Tag Archives: Graduation

Banners For You Graduation

My son is graduating from college!  We’re so proud of him!!!  Oh my gosh, it seems like yesterday that I was bringing him to his first day of Kindergarten.  Look at that sweet little face. Now, he’s graduating from California State University East Bay with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Therapeutic Studies.  He has a job as a Physical Therapy Aid, and he’s working… Read More »

A Shaker Card For The Star

My baby girl is graduating from High School this week! I racked my brain to think of a clever card to make for her.  She’s so creative herself, so I really wanted to challenge myself.  Then, inspiration struck me.  We were reminiscing this weekend, while looking through an old school days scrapbook.  I saw the most hilarious drawing she made when she was in Kindergarten.  She drew a picture of… Read More »

More Paper Pumpkin

Today, I have two more alternative Paper Pumpkin cards to share with you.  I have to admit that I had a lot of fun designing cards with this month’s kit called Many Manly Occasions.  I absolutely adore the laser cut card bases that came in the kit!  They are so beautiful, and it was so fun to think of different items to layer behind them. For my first project, I… Read More »

Weekly News / Paper Pumpkin

Weekly News: Everyone’s excited about the new Annual Catalog!  There are so many great new products.  You’re just going to love it.  Contact me to receive your copy, and start ordering on June 1, 2016. Also, be sure to check out the Clearance Rack at my online store.  Items are up to 60% off while supplies last!   Many Manly Occasions – May Paper Pumpkin: This month’s Paper Pumpkin is… Read More »

Grad Announcement

Last week, I got two graduation announcements in the mail.  What?  Wholly cow, it’s already May and graduations are just around the corner!!!  I had been meaning to design my daughter’s graduation announcement for months!  Where did the time go? I had to act quick!  I used my sister’s idea and went to Shutterfly.  They have amazing pre-designed grad announcements.  Just find one you like and upload your photos.  While… Read More »

Awesome Grad!

My nephew Marc is graduating from San Diego State!  It’s so exciting, and we’re super proud of him!  He’s receiving a degree in Aerospace Engineering and already has a job lined up with Northrop.  Wow!!! I received this great announcement in the mail this past week designed by my sister on Shutterfly.  It’s perfect; I just love the photos she chose. I wanted to make a graduation card for Marc… Read More »

Weekly News / Hooray!

Happy Tuesday!  I have a little inspiration for you today, as well as some new Weekly Deals from Stampin’ Up! Inspiration: My card today features the Watercolor Words and Be the Star stamp sets.  I made this graduation card for a good friend who’s oldest son just graduated from high school this year.  This is a fairly simple card to make.  The only thing that took a little time was… Read More »

One More Paper Pumpkin

I have one more graduation card to show you today!  For this one, I used my May 2015 Paper Pumpkin kit (and a few extra items!)  It’s so easy to use this kit for any type of celebratory card.  It’s got great festive stamps and colors. I used the Island Indigo card base, Bermuda Bay designer paper layer, balloon, banner, “Celebrate” stamp, and thick Coral / White Baker’s Twine from… Read More »

New Layered Letters

I’ve been making lots of graduation cards lately, because several of my daughter’s friends are graduating this year.  In fact, everyone on her senior dance team is graduating except for her!  It’s so sad to say good-bye to these girls that she’s been dancing with for so many years! For today’s card, I used lots of new things from the 2015 Annual Catalog (items available to order on June 2,… Read More »

May Paper Pumpkin!

It’s Paper Pumpkin time!  Yeah, I love getting my Paper Pumpkin kit each month.  It’s always something new and fun, and I have a great time thinking up alternative projects. May’s kit is called the Birthday Bundle.  It includes all these supplies for only $19.95 (including shipping!)  There are supplies to make four bags and six cards, including exclusive photopolymer stamps, an Island Indigo Stampin’ Spot ink pad, card bases,… Read More »