Thursday, September 1, 2011

It's back to school time at Guylou's Inimitability!

School seems to be on the minds of many right now. Whether it's your kids, your neighbor's kids, your sibling's kids, your grandkids...well, you get the picture. Shopping trips show empty shelves formerly full of school supplies. I know that my brother and I have done a few shopping trips so far for my younger nephew and my niece. Those kids are getting so old! My oldest nephew is a senior this year. His brother just started high school and my niece ventured into the world of middle school. I've got friends who are sad to see their kids grow up and start their very first day of school ever. Ok, okay, enough with the sadness and pangs of nostalgia! We're going to have fun with this school thing, darnit!

Your challenge this time around is to create a project with a school theme and it must include at least one apple. I chose to make a thank-you card for a teacher, using one of Guylou's newer images called Teacher Leah.
I cropped the image to suit my card. She's colored with copics. The sentiment is also from Guylou's Inimitability. Papers are from a kit sold by Oriental Trading Company. They're really thin, so I first made the card out of heavy white cardstock. If you untie the little bit of pink and white striped twine, the card opens. I finished the card off with some rain dots and an apple button. You all know that I have a button for pretty much every occasion!

Now it's your turn. Make a school-themed project. Make sure to include an apple. Then upload it to Guylou's Inimitability by September 15th at 10 p.m. EST. You could win the opportunity to act as guest DT on a future challenge, plus a $5 gift card to spend in Guylou's store! What are you waiting for? Get to it!


Guylou said...

Gina... I just love this card!! It is cheerful and so beautiful! You cropped the image perfectly and those pp are soooo pretty! Loooove it!

Sara I. said...

Absolutely and positively precious!!! LOVE that paper and the cute little apple embellies!! The book die is perfection!

Kim Kelley said...

Love how the pink softens the card and the way you cropped Leah is perfect! Love it Gina!

Starla B. said...

Oh, hon, this is gorgeous!! I'm sure any teacher would love to get it. That paper...I'm jealous! =D

Brenda said...

I love that our minds think the same! I love the cropped image and the added apple embellishments. I knew you would have some good apple embellies!!!