Friday, October 26, 2007

Kicked up Wedding Card

Ok, I'm back with the camera.

A few years ago when I first started stamping I made this card. I loved it and made a bunch of them. Looking at it now though, it seems like it's missing something. So, it's time to try and kick it up!

All the stamps are retired from Stampin' Up!

I used everything that you see here on the card but added a few elements to improve it.

I started by taking the card apart. Luckily the adhesive I used to use is easy to take apart when it's been in a box for a couple of years. I used my Marvy square scallop punch to punch the silver cardstock and re-mounted the cake panel to it. I used the ribbon to hide the split where the two pieces come together to make the rectangle. Then I backed it on the pink cardstock again.
I trimmed the grey card down a 1/4 inch and tied the ribbon around it. The silver ribbon was a little thin so I added the thicker pink ribbon to give it a little substance. Lastly, I attached the whole card front to a pink card.

If I were starting from scratch I would color the cake with copics or watercolors so I wouldn't have the marker lines but that's what I used to use to color things. All in all I think it is much improved card. What do you think?


Lisa's Blessed A Latte said...

This is a very stunning card Kristine...Love it!!!

Carol said...

You are great at kicking up previously-made cards! It just goes to show how much we improve our skills through crafting and sharing. Nice job! BTW, that's really interesting that you married someone with the same last name! I married someone who shares the same birthday with me! LOL....I can form a taco with my tongue :)

Theresa said...

What a beauty!!! That stamp set does not get much love from me anymore, but I think you just inspired me to bring it out! Thankyou!

Rochelle W said...

WOW! Both cards are gorgeous!

Laura Roth said...

What a great card! It was beautiful to begin with and still beautiful afterwards...Great job!!!