Silhouette shower card

November 1, 2012 at 8:19 pm 12 comments

I wondered if I could make a card centered around a silhouette not just of *a* couple, but of *the* couple the card was for. So for starters I yanked a photo of them (an unfortunately dark one) from Facebook and used the various selection tools in Photoshop to coax out an image I could trace in Silhouette Studio.

From there I combined the couple’s silhouette with a heart and cut from a square to be the centerpiece of a very simple, but very personalized card. I used laser foil to give the sentiment a shiny gold finish. I’m submitting this for the clean&simple blog’s sketch 214 challenge. Thanks for visiting!

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  • 1. Debbie aka doodlingdebbie  |  November 1, 2012 at 8:43 pm

    What a beautiful and brilliant idea! This card is fantastic! I honest to goodness think your card will be forever remembered and kept for forever. Beautiful! Did I say this already?…..lol

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  • 2. Ted  |  November 1, 2012 at 8:49 pm

    Oh my gosh, Kay… I love this! Such a clever idea! If you ever do a tutorial for this, I’d be ever-so grateful! I may need to try it someday. :) I can see it used for baby cards, etc. Just wonderful!

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  • 3. Myrna  |  November 1, 2012 at 8:51 pm

    Kay
    This is absolutely adorable. It certainly did catch all their features. They will love it.
    Myrna

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  • 4. Karen Varney  |  November 1, 2012 at 9:49 pm

    Absolutely beautiful card and very lifelike. I would also benefit from a tutorial. Fantastic job. Thanks so much.

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  • 5. papercraftnut  |  November 2, 2012 at 1:35 am

    This is fantastic! What a great keepsake for the receiver.

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  • 6. Sally  |  November 2, 2012 at 6:24 am

    Your card is just awesome! I’m sure the lucky couple will treasure it (and hopefully frame it). Sally

    Sent from my iPad

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  • 7. Lauren G B  |  November 2, 2012 at 1:58 pm

    Great work! : )

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  • 8. Michelle  |  November 5, 2012 at 6:33 am

    This is a stunning card. I wish you well with the challenge.

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  • 9. Myrna  |  November 8, 2012 at 2:54 pm

    Kay
    Just to let you know I used your pumpkin svg border on a card. I did give you credit for it on my blog.
    I loved using it and hopefully you will do some more of those. It certainly is nice to have something to use all my colored pens with in the Cricut besides cuts. Although I do love svgs for cutting as well.
    Thank you so much.
    Myrna

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  • 10. Shaz in oz.x  |  November 20, 2012 at 11:00 pm

    thanks it really awesome – great work indeed! Shaz in oz.x

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  • 11. Rebecca S.  |  December 1, 2012 at 12:29 am

    Beautiful card. I’m sure they will love it. Such a personal touch. =)

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  • 12. Paula  |  January 26, 2013 at 6:22 pm

    I absolutely love this idea! Beautiful card!

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