Sunday 12 August 2012

Wedding Card

Here is a card I made today for a wedding reception we are going to in a couple of weeks, the couple actually got married this weekend in Italy. 

The heart and sentiment is by papermania from their confetti collection.  I 'inked' it with flitter glue and stamped onto black card, then I added chariots of fire gliding flakes by IndioBlu.  I cut a strip of black and gold paper for the side panel and a black card matt for the card blank, everything was edged with the flitter glue and the gliding flakes.
I layered it all up and gave the heart and sentiment a little extra definition by adding foam pads.  At the very end I decided to add in two little golden pearls to the top right corner.
The gliding flakes I've used are a lovely gold shade, I realise that the photos kind of have a bleached look to them due to the sun and the flake looks slightly silver??  I thought taking my photos outside would improve them as I think that is my biggest weakness when blogging :(

Anyway, I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:

The Stamp Man Challenge Blog - Angela has set the theme this time: Precious Medal/Metals - Olympics - Gold/Silver/Bronze.  All the challenge details can be found HERE

Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge - this week the challenge was set by Helen who chose the theme of Gold, Silver or Bronze. All the challenge details can be found HERE

Ink On My Fingers - Hels has decided to make this week a shiny challenge!  Her excellent blog can be found HERE

CAS-ual Fridays - CFC65 is square cards.  All the challenge details can be found HERE 

Thanks for visiting my humble little blog, please feel free to leave me a comment so I know you stopped by - any advice/suggestions are very, very welcome :)

Claire xx


  1. gorgeous creation, just perfect for our challenge at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge
    Hugs Kate xx

  2. Wow! What an elegant and striking design! The heart image you used is absolutely stunning, Claire :)
    Thanks so much for playing with us this week at CAS-ual Fridays!

  3. Fabulous wedding card Claire, I'm sure the couple in questions will love it ! Thanks for joining us at The Stamp Man. Sue C x

  4. Very shiny! A lovely card, the couple will treasure it.

  5. Perfect for a wedding - beautiful heart & love the gilding. Sx

  6. Gorgeous, very classy, I love black and gold together... Thanks for joining in with the Sunday Stamper x

  7. Lovely card. I haven't been brave enough to use my Indigo Blu stash yet - I want to now!

  8. Gorgeous classy card, a reception following the honeymoon sounds like a great idea. Have a great time at the reception and thank you for sharing your card with us at the Stamp Man XOXO Zoe

  9. What a beautiful card!! Incredible thought, detail and work went into your lovely treasure...I'm sure the happy couple will treasure it:)!

  10. This is so pretty and elegant! Love the sponging around the edges - adds such a beautiful effect! Thanks so much for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays! We're so glad you did!

  11. A really stunning card, I love black and gold together, it is so classy and so is your card. A x

  12. Gorgeous card!
    Thanks for playing with us at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge!
    Helen x

  13. This is fabulous, I really must try out this Flitterglue.
    Thanks for joining our Precious Metals challenge at The Stampman.
    hugs Kimx