Sunday, August 14, 2011

Back to school Blog hop day 4

Hi friends,
Thanks for stopping by again today for our fourth and final day of our back to school blog hop.

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If you came from April's blog you are in the right place. If you would like to start at the beginning of the hop please go to Rebekah she is the wonderful host of our hop at

Today I have a fun back to school layout that I made using the Elementary, My Dear collection by GCD Studios.

Here is a close up shot of the banner that I made. I added some fun chipboard stars from Melody Ross's Chip art collection.
I painted the chipboard stars with white paint, then used the Chip art tool (to deboss them), then inked the edges with brown ink.

I also painted the corrugated cardboard letters (Jillibean), and added an apple that I fussy cut from a 12x12 sheet of flocked paper and added a fun Epiphany button.


Thanks for stopping by today. I have enjoyed sharing my back to school themed projects with you, and I hope that you have enjoyed them too. Be sure to come by again tomorrow and I will announce the winners of days 1-4. Leave me a comment today, and I will enter you in a drawing for a Prima Border stamp and 1 gem strip sheet.

Be sure to check out these crafty girls next for more inspiration and a chance to win more prizes.

okay, go......

Blog Hop line up:

~ you are here ~ Gina
next ~ Rebekah
~ Doreen
~ Nicolette
~ Amanda
~ Melissa
~ April

Next stop on the hop is Rebekah, so stop by her blog to see what wonderful project she has to share with you.

Jillibean soup: corrugated alphas
twine from Divine Twine
ink: chestnut roan (Colorbox)
foam squares (Scrapbook Adhesives)
notebook punch (Fiskars)
GCD studios Elementary, My Dear collection by Heather Tozzi


  1. Well Gina, has been fun hopping with you, hope to stay in touch, love your school layout, the title and the banner you made is perfect, take care, Doreen x

  2. Really like your layout, especially all the detail work! It is awesome!
    jejaeb at cfl dot rr dot com

  3. Very nice LO. I love the banner and the black and white photos!! TFS!! It has been really nice hopping with you this weekend!!


  4. love this layout!! love how you stitched (with no thread) really enjoyed getting to know you a little better - thanks for being a part of this hop!! rebekah

  5. This layout is fabulous! I love the pictures! Really fun! They look SO much older now.

  6. Loveeeeeeeee this! LOVING the banner, the photos and the corrugated alphas! :):):):):):):):):):):)