Can you believe that May is only a few short days away? Graduation will be here before you know it! I had big plans of getting a head start on graduation cards this year, not so much….this makes card #2! I went with super simple and classic black and white, so the card can be used for any school.

I started by inking my cap image in Intense Black ink and die cutting with the coordinating die. I mounted the cap with 3-D foam tape for added dimension. My sentiment strip is also mounted with 3-D foam tape. I love the simple elegance of the dry embossed background. It seems I use this folder in some form on almost every graduation card.

I mixed up a few sentiments on the inside to create a custom sentiment. The stitched panel adds in the little extra detail. Super simple card, yet easy to reproduce if you need multiple graduation cards! (this would be me!)

All supplies by Close To My Heart, except where noted:

  • Grad Party Stamp/Die Set-Simon Says Stamp
  • 1385 White Daisy Cardstock
  • X6047 Black Cardstock
  • Z4189 Intense Black Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad
  • Graduation Sentiment Strips-Simon Says Stamp
  • Z3688 Stitched Scalloped Brackets Thin Cuts
  • Stitched Panel Die-MFT
  • Graduation Cap Embossing Folder-Darice

I have entered my card in the following challenges:

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4 thoughts on “Con”GRAD”ulations!”

  1. Love this card in black and white as it looks very classy! It also leaves it open for any grad. Thanks for playing along with our sketch at The Paper Players. Take care!

  2. Allisa, this is perfect! I love the black and white combo and the sentiment! It is that time of the year! The inside sentiment is so fun! Great card using my sketch! So happy you joined my challenge at The Paper Players this week!


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