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Monday, 15 November 2010

Kraftin Kimmie's Funky Fibres

The elder of my two nieces got married in October.  She and her husband are both very active in the Scouting world and are very outdoorsy.   They had a lovely church ceremony and then held their reception in a circus big top erected by the groom over several days beforehand.  He is a specialist sound and lighting engineer and produced an absolutely amazing laser light and music show after the dinner speeches. It was a fabulous day and evening.  Here are the ushers, best men (there were two of them) and the bride and groom in a somewhat unconventional pose!  They didn't arrive in these land rovers by the way - there were proper wedding cars!

The male supporters were wearing either magenta or teal cravats and the bridesmaid's dresses were identical to each other but one was teal and one magenta.
This is the wedding card I made for the happy couple. It was actually best matey, Julie's, idea to use these fab Kraftin Kimmie characters and they were just perfect for the occasion.  (post script: the images are Chester and Snow White)

I stamped my Impression Obsession large swirl background stamp with Versamark and embossed it with Wow embossing powder in magenta.  I then restamped it and embossed a heartshaped piece of card stock with Wow teal empossing powder.  My sentiment, also embossed, is part of
a larger stamp by Papermania.  The "Love" tag is one I had in my stash and the flowers are Prima. The bride and the groom have been coloured in a Copic and Promarker combo and cut out.  This week Kraftin Kimmie, who have a blog hop, want us to use "funky fabric" on our cards. I made a veil with some tulle for for the bride which is draped behind her and over her face. Here is a close up:

12 comments:

Nana Diana said...

This is just beautiful Lesley, the colours are so perfect and I love how you have used Chester and Snow White, fantastic!!

Kristel said...

A gorgeous card Lesley! And wonderful pictures!
Hugs Kristel

*Vicki* said...

Lesley, your card is so gorgeous!! I love your details!! Fabby wedding photos to share as well!! :) HUGS

Vicky said...

WOW....this is totally gorgeous hun I love the colours they look fabulous together & the image is fabulous. Sounds like an awesome day especially with the lights....my kinda thing lol!!

Lotsa hugs Vicky xx

Kim Piggott said...

Oh wow Lesley don't they look such a stunning couple! Love the photo's thanks for sharing!
Your card is so very beautiful I am sure they will treasure it!
hugs
kim x

Faye said...

Ooh, this is bright and zingy and I love it. I think your sympathy card downstairs is beautiful. xxx

chris said...

Wow amazing card lesley and amazing pictures too.
you asked if the flower on my blog was as you suggested and yes it is.
only used a 1" strip before cutting the edge with the su punch.
hugs to you chris xx

Julie said...

Hi Lesley - this is absolutely fabulous!!!! I'm going to have to pinch my idea back from you and pinch a few more at the same time!! Love the colours and the veil is brilliant!! Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous!! Juliexx

pickle said...

Oh wow the wedding sounds fab and what a gorgoeus card you have made for them. Great piccies too.

Kerry x

Abi said...

What a gorgeous wedding card, I love the colours & the land rover pic is awesome x

Michele said...

Such a gorgeous card Lesley. Love the colours you've used and the design also. Hugs Michele x

Dawn B. said...

Oh my gosh how clever is this.. I love the tulle. It is perfect for a wedding card.. What a unique wedding. I LOVE the colors she chose.. Thanks for sharing.