Sunday, March 6, 2016

For the New Two

Today my best friend from high school walked her youngest daughter down the aisle to marry the man of her dreams!  Something that special calls for a beautiful card.

This is what I came up with.  I have to say, I'm really tickled with it!

I began with Whisper White Thick Cardstock (140272) - 8 1/2" x 5 1/2", scored and folded at 4 1/4"

The next layer is also the Whisper White Thick cut at 5 1/4" x 4" and run through the Big Shot with the Softly Falling Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (139672).

Even the Bloomin' Heart Thinlits Dies (140621) was used with the Whisper White Thick Cardstock.  I wanted this to be a nice solid card that would last forever.

I popped up both layers with Stampin' Dimensionals.  Some had to be cut pretty small to fit on some of the little leaves at the edge, but it worked well.

Across the bottom I cut a piece of Botanical Gardens Designer Vellum (141019) FREE as a Sale-a-Bration item with a purchase of $50 (before tax and shipping).  I cut it 2" x 6" stamped it with For the New Two (137147) from the Annual Catalog using StazOn Black (101406) and letting it dry for quite a while.  Vellum takes longer to dry, but it sure has a nice look, I just wish you could see it better!

I then folded it over the Softly Falling layer and taped it onto the back with just basic scotch tape.

I added Pearl Basic Jewels (119247) to the flower centers and a bow of  5/8" Organza Ribbon (114319).

Inside I made a pocket from Whisper White Cardstock (not thick) cut 2" x 4 3/4" and scored at 1/4" on either side.  I also added more of the Botanical Gardens Designer Vellum to the outside of this before sealing it to the inside of the card with Tear and Tape Adhesive (138995).

 Perfect pocket for a gift card!

Inside I stamped another sentiment from For the New Two.

Don't forget the envelope.  Because it wasn't being mailed, I stamped on the outside for placing in the gift basket at the wedding.  Perfect!

Thank you for looking in today.  Have a wonderful Sunday - Donna


  1. I zoomed in and wow, what pretty details you have! The pearls are so sweet. Your stamping is perfect! Love the idea that it holds a card too. They are going to love this wonderful card. Like the other comment said, Beautifully done!! This is one wedding card I would love to give or receive!

    Chris R. from Iowa

    1. Thank you Chris. I hope the Bride and Groom like it too. I really enjoyed making it and think I'll make some more just to have on hand - wedding season is upon us!


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