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Monday, 9 July 2012

Gold card

Firstly, I am apologising again for the lack of comments, I hope to be back on track soon.

This weeks challenge at Less is More is Gold, not yellow, but GOLD!.

Here is my offering.  It's a second card for me on the same theme, I was asked to make a card from the department I work in, to make a card for man who got married abroad he'll come back to work married and to a party that quite a few of the staff are attending.  I made one and then decided that it may not be suitable, you know the feeling, will it be just me who likes it?, well I made this card as a second offering if they didn't like the first.  I'll post the first card later in the week if I can.  I decided on the Mr & Mrs rather than to the bride and groom or on your wedding day, as of course they will be married when they receive it.

I used Mandi's colouring suggestion for the gold text (which is "Rage") and printed it out, then printed a second layer wholly in the same gold to layer the text onto. I strung gold twine? around the layers and because the twine and the printing were different colours I used the shiny mirror card in a heart to match it, I embossed it curly to match the text. I thought maybe the Mr & Mrs would stand out more being slightly darker, I hope!

Just realised the layers look on a slant, they are NOT - honest, don't know why it shows as such here.


I am entering these into the following challenges


http://simplylessismoore.blogspot.co.uk/          Gold


http://mygraficocrafts.blogspot.co.uk/               Wedding


http://unstampabelleschallenges.blogspot.co.uk/      Celebrations Any form of paper creation will be accepted as long as NO STAMPS (Digital or Rubber) have been used (this includes sentiments).

http://justsomelinesblog.blogspot.co.uk/           Clean and Simple

16 comments:

  1. I really like how you have attached the heart and the twine. Thanks for entering into our CELEBRATIONS challenge at Unstampabelles.

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  2. This is a super card, great heart and love the Mr & Mrs

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  3. Fabulous card Faith. I am sure your party will love it! Thanks for joining in the fun at Unstampabelles Celebration Challenge.

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  4. lovely card, faith! i think it is perfect for your just married co-worker!!

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  5. Beautiful card, Faith. That shiny gold heart is fab! Ann Y.

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  6. I think this is a fabulous card. Very special.

    Marrigje

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  7. Great card Faith, I love the twine effect.

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  8. Faith this is stunning, I love it!

    Kelly x

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  9. Lovely card. I really like the Mr & Mrs, and the gold heart and twine are beautiful.
    Thanks for joining in our celebrations challenge at unstampabelles.

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  10. Hiya Faith, this is sensational, what a gorgeous design and love how you have used the twine very effect and unusual and the text is fantastic.

    Marie

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  11. This is great Faith!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  12. lovely card - just love that embossed heart. Thanks for joining in UnstampaBelles celebrations challenge.

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  13. Lovely card Faith
    Funny how the font looks quite dark, maybe its the photo
    I find it the perfect shade for me!
    Thanks so much
    mandi
    "Less is More"

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  14. Hola Faith, i think now they are MR. and MRS, is not the wedding day...I think is perfect MS.MRS.Great idea your swirl heart and the gold twine look beautiful!, gorgeous card Faith.
    A hug from Palma, the melted island

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  15. Very cool design...love the gold heart!! Thanks for joining our challenge over at Unstampabelles!

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  16. Hi Faith, I am so behind with visiting and commenting!! Fab cards since my last visit!
    xx

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