Sunday, September 19, 2010

Sentimental Sundays - Wedding

Hi and happy Sunday! It's time for Sentimental Sundays and the theme is Wedding this time.

Before I get to the card I have some good news - after battling really major technical issues and being down for some days Whimsy Stamps website is now up and running again!! So if you were hoping to get your personalized stamp orders in - hurry over! Of course I'm not suggesting you should limit yourself to those only...lol

My card is a bit out of ordinary for me. Firstly I didn't have time (or energy) to colour up anything so I used Whiff Of Joy image I had coloured up about year and half ago. With Prismas. Yes, I know, the colouring sucks. Sorry.

Another unusual thing is that there is no paper on that card except the image. Everything else is canvas - all the layers, ribbon (just tore couple of strips and frayed) and even the flowers which I cut out with Marianne's Creatables. I embossed one of the layers with 5x7 Cuttlebug folder and sponged lightly with Antique Linen distress ink.

Then I added some torn-up raffia (idea from Tara again), couple of pearl pins, loads of flat back pearls. I tried to perk the image up by adding Flower Soft and Ultra Fine Flower Soft (the brown one) and some accents with Viva Pearl Pen in Gold.

Well, that's about it. Don't forget to play along to win a set of sentiments!

I would like to enter following challenges:
Secret Crafter - anything goes
Alphabet - U is for Unused stash (canvas)
ABC Challenge (2 weeks) - D is for Distressing
Paper Pretties - pearls, rhinestones or glitter dots
Lexi's Creations (2 weeks) - flower power
Wild Orchid (2 weeks) - pearls and pins


Thanks for looking and happy crafting
Hugs


33 comments:

Kellie Winnell said...

WOOOOOW this is absolutely stunning! I am trying to type this quickly so I can go back for another stare for a while, absolutely GORGEOUS!

Be sure to check out the Tickled Pink Stamps Blog today, a little surprise awaits you ;)

Hugs xx

Debbie Schneider said...

So much to look at - I love all the texture and the soft colors!!! I think the coloring looks just fine - you are too hard on yourself!!

Renkata said...

wow Annika, that is Fantastic idea. You have done gorgeous work dear.

Julie said...

Fantastic! so very creative! x

Ageeth Holster said...

Wauw Annika, my dear friend, you made again such a super original card!!! What a idea, its great!
Hugs, Ageeth

Lynne said...

This is just stunning Annika - I love the use of canvas - so different - perfect!! xx Lynne xx

Archies Mum said...

Wow what an amazing card, so unusual but just looks amazing. Love the colours you've chosen and the flower soft looks sooo nice on the carriage

Jenny said...

This is amazing!!! I LOVE all the canvas!!! The flowers are my fav though =)

chris said...

Oh My goodnes Annika, this is amazing, so love the canvas it looks so perfect. its fabulous. hugs chris xx

Ms. Jen said...

Gorgeous sweetie! I love that it's almost all canvas. What a great idea. It definitely adds to the charm of the card. This image is really pretty too, especially with the flocking.

Zoe said...

wowsers! this is stunning! I was scrolling through my blogger list and when I saw the thumbnail I had to click through and wow you did not dissapoint. heehee I love everything!! hugs xxoo

Sanna said...

This was really nice.
I've been away for three weeks and now I have enjoied myself with your blog. You have made a llot of beautiful cards....

Anne H. said...

WOW - your card is amazing, Annika!!
An adorable image and so many lovely details. I love the way you have used the canvas - I guess I have to try...
Hugs, Anne :)

Joanna K said...

Beautiful card, the colouring is just perfect, such lovely, warm colours. Very elegant and romantic ;) Love it ;))) Hugs, Joanna

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

(((BRAVO))) LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this, Annika. It's just drop dead gorgeous! Lovely vintage palette of colors and the texture is fabulous. How did you keep some of the layers and the flower from fraying? I really like how some of the edges are frayed and some aren't. Did you use the sticky-backed canvas or plain old canvas fabric? I'm having a blast playing with canvas - looks like you are too!

Sue C said...

How gorgeous is this ??? Another stunning card Annika, the distressing is just fab.

Thanks for joining us at ABC challenge. Sue C x

Cheryl said...

Beautiful and very creative! I love how you used the canvas.

Wendy Ramlakhan said...

Oh wow, I love the canvas. And for the record the coloring does NOT Suck!! LOL Another beautiful card Annika!!

Hugs,
Wendy

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

Hi again,

Thanks so much for the dets on the canvas and that was so sweet of you to offer to send me some of your primed excess. I'll pass because I want to do it myself. Would you believe, I have never used gesso? I think it's time for me to start dabbling with it. My Simon Says teammies use it a lot and I'm clueless - still trying to ramp up to their level - LOL. Thanks again for your willingness to share and for the wonderful inspiration you provide all of us!

Hugs,
Linda

Mel X said...

Hi Annika, What a wonderful creation. Love the soft vintage cream colouring.

Thanks for joining us this week at the Secret Crafter and good luck in the draw.

Mel X

Michele said...

First off, the coloring does NOT suck! IT is very pretty and has wonderful shading! Gorgeous card with amazing details!

Cheryl Nelson said...

Sooooooo incredibly fabulous! LOVE the texture!

Marlene said...

Wow - way to stun a girl when she gets back from vacation!! This is gorgeous!!! Missed you!

Faye said...

Oh Annika, do you really need me to tell you how stunningly beautiful this card is?! That's all I'm putting as I want to stare at it some more. xxx

Viv said...

Wow! Wow, wow wow! What a little masterpiece and so gorgeous! You're a clever cookie Annika! Viv xx

Netty said...

oooh FAB FAB FAB, xx

Shannon Erskine aka e3stamper said...

WOW!! This is soooo gorgeous!!!!

karlinchen50 said...

Wow Annie,
a very nice card so romantic. The colors are gorgeous. The details perfect.
Hugs Karla

Cathy said...

Beautiful card. Thank you for joining in the ABC challenge this time.

Cathy x

Caroljenks said...

Wow this card is absolutely stunning! I just love the canvas you've used - so effective. The frayed 'ribbon' is gorgeous!

LOVE IT!

Carol x

Hobby Paleis said...

That is a gorgeous wedding card. I love the vintage look.

Thanks for joining in the Secret Crafter challenge.

Hugs Renate

vob editor said...

I know you don't like doing wedding cards, but you have done a fantastic job. I appreciate of the card.

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Shane Gare said...

This is very nice wedding card. Ina card everything is perfect, Especially i like colour combination. Such a great creativity.

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