Quick & Easy Graduation Sampler

This spring, many of you will be celebrating a graduation in your household.  Whether it’s a graduation from kindergarten to university, it’s an important rite of passage that deserves to be recognized.  Honour the grad in your house with this simple but stunning sampler.

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Your grad will feel special when he or she sees her photo prominently displayed in a frame or on an easel in your home.  The sampler could also serve as a piece of decoration for a graduation party or the title page of a graduation album.  It should only take you 15-20 minutes to create.

Supplies Needed:

Solid Black 12×12 Cardstock
Solid 12×12 Cardstock in your school colours (I used Royal.)
Cap & Gown Variety Mat Pack
12-Inch Straight Trimmer
Original Border Maker with Party Hats Cartridge
Tape Runner with Repositionable Tape Refill

  1.  Cut two variety mats into two pieces each measuring 2-3/4″ x 2-3/4″.  Mat with solid cardstock measuring 3″ x 3″.
  2. Mat a 4″ x 6″ photo and a 6″ x 4″ variety mat with solid cardstock measuring 4-1/4″ x 6-1/4″.
  3. Cut a variety mat to 4″ x 4″ and mat with solid cardstock measuring 4-1/4″ x 4-1/4″.
  4. Using Original Border Maker with Party Hats Cartridge, punch a border from solid cardstock.
  5. Trim party hats border to fit.  Assemble page as shown using Repositionable Tape Refill to adhere.

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Enjoy this happy passage and congrats to all of your graduates!

Sig_Karyn

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