doily (an extra from the wedding invitations), which I gently distressed using Victorian Velvet Distress Ink.  The sentiment is made from Mini Market Stickers (October Afternoon).  The ribbon is plain seam binding accented with a stickpin and crystal.
Here's a closer look at the stick pin.  I used a pearl topped pin and added coordinating beads which I attached with Glossy Accents.  I nipped off the pin point so it was safe to handle.  The teardrop crystal was attached to the ribbon with a jump ring.
Now the second reason weddings have been a hot topic is that yesterday, hubby and I celebrated our 30th Anniversary.  (So hard to believe!) .  Here we were on May 28, 1983:

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8 comments:

Dawn Lancaster said...

Beautiful vintage image! Great work! Thanks for sharing with us at Crafting For All Seasons this time in our Wedding/Anniversary challenge!
Good Luck
Dawn xx

Cindy van Oorschot said...

A great vintage image and lovely papers added to make a beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Crafting for All Seasons.
Cindy

Tina Campbell said...

Beautiful Card and Happy Anniversary!

Sarah J. Moerman said...

Beautiful card! Love the vintage look! Thanks for joining us for the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!

Merkkublogi said...

This is so lovely!
Thank you for joining us at the It's All About the Vintage & Beauty- challenge!
Hugs Merkku

Paper Squirrel said...

The card is even more beautiful in person!

And congrats on 30 years together...quite a milestone!!

Fliss said...

A really beautiful creation. Congratulations on your 30 years together too (my hubby and I clocked up 30 years last year as well).
Thanks so much for taking part in my MMM handmade embellishment challenge and hope to see you again.
Fliss x

Carol said...

A beautiful card. Thanks for joining in our Wedding/Anniversary at CFAS. Carol DT x