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Thank You, Teacher

Hi!  Hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas!  Our kids were so very excited.  They unwrapped all their gifts but are still in the process of opening and playing with each of their new toys.  I even got to venture out and do some after-Christmas sale shopping.  Maybe I should have just stayed home but I really wanted to take advantage of the sale at Hallmark.  I love to collect those ornaments.  I had to do some squeezing in at the store cause it was really crowded.  After just a handful of stores, I was ready to come home.  I remember the days I could walk the entire mall and spend my whole day there.  That is not the case these days.

Just a simple card to share today.  It was for one of my daughter's teachers.  Stamp is from Claudia & Co. called School Time Lucy.  She's a cutie!

Well, I'm gonna get to some cleaning and organizing so I can start crafting again.  Thanks for reading and have a great week!

Comments

Cheryl said…
Cute card and stamp! I guess I never looked too closely at that brand before. I went to Hallmark too! I was hoping there would be the Yoda and Capt Rex I saw on the website, but had to settle for Where the Wild Things Are. I think I went overboard with the girl ornaments.
Lorraine said…
Whoa, you are brave to face the after Christmas crowds. I didn't step one foot in any mall yesterday, lol. Even though I do have to make some toy returns, lol. Your card is adorable and that image is cute!
donna mikasa said…
I used to venture to the mall to get wrapping paper at 50% off...not anymore! Love your card--super cute image and I love the chalkboard paper.

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