Friday, August 31, 2012

Take note


     It's a back to school theme this week for this week's new release at A Day For Daisies.


     I chose to use the wormy apple.  LOL  He's a sweet worm, not a icky one.  :-)   It's hard to see in the picture, but I've popped Mr. Worm and the stem/leaves up on foam for some dimension.  I've used classic red and black school colors to mat my kraft paper base for this matchbook post it note holder.  This release coincides with our new challenge at the ADFD blog which is "Break out the school supplies."  Besides the post it notes on the inside, I've decorated the outside with a handmade sheet of paper and added a paper clip.  Here's a pic of the inside.  You could write a chalkboard style note on the inside top cover for fun.  :-)
     Hop on over to the ADFD blog and snag the freebie Tammy will offer if you don't have one of her school themed images and play along with the new challenge.
     I'd like to enter this project in to the following challenges:

Frosted Designs--use office supplies
Fussy and Fancy--back to school
Our Craft Lounge--back to school photo inspiration

4 Crafty Chicks--back to school
Do You Stack Up--back to school
DigiStamps4Joy--back to school
Papercraft Star--back to school
Simon Says Stamp--anything goes
Crazy Amigo--back to school
Sassy Cheryl's--back to school
Lexi's Creations--back to school
Lollipop Crafts--back to school
Creative Inspirations Paint--back to school
Robyn's Fetish--anything but a card
Cupcake Inspirations--back to the books


     Happy Friday!


Supplies
  • Paper:  Recollections, Bazzill, Copic XPress-it Blending card
  • Stamp:  A Day For Daisies "Teacher's Pet"
  • Ink:  Copics, Old Paper Distress ink, Sakura White gel pen, micron pens
  • Tools:  MFT Die-namics Notebook Edge die, Martha Stewart Cornice edge punch
  • Miscellaneous:  buttons from my stash, Kraft Outlet Hemp Cord

44 comments:

  1. Oh, it's fabulous Tracy! I must say I really prefer the stem and leaves on this one too! hahaha Have a wonderful weekend! :o)

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  2. Oh, this is cute, Tracy! Love how that red pops with the black and kraft! Your little chalky white details are perfect, too! The whole set of images looks great! NICE!!!

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  3. Oh for cryin' outloud...I just love this card. All the best school worthy elements that just made me smile!

    Excellent work my friend, excellent!

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  4. Soooooooo cute! I love your wormy friend, and love your adorable design! The chalkboard look is so perfect for back to school!

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  5. Love, love, LOVE that little fold-over design, girl! I adore just about anything that has to do with school, and this cutie is no exception! Your white gel pen detailing is fabulous, and I adore that you finished the inside for personalizing! Just perfect!

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  6. LOVE all the school time elements you put together and the stitching detail is great! Unique and creative and fabulous!!

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  7. This is fabulous Tracy. Such a great image and coloured perfect. The design and colours are brilliant too.

    I hope you have a great weekend
    Hugs Sue

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  8. just love this creation! all the details look great!
    Kim x

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  9. Love this Tracy, the colours are fab, love the chalkboard idea too.
    Luv, Babs xo

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  10. I'm usually no big fan of worms in apples, lol, but I love yours Tracy! Supercool card with that schoolboard black! Hugs, Ira
    irascreacorner.blogspot.com

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  11. Tracy this is absolutely gorgeous! Just too cute - love this card! Thanks so much for joining us at DYSU this week;)

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  12. This is clean and simple and very stylish! Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

    -Wenche

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  13. This is a great card Tracy. such a cute image andd so nicely put together. Thank you for joining our challenge at
    Digistamps4Joy this week and good luck.. Ursula Uphof DT member
    My Crafting Corner

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  14. LOVE this card, great design and colour combo.

    Thanks for joining us in Sassy Cheryl's challenge.

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  15. Actually, I think all worms are sweet. They dont bother me at all. Now spiders - they are something altogether different!!! Your little worm looks perfect in his shiny apple and I love your blackboard effect on this pretty card! hugs, Lesley

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  16. Tracy, this is awesome, love your apple, worm and all! So happy to see you at the Papercraft Star this week, thanks for playing with us.

