Friday, 2 September 2011

Challenged! - Birds, Ribbon and Embossing




I think I am weird as I’m not really into ribbon. I hear lots of papercrafters go wild for it but I seem to have accumulated a tangled boxful without even trying. And I actively dislike bows!

Seeing the ‘Ribbon or Lace’ challenge at Fashionable Stamping Challenges, was the spur I needed to untangle some ribbon and use it up. I layered them and used two! To avoid over-frilliness, I folded the ribbon and secured it with a brad.

The ideas for the rest of the card came from other challenges: birds at Sunday Stampers and embossing  at  http://rainbowladyschallengeblog.blogspot.com/.

8 comments:

  1. Tis FAB indeedily hun, I am a bit of a grungy ribbon lover as opposed to perfect ribbons so am loving your folded version, tis a goodly idea! Thanks for joining in with the Sunday Stamper... hope to see you again soon x

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  2. great idea to fold the ribbon...I usually just tie a knot lol... very nice effect!
    Dot x

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  3. Really pleased we have inspired you Marina to start using some of your ribbon stash and I must say it looks fabulous on your card. The stamped image of the birds looks tremendous.

    Thanks for sharing with us at Fashionable Stamping Challenges.

    Hugs Shirley x x

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  4. Like ribbon or not this is a lovely card and I like the ribbon too... lol
    Thanks for embossing with me this week
    Love Cynthia x

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  5. A very delicate card, beautiful embossing. Thanks for sharing with us at Fashionable Stamping. Caz

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  6. What a pretty card! Thanks for taking on the challenge of ribbon and putting your own spin on it! We thank you for joining us at Fashionable Stamping Challenge. Best, Yvonne

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  7. Very elegant card lovely colours. Thanks for sharing at RLC this week. Elizabeth x

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  8. A very classy card, Marina. Thanks for joining us at Rainbow Lady.

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