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Colorful Blooms

Hi everyone and welcome to the last day of 2016. Vera here today. Time to say good bye to 2016. What you've got plan to celebrate this new year's eve? Mine, most likely would be spent quietly at home. Hubby and I prefer to stay at home and avoid driving on new year's eve. Better to end 2016 and start 2017 safely. We probably rent movies and make it a movie night.

I thought for today, it's only appropriate to close the year with my favorite kind of card. Flowery birthday card. I probably should have done new year's card, but I like to make card that I will actually send and I never really send out new year's card, except maybe for Chinese New year, since growing up, this is the new year that our family celebrate.

I just love  this beautiful Concord & 9th Hello Lovely set. For my card, I stamped the flowers a few times to fill out the card panel. Followed with heat embossing them with WOW metallic silver embossing powder and then colored them with Copic.

For the sentiment, I die cut the word birthday from the card panel using MFT Die-namics Brushstroke Birthday Greeting. To make it popped a bit from the background, I die cut the word three times and simply glued them together to create thick layer. The word happy is from MFT Label Maker Love Stamp set.

Well, peeps, that's all from me today. Let's end 2016 with a prayer of thanks for all the blessings that 2016 have brought and my wish for you is that may 2017 brings you good luck, good health and many happy blessings. Happy New Year everyone!!


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