Sunday, 20 July 2014

Wedding or anniversary


A few weeks ago I had to make a trip to Hobbycraft, Orpington to get something and I had a look at their sale items. I bought some packs of votive wraps, designed to go round candles for weddings. I've used a couple of the pearlescent ivory heart ones on these two simple cards, cutting off the ends that are supposed to join the wrap around the candle and mounting them on to gold mirror card. The wrap itself has a lovely subtle golden sheen. The pack of the wraps was £1.50 for 20 - bargain!

The gold mirror behind the filigree panels was taken from my offcuts - you can see that one card has a wider band than the other (according to what offcuts I could find).

The Kanban ivory DL cards with the gold foiling around the edges were another bargain as they were £1 for 10 - they are very elegant and expensive looking.

These cards can have appropriate inserts put in for either wedding day or anniversary.



These are for:

Pixie's snippets 134
AAA 12: Inspire - CASing Angela Maine - DL cards
Craft room: wedding, anniversary
My heart pieces: wedding or anniversary
Addicted to CAS 43: celebrate
Sarah Hurley 94: celebration
Clear it out: KISS keep it simple
Addicted to stamps and more 104: CAS
That craft place: anything goes
Charisma cardz 15: anything goes

26 comments:

  1. Oh, they are stunning Hazel, very elegant and classy.


    Warm hugs
    Maarit

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  2. Just had to leave a little comment as I saw the votive wraps as I bought them ages ago and they were a fab bargin then too! This is really lovely,great use of them

    Hugs
    Donna x

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  3. Oh my Hazel, these two are just exquisite! They would absolutely be perfect for all things elegant and regal. Thank you so much for joining us for the challenge this week at AAA Cards!

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  4. Love these beautiful cards you have made with the votive wraps! And the cards you bought to go with are stunning..What a perfect card for these wraps.

    Gorgeous!

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  5. So beautifully elegant, Hazel!

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  6. Luxurious and elegant...great bargain too

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  7. Goodness me you were really lucky with your bargains - great cards

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  8. Hi Hazel. Looks like you found some gorgeous crafting supplies! Love the candle wrap ... beautiful, elegant and sophisticated, especially placed over the gold mirror paper. Beautiful CAS design. Thanks for joining us at ATCAS and ATS&M. Loll xx

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  9. Hi Hazel,
    totally luxorious, beautiful card.
    Thank you for sharing at Craft-Room Challenge;-))m

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  10. Wow, how magical is that amazing gold! So glad you played along at AAA Cards

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  11. Absolutely stunning cards, Hazel! The pattern is so pretty and all the gold is really elegant!
    Thanks so much for playing along with us at ATSM this week!

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  12. Double wow here Hazel! These really are absolutely stunning cards. Great idea to use the votive wraps with the lovely gold mirri card and those super card blanks. What a find!

    Hugs, Di xx

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  13. I love a bargain bucket and it looks like you came up trumps with the wrappers.
    Very sumptuous and expensive looking for not very much, I like it.
    Thanks for sharing with us at ATSM this week.

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  14. Oh, how resourceful! I would never think to use things like that, and what bargains too. Such elegant cards. Thanks for joining us at ATSM this week, Anita x

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  15. Wonderful cards so stylish , thanks for joining us at Charisma this week, xxxx

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  16. Clever use of your bargain buy! Thanks for playing at AAA Cards.

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  17. These are fabulous very elegant and great bargains! Thank you for sharing with us at Craft-Room Challenge XOXO Zoe

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  18. Fabulous cards Hazel - so classy and elegant. Love how you "altered" the wrappers in such a creative way. Brilliant bargains too!
    Thank you for joining us at ATCAS - Sylvia x

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  19. Beautiful and elegant card, wonderful colour combo. Thanks for joining us at Clear It Out!!! I hope you get to join us again for our next challenge. Agnieszka

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  20. Wow, these are so elegant looking Hazel, fabulous bargains too, Cathy x

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  21. Very pretty cards. Love them so much I pinned them. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  22. Wow! These are so beautiful and perfect for a wedding card! Thanks for joining in with AAA!

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  23. Beautiful and elegant, lovely in gold. Thank you so much for sharing this card with us! Victoria Lavender, AAA Cards

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  24. These are gorgeous, nobody would know they were bargain bin finds!
    Lovely
    Hugs
    Debs

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  25. Absolutely stunning Hazel - and what a bargain! Thanks so much for sharing with us at ATCAS.

    Karen x

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  26. Absolutely gorgeous, Hazel. I had a pack of these same votive wraps, unopened in my craft box, and I've just used your inspiration to make a very similar card myself.

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