I put a white panel on the bottom which I decorated by adding a stamped candle and patterned paper and CS strips. I included "no-one can hold a candle to you!" when I wrote the card - I know, very corny! Mike is a very good friend, he's always complimentary about my cards and gives good, constructive design advice and he even laughs at my jokes!
Then I set to work on the envelope. I added a patterned paper strip, stamped a birthday sentiment and a frame where I wrote the birthday boy's name. It's not shown on the photo but I also added patterned paper to the diamond flap of the envelope. Well, special friends deserve special treatment!
Stamps: Hero Arts Big Candles clear set, Hero Arts 'good things', Best Wishes sentiment from 'Friends are Treasures' Hero Arts cling set, frame from My Mind's Eye Hattie 'Remember' clear set
CS: SU! Pacific Point, Not Quite Navy, Marina Mist, Sahara Sand & So Saffron
Patterned paper: SU! Blueberry Crisp Designer Series Paper pack
Ink: SU! Pacific Point & Not Quite Navy
Tools: SU! Decorative Label punch, Crop-A-Dile Corner Chomper, Scor-Pal
Embellishments & accessories: silver self adhesive nailheads, 3d foam pads