Wednesday, August 17, 2011

back-to-school card

Do you have children going back to school? We have
two in high school, but since we homeschool, there
isn't much "back" to it. The oldest son, however,
is in his last year of college, so will be leaving
for the dorm again soon.

The latest challenge at Gingersnap Creations is a
Tribute to Teens, so this seemed a fitting something
to send to the eldest--that serious looking fellow
on the front, he's been the object of my artistic
affection for some time now. I've returned to him
more than once for projects now and again! (Check

The doodled words seem the perfect foil for his
expression, don't they? That cute digi is from The
Stamping Boutique
, who is kindly hosting the challenges
with some fun prizes this month at Gingersnap.

So, I'm thinking the inside of the card should say
something like:

At least it's not finals week!

What do you think?



Lucy Edmondson said...

This is great!

Lucy x

Courtney said...

Great card Trisha!! Good luck to your son!!


1CardCreator said...

So cute! I think he's saying study hard or I'll tell your Mum, lol.!

Netty said...

Terrific card Trisha. x

Silvia(Barnie) said...

Great take on this theme, looks fabulous.

Gerri Herbst said...

Just back from vacation and just had to see what you created. Just love this card. Fun and masculine all in one! Thanks for stopping by during my vacation. artfully yours, gerri

Rhonda Langley said...

I think the inside should say, "And eat your vegetables!" LOL! Nice background!

Marjie Kemper said...

Reginald's been busy! Great cards - love the quotes!

Ali Manning said...

This is brilliant Trisha - I love how you paired the serious guy with the fun sentiment - it worked out great :)

Sharon said...

Looks great - love the vintage man and the saying is great!

Shar said...

Love the combo of that image with your sentiment! Wonderfully creative!