Wednesday, May 31, 2017

graduation thank yous...

Wow!! Here we are at the end of May!!  School is almost out and graduation ceremonies are taking place everywhere.  My oldest is graduating from my alma mater, Stadium High School, and I couldn't be more excited!  He is pretty excited to be graduating too... especially since that means he won't have to get up so early, lol!!  (Click here if you want to see a photo of Stadium and read a little about the history of one of the coolest high schools in the United States!)   My cards today use the new Bold Thank You die, as well as the Mini Graduation Cap die.
Stadium's school colors are blue and gold so I pulled out some blue cardstock and a brushed gold cardstock and die cut the bold thank you from each .  I placed the gold thank you behind the blue and offset it slightly.  It looks really cool in real life.  The cap was die cut from the brushed gold.   Originally I was going to just adhere the sentiment to plain white cardstock, but decided to go with white woodgrain.  I think it looks pretty cool.  The little cap was adhered at an angle so it looks like it is being tossed in the air.  The woodgrain panels were die cut with a plain Rectangle Backdrop die and then the gold using a Stitched Dot Rectangle die.  I have two done and many more to go, lol!  I'm going to add this to the current Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge of anything goes.

A Jillian Vance Design products used:

Mini Grad Cap
Rectangle Backdrop
Stitched Dot Rectangles
Bold Thank You

Have a wonderful day!!

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craftieodmae said...

These are gorgeous!!!

A Jillian Vance Design said...

Stunningly gorgeous card and what an awesome High school! Beautiful setting and that stadium with a view! WOW!
Thanks for sharing and Congratulations on Graduation to you son and mom and dad too!

Greta said...

Absolutely perfect, Rosemary! The gold shadow for the words makes such a difference--love everything about this card! So we have something else in common--high school colors! Can't believe your son is graduating--congrats & good luck to him as he starts a new part of his life! Off to check out your school.

Linda W. (ScrappinBari) said...

Fabulous thank you card for grads, Rosemary! Congrats to your son!!

Lisa Elton said...

Love the shimmery gold grad cap!! The gold layer under the sentiment is such a nice touch. Congrats to your son, time sure flies doesn't it!! Took a peek at the high school, fabulous!!

Melissa Bove said...

Fabulous cards! Such a wonderful design!! Love the gold!!

Congrats to your graduate!!

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