Friday, March 25, 2011

Birdie Congrats Card

Today was my boss's last day as my boss. She's not leaving the company; rather, she's taking a new position within the company. So to congratulate her on her new position and show her appreciation for all she's done for me, I made her this card for our team to sign.

I had meant to make her a card sooner than last night, but being in a state of ennui, among other things, I found myself on Thursday night with no card in sight. Since sitting at my table until genius struck would have me waiting for a long, long time, I decided to use an old Sweet Sunday sketch as my base. And since I haven't been coloring/stamping anything in a really long time (seriously, I think I've forgotten how to color and blend), I thought I better stick to pattern paper and dies.

I had yet to use my Cosmo Cricket Togetherness paper pack, so I figured now was as good a time as any to use it. I die cut felt flower's using PaperTreyInk's Flower dies #3. I layered 4 felt flowers on top of each other so it made the card seriously poofy but seriously groovy. I topped the flower center off with a PTI button tied with a bit o' rustic twine. Then I stamped a simple PTI sentiment in dark gray ink.




Card Details
Stamps: Communique Sentiments
Paper: PTI kraft cardstock, Cosmo Cricket Togetherness paper pack
Ink: Fresh Ink (slate)
Accessories: MFT linen ribbon, PTI flower die #3, PTI Harvest Gold button, PTI rustic twine, felt