Now it wouldn't be polite to tell you his age, but let's just say he's getting up there :)
For his card, I white-embossed the sentiment from Afterthoughts onto Whisper White cardstock. Around the sentiment, I white-embossed images from Gorgeous Grunge. Once they were embossed, I sponged Smoky Slate ink over the entire panel.
I die-cut the "51" from Basic Black cardstock and after gluing it down, I paper-pierced a line then hand-stitched with some grey thread, leaving the tails dangling.
Here's a look at the inside:
Thanks for looking.
Stamps: Gorgeous Grunge, Afterthoughts, It's Your Birthday
Ink: Versamark, Smoky Slate
Cardstock: Basic Black, Whisper White
Accessories: White EP, sponge, By the Numbers dies (PTI), Paper Piercing template, grey thread and needle