Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Farewell Card #3 (Sample)



Farewell Card #3 - Pocket pot with inserted card
This farewell card is themed flower. Thus, a 'flower pot' card is inspired. 

Farewell Card #3 - Pocket pot with pull out card
This is another pocket inspiration card whereby the 'pocket pot' is handmade and decorated on the outside and has an opening on the top to insert the actual message card.

Close-up : Decorated 'pocket pot'
A purple card stock is trimmed to make the 'pocket pot' and the front of the 'pocket pot' is decorated with various patterned hearts. 

Close-up : Ribbon and message on the tag
Then a light blue patterned flower ribbon is tied to the top of the 'pot' with a pink hanging message card with message "Heartfelt Wishes". The corners of the pink message card are rounded. At the end of the message, one pink heart overlapped by one red heart are attached. On top of the red heart, a pink butterfly is attached.


Close-up : Pull out card with attached sakura arrangement
The pull out card is using the same purple card stock as background matted with pink card for freestyle messages writing and signatures on four (4) sides. 


Close-up : Sakura arrangement
Close-up : Pop-up gem and pearl on the sakura
On top of the pull out card, various colours of dark purple, light purple, pink and red punched sakura are arranged to make the flowers growing from the 'pot'. Each of the medium sized punched sakura is further enhanced with a small punched contrast colour sakura which consist of purple, red and pink. Then, a gem or pearl is attached to middle of each of the sakura. In between the sakura arrangement, medium and light green punched leaves are inserted randomly. 

Close-up : Sakura on left lower corner first page
At the left lower corner of first page, a medium red sakura matted with small purple sakura with gem is attached accompany by punched medium green leaves.

Close-up : Sakura on right upper corner second page
The second and third page are open up. On the second page, right upper corner is decorated with medium pink sakura matted with small red sakura with gem accompany by punched medium green leaves. On the third page, left lower corner is decorated with dark purple sakura matted with small red sakura with gem accompany by punched medium green leaves.
Close-up : Sakura on right lower corner third page

Close-up : Sakura on left lower corner fourth page
The fourth page is the back of the pull out card and the sakura arrangement can be seen whereby is matted with a semi circle green card. On the right lower corner, it is decorated with light purple sakura matted with small pink sakura with gem accompany by punched medium green leaves.


Theme : Purple and Flower
Title : Heartfelt Wishes
Pocket Pot Size (excluded sakura arrangement) : 17.78cm x 15.24cm or 7" x 6"
Pocket Pot Size (included sakura arrangement) : 17.78cm x 20.32cm or 7" x 8"
Pull Out Card Size (included sakura arrangement) : 12.7cm x 20.32cm or 5" x 8"

If you would like to have a similar design of this card, please e-mail us at msgkeeper@gmail.com for order. Please do include the color or theme you prefer, purpose of the card (farewell, retirement, birthday and etc) and message (if any).

Farewell Card #2 (Sample)



Farewell Card #2 - Pocket envelope with inserted card
This farewell card is themed color of blue. Thus most of the materials used are based on various hues and shades of blue.

Farewell Card #2 - Pocket envelope with pull out card
This is a pocket inspiration card whereby the 'pocket envelope' is handmade and decorated on the outside and has an opening on the right to insert the actual message card.

Close-up : White card stamped with various wishing messages in blue
A white card is used to stamp various wishing message with blue ink as the background. It consists of various meaningful messages such as "Love Always", "So Happy For You", "Thank You Very Much", "Sending Warm Wishes", "I Appreciate You", "Heartfelt Wishes", "Thinking of You Always" and "Friends Forever" repeatedly. The actual message of the card, farewell represented using "Ta Ta For Now" is purposely stamped circularly to make it outstanding from the rest of the messages. 

Close-up : Decorated pocket envelope

The white card is then placed on top of the light blue pocket envelope. The four (4) corners of the pocket envelope are further decorated with triangle colours strips.



