Wednesday, 15 June 2011

#70 New Teacher






















Theme at I ♥ Promarkers - black & white plus one other colour
Prize Sponsor this week - Die Cut Dreams

I have made my card today for my daughter who is one of the lucky few to get a job straight from finishing her year of teacher training following a Degree at Uni. Whilst the young man featured on the card is in a younger age bracket than she will be actually teaching herself, hopefully the message is clear enough. This particular digi is from Phindy's Place and is called, 'Ready to go!', a more than willing student by the look of it  & I only hope my daughter finds her pupils as diligent as he would appear to be!!!!

I have coloured him with Promarkers in nearly all the various shades of grey going, other than the skin & hair of course, which gives my card its shot of colour along with his regulation apple and the wood grain blackboard surround, a paper from Papercraft Inspirations.  The message on the blackboard is a recoloured digi from Meljen Designs and I added the smiley face to it myself on the computer. The blackboard surround is a layer above the 'board' itself so it was 'gutted' to reveal the sentiment behind. (I hope I am explaining this well enough). LOL. The good luck sentiment was just done on the PC too. The hand-print dp is a recoloured Crafter's Companion paper (to look like messy prints all over the wall, hopefully!) and the stripey paper is from The Angel Company. The super-snazzy paperclip came from an 'office set' I got once and was just waiting for its moment in the limelight. LOL.


I also decorated both sides of the inside of the card with matching woodgrain & black & white stripes so that I had a whiteboard on one side, featuring a TLC sentiment, and the base card itself on the other side acting literally as a blackboard so that I could handwrite (in pencil pretending it is chalk) my 'to' along with another happy, smiley face & I will add the 'from' there too later.

Tine :)

Challenges I would like to enter this particular card for are:
Crafty Emma - inspired by a movie (High School Musical I hope, rather than Kindergarten Cop!)
Cupcake - boy, oh boy
Bows and Berries - masculine (aw....adorable little lad)
Incy Wincy - Father's Day or masculine (well, the image is, if not the recipient! LOL)
Papertake - lads & dads
My Partner In Crafting Crime - tutti frutti (use fruit - an apple for the teacher)
Barely Mine - anything goes.

10 comments:

  1. Hi Tine!
    I love this card! The blackboard for the sentiments is pure genius and looks fab! Really love it!

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  2. Wow great card! I love the cute image! Thanks for playing along at Cupcake this week! Shelly ;)

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  3. This is fantastic Tine! Your daughter will love it! Love the black board on the front and on the inside! Brilliant! Adorable image too!

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  4. Wow, what a fab card, I was just amazed by the front, and then saw the inside. Love the sentiments. Lovely card.

    Annette xx
    I design for StampFairy, One Stop Craft Challenge, Incy Wincy Challenge, 2 Sisters Challenge, Top Tip Tuesday

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  5. Fantastic card Christine, love the image and I do love the black, white and 1 other colour idea. Fab image and big congrats to your daughter :) xx

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  6. What a gorgeous male card. I love all the little details. Thanks so much for playing at Cupcake this week. x

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  7. Great card - fab image and colouring!! Thanks for joining in our movie challenge at CES this week, Juliexx

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  8. Beautiful cards...such cute images...thanks for joining us at BMD......

    Hugs
    Judith

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  9. Thanks so much for playing in Bows and Berries Masuline challenge!! Robin

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  10. Back again!! Such a great idea with the chalk board inside!! Thanks for joining us at My Partner in Crafting Crime!
    Robin

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