Saturday, 24 March 2018

Close Your Eyes

"Close Your Eyes" is the name of the image I've used today, but if you're not a fan of fussy cards, then you may want to take the advice yourself.  I admit that when it comes to wedding cards, I do tend to veer away from the CAS look and today's wedding card is no exception; there's barely a bit of base card that you can still see!

I've watercoloured an older image from Lili of the Valley and surrounded it in a frame of lace, flowers, mesh and pearls.  I've used a very old Whiff of Joy heart banner die which I've finally managed to suss out when it comes to adding a date to it in the right place to fit inside the heart.

Water-coloured on Langton Watercolour paper with Ranger Distress Ink Reinkers:
  • Hair: Vintage Photo, Gathered Twigs, Hickory Smoke, Black Soot
  • Skin: Tattered Rose, Tea Dye, Worn Lipstick
  • Greens: Twisted Citron, Mowed Lawn, Peeled Paint, Forest Moss
  • Sky: Tumbled Glass
  • Blue on outfits: Stormy Sky, Faded Jeans
  • Reds: Abandoned Coral, Ripe Persimmon, Barn Door, Aged Mahogany
  • Girl's socks: Spun Sugar, Worn Lipstick
Card Recipe:
I've been inspired by:
Happy crafting


scrappymo! said...

This is a pretty Wedding card. i like that older image and your design is beautiful. i think Wedding cards need that special something you get with fab design, pretty lace, and beautiful embellies!

Carole Pollard said...

So so pretty I just love this I love this stamp it always looks fab and hugs Carole x

Sarah said...

A Netty "classic" :0) Such a lovely wedding card and I love the date xx

Carol S. said...

A gorgeous card and love the different!! Hugs, Carol S.xx

Lin said...

SO cute, Annette! Love your lace bow and the added posies, too! Thanks for playing with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

Wishcraft said...

Such a beautiful card Annette, so many lovely details and super sweet image too :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Fikreta said...

Lovely card.

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