Sunday, March 7, 2010

Steppin' It Up!

Tomorrow is my first day back to school! If only this was what I was teaching before though... Honestly, I did love my teaching job - 2nd grade, middle school, special education and everything in between! But I am really looking forward to teaching this week!

I'll be teaching stamping and paper crafting for three hours Monday through Friday this week - and my class will be nine high schoolers... what a dream job!!

We'll be making the Forget-Me-Not Card Keeper Box (you've seen it in a previous post - or maybe you've even made one!), lots of cards and lots of projects!

This card above will be one of the cards we'll start with tomorrow. Back to basic Two-Step Stampin'. - I got the card idea from Stampin' Connection (a stamping idea website for Stampin' Up! demonstrators). - It uses the sets With All My Heart and On Your Birthday, and the colors are So Saffron, Pretty in Pink, Old Olive and Basic Brown. It's simply stamped onto Whisper White cardstock - awesome!!

And so to be prepared, I stepped it up for version two! They'll have the choice to either make two of the easier version, or they can step it up and make one of each. Not sure how ready they'll be, but I'll have the stuff ready to make this version. I added the Eyelet Border Punch to the edge, tied it with Pink Taffeta and stuck on an inch strip of Sweet Pea Designer Series Paper.

To me, What a Difference!! It seems so plain to go back to version 1, but if you have never done any stamping... it's a quick wow! And you feel good about making a card so quick! Remember those days?!!

OK, I better get going! Gotta pack it up for my first big day tomorrow!

Thanks for stopping by,


1 comment:

Mandy Schneider 97 said...

O Julie! what a beautiful card..I love the colors and what a fun technique..great job! hope your having fun with the kids...