This past Saturday was my 5 Year Wedding Anniversary. You may have heard me say I don’t typically make card specifically for each person. I do pick out specific cards from stash for people though. Well when it comes to my hubby, Brad, I do make it special. We had a busy week last week and on Friday night we both didn’t have our cards. He went shopping for one and said nothing jumped out at him so he was going to make one as well. I said should we go to the stamp room and have a craft night. He said no because you are done so much faster than me…….well that was the jinx he put on me. He said his card was quick and let me tell you I spent over an hour on this one. I was like a kid in a candy store going through all my options and thinking it through like it was a life or death situation. In the end I think it turned out perfect and I love it!
I used Old Olive as a the card base and embossed 3 pieces of Whisper White (4″ x 5-1/4″) with the Decorative Dots Embossing Folder. For the front panel, I tied the knot of Melon Mambo Cotton Ribbon around it and added it to the card base. The other two panels went on the inside. I used the Number of Year Stamp Set and Large Numbers Framelits for the greetings and numbers. Bundle & Save 15% I layered the number 5 on the Decorative Label Punch and added a layer behind it as well to really make it pop. Check out this video on how to create that look! I thought it needed a bit more so I added some flowers using the Petite Petals Punch. The leaves are just 2 of the flower petals……how cute!?!?!?! I added a little Black Candy Dot to the center of the flowers!
I snapped a picture of the inside before I wrote in it. I did the numbers in Melon Mambo with the Large Number Framelits. I added little banners next to each one with little notes of love on them. I brushed the edges of the banners with my Sponge Daubers in Melon Mambo and Old Olive for more pop of color!!! I really like how it turned out!!!
Here is Brad’s Card to me! He cheated a little and printed the Domo on the card front. He then punched out the hearts and added them to the card with Stampin’ Dimensionals. The first thing I noticed was the 5 hearts for our 5 year anniversary. Brad said that wasn’t on purpose. LOL I love it!!!
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