Happy Furlough Friday! Actually, it's not a "happy" time when your kids don't get to go to school cause the state doesn't have enough money. My daughter had a 3 day school week this week. There is something really wrong with that. Back to my post--here is a picture of my son's graduating preschool class as represented by TGF stamps. Stuck a picture of my daughter in there too. Can you guess which one she is? So, obviously I don't have a lot of boy TGF stamps. The only other one I have is Edward, and really he shouldn't be allowed to go to preschool. I made these to tie onto a little goody bag for each of the kids as the school year is coming to an end and they will all be going to kindergarten soon. I stamped their names using Simple Alphabet from PTI but blurred it in the photo to protect the innocent.
This is the back side of the boys' tags. I felt I had to cover up the back cause of the pen showing through. I stamped the initial of each boy's first name on the back with the Outlines Alphabet set from PTI.
This is the reverse side of the girls' tags. Cute Hello Kitty!! I decided not to stamp their initials. I did a test on my daughter's one and thought against it. I try to do my kids' ones first in case I make a mistake or it doesn't look right then hopefully I can avoid doing it on the others.
Here's a pic with them all laminated. I have a really old personal laminating machine (at least 10+ years). I thought it was going to die on me but it made it. I was so happy that they all made it through the machine and didn't crinkle or anything. I wanted to post something TGF today because they are having their new releases tomorrow on the 1st. Such cute stamps! Lauren Meader has her release on the 1st too and she has lots of cute new templates. Gymboree and Old Navy sales too. I'll be shopping this weekend!
Hello! Today I have a series of cards to share which I think are super cute and funny too. I love Birdie Brown's stamp sets available at MFT and the cards today uses the behind images of the cat, dog & pig found in Cool Cat, Lucky Dog and Hog Heaven.
I had a couple of ideas for the design of this card but I felt the sentiment called for multiple images of the animal's behind. I just couldn't let there be one image and the sentiment have plural Butts. I know that is weird of me but things like that drive me a little crazy. I won't get into how people misuse plural and possessive s though. That really drives me crazy. Anyway, so then I thought this would be a cute way to stamp multiple images over the card. I created the sentiment on the front using an alphabet set from Lawn Fawn.
This is the sentiment on the inside which comes in the Cool Cat stamp set.
Here is the dog version. These cards took a lot of time to color!
Hi! The Greeting Farm had their Customer Challenge & Chit Chat Night "A Night at the Bookstore" and introduced a few challenges. I have to say chatting was too fast for me and I couldn't really keep up. It was still early here, and I had to pick up the kids from school and activities and make dinner and eat and so I guess the timing didn't really work out with our schedule. You can check out the challenge details on the SCS forum HERE. I made this card for Favorite Child's Book category. It is based on the Mo Willems book Knuffle Bunny. It's one of my kids' favorites and it's such a cute story. We actually love reading Mo Willems' books especially his Elephant and Piggie series. Those books are hilarious! This challenge also made me realize that I haven't read many books recently except kids' books. I used to love reading but just haven't given it much time lately. Anyway, here is my card.
Hi! It's been a while since I participated in one of PTI's blog hop challenges. But I had to play along this month. Not only did I place an order on release night but I also got my goodies in about a week! So I had some time to play around with my new stamps and dies. Hehe. Below is the inspiration photo.
I love the Christmas theme and the colors too so I went with that.
When I saw the newly released penguin stamp and die, I had to get them. So cute!! I thought this penguin would make a cute spinner card too. Similar to the froggy one I made HERE. I also used PTI's In the Meadow dies. I used the die itself and my hobby blade to cut along the curved edge to create the little cut out for the penguin to slide. I did that twice leaving a quarter inch space between them.
I layered the penguin with PTI's coasters.
I added a tiny bell to his hat.
He slides down. The jingle all the way sentiment is from Tiny Treats Xmas. Just traced the space with a pencil and curv…