Saturday 15 February 2014

Diamond Wedding Anniversary

It's my parent's Diamond Wedding Anniversary in a month and I wanted to make a real show stopper.  This colour combination of platinum, greys and champagne is one of my favourites, and I think it's softer and more elegant than the traditional white and silver.

Card Recipe:
Tools: Tonic Studios Indulgence Pop-Up Sentiments, Layering Butterflies, Layering Scallop Circle, Everyday Sentiments, Indulgence Affections, Regal Strip Deep Edge Punch, Butterfly Strip Punch, Vintage Frame Die, Silhouette Cameo, Grand Calibur
Paper and Card: Stardream, K and Co, Vellum
Embellishments: flatback pearls, crystals, picot-edge ribbon, metal tag
The focal point of my card is, naturally, the number 60.  I cut this from some speciality patterned pearlescent cardstock and then decorated the '60' with crystals.  I then mounted this onto a scalloped circle from the layering die-set.

My card also has a couple of hidden elements - created some elongated tags using my Vintage Frame die half-off the mat, and topped them with the more sentiments.  This 'With Love' is actually the waste from one of the Pop-Up Die Sets. I used a hole punch to punch through the 'o' and the top of the 'e'.  The Just for You is from Everyday Sentiments Set 1, and I glitter accented the hearts.

You can see the tags peeing out from behind the heart topper.
The heart topper itself is decorated with a kaleidoscope of bejewelled butterflies.

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  1. Beautiful card Dips and thanks for the sneak peek. xx

  2. Wow! Dips, this is stunning. What a beautiful keepsake, so much detail, and those new dies....

  3. Hi Dips, oh this is just gorgeous! Love these monochrome cards and especially the cream or white ones like this one. Great job! Maddy x

  4. what a lovely way to do a heart, so delicate

  5. Beautiful dies...more on my wish list...Joolsx

  6. hi dips... love your elegant card ... love those dies and always love flutterbyes lol ... thank you for hopping over to my blog ... hope you have a great week ... happy crafting and love sandy xx

  7. Fab card...really beautiful...has that wow factor and I am sure your parents will be over the moon. Sharon x

  8. Beautiful dies and love all the bling
    Carol x

  9. Beautiful card Dips, love the design, especially the hidden tags and butterflies. Thanks for visiting my blog and your kind comments. Tinaxx

  10. beautiful soft colourway
    Linda x


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