Monday, 27 August 2012

Wedding Cards for that Special Day.

Hi blogger buddies,

Hope you're all well. Been very busy making wedding cards ( five in all ) for the wedding which I made not only the invitations for ( here ), but also six drawer cards, for the bridesmaids gifts ( here ), so all in all, I've had a wonderful time creating for this special day.

I think the biggest challenge was to make all the cards very different, while keeping to the briefs, here are the first two.

I think this first card is my favourite, it was ordered by the grooms mum. She wanted her grandchildren to be able to give their mummy and daddy a special card on their special day. I think it has a lovely fairytale feel to it.

The whole card, which is 8x8, was designed using the MCS graphics program. The images are all from the 'Papercraft Library' collection in the finest filigree section. The bride and groom were placed in the bird cage, which was cut out and glittered, before being shaped and mounted with foam pads to give dimension. I also added a Mummy and Daddy scroll in teal, to the bottom of the cage. The backing papers are from my Docrafts 'Especially for You' cd.

The butterflies are of some significance. These were an important part of the brief. There is one for each of the children, the teal one for their son and the two orange ones for their daughters. The colours were also in the brides bouquet. To finish, I added a key charm and some white ribbon.

My second card was for  the brides brother and sister to give to the happy couple. The brief here was to design a young card, so I decided to use my 'Clipartfairy' wedding car design set.

The car was printed twice and then decoupaged for dimension. I added red glitter to enhance the break lights and all the other red detail and glamour dust around the main design.

White and silver ribbon and some pearls were added to finish.

I am entering these cards into the following challenges :-

My Mums Craft Shop Challenge - Wedding or Anniversary.

Hope you liked them and thank you for popping by.

Jools.  xxxx


  1. Hi Jools, these are both beautiful cards. I love them both! You have been busy! Have a great day! Shirleyx

  2. Very pretty and innovative wedding cards. Loved the idea behind the first card when the cage is open and decorated with beautiful butterflies :)

    Courtesy - Forerunners Healthcare

  3. Both fabulous cards Jools. Love them.
    Caz x

  4. I used to make such designs as i like them most! but do you have some designs about Plastic business cards ?

  5. Lovely cards! I like them both!!!
    Heidi xx

  6. Great special cards - thanks for joining the challenge at Forever Friends, Lisa (DT) x