Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Graduation 2010

About a week ago, I made a graduation card for my grandson. One of the women in my office saw it and asked if I would make a similar one for her son, who is also graduating this year.

The card on the left is for my grandson, who graduates next week. His school colors are blue and silver, and their nickname is The Silver Hawks. I went onto the school's website and found a drawing of a silver hawk just the right size. The repeating school name and "Class of 2010" were computer-generated.
My friend's son's school nickname is The Warriors. I had to scramble to get that logo because 1) I couldn't find the warrior without words around it; and 2) it was way too big. A little bit of computer magic and some white-out, and I was successful.
The mortarboards are actually the envelopes. The orange tassel was originally a yellow bookmark tassel, which I colored with an orange marker. The silver one is silver cord wrapped several times around a CD case and cut.


Susan (rainy) said...

Great grad cards, Lois. Love what you did with the envelopes!

Joanne (jojot) said...

wonderfully personal

jdmommy said...

Lois, these cards are so wonderful..the fact that you made them to suit the boys is fabulous!! And I know it wasn't as easy as you made it sound!! Great job!!