Close-up : The party bird with balloons
Close-up : Pop-up party bird and purple balloon

In the middle of the white card, a blue card with decorated colors strips rounded corners is placed slightly diagonally. Then, the party bird and star balloon from Hero Arts (HA) CL382 Wonderful Birthday is used. The party bird is stamped on a blue card and its body is paper pieced using pop dot. Two (2) star balloons, one green and one orange are placed under the right wing with silver strings. A special purple balloon with message "Ta Ta For Now" is placed with pop dots in the middle of the star balloons with white string to highlight the purpose of this card.


Close-up : Pull out card
Close-up : The patterned blue ribbon
The pull out card is using dark blue as background matted with medium blue card for freestyle messages writing and signatures on both sides. A hole is punched on top of the pull out card and blue patterned ribbon is tied to make it easier to pull out from the pocket envelope.

Theme : Blue
Title : Ta Ta For Now
Pocket Envelope Size : 21.59cm x 15.75cm or 8.5" x 6.2"
Pull Out Card Size : 20.32cm x 15.24cm or 8" x 6"

If you would like to have a similar design of this card, please e-mail us at msgkeeper@gmail.com for order. Please do include the color or theme you prefer, purpose of the card (farewell, retirement, birthday and etc) and message (if any).

Monday, June 14, 2010

Hello and Thank You Card (Sample)

Hello and Thank You card - Front
This is a two-in-one message card - to say 'hello' and 'thank you'.


Close-up : Hello and Thank You card
A light purple strip is trimmed and scalloped at one end and attached to the light blue card. Various sized circles are trimmed from grey and red papers and attached to the light blue card randomly. 


Close-up : The message "Just Saying' with flourish design
On the light purple scalloped strip, message 'Just Saying' is stamped with a flourish design on left and right.


Close-up : Message 'Hello' on red circle
Message 'Hello' is stamped on the red medium circle on the right. Firstly the message is stamped fully with ink (the middle line). The effect of non-stamped is purposely made by  lightly semi re-inked and repeatedly stamped the message on top and bottom of the fully inked message (making the first and last line a bit look blur). Same method is used to stamp the message 'Thank You'.
Close-up : Message 'Thank You' on red circle

Close-up : Random messages of 'Hello' and 'Thank You'
Both messages of 'Hello' and 'Thank You' are repeatedly fully inked stamped on the remaining of the circles. The light blue card is then attached to a yellow card which the corners has been partially scalloped.


Theme : Circle
Title : Just saying Hello and Thank You
Size : 11.3cm x 15.2cm or 4.5" x 6"

If you would like to have a similar design of this card, please e-mail us at msgkeeper@gmail.com for order. Please do include the color or theme you prefer, purpose of the card (farewell, retirement, birthday and etc) and message (if any).

Monday, June 07, 2010

Birthday Wishes #4 (Sample)



Birthday Wishes Card #4 - Front
This is another birthday wishes card themed blue as the recipient is male.

Close-up : The front design
The cupcake from Hero Arts (HA) CL382 Wonderful Birthday is used. It is purposely 'separated' into three (3) different parts to create some uniqueness. Each of the parts are attached individually on a blue square. Then, these parts are arranged onto an aqua rectangular corrugated card. 

Close-up : Candle and the cupcake cream
Close-up : Cupcake base and "Happy Birthday" flag
The parts are attached to the corrugated card in order like a cupcake. A blue flag with message "Happy Birthday" is attached after the base of the cupcake follow by the cupcake cream and candle. The corrugated card is then attached onto a dark blue card which the corners has been rounded.


Birthday Wishes Card #4 - Inside
Inside the card, as the dark blue is too dark to write, it is attached with another shade of blue paper which the corners has been rounded as well.

Close-up : A resembled cupcake inside the card at the right bottom corner 
Close-up : Different angle of the resembled cupcake
A resembled cupcake, similar to the design and colors of the 'separated' parts in the front card is attached to the inside right bottom corner of the card.

Theme : Cupcake
Title : Happy Birthday
Size : 11.3cm x 15.2cm or 4.5" x 6"

If you would like to have a similar design of this card, please e-mail us at msgkeeper@gmail.com for order. Please do include the color or theme you prefer, purpose of the card (farewell, retirement, birthday and etc) and message (if any).
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