Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Wedding Dress Inspirations

Shhh - I have a secret addiction...
I blame my kids but, seriously, it's all me!
Weddings!
I LOVE THEM!!
As my Oldest is in a serious relationship... I use this as an excuse for my watching all the wedding shows on TLC...
THIS card was inspired by Brenda Novak (a favorite author of mine) and our recent discussion of weddings...
Inspired by this sweet Scrapbook Page from a Pinterest Pin, this card came to life....

Using our English Ivy Simple Sentiments (Catalog #127538) and our All Dressed Up Framelits Dies (Spring Mini #131095) with my Big Shot (Catalog #113439) and cutting these dresses out with the lace pattern across the bust. 
SUCH a lovely dress, isn't it?!?!
With our Artisan Embellishment Kit (Spring Mini #129328) this stunning lace is ideal for this project!  Cut in 1/2 with our Paper Snips (Catalog #103579) is a great way to stretch the ribbon and not overwhelm the card.
With Delightful Dozen (Catalog #122650) greetings set this Congratulations celebrates the special moment.  Embossed with our White Embossing Powder (#109132) and my quiet Heat Tool (#129053).  Framing it with our adhesive backed Pearl Basic Jewels (#119247) and along the bust of the dress adds a little luster.
Using our Brushed Gold  (#102935) card stock run through my Big Shot and the Lacy Brocade Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (#127819) for a luxurious frame.
Layering these 1-1/2" squares of lacy embossed Brushed Gold card stock along a 2" strip of Very Vanilla (#101650) card stock.  The Crumb Cake (#120953) card stock base is warm and neutral while elegant and trendy!
This is a sweet card that any bride would love to receive!  Now, if only I knew TRIPLETS that were getting married at the same time, it'd be extra special... hmmmm... lol...

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I'm a Sucker for Weddings and Romance...
 

 
 
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