August Artist Team Challenge

August Artist Team Challenge

Karen Wyngaard

Since the month of August is synonymous with back to school, we challenged our Artist Team to come up with pages, cards and projects inspired by this annual tradition.

While I love what Tricia does with the Greetings to Go each month, sometimes I like to do my own thing. I had a lot of fun with the July theme, so I was inspired to do something different with Office Space Greetings to Go. Office Space has a "back to school" feel, right?

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First, I started with the 5x7" white cards. I didn't do anything too fancy here, just added some stamping. The thank you card will be perfect for a favorite teacher.

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For the manila cards, instead of doing the fancy "bow tie" fold, I trimmed 1/4" from the long side of the card bases, then scored each base at 5". I centered one green panel on the front of each card. They fit the envelopes perfectly! Finally, instead of doing the gate fold on the coral cards, I wanted to create a special project.

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I scored each coral card base horizontally at 4.25 and 8.5". When accordion folded, this left a 2" flap, which I used to connect the card bases together to create an album.

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Add class photos of the students and it will make a great end-of-year gift for a teacher.

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Are you ready to get this party started? Your next stop is Donna at Hawthorne Hill. I’ve included a full list of bloggers below, just in case you lose your place. Enjoy!

Donna at Hawthorne Hill

Lisa at Rockin Paper, Scissors and Glue

Tina at Finding Your Niche

Anne Marie at Artfully Balanced

Inkstains with Roni

Pam at APeeling Papercrafts

Hetty at Craft Chaos

Jennifer at Scrappy Side of Me

Deb Duz Scrappin’

Lilian at The Leaf Studio

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