Tuesday, 23 April 2013

Relaxation? Hmmmm.

I made a couple of retirement cards in a flat spin yesterday - both for the same neighbour and friend - this is one:
I used:

- 6" x 6" Kraft card stock

- image from LOTV's new Art Pad, pre-coloured, from the 'Vintage Boys' pad and die cut using Nesties Labels Eighteen, then layered onto a surround of more Kraft card done by drawing round the outside of the die and hand cutting

- papers from LOTV's 'Country Gent' paper pad

- sentiment is from the SU 'Congrats' stamp set, stamped using VersaMagic's 'Hint of Pesto' chalk ink then punched using SU's 'Modern Label'. Then I punched another 'Modern Label' from Kraft card, cut it vertically down the middle and layered it underneath the sentiment label so that a bit poked out from either side

- a couple of green Josy Rose nail heads were added to either end of the completed label

- the little finishing touch is a wooden apple embellishment, with a bite taken out (not by me though, snort!) - as if the little gardener has just lain it to one side for later :)

Phew, that was a race against time - thank you Mary H for the fact that I had the LOTV goodies to hand!

Di
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13 comments:

  1. What a fine retirement card, Di! I love that apple! Are you sure you didn't take the bite?

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  2. Your card is as sweet as can be. Happy retirement to your neighbor.

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  3. This is such an adorable card...That little guy is priceless!

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  4. Wonderful retirement card Di. Love the image and rustic colours.
    Hugs
    Caz x

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  5. Perfick Retirement card there Di. Love the image!
    Hugs
    xxx

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  6. Oh man, how I wish this retirement card was for me...... I have a few more years to go.

    Hugs,
    Kay

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  7. Fabulous Retirement card Di where the other!!lol great embellis too x

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  8. I say Miss you dun half do your hand cutting good Miss. Who needs a nestie with you around!!!!!
    Hugs Mrs A.

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  9. What a sweetly perfect retirement card, Di!!

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  10. Lovely card, Di. The image is perfect for a retirement card and I just love the rich colours in the paper. Hugs, Elizabeth xx

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  11. this is so sweet! Love the little apple embellie!! Hugs Juls

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