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Monday, May 13, 2013

Grad Card

Created this card after inspiration from Anita of ScrappyHappyMommy.

Received a high school graduation announcement & girl's school colors are purple & gold.

Used a sketch that you can see below.

Scanned some graduation scrapbook paper & changed it from having red on it to monochrome black & white and printed on cardstock to use for layer.

Used Spellbinder dies for ovals. Used D'vine Swirl embossing folder on the white oval. Used Everyday Pop-Up Cricut cartridge for the Graduation Cap. Added a brad to attach the tassel. Added gems.

Supplies List
brad: purple on grad cap
Cricut cartridge - Everyday Pop-Up Cards 2" Grad Cap
embossing: D'vine Swirl embossing folder
ink: Adirondack Brights Purple Twilight, Memento -Tuxedo Black
paper - cardstock - core'dinations black, gold/yellow, 2 shades purple, white
   the Paper Studio Grad Caps & Scrolls scrapbook paper
Spellbinder: Nest Classic Ovals
Stampin' Up: die - Bitty Banners Framelits, stamp - Itty Bitty Banners

Entering this into the following challenges:

5/13 Die Cuttin Divas Ch114 Sketch 3E(#3) 5/7

5/18 Sentimental Sun Ch154 For a Special Woman 3E(#1) 5/12

5/19 Cupcake Craft Ch242 Lots of Layers 2E(#1) 5/13 
5/19 Fantabulous Cricut Ch160 Congrat Grad 1E(#1) 5/13
5/19 Simon Says Stamp & Show Ch: A little paper unlim 5/13

5/25 Corrosive Ch174 My Sentiments Exactly 3E(#2) 5/12

5/26 Crafty Boots Celebrations Ch unlim 5/13
5/26 Paper Playtime Buttons or Brads 3E(#1) 5/13

5/31 DLART Thankful Thurs Linky Ch Anything Goes unlim 5/2


  1. It turned out real nice! Glad that Anita inspired you!

  2. Super card, I like the lavender on top of the pattern paper. Thanks for joining us at FCCB this week.

  3. Awesome idea. thanks so much for playing along with FCCB.

  4. I love your design on this card. Thank you for joining in the celebrations at Crafty Boots Challenges.


  5. What a perfect card for any Grad. Great job with the sketch. Thanks so much for sharing at The Corrosive Challenge!

  6. Ooooh I love the purple hues! Glad to be an inspiration this week to a fellow crafter! Thanks for joining us at DCD for our sketch challenge.

  7. Great Graduation card! Thanks for playing along with us over at Paper Playtime Button or Brad challenge, waving hi from the hills of North Carolina ♥

  8. Great card! Love all the elements you added! You did a fabulous job! Thanks for joining us over at FCCB this week!

  9. Very nice! Thanks for sharing with us at Sentimental Sundays!


  10. A really fun card. Thanks for joining us at Cupcake this week xx

  11. Great card! Fabulous idea of scanning the paper in and reprinting it to get it in black and white. Thanks for joining the graduation challenge at FCCB this week!

  12. great idea to use a monochromatic background and use the main color on the cap. Thanks for joining the challenge this week at FCCB. Kim Ogden

  13. What a fabulous card! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake. keeley

  14. Very stylish! Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp & Show! Sarah.