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Wednesday, 5 October 2011

Wedding Card

Good afternoon all ...
I just thought I would share with you my card that a friend asked me (and paid me woot!) to make for a wedding that she and her hubby were going to ...

This is the first wedding image that I have ever coloured (with ether prisma or copic) and I have to say that I was soooo nervous about it ... There is always that much more pressure when someone asks you to make a card for them, let alone pay you for it lol.  I showed Sheree a stack of stamps that she could choose from and she went straight to this gorgeous Tiddly Inks digi image called 'You and Me' ...

I wasn't at all confident with doing the whole 'illusion of white' colouring so went straight for creams and greys and I really like the way that it turned out.  I have to say that the lamp post hasn't been served it's right justice in the photo .... it looks so much better and really 'pops' in real life ... I embossed it with a holograhic silver powder (with my hairdryer because my heat gun decided to give up 5 seconds into the process - not happy lol) and then coated it with a gloss.

Close up of colouring
I guess the important thing is that Sheree and Trevor loved the finished card and I hope the Bride and Groom did too.

I'm going to enter this into the following challenges:
(Entry #262) *
(My unexpected is being completely out of my depth with making a wedding card)
(Entry #10) *
(Entry #72) *

Paper:  SU! Basic Grey CS, Kaisercraft Velvet Ensemble,
Stamps:  Tiddly Inks "You and Me" digi, SU! Bliss stamp set (background between stamp and pp)
Other:  SU! satin ribbon, Bella buckle, WOC flowers, tag die, laser cut lamp post, embossing powder, gloss, Tim Holtz distress ink, rubon, jewelled brad.
Coloured with Copics.


  1. Thank you so much for joining us at C4E
    Michele S.

  2. What a lovely card !! Thanks for joining us this week at C4E.

  3. Such a beautiful card, Julie! I LOVE the image you have used and your choice of colours is perfect! Thank you for the lovely comment you left me and for following me too, that's very kind of you:-)! Hugs Delphine xx

  4. Beautiful! Thanks for joining us at C4E this week.

  5. Gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

  6. good job on your scraping better then me on all your things

  7. Julie, beautiful card!! Your coloring is perfect!! My daughter is getting married in April :) I can ship Ippity to Australia (I charge actual shipping so if you choose what you like I will take it to the Post Office and let you know how much the cost) Thanks for visiting my blog.

  8. Beautiful.... as always Julie xx
    Tam x

  9. FABULOUS creation - I hope she was really pleased with this wonderful card. Thank you for sharing at Delicious Doodles.
    Ike xx
    DD DT

  10. Hi Julie,

    Well done you on your first wedding card it is super! Love that youve used soft creams for her dress.

    Thanks for joining us this fortnight with our challenge Tales of the Unexpected over at Delicious Doodles.

    Good luck with the draw,
    Keryn :)

  11. What a great project - love it

    thanks for joining in with our challenge at Delicious Doodles