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Simple Saturday: Daisy Birthday

This Simple Saturday Creation was made part because I was exhausted and up suuuuuper late crafting and part because I wasn't sure what kind of a card to make for a 100-year old lady that I don't know!  Haha!

I bake cookies every quarter for an organization called the Iowa Cookie Crumbs (check out more about the Crumbs here) and they wanted to recognize Iowa and America's oldest female Marine---Elleen Wheatley.  So, of course, I wanted to make a special card for such a special lady!!

Here's what my sleepy-brain came up with:


With just a basic card base out of Night of Navy Cardstock, some Delightful Daisy Designer Series Paper, a little bit of Whisper White Cardstock, and some ribbon/sparkle, the card turned out great!  I love sentiments that take Center Stage on a project and I love pretty paper that needs nothing more than itself to look great!

I stamped the Stylized Birthday stamp onto the Whisper White Cardstock in Night of Navy Ink (to coordinate with the DSP and the card base) and finished it off with the 3/8" Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon (Night of Navy) and a few Rhinestones Basic Jewels.

Let me take just a second to tell you how much I love that Crinkled Seam Ribbon!  I seriously want to own it in all of the colors!  (Check out the Night of Navy Color up-close here and see the other three yummy colors below!)  It's so easy to use, it's gorgeous tied in a bow or a knot (and I am not a knot-maker, usually!)  It's just stunning ribbon!  Get some now!  You'll thank me later!  Promise.  :)

Anyhoo, I am quite pleased with the elegance and simplicity of this card for Ms. Elleen.  I'm so excited to recognize her and wish her the very best on her special day!

If you'd like to send Elleen a card for her 100th birthday (it's August 26th), just shoot me a message and I'll pass the information on to you!

Happy Weekend!

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