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Love and Happiness

Hi everyone! It’s Sunday, and boy how the weekend flies by. I’m excited because I’m in Raleigh and will get a chance to stop by Archiver’s briefly. I’ll definitely get some of their pre-scored cards/envelopes because they are just irresistable.

This card is using Loonie Stamper’s Color Challenge. Obviously, I’m all into this double-ribbon design I’ve started. But, isn’t it just so nice to see all of that ribbon? I really like incorporating ribbon into my designs, so why not two?!

To create this card:

  1. Trim cardstock to 11″ x 4.25″, then score at 5.5″.
  2. Trim purple cardstock to about 3.25″ x 4.5″, then corner round the edges.
  3. Stamp sentiment on vanilla cardstock.
  4. Tie two ribbons into a knot around purple cardstock.
  5. Add vintage brad to the ribbon.
  6. Pop purple cardstock off of the card base.

:: My Goodies {love and happiness}::
Stamps: PTI-heartfelt sentiments
Ink: plum pudding
Cardstock: vanilla; plum pudding; kraft
Accessories: dimensionals; ocean tide grosgrain ribbon; paper studio-vintage brad (hobby lobby)
Technique: Stamped
Card Size: 4.25 x 5.5

CatherineDecember 7, 2008 - 1:47 pm

Ashley, that’s one gorgeous vintage flower brad, nice touch to a gorgeous card :)

Hope you’re having a great weekend!

Charlene Austin (Willow01)December 7, 2008 - 2:56 pm

Ashley, this is absolutely beautiful. The ribbon really is to die for. So happy you played!!!

Angie TiemanDecember 7, 2008 - 6:27 pm

How pretty! It’s like the card is wearing jewelery!

JewelsDecember 7, 2008 - 6:31 pm

AWESOME card!! I always enjoy coming to see what you ave made for our challenge!!!

WendyDecember 7, 2008 - 8:31 pm

Ashley, that is wicked! Don’t you love that plum. I bugged the girls alot as I think it is a great colour and they all were a bit worried! Well done!

DeannaDecember 7, 2008 - 9:00 pm

Beautiful card Ashley, thanks so much for sharing!

Stamping CafeDecember 7, 2008 - 9:08 pm

Beautiful card! Simple and yet stylish. Great color combo!

ReganDecember 7, 2008 - 10:46 pm

OOOHHHH I love when you play along with the Loonies!!

This is PERFECT

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