Sunday 10 July 2011

Welcome and a wedding

I just want to say welcome to my new followers that have now become a fab 50! Your comments are much appreciated and I enjoy visiting your blogs:)
On a Thursday evening we do a quiz night in a local pub with friends and I was asked by one of them to make a wedding card for a couple on another table, from all of us, commonly known as "Underneath the Dartboard"!!
Notice was short and I chose a vintage La Blanche image that I love and matted it on to silver mirri and added some glitter. I made a pop out card and cut a bell shape from the centre and used silver peel offs around the edge. I attached ribbon from each side before joining the cards together and hanging a metal heart with ribbon from the aperture. The sentiments were created on Craft Artist.
Apologies for photo quality as the request was very short notice and I forgot to take a photo at home and had to do it in the pub!!
Thanks for looking:)


Karen said...

Well done on creating this lovely card at such speed. Must admit this is one of my favourite images as well. I'm sure they were delighted.

GinaA said...

Lots of work is sucha short time. Fab image, love the ribbon ties and cutout.

Stamps and Paper said...

A stunning card Val and love how you have made the bell apperture in the centre...I am sure they were over the moon with the card
See you Saturday


G Peplow said...

Hi there, Congrats on your 50, big smiles and WOW for the quick wedding card, it's smashing, I'll bet they were very pleased, hugs Gay xxx

Shirley said...

How very lovely, from beginning to end!! They will love it and keep it forever I am sure. I love your fold. The inside is wonderful.

Vicky Hayes said...

Can't believe this was done at short notice! It's a fab card, so personal, and I bet they loved it to bits! Vx

Ulina / Apricot Bubbles said...

Hi Val!
What a beautiful card - the idea to cut out a bell shape is so unique!
And I also love this dangling heart!
When I read your story behind this I remembered how much my hubby and I enjoyed to go to local pubs when we where on vacation in Great Britain!

It´s such a great atmosphere there and I loved to have a pint of cider! I think "Strongbow" was the name, but I´m not sure...

Have a nice new week!


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