This Friday is my hubbys retirement day, although officially its the day hes been made redundant but as he was due to retire next March I think you can more or less accept that this is probably more likely to be his retirement day. Hes not really looking forward to it, and is a bit depressed about not having to get up and go to work, though hes always worked since he left College so its going to be a big change in his daily life. Lets hope he finds something to bridge that gap and starts to enjoy the fact he hasnt got to drive so many miles or go out in extremely horrible and nasty cold weather.
Well Ive chosen to use the Meercats that I bought as a digi download a we while ago, hes very fond of Alexander and has it as his mobile ringtone, plus of course he loves the catchpraise "Simples" so I hope that he likes what Ive created for him. I printed the digi stamp onto white card and coloured it with my copic pens, then cut it out with my rotatrim and distressed the edge with a chalk inkpad. The greeting is something I created on my computer and printed that also and mounted them both onto red card ready to put on my base card.
The base card is a 8"x 8" white card, with the first layer of brown pearlescent card, and Ive used this time the new papers from Donna's Country Set of Papers, these are a download from Donna, and if you are interested in buying them please contact her on her blog http://bmd-creations.blogspot.com/ you will also be able to browse some of the designs there. The papers Ive chosen are firstly a brown and red split paper, and on top of this I have made up two mounts the first one a square one made with the same brown card with a retro flower pattern, and the second is a scalloped heart punched out with my Nestabilitie die with red card, and on top of this has been stuck a striped paper.
I then stuck them to my base card towards the right hand side, and my mounted image was stuck to the left, I then positioned my sentiment at the bottom on the right.