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Wednesday, 17 March 2010

Leaving Card

One of my colleagues is leaving the school where we work to move north, so I decided to make a card. It might make sense here to say that we work in a school for children with moderate learning difficulties, and we first worked together in the autism base. Although the children we worked with are aged from about four, Mo Manning's images seemed perfect for the card.



I combined two of her 'terrible twos' images, and added the wording with Sakura Stardust pen which, unfortunately doesn't photograph too well. So you don't have to look too hard, it says 'Won't let you go, Sian' and adds at the bottom 'without one last tantrum'.

The image is coloured with Promarkers and the backing is Co'ordinations card which I've run through my Wizard with a Cuttlebug embossing folder and sanded. Then, I added a few gems and a colourful butterfly from my collection.

The card fulfils the criteria for this week's I Love Promarkers challenge which was a sketch and a ban on backing papers, and the Saturday Challenge on The Secret Crafter which was an 'anything goes' requirement!

5 comments:

Karen said...

This is a lovely card Josephine and it's a great image, I love Mo's images too. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.
xx

LISA said...

Brilliant, i love how you have combined the images....is it hard? Not great with technology lol
Thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.

Julie said...

A gorgeous card, I love the 2 combined images. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.

Julie x

Kim Sonksen said...

He he, that card is funny!

WeirdCat said...

LOL at the subject matter of the card,thank you for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers
Ruth x

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