Saturday, May 14, 2016

Birdbrain Graduation

     Yesterday I shared a graduation card with you that I had done either for my granddaughter or her best friend.  Today, I'm sharing the second of those two cards and I still haven't decided who's going to get which one.  :-D  This one has an image by From the Heart Stamps and I'm also using the sketch from their challenge.


Sketch151
     I colored the image with ProMarkers, then die cut it with a stitched circle die from Memory Box.  I layered that onto black CS.  The sentiment is printed, hand cut, and matted with a scrap of that same black CS.  Since their school colors are blue and gold, I tried to keep to that color combo when designing the card.

     The dp is from my scrap basket.  I love that kind of argyle-plaid paper and I've used every single bit of it rather than throw away any of it.  I still have one full sheet of it left but hesitate to cut into it because I just love it so much.   It must be the geometric pattern -- those are always among my favorites because they work so well for masculine but also for girl cards.

     The stitched ribbon is the last bit of one-yard sample I had in my stash.  I added the yellow ribbon flower and the 3D grad hat for embellishment.

     Challenges:
As You Like It
Aud Sentiments
Connie Can Crop
Crafting with an Attitude
Crafty Catz
Creative Corner
Creative Fingers
DL.ART
Hanna and Friends
Outside the Box
Simply Papercraft

     Happy Stamping.  NanaConnie

22 comments:

Sarah said...

Thank you for joining us at AYLI and you are quite right about the geometric paper suiting all. Good Luck!! Sarah :o)

Cumbrianlass said...

A fabulous card NC love the fun image and gorgeous colours
Hugs Janet xxx

Cumbrianlass said...

A fabulous card NC love the fun image and gorgeous colours
Hugs Janet xxx

Crafts-by-Alison.blogspot.com said...

Connie another fantastic cute card love the image. Alison x

Connie Wallenbrock said...

Such a cute card Connie! Love that little bird!! And all your fun details to this card. Thanks for entering!

Katydid Cards said...

Life is good when even a bird brain can graduate, LOL Such a fun image and I sure do love how you showcased him on your card. Thanks so much for joining us at Connie Can Crop's monthly challenge, Dads & Grads. Good luck!

jimlynn said...

What a fun and cute image! I'm going to have to go get that one for future use.
Love the design on here and that patterned paper is absolutely yummy looking!!! Love it and your card.
Lynn

Brenda said...

Great job on showing Birdbrain off! I love the little added mortar board, perfect! Thanks so much for sharing with us at From the Heart Stamps i [heart} sketches with a tWist!

Carolina Girl (Cely) said...

I missed this post so happy that I was revisiting your blog....always fun to see what you have done. You cranked them out girl. I guess I work slow and think too much. My son came home from college...well he just graduated so I'm having a nice time visiting with him.

Kathy S said...

Hip, Hip Hooray!! Great graduation card Nana - so glad you joined us for Sketch 151 over at From the Heart Stamps.

Dawn Lancaster said...

Such a fun little graduation card NanaC! I love that little guy!
Hugs
Dawn xx

Sternenglanz said...

wow! Your card is great! the motif is funny :)

thank you for joining us at Hanna and Friends

x Sternenglanz

Daffodil Cards said...

What a wonderful card for a wonderful occasion.
Faith
x

Rainey's Craft Room said...

Fabulous paper and colour combo. Thanks for joining us at AYLI this time.
Lorraine DT

Tip Top said...

Wonderful card! Thanks for entering I {heart} card sketches with a tWist - hope to see you again next time!

Tracey Boley said...

Great card,love the die that you have used.

Lovely colour combo.

Thanks for sharing with us at CraftyCatz

Tracey DTxx

Therese Engström said...


Sooo cute card <3
Thanks for joining us at Creative Corner Challenges.
Hugs from Therese, DT

Berni Cuttino said...

Hi Sweeties. this is so cute and so much fun. Love this Bridie with these great colors. Love the grad hat on the side. Fabulous graduation card.
Hugs
Berni

Granmargaret said...

Great work Thank you for joining the challenge at Creative Fingers.

Angela Corcoran said...

What an adorable card! Thanks for sharing and entering into Connie Can Crop's monthly challenge!

Jennifer Greco said...

What a great project! I love the design & colors you used. Thanks for sharing it with us at Aud Sentiments, hope to see you again for our next challenge!
Jennifer
Simply Papercraft DT
Creative Knockouts DT
Aud Sentiments DT
Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge DT
Kitty Bee Designs DT

Veronica Tovar said...

Very sweet card. Either girl is going to love it. Great for Connie's Can Crop Dads & Grads challenge. Best luck