Thursday, May 20, 2010

Another Graduation Card

It's Thursday! Time for another Lindsay Project! I know you all are probably getting tired of seeing this diploma digi, b/c along with half the DT last week I used this image. So here I am using it again. But I guess that just speaks to how timeless and perfectly useful it is!!! The reason I'm creating another grad card is b/c a friend of mine requested that I make one for her nephew who is graduating high school. His school colors are maroon, black and white. I just love a color challenge! So I chose to use the sketch from CardPatterns that you can see below. I also decided to spice it up a bit by adding the congratulations digi from Lindsay's All Around Phrases Set.

I then decided that this card still looked a little too plain, so I got the bright idea to add some shiny black paint dots to the dots in the all around phrases digi. It was so easy and only took less than a minute, but what a great effect! Kinda looks like it is embossed!


Well, that is all for today! I hope you enjoyed my card and don't forget to stop by Lindsay's blog to check out the work done by the other DT members and to snag a freebie!

Challenges: ABC Challenge --Unused Stash (patterned paper is old stash)
Ann's Creative Nook -- Round & Round (Used circles)
By the Cute & Girly -- Celebrations (Graduation)
Crafty Ann's -- Anything goes!
Crafty Cardmakers -- Decorate the Inside
Crafty Creations -- Encouragement/Celebration
Cute Daisy May -- As You Like It
DU2DS-- Anything goes
Doodle Place -- 3D (center circle is elevated)
Drunken Stampers - Use Your Scraps (used lots of cardstock scraps)
Magical Crafts Challenge -- Black, White & Other color (used maroon)
Polka Doodles -- Dimension & texture (used dimensionals and puff paint on dots)
Totally Gorjuss -- Round & Round (used circles)
Your Next Stamp -- Cut it out & Pop it up


25 comments:

  1. Those black dots are the perfect touch, along with that bow that is tied to perfection!

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  2. this is a perfect card, not only is it beautiful but easy to reproduce in multiples! well done!

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  3. Neat background paper and yes, the black dots are the perfect added touch to make the card extra special!

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  4. Very nice! The paint just jazz it up just right!

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  5. Oh this is a fun one! I need this one to send to my cousin's daughter who is graduating. Ha!

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  6. Great graduation card! Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
    Ann x

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  7. Hee hee we did use the same image! I like yours better!!! I wished I could tie a bow that perfect!

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  8. Nice card! That big, shiny red bow makes it really pop! I love how you and Leanne both used the same images, but had completely different cards.

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  9. Lovely! Thanks for playing along with us this week at the Drunken Stampers!

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  10. Awesome job with all of the challenges! I love the addition of the paint-adds just the right touch! Great grad card!

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  11. Very classy card i love it

    Thankyou for joining in at whoopsDaisy
    linniex

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  12. Wonderful card with great colors and Details. Thanks for playing with us at the Whoopsi Daisy Challenge. Good Luck!

    Hugs
    Heike

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  13. What a fabulous card.Thanks for sharing it with us at Magical Crafts.xxx

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  14. This is just lovely. Thanks for sharing at WhoopsiDaisy this month.
    Pinky

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  15. You're right- those shiny black dots are the perfect finishing touch! You've done a beautiful job "using your scraps," and I hope you'll join us again at Drunken Stampers next week!

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  16. Gorgeous card and wonderful colours! Thanks for playing at Magical Crafts this time.

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  17. Awesome dot work (really, it looks great)!

    And, since I've never been here before, your grad digi is NEW to me! :)

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  18. very pretty! this card really pops
    :)

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  19. So cool - love the background paper and the layering!

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  20. Lovely card and the black dots really make a difference. Thanks for joining us at TG this week.

    Kat x

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  21. This looks fab, I love the colours. Thanks for joining us at Magical Crafts.
    Hugs Shelley xx

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  22. Gorgeous elegant Card, and wonderful colours. Thanks for joining us at Magical Crafts.
    Hugs, Donna x

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  23. Thanks for sharing your project with us at Polkadoodles this week! Cheers Claire x

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  24. Really lovely card.
    Thanks for joining in with the Polka Doodles Dimension and Texture challenge.
    x

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  25. Great card. Lovely strong colours, ideal for a young man.
    Thank you for joining the BTC&G challenge this month.
    geraldine

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