Sunday, April 7, 2019

613 Avenue Create #220 - Anything Goes w/Optional Twist - Wedding/Anniversary

Hello, Crafty Peeps!
This month, the team at 613 Avenue Create is challenging our visitors to create a project for a wedding or anniversary.
In August, the Hubster and I will celebrate our 50th Anniversary!💖
My project for this month's challenge is a Rustic invitation design I might use if we decide to throw a party!
Simple Rustic Invitation
For my personal use, I don't really like overly fussy invitations.  I am so proud of me because I was able to use supplies from my paper stash and use one of my old Memory Box® Die that I have not touched in years.
I did not want to frame the text with a pierced or stitched die so I rummaged through my box of unbranded dies and this stacked frame die just called out to me.  While I was rummaging, I found an unopened package from AE and inside were this cute little alphabet banner dies.  I was able to use both the positive and the negative cut.  And, on my board, waiting to be filed, were these perfect pink mini flat black pearls. A thank you gift from Gina Marie Designs
Here you can see how I used the negative cut from both my alphabet die and my heart border die to embellish the envelope flap.  I decided to use a soft green ink for the text because I found the black text to be a bit jarring.  

Stuff I Used:
Paper: Kraft Cardstock, Neenah Classic Crest "Cream", 
Patterned Paper:  Prima "Something Blue"
Branded Dies: Memory Box "Twirled Heart Border",  Alterations™Mini Hearts (M&S)
Unbranded Dies:   Frame and Alphabet both unbranded.
Twine:  Mandala Crafts™ Waxed Cord
The text was printed using the Epson Stylus 2200 inkjet printer.

Thanks for stopping by!
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  1. Firstly, many congratulations on 50 years of marriage. Secondly what a beautiful invitation, personally I love rustic style invitations.

  2. Stunning invite Chana, love the vintage look.
    Dawn xx

  3. Wow Chana, your creation is absolutely beautiful!

  4. Chana that is such a lovely invitation you must put it to use ! Congratulations on 50 years !

    1. Thanks, Jean! I think we are going to use it! The hubster really likes it!

  5. Didn't these tun out fab? Congrats on soon reaching 50 YEARS! Jackie 613 teammate xx

  6. Hey Chana! This is a beautiful project... love the die cut you chose to use and the twine around that pink bellyband is a perfect addition! Also love the heart die you used for the envelope!

  7. Beautiful invite love the die-you framed the words with and a decorated envelope too--congratulations on the 50th -it's our 50th in Dec -not many reach that nowadays
    carol x

    1. Thanks, Carol! Congratulations in advance! I'll congratulate you again in December. You are right, not many reach it but I am glad that you and I are blessed to have the experience!

  8. Nice card!!!
    Thanks for joining us at Corrosive Challenge blog
    Ana Isabel DT Coordinator and Owner

  9. You better celebrate that milestone, congratulations early ! Pretty card, elegant in its simplicity/rustic-ness

    1. Thanks! Hopefully, we will have made a firm decision by the end of May!

  10. Wow! Gorgeous!! Thanks so much for participating in our IMAGINE THAT! DIGISTAMP challenge. Hope you participate in our next challenge!! Have a happy crafty day!!!
    Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper

  11. This is is beautiful Thank you for sharing in our challenge at Classic Design Team Challenge we really appreciate you joining in.

    Michelle DT

    Keencrafter's Hand Made Goodies 

  12. Dear Chana I am so sorry I am having less time to sit and visiting my Bloggy land friends Blogs
    now I visit you
    and wooow I really love this one that you show on the 613 Avenue challenge
    what an adorable Invitation for you and your hubby
    and love the color combo
    so perfect all
    biig hugs

  13. No worries! I am in the same boat. Thanks for stopping by!

  14. Such a gorgeous creation, the Kraft card and twine give such a rustic feel which works wonderfully with the layering and die cuts.. so beautifully done x

  15. Es una invitación preciosa!
    Gracias por participar con nosotras en Corrosive Challenge Blog!


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