Saturday, August 14, 2010

Mint Motif August Reveal: School Basics

Today the School Basics set from Mint Motif will be available to purchase, from i{heart}papers of course!
I am sharing another card that I made with this set.  I was inspired by a memory I had of doodling on my school paper in Jr. High.  Being a teenager in the 80's, I never would have thought all of those trends would ever be back.  But they are, and in a big way.  Silly bands are just a reinvention of the colored plastic bracelets we wore.  The long tunics and stretchy pants.  Anyhow, I digress, back to the card hee!
I have a 6x6 pad of the Basic Grey Basics pattern paper, so I took a piece out, and punched along the top, to create notebook paper.  I stamped the solid image apple, and the handwriting lines in red ink.  Then I created the sentiment and stamped it inside the lines.  I wanted to have it kind of look like, that I was writing the sentiment with a pencil.  I stamped the pencil & colored it in with copic markers, then I took a grey multi liner pen, and doodled from the pencil tip to the first letter of the sentiment.  I also doodled above and around the apple.  To finish off the card, I wrapped some twine around the panel, tied a pretty bow, and adhered the panel to the card base using foam tape.
For more inspiration and eye candy using this set, take a visit to the rest of the designers!

poor Char's stamps decided to take a vacay between here and Canada, so fingers crossed she gets her stamps soon!




Materials Used:
Mint Motif School Basics stamp set
Basic Grey pattern paper
Memento ink; Tuxedo Black
Palette Ink; L'Amore Red
Copic markers
notebook punch
May Arts Twine
foam tape

4 comments:

Kimberly Crawford said...

Cuteness!! Very clever idea!!!! Such a great idea to draw a doodle from the pencil!!!!!

i {heart} papers said...

This is adorable! I want to doodle with a pencil now!

Kazan Clark said...

perfectly adorable - My doodles on my school notebooks were quite detailed - wonder how I actually found place to take notes!!! lol.
Hugs

Geny (Mommy Geny) said...

Love love love this card Latisha, that cute curly pencil line is perfect!

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