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Saturday, July 14, 2012

Class of 2012

Well, look who's been busy!  That would be me!  I made these three graduation cards this morning.  They were a request from my best friend.  I wanted a same yet different look to them so I printed out three copies of Saturated Canary's 2012 Graduation Girl and colored them identically.  I then used the same color card stock (Stampin' Up Basic Black, Bordering Blue, and Night of Navy) and designer paper pad (My Mind's Eye - Meadow Lark) with three different layouts.  Even the embellishments were the same (flowers, Class of 2012 stickers, and bling flourihses).  By using different sketches and arranging the embellishments in varied ways, I was able to achieve a unique look for each card.

The theme over at Saturated Canary Challenge Blog is "Bling It Out" (#21).  I think these qualify!  

The first card uses a sketch designed by my design teammate and crafty friend, Kathy Curry.  It is the current Sassy Studio Designs Dare To Be Sassy Thursday challenge (#133).  You don't have to use a Sassy image to play along, but you get a bonus entry if you do.  I love Kathy's sketches!  A Martha Stewart border punch and Cuttlebug star embossing folder adorn my version.

The second card uses MOJO249 from Mojo Monday.  I went shopping last night with my brother.  He needed new clothes for a new job he is starting soon.  While we were out I requested a quick stop at Michaels and did the happy dance when I found they had the Spellbinders Romantic Rectangles Nestabilities!  Out came the 50% off coupon and my purchase was made!  I couldn't wait to use them so here they are making their debut!  Another Martha Stewart border punch graces this creation as well.

The third card features a  layout from The Sketchy Challenges (#27).  It has been quite some time since I played along over there, but this one was too fun to pass up! 

I am winding down from vacation now... Only one more day off before it's back to work.  I have gotten to do everything I wanted, including some crafting! Plus I even squeezed in a little reading tonight.  Next week is another busy design team week so keep your eyes open for more creations from me, including Sassy Studio Designs sneak peeks and new release!  

Thanks for stopping by!  Have a fabulous day and happy crafting!



Kate said...

Wow your cards are gorgeous. Love all the embellishments. Hope your having a wonderful weekend.


Lotta said...

Love all of your cards, they are gorgeus! Hugs

Loopylou. said...

ooooh regan they are all superb!! I love those dark dp's too, they go so perfectly with their gowns
thank you so much for sharing it with us over on the Saturated canary challenge blog
hugs Lou xxx

Robin said...

Wow you have been busy! I love these cards. You did a great job with each sketch and I love those papers. Hugs, Robin

Teresa Zuehls said...

All three cards are lovely. Great job on all of the sketches. TFS

Unknown said...

These are awesome Regan! I could never color 1 items 3x's the same way. I'm a cheater ... I scan the image and just print out more. LOL!
Gorgeous take on all 3 sketches! ;o)

Ginger said...

Great job on the cards. I love the image. Of course, your coloring is impeccable.

Unknown said...

Great fun to see the same image on two cards following different sketches. She's such a cutie and I love the colour scheme. Thanks for playing with my sketch and joining the Sketchy Girls.


Kim Kelley said...

OMG these are gorgeous! I love the way your image came out and the different sketches are wonderful! HUGS

Jasmine said...

Awesome job, Regan. I like how they are the same...but different, lol. Fantastic coloring, and perfect embellies, of course. You HAVE been busy!

Pop's Cards said...

Hi sweetie, love your creation its beautiful, thank you for joining us at Saturated Canary this time, hugs Pops x x x

Unknown said...

Gorgeous card, thanks for joining our challenge on Saturated Canary Challenge Blog.