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Monday, August 8, 2011

Back To School-Cutting Cafe

Good Morning and Happy Monday! Thanks for stopping by...I hope you had a great weekend! When Regina said the theme for The Cutting Cafe Blog this week would be "back to school" I knew I was going to have fun! I had 3 cards to do but never realized there are SO many files to choose from! I had a tough time deciding which sets to use. The Design Team's projects will be posted later in the week so be sure to check it out by clicking here. Be sure to check out the contests and give aways too...Regina always has something going on! There is also a Design Team Call so if you like working with digital stamps and fun templates, here is your chance to be with one of the BEST Design Teams around. I can honestly say that Regina has been a joy to work with. Click here for details. Here are the cards I made for my 2 granddaughters and my grandson. Although, I stand corrected... my grandson told me yesterday that he will not be starting school...he will be starting kindergarten...what a smarty pants...it's a good thing I put "kindergarten" on his card...lol! Here are my Back To School Projects--- 
Here's The Recipe---
Card Size: 4.25" x 4.25"
Copic Markers
Stamps/Images:: Cutting Cafe-All About School, Cutting Cafe-School Borders
Punch: EK Arrow Border
Accessories: Glossy Accents, Flat Back Pearls, Foam Pop Dots
Base Cardstock: Core'dination
Patterned Paper: Unknown (from my scraps)
Other Paper/Cardstock: Beckett Expression 
Here's The Recipe---
Card Size: 4.25" x 4.25"
Copic Markers
Stamps/Images:: Cutting Cafe-Everyday Elisha and Friends, Cutting Cafe-All About School, Cutting Cafe-
Nestibilities: Lacey Circle/Circle
Cuttlebug:: 2x2 Apple and Book Die
Punch: Stampin' Up Scallop Trim Corner
Accessories: Ribbon, Brad, Glossy Accents, Foam Pop DotsGlossy Accents,
Base Cardstock: Core'dination
Patterned Paper: Stampin' Up
Other Paper/Cardstock: Bazzill, Beckett Expression 

Here's The Recipe---
Card Size: 4.5" x 5.5"
Copic Markers
Stamps/Images:: Cutting Cafe-School Bus Driver, Cutting Cafe-All About School, Cutting Cafe-School Days, Cutting Cafe-School Years
Nestibilities: Rectangle/Scallop
Punch: EK Dotted Scallop Edge
Accessories: Ribbon, Buttons, Craft Yarn, Clear Embossing Powder, Foam Pop Dots
Base Cardstock: Bazzill
Patterned Paper: DCWV-All About Boys
Other Paper/Cardstock: Beckett Expression
                                                                                                 
That's it for today. This has been a long post with a lot going on as far as supplies, If you have a question on the recipe or supplies that I have used in my posting today or anything that I may have missed, please feel free to email me. Thanks for stopping by...have a wonderful day...I will see you next time! Once again I have fallen behind on visiting all my favorite blog but I will catch up within the next day or 2.

32 comments:

Margie said...

Oh' they are so cute, Kelly! Love the bold primary colors and the clever use of all the digis combined with the pretty punches.

Diane said...

Wow...look at all the wonderful details on these cards...so perfectly done and great use of all the Cutting Cafe Back To School images!!

Beth said...

These cards are so cute and very creative how you made each one so much different than the other. And oh yes, it's a good thing that you put "kindergarten" on your grandson's. That is just too funny!

The Other Patti Sue said...

OMGosh Kelly... you are so amazing! Love these... the primary colors, the layouts and the images... so perfect!

Olga said...

love em all!!!!! I'm ready to go back to school now LOL

DeeDee said...

These are each and every one adorable Kelly! Those sweet kiddos are going to love them! :)

Regina Easter said...

Kelly what am I going to do when you leave the team. It is a thought that I just don't want to think of. I simply can't choose a favorite. Wow. I love them all. Your grandkid is so funny. Get it right grandma. Hehe.

MiamiKel said...

Ohhh Kel, just gorgeous! Love all the details! My son starts 1st grade next week, and the girls high school the week after that - what happened to summer?! LOL! stay dry, we have some wicked rain way down south!

