Make it Monday #80 - Making Garland



Make It Monday #80. Making a garland with Ashley Cannon Newell. Loved this challenge. It's the 1st day of classes for the kids in our area and I will start mentoring my 1st grader again soon. Don't you love the smell of a freshly sharpened #2 pencil?


My card used that #2 pencil for my garland. I just had to stamp a "2" from Fresh Alphabet on my pencil. The alpha strip is so stinking cute! I remember those across all the bulletin boards. Have a wonderful day. ~Rhonda

supplies:
stamps: PTI Teach and Inspire, Fruit Fusion: Apple, Tag-its #6, Fresh Alphabet
ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, PTI Pure Poppy, New Leaf
paper: Cosmo Cricket Circe 1934 Mini deck; PTI Vintage Cream, Summer Sunrise
other: PTI Fruit Fusion: Apple die, tiny tags die; brad and red string - stash

17 comments:

  1. Rhonda, this is so colourful!! The apple garland is perfect for this time of year and the two pencils are super fun! I love the polka dot background and letter border at the top ... totally reminds me of the blackboards in a classroom.

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  2. Love, love, love this card - so perfect for back-to-school! The colors are just wonderful. I love that alpha strip too - and your pencil garland holders are just perfect! Great card!

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  3. This is wonderful! Love the apple garland with the pencils! I do love the smell of pencils just sharpened, wonderful memories.

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  4. Rhonda, this is so clever and a perfect back-to-school card! The pencils and apples just pop off the background.

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  5. Wow! What a fantastic card. I had to look closely to see that the apples were strung as garland. Love how those yellow pencils and apples contrast with the black background.

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  6. Great back to school card. Love the apple garland.

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  7. What a cute card. Love the colors.

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  8. Rhonda,
    thanks for the sweet comment!
    Your apple garland works perfectly strung on the #2 pencils. Great job. Love the alphabet banner, too!

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  9. I love school cards, this is adorable! Love how you used the pencils to "hold" the garland. Thanks for sharing!

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  10. Rhonda, this is just fabulous. I love how you have the pencils as posts for your apple banner. All those colors are great together.

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  11. Cute and very clever! I love the papers you used. I remember those ABC strips across the top of the chalkboard, too. Enjoy your school year! I hope it goes well with your first grader.

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  12. What an unique and adorable design and such a fabulous take on the challenge! Love it!

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  13. What an unique and adorable design and such a fabulous take on the challenge! Love it!

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  14. Just too darn cute...love those pencils.

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  15. beautiful card! love that alphabet strip. - Irma

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  16. Cute garland- perfect for a back 2 school card

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  17. Cute and festive school card - great job!

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