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Sunday, 9 August 2015

Happy Ruby Wedding

Good morning all!
The card I have to share with you today is a commision.
I was given free reign to make a Ruby Wedding card
for a friend to give to her husband.
Happy 40th Wedding Anniversary Liz & John!
Here's what I came up with!


I used a white 6"x6" base & added a mat of ruby red card-stock.
The white, embossed card is from Lelli-bot.
I added a layer of ruby card, along the lower third of the card, 
 the bottom edge was punched using an EK Success border punch & a 
mat of  the embossed card on top.
I created the hearts using the ruby red card.
I die cut them, then ran through the big shot to emboss, using Cuttlebug
swirls & swiss dots folders. Next I added some silver thread which was wrapped around.
In the past I have used embossing powder to give these a nice shiny appearance.
This time, as I had added the thread, I decided to try Anitas 3d Clear Gloss. 
It took ages to dry (overnight) but I am really happy with the result.
The sentiment was created in my graphics programme.
I added 3 ruby red star buttons to embellish.


On the inside of the card, I added a mat of ruby red card & a
die cut heart in white, to write on.
Thanks for popping in, I do hope you like my card!
I certainly had a lot of fun creating it!


15 comments:

  1. I love this card. Those heartsblook amazing xxx

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  2. A beautiful card Dawn, such an elegant design.
    Pauline
    x

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  3. Beautiful card Dawn. Love the hearts and that white embossed card is fantastic- it looks really elegant on this card.
    Cathy x

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  4. This is gorgeous Dawn and so elegant. Carol x

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  5. this is wonderful Dawn - so elegant - I love it! Hugs Rachel x

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  6. Hi Dawn this is a stunning card I love the elegant design. Hugs Jackie

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  7. A wonderful Anniversary card Dawn, I love the way you've done the hearts xx

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  8. Fabulous wedding Anniversary card Dawn, love those cute hearts.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  9. Lovely card, Dawn.....love the heart idea, very elegant & classy xx

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  10. A gorgoeus card Dawn. Love the design, so elegant.
    Mags
    x

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  11. What a lovely work. Congrats for 40 years for your friend. My husband is John to, but we are still a few years from our 20th

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  12. I really love the look of your heart
    stunning
    and your friend hubby will love this
    great Layout and love the monochrom color
    great Wedding card Dawn

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Thank you for taking the time & trouble to comment! I truly appreciate your feedback!
Hugs
Dawn xx