• Coffee and Cards,  In-Colors

    Happy Anniversary Mom and Dad, 57 years.

    Happy Anniversary Mom and Dad Today is my parents 57 year Wedding Anniversary. Wow, right!! I want to say Happy Anniversary Mom and Dad! And doing so the best way I know how. Dad, this one is mostly about you. I do know that Mom will love all the texture and layers too. Dad, here is your old, antique looking card. Not as old as you, haha! I know that you and Mom will have a great day today!! We love you very much!! Texture Chic, dang!! I was not sure she had it in her. Apparently she did. Have you taken a look at the Texture Chic Suite?? If…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Memory Lane First Dates Do you remember?

    Memory Lane First Date Both Joe and I lost track of the date. I had a class tonight. I was looking to see when the next class was and saw the date. Came home and asked Joe if he saw the date. We have been busy doing a bizilloin things. Happy First Date Anniversary! You guys, I had to go waaay back, two years, to find this photo. Apparently I need to get on that! Joe is home for another week. Fingers crossed a lunch date! Question, do you remember your first date with your spouse or significant other? Tell us about it in the comments! Joe and I met…

  • In-Colors,  Technique

    Butterfly Anniversary card for Joe using Brilliant Wings.

    Butterfly Anniversary card for Joe Earlier this month Joe and I celebrated our 12th anniversary. As always it is a Butterfly Anniversary card for Joe. Also in keeping with us, it is purple and green. My favorite color and his. Please note that I did use some pieces from the ‘Bits and Pieces’ container. Here is the other note, since I do not have to mail it, it does NOT have to fit inside and envelope. Did you see the live?? Yes, I did this for a live the day before out anniversary. I know it is tough to see, but I did a clear heat emboss of butterflies on…

  • Hamscher Homestead,  sneak peek

    Butterfly Beauty Anniversary Card for Joe.

    Butterfly Beauty Anniversary card It has been a week since this Butterfly Beauty Anniversary card was given to Joe. I am happy because it is still sitting on his dresser. Silly I am sure, but still. It is kinda funny because some years the card idea come quick. This year, I kinda struggled. Well, I guess after 11 years it is bound to happen a time or two. Here is where I started… Always butterflies. It is a “thing” for us. Typically there is green and purple. His favorite color and mine. This year it is Granny Apple Green and Highland Heather. I wanted to share last years card but…

  • Challenges

    Brightly Gleaming for our Challenge card

    This week’s Global Design Project was perfect!! I do not plan a lot of anniversary cards, but they are soooo important. I always make one for my hubby! For our wedding anniversary and we still celebrate our first date anniversary. I know of two anniversaries coming up, so they will each get one of these. The Brightly Gleaming DSP (150429) is perfect for winter birthdays or anniversaries. Accented Blooms (146681) has a sentiment that I love, “Big ways, Small ways, I love you always”. This is truly was we should celebrate every day together. Remember the small ways! Thank you to the Global Design Project Team for great inspirations! Good…