Thursday, March 14, 2013

Happy Pi Day!

It's my son's favorite holiday...well, OK, his third favorite after his birthday and Christmas. Today is Pi Day. He asked if I would make a card for his math teacher. How could I say no?

First, I stamped the actual number onto cardstock using Lawn Fawn's Quinn's 123s and Aquamarine Archival ink. I then stamped the birds and word bubbles from the Lawn Fawn A Birdie Told Me set. Lawn Fawn just released a coordinating bunch of dies called Lawn Cuts so it took no time at all to assemble my card. I used Harold's ABCs (another Lawn Fawn set) to stamp 'Happy' and 'Day'. As for the Pi symbol, I got lucky. There She Goes Clear Stamps has an adorable set called Cutie Pi. The sentiment actually said You're a cutie Pi but I trimmed off the words. I colored with my Copics and then added some texture to my symbol using the Lawn Fawn Belinda's Borders set. Voila, a Happy Pi Day card. I thinks this calls for pie.

Thanks for visiting.


  1. LOVE LOVE LOVE this Melinda (I am a math teacher). Combining two AWESOME companies on one card! I hope you have a WONDERFUL Pi day!!
    ~ Meredith

    1. Thanks, Meredith. I appreciate you taking the time to look. Hope you have a wonderful Pi Day as well!

  2. Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeek!!!!!!!! Yes, I used 18 e's and eight exclamation points because that's how much I love this card!!! I love Pi Day!! I wanted to buy a Pi cookie cutter, bake a pie and use the pi cutter to cut the symbol into the crust.

  3. Melinda this is so CUTE!!! Love the way you combined the stamp sets! Happy belated Pi Day :)

  4. Seriously fun card Melinda! Love it! I'm a teacher and I would have sent you a fabulous thank you email! I hope your son's Math teacher did!

  5. Melinda, my daughter also LOVES Pi funny is that?! Love your card, I bet your son's teacher loved it, too!

  6. Hi, I know this is years later, but if you still have that Pi stamp set, would you be open to selling it? :-)