Thursday, December 15, 2011

Day 16: We're Hitting the Books!

Welcome to Day 16 of the 25 Days of Christmas Crafting Showcase!  Today we're headed back to school!  Our Designers have whipped up some really cute September-time crafts for you today.   So without further ado . . . take it away, ladies!

Evelyn created a super cute and very useful back to school set using the Cricut
Wrap It Up cartridge.  Visit her blog for all the details! 

to create this pen and pencil holder.  Check out the details on her blog! 

Mindy also created this great study time door hanger using today's
FREE digital file from

Bonnie created a 6" x 6" September calendar using today's FREE digital file
along with the FREE calendar and topper printable provided by  Visit her blog for more details.

Melin used Learning Curve, Cut It Up, Create a Critter and Locker Talk to create this cute layout.

Close up of Book Worm on Book Stack

Close up of pencil title

Close up of school title.

Melin also created this layout using Word Builders, and Create a Critter to complete this super cute layout.

Close up of Dino

Close up of frog

Close up of train carts and school label.

Melin used her Gypsy to weld the Freshman title and Cursive and Lacey Labels and Lovely Florals Cartridges.

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DAY 16 Freebies

Apple Words Digital Stamp
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This link contains the zip folder with all available formats.
It will not cost anything to download.

School Title Cutting File
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This link contains the zip folder with all available formats.
AI, DXF, EPS, GSD, KNK, MTC, SVG, SCAL2.0, WPC and PDF for hand cutting or other file conversion.
It will not cost anything to download.

Vintage Santa's Shoulder Graphics
On Santa's Shoulder Colored

On Santa's Shoulder Gray Scale

On Santa's Shoulder Sepia

Please click the "ADD TO CART" button.
This link contains the non-watermarked printable versions.
It will not cost anything to download.

School Kids Vintage Graphic
Muted Tones

Sepia Toned


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It will not cost anything to download.

FREE Calendar Downloads.
For those of you just starting to follow us, we are steadily throughout the 25 days showcasing super cute 6x6 calendar pages that you can re-create for yourselves or as a gift. Here is the FREE download we are offering that the designers have used. The folder contains two versions of small ready to print monthly calendars and the Month labels in two versions as well.
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  1. Super cute projects! The DT did it again. They always make some beautiful projects. These are great!!

  2. These are all so cute! Thanks for all the freebies!

  3. Wonderful projects from all of the Team.. thanks for sharing.. and thank you for the freebies..

  4. Such cute projects! Thanks for the freebies, especially the vintage images.

  5. Wonderful back to school projects. Here in Central TX school starts in Aug. When I grew up E coast of FL school started in Sept after Labor Day. My daughter that is a sophomore in college at Kansas City Art Institute in KC, MO starts in Aug. Thanks for the wonderful freebies.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  6. Super cute projects!! Thanks for sharing!!

  7. A favorite theme and I love the schoolgirls with the chalkboards. They make me think of pictures I've seen of my grandmother as a girl.

  8. I love the design teams projects, esp. like the
    bookworm and dinosaur.
    Dawn RI

  9. You never can have enough ideas for school day's theme. Pam

  10. Wow, fabulous sweet projects! TFS joy4umetoo at hotmail dot com

  11. oh I LOVE all this school inspiration!!
    Great job everyone!!

  12. the projects are so cute!! love the bookworm!


  13. The layouts are spectacular! Your design team is REALLY good. Thanks again for the downloads; I really like today's.
    Happy holidays! Rae Ann O.

  14. All the projects look great!!
    Im already a follower.

    mommyscraftycreations at gmail dot com

  15. I projects are so cute and bright. Thanks for the ideas.

  16. Great projects. You all really know how to create awesome projects.

  17. The projects are great! Thanks for the freebies and the chance to win.

  18. These projects are soooo cute. Thanks for the chance to win these awesome prizes.

    viveros at gmail dot com

  19. Love all of the projects.. Thanks for the freebies. I Can't wait to try them out.
    Also thanks for a chance to win.

  20. Darling creations again today. I simply adore all of the diversity this DT has to offer. Thanks everyone!

  21. great projects again thanks for sharing!

  22. Love those layouts! That bookworm is adorable!

  23. Wonderful layouts! So fun!!

  24. Thanks, Melinda! I'll really get a lot of use out of these files!!

  25. Oh wow! What great prizes. I'm signing up to follow your blog! Beautiful creations!
    Happy Holidays! And..thank you and your sponsors for a chance to win!

  26. Love the back to school projects. Something to file and look forward to later. Unfortunately I am still trying to do Christmas.
    drinckel at yahoo dot com

  27. I just love all the vintage images. Thank you..

  28. Love the school thing - and so many great projects! :-)

  29. Makes me wish my son was back in school again, oh well I have a 3 month old grandson that I can make projects for in a few years lol. Thank you for the freebies, I adore the santa and kids and the school children.

  30. Cute school projects! To bad I don't have any little ones.

  31. Cute Cute stinki'n cute!!!!
    Thank you

  32. These would be good to use for my gkids school pages. Some really cute ideas on the site.

  33. Awesome projects and files.
    Thanks for the chance to win.
    annadowdy at gmail dot com

  34. Thanks for the chance at all the fantastic giveaways.

  35. Thank you again for the great freebies!!!! The DT continues to impress me with such awesome projects. Melin, I love the frog and dinosaur. They are going to find their way to my wish list. Thank you to the sponsors for their fabulous generosity!

  36. Wow cool school projects. Thanks for the ideas and the freebies. You all are great.

  37. Lover the vintage graphics! They will come in handy when I start the Christmas SB. Thanks!

  38. Lovely creations! I adore the door hanger especially, so stinkin' cute! :)


  39. Great projects. I love the little crayons!
    Thanks for the chance to win.
    Michelle C

  40. The school projects are so cute.Thanks for the chance to win.

  41. Awesome back to school ideas!!!

    Wanda H

  42. very cute, i especially love the hand sanitizer, great idea for teachers gifts

  43. Oh my goodness I love the santa download!!! And these school projects are great! Thank you!

  44. Wow Love Love all the back to school creations how cute is the little snail.

  45. Woop Woop!! Thanks for sharing!!!!


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