My son's girlfriend invited friends and family for a surprise birthday BBQ for my son last Saturday. Turned out that the surprise was not for my son ... but for all the guests that had been invited. It was a surprise wedding! :)
I made this special wedding card for my son and daughter-in-law (love you!!), inspired by Nikki's beautiful bouquet of gerbera daisies and hydrangea blooms with twine.
For more details, and a picture of the bouquet that inspired my card, please check out my blog. As well, there is a picture of the happy couple on their wedding day posted a couple of days ago.
Date: Thursday, August 22, 2013 GMT Views: 1982
Registered: August 18, 2008 Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK Posts: 32002
Thu, Aug 22, 2013 @ 2:57 PM
I LOVED this story on your blog, I'd never heard of this happening and just thought it was the biggest surprise EVER! And I'm favoriting this beautiful, beautiful wedding card as I'm often asked to make personal wedding cards - this is simply gorgeous!
Registered: February 9, 2010 Location: Mentone, California Posts: 7380
Thu, Aug 22, 2013 @ 3:08 PM
What a totally awesome case of her boquet! If you are reading this...you NEED to click on Loll's blog to see it! Loll this card is obviously made with much love and is sooooo beautifully designed and executed! Love the twine and the gerber daisy just POPS out of those punched hydragea blossoms. Sigh...what a wonderful surprise! Faved and pinned :-)
Registered: November 19, 2004 Location: Aurora, IL Posts: 9331
Thu, Aug 22, 2013 @ 5:49 PM
It goes without saying that this is a beautiful card in its own right and a fabulous case of Nikki's bouquet. But more than that, it speaks volumes of the love you put into making it and the love you have for Evan and Nikki. It is truly a keepsake. Nikki has really lucked out with a fabulous MIL!
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Registered: October 19, 2007 Location: Packer Country, WI Posts: 44936
Thu, Aug 22, 2013 @ 7:52 PM
What a lovely card! Into my favs. Love to case this sometime. tfs The bride's bouquet and the groom including the memory pictures is one of the most special tributes I've ever seen at a wedding. They must be a very loving and special couple.
Registered: March 31, 2008 Location: Eastlake, OH Posts: 20172
Thu, Aug 22, 2013 @ 9:12 PM
You truly are a master of design with die cuts! That large flower is exquisite and love the way you formed and sponged the tiny blossoms framing the bride and groom's names! Wonderful wedding card, Loll!