Shower time!

My niece is getting married next moth and today was her bridal shower, she picked the most unusual color scheme for her wedding but it is truly stunning: Orange, green with grey and black, it did not scream wedding to me at first until I played around with the colors, here is the card I made her:

Dress card die cut: Creative Cuts & More, Stamps: Autumn Leaves, Inkadinkado, Stampin Up, Paper: Bazzill, American Crafts

I found this Dress Window die cut card from Creative Cuts & More stashed away with my white paper scraps and had to use it, I added some stamping and decorated the inside so there would be something pretty to see though the dress cutout:

I think I like decorating the inside of the card as much as I like making my homemade envelopes!

The envelope for this card is a SVG freebie (to cut with your Cricut and SCAL software) I designed and you can grab it here, it is adjustable in SCAL2 (square or rectangle), in scal 1 you are stuck with it being a square envelope, but you can still make it whatever size square you want.

Now, my niece is a very talented crafter, she was over the other day using my Cricut and she told me that she was going to buy thank you cards for the wedding instead of making them (Hats off to any bride who sends thank you notes, homemade or store-bought!) so I decided to letterpress her a set of 10 thank you notes, here you can see the detail of the debossed letterpress design:

Letterpress plates and paper: Lifestyle Crafts

If you remember a few months ago I showed you how I made a letterpress bed to fit in my Big Shot diecutter, if you want directions to make one for less than $10 check out this post, as you can see it works as well as the $149 kit from Lifestyle crafts and you can use their plates in it. Here are the cards and matching envies:

Envelope paper: K&Co, Tool: Scor-pal

Also I while back I showed you how to make envelopes with your Scor-pal, if you missed it you can see the video and grab my cheat sheet here.

These projects qualify for the following challenges: Annabelles Stamps (embossing), Clearly I Stamp (thank you cards), Cowgirls Sunday Stamping Challenge, DigiDoodles (anything goes), Creative craft Challenge (bride),  I Did It (buttons & bows), Totally Gorjuss (congrats) and Wee Memories (stamping.)

Thanks for stopping by and til next time happy crafting!

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36 Responses

  1. Your cards are stunning! Love everything!
    Thanks for playing along with us this week at AnnaBelle Stamps :)
    Andrea

  2. beautiful cards! love how you did the ribbon. thanks for joining us at CSSC.

  3. What a fun card. I am sure she will treasure it! Unique colors, and you made them work so well.

  4. Oh wow Lindsay it’s a gorgeous card!

  5. Beautiful!!! So much lovely details on the first one and the tank you notes are soooo elegant!!!

  6. This is just fantastic. Love all the matching items you have created.

    Thanks for joining in with us on DDSB

    Jayne xx

  7. Unusual colour scheme but love your card. Best wishes for the up coming wedding and thanks for joining us at creative craft challenges too.

  8. Lindsay, I love this card. The colors are unsusal for a wedding but it all comes together beautifully on your lovely card. I love your interesting ribbon treatment. Thanks for joining us at I Did It Creations Challenges.

    I really enjoyed reading your blog and I’m adding it to my blog list.
    Oh, and the Thank You cards are gorgeous. I’ll be back often to visit.

  9. What a fabulous card! Beautiful. Thank you so much for entering this in our challenge at Digi Doodle Shop’s Best.

    Hugs
    Judy

  10. I can’t wait to have this card displayed in my kitchen…gorgeous. Plus, looking at the cards you made for me, I think you may have recharged my desire to make my thank-you cards!

    • Cool! I’m sure my letterpress cards will seem plain next to your creations Sarah;) Hope you enjoyed your day!

  11. Wow thanks for joining us at creative craft with your lovely card, hugs Liz xx

  12. Your project is splendiferous!!! I am so happy that you have joined us at the Digi Doodle Shop’s Best this week and Good Luck!

    KymKreates
    DT Coordinator

  13. Both cards are beautiful!, those colors really are stunning together and I love all the detail you added. The letterpress embossing looks truly elegant also. TFS~Diane

  14. Great Card and great work!! I really enjoyed reading your blog and will come back for sure Thanks for joining us at IDIC Challenge blog.

    Hugs
    Robyn

  15. Beautiful card Lindsay, I love the orange and green you have used and the cutout with the embossing beneath is inspirational. Thank you for sharing your card with us at CSSC and we hope to see you next week. :-) xx

  16. Really lovely, thanks for joining us at Delightful Challenges.
    xx

  17. wow, just stunning!!! thanks so much for playing along with IDIC.
    Trish

  18. You did a wonderful job. Thanks for sharing your creation at CSSC!

  19. Wow these are all just beautiful, love the colours you have used – really clever card!
    Thanks for joining us over on Cowgirls Sunday Stampen Challenge

    Sarah x

  20. This is very beautiful. Thanks for joining us at I Did It Creations.

  21. What a pretty card. I love the congrats card. The colors are great and the stamping is beautiful.

  22. Great creation! Love the papers and design. Thanks for playing with us at I Did It Creations!

  23. what a beautiful card and envelope and thanks for sharing the files with me…. and thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop’s Best this week…

    Harriet

  24. What Awesome colours for a wedding and your cards and envelopes are stunning, love all your elements!
    Everything you have created is truly stunning!!!
    Thanks for playing along with us at AnnaBelle Stamps!

    Take Care, Hugs,
    Kylie X

  25. OMGoodness, these are so fantastic! Love the vibrant color scheme and all the texture!!!!!!

  26. Oh what a great card and the envelope. Love it!! Great!
    Thanks for joining us at Cowgirl’s Sunday Stamp’en Challenge, hope to see you next week again!!!!
    Hugs
    Elke

  27. Not the usual wedding colours but they are really effective, your card is stunning
    Thanks for joining us at CSSC and Good luck!!
    Claire xx

  28. Beautiful! Thank you for joining us for CIC this month.

  29. Fabulous creations! So elegant!
    DDSB Hugs
    Amber

  30. Beautiful card and envelope set! Thanks for playing along with AnnaBella Stamps this week.

  31. Ok, this card is simply GORGEOUS!!! Thanks for playing with us at CSSC. Hope to see you next week. :)

  32. What an unusual but truly stunning choice of colours – fantastic card – thank you for joining us at I Did it Creations this week
    Hugs,
    Debbie xx

  33. Love your dress card! Perfect for a bride!

  34. Lindsay, this is amazing! I love the dress cutout with the embossing behind it, and your looped ribbon is fabulous! Thanks so much for playing with us Wee Memories!

  35. WOW! Love this! so many fabby details=stunning project! Glad you could join us at Wee Memories!

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