Monday, June 2, 2014

School Year Coming to a Close - Magenta June Challenge

Less than a month and school is out and that is precisely the theme of Magenta's June Challenge.  My first thought with this challenge goes to all the thank yous that are in order whether it be teachers, office staff, custodial staff or the crossing guard. That calls for a lot of cards and I like to make them, so naturally I made a card for the challenge.

Supplies: patterned papers, stamps, fabric (Magenta), ink (Ranger), watercolour paint (Artist Loft), Baker's Twine (MME), white pen (Sakura), brown pen (Staedtler), Silhouette cut - font: Chunky Five

I went for a very scholarly theme here with the "abc" school tag stamp and the large fabric A+. I combined two stamps and masked out a part of the tag one to allow the "Thanks" stamp to flow through it. I coloured in the pencil and letters using watercolour paints matching colours in the patterned papers. For the A+, I cut the shape from a Magenta Canvas Sheet that colour coordinates with the colours in the alphabet paper.  I used the font "Chunky Five" and then inlined it with a white pen to give a collegiate look to the letter.  A perfect teacher card!

So whether it's a card, a gift, or gift packaging, make it with the School's Out theme using any one Magenta product and link up here for a chance to win.



Hilde Aaslund aka Scoobie said...

Perfect card for the perfect teacher! The oversized A looks fabolous and the mix of tecniques just outstanding - very clever :-)

Jinny Newlin said...

I so need to take a lesson from you and think ahead, girl ;). Half the time, I stress myself out making special creations at the last minute; and then, they don't feel so special. This card is simply perfect! LOVE that big, bold "A"!

Patricia Roebuck said...

The colors you picked and contrast is gorgeous!!

Chantal Vandenberg said...

This is perfect!!! Love the monogram look!

Monique Liedtke said...

What a fun card! I should really make some too!