Celebrate

We celebrated our Pearl Wedding Anniversary at the end of August so I just had to make a card!

Materials used:SAM_2215(watermarked)
Jellypark Digital Crafts – Romantic couple at table
stamping card
square card
Centura Pearl card
red roses vellum
x-cut doily die
circle die
Copic pens
silver peel off greeting and numbers
flat backed pearl gems

Method:
I turned the card blank into an easel card, printed out the image and coloured it in with the copics. I die cut the image with a circle die and ran a black pen around the edge. I cut a mat from the vellum with the doily card attached my image and then attached it to a piece of the centura pearl card cut to fit the card front. I cut a smaller doily and a circle from centura pearl to make the card stopper. I layered another piece of centura pearl inside the card blank and than fixed my made up stopper to it. Finally I added the words, number and two pearls to finish it off.

I think the couple in the image look more like us when we got married rather than how we look now. But a girl can dream that the passage of time only affects other people!

Thanks for stopping for a while. Take care.

Pippa

I would like to enter my card into these challenges:
Crafty Calender Challenge – Anything Goes
Anything Goes Craft challenge at The Pencil Case
Crafting with friends challenge #5 – Anything goes
Crafty Catz Challenge #291 – Anything goes
Jo’s Scrap Shack #104 – Anything goes
Simply Create Too #93 – It’s a Special Occasion
Creative Fingers #91 – Anything goes
Crafting with an Attitude #7 – Anything goes
Your Scrapbook Place September – Anything goes
Crafting from the heart #75 – Anything goes
Through the Craft room Door challenge- Sept. 1- Sept. 7
Inspiration Destination Anything Goes #49

About Pippa

I started crafting at an early age though not always successfully, my pillowcase tennis dress has, thankfully, disappeared into history. Funnily sewing is not something I enjoy! My favourite crafty activity has to be card making, especially stamping which I have been doing for over 20 years and am still a beginner, there is always something new to learn. I also enjoy knitting and crochet. I am not an artist, cannot even draw a straight line with a ruler, but I love colouring in, which is why stamping appeals so much. I am married, a part time HLTA at a local village primary school, have two grown up daughters, one son-in-law and a mad cat called Finnegan. That, in a nutshell, is me.
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9 Responses to Celebrate

  1. willeke says:

    Lovely card, love the colours and such a cute image !
    Thanks for sharing it with us and hope to see you again in our next challenge as well,
    Hugs
    Willeke
    DT Through The Craft Room Door
    Made by Willeke {My personal Blog}

  2. Elizabeth H says:

    This is a delightful anniversary card – just perfect. Thanks so much for joining us this week at the Creative Fingers Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

  3. sue peck says:

    A lovely card.. gorgeous image choice. Thank you for sharing this with us over at Crafting from the Heart. Sue DT xx

  4. Sara S. says:

    Gorgeous. Your coloring is lovely. Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. We are looking forward to seeing you again in the next challenge.
    Sara
    TTCRD DT
    FP3 {My Blog}

  5. Terri says:

    Lovely creation. Love the die cut circles and your coloring is amazing. Thanks for joining the Crafting With An Attitude challenge.

  6. Judy Mckay says:

    Pretty design. Love your details. Thank you for joining us at Crafting with Friends this week. Hope to see you back here again soon. Judy DT

  7. louise says:

    Beautiful card thanks for joining us at Crafting with Friends, Louise DT x

  8. Gale says:

    Lovely card Pippa. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Calendar in our “Anything Goes Challenge” and we hope to see you again real soon. Hugs, Gale DT

  9. Jo L says:

    Fab card with a great image…..& congrats on 30 years married! Thanks for joining us over at Crafty Calendar this month & good luck!
    hugs Jo x
    Dt

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