Last Sunday was the 40th Wedding Anniversary for my aunt and uncle â€“ they had the cutest little flower girl and obviously the reason for their long lasting marriage! Well it sounds good in theory doesn’t it??
I do want to share with you a funny story though â€“ one that sort of relates to the anniversary and the blessings of being a demonstrator.
It starts last Wednesday when I got a call from another demonstrator asking if I could do a demonstration on Saturday over St Marys way. Now I was going to say no but when they said they wanted a demo at 12.30pm as they had a friend visiting from Queensland and they all wanted to make cards I agreed â€“ so I took the ladies details and gave her a call.
Nancy and I had a little chat and I found out that theyâ€™d been booked in with another party plan but that consultant had cancelled on them so I took the opportunity and booked in the class. I also mentioned that it worked out well as I had to attend my Auntâ€™s anniversary do that night in Toongabbie so it worked out well as I could go back to my sisterâ€™s at St Claire before going to the anniversary party.
I arrived at Nancyâ€™s just before midday on Saturday and she came out to greet me. She was so excited â€“ she then said â€œLeonie I have to ask â€“ this party you’re going to tonite â€“ its at Toongabbie right?â€ to which I confirmed it was. During this time Nancyâ€™s hubby had joined us and then she asked â€œItâ€™s not for Col & Trish is it?â€ now at this point I just about fell over and said â€œwell yes it is â€“ Trish is my aunt and I was their flower girlâ€ It turns out Nancyâ€™s husband works with my uncle and they were going too! Now do you have goose bumps??
There were lots of factors in this workshop that got us together and I can only explain it as a â€˜Godâ€™ thing.
Now onto the card â€¦
This is the card I made for my aunt and uncle for their 40th Anniversary â€“ can you imagine being married so long?
Its a revamp of my Tri-Shutter Rose card I did back in May but in pinks and red to coordinate with the lovely Bella Rose papers. Although this time Iâ€™ve changed the little accent I made from punches to using the Build A Brad with the little red flower on the Bella Rose papers â€“ and how cool is it?
Its great to be able to make little brads that match the papers or stamps your using and you get 24 brads & bubbles for just $18.95 â€“ so that’s less than 80 cents each â€“ pretty sweet.
If youâ€™d like to see how to use these Build A Brads and how they go together I am more than happy to show you at your next demonstration or class. They are so so easy and so so sweet!