Monday, June 7, 2010

For the Graduates




Just Three for Now!





I love Mo's little 'college' kids! This is Trinity, and I had so much fun coloring her with Copics and Prismacolor pencils and creating this card! She's available at Mo's store.
I needed some graduation cards and really wanted to use Mo's images, but she's been having trouble getting the drawings of graduating teens down just the way she wants them. I couldn't wait any longer, so came up with the idea of using a couple of her other images. Trinity was an obvious choice for a girl.
On the inside this one says, "Congratulations, Graduate! Best wishes for another new beginning!"

SU! Sentiment Stamp---Great Greetings
SU! card stock---Barely Banana, Always Artichoke, Baroque Burgundy
Patterned paper---Basic Grey's Wassailing
Embellishments---Flowers and leaves from Wild Orchid Crafts, Branch punch from Martha Stewart, SU! Scallop Circle punch, Gold cabochons, White gel pen
Tools---Cuttlebug with Shapeabilities Large Label die





This one uses 'A Thousand Stars' which is also available at the store. I couldn't seem to get the sky as dark a blue as I'd have liked. My darkest blue Prismacolor pencil lightened up as soon as I blended it! I'm going to try a different technique the next time.  On the inside this one says, "Reach for the stars, Graduate!"

Sentiment Stamp---Inkadinkado
Basic Grey patterned paper
Gold Metallic
Embellishments---Gold embossing powder, Spica Gold pen
Tools---Star punch, Cuttlebug with embossing folder




This last one is my least favorite. It doesn't use one of Mo's images, so I wasn't all that inspired! The image came from a coloring book site. The inside says, "Congratulations! You did it!"

Sentiment Stamp---SU! Great Greetings
Papers---SU! Real Red, Ballet Blue, and White Confetti
Basic Grey DP
Tools---Cuttlebug with embossing folder, SU! Oval punches
Embellishments---Ribbon, Brads

5 comments:

Denise @ Paper Gems said...

Boy Elaine..you are just whipping these cards out!

They are VERY cute!

Country Mouse said...

Love these cards!! They are all so great!

Elizabeth said...

Gorgeous cards!! Trinity is my favorite.

Cathy said...

I love the Graduation cards with the Mo's images. I guess we are digital snobs these days. We are used to beautiful images to color which you do perfectly on these top two Graduation cards.

little angel said...

I really love the first one!