Sunday, September 30, 2012

Together Forever...our Anniversary

I'm sharing a very special card today.  This one warms my heart...for several reasons.  Tomorrow (Monday) my husband and I will celebrate our 35th wedding anniversary.  Oh my.  Thirty-five years!  I love him even more now, than I did on our wedding day.  We've been through a lot together, and it's made us stronger.

Anyway, I just love how this card turned out!  I had an idea a few days ago when I was at work...yea, I wanted to go home right away and stamp!  I wanted to use a frame die over a copy of one of our wedding photos.  This PTI die gives the look of an old Polaroid photo.  This card is the result of that idea.  It worked out just as I'd hoped :)

I'm playing along in 2 challenges with this card.

My card ~

I used photo paper to cut the frame, then cut another frame out of white cardstock and glued them together.  This gave me a more substantial frame that I could pop up on foam tape.  The stamps that I used for the date, below the photo, are from a set called Calender Stamp set.  It's my first purchase from the Precious Remembrance Shop.  The wording and numbers were just the right size for this project.
In the closeup photos you can see some of the detail from the impression plate I used on the kraft cardstock.
I added some matting, a couple more stamped sentiments and a piece of ribbon (the ribbon is a new one from Stampin' Up!) and my card was complete.

Thanks so much for visiting my blog.  It means a lot to me...and so do your comments.  Truly.

card stock: midnight muse (SU), white, kraft (PTI)
stamps: calender stamp set (Precious Remembrance Shop)
ink: jet black staz-on and onyx black versafine
other: photo paper (Kodak), sunrise impression plate (PTI), fabulous frames die (PTI), midnight muse stitched satin ribbon (SU)


  1. What a great anniversary card! Congratulations on those precious 35 years! So nice to hear couples staying together through thick and thin! Thanks for playing with Just Us Girls!

  2. Happy Anniversary for Monday! 35 years and going strong (hubby & I celebrated 35 years on Sept 3rd). Your card is absolutely fabulous and sure to win his heart all over again for another 35+ years! The Polaroid die is beyond perfect for this picture. Thanks for sharing this special card and moment with us at Unscripted Sketches :)

  3. What a wonderful anniversary card ... so glad you joined us at Unscripted Sketches.

  4. Susie, this is beyond wonderful! Happy 35th anniversary to you and your husband. So blessed the two of you are and I'm wishing you many, many more happy years together! I celebrated 20th with my hubby this summer. Fabulous! Your card for him is perfect! Thanks so much for playing with us at Just Us Girls!

  5. What a sweet, sweet card. I really like the polaroid detail and the starburst look in the background - good details especially for an anniversary card and from the era. Thanks for sharing your card and for playing with us at Unscripted Sketches.

  6. Happy Anniversary! Love the idea of the polaroid, it works perfectly! Hope you had a wonderful day.

  7. Fabulous Anniversary card! Thanks for playing at US this week!

  8. Fun way to mark your date! Thanks for joining in with JUGS!

  9. What a cool card Susie! Love the design, so special! Thank you so much for playing with us at Unscripted Sketches!

  10. congrats Suzie, I feel the same way about my hubbie and we are only at 14! I love that polaroid frame die, it has so many good uses!


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