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Monday, April 11, 2011

Vintage Shadowbox and Card for 100 year old Great Aunt

This weekend we celebrated my great aunt Ora's 100th birthday.  We weren't supposed to bring gifts but I wanted to make something for her showcasing her 100 years as a surprise.  My uncle sent me some pics he had of her as a young child and young woman and I used Bo Bunny paper.  I  used Storybook font and aged with Glimmer Mist and Tim Holtz ink.  I also made a card to match.  She was thrilled and the shadowbox was placed on the table where everyone signed in so that people could see the pictures of her.

Shadow box
Card front
Card inside

One very happy "100 year" old great aunt


  1. Beautiful!! I love the butterfly. I hope you had a wonderful time. :)

  2. I love how it turned out. I hope to look as good as she does when I am 60, let only 100!

  3. I left a comment, not sure where it went! LOL I love, love this shadow box and cart Suzanne!! It is so beatiful, I love the colors you used as well as the embesllies!! They are just perfect and the pics of your aunt are so cute! I can see why your aunt cried over this beatiful gift!!! The card that matches the shadow box is just as beautiful! You knocked this one out the park Suzanne!!

  4. This is just beutiful and I know she loved it. You did a fabulous job on it.