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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Back to School Card

Created this Back to School card using some new chalkboard cardstock I bought at a Michaels in CA when I was there for a mini vacation.

Supplies List 

adhesive: foam, Scotch ATG
Cricut cartridge: Makin' the Grade Apple 2" - used the negative cut also 
Glossy accents: added to apple
ink: Color Box Frost White
machine: Cricut Explore Air  Sizzix BIGkick
papers:   the Paper Studio scrapbook - busses, pencils
   cardstock - Kraft brown - base & stem of apple   Recollections Chalkboard   green, red
punch: Fiskars corner rounder
sequin:  2 gold & 2 red
Simon Says Stamp: die - Stitched Square
Spellbinder: Edge Classic Ric Rac Edge Only 
stamp: TPC Studio Teacher
Tim Holtz: Distress Ink - walnut stain - on apple so it would look better on the same red
   cardstock it was mounted on

Entering this into the following challenges:   

8/8 Craft Your Passion Ch273 Always Anything Goes  3E(#1) 8/3
8/8 Pile It On Ch#80 Sequins and/or Beads UE 8/2
8/9 Kraft Journal Ch#235 Back to School 2E(#1)  8/3
8/9 Simon Says Stamp Mon Ch:  Make a Plan   5E(#2)  8/3  
   Make a Plan - Plan to use new items as soon as bought like the chalkboard cardstock bought in CA a wk ago

8/16 Fantabulous Cricut Ch#257 Use this Sketch 3E(#1) 8/3

8/31 Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Aug 2015 Ch UE 8/1
8/31 DL.ART Aug Linky Ch 1Eperday/no stack 8/1 


  1. This is so awesome Melissa, I love how you used the negative and positive of the apple. This is really a fun back to school card.
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes AUGUST Linky Party. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.

  2. just the cutest..thanks for sharing at Pile It On

  3. Adorable as a back to school card - love the apple!! Thanks so much for joining us this week at the Pile it On Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

  4. Super cute card! Love the layering and fun school images! Thanks for playing along with us in the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge this week!