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Thursday, 2 January 2014

A Christmas wedding - and a first christmas together!

I had the honour of attending a Christmas wedding last week...
 

...and it looked stunning!
The Christmas tree with all its twinkling lights,
looked beautiful at the front of the church -
even though the branches of the trees outside, were rapping on the church windows,
on the windiest day of the year! :)
I used my new(ish) docrafts embossing folder, which is my fave at the mo!
Computer generated sentiment.
Martha Stewart punched butterflies and snowflakes.
Organza ribbon with heart buckle.
(and a bit of glittering, here and there!)
 
I would like to enter this into the following challenges...
Little red wagon - new beginnings - 8 Jan (a new beginning as Mr & Mrs!!)
Wordart Wednesday - anything goes - 7 Jan
Creative card crew - anything goes - 12 Jan
Creative craft - anything goes - 15 Jan
Ladybug Crafts - CAS - 3 Feb
Through the craftroom door - anything goes - 7 Jan
Artistic Inspirations - anything goes - 5 Jan
Crafting from the heart - anything goes - 5 Jan
Digi sketch - (T) pearls and ribbons - 5 Jan
Whoopsi daisy - celebrations - 5 Jan
Chocolate coffee & cards - new beginnings - 9 Jan
                                                                                                            
 
I was commissioned to make this card, for the daughter of a friend at work.
Amy and Tom were to have their first Christmas together, as a couple,
and so Amy wanted a really special card - and asked me to make it!
What a compliment! :)
I used my new fave embossing folder again 
and some digi images, which I have had for yonks (and don't use as often as I should!)
grouped together, some straight onto the card and some on foam pads
(behind these, I placed a Martha Stewart punched snowflake).
I handcut the holly , which hangs from the ribbon.
A bit of glitter and glossy accents here and there, finished this card.
Amy was thrilled...Tom too, I believe! xx
 
I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Crafting by design - anything goes - 25 Jan
Creative moments - anything goes - 14 Jan
A little bit crafty - celebrate! - 28 Jan
Crafty Hazelnuts - anything goes, Christmas - 31 Jan
Doodle pantry - any digi goes - 25 Jan
Crafting café - anything goes - 31 Jan
Clear it out - warm fuzzies. use something textured - 7 Jan
Top Tip Tuesday - Christmas - 7 Jan
Wags n Whiskers - Christmas - 9 Jan
 


28 comments:

Jackie said...

Two superb cards, both so classy :o)
Jackie xx

Mom2Two (Jenni) said...

beautiful first Christmas card! Love the image and embossing! Thanks for joining us at Clear It Out Challenge blog, best of luck!

Jane said...

I agree, gorgeous cards. Sounds a wonderful wedding. Thank you for playing along with us at ALBC & good luck. Jane x

Judith Taylor - Wright said...

gorgeous hun - ty for playing along at crafting from the heart x

fiona walker said...

Beautiful card thankyou for joining us at artistic inspirations good luck fiona dt. x

Lyndsey Turner said...

Great CAS cards, love the fab designs. Thanks for joining us this challenge at Ladybug Crafts Ink xx

Stephanie M. said...

lovely - love the image and embossing !! thanks for joining digisketch challenge this forthnight :) Steph DT

Hazel said...

Thanks for entering this lovely card for my CHNC challenge extra for January - hope to see you again soon x

Jayne said...

Gorgeous cards Vic, both of them. Love the clean lines and simplicity.....beautiful. Thanks for sharing with us over at Little Red Wagon this week and a Happy New Year to you.

Sammy said...

So lovely! I especially love the stockings... Thank you for letting it join in with the challenge at The Crafting Café. Sammy-x

Dawn Lancaster said...

2 gorgeous cards! Thanks so much for playing in the Anything Goes Challenge at The Crafting Cafe this month!
Good Luck
Hugs
Dawn xx

Olga Bester said...

Beautiful projects. Love the simplicity and all white wedding card!
Hugs from Africa!

Samantha said...

Pretty card love the embossing too! Thanks for playing along at Top Tip Tuesday this challenge and happy new year! hugs me x

CanadianScraps43 said...

Both cards are beautiful but so love the texture and laying on the second. Thanks for playing along with us over at Doodle Pantry.

Amy Andrade said...

Very classic card, Great job! Thank you for sharing with us at Tip Top Tuesday. Amy A., DT

verybellemakes said...

Beautiful festive wedding card! Thank you for joining us at Crafting From The Heart, hope to see you again soon.

Victoria DT

Joanne said...

Simply beautiful! It is so rich and classy looking, super job! Thanx for playing along with us at CC&CC. Happy New Year and New Beginnings to you! Joanne

Dawn Frost said...

Both cards are gorgeous! I love the simplicity of them and all the white. Thanks for joining us for our Doodle Pantry Challenge hope to see you again!

Bev Cole said...

your cards are so clean and professional looking! Good job.
Glad you joined us for the challenge at Crafting By Designs.

Bev xx

Betty said...

A very elegant and classy card. Thank you for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy this week
Bettyxxx

Deanne Clarke-Saunders said...

Beautiful cards! Thanks so much for participating in our CRAFTYHAZELNUT CHRISTMAS EXTRA challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
~DEANNE~
A Little Bit O' Paper

K8 said...

Stunning!! So clean and classy, love it!! Thank you for playing with us at Creative Moments this time, hugs Kate

perfectly4med said...

I love your 'first Christmas' card, particularly all the white space which draws attention to the colour and text. Brilliant.

Thanks for joining us at the Crafting Cafe this month and good luck!

Neil

Crafty Creations said...

Gorgeous card, thank you for joining us at Creative this fortnight. xx

mags said...

A lovely creation. Thanks for sharing with us at The Crafting Cafe and good luck.
Mags
x

Lorianna said...

Fabulous!! Thank you for entering Doodle Pantry Digital Challenge 42!
Hugs
Lorianna DPDT

Lola said...

Both cards are beautiful. I can only imagine how lovely the Christmas wedding was. How blessed. Thank you for sharing with us this month at Doodle Pantry!

haththi said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at the Crafting Cafe this time - good luck! hugs Angelie