Sunday, October 25, 2009

Elegant Tri-Shutter Card

Sorry, I've been MIA lately. I've been crazy busy with getting ready for our Gala Reception & Auction at work. It was held on Wed. night and was a very successful evening. Including all corporate donations, as well as the proceeds from the auction itself, we raised about $40,000! We all had a great time and we'll be able to help so many children with these funds raised. A great job by all! All those extra hours were well worth it! :)

I was asked at work to make a card for the Executive Director for the Pictou agency for Big Brothers Big Sisters. She was just awarded the "2009 Women of Excellence" award from the Canadian Progress Club, Halifax-Cornwallis. So, I thought I'd make a special Tri-Shutter card for her with a beautiful image of a woman. Who isn't more beautiful than Audrey Hepburn? These photostamps are made by The Stampsmith and are simply gorgeous! I need to get some of them...I think I'll add them to my Santa wish list... :) Thanks to my friend, Kim for loaning me these two stamps.

Introducing the beautiful, Audrey...Hey, I need a hat like that! lol :)

Here's a close up of one of Suzanne's gorgeous calligraphy sentiments from QuietFire Designs.
This is a note from the Canadian Progress Club's website about the award:

Women of Excellence

The signature fundraising event of the Canadian Progress Club, Halifax-Cornwallis, this elegant awards dinner is the only one of its kind in our region. Money raised by the event supports Phoenix Youth Programs, a long-term shelter for homeless and at-risk youth. We are now celebrating our 20th Year!!!—and more than $500,000.00 we’re continuing to expand our program. On November 19, 2009 we’re hosting another dynamic Progress Women of Excellence Awards. Again this year we will celebrate all our finalists as extraordinary women, whose impressive achievements spanning six business sectors make a powerful impact on our community. Our venue this year is the Halifax World Trade and Convention Center . A special guest speaker from Phoenix Youth Programs will underscore the accomplishments we all can make with a bit of inspiration and support.

Thanks for stoppin' by! :)

Stamps: Audrey Hepburn Photostamp (The Stampsmith), Sentiment (QuietFire Designs)
Cardstock: Chocolate Chip and Sage Green (Bazzill), Ivory (Staples)

Patterned Paper: Once Upon a Time Print - Enchanted Paisley (DCWV), Classic K McKenna - Green Swirls (K&Company)

Ink: Cranberry Crisp (SU), Coal Black (Ancient Page), Antique Sepia (VersaFine)
Tools: Oval Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Scalloped Diamond Punch (EK Success), Corner Rounder (SU), Oval Custom Cutting System (Creative Memories), Sponge (SU), Chancery Cursive font at 14 pt and 22 pt for sentiment, printer

Embellishments: Dark Olive Green Grosgrain Ribbon (Michaels), Prima Flowers, Antique Brass Jumbo Brad (Dollarama)


Tracy.H said...

Wow! Julie this is just beautiful!! I am sure that she LOVED this card. Wow! :0)

Deborah March said...

Absolutely GORGEOUS Julie!!!'m sure she was thrilled with this!! I hope you're recovering well from the Big Brothers/Big Sisters auction last week. We MISSED your cheerful presence at our sorority meeting!!

Jennifer Moore said...

This is a gorgeous card. I'm sure she'll treasure the card.

Jodi said...

What a gorgeous card you made!! Love the colors!! Thank you for joining us at ATS Wednesday Challenge!
Jodi =)