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Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Western Theme Back to School Card

Created this Back to School card with a Western theme because that's what we do in Texas and that's my story and I'm sticking to it. Used some new chalkboard cardstock I bought at a Michaels in CA when I was there for a mini vacation.

Supplies List 

adhesive: foam, glue dots, Scotch ATG
Cricut cartridge: Old West  3" WANTED w/ sign & Star
ink: Color Box Frost White
machine: Cricut Explore Air 
papers:   the Paper Studio scrapbook - horses, straw
   cardstock - Kraft brown - WANTED   Recollections Chalkboard   gray, yellow
punch: Fiskars Scallop
sequin:  Darice 4 Copper
stamp: TPC Studio Teacher
string: threaded thru star & tied in bow

Entering this into the following challenges:    

8/8 Pile It On Ch#80 Sequins and/or Beads UE 8/2
8/9 Kraft Journal Ch#235 Back to School 2E(#2)  8/3
8/9 Simon Says Stamp Mon Ch:  Make a Plan   5E(#3)  8/3 
  Make a Plan - Plan to use new item Chalkboard cardstock & use a sketch

8/10 Scrappy Moms Stamps Terr Tues Ch - Saddle Up! Wild West  UE 8/4

8/11 Simon Says Stamp Wed Ch: Tie It Up  5E(#1) 8/5

8/16 Fantabulous Cricut Ch#257 Use this Sketch 3E(#2) 8/3

8/17 Creative Moments Ch74 Anything Goes/Summer Sun  3E(#1) 8/5 

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. Very cute, Melissa. I have that background paper. It makes for good western cards. And you achieved the western look with your other elements. Thanks for entering in the Kraft Journal Back to School Challenge.

  2. super cool card..thanks for sharing at Pile It On

  3. Wonderful paper. Thanks for joining us at CHNS patterned Paper Challenge this month.

  4. I love the combined theme of this, nice job. Thanks for joining us at FCCB.

  5. Awesome masculine card. I love it. Thanks for playing along Simon Says Stamp Tie it Up Wednesday Challenge.

  6. Awesome western card. Thanks for joining us for the Scrappy Moms Stamps Terrific Tuesday Challenge.

  7. This is a really cute card! Perfect back to school inspiration for a young cowboy (or cowgirl!).

  8. What a fun card! Great badge and design! Thanks for joining us over at Scrappy Moms! DT Member Carri~Abusybee

  9. Such a fun card Melissa! Thank you so much for sharing with us at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog!!