Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Pistachio Bride, DD65 & RS76



How are all my Happy Stampers today? I feel like the summer is passing me by way too quickly. I was hoping to take my daughter to the beach yesterday as it was supposed to be a nice day, but when I got up it was pouring rain. The weather dude totally missed this one. So what's a girl to do on a rainy day? Stamp, of course!


Mmm, what yummy colors this week at Dynamic Duos! Blushing Bride always makes me think of, well, Blushing Brides. So I decided to use my Love & Laughter Stamp Set and coordinating Wedding Words Wheel Stamp for today's card.


I went in search of a sketch for my project, and did a little happy dance when I found this one at Retro Sketches. Was it perfect, or what?


I love this little dress and while I was making it had visions of an entire bridal party in Pistachio Pudding gowns. The image was stamped with Versamark Ink and heat embossed with White Embossing Powder. I cut the dress out by hand, then added some Ruffled Ribbon to the bottom. A pearl embellished flower draws attention to the waist. I wanted the stamping on the Blushing Bride layer to be very subtle so as not to take attention away from the dress, so I stamped it in Versamark Ink for some tone on tone action.


Stampin' Up Products Used:
Stamp Sets: Love & Laughter, Wedding Words Wheel
Card Stock: Very Vanilla, Basic Black, Blushing Bride, Pistachio Pudding
Designer Series Paper: Venetian Romance
Ink Pads: Versamark, Black Stazon
Tools: Heat Tool, Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack
Accessories: White Embossing Powder, Pistachio Pudding Ruffled Ribbon, Pearls


I hope you like my Pistachio Bride! If so, please leave a comment!




4 comments:

  1. Wow Sandy! This dress is so, so pretty! I love the white embossing AND that ruffle of ribbon. Gorgeous!
    I'm so glad you played along with us this week at Dynamic Duos. :)

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  2. This all came together--the bride, the blushing bride, and that fabulous sketch. I just love it.

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  3. This card is gorgeous! I adore the embossing and ruffle along the bottom of the dress :) Thanks so much for playing along with us at Dynamic Duos, we hope to see you back again soon!

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