All posts filed under: Graduation/Life Adventure

Best Teacher!

With the end of school in sight and our Crafty Creations challenge being a great color combo this week, this card was born!  I need a few teacher cards for “thank you’s” and this one will be for my son’s kindergarten teacher.  The Crafty Creations challenge theme set by Georgia is to make a card in black and white with a splash of red!  I love this combo, because it can be so elegant, or it can be striking and theatrical, or simply bold and fun!  The DT did a great job of showing all these styles I think, so pop on over for some inspiration! I used my Cricut to cut the boy/chalkboard silhouette and the book icon from “A Child’s Year”.  I get so much use out of the cartridge!!  So, I am also entering this into Speedy’s Friends challenge to make a silhouette card. The chalkboard words are from  a set called Homeroom by the Paper Company Studio, and Imaginisce snag ’em stamps.   The background stamp and the “thank you” behind the …

Live Like You Mean It!

A great sentiment isn’t it?   This set is from Stampin’ Up! and I really love it for making simple backgrounds and fun designs. I just stamped the main flower three times, once in Summer Sun and Wild Wasabi for the focal point, and added some of the line art flowers around the edges .  I colored them in with Rose red, (which I like as a bold pink ).  The panel is layered on Whisper White and Basic Black. Hope it makes you feel like Spring is here! I certainly am having a hard time believing it, as it has been dreary and raining and cold the last few days! We even had a bit of snow mixed with the rain at one point, YUCK!  O.k, I am sure it will start getting warmer soon!! Have a great day everyone!!