Hanna said...

Oh my, these are OUT OF THIS WORLD..! Kelly, I'm totally blown away! I just LOVE your style, you even turned the theme "back to school" into something FANTASTIC! I can't belieive I actually put "back to school" and "fantastic" in the same sentiment..!
Love them all, you've done such a fantastic job with these! Gorgeous!

hugs,
Hanna

Anonymous said...

Almost makes me want to go back to school just to get a back-to-school card. . . Details, details, details - I love them all!

AnonyMOUSE

"Um Buggin" said...

OMG!!! Kelly, these cards are just too precious! I love when you create cards using Regina's stamps, you make them so special. Too funny are your grands, you need to get it right grandma, lol.

Hugz, xx

~L~

julie said...

wow they are all outstanding Kelly the colours are perfect for children cards. i love them all. Julie x

Lorene said...

These cards are really special. Your grandkids will treasure them. Very colorful and well done always.

Melodie said...

Wow, Kelly, your school cards are all so fabolous.
Hugs
Melodie

Edilza Teixeira said...

Oi Kelly!!!

Saudades de voe menina!!! Sempre venho te visitar e quando posso te envio recadinhos.

Beijos no coração!!!

Nita's World Handmade said...

Very creative Kelly. Love these cards.

Lori said...

Wow! You made the most wonderful school cards! Each one is so special - I love how you used The Cutting Cafe elements, so inspirational!

Lynn Weber said...

OMG...if these aren't the most perfect back to school/kindergarten cards ever!! I love all the primary colors for the boys cards...my mind always goes in that direction for boys. How creative are those little chalkboards. Love the little girl card, she's just too cute!! The punch work looks fab, cute sentiment too. As always, I could go on & on about your cards...always such great details!! Love the 1st b-day pics of your grandsons...that's just the way they should look after thier first cake...poor mom, 2 baths-lol!! have a great week!!!

Dora said...

Awww awww awww these are gorgeous and so colourful, I love each one of them xx

MyCuriousCrafts said...

Oh kelly, your cards are absolutely FAB...loe them. I loe eerything you create actually. Amazing work! ~Shen

bumblebee creations said...

oh my goodness I love them all so much that I can't even pick a favorite!!!! WOW!!!

Silli said...

wonderful cards my dear gf, love the images, great idea......Have a wonderful day...Thinking of you *smile*

Solange Barreto. (Lange) said...

Obrigada minha Flor !!!
Seus projetos estão lindos, alegres, maravilhosos.
Um Beijo, fique com Deus.

Crayola58 said...

Kelly these are just fantastic school themed projects. Love each one.
Carole

N2ScrapN4Fun said...

Kelly, I look forward to coming to your blog because I KNOW that I'll see some fabulous projects. Your grandson is too funny!!!!

Great cards...AGAIN!!!

Sherrie K. said...

Wow, AWESOME cards!! I love all the details to them too:) Great job! I am a new follower of yours...can't wait to see more of your creations. I hope you stop by and Sherrie K
http://sherriescraps.blogspot.comvisit my blog too:)

Staying Crafty said...

Wow! You've been busy :) What a great variety of projects!!!

Anonymous said...

3 lovely cards that make you long for school ! well done!
i love it when you said your grandson would start kindergarten and not school, hahaha it's so sweet
shuly

eunice said...

Wow, wow, and WOW! Two adorable Back to School and one cutie patootie Back to Kindergarten cards!You have been hard at work...lol, I hope I don't have as many grandchildren as you...I'd be exhausted making cards for them all!Even with three to do, you still made each one so special with so many details...what great additions to their family albums these precious cards will be!

DonnaMundinger said...

OMG, Kelly! These are all just too cute for words! They all capture the excitement of going back to school with fabulous colors and images. How fun they are! xxD

Joy said...

Kelly, I love all the back to school cards....love the bright colors, all the layering and the lil buses are adorable !!
xoxo Joy

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

These are just super cute! I just adore back to school projects!

Carri~abusybee
www.doubleclickconnections.blogspot.com