Sunday 9 June 2013

June Wedding by Alison (Craftytrog)

Hello Stampers! It's Craftytrog here! As the wedding season is upon us, I thought I would share a vintage style wedding card with you today. 

Here's how I made my card...

Stamp the man & woman from Collage Art 1 with Coffee Archival Ink, cut around the images, & ink them with Vintage Photo Distress Ink (DI). Add a little Victorian Velvet DI to the woman's cheeks.
Ink a paper doily with Vintage Photo DI, stamp some Script (Calligraphic Mat 15) in the centre with Victorian Velvet DI, then use gold embossing powder to emboss the edges.
Ink a square piece of patterned paper with Victorian Velvet DI, then add some Vintage Photo DI to the edges. Sprinkle some Gold Embossing Powder around the edges, & use a heat gun to melt it.
Use Victorian Velvet Distress Stain (DS) to colour some ribbon. I used plain sari ribbon, but you could also use seam binding. Make a flower by wrapping the ribbon around your four fingers in a figure of 8 three times, then tying it in the middle.

Assemble the patterned paper, doily & stamped images as shown, then glue the ribbon flower across the front, adding three pearl pins & a heart ribbon slide. Glue the ribbon ends behind the patterned paper.
Ink the edges of an 8x8 inch square card with Vintage Photo DI, then attach the assembled artwork to it.
Ink a posy of white paper flowers with Victorian Velvet DS, wrap it with some lace, then use a glue gun to attach it to the centre of the ribbon flower.
To finish, add an inked paper flower to the lady's hair.

I'll see you later in the month, with my second piece of art,
thanks for looking,
Alison xxx


Anonymous said...

Gorgeous!!! Love the roses and the gold accent around the edges. The heart rhinestone pendant is beautiful!!! ~Sophia

Paula Whittaker said...

lovely vintage styled card.

...the yorkshire fox... said... pretty Alison, love your background and your embellies are very cute...Melxx :)

Sophie said...

Das sieht wirklich schön aus.
Eine tolle Hochzeits-Karte :-)

Liebe Grüße von Sophie xx

Astrid Maclean said...

OH, love your vintage style romantic card, absolutely gorgeous. Really like the ribbon flower and how you have assembled it all, stunning make!!!

Titbelsoeur, mixed-media addict said...

what a lovely card ! love the colors !

Carol Q said...

gorgeous layout Alison. love your daisy shaped bow.

Anonymous said...

Alison, this oozes romance. So gorgeous.

Words and Pictures said...

What a gorgeous vintage make - the rose is wonderful with the sepia and brown tones - beautiful!
Alison x

Julie Lee said...

I love all of this, but especially the effective way you have suggested a posy with the doillie; very romantic make. Julie Ann

Paper Profusion said...

Really beautiful Alison - I love those warm vintage hues. The flower ribbon is superb! Nicola x

Artyjen said...

Super vintage looking card. Perfect for that romantic day ;)
xoxo Sioux

Anonymous said...

You are right, it is definitely wedding season. That is a lovely vintage card, I really think that with The Great Gatsby and some other films, that the vintage look is very popular right now. I like the use of the Victorian velvet distressed ink, it is a nice touch of color.

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