Friday, October 22, 2010

Bedazzled & Bejeweled

This is an 25th Anniversary card I made for
my brother & sister in-law.  I can't believe
it has been 25 years already!  

I went a little crazy with the jewels!  It is for a 
special occasion, so it is worth pulling out
the good china! LOL! The jewels seemed
to break it up just a tad by adding
some texture.

This is the front.  I followed a sketch.  
I see I forgot a jewel! Oops!

The design is on the paper etched in velvet
The pendants are layered with popdots.They are 
Spellbinders Shapeabilities- Renaissance Hearts.
Side view of Easel Card

The inside- It is black paper.  Light makes it look green

The whole card

Close up of inside
 The punch is French Scroll by M.S.
The numbers and the flowers are glittered

Pretty flower brads and lots of jewels

Fancy Tags by Spellbinders.  The brads have some glitter too.
Supplies Used:

Misc. Cardstock
Designer Paper: Me & My Big Ideas
Ribbon Rose: Offray
Jewels & Pearls: Recollections
Jeweled Flower Brads: Paper Studio
Glittered Flowers: ? In Wedding Section at Michaels
Fancy Tags: Spellbinders Shapeabilities
Punch: Martha Stewart- French Scroll

Challenges I would like to enter this card in:

Anything Goes: Black & White
Tuesday Throwdown: Anything Goes 
Crafty Catz: Black & White + One
Sentimental Sundays: Black & White + One & Sentiment
Cooking It Up With Katie: Two of Something, Letters, &
 Glitter- 2 Tags, Sentiments, & the Flowers & Numbers Have Glitter
Totally Papercrafts: Stick A Number On It (25)






19 comments:

dj1952 said...

Stacey, Wow!!! Your card is gorgeous. You did a fabulous work of art. I'm sure that brother and his wife will really enjoy receiving this card and will want to keep it for years. Hugs, dj

joey said...

WOW Stacey, what a fantastic card so many details! thanks for joining us at tpc. Joey.xx

Joanna K said...

Outstanding anniversary project, love your use of the challenge colours, absolutely gorgeous attention to detail. Thanks for joining us at the Sentimental Sundays ;)

Cheryl said...

oh wow this is totally amazing gosh the detail,and time you have taken,on this really shows,amazing,hugs cheryl xxxxx

Doreen said...

What a gorgeous card.Thanks for sharing with us at Cooking it up with Katie.xxx

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Hi Stacey
A stunning card,thankyou for joining us on this week's challenge at CraftyCatz,
Hugs Dianne xx

Apricot Bubbles said...

What a gorgeous card - lots of drama!
There can´t be enough bling on a card ;-)
You did a really good job - this is a very special card!
Greetings from Austria!

Linda w said...

Fantastic card, love all your bling, those jewelled brads are spectacular. Don't you just adore easel cards, you can get so much on them. I adore all your detail, your velvet paper and die cuts are delicious. hugs lin

Dorcas said...

It really did come out nice, Stacey! I think they'll really like it and you can seee that alot of love and work went into it, which really means alot for a milestone anniversary.

Kat said...

Really amazing card, what a lot of sparkle. I love black and white cards. Thanks for joining us at TG this week.

Kat x

Suzie McFloozy said...

Beautiful classic colour combo with a blinged up twist !
Thanks for joining in with us this week at cooking it up with Katie x
((hugs)) Suzie xx

Gwen's Busy Little Hands said...

Stacy your card is so pretty. You have so many wonderful ellements but it is so well balanced and very complimentary. You've done a fanastic job with this and I feel your brother and sister-in-law are really going to appreciate this. I'm so happy you shared this with us. Great to see you back at A Crafty Little Place.

Smiles!
Gwen DTC~ACLP

Nikki Schmaltz said...

Well I love all the bling. It looks just fantastic. Thanks for playing along at ACLP:D

Sheri (a.k.a PaperCrafty) said...

Gorgeous easel card!! Thank you so much for playing along with us at ACLP this week!!
Sheri~ACLP DT

Katie said...

This is gorgeous, I'm sure they'll love it!
Thanks for Cooking It Up With Katie this week :)

Annika said...

Oh. My. Goodness. This is intricate, elegant and beautiful beyond belief!! Love-love-love it!!!
Hugs
Annika

Suzanne said...

Fantastic card.I really love this. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz this week x

Apricot Bubbles said...

Hi Stacey!
Thanks for your nice comment and for becoming a follower!
Today I became your follower, too.
Have a nice week!
Hugs,
Ulina

Keri said...

WOW!!!!! That is over-the-top gorgeous!!! Funny, today I was just thinking about their wedding, and Rachel singing that Madonna song......

 

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