Tuesday, 28 May 2013

Mr and Mrs Wedding Badge Card

This card measures 7ins x 3.5ins and is made using a white linen effect, hand cut card blank
Mr and Mrs Wedding Badge CardHands up, this is not my idea …. I saw something similar while Googling for inspiration and thought I could do my own take on it using my trusty Bandai Badge Maker.
Picture47First,  I had to find a suitable font and decided that I liked this one best http://www.dafont.com/jf-ringmaster.font
Picture48Sizing the wording up and centring it for the badges was a bit of trial and error but in the end font size 26.5 was perfect for the “Mr” and “Mrs” and size 55 for the “&”.
Mr and Mrs Wedding BadgesThe rest was simple, just a little mat and layering on black card and four faceted, flat backed gems in the corners. Bring on the confetti!

New Home Card

This card measures 11cm x 15cm and is made using a white linen effect,  hand cut blank.
New Home CardHmmmm,  very less is more today.  I have had these laser cut house buttons forever and decided it was about time they were used!
New Home Card 1New Home Card. 2
So I took a few scraps of paper,  making a template for the hill, so that when I want to make a few more repeat cards it will make the process quicker.
Picture6And then ……. saints preserve us, I decided to get out my old sewing machine to do real and not my usual faux stitching round the edges!!
New Home Card 3
Ok ……………. so my stitching is a bit wobbly ….. but then,  I would say it was a deliberate move to add a the simple shabby chic charm wouldn’t I???