Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Back to School Encouragement card

It is back to school time, or nearly, in most parts of the USA.   This brings up many happy memories of freshly sharpened pencils, but is also a time of great angst and worry for many kids. School is much more stressful for my kids than it was for me, so I thought this sentiment would work well to encourage kids going off to school.

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Supplies: Gina K Designs Art from the Heart and You're My Favorite stamp sets, Memento ink, Alcohol markers, My Mind's Eye Follow Your Heart paper pad

I would love to participate in the following challenge:
Cards In Envy - Hip to be Square

13 comments:

  1. Such a super cute card!! LOVE the pencils! ;)

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  2. LOVE the geometric design of this Heidi and cheerful! Hazel xx
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  3. Great card for the challenge, i really like the font on the greeting, is that a retired set, I love it!

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    1. You're My Favorite was a mini set in red rubber. I think it was one of 4 mini sets in a Stamp TV kit several falls ago. It also has a few flower stems in it.

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  4. Great card for the challenge, i really like the font on the greeting, is that a retired set, I love it!

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  5. Ahhhh, I love all those yellow pencils in the square! Perfect for going back to school!

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  6. Good luck in your entry. It's such a perfect card for going back to school. I love the placement of the pencils. Not sure if it is a single stamp or background stamp. Yellow makes for a cheery card too.

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    1. Hi Beth! Thank you! The pencil is a single stamp that I stamped over and over.

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  7. This is a perfect encouragement card for starting back to school, love the design you came up with for the stamping!

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  8. Super card for the back to schooler!

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  9. Love the pretty yellow of this card and the pencils! Thanks for sharing with us at Cards in Envy.

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  10. What a sweet back-to-school card! Thanks so much for joining our Hip to be Square Challenge at Cards in Envy. :)

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  11. love the cute pencils!!! great back to school card!! thanks for playing with Cards In Envy!!!

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