Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Anniversary card

Good morning! Monday was me and Sam's six year anniversary, which is why I didn't post like I usually do. We had a really nice day. We went canoeing, and out for a nice dinner. He also surprised me with a Cricut!! What a sweetie! A couple of months ago I was looking in the Walmart sales paper and saw a Cricut, and I jokingly said to hubby "hey you wanna buy me one of those?" Well apparently he's been putting aside a little money each week so he could get it for me mrgreen! He also got me the Sure Cuts A Lot program! That thing is awesome! I will never have to buy a cartage for this thing! I've already added tons of fonts, and dingbats. Now that I can make great titles so easily, I have no more excuses not to scrapbook! I found a really great set of dingbats HERE that have a bunch of shapes like nesties. Here is the anniversary card I made for Sam.

This card took forever! I used Michelle Zindorf's brayered sky technique. I must have done the main image for this card 15 times! I kept messing something up. It's funny, my first two came out perfect, but I forgot to put in the moon on the first, and on the second the sentiment wasn't inked up well enough. I'll probably just case myself and make some of these for Father's Day too. The boat and the cattails are from Impression Obsession. It was one stamp, but I cut it apart so the boat could be a little further away.

ETA: If you participated in last weeks Stamp Something Challenge, and linked your project using Mr. Linky, you need to go back and leave a comment to make sure you are entered. Mr. Linky is having problems.

-Stamps-Impression Obsession Boat and Cattails, unknown Happy Anniversary
-Paper-Blue Bayou, Soft Sky, White and Chocolate Chip cardstock; Chocolate Chip prints DSP
-Copics-E47, G99
-Accessories-Hemp twine, brown button, paper piercer and mat pack.

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Anonymous said...

WOW! Emily, this is so gorgeous!! You did an awesome job on the Zindorf!! Beautiful scenery for sure! :) Happy Anniversary and so glad to hear you had a wonderful day!! TFS! HUGS

~Denise Lynn~ said...

Happy anniversary Emily! Love your card, it's gorgeous. Fabulous image and coloring and the layout works perfect. Sounds like you had a really nice day too. :)

Cheryl said...

Happy Anniversary Emily! It really is great when you can spend the whole day together. I love the card - just beautiful.

mudmaven said...

Happy Anniversary! This is absolutely stunning Emily! Great job on the Zindorf technique. You inspired me to go over to IO and order one of those stamps! My dh is going to love it! ~chris

Jennifer Orbaker said...

Happy Anniversary!!! This is a gorgeous card!! Great job!

Lorie said...

Absolutely beautiful card! It was well worth the effort!

Kathy W said...

wow! this is just gorgeous, well done on the brayered sky technique. happy anniversary too, isn't funny we are excited when we get crafty items for gifts!

Lauren said...

So pretty Emily!
Happy Anniversary.