Wednesday, 30 June 2010

The Graduate

Well she only went and did it.  My niece got a 2-1 in her degree, woohoo!  She now gets to dress up in that funny little hat and cloak, still at least it's in her fave colour, she does like a bit of black clothing.  Of course there were cards to help her celebrate the good news.

This one is an easel card which is a first for me.  Have to say I do rather like this style and super easy to do.  Text background paper is by K&Company.   The obligatory hat (am sure there is a posh name for this) was cut out of slate grey cardstock, added a wax thread tassle and mini cardstock letters on foam.
The fountain pen is from the Anna Griffin Creativity stamp set which has loads of great images for all sorts of crafts, you can see them here.

Simple paper scroll for this one.  I think that is how they should send the results through to the students, these days they just have to look on the Uni Intranet, not the same don't you think.

Lastly we have a shape card.  I got the template from splitcoasterstampers which was a gift card holder.  I just didn't use the front flap that would have gone at the bottom of the hat.  If you want to use the template you can get it here

As it wasn't originally meant to stand up I had to add some support to the back so I fashioned a kind of popout stand, it's not brilliant but it just about stands up!

She will be getting all these today and at the end of July her parents are throwing a lovely garden party for her.  She is the first one in our family to have initials after her name, how proud are we!   I'm already tasked with supplying teacups, cake stands and pompoms to go round the fencing.  I will be in my element :o)

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