May 21, 2015
Blog Design Team: Hats Off to You
Today’s project from Blog Team Member Amy Sheffer shows off just how fun it is to peruse Pinterest to get your creative juices flowing. She’s got a fantastic graduation card to share with us today. Check it out…
And now, here’s Amy to tell us all about her project…
While browsing Pinterest recently, I ran across a cute graduation gift
idea from the magazine Good Housekeeping: a box filled with dollar bills rolled up
and tied like diplomas. I couldn’t wait to incorporate that idea into a
The graduation cap is die-cut with the Grad Cap die. Do you
see the embossed edge around the mortarboard? I love that!
background for the cap and diploma, I stamped the Graphic Greetings
Graduate sentiment stamp in VersaMark onto Salt Water Taffy card stock
and heat embossed in white. I layered the focal point piece onto some
distressed vellum, and then onto a yellow polka dot pattern paper panel.
For embellishments, I added two
different types of wood veneer stars, along with a button tied off with
some linen thread.
What’s your favorite graduation gift to give? Do you
give money or prefer to give a purchased gift? Either way, you can create a card to help your graduate really celebrate!
Thank you for sharing such a cool idea picked up from Pinterest, Amy! You can check out the Taylored Expressions Pinterest boards here and you can find more of Amy’s beautiful work on her blog, Pickled Paper Designs. Have a joyful day!