Be The Gold: Gold Embossed Poinsettia Holiday Card

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Today’s post is dedicated to the Be The Gold Campaign for raising awareness for Childhood Cancer.  Here is an excerpt from the Be the Gold website:

“After much research, I came up with a goal; to make the gold as popular as pink has become for breast cancer. As it becomes more popular it will get more funding. More funding means more research, medical breakthroughs, improved treatments and a possible cure.”

What an amazing cause, right?  We all have precious children in our lives.  Imagine the day the shoe drops and you get the diagnosis – I pray this never happens in your life – but what if it does?  What a blessing it will be that the Gold Nametag is a recongnizable symbol for hope and a cure is on the horizon…or even found!

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How can you help?  Visit Be the Gold on any of these platforms and help spread AWARENESS:

Then, view the video to see how to make this gorgeous poinsettia (looks a bit like stained glass, doesn’t it!?) and share it on social media.  Thank you in advance for doing so!

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  • Everything Eleanor Stamp Set (WM: 131987, CM: 124164), Joyful Christmas Stamp Set (WM: 131802, CM: 131805), Joy to the World Stamp Set (WM: 131802, CM: 131805)
  • Cardstock:  101650 Very Vanilla, 101856 Vellum, 121045 Basic Black
  • Ink:  102283 Versamark, 101406 Stazon Black,126966 Cherry Cobbler
  • Accessories:  109129 Gold Embossing Powder, 127751 Fancy Fan Embossing Folder, 120999 Vanilla Seam Binding, Sponge Daubers, 104430 Dimensionals

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  • Linda Wilkinson September 12, 2013, 10:41 am

    OMG Catherine this is shut the door gorgeous love it!!!

  • Anne Marie September 13, 2013, 12:31 am

    Catherine, do you , have to wipe it down ??? Doesn’t the Red rub off the Embossed areas???it s so beautiful .. Tfs love it .. Yours in ink Anne

  • Carol Walters September 13, 2013, 12:34 am

    Very nice card

  • Catherine September 13, 2013, 1:06 pm

    Thank you, Linda!
    Anne Marie, you can wipe it a bit to make sure the ink is off the Embossed Gold outline. The ink dries on the vellum and will not come off.
    hope that helps, thanks for being here! Catherine

  • Sonja Gardener September 18, 2013, 8:23 am

    Lovely card. Just what I wanted for Xmas. I will deff. make it.

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