To The Happy Couple


Posted on 24th January 2023 by Danielle Bigland
Filed under Card Making Ideas, All Papercraft Tutorials, Projects And Cards By Type, Celebration Cards, Wedding Stationery, Design Team, Wedding cards and stationery

I cut a UK A6 card blank from a sheet of A4 Ivory Hammered 255gsm card. (This is half of the card lengthways so nice and easy!) I cut down a piece of the Purple Vino Sirio Coloured Card 290gsm to several mm smaller than the A6 card front. I ADORE this colour. It is so rich ❤️ Then from the remainder of the Ivory Hammered Card, I cut a piece several mm smaller than the purple card to sit on top. However, I hate wastage, especially of such a beautiful card so I 'hollowed' out the centre of the Purple card using a craft knife. This will go back into my stash to be used on a future project.

I adhered the Ivory layer to the Purple layer using wet glue.

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I took some lace with one straight edge, laid the flat edges parallel to one another and adhered the edges on the reverse with some double sided tape.

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I did similarly with some purple ribbon - ran it across the join of the lace and adhered it on the reverse with some more double sided tape.

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I stamped my sentiment onto a small rectangle of the Ivory Hammered Card. This took several impressions to get a bold enough finish. I mounted this onto a piece of the Purple card several mm larger round each edge than the ivory sentiment panel. I adhered the 2 using wet glue.

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To tie everything together, I adhered this panel to the card blank using foam tape and adhered the sentiment using double sided tape which is a great adhesive for fabrics and materials.

This completes the card.

I hope you like it ☺️

Until next time, take care.

Dani xx


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