Tuesday, August 21, 2012

School Rules!

Hi Everyone,

Well, It's almost that time again when parents are doing their Back to School dance as they send their little ones off during the day!  What you mean I am the only one doing that dance?  Come on, fess up, there's gotta be more than just me!!  Anyhow, a new challenge at Through the Craftroom Door.  The theme is Back to School.  Here is my card for a little inspiration:

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  1. Fantastic back to school card, Darlene! Terrific coloring and design! The image is adorable!

  2. Darlene, this is so cute. I love the bright colors you have used and always love your beautiful coloring.
    Great job as always.

  3. Fabulous card - love it. No you are not alone, but I have to wait another couple of weeks before I can do my happy dance LOL:-) 10/11 weeks summer holiday is just way too long:-(

  4. This is adorable! Love the little guy sitting onthe ruler that way! I did the dance for quite awhile when mine went back on the 8th! Heck still doing it! LOL HUGS

  5. Grandparents sometimes do that Back to School dance, too, because it gives us an excuse to make cards for grandkids, especially when they are heading for school for the first time ever. :-D Love this card, Darlene!

  6. Love the card design and the primary colors you used, Darlene! And the image is just darling--great coloring, too! :^)

  7. It's the most wonderful time of the year, and that ain't no Christmas song ;)
    Well done girl, I love the little image and how you've propped him up on the ruler. Very creative!

  8. Awww adorable Darlene!! Just love this...he looks so cute perched on that ruler :)

  9. One of the cutest school cards ever!! Love the little guy and his perch :)

  10. Hi Darlene, cute card and image lol....thanks for coming a member am following you now too...luv aussie annie

  11. hi Darlene! Cute card! Thank you so much for your nice comment on my mermaid card. To answer your question, For the skin, I used Prismarkers in Light Peach and Brick Beige. I always use this color combo for skintones, as its my favorite. The rest of the image is colored with Promarkers.

  12. Cute and adorable. Thanks for your visit and sweet luv. hugs.


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