22 August 2012

STAR STUDENT ...
{Digi Stamps 4 Joy DS4J: DT Project Challenge #49}

This is another DT Project for a challenge over at DS4J's blog.  The theme for Challenge No.49 is BACK TO SCHOOL.  I have created a centre step card using the  'BACK TO COLLEGE COLLEEN' and 'SCHOOL BAG' Digi Stamps from DS4J's shop.  You can find Colleen here and the School Bag here.  The images were coloured with H2O's and dry chalks.   The design papers are from Basic Grey and FabScraps.  The circle embellishments were created with various circle punches.

So hop on over to DS4J's blog and link your BACK TO SCHOOL creation to Challenge #49.






I have used a tent card design for this card and here is a step by step tutorial (excuse the well-worn self-healing mat - at least you can see that it works over time ... ha ha ha)

STEP 1
Cut a piece of cardstock measuring: 29 x 14.5cm
Score this piece of cardstock on 3, 6, 9 and 26cm and fold on scored lines as follows:


It should look like this from the top when folded

STEP 2
Apply two strips of adhesive (I have used double sided tape) as follows:

STEP 3
Cut another piece of cardstock measuring: 17 x 14.5cm
This piece of cardstock will be used to close the other side of the tent card, as follows:

STEP 4
Now mount the 17 x 14cm piece of cardstock (Step 3) onto the two pieces of adhesive (Step 2) to close the tent card, as follows:
 When put upright it should look like this:
Decorate to your hearts content.
Hope this tutorial is clear enough.


Once again I would like to try my hand with this tent card over at the following challenges:
  1. One Stitch At A Time #127: Back to School
  2. Cute Card Thursday #230: Back to School
  3. Splendiferous Bloggers Challenge: Back to School
  4. Simply Create Too #20: Back to School
  5. My Sheri Crafts #92: Back To School
  6. Raise The Bar #109: Back to School
  7. Robyn's Fetish #121: Use a Digi
  8. Card Crafter's Circle #36: Rich and Earthy Colours
  9. My Grafico #135: Back To School
  10. Make it Monday #103: Anything goes
  11. Use It Tuesday #37: All About School (all the design papers and embellishments are from my scraps file)
  12. The Pink Elephant #162: Embellishments: Create your own (the circle embellishments were created with EK Success circle punches)
  13. Lexi's Creations #72: Back to School
  14. Created with Love #1: 3 of a Kind (used three circle embellishments)
  15. Creative Stamp Friends #58: Special Card Shape (tent card)
  16. Eureka Stamps #2: Anything Goes
  17. Lollipop Crafts #87: Anything Goes
  18. The Crazy Challenge #127: Anything Goes
  19. The Outlawz: Back to School - Sentiment Required
  20. Victorine Stamps #41: Brown, White + One Other Colour (Mustard)
  21. Jackson's Digital Expression #18: Anything Goes+Optional Colour Challenge
  22. Charisma Cardz #32: Monochrome
  23. Moving Along With The Times: Anything but Square
  24. Paper Crafting Journey: Anything Goes
  25. Inspire Me Fridays #72: Anything Goes
  26. BasicGrey #75: Anything Goes (the background design paper are BasicGrey)
  27. Craft Your Days Away #52: Farewell Challenge - Anything Goes
  28. The Crafty Pad #184: To Die For (Dies/Punches) The circle embellishments were created with various circle punches.
  29. That Craft Place: Vintagei
  30. Stamptacular Sunday #176: Lets hear it for the girls
  31. No Matter Which Challenge #1: Anything goes
  32. Just Some Lines: Lets Layer It Up
  33. Whoopsi Daisy: Inclue a Sentiment
  34. Chalk N Stock: Bingo 5 in a row (PUNCHES: for circle embellishments/COLOUR: black,brown,mustard/CARDSTOCK: BasicGrey and FabScraps/GLUE: To stick down various elements/SCISSORS: Decorative edged scissors for edging around main image backdrop)/(I used dry chalks around the edges of the main image)
  35. Craft Your Passion #124: The Power of Three (I have created 3 flower embellishments)
  36. Take Time for You #74: Anything Goes
  37. Platypus Creek Digitals #13: Back to School
  38. Scrap-Creations: Back to School
  39. Tuesday Alchemy #28: Learn with Joy
  40. Divas by Design #49: Anything Goes

