Wednesday 24 June 2009

Commissioned card and ...

... a bit of an explanation. John is back in hospital, so things are quite topsy turvy here (again!) Because my main laptop died on Friday, I now don't have my list of challenge sites and am out of touch - and atm I wouldn't be able to do much anyway.

I needed to make a commissioned card for a diamond wedding - it's an A4 size so that lots of people can sign it.

The background is a textured pearlised card that I coloured with chalk ink pads because I needed it to match. The coloured diamond paper is K & Co Brenda Walton small wonders (girl) - yes, I know papers from this pad are usually used for baby or 'girlie' cards, but it seemed an appropriate pattern for a diamond wedding card. The sentiment was printed on a matching piece of green paper, which I think is Brenda Pinnick. The swirly hearts were cut on the cricut and the flowers top and bottom were off a strip I bought ages ago at John Lewis - they are embroided on an organza type of material.

This photo doesn't do it justice:

Neither does the scan (the middle part is too raised up so it's causing shadow: