Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Midweek Magnolias - Weddings

Hello, Friends and Happy Hump Day! The Design team at Midweek Magnolias has a new challenge for you and our theme this week is "Weddings."

My card features the adorable Tilda Bride and Bridesmaid from the 2010 Wedding Collection.
I used some beautiful Magnolia papers from the collection as well and some new die cuts.
I distressed several elements with SU’s Crumb Cake ink pad; I love this color. The oval frame was layered on some cheese cloth for a soft delicate look. For my heart tag I added a “love” stamp and a double heart gold metal charm.
My image is colored in Copics and I added some Viva D├ęcor pearls to the Bride’s necklace and hair. Both of my sweeties received a coat of stickles on their dresses and the Bride’s shoes and headpiece. I used Frosted Lace for the Bride and Stardust for the Bridesmaid.
I replicated similar elements for the inside of my card. The sentiment is from Hero Arts.
These are the Copics I used to color my image.

Cardstock – Bazzill; Xpress It
DPs – Magnolia
Flowers – Magnolia
Dies/Punches – Magnolia, Spellbinders, Memory Box 
Stickles – Ranger
Ribbon – American Crafts
Pearls – Viva Decor; Hero Arts

I hope I’ve inspired you to join us this week for our “Wedding Challenge.” Head over to Midweek Magnolias and check out the lovely DT’s artwork.

I’m entering this card in the Make It Monday - Linky Party, Anything Goes Challenge.

Thanks for popping in to visit and have a great week…



Suzi Mac said...

Wow! Cath, this is gorgeous, I love the layout, papers and your colour combo. A stunning creation my dear.
Have a lovely day.
Suzi x

Kelly said...

Your card is very beautiful I love the frame you created around them. The DP is so pretty and soft for the occasion and the music die goes perfect. I love how you colored them, the flower girls hair is gorgeous!

Paula said...

oh Wow! This is gorgeous! I love the colors you used with the purple accents, its wonderful. And the pearl necklace is a perfect fit for the bride. Awesome card!!!

Grandma Bonnie said...

So beautiful, Cath!

Anne said...

Gorgeous die cuts, and I love the cloth, bow and colors. Beautiful image. :)

Hugs, Anne.

Tess Ekwall said...

this is so beautiful!! i love the colours and the design. lovely image to!! wish you a nice day. hugs tess.

Jenny said...

Ooo loving your work lady - This is just delish. Love the music strip behind your image. A beauty inside and out! Jen x

Christina C. said...

Very impressive......magnificent wedding card, Cathy! Love the splashes of purple, the gorgeous papers and lovely details! This is such a treasure!

Faye said...

Stunning card and colours Cathy. I Spotted this on MIM..Faye

Karen said...

Gorgeous card!!! I really need to get that tag Doohickey! : )

Only By His Grace said...

Gorgeous card Cathy Lee.
Beautiful design. I love all the distressing on the edges. Lovely colouring.
Hugs maz

Candy said...

Hi Cathy,
What a gorgeous card!
Love the colours you have used and the die cuts - just perfect.
Beautiful colouring.
Hugs, Candy

Pam said...

This is a gorgeous card Cathy. I love the papers, distressing,cheese cloth, flowers....and of course your coloring. TFS

Anonymous said...

This is such a delightful image, love that nestabilities frame, very pretty card
Hugs julie P

Jean said...

Oh Cath such a gorgeous card. Everything about it screams beautiful. The microchromatic colors blended with the bright colors of the flowers are so beautiful. A truly stunning card.
Hugs, Jean

Karen said...

Wow, Cathy this is stunning! I love what you did with the music note. Beautiful design and DP.


Norma said...

Cathy, a gorgeous card. Love the shabby chic look. Beautiful diecuts and elegant-looking DP's. Love this image.

Penni said...

Gorgeous card Cathy - I love the colour combo, Lavender is one of my favs.


cathylynn said...

What a beauty! Great card!
Hugs, Cathy-Lynn

Lisa Minckler said...

I just love this image! That is so precious and how you've colored them up really just makes your heart skip a beat! What a beautiful card you've designed here. :)

Thank you so much for taking the time to link up your talent and creative ideas with us at Make It Monday!
Happy Crafting...
Lisa xx

Doreen Horats, Clayton said...

Wow, Very pretty and love your design layout.
Fantastic card and colors.
Blessings Doreen

Patricia St Martin said...

Just adorable. Love all the die cuts. The music note are a great touch. Everything is beautifully colored. The inside is wonderful and I love the sentiment.

Danielle Champagne said...

Cathy Lee this is so very precious. love the shabby look the wonderful lace, the cheese cloth, and the nice music element. wonderful rich colors too. Hugs.

Unknown said...

What a wonderful, beautiful card...I love it!!! Hugs! Leah Ann

Elle said...

Your wedding card is beautiful! I love the purples because they add the perfect touch to the card. Great work!

LeslieT said...

So pretty! Love the girls and the colors and the die cuts and the papers and the distressing! Absolutely beautiful!

Laura said...

You know how when you're purchasing stamps and you overlook some thinking, meh, it's okay? Then you see it done up on someone's fantastic card and you want to kick yourself for passing it by? Yeah, this is one of those times... Gorgeous card Cathy Lee!

♥ Laura C.

Anne said...

This is just stunning Cathy! I love your colouring and your photography is so beautiful and clear! Gorgeous card! Hugs xx

Chris said...

Oh Cathy, this is just beautiful! I love the color scheme that you chose to use. This is my favorite of the wedding theme stamps, and you did such a wonderful job. It is just so lovely!

Chris Christensen

Pysselbus said...

Cathy... Wowzers!!! What a stunning card - gorgeously embellished and the coloring.... So perfect!!


Unknown said...

OMG! this is wonderful the flowers and the layout is perfect! and the background is really good could be used as well on Plastic card

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