Bridal Shower Card

A good friend of mine is getting married this month, and her bridal shower (which I couldn't attend due to previously registering for CKC Manchester) was this past weekend. I wanted to make her a card to celebrate the shower anyway. I wanted it to be special but a little more fun than your everyday wedding card, and I think this one came out just right.

I made a cake by cutting three strips of white card stock, and running them through my Big Shot with a flourish embossing folder. I saw this on Pinterest ages ago and I have forgotten the source, but I love the idea.

Next I added ribbon to the cake layers, and attached it to my card with foam dots. Then I added paper flowers scattered around like a wedding cake would have (attached with glue dots). Finally, to finish the cake, I added rhinestones to the center of the flowers (using Glossy Accents as my adhesive).

I stamped "happy I do day" from the Stampin' Up! Word Play stamp set, using Memento Rich Cocoa for the ink, which matched the card base (SU Chocolate Chip) perfectly.

Inside the card, I stamped a simple sentiment (later adding my own note).

I did receive a nice photo from another friend who attended the shower, and it appears the card was well received, so, yay! :)

Supplies Used:

Memento Rich Cocoa
Stampin' Up! Word Play
American Crafts ribbon
Prima flowers
Cuttlebug Divine Swirls embossing folder
Stampin' Up! Pool Party & Chocolate Chip card stock
WRMK Corner Chomper
Glossy Accents adhesive
Foam dots

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