Sunday, August 28, 2011

Sentimental Sundays.....Back to School!!!

Good morning neighbors-
I hope that you are having a fantastic weekend and I my thoughts go out to those of you back east, awaiting the big storm.
Today is another fantastic challenge at Sentimental Sundays.
This week theme is:
Back to SCHOOL
And here is my sample card for this week:
Supplies used: card stock: Bazzill Basic:Kraft, Brown; patterned paper: Recollection: Friends Forever:Hopscoth,  School Daze; Stamps: Little Darlings:First Bell, Sandylion: The Write Stuff; Medium: Copics; Pearls: Recollection; Burlap: Craft Store; Ribbon: Martha Stewart; Charm: Unknown; Corner: K & Co: Life's Journey

Isn't she precious!!!
This is also my FIRST attempt at the airbrush system AND masking!!!
So you know I had run putting this card together!!!
So many of our kiddos are already in school or are starting this week, so what a perfect time to send them off with a back to school love in their lunch box or back pack!! ( I still do this!!!)

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
Colour Q #99
Allsorts #118: Back to School
Paper Play #34: Back to School
Creative Inspiration Paints: Lots of layers
PaperCraft Star #59: Back to School
Ribbon Carousel #17: Back to School
Lia Stampz Challenge #1: Use a charm
Sketch and Stash #68

Follow The Recipe Challenge #19
Colors – blue, gold/yellow and brown
Stamps and Stickers – clock works, sentiment
Color Mediums – stamping/distress ink, markers ( Copics)
Embellishments – ribbon, brads
Techniques- none

Thank you so much for stopping by today.



  1. fabulous card, lovely papers and a great image, i love it:)

    thank you for using my sketch and for joining us at SnS


  2. Fabby!! Great image and love the matching papers and the little bus charm! Thanks for playing along with us at SNS this time around, Juliexx

  3. Cute back to school card, Calypso! Love the background you created. Thanks for joining us at the ColourQ this week.

  4. Oh wow, what a great, great card. So many fun elements - love that school bus charm. Thanks for sharing it with us at Catered Crop.

  5. So nice! I love your coloring and that color scheme... the charm is simply adorable! :) I bet the little ones liked it a lot.

    Thanks for playing with us at our very first challenge and we hope to see you again!

    Lia Stampz DT

  6. Wonderful card Calypso, I love that image & the bus charm is just perfect!

  7. A fantastic card, love the charm. Thank you so much for entering my “back to school” challenge at ALLSORTS this week, good luck & hope you’ll join us again!
    Hugz Fleur xXx

  8. You colored this so beautifully! Love the clouds in the sky and green green grass!
    So glad to have you with us at papercraft Star!
    Kindest regards,

  9. What a WONDERFUL Back to School card! The bus charm is TOO precious! Thanks for joining us for our first challenge at LiaStampz!

    LiaStampz DT

  10. Great card ans love the cute charm!!

    Thanks so much for joining in this week at Allsorts with our back to school theme....

    Emma xxx

  11. Beautiful card, love all the colors that are on it! Thanks for playing this week at Lia Stampz!

    Lia Stampz DT

  12. Totally cute!! Thanks for playing.

    DT Lia Stampz

  13. So cute! Thanks for playing at The Ribbon Carousel!

  14. Awesome card! Thanks for joining us at CI Paint. Hope you will join us again. Hugs, Sarah