Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Elegant Card, anybody?

My husband, on his way to bed last night, suddenly remembered that today, 4-24-13, is Administrative Professionals Day.  He wondered if I have a card handy or maybe can make one for the pro in his office? 

The only info I received about her is that she doesn't like cats.  I DO know that she is very good and resourceful, and, having run an office myself, I know how much goes into doing it well.  So this is the card she will receive and hopefully like. 

This is a straightforward easel card, held up by the third flower from the top left as well as the small sentiment.  I didn't want to go multi color and dug through my color choices until I settled on this soft lilac tone-on-tone color combination.  The bottom piece is punched out with the new Martha Stewart Daisies Punch all over the Page punch.  I love that design, it is so airy and pretty!  The flowers are of course my own. 

Usually I make envelopes to fit the cards, but this one needed a nicer presentation, so I made a matching box to finish the gift presentation.  Some of my design team members create elaborate gift boxes for their cards, check out their blogs to see their stunning creations, so in comparison mine is rather simple. 

See, Sigi can do elegant as well...  :)

Craft-room challenge- So sentimental
Creative Card Crew- Handmade Flowers
Die Cuttin Divas- Flowers


  1. Beautiful card she must have been thrilled to be presented with it. Thank you for sharing with us at Craft-Room Challenge XOXO Zoe

  2. You most certainly can do ELEGANT, Miss Sigi! This is so beautiful and I love that BOX!

    Your card and box have such clean lines and a simplistic elegance that I admire. Way to go, my DT Sister!!!

    Love it!!!


  3. Thank you for sharing this lovely and beautiful card at Craft-Room "So Sentimental" Challenge, good luck and welcome again;-))m

  4. Totally beautiful! So clean and elegant! That box is lovely too! Great work Sigi! Yep your flowers are perfect!
    Hugs, Cathy

  5. Lovely flowers! Really like how you have a variety on your card! Thanks for joining us this week at Creative Card Crew!

    CCC DT
    Anyone for Anya DT
    Love to Create DT
    Crazy Challenge DT

  6. Wow just love this card! Colours are fab and I love the way you've got the flowers going uo into the easel

    Thanks for joining us at the Creative Card Crew for our handmade flowers challenge

    Margaret xx

  7. Thanks, everybody! She was out of the office on 4-24 but received it yesterday and was thrilled. She had never seen an easel card before.

    Been working on another easel card in between feeding now 10 babies. The four newbies, screaming, starving orphans, are doing well now.

  8. Love how your flowers pop up..very pretty. Glad you could join us at de cutting divas

  9. This is such a beautiful card. Thank you for joining us at Craft Room Challenge.
    xxx Hazel.