I'm one of those geeky moms who likes to put little love-notes into my kids' lunchboxes. I don't do it all the time, but it's become so normal for my kids to see a quirky-and-punny-stamped-note in their box that I hear about it when I forget. I love that.
I have to admit, though, that I'm usually scrambling to create something at night - after their lunches have been made for the next morning. This week's CAS-ual fridays challenge is to create a small card. I took the challenge and ran with it - I now have 5 bitty cards to pop into my daughter's lunchbox. Love-notes for the week? done and done.
Each of these cards are 2.5x3.5inches. The front of each card uses a notebook page die by PTI. To unify the cards, I stamped a focal image and colored it with the same 4 copic markers, then masked that image and stamped the notebook lines from PTI's "it's official" in SU's pool party ink.
"For my doodlebug" uses a caterpillar image from "way to go, kiddo!" (PTI) and a sentiment from the same set.
The bee, from PTI's "baby button bits", inspired the greeting. I stamped the word "bee" from that same set, and created "yourself" from lawn fawn's "sally's abcs". Does the bee-body look a little funny? Ha! I didn't want to add a button and have that bulk, so I drew it in myself. I kind of like the doodle-y image - very 1st grade awesome...
Also using "baby button bits", I stamped the cupcake and grabbed a "paper smooches" heart to fill in the gap where the button would go. The sentiment is from PTI's "signature series: cupcake" set.
The kite and sentiment are from PTI's "up up & away" set.
I've saved my favorite for last. The lamp is from PTI's "on my couch" set. I created the greeting using some creative masking of different words from the set, as well as lawn fawn alpha sets.
Thanks for looking through this whole long post! Hope you enjoyed yourself :)