Intricate Overlay Wedding Card

Intricate Overlay Wedding Card by Annie Williams - Main

Today I have just a short post to share a quick card I made with my CAMEO to send to my newly-married friends along with the Custom Etched Wedding Frame I shared last week.  I wanted to continue with the nature theme and thought this Wedding Lace Papercut from the Design Store would be perfect.

Intricate Overlay Wedding Card by Annie Williams - Full

The overlay itself was cut from some lighter weight (65#) canvas-textured cardstock using a fresh blade.  I try not to cut intricate designs from too heavy of cardstock…the blade will tend to get caught up in tight corners when using many of the 100# and greater cardstocks.  The pale blue base is cut from a sheet out of the Glitzy Glitter Stack from DCWV (you can find it at Joann Fabrics) using the settings for “Glitter Paper”.

Intricate Overlay Wedding Card by Annie Williams - Detail

After adhering the overlay to the glitter paper with Ranger Multi-Medium Matte (you’ll want to use a strong adhesive with glitter paper), I stamped a sentiment from the “Congratulations” stamp set by Simon Says Stamp and heat-embossed this using Liquid Platinum embossing powder from Ranger.  To finish the card off, I added some pearls from my stash (that never seem to get used anymore!) to some of the flower centers and to give my birds “eyes”.

I hope you enjoyed this quick project and that you’ll try some super-intricate cuts with your CAMEO.  Thanks for stopping by and I’d love to hear your comments!

2 Comment

  1. Aly says:

    This is so beautiful. I just got my silhouette in the mail tonight. I was wondering if you could please tell me what settings you used for this- speed, thickness, etc.

    1. Annie Wills says:

      Thank you Aly…you are going to love your new machine! Since the white overlay was only 65lb cardstock, I just used the standard settings for “Cardstock – Plain” in the software: Blade 3, Speed 4, Thickness 20. It helps to have a new blade and not-too-heavy of cardstock for an intricate design like this. Hope that helps!

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