Monday, July 4, 2011


Happy 4th of July, everyone! Thank you to our troops and the family who made it possible for us to enjoy the freedom we have.

This weekend, I've been spending my time on the computer a lot and playing in my craft room a lot. I do have good excuse. It's so darn hot outside. :)

Anyway, one of my favorite site to browse is Pinterest. Best source for inspirations. If you're not familiar with it, it's kind of like virtual pin board. See something you like on any website, you can pin it to your board. Like clipping a pic from a magazine and pin it to your cork board. You can check out my board HERE.

My favorite things to pin are travel pictures and pretty things, including wedding related stuff, just because they're so feminine and girlie. And... the wedding cake. and inspiring. With that, I was inspired to do a congratulations card.

I love, love the dimension on this card. The whole decoration kind of come up accidentally. At first, I was going to use lace ribbon, but it didn't seem quite right. Then, I was looking at my printed digital paper that has this aqua flowers and paisleys  with a bit of red that match the cake.

Luckily, I was crazy enough to fussy cut, intricate image. I stick with straight border for the cake as well, so it has a bit more contemporary feeling, which I like. This card will definitely go to someone special. Here's a close - up of the 3D effect.

Yep, you guess it, I am entering this card for Paper Crafts 2011 Gallery Idol. Last entry. :)

Hope you enjoy your visit here and thank you for stopping by. Have a fun and safe "Independence Day!"


AnitaRex said...

I gasped when I saw this! Beautiful! Looks like a real cake!

Barb said...

How absolutely fabulous, Vera! Amazing creation!

Virginia L. said...

This is so fabulous, Vera! I love the dimensions of the cake! Good luck on Gallery Idol! I think you nailed it!

chillin with Quillin said...

Awsome, love the dimensions!!!

Trinh said...

This is stunning, Vera! Love the dimension and colors, just perfect! And I certainly am expecting to see your name on the blog this Friday!

Alice Wertz said...

gorgeous details and really like the dimension you added. fabulous wedding card, Vera! love it!

Cathy Fong said...

Wuooww,, what a fabulous congratulation card!! i love this to bits. for a moment i thought it was a real cake :) hope u win with this vera :D

jen shears said...

so pretty!!! good luck in gallery idol- and congrats on winning some lawn fawn from moxie fab!

Levana Sunandar said...

Vera i really amazed with this cake, i mean with the card's cake ,so reall..

Karen B. said...

This is a stunning card! Love how soft the colors are. Can't wait to see what you come up with for May Arts, I know it will be amazing!


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