Tuesday, March 31, 2015

It's MY DAY!!!!

Good Morning, Stampers!

I'm SO EXCITED! Not only is it DAY 3 of the Create with Connie and Mary FREE PREVIEW WEEK, it is MY DAY for BLOG CANDY! WOO HOO! All you need to do is leave a comment below and I will choose a winner to be announced at the end of the week. Doesn't get any easier than that!

One of the sets I will be featuring in the Card "Create"tions Collection is Bravo. What better stamp set can offer so many positive sentiments? It's a must-have set for any stamp collection!

For this card, I combined the set with the Class of 2015 stamp - a perfect match! I kept the colors a simple black and gold - very versatile!


1. Mask and stamp the Class Of using Whisper White ink on the Basic Black card front.
2. Stamp the Congrats using Jet Black Stazon ink onto Vellum cardstock.
3. Adhere the vellum to the card front.
4. Add a Gold Shimmer frame embossed with the Woodgrain embossing folder.
5. Emboss the 2015 using Versamark ink and gold embossing powder.
6. Stamp the cap using Jet Black Stazon
7. Add Gold Ribbon and Gold Sequin Trim

SU!pplies:
Stamps: Class of 2015, Bravo
Ink: Versamark, Jet Black Stazon, Whisper White
Paper: Basic Black, Vellum Cardstock, Gold Shimmer
Accessories: Woodgrain embossing folder, Gold Sequin Trim, Gold 1/8" Ribbon, heat tool, gold embossing folder

Now, head over to Create with Connie and Mary to 
subscribe so you won't miss out on this fabulous card collection!
Happie Stampin'!
~Melissa

30 comments:

Jackie said...

What a terrific Grad card! I love it and will give this one a try for sure since my grandson graduates this summer. Thanks so much for sharing and look forward to all the wonderful creations this team comes up with!

Carol Parcell said...

Wonderful graduation card. Love all the details.

Seletta said...

Right on target for the upcoming grads. Great way to express appreciation for their accomplishments. Thanks for sharing.

Cathi D said...

I bought the class of 2015 stamp since I have a graduate this year. This is a great use for it!

Catherine Steele said...

Wonderful graduation card! I love the mix of textures you used. Thank you for sharing your creativity with all of us!

Janet Kohler said...

Great card. We all need graduation ideas and this is a great one. thanks for sharing your talents.

lisa808 said...

Super card!

Deborah said...

Love how you used the vellum! I'll have to keep this in mind for my son's grad next year :)

Carey said...

I love working with vellum and really like what you have done with it. Thanks for the inspiration.

martha said...

The gold and black colors are perfect for the grad card! I like how you used the Class of stamp in 3 different sections. Thanks for sharing your great ideas!

Ann S. said...

I love how the black "congrats" pops against the white "class of" on the vellum. Great card!

Dodge3670 said...

Awesome Graduation card. I love how you stamped the background. Neat frame too!
Thanks for sharing with us!!!
Lynn G.

rosemarie calpin said...

You have shown so many ways to use that one stamp.Awesome job! Will keep on file. No grads this year.

rosemarie calpin said...

You have shown so many ways to use that one stamp.Awesome job! Will keep on file. No grads this year.

Barbara V said...

Great card for any graduate! Thanks for sharing.

Bette S said...

Neat card! I have a grandson graduating from UNI this spring and this just fits the bill! Thank you for sharing your great creation!

Jenny Engelke said...

This card could not get any cooler! I absolutely love the vellum window and the gold embossing! Awesome!

cropqueen said...

Just in time for college graduations. Thanks for a great idea.

Claudia said...

Great Grad card! Thanks!

Heather A said...

Very classy card! TFS.

MaryAnn Hilleary said...

What a cute graduation card. Thanks for a chance to win blog candy.

Kim Innis said...

What a great card. Love the colors!

Kim Innis said...

What a great card. Love the colors!

Debbie Flattum said...

Beautiful card. Love the use of the gold sequin trim. Look forward to seeing your upcoming projects.

Laura said...

I really enjoy the cards you make, you are very creative Laura from Tyler

Marianne B in AZ said...

Your card is so creative! So much going on and it all pulls together perfectly! I really like the "tassle" from the gold sequin trim and ribbon.

Judy Strickling said...

Love this card! Very unique and one of a kind!

Jackie said...

This is simply an amazing card. So many neat techniques and product integrated together.

Bonnie said...

Lovely card. Also a great reminder for me to get working on some grad cards. This is good inspiration.

Eileen said...

Thanks so much for the tutorial, love the card!!!