Sunday, January 2, 2011

First Cards of the New Year!

While I should have been grading papers tonight, I decided to make the most of the last hours of vacation and make a couple of cards in between writing lesson plans and getting ready for the kiddos tomorrow.

I looked at the sketch on OWH's blog and did my own interpretation (aka I didn't measure!) which is similar to theirs.


I got to use my awesome new robot and "you rock" stamps as well as musical paper clips snagged at Staples in entirely too large a quantity. Here are my results:


I also figured I should post my first card of 2011. I mentioned in my last post that I did some damage at Michael's and JoAnn's over break. This card contains a stamp I had been hunting for recently, "Wild About You." I have so many animal stamps, I knew I needed one with this sentiment.

Top card: $1 stamps from Michael's and DCWV Rockstar stack.
Bottom card: SU monkey stamp, DCWV Animal crackers stack, Wild for you $1 stamp at Michael's

2011 total: 4 cards

6 comments:

  1. That "You Rock" would be great for a teenager! Love it! Thanks for playing along in this week's OWH Stars & Stamps Sketch Challenge!

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  2. Glad you took a break from grading papers, because both of your cards are really cute! Love the little monkey juggling X's and O's!!

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  3. Adorable! That clip is just beyond cute!

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  4. This is so cool because I have that paper with the stars on it and haven't figured out what to do with some of the "rock" style cardstock in that stack. Thanks for the great ideas!

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