Needing a birthday card for Favorite Youngest Nephew Jake who will be 11 (WHAT? Really?!) next week, I turned to http://www.cardpositioningsystems.blogspot.com/ for my inspiration.
Paper pack is CTMH Lazy Days of Summer, which is now retired, but I love the colors! Works for masculine or feminine cards. Stamp sets are Happy Birthday and Party Blocks. I used Liquid Pearls on the cake and pounced the tip to give it dimension like frosting. The candles and flames are Stickles. Butcher Twine is Martha Stewart.