Tuesday, May 11, 2010

5/11 Graduation Smiles


Every time I make a card with the "Go, Graduate" set from the Summer Mini Catalog I find myself smiling. It's a fun set to work with! This card fulfills two challenges. One for Late Night Stampers to Make It from the Mini and the other challenge is a Stamping 411 sketch challenge. I also challenged myself to use a set that when purchased this month from Stampin'Up earns you a set of designer brads . . .so I decided to use designer brads on my card, too!

Here are the supplies I used if you would like to recreate this card:

Stamps: Go Graduate, Elements of Style (when purchased in May from your SU demonstrator qualifies you to receive a collection of designer brads!)
Paper: Basic Black, Naturals White, Whisper White, Brushed Silver
Ink: Encore Silver, Glorious Green
Tools: Big Shot Machine, Lattice Square Impressions Folder, Scallop Border Punch, Paper Piercing Tool to create holes for the brads, Blender Pen
Accessories: 1/4" Basic Black Grosgrain, Filigree Brads


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10 comments:

Steph said...

WOW, this is so pretty. Love the colors you used and the flowers in the background are very nice.

Robin Merriman said...

I'm blown away that you made Glorious Green work here - just a terrific card! Yeah, you rock!
Thanks for playing this week!

Carrie Gaskin said...

Great card, Kay! I don't use the Glorious Green often but you sure did a great job with it!

Patti Chesky said...

So proud of you.....you made a great card using Glorious Green. My GG supplies are collecting dust, LOL!!!

You are the queen of this stamp set. Love everything you make with it!!!

P.S. I'll see you on Sunday at Terrie's meeting!!!!

Selene Kempton said...

Glorious green isn't that bad... it just got a bad wrap... :) You worked it out! Gorgeous!!!

Hi, I'm Lee Conrey! said...

I would never have thought to use these two stamp set together. It's awesome!!!!

Kerin said...

I never use Glorious Green...guess I should start after seeing your card, love it!!

Andrea L - EnchantINK said...

I found myself smiling too when I saw this card! It is infectious! I'm with Kerin ... hardly ever use Glorious Green (even though green is my favourite colour) ... but you have made this work so stunningly well! TFS Hugs xxAxx

Connie Babbert said...

How fun! I love the graduation card and the filigree details. Thanks for playing along with Stamping 411 sketch this week.

Tiffany Bauer said...

Great card!!! Glorious Green is not a fav of mine but you did an awesome job with it here!! Thanks for playing along this week over at Stamping 411!!