Thursday, 25 August 2011

Mo Manning School Set

Hi my dear friends! Thursdays are always special to me because they announce  a new exciting challenge for us over at Digital Pencil Too! This time we are going back to school!!! No idea how this works for you out there in the wide wild world lol but here in Romania the school year used to begin on the 15th of September, that's if the Education minister doesn't have a  change mood overnight and have this changed too, as it usually happens with all the decisions in this field. It's not a laughing matter, I'm just a bit bitter about how educational matters are dealt with in my country lately and had none to complain to...:)
Ok, so back to more simple matters, such as this school set I had in mind to make for this week's challenge. Have you seen Mo's recent images? I swear I spent about 2 hours deciding on what images to ask for this months' cards I have to make as member of the DT. I just have to have them all and Mo has been so prolific these past weeks!!! Gosh, and there are so many from the old ones I simply HAVE to color too!!! 
In the meantime, I will just sit back and admire them from your beautiful creations:)

Ok, so here are my pencil holder and little notebook. I kept them simple, just to focus on the image.  I chose this adorable little fellow because I also have a boy so I thought he might use this a bit later. The girl counterpart is just as sweet, you can check all the four stamps in the set here.

and individually:

Stamp: Mo Manning- To school
Coloring medium: Promarkers and copics
DP: Echo Park-A Walk in the Park
Dies: Marianne Design- lace border
Misc: ribbons and other embellishments from stash, blank notebook, colored pencils, distres inks
Tools: sewing machine, Scor-pal

For Fun Challenges -back to school
Papercraft Star - back to school
7 Kids College Fund - school spirit (2nd wk)
Creative Craft Challenges -Anything But A Card
Partytime Tuesdays -Back To School
Cards For Men -  Anything Goes
Crazy Challenge - Back to School
Creative Stamp Friends -  (1st week) School
Incy Wincy Designs - Anything But A Card 
Kaboodle Doodles - Ribbons  
 Sparkles Forum - For The Boys
Creative Inspirations -Back to School 

Hope you will enjoy playing along at Mo's this week! Kids go back to school these days so why not make something special for them. Mine has just been sent to the kindergarten for three days now. I barely sleep and I'm all dressed up, shoes on, eyes on the phone and ready to leave the house within minutes. So far he has been good, hope he will adapt although I miss him so much:(
Thank you all for being here today!
Wish you all a great week!


Pat said...

Oh Iulia...this is just perfect!! I am sooI love it! And those ribbons are such fun! I am so tempted to make an altered notebook like this...I love the ribbons! So cute! And the pencil cup is adorable! You are so clever...and creative! You must be so sad to have your baby in school 3 days a week! Hang in there, my me when I tell you, there will come a time when you WISH he could be in school all year round! LOL!! You have the teen years to look forward to!! hehehehe! Big hugggssss...Pat

Carla S. said...

What a wonderful set, Iulia! I love the bright colors and super cute image you chose! Fantastic details on these!

Debbie said...

Oh Iulia, I absolutely Love this like you have no idea.. It is just so so bright and cheery... your coloring just knocks my socks off.. Just fabulous!!!! Love your little book and the matching pencil holder is STUNNING!!!!


Dorcas said...

OMGoodness this is awesome Iulia! WOW. loVE IT. aLL OF IT.
We just got Twety's schoolbooks that I ordered in the mail yesterday (we homeschool) so we'll be starting school next week.(Monday) Break's over. :-/

heidy said...

Lulia this is stunning,love everything about your gorgeous creation!
Hugs Heidy

Marita ♫♫♫ said...

Wow, this is a lovely creations♥. The image is so cute and i love your colouring♥.

Hugs Marita♫♫

♥Gry said...

♥Your colouring is fantastic and I love the image.

Hugs, Gry

Cathy said...

Iulia, this is a wonderful set. The little notebook is perfeot and the pencil holder is a wonderful addition. Don't they grow up so fast?

Marianne said...

This is so very beautiful. I love this set. Love how you did the ribbon and the smiley.
And Hun, I recognize your feelings about your little one, going to school. But enjoy the time he is having a good time at school and cherish these ours for yourself. The time he is at home your have more energie for him. And, if you are honest, there where moments you wished he was on school for some ours. Our schoolyear has begon for almost two weeks now.
Hugs Marianne

Vicky said...

Wow....they are sooooo gorgeous hun and your beautiful colouring too...!

hugs Vicky xx

Berit said...

Such a wonderful project! Your coloring is beautiful!
Hugs, Berit

Anonymous said...

You make such beautiful paper crafts Iulia. This is wonderful :)

Christina C. said...

Such an awesome project! Gosh, I'm totally in love with this cute colored him magnificently....stunning work, as always! It is always a delight visiting your lovely blog!

Kerri said...

love your work today was my first visit but will def stop again..I am a big Mo fan as well..thks for sharing..

Rebekah said...

Don't worry Iulia in the UK our kids are still off too and don't go back until 6th Sept! This set is adorable I love that cute image and your superb colouring all round just fab hugs Rebekah xx

Crea Astrid said...

What a beautiful creation you made. What kind of a stamp.

hugs Astrid.

Kristel said...

Wowww this is really gorgeous!!
Hugs Kristel

Kelly said...

This is just perfect for our theme at Incy Wincy this week, thank you for sharing x

Kathleen B. Hernandez said...

What creative creations! Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles!

Blog: “Let’s Get Scrappy!”

Nannieflash said...

Fabulous project and I love your colouring. Thanks for joining us at CFM, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxx

Dawn Mercedes said...

Thanks for joining us at PTT! What a clever little ensemble you've made! Wow!

sandra's crafty corner said...

OMG thats fabulous thanks for joining us at creative craft challenges for our anything but a card challenge, good luck,
hugs sandra DT

Anonymous said...

WOW Iulia!! What a darling set of projects here!! Love your coloring and what a clever pencil holder design!! :)

Mau xx said...

These are just wonderful Iulia, you make amazing creations. Love them both xx

Cheryl said...

oh wow hun this is simply stunning the coloring is just fantastic and the detail is perfect bless you for playing at creative craft challenge this week hugs cherylxxxxx

Sylvia x said...

These are perfect for the challenge over at CCC...thank you so much for joining in

I love the bright colours you have uesed

Sylvia xx

Elaine L. said...

So bright and cute, Iulia! I always love your color choices! Love the rick rack trim, too!

Kim Duran said...

Oh my! Your creations are just amazing! I absolutely love the bright colors and overall presentation! Wonderful job with the back to school theme! Thanks for sharing your creation with us this week at Papercraft Star! You must, must join us again!

Lionelsa said...

Adorable project. Love all details.
Thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenge this week!

Pöydän kulmalla näpertelijä said...

Wow! This is awesome. Beautiful colours.

ferrellgraph-x said...

I am in complete awe of your coloring! Fabulous!
Thank you so much for joining us at Papercraft Star!
Kindest regards,
Jennifer Ferrell

Katja said...

This is so cute! What a sweet set!

Thanks for playing along with us at Creative stamp Friends

Hugs, Katja

Mary C said...

OMG Julia this school set is absolutely adorable! I love all the bright colors that you used on them. I think these digis are too stinkin' cute! Beautiful work,thanks for playing with us this week at Going Grey with Scrap-Creations!

Kristen said...

Fabulous card. Thanks so much for playing in this weeks Going Grey with Scrap-Creations Back to school challenge!

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