Monday, June 10, 2013

Banner Graduation Card

My niece graduated from junior high last week, and I thought a bright rainbow card would be perfect for her!  I love the cards Dawn McVey used for her Papertrey Ink Make it Monday post, so I tried out the technique using lots of My Creative Time products!

I pulled out lots of brightly colored scraps (this is a great way to use some of them up) and cut banners using dies from Chocolate Greetings, Just Simply Live, Build a Banner Kit, and Vintage Stitched Label Dies.  Across the top, I added a strip of polka dotted paper trimmed with the ekSuccess Bumpy Roads Edger Punch.  I then layered a strip of Limeade Ice cardstock, stamped with a sentiment from Vintage Sentiments.  The graduation cap was made with a die from Here's Lookin' at You.

Lastly, I stamped "Class of 2013" using stamps from Follow Your Dreams.  I think it turned out to be a pretty happy looking card!

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  1. Love it...the patterns are so pretty!

  2. Katie, I love how bright and fun your card is! Also glad you survived the heat this weekend! :)

  3. I love this colorful idea and I think your Niece will too! Beautiful job on your card.
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  4. This is such an AWESOME card!!!Hi Katie, I am so behind in my commenting!!! I just look at all your BEAUTIFUL projects you made and OMG my friend SUPER job as always!!!!:)

  5. Super card! Pinned and shared on FB today!

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