Sunday, October 3, 2010

Buckeye Graduate


A friend of mine asked me to make a graduation card for her daughter-in-law who recently graduated from The Ohio State University. As a Buckeye alumna myself, I understand what a happy occasion this is...making it through all of those hoops. I immediately thought of this precious image from Sassy Cheryl's called, "Frantic Graduate Girl". I love how the image conveys pure jubilation, and a sigh of relief (LOL!).

I printed the image on Georgia Pacific cardstock and cut the image panel with a Nestabilities die. I colored the image with Copic markers (as I watched our beloved Buckeyes squeak by Illinois). I then added a little faint background clutter to the image with a couple of star/dot images from Stamps by Judith, which I stamped with Hero Arts Shadow Grey dye. I placed the image on patterned paper and framed with more black and white cardstock. Star brads were randomly placed on the card and the Ohio State sentiment is actually from a piece of ribbon.

I am using this card for Sassy Cheryl's current challenge, Challenge #31, which is to make a card using my favorite image from Sassy Cheryl's. Silly challenge, because there is absolutely no way I could deem just one image my favorite. I love them all!

7 comments:

Cheryl said...

Kecia, this is just darling. What a lucky girl to receive such a wonderful card! Love it. Thanks for joining in the challenge once again.

Janetlynne said...

such a great card, love it

Flip-Flop Creations said...

Fantastic card Kecia! She will definately love it. A great happy image you picked for such a happy time in her life. So glad you joined us ~jeni :)

jkreucher said...

A Happy girl for a very happy day... what a great card.
so glad you joined us in the Sassy Challenge this week!
Judy

Ann English said...

Kecia, this is adorable!
Thank you for joining us this week for the Sassy Cheryl's Challenge. Hope you will join us again tomorrow for a new challenge!

The Wired Angel said...

Darling card, Kecia. Your friend will enjoy this lovely creation. Thanks so much for playing along with us at the challenge! Peggy x

Ramona said...

I LOVE your Ohio State cards. I too am a Buckeye girl and love everything Ohio State. My brother that passed away graduated from OSU and so did my neice. I LOVE OSU!!!

Hugs~
Ramona

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