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Vintage Wedding Card

Something borrowed, something blue.  Springtime is the perfect time for a wedding.  For this week’s challenge at Hand Stamped Sentiments we have a wedding project challenge.  My card was inspired by the stamp set Established Elegance.  I selected for my blue shade – Pool Party.  Love, love, love this color!  I paired it with Certainly Celery for a fresh spring feel.  To add to the vintage style, after stamping the images I sprayed the scallop circle and Pool Party layers with water then crumpled them.  I also used my Color Spritzer to lightly spray the frame and sentiment layer with Early Espresso.

Established Elegance Vintage wedding card

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I have included a close up of the card below.  I used non-Stampin’ Up! white tulle around the bust form.  I added the pearls for an elegant touch.

Established Elegance Stampin' Up! vintage card

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I hope you’re inspired to show us your wedding project.  Hop on over to Hand Stamped Sentiments to be inspired by our talented design team and to upload your creation.

hss wedding challenge #117

All Stampin’ Up! supplies below may be ordered from my website or email me to place your order.  If you have any questions about any card featured on my blog please email  me.

All products are Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Established Elegance Vintage Wedding Card

Card Size:  5.00″ H x 5.00″ W

Stamp sets:  Established Elegance, Always

Paper: Whisper White, Pool Party

Ink: Pool Party, Certainly Celery, Soft Suede

Accessories: Big Shot, Scallop Circle die, Designer Frames Textured Impressions Embossing Folders, Vintage Wallpaper Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Beautiful Wings Embosslits die, Large Oval Punch, Scallop Oval Punch, Bitty Shapes Punch Pack,  Certainly Celery marker, Pool Party marker, Basic Pearls, Antique Brad, Certainly Celery Satin ribbon, Dimensionals

Lucky Four Leaf Clover

This week I’m going for the green!  Hand Stamped Sentiments has a fun challenge this week to create any project inspired by St. Patrick’s Day.

Hand Stamped Sentiments

My idea for this challenge was inspired by the flourish in the Always Elegant stamp set by Stampin’ Up!  I knew instantly I wanted to create a lucky four leaf clover jewelry pin gift set that featured this beautiful flourish.   Since I had not played with my Crystal Effects this was perfect for the pin I had in my mind.  I first stamped the flourish from the Always Elegant stamp set and heat embossed it with gold then punch four hearts with the small heart punch.  I punched a 1/2″ circle and adhered the hearts to the circle with a mini glue dot then adhered the stem to the back.  I covered the front of the clover pin with Crystal Effects then let dry overnight.   I embellished with pearls and adhered a 3/4 inch silver safety catch pin back with hot glue gun.

The box and tag for the pin were created with the Sizzix Matchbox Bigz XL die.  I first ran the CS through with this die then embossed the top of the box with the Elegant Lines embossing folder before putting it together.  I wrapped the box with Very Vanilla satin ribbon.  The green tag is stamped with gold ink with the oval from the Vintage labels then stamped the ‘FOR YOU’ also from this set and punched it out with the 3/4″ circle.  I adhered the circle to the tag with dimensionals then tied it to the ribbon with gold cording.

The card base was cut with the Sizzix Bigz Large Scallop Square die and then embossed with the Elegant Lines embossing folder.  I used the Scallop Circles #2 die for the second layer. I stamped it with the flourish from the Always Elegant stamp and heat embossed it with gold then used Champagne Glass Glitter on the edges of the scalloped circle.  I made another four leaf clover and adhered it to the flourish with a dimensional.  The sentiment is from the Hostess Level 1 Aftherthoughts stamp set punched out with the large oval punch then outlined with Champagne Glass Glitter. I then layered on a scallop oval and adhered with dimensionals.

Lucky Four Leaf clover pin gift set

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I hope you’re inspired to create some St. Patrick’s day projects.  Hop on over to Hand Stamped Sentiments and see more inspiration from our talented design team.

All Stampin’ Up! supplies below may be ordered from my website or email me to place your order.

All products are Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Lucky Four Leaf Clover pin

Approx. Size: 1.75″ H x 1″ W

Stamps: Always Elegant

Paper: CS: Garden Green

Ink: Versamark

Accessories: Small Heart Punch, Gold embossing powder, Heat Tool, Basic Pearls, Crystal Effects, non-SU safety clasp pin back, mini glue dots

Technique: Stamping, Heat embossing

Lucky Four Leaf Clover pin gift box

Approx. Size: 2″ x 2-1/2″

Stamps: Always Elegant, retired Vintage Labels

Paper: CS: Garden Green, Very Vanilla

Ink: Encore Gold ink pad

Accessories: Sizzix Matchbox Bigz XL die, Big Shot, Elegant Lines embossing folder, Basic Pearls, Very Vanilla Satin Ribbon, gold cording

Technique: Stamping, Dry embossing

Lucky Four Leaf Clover card

Size: 4″ x 4″

Stamps: Always Elegant, Afterthoughts

Paper: CS: Garden Green, Very Vanilla

Ink: Encore Gold ink pad, Versamark

Card Accessories: Small Heart Punch, Gold embossing powder, Heat Tool, Basic Pearls, Very Vanilla Satin ribbon, Crystal Effects, Champagne Glass Glitter non-SU safety clasp pin back, mini glue dots

Technique: Stamping, Heat embossing, Die cutting

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