Thursday, March 24, 2016

Mediterranean Achievers Blog Hop March


Welcome to another Mediterranean Achievers Blog Hop - our theme this month is "Wedding Dreams"

My eldest child's former teacher got married last weekend and since she was his teacher for 2 years in a row, we really wanted to give her a congratulations card.  When she returns from her honeymoon he can take this card to school to give to her.  She is such a sweet young lady and we loved having her as his teacher.



Since she is young and trendy, I didn't want to go too old-fashioned or shabby chic etc.  I wanted to keep it clean and simple and include some bling!
I also didn't really have too much in the way of specific wedding stamps so I actually did NO STAMPING on this card! OMG!



I've used the Expressions Natural Elements for the sentiment.  I tried out a few different options for colouring it and adding some sparkle. I settled on the bottom option - emboss with Whisper White embossing powder and then add Clear Wink of Stella over the top.

It is a little difficult to capture the sparkles on camera - always much prettier in real life - but hopefully this photo below gives you an idea of how each option looks.


The materials and tools I used for this card were:

* Gold glimmer paper (layer and heart)
* Botanical Gardens Designer Vellum Stack (earned free with a $90 sale-a-bration order)
* Mini Treat Bag Thinlits dies (for the heart - the sweetheart punch was too small for what I wanted)


I hope you enjoyed my project. Enjoy the rest of the blog hop!





6 comments:

Zoe Tant said...

I'm a fan of sparkle and bling so this really appeals. Love the subtle glitter touches. Zx

~ Cynthia said...

Thank you so much for showing us your wooden element options. Its great to see the different ways to step this up. Your son's teacher will love it! Glad we got to hop together this month. Have a wonderful Easter and God Bless, ~Cynthia <><

Anna said...

Love the simplicity and sophistication of this Bec. She will love it and she will love your thoughtfulness. Wooden Element looks great! We had the same idea. Anna xo

Angela Westland said...

Great Card and use of the wooden elements - I love them too. Angexx

Sabrina said...

Very cute!!

Genevieve said...

loved how you used the wood elements!