Monday, June 3, 2013

ConGRADulations!

Hello my lovelies! I have a quick card that I want to share with you all. When looking through my March/April 2013 PaperCrafts magazine, I saw this one card that just screamed to me to CASE it.

 Here's my inspiration: It's the Grungy Congrats Card designed by Lynn Mangan.


And here is my take on it:


...and the inside:

I used Glimmer Mist in Sapphire and Graphite for the splotches. Instead of circles, I used a graduation cap stamp and checkers replaced the chevrons. I just loved the graphic/grungy look to Lynn's card!

If I've stepped on anyone's copyright toes, I do sincerely apologize. I'm not entering this for any publication, challenge or selling it. My intention was innocent and only meant to flatter. ☺

That's it for now. Back to housework (UGH!) Have a great day!

Chris
Supplies
Stamps: Paper Smooches - Smarty Pants, Sunny Side Up, Birthday Sampler; TAWS - Background Check
Ink: Memento - Tuxedo Black, Gray Flannel, Teal Zeal, Paris Dusk
Card stock: Bazzill Basics - blue; Recollections - white
Adhesives: SA by 3L - MyStik, 3D foam squares
Accessories: Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist

6 comments:

  1. Lynn is amazing-- GREAT card to CASE!!! LOVE your take on it-- love that graphic design and those splatters!! FAB graduation card-- YOU ROCK!!

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  2. seriously cool!!! I love your CASE for a grad card. Brilliant.

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  3. Hey, it's a CASE. And you shared your inspiration - and you have TOTALLY made this your own! I am in love with the grad caps - it totally evokes tossing them in the air after the ceremony!

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  4. Hey......it's totally A-Ok to CASE! That's what the inspiration is for! LOVE your take on that grungy look. Using the graduation cap image is just brilliant, and I love the checkerboard you used, too. Does totally look like the cap is getting tossed into the air! Awesome!

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  5. Ohhhhh love the grungy splatter look!! Great job with this card! I agree with Jessi, looks like the caps have just been thrown into the air in celebration

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  6. Beautiful card. Love the blue color scheme.

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