Hello everyone. It's Monday and that means it is Bitten by the Bug 2 design team project day. This week's challenge was selected by my DT sister - the beautiful AND talented Julia Moss. Julia asked the team to use any bakery item on any Cricut cartridge to create this week's project.
I chose to use the beautiful wedding cake on Creative Memories Divine Wedding cartridge, and of course I decided to make a wedding card featuring the cake!
I really like the simplicity and elegance of this cake. Each tier has a swirl trim that is just lovely. I cut my cake in three layers - the basic cake, the shadow cut, and the decorative swirls. I used black cardstock for the shadow cut and embossed the cut with a Swiss dot embossing folder. The basic cake was cut in white it too was embossed to add texture - though I honestly do not recall the name of the folder I used.
I used a silver on silver metallic cardstock to the cut swirl trim. I was amazed at how nicely this paper cut on the Cricut. I finished the cake off with pearls and gems.
Below the cake I added a decorative label to the card. Cut in four layers, also from Divine Wedding - though I did make some changes to the cuts using Cricut Craft Room. I cut the shadow layer in gray cardstock, the second layer in the silver on silver cardstock, and the trim on black. I added an extra oval to the center of the tag in order to stamp on the tag.
I used two different set of stamps on this card. Using black ink I stamped the word Congratulations on the label, with the Mr. & Mrs. stamped in red below.
I matted my cake and label onto a hand-stamped piece of cardstock. I used a large swirl stamp with a repeating stamping pattern in black ink onto white cardstock. I went back over the same area adding the red "Mr. & Mrs." stamps intermittently throughout the pattern.
I trimmed the stamped cardstock and affixed it to the black base card. I used pearls to finish the card design.
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Thanks for stopping by today. I have a week of projects planned to share with you - both Cricut and Silhouette Cameo projects, so be sure to stop by again soon.