Monday, February 25, 2013

A Colourful Engagement

Welcome, and thank you for visiting today.  

With a short month and some distractions, I was running late with my usual card making for March, so spent most of the weekend in my studio, card making.  What a marathon, not that I am complaining, you understand.

On Friday evening I was asked by a friend to make an engagement card for her daughter, and although she did not give me a 'deadline', I knew that her daughter was visiting on Saturday, and that would be a great time for her to give it.

I started with the classic red and white and gold combination that I love 
- and partly because they are a more mature couple.

I made an easel card, and embossed the panel on the front with the cuttlebug Hearts folder, and layered a ribbon with a sentiment panel over that.  The sentiment is only part of a stamp, which I often use as it is very versatile.

The ribbon was used again on the foot of the card, along with the sentiment and the gold embossed hearts - placed using the stamp-a-ma-jig to have them looking as though they are entwined. 

The card was finished with little gold heart shaped brads on both panels.

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  1. A lovely, stylish card. That's a great sentiment. I hope they were pleased with it. In fact, I'm sure they were! Kate x

  2. So pretty Maxine, the attention to detail really makes this special such as the heart shaped brads!

  3. Hi Maxine! It's always a highlight for me when you are able to play along with us. I realize how incredibly busy life can get, and so...when you have time to create and share with us, it means so much. I can always see the attention you give to detail, and I appreciate you sharing of your time and talents. May God bless you as you create for Him and share your artistic gifts with others. I appreciate you!
    Word Art Wednesday

  4. Fabulous card. I love the design and colours.

    Thanks for joining the Joanna Sheen challenge this time.
    Lorraine x

  5. A beautiful card and lovely colours. Thanks for sharing with us at Dream Valley and good luck.

  6. very nice card,thank you for joining us at challenge 4 everybody good luck and hope to see you again soon.
    AJ dtm

  7. So pretty. I like how you have the hearts intertwined. What a great picture of what marriage can be. Great color combo!!!

  8. This is a wonderful card. The red and white just pop. Everything is petfect. Thanks for joining us at Robyn's Fetish.
    Christine Dt

  9. Red and white is so elegant!!! Lovely creation :) Thanks so much for playing with us at Kenny K’s Krafty Krews *Layer it up* challenge !

    Tammy, KKKK DT from Créations LaDiva :) xx

  10. very stylish

    Good luck in the challenges, hugs Sarah-Louise My Blog - Tiggertastic

    Designing for:

    Sketch Saturday , Bearly Mine Designs and Kenny K


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