I am so excited that I had a chance today to play along with Laura and Kazan and the awesome DT over at 2 Sketches 4 You! This week, Laura and Kazan are beginning the celebration of their anniversary and have started the Ultimate Card Showdown with Laura's Sketch #27. For more details about the Ultimate Card Showdown, check out this post.
I flipped Laura's Sketch 180 degree's so that it was kind of upside down and made a fun little graduation card :) Our cousin's niece is graduating next week and so I wanted to make a card for her graduation party. I thought the sentiment Up, up and Away, was perfect for a highschool grad about to enter the journey of going to college!
I loved stamping with these balloons - all of which were paper pieced and sponged and then popped onto dimensionals and blinged up a little. the baskets were also paper pieced as was the tree.
Paper: Patterned paper from Taylored Expressions
Stamps: Up Up and Away from Verve
Ink: Martha brown, Riding Hood Red from SU!
Accessories: Bling, dimensionals, ribbon from stash, corner rounder and sponger.
I can't wait to mail out her little grad package on monday! I always love this busy time of year - and after having gone to two grad parties already this week - I feel that these graduation ceremonies have given me a chance to look within and see what all I have done since my graduation from highschool and college and all the things I have already crossed of my list of things to do, all the things still remaining and all the new lists that I am making :)
Congratulations Laura and Kazan on your first anniversary of your sketch challenge blog!!! You have managed to create such an amazing community around the world, that come together every Monday to get their creative juices flowing! Thank you for everything that you do! Its been so much fun to play along with your awesome sketches and see your inspiring works of art!!!
And thank you for coming over for a visit to my little corner :)