Monday, May 29, 2017

Graduation/Inspirational Cards

Last week I won over at Cute Card Thursday.  I got to pick two images from All Dressed Up.  I didn't realize that with one of these images it was actually and truly four images.  I chose "Wear With Style" as one of my picks.  I colored all four images but only used two so far.

Due to the fact that when I sit down to make a card I have absolutely no clue what I'm going to do, it is just easier to color all of them then go for it.  I decided to make at least one of these my daughter's graduation card (the blue one).  The other could be used as a graduation card as well, but both are most certainly uplifting and inspirational sentiments.

For the green and orange card I used a kraft paper card base and used scrap papers that I had laying on my desk (this is a common thing for me to just grab papers from off of my messy work space and use it on the project I'm working on).  I used my new tag die set for both cards.  First I used an embossing folder, then cut the tag out.  I used my buttfly thinlette from Stampin Up for the butterflies.  As for the funky background...I used some copper and some silver glitter mist spray, then used some fun glittery dobber paints (they smell like fruits).  I added a scrap string of pearls, some flowers, some gems and a bow.  Isn't it funny that when we make things and look at the finished project we wish we would've done something else?  In this case, I wish I'd used an embossing folder on the orange layer...Oh well, I still like how it turned out.  :)

For the blue card I used two of the tag dies from my new set, a small brown 'lace' doily, more of the butterflies, gems, hemp twine, string pearls, flowers and the fun DP is from a pad set called Lost & Found from My Mind's Eye.  For both cards I added the girls using pop dots.

Thanks for looking!
The Ribbon Girl Blog –  Use any image any type of card
Glitter n Sparkle  (up to 3 entries) anything goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends (up to 3 entries) – anything goes
Through The Craftroom Door  (2 entries max) –  Anything Goes  
Die Cuttin' D ivas (up to 3 entries) – tell what die cut you used – Graduation
Crafty Sentiments Designs Challenge blog (1 entry per person) – Anything Goes
Tuesday Throwdown – Anything Goes
A Snowflakes Promise (doesn’t have to be winter) –  Anything Goes
The Paper Shelter (enter up to 3 times, one must use a TPS image) –  Lace & Pearls
Word Art Wednesday (up to 5 entries) anything goes   
Create and Inspire  (Up to 3 entries)– ALWAYS anything goes optional/add some flowers
Inspiration Destination (enter as many times as you like) – always anything goes
If You Give a Crafter a Cookie (up to 5 entries) – cookie photo -
Crimbo Crackers (must be Christmas related)–  Anything Goes
Simply Create Too (enter up to 3 times) –  Must use a digi
Allsorts Challenge Blog (max of 3 entries) – Vintage
CropStop Blog – (UP TO 5 ENTRIES, say what you used that is from their store) anything goes
Great Impressions (up to 3 entries per month) –  Feminine
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