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April 13, 2016

To Die or to Punch

Hello!  Since it is Wednesday, that means it is time for another challenge at the Crafty Gals Corner.  This week our challenge theme is Dies Cuts and/or Punches.  I tend to go for die cuts.  How about you?  Which is your favorite?

Our youngest daughter graduates from college next month.  I know it will be a crazy time, so I thought I would get her card done now.  I saw Graduation Girl from Kenny K and just knew she was perfect for the card.  I colored her with Copics and cut her out using the silhouette.  I have to admit to almost forgetting the die cut!  I had to take Graduation Girl off of the card to add it in.  I even used some of the negative pieces from the die cut as embellishments.

I also used some papers from The Paper Temptress on this card.  I wish I could have gotten a better photograph because they are so fabby in real life!  The base card is the Retro Silver Lustre and the black is the Laser Black Glossy Lustre. Both give such a fabulous impact because of their laser embossed pattern.  They have so much shimmer and shine in real life.

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I love to see all of your projects!  Why don't you come play along?

Tuesday Throwdown has a use your die cuts challenge.  Graduation Girl is going to celebrate her achievement in that challenge.

Inspiration Destination has an anything goes challenge.  Graduation Girl is excited to see what destination the future holds and is going to play in that challenge.

Crafty Sentiments has an anything goes challenge.  Graduation Girl is ready to take on the world and is going to play in that challenge.

Lemon Shortbread has an anything goes challenge.  Graduation Girl is up to the challenge and is going to go visit and play along.

Simply Papercraft has an anything goes challenge.  Graduation Girls is up for anything and is going to play in that challenge.

Card Measures 5" x 5.5"
Spellbinders Star Circles die
Freckled Fawn Word Wood Chips
Freckled Fawn Oh Deer Me enamel dots
Crate Paper Toy Box trims
Recollections pearls
Ribbon and melted pony bead enamel dots from my stash


the PaperTemptress said...

I love Kenny K's digis..they are sooo fun...this card is just fabulous....and yes it is hard to get a good photo of the Laser Lustre Glossy cardstock....I sometimes spend a LOT of time trying! Thanks for sharing with us!

Debi said...

Great grad card. Love it. Thanks for sharing this with us at Tuesday Throwdown Challenge. Good luck. Debi TT DT


Fabulous and wonderful card Rae Ann thank you for joining us over on
Inspiration Destination
Dianne xx

Céline said...

fab card
thanks for playing with us at crafty sentiments

NanaConnie said...

Fantastic card, Rae Ann! Thanks so much for playing this week in our "Die Cuts" challenge at Tuesday Throwdown. Good luck in the draw.
NanaConnie DT