Monday, 22 November 2021

Booma & Nisi

A customer wrote to tell me that her in-laws 70th and 75th birthdays and their 50th wedding anniversary were all coming up soon. She wanted to give them an extra large card which covered everything and wondered what ideas I had. I suggested a design showing the couple in the centre of the card. On each side would be their ages and in the middle a gold 50 (the 50th wedding anniversary is known as the "golden anniversary"). My customer wanted me to add a few themes to illustrate their various hobbies and interests as well.
My customer's father-in-law is a dentist and likes black pug dogs. Her mother-in-law likes to bake and loves cherries. They both love being on safari and going to the beach.
I showed them holding hands in the centre of the card. There is a beach scene behind them, the sun is shining high in the sky and a small sign above them declares that they are "On Safari". The binoculars represent their safari experience too.
Some tiny cherries, a mixing bowl, eggs and a cupcake illustrate my customer's mother-in-law's taste for cherries and love of baking. A red toothbrush and a tooth and the cute little pug illustrate her father-in-law's work and favourite breed of dog!
My customer told me that her in-laws both loved the card. "Thank you so much!" she wrote to me.
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13 comments:

Jo (A Rose Tinted World) said...

What lovely special touches! Always love your creations #MMBC

Kim Carberry said...

What a great card to celebrate all the special days. x

Note Me Happy said...

Beautiful, thoughtful and perfectly executed :)

Anne said...

So many amazing little details so carefully thought out and combined. I love the pug, he's very cute. #mmbc

Carol @Comfort Spring Station said...

You did another outstanding job of personalizing your cute card.

Tamar SB said...

That came out so beautifully!

VeggieMummy said...

Another wonderful card. I particularly like the cute pug! xx

Fun60 said...

I love the way you incorporate so much about the couple without making the design look too crowded.

colleen said...

So creative!

Hels said...

Big events are so important to celebrate, because the years pass and the celebrants fade. Back in the day, my late dad turned 75, my spouse 50 and our older son turned 25, all at the same time. We had a big dinner party, speeches and photos to mark the occasion, but I wish I had a card like the one you designed.

Joanne said...

Such adorable little personalized touches!

Miss Val's Creations said...

Precious details Lisa! The dog is super cute!

Louise (Little Hearts, Big Love) said...

That's a fabulous card to combine all those celebrations. I love the black pug dog. #MMBC

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