Pastel Congratulations Wedding Engagement Card

by Joanne James17. March 2015 10:29

Today I'm sharing a card that I'm entering in a couple of challenges:

     

I'm not normally one for such pastel colours unless it's a baby card, however I thought I would combine this week's colour palette over at Pals Paper Arts with the great sketch over at CAS(E) This Sketch this week and create a card suitable for a wedding or engagement. Take a look:

I decided to feature the Congratulations sentiment from 'Your Perfect Day' as the centrepiece for my card, adorned with a couple of the floral flourishes from the 'Flowering Flourishes' set in each corner. I turned the sketch on its side as I needed my card to be landscape in order to fit my sentiment on. I stamped the sentiment in Soft Sky and coloured the flourishes with my Stampin' Write markers in each of the challenge colours, adding a few tiny pearls to the flower stamens. I used a piece of Soft Sky for my mat and stamped the whole card on Whisper White; this card looks more vibrant in real life - I find predominantly white cards so tricky to photograph. 

Short and sweet from me today - lots to do before attending an Easter Concert this afternoon where both James Juniors are singing and performing piano recitals. I will be back shortly with news of some additional Sale-A-Bration items that will be available free with a £45 spend until the end of the month. until then, happy stampin'!

 

Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

 

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Leigh Penner
Leigh PennerCanada
3/17/2015 7:46:30 PM #

Oh, this is so soft and pretty! Wonderful take on the sketch

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Mike
MikeUnited States
3/17/2015 10:05:04 PM #

Beautiful job, Joanne!  I love how you used the Soft Sky ONLY for the sentiment and mat!  Gorgeous!  Thanks for playing with Pals Paper Arts!

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hannelie Bester
hannelie BesterU.A.E.
3/19/2015 10:44:46 AM #

Joanne, you used the sketch in the most beautiful way!
( I struggle with pastels too!)
thanks so much for joining us at Case this sketch!

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