Wednesday, 22 December 2010

Mr & Mrs ...

Today I have a card complete with matching box that I have made for my MIL who is due to be married tomorrow, I wanted something really special and I know she will treasure it so I decided to go with paper aida and cross stitch in the colours of the wedding, cream & pale pink.  It has taken me countless hours to plan & stitch but I am really pleased with the result.
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I have used Rymans cardstock and Anitas card blank, the backing paper is from Pink Petticoat (little fleurs).  Cream linen card from my stash, flowers & ribbon from Wild Orchid Crafts and the branch is a Martha Stewart punch.  The pearls and beads are from also my my stash which I have wired together.  Finished with Tim Holtz distress ink, Antique Linen.  As before I have made the aida on the computer and hand punched the holes and then stitched.
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Thanks so much for dropping by and any comments you wish to leave.
Fingers crossed for the weather and the wedding?
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Love Jane x

5 comments:

  1. Wow Jane what beautiful stitching hun and gorgeous design :o)
    I can see why it has taken you soooo long to do and the flowers and box are stunning too.
    Have a lovely day tomorrow and hope the weather is going to be ok!!
    Hugs Vicky xx

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  2. Hi Jane, this is absolutely stunning, your MIL will adore it. You must have spent hours on this, but well worth it, hope you all have a lovely day at the wedding tomorrow.

    Donna x

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  3. gorgeous - will certainly be treasured forever.

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  4. wow, this is absolutely stunning jane.the soft colours are beautiful and i love the crossstitching and amazing details.i would like to wish you and your family a wonderful christmas and all the best for 2011 :D

    xx coops xx

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  5. Oh my word, this truly is a work of art Jane, and something to be treasured. x

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