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Sunday, June 15, 2014


I can't believe it's here - my stepson is graduating from highschool!! Next year, it's my daughter's turn, where has the time gone??

This is the card I made for him, hope it doesn't come across as 'halloweeny'.  Orange and black are the school colours.  I love the little grad cap, I found that at the Silhouette Online Store.  Loved that you could cut the tassle in a separate colour.  Can you tell I popped it up a bit?

I used my new stencil from Simon Says May 2014 card kit for the stars, which is just what they're looking for in Simon's Wednesday Challenge 'Stencil It'.  I layed it over the paper and sponged on some grey ink which I also went over with some clear Wink of Stella.  I tried to get a good picture of the sparkle on the stars but it just wouldn't show up right.  I used this week's Sketch #314 from Sketch Saturday.  Rather than adding any more chevron to the card I stuck with the chevron pattern in the paper and added a couple antiqued brads to the corners.

Stamps:  Paper Smooches Sentiment Sampler
Paper:  MME Stella and Rose Mabel, SU Basic Grey
Ink:  StazOn Jet Black, SU Basic Grey
Accessories:  Simon Says Stamps 'Stars and Dots' Stencil, SU Metallic brads, SU Notebook punch, Silhouette Cameo, Wink of Stella clear



snappy scrappy said...

Perfect grad card for a guy!! Love it!!

Bananastamper said...

Great card! Love the colour combo and the fab stenciled stars! I didn't think Halloween until you mentioned it and I think it's fun that you used the school colours!

Donna said...

Very nice card! I love the stars and the border punch on the side gives it a great school feel.

Jo Nevill said...

Love your card, perfect grad card.

Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Wednesday Challenge.

Jo x

Debra Miller said...

Awesome card! Thank you so much for joining us at Sketch Saturday this week! ~Deb

Carla S. said...

Fantastic graduation card! Thanks for joining us for Sketch Saturday this week!

Niki Rowland said...

fab card, love the colour combo and the stars. Thanks for joining us this week at Sketch Saturday, Niki xx

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