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Friday, 12 May 2017

Commencement!

Hi There,

I have to admit that I didn't know that in America the ceremony for giving out diplomas etc was called a Commencement! So I decided to look up the other definitions for this word and decided to go with the 'start of something', 'the beginning' 'the birth'. And ping, I had a light bulb moment! 

What better beginning is there than the birth of Jesus.



I used the sketch from Freshly Made Sketches for my layout.

Super CAS using Winnie and Walter nativity stamp and a sentiment from Verve. I used the gold to draw the card together.

Must run!

   



9 comments:

  1. I didn't know that either Sandie! I also had to look it up!
    LOVE your take on the cue card. Beautifully CAS
    Thanks for joining CASology this week!

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  2. Well there you go! Love your creative take on the inspiration word.

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  3. Yes it's funny, I had no idea what that word meant either! Good that you looked it up! I love your use of gold ink. I bought this ink at the crafting event where I went but haven't used it yet. Will do soon! xxx

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  4. I often have to look up definitions of words too. English isn't my native language, and I often find I learn new words with these word challenges, an added bonus! But I bet I'd need to look up words in Norwegian as well for clues. This is a great cue word for getting on with the Christmas cards, and I like the stamp you've used for baby Jesus.

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  5. Beautiful card, Sandy, and I like that you went in a non-graduation direction. Thanks so much for playing along at CASology this week.

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  6. Superbly CAS, Sandie, and a great take on the cue also! Love that touch of gold too. SO glad to see you at CASology this week! ;-)

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  7. I was in the same position; that word just never crossed my path... A great way to tackle this challenge! Hugs, Gerrina

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  8. Love your take on the cue word, Sandie! This is such a sweet design...a perfect Christmas card!
    Thanks so much for joining us again over at CASology! :)

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  9. Perfect, Sandie ... what more can I say! Hugs, Anita :)

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