Thursday, 21 July 2011

Thank You Teacher

Morning Folks!!
As lots of you are bracing yourselves for the long school holidays ahead, we have a very appropriate challenge for you over at CRAFT this week:

THANK YOU TEACHER!!

I consulted my son on his teachers possible likes and dislikes and the best he could come up with after giving it a moments thought was "Something pink and girlie". After that incredible brief here's my card:

I'm still trying to be good and use some of my older neglected stamps and paper scraps. I think most people like the Forever Friends bears so I figured this was a safe bet. The brown stripey paper is a scrap of Doodlebug bon bon stripes and the pink dotted one is from the Dovecraft Piece of Cake collection. I've used quite soft pastel promarkers to colour the image and a Marianne die for the background frame. The dust was also blown off the MS Doiley lace punch for the border!!

I wasn't very keen on the plain kraft inside so I decorated that too and then just as I was finishing this, Lynne at Sentiments 4 you posted the perfect freebie sentiment to finish it off. Thanks Lynne!!


Our sponsors for this challenge are Lauretta's Digital Stamps
& The Stamping Boutique 5 images of your choice


so please head over to the main blog to join us!!

I'd like to enter the following challenges:

Cupcake Craftroom - Polka Dots
Forever Friends - Stripes
Allsorts - Free & Easy
Stamptacular Sunday - Animal Antics
Papertake Weekly - Getting Cute
Cupcake Inspirations - Photo Inspiration
(I've used the colours as inspiration and also daisy flowers)
Fab N Funky - Animal magic
Crafty Creations - Seeing double (mirrored borders)
MAWTT - Cute & Cuddly with a punch
Craft Us Crazy - Anything goes

16 comments:

  1. hi hun thats just perfect love the simplicity of it, and the image too xxx

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  2. oh this is so pretty. Cute little image and love the punched borders. The teacher will love it
    Lisa x

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  3. Very cute card for the teacher..little bear with flowers and sentiment are perfect. Thanks for joining us at the Fuzzy Wuzzy Challenge this month.

    Hugs
    Sue

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  4. Ah this is so sweet, Thanks for playing on MAWTT this week Hazelxox

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  5. fab card,so cute image
    thanks for playing with us at stamptacular sunday this week
    hugs
    céline SSC DT

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  6. So darling little image. Love the polka dotted dps too. Thank you for playing with Crafty Creations this week. Do come again and good luck. :)Peggy

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  7. A fab card, Thank you so much for entering our challenge at ALLSORTS this week, good luck & hope you’ll join us again!
    Hugz Fleur xXx

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  8. Oh your little bear is SOOOO sweet!!!! I just love him! What a beautifully sweet card!
    Thank you so much for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations this week!
    Rene :D

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  9. That is really sweet - such a pretty card. Thank you for joining us at Forever Friends & Co.
    Ike xx
    FFMC DT

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  10. Gorgeous cute card. Thanks for joining us at F'n'F this week with your 'animal magic' creation xx Jenny xx

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  11. This is so precious and girlie! Love the die cut flower? Thanks for playing along with us at Fab'n'Funky this week and good luck!
    Cyndi

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  12. I love your card. And all those punches!

    Thanks for joining us on "Stripes" challenge at Forever Friends & co.! Hope to see you soon again.

    Hugs, Sande x

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  13. gorgeous card so cute the teacher will love it thanks for joining us at PTW hugs Jill xx

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  14. Aww this is so cute! I love that little bear! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations this week!

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  15. Beautiful card I love your colour combo

    Thanks for sharing it with us at MAWTT this week and good luck with the challenge

    Hugs Laurie x

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  16. So very sweet and just love the inside too!

    Thx for linking it up to the Cupcake Craftroom polka dot challenge! Hope to see you again for next month!

    Mary J x

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