Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Flower Heart Wedding Card

I should have named my blog “Confessions of a Punchaholic” or “My Punches and Me”, because I HEART punches! Literally… look at my latest project, “The Flower Heart Wedding Card”, and tell me it’s not true :)

Seriously, I use my punches way more than I use stamps. You could probably tell that by looking at my pictures. And I don’t have a whole bunch of them, but whatever I have I try to use them to their maximum potential.

No need to say that the Trio Flower punch from Stampin Up! is one of my favorite ones.

For my wedding card, I used it to punch out the flowers to make a heart (15 flowers out of the Blush Blossom designer series paper, 6 out of the Bridesmaid paper and 3 out of the Bride specialty paper; 24 total). To add some shimmering accent to the Blush Blossom flowers, I sprayed them with the Vanilla Shimmer Smooch spray, and decorated with 5-mm pearls.
To make the pearl heart, I used the Heart to Heart punch, 3-mm pearls, and of course – dimensionals!

Difficulty: Medium

Card dimensions: 5 x 5"

Stamps (Stampin Up!): Oval All (front), Yummy (inside);

Ink (Stampin Up!): Close to Cocoa;

Paper (Stampin’ Up!):
Bridesmaid specialty paper (retired), Bride specialty paper (retired), Blush Blossom designer series paper (retired),  Blush Blossom textured card stock (retired);

Embellishments: Basic Pearls (Stampin’ Up!), ivory satin ribbon

Tools (Stampin Up!): Trio Flower punch, Heart to Heart punch, Scallop Trim Border punch, Scallop Trim Corner punch, Vanilla Shimmer Smooch Spritz®, dimensionals, glue dots.


  1. This is a lovely card. I like all the pearls. Thanks for leaving a lovely comment on my blog, and for becoming a follower.

  2. Kelly, thank you for visiting my blog and all your nice comments. I know our design styles are quite different, so I'm really happy that you found some of my projects interesting. Thank you!

  3. Hi Irina,

    I replied to your letter at SCS , but I don't think it has worked. I haven't done a swap before , so I am not really sure how it works. I will paste the link on , if you want to take a look.

    Have a good day


  4. WOW: This is absolutely gorgeous! What a beautiful delicate card :) Love it.

    Thanks for sharing.

    Alex from England x

  5. Thank you, Alex!

  6. what a lovely project!! i love it! thanks for joining us at scrapLand~ :) please provide a link to the scrapLand blog :)

  7. Your card is so dainty and romantic. I love the sweet arrangement of the punches and pearls.
    Thanks for sharing! :o)

  8. Leticia3:48 AM

    wow Irina! This is gorgeous!! I wouldn't expect anything else from you, though. Your ideas are brilliant!

  9. Thank you, girls, for visiting my blog, and I'm so happy to know that you liked this card. Your nice comments make me think that I did a decent job, and my friends, Irina and Andrey, will also like it. Thank you!

  10. Ирина,открытка чудесная! Так нарядно и торжественно! И грамотно сфотографирована)
    Дырокол края очень украшает -давно хочу такой,но SU не высылает к нам(

  11. Your wedding cards really awesome. I so love it. You're really artistic for coming up with something like this.

  12. Anonymous6:52 PM

    This card is absolutely gorgeous. You are so talented.

  13. I love this card so much that I just became your subscriber! I also just received my trio flower punch today!
    Thanks for the inspiration.

  14. Anonymous8:56 AM

    This is stunning, I have been looking for a nice wedding card but this takes the cake.

  15. Thank you so much!!!

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  17. Absolutely stunning card. Thanks so much for sharing.

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  19. Wow that card has been so beautifully crafted. I loved the use of subtle shades as it creates a soothing feeling when you watch it. Thanks for sharing this impeccable card on this blog. I loved the images you have shared. Do you know card makers who make this kind of a card?

  20. Hi Irina, your paper craft work really stunning & absolutely gorgeous! I really loved your Flower Heart Wedding Card.