Happy Anniversary Matt & Katie

Today I made a very quick card for my son Matt and his wife Katie's 2nd wedding anniversary.  I had it in my head that I wanted to use BB: Newsprint and Love Birds for this card.  I went through two prototypes and finally settled on this as my final card:
I ended up using the title from BB:Newsprint and the rest of the newsprint is a CAC Impression Obsession stamp called Newsprint.  It covered the entire rest of the cardbase all at once.  Works perfectly with the PTI set too.  I stamped the birdcage in dark chocolate ink and the birds in Hawaiian Shores, cut it out and suspended it from a little swag of pure poppy bakers twine.  The happily ever after sentiment is from Botanical Silhouettes and I added just a few of the sweet red hearts from Love Birds for an extra pop of red.  Two years ago we were running around like crazy getting ready for their wedding and it is so nice to see how far both Matt and Katie have come individually and as a couple.  They are really very happy and as a mother, that is the most wonderful thing to see!

15 comments:

Sam Wright said...

Great card!! I wish your son and DIL many more to come :-)

Joyce said...

This is such a clever and sweet card. I love how the two different newsprint stamps work so well together. Your son and daughter in law look very happy. Boy, she is tiny!

Amy said...

Beautiful card! They look soo happy in that picture!

Jen said...

Oh my goodness! This is my kind of card! It is nearly as fabulous as you dearest Cathy. Love the newsprint stamp combo paired with the love birds. It works a treat! but I am especially moved by momma bear's great big old heart (yours). you really do inspire me. Thanks so much for that hugs.

Stephanie said...

Love your card, Cathy! And I'm sure your sone and DIL will, too! Never thought to use the CAC along with the BB!!! See what you do to me! ;-)

I'm Renee said...

Fabby card!!
Love red and kraft together...
the BB looks incredible with the CAC...
and love those little love birds! :)
Congratulations to Matt & Katy on their anniversary...
I know you are so proud!

Marybeth said...

Wonderful card and such a cute couple. You did an amazing job again!

What a sweet anniversary card! love the love birds! Looks like they had a fun wedding - AND that she is TINY!! I'm sure they will LOVE this card from you!

Super sweet card Cathy! Those little love birds are perfect for the occasion! Thanks for sharing the dance :)

Melissa said...

So sweet! I love the hanging bird cage!

Happy Anniversary to your son and DIL! Happy for you that you got the Newsprint!!

Keva said...

Oh, this is really pretty, Cathy! Love the background with the love birds!

How cute is this... love the twine.

Pauline said...

This is adorable! I love the sweet little bird cage, and the newsprint is a fab background.

I love these colours together and the birds in the cage are so sweet. I'm sure they will love it!
Hugs
Carol x

Jen Carter said...

What a super FUN idea to hang that bird cage from the twine!! Cute, cute, cute!!

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