Wednesday, 26 March 2014

WOYWW - Bookmark

Hello again  WOYWW'ers.

Yikes....what haven't I got on my table?!
That is the the moment I'm on to the task of making bookmarks to be used as place settings at the reception. There are a couple showing at the bottom of the photo....and a Mothers Day card...not on show...well actually the yellow Papertrey flowers are going on it!

I have also finished and posted the wedding invites....
Want to see? Even though it's a rubbish photo!! LOL

These were the first batch for guests to the whole weekend at the hotel....
....the background is a map showing the river Dart/Dartmouth and Kingswear...
...'cos the first time we met I sailed across the Dart from the Kingswear side to see my soon to be honey on the other side at was such a romantic first meeting...little did we know that love was waiting to envelope us in it's cosy glow! Sigh! :)
The insert looks like this and incorporates an image of the bench at Broadsands where my honey proposed..........along with his fabulous poem :)

The rest of the invites...and there were quite a lot...well......
.......something had to give.....I just could not face messing around with all the twiddly bits on that fussy die cut.
So I printed out the background as per the first batch but also added the printed word "Invitation" and a  fancy border to the top too...some drop shadows sorted it ;)

The die cut T!m silhouettes were added just the same for some added the subject of those "framelet" things!
Am I the only one?
But....but...they are not that easy to line up and stay in position to make a uniform cut... fact the silhouettes were not even stamped...I just die cut them from black card in the end...they looked so much better!!!
Quicker too....and what do you know the male silhouette looks remarkably like my sunny honey! :)
Unfortunately the lady silhouette shows no resemblance to me!!! ROFL

Thanks for looking and now it's time to head on over and visit Julia who has all the desks in the world on show today :)
xoxo Sioux


  1. Wonderful invitations. Bet you will have a wonderful day.

  2. What beautiful invitations, Sioux. Not long to go now!!
    Hugs Lisax

  3. Love the invitation! Especially the map, I think that's the cleverest and most apt background you could have picked!! I love maps anyway but this is perfect :-)
    Hugs, LLJ 27 xx

  4. Great space Jen. Thanks for the visit xx Jan (64)

  5. Oh how wonderful! I can't imagine having created my own invites when we got married oh, um, almost 19 years ago. At 25 the only thing I was crafty about was dating lol!
    Angie #80

  6. Fabulous invitations, really lovely romantic touches! I am really enjoying your preparations!! Helen 11

  7. Happy WOYWW. Wow. Love those invites. How wonderful to be making your own wedding stationery. Ali x. #42

  8. These are looking great ! Such a lovely thing to have them meaning so much ! Ali #30

  9. What gorgeous invites - loving all your wedding posts x

  10. The idea of incorporating the map is genius! The invitations are simply divine. Can't believe you are hand making them all!

  11. Love those invites! The map and the lovely insert are beautiful! Chrisx ps will fill you in on Florence soon!

  12. Your invites are gorgeous, love the fact they are so personal and incorporate your story!! Hugs Juls

  13. Just doing catch up. I can remember the day you met your 'honey', rushing from one place to the other and catching the 3pm bus to Kingswear for the ferry - or thereabouts. I also remember you saying how you didn't hold out much hope - HOW WRONG WERE YOU THEN???


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