Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Happily Ever After

Hi Peeps! I hope you've had a good day. I had the most wonderful icecream today. It was a new flavor by Ben &Jerry's called "Mission To Marzipan" . Yummo! In a waffle cone too. So I was in a good mood to create something cheerful. :-)
Todays card was such fun to make. I made a few mistakes but then used them to create an even better creation. My recipe is as follows:

DPs assorted from my stash
Image Lili Of The Valley
Colors Graphitint pencils
Pearls Recollections
Flowers one handmade with papers and silk petals, the others by Recollections
Stitching Machine done
Scalloped edge Borderabilities

Here is a frontal view of the card:

And a close up of the sweet couple.....

This is the handmade flower and pearly/stitchy area. The small flower at the center of the large bloom and beside it is not handmade.

And the bottom detail...

Well I hope its been worth your stop over to see! I'm really pleased with how it came out.I love these muted colors. They work so well for a wedding card, don't they?
I am entering it in the folowing challenges:
Paper Sundaes Handmade flowers
Creative Craft Challenges Here comes the Bride
Thanks for coming by and taking the time to leave some love. It's much appreciated. :-)


Anonymous said...


Unknown said...

Absolutely stunning card. Such an adoreable couple

HappyCrafter said...

What a stunning wedding card! This will surely be a keepsake :-) The embellishments and especially the flowers are gorgeous. So glad you played along with us at Paper Sundeas!

Priscilla said...

Oh Dorcas.... this is amazing..Your card is so wonderful. Your stitching is amazing!!! Love your colors and your flowers are beautiful. I am so thrilled that you played ..I love your style. You have created a wonderful card for your entry this week. Thank you so much for playing the Midnight Madness sketch challenge this week.
MMSC Hostess

Julye said...

Very pretty card Dorcas and love the stitching it looks as if done by hand not machine, all the detailing is fab too and I'm sure it will be a treasuresd card. Thanks for joining us at creative craft challenges.

Lovely Linda said...

Oh my giddy aunt Dorcas! This is absolutely adorable! I love this image and you have coloured it amazingly - your embellishments take this to another level! I love coming to see your cards, they are so inspiring!! This is a favourite with me! Love it! It is great that you have played along with the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge this week, we love to see your creations and hope to see you again next week! {{{hugs}}}
Linda MMSC Design Team

Carol Hurlock said...

Dorcas this is just adorable. I love you crisp clean lines and all that marvelous layering. What a precious image too! This is definitely so good looking eye candy. Just beautiful. Great job with the sketch this week. Thank you so much for playing along with us at the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge.

Bear Hugs,
Carol :O}
Midnight Madness Design Team

Annika said...

Yes, these colours work beautifully and I love your style of colouring!!
To answer you question - I don't upload photos in posting area. I upload the straight into the picasaweb album and then just copy-paste existing url-s while posting!

Liz's creative corner said...

Wow, hun this is beautiful, love everything, the muted colours the layout and the gorgeous image, thanks for joining us at creative craft, hugs Liz xx

Stacey G.-2 Craf-t-4u said...

Very Pretty! As usual pretty great!

Sue said...

Hi Dorcas
a beautiful card, lovely colouring & papers, thank you for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week, hope to see you next week, sue,x

Gunn (MsPlum) said...

Hi Dorcas! That is just so pretty! I love the colors and the take on the sketchs is very, very good! I love what you have done with this card. The image is adorable - some newlyweds will be very happy to get this!

Thanks for joining Midnight Madness Challenge, I sure hope to see your fab work again in our challenge next week!


pam124 said...

Dorcas, you knocked my socks of with this beauty. I adore every single element of it from the image, to the colors, to the stitching, pearls and flowers. This is one WONDERFUL creation. This is going to have to go on my selection of faves this week!!

Thanks SO MUCH for joining the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge this week and I hope you can come play again next week!


ileana said...

Hi Dorcas, I just found your blog and so glad I did! love your coloring and in this card you did a AWESOME job. I like the efect you give with your pencils, I might try that technique soon, I color with pencils too and I like to learn how to color better :-)
Thanks for the inspiration! hugs,

CanadianScraps43 said...

I love this card. It is so beautiful. Love the scalloped border so much and well, you know I love your coloring. Hugs.

KarinsArtScrap said...

you have made a beautiful card dorcas
love your coloring and all the details you have created on your card

greetings karin

Crystal said...

Very beautiful, your colouring & addition of embellishments & stitching are fabulous. Love your flower too! Thanks for joining us at Paper Sundaes this week :)

Michele Roos said...

Such a beautiful card. Gorgeous colouring of the sweet image and fabulous details also. Hugs Michele x

tbk100601 said...

Hi Dorcas!! What a BEAUTIFUL card!! I love how you took that sweet image and put elegance to it!! Wonderful coloring and embellishments!! Thank you for playing along with us this week at the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge. We sure hope to see you again next week!!


marsha said...

This is so gorgeous! Congrat on being a "remarkable" this week!

Hugs, Marsha

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