Monday, August 5, 2013

Birthday Card with a Little Sparkle

It was my niece Brittany's birthday yesterday and I actually sent her a card already! I'm trying to be better at remembering birthdays and sending a card before the date.

I was totally inspired and so impressed by THIS card by Elise that I had to CASE it for Brittany's card.

Here's my version with a little gold embossing:

I needed to get this mailed quickly on Thursday or I would have restamped the "cake" to make it less wonky and maybe tried to get the stitch lines a little straighter. Oh well, it's the thought that counts, right? I stamped the inside too and then forgot to photograph it, doh.

Supply List: Lawn Fawn- Bake Me a Cake, Year Two, Blue Skies (banner); Paper is Studio Calico and brand new Lawn Fawn ( brown wood grain from Into the Woods).

I hope you are enjoying a lovely summer Sunday (or Monday for my friends on the other side of the world),
blessings,
nancy

11 comments:

  1. This is adorable Nancy and I don't see any "wonkines"! I love this little cake image....and it looks great in gold. I bet your niece loved it!

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  2. This is beautiful! Love the gold embossing! I will be CASEing this too!

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  3. That card is so sweet, Nancy! I really like the cake and candles with the gold embossing. And the banner is my favorite part (it's so cute!) I'm glad that you found some inspiration from my card! :)

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  4. It's delightful and charming and oh, so sweet, Nanc! I have a feeling your niece loves it!

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  5. Just beautiful Nancy. The gold embossing is fabulous.

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  6. this is a beautiful birthday card!!:)
    and lawn fawn stamps are so cool!:)
    i have a blog too! come and enjoy all my posts if you want!

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  7. Oh, that is such a pretty card!!
    Blessings to you dear Nancy.

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  8. This card is adorable love the star patterned paper and the gold stamped image.

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  9. Oh, this is so sweet and pretty!

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  10. This couldn't be more dear! I love the stitching - it really shows that it is handmade with lots of love. Sweeeeeeet, Nancy!

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