Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Pinnin' it

I made this card for a wedding reception that Mark and I are going to this upcoming weekend.  The bride & groom were married in Oregon a few weekends ago and they are coming to Maine to have a reception with friends & family located in New England, so we are taking the drive up to visit with my in-laws and to attend the wedding reception.  The wedding colors were brown and coral so I wanted to incorporate that into this card.  I used a flower die and felt to create the base of the embellishment and then just glued a pearl onto a button and added that. To top it all off I reallllyyyy wanted to use these new stick pins with the silhouette on them that I picked up at Right at Home, I thought it helped to tie in the bridal feel.  One other fun detail on this card is that I used the mehndi medallion impression plate to jazz up the ivory paper that I stamped the sentiment on.  Enjoy!

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Twistin' #75

I know I'm a little late posting this card, but I've been away for the long weekend and forgot to schedule my post!  Anywho, I made this card for my dear friends, Lora & Dan, who just bought their first home together.  I used this week's Twisted Sketch challenge of using ink with the sketch provided.  I used Memento ink in Rich Cocoa to stamp the "Congratulations" sentiment, and used VersaMark & Embossing power to stamp the white "Congratulations" sentiment. 
One of the fun things about this card are the buttons!  They are from an old button factory in Connecticut, I picked up a string of them from re:Discover, what a great little find.  The anchor one I already had and thought it was perfect to use since their new home is in Rhode Island (the Ocean State) and an anchor is on our state flag. 

One more little secret about this card is that all the paper was pulled out of my scrap box!  I love when that happens.