I love making personalised cards for birthdays and when I can, I try to include their favourite colour/s.
The banner base is purple beading wire and I twisted some purple metallic thread around it, so that there is a little bit of sparkle in the gaps.
The "8" is from a pack of American Crafts DIY Thickers - you just peel off the top and apply glitter to suit your project. I was tempted to put purple or aqua but crystal clear won out as I think the little bit of white helps balance the colours.
I used Helmar 450 Quick Dry to adhere most of the layers and Helmar Liquid Scrap Dots to make different parts of the banner sit at different heights.
Hope you have a crafty day,
PS - if you are interested in the Fiskars tools used, they are 12x12 Self Healing Craft Mat, Finger Tip Craft Knife, Micro-Tip Scissors, Ovals Shape Template, Circle Plier Punch and LOTS of squeeze punches - Jenni Bowlin Banners Away, XL & L Cameo Appearance (scalloped oval), XL & L Tag You're It, Jenni Bowlin Blue Ribbon and last but definitely not least, L One Way (arrow, to cut out the points of the tag banner bits).