Saturday, June 8, 2013

Happy Anniversary - FMS 89 - CFC104 - MIM 119

Hi, I hope you're enjoying your Saturday!  A quick post today, to share I card I created for the Freshly Made Sketches 89.  It's been quite a while since I played along.  I was asked to create a 50th wedding anniversary card, and this sketch was a great starting point for my card!
Here's the sketch.
*Edited to add: One of my friends reminded me that the challenge at CAS-ual Fridays, CFC104 is banners and flags.  So, I'm entering my card in the CFC104 challenge also.

*ETA: I'm also entering my card in Papertrey Ink's Make It Monday 119 Challenge.  Flagged borders!

My card.

I decided to use just ivory and gold for this 50th wedding anniversary card.  The card looks fairly simple doesn't it?  Well...not so much.  I spent almost 3 hours on it.  Yikes.  My fingers and brain were not playing well together today.
Now that it's finished, I'm pleased with the results though.
I used gold embossing powder, brushed gold card stock and a piece of gold cord...along with naturals ivory card stock.
Well, I've got to go.  I still need to make a Father's Day card, so  I'd better start now.  You know, it might take me all week to complete it.  Grrr!
Thanks for taking a look today.  I appreciate your visit!

Supplies list ~
Card stock: naturals ivory, brushed gold (SU)
Ink: versamark
Stamps: background basics - wrought iron, beautiful butterflies (PTI)
Die: number time trio (PTI)
Other: gold cord, foam tape, scor-tape, tombo multi glue


  1. Susie this is so beautiful and elegant. Wonderful card.

  2. Beautiful card Susie! I love all of that gold! It's just perfect for the occasion! Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

  3. Fabulous card Susie - would be perfect for CASual Friday Banner Challenge too!

  4. What an elegant card! That is a beautiful image to choose for an anniversary card and I love how it's stamped in gold and surrounded by soft neutrals. :)

  5. Absolutely gorgeous, Susie! It is so elegant with all the gold embossing! It makes for the perfect anniversary card!

  6. This is gorgeous! Beautifully done in every way! Thanks for joining us at FMS!

  7. so pretty and elegant! beautiful card! thanks so much for joining us this week at CAS-ual Fridays Challenge!

  8. This card is so Tre elegante!

    I love clean look and the glam of it - So Grace Kelly!

    Thanks so much for your comments on my blog, means so much!

  9. Wow this is a beautiful anniversary card <3333 The stamping is just beautiful! Thanks for joining us at CAS-ual Fridays Challenge!

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