Monday, July 11

Silver Wedding card and Box







Good Morning my dears,   Sorry this post is so heavy handed with pictures, I just wanted to tryand get all the elements included. 

 I hope you all had a lovely weekend, I was working over the weekend but still managed to do a little crafting.  I was asked to make a Silver Wedding card for a member of the family, with no real guidelines so I decided to go kinda vintage style and make an easel card with no image involved, just paper, ribbon, flowers, die cuts, pins and Tim Holtz distress inks. I'm quite pleased how it turned out.  

Of course there had to be a box for the card to fit into so using my trusty Hougie score board and white card this is the end result.  The full recipe for my box and card are below this post.

Wishing you all a wonderful day and week ahead.

I would like to enter the following Challenges:


Our Vintage Affair Challenge: Would like to something altered with the theme of Wedding. I'm hoping my plain white box is considered as an altered item.
Ooh La La Challenge Blog: Have the theme of Tag this week, I've used a hidden tag (picture 3) so that a personal message can be written and a Tag on my box.
Ellephantastic Challenge:  Would like to see a Celebration this month and they are having a wonderful Blog Hop happening NOW.
Cupcake Craft Challenge:  Are celebrating their 150th challenge. so they would like you to choose any one of their previous challenges.  I've chosen #48 Distressing.
Allosorts Challenge:  have a Free and Easy theme for the whole of July so anything goes.
Die Cut Dreams Challenge:  Have a 3 2 1 Recipe this fortnight, that's 3 shapes, 2 colours, 1 ribbon/bow.
Craft Us Crazy Challenge:  Have the theme Xmas in July and/or  Distressed Vintage. This is my second entry.



Recipe:
Papers:  K&Co Hydrangea stripe
Medium for all distressing:  Tim Holtz, antique linen, scattered straw, tea dye, forest green for leaves
Die Cuts Used:  Doohickey vintage tag die, Marianne D's corner die, Marianne D's swirl die, spellbinders labels 18, spellbinders leaves foliage die, Tim Holtz Ticket Die.
Flowers: all from Wild Orchid Crafts some have been distressed with TH inks others have been opened to give a different shape.
Pearls & Butterfly: Prima
Ribbon: Stash
Hatpin: made by me
silver number: cake decoration.
Gems: La Blanche
Sentiment: computer

38 comments:

  1. WOW!!! Suzi this is a gorgeous keepsake hun!!
    absolutely stunning!!
    hugs
    laney

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  2. Your wedding card and box is just perfect for our challenge over at Our Vintage Affair - very beautiful. Thank you for joining in with us at OVA Polly x

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  3. wow suzi this is just gorgeous anyone would be happy to recieve such a gorgeous card and fab matching box hugs mandy xx

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  4. such a beautiful creation and love the colour thank you for joining us at Our Vintage Affair. I have candy if you are interested
    Hugs Kate xx

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  5. Such an elegant card and box, Suzi...the happy couple will surely love it!
    xxx Margreet

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  6. Wow this is beautiful, I'm sure it will be greatly treasured.
    I have candy if you are interested, Thank you so much for entering our challenge at ALLSORTS this week, good luck & hope you’ll join us again!
    Hugz Fleur xXx

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  7. Stunning card and box luv the colours, Thanks for joining us at DCD .
    Chris x

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  8. Such a beautiful card and matching box and a fab choice of theme from our previous challenges...thank you so much for joining in the fun with us at Cupcake this week :) Donna x

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  9. This is so beautiful Suzi! And I love that the box matches too!
    Thanks for joining us at OLLCB this week!
    Lizy DT x

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  10. This is so beautiful love all the flowers....visiting from Make it Monday.

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  11. What a beautiful card and box! Really love that bunch of flowers. Thank you for joining in at Ellephantstic this month. Jill

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  12. oh my suzi what a stunning gift ,i am sure the lucky recipents will treasure it,so many beautiful details and stunning design....i love it
    tracey x

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  13. Love your gorgeous beautiful card and matching box.
    luv
    Debby

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  14. Simply gorgeous Suzi. The soft beautiful colours...just gorgeous.

