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Thursday, May 20, 2010

Teacher Thank You's

Hi Everyone!

With a little over 2 weeks before school is over here in sunny Florida,  I've been busy making a few Teacher Thank You cards.  My step-children will be giving these to their teachers next week along with a little gift.  Check back next week for a look at the gift, it's going to be super cute!!

I LOVE my PaperTrey Ink, Vintage Picnic Basket stamp set.  (I really don't play with my PaperTrey stamps enough.)  I decided to do a paper piecing for the basket on a green patterned paper that I had in my scraps.  The yellow polka dot paper is digital paper from My Time Made Easy, the other DP paper, buttons, twine, sentiment, and ribbon are all from PaperTrey Ink.

I added shadows on the green patterned paper with my C1 Copic Marker to give it depth. And used my Ek Success Binding Edge Border Punch...perfect for teacher cards and school related projects.

Quick. Simple. Done.  If they were all only that easy right?

This card is for the following challenges:

MelJen's Designs = #8 Seeing Spots
Ooh La-La-Creations #54 Bright & Cheerful
Practical Scrappers Patterned Paper
Crazy Challenge - Something New (Border Punch)
Crafty Creations = #68 Encouragement/Celebration
The Pixie Cottage #19 3-D/ Paper Tole

Sorry, no close up today...it came out too blurry and I didn't have time to take more photos.

Copic's Used:

Apples: R29, R27, R24, R20, YG01
Leafs: G07, YG03
Outline & Shadow: C1

Thanks for stopping by!!


Anne said...

A beautiful card! Sweet image =)
Thanks for playing with us at the Pixie Cottage!

Hugs, Anne

Beautiful Greetings said...

This is just a perfect summer card. i love the papers and the gorgeous way you colored your apples. Thanks for playing with the Pixie Cottage.

Karen said...

I just LOVE this card. It will be perfect for the teachers! Great job and thanks for playing along at Practical Scrappers this week.

Saskia said...

Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations Challenge with this lovely card! Good luck!

Greetings, Saskia
(Guest Designer)

Wendi said...

Beautiful I like your choice of colours thank you for sharing with us at ooh la la

shellshearer said...

Great card, love your choice of paper for your paper piecing, it just seems made for a basket
love your new punch it looks fab!

Thank you for joining us over at 'The Crazy Challenge' this week!!

Hugs Shell xx

Davi said...

Great Job...love that basket. Thanks for joining us at the Pixie Cottage.

Katie said...

Very sweet card, love the image!
Thanks for playing in The Pixie Cottage this week :)

Kerri said...

What a perfect and adorable teacher card, Wendy!!! I have this stamp set too, but I always forget about it :) I love how you punched the edge of the card. I never think to do that, but I love the look! Thanks for the inspiration, girl!

Cheryl said...

oh this really is one gorjus card hun so love the image,and colurs you have used,thanks so much for joining us at the pixie cottage hope to see you again soon love cheryl xxxxxxxxx

Nana said...

Oh, ok, I find hard to explain how this card make me feel. Like being with grany for summers, or on picknic with my first love.
Love it! I wish my english was better to just describe what i think!
Thank you for playing along with us at "Crazy challenge"!
hugs Nana
ps You make me buy this punch. :)It's on my wish list for some time now, and I think i made my mind with your card. :)

craftyb said...

hard to believe we're at this stage of the school year again!! Your card is adorble..love the colours..thank you for sharing at Crafty Creations! bx

Adrina said...

Great card, I like the picnic basket.
Thanks for joining the Pixie Cottage.
Adrina XX

Michelle said...

Beautiful clean card, I love it!

Anonymous said...

Thanks for joining us this week at the Pixie Cottage.
~Pam L.

Sara Zenger said...

Your card is so cute! I am sure the teachers will really appreciate your handy work!
Thanks for joining us at Practical Scrappers!


Sprytebyrd said...

Wonderful card! Love the border and ribbon.. and papers and buttons and image - ok, love the card!!
Thanks so much for joining us at Meljen's Designs in our Spots & Dots challenge this week! Good luck!
Dee (Spryte)♥

Lacie @ Creative Attempts said...

I love the edges of this card that is so cute!

~Denise Lynn~ said...

Beautiful card! Love the image and the fun edging detail. Thanks for joining in at The Pixie Cottage! Hope to see you back again next week! :)

artish said...

love the edging of your card!!
thank you for playing at the pixie cottage!

merniebug said...

Thanks for joining us at Meljen's designs with this most adorable card. There's going to be some very happy teachers out there who receive this fabulous creation. Wonderful work.

Cheryl said...

Very cute! I love the punched edge and your dotty paper. Thank you for joining us for the Meljen’s Designs challenge. We hope you will join us again.