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Hello crafty friends and welcome to my blog today!  I'm popping in to share a little something sweet I created for the latest challenge at The Card Concept!

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I created a stair-step card using a Sizzix die and lots of mixy-matchy yellow patterned papers!  I stamped Abigail and then die cut her using the coordinating Abigail Sweet Cuts die.  Next I stamped the cap, gown, tassel, diploma and hood using the ConGRADulations stamp set, fussy cut them and paper pieced the outfit onto Miss Abigail!  The shoes were stamped using the Jelly Bean Time set and colored with a black marker.

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I die cut three banners and then stamped the sentiments on them using the ConGRADulations stamp set.  The banners were attached to the paper pieced heart shapes.  To finish my card, I added some Cookie Dough Baker's Twine to the diploma and three Marshmallow Sequins for a little bit of sparkle!

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My niece recently graduated from High School and we will be visiting with them this weekend while attending the Stampfest show in Lakeland, FL -- I can't wait to give this card to Kylie -- I LOVE how it turned out and I hope she likes it too!  I hope you'll have time this week to play along with our pretty color challenge at The Card Concept!

Hugs - xoxo

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Sharing with these challenges:  Simon Says Stamp - ATG; Paper Sweeties June challenge - party time; Paper Issues - seas the day (summer graduations); Mojo Monday #403 - sketch (inspired by the banner and layers - I created mine with the stair steps!); 613 Avenue Create #129 - ATG; The Shabby Tea Room #254 - summer

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9 comments on “ConGRADulations! – CC#38

  1. Wow how clever, I would have no idea how to create a card with so much detail, it looks amazing and I love how you have added the hearts at different steps x

  2. What a special card, Debbie! Love the hearts and your use of these pretty colors! Thanks for playing along with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

  3. Really cute side-step card! Love that you put a different heart and a different sentiment on each - cute! Thank you for sharing your design & creativity at 613 Ave C!
    ~ginny,
    DT for 613 Ave Create – [ ATG / Sights, Sounds, Tastes of Summer]
    Owner: RubberMAD at [GettyCollection.com]

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