Saturday, April 21, 2012

Wedding Day card - Lily Pad Cards

Hello!  This post will have to be quick.  My husband needs to use this computer.  And...I have numerous stamping/crafting projects that I need to create this weekend.  No time to spare!

I'm playing along in the Lily Pad Cards, Virginia's View Challenge #4.  The inspiration is photo is beautiful!

My take on the challenge is a wedding card for one of my Etsy customers.

This rose took several attempts, before I was satisfied with the results.  I stamped the rose 3 times onto Cherry Cobbler card stock, using clear embossing power.  Using the images to create 3 layers for the rose.  I then swiped my Versamark pad around the edges of all 3 layers, to add some "shadow".  Then curled the outer petals of each layer by gently wrapping them around a pencil, just slightly.  Each layer is adhered with dimensional adhesive. Then the rose was attached using 2 layers of foam tape, to give it some extra lift.  The time spent I spend "experimenting" was absolutely worth the result.  I love it!

Thanks so much for taking a look!

card stock: cherry cobbler, garden green (SU), white (PTI)
ink: onyx black (Versafine), Versamark
stamps: fifth avenue floral, occasional quotes (SU)
other: clear embossing powder (SU), basic black satin ribbon (SU), bride's mother white trim (Offray), leaves die (Sizzix), foam tape, scor-tape


  1. Beautiful design! I love the layers of the rose.

  2. This is gorgeous! Your Etsy customer will be sure to love this and the lovely couple that will be receiving it. Luv it!!

  3. Susie it completely captures the occasion. Your card is just beautiful!!!

  4. Absolutely beautiful! Love the rose and that lace is gorgeous!

  5. Your card is so classy and elegant, Susie! I love the touch of lace and the layering of the flower is superb! I am so glad that you join the fun with us at Lily Pad Challenge!

  6. Oh wow, this card is gorgeous! I just love the lace border and the wonderful flower feature! So happy you shared this with us at Lily Pad Cards!


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