That means Good Luck! I have a co-worker who is moving out of state soon for a new/better job. I asked our office celebration committee if I could make her a card for all to sign since she has purchased cards from me in the past and turned in special orders for cards as well. It was sort of funny, because she was introducing me to her interrum replacement and said “oh, and if should you ever need any greeting cards, don’t go to the store, she is the one to get them from!” and she kept going on and on about how much she loves them! LOL I tried not to blush…LOL
This is my last week as the Incy Wincy Designs Challenge Guest Designer. The challenge this week is one of my favorites! ANYTHING GOES!! This Guest Designer Call has been so much fun!!…so fun that when they asked if I wanted to stay on “PERMANENTLY” I had to say YES!! Oh, I know I must be insane. How many stamp companies is that now that I’m designing for? What am I thinking? well…I’m thinking “yay! more fun for me!” LOL This week Incy Wincy Designs Challenge is being sponsored by Fantastic ribbons; you could win 4 rolls of ribbon! Love ribbon!!!
Well…about this card. First I have to tell you a funny about this card. Keeping in mind this is a farewell card. I saw the background image and wanted to use it (the one with the clocks and numbers on it). I printed it out and cut it out then realized it says “Bonjour” (hello)…on a good bye card…hmmm…So I contacted the wonderful Paulette from Create With TLC and asked if she had something that said “goodbye” or “good luck” in French. This is what she found me. I printed, cut, and popped it onto the top of the Bonjour. The other sentiment is hers as well (I added the ‘you will be missed’). I made the two stick pins to add to my floral arrangement. The cardstock and DP are from a Close To My Heart Level 2 scrapbooking kit paper pack called Between Friends. I used a scalloped oval die and an oval die to cut her and the piece behind her out with. The little girl image and the one that says Bonjour are both from Free Vintage Digital Stamps.
Okay, so here is my other scatterbrained thing I did when making this card…I have to share this just so you don’t feel so bad if you make a mistake some day too… I got this all laid out on the DP how I wanted it then got a phone call. Took the call and came back to the card. I started laying out all of my flowers how I wanted them and then started gluing them down. I laid the card aside to dry. I then got ready to take the pictures…can you guess what I forgot to do?……….go ahead, if you didn’t catch it feel free to reread when I missed…yep, I forgot to paste down the other layers. With the exception of the New Beginnings sentiment (used a pop dot), and the bow above it. So things sort of slipped some…Ugh! Oops! Anyway…I got it fixed without damaging anything! Thank goodness! LOL
Thanks for looking! Happy stamping!
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