I had a couple of graduation gifts to make this year:
For my niece:
I even made a matching card from the scraps:
I used the For the Record Line from Echo Park to make this set. the rubons are actually 6 years old! they are made by making memories....BTW she loved it!
For my second journal set I used the Garden Party kit, the june kit from scrapbook circle:
Here is a closeup of the leaves, I used crackle accents, the effect is REALLY cool, so much better in person. I used my stickles to color in the center of the flowers and the roses.
and here is the card of course: