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Monday 6 July 2015

Anniversary Wishes

Good morning all.

We spent a lovely day with my Aunt and Uncle yesterday.....a morning catching up, lunch in Paignton then hubby and I had a brisk walk with my Uncle to Sharkham Point - 4 miles in under an hour with my Uncle setting the pace at nearly 87 year old! Looking forward to spending some more quality time with them over the next two weeks.

An anniversary card to share today made for my niece and her husband who celebrate their first anniversary later this week.

Kraft card base; die from Memory Box; hearts stamp from Unity; sentiment stamps from Imagination Crafts; paper from Nitwits and sequins from my stash.

Challenges entered:
Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge - anything goes make it floral
Simply Papercraft - anything goes
Sister Act Card Challenge - anything goes
Crafty Time - punches or dies
Sparkles Forum - vintage/shabby chic
The Sisters of Craft - anything goes
Scrap and Craft - celebration


  1. beautiful card Carol, those hearts look so good against the Kraft card.....
    enjoy your walking....I feel guilty now planning to spend the week on the sofa watching the tennis......xxxxx

  2. Brilliant card Carol,
    Love everything about it, might have to keep this one in mind.
    Have a great day ..... Watch out, your uncle might be in training for a Marathon you may be running today!!
    Patricia x

  3. A lovely anniversary card Carol, you can't go wrong with hearts and Kraft in my mind.
    I used to work with a friend who now runs a business in Paignton but it's many years since I've been down there to see her. Small world!

    Happy crafting, hugs Erika. x

  4. That's a lovely die Carol, a beautiful element for your anniversary card, I love that it's cut out of floral card too.

  5. Fabulous anniversary card Carol. Sorry I haven't been around lately but have just had a look at all your creations and they are as usual wonderful! Have a great holiday. Michelle x

  6. This is gorgeous Carol, I love the elegant design and beautiful colours.
    Sue xx

  7. A beautiful card Carol, your pretty papers look fabulous with the Kraft card base.

  8. love your card and my thats a brisk walk for an 87 year old - how does he do it? Enjoy yourselves - hugs rachel x

  9. A truly beautiful card. Glad your having a good time x

  10. I love that part of the world! - enjoy your time away, love this pretty card hugs judith x

  11. This is beautiful Carol, very simple design but so stylish, love your dies and the kraft card is a brilliant idea, hugs Kate x

  12. This card is so gorgeous Carol a wonderful colour and design a super CAS style creation.
    lorraine x

  13. So pretty Carol ... and a lovely keepsake for your to celebrate your niece's 1st anniversary. xx

  14. Very pretty card. Thank you for sharing with us at Sparkles Monthly Challenge.

  15. These sweet hearts are so pretty on the kraft base, Carol!

  16. So perfect, Carol. Sweet and simple. LOVE it!
    hugs, Asha

  17. Hi there Carol - this is such a cute card for your niece's first anniversary with her new husband! Love the simplicity of your design as well! Thank you so much for entering the Crafty Time (Punches and dies) Challenge this month, lots of luck to you. Hugs Sue Pxxx DT

    PS Wouldn't mind a bottle of your Uncle's energy! He sounds amazing.

  18. This is such a lovely CAS card. Very elegant. Thank you for sharing this with us over at Simply Papercraft. Sue on behalf of Chris DT x


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