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  17. Hello Tracy. What a super creation. Love the colour combination and design. Super-cute image too.
    Thanks for sharing at Lexi's Creations.
    Love Sandra xx

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  18. lol I like the worm! Cute! I love the black papers too looks like a cute little blackboard :) Hope you are doing well with the storm! xx

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  19. Very cool & cute worm!!

    Thanks for joining us at lexi's creations

    Tracey dt

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  20. Super cute project!! Love this great idea, perfect for a gift for Christmas too ;) Thanks for playing this week at DYSU. Hugs, Joan

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  21. i love the a day for daisies freebie, this is so cute...thanks for sharing at cupcake isnpirations

    Tina
    sweetie dt

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  22. I am liking the new DFD digi's she has such a lovely way of drawing things , this card is so cute love that worm Hugs Elaine

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  23. I love this card!
    It's stunning:)
    The image is so cute.
    Hugs, Heidi:)

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  24. Just abut as cute as can be!! Beautifully done

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  25. Love this card. You are such inspiration to me, Tracy! I love coming to your blog & seeing one amazing card after another. Blows me away how you can create so much in such a small amount of time.

    On a different note.........This was a crazy week for me. Hubby had an accident with my '05 Camry that I had since it was new. He's okay but the car isn't. So sad to see my "baby" gone. It only had 40,000 miles on it. Oh well........in the grand scheme of things it's only a car. I had a day of boo hoo-ing & now the search is on for a replacement. Not a "fun" process when we don't even know what the insurance is going to give us. PTL the accident wasn't his fault & he wasn't injured too badly. Just bumps & bruises......Poor guy.

    Have a wonderful holiday weekend.
    Huggies & Sweet Blessings coming your way ~
    Sharron♥

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  26. Tracy! Love this idea of a post it note holder! What a fun project. Thank you for joining us this week over a your old home The Papercraft Star.

    Big Hugs and squinty eyes from smiling,
    Anitra

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  27. What a fab fun notebook Tracy love the 'blackboard' design and the great image in the CAS style!
    Thanks for joining us at Fussy and Fancy this fortnight with your Back to School creation and good luck!
    Hugs Nicola xxx

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  28. LOVE your cute card my friend. What a cute image.

    Hope you are enjoying your weekend.

    Hugs~

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  29. Ths is so cute. I love that digi for ADFD. Thanks for joining us at Robyn's Fetish and hope to see you back.
    Hugz,
    Christine

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  30. What a brilliant card! i love this lil apple and i agree - he's a cutey and not an icky. i also love the lil great notepad. Thanks for playing along with us at DYSU.

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  31. A gorgeous creation Tracy, love the cute worm i the apple:)
    You really have made a lot of gorgeous creations lately! - have been too busy to comment...but I'm here:)
    Have a nice Sunday!
    Hugs Kjersti:)

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  32. Super cute and very beautiful notebook.
    Thanks for join us at Digistamp4Joy.

    Greetings karin DT member

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  33. Fabulous note holder Tracy :-) absolutely gorgeous ! :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
    luv
    Lols x x x

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  34. Fantastic project Tracy..Loz

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  35. What a fabulous idea! Love everything about this. So glad you shared with us at Papercraft Star!

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  36. Brilliant! Its superb Tracy, great image and a fab idea.
    Hugs Mau xx

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  37. Very cute! Thanks for joining us at 4 Crafty Chicks this week - awesome Back to School project!

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  38. This is great Tracy! I love the worm and apple image!

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  39. Oh, Tracy-just stunning. Your insides are as pretty, sometimes prettier than the out...not true with mine though I keep thinking...I strive to be as creative as your are!
    I am so glad you joined us this week for the Sassy Cheryl's challenge! What a delight to visit your blog and see your work!

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  40. Love Love Love your entry!! Thanks for joining us at Digistamps 4 Joy for our Back to School Challenge!
    luv'n huggz
    Jen Leeflang
    DS4J DT LEAD

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  41. Thank you for playing our Back to School challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks! Great job!

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  42. LOVE the chalkboard look of this super cute note pad holder, Tracy! It's just perfect for the OCL challenge!!!

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