Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator

Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator based in Nottingham but willing to travel - available for workshops, classes and individual orders. Tel 07891476636 or e-mail

Wednesday, 22 August 2012

Today is my 25th wedding anniversary and the weather is so different to what it was 25 years ago.  It was raining on and off all day and I wasn't able to have the train on my dress drag behind me as it was too wet but once I got in church I was able to put it down.   It brightened up just enough so that we could have some photo's taken outside.  Still, to me it was a wonderful day and I got to marry my soul mate and closest friend :)

Anyway, enough about me, you want to know what I've got to show you today, don't you?  You may have guessed that it my be my anniversary card to hubby, well you'd be right.  However, I only made it today as he was cleaning the windows...haha, how romantic is that?  He was a good boy and didn't peek when he came in and out of the conservatory so it was a surprise to him.

I've also used none other than the Confetti  White for the base card and teamed it up with  Whisper White and Basic Black.  I wanted some "silver" on the card and what better card to use than Brushed Silver from the main catalogue.  Now what could I put on the front that would keep the card both masculine  and show how I felt for Dean?  Of course it was easy, love hearts.  So I punched lots of hearts out in all the colours using the Heart to Heart punch and 4 large hearts using the Full Heart punch.  I embossed some Brushed Silver card using the Stripes Embossing Folder and some Whisper White with the Manhattan Flower.  I punched out one large love heart from the Manhattan Flower embossed card to give the look of embroidery on the heart. Here is the finished card:

I was very pleased with the finished result and it looks much better in "real life" if you know what I mean?  Inside I didn't put a veyrse but wrote something to Dean from me.  So all in all it was a very private card.

I have had a lovely day relaxing around the house and basically chilling out.  I can't say that's going to happen tomorrow as we have the gas men here fitting a new boiler, so that should be fun ..... not.

Remember if you want to order anything just get in touch and I'll be happy to oblige.  Also the new autumn/winter catalogue comes out on the 1st of September so that only leaves 9 days to order from the spring/summer mini.  If you want anything don't delay and be disappointed order today !!!

Thanks for stopping by and please leave a message.

Tracy -x-

Big shot
Manhattan Flower and Stripes EF
For My Family stamp set
Punches Heart to Heart, Full Heart

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