Thursday, 28 June 2012

A Retirement Card

I was recently asked to make a retirement card for someone who is leaving after 34 years. Wow she's worked for almost as long as I've been on this planet.
Now that deserves a medal, which kind of helped me when I designed the card, so here it is.


I printed out a wonderful grid backing paper I love papers with lines on them it makes placing everything else so much easier ;o) I coloured up a Saturated Canary image, added some lovely scrolls, pearls and gems. I used a co-ordinating paper to create a band along the bottom of the card and placed some ribbon along it. A little hand made flower compliments one end and I made the sentiment which reads "You deserve a medal" "Enjoy your retirement".


8 comments:

  1. Hi Mel gorgeous card the image is coloured beautifully and the layout is fantastic I'm sure they will love it. Caroline xxx

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  2. Very pretty Mel, fab colouring too, thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.
    xx

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  3. oh mel its beautiful hun and she will love it!!
    thank you so much for sharing it with us over on the SC challenge blog
    hugs Lou xx

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  4. Cute card. Perfect retirement card!!!

    Thanks so much for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!

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  5. Gorgeous card beautifully coloured. Thanks for joining this weeks challenge at I ♥ ProMarkers.
    Lorraine x

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  6. Oh what a fabulous, adorable card Mel, love that sweet image.

    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamps Challenge.

    luv

    Debby

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  7. Fabulous retirement card - love of your choice of image! Thanks for playing with us at The Paper Shelter.

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  8. Beautiful cards...such cute images...thanks for joining us at TPS…..

    Hugs Judith

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