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Monday, January 12, 2015

BIRTHDAY CARD

It's a small world!!!  The mother of a boy I knew when I was in Junior High and High School lives in the same Independent Living Center as my mother.  He was my "first date" I guess because I had invited him on a hay rack ride when I was in 8th grade.  He was from a neighboring town and we wrote back and forth for a while. 
 
Last year my mother's friend started having me make greeting cards for her.  This is the card I had made for her to send to her son.
 
 
This year she wanted a birthday card for Darrell again and I wanted to continue with the music theme for him.    The card below is the one she will be sending to him the end of January.
 
 
The dies are all from Memory Box.   I placed a second "Treble Clef" in the lower left corner of the inside.  Since the card is not quite as fancy this year, I decided to line the envelope with the same dotted black paper as the mat. 
 
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5 comments:

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

OMGosh these are both so super cute!

Sheri said...

I have those dies. Thanks for the inspiration. Love the cardinals on the notes. Great idea!

bonnie32002 said...

What a cute story, fun to have someone else you know at the health care facility.
Love both cards, gread for any one musically inclined.

Anonymous said...

Great theme card. Love how the colors denote that the recipient is male. Good job as always

Lynette said...

Cool card, Vicki! How funny to be making a card for a junior high "boyfriend."