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Tuesday, 19 July 2011

Silver Wedding Anniversary Card

A friend and her husband have just celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary but I will give her their card tomorrow as she's been off - just hope she doesn't look at my blog tonight!!!  My husband and I are a "baby anniversary" tomorrow compared to my friend as it's our 20th wedding anniversary.
I have used one of my favourite images from Joanna Sheen's Dancing With Shadows CD.  I love this image and I think it's perfect for an occasion just like this.  I um'd and ah'd with using some backing paper but decided against it and instead used some peel-offs, sentiment off the computer (printed in silver of course), personalised insert and handmade flowers made with Nesties dies, coloured with promarkers, scrunched up, Cosmic Shimmer glitter glue rubbed in with my fingers (yes, it must be a good friend as I don't normally do messy) and finished with brads which I've had for ages and ages and ages.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Simon Says Challenge - Anything goes
Digi Doodle - Make your own flowers
Pattie's Creations - Glitter or bling
Sew Many Challenges - Glitter
One Stitch at a Time - Flowers
Whoopsi Daisy - Let's sparkle and shine
Craft Your Passion - Text it
Tuesday Throwdown - Something metallic - metal brads for me
Clear it Out Challenge - Anything goes


Denise and Louise said...

What a gorgeous card - such an elegant image and your handmade flowers compliment it perfectly.
Thanks for playing along with us at Digi Doodle Shop Challenges this week xx

Beryl K said...

Gorgeous card Kym, Happy Anniversary for tomorrow
Beryl x

Lorraine A said...

Stunning card Kym :-) I am sure your friends will love this card ,,, beautiful and very stylish :-)

thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge and thanks for helping us reach our target :-)
Lols x x x

Christine said...

Beautiful card Kym!! Love the silver. It is so classy on this kind of card. Sounds like lots of wonderful celebrations going on right now. Enjoy. Thanks for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge blog!!
xoxo, Christine

Monica said...

So classy... may your friend have many more anniversaries and may you follow in her footsteps. Happy Anniversary.

Such a stylish card that is...

xxx Monica

Melody said...

Such an elegant card!! Happy Anniversary!!
Thanks for playing in our challenge!


DT for Pattie's Creations Challenge!

Karen said...

Thank you for the card. We both loved it,another one of your fab cards will be standing in my craft too
. Happy anniversary to you and Paul. Xxx

Donna said...

Beautiful card Kym, very elegant and classy. Thank you for joining in the Digi Doodle Shop challenge. hugs Donna x

Sandi said...

Kym - love all the sparkle and shine!
Thanks for playing in our 'Glitter or Bling' Challenge #26!
♥ Sandi
DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
and Pattie's shop
Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

sparklingblackrose said...

Very pretty Kym, love your sparkle! Thank you for joining us at OSAAT this week, hope to see you again soon! Elaine DT -xxx- p.s I have candy if you would like to enter :-)

Love crafts forever said...

Thanks for playing at Whoopsi Daisy challenge this week.
Hugs Nataliya

Pattie G said...

This is sooo pretty! Love all of your embellishments. Thanks for joining us at Pattie’s Creations Design Challenge.
Pattie ♥

Martha said...

oh this is just too cute!, thanks for joining us at Clear It Out

Lauren said...

This is adorable! Thanks for playing along at Tuesday Throwdown! We hope to see you again next time!