For the Graduate Card

Jennifer McGuire
For the Graduate Card

Learn how to make this card using these free instructions. Handmade graduation cards are the perfect way to show you care, and with these card-making steps, creating this design is easy.

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (Steel Grey) My Favorite Things; (white) Neenah Paper Patterned paper: (gray chevron from Bright Side 6x6 pad) Lawn Fawn Rubber stamps: (Circle Swirls, Circle Fusion 1) Impression Obsession Clear stamp: (sentiment from Framed Fonts set) Avery Elle Dye ink: (Pool, Soft Pool, Soft Granite) Hero Arts Pigment ink: (Unicorn) Hero Arts Paint: (Pewter) Tim Holtz/Ranger Industries Accents: (rhinestones) Hero Arts Font: (Coopergate Gothic Bold) Dies: (stars) My Favorite Things Other: (note card) Hero Arts; (gift card) Finished size: 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"


1 Stamp sentiment repeatedly on note card.

2 Trim cardstock and patterned paper strips. Adhere patterned paper strip to card.

3 Stamp Circle Swirls and Circle Fusion 1 on cardstock strips. Adhere to card. Note: Adhere edges of some with foam tape to create pocket.

4 Print sentiment on cardstock, trim, and adhere with foam tape.

5 Paint cardstock; let dry.

6 Die-cut stars from painted cardstock and adhere to card with foam tape.

7 Adhere rhinestones and insert gift card.

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