Thursday, 24 March 2011
Teamies leaving card
Rush job last night was to make a card for one of my work colleagues. He's leaving to move onto another team so was not a final farewell. We will still see him from time to time. Any excuse for a party though, right?
I followed the sketch over at Cards For Men, and used one of the "Occasions L'il Grumpies" from Smeared Ink. These stamps are so versatile.
The base card is dark green with white and pale green flecks running through it. Onto this is layered a lighter green and some hammered orange. The come the fun part.
Cut squares from pale green and a cork effect papers, and cut in half diagonally, layered these up in the corners.
Even more fun was the image. Coloured using promarkers. The bubbles were treated to so glossy accents. The eyes to some crackle glaze. I rubbed some barn door DI over these when dry to give the blood shot eye look.
The edges were first punched with a scalloped edge punch with "bubbles" then cut off the scallops leaving the "bubbles". This was then layered onto more of the green used in the matting layers. Some card candy that was also coloured with PMs to match and a computer generated sentiment layered with orange and green card to finish.
The inside contained a funny verse printed onto one side of orange paper leaving plenty of space for everyone in the team to autograph it for him.
I am entering this into the challenge over at Cards For Men as it is their sketch I followed.
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