Happy Birthday ~ Cascade Card

Earlier this week a dear friend celebrated a milestone birthday – since she is a card crafter as well it had to be a special card for her.  I did a lot of research and found this design on Dawn Griffith’s website – she made wonderful video to explain how it works and I will put in a link a little further down the page.

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Everything Eleanor Birthday ~ video tutorial

It was my dear Mum’s birthday at the beginning of August, her favorite colors have always been Navy Blue and Cream, so this was the starting point for the card I made for her.  As she lives in the UK I needed to ensure that the card would be light enough to mail, without to much bulk from pearls or rhinestones.  Those of you who know me also know I love bling on my my cards, this is where glimmer paper comes in very handy!!!

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One Design…….. 2 cards

I made this card for my customers who have an August Birthday but I also needed a card for a friend who had recently lost a family member.  Looking at the card design I realized I could make it work for both purposes.  There is a little bit of stamping but it relies on the embellishments for impact.
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