Sunday, August 10, 2014

Check This Out! Two Challenges in One

The current Lawnscaping Challenge is 'Back to School'. Well, I'm never going back to school again. [Grad school -- once is enough!] And since I don't have any human children, I wasn't sure what I would do for the challenge and thought about skipping it. But, thanks to a lot of the inspiration pieces using the Dewey Decimal kit, I decided to bust it out since I have it and take a stab at the challenge. I also decided to combine it with the current Freshly Made Sketch, #148. So, here's my creation.

Check This Out! One for the books library card.

I love the little library card. Stamped on ivory in brown to give a more worn look. I remember these things from grade school before electronic check outs. I used the Check It Out sentiment along with a few sentiments form a Studio Calico date/time rotary stamp. Really going for the "this is awesome" feel. And I added the month and year too. I love that the stamps are off-kilter, just like a librarian in a rush would do. I think it's a little busy overall, but I still really like it.

 


7 comments:

  1. Great card! It brings back memories for me too of those library cards! Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!

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  2. Super sweet card!!
    Thanks for playing with us at Lawnscaping
    xx Tamara

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  3. Great card! I love being able to use old paper collections and this is perfect for the occasion! Love the look of your library card, so cool! Thank you so much for playing with us at Lawnscaping challenges :)

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  4. This is cool. When you come back, can you show me how to do one of these?

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