Thursday, August 26, 2010

Stamp Simply 153 & MojoMonday 153

I saw Sharon's challenge earlier in the week, to use pleated ribbon on our card. I am so ribbon challenged I just kept putting it off. I had everything worked out for the card, decided to use this week's Mojo Monday sketch for this card, but could not get the ribbon to look presentable. Then I remembered this ribbon I bought probably 15 years ago that I used on a dress for my daughter, and decided to use it. Thankfully the color was right so I didn't have to change what I had already started on the card.

I used a 5x7 embossing folder on Kraft CS, inked and distressed the edges with a ruler. Stitched some sloppy lines around the edges, incorporating the ribbon in the stitching. Stamped the SU! image onto Neena Solar White paper, cut it into four panels, inked and distressed the edges as well, and attached to burgundy CS. Stamped the hummingbird from same SU! set with distress ink, cut it out and attached it to the ribbon. Attached embossed layer to SU! CS, added some Dew Drops.


Janine said...

This is SUCH a nice card !! Your pleated ribbon is gorgeous!!

stampinfrog said...

You are so lucky to have found the ribbon you bought 15 years ago Nancy!It is perfect for this beautiful card!

Sharon (notimetostamp) said...

Your ribbon treatment is FAB and I LOVE your window scene. So glad you played the Stamp Simply Challenge!

6 wacky women said...

Gorgeous card, Nancy
Love the window effect, beautiful design!

Karen x

Julia said...

This is gorgeous! That is one of my favorite Stampin Up! image. Your ribbon is really nice and the perfect colors.