Tuesday, August 19, 2014


It's that time of year when the kids go back yo school. 
A bitter sweet year for me as it is my last year of teaching
and I do love it so much. This is  a sweet image of a
student studying the world.
The Creative Details:
Image: Saturated Canary
Colors: copics in pink vanilla, tender pink, leaf, beige, powder blue, sand
Embellishments: gems, ribbons, brads

The Challenges:
Artistic Inspiration - anything goes
Brown Sugar - anything goes
Clear it Out - anything goes (stash item -  brads)
Craft Your Passion - at least 3 DP
Crafting By design - polka dots
Crafty Sentiments - back to school
Crafting from the Heart - anything goes
Craftin Desert Divas - back to school
Crafts 4 Eternity - old or forgotten (large brads)
Di's digis - back to school
Lexi's Creations - back to school
Paper Creator - bows, bling, blooms
Send a smile 4 kids - anything goes
Sisterhood of Crafters - fav color (pinks)
Sister Act - anything goes
Sparkles Forum - back to school
Suzy bee - anything goes
The Corrosive challenge - B items (brads)
The East Wind - for the kids
Whimsy Inspiration - back to school
Word Art Wednesday - anything positive
613 Avenue Create - anything goes

Stay Warm Harted,


  1. This is just gorgeous,love the design and a gorgeous image.xxx

  2. A beautiful blend of color and DP. The image and layout rock. We are always so happy when you take time to post with us.
    God Bless you,
    Carole, Word Art Wednesday

  3. So pretty and cheerful colors and a great image!! Just think after this year of all the time you will have to create...but it is hard to retire and settle in at first, but now I am a pro at it...lol!! Thank you for joining us at "The Sisterhood" for our "YOUR Favorite Color" challenge!!
    Diane TSH DT

  4. You are such a genious with Copics markers!! You bring this lovely image alive. I love your paper and color choices. Fabulous card!

  5. Beautiful card, thanks for joining us at Artistic Inspirations. Louise x

  6. How fabulous! I love the image you chose. Thanks so much for playing with us this week at Craftin Desert Divas Back to School Linky Challenge. Hope to see you again soon :)

    michelle (Craftin Desert Divas DT)
    Purple Monkey Moments

  7. So cute!! Love the image and the papers you used! Thanks for linking up your project at Craftin Desert Divas! :)


  8. Oh Elizabeth this is such a precious creation! Love the image and the design is fabulous! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘YOUR FAVORITE COLOR’ challenge and please come back again soon!
    one of the 'Sistahs'
    The Sisterhood of Crafters

  9. Absolutely darling, Elizabeth! Love the design, papers, image, and colors! :^)
    Hugs, Penny
    Couldn't you do substitute teaching just to keep doing what you love?

  10. Soooo cute. Love the image, color choice and layout. Thanks for playing along with the Sisterhood's "Favorite Color" challenge.

  11. Lovely card Elizabeth, I really like the colour and the image is great!
    Hugs Jacee
    Simply Paper Card Design

  12. Beautiful card, I love the image and the sentiment is perfect, thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week. Jac x

  13. Fabulous card Elizabeth :) Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

  14. Love the image - pretty card. Thank you for joining us at Paper Creator. x

  15. Thanks for sharing at Craftin' Desert Divas for the Back to School Linky Party.

    Stay Creative,
    • Carson's Creations •
    Craftin' Desert Diva DT member

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  17. Very beautiful card, you colored your school teacher image so beautifully. I know it's gonna be hard to say good bye to teaching but just think of all the time you will have to craft. :D Wishing you a great year with your new kiddo's. :D
    Thank you for joining us at Crafty Sentiments Challenge.
    Deborah GDT

  18. Wonderful project...TF joining us @ CIO hope you stop by again real soon.

  19. A gorgeous card.
    Thanks for joining Di's Digi Designs Challenge this time
    Lorraine x

  20. Simply adorable!!!
    Thank you so much for joining us at Craftin Desert Divas Linky Party.
    Have a wonderful day,
    *Crafting With Creative M*

  21. Super card , thank you for joining us at Artistic Inspiration with our anything goes / Up UP & away challenge. Hugs Tania (DT)xx

  22. A ral cute card, nice colouring. Thanks for joining us at Sparkles Forum Challenges Caz

  23. Gorgeous card...Thanks for playing along with us at Di's Digi Designs Challenge :)
    Wendy xx

  24. Beautiful card! My two kids went back last week! Thanks for joining us at Clear It Out Challenge, best of luck!!

  25. Adorable card! Thanks for joining us over at Brown Sugar Challenge~

  26. Love this . . . the color combo is GREAT and you did a GREAT job with the coloring of your image! Thanks for joining us this week over at Clear It Out Challenge for our "Anything Goes" challenge . . . hope to see you again next week! (and GOOD LUCK!!!)

    Kathy - CIO DT

  27. This is a gorgeous card, such pretty colours.
    Thank you for joining us at Paper Creator's Crafts.

  28. Beautiful card. We have a new challenge starting today at Sparkles if you'd like to join in, sorry I'm running a bit late but thanks for playing along with us at Sparkles last month!

    Brenda B
    Sparkles DT