Saturday 10 October 2015

Project 262: A monochrome and blue wedding card

Tonight I'm going to the wedding drinks of friends I used to work with. That's right - I know both the bride and groom from previous jobs: sometimes the world is just a very small place! They actually got married in her home country of Romania and this is the big London party to celebrate with their friends here.

The are a cool couple, and from the wedding pics I saw it looked like she had a cool blue fascinator in her hair so I wanted to make blue an accent color in an otherwise monochrome scheme.

I wanted to feature this cool cake die but was struggling with a layout so I browsed around and thought the sketch at Sketch Saturday would be perfect:

I started with the cake die (which is from a sale, maybe Dies R Us?) on photo paper for a glossy shine and layered that over a grey card that I embossed with swiss dots (folder from Cuttlebug). The Mr & Mrs ribbon is by Recollections from Micheal's and the blue sentiment is from Stampin' Up. The grey ribbon is adhesive and by American Crafts. The damask print paper makes it a bit busy but I think it's ok - I like the overall texture that's created. The litle flowers are so old from my stash.

I can't believe I stumbled across this sketch just minutes after it was posted - I don't think I've been the first to post a card in a challenge ever! :)


  1. Wow!! I love this - the cake is from Dies R Us and I am an idiot and did not buy it at the same time as you. Love the use of the ribbon. Can't believe you stumbled across a sketch that accidentally matched your card. Cx

    1. I saw the sketch first in fairness, it's funny that it was published minutes before I checked the site. I love it when it works out like that!

  2. Love the colours which make for a very elegant card, love the wedding cake die cut too! Thanks for joining us this week at Sketch Saturday, Niki xx

  3. I hope you enjoyed the wedding celebrations last weekend. The newlyweds are sure to appreciate this delightfully pretty card! Thank you for joining in the fun at Sketch Saturday! Hugs, Lesley

  4. we did, we did!! how amazing to read this now :) lots of love, rompom


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