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Throwback Thursday: 80 Years Young

It's Throwback Thursday and I'm going to take an old, "throwback" (retired) set and show you how you can continue to use and enjoy it with some new goodies!

There's a lady at our church who is going to be turning 80 years young on August 3rd.  So our congregation is throwing a Card Shower in her honor!  You know that Yours Truly is really excited about that!  Hehe!

One of my very favorite "throwback" items is the beautiful hydrangea die-cuts from the now retired Thoughtful Branches bundle from last year.  This bundle was so super popular and was only available for a limited time!  If you're one of the lucky ones to have snagged it---then it's probably one of your very favorites, too!

I decided to marry this hydrangea with some new products to breathe some fresh life into it and use it for this young lady's birthday card.  Check it out:


It's simple, bright, cheery, and it showcases her 80th Milestone quite prominently (using the Large Numbers Framelits).  I love the Berry Burst and the Tranquil Tide together, don't you?  And the gorgeous strip of the Fresh Florals Designer Series Paper adds just enough to help finish it off.

If you feel inspired to dust off your Thoughtful Branches set and recreate this card, here's what you need:

Now, go get Creative!




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