Friday, June 26, 2009

Wedding Card for Sugar bowl Challenge

Hello there!!! How are my best evah blogging friends?? I missed you this week :)) I'm back from the 5 day retreat, gosh I needed the break, the quiet and peaceful surroundings, some cool air and lots of time to think, pray and share with my sisters. But I missed being here :) Well I have the weekend here, just before I take the kids to vacation next week. THANK YOU all for the lovely messages I found waiting for me, big hugs to all those who left me the comments :) It's always a warm feeling knowing that someone has thought of you while you were away! Thanks again.

I finished this commisioned card just before i left last Sunday. I took the photos quickly, but was already very late, so I couldn't write the post here to be published during the week. That was my wish.. but!! :)
Anyway, I had to this wedding card for one of the kids' teachers, who wanted a wedding card with lots of black & white, a hint of pink (okay I made some more than just a hint.. but it's very soft), and that particular Gorjuss image! :) Here is what I came with! :) What do you think of her?

She is one of my favourite Gorjuss girls:) I used the Sugar bowl sketch that is this fortnight's challenge, lovely sketch Lilian :) Sorry that I slanted a bit the two smaller squares! I'm very predictable in this!! :)

I wanted to use this lovely pink flower, that goes very well with wedding cards, and made the Gorjuss girl's dress glimmer with the diamond stickles. I typed the sentiment with Edwardarian Script on the computer, and matted it with nesties. The papers I used are from Papermania Regency A4 paper pack. The colours I used for the girl are Tim Holtz distress inks and I also distressed the edges with Tattered Rose ink.

On the inside I created this small image with the PC on photo paper, and matted it with black and then silver cardstock. Then a larger piece of spotted black paper, and finally the heart border on black cardstock. I added the wedding rings, and voila!! :)

On the other side, as you can see, I put a message, which I also matted and embellished. I used some pearls, white on the outside, salmon on the inside. They added a romantic touch in the card :) The teacher was really pleased with the result. I hope that the recipient will be as much pleased with it as well :)

I hope that I will hear from you, even a simple comment will do. Just know that it really makes my day! By the way, I found the Magnolia horse stamp I won from Bev (from Simon Stamp candy) waiting for me ! Yay! Thanks Heidi!! And thanks Bev!

Thanks for looking


Dawn (flowergal36) said...

This is beautiful. I love the insied as well as the outside. What a gorgeous card. Enjoy your vacation. It is such a great way to clear your head...

Jacque said...

My comment is not going to be simple because this is an absolutely LOVELY card, Rosette...beautifully colored a la Rosette and all of the details are phenomenal!!! The colors you have adhered to are magnificent...You are so talented and creative...Hope you have a splendid weekend...and I am HAPPY you are back...Hugs...Jacque

Susan said...

Welcome back were missed but I'm glad you enjoyed the retreat. Your card is so elegant......absolutely beautiful!

Riet said...

What a beautiful cards Rosette,l love the images and colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.x

Lilian said...

Whoa Rosette! Gorgeous card and fantastic details all the way inside! You did a great take on the sketch! It's a very unique approach to put the sentiment on the center - very clever!! Your coloring of the Gorjuss girl is wonderful! The receipient will be more than pleased! Nothing like a 5 day retreat to come up with gorgeous creations! Thanks for joining the Sugar Bowl and hope to see you in the next one too! Have a great day!

Juls said...

wow I love these cards they are amazing. The sugar nellie one is brilliant I would never have thought of using that idea for a wedding card, but I cant put into words how much I love this card! Fab!!!

Kathy said...

I absolutely adore your interpretation of Lilian's sketch!! So very pretty and I am sure whomever the receiver is they will be quite pleased!! So pretty and elegant looking!! Love this!! Thanks so much for playing along in the challenge :)Kathy

Kathy said...

Congratulations Rosette on winning the 3rd collection of the Gorjuss girls!! I cannot wait to see what you create!! Thanks again so much for joining in the challenge

Anonymous said...

Oh, your card is just beautiful! I love how you coloured the cute Gorjuss girl and the colours you chose. The flower with the pearls is fabulous.