Tuesday, 1 February 2011

Leaving Present

I made this for a friend at work who was leaving to have a baby, I was at a bit of a loss as to what to buy her as she had bought virtually everything for herself. Although I'd left it until the last minute and only had one evening to come up with something I remembered seeing these little drawer easel cards last year and I decided to try to make one to hold a little gift (5 pairs of scratch mitts).

I made the drawer and box from mountboard and card, and printed off some Nitwits papers which I matted onto a contrasting card and stitched around the edges.

The main image (which was coloured with prisma pencils) and the sentiment were framed using nestabilities and a border for the panel on both the base and main card were punched using a Martha Stewart lace heart punch.

I embellished the card using pearls, flowers, punched leaves and made a handle for the drawers from an eyelet, a bead cap and a brad.

I am entering this card for the Stamptacular Sunday Challenge #96 "Whateva"



  1. Just beautiful Carolyne, gorgeous gift and your friend will just love it :o)

    Hugs Vicky xx

  2. so pretty easel card, love this sweet color combo
    thanks for playing with us at stamptacular sunday this week.

  3. Such a gorgeous gift! I love the colors and all the pearls!
    Thanks so much for joining us at Stamptacular Sunday this week!
    Hugs!! Dee Sprytebyrd's Spot

  4. Wow this is a great gift. love the soft colours, your colleague will be so thrilled when she receivs yoyr gift! Thank you for joining us at SSC this week, we are looking for new dt-members, please have a look at our site! Have a nice weekend, Gemma

  5. Thank you so much for participating in our "Whateva!" challenge this week at Stamptacular! Your submission is absolutely wonderful and so inspirational!

    Also, in case you're interested, we're in the middle of a DT Call and would love for you to apply! You can find detailed information on what is required and how to apply on our Challenge Blog...http://stamptacularsundaychallenge.blogspot.com!

    Thanks again for joining us this week at Stamptacular! I hope you'll join us again soon for some more challenge fun!