Farewell {mini album + card}

I get tons of e-mails every day at work and I'm sure you do, too. Many of them are just for info (or what I call business spam) and go pretty much straight into the recycle bin. And yet, sometime in summer, there was one of these e-mails that instantly caught my eye. The subject line contained a familiar name, the name of a dear colleague, and the e-mail was sent to give a heads-up that the person has given notice :( 

Fast-forward, her last day with the company happens to be this week. Eeek! So, what's a crafty girl gotta do? Of course making a farewell mini album and card so she never gets to forget us and to wishing her all the best for her new adventures :) 

Handmade Farewell Mini Album - Cover

Handmade Farewell Mini Album - Cover Detail

I prepared and embellished the pages so that fifteen of her closest coworkers each had a double page for their photos and journaling. Some of them took it further and glued a favorite recipe down or even hand-drew a picture.

Handmade Farewell Mini Album - Pages Detail

With so many personal notes, I hope you understand I won't show you the inside pages en detail. However, before I wrote into the album, I took a picture of part of my double page:

Handmade Farewell Mini Album - Pages Detail. "Your Dream Job Does Not Exist. You Must Create It.".

Of course, there is also a card to greet her right from the desk on her last day.

Handmade Farewell Card with Layered Butterfly

A lot of Silhouette cuts and sketched fonts all around... and did you notice? It's getting a bit more autumnal around here. Hope you enjoyed stopping by today! Have a fabulous week :)

Stamps: Studio Calico (Pop off the Page Kit)
Ink: PTI Harvest Gold
Patterned Paper: October Afternoon 9 to 5 and Fly a Kite, Cosmo Cricket The Boyfriend, Studio Calico Classic Calico
Cardstock: PTI Vintage Cream, Kraft and Hawaiian Shores, vellum
Other: Martha Stewart Royal Butterfly and Starburst punch, cork sheet, PTI Leaf Prints and butterfly dies, Silhouette Cameo, Freckled Fawn washi tape, sewing machine/thread, SC Mister Huey's spray mist (Lemonade, Clover, Sherbet, Mint Julep, Shine, Pickle), border punches, PTI Vintages Button in Vintage Cream, PTI Impression Plate (Book Print), vintage book pages