Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Creative wednesday...

Happy Wednesday,

I have had a play with the brand new Couture Creations heart dies for this weeks DT spot for Creative Expressions and decided to make a white on white wedding congratulations card!

I stared by die cutting the Couture Creations Heart Bouquet die in Coconut white foundation card.  Next I embossed a piece of the card using the great dandelion embossing folder from Couture Creations.  I stamped the congratulations on your wedding from the Justrite Mr & Mr's vintage labels 4 stamp set, in perfect medium and embossed it with cosmic shimmer detail what embossing powder.  I then cut it out with the vintage labels 4 matching die set using the tag die.  I then punched 2 eyelet holes and threaded the tag into a piece of white seam binding tying it, with some foam tape behind, onto the embossed and mounted piece.




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tucked the heart die cut behind the label just popping out and added 2 felt roses made using the Spellbinders spiral blossom four die set.  The felt is form Creative expressions and was selected by Sue Wilson to be perfect for die cutting, i have tried lots of felt to cut and have found this, which has a high polyester content, the best!

Finally 2 hat pins form CE, I'm still waiting for my order for Sue;s new stick pins elements set to be delivered however I love these simple pearl ones.


The whole piece was mounted on a 21x14cm card blank and finished.  To send this I would normally make a box to go with it so that the flower aren't crushed, however the felt roses will not get crushed went sent through the post!

Ingredients:
Couture Creations Products
Heart Bouquet Die
Grand Dandelion Embossing Folder
Justrite Mr & Mr's vintage labels 4 stamp set
Justrite Vintage labels 4 die set
Spellbinders Spiral blossom 4 die set
Coconut White foundation card
Cosmic Shimmer Detail white embossing powder
CE hat pins

Don't forget Creative Expressions are running a Challenge on their blog for all of march, click HERE to read all about it and perhaps post an entry, there are prizes!

Enjoy...




38 comments:

  1. Morning John, such a beautiful card today, elegance is shouting out to me.

    Have a great Wednesday, stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs June Smith xxx

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  2. love this card,quick and easy....less is more!

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  3. Hi John.
    Just love the elegance of this card, thank you. Take care Kitty.

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  4. Morning John, So very elegant, a beautiful card, love the heart die and the felt flowers, take care, Linda

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  5. Lovely card, very classy.

    Michele

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  6. Good morning John your card is gorgeous. Have a great day today. Hugs Jackie

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  7. Beautiful card, so elegant, ideal for weddings and anniversaries!

    Carolyn B

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  8. Eh up John
    Wish I could come up with some quick elegant like this rather than thinking complicated lol!
    I guess its the tag you stamped but sadly its not showing up on my screen.
    Have a great day.
    Ang x

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  9. Gorgeous Julia has used the heart Sue has done white on white and you've combined the two - pure brilliance Like Mrs D I can't see the "stamping" on my screen

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  10. Hi John, beautiful elegant card today love it,stylish is the right word I guess! Take care Jane B.

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  11. Hi John. Beautiful card, love the white on white. I can't see the sentiment either though. Take care x

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  12. A beautiful card John, so elegant. Love it. Always enjoy your shows too. Thank you

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  13. Morning John,
    Gorgeous card, love the all white, I can't see the sentiment either.
    Lydia
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  14. Morning John,

    Stunning card, love it all.

    Have a great day

    Love & Hugs

    Jacquie J xxx
    http://jewelscardcraft.blogspot.co.uk/

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  15. Morning John
    Again another stunning card, sorry cannot read the tag,
    Wish CE would just let us send cards to them as many of use do not have a blog
    Hugs
    Carol x

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  16. Love this white on white card John,
    XxxRuth

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  17. Hi John,
    Just simply stunning!!
    An exquisite wedding card.
    Lorna D

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  18. You know I love white on white, just gorgeous, xxx

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  19. Hi John,
    White on white - what's there not to like? Sadly, I can't see the stamping either - so it looks a bit weird with just a blank tag (on my screen, I'm sure you've stamped it).
    HAGD, Rose

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  20. Like others have said before me John, simple elegance, beautiful, love from Jackie xx

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  21. Hello John.. This is a lovely card John, timelessly elegant! White on white is always so difficult to show properly - I can see the stamping but had to enlarge the photo first!

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  22. A gorgeous card, love the new dies x

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  23. A simple but definitely elegant card. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  24. I think Chang Alison says everything I would have written.
    Love
    Jo xx

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  25. Beautiful card John... Julia and yourself have used the same die.. this must be your favourite. Crafty Regards Julie Kay xxx

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  26. fab card just love the white on white theme ,Laura O

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  27. Lovely card today John. White on white is always so elegant.

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  28. Yes, elegant is the right word. Love this card.

    Paper-Shaper.com

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  29. Hi John
    A very elegant card today.

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  30. Afternoon John, Beautiful card, thanks for sharing! Junex (Cumbria)

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  31. Hi John, This is a gorgeous Wedding or Anniversary card.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

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  32. Simply stunning - luv it xx GailT xx

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  33. Hi John, WOW What a gorgeous card, I Love White on White this one is stunning. Love it, Brenda

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  34. Hi John, such a beautiful card, elegant at it's best!
    Regards Liz.

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  35. Love the white on white and the heart. This is a beautiful card!

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  36. Beautiful card John, white on white is always so elegant x x x

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