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Monday, August 22, 2011

TCP Tuesday 172--Felty Feelings

Well, we just got the girls all off to their first day of school. Audrie started second and Lindsie started fifth grade, which for her means an entire new school with more kids in the mix from other elementaries (for 5th and 6th, they go to an intermediate school here). Neither one of them were the bit nervous or scared, in fact, they were ready to go at the crack of dawn! Not me, I had a little trouble with that early hour. Not even a shower and Starbuck's helped me remember to take a "first day of school" picture, or even bring my camera to the school for one with their teachers. I can see I'm going to have big problems being the "Yearbook Manager" for Audrie's elementary school. I'm still wondering why on earth I ever signed up for that.

Anyway, since it's back to school time, I FELT like this sentiment was appropriate for my card I made for TCP Tuesday from The Cat's Pajamas. It's time to get ourselves back in gear with schedules (thank goodness) and things to get done--Put Your Pedal to the Metal is from the newer set, Wheel Love. Julie, the technique guru charged us with using FELT in our projects for TCPTUES172 (last Tuesday). I didn't do anything too out of the box, just mixed a bit of it in for my flowers for some added texture. I drew a little inspiration from last Friday's Viva la Verve sketch, changing it up just a bit, as I FELT it would look cute to have all the flowers from the Flower Buttons CutUps dies across the top of the main image panel.

Ok, well I think I'll go revel in the quietness and maybe if I FEEL like it, I'll do a little stamping this afternoon. Have you FELT that way before? Teehee. Check out Alma's blog HERE for more inspiration and if you FEEL like using FELT, she's got all the details on how to play along.

SUSIE Q-TIP: When cutting a rectangle from your smaller scraps of paper, go ahead and cut each side completely off to the size rectangle you're looking for. Otherwise, you'll end up with an "L" shaped piece of cardstock that will be hard to store (will get caught on all the other scraps when you want to pull it out to use) and plus, how often do you need cardstock "L's"?

Stamps: Wheel Love (The Cat's Pajamas)
Paper: Yellow, Coral, White (American Crafts), Neenah White, Baby Mine (Fancy Pants)
Ink: Brilliance Graphite Black (Tsukineko)
Accessories: Flower Buttons CutUps (The Cat's Pajamas), Labels One Nestabilities, Flower Circles Embossing Folder, Border Punch (Martha Stewart), Copic Markers, White Buttons, Twine, Silver Brads, Jody Boosters
Finished Size: A2


  1. Year book manager! What were you thinking?! LOL Have fun with it! Adorable card by the way!
    Enjoy the silence while the kids are at school! I know when I drop Brandon off at his little preschool (2 days a week) I get in the car and the first thing I do is put on my music and just enjoy the mommy me time! I cna only take so much of Wiggles on CD! Then I come to the office and enjoy the silence so I can concentrate! LOL

  2. I love this stamp!! I've got to have him and i do believe by making such a darling card using him I will be buying him!

  3. I LOVE CUTE!!! Great colors and papers!!


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