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Tuesday, June 3, 2008

non traditional grad card

Who says a grad card has to have a cap or gown on it?? It is all about what is inside anyway.... isn't it??? I made this card for my cousins daughters graduation. very very quick I easy.
The paper is berry Sorbet from Paper Trey. I embossed large flowers on the paper with my big kick & the Flower rings embosser. I also embossed the white glossy texture paper with the flower #4 mat. I think if you click on the photo you can actually see it better. I found these cute little flower brads at Michael's craft store they are made by Provo craft....they come 45 in a pack and all different colors!!! I added the hero arts gemstones to the centers. The congratulations is from the dollar bin at Michael's.

Because this card has brads on it I am entering it in the my time to craft brads/ eyelets challenge for this week. http://mytimetocraftchallenge.blogspot.com/

I really like this card....simple & easy!!!

enjoy the rests of the week!!



Lesley said...

Great card and you are right, graduation cards don't have to have a cap and gown on!! Thank you for taking part in our challenge xx

Mee said...

Simple but effective, perfect! Thanks for joining in with this weeks challenge :o) Jo x

kraftykathy1 said...

I agree, thanks for the idea of thinking outside the ordinary.

Linda Elbourne said...

Great card!

Shaz said...

simple can be best at times, though I have a knack of adding to them until they are cluttered lol, this one is lovley though!!
well done, might have a go myself, but I too - have no eyelets

Marge Robertson said...

Vert nice; I like the embossed background and those flowers are great!!! Nice find, GF!!! I think most girls would rather flowers than a cap/gown card anyway!

Glee said...

I agree, the simplicity of this card is STUNNING! It is perfection all over! NICE!!!!!

Wendy - Anntaurus said...

Very stylish card - love it!


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