Tuesday 30 January 2018

Congrats on your special day

Hi and welcome to my post to announce the start of this week's ATSM challenge -


So any project where you use handmade marks, colouring, sewing, painting etc.
Here is my CAS card, sorry for the poor pic but trying to get a clear one of a card with shiny silver on is always a trial!

My son is off to quite a few weddings this year, friends from work and school, so wedding cards are in demand. I used this MB stamp I won last year and my Christmas pressie from aforementioned son, Prismacolor pencils. The layout is taken from the Paper Players and the colours from Card Concept.
The heart was stamped and embossed with silver before I coloured it with the pencils. It's my first time using these so I was unsure how it would turn out but I quite like the soft look. I used a variety of pink and pinky reds to build up the depth of the heart and a v pale pinky beige for the shadows on the blossoms. My white panel of linen effect card was inlaid into the silver linen effect frame before mounting on a white base card, the vellum banner cut and embossed with a sentiment in silver EP was laid across before adding the silver die cut Congrats and the fussy cut heart, the latter on pads.
So what will you make? Check out the rest of the team for more inspiration here and why not join in.

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  1. Exquisite! What a beautiful card you have created here Julie. Totally awesome and so very beautiful. Just dreamy!

  2. Great card, love the silver Congrats and gorgeous heart :)
    Hugs Kaz xx

  3. Julie your colouring with these pencils worked out really well. And wow to you for fussy cutting the heart-I have tried and well lets say I am not so good at it. So good to see you at Time Out and hope you are well x

  4. I love this elegant card Julie and the silver goes so well with that rich coral pink/red heart. Have fun mastering your new pencils xx

  5. How lucky to get Prismas from your son for Xmas, you raised him well! :)) Love that shiny die cut sentiment and you coloured the heart and flowers beautifully. Hugs your ATSM teammie Gwendolyn

  6. Just lovely, Julie ... the softness of the colouring is such a fabulous contrast to the crisp white and silver! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Time Out! Anita :)

  7. Such a pretty card. Thanks for sharing at CAS on Friday!

  8. Love your CAS Designe Jules
    and the heart colored so soft and beautiful
    adorable Wedding card for your son to give to his colleague or friends..you are a great Mommy I believe it

  9. So elegant! Your card is beautiful, love the touch of silver.Thanks for joining us at The paper Players!

  10. An exquisite wedding card that your son will be proud to share with a newlywed couple who, in turn, will treasure it immensely! The design...pure class!

  11. What a gorgeous wedding card and everything looks so beautiful on the textured card. Lucky you to get coloured pencils for Christmas!
    Carol x

  12. How elegant and beautiful it is, Ira!!! Lovely heart and silver accessories are great together, romantic :)

  13. The details on your card are lovely, Julie. You did a fabulous job with the trial run of the pencils. I love the linen cs and the silver die cut and embossing. The wedding couple will treasure this.

  14. Beautiful card! Thanks so much for joining us at The Card Concept.


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