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March 3, 2010

Golden Anniversary Card




The 50th. Anniversary is so special these days as not many couples can boast reaching it. I created this card for my sister and her hubby and I wanted it to be extra special. The 50th is called the "Golden" Anniversary so I knew I wanted some golden touches here and there.

The word "Love" and "50" are cut from gold pearlescent vellum.

When I came across the vivid blue pearlescent card stock I started getting excited. Don't laugh! I can't help myself. When I discover a great colour combination I can hardly wait to get going on the design. I also found some fabulous brown... with flocked butterflies. To me, these colours and textures look amazing together.

Of course, the sentiment on the front had to be all about LOVE. There are so many good ones to choose from, but I liked the simplicity of the Bible verse from the famous "Love Chapter", 1 Corinthians 13:13. The three gold beads stand for Faith, Hope and Love.

Inside:
I printed the verse on lightweight cream card stock and stamped some butterflies and flourishes using bronze ink from my Color Box paintbox.

Cartridges used:  Sweethearts and Fabulous Finds.
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I guess you might call me a "right brainer", loving all things creative. Cardmaking is the perfect hobby for me as it allows me to be totally creative, combining design with poetry or verses I can compose myself. With Christmas being such an important occasion for cardmaking and crafting, I decided to create a separate blog just for Christmas projects. "It's All About Christmas" will host all my Christmas items. "Gracenotes For Today" will still feature items every other occasion of the year. I hope you'll drop by often and stay awhile!