Good Morning and Happy Hop Day! :) You are probably arriving here from Tenia Nelson's super-hip blog and, if you are, you're right on track! Today, DeNami Designs is celebrating the annual rite of passage for children and parents alike -- Back-to-School! I have to admit that when I first heard this was going to be the theme for this month's hop, I was a wee bit thrown… I don't have kids, have been out of school for a hot minute or two, and kinda only think about Back-to-School long enough to realize it coincides directly with more traffic on my commute to work! :-/
But then I stopped and thought about it, and remembered that I was actually one of those nerdy kids who liked school -- nay, loved school. And I always looked forward to the end of summer and starting back to class -- new school supplies (shocker, huh? Especially given what my adult hobby has turned out to be… :), new clothes, waiting for the day they'd post the lists of what teacher you'd been assigned to (and which of your friends were assigned to the same class)…. all of it!
So what says Back-to-School better than a spiral notebook and an apple for teacher? Nothing, I tell you! With that in mind, here's my card:
For this card, I knew I wanted to use the apple stamp from this Petit Fours set, so I decided to pair it with this leaf stamp to create my own patterned paper for my origami bow. For the sentiment, I used this Petit Fours set combined with my own writing (no judgement, please! :) Finished it all off with some glitter and there you have it!
I hope you like it and think it's worthy of a passing grade! :) Speaking of a passing grade, I'm about to pass you straight to the head of the class -- to Amy Smidebush's blog, where I'm certain she's created something worthy of the dean's list! :) If you get lost somewhere along the way, or just want to start hopping from the beginning, remember you can always just head back to the DeNami Designs blog to get the full list in order!
I hope you enjoy today's hop and find lots to inspire you! Remember to leave comments all along the hop for a chance to win one of two mini shopping sprees from the DeNami website! :) You have until 11:59 pm PST Monday, 9/10/12 to leave your comments!
And now…. Class Dismissed! :)
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