Friday, August 21, 2009

TESC79: Fabulous Teacher!

Good morning everyone! I hope you are having a fantastic Friday so far! I sure hope so because it's time for this week's Taylored Expressions Sketch Challenge! I am showing you another back-to-school card because I just HAD to ink up Miss Teacher Anya from The Greeting Farm! Isn't she fantastic??? I have had her for a month now and am just now getting the chance to play with her!

So this card is for the most amazing teacher I have ever met. She really is fabulous! Every year for the past 4 years her boss has approached her and asked her if she would be willing to teach a new class and every year she says "Yes."! That is amazing to me. She has literally written a new curriculum every time! If you have never had to come up with a curriculum than you have no idea how much work it is! Anyway, this year she is feeling some serious pressure and I know that for the first time she is honestly not looking forward to school starting. So who is this fabulous person? My mom! She's amazing! She's my best friend, my mentor, my shoulder to cry on! That may sound cheesy, but I mean it from the depths of my heart. She is always there for me! Ok, I am tearing up right now so I had better stop. The hardest thing about being out here in Colorado is the fact that I am so far away from my mom and dad. I LOVE YOU!

Ok, so on to the card details! I colored Anya with my Prismacolor Pencils and OMS. The colors were pulled from this fabulous Cosmo Cricket Early Bird paper. After layering on each layer, I then stamped the sentiment "you're fabulous" from the Verve Uplifting Phrases set and punched it out. I then layered it on the circle and scalloped circle and added the vintage brads. After popping up my circles I then added a clip to the right side of my image. My last piece was to add the ribbon. I felt like I needed to tie in the ribbon somewhere so I pulled out a piece of retired SU! ribbon and tied it on!

Well, that's it for today's card. Make sure you stop by Taylor's blog to see her card as well as this week's featured sampler: Lori McAree! I can't wait to see what you create with this week's sketch!

Want to see more? Sure you do! Make sure you check out the rest of the fabulous Cupcake Samplers! There aren't very many this week but they're sure to be great!

Jami Sibley: More is More
Vicki Chrisman: This Art That Makes Me Happy
Monika Davis: M.A.D. Stamper


Jami said...

Your coloring is fantastic and that clip is so perfect for a teacher card! Very sweet about your Mom too. TFS. :)

Banu said...

Coloring is fantastic...Beautiful card.

Ida P. Krause said...

What a wonderful card and way to honor your mom.

Monika/Buzsy said...

What a great card Stehp! Love the cute Anya image, the great coloring... the circle element... TFS!

Lori Craig said...

The coloring *is* fantastic. Love the softness to it. Great paired with the Cosmo! Have a super weekend, Steph! :)

Jessie/knightrone said...

What a special card for your mom, you are so sweet!

Michell said...

So, so cute! This is one of my very favorites!!!! You are so creative...

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