    Thanks again to all my wonderful Followers for the love you spread here at {Doing Life} and hope you will come and pay me a visit again and again and again .... ha ha ha

        

89 comments:

  1. Lovely mono card so suitable for a teenager. Thanks for the tutorial.
    Saw it on MIM
    hugs
    Margaret M

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  2. I can do it now...I have been so waiting for Wednesday to get here to get this tutorial....Thanks so much for doing it...I can't wait to make one, yours is beautiful. Another great job. joann sassy raggedy

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  3. This is such a fabulous card Desire. I love the design and the image is gorgeous. The detailing and colours are wonderful too.
    Thank you for the tutorial
    I hope you have a good day
    Hugs Sue

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  4. Gorgeous card, Desire! Love image and color. Very beautiful! hugs, Helena

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  5. This is fabulous Desire love the colour palette and she is perfect image for a teenager at school. Fab tutorial Thank you Hugs Elaine

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  6. Hello Desire. This is SIMPLY FABULOUS. Thanks for sharing at Created with love. Sandra x

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  7. wow fabulous card thanks for the tut....ill have a go hugs sassyxxx

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  8. Fab card Desire, I love the black and gold colour combination.
    Thank you for joining us at The Crafty Pad this week.
    Pauline
    x

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  9. Outstanding! Thanks for playing along with us at jackson's Digital Expressions!

    Hugz,
    Chana

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  10. Very cool card, thanks for sharing the folds too!

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  11. Very nice colors and card design. Thanks for sharing the tutorial and your project with us at Jackson's Digital Expressions.

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  12. I, Like, and love the card. I have just cut and scored the cardboard, now to fold, thank you very much. xx

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  13. Made it thanks now decorating to my hearts content. xxxx

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  14. Such a great card Desire...love the colours you used....good luck with all the challenges..a job in itself..LOL, hugs Ursula

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  15. Great card and Tut....thanks for playing along at Created With Love Challenges
    DawnD

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  16. This is fab sweetie. Thank you for the instructions.

    Hugs
    Cathy
    xxxxx

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  17. Stunning ♥♥♥
    HUGZ Fleur xXx

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  18. Desire, great layout and colour coordination. I love it!!! Thank you for sharing your card with us at JDE; good luck in the challenge.

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  19. Fab fold, love the BTS image and papers! Thanks for playing along with the Bloggers Challenge!

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  20. Love your card Desire...you always use such different colors & they are very effective! Thanks for the tutorial!
    Hugs, Renee

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  21. Wonderful Back to school card and the background paper matches your coloring and the flowers perfectly! =)
    Hugs, Elenor

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  22. gorgeous card and design, great tutorial Desire.

    greetings karin

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  23. Great card, LOL I thought I had seen this card before and I had at the Outlawz, It is wonderful love everything about it. Thanks for joining us at the Created with love Challenges
    Linda

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  24. totally gorgeous, love the fold and the rulers are fabulous!

    Many thanks for joining in the
    ♥Cute Card Thursday Challenge♥
    this week! Debxx

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  25. Fabulous - love the style!

    Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this week, and good luck!

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  26. Great card love the shape and love the way you have added the brads too! hugs me xx

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  27. Great card Desire, I love the colour combo!
    Thanks for playing at The Crafty Pad this week!
    Good Luck
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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  28. Beautiful card Desire, the tutorial is awesome, cant wait to try this fold too : ) Thanks for sharing, Elisa

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  29. Great tutorial, Desire. I just have to find my table to translate cm into inches. :-D

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  30. Fabulous card, love the mono look! Thanks for sharing at Lexi's hugs Susan x

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  31. Another stunner! Love your style :0)
    Spotted you on MIM :0)

    Leigh S-B
    http://leighsbdesigns.blogspot.com

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  32. such a wonderful card as always! Thanks so much for the tutorial. I'll have to try it out now :D


    Thanks for joining us as Jackson’s Digital Expressions this week. Hope to see you again next week. DT Crafting Vicky

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  33. Thanks so much for sharing this week on Tuesday Alchemy.

