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Friday, February 19, 2010

Office Works at the Play Date Cafe - Challenge 17

Hi All,
Once again, the Play Date Cafe has come up with another great challenge and the colors are wonderful. I don't know why I chose an office theme but for some reason the office I work in, suddenly sprang to mind. Of course, the colours at work are pretty dismal but I guess that's business :)
Then I thought why not give a card to the people you work with is, it's a nice way to let them know how much you appreciate them.
My Challenge card:
For my  card I stamped, embossed, used the cuttle bug for some background pieces, made my own embellishments as well as store bought, and scalloped punched.
  Here I made a little pencil jar and used matchsticks for the pencils (which were sharpened, painted and the ends dotted with black pen). Then I added a CD which I used foil on and punched a hole in the centre.
Then I made a little vase from 2 circles I cut out with a circle punch and added a white button and dotted it with a red gel pen. I included 2 long stemmed roses in the vase and added some linen lace. For the computer screen I used patterned paper and a white gel pen  for the scribble.
I also decorated the inside of the card and thanks to a nifty idea from Kristina Werner, I used a post it note to add my own thank you, because it's a way to recycle your card.  And when you work in an office, who knows, you may end up getting the card back someday.
Anyway, I had a lot of fun creating this card..and don't forget to visit Play Date Cafe
Have a great GREAT Saturday and hope you will come visit me again :)



froebelsternchen Susi said...


xxx Susi

scrapperjulia said...

Wow, this is awesome! Love the embellishments that you made, the post-it note and how you made the colors work together! Great card for you co-workers!

Marjo said...

Love the post it note idea! What a sweet card. Looks 3D and very real...good thing it's work

Julie Ranae said...

FaBu job on this creation! So creative and the colors work really well together for you!

So glad to have you back with us in The Cafe!

Sarah Anderson said...

What a brilliant idea! It's a great card :)

Anne Jagger said...

Cool idea!

Rae said...

Unbelievable how much detail went into this card. It is a perfect appreciation card. I really like it! You really showed your creativity once again!

Hanne said...

This is such a great card! Wonderful details and really creative!