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Friday, 20 July 2012

Pearl Wedding Card in Monotone (warning Picture overload)

Wow it is nearly weekend gosh the week has disappeared so quickly. Today see another challenge at CRAFTY CATZ set by the lovely Linda and she would love to Monochromatic project/cards.
Our sponsor for this challenge is the fab digital company
Digital Delights who are kindly giving the winner 3 digital images
For my card this week I had to make a special card for a friend. It is her sister's Pearl Wedding Card. As she didnt want a card with flowers this set me into a panic.

I used heart diecuts from Janette my teamie, along with a memory box corner die and a cherry lynn flourish.  Printed the details in pearl card and cut to mount. Dusted a heart doily with mica powder for the shimmer. Added a prima swirl and some extra pearls. DP has a lovely satin shimmer from Create and Craft, bought from a garden centre few years ago but kept for that special card. Ribbon and lace from a local shop.



Kept the inside fairly plain but with elements to match the from with the cherry lynn die and the DP.




Challenges this fits are
Incy wincy designs- dust it off ( backing paper saved for special card)
Bunny Zoes Crafts - swirls & pearls
Paper Crafting Journey - pearls & swirls
Crafts & Me - ribbon & Bow
Papertake weekly - all things girlie
Cherry Lynn - white on white
Unstampabelles Challenges -Celebrations

34 comments:

Margarets designer cards said...

Totally stunning, very elegant card
Margaret

Doreen said...

This is fabulous,love the image and great details.xxx

Nikki said...

This is stunning love how elegant you've made this thanks for joinin us at Incy Wincy this week hugs Nikki & DT

Caroline said...

Gorgeous card love the design it's very elegant. Caroline xxx

Dawn said...

Hi Sue,

This card is a stunner! Full of gorgeous details. Hope you are well.

Hugs, Dawn

carol said...

Hi Sue, Beautiful card, love all the detail, have a lovely weekend, hugs Carol

tilly said...

I saw this in real life and it was totally gorgeous........both outside and in......I'm sure they will have loved it and will treasure it
Tilly x
PS haircut looking good!

Elaine said...

Stunning card Sue.
Very chic and elegant and perfect for a Pearl wedding anniversary.

I don't know how these weekends come around so quickly!!

Big hugs
Elaine xxx

tilly's crafts said...

it's a stunning anniversary card - I'm sure they'll treasure it! love all the swirls & pearls!
Kim x

jules said...

wow what a gorgeous card Sue!!

Donna Mosley said...

WOW! what a stunning creation Sue, love all the gorgeous details.

Donna x

Cathy (aka CrafteeCC) said...

WOW! I agree, such a stunning card - inside and out! I love all the elements you have used ;-) Thank you for joining in our celebrations challenge at UnstampaBelles.

Lauren said...

Lovely card. I think you've done a fantastic job making an elegant card without using flowers.

gina g said...

Wow Sue this is stunning. Thanks for joining us at Crafts and Me this week. Hope you have a lovely weekend. luv gina xx

kathi17 said...

I love the pearls, the shimmer, the flourish, everything. It's a really beautiful card!

Kathleen said...

Wow Sue I love your card. Its absolutely awesome.
Love the side pic of your baby. lol.
Kathleen x

Jackie said...

What a gorgeous monochrome card :o)
Jackie xx

coops said...

wow this is beautiful sue.so stunning and elegant :D

xx coops xx

HuggiesCrafts said...

I'm soooo impressed, this is a totally awesome card. Love the heart and the way you've embellished it. Gorgeous!!!!! Thank you for joining us at Unstampabelles this month.

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Hi Sue
A stunning and beautiful card for this week's challenge have a fabby weekend my friend
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Mad Moose said...

what a fabulous card. really elegant and perfect for a pearl anniversary xx

Elaine said...

Sue how fabulous is this !!!!!
What a stunning card and the photo,s are fab it's nice to see around the card as each part is so special well done Hugs Elaine

Christy Beans said...

Beautiful anniversary card with all those pearls and swirls and flourishes! =) Thanks for joining us for the Pearls & Swirls challenge at Paper-Crafting Journey!

If you're interested, I have some Christmas-in-July Cash Candy on my blog: I Never Went to Kindergarten Come join the fun before it ends this Friday! =)

ahlers5 said...

Love all the swirls and pearls on this. Inside is finished beautifully, also.

xxxtglxxx said...

Gorgeous anniversary card, this looks amazing! :)

Love the added bling and flourish! :)

Thanks so much for joining us at Cheery Lynn Designs,

hugs

xxalisonxx

Katina said...

Wow!! Totally stunning and very elegant. Love it!
xx

Nikbee said...

A gorgeous card. I love all the swirls. Thank you for joining us at Incy Wincy.
Nikki F x

sassy said...

fabulous card stunning colour ways and all the glitz this card is so full of gorgeousness .....brilliant but think you missed a bit to take a picci off lol!!! far right ....hugs sassyxxx

Sandy Hulsart said...

Very classy card, lovely collection of die cuts. Good luck and thanks for joining in on the fun at Cheery Lynn Designs challenge blog.

Dawn's Craft Place said...

Such a pretty design, and I love the pieces you added
So glad you could share with us at
Cheery Lynn Designs Challenge

Susan Hogan said...

Bet she loved it! Wonderful bits added. Thanks for joining in the fun at Unstampabelles Congratulations challenge!

Merry said...

Oh wow...this card is stunning....so many wonderful embellishments. Thanks for joining in our CELEBRATIONS challenge at Unstampabelles.

Stacie (craft-princess) said...

WOW! Very lovely indeed! Thanks for joining our challenge over at Unstampabelles!

Curlybear said...

Wowzers Sue this is one stunning card I love the colour combo it is very elegant,
I hope you have a lovely week and plenty of sunshine,
have a lovely day my friend,
Hugs Bridget :0) x