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Celebration of Love

Hey Everyone! I hope you all had a great weekend. Last week, I made this card by request. Vintage Hawaiian (not too flowery) was the theme I had to go off on for this wedding card, so this is what I came up with for the happy couple. By the way, this card goes down in history as a card for a happy same-sex couple who married in Washington D.C. after a recently passed a same-sex marriage law. Perfect card, right?!

  1. Trim cream cardstock to about 4" x 5.25", then stamp post cards into a background pattern. Add distress ink with blending tool to entire paper.
  2. Hand stitch around the border.
  3. Ruffle twill tape.
  4. Tie tag around and secure with twine and a button.
  5. Pop off an A2 aqua mist card base.
Tips & Tricks
  • Stamping a Background Pattern with an Image - Start in the center of your cardstock and work your way out to the edges. This will allow you get an even distribution of the image to create a pattern.
  • So I won't get overwhelmed with stamping, I do not stamp on large cardstock sheets. I stamp on sheets that will fit a card front or slightly larger.

Stamps :: PTI - aloha
Ink :: Ranger - antique linen
Cardstock :: PTI - aqua mist, vintage cream
Embellishments :: Graphic 45 - Le' Romantique collection (Le' Romantique tags); May Arts - twine; PTI - aqua mist button; Melissa Phillips - twill tape
Tools :: Ranger - blending tool

Thanks for stopping by! Make the best of your Monday!


Eveline said...

Beautiful card and I'm glad the couple were able to marry.

Lin said...

LOVE that postcard background!

Smita said...

Wow!! That is a darling vintage card... I love it!

Juls said...

Just gorgeous! I love the vintage feel of your card, and the ribbon is just amazing! Hugs Juls

Glenda J said...

Love the stitching! Perfect for the occasion!

Anonymous said...

Oh my Ashley, I gasped when I saw this! Stunning!

Alice said...

this is gorgeous, Ashley! love the beautiful stamped background the ribbon treatment, the stitching, just everything!! most of all, it celebrated the true love that everyone deserves! =) LOVE this!

Savitri said...


I need to be absent from blogging so that I can submit for pubs :P Hope you're having fun creating!!!

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