Sailing Home Bundle from Stampin' Up! Graduation card created by Stesha Bloodhart, Stampin' Hoot for Stamp Review Crew #stampinup

Set Sail Graduation Card!

I was in need of a graduation card and as I skimmed the New Stampin’ Up! 2019-2020 Annual Catalog for a stamp set or bundle that fit the bill, I realized the sentiments from the Sailing Home Bundle would work perfectly!  I had created the 6x6 card base a few weeks back and just never finished it. 

So, when I sat down to create for the Stamp Review Crew hop, I started with a 6 x 6 canvas and graduation card in my mind.

 

Sailing Home Bundle from Stampin' Up! Graduation card created by Stesha Bloodhart, Stampin' Hoot for Stamp Review Crew #stampinup

Cut a piece of Night of Navy 12 x 12 Cardstock to 6 x 12.  Score and fold at 6″.

Cut a piece of Come Sail Away Designer Series Paper to 5 3/4 x 5 3/4.  Adhere with Snail Adhesive. 

Cut a piece of Night of Navy Cardstock to 4 1/2 x 4 1/2.

Cut a piece of Shimmery White Cardstock to 4 x 4.  Use a Stamping Sponge to apply Seaside Spray Classic Ink.

Temporarily adhere both pieces together with a small piece of washi tape and zip through a die-cutting machine tucked inside the High Sea 3D Embossing Folder.  Adhere  together and to the card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals. 

Use the Stamparatus to stamp the lighthouse, 1 large, and 2 small sailboats in Night of Navy Ink onto Whisper White Cardstock.

Stamp the sentiments in Versamark Ink onto a piece of Night of Navy Cardstock that has been rubbed with an Embossing Buddy.  Cover with White Stampin’ Emboss Powder, flick to remove the excess, and set with a Heat Tool.

Crop all images, sentiments, and die-cuts with a die-cutting machine and the coordinating dies from Smooth Sailing Dies.

Adhere all as shown with Snail Adhesive and Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Cut a 3 inch piece of 3/8″ Denim Ribbon.  Fold in half and adhere together and between the Night of Navy and Shimmery White Cardstock with Mini Glue Dots.

 

Sailing Home Bundle from Stampin' Up! Graduation card created by Stesha Bloodhart, Stampin' Hoot for Stamp Review Crew #stampinup

What do you think?  Does this work as a graduation card?  Do you like blue tones?  My favorite colors are Teal (Coastal Cabana, Bermuda Bay) and Blues (Night of Navy, Blueberry Bushel).  What are your favorite colors?

Sailing Home Bundle from Stampin' Up! Graduation card created by Stesha Bloodhart, Stampin' Hoot for Stamp Review Crew #stampinup
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2 Comments

  1. Charlet Mallett

    Beautiful Stesha! You are a rock star. I love the waves embossed in the background. Adds such nice depth.

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  2. Ann Schach

    Beautiful, Stesha! I love how you embossed the panels. So many wonderful details!

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