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Feb 28, 2011


Good  morning!  I need a wedding card for a couple in our church and it tied in perfectly with last week's Word of the Week challenge in the Kitchen Sink Stamps Forum.  The word is Happiness - what could be happier than a wedding?!  I pulled out Multi-Step Champagne Celebration from Kitchen Sink Stamps and since I needed it to be quick I pulled up Connie's fun sketch from last week's Friday Sketch challenge also in the KSS Forum. You can never go wrong with black and white for an elegant card and since the champagne was a gold-tone I added Harvest Gold (from Papertrey Ink) as my accent color.

It's difficult to see, but to add a bit more glam and elegance, I added a pearl swash in the right hand corner of the card and kept the sentiment to the left. 

When I needed a color recipe for the classes, I pulled up the Champagne Celebration Gallery and borrowed Lynn's recipe - Step 4 - Going Grey, Step 3, Going Grey, Step 2 - Crushed Curry (stamped off), Step 1 - Going Grey (stamped off).  I then colored over the "champagne" with a sparkly pen to add the effervescence! :)  The bubbles were stamped with Crushed Curry (stamped off - Step 2) and Platinum Planet (Brilliance - Step 1).

Pop over to the KSS Forum and give one of the challenges a try or take a look at Maria's color recipes or some instructional Videos - there are tons of things to inspire!  Also, remember that if you click HERE and add coupon code JULIE10KSS you can get 10% off your order at Kitchen Sink Stamps anytime!  Don't forget to visit the rest of the Crew today too!  Thanks for visiting today!

AngelaConnie LisaLynnMakikoMaria

Cardstock: (White) Gina K Designs, (Harvest Gold) Papertrey Ink, Patterned Paper: (Be Mine collection) Echo Park, Stamps: (Champagne Celebration) Kitchen Sink Stamps, Ink: Step 4 - (Going Grey) SU, Step 3, (Going Grey), Step 2 - (Crushed Curry) SU! (stamped off), Step 1 - (Going Grey) (stamped off), (Black) Memento, Accessories:  (Pearl swash) Zva Creative, (Harvest Gold Satin ribbon) Papertrey Ink, Tools:  (Nestabilities) Spellbinders


  1. This is stunning Julie! Great minds think a! I love the colors and the background DP!

  2. Stunning wedding card, love the added sparkle to the champagne glasses!

  3. This is just so wonderful, Julie! I so love all the yellow touches in the paper and the ink!! Perfect for the sketch too! Hugs!!

  4. You're right Julie...the black and white are PERFECT for this elegant card! I love the splash of gold and the fab ribbon! Beautiful!

  5. The perfect wedding card, Julie!! I love this fabulous black and white design! Spectacular pearl embellishment!!


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