July 31, 2010

From OWL of us - Thank you card

First I just want to say another thank you to everyone.  It was inspiring to have so many more followers and wonderful comments than I ever had before.  If you haven't yet, you visit my post here where you can comment for a chance to win Joy's Life "Lots of Pun" stamp set.  I'm also still hard at work trying to reach 100 followers.  If/when I get there I'll choose a cricut cartridge to give away.  Not sure which one yet since there are so many great options, but it'll be a good one, I promise!

I have a whole pile of thank you cards to make.  Today was a big day for my son's cub scout pack as we had a huge field day.  My husband and several other leaders have really been working hard for months to put all of this together and it was so successful.  We're hoping it becomes an annual event.  And what boy wouldn't have fun being sprayed down by the fire department?  I managed to stay dry.  It was an event held at our local high school and we want to send the principal a thank you card.  The school donated not only the use of the field (which is typically being used for football practice at this time of year) but also the time of the school employee who had to sit with use all day.  They could have made us pay his overtime but they didn't.  So he'll get a thank you card too since if he hadn't been available to be there, we wouldn't have been able to use the field!  Anyway....enough babbling and onto the project. 

This is the card I made for the principal.  This is one of the few cards I have ever done where I added almost no embellishment.  It is all paper and nothing else.  No ribbon, no stickles, no brads or buttons....not even a single stamp!  I used the Straight From the Nest Cricut cartridge which I LOVE LOVE LOVE!  The owl, the branch, and the phrase were all on the cartridge.  The phrase has some very thin words on it.  If I had done this over again I would definitely use a more dense cardstock.  Most of the cardstock was from the DCWV Flower Shower stack. The plain textured cardstock is from Couture Cardstock.  The pink was ran through my Cuttlebug using the D'vine Swirl folder.  And that was it...simple simple.  I even decorated the inside but forgot to take a picture of that part and its really late and I'm exhausted.  Anyway, enjoy the card.  :)

1 comment:

  1. This is such a cute card!! I love how you embossed the background. The owl is too cute!! Thank you for sharing your beautiful work with us. Take care, Jenny :)