Thursday 7 April 2022

Ready for a special occasion

Hello, crafting friends!
It's Thursday and we all know that's a Tic Tac Toe day! It's LeAnne's turn to host and she has brought together some great elements to create a board that is sure to inspire you!

I couldn't resist using the top row, White/Pearls/Ribbon, to create a card that would work for an engagement, a wedding or a ruby wedding anniversary. And the beauty of this card is that it was made using left-overs!

I started by attaching some left-over leafy vellum from a card kit to a bit of white card using spray glue. This was trimmed into a decorative shape using a label die from The Works. To top my label shape, I stamped a leaf and a rose from WPlus9's Modern Roses on more snippets, coloured them with alcohol markers and fussy cut them. A scrap of tulle and satin ribbon was wrapped around the label shape and I tucked the botanics behind it.
You can see the vellum better in this photo - I was really pleased with the look. To finish the card, I die cut a Gemini congratulations sentiment from yet another snippet of white card, arranged it on top of the ribbon and sprinkled a few pearls around the group.

Okay, so now it's your turn! My team mates have come up with some beauties to inspire you, so do hop over to the Tic Tac Toe blog to check them out. You'll find the Linky Tool at the bottom of the post so you can link up your own creation when you're ready. Have fun!

I'm linking up with Addicted to Stamps and More where there's a Make Your Mark challenge and hopefully my rose group will qualify; I'm also taking this card along to The Snippets Playground where Sarn is at the helm and I'm having to wear sunglasses because her Prefects Badge has been polished to such a fine shine!

Showing a celebration card today seems appropriate because I have had some wonderful news: My daughter and her long-term sweetheart are getting married next year! Needless to say, I have gone straight to Mumland and am wandering about there in the sunshine humming happy tunes! I think we're going to be running out of champagne after all this good news!!

Sending hugs,


  1. A Gorgeous card Vicky, love the frame, flower and ribbon, a great frame and beautifully put together.
    Congratulations to your daughter, how thrilling for all of you, lots of planning from now. So much to look forward to.
    Faith x

  2. A beautiful card Vicky your vellum layer with rose and sentiment is gorgeous,

  3. A beautiful single rose and great design!

  4. A beautiful rose card.

    Great to hear the happy news of your daughter's engagement.

    Hug xxx

  5. Just beautiful!!! Great effect the single rose on the white background.

  6. This rose is so pretty against the leafy vellum, Vicky! Congratulations to your daugher!

  7. It's beautiful, Vicky. Congrats to your daughter and her partner xoxo

  8. Congratulations on your daughters forthcoming nuptials how wonderful you must be so excited. The card is just beautiful so romantic with the beautiful single rose against that gorgeous vellum die cut shape.The delicate sentiment ties everything together perfectly.


  9. That rose is coloured so beautifully..
    Thank you for joining in at Addicted to stamps and more, Make your mark challenge.. Swapna

  10. Gorgeous card Vicky and wonderful news about your daughter's engagement. Happy times ahead indeed!


    Di xx

  11. I can't believe I somehow missed this one - it's beautiful! I love the subtle embossed panel and that rose is a real standout! And huge congratulations to your daughter on her recent engagement and to you on becoming the mother of the bride - I see much hat shopping in your future!!


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