If you’ve been following my blog you know that for the past three weeks, my husband and I were traveling. Well, vacation’s over and I’m trying to get back into the groove. Guess you would say that I’m suffering vacation withdrawal! Have you ever experienced it? In addition to visiting places on our bucket list, we celebrated our 42nd wedding anniversary. (yes, I was just a babe when we got married! LOL) Before leaving on the cruise, I made an anniversary card for my husband. It was definitely a surprise to him. He wondered when I had time to make the card between Christmas, packing for our trip, removing Christmas decorations on December 26 and watching the two grandchildren on New Year’s Eve. Fortunately, I was able to sneak in a few minutes from the busy schedule to make a simple stamping anniversary card. The Heartfelt Bundle and Country Club Designer Series Paper from the Mini Catalog were perfect to use for creating a quick card.
How to create the card:
Use Thick Whisper White cardstock for the card base. Next, add a 5-1/4″ x 4″ layer of Garden Green cardstock. The top layer is a piece of the plaid Country Club Designer Series Paper (3-3/4″ x 5″). Punch a Garden Green heart using the Heart Punch Pack from the Heartfelt Bundle. Stamp the dotted heart onto Whisper White cardstock using Night of Navy Stampin’ Pad. Use heart punch to cut the shape. The sentiment is from the Itty Bitty Greetings Stamp Set in the Annual Catalog. Add he green heart to the card using snail adhesive and layer the sentiment heart atop the green heart using Stampin’ Dimensionals. A Rhinestone Basic Jewel adds a touch of sparkle to the sentiment heart. Finish the card by wrapping the Silver Metallic-Edge Ribbon around the card and tying into a flat knot.
Hopefully, you were able to view my Facebook posts featuring photos of some of the spots visited. As we were cruising, internet was not reliable thus I did not post as many photos as planned. Our trip was outstanding and we were able to cross a few places off of our bucket list. Below are a couple of highlights from our excursion to Machu Picchu. Definitely, add this wonder to your trip bucket list.
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