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Monday, 5 September 2016

First day at school (sob!)

A very big day in our house today as my youngest son is starting school. He is so ready and so needs to go, but I'm still more than a little teary.

Of course I had to make him a card:


I used Trimcraft Simply Creative Play Days papers for this one- they're just perfect with numbers, letters and shapes on them and such fabulous, bright colours. 

This card is also a first for me, as it's the first time I've used my new Scan N Cut machine. I've wanted one for ages and could finally afford one. I'm so glad I bought it- cutting out these letters and shapes was so quick and easy. 


I'm going to have so much fun playing with this.

Although I may be feeling a little fragile today, and I'll be watching the clock until 3.10, I have lots to fill my time. A little blog commenting and card making to do before I have lunch with 3 of my closest friends. We all met when our eldest children, now 7 and 8, were babies and we are all like family now. Hope you all have a good day.

9 comments:

  1. awww a bittersweet sort of day for you Cathy!
    Card looks great and I'm not surprised he loves it.
    On the bright side - now you have time to really get to grips with your new toy

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  2. This is gorgeous Cathy, I hope that you have a wonderful day and good luck to Isaac too on his first day.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  3. Hi Cathy your card is fantastic and Issac will love it. I hope you and he get on well today it is a very big step on the journey of life. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  4. Great card Cathy. Bet Isaac was pleased. Hope you enjoyed lunch and got time to play with your new machine. Shabneez xxx

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  5. I hope he had a wonderful first day of school. It's so great when kids are so excited about education!

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  6. So bright and beautiful. Hope his first day went well!
    xx

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  7. Awwww, Cathy, what a special day for you and Isaac! I remember when my youngest started school - I was heartbroken and had a little car accident on the way home /-:
    Well, we didn't have them not to love them did we!

    Hope all went well! Your card looks really striking - I have a Silhouette Portrait - I decided against a scan and cut but to be honest I'm still not sure I made the right decision!
    Love from
    Sue...xxx

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