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Monday, September 10, 2012

Love Birds

Love is in the air again as I have another wedding card to share with you!  I am on a roll with them recently!  This card was a special request from a co-worker for her friend's wedding.  As part of the bridal party she wanted something special for the happy couple.  I was told "love birds" was the wedding theme so I went with it.  My image is from Third Coast Rubber Stamps, though I can't remember what its exact name is.  I don't believe I've ever used it before, but it was just perfect for this occasion!  I stamped the image with Tuxedo Black ink from Memento.  The birds and branch are colored with Copics and the hearts are embossed and paper pieced.  It was then fussy cut and popped up with foam squares.

I really think this creation has a lovely vintage, shabby chic feel to it!  Papers are from Basic Grey.  The bird cage die cut is courtesy of Tim Holtz as is the metal muse token in the corner.  I added lace, flowers, and pearls from my stash.

Inspiration for my layout came from a sketch (#39) over at Christmas Challenges.  I just really liked the sketch and wanted to use it, even though I wasn't making a holiday card or entering the challenge.  I tweaked it a bit, of course, to suit my needs. 

Despite the love, I'm ready for wedding season to be over. Today's Fall like weather has me thinking ahead to Halloween!  Bring on the tricks and the treats!  One more wedding card to go and then I will spend the next month bombarding you with spook-tacular projects!

Thanks for stopping by and I'll be back with another creation to share soon!

- Make My Monday: Vintage Wedding
- Drunken Stampers: #96-The Birds 
- Polka Doodles: #36-What's The Word Bird?
- Simply Create Too: #21-So Old or Vintage 




Wow what a super card. I love it


Lotta said...

Gorgeous! Perfect with those cute lovebirds! hugs Lotta

Jacqueline said...

Thanks for joining us this week at MMM - your card is lovely - Jacqueline xx

Robin said...

Fabulous! Love those birds and the papers are all so pretty. Hugs, Robin

Papercrafting Princess said...

Darling card!

Donna said...

Lovely card!
I love all the layers and colours!
Thanks for playing along with the "For the Birds" challenge this week at Drunken Stampers!!

DianeMoneyGoolsby said...

Regan: So wonderful card beautiful image! Glad you could join in our Challenge #21 - "So Old/Vintage.`

Simply Create Too Design Team Member

KelliJo said...

Super sweet and full of love!!!

Barbara Godden said...

Wonderful card, love the colours and sketch thanks for joining us at the Drunken Stampers "for the birds" challenge this week

Cazro said...

A pretty contemporary card. Thanks for joining in our Vintage Wedding at Make My Monday. Caz

Mynn xx said...

Oh so fun! LOVE your dry embossed hearts and the lace trim! Thanks for joining us at MMM! :)

Unknown said...

WOW! This is beautiful! Love al the layers, birdcage, flowers, etc. ;o)

Beate said...

A wonderful card with a very cute image!
Thank you for joining us at Simply Create Too Challenge #21.

Kathy said...

Gorgeous, love the vintage feel. The birdcage is very cool and i love the pieced and embossed hearts.

Katie Skiff said...

Love all your elements, this is a great card!!Thanks for playing with Drunken Stampers.

Fliss said...

Great card. Love the striking background and pretty hearts.
Thanks for joining in this week at Make My Monday.
Fliss x

JayBe said...

I love your card, Regan - thanx for joining us at Polkadoodles. Jan xx