Saturday, December 15, 2012

Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge #62

Welcome to the Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge for today! The challenge is to make a project plus ribbon. That's it! ANYTHING GOES!

Letting me have a challenge like that....well, it could go south quickly, but I kept my head and made a Christmas card! That is not too crazy.

 
I love the NEW Charlotte Natural Crochet Lace. I purchased a bunch of it and have been adding to everything! I added a strip of it to the bottom of the card, then topped it with the 3/8" ruby red double-faced satin.


I will admit that the stars of the show are these flowers that I made from Spellbinders die cut shapes. I love to make my own flowers, but I often use pre-made due to the time it takes to make my own. However, I really wanted this card to be a stand-out, so I took the extra time. It sure paid off!


My perfect bow, made with the Bow Easy!


I added more of the lace to the inside of the card. The stamped sentiment is from Graphic 45.  Love the font!
 
Thanks for looking! Visit the RRR Blog to see the other entries...and to enter your own project!



Cardstock: American Crafts Pomegranate, Spinach, Rocky Road; Stampin' Up! Very Vanilla
Designer paper: DCWV Heirloom Christmas Stack
Stamps: Oxford Impressions Season of Giving; Hampton Art Stamps Graphic 45 Christmas Emporium 3
Ink: Tsukineko Rich Cocoa, Rhubarb Stalk; Clearsnap Colorbox Chalk Chestnut Roan, Deep Green, Dark Moss, Olive Pastel, Alabaster; Ranger Distress Vintage Photo, Tea Dye
Die cuts: Spellbinders Little Leaf Sets, Layered Poinsettia, Fall Foliage
Ribbon and trim: Really Reasonable Ribbon Charlotte Natural Crochet Lace, 3/8" ruby red double-faced satin
Pearls: Want2Scrap
Frosted berry: craft supply
Adhesive: Scotch 3M tape; Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L foam squares; Heidi Swapp Scrappy Glue; Beacon Fabri-tac

8 comments:

  1. Gorgeous flowers!!! Love the layers & textures on this card, starting with that crochet lace.

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  2. Love your card, Gloria! That lace is so pretty & your flowers certainly are gorgeous. Lovin all the textures & layers.

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  3. A really GORGEOUS card, Gloria! Thank you!...Nancy :o)

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  4. It paid off for sure, those flowers are beautiful. I cant decide if its because they are red, which is my favorite color, or if its because they just stand out on their own, This is a beautiful card. Can I ask? Is the little part that is up a little with the star on it, is that like a tag that is tucked in the front? It looks like it, and I just love this card, It is so Christmas!! Thanks. have a great day.

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  5. Such a beautiful card. Your poinsettias are stunning, and the satin ribbon layered over the crocheted lace is just stunning! Love all those yummy distressed layers!

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  6. Gorgeous card! Those poinsettias are spectacular! ♥

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