" I am a dreamer. I am , indeed, a practical dreamer. My dreams are not airy nothings. I want to convert my dreams into realities, as far as possible. "
Gandhi

Thursday, September 1, 2011

He's Back!!!

   Before I retired I had been teaching for 32 years. In those years I came across a few great principals. Mr. Manuel was one of those... He has been hired at the Superintendent of RSU #1, and I am so happy for him and for the teachers who will be working with him.
   A few of us retired folk who worked with him in the past wanted to give him a card and a gift card to give him a note of encouragement. I made this card to do just that. What fun it was to make.
Love these owls!

   I used Stampin Up's Owl Punch and Martha Stewart's Bird Border Punch. My largest circular Spellbinder made the full moon. I also used Spellbinder's banner dies to ask the questions.
  On the inside of the card I wanted it to hold a gift card. I used my small envelope template I have and just cut off the top flap.
   I made another owl from Stampin Up and added the "A little bird told me" with another Spellbinder banner.

   I got the poem off the internet and changed it to apply to this Mr. Manuel's situation.
We will be giving it to him before the start of school. I hope he gets a chuckle out of it and enjoys his first year in charge of a large school district. Good luck, Mr. Manuel!

4 comments:

  1. Very cute! Love what you did with the wings!

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  2. Don't you wish you were still teaching now that Mr Manuel is back? Love the owls and the color combination on the card! Good job!

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  3. This card is just plain adorable! Love the owls! He will love this card!

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  4. Cindy Cook would love this owly card, too! So cute!!

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