Happy Birthday Riley!

by Kylie

Hi Everyone,

Tomorrow my eldest nephew, Riley, becomes a teenager! Could one of you please tell me where those years have gone? I’m sure it was just yesterday that he was born! He’s such a great young man and I am super proud of him. He has the biggest, brightest smile which lights up his face, and any room. We’re having a family dinner for him tomorrow and I realised I hadn’t made his card! Oops! I have been thinking about it for weeks but hadn’t actually sat down to do it. I was toying with the idea of using lots of numbers and highlighting the 13. Another idea was to make a real bloke-y type card but I wasn’t sure how. In the end, I have gone with a simple design with bright and happy colours. It’s not quite how I wanted it to be but …he’s a 13 year old boy and he won’t really mind. lol

Happy Birthday Riley! Materials used: Stamps - Birthday Buddies, Digits (Paper Smooches); Designer Paper - Surprise! 6x6 Paper Pad (BoBunny); Cardstock - American Crafts, Knight; and Distress Markers.

Happy Birthday Riley!
Materials used: Stamps – Birthday Buddies, Digits (Paper Smooches); Designer Paper – Surprise! 6×6 Paper Pad (BoBunny); Cardstock – American Crafts, Knight; and Distress Markers.

Hope you are all having a bright and happy day!

Happy Stamping!

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c 25 June, 2013 - 10:59 pm

Oh, your bird has me smiling (actually I had a laugh burst when I saw it!). How amazing, bright, cheery and ‘perfect for a 13 year old boy’ this is! He’ll love it, in his ‘new to teen-hood’ fashion! Your love for your nephew, and Bev’s for her grandson, is ever so heart-warming! I wonder if they read your blogs to realize how you treasure those special men in your lives? My husband is, of course, special man #1 (most of the time!), but following close on his heels is my little nephew, who will be 16 months old on July 12. As I’ve shared before, I ‘celebrate’ my niece and nephew’s “Happy *xx* Months Old” birth-days (the 3rd and 12th) – so I need to get cracking with figuring out what to do for July. My niece will be turning 40 months old! Time flies waaaaaayyyy too fast! Thanks again, Kylie, for a day-brightening card! Enjoy the birthday celebrations!

Kylie 27 June, 2013 - 7:07 pm

You had the same reaction as my niece, C! lol I do love those Paper Smooches stamps; they are always so happy and fun.

Family is so important, isn’t it! I think it is wonderful you celebrate the milestones the way you do. I have no idea where that time goes though. Just have to enjoy it.

Thanks for your sweet comments again today, C!

Bev 25 June, 2013 - 10:47 pm

Too sweet! Riley will love the card, but I’m guessing that if there’s a gift card or cash tucked inside, he’ll love that even more. Lol!! It’s a very happy, partyish card. Bright and fun. Love the balloon dp, and your ‘happy birdie’. Today is my favorite “big” grandson’s birthday. Christopher turns 23!!! I know all about how fast that darn time flies. He’s wonderful; the kind of young man you’d love for your daughters/nieces to bring home. I’ll stop gushing about him now…but I could go on for days! Your card is great. Shoot me a long email one of these days. Tell me all about your favorite things! Have a great evening?/morning?…well, day, anyway! Bev

Kylie 27 June, 2013 - 7:05 pm

The children are very good at humouring their Auntie Kylie! 🙂 He liked his card and was most appreciative of the gift tucked inside. 🙂

Happy Birthday to your Christopher! I hope had a fantastic day. (You don’t happen to have a single 40 year old grandson tucked away over there, do you? 😉 lol)

I’ll send you an email tonight….Australian time! lol

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