Thursday, July 05, 2012

A Wedding, and a Retirement Card

Hello and welcome here!  It's been a long while since I've posted something other than for the Design Teams I'm on, partly because I didn't want to be tied to the computer so much, and partly because I just wasn't creating anything.  But since work is done for the summer (I work in a school), I've had time to myself and have been bitten by the creative bug again!

Here are two cards I made for work.  One lady was getting married, and the other was retiring.  The cards  needed to be bigger so that everyone could sign them.

Card Size: 5" x 7"
All white cards are always so hard for me to photograph and edit.  It tends to overexpose when I lighten it up a bit, so I have to leave them a little darker so that you can see the details. I kept it Clean & Simple to reflect elegance.  The image I used is a digital image I found HERE, at Wedding Girl Blog.

Recipe: Digital Image-Wedding Girl Blog Bride Silhouette, CTMH CS-White Daisy & Spring Iris, Spellbinders-Labels 10, EF-Craft Concepts Budding Vine, White Grosgrain Ribbon, White Satin Edge Ribbon, Pearls, Foam Squares.

Card #1 Challenges Entered:
Paper Craft Star - Embossing
Ruby's Rainbow - Emboss It
Creative Card Crew - Swirls and Pearls
Cardmadfairy's Digi Days - Girly w/ a digi image

Card Size: 5" x 7"
This card was for a teacher who was retiring, so I wanted it to be a little extra special.  I love the lacy feel of the Floral Frames and Romantic Rectangles by Spellbinders, and I was able to layer them up because of the large size of card I needed to use.

Recipe:  CTMH SS-Sweet Flowers, CTMH CS-White Daisy, Sweet Leaf & New England Ivy, CTMH Ink-Creme Brulee, Blush, Vineyard Berry, New England Ivy & Olive, Spellbinders-Romantic Rectangles & Floral Frames, Foam Squares, Pearls.

Card #2 Challenges Entered:
Paper Pretties - Celebrate-Any Occasion Card\
Papercraft Star - No Designer Paper



Rachael said...

Oh what a lovely little card! Nicely done!

Denise @ kc242 said...

What a lovely card! Love those cutout backgrounds. Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at the creative card crew!

Unknown said...

Wedding card is played an important role in every person's wedding. You have to make it best and more crafty is well because you use it to invite people for your marriage.

Chicago wedding photographer

shaz earl said...

Fabulous card
Thank you for joining in the fun at Ruby’s Rainbow challenges for our * Emboss It * challenge
Hope you will join us again
Hugs Shaz x

Basslady said...

both cards are fabulous master-pieces!

thanks so much for playing along with us at Ruby’s Rainbow Challenges!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

ARTiMAGINE said...


Both the cards are lovely, but as I love white on white, my favourite is the wedding card...

Ang C said...

A beautifully embossed card

Thankyou for joining us at Rubys Rainbow

Hope to see you again soon

Ang x

Alyce Kit and Clowder said...

Love this Deneen! Such beautiful cards. Those die cuts are absolutely gorgeous too :)

Lisa Minckler said...

Deneen, WOW...two sensational cards. Each of them are just so beautifully crafted!

Jinny Newlin said...

Such beautiful creations, Deneen! LOVE those scrolled frames and the delicious color combo on our take! Thanks so much for playing along with my Cardstock Challenge at Papercraft Star!

♥Jan♥ said...

What beautiful cards, wow ! Your bridal card is so special, and the silhouette is perfect. We were so happy you joined us last week at Papercraft Star, celebrating our 2nd anniversary !!

Unknown said...

Both of these are elegant and absolutely gorgeous Deneen! Thanks for sharing the link to the wedding digi too. You did an amazing job on these and you will make two people very happy. :)
Lisa xx

LittleCraftsbyLia said...

Hey there,

thanks so much for joining the Creative Card Crew on this week's Challenge!

Make sure to check back to see who'll be drawn as Top Three and who'll be our Winner.

Hugs and good luck, Elisa (DT)

Debbie said...

Fantastic card, very elegant.Great embossing.Thanks for joining in with us over at Ruby's Rainbow Emboss it challenge.Good luck.Hugs Debbie x


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