Thursday, 10 June 2010

Magnolia Bride and Bridesmaid



Hi everyone, hope you've had a good week so far! A Magnolia Wedding Collection card today with the beautiful Bride and Bridesmaid stamp which I've water coloured with distress inks and cut out with a Nestabilities mega labels die. The background paper is by Magnolia and is punched with a Martha Stewart crown punch around the page punch then I've inked the edges of this, the die cut image and the card base with old paper distress ink. To decorate I added a ribbon that I inked with the distress ink, ruched up and attached with thin glue tape, some viva pearl and jewel pens, stickles, gold outline paste for the gold pearls and a pink pearl to the ribbon. 

I'm entering my card into the following chellenges:

Sir Stampalot - 'Punch it'
Stamptacular Sunday Challenge - 'I do, I do, I do'

Thank you for your lovely comments, I always read and appreciate them.

20 comments:

Cordine said...

Gorgeous Card!
Hugs
Cordine

Camilla said...

OMG Chris!
I think it is live,
I just want to take it over and over again.
You paint so beautifully and it is so beautiful colors that you mix together.
It is so inspiring to look at you.
I am impressed by your beautiful cards that are in Magnolia store.
Hugs Camilla

Tracy V. said...

This is beautiful. I love how you did the shading in the background. I have been trying to play with Distress inks, I just can't get them to work right for me!! What paper do you use? Your coloring is great!

Mary Ann said...

Oh, this is just gorgeous!!!
Your painting is just beautiful...a work of art!
Thanks for sharing!

Jane said...

Wow this is lovely...what a beautiful bride!

Monique Lokhorst said...

Hello Chris,

What a beautiful card this is. I love the way you paint with the Distress Ink. I just love everything about the card! Thank you for sharing!

Lots of hugs from Holland,
Monique xxx

Darcie said...

Wow Chris! This card is stunningly beautiful!! I love your coloring, shading & little details :)
Hugs x
Darcie

Fleur said...

Oh Chris this truly is stunning - As always.
Your colouring always amazes me - so life-like.
Hugz Fleur xXx

debbies said...

Your coloring is stunning!

Jojjo said...

Holy smoke! Another beautiful creation!
Your colouring is absolutely perfect, I wish I could colour like that!

Kim Piggott said...

Oh Chris this is absolutely stunning!
They look so beautiful and your colouring has brought them to life!
Just amazing!
hugs
kim x

Silvie Z said...

Hi Chris, another gorgeous card! So elegant! Love it! It's wonderful!
Hugs,
Silvie from France

Diane said...

You've created a beautiful card, Chris with this wonderful image.
Diane x

Judi said...

What a FABULOUS card. I love it, and your colouring is just DEVINE!

Hugs

Judi xxx

Cassandra said...

Ow My! What a stunning card Chris! I love it all. And your colouring with the inks is just superb. Just stunning. *hugz*

bente_me said...

Wow! great colouring skills! I'm amazed! It almost look alive:)
Have a great summer!
Hugs, Bente

Elizabeth said...

Your card is soooo... gorgeous and elegant!!! The coloring is perfect.

Karita said...

Wooooow! Your card is stunning Chris! :)
And your colouring is out of this world! It is so amazing!:)

Have a great weekend :)

Hugs,
Karita

Patricia said...

Really stunning card, beautiful & so delicate looking, gorgeous stamp, love it! xx

Zoe said...

Oh Chris! This is just absolutely GORGEOUS!! The lighting in their hair is perfect and the folds in the dress make it look so light and delicate. The flowers and finer details - pearl necklace! - are perfect. Yes I love it! heehee xxoo

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