Wedding Wishes

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Good Morning all!

How you all doing this week? I'm off to a slow start but it is the holidays and I've been busy with errands, events and all the stuff that goes on during the holidays. I've also been busy making some custom cards for a friend as well as a card for a friend at work. We're throwing her a surprise wedding shower of sorts and I volunteered to make a card for everyone to sign. I thought I'd show it to you all today!

Isn't it sweet?! I intended to make a fairly neutral card, since it's going to a couple, but I got carried away while coloring the image and it turned into a sweet and fluffy card instead! Hope she doesn't mind too much!

I think you can tell I love coloring in these Sarah Kay images, can't you?! They're so much fun to color with the reinkers and I love all the little details in them - even though they are time consuming to color!

I bought this Stampavie/Sarah Kay stamp, called First Kiss, from DieCutsRUs when Claudia was having a sale. It's no longer in her store now (not surprising since it was a great sale!). I used a combination of SU reinkers and Distress Ink pads to color it in. Then once it was done, I cut it out using the Labels Four Nestie, matted it with some kraft cardstock (which I cut by hand) and machine stitched them together...very slowly! For the base of the card I used that beautiful paper from The Girl's Paperie and more kraft cardstock. Each panel was sponged, some were distressed with my Tim Holtz edge distresser and machine stitched.

The sketch is an oldie, but a goodie! It's Friday Sketchers #118 sketch. It may look familiar to you since I used it on a card I made using a Stampavie image! Who says you can't use the same sketch twice?! :)

Thanks so much for stopping by today!

Stamping Bella
'First Kiss', PTI 'Enjoy The Ride'
Inks: StazOn 'Jet Black', Creamy Caramel, Pretty In Pink, Regal Rose, Ruby Red, Going Gray, Buckaroo Blue, Soft Suede, Old Olive, So Sahara, Cool Caribbean, Distress Inks 'Antique Linen, Tea Dye, Vintage Photo and Black Soot'
Papers: Strathmore Bristol Vellum, Bazzil Basics, PTI Cardstock - Kraft, PP - The Girls Paperie
'Paper Girl Collection'
Access: Ribbon, Button, PTI Rustic Button Twine - Cream, Spellbinders Labels Four Nestibilities, EK Success Edge Punch, Fiskars Decorative Scissors, Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist - Pearl, Sponges, Dimensionals


Sheri Gilson said...

Gorgeous card Sandra!! Love the sweet image and soft colors!!

Gabriela said...

OMW what a darling wedding card, Sandra. Your coworker is going to love it. The water coloring is fantastic as is the stitching. You must have incredible hand-eye coordination to have hand cut the kraft border so perfectly. This is just lovely.

Jacilynn said...

this is so very pretty. I'm going to have to color this stamp up soon. ♥

Sparkplug17 said...

Your card is darling! The thing I've always questioned about this image though is why she doesn't have shoes on too, lol.

Cindy Groh said...

It's amazing. I just love the colors and the patterned papers you used. That along with the sewing makes for one awesome card!

Ms. Jen said...

I'm glad you got carried away. I love it!!

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