Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Last orders!!

for commissions that is , with the exception of christmas cards!
I dont know about you, but no matter how early I start my christmas cards, I always seem to get 'caught out' at the last minute and rushing - last year I even bought a few for the people I'd overlooked!!
 double gatefold anniversary card (closed position)

Well this year I decided to close my order book early for this year and have already made a couple of Yule cards for myself. But here is my last non crimbo commissioned card for 2012 - a double gatefold anniversary card. maybe flambuoyant and some may even think OTT but the old gentlemen who ordered this card likes 'em that way lol.

 In the open position

2 8" x 8" scalloped edged cards with sides folded back to create the double gatefold. Gold & white swirly card (Hunky dory) from stash layered with gold mirror card. The flourishes were made using a Cheery Lynn cutting die, the circles were made by using spellbinders cutting dies. Flowers are by Prima bought from Crafters Companion website (only £2 per pack)
Some maribou feathers, faux pearls and a couple of applique butterflies finish it off. I would welcome all comments or criticisms - hope you like it.

Thank you for stopping by. xxxx

Tuesday, 3 July 2012

Snowflakes are winter's kisses

I do like that phrase and first saw it on a digikit!!
Hi everyone, I had a lovely lady get in touch recently and she wanted a winter themed wedding card made, the colours of the event being ice blue and white. The spec was that as long as the card had snowflakes on it somewhere, she was happy to leave the rest up to me.
I love the bookatrix style of card for weddings, mainly I think because you cant buy this style in the shops and they are something different.
Anyway, the card is all from stash, white, silver and ice blue. 2nd & 3rd layers embossed with snowflake design folders and dusted with glitter. Large diamante sprays and silky flower are from hobbycraft.
Die cut hearts using spellbinders nestabilities and a cheery lynn flourish with ruched ribbon complete the card.

Thank you so much for stopping by, any comments left are greatly appreciated. xx