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Thursday, 7 July 2016

Large Leaving Card for a Male Colleague.

Hi My Crafty Blog Friends

How has your week been so far? I can't believe we are so near the end of term only two weeks to go. There are lots of things to get done before then. I am looking forward to the time off I know I am very lucky to have this type of job.

One of our male colleagues is leaving at the end of term and I have made a card for our group to sign. I am also working on something for the children to give him when he leaves. I found out recently that another one of our team is leaving so that will be another large card to make before the end of term.


This is an A4 card. I tried to keep the design simple and the idea of the colours came from the football team he supports. The stars were cut with a nested die set that came free with a magazine some time ago. 


The thank you die is one of Sue Wilson's. 


For the background I used some word stamps by Visible Image I stamped them in Perfect Medium and heat embossed them with red, blue and clear. Then I inked over the page with a couple of shades of  Distress Ink before finally spritzing it with water. 


This card has nearly all of the signatures now and I have manged to get some of our occasional visitors to sign it too. The card from the children is coming on well too I won't be able to share that one. 


Happy Crafting

Hugs Jackie

17 comments:

  1. Super card Jackie, well done :-)

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  2. Love all the different shading this is fab hun. Hugs xx

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  3. Awesome card, love the red, white and blue color theme and that scripty die is great!

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  4. Love this card, perfect layout for altering for those tricky male cards.
    Crafty hugs
    Lesley

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  5. Super male card Jackie, love the design. Everyone seems to be keeping you busy LOL. Hugs Jennifer xx

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  6. Well done, I bet it's harder to make such a large card x

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  7. Great card and detail Jackie.
    Laine
    xx

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  8. A fabulous card Jackie and a great design xx

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  9. Love the card Jackie. Heat embossing is one of my favourite card making techniques.

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  10. Great card Jackie. Love the design.

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  11. Fabulous male leaving card Jackie, brilliant stamping and colours.
    Pam x

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  12. What a brilliant card Jackie! It's perfect for a leaving card, nice and big and such a great design too.

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  13. Fabulous card Jackie. I received a handmade card when I left work- it really is a lovely gesture. I love all those stars. Cathy x

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  14. Fantastic card, fabulous background. Creative Blessings, Tracy x

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  15. Mens' cards are always a trial to make, you have come up with a super idea with this one - great card!!

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Thank you for leaving a comment on my blog it is much appreciated. Hugs Jackie