Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Glam Wedding Dress Card


I have been struggling with locating my paper crafting mojo in recent weeks (hence the lack of posting).  Every so often I feel like my mojo takes a holiday and leaves me floundering.  I have found all sorts of activities and interests that I have let seduce me from the craft room while awaiting the return of my designing mojo.  Well tonight I put my foot down, designed a card, and made time for my Cricut.

I have always loved this pretty wedding dress cut from the Tie the Knot cartridge but I had not previously done much with the dress.  I needed a wedding card and I thought it was time to play with this dress.  I cut the shadow layer in a creamy white color.  The icon cut was completed in smooth white cardstock. And the overlay piece was cut (cutting twice) in a heavy white glitter cardstock.  


The base card was cut in ecru cardstock by welding two mirror image shapes from the Lacey Labels cartridge.  I trimmed the edges of the card front with a silver paint pen.  I also cut a top layer background in the same shape, but half an inch smaller than the base card, in a subtle yellow-cream floral tone on tone print.

I finished card with diamond gems using my I-Rock tool. I added silver paint to the dress sash and topped it with gems. I also added cream organza ribbon and flowers to soften and bling the card a bit.


I will be spending the weekend at the lake with my scrappy girlfriends and if anyone can help me find my missing mojo, this group can! So hopefully my blog will soon be back to normal.

28 comments:

Brigitte said...

WOW!!!!

Margie said...

Oh, Susan, your mojo hasn't gone anywhere!!! I've been feeling the same way lately, and wish I could pull off something ans beautiful as this! It's gorgeous and elegant! Your mojo will be right there with you this weekend!

Maria said...

Well, I think it looks like the mojo is there :) This is beautiful. You are certainly in the "wedding" mode :) Love how you used the iRock and added silver to the base.

Carol said...

WOW, wish I had your (cough) 'lack of mojo'! This card is stunning! TFS

Amy said...

Stunning! Looks like your mojo is ba-ack! Wish I could find mine.

nels6454 said...

Way to go girlie girl! This card is GORGEOUS. Looking forward to your sharing that mojo stuff this weekend.

MFK

Pat N. said...

Well, your mojo has certainly returned. That is a gorgeous card. BEAUTIFUL!!

~JulieH~ said...

Oh Susan this is amazingly beautiful! Good for you girl I need to give myself a talking to too to get back crafting!
Have a lovely weekend away!
Hugs
Juliexxx

snappy scrappy said...

Just gorgeous!!!!

Crafty Kate said...

She's baaa-aaackkk!! This card is so beautiful! If your mojo had left, it seems it has certainly returned! Love your work!

Kate

Glenda said...

Beautiful!!

Coley said...

Oh wow, this card is amazing. I just love how the dress sparkles...it's so beautiful, and the ribbon, what a terrific accent!

storylady said...

Well, you definately got your mojo back--this is simply beautiful. TFS!

{HUGS} Storylady--Linda

Maureen Reiss said...

Wow!!! This is soooo Gorgeous!!

Dakota Bear said...

Absolutely gorgeous!

JustYolie said...

Absolutely gorgeous!!

GiGi said...

This is SO BEAUTIFUL! Good luck finding your mojo!

matrimony said...

Oops!!! Soooo Cute. Absolutely Awesome!!!
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Jude said...

This is stunning! Great job! Jude judestersworld@blogspot.com

Kristie said...

This is gorgeous!!

mw_scrap said...

Your card is so beautiful..TFS Mary ann

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Angie said...

Beautiful job!!

Michele and Kristen said...

OMG Susan - your "mojo" is back. this card is beautiful.
michele

Mary said...

Beautiful, I love how you used the ribbon.

DonnaMundinger said...

OMG!!!! This is just gorgeous, Susan! Don't look like any missing mojo to me! Love it! xxD

Scrapper69 said...

WOW! WOW! WOW! GORGEOUS! :o)
Theresa

Sentimental Scrapper said...

Oh Susan, this is just GORGEOUS!! Love how sparkly and pretty the dress is! WOW!!

Ulysses' mama said...

All I can say is "WOW!"