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Saturday, August 1, 2009

"My Time" sketch challenge

Hey everyone!
Saturday brings a brand new challenge from Lauren.
This week we get to play with a sketch... Here's what I came up with...
Only 18 more days until school starts!
My kids are super excited, but my goodness, where did the summer go? I thought this would be the perfect time to start making some cards for "Meet the Teacher Day". I've only got three cards to make, so I've got a good head start.

For this card, I used a school bus die cut from BasicGreys "Recess" line and a sentiment sticker by Karen Foster. The main image is the uber-adorable teacher Anya from The Greeting Farm.

I hope you play along with us!
Check out what the other gals did and be sure to link your creation on Lauren's blog!

Lauren Meader
Kendra Wisenbaker
Alicia Weiman
Maria Levine
Tamara Harder
Jen Tapler
Dana
Kristin
Lisa Kind
Odette
Pam
Tracey Cuccia


Also, be sure to check back at 7am (PST) this morning for the Anya blog hop!

7 comments:

Tracey Cuccia said...

Mackenzie --this is great!! I love your props too ;) I'm playing too (Anya hop) - but I was lazy and combined it with today's sketch, so my post will be up later :) Have a super weekend!!

Stampin' Pam said...

Wow MacKenzie - this is truly fantastic - what a great and unique take on the sketch and how cool that you are doing these cards. Rock ON!

WickedPixie said...

This is darling! I love how you have complimented her with the Basic Grey accents! :-)Traci

Lisa (lakind) said...

Love your take on the sketch, MacKenzie! This is so cute and any teacher would love it!

apigonfire said...

oh so cute! I wish parents would bring me a card on "Meet the Teacher" night... :)
I love what you did with the sketch - you always take things to a level I never expect!
~Kendra

Dana Gustafson said...

Your Anya is such a cutie! And I love that you translated the offset rectangles as a school bus and sign. Excelelnt choices!

Kristin Bueter said...

What a unique take on the sketch! I love that you aren't afraid of breaking away from the norm. Your projects always turn out amazing! This is such a fun card for a new teacher. I'm sure he/she will appreciate and admire it!

Oh, I have to tell you. I stole an idea from you (again). I loved how you used the SU Round Tab punch to spool some thread for your last My Time to Inspire card. Soooo, I punched a bunch of tabs from PTI Kraft cs and spooled all of my craft thread that ALWAYS gets tangled when I pull it straight from the skein. Now they're all organized and knot-free! So, thank you for the idea!!!