Graduation season is almost here and after finding out that my niece had committed to a school just a stone’s throw from my favorite city in the world (Seattle), I wanted to create a custom grad card to celebrate her chosen institution of higher learning (Pacific Lutheran University). I thought it would be fun to try out a watercolor technique I learned from watching the amazing Kristina Werner in this video and then add some cool outline die cuts to create the custom call letters of the school.
I love the light, dreamy feel that Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers create for this simple rainbow of color.
I also love that the Adore Alpha Dies from Pinkfresh Studio cut both a solid letter and an outline letter, which I opted to use the latter for this card, allowing that pretty watercolor to show through. Here is the video showing you how I created this card.
Thanks so much for stopping by! I’m relieved that I am not a mama in grad season myself. I’ve been through it twice, and that was a good amount for me. Good luck to all the parents and guardians as you embark on this exciting and sometimes stressful season of life!
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