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Thursday, February 07, 2008

Wishing a Friend a Happy Anniversary!

A friend of mine is celebrating her wedding anniversary today and guess what? Her card was just made tonight. It's going to be late. I don't think I've gotten too many cards out in the mail on time this year. I was SO horrible about that last year and I was hoping that bad habit would have gotten left behind but it spewed into the new year. *sighs* But there is still hope!! This was a quick and easy card to make. I took a piece of white card stock and cut it 5-1/2" x 8-1/2". I folded it in half. On top I affixed a piece of Rose Red card stock cut 5-1/2" x 4". On top of that is a piece of brushed silver card stock that was embossed with a Cuddlebug embossing folder. I used the retired Stampin' Up! set "All Year Cheer III." I couldn't find a current set with a larger "Happy Anniversary." I was going to use my computer to do the words but I really wanted the words embossed. I layered that on top of a piece of Rose Red cut 1/8" larger. Before I affixed the brushed silver piece I tied an organza ribbon around it and tied a bow on.
This is a very simple and quick card to make. I should make up a few of them to have on hand. I have a HUGE "should" list!!

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Anonymous said...

this is quite a beautiful card! Love the silver embossed look! Very nice, and better late than never:)

Diane said...


Anonymous said...

You say this is a simple card - I say it's simply beautiful! The colors are great and the ribbon is a perfect choice. Gotta love The 'Bug! And it's never too late to send a card. - Susan :-)

Pat S. said...

Your anniversary card is simply stunning! That cuttlebug folder is perfect with the silver embossing...very swank :)

kat said...

Beautiful! On first look, I thought the background WAS embossed; I never would have thought to emboss with metallic paper to give it this look! You are so creative! As always, thanks for sharing with us.

My Paper World said...

Very elegant! I love it!

Unknown said...

Elegant, how kind of you!