Monday, 31 October 2011

90th Birthday

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Commission for a 90th birthday.
I wanted to keep this simple and as it is for a gentleman, NO ribbon and No flowers  - but I did manage to find room for a tassel :-)

I made this BP to represent the regimental tie which is broad stripes of navy and silver. I was given photo's of the regimental badge and flags which I scanned and after some digital do-dah-ing made them usable for embellishments.

The badge is two layers - the first layer is printed directly on top of the stripes and the shaped 2nd layer fixed with silicone







I added a number 90 to the flags and matted it onto gold mirri card - this is secured with foam pads.





The scroll is made from some lovely parchment, the type used for certificates.



Challenges
MAWTT #122 - no girls allowed
Crafty Sentiments - no designer paper
OCC - fancy folds
Dream Valley #19 - anything goes


Thank you for stopping by
Cheers me dears


x

9 comments:

Sue said...

Oh Wow! this is Stunning! Love the way you've used the Regimental Tie Pattern and made the backing paper. The scroll and badge are awesome - love all the details and the way you've personalised this card - Ron will love it for sure!!!
Thanks for joining us at MAWTT and good luck in the Challenge!
Hugs Sue xx

Anne said...

What a fabulously special card Irene. I'm sure it will be treasured. Hugs x

Beryl K said...

A fantastic personalised card Irene. I am sure it will be well received and treasured
Beryl x

Pami said...

Oh this is an amazing card, so special. | absolutely love the scroll you made with the sentiment, just beautiful. Thank you for sharing your creation with us at MAWTT this week, good luck. Pami x

Tui Nathan said...

Wow ... what a fabulous easel card ... you certainly nailed this 90th birthday card ... I love the badges you created and I loooove that fabulous scroll and tassle ... perfection!!!
Thanks for joining us at Our Creative Corner!!!

Sharon said...

what a simply stunning easel card! I just love it! and I hope the recipiant loved it too!
thanks for playing along with us @ OCC

DAWN Braun said...

your bold stripes totally caught my eye, so much so, I had to take a closer peek! LOVE your scroll, what a fabulous gift for the Birthday boy! ;)

Marjie Kemper said...

Wonderful job creating something that will no doubt be treasured by Ron and his family. Great customization of what's important to him. Thanks so much for joining us this week at Our Creative Corner!

Lin said...

Oh my! How stunning this is. I love the simple elegance of it, and I bet Ron absolutely loved the detail and thought that has gone into it.

Thanks for joining us at Dream Valley this time.

Lin