Monday, August 24, 2009

Back to School - Kitchen Sink Monday


Today is the opening day of a new school year for many teachers and students here in Texas. A new year always brings with it new members to the faculty, and I designed this card today with them in mind. Hope it inspires you to make the newbies at your school feel welcomed and appreciated!! Wishing for everyone a wonderful year!!

Stamps: 3 Step School Days and Other Important People by Kitchen Sink Stamps

Papers: White PaperTrey Ink, Real Red and Basic Black by Stampin' Up

Inks: Real Red, Riding Hood Red, Old Olive, True Thyme, So Saffron, Creamy Caramel, Soft Suede and Whisper White Craft by Stampin' Up, Versafine Onyx Black

Embellishment: Ribbon, Dimensionals

Tools: Nestabilities Labels 4


I also hope that some of you are giving some serious thought to joining Maria and members of the Kitchen Sink Crew in Warner Robins, Georgia on Saturday, September 19 for the Chef in Training event! What a fabulous opportunity to be introduced to multi step stamping! I'll be there and am so looking forward to meeting many of you there as well!! It will be a day filled with stamping, door prizes, food, and fellowship!!

Each member of the Kitchen Sink Crew has something special to share with you today. Be sure to check them out!!!

16 comments:

  1. WOW Lynn what a GREAT back to school card...LOVE your bg this is fantastic!!

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  2. What a great Welcome Back to School card! The background reminds me of a chalkboard.

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  3. This is awesome, Lynn!! Love the black card base...looks like a black chalkboard!! Very creative!

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  4. The wood grain on the ruler looks so realistic. And that thin black gingham ribbon is the perfect accent for the wider red. That ties it all together and makes everything look so sharp.

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  5. This is just so pretty, Lynn!! Such a great back to school card!! Love the ribbons!

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  6. super back to school card! love it! :)

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  7. This is an awesome card Lynn! Love everything you did here...tfs!!!

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  8. This is too cute! I love it!

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  9. Love this back to school card, Lynn!!! The background is fantastic and the images are wonderful!!! Great card!!! My kiddos go back to school tomorrow. Short summer it seems!!! Blessings!

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  10. Great back to school card, Lynn! Love how you used the set's sentiments to create a background.

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  11. Wow Lynn, I love that you created a blackboard! Such a great idea. I'm going to have to get those Nesties too....you're such an enabler. *wink

    What a great Back To School Card.

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  12. Lynn this is awesome!! Love the look of the chalkboard - totally wonderful back to school card! :)

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  13. WOW!!!! Fabulous welcome back to school card, Lynn! It really looks like chalk on a chalk board! Love your layout with the sentiment sitting on top of the ruler behind the apple! Great masking too! :)

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