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Throwback Thursday: Eight Glorious Years!

Hello, my friends!  Tuesday was Jordan and my's eight-year anniversary!  It's hard to believe that eight years, two kids, and a cat later has flown by so quickly!  But it's been an amazing time!  Some of our friends joke that J and I are the "perfect" couple and I'm quite proud of that fact.


We do have a fantastic marriage and we really owe that to our Lord, Jesus Christ, for that!  I thank God each and every day for blessing our marriage and our unity together and we strive to always put Him first and trust in His plan and His path.  I believe that is why we have the perfect marriage!

I made J a fun anniversary card using my very favorite retired Framelits, the Love Notes Framelits.  I will never, ever, ever part with them (just like I will never part with J!) and so I thought they were a fitting use for his card.

Do you like "miniature" things?  I think that anything "mini" size are awesome!!  It amps up the cuteness factor x100!  The Love Notes Framelits are no exception to that rule!  There is a die that cuts out a mini envelope!  I mean...seriously!  It's. Too. Cute.  And that was the focal point for my card.


I die-cut the envie from a piece of the Sending Love Designer Series Paper (because I hoarde paper) and put that on top of a watercolored background using just the Real Red Watercolor Pencil and Aqua Painter.  Couldn't get much easier.  I used the heart from the Love Notes Framelits and the "love" sentiment from Sunshine Wishes Thinlits.  Topped it off with some Basic Rhinestone Jewels and Black Rhinestone Jewels and my card was complete!

Don't have the Love Notes Framelits?  That's OK!  You can use other sets of Framelits for the heart (Up & Away Thinlits or Wood Crate Framelits, for example) and use the Envelope Punch Board to create a small envelope (be on the lookout---maybe that'll be an upcoming Tutorial Tuesday!).  So, there are many ways to re-create this card for someone you love!

Get out there and send the love!













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