    Love this card! So fun and the tutorial is awesome!
    Hope you enjoyed the blog hop!
    Cheers!
    Kelli
    loveshappyhour.blogspot.com

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  34. This is fabulous Desire, love it.
    Wendy xx

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  35. A great card - love the image & embellishments - great earhty colours too!! Thanks for joining us at Jacksons Digital Expressions this week!!

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  36. Pretty card! Wonderful image, design, and papers! Thanks for sharing with us at My Sheri Crafts!
    Glenda

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  37. Hi Desire! Thanks for inviting me over to enter for your blog candy! Wow 6 years is a long time in the blogging world! I'm a new follower because I love your work. And I love this tent card...will have to try this one. Love the circles with the brads in the center very interesting. Thanks for joining us at JDE for this weeks challenge!

    Kathi
    DT Member

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  38. Beautiful colors, image and all of the details, very sweet card. Thanks for your sweet visit and luv on my blog. Hugs

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  39. Love what you have created here Desire. Super image background and fab card shape. Thanks for dropping by earlier from MIM and leaving a lovely comment, so pleased you did. Carolxx

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  40. What a lovely card you've created Desire. Thank you for joining us at That Craft place. Good luck in the draw.
    Hugs
    Suzi x

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  41. Fabulous color combo, the perfect back to school image and I love your homemade buttons--super great job, thanks so much for joining our challenge this week at One Stitch at a Time
    Deb
    xxx

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  42. Thanks Desire for telling me about your candy. I am now following both your blogs - as I said earlier - such fabulous colouring. I can see I need much more practice. Be a pleasure to pop back again.
    Hugs Sharon. x

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  43. Another wonderful project! I love your coloring with the chalk! Thanks for playing along with us at Chalk N Stock!

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  44. What a brilliant card.

    Thank you for joining us at Lexis Creations.

    Hugs Julie x

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  45. Neat tent style card and I like the monochromatic colours you've chosen. Thanks for joining us at Use It Tuesday!

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  46. This is such a cool tent card! Love the diagonal design and that it's monochomatic!

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  47. Wonderful tutorial Desire - thank you so much!! This card looks wonderful & this tent design is a great idea.

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  48. another brilliant card . Thanks for joining us over at The Crafty Pad this week . Tina x

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  49. Desire.. I can't thank you enough for the tutorial!! I can't wait to try it :) And your card is amazing!!! As always :) I learn something new from you every time I see a new card!!

    - Susan, DT @ OSAAT

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  50. I've joined your blog as a follower, thanks for the invite ;) I'm excited to follow you, your creations are beautiful!
    Also did the links!
    Blessings, Adrienne

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  51. Just a note. Thanks for your sweet visit and leaving the luv. Hugs.

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  52. You are so talented! This card is just wonderful!

    Hugs,

    Chriss

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  53. Gorgeous card I love the mono effect and the image is great!
    I saw your card over at MIM and I'm so glad I stopped by to take a closer look.
    Hugs Sheryl xx

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  54. Very cute card! I am going to have to try one of these! Thank you for the tutorial! You have a wonderful blog and I became a follower :)

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  55. Thank you for popping over! I saw your card too over on MIM! Have a great week end! Thank you for a chance to join in with your blog candy too how lovely!! But I'm in England
    (Lyn)

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  56. I'm not so sure my kiddos are thrilled with the back to school thing, but I am!! ;) Your card is kickin' and I just love the layout. You always have the coolest elements on yours cards.

