Happy Anniversary

Today is my parents’ wedding anniversary.  Forty-two years, to be exact!  In honor of the occasion, I put together a card for them using a neutral color (SU’s River Rock) for the base that I don’t choose very often.  I grabbed it again after using it for Dynamic Duos’ current color challenge.  I decided I should practice using it because it really is a nice color!

Colors:  SU’s Cherry Cobbler, Marina Mist, River Rock, white

I wanted to create a zig zag (a.k.a. chevron) stripe to go along with the heart. Since I didn’t have an actual chevron stripe die, I cut two strips of cardstock using the Pinking Border Die from The Cat’s Pajamas and staggered them back to back.

Have yourself a great Tuesday!

3 Comments

  • Lisa Posted Tuesday, 06/26/2012 4:25 pm

    Awww happy anniversary wishes to your sweet parents Melissa! I LOVE your chevron idea with the zig zag…FUN! And your little dotted swiss heart is my favorite part!

  • jimlynn Posted Tuesday, 06/26/2012 4:48 pm

    Like the way you did the chevron strip and love this wonderful card! Know your parents will to. So pretty and a great color combo.
    Lynn

  • Tracey McNeely Posted Tuesday, 06/26/2012 8:52 pm

    What a great card Melissa, I love the simplicity that packs such a big punch! Happy Anniversary to your parents, mine celebrate their 63rd this summer.

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