Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Wedding and A Challenge....

or two.  My daughter and her boyfriend are attending the first wedding of people that they went to high school with.  They and this couple have known each other all through high school and then continued to keep in touch all through college.  It has been fun to see as Bess and her friends all have attended different colleges all over the place yet they still have remained good friends....friends who work hard to keep up with each other.  Anyways, Bess and Tyler are both coming to town on Friday for the wedding and, of course, I was eager to make a wedding card!  I tried the Vera's View Challenge on Lily Pad Blog earlier today and the card I made gave me an idea for a wedding card.  I had hoped to make an all white card, using all white papers and roses but unfortunately I didn't have quite enough white roses left and didn't want to run out to the store to get more.  So, I made "do" and went with a different color scheme.  Actually, I was kinda grooving on the pinks that I had in my stash and basically, I had enough bits and pieces of paper, roses, etc...to create a card with supplies I have used over the last two weeks.  Win!  So, I am going to enter this in a few challenges too....first up is the City Crafter Challenge Blog Week #110 A Rose is A Rose.  Basically, somewhere on our card's we need to have a rose featured in some way.  Here is their lovely rose inspiration!  For me, what was inspiring was how the roses in this photo are "bunched" together....as though in a bouquet.


The next challenge that I am entering in is the Moxie Fab World's Card Creations Challenge Week.  This particular card is for The Doilies and Lace Challenge.  I wasn't too sure if it was just doilies or lace so I ended up adding both to my card.  This type of card is a huuuuuuuggggggeeee stretch for me.  But, ultimately I think I am liking it rather alot!  It's good to try something different and out of the box I am thinking!


And, here is my card!  Very lovey, dovey girly but just fine (I think) for a young wedding card!


All of my die are spellbinders and the doily and roses are stuff I got ages ago from Michael's when they were closing the store in my area.  I def will look at another Michael's when I am near one as I really like using these small and dainty flowers.  The sentiment is Hero Arts and I cannot find the name of the sentiment sheet.  Thanks for stopping back today!

Be well,
Sheila

11 comments:

Greta said...

So romantic--perfect wedding card! Love the roses all grouped together--I've been wanting to do that on a card. I wish Michaels would bring back their tiny roses, but they only have bigger ones at my store now.

Virginia L. said...

Very romantic card, Sheila! Perfect use of the roses and doily! The card is almost like a GIFT itself! So happy to see that you are playing challenges! Way to go!

Dawn said...

what an awesome card Sheila. All those delightful flowers in the beautiful heart. And how great to be able to enter into two challenges.

joy said...

A very beautiful and romantic card, Sheila! I know the bride and groom will love it. Good luck in the challenge!

Ros said...

Who could resist a heart of roses ... this is divine ... many thanks for playing along at CCCB

Robin K. said...

This is so delightful Sheila - reminds me of a vintage Valentine!!! Will be a wonderful keepsake for the young couple and I agree with Virginia in that it really is a gift in itself!!! So awesome to see you participating in more challenges too :)

Elizabeth Allan said...

A romantic bouquet of wedding wishes! This card will be a treasure for the bride and groom!

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Wow, this is beautiful, thanks for sharing it with us at CCCB!

Maureen Morton said...

What an amazing montage, Sheila! Such a great card for a special day.....love how you are doing challenges now, too. I find it really helps me expand my techniques and styles. This is simply rosy, my dear.

Linda R said...

Oh WOW!! Your card looks beautiful. I just love all those roses.. Thanks so much for playing along with us at CCCB!

cnelson said...

This is so PRETTY!! Thanks so much for playing along at CCCB!!!