Today Is My Birthday!

Today is my birthday! I made this card last year for someone else's birthday and wanted to talk about how fun it is to make cards for someone else for ANY OCCASION.

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The die cut sentiment is from Simon Says Stamp, as is the Sketched Heart die. I used the Fine Tip Glue to cover the die cut with gold glitter. This card was inspired by Debby Hughes' water color work. She is amazing!

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Just look at this shimmer!

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I heat embossed white on black cardstock and then spritzed the whole card face with a shimmer spritz.

Making cards like this one is an act of love. There are so many other ways I could have sent birthday cards buying them at a store, but I believe that making a card makes it a keepsake of love. Not just because you made it, but almost all of my cards are left blank inside to hold your words, in your own handwriting. This makes it a part of my Keepsakes of Kindness.

Remember when you are using a water colored piece on your cards that you need to let it dry completely, and use really strong adhesive to attach it to a card base. You don't want your Keepsakes to fall apart after a year inside someone's scrapbook. And trust me in this, your cards are kept forever!

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  1. Happy Birthday Celia! I hope your Sunday was Super Special! And your card, well it is a work of art! I LOVE it! <3