Sunday, 10 July 2011

One Stitch at a Time Challenge 70

This week at One Stitch at a Time, we're making things even easier for you! Our theme is 'Anything Goes'! So, whatever you make, you can enter. And remember, if you use an image from the Stitchy shop, you are eligible for our top 3.

We're sponsored this week by
My eldest has just finished his Maths degree, and I needed to make him a card. So I was very pleased when I got to choose a lovely graduation image from Stitchy for this week's card!
I went for a simple design - my son really isn't in to fussy things. I printed the silhouette, the coat of arms of his university and a sentiment, adding a 'glow' to the first two images, and cut them out. The background is hand-written. Not university standard Maths as I would've had to have asked him for that - instead I borrowed my daughter's A level text book and added some titles from memory. It's written on black card in a mixture of Sakura silver shadow pens and some rather nice multi-toned pens from Zebra that I've had a while.

To be honest, I've been looking for a good graduation image for a while, and while there are a few around with caps and the likes, this is the first 'person' I've found who looks like an adult.

So, what's happening in your life? A birthday, anniversary, university graduation? Or even if you've started your Christmas cards, we'd love to see what you come up with this week.

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Craft Your Passion where anything goes,
KB Cute Monday where anything goes,
Bearly Mine Challenges where anything goes,
Shelly's Images where the theme is 'celebrate',
Stamp Insanity where anything goes,
Papercrafting Journey where they want cards 'for him',
Simply Create where they want silhouettes,
A Gem of a Challenge where they want 'one for the boys',
Ellephantastic where they want 'celebrations',
Paper Creator's challenge where they want 'special occasion',


Rene said...

This a very striking card! Good idea for a non-fussy person, great work!

Choccy said...

Josephine , i adore the paper that you made. It does really look stunning !!
Choccy xx

stampingmarianne said...

Congratulations on finishing the math's degree!
You must be very proud of your son! He must love the card, i do!!

Lisa said...

Hi Josephine, FAB card! Congratulations to your son :-)

Thanks for joining us at A Gem of a Challenge.

Lisa x

Marjo said...

Wonderful card Josephine. xoxo Marjo

happyglitzygirl said...

Great guy card, thanks for playing with us at the Papercrafting Journey, blessings Hilde

sparklingblackrose said...

This is fab-and well done to your son! Elaine-xxx-

lady Anne Howard said...

Fabulous card. Thank you so much for joining us in our 2nd challenge at Paper Creator Crafts this week!
Love ~ Lady Anne xx

Jennifer said...

Brilliant!! Perfect for our challenge. Thanks for playing at AGOAC this time xx Jenny xx

Unknown said...

This is lovely Josephine, and congrats to your son, you must be so proud xxx

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

It's so cute! What a lovely colours you have used…………… Thanks for joining us at Bearly Mine....


Renee said...

This is a really cool card, Josephine. Neat idea on using the coat of arms. Came out great.

Unknown said...

Lovely thanks for joining us at paper creator`s crafts

Julye said...

So clever love the personalisation and all that maths.

TinaB said...

What a stunning card! Thank you for joining in or celebrations at Ellephantastic! Hope you hop along with us too! Hugs Tina xx

Sande said...

Such a great card! Love the math board too!

Thanks for joining us on "Silhouette" challenge at Simply Create!

Hugs, Sande xxx

Helen Laurence said...

Great card, love the chalk board background!
Thank you for playing along with our celebrations. Don't forget we've got a blog hop going in all month & for entering the challenge you get 2 entries in to the blog hop candy!!!
Hugs x

Natascha said...

Great card. Love your creation. Thank you so much for joning us over at Bearly Mine Challenge. Good luck!

Hugs, Natascha

tiggertastic said...

this is really creative

Good luck in the challenges, hugs Sarah-Louise My Blog

Designing for:
Crafty Purple Frog , Sweet Pea Stampers ,Bearly Mine Designs , Kenny K and My Time To Craft

Unknown said...

wonderful job, thanks for joining SC!!!

Michelle said...

fab card, i really like your background paper, good work :-) Thanks for joining us for this months Ellephantastic challenge.
Elle DT


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