Wednesday, 18 July 2018

"When I'm Fifty-Four"

Mister Handmade in Israel recently turned 54, not 64, but what's a bit of poetic license when you need it? His birthday was right in the middle of the World Cup, and we're a family of football addicts anyway, so his birthday card this year simply had to be football themed.
My design was a simple one. I cut out a large football from the centre of the card and then followed with the tiny letters of his birthday greeting in a circle around it. I cut the card out of white stock and I added a red paper inlay. The flag of England is red and white, with a centred St. George's Cross on a white background. Mister Handmade in Israel's beloved Arsenal play in red. Red was the obvious choice.
There was a cake as well, though it wasn't red and white. More like multicoloured.


Tamar SB said...

So cool to see the process of tracing your print!
happy birthday to him!

VeggieMummy said...

Happy Birthday to Mr. Handmade! Yummy looking cake! xx

Lady Fi said...

Hope he had a lovely birthday!

Jayne SMABL said...

I hope Richard had a fab birthday! And what a special card he had too.
I love the cake Lisa! It's so colourful. :)

Thanks for sharing with #MMBC. x

restlessjo said...

Given the choice 54 is considerably better, Lisa. :) :) And it's a great card.

Claire Justine said...

What a lovely card. I love how creative it is :) Thanks for linking up to The Wednesday Link Up. Hope you can join me today.

Debbie Roberts - Debs Random Writings said...

Hi Lisa, what a beautifully simple card (and cake), but perfect too. Every time I see one of your cards I'm in awe of your creativity. Your husband looks like he has a long way to go to 64, which I'm sure he's glad of too.

Thank you for linking up with #keepingitreal


Jann Olson said...

It's perfect! Your paper cutting skills are fabulous! Thanks for sharing with SYC.

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