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Friday, September 13, 2013

Aut/Fall Colors Back 2 School Sun Bonnet Teacher Card

Created this card with a Autumn/Fall theme & colors and a Back 2 School theme. 

Used Bearly Mine Autumn/Fall colors digi papers Love Dreams 24 & 26. Used BugAboo digi, Sun Bonnet Teacher. Colored part of the digi with Stamp N Plus chalks mixed w/ white acrylic paint which you can see in photo & in Supplies List. Colored remainder of the digi with Crayola pencil colors. 

Used 2 stamp sets to make the sentiment. Used Inkadinkado stamp for 'Fall COLORS.' Used Docerela Creations stamp for 'Back 2 school!' Used same Inkadinkado stamp set for the leaf stamping. 

Embossed Kraft cardstock w/ Rulers embossing folder. Added some twine.

Stamp N Plus chalks & digi colored with chalks 
mixed with white paint:

Supplies List 

chalks: Stamp N Plus -
   Candy Apple red - apple,
   Cotton Candy pink - pencil eraser,
   Lime green - apple leaf,
   Teddy Bear brown - apple stem, pencil lead,
   (not sure of name, know it is not Sunshine) yellow - outer part of pencil
digis: Bearly Mine digi papers Love Dreams 24 & 26, BugABoo Sun Bonnet Teacher
embossing: Darice Rulers embossing folder
ink: Memento Tangelo
paint: delta Creative White acrylic
paper: cardstock -  Kraft, orange, white
stamps: Inkadinkado - leaf & sentiment 'Fall COLORS',
   Docerela Creations Mix & Match 1 - sentiment 'Back 2 school!'
twine: yellow/white

Entering this into the following challenges:

9/13 2 Sisters Ch160 Back to School unlim 9/7
9/13 Catch the Bug Sept Anything Goes 3E(#3) BugABoo Sun Bonnet Teacher 9/7
9/13 Chalk-Ah-Lot Cafe Ch44 People w/ Chalk 3E(#1) 9/8
9/13 Hiding In My Craft Room HIMCR#114 A Color Ch More Artichoke Craze! earthy - green, yellow, curry, red  3E(#1) 9/7
9/13 My Sheri Crafts Ch118 Fall Colors unlim 8/31

9/14 613 Avenue Create Ch36 Anything Goes or Opt Grandparents Day 3E(#2) 9/8  
9/14 Digi Darla DDC#79 ATG w/ opt Twist Back to School 3E(#2) 9/9

9/14 Pile It On Ch36 Tic-Tac-Toe unlim Diagonal from Left to Right - Patt Papers, Image, School theme 9/8

9/15 Kaboodle Doodle Ch188 Back to School 3E(#3) 9/9
9/15 LEJ Designs Ch79 Autumn Colors 3E(#1) 9/10

9/16 Bearly Mine Ch103 A Fall Color Ch 2E(#1) Bearly Mine digi papers Love Dreams 9/10

9/16 Cuttin & Stampin Ch#36 Back to School 3E(#1) 9/10
9/16 Loves Rubber Stamps Have a Sentiment on Front unlim 9/10
9/16 Penny's Ch144 Anything Goes 3E(#3) 9/11

9/17 Simon Says Stamp Wed Emboss It 5E(#3) 9/11

9/18 CAS-ual Fri CFC114 Back to School unlim not sure if this card is CAS 9/6

9/19 QKR Stampede Ch56 ABC 123 (Back to School) 3E(#1) 9/13

9/20 Jo's Scrap Shack FFC#17 Autumn 3E(#1) 9./13 

9/21 A Muse Studio Goodbye Summer! Hello Fall! 3E(#2) 9/9
9/21 Creative Insp Paint Autumn Colors unlim 9/8

9/22 Sisterhood of Crafters Devine Digis 3E(#1) 9/11

9/24 Aud Sentiments Ch89 Autumn but not Halloween 5E(#1) 9/11

9/25 Milk Coffee Cards Fabulous Fall Colors 3E(#1) 9/12

9/26 Choc Coffee Cards Ch48 Anything Goes Card only Ch 2E(#1) 9/13
9/26 Stampin for the Weekend Back to School 1E(#1) 9/13

9/30 DLART Thankful Thurs Sept Linky Ch Anything Goes unlim 9/5
9/30 Just B Creative Anything Goes lim1entperday 9/1
9/30 Ribbon Carousel Back to School unlim 9/3 

10/3 YNS Challenges Insp Photo unlim 9/6

You can use any component in the photo for your inspiration...shapes, colors...anything!


