Sunday, July 24, 2011

Wedding Cake Card with The Graphics Fairy

It  was a gloriously sunny and hot day for a wedding yesterday.  The bride was stunning, the groom was as handsome as could be.  They are a lovely couple with a bright and happy future.

I knew that I wanted to make them a wedding cake card.  After perusing Karen's blog, The Graphics Fairy, I found just the right image to help me out.

 As you can see, I used the doves in the second tier of my cake.  I printed it onto vellum paper and sprinkled sparkly embossing powder over it when it was wet.  After heat setting it, I rounded the corners and taped it to the card stock.

I created the layers of the cake on my Silhouette.  The machine has a feature where you can draw a rounded corner rectangle in any size you like.  Easiest cake I ever made!  The heart on top was also cut on the Silhouette.

To the top and bottom layers I added coordinating strips of washi tape.  I also added Diamond Stickles to embellish the design in the card stock.  When it dried, I added the skinny silver fiber and frayed the edges.  

For the back, I stamped wedding bells with a gray shadow stamp pad, and made quick photo corners out of the same cardstock.

I hope you like this card!  Have a great day...




  1. Your card turned out beautifully. I am sure that it will be cherished.

    I just love the graphics fairy!!

  2. It's the bird graphic you picked! I'm sure it will stand out in the crowd! :) POP ART MINIS

  3. Really pretty! Such creative use if many things and it all came together so nicely.

  4. What a beautiful card! I especially love the heart at the top--so sweet. Just another reason I need a Silhouette!


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