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May 18, 2012

For the Graduate - Bloggers Challenge

Happy Bloggers Challenge Friday!  Thanks so much to those who played along with last weeks Oh Baby! Challenge. This weeks challenge is Graduation.  Our oldest graduates from High School on May 31, seems like just yesterday we were sending him off to Kindergarten!  I'm looking forward to seeing your entries!

If you stopped by yesterday, I mentioned I created some backgrounds using the Gelli Arts Plate.  This is one of the panels I created by pressing some Canvas Mistables, and the Honeycomb Background into the Acrylic Paint on the Gelli Arts Plate.  The quote and "you did it" are from Our Daily Bread Designs Dreams set.  After stamping the quote on my panel, I die cut it using ODBD Elegant Oval Die, then traced the die on Black card stock and cut it out to layer underneath the stamped panel.  To embellish I added a Seam Binding Bow, Zva Creative Flourishes and a Zva Creative Mini Rose, that I sponged with Chilli Powder Ink.

Incase you were wondering, no this isn't the card I'm giving to my son - this one will probably end up for my niece!

Stamps - Our Daily Bread Designs Dreams, Honeycomb
Ink - Ranger Black Archival
Card Stock - Black, White, Watercolor
Other - Zva Creative Flourishes/Mini Rose, Glue Dots, Prima Distress Tool, ODBD Elegant Ovals Die, Big Shot, Acrylic Paints, Gelli Arts Plate, Mistables

If you'd like to play along with this weeks Bloggers Challenge, please link back to this post on your blog and mention you created your card for the Bloggers Challnge Graduation Challenge. Please add your link using the Link Tool below, your link should be a direct link to your Bloggers Challenge Post, use your name as the Title. Please do not link to cards that were created prior to the challenge date. Entries not linking properly, or backlinked will be removed.  If you have the captcha enabled on your blog, please consider turning it off, as it makes it so much easier to leave comments

Have a great weekend!


Terry said...

This background makes one awesome graduation card and your niece will love it! Well I need to get cracking on one for my G-daughter! Happy Friday!

Basement Stamper said...

That background is absolutely amazing. Can't believe J. is graduating already! Great card for graduation.

Danni said...

Great background!! and a wonderful card!

Tammy said...

Gorgeous card and I love your background!
Tammy x

tonistamps said...

Love that background Lisa! Your niece will love it - especially if it's got money inside! :)

Kimberly Gajewski said...

What a terrific graduation card, Lisa! That background is fantastic!! :D

Deborah Frings said...

A stunning background, beautiful sentiment and lovely ribbon - this is a fab card!

Gerrie Johnnic said...

Your colors are amazing and the finished card turned out fabby GF!

Suzanne C said...

Cool background for your grad card!

speedtalka said...

Love the patterned paper..looks like old furniture fabric!! Great job

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