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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Wedding on the Beach


Who says that footprints are only for baby projects?!  Thinking outside the box is what led to these wedding invitations!

A long time friend of mine, whom I had lost touch with for a while, is getting married on the beach on Tybee Island, GA soon and I created these for her!

The base of the card is Crumb Cake.  I then added a layer of Early Espresso and another layer of Crumb Cake.  The focal point is a combination of Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, and Whisper White.  I layered two pieces of the white and used my sponges to color them with Pool Party and Marina Mist. I used the foot prints from the mini catalog set called, "Baby Prints".  I added some of our natural hemp twine and some half shells that I picked up at my local craft store.  To finish them off, I used crystal effects in small droplets and let them dry.  I did this to give them a water splashed/droplet effect!  The final touch required the use of the Color Spritzer tool and the Early Espresso marker.  I spit little drops of color all over the invites.


Of course I had to create some coordinating Thank You Notes for her as a gift!  I used the pre-cut / pre-scored notecards from the back of our big idea book and catalog.

I can't wait until she gets to see them!  I sent them priority mail on Friday and I am hoping that she got them yesterday or at the latest today.....especially because I am sharing them with the world and I don't know if she has seen them yet!


................. Until tomorrow!




3 comments:

lmlcreations said...

LOVE THEM. They came out great.

Bette S said...

Talk about thinking outside the box!! These are truly wonderful and I'm sure no one else has ever had anything as neat as these. Tybee Island is a great place for a wedding. Very creative and unusual - great!!

Kris said...

I saw them and we both think they're the prettiest, coolest, most totally non-heinous invitations we have ever seen. Love you lots!