Today we are going to Tim's nephew's wedding, so obviously I needed to make a card! I knew I wanted to use this cake from Flourishes' Let them Eat Cake set. It's supposed to be a birthday set, but to me this cake looks more like a wedding cake. I paired it with Stampin' Up's Bella Bleu papers, which I thought went well with the flourishes in the cake image, and that set my color scheme.
The cake layers were stamped with a combination of Versamark and Stampin' Up Blue Bayou, then heat embossed with clear embossing powder. The sentiment, stand and banner (from an old Fiskars clear set called Romance) were all stamped using Versamark and then heat embossed using Powder Keg Metallic Marble embossing powder. The background for the sentiment tag was airbrushed.
I finally tried the scrunched up ribbon technique that seems to be showing up all over blog land. I placed a strip of ScorTape down on the my patterned paper and then started scrunching the ivory satin ribbon and adhering it to the tape. I had run the ribbon through the ends of the sentiment panel before I started. Finally, I added some flat back pearls.
For the inside, I kept it pretty simple and just stamped the heart, from the Fiskars Romance set, and the sentiment, from
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