Tuesday, May 29, 2018

SOS: Congrats/Graduation...

Greetings!  This week at Shopping Our Stash we are getting ready for the graduates!  And, because not everyone has a graduate in their life, we're opening the Grad Challenge also to a Congratulations challenge!


This card is for a friend's nephew.  Initially, I was going to mount it all on a white card, but when I went to get the card, I opted for the kraft instead.  I think it looks much more masculine this way.

Supplies:
  • Main patterned paper from a 12x12 dated 2014 by Echo Park
  • The brown/copper background paper was from the craft set that belonged to my kids when they were little... I recently cleaned out their craft bin and it turned out to be a gold mine!
  • The metallic cardboard was from some holiday cookie packaging a neighbor gave us.  It was just such a great copper color I had to keep part of it.
  • I used various hole punches to add confetti
  • The "Congrats" is a Tim Holtz die
Well, not a spectacular design, but it will do the job for a teen boy!  Now head on over to the Shopping Our Stash page to see what the team has cooked up!


9 comments:

  1. Super masculine grad. card!! it's perfect with the kraft base, I'm very fond of kraft and blue.

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  2. lovity, love, love, looooooove :)

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  3. This looks so fabulous and elegant! Excellent colors for a masculine card!

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  4. Yep, I like it on the kraft paper!
    Excellent idea to add confetti!

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  5. Oh Mimi, I totally agree that the Kraft card stock is the perfect color for your beautiful graduation card, it makes the gold and copper accents shine even more.
    I too save packaging paper when it's this gorgeous, how can you throw it away?? Never!!!
    Awesome card Mimi.
    XO

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  7. Mimi, this is a gorgeous design! Kraft paper is always a good choice for masculine cards as it allows you to pull in color that might not otherwise work. Very nicely done!
    Hugz,
    Chana

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  8. Love, love, love this! May have to CASE it for next year's graduate. :)

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  9. It's perfect and I think kraft was the right choice.

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