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Friday, 6 February 2015

A commission for a doctor

I was asked by a colleague, to make a card for her doctor, who is retiring.
He has helped the family a lot over the years, 
and she wanted to give him a personal, heart-felt thankyou.
So she asked me to make him a  card.

I really enjoyed designing and making this card.
It just seemed to fall into place and fit together so quickly. 
I hand drew and cut the pieces ...the collar, the tie and the pocket. 
I coloured the tie with my promarkers and 
made the 'doctors' badge on my pc.
The clipboard is stamped with a new stamp I bought in 
The Range a couple of weeks ago, and I handwrote the sentiment straight on.
The final touch was a stethoscope.
I didn't even draw the shape...I just cut silver, black and white card pieces
and stuck them altogether. 
Altogether, once I had the idea in place, this card ended up being a quickie!
PS... my colleague was thrilled with it!!!  :)

I would like to enter this into the following challenges...

Your scrapbook place - anything goes / masculine - 1 March
Bastletraum - anything goes - 15 Feb
Sisters of craft - anything goes - 28 Feb
Card mania - add a little red - 28 Feb
Sister act - anything goes - 13 Feb
Blog quick quotes - red and white - 27 Feb
Brown sugar - anything goes - 12 Feb
Scrappers delight - anything goes - 19 Feb
Inky impressions - red and white - 10 Feb
Crafting by designs - anything goes - 26 Feb
Passion for promarkers - one for the boys - 10 Feb
Cuttin and stampin - masculine - 17 Feb
Clear it out - anything goes - 10 Feb
Robyns fetish - anything goes - 7 FEb
That craft place - anything goes - 15 Feb
Corrosive challenge - splash of colour - 14 Feb

18 comments:

Jackie said...

Fantastic card, great drawing and design :o)
Jackie xx

Lynn's Place said...

Fantastic entry..thanks for joining us @ CIO challenge blog...stop by to play again <((><

KT Fit Kitty said...

AWESOME card, Vic! Well done! The doctor is going to treasure this and I am not surprised that your colleague was thrilled with it! What a personal touch!

Rosica Katreva said...

Lovely card, hun! Thank you for joining us at Card Mania Challenges! Wish you good luck and hope to see you again!
Hugs!
Rossi (DT)

Ilona Konarczak said...

Beautiful card!!! Thanks for joining us at Card Mania :) Good luck!!! iluszka DT

Connie Mercer said...

very clever :) love it! Thanks for joining us at Quick Quotes!

Michelle Kinder said...

That is very cool! Thanks for joining the Cuttin and Stampin challenge.

Eileen said...

What a fabulous card. No the wonder your colleague liked it, I am sure the doctor did too. Great creativity. LOVE IT !!!!! Thanks for joining in with our 'For the Boys' challenge this week at Passion for Promarkers, and good luck
Eileen x

chanya13 said...

Beautiful !!! Thanks for joining us at Clear It Out!!! I hope you get to join us again for our next challenge. Agnieszka DT

Golden Goddess Designs said...

such a cute card! fantastic idea! thanks for joining us at Quick Quotes!

Alicia

Ileana A. said...

Very original card!Beautiful design!
Thanks for playing at Scrapper's Deligths Challenge.
Ileanaxx

Helen said...

What a great idea and a clever design.

Thanks for joining our challenge at Inky Impressions.

Helen x

Vesi said...

Cread card. Beautiful design. Thanks for joining with us at Card Mania Challenge. Good luck. Vesi DT

Holley (Tondre) Barnhart said...

That's totally awesome and I am looking for an Idea for a DR project as I am going to make a card for my neurologist as I am celebrating my 5th anniversary for successful brain surgery! Thanks so much for sharing your work with us at Your Scrapbook Place Challenge this month!

Kathy said...

This is so impressive. What a wonderful retirement card. I'm sure the retiree will treasure it. Thanks for joining us at Your Scrapbook Place.

Pat said...

Very cool card-love all the little details. Thanks for joining the Your Scrapbook Place Challenge this month!

Stacey Schofield said...

This is great! so cool great layout thanks for joining us at That Craft Place xxx Stacey S xxx

Linda W. said...

Super card - you had a great idea! Thank you for playing with us at Your Scrapbook Place and best of luck!