Wednesday, 12 April 2017

A Bit of a Cutie

It's my Mum and Dad's wedding anniverasary at the end of this week, and so a card is needed. I looked at my skulls and zombies, but came up with this instead.

All the stamps are by Alice Palace for Crafty Individuals, and the backgrounds are made with Distress Ink and Distress Oxides. I only have four colours at the moment, and here they are.

Spiced Marmalade...
Worn Lipstick...

Broken China...

and Cracked Pistachio.

I know it's a bit mushy, but 58 years deserves a medal mushy card.
The Happy Anniversary has been typed on my old typewriter, and it's quite small - that'll get 'em reaching for their reading glasses mwhahahaha..... should have bought me a pony when I was little ;-)

I'm joining in the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge, which happens to be these colours. How lucky is that, and also the Craft Stamper Anything Goes challenge.

Thanks very much for looking, and have a fun day xx


  1. Fabulous Sue! And I loved your comment about the pony haha

  2. Fantastic and fun card! Hugs, Valerie

  3. What a great card Sue..I agree that I'm not sure the skulls would have worked so well here;0) Happy anniversary to your parents! xxx

  4. Fantastic card and I am sure they will love it as you have made it specially for them

    Love Chrissie xx

  5. - absolutely beautiful i have those stamps them

  6. Love how,you used the imagery Sue and love the text on the bottom two . Tracy x

  7. wow they look great! Congratulations with your mum and dad! Groetjes Karin

  8. Ha ha ha you crack me up Sue,fab card but I wonder what your parents would've thought of a skulls or zombie one !!
    Donna xx

  9. Super cute on the contrary, not too mushy as you said for your mum and dad lol (though I also love skulls haha.. But I'm perfectly happy with these Alice Palace stamps too as you know teehee :D)
    Well done Sue! I hope our challenges at CI will start again soon :-) xxx

  10. Ahh, there's nothing wrong with a little mush now and then (and I can't think of a much better occasion for it), especially when it's as sweet and gentle as the Alice Palace stamps. Absolutely charming, and I bet your Mum and Dad love it.
    Alison x

  11. these are adorable, luv the designs and colors...great job! I am so glad you played along with us at simon says stamp wednesday challenge!

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    sparkle & shine, kindness *~*

  12. The oxides are fab to play with, so versatile xxx

  13. I have to tell you I am laughing - skulls and zombies indeed!! What you made is perfect - loving and happy!
    Sandy xx

  14. Love this .... great stamps and fab backgrounds. Thank you for playing along with the Craft Stamper challenge xx

  15. I am playing catch-up, but glad I did not miss this card! You didn't lose your sense of humor even for this wonderful milestone in your parents' lives! Your color palette just reinforces this joyous occasion. Well done, Sue.

  16. Beautiful cards! Thanks for submitting at the Craft Stamper Challenge Blog!

    Majo - DT ♥


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