Thursday, August 1, 2013

28th Anniversary Card for my Oldest Daughter and Her Husband

My oldest daughter and her husband will be celebrating their 28th anniversary this weekend. Purple is her favorite color, so the colors for the bridal party were lilac for the women and grey for the men. So it is time to make them a card.

I made this shaped card with the Cricut Expression using the Cricut Sweetheart cartridge. I am also using the card for this week’s Fantabulous Cricut ChallengeWebsite challenge to make a shaped card.

Using the Gypsy the hearts(5.46 inches X 4.62 inches each) were welded together.

Folded heart card made from DCWV Mademoiselle Stack paper.

The sentiment( 2.89 inches X 1.27 inches) was welded to overlay heart( 5.46 inches X 4.62 inches) at the “A” and “y” of Anniversary.
The contrasting color of the sentiment was cut at the same size as the welded sentiment.

I was able to see how it would look all put together with the use of my newly acquired Scrap n’ Easel.
Because I didn’t want the white edging to show all edges were inked using the Gelly Roll purple pen.

It needed some bling, so I embellished the overlay heart with Viva Pearl Pen Ice White pearls.

That looks better, but it needed a bow, so I used some of Martha Stewart’s lace ribbon.


The inside of the card needed some decoration, so I fussy cut some flowers from the beautiful DCWV Mademoiselle Stack that was also used for the base of the card.

Because the bottom of the heart card is pointed, the card can not stand open. So I made a base for the card by fussy cutting some of that same beautiful embossed paper, folded it and cut a slit in the fold so the card could be inserted. And I added a couple of paper braces to the inside of the stand for stability.


The envelope was made from K & Company paper using the Martha Stewart Scoreboard. The inside of the stand is stamped with my signature stamp.

I used several adhesives: Zig 2 Way, ATG and GlueDot PopUp(to adhere the overlay heart to the card base).


Susan D said...

Pretty card...purple is one of my favorite colors!

Ro Donner said...

Great card! Thanks for playing along with us at FCCB!!

Ro Donner, DT Member for FCCB

Rhonda Emery said...

this is so pretty

Sandee Setliff said...

It's beautiful and I am sure they will love their anniversary card. My favorite part are the dots that you added to the image!! Thank you so much for stopping by my blog and leaving me a comment, you sure are appreciated! waving hi from the hills of North Carolina ♥

Crafting with Amy said...

Such a beautiful card. Thanks for playing along with us at FCCB.

Missy said...

This is a super shaped card, the heart is so elegant, all the extras you added look so nice!! Thanks for joining FCCB's shaped card challenge!!

Heather said...

Very pretty card! I really like the pearl accents you added. Thanks for joining the shaped card challenge at FCCB this week!

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Gorgeous! Love the strong color on this! Carri~Abusybee