And they lived happily ever after

5 Jan

A couple months ago we had the pleasure of celebrating my in-laws 40th wedding anniversary. They are truly an inspiration for all married couples out there. They are happy and they work hard and spend their time traveling around the world. It seems like nothing will stop them on their adventures! I was able to participate in the most fun ways I know… graphic design and scrapbooking. Jan and I made a photo guestbook for the party at Piedmont Driving Club (in the same room where Dave and I had our rehearsal dinner!). Jan gathered the pictures, organized them by year, and labeled them. I spent about 24 hours straight, only stopping to eat and sleep, making the book because there was a Shutterfly coupon expiring the next day and the party was only about 3 weeks away at that point. So time was of the essence. It turned out beautifully, and so many people signed it, it was wonderful. It is truly a treasure to look through.

guest book sign for 40th
The cute little sign I made.

wine labels for 40th I also made personalized wine label stickers, since everyone likes getting wine and this adds an intimate touch to an easy gift. That’s them on their honeymoon trip to Jamaica. So cute!

Before the 40th anniversary party at PDC Walter looked handsome.

IMG_1221 So did my husband.

IMG_20141025_131016560_HDR And cousins got to play together!

It was a great weekend spent with family and friends. Thank you to my in-laws for being such generous, kind-hearted people!

Dec 2013-Nov 2014 040-2 We dress up nice!

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2 Responses to “And they lived happily ever after”

  1. boblarkin January 5, 2015 at 1:12 pm #

    I’m certain of all things they are happy about, near the top of the list is having you as their daughter-in-law.

    • mamajohnston January 5, 2015 at 1:53 pm #

      One of the best things I love about my father in law is that almost every time I see him he tells me how happy he is that I married his son. You can’t beat that kind of affirmation!

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