Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Back to School.....

I can't believe it is August already!! WOW this summer is just flying by! The girls only have a few more weeks left and they will be back at school!! Today I decided that I wanted to make the cards for there lunchbox on the first day!! This year I will have two going all day!! My bean (Lauren) starts a full day this year and life will just not be the same with her gone all day ~ she is my neediest child and I feel like I am going to be bored! haha!
Anyways here is Lauren's card:She loves the color purple and this is her favorite image!! My girls just love The Greeting Farm images ~ always stamping them so they can color them in. I have followed the sketch from Friday Sketchers and have used hearts for the challenge over at ROP which is "A little love".


Kelsey's favorite colors are blue and green so I went with this paper and I just love this image so I used her.(lol) Appropriate for school I thought!I followed the sketch from the Farm Fresh Friday over at the Greeting Farm blog. It was a beauty to work with! These are not my usual colors but I really liked the way this one turned out!! These papers and the previous card papers are from the MME paper pack that I picked up from Micheal's!! (Love them all!!)

OH MY Look here!! I just found this when I went to get the link for the Farm Fresh Friday challenge!!! Haha that is so cool!!! What a great surprise!!!

Anyways thanks so much for stopping by to have a look! Sorry for the long post! I have to get to bed now ~ it is 2am! I just had to stay up and papercraft as it has been awhile!! Hopefully the girls will sleep in! (LOL)
Have a great day and I hope wherever you are that your weather is cooperating!!


Rach said...

Delish cards Kathy.. love the papers that you have used .
I am sure that you will find something to fill your day when both the girls are at school... hugs rachxx

Irina said...

Kathy, your cards are absolutely fabulous!!
I have a question for you, but could not find your contact information anywhere.. Would you please email me, irina_ca@msn.com .
Thank you, thank you!!

Jorunn said...

Wow Kathy, these are gorgeous!!! Love the colors, design and embellish on both of them. The greeting farm images are just adorable, I understand why they love them!
And think about all the scrapping time you'll get when the kids are in school... ;o) LOL!


RiNNE said...

Kathy, your cards are amazing! How very sweet that you are making "lunchbox" cards for your daughters! I'm sure they'll just love them!!!

Kim Piggott said...

Such gorgeous cards Kathy!
I so love your sweet images know wonder your girls love them!
So beautifully coloured and your choice of paper and detail so perfect! They will love them!
kim x

Sharon said...

These are fab Kathy & what a great idea.
Believe me, the boredom won't last very long lol!!
Sharon x

debby4000 said...

Oh these are gorgeous and love that they're made for a special reason. How delightful for your girls to have these in their lunchbox.

Trudy said...

oooh this is beautifull Kathy!!
Hugs Trudy

Frances said...

Aww these are just gorgeous Kathy . . if I get a lunchbox will you make me one, LOL?! what lucky girls they are to get a mum like you?! I'm sure the boredom won't last long . . plus she'll still be needy when she gets home surely ;D Hope you got a lie in! xx

Frances said...

oh and how fantastic to get featured on Greeting Farm - they all look fantastic shown together like that! xx

cats whiskers said...

What a wonderful idea hun they will just adore these creations, your colouring is just awesome as is your layout. Just think of all the crafting you can do in your "SPARE" time
Hugs Jacqui x

Iris said...

Fabulous cards Kathy! Love the colors and papers you've used!
Thanks for joining us again at Roses on Paper!


Kim Nath said...

Loved seeing your cards on the TGF blog. You really have some wonderful cards!

Anonymous said...

Adorable cards Kathy, your girls will love them!
Love your gorgeous choice of papers!
Erin x

Debbie said...

These are gorgeous Kathy I'm sure the girls are going to love them,Hugs Debbie x

scrappyjan said...

OH Kathy, WOW!!!!! I love them both! I think it is such a neat idea that you put your cards in your kid's lunch boxes. What a special TREAT!!
big hug, janny

Tasha said...

Hiya hunni your cards are bieng featured on Splendid stamping with the Greeting Farm, go take a look!!
Tash xxxx

Lilian said...

Gorgeous cards Kathy!!! You've been busy! I just logged online and don't know where to begin...WOW! CONGRATULATIONS on being featured at TGF blog! Those are just gorgeous gorgeous cards! Can't compliment you enough. Have a WONDERFUL day!!!

The Greeting Farm said...

Yay we found Cinderella! LOL! Kathy you are amazing. I couldn't find your info in the gallery but I HAD to post your cards up. I look forward to seeing more of your work!


Claudia Rosa said...

oh wow.. Kathy.. your cards are totally AMAZING. love love the coloring and how you make it look vintage. I have several of your cards on my computer saved as inspiration.

love and hugs

Tammi said...

Woohhoo on getting showcased Kathy, your cards are always so stunning! These are darling cards, a fun and special treat for your girls! xx

Tab said...

Wow your card is gorgeous, such fabulous detail and I love the image!
Hugs Tab xxx

Bev said...

Oh both cards are so gorgeous Kathy, love both the sweet images. xx

Stephanie said...

What a lovely idea & what totally inspirational cards - they are gorgeous!
I got a lump in my throat reading about your little 'bean' (awww) starting full day - I dread the day when my kiddies start school *sob*
Steph xxx

~*Joni said...

Hi Kathy! I found your blog (as I am sure so many tons of others) through Marie's posting yesterday. Fabulous, incredible jaw dropping art! I love meeting new crafters and follow them faithfully for inspiration. Your color schemes and embellishments are just absolutely wonderful and unique. I am now part of your following crew. ;) I love these cards for your daughters, what a great send off to a fun school year ahead!

Carolyn said...

Your cards are amazing Kathy. I'm so thankful for your kind comments on my blog. I am now a dedicated follower. I just love your work.
Hugs xx

Shary said...

these are gorgeous cards, your girls are so lucky. I think you'll find plenty to do with the kids at school ;0)

Riet said...

Wowww Kathy,what a BEAUTIFUL cards,i love the images and colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.x

Aija said...

Kathy, I jus thought (hopefully you do not mind) that you have improved with card making. Ofcourse I have allways liked your creations but you are getting better all the time :)
Congratulations about the new DT position!

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