Come September, a certain someone's niece will be starting kindergarten!! Gahhhh...my little girl is growing up way, way, way too fast! I'm even tearing up, thinking about her going to school. "The places she'll go": must keep that in mind. Sniffle. Sniffle. Yes, a whole new phase of her life's journey begins. As for me, a new journey, too, because her class = a whole new potential audience to make 'stuff' for! Woo hoooo! Look out, Ms. T's kindergarten class, because Aunty C has plans ( (hope the teachers won't mind if I wade in with a card or 60 at times)! And the added bonus: more school-themed products to invite into my collection. More cheering!
Okay, settling down. Here's my card for Ms. T, using The Alley Way Stamps Learning Curve set:
Isn't that a cute sentiment? Fits Ms. T to a 't'! Me, a biased Aunty C? Yep! But she does have smarts; lots of them! My row of school supplies was inspired by sweet Leigh's sketch over at CAS(E) this Sketch #136
Along with the card: a bookmark. I still need to make one for Mr. C, as he will not be impressed if big sister has one and he doesn't.
Here's her 'starting school' two-some:
I'm sharing in the galleries at:
Thanks so much for dropping by; your visit and comments add sparkle to my day!
Warning: some post-a-poolza might be happening here for the next day or two. "Excessive" card-making (or attempting, at any rate) going on;that's what happens when it's rainy and cool out or when it's too hot, sunny and zany windy (as it is right now) or when my husband is away (Ottawa again and more travels to come) or when the realization that 'back to work' is five days away and one must craft crazily while one can.... Anyway...cards are a-happening!
Gorgeous card & bookmark. So cute & the colouring is fabulous. Your niece is going to love these.
Your card and book mark are so adorable, Carol, and I am studying your gorgeous coloring very closely. Love how you've shaded everything!!
What a sweet little duo you have created. Love them both--so perfectly colored and bright. Any one heading over to kindergarten needs a set like this!
These are adorable, Carol ... awesome colouring and shading ... all those cute little images look so dimensional! Little Miss T is going to love them ... and be so proud to take them to kindergarten! Looking forward to your extravaganza!! Hugs, Anita :)
Bring on the post-a-poolza! lol Love seeing all the cards you make as they are always so darling...just like the card and bookmark you've made for Miss T! She is going to love them. They are so bright and happy! hugs!
Fantastic card and bookmark, Carol! Your coloring is bright and happy, perfect for kids! I read the blog of a teacher who actually makes birthday cards for her students. An idea perhaps? Bring on the cards, I love seeing what you create!! Hugs!
Colored brilliantly! What a fun, encouraging set!
awwww...these are awesome!
Gorgeous card and bookmark Carol :-) I love the bright cheerful colours and CAS design, perfect! :-)
thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
Lols x x x
Such a cute card and bookmark,Carol!! Great coloring!! She'll love it!!!
BIG HUGS sweet friend
You are such a wonderful "Auntie", Carol! I love, love, love your card with all those fun school supplies, and your coloring...Swoon!!! How fun that you added a book mark for both children, too! They're definitely going to love it! Also, I think Ms. T's teachers are going to be thrilled when they see the fabulous cards and projects that will be coming their way :)
Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at Addicted to CAS!
Awwww those are both so adorable!! Love the little school supplies and your coloring is excellent! I'm sure the little ones will love them! My two are starting high school this year! Aaack!! What happened? Where did the time fly too? Anyway, hope you have bunches of fun making things for her kindergarten class! ((Hugs))
Oh Carol, Two fun projects! Two little people will be thrilled!
This is super cute! Love it
You just keep them coming, c... your sweet little niece is the luckiest kindergartener alive! Have I told you my Dora Wilson paste story yet? Next chat... remind me!
Bring it on - girl - I cannot wait to see what you have been busy doing - your creations are always such a delight to see!!! I hope your Ms T and Mr C know and realize HOW LUCKY they are to have an Aunty like you!! This card with its' matching bookmark is awesome and the coloring, WOW, the coloring is so good!! I love how you keep it so clean and white and followed the sketch - just so amazing and I really can't wait to see what is next!!
Cute images and your coloring is wonderful! I think Aunti should get an A+ .
Thanks for joining us at ATCAS
You are just the sweetest auntie on the planet...these are so sweet and your niece will be over joyed that you took the time to make these for her. You rock!
The card and bookmark are just darling, Carol, and your coloring is fantastic. I'm sure Ms T and Mr C are glad to have an Auntie Carol to make such nice things for them.
I can hardly wait to see the results of several days of nothing but craft tiime!!! If the rest are anything even remotely close to these two projects, then we are in for some PRETTY DANG A-MAZING posts!
Your coloring and shading is perfect! Seriously, could not get any better! And the colors all WORK. You know how sometimes there is one color that just doesn't belong...well, not the case here! Great call pal! BTW...WINNER, WINNER on the card and the tag! I'd bet my weekly Bingo allowance on it!
Oh, just so super cute, Carol!!! Love all the school goodies on the card and the cute sentiment!!! The bookwurm with the apple on his head and his cool glasses is so darling!!!! Your colouring is really great!!! What a lovely gift for a lucky Ms. T!!!!
Have a super day!!!!
Oohhh so, so cute love the design and the scenery you created. Great coloring too. Thanks for joining us over at ATCAS.
Kindergarten?!!?! Adorable card and bookmark, i'm sure she will love them!!
Oh, these are soooo CUTE!!
Adorable Carol. I'm sure Ms T will be excited to start school ... and excited to get this bright and fun card and bookmark. Thanks for playing along at ATCAS.
Fantastic! Thanks for joining us at CAS(E) This Sketch!
Super cute take on the sketch, Carol!
Those images are too cute. Adore the bookmark!!
Fabulous starting-school twosome, Carol!
Such a cute card and bookmark!! I love your row of school supplies and "you've got smarts" is just right!
Sorry, I am late with commenting but we just came back from a week of camping...
Oh my, I can't believe that your niece is starting kindergarten! Your card and bookmark are so sweet! Just perfect for the occasion!
Adorable card & bookmark, Carol! Hoping it's a fabulous year for your sweet niece, although I can't believe she's that old either!
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