Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Back to School Card

Here is a cute card I make last night.  I was having trouble sleeping... so why not get up and craft! :)
This is an A2 card and surprisingly enough, it's not a shaped card!  I grabbed all cuts from the Locker Talk cart, the notebook paper is cut at 3 1/2" and the "back to school" circle is cut at 2 1/2".

This little sentiment circle comes with the little pencil, I did color in the tip with my white gel pen though. I added the black shadow layer (I just grabbed a circle shape from Locker Talk and sized it to 2 3/4"). 

I love this little binder clip.  I bought it forever ago and I use them all the time, but this one now has a permanent place here on this cute card. White gel pen doodling finishes off the sentiment.

I added white crafting string around the green polka-dot paper before adhering it to the card. The lines on the notebook paper were just little slits, so I traced them with black and red Glaze markers.  Can you see the wonderful gloss that the finished lines have? I love them.  More white gel pen stitches finish this element too.

I took a little scrap of the background paper to decorate the inside too.  For this card I used generic black and white card stock.  All the cut pieces on the front are from my scrap bin.... the background paper is from DCWV's Grade School Mat Stack.  

Challenges:BBTB2: Locker Talk
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Dixie said...

Very cute card! I love that background paper, so fun. I don't have this cartridge, but it looks like there's lots of great cuts on it.

Sonia said...

Hi Cheryl
Cool idea to add blinder clip to your creation.... Love the colours. Beautiful Card.
Thanks for joining us at ALPHABET Challenge Blog this week.
Hope to see you again next week.
Good Luck!

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Cheryl, this is so cute! Love the fun details and all the outlining!
(I just used the same clip on a project I am working on! I just love office supplies!)
Great paper!

Thanks for joining us over at the BBTB2! DT Member Carri~abusybee

Unknown said...

Cheryl this is so cute, you could give it to a young person or a teacher. Perfect:)) Hugs, Pam at http://craftycards4u2.blogspot.com/

Jeri said...

What a great Back to School card. I really think this Locker Talk cartridge is quite versatile. I love all your details, especially the little binder clip. Thanks so much for joining our challenge this week at BBTB2.

Carole Beath said...

Very cute take on our BBTB2 challenge. Thanks for joining us.

shaz earl said...

This is fabulous, thank you for joining us at Alphabet challenge this time, hope you will join us again. xx

**Treefrog** said...

Cute card, what better ways to to occupy your time when you can't sleep, Scrap, lol! So glad you joined us this week over at BBTB2!
((Hugs)) Theresa

DonnaMundinger said...

This is darling! Love the cuts you chose and that cute little clip. xxD

Karen Pinsonat said...

Love the added touches with the pens and stitching! Thanks for joining the challenge at BBTB2!

~JulieH~ said...

Oh this is a perfect back to school card! I love all the doodling! Great design, thamks so much for joining us at BBTB2

Maria said...

Love your back to school card! That clip is the perfect touch. Thanks for joining us in the challenge at BBTB2 :)

flowerdisco said...

loving this super awesome and fabulous back to school card. good luck on this BBTB2 challenge where i am a new member of their team.

Lori1brat said...

This is such a CUTE card ! I love your background paper - polka-dots are my favorite !! Thank you so much for taking the challenge this week at BBTB2 ! Lori

Laurie HIMCR said...

GREAT card! I love the extra details! Thanks so much for playing along with Hiding My Craft Room challenge!


A Little Time said...

This is really, really cute! I love the binder clip and how you finished the inside. Awesome! Thanks for playing with us at BBTB2!