Friday, June 29, 2012

Thank you teacher

Last day of the school year and the kids are completely excited! I had fun teasing my youngest (just finished grade 1) about the final day being filled with lots of tests but his brother took pity and told him the truth pretty quickly. Poor me, couldn't have fun for long at all. I guess I shouldn't complain though because I did get to make a bunch of cards for the boys' teachers (2 teachers for each boy!) so I had a busy week of creating. Here is the first card (and my favourite):

The papers are all Basic Grey and the digi is Jan Brett, coloured with Copic markers. I chose a sketch from Papertake Weekly as my starting point - honestly, I can't survive without sketches! I modified the sketch a bit by making the border punched strip larger and then not extending the middle strip (the ruler paper) to the bottom of the card. And, of course, I didn't add the sentiment separately since it was incorporated into the image itself.



  1. This came out so nice, love the coloring of the bear
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday challenge.

    DIANA L.

  2. Aww this is a lovely card. Thanks for joining us at Love to Create Challenge. xxx

  3. Awe. That is so cute! Thank you for playing at Party Time Tuesdays!

  4. Great card!! Thank you for sharing with us at Love to Create Challenge!!

  5. fab creation!! Thanks for playing in our Anything Goes challenge at Charisma this week! Gemma :)

  6. This is a awesome card. I love the image you used. Prefect for any teacher. Stopping by from DL.ART Thankful Thursdays. TFS AJ~

  7. Gorgeous card Shelley :-) the image is adorable and the colours and design are fab :-) I am sure the teacher loved it :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Papertake Weekly Challenge :-)
    Lols x x x

  8. What a cute card for a teacher! Thanks for joining us at 4 Crafty Chicks this week..

  9. Thanks for playing our school's out challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks, great job!