Sunday, May 27, 2012

Congrats Grad - retro sketches

Hello.  Since the temp here in northern Illinois is now 97 degrees...I'm staying inside at my craft table!  Actually, that was my plan anyway :)  I have a list of cards/projects to create this weekend and have made a lot of progress.  Yay!

I've made a graduation card that is going into this weeks challenge at retro sketches rs#13.
Here's the sketch ~
My card ~

I was asked to make a black & white card for a high school graduate.  When I came across this black and silver ribbon in my stash, I decided to add in just a smidge of silver.  That silver scallop border peeking out from behind the tag is a piece of Stampin' Up! glitter paper.  I just love how much it sparkles AND the glitter doesn't fall off.  So that makes so easy to work with.
I'll list my supplies below.  Thanks so much for taking a look!

card stock: basic black, silver glimmer (SU), white (PTI)
patterned paper: black orchid 8 x 8 pad (S.E.I.)
ink: onyx black (Versafine)
stamps: communique curves (PTI)
other: tag it #5 die, linen impression plate...used on the strip of black card stock (PTI), black & silver ribbon (Offray), scallop edge punch (SU)


  1. Very attractive card Susie! LOVE the black and white classic colors and look! So glad you played RetroSketches this week!

  2. Great colour combo and fab take on the sketch. Love it!

  3. Love that "grad" brad! Beautiful black, white, and silver card.

  4. Very classy card! Oy, 97 plus humidity is way too much! I'm glad you are able to stay inside and happily craft!


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