Saturday, June 14, 2008

A Pair of Graduates


These are a pair of graduation cards I made up for some graduation parties we had a few Saturdays back.

I used Debbie Olsen's design here. She used the small letters and medium numbers to put the school and the year on them. When I ordered my Just Right Stamper, my medium numbers and small letter set was missing, and I didn't get the replacement shipment in time. So I used the graduation sentiment from Papertrey's Mixed Messages.

Our first recipient graduated from Buffalo Grove High School, so I went on the internet and looked up the school's colors to use in my card. I used Brilliant Blue and Pumpkin Pie from SU!. I was working, so I didn't go to the party, but I'm hoping he appreciated my using his school colors.

Our second graduate just finished 8th grade, so I didn't use any particular colors. I chose Pixie Pink and Certainly Celery for her.

The card is a tri-fold, with the inside flap going half way up the card to make a pocket, where I placed a check for the gift. A gift card would also fit nicely.

I apologize for not posting in such a long time. Things are more back to normal around here, so I am hoping to be blogging on a more regular basis now. We had a beautiful day here today in northern Illinois. I hope you did too. Thanks for visiting!

Stamps: PTI Mixed Messages, Just Right Monogram stamper
Ink:Pixie Pink, Brilliant Blue
Paper PTI Stamper's Select, Pixie Pink, Certainly Celery, Pumpkin Pie, Brilliant Blue
Extras: Martha Stewart Zig Zag punch, Making Memories Photo Anchors, Nestabilities

2 comments:

Veronica said...

Paula, both of your cards are awesome! I love your color choices and the layout. It is neat that you made the first card with the coordinating schools colors. Very cool! I look forward to seeing more of your creations. I understand that life can get busy, boy do I ever!

Juli Smith, SU! Demo said...

I appreciate the elegant simplicity of this layout! You've reminded me that all cards don't have to be "covered" to be good!

Love & friendhsip, Jules