Sunday, May 15, 2011

Optometry Graduation Card

Have you ever lost something to eventually find it in the place you first looked...?

Yep, it happened to me tonight.  I couldn't find my camera to take a photo of tonight's project, and I went crazy trying to locate it.  My hubby searched all the nooks and crannies of the car.  We looked in all my son's known hiding places.  But -- surprise! --  it was in the front pocket of my purse all along.

Tonight's project -- before The Great Camera Search -- was a graduation card for one of our Bible study friends.  He graduated from optometry school this weekend, so I made the sentiment an "eye chart" of sorts and included a pair of glasses.  Here's the result:


Cartridges Used:
Create a Critter
Wrap It Up

It's hard to see, but the teal stripe behind the eye chart is embossed with my newest Cuttlebug embossing folder, Distressed Stripes.  And I colored in the shades by hand -- really making a case for me to get the Nifty Fifties cartridge with the cute glasses cut.  (It's my first choice on my Provocraft/Michaels rebate promotion.  I'm keeping my fingers crossed.)

I had fun making something a little out of the ordinary.  I'm entering this project in the following challenges:

BBTB2: Forever Young Sunglasses Challenge
Paper Cutz Challenge #91 - Graduation

15 comments:

  1. Hi Jessica...
    Really cute card. I left something for you on my blog. Go check it out.
    Susan
    itsmesusanp.blogspot.com

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  2. This is fabulous! Such a clever card design. :)
    Nita

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  3. P.S. I have another award for you. :)
    http://niftynitanotes.blogspot.com/2011/05/another-award.html

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  4. oh now this is too cute for the occasion :) way to go :) glad you found your cam so you could share this with us at pcc :) if you havent yet, you should enter this over at BBTB2 also, our theme this week is sunglasses :)

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  5. Great card! Just perfect for the occasion! Thanks for joining us over at the BBTB2, DT Member Carri :)

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  6. My daughter and I just love this card. Very creative and thought out. I am sure your friend is going to love this card.

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  7. Wow, what a super fantastic design. I love how you put the sentiment into eye chart form. Brilliant. Thanks for playing along with us at BBTB2.

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  8. great design and wonderful idea. Thanks for joining us at BBTB2 this week.
    Carole

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  9. WOW! Fabulous "eye chart" card I love the inside sentiment changed from wear to Prescribe! GENIOUS! So very creative!
    TFS~Raechel
    http://raechelscards.blogspot.com/

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  10. This is sooo cute----and yes, we hunt cameras and phones alot around here too.
    Anita
    amc35045@bellsouth.net

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  11. This such a cute card! Perfect for your friend!

    http://debbiesdashofthisandthat.blogspot.com

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  12. How cute and creativE! LOVE the sentiment and how you did "congrats" as an eye chart. Fabulous card! thanks for joining us at BBTB2. xxD

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  13. Oh, I love this! It's just darling. Thanks for playing with us at BBTB2.

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