Friday, August 28, 2009

School's In Session at ISS!

It's the end of the month and you know what that's time for another InStyle Stamps Blog Hop!!! Woo-Hoo!!!!

Grab your Books, Pencils & Copics,
Put on your Backpacks

Because today we are headed

Welcome to the InStyle Stamps August Blog Hop!

Our theme this month: "Back to School"

With summer coming to an end that means school is going to be back in session soon! We have classes, teachers, books, exams, and homework on the brain now! It's hard to believe that summer is almost done! My classes start on Sept. 3rd! I'm sad that vacation is done, but now I am getting into my accounting classes so that makes school a little more tolerable! lol! Speaking of school, we have many new school releases over at InStyle Stamps today so make sure you head over to the store to check them out and place your order!

Like usual, you get to decide which DT member inspires you the most! After you go and view all of the other DT's projects (their links are in my side bar), make sure you head on over to the InStyle Stamps Blog to vote for your favorite project (I hope that my teacher gift set has inspired you and would love to have your vote :) The DT member who gets the most votes will win a prize....AND YOU CAN WIN A PRIZE JUST FOR VOTING!!! All you have to do is place your vote; then leave a comment on the post with the poll to be entered for a PRIZE! You need to leave a comment to be entered into the drawing. The contest will remain open until 11:59pm EST on Saturday, August 29th, and winners will be announced on Monday, September 1st! We also have some news that will be posted on the InStyle Stamps Blog along with the winners, so you don't want to miss that post!!!

Now....onto my project:
I got to use the new schoolhouse image and Janice! Aren't they both so much fun?! Of course I colored with my Copics so I am a happy girl! The apple ornament was purchased at HL, and I altered it with Janice. I thought this would make a lovely decoration for a teacher's desk, accompanied by my schoolhouse card, which I used the recessed frame tutorial from SCS to make this fun card! My Scor-Pal was a huge help to make the recessed frame, which I think gives the card that little extra somethin' somethin'! My card showcasing the brand new schoolhouse stamp that will be available for purchase today!
A different view so you can see how the recessed frame looks.
The finished inside of the card.
A close up of Janice on the teacher ornament.
Now....Don't forget to go vote for your favorite DT member's project over at the InStyle Blog!

Stamps: Janice and Schoolhouse (being released later today) - both diggies by InStyle Stamps ,
Studio G sentiment
Papers: My Mind's Eye - Dreamy 2 Collection
Tools: Scor-Pal, Spellbinder Blossom Nesties, MS border punch, McGill apple punch, MS leaf and hydrangea punches
Embellishments: Prima leaves, Prima flowers, pearls.

***If you are interested in purchasing this gift set, please click HERE to e-mail me. Otherwise I will be placing this for sale on my "For Sale Blog!"***

Hope you are having a GREAT Friday!
Thanks for stopping by!



Cathy said...

Kim, this is an adorable set!! I love everything about it!!! Hugs, Cathy

Vicky said...

wow, kim...what a fabulous project!! i love that recessed frame card - how gorgeous!

Jodi said...

Just getting around to commenting and WOWZERS!! You never cease to amaze me girl!! I love your cute cute apple and great job on the school house!!
Your coloring is outstanding and I know this will get any kid to want to start school!
Jodi =)

Piali said...

Cute !!! the cards is beautiful the dtails...inside is pretty too. cute ornament.

Benedicte said...

WOW Kim this card and appel are so stunning:O) Your colouring and colours are gorgeous:O)
The detaljes are pretty!!

Have a fabulous weekend!!
Hugs Benedicte.

cats whiskers said...

Stunning card dear, have a great weekend
Hugs Jacqui x

Summerthyme Studio said...

THUD!!!! Kim, this is a gorgeous frame and Card!!!! Wow! Your colouring is so rich! Love both creations!

I'll be keeping an eye on you!!! lol!



Ann Kranitz said...

Hey Kim!!! I have not been by in awhile and boy was I missing out. Great work and your coloring ROCKS!!! I am going to sign up for email notification so I can check you out in the morning with my coffee...hope all is well....I have been trying to get to see Loreen but our schedules are running different....HUGS to you!! Ann

Anonymous said...

Kim, Kim, Kim!! :) AMAZING project ... wow! All the details you always add amaze me - you're such a talented lady (I have no idea why you want to go into acctg! lol) That apple is sooo perfect, your placement of the white highlight really is awesome! I could go on and on! hugz, from your biggest fan! Mary :)

sandra said...

I'm writing you a comment and my mouth are still wide out open!lol.
Card is PERFECT!
I love every detail.

Lena Katrine said...

Georgeous! Love the colours! Your colouring amazes me, and the apple is awsome! Great work, hun!



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