Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Use It Tuesday Challenge # 38: Use That Ribbon!


Time to use up some ribbon stash over at Use It Tuesday!

I've bought a few rolls of ribbon here and there in case I ever needed it to finish off a card. I realized I rarely use it. So this is my attempt to really use up some of the ribbon I have had since last year.


Everything on the card is hoarded: Washi tape, ribbon, embossing folder, circle die, distress ink, as well as card stock and black pen (in my stash but I always use these). I'm very happy to be finally using the circle die (won it back in this post). The only reason I didn't use it was because I had to order a thin die adapter for the Vagabond machine which finally arrived in my first Simon Says order a week ago.


The middle of the flower was made by die cutting a circle, embossing it, distressing it, and finding the ink too strong, I ended up taping washi tape over it. The ribbon was then adhered to the back with glue in a flower pattern. I'd like to enter my card into the Moxie Fab Asymmetry Challenge as well.

Can't wait to see what you create with your ribbon stash! Come join in at Use It Tuesday and don't forget to list your hoarded items. Challenge ends Sept 7th.


9 comments:

Marjolaine said...

What a sweet flower, so much detail in that circle and I love the delicate petals!

Danielle said...

Love how you created that flower with the ribbon, great card!

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

This is amazing, just look at all those amazing details.
Thanks for stopping by my blog to say hello, I haven't got time to visit you as I was traveling the past week, I am off to see more of your amazing work now! : )

Stephanie U said...

What a stunning card!

yyam said...

Wow! How eye-catching is this! :)

Cathy Clouston said...

Love love love that flower!! :)

Heather B said...

Victoria, this is so unique and so cool!! How did you get the ribbon to stay upright!?!? Love it. Thanks so much for being part of the Use It Tuesday team!!

Caroli said...

Very creative Victoria! love how this card is so simple but yet so sophysticated!

Desire Fourie said...

Vic this is so beautifully designed and the colours and embellishments work so well together. Lots of eye candy. Wishing you a fab weekend.
Hugs
Desíre
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