Monday, September 4, 2017

Golden Anniversary


It seems such a rarity for someone to celebrate their 50th Anniversary...though this is the second card I have sent in the last month!  Congrats to those that reach such a milestone.  This card turned out to have just a little more bling than I anticipated when I designed it in my mind.  I ended up adding some vellum to tone down the bling just a little.  I should probably put a warning on the envelope to wear shades when opening!  My card is entered in the Tic Tac Toe Challenge this week, based on the vellum, flower and sequin.


Design Tip: I love using glitter cardstock in my design....I get all the glitz without the never ending glitter mess.  My go to product for adhering layers to glitter cardstock is Liquid Glass.  This mighty adhesive serves many purposes, from glossy accents to a strong adhesive.  I use it for all of my 3-D projects as well. A little goes a long ways, so the bottle lasts for a long time!

All supplies by Close To My Heart, except where noted:
CC1212C Live Beautifully Stamp Set
Happy Happy Happy Stamp/Die Set-Lawn Fawn
1385 White Daisy Cardstock
Z3238 Gold Glitter Paper
Vellum-Coredinations
Z891 VersaMark Ink
Z2066 Gold Embossing Powder
Banner Die-MFT
Circle Die-MFT
Background Die-Unknown
Number Die-Unknown
Sequins-Unknown

I have also entered my card in the following challenges:
Crafty Cardmakers-Monochrome
Die Cuttin Divas-Sequins, Gems or Pearls
Moving Along with the Times-Add a Number
Simon Says Stamp-Stamp It
Star Stampz-2 or More Die Cuts
Sweet Stampin-Heat Embossing

Thanks so much for stopping by!

7 comments:

J said...

Nothing wrong with a bit of bling, lol! Thank you for joining in with my challenge at Crafty Cardmakers this time!

Jackie

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

Exquisite! Oh so perfect for that very special occasion too!! What a wonderful celebration of such a special event. Beautifully crafted! Love that gorgeous rose image and your fab heat embossing. Thanks for sharing your fabulous creation with us at Sweet Stampin' for our 'Heat Embossing' challenge. So glad you did. Hugs, Wends xoxo Sweet Stampin' DT

Wendy L said...

A very beautiful card, thanks for joining us at MAWTT, xx

Sue B said...

Wow! This is gorgeous! So elegant and classy! A very special card for a very special Anniversary. I think you need lots of gold bling for your 50th!! ;-)
Thank you for entering the Use a Number Challenge at MAWTT !!
Hugs Sue B xx

Janice said...

Hi, such a beautiful card. Good luck with the MAWTT challenge Janice DT MAWTT http://createdbyjan.blogspot.com

Sandra said...

What a pretty card, love the fabulous gold glittery background. All the gold shimmer and glitter is amazing. Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Sandra

Angela Radford said...

Beautiful card, perfect for our Monochrome theme. Thanks for sharing it with us and good luck with the challenge, Angela xXx

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