  1. Cute card
    Thanks for joining us at LEJ Designs Challenge and good luck
    Susan DT xx

  2. What an adorable image. TFS and joining us at Jo's for Funday Friday

  3. What a fun and cute autumn card Melissa!!! I love that adorable image! Thanks for joining us at Jo's FFC;-)

  4. So cute! Thank you for join with us at CC&CC.

  5. What a cute card to link up with us over at my sheri crafts. I love sun bonnet Sue stuff.


  6. What a fun creation Melissa! Thanks for all the deets! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘DEVINE DIGIS’ challenge and please come back again soon!
    one of the 'Sistahs'
    The Sisterhood of Crafters

  7. Wow, great back to school card! Thanks for joining us at Bugaboo's Catch The Bug Challenge!

  8. Thanks for sharing your project in the “Autumn” Challenge at Aud Sentiments.
    Aud Sentiments Design Team
    RubberMAD at

  9. Cute card and great image for this... wonderful job with the colors

    Thanks for sharing with My Sheri Crafts

  10. This is absolutely adorable! Love everything about it! Thanks so much for joining us in this weeks Anything Goes challenge at Catch The Bug! Hope to see your beautiful work again!

    :) Becky G
    Bugaboo DT

  11. Super adorable card !! Thank you so much for joining us at Pile it On Challenges !!


  12. What a pretty card you have made. It fits the Bearly Mine Challenge this week well of “fall colours”. Thank you for taking part and best wishes in the draw. Kym (Bearly Mine Challenge Blog Design Team)

  13. Many thanks for joining us over at LEJ DESIGNS CHALLENGE BLOG

    Love your card it is so adorable, and the colours are perfect for our challenge

    Good luck

    Tina DT xxx

  14. Your card is so pretty! I really like the way you colored that cute image too....thanks so much for playing with us @ 613 Avenue Create & hope to see you back again next week!!!

  15. Hey Melissa. Glad to see your latest card and that it fits the optional twist as well. Very cute! Thanks so much for joining us this week over at Digi Darla's. Good luck!

    Lisa D., Digi Darla's Challenges, DT

  16. Great use of the challenge colors! You have definitely captured the colors of fall with with cute project! Thanks for stopping by our house here at 613 Avenue Create! We always enjoy your visits to our neighborhood!
    Chana, Owner

  17. Beautiful Fall/Back to school card! Sweet image and pretty warm colors. Thanks so much for joining our challenge over at Loves Rubberstamps! :)

  18. Terrific card and image!
    Thanks for joining us at Digi Darla’s

  19. Cute card! I love how you tied together Fall and Back to School! Thanks for joining us at the A Muse Studio Challenge this week!

  20. This is so cute!
    Thanks for joining Loves Rubberstamps Challenge!

  21. Adorable card in the fall colors, and I love the back to school image you selected. Thanks for playing along with us at FFC #17 at Jo's Scrap Shack. Great card. TFS

  22. OMGosh this is so super cute, love the adorable image and the colors you used. Fabulous. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

  23. pretty!
    Thank you for joining us at Creative inspiration paints.
    CI design team member
    DIANA L.

  24. This is a fabulous card.
    Thank you for joining us at Bearly Mine Designs this week.

  25. ITS A CUTIE, lovely layout and colours, thanks for joining us at LEJ Designs challenge, good luck x

  26. Love the colors :) Thank you for sharing your project and playing along with us at Kaboodle Doodles challenge blog!

  27. Thanks for sharing your lovely card with us at Aud Sentiments

  28. Fun fall colors! Thanks for playing along with the Emboss It Challenge over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog this week!

    thanks for joining us at Penny's paper challenge

  30. Cute card with a sweet image...
    Thanks for playing this week with us at QKR Stampede.
    Ardilla :)

  31. Oh this is a fun card. Love the fall colours too. Thanks for playing at QKR Stampede and good luck. Hope to see you back friday for another challenge. Bettina DT Member at QKR Stampede!! xx

  32. The fall colors and sweet image are perfect! Thanks for playing along with the CAS-ual Fridays Challenge!

  33. You are rockin' this back to school challenge! Thank you for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

  34. Fabulous card. Paint with the chalks is my favorite thing to do with them. Your creation looks awesome with them.
    Thanks so much for joining us at Chalk Ah Lot.

  35. Chalks?! Oh my, you were definitely having fun with this one! So much goodness linked up at YNS - thank you :>)

  36. fab cards thanks for joining us at Your Next Stamp