Friday, September 17, 2010

For the Newlyweds...

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After some freak storms yesterday, I felt like creating something sunny and happy. The fun sketch over at Everything But the Kitchen Sink is one that leaves a lot up to interpretation, and so here is mine! For this card for a pair of sweet newlyweds, I began with an image from one of my favorite Taylored Expressions sets, Wings of Joy. It's a Christmas set, but with a little tweaking, it was perfect for a wedding card.
I'm going to try out something a bit new today. We are all pressed for time, so I thought I'd include details on this card in a new format, called "Spilling the Beans." I'd love to know if you prefer my usual narrative or if you like this new list format, so please leave me a comment telling me what you think. You are the reason TSB exists, so your opinion matters!

SPILLING THE BEANS

  1. Make card from card stock.
  2. Trim patterned paper and mat with cardstock; border punch and adhere card stock, tie ribbon, and adhere.
  3. Stamp birdcage and color birds and heart; punch heart from card stock, color, and adhere. Adhere to card with foam tape.
  4. Stamp sentiment.

BEAN NOTES

  • Stamps: Wings of Joy (Taylored Expressions); Teeny Tiny Wishes sentiment (Stampin' Up!)
  • Ink: Memento Rich Cocoa (Tsukineko)
  • Card Stock: Choice Snow White (TE); Crumb Cake, Chocolate Chip, Blushing Bride (SU!)
  • Patterned Paper: Blushing Bride In-Color (SU!)
  • Fibers: Stitched Grosgrain (generic)
  • Coloring Medium: Sketch Marker RV11 (Copic)

HAPPY BEANS

  • Tools: Small Heart Punch (SU!); Cornice Border Punch (Martha Stewart Crafts)

14 comments:

Linda Callahan said...

Glad you survived the storms last night - I saw it on the late night news! We only had rain upstate! Your card is so sweet - love the image and the scallopy border! And I love your new Spilling the Beans (Great title!) format - so easy to follow!

Ann Schach said...

Perfect wedding card! I love the colors!

Carla Bazhenow said...

How perfect. I love your card and the new easier to read format!!! Spilling the Beans is perfection!!! Your good. Hugs,

Kelly Michels said...

Love your cards !!! So beautiful !! And the new Spilling the Beans is very helpful and easy on the eye to follow.

Patti MacLeith said...

So very cute.

Diane - Rubber 'n Rafters said...

So cute and love the colors. Love your Spilling the Beans too. Clever.

Tenia Nelson said...

So love this card!!!! Thanks for sharing!!!

Anne said...

I love your "Spilling the Beans." Very easy to follow. Thanks!

Lynnette said...

This card is so perfect, just completely adorable. I like your steps, or "Spilling the beans", I prefer bullet points because I find them easier to follow. Whatever you decide, your work is gorgeous

Cards by Gina said...

Oooh, so pretty!! I love it lots!

Courtney Baker said...

Hey Regina this is so cute! Thanks for playing along with us!

Ann said...

Super sweet creation, Regina! Thanks for taking the EBTKS challenge!

Winter said...

Super sweet card! I love that stamp! Thanks so much for playing with us in the EBTKS challenge! :)

jen said...

Super cute!! Congrats on your EBTKS win! :)