Good morning everyone, on this icy cold (but very sunny here) day, it's my 11th Wedding Anniversary today, so having a nice chilled day, the bubbly's chilling in the fridge and we'll have a takeaway tonight - we rarely go out for our Anniversary as it's not very romantic sitting in a restaurant amid a load of Office parties! So we'll have a lovely meal at home, with some Champagne and snuggle up in front of the fire.
So first I want to show you my Anniversary cards, this is the one I made for my hubby, I used the sketch from this week's challenge at Your Next Stamp, so I'll enter it there
Stampin' Up! used:
Cardstock - Whisper White; Very Vanilla; Chocolate Chip
Ribbon - Very Vanilla
SU Markers - Close to Cocoa; Creamy Caramel; Pixie Pink; Pretty in Pink; Barely Banana, Summer Sun
Scallop Border Punch
Image - Pink Petticoat digi
Papers - digi's from Two Peas in a Bucket
Embossing Die, Heart Die
Tag - cut on CraftRobo
Sentiment - Printed on computer
I also want to show you the card that Hubby made for me, yes made for me, he disappeared in my craft room this morning and came out with this:
It's the first card he's ever made, and I think all in all he did a great job! He raided my stash, was very creative in attaching the flower to the card using a brad, and even did some stamping! I also have to show you the back as he used my handmade by stamp!
Cardstock - Real Red; Pretty in Pink
Sentiment - (brand new, I've not even inked it up yet!) PTI
Roses & brad from my stash.
I was chuffed to bits he made me a card, I also had a gorgeous bouquet of flowers.
Now onto this week's Sweet Stampin challenge which is "Punch It" - now this isn't about relieving Christmas stress, but we want you to use at least one punch on your entry. Here's my, very bright & sunny card:
Stamps - Flight of the Butterfly; Pick a Petal; Stem Sayings
Punch - Butterfly Punch; 1" circle punch
Cardstock - Whisper White; YoYo Yellow; Only Orange
Ink - YoYo Yellow; Only Orange; Basic Black
It's even brighter IRL but made a nice change after all the Christmas colours.
Hope you can join us this week & look forward to seeing all your entries