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Saturday, May 7, 2011

Graduation


 This card has been entered in the Whimsical Wednesday Challenge #6
Graduation time is here again and here is an easy and elegant card 5" card.
Here is the RECIPE: Beginner to intermediate
Cricut Expression Machine
Cricut Cartridges:  Damask Decor (for card and white overlay), Wrap It Up (cap, word)
Cardstock: royal blue, black and white
Patterned paper: The Best of K & Company paper pack
Chalk Ink:  I inked the edges of the white overlay in blue
Bling: Blue metal button, 1 rhinestone  (both on cap)

The Card was only shaped on one end so after I adhered the white overlay, I cut the rest of the card out to match the end.  Liked it much better that way.  Spray adhesive works best with the Damask Decor overlays because they are so intricate.  I use a photo safe adhesive spray from 3M...it is super tacky!  Enjoy and thanks for taking the time to look!

16 comments:

Dilsaver Designs said...

I love the colors and the shape of your card, really class looking! Thanks for joining us this week @ CTO :)

Dilsaver Designs said...

classy, I meant ;)

Maquel said...

Those papers are perfect for your card! Great job on the challenge! Thanks for Celebrating the Occasion with us this week!

Maquel
http://papermaineiac.blogspot.com

Adrian said...

Great job! Thanks for playing @ CTO!

Melissa said...

Great job on your card, love the little tassel bling! Thanks so much for Celebrating the Occasion with us!

CraftyJAR said...

You are right! It is an elegant card. Cute! Thanks for playing along at CTO!
Judy

DIANA L. said...

Beautiful card I love it.Thanks for joining us this week at CTO.
http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com

Cathryn said...

Great Card, love the shape you made! Very striking! Thanks for playing along with us at Whimsical Wednesdays! Hugs, Cathryn :)

Kim H said...

Cindy,
Oh this shape card is just PERFECT! I LOVE the shape, the cut and the colors you chose! What a beautiful background paper... so perfect! Thank You for playing along with us at Whimsical Wednesday's!

*Star said...

Fabulous card!! Great job on the challenge and thanks for playing with us at Whimsical Wednesday. :)

ScrappingStephanie said...

love your shape card. OMG you have a good steady hand, I could never had pulled that off. What a fun grad card, love the colors and the paper you chose. The grad is going to love it. Thank you for playing along with us at Whimsical Wednesday:)

GiGi said...

This is a great card! I love the shape of it and the colors! Thanks for playing at Whimsical Wednesdays!

The Archiving Angel said...

This card turned out great. Love the color scheme & your cuts. The bling on the graduation cap is a sweet touch too.
Great job!
Thanks for joining us at Whimsical Wednesday.
Crafty best wishes.
Your newest follower,
Sonia

Cindy said...

Your did a great job with this challenge!I love the shape and the super details,Thanks for playing along at Whimsical Wednesday!:)

jessica said...

Beautiful card!! Thanks for sharing and playing along with us at Whimsical Wednesdays!

Staying Crafty said...

Very cute! Thanks for playing over at Whimsical Wednesday :)