Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Elephants Wedding Wishes

Elephants Wedding Wishes
Made this wedding wishes card for an ex primary schoolmate who is getting married this Saturday.

Viva la Verve Sketches - November Week 1 Sketch

Close-up: Chinese wedding related pattern paper and stripe banner
Pattern paper with 'double happiness' in Chinese character, '喜喜' and Chinese wedding related images is used as the overlay of the background. Then a stripe banner is die cut and attached onto the pattern paper background as in the sketch. A silver ribbon with hearts 'hanging' on the sides are attached onto the earlier two (2) items as shown in the sketch. I did tie a bow as it is hard to tie a bow using this ribbon due to its 'hanging' hearts on the sides. The whole panel is attached onto a red card base using dimensional foam and double sided tape.

Close-up: The female elephant (cow) and male elephant (bull)
The elephants are stamped onto a white card stock and colored using Copic markers. I did not use the elephant natural colors as I like to differentiate the male elephant (bull) and female elephant (cow) literally. Then, they are die cut using the matching dies.

A stitched journal is die cut onto a light pink card stock which will act as the base for the elephants to 'sit' on as shown in the sketch. The sentiment is stamped on center top of the journal card and embossed in gold.
Close-up: Sentiment embossed in gold
The elephants are arrange accordingly below the sentiment and attached onto the journal card using dimensional foam tape. Some hearts flying out above the elephants are stamped onto the journal card to represent that these elephants are in love or is a pair of couple. Finally, the journal card is attach onto the card base as shown in the sketch.

Dimension : 12.7cm x 19cm or 5" x 7.5"
Type : Vertical fold
Inlay : None

This card is entering the challenge(s) organized by:
2) Just Us Girls JUGS - Word Week #318 - Stripes (ends by 12 November 2015)

Supplies used:
Copic markers used: B02, B04, B06, R81, R83 and R85

7 comments:

My Crafty Place - Sharyn Polesel said...

What a fun card! Love all of the colors and patterns. Thanks for joining us at Just Us Girls!

Virgo5 said...

What a beautiful wedding card, I'm sure they'll love it! Thanks for joining in our challenge at Catch The Bug!

Sue VanDeVusse said...

Those little elephants are just darling! Great combination of patterns with the papers. Thanks for playing with us at JUGS!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Very cute congrats card - Thanks for joining in at JUGS~

Bonnie Taylor said...

Your card is so sweet. I love the adorable elephants. Thank you for playing along with us at Craft Your Passion. We hope to see you again!
~ Bonnie DT

THE BLUEBERRY BEAR said...

Thanks for sharing your darling card in our Anything Goes challenge at Bugaboo Stamps' Catch the Bug blog. We are really happy you joined us and wish you luck in the draw.
Please join us again soon!
luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
BUGABOO DT

Bad Kitty said...

Your card is very beautiful !
Thank you for joining us at Craft your passion!
Good Luck and hope to see you again.

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