My husband and I recently celebrated our 24th Wedding Anniversary and this is the card I made for him. I am fortunate that my husband loves cute and cuddly things and he just adores our cat Ruby - which is why I picked a Penny Black cat stamp for the card.
I stamped the image onto 140lb watercolour paper using Versafine Vintage Sepia ink and coloured it with Derwent Inktense and Faber-Castell watercolour pencils and a paintbrush. I lightly chalked around the image using Kaisercolour blue chalk for the sky and grey, green and brown for the ground. I stamped the image again and cut out just the envelope and popped it up to give it some dimension. I added a tiny bit of Kindyglitz Crystalina glitter glue to the envelope as I can get away with a bit of glitter on my husband's cards! I added some Glossy Accents to the hearts on the card then popped this main panel up on dimensionals.
All the designer papers are by Lili of the Valley from their Crab Apple Lane - Country Gent 8" x 8" pad. I punched some hearts using the plaid paper and my Martha Stewart Looped Hearts edge punch (they are the leftover punchies) and popped them up on dimensionals to the top RHS of the card.
The sentiment panel has tiny hearts at each end of the sentiment and these were punched from the plaid paper using my EK Success Arrows border punch (again, they are the leftover punchies which look like tiny hearts to me) and I added a tiny bit of Kindyglitz to them. The sentiment is from a retired Elzybells clear set: Everyday Greetings.
The punched bottom border was made using my EK Success Scalloped Scallops border punch - again using the plaid designer paper.
All the card layers were trimmed to 1/8" using my Perfect Layers Tools.
Registered: January 20, 2010 Location: Brampton, Ontario Posts: 13662
Tue, Jun 25, 2013 @ 5:37 AM
What a wonderful anniversary card! I've used PB stamps for many an anniversary but usually with the female member of the pair in mind. I love your colouring and all the little details of your card. Makes it extra special for an extra special day. Congratulations!