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Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Ashley's Graduation

This is for a niece who will graduate next week - I go online to find HS and/or college logos to use, and I think these worked pretty well together.  (The HS is in Fort Collins CO).  I like the lovely background that results from dry embossing (Cuttlebug Congratulations) shimmery cardstock.  I have a small piece of DP with diplomas and mortar boards - I added some chalk to blend in.  The ribbon is two kinds - dark green and metallic edged gold.  I needed some bits at the top right - I used some sparkly gems - I do have trouble getting them to work with this embossing!
Sketch:   http://www.trimmiescraftchallenge.blogspot.com/
Chalk:    http://chalknstock.blogspot.com/
Sentiment:     http://www.simonsaysstampblog.com/wednesdaychallenge/
Graduation:   http://www.craftindesertdivas.com/search/label/Linky%20Party
Background (See note above):   http://drsdesignsblog.blogspot.com/search/label/%E2%97%8B%20Challenges
Any:        http://craftyribbonschallenge.blogspot.com/

5 comments:

  1. Dorothy, I love that bg and the very personalized graduation card you have made here. Thanks for joining us in the DRS Designs Challenge! Hugz

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  2. Fabulous card Dorothy! I love how you've made it so personal for your niece and the embossing looks wonderful.
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    hugs
    Mandy xx

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  3. What a great card, Dorothy, the embossed background is just gorgeous! I love how you made it to mean so much for your neice, too - isn't that one of the best things about cardmaking?! Thanks for joining in at CRAFT Challenge!

    love Mags B x

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  4. Great card...great use of images and embossing! Thanks for linking up to the Graduation Linky Party over at Craftin Desert Divas!

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  5. The layering and background embossing are awesome! So great!
    Thanks SO much for also sharing with us at Craftin Desert Divas! Glad to come by today!

    Warmly, Leah

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