Tuesday 20 March 2012

Ruffled Ribbon

Yesterday was Monday so it was craft night with the girlies.  No home baking due to my sore shoulder this week but at least I can craft again!  Woohoo!  We had to make do with some Quality Streets to go with our tea!
We all made stepper cards using the score board which came free with Papercraft Inspirations.  I have both the Ultimate Pro and the Hougie board but this freebie has score lines for a cute wee stepper card made from A5 card.
I made the card from Hunkydory cardstock which has a delicate lace pattern printed on it in very pale shades of lilac.  The decoupage topper is also Hunkydory and was already slightly glittered but I couldn't resist adding a bit of Diamond Stickles round the edge.
My ribbon fetish knows no bounds on this card with ruffles made from three different ribbons held in place with high tack DST.
The little flowers were made with an Xcut punch and given dimention with an embossing tool before being highlighted with more Diamond Stickles.
A liberal smattering of gems, pearls and a double bow are the finishing touches.
I'm entering this card in the following challenges -
Hooked on Craft - more than one fold
The Crafter's Cafe - #2 - ribbon and/or lace
Hotshot Crafts - ribbon


  1. Love all the soft colours on this one and the sparkles just add that touch of glitz - very pretty ribbon too.

  2. Pretty card Wendy, love the colours. Tinaxx

  3. Beautiful card and lovely colours. Love the ribbon border.
    Kathleen x

  4. wow Wendy - this is gorgeous - I've used this one myself but it didn't quite end up looking like this! Stunning xx

  5. Hi Wendy, that is just gorgeous! So elegant and love the colour.


  6. wow this is so beautiful wendy.really pretty :D

    xx coops xx

  7. Wendy your card is stunning love those lilies and the beautiful layout:) x

  8. Oh this is stunning Wendy! Beautiful soft colours, I love the design and all the ribbon is just gorgeous! :)

  9. Wowee Wendy, this is really beautiful. You have so many great ideas. Genius ruffles on the front. I just don't know how you find the time to do so many great cards. You're a machine! Michelle xx

  10. This is a stunner, Wendy. Love Hunkydory and you've made it even more beautiful with your ribbons and flowers.

    Thanks so much for your kind comments on my posts. It really means a lot. You never know, maybe I'll see you in Glasgow next time! If I can persuade Mam before October!

    Happy crafting,
    Rachel x

  11. Wow this is stunning, I love the soft colours and the elegant look of your card... mmm I think I must get me that mag now, don't have a single score board! Thank you for joining us at Hooked on Crafts this month and good luck xx

  12. Simply beautiful! I love the simple elegance of this project! Very nicely done! Thanks for playing with us at Crafter's Cafe Challenge Blog!

  13. this is so beautiful love the ribbon have a great day ginny

  14. Awesome card Wendy, love the 3D effects. Thanks so much for sharing this with us at the Crafters Cafe Challenge Blog!

    hugs, Marjo

  15. Awesome, ewhat a incredibly beautiful card.

  16. Super card. Thank you for joining us at HSC for our ribbon challenge
    Hugs Sarah x

  17. This is beautiful! Thank you for playing with us at The Crafter's Cafe Challenge Blog! Best of luck in the draw!
    Karen C (TCCCB DT)

  18. I looove this! It is now on my to-do-list ;)


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