Tuesday, 16 February 2010

Leaving Baroque Butterflies.

I was asked to make a card for a colleague that's leaving work next week. My spec - make it pink, well I wouldn’t have a problem with that would I … and as she’s on reception and knows everyone, I had to create a lot of signing space …

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Stamps: Baroque Motifs, Flight of the Butterfly
Cardstock: Orchid Opulence, Pixie Pink, Pink Passion, Whisper White
Mediums- Versomark, Orchid Opulence, Pixie Pink, Pink Passion, Certainly Celery, Close to Cocoa
Embellishments: Circle fire rhinestone brads and Filigree designer brads, 1/2” Pretty in pink striped grosgrain, 5/8” Regal Rose grosgrain, 3/8” pretty in pink taffeta ribbon, plus various others from stash.
Tools: Butterfly punch, Paper piercer, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Paper cutter and scorer, Nestability, Snail adhesive, silicon glue.

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Each of the backing sheets has its own signing sheet which has been sent around the departments and will be adhered to the card when complete, that way the actual card doesn’t get grubby.  I’ve also stamped and punched out lots of colour coordinated butterflies to adhere to the back pages when complete.

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The girls on reception loved it, I hope the recipient loves it just as much!

7 comments:

debbi taylor said...

this is lovely - pressie on my blog for you x

Aimes said...

OK - Dawn you're a GENIUS! I hate making cards for work because I have to make them big for the signing space but this totally solves my problem!!! THANK YOU!!!
x
P.S Your card isn't only genius but lovely too ;D

scrappyjacky said...

Wonderful idea,Dawn....I'm sure she will love it.

Linda said...

This is gorgeous and very pink... I bet she loves it....

Crafty Dawn said...

Lovely card hun and very clever!

Love Dawn xx

Clair said...

Lovely! xxx

Vicki said...

Well done you, this is a fab idea, love the colours:)

Hugs
Vicki x

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