Dazzling Diva #39 Challenge

Wednesday, August 20, 2014


So where did the summer go?  Although the kids aren't back to school here yet, it won't be long.  It's a back to school theme this week:


Thought a blackboard look would be fun for this challenge.  I stamped the image in Versamark on some black card stock and heat embossed in Platinum.  Next, the sentiment was stamped in white and then more ink was added for a chalky blackboard look.

The sweet little apple was stamped in Stazon which works so well with the craft metal sheets.  Once it was dry, I fussy cut it and added a leaf in green too. It was shaped with a stylus and then popped up with some foam adhesive to add more dimension. Then the letters were cut from the same red craft metal sheet.  The background has been stamped with two shades of Distress Ink.  I wanted to use mainly primary colors for this theme so that's how I made my color choices.

A few gold stars, a couple of sequins and done!

Here's what I used:
Paper:  Bazzill Marshmallow white, SU! Basic Black
Ink:  Versamark, Hero Arts Unicorn, Squeezed Lemonade Distress Ink, Chipped Sapphire Distress Ink, black Stazon
Stamps:  Lawn Fawn A Good Apple, WPlus9 Borders & Backgrounds 4
All the other stuff:  Big Shot Pro, MFT Highrise Lower Case Die-namics, Add a Little Dazzle Scarlet Red craft metal sheet, Add a Little Dazzle Garland Green craft metal sheet, Studio Calico gold stars, Pretty Pink Posh Christmas Mix sequins, Tim Holtz scissors, adhesives, sponge

Challenge:
Add a Little Dazzle Dazzling Divas #39:  back to school
Simon Says Stamp:  back to school

Would love to see you join us over at Add a Little Dazzle for this fun challenge!  Use of AALD craft metal sheets is not a requirement to play along, but we'd love to see you use them!  There is a $15 gift certificate up for grabs.  Add a Little Dazzle craft metals sheets are available here.


Back soon with more my sweet friends...


7 comments

  1. Really nice job on the card this week, Lee-Anne! I love the red metal! The background is fun and fresh!

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  2. CUTE! Love the abc's and your fun chalkboard~

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  3. Love that background and all the metallic on this card. The blackboard is very cool! xx

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  4. Love the use of chalkboard and metal sheets!! So cute! Background is amazing.

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  5. Love the chalkboard and the way you've used the metal sheet letters- they really make the design come to life! All the best people used a chalkboard in their designs this week ;-)

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  6. what a cool way to incorporate those metallic sheets ! love the black board, perfect design!

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  7. Gorgeous card Lee-Ann :-) I love the chalkboard and the background is fabulous :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    luv
    Lols x x x

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