Today’s Bloggers’ Challenge was to make a graduation card. Very appropriate for me since I have one that just graduated from Ohio State University. I didn’t use Gray for this card, just the black, red, and white. You could make it in any school color!
I started with a 5 1/2" square of Basic Black cardstock, found the center point and then folded each point to the center…this is a little tricky because you need to make sure each side is meeting exactly. I did use my Score Pal to help with the crease lines. After I folded all the sides, I pierced a hole in the middle, added a Silver Jumbo Brad and a small tassel I had in my stash.
The inside is pretty simple! I cut a Real Red square the size of the inside and layered it. I used the stamp set Great Grads to stamp the circle Graduate in Real Red on Whisper White and punched with the 1 3/4 circle punch. Then I stamped it again in Basic Black and punched with the 1 3/8" circle punch. The Black G in the center is popped up on dimensionals. I stamped the trio of Congratulations from Great Grads underneath the G medallion. Finally, I used Go Go Boots dies and my Big Shot Machine to make the 09 numbers. Pretty simple! Once you make a template of the outside, they would be pretty easy to mass produce. I didn’t worry about the back (greeting side) panels staying closed…I like how the flaps open slightly and help hold the card up for display! Closed, the card measures 3 3/4 square.
I can’t believe it is almost the weekend again! This week FLEW by! Have a great one!