Monday, February 6, 2012

50 Invitations

ooo I am a little excited as I can now show you the invites I have had made for a few weeks
I have been waiting for the lady to pick them up..she came yesterday so
here are just a few

 Background inked and blended
I decided to do three colours and not just blue as I had originally planned
 Then I added a rose in black which took me a
not as long as the blending did though
 Then I inked the word Invitation again in black, which took even longer
 Here they are all finished... I added ribbon to each before layering
with matching coloured card stock
 Close up Blue
 Yellow's with a hint of green
 and here is the Green... Not sure if you can see but I also added stickles to the roses
To make them a little more girly!!!
 Here is a side view.. you can see the printed date and time etc.
Envelopes to match... I was going to colour the roses, but decided black looked fine

 Here is a matching guest list.. this was done as an extra.. to help keep track of who's invited !!
 Here I have bundled them up into fives to make it easier
I also did the same with the envelopes.

She loved them so much so..she said I may have to make some matching Thank you notes for after the party
I did enjoy making them... just wish  me mojo would come back !!

I am entering these into the following
Allsorts Challenge - Free and Easy
Make it Monday - Linky Party 
Papertake Weekly - Sketch
Thanks for stopping by xx


Chrissy said...

WOW!!Claire, these are gorgeous..what a lot of beautiful work you did, she must have been stoked..[very happy]...fabulous job.


mamapez5 said...

What a marathon, but so worth while. These are beautiful. Well done. I saw you on MIM. Kate x

misteejay said...

These are lovely Claire and your finishing touches are fabulous - no wonder the recipient loved them.

Toni xx

Anne said...

Oh wow... that must have taken some time.. but they look beautiful.. love the simplicity and how you made them in 3 colors... and the matching envelopes are terrific.. I think the black and white does just fine... thanks for sharing on MIM..

Manderly said...

These are beautiful invitations! Such work you put into them. I would be happy use them, that's for sure! I saw you through MIM...glad I did!

Alyce said...

Claire these are so beautiful! Really elegant and beautiful inking! Saw this on Make it Monday and saw your lovely comments over on my blog :) You have some lovely work!

Kasey ~ in Oz said...

Huge effort to create so many lovely invitations.

Saw your card at MIM.

Kasey ~ in Oz

Doreen said...

Wow Claire these are stunning, saw this on Make it Monday,so glad I

Mandy said...

Just dropping by to say thank you so much for your lovely comment and visit...Your invites are beautiful,a lot of work but so worth it...
Mandy x

mandy said...

Lovely invites hun well worth the time and effort saw u over at MIM hugs Mandy xxx

Clair said...

Hi Claire, these are fabulous..Hope you are well and settling back into English weather xxx
With love
Clair x

Mummylade said...

wow, this is absolutely fantastic! Thank you so much for entering our challenge at Allsorts with this creation and good luck!

Faye's Paper Passion said...

WOW!! Clare. The are STUNNING.. Saw these on MIM. Faye

Anonymous said...

Wow, beautiful invites and such a lot of work, you must be very proud of yourself! Popped over from MIM to take a closer look!
Helen x

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