    Thank you so much for taking the time to link up your talent and creative ideas with us at Make It Monday!
    Happy Crafting...
    Lisa xx

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  57. This card is great Desire, and the template is very nice, I'll make one this way.
    Thanks for commenting on my blog:)
    Hugs, Sandra

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  58. I just love everything about this card. Great tutorial must have a go at one of these when kids go home
    Bettyxxx

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  59. Super sweet card for a teenager and greit tutorial! I like the monochromatic colours you've chosen.
    Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Alchemy!
    Maria

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  60. Thanks for the tutorial and love your card.

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  61. Thanks for the wonderful tutorial, I am your newest follower.
    Hugs,
    Julia

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  62. Hi Desire, I love your card and I appreciate the lovely tutorial. This card is beautiful just like all your other creations. Saw this on MIM. Have a wonderful weekend. Hugs, Gloria

    Visit my blog. I would love more followers.
    http://purpleglocreations.blogspot.com

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  63. Wow! Your card is fantastic!! Thank you for joining Robyn's Fetish Challenge! xx Lilia DT

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  64. Hi daar,

    baie mooi kaartjie.

    Thanks for the Tutorial.
    Hugs
    Rachelle

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  65. what a great card! loving the tutorial too :)

    Thank you for playing along with us at Tuesday Alchemy this week
    *hugs* Shell x

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  66. I saw your beautiful creation on Make It Monday and had to visit and take a closer look. Gorgeous! TFS!
    My entries are: #165, #189, #217, #227 and #228.
    I would love to have you visit my blog!
    Hugs,
    Julia

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  67. Such a fun card! Thanks so much for playing at WHOOPSI DAISY this week:)

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  68. Fabulous card. Love the colours. Thanks for joining us at Platypus Creek Digitals.

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  69. Hello ……. This is a Beautiful card…… saw this on MIM.

    Hugs

    Bella

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  70. Oh this is super, what a great card, Love the colour scheme you have gone for. Thanks for playing with us this fortnight on MAWTT, Hazelxox

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  71. Oh this is super, what a great card, Love the colour scheme you have gone for. Thanks for playing with us this fortnight on MAWTT, Hazelxox

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  72. You're in a league of your own with these gorgeous creations. Beautifully done.

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  73. Fantastic step card Desire...I have just become a follower of your blog and linked my name to your DigiStamps4Joy giveaway! Thanks so much for the chance!!

    Patty
    hapscrappy.blogspot.com

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  74. Wow Desire this is fabulous, I love hjow you put colour together hunnie just love it huggies June xxx

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  75. wow, thanks for the fabby tut! And you have once again made such a lovely card in your typical style which is so adorable!
    Hugs, Alessandra

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  76. Hi Desire, what a fabulous card - great image and love your papers.

    Thanks for joining in with us this week at Divas by Design.

    Sarah

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  77. Great tutorial, awesome card! I just entered your giveaway--congrats on your anniversary! Thank you for playing with us this week at Tuesday Alchemy!

    Eileen

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  78. I'm a mew follower. Saw a lot of your projects & I like your style!

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  79. This is very creative! Love the shape of the card and that you stayed away from the traditional red, black and yellow for a school card!

    Thank you so much for joining us this week at Tuesday Alchemy!
    Hugs Katya x

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  80. perfect card for us challenge- thank so much for playing with craftyourpassionchallenges - hugs Joanna

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  81. Very lovely. Thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenge.

    groetjes, Ellen

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  82. Super great card and wonderful turtorial!!! Love it when artists put turtorials!!

    Thanks for joining the Diva's this week for our ANYTGHING GOES Challenge!!!

    Good Luck,
    Rina Fashionista

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  83. Such a cute card. Thanks for playing with us at Going Grey with Scrap-Creations back to school challenge!

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  84. I like the neutral colour pallete and the interesting fold, very pretty
    hugs Julie P

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  85. Great tutorial! :) Fun image and fab card too! :)

    hugs

    xxalisonxx

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  86. This is a fabulous card! I love the design and the papers you used.

    --Cheryl--

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  87. Love!! Thanks for joining us @ My Sheri Crafts.

    Letillia
    divaof5.blogspot.com

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  88. Awesome card! Thank you so much for joining us at Take Time for You.

    Hugs, Natascha

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