Friday, June 15, 2012

Kind Hearts and a Graduation Picture!

Happy Friday!  It has been a busy week at the Wright household.  Erica graduated from high school Saturday, June 9th.  We had a cookout in her honor on Sunday.  On Tuesday, she got her wisdom teeth extracted.  So, needless to say she has truly been on an emotional roller coaster this week.  Busy times for sure.  Things have finally started to settle down a bit.  I finally found a few moments in my crafty space to make a few cards to post within the next few days.   

Erica Wright High School Graduation June 9, 2012

Here is a picture of our Erica!  Please forgive the quality of the shot.  So many people hugging, crying, screaming, and laughing around us. I tried to crop some of the white noise out so to speak.  Erica had been crying as well.  However, she was still grinning from ear to ear.   A wonderful day, but still truly an emotional one as well for ALL OF US! Look at all her honor cords and medallions!  We are so very proud of her.

Okay, back to the card.  Thanks for letting me share a bit of my life with you all!  For this card, I am using ODBD  Kind Hearts from the Blessings Collection and Bird Borders and Corners.   I think this card is pretty much a CAS style for me.  Playing along with ODBD Shining the Light Challenge (ODBDSLC111).  Something Old (paper), Something New(Spellbinder's 22 die), Something Gifted (pearls from my dd Erica...thanks baby girl), and something blue (paper/card stock).  

I am using some Teresa Collins designer paper.  I wanted to go with an all navy look with just a pop of some ivory.  I layered some  Spellbinder's dies.  I stamped the image from  the Bird Borders and Corners with some sky ink and over stamped with some enchanted evening ink.  I ink distressed the edges and finished with some halfback pearls.  Love the clean and simple design.

As always thanks so much for stopping by!



  1. Lovely card Betty! And you dear daughter... she is beautiful just like her Mother! Congratulations to you both!

  2. Love that sentiment and the large pearls are lovely. A HUGE congrats to your daughter and to the proud parents!! Huge milestone and by the sounds of it, she can pick and choose her university :) Hope the extraction was an easy one....use those frozen pea bags - they are the best for molding around your face - been there done that and can vouch for it LOL!

  3. Lovely picture of your daughter, congratulations on her graduation!

    Your card is perfect in every way!

  4. That's so pretty! New follower from exposure hop. Love for you to stop on by and follow back when you get a chance. Hosting Mom's Monday Mingle now. Love for you to link up.

  5. So pretty, Bet!!! Congratulations to Erica!!! Awesome!

  6. Your daughter is BEAUTIFUL Betty! The apple didn't fall far from the tree! :) Congrats to her and you!! Your card is so pretty and elegant! Love your new avatar photo!


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