Monday, August 26, 2013

Back to School with Simply Betty

Hello, Happy  Monday!!  

Today I am sharing my cards for this week's  new challenge over on my challenge blog
Love to Create Challenges


The team and I are so excited to share some inspiration
with images from Simply Betty Stamps !!

Yes Simply Betty Stamps is in the house !!! 

She is our 
Fabulous sponsor this week for our 

Back to School theme

Betty generously allowed each DT to chose an image to create with and I picked this 
adorable Chalkboard Ali  from the Jude and the Rockers Playtime collection 



Going with a Primary color scheme and some fun Elementary Spelling Bee design papers by Simple Stories 
I also inked up this month's new Avocado Arts Clear Stamps "You Rule" using the sweet notebook paper, crayon and one of the sentiments in the set! 
One of my designers stated she looked like Rainbow Brite, which I admit yes she does but not the feel I was going with LOL!!!


For my star holding Chalkboard Ali, I simply used Word shapes to create 
a size and shape star I wanted and then printed onto card stock and hand cut.



Of course after receiving Chalkboard Ali and loving Simply Betty's stamps I 
had to pick up this fab image as well!!


Perfect digi for one of the boys to give to their teacher!!!




To keep with a masculine touch I paired Christian Locker Mess with TPC Studio School Days Science designer paper. I created a tag which I add some stamps marks to along with a computer gernerate sentiment of Superstar -Yes that's what you are.
Christian Locker Mess also comes with the cool sentiment "I am here What More Do You Want?"
Stars were made by using Word inserts and enlarging to the size and shape I wanted


Hope I have inspired you to come join us at Love to Create Challenge, for a chance to win a fabulous prizes of a $10 Gift Certificate from our wonderful sponsor Simply Betty Stamps! 

Challenges 
Simply Challenged- Back to School  (Christian Locker Mess)
Pile it On - Designer Paper 
Sunday Sketch & Stamp - sketch #171 ( Chalkboard Ali card)
Digi Di's challenge - back to school 
Sugar Creek Hollow - back to school 
Card Crafter's Circle - bright colors (chalkboard Ali card)
Clearly I Stamp - School Time 
Simply Create - for a child

Crafty Hugs'
Thanks for visiting!!  

20 comments:

Kim Matthews said...

Lovely cards...
Hugs
Kim M
x

Betty Boo! said...

WOW!!! I love both cards! Chalkboard Ali is gorgeous and Christian Locker mess perfect! Amazing job!

Thank you for joining my challenge as well ;)

Betty

Scrap Vamp said...

Both of these cards are marvelous! I love your choice of colors!

Heather said...

These are both fabulous!!! Love your papers for each and each image is adorable! Great masculine card, they can be so difficult to make, but you rocked it! THanks for playing with Clearly iStamp

Debbie McNamee said...

Both cards are so cute and great for teens! Thanks for entering the ClearlyiStamp School Time Challenge. Debbie CiSCDT

Cindy Groh said...

Both are adorable. I love the guy card. It is such a perfect male card. May I post a link to your card on my Manly Monday blog post? It's a post where I showcase masculine cards for my readers. LMK
Thanks
Cindy

Irene's Creations said...

Love your tag. You did a great job. Thanks for joining in SCC challenge.

Corinne said...

Love both your cards... fab coloring
thanks for joining us at SCC
Hugs

Sherry Hickey said...

Thanks for joining us at Sugar Creek Hollow this time with your bright and fun back-to-school card!

Jennifer said...

Fantastic cards! Love her tights! Fabulous Colour! Thank you for sharing with us at Card Crafter's Circle!

Indy said...

These are both darling!! So glad you shared at Clearly iStamp's School Time Challenge.
{hugs}
Debbie

Katy said...

Oh I love both of these cards! The first is so bright and colorful and the second is a perfect boy card! I love the tag on that too! Thank you so much for joining us at Clearly iStamp!--Hugs, Katy DT :)

Craftdee Donna said...

How spoilt we are... TWO lovely cards - both perfect for the Back To School challenge at Di's Digi Designs
Thanks for joining in, good luck and hope to see you next time too, Donna ♥

Meggymay said...

Thank you for joining us at SCH this time with your wonderful Boys Back to School card.
Yvonne

Barbara Thompson said...

Love your simply Betty image and your use of primary colors! Stunning! Thank you for playing this week at Simply Create Too!

Kimbo said...

I love your colourful back to school card. Thanks for joining us at Sunday Sketch & Stamp x

Helen said...

Fabuous cards - love the bright colours on the first one!
Thanks for playing at Pile It On!
Helen x

Jo said...

Hi Jacki, I came to see your card via Manly Monday (Cindy's blog)
you've made 2 fabulous cards here, I especially love the boy card, it's perfect!
Jo xx

frommycraftroom said...

Your cards are great. Love the expression on the boy card. I came form Manly Monday. TFS.

BethieJ said...

I LOVE both your cards!! GREAT job!
Thank You for joining us last week at PIO!
Have a GREAT day!

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