Friday, September 2, 2011

Round #2 at CDAC

It's time for the second round of images & creations in the PROGRESSIVE CHALLENGE at CDAC.  This round also has a THEME - BACK TO SCHOOL.  This round has FIVE free images from various artists to work with and here are THREE of my creations so far.  (CLICK ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE)

 This first card uses a digi image from Sweet Stamping Treats.  
Hard to believe school is back in session for another year!  
Papers - White & Black cardstock, Graphic45 dp 'An ABC Primer' (purchased at Joan's Gardens)
Accessories - Sticky back spongy letters from JoAnn's, Prismacolor markers
 For card #2, I've used the sweet digi image from Stamp 'N Doodle
These days APPLE stands for vs an apple for the teacher!
My how times have changed since I was in school!!
Papers - White and Black cardstock, Hot Off The Press apple dp
Accessories - Graphic45 'School Days' rubber stamp, Creative Memories white letters, Zutter Distress-it-all

My #3 card showcases this adorable 
bookworm from Jen's Digi Stamps.
Papers - Kraft cs, Graphic45 'An ABC Primer' dp, gold metallic cs
Accessories - Sticky back spongy letters from JoAnn's, Stamps from the Graphic45, Prismacolor markers, Spellbinder classic oval die, pop dots, SU corner punch, SU crystal effects (for glasses)

If you haven't checked out all the wonderful challenges, techniques and awesome fellowship over on CDAC ... then jump right over and join in!  We'd LOVE to have you!!  I'm sure you'll see several faces you recognize!  And ... if you need inspiration ... that's the place to be!!!

Pixie Dust Studio - School is COOL
StampInsanity - Back to School
Fresh Brewed - School Theme - must have ABC visible
The Pixie Cottage - Back 2 School
Stampin' Royalty - Back to School
Crazy Amigo Challenge - Back to School
Jen's Digi Stamps - Back to School
The Stamping Boutique - Back to School

***EDIT to add card #4***

Card #4 uses the adorable digi image from Tortagialla.  
Does she scream 'teacher' or what!?!  LOL!

Papers:  white cs, Graphic45 'An ABC Primer' dp
Accessories - Crystal Effects, Fiskars swivel craft knife, Pop Dots, JoAnn's sticky back spongy letters

Here is a close-up showing the Crystal Effects on the glasses!
Too Cute!!!

Hope to see you there!


  1. Love your cards!!
    Thank you so much for playing the CDAC PROGRESSIVE CHALLENGE
    ~Ruza CDAC PC DT

  2. Wow, you have been very busy. Great cards, thanks for joining us at Pixie Dust Studio.

  3. Hey girly your school cards are sooo much fun!!! Fabulous sweetie!

  4. These are all phenomenal! Thanks for participating at Jen's Digi Stamps Back to School challenge.

    Happy Scrappin'

    Sue B

  5. Hi Darlene! You certainly have been busy making such a nice variety of Back to school treasures! Your cards are all wonderful! So fun and creative!
    Thank you for joining us for our "School ABC 123" Challenge at Freshly Brewed Challenges!
    Hugs, Sheryl

  6. Wow! Love each one of them Darlene - especially with those huge block letters! Fabulous! xx

  7. OMG Darlene,,,,,,I have just watch your Apple Back,,and I love it, love it, love it, love it,,,,

  8. You are Miss Speedy McQueen!! I have just finished my first one for this round and here are with 4, and 4 I might say that are stupendous! (as are all your creations!!) Darlene, you just flat rock!!

  9. wow you have been busy with these images! All are wonderful Darlene! I love the bookworm one and the way you did the sentiments! Thanks for playing with us at the CDAC progressive challenge!

  10. Wow, what a fabulous back to school creation! Thanks for sharing with us at The Pixie Cottage! Hope to see you again next week! Hugs, Karen

  11. AWWW!!!! So many adorable school themed projects. I just love them all. The black ABC stickers? are adorable and I love the little girls glasses.

    Thanks for playing along at Freshly Brewed Challenges.

    Heather D.

    I hope you will be able to hop with us Thursday!

  12. Darlene, these are all fabulous. I love that apple background - so vibrant. And how you popped out the Tortagialla girl.

    I can't believe I wasn't following you before, but I am now.

    Pop over to my blog for a chance to win a fabulous crafting software.


  13. FAB EWE LUTIOUS cards, I love all of them.

  14. fabulous cards Darlene, very cute
    thanks for joining the TSB challenge this week

  15. OMGosh!! Such fabulous cards, each of them is simply adorable!! Love the letters on each of them Thanks for playing along with us at Jens Digi Stamps.


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