Monday, 18 November 2019

Benjo

Benjamin (or Benjo, as his parents call him) was turning 8. Mum asked me to make him a birthday card showing him in his yellow and blue swimming trunks (mum actually said bathing suit but, hey, I knew what she meant 😉) and wearing his yellow and blue goggles on his head. She remembered that I had done a swimming themed card for his brother back in 2012 so I checked it out and made sure that Benjo got something quite different!
Mum also asked me to add the symbol of HaTzofim, the Hebrew Scout Movement in Israel and a little picture of "Brawl Stars", a mobile video game where you can play quick matches with your friends and "shoot 'em up, blow 'em up, punch 'em out and win the brawl". Yup, I can see why mum said that it should be really small!
I love these photos she sent me of Benjo happily showing off his birthday card. "Another amazing success!!!" she wrote to me. It is always so lovely to receive photos such as these from happy customers. They really do make my day.
* This post has been shared on The Good. The Random. The Fun.Weekly Link Up and Inspire Me Tuesday.

15 comments:

Coombe Mill - Fiona said...

You make some beautiful personalised cards, this one is gorgeous. #GlobalBlogging

Tamar SB said...

Adorable!!

Carol @Comfort Spring Station said...

He's so cute holding his Benjamin card! #MMBC

Kim Carberry said...

What a fab card for Benjo! He looks very happy with it. x

tiredbutcraftymummy said...

I love how you really have captured the essence of Benjo in your card. There's a real likeness! #GlobalBlogging

VeggieMummy said...

I love the little touches like the water splashes - it really brings it to life. Benjo looks thrilled with his card. xx

Lydia C. Lee said...

I know I say it every time, but these are so great! #TwinklyTuesday

likeschocolate said...

You nailed it! Super cute card! Have a great week! What a cute boy too!

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

He looks so happy with his card! (And he should be!). I can imagine how happy you felt seeing that!

Miss Val's Creations said...

Benjo is such a cute nickname! The card is adorable.

Teresa B said...

Love the card, you did a wonderful job!
Thank you for sharing at The Really Crafty Link Party. Pinned.

The Desperate Housewife said...

What a beautiful card - there really is nothing quite like a handmade gift or gesture such as this. That personal touch really is the best! My daughters love nothing better than sitting around the table making cards for their friends! Thank you so much for linking up to #globalblogging

Sum of their Stories said...

How lovely to see the card with it's recipient. You do such an amazing job with these personalised cards.

Cheryl said...

Seeing Benjo holding the card makes me realise that I've never appreciated the size of your cards. He does look happy with his card. #mmbc

Jayne said...

What a lovely surprise for Benjo! He looks so happy with his personalised card. :) x

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