Saturday, September 1, 2012

Back to School Blog Hop

For the "Brew Ha Ha Blog Hop" click here.

Welcome to our Back to School Blog Hop
Can you believe that summer is already over? September is here and our Kiddo’s are going back to school!  This is such a scary and exciting time for the kids and parents. This is our way to say Thank You to the teachers and to share our special memories. Who doesn’t have boxes and boxes of artwork, report cards, pictures, and sweet valentines from our kids, grandchildren, nieces or nephews? I love to look back at them over the years. And if your kids are just starting out, get a huge box; you are going to need it!
We have some very talented ladies who would love to share their beautiful projects with you.
And of course we will have BLOG CANDY!!!
We have a $20 Gift Card up for grabs to Bear Hugs Art & Scraps
Please stop by their fan page here,, to show them some love and thank them for this awesome prize!

To be eligible, all you have to do is:
1. Leave a comment on every blog in the hop
2. Go to Bear Hugs fan page,, hit the LIKE butoon and leave a comment saying you are from the Back to School Hop!
If you would like to start at the beginning of the blog hop, go to Pamela’s Blog

Here is our line up
Jennifer ~ (you are here)

So in honor of being a part of her FABULOUS team I decided to incorporate a couple of her files into my blog hop project!! I used the School House file which you can find HERE and I also used the Party Pencil and Apple and those can be found HERE. Also, she only requires two projects per month instead of two per week!  YeeHaw more scrappy time for me =)
(School House) -everything you see here is included
Party Pencil and Party Apple
The fence, grass, sidewalk, and title shadow are all added details that I created using my Cameo.

I created and offset of 0.13 to the Back to School title in black (included with the School House)
and did some doodling with a white gel pen.

On the Party pencil I used the Peachy Keen "Simple Sallies"
Face Assortment Stamps (PK-531)

The Apple I used my new favorie set from Peachy Keen "The Cornies"
Face Assorment  Stamps (PK-293)

I also added a lot of extra stamping to my layout to take up some of the space. I used the "School Days" stamp set from CardzTV Stamps, you can purchase these at

Now, we wouldn’t want you to be tardy so climb on the bus and ride on over to
Whether you will be starting out listening to the” Wheels on the Bus” Nursery Rhyme or at the end of the year listening to “The Graduation March”, get yourself a big box of tissues, walk your baby out the door and take a deep breath. It’s a long 12 years!
Have fun and take lots of pictures!
Thanks for hopping with us!

Happy Scrappin'


  1. Ahhh!! I love it!! Good for you!! Can't wait!!

    Jen :0)

  2. So cute! I love everything about that LO. I hope to be that good someday. Congrats on your new DT!

  3. How cute!! I so love the dancing pencil =) You did an amazing job on this layout like always!

    and congrats on the new adventure!!

  4. Congrats on your new DT adventure! I am sure this one will be a uch better fit for you! :) Your LO is fabulous! Love that little schoolhouse!! Going to have to go check out her site! :) Thanks for being in the hop!

  5. Con grats on your new adventure. Now where is the video for this layout. I just love it.

  6. Great layout, that pencil is just too much! All the best on the new DT! :)

  7. fabulous LO Jennifer!
    love those partying characters!!

  8. Fabulous Jennifer:) Welcome to the team!

  9.!!! Great Layout... love all the colors... and the legs on the pencil and apple just crack me up!!! Toooo cute :))

  10. Precioso me encnataron las stampas :)

  11. Wonderful LO. Just the right amount of detail. Looks like you layered the school building-I like that. I really like how you did the title.

  12. Very cute! Congrats on making your new team! I need to get me some of those Peachy Keen stamps!

  13. Your LO is awesome withall the colors and so cheerful.

    marg0006 at verizon dot net

  14. this is cute Jennifer!! congratulations on your new DT placement:-)

  15. Awesome layout! I love the little pencil and apple with legs and the doodling around the letters is just perfect! TFS