Sunday, May 4, 2014

Graduation Card in a Box

It's that time of the year again!  Everyone is talking about graduation.  When I saw the new cap and diploma dies from MFT, I thought they would work great in a graduation box card.  I really liked how it turned out.  I used girlie Gator colors and added some streamers and stars and it looks like quite a party!  

I used an MFT border stamp cut into pieces for the streamers!  Here's a side view….

Supplies Used:
Stamps: My Favorite Things -  LLD Happy Graduation
Cardstock:  Stampin' Up Brilliant Blue, Only Orange, Blue & white floral decorative paper, Gator paper and Cougar Opaque white
Inks: Versafine - Black
Dies :  My Favorite Things LLD Graduation Accents & Looped Border Dies Spellbinders classic Oval & Scalloped Oval Dies 
Miscellaneous: Star Punch, acetate

Thanks for stopping by today!



  1. This is fabulous. Such a creative card. Do you do tutorials on your creations?

  2. Hi Diane, I did a tutorial once but didn't get any response to it so I haven't done anymore. Maybe I'll try doing another one and see what happens :) Thanks so much for your comment!

  3. Hi Janet. You have really helped me. My two sons are just graduating from university and I wanted to make special cards for them and their girlfriends. I saw your card on Pinerest and knew that's what I wanted to make as it was so very special! I cheated by buying ready cut out box cards but used some of the same dies. I wanted to ask if it was ok to show them on my blog if I give you full credit for the design as I obviously don't want to go against your copyright. My youngest son and his girlfriend loved their cards and my older son and girlfriend will get theirs on Monday when they graduate from medical school. I'll check back for your reply as my friend connect isn't working, I can't even become your follower. Thank you!! Debra x

    1. Hi Debra, so glad that my card helped you…and yes, you can post your cards on your blog. I'm flattered that you used my design! Please give me a link so I can see what you did with them. We have something in common…my son is a doctor, too! Isn't it wonderful to have children that make us so proud! Congrats to your sons and their girlfriends on their graduations! If you really want to follow my blog, I think you can do it by entering your email in the Feedburner box on the left. When I post something new you will get an email. I forgot to take a picture of the card I made for my son when he graduated from his residency but I'll ask him to send me a picture of it and I'll post it. Thanks for your note :)

    2. Hi Janet. Thank you so much. My older son, the doctor, and his girlfriend, Lexi, loved their cards too! Lexi was interested in how it was made, I corrupted according to my son as I've passed the card-making bug onto her now. I've become a follower now, it was just blogger misbehaving. My blog is - I don't post too often as I have Multiple Sclerosis so have to craft when I'm well so give me a little while to post the cards. Thanks again, it's been so great to hear from you. Debra x

  4. Do you have this file saved that you would be willing to share?