Last week was Rob’s and my 36th anniversary. It is hard to believe it has been that long. It is definitely true what they say about time flying. Somehow during all that time we managed to raise together three handsome and brilliant sons who now have children of their own. We have had our ups and downs, as most people have but somehow we made it through it all. I would not have wanted to do it with anyone else.
This is the card I made for Rob to celebrate our anniversary. We have never really done presents or extravagant things to celebrate. We have mostly celebrated this date quietly with just the two of us going out for dinner or something like that. This year was no different.
To make this card I used the Come Sail Away Memories or More Card Pack from the 2019/2020 Stampin’ Up!® Annual Catalog for the background. I love these card packs because they have lots of fun designs that coordinate with other products in the catalog. I stamped the sailboat and the anchor from the stamp set called Sailing Home in Basic Gray Ink and then cut them out using the matching dies called Smooth Sailing. I layered all of this on top of a Basic Black card base.
Happy Anniversary, Rob. It is true that any day with you is the best!
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Have you ever seen any of the Stampin’ Up!® Memories & More Card Packs? If not, you should. They are great for card making or scrapbooking. I love them because they are a quick and easy way to make a card for anyone. They include two different sized cards that are printed with a different design on both sides. These packs also come with stickers. The best part is they coordinate with some suites that are in the catalog.
I made this card using the Come Sail Away Memories & More Card Packs. This pack coordinates with the Sailing Home stamp set and matching dies. To make this card I just stamped the anchor in Night of Navy ink onto one of the cards in this pack and put the “celebrate” sticker along the bottom. I adhered that to a piece of Night Of Navy cardstock and a Soft Suede card base. It was easy as pie! As a side note, I don’t know where “easy as pie” comes from because it is certainly not easy to make! Maybe the saying should say “easy as eating pie” because that is easy to do!
In other news, I am a grandmother for the fourth time. Olivia Grace was born on June 2nd. She was 6 lbs 15 oz, 19.5″ long and beautiful!
Although I am not a scrapbooker, I still use the Stampin’ Up!® Memories & More card packs to make cards. I wanted to show my club members how quick and easy it is to use them and still make a cute card anyone would want to receive in the mail. These are the two cards we made at our monthly club meeting.
Stampin’ Up!® has a set of these Memories & More card packs in the 2019 Occasions catalog called Happiness Blooms. They coordinate with the stamp set called Bloom By Bloom, the Happiness Blooms Designer Series Paper. the Calypso Coral 3/7″ Satin Ribbon (which is gorgeous in person), the punches and the embellishments in this suite. They also have a set of matching cards & envelopes you can purchase that are really nice. They look like this:
The cards & envelopes are White and Night Of Navy and come in two sizes. The small note cards are 3″ x 4″ and the larger ones are 4″ x 6″. There are ten of each size in the pack plus ten envelopes to match.
The sentiments are from a Sale-a-bration stamp set called Part Of my Story. You can get this stamp set for free with a qualifying order. Other products we used to make this card are 1 1/2″ Circle Punch, 1 3/4″ Circle Punch, Everyday Label Punch, Bitty Blooms Punch Pack, Happiness Blooms Enamel Dots and 1/8″ Grosgrain Ribbon in Grapefruit Grove.