Saturday, 31 August 2013

Bridal Bloom Blog Hop!

Congratulations
Hey!

Welcome to a very special blog hop to celebrate a special lady on her special day! This is a bridal shower, blog hop stylee! The sweet Chaitali (of Iron Craft fun fame) suggested that we celebrate the owner of Uniko Studio, Bev's, forthcoming nuptials in this fun way and we, the Uniko Studio DT, jumped on board straight away!

We decided to keep the theme of the blog 'beautiful bridal blooms'. Well you know me and my infatuation with the graphic flower die; me and that die were meant to be together! So it got yet another crank through my Cuttlebug for this special card. :)

I couldn't resist adding a panel of Hawaiian Shores card behind the aperture I cut with the die. Not only does it add a splash of colour to the design, it also symbolises the destination of Bev's wedding: Hawaii! Lucky thing!

tips and tricks
  • I originally wanted to place a mega-sized piece of bling to the centre of my flower but didn't have anything big enough. (Note to self: purchase mega sized bling!) So I gathered a few different sizes of bling and arranged them in this little circular pattern. 
  • To add a bit more depth to the leaves around the flowers I stamped them twice on each side without reinking my stamp (aka Generation Stamping). 
Now this bridal blog hop would mean so much to the bride-to-be herself if you popped on across and left a sweet message for her. And it would be fabulous if you could join in the hop and see what we've created to surprise Bev with:

Uniko Studio Blog (Leave Bev a message here!)
Aimes (You are here!)
Amber
Chaitali
Erika
Gayatri
Nicki
Ren-Yi
Stacey
Taheerah

Bev, no doubt you are giddy with excitement in the sweet sunshine right now. If you do read this before your big day - I want to wish you and your guy the most wonderful day ever! Sending you big hugs, friend! xxx

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20 comments:

Beverley said...

Hey Aimes! I'm lost for words as to what you, the DT & Chatali have organised for me. I'm beaming from ear to ear & trying not to cry as I sit I'm T1 at Heathrow waiting to board the plane. Your card is awesome & the colours perfect for my BIG day! Hugs Bev x

Lyndal said...

Just got this die set - can't wait to use it after such amazing inspiration from the DT :)

Dana F. said...

Wow, talk about elegant! Gorgeous card, Aimes!

Taheerah (*LittleMissT*) said...

I just knew you'd be using that die again Aimes, lol! You were definitely meant to be together! Another stunning creation, and I love your symbolism with the Hawaiian Shores cardstock! Hugs! x

shirley-bee said...

Wow, lovely elegant card! And I love the mega-bling!

frommycraftroom said...

Lovely card. These colours go so well together.

Lynn said...

Aimes,my jaw is dropping. Absolutely gorgeous card to celebrate Bev's big day!

Jenny said...

Just gorgeous Aimes, love the crisp blue and silver colour scheme :0)

Carole said...

What a fabulous card, and a great colour scheme. Love the turquoise -stunning.

Amber said...

So pretty! Love the colors!

Michelle said...

Beautiful! I love the subtle blue and grey colour scheme, and the bling is perfect!

sandie said...

swoon! I love the colours, the die and the bling!!

Winnie said...

Love the colors, and the fun way you made this focal point! Perfect for a wedding!

SuzanneK said...

Stunning creation, love the CAS design. TFS

Debby Hughes said...

Oh I can see why you love that die so much! You make the perfect couple!

Marion said...

Simply stunning Aimes. Love everything about this!

MichelleZ said...

Gorgeous!

craftvithme said...

Pretty card, Aimes.

Love the little tips you always give us

Chaitali Narla said...

Really beautiful! The diecutting is genius! Thanks for the great tips too :)

Lindsey said...

Beautiful!

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