This elegant handmade wedding card is perfect for any newly weds – or any celebrating a wedding anniversary too! Whether they’re family or friends, close or distant, it has the perfect greeting to give your congratulations to the happy couple.
This stamp set (Elegantly Said) and gorgeous designer series paper (Simply Elegant) is retiring soon. Make sure to grab it if you haven’t picked up any of this spectacular paper! It really is amazing. You can get it here.
Let’s see how we make this stunning card.
Lots of crisp white, shiny gold and a stately grey make for a clean card.
I used just one of the gorgeous designer papers here, pairing it with the Stitched Rectangles Dies and a little slice of Basic Gray cardstock.. These dies are a staple in my stamp room and I highly recommend them to anyone with a die cut machine! All the rectangles nest inside each other so you have all kinds of options for layering and building cards.
What Makes It Specialty Paper?
Stampin’ Up! carries a wide range of designer series papers. When you see the word “specialty” in the title, it means there is some kind of paper treatment, or added elements to spark up the paper.
In this package, you can find gold, silver and copper foiled elements in the designs. See where I used another of the designs on this card.
I have to say, the image unfortunately really doesn’t do this wonderful paper justice.
Elegant Handmade Wedding Card
Now what about that card?
Cuttin’ It Up!
- Thick Basic White 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″, scored at 4 1/4″, 3 3/4″ x 5″, 2 1/2″ x 3 3/4″
- DSP 3″ x 3 3/4″, 1″ x 3 3/4″
- Basic Gray – 1/4″ x 3 1/2″
- Elegant Trim (gold) about 15″
Let’s Make It!
- Adhere the larger piece of DSP to the largest Basic White panel. Glue strip of Basic Gray along the top. On the smaller piece of Basic White, glue the smaller piece of DSP. Run through your Stampin’ Cut & Emboss machine: Use the 2nd largest Stitched Rectangle die to trim the large panel. Use the 4th smallest Stitched Rectangle die to crop the smaller one.
- Stamp the greeting in Versamark ink on the smaller rectangle, sprinkle with gold embossing powder and heat. Attach dimensionals to the back and adhere on the larger panel, offsetting is more to the right than the middle.
- Wrap gold trim around the panel and tie in a bow to the left hand side. Add dimensionals to the back and adhere to the front of the folded card. Add one Gilded Gem to left of greeting.
Optional: Take a 1″ x 4 3/8″ piece of the same DSP and glue to the front of a Medium White envelope.
Now It’s Your Turn!
Pull out your fave DSP (hopefully a specialty one!), and your Stitched Rectangle dies and let’s get to playing! To see all the supplies I used or to print, pin or order, click here.
Here’s a final peek at the whole ensemble.
Give this elegant handmade wedding card a try, for a wedding or an anniversary, and watch the happy couples’ faces light up!