Saturday, 16 August 2008

There's no place like home

This is a card for Steve for our wedding anniversary today. 22 years - can you believe it?! He is architect trained, so couldn't resist this stamp set when I took Catherine to the NEC Quilts Festival yesterday. I also bought the ribbons, which I couldn't get to lie straight, but no fabric - which stunned everybody at home as I'm a sucker for batiks!. Most of my money went on art materials for Catherine.

I used the August #3 sketch from 2Peas, and diluted the alcohol inks with pearl mixative on a craft mat.

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Stamps : Stewart Gill PB1

Inks : Archival Black; Alcohol Inks Cranberry, Butterscotch, Espresso and Pearl Mixative

Extras : MM RubOns; Q&Co Brad; ribbons from 21st Century yarns; Glossy card; Prima Flowers; Circle Punch

7 comments:

CraftyCarol said...

Happy Anniversary! I really like your card Haven't seen that stamp before Love it x

Andrea said...

A fab stamp,Happy Anniversary to you both too
xxxx

Rein said...

Happy anniversary!
Your card is beautiful!

Sue said...

What a gorgeous card, Ros. Love that stamp.

Happy Anniversary. xx

Bunny B said...

Woohoo!! Happy anniversary!! :)
xxx

sam21ski said...

WOW and Happy Anniversay

Lavender Rose said...

Wonderful card, love the stamp and the inks you have used, very effective, bet your husband loved it!