Saturday, August 6, 2016

A Graduation Rose

Our daughter graduated from high school in June (can I really be getting that old??) and I wanted to make a very special card to commemorate this occasion.

Here's what I came up with:

Golden stars - die-cut from gold glitter paper - mingle with a pink stamped rose (Altenew's Vintage Roses), stamped leaves and sparkling sequins. 

See that uber cool vintage book page in the background?  A fellow crafter, Maria from the rieslingmama blog, sent that paper to me years ago from Germany. I've used it veerrrrry sparingly, since it's very special! Thank you again, Maria!

I stamped a sentiment from Papertrey Ink's Tiny Tags on a star-shaped tiny tag, and tied on a slender golden bow.

My graduate did like the card, and I'm glad. It was made with so much love! We're very proud of her!


Hussena said...

Your card is so elegant, Colleen. I love that embossed background and the gold shimmery stars. So pretty!
Congrat's on Haley's graduation :)

Leslie Miller said...

What a lovely combination of elements! And now begins a new phase of your daughter's life...

Lisa said...

A beautiful card for your graduate Colleen!!

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