Thursday, 5 June 2014

Two Celebrations in One!

A friend who knows I like a challenge asked me if I could possibly create a combined wedding and new home card for her to give to some friends. I don't mind admitting I was a bit stumped as to how best to combine the two events as I have stamps for both occasions but in very different styles. A rummage through my boxes though came up with a cute little birdhouse stamp that I had forgotten I owned, so I decided to go with a lovebirds in their new nest type theme. 

After stamping and colouring the main image I masked it off and added clouds using a mask from Sam's Masks and Stencils and tumbled glass distress ink, applied with a dusting brush. I framed it with tree branches from Sheena Douglas's A New Leaf stamp set, and added pretty blossom with a Chocolate Baroque stamp. The sentiment was typed on my computer and I layered the whole thing on pink and blue card stock.


I do like a challenge, and hopefully I have managed to do a successful job of rising to this one!

I would like to enter this in the following challenges:


5 comments:

  1. Lovely card. Great image and I love how you have bordered it so it looks like the image is hanging. Thanks for playing along at Loves Rubberstamps

    Nikki

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  2. This is just so sweet! Remarkable job for your friend! I know she will love it! Thanks for joining us at www.7kidscollegefund.com!

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  3. So sweet !! You have combined the two occassions perfectly,
    glad you have shared it with us at Loves Rubberstamps, please join our Sunday hop too,
    Hugs Blankina

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  4. So super cute Lynda! Really sweet image.
    Thanks for sharing with us at Papertake Weekly :)

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  5. Aw how cute
    Thanks for joining in this week at Inky impressions challenge.
    Hugs katie x

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