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"Do it Nice or do it Twice !!."
-Clairee xx ;)

Thursday, 19 May 2011

............and we're gonna get married!



Hey Steel Mags fans. It's been FOREVA since I posted here, so i have a doozy for ya !
This card is for a couple of co-workers, who just went back home to India to get married. They have since returned & I was asked by staff to make a wedding card to go with the gift we are giving.
This is the result & I am very pleased with it.
I tried to get the skin tone darker than norm for obvious reasons. I also tried to match the shirt color to the one he wore at the wedding as well.
The paper is from Dollarama & the pink heart doily is from Bizzy Becs.
The 3D butterflies were a b-day gift from Trisha & the LARGE beige lace along the bottom is from Lori. Another birthday gift. The beige raffia along the side, as well as the pink rosebud ribbon is a gift from Suzi (a fellow fairy). 

One would think wedding & think flowers, right? Where r my flowers? Well to be perfectly honest with you, if there's one thing I've realized about myself, it's that I am not a flower girl, AT ALL! I tend to go for the OTHER embellies before flowers. I KNOW, call me crazy!



The white & gold butterfly on the stem with leaves is a Micheals purchase that was onsale! OMG I LOVE IT so much. I used the rest of the pack on a project to be seen at a later date! I added gold glitter to the edges of the papers on the front .

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Now. I dont usually complete both sides of the inside but needed one side to be free for all our signatures, so I thought, Ah to heck with it, finish it off already! I added a bit of gold bling to areas of the lace heart doily on the inside as well.



I would like to enter my card into the following Challenges: Magnolia-licious Highlites blog- Wedding project (how kawinkidink right?), Magnolia Down Under- fav . things (ribbons, bling, embellies), Magnolia Stamp Lovers- congrats (obviously this is a congrats on your marriage card), Bunny Zoes Monthly challenge & Just Magnolia and hAnglar stAnglar- make it lacy (lace ribbon, raffia lace, lace doilies) & Sketchy Colors- sketch (see below)- I ADORE this sketch.

30 comments:

  1. Corry what can I say it's utterly gorgeous, just finished colouring this happy couple myself. But I love how you coloured them. They must have been so thrilled with this!

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  2. Hi Corry, this is over the top stunning!!! Beautiful cooring and the details are just FAB!!
    hugs, Janiel

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  3. This is gorgeous! Love all the awesome details you added to make this card stunning!

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  4. This is very very nice. Beautiful.

    Gr. Ineke

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  5. glad you liked the card--you`re too funny!!!
    Of course I had to pop over and see the front of this one--well worth the hop--absolutely gorgeous--too bad I`m already married or I`d like to have this one, lovin all the lacey details and yeah I love that Michael Embellie too
    Fantastic
    Debs
    xxx

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  6. Fabulous card, love the butterflies
    Louise

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  7. This is absolutely gorgeous! WOW!!! This is my first visit to your wonderful blog, but I'll be back!!!!

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  8. OHHHHH Another bleeping gorgeous card lmbo!!!

    You got the skin colouring to the T woman wow!!!! The whole image is colored so pretty.The couple is gonna flip when they see it.Love it love it!Ruby♥

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  9. Hi Corry, this is so beautiful. What a very loved up couple and so perfectly coloured. Love all the yummy embellies and fab LO. Wonderful inside too. :o)

    Donna x

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  10. This is fabulous Corry, love all the gorgeous embellishments on your card xxx

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  11. Simply beautiful Cor!! I am sure the happy couple will adore it!
    Hugs~
    Dana

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  12. Really Really STUNNING xxx
    Thankyou so much for joinng us at MDUC this week xxx
    Love Debbie xxx

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  13. Oh wow! This is stunning! Just beautiful!
    Rene :D

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  14. Your card is wonderful!
    An adorable image, beautiful colors and lovely details.
    Thanks for joining us this week at JM / HS.
    Anne

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  15. Lovely card, the couple looks so happy, all the little butterflies around! Bye Mascha

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  16. I'm right there with you on the flowers front.. I can admit that I suck at them too :)
    this is gorgeous and I'm sure they'll really appreciate it ♥

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  17. How lovely. The butterflies are gorgeous.

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  18. Fabulous job you did with the coloring Cor! Gorgeous card for the couple and I'm sure they love it!

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  19. This is beautiful!! I bet they loved it! what a special gift for them too. I love this blog too btw! I've never visited here but, I've enjoyed my visit and Steele Magnolias is one of my favorite movies. I have seen it a hundred times. It never gets old and yes, I think I cry every time too...LOL Have a great day!

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  20. Beautiful and sweet. Love this image and they give such a romantic touch and your attention to detail is so wonderful :o)
    Hugs,
    Cabio

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  21. The couple receiving this card will truly be thrilled! Your coloring is gorgeous as well as your details. You created a real beauty here!
    Hugs, Cathy-Lynn

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  22. Wow! Your card is absolutely stunning! Your colouring is so beautiful...I love the colour of Edwin's shirt, he looks very elegant! Nice job on the embellishments as well.

    ~Meesh~

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  23. GOrgeous card! THanks for joining us at MSL! : )

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  24. Hello Corry, I would just get married again to receive such a beautiful card.Absolutely stunning. So much tendeness in the colors you chose, Your coloring is magnificient, love the lace and all the cute details.
    Gorgeous work.
    Hugs.

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  25. Wow this is so very pretty, beautybag colour and paper, and so lovely image... I love it....

    Thank you so much for joining us at sketchy Colors this week, Corry!:)

    Good Luck with the challenge,
    Hugs , Ellen

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  26. Wow! So beautiful! Love how you colored it, and love all the little details and embellies. I'm not a flower girl either, so I find it difficult to create cards that are fussy. I'm a clean and simple kinda girl. But, I do love looking at everyone's cards that have lots of flowers! I just can't seem to get it right on my own cards!

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  27. Gorgeous. The butterflies add so much to your design. Great work!

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  28. So fancy and romantic! I love the colouring on the image and the way you finished off the inside is gorgeous!
    Thanks for sharing! :)

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  29. Wow this is super stunning what a beautiful wedding card , so dreamy
    Hugs Susie xx

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