Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Graduation Mouse

     Here's the second graduation card I made, this one for my grandson who is an honors graduate and who will be entering his long-desired, culinary academy in the fall.  The card features this fun mouse from Bugaboo Stamps.  This is the image I printed an additional time in order to cut and paste the mortar board onto my granddaughter's grad card which you can find HERE.

     Colored with ProMarkers, then cut with a stitched die from Memory Box, and inlaid into a scrap of stitched plaid dp which had been cut with that same die for a double stitched look. 

     The plaid paper is from a pad put out by Your Next Stamp.  The sheer ribbon is a scrap I didn't want to throw away.  The dry embossed piece was made using a scrap of CS.  I used up a lot of scraps with this card instead of wasting them.  :-D

Catch the Bug
Crafter's Castle
Crafty Addicts
Crafty Hazelnut's
Crafts Galore Encore
Creative Fingers
Pixie's Snippets
Sasayaki Glitter
Words to Craft By

     Happy Crafting.  NanaConnie


  1. Perfect grad card for a guy and your grandson will love it too. That's a cute little image!!

  2. Really like the colors and the different panels on your layout here! That image is so cute! Great masculine design for sure!

  3. The mouse is so cute, and I also like the colours.
    Thanks for sharing with us at Friendship Challenge.
    Good luck and best wishes!
    Ilse (thera)

  4. Congratulations to your grandson, Connie, and kudos on the culinary school! The Bugaboo mouse is one of my favorite characters, and you have colored him so delightfully! Wonderful card, and best wishes to your grandchildren for their accomplishments as they graduate! hugs, de

  5. Fabulous card, love the image. Congratulations to your grandson too. Sorry to hear you are having problems with your shoulder, take care.
    Linda xxx

  6. Hi NanaConnie,

    Your card for your grandson's graduation is so cute! I love your coloring of the image, and how you pieced the card together very effectively using up scraps! Thanks for joining us at Catch the Bug for our Teacher Appreciation challenge, and good luck! :)

    ~Marie B -DT

  7. A perfect snippets card for the occasion!

    Hugs, Sarn
    Stamping for Pleasure

  8. What a great graduation card this is Connie - and so many snippets used too! Love it!


    Di xx

  9. Ganz wundervoll gemacht.
    Danke für deine Teilnahme bei der Friendship Challenge.
    LG Dreja

  10. A great masculine look with the colors of the papers, and the colors have been nicely coordinated with those of the image too. Thanks for joining our challenge at Catch the Bug!

  11. Love your mouse, great background paper! Thanks for joining Catch the Bug's School out challenge, good luck! Bugaboo DT

  12. Great masculine card.
    Thanks for joining us at Craftyhazelnuts patterned paper challenge blog.
    Happy crafting!
    Catherine x DT

  13. Love your mouse and your creation
    Thanks for joining us at Friendship and I hope, I see you again.
    Hugs Anja

  14. Love this! Thank you so much for entering our challenge at Crafter's Castle this month!
    Hugs... Mike
    Crafter's Castle

  15. Liebe Nana Connie,
    eine wunderschöne Karte hast du gestaltet. Das Motiv ist so zauberhaft und toll coloriert. Vielen Dank für die Teilnahme an der Friendship Challenge. Liebe Grüße Silvi

  16. Love the design on your card and who doesn't love plaid paper! Such a happy Graduation card!!

  17. A beautiful card! It is amazing what all one can create out of the scrap box.
    Hugs Monica

  18. Hi, Connie! Congratulations to all your graduates!!! It really is such a special time of year, isn't it?! Thanks so much for sharing this adorable graduation card with us at Words 2 Craft By. I'm sure your grandson was thrilled to receive it.

  19. Beautiful! Thanks for sharing it with us at The Crafty Addicts and I hope to see many more of your beautiful creations soon :)


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