Monday, May 13, 2013

Anniversary and Graduation Cards



It is make something with a pocket time at Squigglefly (SFS1913). I used the new A Time to Celebrate Image by Diane Carubia which is now available at Squigglefly. I made it so a little gift card could be tucked into it. This is an anniversary card for hubby - we have two anniversaries each year since we got married twice when we got married - once in April and once in June. We had planned and paid for the wedding in June but wanted to go on a trip to Las Vegas before our wedding so our preacher advised us we should get married before we traveled together alone. So we got married during Church Services before our planned wedding. We still went through the second wedding too since it had already been paid for (a little chapel in the mountains).

I also made another card with a pocket as well but I totally changed the image and was almost afraid to post it. My daughter Crystal graduates this month (and gets married - urghhh). I used the Graduating Girl image by Cheryl Alger (available at Squigglefly) and added more hair to her. Crystal has hair she can just about sit on and I wanted it to look more like her. In the process, I think I changed up the image a bit too much. I know she will love it so I had to share it. I am giving her more than $20 but that's all I had when I snapped the pictured - LOL!



Hugz to all!

16 comments:

  1. Saw on my blog roll you posted this morning....I was looking for pictures of the Wedding....lol These cards are so cute. What a sweet story about you and your husband having two Weddings. You know I love those bears. Crystals graduation card is adorable. I would imagine after the wedding you were even lucky to have $20....lol Hope your Mother's Day was wonderful.
    Bear Hugs,
    Carol

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  2. Both of these are so cute. Love the gifts tucked behind each. Good luck with the graduation and the wedding! Can't wait to see pictures.

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  3. What a cute anniversary card. I like the pink and the doily. I liked hearing about your two weddings. Not everyone gets to celebrate twice a year. :)

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  4. Wonderful cards Nancy and for such happy occasions! Love, love the graduation card, great idea to lengthen the hair!

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  5. These are both fabulous Nancy,the graduation card made me smile, and I like the sweet bears.
    Kevin xx

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  7. Nancy, I love both of your cards. The first one is so elegant and precious. I love the delicate little flowers and the touch of silver. Your second one is full of fun and I love how you personalized it. You did a really good job drawing the hair! Do I see a future digi artist in you?

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  8. Nancy, Your anniversary story was sweet! Your anniversary card is so very adorable - just mademe smile! The card for your daughter's graduation is totally adorable - and I bet she will love it!

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  9. Nancy, your family members are going to be very happy with their cards. The image in your first card is just precious and I love the flourish and flowers. Thanks for letting us in on the two wedding story. I think that is just terrific. We also changed our date of marriage because of a cruise we wanted to go on, however our first date had not been paid for so we just had the one wedding. It was the second wedding for both, so it was small, intimate and fabulous. Your daughter will love this card. Nice additions with the polka dots and the flowers. Sweet. They grow up so fast don't they? Enjoy the week ahead.

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  10. Both great cards :) The anniversary one is adorably cute - 2 anniversaries sounds like a great idea! The grad card is awesome - love how you changed up the image to suit - fab idea!

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  11. Nancy adorable card! love the bears and the soft colors and all the flowers-great all around!!
    Carolyn

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  12. Oh, Nancy, these two cards are wonderful - What a sweet story about your 2 weddings - and how funny, I did the same thing!! Bet Kenny loves this card!! He is such a big teddy bear!!!

    Crystal's card for her Graduation was made so perfectly, you would think that the image was drawn with her in mind - love how you added the roses and sparkly flourish!! Bet she keeps that one forever!!

    BIG HUGS TO YOU, MY SWEET FRIEND!!!

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  13. Lovely cards!! especially love the bear card!!! thankyou for using my image
    Hugs Di x

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  14. your card is gorgeous--as are your wedding pics!!

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  15. Nancy, how exciting that you and your hubby married twice. Do you celebrate your anniversary twice? Love your cards and great idea to lengthen the hair. You think of everything.

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