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Purple Candles for Dale

Our wonderful friend in Washington is celebrating his 75th birthday. His favorite color is purple and so that is the color I used for his birthday card.

I went to my scraps of cardstock and found a light and dark purple. I used the Elizabeth Craft Birthday Candles dies and cut the upper layer from the dark purple and the base from the light. I also cut the flames from gold glitter cardstock. The flame have little centers and I colored them a little darker with a Copic Marker.

To assemble the card I cut down a panel of white cardstock with a stitched rectangle die and then dry embossed it with the Cuttlebug Happy Birthday Embossing Folder. It was matted with some of the dark purple cardstock and adhered to a top folding cardbase. The candles were adhered in place with low loft foam tape.

The sentiment was stamped onto dark purple cardstock and heat embossed gold. It was cut into a flag sentiment strip using the Simon Says Stamp Sentiments Label Die and adhered underneath the candles with foam tape.


· Elizabeth Craft Birthday Candles Dies

· My Favorite Things Big Birthday Sentiments

· Copic Markers YR27 and YR68

· VersaMark Ink

· Ranger Super Fine Detail White Embossing Powder

· Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock

· Neenah Classic Crest 80# Solar White Cardstock

· Bazzill Pansy Cardstock

· Paper Accents Gold Glitter Cardstock

· Purple Cardstock from Scraps

· Barely Art Precision Craft Glue

· Simon Says Stamp Sentiment Label Dies

· Simon Says Stamp Big Mama Foam Tape

· Darice Sticky Back Foam

· Cuttlebug Happy Birthday Embossing Folder


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