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Sunday, May 17, 2015

Thank you Teacher

Hello folks.  We have another challenge at One Stitch At A Time so how about popping over to see all the fabulous creations by the design team.  The prize this month is an awesome digi pack containing several images and a paper pack too - how cool is that.

Challenge #237

Theme 'Anything Goes with Appreciation' 

This week our theme is Appreciation and that can be appreciation to anyone or group of people you feel have done a kindeness, provide a wonderful service etc.  I used to be a teacher and while looking through Ken Benners images who is the artist I am using an image from this week I found a heart teacher which would work great for what I had in mind :)

To begin with I designed and die cut the accessories to attach to my card.
 I then made a tent fold card and trimmed the sides so they were slightly angled.  The bottom of the card had a section removed so the end result would look like an old easel.
 Next I covered the front of the card with brown paper and then added a black section at the top - my old fashioned black board is complete.
 The die cut sections were coloured with Promarkers.
 The image was coloured with Faber Castell Polychromos.  I then fussy cut the image removing the arms, legs and easel legs as they were just thin black lines.  I then drew these in with a black metallic pen on the card by first using my embossing tool to mark their location and shape.  With the body, blackboard, hands and feet cut out I then attached them with foam tape for added dimension.  My die cut teacher accessories were then attached to the card.


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I am entering this card into the following challenges:-
Thanks for looking and hope you have a happy crafting day:)

12 comments:

  1. Oh, that is sooooo cool and a brilliant idea to make an easel :-) I really love how the letters/pencil at the bottom are kinda' just floating there. Great teacher image from Ken too :-D

    Hugz
    IKE xxxx

    OSAAT DT Sistah

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  2. Very clever Jane! Love your "easel" card - blackboard easel, that is. I bet you were a great teacher! Hugs Christine xx

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  3. What a fun card you have created! Love the way you colored all your cut outs. Thank you for coloring along with us at Chocolate, Coffee and Cards.

    Nadja DT

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  4. This is so cute! Love that it is different and unexpected! Thanks for dropping this off by our house at 613 Avenue Create!
    Hugz,
    Chana, Owner

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  5. This card is super fun and cute! I love how it has a unique shape. Thanks for joining us at the stamping boutique challenge blog -Annalisa (DT)

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  6. A fabulously fun card and a great design for a teacher.
    Thank you for joining in with the Scribble & Scrap challenge #44 and good luck x

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  7. Love how you made the chalkboard fold card and that digi is cute! Great job! Thank you for playing in our neighborhood this week!
    Kathi, Owner
    613 Avenue Create

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  8. such a fun card :)
    Thanks for playing along in the 613 Avenue Create Challenge.
    Hugs,
    Natalie
    INKognito

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  9. This is so super fun!! I love it.
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday #156 “Graduation” Challenge. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.
    http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com http://dianamlarson.ctmh.com

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  10. Great idea, made an adorable card!

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  11. I can see all the love you put in your wonderful card. Thanks for joining our challenge at My Sheri Crafts.

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Thank you for taking the time to comment, it means a great deal to me. Hoping you have happy crafting days ahead. Hugs Mimi