Happy Ani-versary

March 25th, 2014 is my 14th wedding anniversary, and in my typical style I just had to make my hubby a gift.  I figure it's such a personal day, that making something from my heart means more than any gift I could get at a shop.

For my gift this year I wanted to make something Star Wars related.  My hubby and I love Star Wars and he especially loves watching the Clone Wars cartoon.  So I chose the sentiment "Ani - versary" as it's Ani in the picture!  If you're not an Starwars fan I'll explain - Anakin Skywalker is a very young Darth Vader, yep he started out as a Jedi and when his wife (Queen Amadala) died after giving birth to their twins (Leia & Luke) he turned to the dark side.  Anakin's mother used the nickname "Ani" as an affectionate term, and it fits perfectly with my sentiment!

I used Mojo Monday's sketch to create my card. I really liked the style and the little flags.

To go along with this special card, I created a buffet of chocolate goodies.  Using some little milk bottles, I decorated them with black rosettes and then placed a picture of the Death Star on top.  I then filled each bottle with treats: Malteasers = Thermal Detonators, Mini biscuits = Wookie Cookies, Cheese Shapes = Darth Cheddars, M&Ms = M-Pire M&Ms and (not pictured) I included a small bottle of "Han" Solo softdrink.
Oh and I nearly forgot!  I made some light sabers by wrapping 2 cadbury chocolate rolls with red and blue Bazzell and some foil.  It was so much fun to see his face when he arrived home from work.

I am entering this card in the following challenges:

Deep Ocean Challenge Blog - For a Friend
Artistic Inspirations - Anything Goes
Patty's Creations Design Challenge - Anything Goes
Lacy Sunshine Challenge Blog - Anything Goes
ABC Challenges - H is for Hair
Left of Centre Creative Challenge - Anything Goes
Robins Fetish Challenge Blog - Anything but a card (I'm entering my bottles and light sabers)
All Sorts Challenge Blog - All About a Boy
Brown Sugar Challenge - Anything Goes
Crafts 4 Eternity - Anything Goes

10 comments

  1. Fabulous image love your card design. Thanks for joining us at ABC, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxxx

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  2. This is perfect for our current challenge “Anything Goes” at Pattie’s Creations. What a nice image too! Thanks for joining us!
    Hugs
    Pattie ♥
    Artist
    at Pattie's Creations Design Challenge!

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  3. Great Mans card for my challenge at allsorts this week Tracy x

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  4. Lovely card I think your hubby will love it. Thank you for joining us at The ABC Challenge this week for our 'H is for Hair' challenge xx

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  5. Fabulous creations! thanks for joining us at crafts 4 eternity this week hugs x

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  6. Oh My Gosh My Boys Would Love These .. Star Wars Fans Here Too.. Awesome Work . Thank You For Joining Us At The Robyn's Fetish Challenge This Week -Anything But A Card . Good Luck ..
    Sherry @ Robyn's Fetish DT

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  7. Thanks for playing in our "Anything Goes!" Challenge #88!
    Sandi ♥
    DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
    and Pattie's shop
    Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

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  8. love your card its well masculine and well designed too, thanks for joining us over on artistic inspirations x

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  9. Great male card. Thanks for joining us at Lacy Sunshine. Hugs, DT Lene

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  10. Love your card and I love your lightsabres! The OH and I are both sci-fi fans and I knwo he'd love something like this..I may have to steal! Thank you for joining in the fun at LOC. xxx Keren

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