Stamps: Papermania - It's a Man's World Couch Potato
Inks: Stampin' Up! - Not Quite Navy
Accessories: White Lustre Card; Core'dinations Black Magic; Cuttlebug EF - D'Vine Swirls; Kanban - Fishing
I have some Kanban toppers, a set especially for men, that I got years ago and have hardly used at all. But they are just perfect to make a retirement card. I had a selection of images - golf, fishing, darts, music, walking - and I decided on a fishing theme. I used the layout from CAS - Colours & Sketches - CASC&S#61, except I didn't actually notice the bit about it being non-rectangular!!! I really should read things more carefully! However, that's where I got the layout!
I embossed some core'dinations card with swirls, sanded to reveal the blue core - and I think it suggests waves! I layered the image onto some more core'dinations card and finished the front with a simple, elegant sentiment which I adhered with dimensional tape. On the inside I cut a mat layer of blue (the reverse side of the core'dinations card), cut a panel of white and added a simple sentiment and another fishing image.
For more inspiration cards based on the retirement theme, check out the cards from the rest of the team. You have plenty of time to play along, deadline is Tuesday 4th March, midnight GMT. Have fun!!
I must say that we had so many fabulous entries for our Valentine theme - it's going to be so, so difficult to pick the Top Three! See you soon.