Wednesday, April 15, 2015

GIU 2015 - Day 3




I just love being the Growing In Unity Gal for a week!
Thanks for having me :-)






A few weeks ago one of my nieces got married (second marriage for her and she has 4 kiddos). No, I did not take a wedding card with me we were doing good to just get to the wedding before the bride, although she was 20 minutes late, so we probably would have beaten her anyway.

I took a few pictures during the reception after I  found out her photographer couldn't be there so I made the hubby run out to the car & grab the camera for me. 

We've decided to frame the best shot I got during the reception.
I think they are just adorable!

I used her wedding colors to create this card for her
 I used three different Unity Stamp to create it.
The background is stamps using SMAK January 2015 (ourselves)
then I applied Gelatos
Next I stamped the dress & leaves from Chic Fabulous
and fussy cut it all out, applied UTEE on the dressform
added a bit of tulle for the skirt, flowers & sequins for bling
I found the green heart button & sheer flower in an old Making Memories jar
and tied on a bit of thick yellow string
last I added the Sentiment, a part of the Donna Downey Empowered Words set




Here's a few more shots of the card


Now remember that two lucky commenters will receive 25 random Unity Stamps directly from the company! 




 actually this is the best shot of the entire day
don't ask, I try to not guess what they are thinking

31 comments:

  1. What a beautiful card and great use of the wedding colors! I love the background texture and that tulle skirt! Wow!

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  2. I have a couple of weddings coming up this summer and your card is FULL of inspiration. I always try to incorporate the wedding colours but it never occurred to me to add tulle to the dress.
    BTW, thanks for the chance to win!

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  3. Great card. Love the background you created. Hugz

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  4. What a beautiful card and the story behind hit makes it so super sweet! LOVE all the texture you added. Quite a creative card. Love it ♥

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  5. Oooh, this is gorgeous. Love the dress and pretty colors in the background. Congrats to your niece. :)

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  6. What a beautiful card you made for them. Not the same old same old store bought. I'm sure they appreciated it. I love all of the elements you chose to include.

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  7. Cool! Love the tulle used for the dress! :)

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  8. LOVE the dress! The tulle adds such a fun look and dimension. Great idea! Pretty background too. I have Gelatos but I haven't even tried them yet!

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  9. Amazing card and you matched her wedding colors perfectly. Love how you used the tulle.

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  10. Paula, this card is gorgeous! Love the colors and textures. I love gelatos too!

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  11. Stunning card. You got the colour scheme for the card perfect. Looks like a beautiful wedding.

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  12. Great card, lovethe dimension!

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  13. This is just lovely. The tulle is brilliant!

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  14. Awww. that's gorgeous! I'm sure she'll appreciate it!!

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  15. BEAUTIFUL card!!! Love the colors and the dreamy tulle!!! So pretty.
    Love your photos. The couple is beautiful and that shot of the kids is wonderful!!!! Thanks for sharing this joyous event with us!!!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

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  16. Absolutely unique,creative,sweet colors and very original wedding card.Love each detail.Lovely family photo.

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  17. Congrats on being the GIU gal this week! The wedding picture of your niece and her groom is lovely. I love the card you created for her...beautiful!

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  18. nice texture to the card, great showcasing of the Unity

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  19. Beautiful card! Love all the elements you used!

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  20. Lovely card, Paula. Great use of tulle for the skirt.

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  21. Your card is absolutely PERFECT! You did an amazing job in it.

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  22. This is so exquisite...in a word AWESOME!!!! LOL I love the tulle dress it is perfect for a wedding card. I know she is going to love it. I know I do.

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  23. One of the prettiest cards I have seen in awhile. It just SCREAMS happiness and love! TFS... AWESOME!

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  24. Wonderful wedding card--I like the tulle and flowers.

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  25. So sweet and way to coordinate!! :)

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  26. Love the great background you created. Really helps the main image pop!

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  27. Those kids crack me up! Just like their nutty mother! Haha. I love this card, Paula. So so pretty. Love that you popped it out 3d with the white mesh. It's a beauty!

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  28. This is so pretty! It will be a great
    "After the wedding" card!

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