Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Retirement Group Card

     My husband commissioned a card for a colleague in his accounting group that is retiring. I constructed a pop-up card on top of a one-drawer box. The top sentiment says "It's time to collect a new kind of ... SHELL." 


     When opening the card, an Adirondack chair pops up with a crab on the seat. The inside sentiment is "Enjoy your retirement!" I used Elizabeth Craft dies and glitter for this project. I applied microfine warm diamond glitter on each of the shells and small crabs using Elizabeth Craft's clear double sided adhesive. 




     The one-drawer box is embellished with the Elizabeth Craft "Beach Edges" die set. To open the drawer you merely pull the Tim Holtz Hitch Fastener. 


     Shell-shaped note cards were cut using the Silhouette. I cut an acetate stencil to add the lines on each card. Then I used a dauber to ink the lines onto the shells. Co-workers wrote notes to the retiree on the backs of the note cards. These were ultimately placed in the drawer.  
    
                              



Elizabeth Craft Dies: Beach Edges
                                   Rocky the Crab
                                   Lorna Label Pop-Up
                                   Adirondack Chair Pop-Up
                                   Palm Tree and Pail
                                   Shells Large

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