Thursday, May 7, 2009

Happy Anniversary!!!

My parents are celebrating their 32nd Wedding Anniversary today. How exciting, huh?!!!! So I decided to make them a cute little card using a Pink Cats Studio stamp, I figured Lily and Billy would be the perfect couple for this card, given that they have already received an Anniversary Card using Paper Pretties Sealed with a kiss, Lexi and Luke. I got to mix it up a bit.

So here is what I came up with. I was inspired by Amy Sheffer's Congrats card so I decided that I would CASE it and use her template. The template is absolutely gorgeous and it came out just right, but I'm not sure that my image goes well with how pretty the template is. I'm thinking Lexi and Luke would have looked better with this template but I really wanted to use Lilly and Billy so here is what I got.

I think it's still pretty cute, maybe I just had to take a step back and look at it from afar.

Scroll down to the bottom of this post for a chance to win some Shimmerz in celebration of National Scrapbook Day.

Card Size: 4 x 5 1/2
Stamps: Pink Cat Studio Lily & Billy Sweetheart Stamps, SU Congrats Sentiment
Ink: Pitch Black (Adirondack), Copic Markers
Paper: My Mind's Eye Tres Belle "Family Tree" Floral and Plaid
Accessories: Nestabilities, Pearls, Stickles, Paper Piercer, Sheer Ribbon, Shimmerz, EK Success Dotted Wave, SU Large Oval
Technique: Paper Piercing

Enjoy and thanks for stopping by. Have a great day!!!!


Did you know that Saturday is National Scrapbooking Day? How exciting!! And Shimmerz is celbrating in a big way. I copied this directly from {HERE}, so if you are interested in entering make sure and visit that post!!

NSD (National Scrapbooking Day) is coming up on Saturday, May 2nd and we're going to celebrate in a big way by giving away free Shimmerz! Here's how you can win:

- Celebrate NSD by using Shimmerz on your scrapbooking pages/projects.
- Photograph your project(s) and add it to your blog. Link to this blog somewhere in the post.
- Use Mr. Linky here to show off your creation.
- If you make two or more projects using Shimmerz, that's great! The more, the merrier. Use Mr. Linky one time for each project.
- We'll accept entries now through midnight Mountain Time on Saturday, May 9th. This gives you a week before NSD to plan and a week after NSD to get everything photographed and posted.
- Three winners will be drawn from the entries, and each of the three winners will each receive five specially-selected jars of Springtime Shimmerz, hand-picked by Stacey herself.
- You are encouraged to double-dip! Remember that by posting projects you can also win free Shimmerz via the Shimmerz Linkz program.

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