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Monday, 31 May 2010

A bouquet of roses


I've just finished a wedding card for a friend's son's wedding in a weeks time. Although the roses didn't take long to make, I had such trouble getting my layout right!!!! Wedding cards are so personal, especially those made by hand for a very special person in your life.
The brides bouquet is to be a hand tied posy of cream, pale pink and pale apricot old fashioned roses. I wanted it to reflect that and keep the card simple. So a large cream base card was made. I created a flat, wide hinge on the fold on the left of the card, covered it with a Magenta vellum which was held in place with a cream ribbon and an adhesive behind the rose posy.
The circles a die cut from cream and pale green card. All the leaves were punched and then stamped onto a leaf stamp to create the realistic veins, they were then shaped and added to my arrangement. I was pretty pleased with the result and my friend loved it. I hope the bride loves it too! I enjoyed making it.

5 comments:

Junie Moon said...

Oooh Jane! Be U ti Ful! I never thought about adding different size roses. See you soon xx

Love crafts forever said...

It's beautiful. I need make one too. And your card is inspirational. Thank you.
Hugs Nataliya.

Sarah K said...

Oh WOW! Jane it is absolutely stunning, itt would nearly be worth getting married to receive such a beautiful card. xx

Littleminx said...

Hi Jane

Stunning card, I love the colours.
Hope to see you soon once we move back to the house.

Hugs

Sara

Linda said...

Beautiful card Jane, was great to meet you again on Saturday at Cardinal Colours. Really enjoyed the class and look forward to making some flower cards :)

Linda (sat 2 to your left)

On the allotment

On the allotment
Another stamp inspiration?