Frogs & Flies Anniversary Card

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Mom's Anniversary Card | Tracy Marie Lewis |

I am not sure how it happened, but I totally forgot my mom's anniversary. That is to say I did not have it written down on my little calendar! It ends up that my mom and her husband are sick and they BOTH forgot their anniversary. They also had a huge snow storm blow through that week which was a distraction. The snow was so deep that my mom's suv tunneled through the snow. They live in a private residential area and must not have a snow plow service. It rarely snows enough to worry about snow there.O

Once she alerted me I got to work immediately. She and her husband are animal lovers so I pulled out the frogs from Sale-A-Bration. I've seen the Dot to Dot embossing folder used for the frogs, but I have seen it in green and I wanted a bright card so I chose Real Red. 

I used Well Said and Well Written to create the sentiment and also chose the leafy die which I cut in Granny Apple Green. I heat embossed the word "anniversary" in white on black cardstock.

I colored the frogs with light and dark Granny Apple Green and Daffodil Delight. I then used the dark Basic Black Blend marker to darken the edges around the frogs. These were electronically fussy cut with no white border, but a little white here and there still showed.

The flies were colored with light Smoky Slate, Highland Heather and Balmy Blue with Wink Of Stella applied over the top. I hand fussy cut these and did leave a little white showing to save time. I added the flies to the outside of the envelope. Boy did this come out cute!

I chose to make a slanty Daffodil Delight mat and then the stack was mounted to a white card base.

I am participating in the following challenges:

SUO Challenges - SUOC 217: Occasions + Sale-A-Bration Favorites

Thanks for stopping by, please feel free to leave comments or questions, I am here to help!


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Such a fun card - I bet they loved it - thanks for joining us at SUO Challenges this week.

What a cute card. Thanks for playing along with the challenge Tracy.

You got great blends on your frogs. Such a fun card! Thank you so much for playing along with us at SUO Challenges and hope that you join us tomorrow for a color challenge.

What a super cute card for an anniversary! How happy!! You've combined some amazing favourites from our Occasions and Sale-a-bration products!! So glad you joined in the fun with us at SUO!!


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