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Monday, 30 January 2012

Anniversary Celebration

Evening Folks
Hope you have all had a good day.  Well, no rain or snow here but it has been really cold.  The office was freezing when I got in this morning. Took a good couple of hours to really warm up. Ever tried typing on a keyboard when your fingers are numb.  Not that easy lol.
Today's card is the first of a couple of 50th Wedding Anniversary cards that I have got to do over the next couple of weeks.  Lots of sparkle and gems on this one.
I cut out the red heart and the white heart and embossed them both through my big shot.  Used polka dots on the white one and houndstooth on the red one.  These were then matted and layered together with the heart doily.  The different layers of the card are glitter card, black card and patterned paper.  Put some ribbon and a bow at the bottom.  Then added some ribbon roses and some glittered leaves that I cut using my big shot and a spellbinders die.  The final touch was lots of gems (around the red heart, the outside of the card and the swirls).  Added a sentiment using peel offs and a 50 which I cut out of glitter card.
Think it turned out okay.  Bit sparkly but after 50 years of marriage I think the happy couple deserve lots of bling and sparkle.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Unstamppables challenge - #7 anything goes
Moving Along With The Times - #133 Blooming marvellous
Sentimental Sundays - #87 Dry Embossing and a sentiment
Robyns Fetish - #92 Make it sparkle
The Crafty Pad - #155 Show Valentine/Anniversary Love
Secret Crafter Saturday - #170 Ribbon
Crazy 4 Challenges - C4C121 Layer It On
Hotshot Craft - #3 Use flowers

Thanks for popping by and hope to see you again soon.  Thanks to all my followers and visitors to my blog. Your support and encouragement is very much appreciated.
Mags
x

20 comments:

nnalorac said...

Gorgeous Anniversary card Mags, love the rich colours and all the bling, love it. Carolxx

catherine said...

This is a beautiful Anniversary card Mags and love all the extra details you have added
x catherine

Susan Hogan said...

Love the bling! Great card - thanks for joining us at Unstampabelles.

downrightcrafty said...

a gorgeous creation and lovely use of the ribbon, thank you so much for sharing your lovely work with us at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge
Hugs Kate xx

sheila stokes said...

A beautiful card,lovely choice of colours

craftymum said...

A super card Mags.

Thanks for joining us at HSC for our flower challenge

hugs Sarah x

p.s. haver you joined our followers list?

kyms kards said...

What a stunning project
Thanks for joining us at Robyn Fetish challenge this week
Kym DT

Hazel (Didos) said...

Ah this is super. Thanks for playing with us on MAWTT on our Blooming Marvelous challenge this week, Good Luck, Hazelxoxo

Bente said...

Stunning card, thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays this week.
Hugs, Bente

Merry said...

This is so pretty....wonderful embellishing and pretty flowers. Thanks so much for joining us at Unstampabelles.

Tamara Morton said...

What a fabbie Anni card I love the deep colours and hearts too
Hugs
Tamara

Lisa Jane said...

what a wonderful card - a perfect card to treasure
Thanks for joining us this week at MAWTT this week for my Blooming Marvellous challenge
Lisa x

Sue Nicholson said...

Beautiful card, great looking embellishments. Thanks for sharing your card with is at Robyns Fetish Make it sparkle challenge. Good Luck cheers sue n x

Cathy (aka CrafteeCC) said...

lovely card! love all the bling ;-) thanks for joining in UnstampaBelles Challenge this month.

~♥~The Navy Wife~♥~ said...

This is stunning! And after 50 years, yep she deserves bling and sparkles :-) Thanks for sharing and playing with us at The Crafty Pad

wahixane77 said...

This is a great anniversary gift. Very nice colors and layout. Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays. Olivia

cindy said...

Fabulous anniversary card. I love so many things about it like the flowers and the rhinestones. There is so much sparkle to this card. Great job. Thanks for joining us at Robyn's Fetish this week:)

Tracey said...

Beautiful card Mags, so elegant & I love all the details :)
Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays & Good Luck!
Hugs
Tracey
x

Linny said...

Beautiful card. Some is going to love that.Thank you for joining in at Secret Crafter Saturday challenge.linda x

Helen said...

Beautiful card!
Thanks for joining us at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge!
Helen x