Saturday, February 7, 2009

16 Candles...

Loved that movie (what an 80s classic!)
Ah to be sweet 16 again... for me, that was ages ago! But we did have a blast celebrating a very close family friend's sweet 16 last night. She's basically the youngest of our generation of kids in our close-knit extended family. It was a wonderful evening - the theme was Oscar Night (lots of glitz and glamour) and the color scheme was black and red. Everyone looked great all dressed up - especially all of her friends. Oh how time has flown...I remember when she was born - heck i remember when her mom was still single. Her mom tells me that she even baby-sat me when I was still an infant.
This was the card that I made to hold her gift. I went with a card that I hope a 16 year old would like - sparkly and nothing too kid-ish. I chose to use a rose for the main image, because I knew from talking to her mom that she was going to have a traditional rose dance. 16 special guys in her life...cousins, family friends - like my brother (who represented our family... each take turns coming up to her to hand her a rose for a quick twirl on the dance floor. The last guy was of course, her father. It was so sweet.

Stamps: SU In Full Bloom (so fun to pull out this oldie!), Big Deal Numbers and So Very (the word "Sweet"), CS: PTI Stamper's Select White; Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black; Other: Prismas and Gamsol and Stickles


denise;) said...

Love this- it's beautiful- sounds like a fun nite!

Jennifer Bradley said...

This card is absolutely wonderful - i will definitely have to CASE!!!!