Sunday, August 26, 2012

CI Paints~ Inspired By: Back to School and a Winner

Good Morning Blogger!!!
It is time for another fun
Inspired By Challenge 
over at
This weeks Challenge~
Inspired By: Back to School
 and here is the project I made inspired by some pins I found on Pinterest
that can be seen HERE another one HERE
I have had these large photo clips for like EVER and I knew I wanted to alter them
So when I found the pinterest inspiration I thought it would make a 
GREAT back to school teacher gift.

Supplies Used:
CardStock~ PTI~
Lemon Tart, Ripe Avocado, Enchanted Evening
Designer Paper~ DCWV~
The Grade School Stack
Embellishments~ Chipboard Apple
Scrabble Tiles
Die Cuts~ My Creative Time~
Build A Banner Kit
Chocolate, Everygreen, Rustic Red
Hemp Twine
White Gel Pen

I hope you have enjoyed my
Back to School Project!!!
Just a friendly reminder
 that all of CI Paints  are still on sale until the end of August!!

These little jars are full of so much beautiful shimmer!!
Check out all the lovely colors here in the store!

Thanks so much for stopping by and have a GREAT Day!!
I have a winner to announce from last week..
Karen's Birthday Blog Hop
and the lucky winner is
#27~abusybee - DoubleClick Connections
Super yummy! Great ribbons! It's always fun hoping with you! Carri
Congrats Carri!!!
Please send me your mailing address at
and I will get your prize right out to you
Entering this into the following Challenges~
Frosted Designs~ Use Chipboard
Simply Create Too~ Back to School
My Creative Time~Pinterest Inspired Project
DL.ART~ Happy Birthday Linky Party
CropStop~ Back to School
Cupcake Inspirations~ Back to School
Inspire Me Fridays~ AnythingGoes
Pink By Design~ School Project


  1. Super Sweet! Love your colors and Design.
    Tons of Hugs, Dangina

  2. LOVE the big clip...looks fabulous Jessica!

  3. Great alteration. Great color and cuts.

    Congrats Carri.

    Hugs Nana
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  4. SUPER cute; love the scrabble tiles-great alteration!!

  5. The teacher will love this altered clip

  6. Fantastic creation! Perfect for displaying school photos, notes or other goodies :)

    I invite you to join me at Tuesday Alchemy for Back To School!


  7. Pretty big clip and scrabble pieces..
    Congrats to your winner (Carrie)!
    Enjoy your lovely Sunday Jess~
    sweet hugs!

  8. so cute, love all the colors and details...thanks for sharing at cupcake inspirations


  9. Fabulous and Fun!!Cool!Congrats to the winner!

  10. Love your pretty and colorful clip! Would make a wonderful teacher gift!

  11. What a brilliant project! All of your details are perfect... sure to be traesured by any teacher. :) Thanks for playing along in the Back 2 School challenge over at the Simon Says Stamp challenge blog! xx

  12. So cute! Great back to school project. Teachers will love it! Thanks for joining us in the My Creative Time Challenge :)


  13. Your clip came out super! The apple and letters are fun!

    Yippee! Thanks so much!

  14. It is all your fault Jessica! lol Had to go over to Creative Inspirations because your project is fabulous!!

    Precious Hugs

  15. I love this, Jessica!! The big clip is so fun and using scrabble pieces is such a great idea!! Any teacher would love this!! Happy Sunday :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  16. Love this. I've been looking everywhere for those clips and haven't had any luck. I really love how this turned out especially the scrabble letters, Genious.

  17. This is such a great back to school project Jessica!I LOVE the cute idea,Thanks for joining us in the My Creative Time Challenge!!!:)

  18. Wonderful teachers' gifts! Thanks for joining our CropStop Back to School Challenge.

  19. FUN!!!! :)
    i should use the scrabble tiles from our game to make crafty items, that way i wouldn't have to play the game anymore as i stink at spelling! lol

  20. I like how this turned out! super cute Teachers gift and what a unique idea:) Love this!
    Sherrie K

  21. I just love this idea I need to get hooked up to pinterest I have gotten the invite-- I hope it is still good.
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART HB linky party.
    DIANA L.

  22. Fabulous idea! Love the big apple and the letters. Thank you for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp and Show!

  23. Jessica ~ REALLY! I LOVE this idea too! What a GREAT teacher gift! Of course the details and the paper is AMAZING! Do you know I have 2 of these clips and have YET to do anything with them! Okay you JUST inspired me on using at least one of them! THANK YOU!!! Always a pleasure stopping over here!

  24. This is a AWESOME idea Jessica! Love the paper, the scrabble tiles, oh well I LOVE IT ALL!!! Great job and thanks for playing along with us at MCT Pinterest challenge! Hugs, Leanne

  25. What an awesome idea!! Love everything about this!! Im going to have to scraplift this one! lol! Thanks for the inspiration!

  26. This is AWESOME! I love it! Thanks for joining us over at Cupcake Inspirations this week! Good luck!
    Rene :D

  27. I love this project. So perfect for back to school! Awesome job on it! Thanks for joining the My Creative Time Pinterest Challenge. Hugs- Glora

  28. I agree, this is an awesome project. I bet their teachers loved them :D

  29. What a cute photo clip Jessica! Thanks for linking up with us at Ink it Pink!

  30. This is a great back to school gift. It turned out wonderful. You packed in so much detail. I really love those scrabble tiles.

  31. Great photo holder for the current years school pic!!!
    Super idea :)

  32. This idea is great! I love the colors and the scrabble tiles! It's perfect!

  33. Jessica, this is soo cute, I don't know how I missed this last week! I'm so glad that you got to enter this in soo many challenges!