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Friday, August 22, 2014

First Day of School



Every year at the start of school, I sent our grandkids a card welcoming them to another great school year.  This year the event also coincides with Simon Says Wednesday Challenge. It will also work for Pretty Pink Posh's Cutting Challenge.

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Here's my card...




I found some great patterned paper in my stash from Recollections All Seasons pack. Using the stitched rectangle dies from My Favorite Things, I die cut 4 rectangles in SU True Thyme paper. Then I inlaid the die cut patterned paper and put both on a card base.  

The embossed sentiment is from a stamp that I have had forever from a dollar bin at the store. The twine is the only embellishment that I used.

Inside says, "Hope your day is awesome!"

It is so hard to believe that summer is almost over! Even though I have been retired now for four school year beginnings, I can still remember the excitement of setting up that classroom and organizing the materials for the first day! I can almost wish I were going back to the kids... almost! 


8 comments:

Janis said...

Perfectly adorable card for the First Day of School! Somehow the colors seem just right, too. Wonderfully done!!
<3 J

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Lucinde said...

Great card for school :)

Sue D said...

Very cute for back to school!

Fiona Dickinson said...

two challenges in one, you have been creative :)

Sheryl said...

Perfect paper for that stitched die! That set's on my wishlist. :)

Teresa Kline said...

hi Obee! this is sweet, luv the twine and the design! So glad you played along with Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

sparkle & shine *~*

Mary-Anne V said...

Very cute...love the twine detail.

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

what a great back to school card!