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Saturday, January 25, 2014

Joshua's graduation

We just heard that the son of friends of ours graduated in December - so this is pretty much a belated congratulations card.  Since it was so late I decided not to make it look so much like graduation.  I saw Erin's sample card at Clear it Out, and used it for a case/inspiration for this masculine look.  (used:  wood grain dp (from my very old stash!); Cuttlebug Congratulations embossing, Washi tape (the design looks like an arrow); a freebie verse from TLC (Thanks so much - perfect for my greeting); button dies tied with cord. For a simple card, I met a lot of challenges!
Sketch:  http://creativecardcrew.blogspot.com/
Sketch:  http://seemsalittlesketchy.blogspot.com/
      This is a cross challenge!
CASE Erin's card (stash item - DP):  http://clearitoutchallenge.blogspot.com/
Any (with sentiment):  http://audsentimentschallengeblog.blogspot.com/
Bow and dies:  http://papertakeweekly.blogspot.com/
Wood (DP):  http://pileitonchallenge.blogspot.com/
Button and bow :  http://sirstampalotchallenge.blogspot.com/
A for arrow:  http://www.simonsaysstampblog.com/mondaychallenge/ 
Their digi: 
Bingo - row 3 - digi, sentiment, embossing):  http://cutedaisymay.blogspot.com/
Uplifting sentiment:  http://www.wordartwednesday.blogspot.com/



13 comments:

  1. Love this, thanks for joining us at CCC xx Jan

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  2. Fab graduation card! Thanks for playing with Aud sentiments this week.

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  3. Thanks Dorothy, for sharing your project in the “Any Sentiment” Challenge! This is a beautifully done card! I love the DP, the embossed congratulations and the very masculine buttons! Amazingly elegant!
    ~ginny, DT for Aud Sentiments
    RubberMAD (GettyCollection.com)

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  4. Gorgeous card, Dorothy, perfect for a Male,thank you for sharing with us at Whoopsi Daisy, this week, best of luck xxx

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  5. Very crisp and elegant Dorothy.

    Thanks so much for sharing your creativity with us at Stamping Sensations challenge.

    B x

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  6. Such a great male card. You did a great job casing Erin´s card. Thanks for playing along with us at Clear It Out Challenges. Have a wonderful day and good luck! Hugs, Sujin

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  7. Just a grand masculine idea here! You did a marvelous job - and the washi tape completely fooled me! Thx for playing with us at Seems a Little Sketchy!

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  8. Lovely masculine card! Love the wood grain and the design! Thanks for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

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  9. Great card! Love the dp. Thanks for playing at clear it out and choosing my card to case!!!! Good luck. Hugs!

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  10. What a wonderful creation, Dorothy. Thanks so much for sharing with us again this week. Your art is such a blessing to me, and I thank you for taking the time to share your taletns with us. God bless you always, and thanks again for your participation.
    Hugs,
    Karen
    Word Art Wednesday

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  11. Great take on the challenge, love the masculine feel to this :)
    Thanks for joining us at the Clear it out Challenge blog

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  12. Thanks for joining Penny Black & More @ Allsorts challenge with this great entry, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  13. Beautiful colours for a guy's card and I love the embossed wording. Lovely! Thanks for joining us! MC, audsentiments DT.

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