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September 25, 2012

You Did It!

Hi, everyone hope you are having a fabulous week so far.
I have a card to share with you today that I made for my Grandson that is in the Navy attending his schooling to become a Sonar Tech on a submarine.  The schooling is pretty intense and has several phases, well he finally finished all the required classes he need before he could start his A School which is the specific schooling for his job.  He did very well in his class so I wanted to encourage him to keep up the good work.
The papers are all from the K&Company Americana stack, with two grandsons in the Navy this paper stack has come in handy.  

The center circle was cut using the Wild Card cartridge, I love the uneven circle.  The dark blue I Cuttlebugged with a striped folder and the center white I used the stars folder.  The "You Did It" is also cut from Wild Card.
The large star on the upper left hand side is actually just a circle I cut from one of the sheets in the paper stack.
 The sticker is an epoxy sticker I had on hand and I thought it worked perfectly here.  I am constantly on the hunt for Navy related things.
I stamped the inside with this Rubbernecker  stamp.  My grandson is very determined to finish with a very high score in his A School so that he has a better chance of picking the sub he would like to serve on, it is not a guarantee but you have a better chance if you score high in your class.  I thought this stamp would encourage to keep trying and studying hard.

Just a little FYI, both of the grandsons are Sonar Techs, the first one already finished his schooling the beginning of this year, but is still waiting to go on that first underway.

Well thanks for stopping by, I always appreciate your comments.

I will enter this in the challenge at
My Sheris Crafts  Family (I made this for my Navy grandson)  ends 9/27
Make it Monday  Always anything goes   ends  9/29

11 comments:

Cricut Couple said...

What a fantastic design Donna! I always love when you use patriotic colors! Amazing!!!

Sharon said...

Fabulous!!! Love the papers, the star and the great stamp on the sentiment on the inside!!!! :)

My Crafting Channel said...

Beautiful card. Love the colors and such a pretty sentiment.

Nana
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Doreen said...

This is fabulous,love the great design.xxx

Audrey Frelx said...

Fabulous card!!!

Sandy Palmer said...

I need to come and visit your blog more often! I get to hear more about your grandsons that way!
Love the red, white, and blue patriotic feel to your card! Wonderful embossing folders used here for a wonderful card! Thanks for sharing it with us at My Sheri Crafts! :)

Raquel said...

Great card! Nice and clean and crisp. One of my favorite cuts from Wild Card too! Thanks for sharing this at My Sheri Crafts

Marge said...

Masculine cards are very difficult and this is SOOO perfect for your Grandson!!! LOVE it and your embossing just makes it all POP!!! Thanks so much for sharing with us @ My Sheri Crafts biweekly challenge!!!

Lisa M said...

What an achievement and a stellar card that matches! Just wonderful and full of inspiration. :)

Thank you so much for taking the time to link up your talent and creative ideas with us at Make It Monday!
Happy Crafting...
Lisa xx

P.G. Lamb said...

Donna, what a great card! Your grandson must be equally proud of you as you are of him!

Sarah said...

Your card is wonderful! Ilove that star. It looks like it will pop right off the page! Congrats to your grandson and please tell them Thank You for serving! Thanks for joining us at My Sheri Crafts!