Saturday, 9 May 2009

Class of 2009!

Well I have just checked my Lotto numbers for tonight and unfortunately I haven't won anything so life will carry on the same for me!

Onto today's card then, this card fits with a number of this weeks challenges starting with the one on 365 cards for today, the theme was to make a graduation card, I didn't actually need one but thought I could have a go anyway.

I am also entering it for the challenge on Cupcake Crafts # 38 who want to see Numbers on your card.

The challenge over at Creative Card Crew # 9 - Everyone Emboss, well that one speaks for itself.
Lastly I am entering it for the ABC challenge - M is for metallic

I haven't made a standard card this time but another money holder, here it is

and the inside

I am quite pleased with the way this turned out considering I have never needed a Graduation card before.

I made the card from Bazzill CS cut in an 'L' shape, the inside was lined with paper before the bottom was folded up to make a pocket.

On the front I have added a piece of PP which has been embossed with my CB Script embossing folder. I cut the Numbers using my Cricut from black card. The notepaper was torn from a memo pad and the stickers were added, I matted the paper onto a piece of white card before adding the metal clip. The Diploma is just printer paper rolled and tied with a narrow ribbon. To finish I added some tiny congratulations peel off to the side of the card.

On the inside i have added a ribbon to the top of the pocket and a row of congratulations peel offs to the bottom of the card. the inside was finished off with a Mortarboard which I made out of a square of Black Bazzill, a black brad and some sewing thread with which I made the tassel.

Here is what I used-

Card base - Bazzill - Aloe Vera
Paper - Shabby Princess - Urban Kiwi
Ribbon - Basic Grey
Everything else from my stash

Hope you like it


Rose said...

Congrats to you 4 challenges with 1 card!!! that must be a record :D
for never needing a graduation card you sure rocked this challenge!! like it? NO....LOVE it is more like it :D

Megan Duarte said...

Love your card, You have great ideas and make beautiful cards.


Good morning Maz what a gorgeous card hun. I love the idea of the wallet part inside to put the money in! thank you for joining in with our creative crew challenge this week. Good luck hugs Linda x

misteejay said...

Another great idea and a fab card - well done.

Toni :o)

Ivolina said...

Very interesting idea and lovely card. I like it very much.

Ida / Little said...

This is a great card, it just suits graduation so well, with the notepad paper, the letters and the hat on the inside on the money pocket. And for your first graduation card, you rocked at it :) Thanks for playing with us at CCC for the number challenge this week! :)

Hugs Uda

joey said...

Hi Maz, what an awesome idea! love your card! thanks for joining us. Joey.x

Ineke said...

This is a very nice card. You have done a great job. Have a nice weekend. And by the way, you are already a millionaire, with your fortune on childeren and grandchilderen. I like the pictures you show on your blog.
Greetings Ineke

Bex said...

That is a great grad card! I heard on the news that 1 person from Spain won the whole £100+ million! Just think what you could do with that!

I think your money holder is a great idea! I remember how short I was after I graduated from University, only £12k of student loans to pay off!

Denise said...

What a great card. I love all the elements that's on the card. And the inside is eye candy.

Jennifer said...

Hi Maz,
This is such a great idea, I love it.
Thanks for joining the ABC challenge this week.
Jen x

Anonymous said...

Oh i love this, fab. Thanks for joining in the ABC fun this week. Alison x

Vicky said...

holy cow! FOUR challenges in 1 card - that is some serious multi-tasking and TALENT! I really love this card, Maz - the "class of" stickers & the clip are just too cool!

The Crafty Den said...

What a great card, very unusual. Congrats on covering some many challenges in one go. Thanks for joining the CCC this week. Hugs, Denise x

Karen Lee said...

FABulous grad card! I love what you did with the inside!!

hugs, Karen Lee

Liza said...

Great card, I love the inside. Thanks for joining us at CCC.

Liza x

CraftyC said...

A lovely card, thanks for joining us at the CCC!

Sharon said...

Gorgeous card Maz. Love the texture you've created in this. A brilliant graduation card. Thanks for joining the Creative Card Crew Challenge.
Sharon xx

POPPET said...

This is a brilliant creation, i love it, thanks for joining us at ccc hugs pops x x x

Helen said...

This is fab - what a great graduation card!
Thanks for joining us at the ABC Challenge this week!
Helen x

Anonymous said...

Great idea! great card! thanks for joining in with the ABC challenge this week, Samantha Guest designer

Cathy said...

Fabulous card Willow. Love your take on the metallic theme.
Thank you for joining in the ABC challenge this week.
Cathy xx

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