Friday, January 16, 2015

Happy Anniversary To Us!

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Happy Friday, everyone!  Today is our 16th anniversary, so I made John a card using SU’s new Moon Lake and the spotlight technique:

LeAnne Pugliese WeeInklings Moon Lake Anniversary Stampin Up

First, I diecut and embossed the edge of my Crumb Cake card, then stamped the image in Crumb Cake ink, along with some Gorgeous Grunge.  Then I stamped the image again on Whisper White cardstock in Stazon ink and watercolored it.  I punched it out with the 1 3/4” circle punch and aligned it over the first image:

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This reminds me of our little dinghy; we use it to get out to our sailboat when it is on its mooring….unfortunately, we didn’t sail at all last year, so it’s actually sitting in our backyard, LOL!  I added a little banner sentiment from Teeny Tiny Wishes, along with some Linen thread for an accent, then I adhered a cool piece of matching DSP from the Adventure Bound pack on the inside and added a sweet little sentiment from A Dozen Thoughts:

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I didn’t write all my lovey-dovey stuff on it yet, saving you the embarrassment!  But I am entering this in the Kraft Journal challenge 206 this week:

I actually got everything except the ribbon, glitter and snowman!!  Cool challenge!  I also used the sketch from Mary Jo’s Technostamper Monday Lunchtime sketch:

Thanks for visiting today….we will be going out to dinner later tonight, something I am looking forward to VERY much!

I am looking forward to spring, so we can take these things OUTSIDE!!!

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26 comments:

  1. Happy Anniversary, LeAnne! Your card is beautiful. The background stamping is handsome on crumb cake and your colorful scene looks like a painting! Fabulous coloring job. I hope you and John have special plans today that DON'T involve Cassidy blowing that vuvuzela in the house, LOL! ((hugs))

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  2. Happy Anniversary to you two. Love your card! 60 days or so till Spring. Yippee! I am so ready!

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  3. Happy Anniversary, LeAnne!!! Love your card! I hope you have some special plans to celebrate. Hugs!!!

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  4. Well my friend, this card is gorgeous - john is lucky in more ways than one! Happy anniversary wishes to you; enjoy dinner and I hope you survive the noise of Cassidy's lethal-looking musical instrument!!

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  5. Happy Anniversary! Have a romantic dinner tonight.

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  6. Happy Anniversary, LeAnne! Your card is gorgeous and so perfect for a masculine anniversary card. I love the stamp you used and the technique is impeccable. The twine on the sentiment is such a great way to add the nautical feel texturally. Have a wonderful dinner tonight!

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  7. Happy Anniversary. What a wonderful male card for hubby. I hope you have a wonderful evening planned and enjoy your anniversary.

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  8. Happy Anniversary! I am a silent follower of your blog and very much enjoy all your cards and inspiration. This is a lovely card and have a question about the die & embossing on the edge...is the die from Stampin' Up? I have been looking for something similar.

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  9. Happy Anniversary to you both! Love the card! Another idea, because our anniversary is coming up too.

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  10. Oh swoon, this is fabulous, LeAnne! And Happy Anniversary to you and the hubby!

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  11. Happy 16th Anniversary. It's a wonderful card and so much to enjoy in exploring all techniques and depth you used.

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  12. Happy Anniversary! Love your card. Such a sweet scene and I do love that technique. Have a great weekend.

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  13. HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!! Have a great time celebrating together.
    I love this card today. I love how you've done this spotlighting technique with this beautiful scene. Your watercolouring is also beautiful too. This is a great sketch. You've got me rethinking this set and wanting to look for that DSP.

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  14. The embossed edge on this is beautiful-love the colors.

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  15. What gorgeous coloring and a perfect technique for this stamp set! LeAnne I can picture you and your DH rowing away in that sailboat. I hope your anniversary is happy (and romantic)!

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  16. Well Happy Anniversary to you and John!! What a great card you made for him. The perfect image and design. Now about that horn.....I HOPE Penelope leaves it at home if someone buys her one LOL!!! Holy smokes :)

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  17. What a great card - LOVE everything about it. Happy Happy Happy Anniversary!!!!!!

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  18. Happy Anniversary!!! Don't feel bad - we have a dingy and two kayaks hanging in our garage in Colorado and another dingy on the boat in MA. You know how these sailors are ...

    ~chris

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  19. Love your card. Happy Anniversary.

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  20. What a beautiful anniversary card! I know he will cherish it! Another gorgeous entry in The Kraft Journal gallery and I always look forward to seeing your art there!

    Yes, those nose makers are FORBIDDEN in my house! Grandmothers have more patience then mother's I tell you!

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  21. Happy Anniversary!! What a gorgeous card you made for your hubby. I love the detail in the spotlighted image. Wow! Hope you enjoyed your day! :)

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  22. Happy Anniversary! Perfect masculine card.

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  23. Absolutely beautiful card and yet not too girly for your man. I love the die cut border. Your coloring is lovely. Thank you so much for entering the Kraft Journal challenge.

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  24. A bit late but lovely card and a very happy anniversary to both of you!

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  25. LeAnne, a belated Happy Anniversary to you both! What a fabulous card to celebrate the occasion. I love the spotlighting technique and the coloring is beautiful. I hope you had a wonderful day
    hugs
    jaydee

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  26. What a fabulous card, I hope you had a great anniversary! You really did a wonderful job with this set. I just got it and can't wait to play--I adore your version of the spotlight technique! Thanks so much for playing along with my sketch challenge this week.

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