Melissas Paperie

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Perfect Harmony

Hi everyone and Happy October!

I wanted to share a card that I finished up today. My friend asked me to make a wedding card for her to give, and she gave me her idea of having two separate birds on the outside and then the two together on the inside. I thought it was great and designed the card based on that. I tried to show the birds singing happily together with the tree in bloom!

I also used no white or cream on this card (the lighter color is Soft Stone), so it qualifies for Cheryl's challenge. I used a ton of stamp sets and a ton of different inks on this card, it was fun! It's hard to see the polka dots I stamped with Smokey shadow on the Smokey Shadow paper, next time I'll use black. I created the sentiment with the computer.

Thanks for looking!

"Perfect Harmony" (all PTI unless noted)
Size: 5x7
Stamps: Birds of a Feather, Background Basics: Retro, Polka Dot Basics, Out on a Limn, Heart Prints
Ink: Rich Cocoa (Memento), Versamark, Creamy Brown and Wisteria (Colorbox), Walnut Stain (Ranger), Pearlescent Purple Brillance (Tsuineko), Smokey Shadow
Paper: Soft Stone, Smokey Shadow, Plum Pudding
Other: Label One Nestabilities Dies, Plum Pudding Satin ribbon, sponge, clear detail ep (Filigree), heat tool


B said...

What a sweet idea! :)

anya said...

This is *so* cute! What a great idea and perfectly executed! I love it!

Leah said...

Beautiful! You totally got the concept on this, I love it! Such a perfect wedding card, love the colors too.

{PurpleD} said...

These are darling cards!

Paulina said...

Love this idea! The colors, layout, stamp choices....everything is perfect!

IamDerby said...

What a great card! Love your sentiment!

Aimes said...

OMG this is so cool! I love the idea of the birds separate on the front and together inside - totally adorable! You've also made me think I need to use more purple, I usually shy away from it but it looks great with this colour combo!