    Thanks for sharing with us at ‘Make it Monday’

    Luv CHRISSYxx

    Don’t forget. .if you leave a comment on another entrant, mention that you saw their card on ‘Make it Monday’ for a chance at second prize.. the more you comment on and mention MIM, the more chances at winning second prize.

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  15. This is fun, thanks for sharing!
    Hey, come join in the fun at Pixie Dust Paperie, we are giving away a Pixie kit worth $40!
    http://www.pixiedustpaperie.blogspot.com/

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  16. Wow, this is stunning! I adore your gorgeous flower arrangement!

    Thx for linking it up to the Make It Monday party!

    Mary J x

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  17. Gorgeous card Suzi! Very elegant! Your flower arrangement is so beautiful! The matching box is fabulous too!!!
    hugs,
    Silvie
    xx

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  18. Beautiful and delicate work. Thank you for participating in the job blog OVA!

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  19. Love, love, love it...It's stunning xx

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  20. This is utterly gorgeous, Suzi! I love the colors and the flowers are lovely. The envelope box is terrific too. Me thinks you will be winning some challenges with this beautiful pair!

    Hope you are doing well - sorry I haven't been by in so long!

    Hugs,
    Linda

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  21. These are so lovely , the flower arrangement is stunning as is the tag. thanks so much for joining us at Ooh-La -La creations.

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  22. Absolutely Gorgeous Suzi!!!
    hugs

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  23. Me again!!
    stunning card Suzi!!
    Thanks for joining us this time at Bearlymine would love to see you next time too
    hugs
    laney

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  24. Lovely, dropping by via Make it Monday XOXO Zoe

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  25. wow wow wow Suzi what an amazing piece of work, so beautifully designed and I love the mix of colours
    Mina xxx

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  26. Oh what a wonderful and beautiful card, it made me smile! Thanks so much for joining us at Cupcake this week. Good Luck. x

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  27. Wow these are absolutely gorgeous the colours and embellishments are beautiful
    Thank you so much for sharing ith us at ooh la la this week
    Wendi

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  28. Suzi this is stunning--love it, gorgeous colors and flowers, thanks so much for joining our "recipe" challenge at Die Cut Dreams
    Debs
    xxx

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  29. Hi Suzi! Hope you are well hun xx What a stunning card! I love the colours and the matching box is just brilliant! Thank you for joining in or celebrations at Ellephantastic! Hope you hop along with us too! Hugs Tina xx

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  30. Totally delicious creation Suzi, absolutely love those flowers. Thank you for playing at Die Cut Dreams.

    Hugs Ali x

    PS I would love you to check out my candy

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  31. Oh my word Suzi this is stunningly beautiful & just look at the detail & the pretty colours. WOW!
    Thank you for playing along with our celebrations. Don't forget we've got a blog hop going in all month & for entering the challenge you get 2 entries in to the blog hop candy!!!
    Hugs x

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  32. Hi Suzi,
    Hope you are well hun. This is a fabulous set, love the colours and the embellies, and your tags are just perfect. Thanks for sharing it with us at Ooh La La this time, and thanks for joining us at Die Cut Dreams too. Good luck.
    hugs
    Dawn xx

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  33. Absolutely stunning. Gorgeous card and box. Thank you for joining us at Bearly Mine this time. Good Luck. Hugs J x

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  34. Stunning! Beautiful! I'm speechless! Fabulous techniques and colours!

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  35. Cores perfeitas num lindo projeto.

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  36. Suzi... this is stunning... and I don't think you had too many pictures of this project at all... Just loved viewing each and everyone... Thank you for creating with us at Our Vintage Affair. xoxo

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  37. Suzi love your creation specially flowers you made.
    PVC cards
    plastic discount card

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Thank you so much for taking the time to visit and leave me some love, I may not be able to thank you all personally but it means the world to me reading your lovely comments.
Suzi xx