Thursday, 10 March 2011

Diamond Wedding Wishes

Hi there,
Do you ever have one of those cards that start out simple, you think it will be easy(ish) in your head but yet it takes forever??? Well this card is one of those sort! I started with my (sadly neglected for too long) Medallion stamp, inking it with Platinum Shimmer Paint using a sponge dauber..
Then I moved onto making some pretty flowers except every time I let go of one of those little cuties it would be seem ok, I would turn round and up it had sprung...more glue, more holding, more sitting it under a punch! Lol! Obviously I need more patience?! Who? Moi?  I finished them off with a dab more shimmer paint.
Sentiment is computer generated and printed onto White Vellum Card stock, it is such good quality this vellum, so lovely and thick to use, I also added a few Stampin' Up! Basic Rhinestones to bling it up a bit,
and finally I added a little strip inside to finish it off,
Having said all that I am pleased with the final card, even if it did take a lot longer than anticipated ;-)
Do let me know what you think??
Thanks for stopping by today and listening to me babble on. I hope you have a great day whatever you are doing, especially if it involves ink and/or paper ;-) 
Stampin' Hugs,


  1. SJ this is truly stunning, you have excelled yourself!!!!! Did you put it in a boxelope???? Jules x

  2. This is exquisite, well worth all the time and effort.

  3. WOW!!! What a stunning card - they are going to feel so special when they receive this card.
    Chris xx

  4. Ooo I am loving this card, it's fabulous
    Caroline x

  5. I think I'll copy your idea!!! This card is really wonderful (and the flowers too!!!!). Hugs! Germana

  6. GORGEOUS card!!! I love the Medallion stamp and am totally going to CASE this one!!

  7. Absolutly gorgeous card!! certainly worth the time, you are soooo clever :0)

  8. Gorgeous card, stunning. Love the flowers, well worth the time & effort.
    Sharon x

  9. Thank you for sharing such a fabulous card, and inspiring me to look at my shimmer paints again


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