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To want to be able to buy a card for DH for our 10th Anniversary that won't make him want to vomit into his weetabix on Thursday morning?

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ghosty Tue 29-Jul-08 09:59:24

Honestly ...
I hobbled around 3 card shops today on my crutches and couldn't find one decent card that didn't have some pukesville photo on the front or a vomit worthy poem inside.
Who buys this shite?????

solidgoldbrass Tue 29-Jul-08 10:00:21

Why not hop over to arts and crafts thread and make a card? Glitter, sequins, crayons, stickyback plastic :-)

nailpolish Tue 29-Jul-08 10:00:25

oh i know exactly waht you mena

i always end up buying plain ones from the museum or suchlike

why the crtuches btw?

mumblechum Tue 29-Jul-08 10:00:47

Make one! We always make anniversary cards for each other. For our 10th I made a sort of photo montage of the highlights and stuck it in a bit of white card with a simple red heart.

Freckle Tue 29-Jul-08 10:01:41

You could do your own on the computer. Find a pic of you or the dcs, find an appropriate quotation wink and save money.

DH and I rarely buy each other cards these days as they are such a rip off price-wise anyway.

Bumdiddley Tue 29-Jul-08 10:04:19

Yeah, we don't do cards although 10 years is a biggy.

Offer him a BJ and swallow. He'll appreciate it more grin

nailpolish Tue 29-Jul-08 10:05:08

oh god i would HATE it if dh made me a card

cancer research shops as do oxfam have nice cards

HongKongFoeey Tue 29-Jul-08 10:05:18

moonpig. i got a really good one for dh with our names on-kind of a vegas wedding chapel picture.

mosschops30 Tue 29-Jul-08 10:07:41

Oh yes I know where youre coming from, have had this conversation with my local card shop.

So instead of the card saying 'darling husband i love you more today than I did yesterday' bleurgh!!!

it should read:

'darling, i do love you, but i'd love you more if you finished the kitchen you started 3 years ago and started putting your clothes in the wash basket'

maybe we could start a business making more realistic cards

maidamess Tue 29-Jul-08 10:09:29

Never buy an 'Anniverasry' card. Find a blank one with a lovely pic on and write what you want to say. Those poems are written by loons most of the time

'As we near our anniversary day
Its time for me to try to say
How much I hold you in my heart
Just like a horsey needs a cart

And as the years go tumbling by
Sometimes we laugh, sometimes we cry
But you will have me by your side
A motorbike and sidecar having a ride.'

See. Any loon can write them grin

maidamess Tue 29-Jul-08 10:10:37

I write that in 15 seconds. Could you tell?

HongKongFoeey Tue 29-Jul-08 10:11:53

i like this

bit slushy


ghosty Tue 29-Jul-08 10:16:20

<make> <one> ? Are you <mad>???? grin
No chance of that I'm afraid - arts and crafts make me come out in a rash ... I get a nervous tic if DD mentions Playdough wink

LOL and ROFL at BJ and a swallow ... grin DH will think all his christmasses have come at once ...
Actually it may be enough to keep him going for the next 10 [ponders] wink

Naily - crutches AND plaster sad - broke my foot sad hence the fact I have been on MN for the last week or so ... he he he

TwoBigNorks Tue 29-Jul-08 14:04:35

Snapfish and photobox do ones you can put a picture of you both on, take a look they are quite good!

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