Monday, August 6, 2012

For Time and All Eternity -My Craft Spot Project

Someday in my future my beautiful daughters will get the opportunity go be married... no, there are not any plans yet... but a mom can think ahead right?
This weeks challenge at My Craft Spot is:
 Invitations and Announcements
(parties, weddings, new baby etc.)
I love Kimberly's "Happily Ever After" stamp set, the fonts are so beautiful and the sentiments are just perfect for wedding announcements or congratulations cards or gifts.
I made a "Save the Date" announcement, this would be a hand deliver card idea because of the flowers, but is is nice to make such a card for special close friends and family members, and this card was quite easy to put together, a plus when you are making several.
 This card measures 10 3/4" x 5", it's been scored at 2 1/2" and 6 3/4". I've used the EK Success Border Punch Swirl for the design on one side of the folded edge, then layered a piece of Stampin Up! Bordering Blue (retired color) cardstock behind the punched image.
The flowers and leaves are from I am Roses, I used a red rose and two white cherry blossoms, I love these mulberry flowers and they are quite inexpensive with reasonable shipping costs too. 
 I made a removable belly band to place over the card to keep it closed, added the tag with a white organza ribbon bow and hot glued the flowers to the bow. Added a large heart eyelet to the tag for a bit more color.
Using my Sweetheart cricut cartridge I cut out the cute couple on page 46 at 4",  glued them the the center of the card, then printed on a piece of velum the save the date info... just planning ahead :)
Added two red heart eyelet to the vellum and a white ribbon knot, then attached the back of the ribbon the the card, so the vellum could be lifted up to see the sweet couple.
 Close up of the belly band and tag

My Craft Spot will have more great announcement and invitation ideas made by the design team, so head over and be inspired -HERE, and join us for this weeks challenge... Kimberly always has great prizes every week.


  1. Robin, this is just GORGEOUS!!! your details are always so outstanding!! so inspiring:) TFS!
    Sherrie K


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