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Thursday, 17 May 2012

Anniversary Flowers!

I was asked to make a Diamond Wedding Anniversary card, and I thought - I've never made one of those!before!  This is a bit different for me, but really enjoyed making it  - and no stamping!
I used white pearl card, a nesti circle to cut the aperture from a slightly smaller piece of card, which I embossed the edges . The sentiment was computer, and  cut with a nesti and mounted onto a vellum doily cut with a Mariann die.  The flowers were punched and layered with 'diamond' centres.  The 60 was cut with the TH Vintage Die from mirri card. and 4 little 'diamond' hearts for the corners and voila!  I hope she likes it!
When I made it I thought I would enter it in Make My Monday - where the theme is 'white flowers', but when I checked - that was last week - where did that week go!!!

I am going to enter this card in
  Sisterhood of Crafters - May Flowers
  Truly Scrumptious - Anything Goes
  I Brake for Challenges - Florals
  Bunny Zoes - Anything Goes
  Hooked on Crafts - Flowers
  Make It Monday - Anything Goes

Well that's it for now,  I  have a crafting day planned for tomorrow - yay!

Avril xx

19 comments:

Lisa Jane said...

ooh this is gorgeous .. so pretty and elegant too.I bet they loved it
Lisa x

Katina said...

Gorgeous card Avril - so elegant and just perfect for such an amazing achievement!

Enjoy your crafty day tomorrow.
xx

Silvia(Barnie) said...

A great elegant card, looks beautiful.

Mau xx said...

This is Gorgeous Avril, I love the classy elegant look. The detail is beautiful. Here's to many more years for the couple to enjoy xxxx
Hugs Mau xx

Susan Flynn said...

Very pretty and elegant Avril hugs Susanx

Meggymay said...

Stunning and elegant, this card is sure to be treasured.
Enjoy your crafty day tomorrow.
Yvonne x

Terry said...

So classy and elegant! What a beautiful anniversary card! Love how you used all those dies!

Catherine said...

Gorgeous card, love the flowers....

Dots Dabbles said...

Wow Avril...this looks so classical and crisp and absolutely perfect for an anniversay card. The white adds to the elegance I think
Dot x

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

OH WOW! This is stunning Mrs. B! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood ‘MAY FLOWERS’ challenge and please come back again soon!
Darlene
one of the 'Sistahs'
DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS

Shirley-anne said...

beautiful creation love the apeture and the flowers . thanks for sharing on Make it Monday

Mary J said...

Simply stunning Avril! I love the way you've made those flowers pop!

Janette said...

Gorgeous card Avril, just looks so elegant, love it.xx

Redanne said...

Hi Avril, your card is just stunning, even without stamping! Love the card you have used and the flowers are beautiful. Anne x

sara said...

really pretty card thanks so much for joining us at truly scrumptious this week
hugs sara x x

Jules said...

Hi Avril

What a beautiful card. The pearl card is just perfect for it.

60 years!!! What an achievement .. and what a lovely card to celebrate it with.

Have a good weekend.

Love Jules xx

Jennibee's Cardspot said...

What's not to love about it? what a treasured memory it will create, love the whole thing!!
Jenni xx

Linda said...

Most beautiful! Love the papers you used with the subtile glow on it!

Debbie said...

Stunning tag Avril...Love the colours and your stamping is gorgeous.
Debbie x