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Pink and Gold Wedding Card

October 12, 2016

This is another wedding card for my cousin. My grandmother asked for a handmade card that was pretty but not sappy. So I used the wedding invite as inspiration for this card.

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Details

Size:  Horizontal side fold A2 card

Extra Details:  I started with a pink panel cut slightly smaller than an A2 card front. Using a circle die and a pencil, I lightly traced a circle on the card stock. Then I went through my stamp stash looking for any stamps that reminded me of the wedding invite. I found a bunch of dotted swirly stamps. Using Versa Mark ink and gold heat embossing powder, I created a design on my panel. I added some ink blending to the edges of the panel with Distress Inks to add interest.

Originally, this was intended to be a vertical card, but I could not find/create a Congratulations sentiment that would fit in my circle. So I turned the panel on its side. I stamped Congratulations on a strip of velum in Versa Fine black ink and embossed it with clear embossing powder. I added the gold hearts to the circle to fill in space.

Before adhering all of the elements together, I dipped the edges of the pink panel and the velum strip in Versa Mark ink and added some gold embossing powder. I love the way this turned out.

Lastly, I wrapped the velum strip around the pink panel and adhered everything to the white card base.

 

Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s Science of Love, Critters in Costume, Stinkin’ Cute, Sally’s ABCs, Happily Ever After

Ink: Versa Fine

Versa Mark

Distress Inks in Tattered Rose and Antique Linen

 

Hope you enjoyed the card

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