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Friday, 19 November 2010

Vernon's Birthday Card and Tatted Eagle


Hi,
Tomorrow is Vernon's (Husband) Birthday, I have made a card based on something I gave him when he was 60.
I gave him a surprised birthday party, he had been made redundant and then got a job which he hated and left about 6 weeks before his birthday. He felt he would never get another job, but after six months he got a job and hopefully he will be there for another year. I brought the singing dog with a frame that as he sings it moves and sings "When I'm 64 will you still love me"
For the card I used the flipping teenager images, he told me he had a beetle coat but his mother would not let him have a beetle hair cut. I put a sheet of black card with greetings written all over it at the back, I was going to use a 60's print but the paper was not large enough. I put a little phase at the bottom in several different colours "Now you are 64 will you still love me". Then finished off with gold peel offs.

This is a picture of the dog I gave him.

I found this pattern last week of a tatted eagle from
Vernon is into country music and Eagles, so I hope he will like it. I have framed it with a picture of the Grand Canyon behind it.




Next year he will be retiring, something for me to look forward to, only I will still have another 5 years of work before I retire.
I hope you have enjoyed my blog and look forward to seeing you again in blog land. In the meantime I hope you are keeping well and take care
Hugs
Margaret

5 comments:

  1. fabulous card margaret.the images are fab and i love your tatted eagle,its stunning :D

    xx coops xx

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  2. Love the 60's card I think that was the best time. And your Eagle is stunning!

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  3. you spoil that man! lol happy birthday Vernon!

    love your card margaret and the eagle is stunning.

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  4. Thank you for your lovely comments!

    That 60's card is great! What an idea!

    Fox : )
    (Canadian! - It is the USA that has Thanksgiving now, so much later than ours, but they are so much farther south...Thought you might want to know! I don't think that the UK has a Thanksgiving, right?)

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  5. That is a really good eagle I will have to give it a try!

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