Monday, April 01, 2013

Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge #69

It is time again for a Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge! The NEW Challenge is to use BUTTONS AND BOWS (with ribbon, naturally). 


This card has a story behind it. I had stamped, colored, and die cut the focal image for use with one of my IBSI Challenges, but then realized I did not look at the challenge sheet and the colors I had chosen (red and blue) did not match any upcoming challenge! (Doh!) I put the card pieces aside for later, and they came out again for this card, only I ditched the blue and went with red, pink, and gray! 


I colored the image with Copic markers. I tied a BOW with some poppy red satin ribbon. I tied some bamboo cord to the buttons.


I die cut the vine out of some printed paper and then glued the little red buttons onto it to look like flowers or berries.


I stamped the inside of the card as well. My brother and his wife have an anniversary coming up in April, so I hope I remember to mail this to them!

Thanks for looking! Visit the RRR Blog to see the other entries...and to enter your own project!


Cardstock: American Crafts Black; Copic Xpress It Blending Card White
Designer paper: Echo Park For the Record 2 Tailored, Yours Truly; Graphic 45 French Country (the vine)
Stamps: Inspired by Stamping Flowers Bloom; My Favorite Things About Anniversaries
Ink: Tsukineko Momento Tuxedo Black, Rhubarb Stalk
Markers: Copic
Ribbon and twine: Really Reasonable Ribbon
Button: Buttons Galore and More
Die cuts: Spellbinders Foliage Two; Inspired by Stamping Fancy Labels 1; My Favorite Things Fishtail Flag
Adhesive: Scotch 3M tape runner; Beacon Fabri-tac; Aleene's Tacky Glue; Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L foam squares

6 comments:

  1. Beautiful card,Love your colors...

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  2. Gorgeous Gloria! Hugs, J

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  3. Your use of buttons is just so clever here! I love them as the little flower buds! And, the way you combined this patterned papers is divine. You must do a lot of this sort of work! LOL

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  4. Beautifully striking card! Love the layout and color combo! TFS

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  5. Beautiful little card...love the precious details and the buttons look so pretty as little flowers.

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  6. Вuttons on the germ looks so natural! Your projects are great!

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