Saturday, September 16, 2017

First Day - You Add Color to My Life

DAY 2 PM - 2017 FALL COFFEE LOVERS BLOGHOP


My Friend just became a Disign Team Member...so this card is made for Brown Sugar Challenge #268 "Back to School" theme, combined with Try Stampin' - or not - On Tuesday Sketch Challenge #339.   



It took me a lot of thought and time on how I was going to do Back to School card to include coffee.  Since I wasn't coming up with any ideas just went to my stash and pulled an image that was already cut, colored and trimmed up the fuss-cut.  Next I had purchased a stamp set at a scrapping flea show over a year ago and never used and there was an apple on it. First and last time that stamp will be used, it just crumbled apart.  I was on my way and just cut pieces, of design paper from "Magical" paperpack, according to the sketch and it was starting to come together.  CTMH Artbooking had a "First Day" die cut.  

Thought I was finiished but remembered there was a challenge going on with an inspirational picture of a basket of apples "Paper Sweeties".  I didn't have any of their stamps on the card, but did remember I had some crayons and paint brush stamps.  So stamped, colored, and fussy-cut.  And the sentiment on the same stamp set was perfect.  

Now I had to put it all together...that was the easy part because The Outlawz asked for 3 pop-ups and these items were perfect...adhered with different thicknesses of 3D foam tape to give it a lot of dimension as you can tell from the pictures below.  



The inside of the card stamped on the border "Back to School" and added a strip of Design Paper 















CTMH Products Unless Specified Otherwise
Design Paper 
     Magical 
Cardstock 
     Cranberry, Honey and White Daisy
Stamps 
     B1006 Cherries, Apples & Peaches 
     Paper Sweeties "You Add Color to My Life" 
Digital 
     Stamplorations "Coffee & Books" 
Cricut Design Space Die-Cut 
     CTMH Artbooking #M4515A "First Day" 
Inks / Pens 
     Cranberry, Pomegranate, Buttercup, Black Ink 
     Copic & ShinHan alcohol-based pens - Variety of Colors 
Other 
     3D Thin and Regular Foam Tape 






20 comments:

  1. Cute design :) Love the layers


    Thanks for sharing with all of us!!
    ~Shanna
    www.caffeinatedcraftiness.wordpress.com

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  2. Such a fun card, love the stacked books and the green mug!

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  3. Such a cute card, Sue! I especially like the combination of patterned papers you used. Hope to see more of your art at the Brown Sugar Challenge.

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  4. Great layers on this lovely card. You did a fabulous job putting it together.

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  5. What a gorgeous card, Sue!!! Love the colors, and the way you interpreted this week's TSOT sketch. WELL DON@! Thank your for sharing your talents with us over at Try Stampin' on Tuesday! -Donns

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  6. Hi Sue!
    Thanks for sharing your awesome with us at Paper Sweeties. I love the coffee mug, too! I hope you're having a great week.
    Blessings,
    Karen L
    I have a giveaway on my blog for the Coffee Hop.
    www.karen-mycuprunnethover.blogspot.com

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  7. This is an awesome back to school card!! I love the different elements you chose.

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  8. Love all of the layers and images you used here! Really beautiful!

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  9. So pretty along with Back to school!

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  10. Great design on your card, beautiful colors and inside is lovely too!

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  11. This is such a pretty card! I love all the challenges you fit it into - AWESOME!!!

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  12. Wow! This is an awesome first day of school card! I love the books, cup and apple and all that great paper! Thanks for sharing with us at DL.ART Challenges!!

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  13. What a fun First Day of school card you created. I love the cool image and the papers you used. Thank you for joining the DL.ART September Linky Challenge

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  14. Perfect card for the teacher on the first day of school. Gorgeous colors and layout.

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  15. what a great card! love the design/colors!

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  16. I love this card, Sue! You really made the design shine for sure! Thanks for sharing with us at Try Stampin' or Not on Tuesday.
    Sara H.

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