It's an exciting time of year for many a graduate. Congratulations to all of you!
I was so happy to find a graduation stamp set in the new catalog. I have been waiting and waiting for one with words. Pure Gumption fills the bill with 4 sayings and this darling little cap. This card came together quick and easy with the help of my Houndstooth Embossing Folder for texture and my 2 (retired) star punches. Unfortunately, Stampin' Up! does not currently have a star punch or die, so I had to retrieve my trusty retired ones.
Stamps: Pure Gumption (126315[W]; 126317[C])
Ink: Basic Black
Paper: Daffodil Delight, Basic Black, Whisper White, Silver Glimmer Paper (124005)
Accessories: Mini Brads (122941), Dimensionals (104430)
Tools: Houndstooth Embossing Folder (123134), Large & Small Star Punches
This second one is a graduation card I made last year, before I started my blog. I got the basic idea for this from someone else (I'm sorry, but I don't remember who), but turned out so cute, I thought it was worth sharing.
I used the owl punch, and the scallop circle punch for the wings. The hat was hand cut. It took some time to get him altogether, but so smart looking!
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