zondag 9 augustus 2009

Gift with card with TGF Cake Topper

Hello everybody,

One of the first sets I bought from The Greeting Farm (and I bought a whole lot of sets since :S) was the Cake Topper set. I fell in love the moment my eyes saw the set, so gorgeous and romantic. I haven't been able to use it yet though. Of course part of why I haven't inked it up yet is what most of probably find, so much stamps and so little time to craft. The other reason for me is that I haven't had a wedding since I bought them. But FINALLY two people decided to tie the knot :) so that gave me an excuse to put this gorgeous set to work. Here is what I made:
I already knew this set would become one of my favorites and I was so right What a joy! Let me show you the box I made:

The box came in a Card-Art cardkit a couple of months ago. I knew it would come in handy and this seemed like the perfect time to use it. We bought the couple in question two rather funny just married aprons so the box would be the perfect gift wrapping. The box is ready to use and decorate so how easy can you go :). The papers and the sentiment on the box are also from a older Card-Art cardkit and they are from Dream Street Papers. I used my new Leaves punch by Mc Gill's and the gorgeous white and pink-ivory roses are by Mulberry and I bought them from my friend Helma at Stamping Corner. Finally I used some gorgeous green and peach pink cardstock that was in the same cardkit as the design paper and a Cuttlebug embossing folder.

Here is a close up of the image:
As always colored with Derwent Watercolour Pencils, Copics and 3D foamcubes for extra dimension. Here is a close up of the sentiment on the box:
Isn't that gorgeous? It is also from Dream Street Papers and there was a whole gorgeous sheet of these in the cardkit mentioned. I thought this one was just perfect for this wedding gift.

As for the card:
Very simple. The same papers, punch, embossing folder and roses as the box. The sentiment is included in the Cake Topper set. I stamped it with my Top Boss clear embossing ink and dusted it with golden embossing powder. The ribbon was actually attached to a gift basket I received when my youngest daughter Amy was born... I never throw anything away :).

This is the inside of the card and you can see the envelope underneath the card:
Again the same green paper and the same Cuttlebug embossingfolder. Congrats is one more sentiment that is included in the Cake Topper set and again it was stamped with Top Boss clear embossing ink and dusted with golden embossingpowder.

As for the envelope:
I only inked up the top of the stamp and embossed it again with my golden embossingpowder. I forgot to clean the stamp properly though so there is still a bit of black ink on the bottom of the impression where there is no embossing but I don't think that's all that bad. I think it's a gorgeous envelope and I love the set.

Hope you enjoyed!!!

Take care!!


27 opmerkingen:

  1. OMGosh you are one talented lady. I am in love with this. I love the way you have done their hair - the highlights look so real. Wonderful job as always.

  2. Wow, what a great box! Love the way you've coloured the image! Beautiful colours. Shall I go on?

  3. You've done an outstanding job on this one, and I must comment especially on the way you colored their hair! Stunning! This is the effect I always try and miserably fail :D


  4. Mariska,
    Geweldig! Zoals de dames hierboven zeggen je hebt ze geweldig ingekeurd, maar de envelop! Wat is die mooi.. maakt het helemaal af.
    Ik weet zeker dat de 2 mensen hier heel blij mee gaan zijn.
    Liefs, Marley

  5. Ik vind hem schitterend Mariska !!

    groetjes Monique

  6. Ohhh wowww Mariska,wat is dit allemaal SCHITTEREND gemaakt.
    Prachtige stempel,mooi papier.

    Liefs Riet.x

  7. What a beautiful gift set!! Your coloring is stunning as always! I wish I could get my 3-D work to look like yours!! :-)Traci

  8. Very, very pretty! Wonderful coloring job! michelle

  9. Wat een geweldige cadeaubox! Super lief stempeltje en fantastisch papier.

    Mag ik je misschien vragen hoe je je naam over de foto zet? Alvast bedankt!

    Zonnige groetjes, Renata

  10. OMGoodness Mariska, that is beyond gorgeous! I love all the dimension in the bride and groom and the coloring of course if fabulous. And the gold embossing on the envie is the perfect touch. Wow, you amaze me!

  11. Oh this is stunning, what fabulous gift box, beautiful image and wonderful work.

  12. Mariska this is gorgeous! I love your creations! I can tell you put your heart and soul into everything you create! Awesome coloring and attention to every detail! Love it!
    Pam Going Postal

  13. You are one TALENTED lady! I am soo inspired your artwork. Thank you for sharing your talent with us on the 'net.

  14. What a fabulous project! My goodness... your coloring is fantastic. I just love your work!!
    Never ceases to amaze me how talented you are, Mariska.
    xx Jane

  15. wauw wat een prachtig mooi box heb je ervan gemaakt...en wat mooi gekleurd ook !!

    diana x

  16. This is simply STUNNING!!! I am in awe of this lovely set!! Lovely job :))

  17. This is simply STUNNING!!! I am in awe of this lovely set!! Lovely job :))

  18. What a beautiful beautiful project!!!! So elegant and sweet at the same time!


  19. This is breathtaking! How beautiful!


  20. Love the box you made with the Anya and Ian Wedding Cake Topper! :D

  21. This set is amazing. You are very talented. I love the coloring! I am sure your friends will adore this gift!

  22. wow! So glad I stumbled across your blog when looking at The Greeting Farm website. You have some stunning and inspirational projects!

  23. Your work is fantastic , I will be back to see more and hopefully learn from you
    Hugs Susie xx

  24. What an amazing creation! Love the envelope too, a great idea! I just stumbled upon your blog and I'm happy I did :) Hugs, Louise

  25. Love this project! its sooooo noble!
    Hugs, Alex