I'm the hostess with the mostess this week at the Ribbon Carousel and I want to see all those school themed cards and projects.
I've created a card to give to my son on his first day of Kindergarten and knew that Mo Manning's, To School would be perfect image to use. I started with a card base of Bazzill's Peanut Cluster cardstock and accented with a layer of Candy Bar. I added lots of textures with the scrap of corrugated paper, large button, Alphabet Twill and Brown grosgrain ribbon. The sentiment is a chipboard sticker from my stash and the designer paper is from My Mind's Eye Six by Six (Away We Go) collection.
As I mentioned, Nathan started Kindergarten last week.
I've known this day was coming. For months I've been dreading and preparing for this day and yet - this day took me by complete surprise. Without a doubt, the tears I shed and sadness I felt over my "baby" starting a new chapter in his life were totally expected. But what was so surprising was how much he looked like a big kid, how deeply I missed him during the day and the sobering realization at just how quickly 5 years has gone by. But I have to say that his confidence and contagious excitement about going to school for the very first time was the nicest surprise.
I hope my creation has inspired to you play along with us this week at the Ribbon Carousel Challenge Blog, Remember, your creation can be anything you'd like, just be sure you use ribbon, bakers twine, lace, thread...(anything that comes on a spool) using a Back to School theme.
Thanks for stopping by today!!