Monday, May 11, 2020

Obligatory Graduation Card for Bitten By the Bug's Graduation Challenge

This year's graduates are in a very unique situation.  I have a few grads in my life so I created a stack of easy Cricut graduation cards. This first one was made for a very special recipient.  I can't wait to send it.  I am sure if you are a card maker you are trying to make this years' graduation feel a little extra special since they are missing their traditional ceremonies.  So share you fantastic makes with us at Bitten By the Bug 2's Graduation Challenge open until 5/25.


One trick to creating a "stack" of cards is to use all the bits and pieces.  I have used the negative cuts from the original card to make an entirely different card.  The original is on the right.  I used it for placement of the negative pieces prior to assembling it.  I placed the negatives on a fun tie dyed paper as well, it just happens to be monochromatic so it looks like a sky.  I liked it.




 



The negative of this card didn't hold up so well with the think letters.  I had to trash most of these pieces but kept the hat for another card later.  This one has already been mailed.  I also made a couple of others not pictured.



Ingredients:
Cricut Maker
Cricut Graduation Quick Cut Cards on Access
DCWV Tie Dyed stack
misc card stock

I would like to enter this in the following challenges:


Thank you for stopping by and don't forget to play along with us for the next two weeks at Bitten By the Bug 2's Graduation Challenge.

Alicia


7 comments:

  1. Great sets of cards and being able to use one cut for two cards is a real bonus. The tie-dye is also a fantastic touch.

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  2. Very cool cards and I love how you used the negative pieces to create an additional card! Great thinking!

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  3. The tie dye paper is so fun and you created a really great card. I love how you used all the pieces to make more cards!

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  4. What a great idea to use both the positive and negative pieces for these cards. Awesome!

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  5. Those quick cards are the bomb. So witty. Love that tye dye look.

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  6. A great creation - thanks for joining us at Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge.

    Helen x

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