So today is my first appearance on the blog, debuting with my take on this week's sketch.
I had to make a wedding card for a friend, so I decided to go with that for this sketch. At first I wasn't sure I was going to have something elegant enough, but as it evolved I was very happy with the results.
I am LOVING easel cards! They are so easy to make, but so impressive. I thought that this would make my friend very impressive to her bride, and I always like making something a little different than the typical card.
I made this to fit in a letter sized envelope - and the one I am using is so fun because it has a string closure - again not typical! I used some patterned Stampin' Up! designer paper - it's a subtle floral print. First I sponged the edges with Crushed Curry from SU! and then I stuck it through the Big Shot in a Cuttlebug folder just to add something else. I used this for my panels on the front of the card, and also on the piece for the inside.
I made yet another paper flower - these are as addictive as buttons for me these days! I used just regular white printer paper, and sponged it with the Crushed Curry. I cut out 3 different sized circles with my Coluzzle, which is a bit different than the ones I have made previously, and I am thrilled with how it turned out! I used Waltzingmouse Stamps: Labels 4 for both of my tags, and Say it With Style for the "Congratulations". I used a SU! stamp for the Mr. & Mrs. (The name of the set eludes me) on the inside of the card. I used some beautiful yellow satin ribbon for the inside, and tied a green organza accent next to my small tag.
Check out the Inspirational Card Sketches Blog to check out the sketch and try it for yourself!