Sunday, 2 September 2012

A Photo Copy

At the beginning of the summer I received a photo in my inbox which a customer wanted me to recreate in paper!  She realised that there would be a lot of work involved but wanted a really special card for the wedding of a young man she is very close to.  "I'd love it to be as close a copy of the photo as it can be." she said. An unusual request but one I was happy to have a go at.
My customer was quite specific - she wanted the trees and leaves behind the bench, as well as the couple in the exact pose as in the photo. I dressed them in the very same clothes and had them sitting back-to-back on the bench as she requested. I hand cut each of those little leaves in different autumnal shades too.
On the front of the card she wanted the short and sweet greeting 'Danny ♥ Malki' and inside 'Wishing you a lifetime of happiness, laughter, joy and simcha.'
It took me quite some time to complete this card because I was working to such a specific brief but my lovely customer was encouraging. "I have absolutely no doubt that we will love what you create" she wrote.
I am happy to say that she did.

13 comments:

Julie S said...

This is beautifully done. I wouldn't be at all surprised if it finds a home in a frame of their new home together.

Meeling said...

Lovely Lisa! A card like this for such a special event, is sure to be come a lasting keepsake.

Ann Martin said...

I love it too, and agree with Julie... it needs a frame! You captured the photo beautifully.

Melissa said...

GORGEOUS! Absolutely beautiful.

Unknown said...

Beautiful! I know the new couple will love it!

Miss Val's Creations said...

Beautiful work! It is amazing how it came out just like the photo!!!

Karen said...

Wow you did such a wonderful job on this card, it is identical!!!!! congratualtions...

Unknown said...

This is an incredible work of art, Lisa! I have a feeling you'll be getting many more orders for this type of creation! :)

UniqueNique said...

Love the card - it definitely is one of those special keep forever ones ;~D

Additionsstyle said...

Wow, that card is amazing! You did a wonderful job, I am sure your customer was happy and the recipients will be thrilled!
Valerie
Everyday Inspired

Atelier MariT said...

Oh my you did a fantastic job, no doubt she will love it!

ARTiMAGINE said...

Hey Lisa,

its so nice to see another one of your creations after a very long time...it was worth the wait...i loved the idea of turning a photograph into a your paper cut craft craft...

great work!!!!

Wendy ten Hove said...

Oh, wauw! This one is amazing!!! It's perfect with the photo, even better, I think!!! Love it!!!!
Your photos of Tuscany really make me want to go there again, it's such a wonderful place, and that bruschetta!! So good!!
Hugs, Wendy

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