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Monday, December 21, 2015

Happy 50th, Hal and Cheryl

I wanted to make a special card for a special occasion, yet not too frilly - I hope I succeeded.  This 50th anniversary is even more special as the last of 7 siblings in hubby's family are celebrating aI sister-in-law passed away after their 50th.  And we will celebrate #59 in a few months.)
The image is from my stash of ready to go images - colored with shiny metallic pens.  The shiny gems in the flower centers are from my stash.   The bit of ribbon is from a gift basket we just received - full of burgundy and gold packaging - alas, all those pretty boxes and bags have print on most of the surfaces so only the gorgeous ribbon was usable as the strip behind the image. 
I dusted off a Martha Stewart punch for the border, and a fancy corner rounder as well.  I could not make it show up, but there is a gold layer between the burgundy mat and the embossed dot layer.  I also included gold strips with delicate hearts to edge the vertical strip.  More gold was used for the numbers.  (I recycled a very large advertising envelope for those gold pieces.)  The card is 5x7.
Sketch, inspiration:  https://joannamunster.com/2015/12/15/ibsic-101/
Any:                           Allsorts challenge
                                    lil patch of crafty friends
                                    The Paper Nest Doll Challenge
                                   clear it out challenge
                                   crafty friends challenge
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                                    inspiration destination challenge
                                    
                                  

10 comments:

  1. A great card, fab design. Thanks so much for playing this time at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends. Good luck and hope to see you again soon. Andree {DT Lil Patch of Crafty Friends}

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  2. A really lovely image and gorgeous dies and Ef.
    Thank you for joining in our Anything but Christmas challenge at Allsorts.

    Kath

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  3. Cute anniversary card and so glad you joined us at Inspiration Destination

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  4. Oh what a gorgeous card Dorothy I love the image also the wonderful card design, thank you for joining our challenge at LIL PATCH OF CRAFTY FRIENDS
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  5. Beautiful card!
    Thank you for sharing at Allsorts.
    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year;-))m

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  6. Definitely got the special touch with this card. Thanks for entering the Digi Choosday Anything Goes challenge (DT)

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  7. Hi dorothy thank you for entering your lovely card in our challenge at Digi Choosday. I hope they loved the card and its a great design. for a special occasion.
    Good luck
    Fiona GDT x

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  8. A lovely card!
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "Anything Goes” challenge over at Crafty Friends & good luck in the draw.
    Hope to see you again in our next challenge as well…

    Happy New Year,
    Melanie
    (DT Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges)

    (DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)

    (DT Come and Get It)

    (DT Crafty Friends)

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  9. Another fabulous card, Dorothy! I LOVE the beautiful image and wonderful punches you used! Thank you so much for joining us at Inspired By Stamping! HUGS and HAPPY NEW YEAR! :) Mynn xx

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  10. Pretty card for a very special occasion! Thanks for joining us at IBS!

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