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Friday, 18 October 2013

Route 66

 I was asked by my husband to make a card for someone at his workplace who wasn't well and had a very difficult road ahead to get better.
 The card had to be large enough for 150-200 staff to sign so I did an 8x8 concertina card with matching box.
 For the card I have used the Debbi Moore "Cards for Men" CD and decided to use the motorbike image/Route 66 (I thought the Route 66 was appropriate as the gentleman has a long road to recovery and that according to Wikipedia Route 66 is 2,448 miles long). 
 I have inked around all the papers and toppers.  It's a long process for such a big card but I personally hate to see white/cream showing through.
 I finished the card off very simply as if you put too much on by the time it's been around so many people to sign it can look haggered.
I was told by my husband's colleagues I chose the perfect image and words for the card - not bad considering I don't know the recipient!!

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Bunny Zoe's - Ribbon
Everybody Art - Ribbon
Creative Craft Challenges 2 - Anything goes blogaversary
Inklings and Yarn - Inky Linky 33
Penny's Paper Challenge - Anything goes
Ruby's Rainbow - Button it
Nutcrafters - Lots of layers
Crafting by Designs - Anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - Anything goes
4 Krafty Girlz - Anything goes
Crafty Ribbons - Anything goes with ribbon
4 Crafty Chicks - Layers
Inspire me Friday - Anything goes


Amelia Andrade said...

What fun Kym! So nice of you to make a card for your husband to bring to work. I'm sure he enjoys being able to brag about your creativity and skill too! TFS!

Basslady said...

a totally cool and stylish card!

thank you so much for playing along with us at ruby's rainbow challenges!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

Chana said...

Beautiful design! I doubt that you could have found a more appropriate group of design elements. Very cohesive and beautifully executed. I am sure this will provide many "miles" of comfort to the recipient. Well Done, Well Done! Thanks for dropping this wonderful project into our mailbox here at 613 Avenue Create!
Chana, Owner

Leanne said...

Thanks for playing our challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks, awesome!

Leanne DT!

Jo Ann said...

You did a marvelous job. Love the monochromatic color combo and the lay-out is superb. Glad you joined the fun at our neighborhood---613 Avenue Create. God bless!


cebelica said...

It's really hard to make a card for someone you don't know, but I think you did really well! For someone who is having a tough road ahead you really chose the perfect image. Fab work! Hugs! xx

cebelica said...

Ooops, sorry, I forgot to say "thank you" for playing with us at Crafty ribbons. I'm really happy you entered our challenge with such an amazing creation! Hugs! xx