Thursday, August 30, 2012

Back To School!

The wheels on the bus go round and round...round and round!  Yes,school time is rolling around again!

I recently had a dear friend visit from the wilderness state of Alaska. Unfortunately, I had to work everyday during harvest, so she had to entertain herself during the day.  I set her up on my Silhouette and set up files for her to play with. She is a manager for a school bus firm, so we found this fun school bus template and went to town!  We did a little welding to make it into a stand up card to give to her drivers at the start of the school year. Can you believe we cut and assembled 50 of these buses??????...Needless to say we were sick of wheels, hubcaps, headlights and stop signs after a few days of glue sticking to our fingers LOL!  We do tend to be ambitious when we get together and craft, don't we Linda?????

We got to chatting and talked about how the school bus looked so empty and sad. so I went to rustling through my stamps sets to find someone to ride in our bus. I found this retired SU! stamp (Kids At Play-1999) I am still amazed that this kid stamp was an absolutely perfect fit for the bus windows!!!

Hope you enjoyed this Back To School post! I am linking to Simon Says Stamp Back To School Gallery for August!

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Deloris said...

How fun! I love that stamp set. It's one of my favorites from SU.
It worked perfectly for your bus cards.

Sandra H said...

Hi Sue, Totally stunning card and great for going back to school!! x

Sue said...

This is so cute, and the kids are perfect! This is going to be such a great card for your friend to give to her fellow workers! 50! are ambitious. Turned out so nice though.


Leslie Miller said...

50! Wow! But how perfect for the drivers. You never fail to have just the right thing. Those 13 year old stamps are as cute as ever!

Larissa said...

wow you made 50 of these! Great job ladies! Love the stamp you used, it is really perfect!


Sandy said...

Oh how cute! I am getting ready to make a card with a school bus on it too but it is not nearly as cute as this. Love it Sue!

Glenda Atkins said...

Oh my I do love your stamp set, guess they are timeless!50!!! wow good for you ladies!

Charla Fraley said...
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Charla Fraley said...

love it, of course I will have to make some of these, plus I'm glad I still have the kids stamp set from Stampin Up.


Carol L said...

Very creative & original! I love those kiddos on the school bus!

Shirley N said...

Wow, looks like that stamp was just made for this bus template. So cute Sue!

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