Thursday, June 16, 2011

Wedding Wish...

Well, We're right in the middle of Wedding season!  When I received the Bella Rose collection in the mail a few weeks ago, I began having visions of how to use it.  I hardly ever use stamping ink of any color other than my BLACK ink but for some reason, All I kept thinking of when I saw this lace and the roses was RED and GOLD...So I worked hard to duplicate my vision...The distressed edges on the image strips was an after thought when I was done because I felt it needed a little shabby contrast to go with the overly formal look.  Anyone that knows me knows that I AM NOT A FORMAL GAL...so I had to wrinkle things up a bit!!! 

Here are the details about this week's card: 
"To a Special Couple"

HCPC 3400 Bella Rosebud Precut Set
HCPC 3403 Shabby Chic Lace Precut Set
HCPC 3394 Classic Bella Rose Precut Set
Colorbox Chalk Ink: Warm Red
Ranger Distress Ink: Tea Dye
Recollections Pearls
Offray wired ribbon
Martha Stewart Extra Fine Gold Glitter
Dries White Glue
Ranger Inkssentials Pop Dots
Bazzill Red
The Paper Company Cream Fleck card base
Gold doily
Stampendous Gold Iridescent embossing powder
Directions:

Stamp Bella Rosebud repeatedly onto white cardstock. Cut into one inch strips then distress with tea dye ink. Add gold glitter to centers of small flowers. Assemble strips onto red cardstock layer that is 3x5 inches. Stamp Shabby Lace with red ink onto white cardstock. Cut out and distress with tea dye ink. Attach lace to red stamped panel. Attach ribbon and gold doily. Stamp sentiment and roses onto white cardstock with Versafine Onyx. Emboss with gold EP. Cut sentiment and flowers as shown and corner round sentiment. Distress with Vintage Photo ink. Attach sentiment with pop dots, attach flowers with glue and add adhesive backed pearls onto ribbon. Apply this panel to a white card base measuring 4 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches.

Finished size: 4 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches.

Please make sure to hop over to the Heartfelt Creations Blog to check out the other fabulous cards and projects my fellow design team sisters have created this week and be sure to stop in next week...We have a special treat for you! 

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