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Friday, September 11, 2015

Congrats Tyler!

My sister Mary is having a college graduation party for her son (my nephew Tyler) tomorrow.... lots of good food & relaxed atmosphere.  Hopefully the weather will be nice because her & her husband just built a new house and there's lots of dust & dirt & construction surrounding them.  They were looking around for a nice ranch style to buy (eventually retire in) but weren't having any luck, so they ended up finding a nice place close by to build their own.  Anyway...Tyler has done quite nice for himself & has already settled into a well paying job that was waiting for him when he graduated!  He went to Thomas More College here in Northern Kentucky, and there colors are royal blue, black, white & gray.  I needed to make a card for him lickety-split last night, and  I remembered that I had My Favorite Things Blueprint 11 die that spelled out the words "You Rock" that I had purchased earlier & never used yet.  Plus I follow the MFT blog and knew they were having a "use your MFT stamps & die" challenge.  I would definitely need some guidance in a hurry so I went to their website & searched their project gallery and.. BAM!!  One of their designers ( Michele Boyer from  http://papercuts.blogs.splitcoaststampers.com/) had created a card using the same blueprint die.  She used different colors, the card was for a girl not a boy, she added shiny crystals to it & die cut it a little differently than I did, but basically...I made the same card!!  The stamp is Pure Innocence "Graduation Boy" and I colored him with my Promarkers!  Can't thank Michele enough for the inspiration!  So here is my card for Tyler...thanks for stopping by to take a look!!


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10 comments:

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

Such a cute creation! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘BACK TO SCHOOL’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)
DIES R US CHALLENGE BLOG
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The Crafty Den said...

I love your brilliant card Patty. It is perfect for your nephew. I love the cute image and your die cut sentiment looks fantastic. Thanks for sharing with us at PFP this week. Hugs, Denise x x

Rainey's Craft Room said...

That's a fabulous curved sentiment die, really packs a punch on your card. Thanks for joining us at PFP this week.
Lorraine DT

Planetsusie said...

Ahh - this is lovely! Brilliant little image and such a neat layout. Thank you so much for entering the Crafty Calendar (Anything Goes) Challenge this month, lots of luck to you. Hugs Sue Pxxx DT

brenda said...

What a lovely design and super card for your Nephew's graduation

Many thanks for joining in at Penny Black and More challenge this month.

B x

Lorraine said...

A brilliant card.
Thanks for joining this weeks challenge at Passion for Promarkers
Lorraine x

Lotta said...

Hi! What a beautiful card! Gorgeous coloring. Thank you for joining Passion for ProMarkers this week. Hugs Lotta xx

glendabrooks.blogspot.com said...

Great design and wonderful coloring! Thanks for joining us at Dies R Us for our 'BACK TO SCHOOL' challenge!

linda said...

oh, how cute! your nephew will love it and appreciate it! thank you so much for playing along with us at penny black and more.
linda

Melissa Bove (SCS ~ Melissa1872) said...

Adorable card! Such a wonderful design!! So cute!

Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!

hugs...
Melissa