Back To School Cards

Back to school cardmakingBack to school; the words are music to the ears of parents everywhere.  The kids get into a routine of classes, sports, time with friends and homework.  They have exciting things to look forward to at every age from Show and Tell to the Homecoming Dance. It’s a great time to celebrate with a quick card to show your enthusiasm.  Why not tuck a colorful surprise in your student’s lunch box today?  I can show you quick techniques to turn basic pattern papers or journal blocks into three dimensional cards.  Make your child’s day with a cheerful reminder from home.

Back to school cardmaking

This time of year, Moms and Dads seem to find themselves running a taxi service from ballet lessons to cub scout meetings and everything in between. Don’t forget to take your camera along!  Photos of the first day of school, sporting events and recitals make terrific scrapbook pages.  Imagine how your child feels when she sees you’ve taken the time and energy to put together a book all about her!  I can help you make the task quick and easy too.

This summer, Close To My Heart introduced our newest Cricut collection, Artbooking.  The cartridge features a collection of themes perfect for traditional scrapbook pages or mini books.  Two of the keys are dedicated to the back to school theme and offer a variety of page overlays, photo mats, accents and journaling boxes.  Plus, you will find that the cartridge includes a number of shapes that make perfect outlines for our versatile stamps.  Every stamp in the Idea Book pictured with a red outline has a matching shape on one of our three Cricut cartridges.  Each one of our cartridges cuts 700 shapes!

In addition to the back to school layouts, you will find a number of holiday and special event themes as well as more general shapes.   Just wait until you see all of the Halloween themed items you can make!  From invitations and party decor to scrapbook pages, making unique items with your Cricut has never been easier.  Artbooking is the perfect solution for a brag book too.  You can easily create a mini book or calendar for grandparents.  How about a card to say thank you to a special teacher or coach?  I’m here to show you how creating with Artbooking is both easy and fun.  Contact me to schedule a workshop and learn about how you can get discounted and free products too.