Friday, August 19, 2016

Lunchbox Notes

I always start the year with such good intentions.  I always say, I will make my daughter notes to tuck away in her lunch for her to find during the day.  This year I am going to do it, but I am going to make it easy on myself.  I am going to do it every Monday, because let's be serious, it's hard to go back to school on Monday, and a little note from Mom midday to let you know she is thinking of you would be awesome!  Plus we have a few Mondays off, so I will get a break.  I wanted to keep these notes small, but not too small.  And I decided if I wanted I could make envelopes with them using matching DSP or envelope paper and the Envelope Punch Board, but I don't even really have to do that.  So here are the first four little lunchbox cards I plan on sneaking into my daughter's lunch box:

These were so fun to make.  Here is a close up of each:

This is going to be the first one.  Because who doesn't need a reminder of how much Mom loves you?  And the first day of school is on a Monday, so it's perfect.  I used Crumb Cake and Sweet Sugarplum for this card along with the amazing Baby Bear stamp set.  I now have my go to Baby Card stamp set with this one.  The Three Step Stamping is super easy.  Here is a complete supply list, except the sequins are a preview of a new product in the Holiday Catalog, aren't they gorgeous?

I borrowed this bundle from my upline and thought it would make a fun, little card for my daughter, perfect to brighten her day just like she always brightens mine.  Of course I had to use bright colors here too!  Here is what I used to make this card:  

No Bones About It is one of my favorite sets that I never use.  I just love it!  And just because its dinosaurs, doesn't mean my daughter won't love her little note.  I went with some In Colors here; Tip Top Taupe, Emerald Envy and Peekabo Peach.  And I heat embossed the bones in white.  So fun, right?  

And finally here is a little fishy fun card.  I used the heck out of this paper making photo albums for my family but I took what I had left and made this little cute card.  I fussy cut the fish out and added some iridescent sequins from the new Tin of Tags Kit in the new Holiday Catalog.


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