Saturday, 9 September 2017

Sweet Stampin' ~ Weddings/Anniversaries

Hey lovely blog pals. It's new challenge day at Sweet Stampin' and this week, we're having a Weddings/Anniversary challenge. So show us all your gorgeous Wedding and Anniversary creations, just remember to add some stamping to be eligible for the Top 3 spots.


One of my siblings just celebrated her 6th Wedding Anniversary, so I'd made up this sweet simple card to celebrate that special day. I actually had this image coloured up a while back (6 years to be exact!), as it was my intention to use it for their wedding card. But we had to travel between the UK and America for the wedding and it all got a little much with all the other balls I needed to juggle at the time, so I benched the image to be used at a later date. 


I found the image when I was rummaging through some of my stash recently and decided it was time to use it! So I added Stickles details to the flowers and created tiny confetti with the waste circles from the silver diecut border. I diecut a 6 from the same silver glitter cardstock and added a little distress ink to the edges to finish. I kept the design very simple, because I used the most delish Maja Design paper and didn't want to cover it too much! 


I find this wedding image utterly enchanting. I really need to use it more. It was so perfect for my beautiful lil' sis and her handsome hubby, that I really do wish I'd been organised enough to get the card finished for their wedding day. But it makes a sweet anniversary card I think too. This last pic was taken indoors under the spots, which gives a very warm hue to the card, the top shot had more daylight but the true colours of the card are somewhere between these two shots. I really must sort out a better lighting rig!


Well, there's little else to say, except come and join us for some Wedding/Anniversary fun this week. The rest of the DT have some awesome creations up on the main blog, so do pop in and visit them for an inspiration boost. We'd love to see what you create too. I'll be back again soon with another crafty adventure, but in the meantime, have a fabby weekend and happy crafting! Hugs, Wends xoxo


My beautiful sis very kindly agreed to allow me to put up a couple of pics of her and her handsome hubby on their wedding day, so here they are on that very special, very hot day in San Diego just over 6 years ago. It was a magical and beautiful day for all who came to celebrate their happiness.

Challenge Entries:
613 Avenue Create: #201 ~ Distress It
Lemon Shortbread: #49 ~ Anything Goes
The Ribbon Girl: September Card Challenge
Moving Along With The Times: #53 ~ Add A Number
Crafty Catz: #383 ~ Anything Goes (Optional Twist of Thank You)
Simon Says Monday Challenge: Stamp It (Whimsy Rubber Stamp)
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge: Stamp It (Whimsy Rubber Stamp)
As You Like It: Flora or Fauna (I'm not confident colouring animals, so I definitely prefer Flora)
Shopping Our Stash: #319 ~ On Trend (I see a lot of glitter cardstock and accents being used these days)

21 comments:

Marianne's Craftroom said...

I love this image, goodness coloured six years ago! Beautiful colour and a fab card

Tracey T said...

Oh this is so sweet Wends! This has to be my favourite wedding image and like you, I haven't really used mine that much. You've inspired me to hunt the stamp out of the draw and ink it up again! Hope all is well with you, hubby and the kiddos. I'm suffering from empty nest syndrome now that Gregor is away at college. He seems to have settled in at Glasgow really well, so that has made it a bit easier to cope with. Miss him like crazy tho'! Sending the huggiest of hugs xxx

Sarah said...

What a super cute image and well done you on putting it to good use on this delightful card. Love the layout and the gorgeous colours too xx

Jenny L said...

Hi Wendy,
what a very lovely card and your design is wonderful.
Love that image is so sweet.
Thank you for joining the MAWTT Challenge.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L. DT

Pat said...

What a beautiful card Wends, I love the sweet image and the gorgeous design.

Pat xx

~ginny said...

Wendy this is beautiful! It is a brilliant way to use the image that you hung on to for so long [that impresses me]! Adding the six and the confetti is the perfect conversion... very creative. Thank you so much for sharing your project and creativity at 613 Ave C.
~ginny, DT for 613 Ave C: [ATG]
Owner: RubberMAD (GettyCollection.com)

Fiki said...

very pretty card

Wendy said...

Gorgeous card Wends, love this sweet couple.
Hugs
Wendy xx

Dawn Turley said...

So beautiful Wendy. Lovely I get and great that you managed to find it after all this time

Wendy L said...

Gorgeous card for our challenge at MAWTT. Xxx

Maxine D said...

What a beautiful card Wends - love the image and you have coloured it beautifully, and presented it perfectly
Blessings
Maxine

Chris said...

Beautiful anniversary card Wends, love the sweet image and your lovely colouring and how fitting that this was intended for their wedding card!
hugs
Chris
x

Zoey Emanuela Scarpelli said...

...another awesome card!!
Thank you for playing along with us over Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge -- it was very special because we are celebrating STAMPtember so we thank you twice! We hope to see you again next week!
x Zoey

Lynne said...

Another gorgeous card! I love this image too, they are so cute. Beautiful colours. Thank you for joining in at As You Like It x

Cara said...

So glad that your beautifully oloured image finally got showcased on your fabulous card x

carol said...

This is one of my favourite images, love your card, thanks for playing along with CRAFTY CATZ this week, come back soon x carol

Donna said...

Lovely anniversary card, special that you saved the image from their wedding day to now!
Thanks for getting your trend on with the crew from SHOPPING OUR STASH!!

Christine L said...

This is so lovely Wends.... it's one of my favourite wedding images - I've used it lots.. but is so perfect for anniversaries too. I'm sure your little sister and her hubbie will treasure it!

Big hugs
Christine x

Melissa Bove said...

Beautiful card! Such a sweet image! Love all of the sparkle!

Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!

hugs...
Melissa

Rebecca Gillard said...

So so cute. Thank you for sharing at MAWTT. Beckie x

Brawny said...

Gorgeous card x

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