Saturday, 25 April 2015

The most random wedding card ever?

I had the strangest card request that I've EVER been asked for .... a young couple who own a pizza shop, who have a baby boy, love rabbits and who are off to Australia for their honeymoon ... and to include ALL these elements on a wedding card!  Aarrgghh!

After having a major hunt through my stamps to find something suitable, this ended up being one of the biggest cards I've ever made at A5 size so I could squeeze everything in!  Here's a rundown of the stamps I used ...
  • rabbit, kangaroo and hearts from Paper Smooches
  • My chef is Luigi from High Hopes
  • Baby from Lili of the Valley
  • Mr & Mrs and sentiment from Woodware
All coloured with watercolour pencils.  Chef popped up on dimensionals.  I added some diamonds to the Mr&Mrs and chef's buttons for a bit of sparkle.

Considering I agonised over this card for a few days, I'm really pleased with how it turned out!  I think maybe the only thing I'd change if I was making this again (which I'm never likely to!!) would be to put my kangaroo under the 'Mrs' ... he kinda looks a bit odd floating there!

Paper Smooches SPARKS - Anything goes
Party Time Tuesdays #197 - anything goes
Stamp and Create April - anything goes
613 Avenue Create #120 - anything goes with diamonds
Papertake Weekly - cute
Addicted to Stamps #141 - anything goes
Cutie Pie Challenge #86 - boys

15 comments:

  1. Wow talk about a challenge! You did an awesome job incorporating all of the elements though! And you actually had all of the stamps too! I really like the Mr & Mrs stamp. Thanks for playing in our neighborhood this week!

    Kathi, Owner
    613 Avenue Create

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  2. This is too cute! Great coloring! Thanks for playing in our neighborhood at 613 Avenue Create.

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  3. Wow! That was some assignment, but you pulled it off beautifully! I'd still be sitting there scratching my head trying to figure out what to do. I'll bet your customer was tickled pink!

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  4. Wonderful card Lynne, you managed all the elements required without it looking overcrowded :o)
    Jackie xx

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  5. Fantastic card Lynne you have certainly covered all the requisites, amazing work.
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  6. Wow, what a task but you pulled it off brilliantly, a great combo of images.
    Thanks for linking up at ATSM this week. :)

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  7. Fab, you fulfilled the brief brilliantly, what a tough one! Such a fun card. Thanks for sharing at ATSM this week, Anita x

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  8. A challenging brief indeed but, as usual, a brilliant card to show for it!! xx

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  9. Well done, Lynne, you must feel like you've passed some weird card makers inititaion test with this one! Such fun, Jo x

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  10. That last comment should have the word 'initiation' in it and not the amusing spelling error I saw flash before my eyes just as the comment vanished! LOL! Jo x

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  11. Wow! That is a super challenging card request but you put it all together and it is adorable! Thanks so much for playing with us at PaperSmooches Sparks!

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  12. A very tall order indeed, Lynne - I'm sure they were delighted with it. Great job.

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  13. This is so creative and fun!! You've done a wonderful job combining all of these images together for your request! :) Thanks for sharing your creation with us at Addicted to Stamps & More! Hugs & Smiles - *Vicki*-DT member

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  14. What a fun Wedding card! Thank you for sharing with us at the Cutie Pie Challenge. Shona xx

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