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Aug 12, 2011

BC225 - Learning Your ABC's

Wow summer is rapidly coming to a close (I'm so not ready) and all over the country kids are soon (if not already) headed back to school. So in honor of that event our List Mom, Lisa (Splendiferous Creations)has assigned this weeks theme as, "Back to School."

Here is what I came up with for the challenge:

This was a quick and easy card because the patterned paper really helped pull it all together so easily. I used 3 different pieces from DCWV-Grade School Stack. The Apples were stamped with Grass Pigment Ink (Amuse Studio) and embossed with clear EP. I did add a touch of brown to the stems using a marker.

I punched one layer to resemble school notebook paper and added some Red Bakers Twine to finish it off.

I think this card is going to Coleen on her first day of 1st Grade.

So now it's your turn to give this fun challenge a try.
Link below:

Supplies: Stamps: Mint Motif (School Basics)
Card Stock: Basic Black (SU)
Designer Paper (DCWV)
Ink: Grass Pigment Ink (Amuse Studio)
Clear EP
Punches (SU)
Baker's Twine
Foam Mounting tape


  1. Perfect for Coleen! give her hugs for a fabulous first day of first grade! A big year!

  2. I love these green apples. I hope Colleen does too!

  3. Super card,Ida. Love your background paper. Awesome.

  4. This card is so cute! I love how you stamped apples and embossed them! Great DP! And what a nice touch with the note binder punch!

  5. Adorable card! Love that border punch! Thanks for stopping by my blog. Funny you should say it reminds you of your brother. I made a card for my grandson with this image when he was five. He asked me why I put another little boy on his card! Nit reminded me of him! Have a great weekend.

  6. This is a fantastic teacher card! I'm in much need of ideas as my boys start school in one short month!

  7. Great card- love the great embossed apples. The Bakers twins and the great school DSP is a great touch.

  8. What a brilliant card! Love the apple touch, alphabet and the note paper border. Perfection!

  9. What a perfect school card Ida. Love the apples, the paper... the border punch and twine looks awesome. :o)

  10. Your card is darling, and everything a perfect combo! Love that paper -- so cute! I really must remember to use that punch again sometime.

  11. Fabulous card, love ALL the details, the spiral punch was a great touch. Great colors, this card has it all! Good luck in the first grade to Coleen.

  12. What a cute card for a teacher, Ida! I love the twine and the little alphabet going across the front!

  13. Simply delightful, Ida! Love the twine and the notebook edge piece! Perfect for back to school! :D

  14. Adorable back to school card! The spiral punch is perfect!

  15. Awesome back to school card! LOVE those wonderful bright papers and it's a fab design!

  16. Wonderful BTS card, love your paper choices and design! The Bakers Twine and Spiral punch really add to your card!