Saturday, May 4, 2013

Epic {Graduation} Day

Happy Saturday friends!  Just got home from my boys' baseball game and am sneaking in a quick post while they have a snack.  Then we are headed outside to enjoy the b-e-a-u-tiful weather we are having today!

One of my co-workers asked me to make her a few cards for some upcoming events her family members will be celebrating.  One of the cards is for her nephew, who will be graduating from Boise State.  I asked her if she wanted the card to be done in his school colors and she said "Oh HECK NO!".  I was a bit shocked by her response at first, but she was quick to tell me that her husband is an AVID U of I Vandals fan (University of Idaho) and will not allow for anything in Boise State colors in their house.  I got a good laugh out of this and promised her I would NOT make a card with any blue or orange on it :)  So, after I got home from a run this morning, I took advantage of all 3 of my kids still sleeping and pulled out my all time favorite DSP, This and That Epic Day.  I snipped out some hexagons, added those to a honeycomb embossed sheet core'dinations cards stock, rolled up a little diploma and...

Supplies Used:
Paper ~ Gumball Green, Gumball Green Core'dinations, Naturals White, This and That Epic Day DSP
Ink ~ Gumball Green
Stamp Set ~ Blue Ribbon
Other Supplies ~ Honeycomb Embossing Folder, Linen Thread, Sanding Block, This and That Epic Day Washi Tape

Inspiration for this card was pulled from this weeks The Friday Mashup challenge...Embossing for Graduation.  I always love their mashup challenges...keeps me thinking and the creative juices flowing!

Best of luck to all the grads out there...enjoy your journey!

Happy Stamping!


  1. Adorable! I love all the hexagons. Thanks for joining the Friday Mashup this week.

  2. Great colors and I love the rolled up diploma!

    Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Friday Mashup!

  3. Fab graduation card! Love the combination of dsp, hexagons and the embossed background! Thanks for playing along with the Friday Mashup this week!