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Happy Hour Wedding Card-VC Rocks Blog Hop

Hello all and welcome to the last VC Rocks Blog Hop this year.  We are featuring the Big Shot, punches, and the Simply Scored Tool. 

This year, my downline will be creating set samplers at every meeting.  My favorite stamp set right now is Happy Hour-and I love making samples with it!  However, I wanted to show a real standout and elegant card using this set.  Here is what I came up with:


2012 VC Rocks Blog Hop August-Happy Hour


I love this color combination – Daffodil Delight, Basic Gray, and Whisper White – and it is EVERYWHERE!  I used the Scallop Square Die and the Delicate Designs embossing folder with my Big Shot.  See those wedding bands?  I used my 1/2" circle punch first and punched out two circles.  Then I took my 3/4" circle punch and punched over the "leftover" scrap piece where I had punched out the first circles.  You'll get those perfect little wedding bands!  You can use mini glue dots or Tombow multipurpose glue to adhere the wedding bands to the ribbon.

The Delicate Designs embossing folder is simply gorgeous – I especially love to use it with our Whisper White card stock!  Add a little bling with our basic gems and our Daffodil Delight seam binding and it really dresses up the card.

You probably came from Brenda Hugar's blog – and your next stop is Mary Jo Price-Williams' blog.  If ever you get lost along the way, you can start over again at www.vcrocks.blogspot.com .

I hope you enjoyed this stop along the way.  Enjoy the day!

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Aug 18, 2012 - 07:08:39
Karen Gibson said:

Very sweet card Jane!

Aug 18, 2012 - 08:08:26
Carey Rogers said:

I love it. 

Carey Rogers
aka Roscoe's mommy (the swap eating dog)

Aug 18, 2012 - 10:08:16
Tricia Butts said:

Lovely card design, especially the wedding rings. Clever idea and a great way to use up scraps. Thanks for sharing.

Aug 18, 2012 - 11:08:37

Jane, what a pretty card – love the wedding rings and your tips.  I almost never use Basic Gray but guess I need to start and see what I can come up with.  Thanx for sharing with us and for your creativity – I always love to peruse your site.  

Aug 18, 2012 - 01:08:49

Lovely card, I like this stamp set too! Thanks for sharing.

Aug 18, 2012 - 01:08:45
Brenda H said:

Love your card Jane.  Happy Hour sounds pretty good.

Aug 18, 2012 - 05:08:35
marsha said:

Love the wedding card, I will be casing this one for sure!  đź™‚
Thanks for sharing with all of us. 

Aug 18, 2012 - 07:08:08

I agree this is such a great color combo!  I love this card.  I also love making set samplers.  Great team meeting idea.

Aug 19, 2012 - 03:08:58
Patrice H said:

This is such a pretty card Jane, you used all the elements perfectly and made an elegant creation! Nicely Done.

Aug 19, 2012 - 08:08:17
Elizabeth Kratzer said:

Very pretty!  Thanks for the tip on punching out the rings.

Aug 19, 2012 - 03:08:59
Shari Dudek said:

Great job as always, Jane!

Aug 19, 2012 - 07:08:22
Janice said:

What a great card.  I just love this set, it is on my list now.  Thanks for sharing.