40th Anniversary Canvas Painting Gift

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My parents just celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary in January.

Being a creative type I thought it would be fitting to make them something in celebration. I looked up a lot of ideas but this particular item kept popping up and catching my eye.

Credit: Kreations by Marilyn Etsy shop

I used this as my inspiration and came up with this…

40th Anniversary Gift TRC
I believe 40 is the ruby anniversary, hence the bold “ruby” font and tree leaves.

 

It feels so good to give from the hand and heart.

Happy anniversary Mom and Dad!

 

I’m linking at these parties.

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Elizabeth Ruth

Elizabeth Ruth

Elizabeth is a children's book author and designer of knit and crochet character hats under the brand The Ruthless Crafter. In her spare time she loves to read, watch movies, spend time with her family, and swim. She lives a full, happy life in Kitchener, Ontario with her husband and their two children.

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1 Comment

  1. This looks amazing! I’ll bet your parents love it! It’s so thoughtful to take the time and give them something from the heart. Thanks so much for sharing with Creative Spark Link Party. Hope to see you again this week!

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