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Tuesday, August 14, 2012

A quintet of anniversary cards





August must be popular for weddings!  I needed a couple of anniversary cards for family, and had requests from customers.  I have used the Cuttlebug occasions embossing folder and dies for several cards lately - you can see different looks with the chalk.  The border punch is Martha Stewart.  The last card used the Victoria EF, together with a border EF.  It is for a 60th anniversary - the list I used said that the symbol for the 60th and 75th anniversaries is the same - diamond, so I added several!!! This is a another version of an all white wedding card I made - I do like the pop of color.

(Top card) - sketch:  http://sweetstopsketches.blogspot.com/
"Double" mice:  http://housemouse-challenge.blogspot.com/
(Card #2) "revisited" technique - using chalk - one of the first stamping techniques I used!  And from my stash - I have had the chalk for several years, and the ribbon and CS for at least a year:  http://shoppingourstash.blogspot.com/

17 comments:

  1. Wow, you have been a very busy gal. What a cute image you chose for our double trouble challenge. They sure look like they are enjoying themselves in that box of chocolates. Thanks for joining us at the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge.

    Hugs
    Sue

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  2. Such pretty cards Dorothy. Love the dry embosssed flowers chalked. The house mouse image is so sweet. The papers are so pretty and that netting looks great. Thank you for playing along with us at The Sweet Stop this week.

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  3. Each card is so pretty. I especially like the middle three with those colorful, highlighted flowers. I would love to receive such a nice anniversary card ;)

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  4. such pretty cards and a gorgeous image choice for our double trouble challenge, thank you for joining us at the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge
    Hugs Kate xx

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  5. Pretty anniversary cards-I especially like the personalized one-such a nice touch!

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  6. Very pretty cards! I love the embossed flowers!

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  7. Very pretty cards, love the house mouse one!

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  8. Sweet designs with your chalked embossing, Dorothy!!

    Those mice are the cutest ever!!

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  9. Ooof imagine being married for 75 years! That's crazy. To achieve that, I'll have to live to exactly 100 (Hubby would be 99!). Lovely cards, I just spotted that you are an ex-teacher too. Chouette! :D

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  10. Those little critters are so sweet in your first card!

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  11. What a great anniversary card. I just love that image and stamped in brown really looks terrific. Love your background paper also. Thanks for joining us at House Mouse this week. Good luck to you

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  12. Great group of cards! I love the chalk on the embossing, but my favorite is the the card with the Hm image - too cute! So happy you joined us this week at Shopping Our Stash!

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  13. Fabulous creations!

    Thank you for joining in the fun at House Mouse & Friends challenges for our * Double Trouble* challenge

    Hope you will join us again, good luck
    Hugs Shaz x

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  14. You did a great job with the chalked embossing ... I stink at it, so I'm quite jealous.

    Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

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  15. Great cards! Gotta love those HM stamps. Thanks for playing along with us at The Sweet Stop!

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  16. Such gorgeous card - so pretty. Your House Mouse is adorable and such a great design and fabulous image.

    hugs
    Heather xx
    Thanks so much for joiing us with House Mouse and Friends challenge.

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  17. You have been busy, great set of cards. Thanks for playing in House Mouse and Friends blog challenge

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