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Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Middle School is Scary! Going- Grey with The Wild Flower Patch Shop

Happy Tuesday!!! Today is the first day of school for me! I am thrilled to be working in a second grade classroom this year with some wonderful kiddos. It is also time for another fantastic challenge at Going Grey with Scrap-Creations! This week our challenge is an easy one I think, the theme is "For a Child". We have a wonderful sponsor this week The Wild Flower Patch.They have some of the most adorable images I've seen including Wild Flower Kids Digis and they were gracious enough to give the DT some to use to inspire you this week! Be sure to check out their store! One lucky person will win 5 digis of their choice from The Wild Flower Patch.

I made this card for one of the boys that moved up to middle school this year. He was so nervous about leaving our school and moving up that I told him I was going to write to him right after school started in Sept. and let him know he did great the first few days of school! He'll just be happy to know I was thinking of him! He was a bit of a daredevil so I thought this boy with the skateboard was perfect for him. I tried to give his shirt a tye die look using just the orange. What do you think?

The ladies really did a fantastic job on their creations this week so be sure to let them know how much they inspired you!
Welcome our 2 new Design team members

Weren't those fantastic creations this week!

Here are some challenges that fit my card

Totally Gorjuss Challenge 46-This is the wonderful sketch that I used on my creation.
ABC Challenge-"C" is for Charms is the letter for this week.
Allsorts Challenge Week 68-Their challenge this week is "New Beginnings". This is perfect because my card was made because of a move to the big school also!
Aud Sentiments Challenge #10-This week they have a great sentiment "Best Wishes" to use on my card! Great choice!
Cowgirl Up Sunday Stamp'en Challenge-This we the challenge is a fan favorite, "Anything Goes"! I love this challenge because you can see how others push their creative envelopes!
Digi Doodle Shop's Best Challenge #23-This week the challenge is to "Write Me A Message". They would like us to use a sentiment on our creation.
Fab 'n' Funky Challenge #38-This week their theme is "Living In A Material World". Luckily they are letting us use ribbon as our material! I have an obsession with ribbon, especially dotted kinds!
Pile It On Challenge #35-This week their fun challenge is "Pile On The Layers", I have that covered with my card. I love lots of layers!
Stamp Something Challenge-This week their challenge is a "Cute Something". I think this little boy is cute trying to look like he's cool!
Kaboodle Doodles Challenge #39-This is a new challenge for me. Their challenge is a photo inspiration this week. I was inspired by thr squares on the quilt for me creation! Great photo to work with.

These are all fantastic challenges, be sure to stop by and play with them!

Thank you so much for stopping by today to see what I have created. I really appreciate all the wonderful comments you leave for me to read.

Happy Creating,
Mary

24 comments:

Karen said...

Great card, love the colours, thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shops Best.
xx

Crystal said...

Fabulous Birthday creation, sweet image and fabulous papers!

Shirley said...

What a cute card Mary. I love all the bright colours you have used and the lovely background papers. I love the little stitched buttons too. A lovely creation for our challenge this week at Kaboodledoodles. Thank you for playing along and we hope to see more of your lovely creations in further Kaboodle challenges.



Shirley

Julie said...

Gret card! Love the colors! Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments

Basement Stamper said...

beautiful coloring. I love the layout and the charm is excellent!

mudmaven said...

Such a fun, cheery card. Very cute. Thanks so much for playing along in our inspiration challenge on Kaboodle Doodles. ~chris

Audrey said...

How cute! I love your coloring and that layout is perfect. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments and don't forget to enter in our September monthly drawing going on right now.

deesdesigns said...

What fun colors! I can see why you teach the second grade!!!

You did an awesome job coloring this great image. I like the layout you used, too.

Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments.

Have a great school year and enjoy your kiddos.

**Farrah** said...

What a great, colourful boy's card!! The little charm is fab too!
Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles and good luck!!

Kristine said...

This card is soo COOL! *Ü* I know... Middle School CAN be scary! My oldest daughter starts Middle School tomorrow and is sooo nervous! So I arranged a fun bowling night with her friend's family tonight so they can get relax and have some fun! Anyway, looking forward to being on the Scrap-Creations team with you!! Love your blog *Ü*

Kim E said...

This is a fabulous boy card. You did great with the tie-dyed shirt! How kind of you to make it for the boy. Thanks for joining us this week at Cowgirls Sunday Stampen Challenge, and we hope to see you next week for our Christmas Cards for our Soldiers. Hugs, Kim

Debs said...

Super cool card.
Thanks for playing along with my challenge at Allsorts this week.
Good luck
Debs xx

Marianne said...

Great card! Beautiful colors, nice ribbon and the buttons!
Thanks for playing along at cowgirl sunday challenge!
Marianne

KymKreates said...

Your project is marvelous!!!!
Thanks for writing a message with us this week at Digi Doodle Shop's Best!

KymKreates
DT Coordinator

Barbara said...

Love your card...the coloring, the charm, everything especially the thought behind it!! I just retired from a second grade classroom. I just loved it and miss the kids. My grandson just started middle school today and was quite nervous too. Thanks for joining Cowgirl Sunday Challenge. Hope to see you next week for our Christmas card for soldiers challenge.

Scrappy said...

Very Cool! Your layout and embellies are perfect! Love the fun colors you picked too! Great card!

Thanks so much for joining us at Pile it On! Hope to see you next challenge!

Scrappy said...

Oops! Forgot to add thanks for joining in the fun with your sentiment at Aud Sentiments too! We hope you'll be back to play with us again next week! :)

Jo Davies said...

Beautiful card, thanks for sharing with us this week over at Stamp Something.

Hugs Jo xxx

Jo Davies said...

Beautiful card, thanks for sharing with us this week over at Stamp Something.

Hugs Jo xxx

craftykitten said...

Great boy's card, fab colours. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments this time
Hugs
Dawn xx

Kleeblatt said...

Wonderful card. Your image is so beautiful. I love it.
Thank you for joining us at CSSC this week.
Hope to see you for our special challenge on the 19th September our Cards For Soldiers!!!

Monika

Jacki Randolph said...

Super cute Birthday card Mary, I love your beautiful papers.

Cammy said...

What a great card with fabulous colors! Thanks for playing with us at Kaboodle Doodles!

Elizabeth (Beth) Moore said...

So Pretty! If you haven't already heard of Papercraft Star or joined in the challenges there yet, you may want to consider entering some of the exciting and varied challenges. The challenges are posted way in advance so you have plenty of time to enter and the public/participants also vote for thier favorites...not to mention there are great prizes to be won! http://www.papercraftstar.blogspot.com