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Monday, January 24, 2011

Here comes the bride..... a challenge card for Colour Throwdown #125 and Delightful Challenges - Celebration theme, using the sketch challenge from Annabelle Stamps #ABSC033.

I have kept it very simple, and not inked the edges to keep it soft and romantic. The stamped image is coloured with Copics and I was limited in suitable colours, as I didn't want it to dominate. I originally cut a circle fram and then a rectangle label frame for the bride, but they overpowered the layout, so I ended up just trimming after layering onto the pink card. - so, no circle BUT the sketch did get the MOJO flowing! The DP has had the corners rounded with a punch.  I embossed the sentiment on the label and I added lots of pearls as well as some Stardust Stickles on the bride's veil and flower centres. 

Stamps:  Shirley's2Girls Clear Stamp -Bride (image and sentiment)
Paper and Card:  SU card Pear Pizzazz, Kraft and Blushing Bride; scrap of SU DP (from a while ago)
Ink:  Memento close to Cocoa; Versamark
Other:   Stardust Stickles, pearls, clear EP; dimentionals and double sided tape, Copic pens for colouring image


Kylie said...

What a beautiful wedding card, Susan!
I love your image and the way you placed the pearls around the Bride's neck, such a lovely touch!
Love the colours and the placement of your pearls too, great take on the sketch!
Thanks for playing along with us at AnnaBelle stamps!

Take care,
Kylie X

Debgem said...

Very pretty card - soft and gentle colours. Lovely!

Evelyn S. said...

This is wonderful! I love the contemporary look and the appropriately soft color palette.

Barbara said...

How perfectly SWEET! Thanks so much for playing the Color Throwdown!

Broni said...

Beautiful soft and feminine card! Thanks for joining us at the Color Throwdown this week!

AnnaBelle Stamps Blog said...

Beautiful card Susan, great take on the sketch!
Thanks for playing along with us this week :)

Liz Weber said...

Hi Susan, your card is so fancy and classy. Just love the gorgeous soft colour scheme and the stamping is amazing! The bling is the perfect finishing touch! Thanks so much for joining in the AnnaBelle Stamps Challenge.

Jean said...

Beautiful card Susan. Love the image and how you pulled it all together. Like the way you framed the bride - same with Cutie Patootie. I have to start thinking outside the box - don't own any Nestabilities but why not draw my own?