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Monday, October 12, 2009
It's All in the Ribbon
Here are two very similar cards...well, more than similar. The only thing that is different is the bow. This is a FAST & EASY card to make and if you had to make duplicates, then this would be a good choice. I saw a card similar to this on another blog by Maile Belles. I loved her card and wished I had satin ribbon just like hers. That's really why I did this card twice...experimenting with the ribbon.
This card uses a very thin satin ribbon and I didn't like how the bow looked and so I knotted it and now I don't really care for how the knot looks. :)
This card uses an organzay (I'm sure that's not a word!) ribbon with a stitch. I like the bow but I think the ribbon needs to be darker. Maile Belles also used rhinestones on her version but can you believe I don't have any small, neutral rhinestones. Guess what I just added to my wish list right below the olive satin ribbon!
Stamps: TAC Ornamental Snowflakes & Good Tidings
Paper: TAC White Ultrasmooth
Ink: Sea Breeze, Ocean Depth & Hint of Pesto Versamagic Ink