Sunday, 21 September 2014


By the time this post is published the celebrating will be over and there will probably be a sore head or two this morning!

Last night was the 50th birthday party of an 'old' (I can say that now as mine's six months away!) school friend and Ipswich Town supporter, Tracey Lewis. I wanted to use the club badge as the focal point of her card. So good old google came into play. I copied, pasted and printed several layers of the image and just cut out the bits I wished to decoupage up. To brighten up an otherwise flat image I used spray glue and rubbed & burnished in iridescent glitter.

For the background I stamped a random football pattern and ran it through an embossing folder to give it a bit of texture then inked the edges and layered it onto some matching card stock. I then wrapped some bright red ribbon around the centre before gluing to my A5 card blank. I then added the layered up club badge. I wanted to add a subtle FIVE OHHHHHH! To the front but then thought again lol. Why put it on the card when you can put it on the box! Out came the good old shrink plastic ~ it got a bit scary for a few seconds but ended up ok in the end!

So there you have it an Ipswich Town card and matching box!

Happy Birthday Tracey!