Thursday, November 21, 2013

A Wish for Peace


Last December I attended a gorgeous wedding.  As the snow softly fell the happy couple exchanged their vows.  They had asked me at the time if I could create a few thank you cards for them so today I have one of the designs to show you.


The focal image is a combination of Spellbinders Classic Circles and Lacey Circles.  The image was stamped in VersaMark and embossed with white embossing powder.  I then sponged Brilliance Pearlescent Beige and Crumb Cake all around the circle.  I couldn't resist adding a gold star to the top of the tree.  It was then mounted to a Lacey Circle cut from a piece of Brushed Gold paper.  1/8" beige satin ribbon was weaved through the loops for a touch of elegance.


The background was created by stamping snowflakes in VersaMark and embossing them with gold embossing powder with a heat gun.  I added some pearls to the center of each one.  Just for you was stamped on a grommet tag and embossed in gold.  Everything was adhered to a piece of Brushed Gold and mounted to a coco card.

The inside sentiment was also embossed in gold with a matching snowflake.


I can't wait until the weekend to do some crafting.  Do you have anything special planned?  As the temperature dips I have been enjoying my hot chocolate with whip cream!  My favorite is The Fresh Market's Winter Blend.
 
Stamps:  SU A Wish for Peace, SU Just Believe, Our Daily Bread Designs Peace & Joy, SU Kind & Caring Thoughts (Inside) 
Paper:  Coco, Brushed Gold, Shimmery White
Ink:  Image - VersaMark with White EP; Sponging - Brilliance Pearlescent Beige & Crumb Cake; Snowflakes & Sentiments - VersaMark with Gold EP
Accessories:  Offray 1/8" Beige Satin Ribbon, SU Basic Pearls, Gold Brads, Gold Mini Star Brad, Spellbinders Small Classic Circles #7, Lacey Circles #5, Grommet Tag
Techniques:  Embossing, Sponging
Card Size:  4 1/2" x 6 1/4"

11 comments:

Kristie @ mypaperlife.com said...

Gorgeous card! I love all the different gold accents you used.

Nellie's Cozy place said...

Hi Donna,
Wow, what a beauty this card is....
so elegant and perfect for a wedding thank you. There wedding sounds
awesome as well.
Hope all is well with you hon,
and that you have fun plans for
Thanksgiving, it will be here
before we know it.

Blessings for a good weekend,
Nellie

Sylvia said...

Just Beautiful,Donna!

Ann Marie Governale said...

So elegant and beautiful... What a personal way to say thank you...xxx Ann Marie

Dee @ A Lapin Life said...

Your card is beautiful Donna! I love the added ribbon.

Beth said...

Your card is so beautiful, Donna! I'm sure the couple were absolutely thrilled with these.

KarinsArtScrap said...

wow gorgeous and elegant card Donna.

gr karin

Cynthia said...

Donna, WOW, this card is so gorgeous and very elegant!!!

Cynthis

Beertje Zonn said...

Beautiful card, Donna!

Terry said...

Gorgeous card, Donna. I love the earthy feel and the emboss resist on the main image. It's very elegant.

Susan said...

My son and his lovely fiance are getting married Feb 1st. I think winter weddings are becoming the in thing. It will be lovely with the snow and all the opportunities to add sparkle.

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