In case you're wondering what the 3 Rs are - they are reading, writing and arithmetic. A concept remembered perhaps by the older British readers amongst us.
This is my contribution to the Small World of Inchies and Twinchies, whose theme is, of course, school. Unfortunately I wasn't able to post this due to my computer crashing whenever I went to the site, but the challenge for the beginning is June is ABC, and this is relevant, so I'll double up. I used the spraying-over-threads technique for the background.
Stamps: Paper Artsy Frames 4 and Mini 23; Stampington Paris 1900
Inks: Sticky Fingers Sprays Pinks and Bluebell; DI Back Soot; Adirondack Sail Boat Blue and Watermelon
Extras: Thread; Prima Flower; Q&Co mini Crystal Gem