Saturday, July 24, 2010

A couple of Thank yous

Happy Saturday! Hope you're having a great one. I wanted to share two Thank you cards I made for my bosses daughters. At work we've started up what we like to call an "under-ground" softball league. Each department in our office has put together a co-ed team and each week we play against each other. Our team consists of ppl from Accounting & Finance. We voted and our team name is the Green Sox and if you haven't guessed our jerseys will be kelly green and white. For our first game one of our fans purchased some poster boards to make good luck signs. She gave them to me and I was a bit perplexed as to why. She said you're the creative one! I was a bit put off by that, but none the less graciously accepted the challenge. Mind you the last time I made a good luck sign was way back in HS.. I was going to go the easy way and use my Cricut to cut out the usual, "Go Team!, etc... My boss offered to take two of the boards home and ask her oldest daughter to come up with something. That was her contribution for not being able to come and cheer for us. I was happy to let her. She came back the next day with two creative and fun looking boards that pumped up our team to play really well. For the last three boards, my co-worker/teammate fixed them up and I used my Cricut to cut out the last sign with Go Big Sox! Although we lost the game we still had a good time and everyone appreciated the signs. I wanted to give my boss' daughter a Thank you card for taking on the challenge and giving us two really inspirational signs. I knew it was going to be a softball player so I used Baseball Ian's body & hat, and paired it up with WS-Summer's head. Colored her up with the Green Sox colors.
I put her on a 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 kraft card. Came up with the idea of putting her on a softball diamond field. Found some green dp scrap paper for the outer field, white cs for the diamond itself, and on top of that cut out the inner field out of kraft cs. As you can see I cut out the 4 bases mimicking a regular softball field. Adding some fun sayings and a softball with "Mahalo" in the center.
I also made a smaller Thank you card for my bosses youngest. She tried to help her big sis with the posters, so for her small efforts I made her this card which is slightly smaller in dimension, but still keeping with the Green Sox theme:
See kelly green & white and a softball even though it's in the flower. I don't think she'll mind though. :) Well Mahalo for stopping by. Hope you have an enjoyable Sunday!
Softball Summer card:
Stamps: Baseball Ian, WS-Summer, sentiments-The Greeting Farm
Paper: Kraft cs, white cs-Neenah| green dp-Anna Griffin
Inks: Black tuxedo-Memento| Versamark-Tsukineko, red
Copics: E25, 37, 95, G07, YG17 & C2, 8, 10
Circle punch-Marvy
Fairy Softball card:
Stamp: Maisy Ketto-Stamping Bella
Paper: Black cs-Recollections|white cs-Neenah|green dp-A.G.
Inks: Black tuxedo-Memento| white gel pen-Sakura| Versamark-Tsukineko, red
Copics: G07, YG17, C2, 4 & E00


♥Rach♥ said...

That was so nice of them and what great thank you cards!

Berenice R. said...

Super cute cards! TFS :)

Angela said...

This was so nice of you to thank them for all their hard work!! I bet they will love these and be so glad someone cared!!
Your just too sweet Leanne!!