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Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Graduate Card

Sometime last week, while spreading some love, I came across another challenge blog and I was really inspired with the beautiful DT Cards which were made using silhouette images. This reminded me of a silhouette stamp I had, which I had never used and having to do a card this week for a friend who has just graduated, I quickly decided to try it out.



Not my usual style, as I'm all the time colouring with my Promarkers, but I loved doing this card. The DPs are from the Papermania Capsule Collection Paper Pack and the sentiment is computer generated. For the image I printed the stamp on paper and while holding it on a black card, I cut round it, so then I popped it up with some foam.

The challenges:
1 - Incy Wincy Desgins Challenge No 39 - BLACK, WHITE + 1 colour
2 - Kaboodle Challenge No 29 - EMBOSSING

Thanks for looking.

Hugs
xxx


13 comments:

Kelly said...

Hi Dora! This may not be your usual style but I'm lovin' it. Very classy.

coldwaters2 said...

Dora it is beautiful I love the silhouette, the embossing and the punched borders it really is effective a fabulous card.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Jodi said...

This is a wonderful card for graduation!! I love that it's a cut out!
Hugs
Jodi =)

Jill said...

Dora, I really love your card, its so classy! Thanks for joining in Kaboodledoodles this week. Jill

scrappyjacky said...

A great graduation card.

Lilacanglia said...

stunning card,
Love the silhouette,
Thanks for joining in with the Embossing challenge at Kaboodle Doodles this week,
Hugs
Angie

Debbie said...

A fabulous graduation card Dora, I love the punched borders and the Silhouette looks great against the embossed background...a very classy card!
Hugs
Debbie x

Craftyanny said...

Fab card Dora, love the silhoette, very pretty.
You came third on our challenge over on KDUK so don't forget to email your choice of image

http://karensdoodlesunitedkingdomchallenge.blogspot.com/2010/04/challenge-6-winners.html

Thanks for playing along and we hope to see you again this week
Anne x

Liz said...

WOW Dora just love how you have made this its really a wonderful card Really nice crafting thanks I love the silhouette, the punched borders are fab too Thanks
for joining incy wincy this week too and good luck in the draw
Hugs Liz xx

Nikki said...

Very Sharp Grad Card
Thanks for Playing Incy Wincy this Week
Hugs Nikki

Heather "Hev" said...

Awesome card :) She will love it!!

Thank you for joining us at Incy Wincy Designs Challenge this week :)

Would love it if you visited my blog Vanilla Hevn

Tam said...

Hi Dora,

Awesome creation.
Thank you for joining us at Incy Wincy Designs.
Good luck.
Tami

Hippieaud (aka Audrey) said...

BEAUTIFUL use of embossing, WONDERFUL card, thanks for playing at Kaboodle Doodles!

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