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Monday, August 11, 2014

Apple Back to School Card

Click here to enter Doodle Pantry Aug Digital Challenge 49.
Click here to see Flyin Hi DP DT Card.

Created this Back to School Card using primary colors: blue, red & yellow, sketch which you can see below, Cricut cartridge Doodlecharms for the Apple, Stampabilities stamps, a new Kraft cardstock (layer with the blue striped lines) that I bought at JoAnns last mth, core'dinations cardstock that has been scratched as in sanded using Tim Holtz sander & scrapbook paper that has been crumpled.

Supplies List 

Cricut cartridge: Doodlecharms 2" Apple
ink: VersaFine Onyx Black
   scrapboook - the Paper Studio - School Busses, School Supplies Mix (crumpled this strip)
cardstock - Darice core'dinations patterned Kraft (layer with blue stripe lines),
   core'inations - blue, brown, green  reds 
pen: American Crafts glitter gel (red, green)  Wink of Stella clear (on schoolhouse bell) 
Spellbinder: Nest Classic Circles
stamp: Stampabilities School Days
Tim Holtz: sander

Entering this into the following challenges:

8/11 Loves Rubber Stamps Ch#115 Anything Goes w/ Opt Twist of Stripes UE 8/5
8/11 Scrappy Moms Stamps Terr Tues Ch - Back to School UE 8/5 

8/12 C.R.A.F.T. Ch271 Well Done/Congrats 5E(#5) 8/7

8/15 HIMCR #3 Back to School 3E(#3) 8/9 

8/16 Kraft Journal Ch#184 What's On Your Work Table? 2E(#2) 8/11

8/16 Pile It On #32 Primary Colors UE 8/10

8/17 Bitten by the Bug 2 Apple for the Teacher - Back tio School Apple Ch UE 8/17
8/17 Craft Your Passion Ch 226 Bring Me Sunshine (Add Some Yellow) 3E(#2) 8/11 

8/17 Fantabulous Cricut FCCB Ch#223 Sketch Ch 3E(#1) 8/11


8/17 Simon Says Stamp Mon Ch: Scratched Up 5E(#1) 8/11 

8/19 Doubleclick AKA Abusybee Ch - Back to School 1E(#1) 8/6 

8/31 Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Ch UE 8/1


  1. I am loving your card, Melissa! I love how all the elements & details coordinate so perfectly together! Your work always makes me smile & this is no exception :) Thanks for joining us at FCCB this week!

    Diana ♥
    Leelee Card Designs
    FCCB Design Team

  2. Fabulous card Melissa!! Love this apple cut and the fun papers you used! Thank you so very much for joining our 'Apple for the Teacher' challenge at BBTB2!!!! :)

  3. You did such an awesome job with this! Love it! Thank You for joining us here at Loves Rubber Stamps this wee!

  4. Another great card!
    Thanks for joining us for this week challenge at C.R.A.F.T. Challenge!
    Monica - DT

  5. Fabulous card, Melissa! Great papers and apple cut! Thanks so much for sharing with us over at BBTB2 and FCCB this week!

    Mollie's Motif

  6. Such a fun teacher card :)

    Thank you for joining us at FCCB this week.


  7. Such a great project. Thanks for joining us at Loves Rubberstamps x

  8. Supercute card -- thank you for doing the BBTB2 and FCCB challenges! ~Laura

  9. Great card, love the apple and the bus paper is delightful!! Thanks for being part of the Blogiversary and joining us at Hiding in my Craft Room
    Cheers Jennie DTM

  10. Great back to school card, great background! Thanks for joining us over at the DoubleClick Skittles Challenge! DT Member Carri~Abusybee

  11. Such a fun back to school card - love the papers and the apple. Fun, Fun. Thanks for joining us over at the DoubleClick Skittles Challenge! DT Member Faith

  12. great layers and fun cute card. Glad you could join us at FCCB this week.

  13. This is pretty Melissa! love that big apple~ Thanks for joining DoubleClick Skittle Challenge~
    DT - Shirl

  14. Girl you make the best cards. Love the way this one turned out and those papers are FABULOUS.
    Thanks for playing with us at DoubleClick Connections.

    ~DT Barbara

  15. Awesome card! Lovin' all the back to school papers and the bright red apple! Thanks for playing along at FCCB!

  16. Wow, beautiful card, Melissa! I love the apple that you picked, the fun paper and great take on the sketch!

  17. This is a cute card Melissa, I love your papers and of course that apple. Great take on the sketch too. Thanks for joining us at BBTB2 ;-)

  18. Looking good! Thanks for sharing at DoubleClick Skittles.

    Stay Creative,
    • Carson's Creations •
    DoubleClick Skittles DT

  19. This is really great!! I love it. I could just eat that apple.
    Thank you for entering the Bitten by the Bug 2 with the theme “Back to school with an apple” for this challenge. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L. BBTB2 DT member

  20. Such a great card! Love the big apple. Thank you so much for sharing with us at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog!

  21. This is a wonderful card !!! I love the design !! I am so happy you shared this wonderful project with us at BBTB2 !!! Hope you join us again and have a wonderful day !!

  22. With back to school just around the corner this card is so adorable! Love this one! Thank you for joining us this week over at the Kraft Journal.

  23. Super cute apple card! Love the background! Thanks for joining us at BBTB2!!

  24. Thank you so much for joining my Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper August challenge with your lovely crafting - hope to see you again soon x