Wednesday, March 12, 2014

All Dressed Up!

Hi everyone,

Today is my 21st wedding anniversary.  I can't believe how fast the time flies!  I decided to put on my best dress for the day  :-)  It feels so nice to be all dolled up!  This card was created using the Spellbinders Decorative Dress Forms and Elegant Post dies.  Once I had everything cut out I stamped the pearl necklace in Early Espresso ink and colored each pearl with a clear Spica pen.  The lace portion of the dress was done in Distress Victorian Velvet.  I used a piece of vintage lace to create a shawl.  The skirt was stamped in Close to Cocoa ink and colored with a variety of pink inks then I used a few Copics.  I applied Shimmerz Paint in Antique Lace, Pink Poinsettia & Burgundy.

Background papers are Close to Cocoa with K&Company  I added a 4" doily, which was sponged with Brilliance Pearlescent Beige.  The Very Vanilla strip along the bottom is from the Spellbinders Floral Doily Accent set.

On a double ended tag Beautiful was stamped in Close to Cocoa and embossed with clear embossing powder.  Faux pearls accent the ends and scroll along the left corner.  Prima Marketing Fairytale Roses finish it off.

Tonight I'm making a special dinner for my hubby.  We had hoped to go out, but didn't know what type of weather we were going to end up with.  So this weekend we will treat ourselves.  Have a wonderful evening!  I'll be stopping to visit you.

Stamps:  Stamping Scrapping All Dressed Up
Paper:  Ivory Linen, Close to Cocoa, K&Company, Very Vanilla
Ink:  Close to Cocoa, Early Espresso, Distress Victorian Velvet, Various Pink Inks, Copics, Brilliance Pearlescent Beige
Accessories:  Recollections Faux Pearls, Prima Marketing Fairytale Roses in Orchid, Clear Spica Pen, Shimmerz Paint in Antique Lace, Pink Poinsettia & Burgundy, 4" Doily, Spellbinders Decorative Dress Forms, Elegant Posts, Floral Doily Accent and Double Ended Tags Dies
Technique:  Embossing, Sponging
Card Size:  5" x 7"


jinxxxygirl said...

Congratulations my friend! Our 25 th Anniversary is in a few months! Can hardly believe its been that long. Lovely card!! Hugs! deb

Patti said...

Congratulations on your 21st anniversary! My husband and I celebrated our 28th in February, and, like you, we can hardly believe how the years have flown. Can it really be close to 3 decades (in your case, over 2) since we said our "I do's." It's a good reminder to cherish every day, because the days turn to years and to decades all too soon.

The card is absolutely stunning. Beautiful job.


Lisa Gordon said...

Donna, this card is GORGEOUS.
Wishing you a very Happy Anniversary!

Deborah Montgomery said...

Beautiful card. I love it! Happy Anniversary to you both.

KarinsArtScrap said...

Congratulations Donna on your 21 years wedding anniversary.

Your card is so elegant and romantic very beautiful made.

gr karin

Dee ⚜️⚜️⚜️⚜️⚜️ said...

Happy anniversary Donna! The card is so pretty.

Darlene said...

Oh so pretty Donna!! Beautifully designed! Happy Anniversary! Hubby & I will celebrate 20 this year! Wishing you both many, many more happy years together!

Nellie's Cozy Place said...

Hi Donna,
Another beauty, this is just so cute.... Loved it.
a Very Happy 21st Anniversary to you and your hubby...........
and May you have many many more years of blessing!! Hope yall have
a great time celebrating....


Becky said...

Congratulations & Happy Anniversary Donna on 21 years. I pray your as happy today as the day you married.:)
This card is just stunning. Love the lace you used.

Di said...

Congrats Donna on 21 years and may there be much happiness . I just wanted to tell you how beautiful your cards are.

jp@A Green Ridge said...

Happy Anniversary...great job on the card,...:)JP

Beth said...

Your card is amazing, Donna! What a talent you have! Wishing you a very happy anniversary.
xo Beth

Carrie said...

Happy anniversary! The card you made is appropriately is beautiful! I love the detail of the lace, pearls and roses.

Thanks so much for your very nice comments on my blog. They were the sugarcube in my tea tonight :).

sharonssunlitmemories said...

Congratulations Donna - your card is beautiful. Hope your celebration was everything you expected!

Terry said...

Congrats on your 21 years together, Donna. I love this dress card. It's so you - layered, vintage, and beautiful!

Eugenia Maru said...

Feliz aniversario de bodas!
Espero que sean 21 años felices y que todavía sean muchos más.
Hermosa tarjeta.
Un abrazo para los dos desde Chile

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