Friday, July 6, 2012

60 th Wedding anniversary cards

Yesterday, my upper neighbours were married for 60 years . We are neighbours for about 31 years now and on the respectable age of 79 the lady is still very vital . She looks after her great grandson of 2 and every evening she comes to chat with me and rubs my feet with nourishing creme as I can't do it myself . She took care of me after my  ( failed ) back surgery in 2008 (I have no family ).

And so , back to their wedding anniversary , some of their friends asked me to make cards . Here are a few of them , from 2 of them I forgot to take a picture , but I will ask her to lend me these cards and picture them.

I first saw this kind of folded card on about a year ago I think and I just had to try myself . So this is my card for them :

I made the belt from card stock , it closes on the back with Velcro . I hand cut the  hearts first out of a beautiful magazine of flower arrangements from the time that was my hobby . ( I can not do this anymore because I'm disabled . ) And a second time out of card stock and distressed and glitter glued  both . I added the big pearls and with my double do I cut the flower curls from MFTstamps dienamics.

I distressed the edges of the curls a bit .

I used big sized card stock to have a 15 by 15 cm card when closed  . I cut the sides with border succors and distressed them and cut my patterned paper to size and glued it to place . To embellish the 4 corners I used golden stickers and prima roses .For the white paper I used to cover the inside bits I used a border punch .

 For my card I used my rose border and corner punch, and some stickers .

For their daughter I made this easel card : sized 15 by 21 cm .

 I matted the 3D rose on patterned paper , a white die cut flower shape , that I pricked with my needle pen and some more  patterned papers . I used pearls ,  rhinestones , white small ribbon , a border sticker,  a LOVE word sticker and I cross stitched a dark red ribbon and tied it to a bow . In both the upper corners I stamped a sentiment and hearts .

 Opened it looks like this : Sorry for the bad picture , it was a very dark day . For the upper round part I used my rose corner and border punch . And a small leaf punch . To get a lacy look . See next picture .

My third card made for a friend of theirs : And again credit goes to
You can find a tutorial on her blog .
I used a 3D file , a ribbon , a flower button , die cut flower curls a gold butterfly sticker , patterned paper and
for the two side panels I used paper from a die cut paper block and cut the card stock neatly with my scissor
all  around the die . And then added the pearls and the sentiment stickers .
Here is the card opened  :

 And this is what the card looks like when its shut .

I will post the others as soon as I can picture them .

Have a great vacation where ever you are headed and take care !

Hugs, Rosa