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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Happy Graduation Card

Made this Graduation Card using Sassy Studio digi, Chelsea's Graduation. Used a sketch which you can see below. Used Kraft americana cardstock some with stripes & added mini red star buttons. Used foam adhesive to pop up black squares & white square with digi on it. Used Stamp N Plus Gold Nugget chalk with VersaMark on grad tassel. Added 2 pieces of ribbon.

Supplies List

adhesive: foam - used to pop up black squares & white square with digi on it
buttons: 6 mini red stars
chalk: Stamp N Plus Gold Nugget w/ VersaMark - on grad tassel
digi: Sassy Studio Designs Chelsea's Graduation colored on computer
ink: Memento - Tuxedo Black
paper - cardstock - Kraft americana, black, white, 
   the Paper Studio Grad caps & Scrolls scrapbook paper
ribbon: Celebrate it Basic Narrows yellow
Spellbinder: Nest Cllasic Squares
Stampin' Up: stamp - Teedy Tiny Wishes sentiment
Tim Holtz: Distress Ink - wild honey, paper distresser

Entering this into the following challenges:

5/28 Paper Pretties Wed PWC259 FAB FAVS Ink up your fav stamp set unlim 5/22

5/29 Cute Card Thurs Tie It Up unlim 5/23
5/29 Dare To Be Sassy Thurs Ch178 Graduation 1E(#1) 5/23

5/31 Creative Insp Paints Anything Goes unlim 5/19
5/31 DLART Thankful Thurs Linky Ch Anything Goes unlim 5/2

5/31 Jo's Scrap Shack Funday Fri Ch#1 Sketch unlim 5/24


5/31 Ribbon Carousel RCC81 Celebrations unlim 5/7

6/1 Chalk-Ah-Lot Cafe Grad w/ Chalk unlim 5/19
6/1 Paper Makeup Stamps Digi Makeover Ch90 Anything Goes unlim 5/27

6/2 Kraft Journal Use any Sketch Ch 2E 5/27
6/2 LEJ Designs Ch55 Celebrate 3E(#2) 5/28 
6/2 Pink Elephant TPE201 Stars & Stripes Theme unlim 5/27

6/1 Kaboodle Doodle Ch173 Anything Goes 3E(#3) 5/27 
6/3 Party Time Tues PTT122 Anything Goes 3E(#2) 5/28

6/5 Crafty Ribbons Anything Goes With Ribbon unlim 5/23

6/8 Corrosive Ch175 I've Been Framed Create Proj that Incorporates a Frame 3E(#2) 5/26

6/9 Craftin Desert Diva Craft It Up & Link It Up Party #7 Ribbon or Twine unlim 5/27 
6/9 Creative Card Crew Punches/Dies 3E(#2) 5/28 
6/9 Paper Playtime Ch11 2 or More Ribbons 3E(#3) 5/27
6/9 Pause Dream Enjoy Ch11 Use Foam Tape 3E(#3) 5/27



  1. Love this card! The colors go well together and I love how you colored this image. Beautiful! Thanks for linking up with us at Jo's Funday Friday Challenge!


  2. Cute card - love those red pants under the graduation gown. Thanks for joining us over at Sassy Studios for DTBST.

  3. Wonderful card, lovely image! Graduation is certainly something to celebrate, thanks for joining us at LEJ Designs for our 'Celebrate' challenge!

  4. Love your cute image. Thanks for joining us in Jo’s Funday Friday Challenge!

  5. What an awesome graduation card you've made here, Melissa. It's really fun and will be treasured I'm sure. Thanks for sharing with us again this week at The Kraft Journal. Your creations are always fun and creative.
    Have a blessed week,
    The Kraft Journal

  6. Very nice! You did a great job with the image and theme. Thanks for joing us at Sassy Studios DTBST!

    Jodi SSD-DT

  7. Thank you so much for joining in this weeks LEJ Designs Challenge #55 - Celebrate, over on the LEJ Designs Challenge Blog.

    Great graduation card. I can see where this fits into the celebration theme as it is celebrating someones sucess. Great card and lovely colours.

    I hope we will see you entering more of our weekly challenges in the future as there are always great prizes to be won.

    Hugs Lisa xxxx LEJ Designs DT Member

  8. Great card, I love how you've given the idea of mortar boards on there!

    Thank you for joining the challenge with the Creative Card Crew!


  9. What a cute card ... I love the image you have used and I really like the layout too xx

    Many thanks for joining us over at LEJ DESIGNS CHALLENGE

    Good Luck

    Tina DT xxx

  10. Oh my this is a fabulous take on the sketch Melissa! I am loving how this turned out and love the grad girl! You go girlfriend!! lol Thanks for joining us again at Jo's Scrap Shack Funday Fridays;-)

  11. very nice! I like how you contrasted one of the squares with an image! Very clever! Nice touch with the gold ribbon!

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  13. Love the sassy graduate image!Thanks so much for playing along with us over at Paper Playtime 1 or 2 more ribbons challenge, waving hi from the hills of North Carolina ♥

  14. Lovely creation
    Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons

  15. The gold metallic chalk is one of my favorites. I have used a ton of it. Fabulous graduation card. Thanks for joining us at Chalk Ah Lot.

  16. Great take on the sketch! Your card is lovely! Thanks for joining us this week at Creative Card Crew!

    CCC DT
    Love to Create DT
    Crazy Challenge DT
    Anyone for Anya DT

  17. Great graduation card! Thanks so much for playing along with The Pink Elephant!

  18. Beautiful creation. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons. Good luck and hope to see you again.
    hugs Anke

  19. Perfect grad card! So glad you joined us at Corrosive Challenges!