Now that I'm working full time, I have a lot less time for my creative outlets. So I take them where I can get them...and sometimes that's at work!
My mug rug was a handmade Christmas gift one year from Mrs. G. She is a sweet client, and she has a British accent that I love to hear. She's had some stressful times in the last few months, having just moved into an assisted living facility and having her only child battle a serious illness. As I was setting my cup down one day, I thought I should remember to tell her that I am still enjoying her gift on a daily basis. Then I decided to fall back on the old adage...a picture is worth a thousand words. Out came the cell phone camera. I didn't take the time to center, or layer, or fancy up the card...just printed, and folded, and called it good...but I did write a message telling her how much I appreciate and enjoy her gift each day.
Today Mr. B asked if we had any thinking-of-you cards to send to a male client. I picked up a store-bought card while running errands. Unfortunately it was found to be a little too non-masculine. (What's the emoticon for eyes rolling back in one's head?) So I thought I'd throw together the most masculine card possible using a photo of something found in the office: