Thursday, September 3, 2015

Time for School

     Well, August is gone and September has arrived so that means another monthly challenge has started at Pattie's Creations.  Our theme is a salute to all those who are returning to another school term, "Back to School."  Personally, having taught college classes for many years, I think that theme includes teachers as well as students.  :-D

I based this on the sketch from Stella Says Sketch.

     Both the Pocket Watch and the Bookworm are images from Pattie's Creations.  I thought combining them really emphasized the "Time for School" aspect of the card.  The watch is printed onto lavender paper and Mr. Bookworm is colored with ProMarkers and pencils.  I printed the sentiment onto a piece of scrap CS, then hand cut it and layered it on.   The rosette is made from two layers of punched flower petals (also from scraps) and bits of left over ribbon.

     I trust Pattie will forgive me for adding the rosette in the middle of her lovely pocket watch but the actual time shown on her image is 6:00 and that was just too early for the school day to begin so I covered the hour hand with the rosette and added another one at the 9.  :-D

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     Dig out your school related images and embellies and come play with us.  :-D  Happy Stamping  NanaConnie


  1. These two images make up an ideal "back to school" card. That book worm had the cutest face and your coloring is wonderful. Have a great day.

  2. OMG this is so cute Connie! Great job! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘SCHOOL TIME’ challenge and please come back again soon!
    one of the 'Sistahs'
    The Sisterhood of Crafters

  3. Oh NanaConnie, This is so cute! I love how you used two of my images on one creation.

    Pattie ♥

  4. I LOVE your card, so up to the "minute"

  5. How cleverly you have combined these two images to make this fabulous back to school card. Thanks for sharing this fantastic project at 613 Avenue Create this week. Hugs Sheryl DT xx

  6. So cute and creative. Love the clock face in the background and of course the little worm is adorable.

  7. Cute image! Thanks for joining our " Back to school " challenge at Lacy Sunshine challenge blog.

    DT Lacy Sunshine

  8. Fabulous back to school theme Connie! Love that background along with that adorable book worm!! ;)

  9. This is so adorable and cute!
    Thank-you for joining us at Color Your World!

  10. Cute card, thanks for joining us at Inspiration Destination and good luck. Wendy DT x

  11. What a fabulous design love it, thank you for sharing at CCM&M
    Hugs Julie xxx

  12. Super sweet card. Thanks for joining us at Lacy Sunshine's "Back to school" challenge.
    Fiona DT xx

  13. Gorgeous. Definitely no need for printed papers Thanks for joining our challenge at Get Creative and good luck in the draw.

    Hugs from Finland,
    Eemeli {DT}

  14. Great design. That bookworm is just adorable

    Thanks for sharing in my No Patterned Papers Challenge.

    Crafty Cardmakers and More

  15. I agree, Back To School should include teachers! I love what you've done here & your take on that great sketch!
    Dawn xx

  16. Great card and I love how you have customised the watch!! Love the bookworm too :). Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers and More this time... Good luck and hope to see you again soon
    Sue xx

  17. Great card and I love how you have customised the watch!! Love the bookworm too :). Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers and More this time... Good luck and hope to see you again soon
    Sue xx

  18. Clever combination of images and the bookworm is adorable.Love how you've used the pretty embellishment to alter the time.Delightful card.Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments.Hope to see you again next week.
    Lisa x

  19. What a cute card!!! Thanks so much for participating in our MELONHEADZ challenge!!! Can’t wait to see you participate again in our next challenge!!
    Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper

  20. Fabulous!! Love that bookworm!! Thank you for joining us at The Sisterhood for our "Back To School" challenge!
    Diane TSH DT

  21. How cute is that image? Super cute! Thanks for playing along at Clear It Out's Anything Goes Challenge. Lisa DT

  22. What a fun and cute little bug, loving the CAS design also. Thank you so much for joining Oddball Art's Back to School -challenge, hope to see you playing on our next one too.

  23. Oops, just fixed our challenge post, didn't realize the Pocket Watch was from Pattie (I've always seen it colored, LOL)
    Great idea combining the 2 images for this card!
    Sandi ♥
    DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!


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