Birthday Boy is 7!

By | January 23, 2017

I do love family birthdays but there is always a little part of me that is a bit sad that my boy is growing up!  He just turned 7 and of course we had our usual family creative time where I helped his sisters to make him some birthday cards!

I am particularly proud of my daughter’s card – all her own idea – based on the Mario brothers.  The kids were given a Wii for Christmas along with a Mario game which they are loving playing together and this was the inspiration for her card.

Super Mario Brothers Birthday Boy card

Luigi is inside a bubble – this may mean something to you if you have any knowledge of the game – I haven’t a clue and had to be educated!!  Even when it is on in the background, my eyes just glaze over that sort of thing!

My youngest daughter is only 4 so she needed a lot more help.  We turned to our Demonstrator magazine for some inspiration and she chose a card she liked the look of and we recreated it together  – it had to have strawberry and lemon ice cream as those are the flavours my son likes!

Finally, here is the card I made for my son – it is loosely based on his party invitations, which you nay have seen if you follow me on Instagram though I changed up the colours.

And a close-up…

I’ve used the Confetti Start punch together with the Duet Banner Punch on this  card and my colours are Night of Navy, Whisper White and Silver Foil.

The cards were all a big hit with the Birthday Boy but I have to admit, the Mario card was the favourite!

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Until next time, happy crafting




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