a creative mind at work in the deep dark basement

Monday, July 19, 2010

Clean & Simple Teacher's Gifts

Today I'm going to share a few of the Clean & Simple cards I had created for teacher's gifts.  You can see some of the others I created here and here.  

The above card is a set from Close to my Heart which is perfect for masculine cards for either kids or adults.  I've had it for quite some time and it always works for those hard to create man cards.

The cards I created for the teacher's gifts were using simple layouts from the following blogs in which I used sketches, inspiration, etc. from:
I tried ONLY to use scraps from my scrap bin with the exception of the card base.  This one was very simple and I made a lot of them.  I simply put a little sentiment on, one stamp-that's it.

Hope you have enjoyed the clean & simple cards today-I need to find my mojo as it's hidden somewhere and it's been hard to create this weekend.  I think I managed 2 cards-think I need to clean my craft area and reduce some of the supplies I have on hand.  Do you ever look at your stuff and feel overwhelmed as to what stamps to use, what papers, etc?  I think I get that way sometimes.  Sometimes.

Have a great Monday!


Lisa Somerville said...

Great CAS cards, I'm sure your gifts were greatly appreciated!

Tasha said...

Fantastic CAS cards very elegant and sophisticated
love tasha xx

Tammylee said...

Kim, love the first card. It is sometimes hard to do the manly cards!

Melanie said...

Aw these are great, love them!!! ;-)

Lorie said...

Gotta love CAS and quick!

Crystal said...

Fantastic CAS cards!!!

Gerrie Johnnic said...

You are so thoughtful, sure you will be missed when the kids move on to higher grades! Great cards.

Lynne Phelps said...

I love that ZOOM in the background of the first card - that little detail really makes the whole thing pop!!! The teachers must smile when they see you coming!

Tina said...

Kim - this card is wonderful - love the colors you chose.


Linda64 said...

Great idea for teachers gift.
Very elegant CAS cards!

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