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Friday, July 24, 2015

Retirement Card Number One*


Today, my youngest daughter turns 14 years old! And what does she want for her birthday?  A job! LOL  Yep.. she wants to get a job and start earning money. There are only a few places that will hire a 14 year old -- Chick-fil-a, Kroger and Publix I believe. We will see what happens. Between that and Lacrosse and school... I just don't know!

One of my very favorite people at work just Retired last week. I was asked to help get everything together for a party for him. I created two cards and I'm going to show you the first one I made today. His name is Sherman and he retired from being a security guard here. He was absolutely wonderful! I adored him and I will miss him very much.

I think having to make these two cards is what finally got me out of my funk and back to crafting. This card is the one that I created from my husband and I.








The image is from Just Ink Lined -- Albert. For this card I used Copic Markers to color the image. I used a bit of Diamond Glaze on the windshield and lights. I layered the image a bit as well. I created the sentiment on the front and added some stitching around the squares. Those squares are embossed with gears. Then I added the sentiment to the inside as well.

Copic Markers Used:
  • Skin: E000, E00, E01, E11
  • Pants: YG61, YG63, YG67
  • Black: C3, C5, C7, C9
  • Silver: C00, C1, C3, C5
  • Shirt: Y02, Y06, Y08
  • Hat and Slippers: Y02, Y06, Y08; YG61, YG63, YG67
  • Horn: Y00, Y11, Y15, YR24
  • Floor: E34, E35, E37
Challenges:

17 comments:

Jacee said...

Love your design Susan, the stitching is fabulous!
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Anet van Zyl said...

Gorgeous card Susan. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at CCC Digi Creations. We would love to see you again. Anet DT x

Anet van Zyl said...

Gorgeous card Susan, with my other DT Hat on. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at Creative Craft Cottage. We would love to see you again … Anet DTx

Céline said...

fun card
thanks for playing with us at crafty sentiments
hugs
céline

nwilliams6 said...

I love this!!!! How fun is that image and sentiment!!! Wonderful coloring and sketch too. Love your cards! Thanks for sharing this with us in the DRS Designs Challenge!

Carole Robb Bisson said...

The embossed gears and the three wheeled walker are great. Thank you so much for taking time to post your very creative art with us this week at Word Art Wednesday, on our 193rd challenge.
Blessings and Hugs, Carole

cass said...

Thanks for joining us at CHNS patterned Paper Challenge this month.

Billie A said...

Wow what an awesome card. I love the image and the sentiment is too cute. Thanks for sharing over at Aud Sentiments.

Andree said...

A fabulous card, great image and papers.
Thank you for joining in with the Crafts Galore Encore July Challenge "Use a Stamp or Digi" and good luck x

Just Me said...

Your card got a good chuckle out of me. So cute, love the image. Glad you could join us at Your Scrapbook Place

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Fabulous and wonderful card Susan thank you for joining us this week over on Inspiration Destination
Dianne x
IDCB DT

Helen said...

A great card - thanks for joining us at the Sisters of Craft Challenge.

Helen x

Holley (Tondre) Barnhart said...

Wow! Just stunning and so many wonderful details. Thanks so much for sharing this with us at the Your Scrapbook Place challenge this month. I can't wait to see more creations from you! Cheers, Holley

nwilliams6 said...

Congrats on winning the DRS Designs Challenge with this wonderful card!

Sabina G. said...

Wow, what a fun card. Love the image and the colours are great.
Thank you for joining us at CCC Digi Creations.
Sabina,DT

ann van dijk said...

Beautiful card. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at Creative Craft Cottage. We would love to see you again.
DT-Anneke

Granmargaret said...

Great card. Thank you for joining the challenge at Digitally Sweet and at Not Just Cards. Hope to see you again next time.